Karl Marx's Manifesto Of The Communist Party

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Karl Marx begins section one of the “Manifesto of the Communist Party” by stating that historically every society is built on two groups, the “oppressor and oppressed”, these two groups have always fought, these fights either ended in either a “revolutionary reconstitution of society at large, or in common ruin of the contending classes.” (page 14) The main purpose of section one is to introduce the two main socio-economic divides in modern day society, the modern Bourgeois and the proletarian, Marx claims that these two divides will eventually lead to a revolution destroying the capitalist society and resulting in the creation of a communist society. Marx describes the Bourgeois as: “the product of a long course of development, of a series
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