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MARXISM Karl Marx was a Jewish born German. He was: an atheist, socialist philosopher, economist, journalist, and a revolutionary. With help from Friedrich Engals he developed the social economic theory Marxism. Communist Manifesto Communist Manifesto
3 roots of Marxism 1) English political economy 2) French Socialism 3) German idealist philosophy But….
Basically it’s Anarchy Although anarchy is more chaotic (in theory) Marxism acts on the same fundamental principle. No Government!
3 Steps to Become a Marxist Society Step #1) Revolt against your local capitalist government. Step #2) Set your self up with no leadership/government, as a *socialist society. Step #3) Make sure you get rid of the social class, and enjoy life. *Socialism-a society where everyone is equal and everyone shares in food and resources.
Although Marxism has never been successfully used in a society, it has influenced many politics and ideas.
SocialistSocialist Leader in America Eugene V. Debs The most successful socialist American presidential candidate. In the 1912 election Debs received a “whopping” 3.4% of the votes. Still that is 913,664 votes, and the most ever for a Socialist candidate.
Marxism and its Media Influnce V for Vendetta “1984” “Animal Farm” The Gospel According to St. Matthew “The French New Wave” Elia Kazan and Arthur Miller ( The Crucible)
Discussion Discuss Marxism in “A&P”. Discuss Marxism reading of “That Evening Sun”. How else did Marxism effect the modern era, and how is it still effecting our world today?
Shout-out (bibliography) (this site educated me big time) (this site educated me big time) cs/manifesto.html cs/manifesto.html Jorge/Andreas. Gracias Amigo, you taught me more about Marxism than anything else. Jorge/Andreas. Gracias Amigo, you taught me more about Marxism than anything else.