Comparing Mises And The Communist Manifesto By Karl Marx

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While the debate between Mises and Marx continued, other philosophers would also debate if capitalism and socialism was better, and how each system would affect the entire society. Marx was against capitalism because of the gap between the two social classes that the capitalist system formed. Marx saw this struggle first hand during the Industrial Revolution and decided to write in his “Communist Manifesto”. He saw how the working poor became more of a commodity as the bourgeoisie obtained more and more power. Marx said that capitalism would make the rich richer and the poor poorer. Von Mises disagrees with almost everything Marx had to say and he would emerge as a defender of the capitalist system. Mises saw how capitalism affected society …show more content…
The bourgeoisie is the rose to power through revolutions over the means of production and the exchange of those things produced. It was started to form during the time of the feudal system. The guilds of the feudal society couldn 't keep up with the markets, so the manufacturing middle class took over. But, the markets continued to grow and the demand for goods kept increasing, and manufacture class couldn 't keep up. The demand for more goods would lead to the Industrial Revolution. Modern bourgeois then replaced the industrial middle class. The bourgeoisie had become very wealthy and powerful, and the classes of the feudal system no longer …show more content…
Marx says that the interests of communists are the same as the interests of the proletariat. The primary idea of communists the revolutionary proletariat and the communist is abolition of private property, for that is the reason that keeps them enslaved. Bourgeois capitalism theory is that the owners of the means of production only pay the workers enough to ensure that they will be healthy and reproduce more children who will end up working for the factory. The formation of bourgeois property relies on its unequal distribution of wealth to the proletariat. If the proletariat decides it wants to free itself from bourgeois oppression, then their goal must be to abolish capitalism. If they achieve this goal, the proletariat will destroy the bourgeois culture, which created their own misery. This includes the destruction of religion, family organization, morality, etc. Culture, according Marx, is the result of economic conditions within the society. The result of this struggle between the bourgeoisie and the proletariat is, according to Marx, is "an association in which the free development of each is the condition for the development of

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