French Revolution Ideology Analysis

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The term “ideology” when it was coined in the eighteenth century (ideologie), initially meant “the scientific study of ideas.” Over the passage of time spanning across the last two centuries, however, the term has shifted considerably. Instead of denoting the systematic and logical study of ideas, “ideology” has come to refer to a set of ideas that tries to connect thought with action of the larger group of populace where it is prevalent. That is, ideologies are defined by and attempt to contour how people think—and consequently how they act. Being interdependent, in turn then, the way society conducts itself lends shades to defining the ideology of that era and space, both thereby becoming a blended and intertwined result of each other’s mutual influence. Today an ideology is a fairly intelligible and comprehensive set of lucid ideas clearly articulating and explaining the way people behave and conduct themselves. It appraises social conditions, supports people appreciate their place and acceptable code of conduct in society, and provides a platform for social and political action. Said another way, an ideology…show more content…
Furthermore, between the mid eighteenth century to the late nineteenth century the Industrial Revolution was responsible for creating an entirely new economic situation anxiously blended with uncertainty and complexity. While it knit the world together through insightful technological changes, industrialization also allowed for the modernisation of Euro-American societies and the bulk manufacturing of commodities and finished goods through mechanization. Synonymously it facilitated the obliteration of local environments all over the world with pollution and resource depletion and resulted in Europeans, Americans, and the Japanese dominating cultures and societies around the
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