Karl Marx's Vision Of Communism In The Communist Manifesto

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Karl Marx was a German philosopher and economist in the 18th century. He is known for his book the Communist Manifesto that was published in 1848. Marx believed that a revolution of the working classes would over throw the capitalist order and creates a classless society. The Industrial Revolutions led to the proletarianization; his partner Friedrich Engels explained why the changes created by the proletarianization of the worker would develop into a huge problem for industrial societies. I do believe that Karl Marx’s vision of communism in the Communist Manifesto could re-emerge as a popular and workable philosophy of social, economic, and political organization. Moreover, “all facts and personages of great importance in world history occur …show more content…

Major social and economic change comes Marx said, “no matter what kind of government you lived under it is inevitable that the people will prevail” (Marx). Meaning, that the social and economic change comes from the people, to the people, and for the people. Even Joshua Cole states this when he said, Among the aims of the Communists are organization of the working class into a revolutionary party; overthrow of bourgeois power and the assumption of political power by the proletariat; and an end to exploitation of one individual by another and the creation of a classless society. These aims will be achieved by the abolition of bourgeois private property and the abolition of the bourgeoisie as a class… the proletariat will wrest power from the bourgeoisie and overthrow the capitalist system that has oppressed them. In the new society, people will be fully free (Cole). Furthermore, the following are things mention by Marx that need to end before communism can be implemented, Nevertheless, in most advanced countries, the following will be pretty generally …show more content…

Without their unity, they would not have gotten far enough to fail. Henceforth, I like the fact that Friedrich ended the book with the following passage, The Communists disdain to conceal their views and aims. They openly declare that their ends can be attained only by the forcible overthrow of all existing social conditions. Let the ruling classes tremble at a Communistic Revolution. The proletarians have nothing to lose but their chains. They have a world t o win. WORKING MEN OF ALL COUNTRIES, UNITE! (Friedrich). I find this passage a very strong message. It probably motivated a lot of the previous communist. Again, let us keep in mind that this from the past. In order, to make an effective passage in the present time it will need to be reworded and actualized to situation now days. Overall, I do believe that if we learn from our past we can better our future. Ergo, if we learn from the mistakes the Germans and Russians did regarding communism in Marx way it is possible. If we thoroughly follow Marx and Friedrich guide we can actually achieve

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