Karl Marx - Karl Marx Karl Marx was a German scholar who...

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Marx said that, because it was always in the economic interest of M capita to take advantage of or 'exploit' workers, nothing could persuade c capitalists change their ways. In other words, peaceful progess toward c equality and social justice was impossible. The only way to establish e justice, he said, was for t workers to overthrow the capitalists by means j of violent revolution. He urged workers around the world to revolt against o their rulers. "Workers of the world unite!" he wrote. "You have nothing to t lose but your chains." l Another thing Marx taught was that organized religion, the churches, A help capitalists to keep the workers quiet and obedient. Religion, h according to Mar 'the opiate of the masses'. The church tells working a people to forget about the injustice they meet in their lives and to think p instead of how wonderful it will in the after- life when they go to heaven. i
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Marx, with his colleague, Engels, spread his ideas in two famous M books, Capital' and 'The Communist Manifesto'. b In the early years of the twentieth century, Russia was ready for the I ide Marx. The Russian people were extremely discontented with their ruler, i Tsar Nicholas II, who had little interest in governing and was neglecting T the count badly. Making conditions even more miserable for the people were
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