Quotation by Karl Marx

In the domain of Political Economy, free scientific inquiry meets not merely the same enemies as in all other domains. The peculiar nature of the material it deals with, summons as foes into the field of battle the most violent, mean and malignant passions of the human breast, the Furies of private interest.
Karl Marx (1818–1883), German political theorist, social philosopher. Capital, first German edition, preface (1867).
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