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Unformatted text preview: o Life is complex o People can have multiple grouping as opposed to Marx Ex. Artist Poor, but have higher status in society o Spirit of Capitalism Greed and desire for money have always existed Cant be the cultural basis of capitalism There is some sort of secular astheticism There is actually some restraint One needs capital to make capital The capital is reinvested back into the company Pleasures are forgone for the company and the cycle goes on and on. This idea comes from the reformation The protestant work ethic The Protestant Work Ethic Capitalism gets started by frugal people reinvesting their money...
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- Spring '07
- Social Theory