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- adj. Of or relating to a tendency.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Having a tendency; of the nature of tendency; exhibiting a tendency or bias.
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In 'Capital', as a tendential law of the development of capital, Marx predicted it as the coming geometric progressive explosion of global pauperization of millions of global workers, and even of the middle and upper classes.
Is it not the case that the truly new, and disorienting, character of modernity is its seemingly being driven by merely material, statistical, tendential, "economic" considerations?
Suddenly, comrades remembered the first theory of globalization (Manifesto), of the transhistoric "democratic" (French) Revolution which inexorably, according to the tendential economic laws as explained in "Das Kapital", was realizing itself in our modern critical and depressive times of global recession.
Like fascism itself, capitalist depression is not a historical accident, it is structural, it obeys the tendential developmental laws of world imperialism, inter alia, brought forth by wild speculation, murderous concentration, treacherous competition, inexorable merging and perpetual monopolization.
This is not happening because of anti-capitalism, on the contrary, this is brought about by the tendential laws and profound contradictions of the dialectical development of capitalism, of imperialism, of globalization, of competition, centralization and monopolization.
For a practician faced with the task of putting digested slurry to good use, the following tendential observations may be helpful: