'Karl Marx' Theory Of Class Consciousness, And False Consciousness?
According to Bethany Johnson’s article Karl Marx: Theory of Class Consciousness and False Consciousness, the Marxist theory claimed that “the working class first needed to develop class consciousness” (Johnson 1). The World State made many sacrifices such as religion, emotions, books, and history in order to keep everyone conditioned without having thoughts and opinions of their own and avoid a type of consciousness awakening. John was born in the reservation that kept all of its beliefs and culture therefore, when John entered the World State, he noticed all the flaws in the caste systems and wanted there to be a change. John told the people “I’ll teach you; I’ll make you be free whether you want to or not” (Huxley 213). He was aware of the false and oppressed lives the people where living and he wanted them to become aware of it. Mustapha was aware that any form of change could be harmful to the social stability because it could lead to consciousness awareness in the castes. That highlights Marxist theories of raising awareness to the oppressed in order for them to stand up to their oppressors and bring change to the