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Karl Marx and Marxism Communism, a system of government in which the state plans and controls the economy and a single, often authoritarian party holds power, claiming to make progress toward a higher social order in which all goods are equally shared by the people ( dictionary.com ). In other words, communism was the belief that one sole political party made all the decisions. Karl Marx, a philosopher born in the 1800’s believed solely in communism. In fact, he was considered the father of communism, the founder of conflict theory, and the founder of class conflict. He studied subjects such as the capitalists and capitalism, and the proletariat and the bourgeoisie. There are even a series of beliefs in which others studied and lived by, otherwise known as Marxism. He was simply a very well known philosopher in the 19 th century, whether you consider his beliefs good or bad for society and sociology. First off a little background information; Marx was born in 1818, in Trier Prussia.
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