Well you can be the son of a Marxist and not necessarily be a Marxist in all your views.
Freedom and opportunity are precious gifts and the purpose of our politics is to expand them, for all our people.
I suppose not everyone has a dad who wrote a book saying he didn't believe in the Parliamentary road to socialism.
The new generation of Labour is different. Different attitudes, different ideas, different ways of doing politics.
We began as restless and radical. Remember the spirit of 1997, but by the end of our time in office we had lost our way.
The most important lesson of New Labour is this: Every time we made progress we did it by challenging the conventional wisdom.
The great thing is that whether we have faith or not, we are by and large very tolerant of people, whatever their particular view.
I want to move to a world of no nuclear weapons but I want to do that through multilateral disarmament so that we all disarm together.
Think of how we challenged the impression that we taxed for its own sake and that we were hostile to business. We were right to change.
Let's start to have a grown up debate in this country about who we are and where we want to go and what kind of country we want to build.