Class Antagonism In The Communist Manifesto

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The Communist Manifesto from the get-go begins with establishing a clear quote "The history of all hitherto existing society is the history of class struggles". Marx, Karl; Engels, Friedrich (2014-06-06) Kindle Edition. This quote clearly refers to one main issue that will become clear through out the book, and that is how strong and alive class antagonism was, which simply refers to the division of people. Marx also describes class antagonism as “a group of persons sharing the same relationship to the means of production.” When attempting to oust understand Marx’s stance on communism it is important to understand why he believed that their was so much division and why he believed that anyone in society should have the right to become accomplished in anything one wishes. There for I believe that communism as Marx describes it is not necessarily ideal, but he does make certain points questionable and he helps understand what type of society we are living in and how communism can change a society as a whole. Even though Marx did speak about extremist measures and seemed like an advocate that was convinced on to use any way to make a society work such as revolutions and a violence in order to have rights and freedoms one can see that he had a well though out extreme way to transition from a capitalist society to a communist society. “We have seen above, that the first step in the revolution by the working class, is to raise the proletariat to the position of ruling as to win
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