Communist Manifesto by Karl Marx

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Class struggles have been evident since pre-recorded history. The rise of the Bourgeoisies as a society has catapulted an increase of excessiveness and greed throughout modern history, and has given rise to Communism in its most extreme forms. The Authors of the Manifesto have distinct opinions concerning the affects of the Bourgeoisies society on Modern Industry and the profits and merchants concerned with it.

Chapter 1 begins with a definitive statement: “The history of all hitherto existing society is the history of class struggles”. The Authors’ statement shows that class warfare, from the beginning of written history, and quite possibly before, has been ever present. The resulting issues from those struggles seem to far outweigh the reward in some cases. Many classes never emerged on the other side of the revolutions their warring had instigated. Alternatively, the many fighting classes would both fall “in common ruin”. Although feudalism has fallen, the struggles faced within the oppression of that system remain, but in a new form. The Authors state that “The modern bourgeois society that has sprouted from the ruins of the feudal society has not done away with class antagonisms. It has but established new classes, new conditions of oppressions, and new forms of struggle in place of old ones”. In addition to this, the Bourgeoisies simplified the opposition between the classes by drawing a distinct line between the Bourgeoisies (owners) and the Proletarians (laborers); the weapon wielded was monopolization. Domination of the ownership and control of production and manufacturing forced the Proletarians to sell their time to the Bourgeoisies as a commodity. Through this development, the Authors show that the Bourgeois so...

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The Authors further see the Bourgeoisie as the representative Modern Industry, viewing it as a negative society, looking upon it with rigorous animosity, stating quite frankly that “The Bourgeoisie has torn away from the family its sentimental veil, and has reduced the family relation to a mere money relation”. Additionally, the Authors feel that the Bourgeoisies created a society of the greedy middle class who were catapulted to the status of their former lords under the feudal system.

Conclusively, it is apparent that the bourgeoisies and proletarians are interconnected, one birthed from the other, and both giving way to the Communist society. Class warfare has continually produced negative results, and the Authors feel strongly that the bourgeoisies have eroded the fabric of the family and community for the sake of profits.
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