Truly, I believe critical thinking is a major problem with our culture, and philosophy was a method of questioning social norms or established customs, even though Marx’s historical materialism created more restrictions and established cus...
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...mmon man. Even though, capitalistic societies have ended in similar means, but the opportunity for the common man to gain knowledge and truth, seem less oppressive.
Therefore, I believe Karl Marx’s historical materialism ended with governments which blended Capitalistic elements, but never created a utopia, only more slaves. Communism was started in opposition to capitalism but neither has proven a success. Now I did enjoy learning about this element of philosophy, because it allowed me to view the original idea behind Communisum. However, I do believe people can grow towards a better world for everyone, but evil will always exist. Even though, we also take others views as facts about their living situations, as I never lived in that type of government. Maybe they say our government is suppressive, media is owned by one major force promoting how great america is.
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