In the present conditions, the conception of intellectuals has been reduced and is in crisis. Today intellectuals are highly considered by who believes they must only manifest dissent without any links with the social forces: since a materialist root of dissent exists, the point is to bring such a root to the surface. The organic intellectual is in crisis with political relations. He must organize dissent, but in a political sphere. The function of the intellectual who dissents is a material function of political aggregation besides of critical elaboration, therefore the materialistic root of his function exists!

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