Unformatted text preview: a. base and superstructure go both ways 2. Suffering & Good Fortune a. Suffering i. Religion explains why there is suffering in the world ii. The crappy lives will be redeemed in the future iii. Salvation iv. Asceticism v. Secret guilt 1. the people that are suffering are the ones that are actually wicked b. either one - making meaning out of something that is meaningless i. rationality 3. Religion & Economics II a. Economics influences religion b. Methodically rationalized i. Creating a world view – when you see something through for ex. Secret guilt...
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This note was uploaded on 04/18/2008 for the course SOC 302 taught by Professor Fuchs during the Spring '07 term at UVA.
- Spring '07
- Social Theory