Presentation on theme: "Capitalism Kritik. -AN IDEOLOGY -A MINDSET -“AN ECONOMIC SYSTEM BASED ON THE PRIVATE OWNERSHIP OF THE MEANS OF PRODUCTION, DISTRIBUTION, AND EXCHANGE,"— Presentation transcript:
-AN IDEOLOGY -A MINDSET -“AN ECONOMIC SYSTEM BASED ON THE PRIVATE OWNERSHIP OF THE MEANS OF PRODUCTION, DISTRIBUTION, AND EXCHANGE, CHARACTERIZED BY THE FREEDOM OF CAPITALISTS TO OPERATE OR MANAGE THEIR PROPERTY FOR PROFIT IN COMPETITIVE CONDITIONS” -PRIORITIZE PROFIT, SELF INTEREST, SUPPORT COMPETITION What is capitalism?
Marx and anti-capitalism
Marx Communist Manifesto Bourgeoisie- ruling class Proletariat- working class Means of production, exploitation Working class revolution
Why run the Cap K? Links to EVERYTHING Good K to start with A lot of evidence from qualified sources People mishandle it all the time
Why not run the cap K? Generic Not everyone likes the cap k or Zizek A ton of answers Complex theories Not many good alternatives
Psychoanalysis and Capitalism
Zizek Lacanian psychoanalyst Particularism Particular acts distract from the broader question of capital Universal rejection
Other authors to know Johnston Dean Herod Mezaros
links Prop up capitalist system/reinforce logic/distract from universal struggle EVERYTHING links to capitalism How could space exploration link to capitalism?
Alternatives Clear explanation is key Rejection Withdrawal Rethink How would changing the way we think about capitalism lead to it’s breakdown?
impacts Comodification Imperialism Exploitation Resource wars No value to life What bad things do you think capitalism causes
Tricks and land mines Root cause Ethics Role of the ballot
Answering the cap K Permutation Gibson and Gram Cap Good Transition Wars Psychoanalysis bad Why is capitalism good or why is rethinking it bad?