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The “Ruling Ideas” If just living in everyday life as a drone isn’t enough to make you submit to elites’ rule, the “ruling ideas” will!—says Marx
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“The Ruling Ideas …are the ideas of the ruling classes” The ideas of the ruling class are in every epoch the ruling ideas: i.e., the class which has the means of material production at its disposal, has control at the same ime over the means of mental production… The ruling ideas are nothing more than the ideal expression of the dominant material relationships, the dominant material relationships grasped as ideas…(172-3)
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“Ideology,” continued: the “bourgeois” (capitalist) revolutions fed us “ruling ideas” “Liberty” “Equality” “Individualism” “Rights” “Here [at the moment of hiring] we shall see…how capital is produced…in “a very EDEN of the innate rights of man. There alone rule Freedom Equality, Property…Freedom, because both buyer and seller of a commodity, say of labour-power, are
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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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