Analysis Of Communist Manifesto

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Taking a Look at The Communist Manifesto Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels wrote The Communist Manifesto in 1848. The manifesto explains their view of the world both intellectually and politically. Both Marx and Engels explain their view on communism and how they believed the world can be changed. The main arguments that Marx and Engels come across is their belief in the abolition of private property, the over throw of the bourgeoisie, and the establishment of a new society without any classes. The manifesto explains what they believe history is, what their goal for communism is and it exploits socialism and other parties opposing communism throughout Europe. The goal of The Communist Manifesto is to explain the social revolution that needs…show more content…
It has pitilessly torn asunder the motley feudal ties that bound man to his ‘natural superiors’, and has left remaining no other nexus between man and man than naked self-interest, than callous ‘cash payment’. It has drowned the most heavenly ecstasies of religious fervor, of chivalrous enthusiasm, of philistine sentimentalism, in the icy water of egotistical calculation. It has resolved personal worth into exchange value, and in place of the numberless indefeasible chartered freedoms, has set up that single, unconscionable freedom-Free Trade. In one word, for exploitation, veiled by religious and political illusions, it has substituted naked, shameless, direct, brutal exploitation. The bourgeoisie has stripped of its halo every occupation hitherto honored and looked up to with reverent awe. It has converted the physician, the lawyer, the priest, the poet, the man of science, into its paid wage-laborers.…show more content…
They notice how the economy is evolving over time and during that time it was mostly due to the industrial revolution that was occurring. But the economy was evolving to become profit driven and creating a large global market, which Marx and Engels said brings upon new tyrannies. Since the economy was becoming more industrialized it has caused the labor to become similar due to the new advanced technologies. The labor of the workingman was becoming less extensive and less needed, leaving the proletariats having difficulties finding and holding jobs. Goods were becoming much easier to produce, but as the production was becoming easier to achieve it caused the proletariats to benefit from their own labor even less. The economy was created by the labor of the proletariats, but the benefits of that labor was only enjoyed by the wealth of the bourgeoisie in the form of private
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