Notes from Marx

In communist society, where nobody has one exclusive sphere of activity but each can become accomplished in any branch s/he wishes, society regulates the general production and thus makes it possible for me to do one thing today and another tomorrow, to hunt in the morning, fish in the afternoon, rear cattle in the evening, criticise after dinner, just as I have a mind, without ever becoming hunter, fisher, herder or critic.

Karl Marx, The German Ideology (1845)

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