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1916 Zurich and Perspectives on the Great War
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destroyed, progressive, Brussels, revolution, Ulysses, civilization, Socialism, Great, Clausewitz, patriotic, socialists, imperialism, writers, defensive, infighting, 20th, radical, religion, neutral, Voltaire, Europe, fronts, capitalist
artists and intellectuals say the            War both as
1. bringing something to an end
European                         
2. an opportunity for something new
an alternative future
Zurich
a microcosm of these different attitudes
James Joyce is writing               
1904–20: Trieste and Zurich
Hugo Ball
1916, created the Dada Manifesto
co-founder of the Cabaret                  in Zurich,
1920, settled in Zurich
Stefan Zweig
born in Vienna
Zweig studied philosophy at the University of Vienna and in 1904 earned a doctoral degree with a thesis on "The Philosophy of Hippolyte Taine",                  did not play a central role in his education. "My mother and father were Jewish only through accident of birth."
in the 1920s and 1930s, he was one of the most popular                in the world
sees the Great War as the destruction of the old world
Lenin
sees the war as an opportunity
"                   and War"
has an aggression on two             
1. against the imperial powers that be
2. toward other                     
more venomous than what he has to say about imperial powers
feels other socialists have betrayed the socialist cause
in Zurich, in a                country, the refugees and intellectuals of the war are observing the world in flames around them
July crisis
after assassination attempt of Archducke Ferdinand
attempt in                  to bring together the second international
Second International (1889–1916)
the original Socialist International, was an organization of socialist and labor parties formed in Paris on July 14, 1889
brought together the social parties in             
to confirm what they agreed upon in 1912, that in case of war, the socialist parties would call out a strike
but what happened was that the socialist parties of various nations rallied around their national causes
the idea of                    war is rejected by Lenin
this brings to an end the Second International
Lenin
the                   , nationalistic contamination of socialism
war is a continuation of politics by another means, and by this he means capitalism and the imperial powers
Europe is at the last stage of                        after the colonization of the world
now it is a kind of                      among the bourgeois
there is nothing                       , it is a war for the progression of suppression of the proletariat
one of the first to see WWI in terms of European imperialism
war was necessary for                      expansion
Lenin had studied Clausewitz
war becomes for Lenin civil war, and civil war is class conflict
whereas for                      it had been between states
for Lenin, war now become social                     
lays the framework for anti-colonialists struggles through the          century
this is very different from Clausewitz which was about territorial gain
Lenin is much more               
the liberation of the proletariat depends on the destruction of the capitalist system
this is Lenin's sense of "the enemy has to be                   " a total war, unlike Clausewitz

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