The Protestant Ethic And The Spirt Of Capitalism

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Marx ideology for meaning of life was inspired from the time and place he grew up and lived. Marx believed that culture, government, religion, politics, and laws are all structures. The base of the structure is made up of materials used for production. Changes in base would result in changes in the superstructure and who people view their life. Weber wrote The Protestant Ethic and the Spirt of Capitalism during a time that the protestant emphasis hard work and success in business. Weber stated that, “He gets nothing out of his wealth for himself, except the irrational sense of having done his job well.” During that time being successful in business meant internal salvation so people were very dedicated to business and having a good work
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