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Rather, Gramsci called for Marxists to actively spread their ideology in a gradual, incremental, stealth manner, by infiltrating all existing societal institutions and embedding it, largely without being noticed, in the popular mind. This, he emphasized, was to be an evolutionary, rather than a revolutionary, process that, over a period of decades, would cause an ever-increasing number of people to embrace Marxist thought, until at last it achieved hegemony. Gramsci described this approach as a “long march through the institutions.” Among the key institutions that would need to be infiltrated were the cinema and theater, the schools and universities, the seminaries and churches, the media, the courts, the labor unions, and at least one major political party. According to Gramsci, these institutions constituted society's “superstructure,” which, if captured and reshaped by Marxists, could lead the masses to abandon capitalism of their own volition, entirely without resistance or objection.
In this regard, Gramsci's views bore a great resemblance to those of the famed godfather of community organizing, Saul Alinsky, who likewise viewed revolution as a slow, patient process requiring the stealth penetration of existing institutions that could then be transformed from within.
originally posted by: LeeAndrewCox
I think there is a balance, you can be a consumer and still not have your head in your ***, i for one don't want a life of complete boredom, i don't drink, i don't do drugs, i am planning on quitting the smokes, i have never robbed anybody or hurt anyone that didn't have it coming to them, i see a bin i put my rubbish in, i try to be courteous and if i don't get respect back we are done, so yeah, at least let me enjoy PC gaming @1080p 60fps and we will have no problems
I think it all comes down to people not wanting to work together to fix things, i don't think society has ever been as self centered and narcissistic as it is today, almost robotic , you can blame social media for that.