Marx And Engels In The Communist Manifesto By Karl Marx

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German philosophers Karl Mark and Friedrich Engels worked together throughout much of their lives as social activists, often co-authoring many pieces of literature on a socio-economical ideology. In 1848, they were commissioned by the Communist League to write a pamphlet that would serve as an explanation of their concept of socialism, and how it was an expected result of the class systems that were created by the capitalist system. Within this pamphlet, called The Communist Manifesto, Marx and Engels explained how history has proven over and over again that class struggles always exist; there is always a group of people who unethically exploit others, own most of the capital, and become dominant, and there is always a group of people who are the ones exploited and oppressed. These class systems, and their accompanied class struggles, eventually change society by affecting both its political and intellectual history. …show more content…

Society would continue to have no classes at all. Every citizen would be expected to come together for the common good of society. If a person needed something, then they would be able to easily attain that good by working in exchange for commodities. Thus, there would no longer be a need for money. There would also be no state, no government, or even laws, as that would once again create classes of those who are governed and those who are governors. Competition and wars between other countries would cease as well because they, too, would reach this same stateless stage. Nations would no longer exist. Most importantly, private property would be abolished and a free market would dominate. The majority of the society would now own and control production, and thus democracy would be used to plan and provide for their needs. Everyone would share ownership of the production, give their labor freely, and share in the wealth that

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