Kiersten Swayne SOCI 250 MIDTERM

Kiersten Swayne SOCI 250 MIDTERM - 3. For Marx the role of...

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3. For Marx the role of the bourgeosise in history is to create the need for revolution  among the proletariat by creating class interest and class consciousness.  In terms of  class interest the main points are common concerns, means of survival and classes not  sharing interest; because the bourgeosise are the group in charge only theory need are  being   met   while   the   proletariat’s   are   being   ignored.   Second,   they   create   class  consciousness; other obligations obscure class and they create subjective awareness of  interest.       They   created   in   his   eyes   (in   factories)   conditions   that   left   the   workers  unsatisfied because of the great difference between working conditions for the two  groups.  5. For Weber as compared to Marx the role or beliefs and ideas in history were similar in  some ways.  Each believed that religion is in a fundamental sense an illusion. They said that  believers of different faiths may be wholly persuaded of the validity of the beliefs they hold and  the   rituals   in   that   make   up   their   religion.     But   the   very   diversity   of   religions   and   their  connections   to   different   types   of   society,   the   two   held,   make   these   claims   inherently  implausible. Marx also said that Religion is the opium of the people and that we go for religion  because we can’t deal with the reality of our oppressed life and therefore religions has to be 
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