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Unformatted text preview: work, while still confining the working class to poverty and lack of security. Furthermore, the continued development of capital only increases the differentiation of labor. The conflicts that arise from capital create a cause for a revolution and call for a new society. In terms of capital, Marx believed that it could generate a working class that is capable of remaking society. As he put it simply, “just as production founded on capital creates universal industriousness on one side… so does it create on the other side a system of general exploitation of the natural and human qualities…” The Grundrisse calls for addressing the root of the problem, and for the replacement of a society where workers no longer suffer inhumane working conditions, but live in a society created by capital where wealth is measured by free time through the development of science and technology, as well as an increased appreciation of science and culture by the working class....
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This note was uploaded on 03/06/2012 for the course ISF 100A taught by Professor Klee during the Spring '07 term at University of California, Berkeley.
- Spring '07