Alienation In One More Chance

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One More Chance is a movie released in 2007, starred by John Lloyd Cruz as Popoy and Bea Alonzo as Basha. It follows Popoy’s and Basha’s love story. They had already been with each other for a long time and they both worked in a single firm. Everything used to be okay until Basha felt that Popoy was too controlling for deciding everything for the two of them. Another problem that Basha experienced is that she dislikes her work and she wanted to be free from it and free from Popoy. After realizing the problem, Basha found the courage to break up with Popoy in order to find herself and be independent. All this time, Popoy thought that he did his best but he still got hurt in the end. After several months, Popoy had moved on and had found a new …show more content…
It suggests that people feel alienated from their work for various reasons. Marx suggested that alienation is one of the effect on the working class by working under the capitalist society. The working class are the ones who create the product but under the capitalist society they don’t own the product despite them working to make it. The capitalists, who own the machines or owns the means of making the products, dictates everything. This gives rise to the feeling of alienation. Since the capitalists are the one who decides, what to do, when to do it, how to do it, and where to do it. The working class lose the ability to associate themselves to the work that they have …show more content…
It comes the conflict between the two classes. It suggests that the working class is given a “false consciousness” and that they keep letting themselves be oppressed by the capitalists while the capitalists keep getting richer. It is a technique done by capitalists to avoid revolution from working class. It is done by giving or instilling ideas to the working class that makes them think that they are indeed not oppressed and promoting false consciousness that gives the working class hope. The ruling class are able to this because they control the means of production which gives them the power to control ideas that goes to the working class. Class consciousness is the opposite of false consciousness where the working class realizes that they are being oppressed and that they can unite against the ruling

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