Unformatted text preview: etc). Social reform is bad because it interferes with the selection process. His ideas were popular in the US during the time of industrial expansion. (the rich lived in very close proximity with the poor) 4. Karl Marx – social scientists should try to change the world rather than merely study it. There are two social classes, the bourgeoisie and the proletariat. The bourgeoisie control the capital (capitalists) and the proletariat work for them. Class conflict – the two groups will always conflict until the proletariat overthrows the bourgeoisie; this will lead to a classless society (Communism) Marx called for revolution to speed this process along...
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