Analysis Of Communism By Karl Marx

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The father of Marxism, Karl Marx was born in Prussia, a part of the German confederation. Marx discussed social and economic systems in many of his books. He championed the worker and supported for a classless society between the bourgeoisie and the proletariat. He advocated for overthrowing the class system and private property. Marx’s political theory was revolutionary in the nineteenth century. In this paper, I will discuss ways the bourgeoisie possess power over the proletariat, capitalism and provide my views for his arguments. In a capitalistic society, the bourgeoisie own the means of production and control over the workplace whereas, the preliterate own their own labor. According to Marx, a worker in a capitalistic society is selling …show more content…
I believe that communism hinders growth of production and development of nations and its citizens. Communism will not work in the present world, where technological advances are increasing at an exponential rate. Also, the shift in human nature between the proletariat and bourgeoisie could lead to conflict and violence. Communism is a recipe for failure because human nature is subject to change. Humans by nature will want to benefit themselves rather than one another, which leads to corruption of the state. People will prioritize personal wealth over unity between one another. This will lead to everyone trying to better him or herself financially and working against one another. Thus, communism will not work because people change and there is no way to monitor one’s true intentions. Marx does address this issue and states that humans by nature are constantly evolving and are able to adapt to any changes, from economic to climate (Marx, p. 160). Thousands of years ago, Homo sapiens worked cooperatively and gathered food together versus competition. Marx is certain that we can readjust to any situation to live harmoniously and for one another. The problem I recognize from Marx’s response is that in a society we are inscribed from birth this fierce competition amongst each other. It is extremely difficult in our modern society to switch to communism without any upsets. Today, capitalism has proven to be more robust, both politically and

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