Karl Hanke

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  • The Achievement Of Desire By Susan Rodriguez

    For every effect, there is one distinct cause. What happened today happened because of yesterday. Nonetheless, these statements do not always hold true. Sometimes there is not one single cause for an event but rather multiple hard to decipher causes. Such thought is no exception to Susan Griffin. In “Our Secret”, Susan converses about the connection between the past and the present as well as the connection between a variety of different causes for one effect. She uses a variety of juxtaposition, anecdotes, and fragmented processes of the nucleus and the scientific machineries throughout her fifty or so pages of memoir to discuss not only the relation between causes and effects of actions but also to answer her ultimate question, who are we? Some individuals would not dare to compare a family member to an individual who committed evil deeds while others would look past the blood relationship and connect. This was no exception for Griffin. Susan Griffin compared Heinrich Himmler, the Reichsfuhrer, to her own grandfather. Similar to how Himmler was “fascinated with crime”, Griffin’s grandfather was no different (351). The disturbing magazines he kept near his chair “devoted to the subject of crime”, crimes of which involved “mutilated” “women or girls undercovered in ditches” that proved a darkness sat in his mind (351). So who were they? What was the thought process behind Himmler’s and Griffins grandfather’s brain? Unfortunately, a handful of people have long lost to attempt…

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  • Karl Popper Criticism Of Falsificationism

    Falsificationism Karl Popper asserts that the scientific status of a theory is derived from that theories potential for refutation. Theories outlining experimental results that (if observed) could refute the theory are classified as scientific. Theories that lack this content are classified as pseudoscience. Popper uses this distinction to preface his scientific view: falsificationism. Under this view, science exists as a system through which we can logically falsify theories. This stands as…

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  • The Bourgeois And Marxism In Mary Shelley's Frankenstein

    influence Shelley’s characters actions. Revolutionary German economist, Karl Marx, wrote heavily on the issue of communism and the issue between social classes similarly to the roles played by the protagonist and the antagonist in the novel. Despite the irony of the characters overcoming their social standards, Marx 's’ influences did not fail to be recognized. The harshness of not only the societies but the conditions they live with as well, are heavy indications that there is a separation…

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  • Examples Of Social Stratification

    systems of stratification that sociologist focus on. These Four systems are slavery, like forced labor slavery practiced Greece. Castes, as in set roles/ trades of the members of society like a priest. The estate, such as a highly positioned noble owning/ managing a plot of land. Finally class, the current position one has in a society differing from lower to upper classes. Another piece of social stratification is the state of the systems, only states being opened or closed. Opened systems are…

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  • Marxist Approach In Goblin Market, By Christina Rosetti

    in which the author lived. During this time, Great Britain went through changes that would eventually transform it into a greatly expanded and massively industrialized society, providing insight for the critique of consumerism in the Victorian age and its social ideals. If one were to focus on how the goblin market is depicted in the story with Marxism in mind, it would not take long to find criticism against commercialism and consumerism (ideals which were being acted out by Victorian culture.…

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

    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…

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  • The Two Faces Of Bourgeoisie Case Study

    Sultan Atanoglu Win Term Paper HUM 2302 Summer 2015 The Two Faces of Bourgeoisie When colonization created new markets and started economic expansion between the European nations and their colonies, especially in the Americas, a new wealthy middle class (the Bourgeoisie), who focused more on trade, manufacturing, and banking businesses, integrated into the existing social structure. Actually, the bourgeois is the economic base of the aristocracy,…

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  • Alienation And Weber's Dehumanization Consequences Of Rationalization

    Marx’s Alienation vs. Weber’s Dehumanization Consequences of Rationalization For many years, Karl Marx and Max Weber – despite their similarities and differences in theories – both share a similar vision of a capitalist society. Marx’s theory of alienation resemblance much to Weber’s theory of dehumanizing consequences of rationalization, that is, both theories suggest that individuals are estranged from themselves, others, and from society. What is alienation? By alienation, for Karl Marx…

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  • Impact Of Karl Marx And The Revolution Of 1848

    Karl Marx and the revolution of 1848 Karl Marx (1818-1883) was a German philosopher and socialist. Mark and Friedrich Engels published the book “The Communist Manifesto” in 1848. During the revolutions of 1848 Marx learned the lessons of “the class struggles in France” (144). Suddenly this became the time when the uprising in Europe began, also known as the “Spring of Nations.” According to the book, it was not the revolution that was the cause of the defeats but the pre-revolutionary…

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  • Analysis Of Naomi Klein's No Logo

    super-branding, it is devaluing our society. Ideally, corporations would like to permeate every aspect of society, allowing the consumer to live a whole life in terms of their specific branding. While that has proven impossible thus far, Klein argues in the second part of her analysis, titled No Choice, that members of society are unable to escape branding as a whole. This is because there is now no place in society where people are not consumers and nothing in society that is off-limits for…

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