A reply to Eric Gordon: Socialists should still make room for utopia

Short op ed for People's World.

A reply to Eric Gordon: Socialists should still make room for utopia

While Eric Gordon's reflections on religion and socialism in an earlier installment of the People's World's Series on Socialism are perceptive and nuanced, I have to take issue with his bold assertion: "There will never be a socialist or a communist utopia." My late grandfather Carl Hertlein observed: "Eternity is a long time."