Marxism: A False Religion that Cannot Deliver on its Promises

The Aquila Report | 7/11/2019 | Staff
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Marx argues that each of these eras was a necessary precursor to a new, socialist, era that would soon dawn. In his view, capitalism would disappear because it undermined human dignity, alienating human beings from the product of our labor, the process of labor, our fellow workers, and even authentic existence itself.

Socialism is a polarizing phenomenon in the United States, having caught the nation’s attention during the 2016 election cycle and continuing to exert an influence over the national conversation. There are many varieties of socialism, but what each has in common is an emphasis on material equality and communal property ownership.

Post - Version - Socialism—Marxism—and - Argue - Religion

In this post, we will focus on the most famous and widespread version of socialism—Marxism—and argue that it is a false religion that cannot deliver on its promises. But before doing so, we must first trace the broad contours of Marx’s life and thought.

Who Was Karl Marx?

Marx - Family - Teenager - Christianity - Philosophy

Marx (1820-1895) was born into a prominent Jewish family. As a teenager, he converted to Christianity. Yet, while studying philosophy at the University of Berlin, he became a committed atheist.

Having become an atheist, he wanted to be able to make sense of the world without reference to God. He...
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