Karl Marx 's Social Class, The State, And Law Essay

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Karl Marx’s Social Class, The State, and Law
Our world today is very overpopulated, for this, people are constantly in opposition against each other. As individual’s we were born with the right to think for ourselves, and free to be who we are, but this has not always been the case. For several years, there has been issues within several social classes. In his article, Karl Marx addresses several of the issues of social class, and how these issues established state laws.
Karl Marx describes in his article the class struggles that exist in a society, and how they are inherent to all society. These class struggles divide the society in half, and allow for the individuals to choose a side. In the textbook, it describes class struggles as, “constant opposition to one another, carried on an uninterrupted now hidden, now open fight, a fight that each time ended either in a revolutionary reconstitution of society at large, or in the common ruin of the contending classes” (Wright 2007; Pg. 49). It’s sad to think that our societies are in constant battle with each other, but these battles have slowly declined over time. Back then class struggles where not issues that needed to be fixed, but instead issues that most people lived with because that’s how things were. I think that it is important to be aware of these class struggles because it allows the society to know where its issue are. The society must know it’s issue for it to be able to grow, and to basically to be successful in…

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