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What is dialectical materialism, the method of argument so dear to the Communist heart? The anti-Communist magazine Tarantel in Berlin gave the answer in the form of an anecdote. A priest, it seems, was explaining the matter to his parishioners. "Suppose," he said, "a clean man and a dirty man were each offered a bath. Which do you think would take it?" "The dirty one," answered his flock at once. "Oh no." said the priest. "The clean one took the bath, because he was used to being clean and the other used to being dirty. Now do you understand...