Marx's Arguments Against Communism

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Throughout history, every political leader and philosopher have believed that their thoughts and opinions about how things work were right. Time and time again they were shown that they were not right due to the fact that they thought they were right. Everyone is entitled to their own opinions, and Marx did just that. Throughout the chapter Marx sides with the communists about the way they want things done and how they want to change the lives of the Proletarians. The communists wanted to help the proletarians escape from the bourgeois rulings. Numerous things are talked about in this chapter where Marx is not on the same page with the communists and he clearly shows it.In the Communist Manifesto, by Karl Marx he discusses the objections …show more content…
In his book Economic and Philosophic Manuscripts of 1844 he states, “Communism is the riddle of history solved, and it knows itself to be this solution.” For example, when he discusses what the communists meant by saying, “do you charge us with wanting to stop the exploitation of children by their parents? To this crime we plead guilty.” (Jacobus 471) Also, in “Marx on Gender and The Family” he and Engels discuss “the major trends that are occurring, but to some extent leave open the possibility that something more than economic change is necessary to uproot the bourgeois family. Capital has created conditions for the exploitation of all labor through the development of modern machines.” (57) He is saying that the communists are looking out for the best interest for …show more content…
Throughout the reading he discusses many things that the communists want to change. The communists are only wanting to do what they think is right for the working class and they want them to escape the life of living under the control of the bourgeois. Much of what Marx stated about the bourgeois made it seem as if he were siding with one side and not the other. Although he disagreed with certain things that the communists had to say, he still sided with them. The communists made many decisions that may have helped the working class if there had not been any objections to much of it. The bourgeois most definitely disagreed and argued with everything the communists had to

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