Engels And Marx's Views Of Karl Marx And Andrew Carnegie

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Karl Marx and Andrew Carnegie both had different views on how the wealthy and the working classes should work together in society, but both sides show reasonable explanations of how it should work. They each tell their thoughts on how the wealthy should redistribute their riches back to society, to help even out the major wealth inequality that is being face. Both have different views on how and how much money shall be redistributed for the greater well being of our nation as a whole.
Karl Marx was a very influential person to the sociological world. Karl Marx was born in Prussia on May 5, 1818. According to History.com, “As a university student, Marx joined the movement known as the Young Hegelians, who strongly criticized the political and
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Engels and Marx believed that the fight between the classes is the base for all history and social conflicts. The wealthy class, known as the bourgeoisie, were those who owned the factories and the means of production. Marx and Engels believed that the bourgeoisie made their money off of their employees, the working class, what they termed as the proletariat. The rich got richer while the poor got poorer. The Communist Manifesto also stated that the working class will rebel against the rich to take the wealth the they deserve. However, unlike most revolutions where they win and claim the wealth and power, the rebels would …show more content…
In his writing he argues about the way that money should be spent, and how the wealthy citizens are not spending their wealth correctly or for the correct reasons. Carnegie believes that the wealthy should spend their money helping the needy, and that charity money needs to be going to those who are poor and in need of it. The money should not be coming out of the wealthy people’s pockets and then right back in. Wealthy people should stop spending their money on things that they do not need, and spend money on the things that matter, like the care of the needy and poor. Although many believe Andrew Carnegie is correct, this would most likely never happen in our world today. People are extremely greedy in our society and only care about themselves and their own well being and the hell with anyone else. It is hard to convince someone who has everything to give it up to someone who has nothing. Greed is a very powerful emotion that controls a society. They have no interest in learning about how others our

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