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work_and_alienation_2009 - Labor(whennotalienated)makesus

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Labor (when not “alienated”) makes us  Labor (when not “alienated”) makes us  human;  human;  Labor (when not “alienated”) connects  Labor (when not “alienated”) connects  us to each other;  us to each other;  Alienated labor destroys our souls Alienated labor destroys our souls “The ‘essence’ of the fish is its ‘existence,’  water…The ‘essence of the freshwater fish is  the water of a river.” (p. 169) So, the “essence” of the human is…
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The essence of the human is…LABOR! Labor connects you to people who are far from you-- faraway in time and in space (î Inca and pre-Inca terracing, growing potatoes, Peru/////////potato famine, Ireland î    “…The sensuous world is not a thing given direct from all eternity, remaining ever the same, but the  product of industry. .and indeed, in the sense that it is an historical product, the result of the activity of a  whole succession of generations, each standing on the shoulders of the preceding one…” (p. 170) All human reality is a product of other humans’ labor,  going all the way back in time and all the way across the globe.
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Bees versus humans How do bees build their
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This note was uploaded on 10/08/2010 for the course SOCI 370 taught by Professor Hashem during the Spring '08 term at USC.

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