Karl Marx Alienation

When people become foreign to the world they are living in, we begin to create a cycle of alienation. Marx’s theory of alienation describes the estrangement of people from aspects of their human nature as a consequence of living in a society stratified into social classes. We separate actions that belong together and break down … Read more

Patriotism In Henry David Thoreau’s Natural Work Essay

The promise to have property (terra nullius), and in that property, is the tabula rasa of man’s new beginnings. Yet that liberty came at the further expense of aboriginal, black, and enviromental freedom. The flame from liberty’s chalice casts its lawful protection of those considered citizens, and in that, disavows certain men from that sense … Read more

The Pros And Cons Of Eastern European Socialism Essay

Socialism is the idea of a social organization that supports production, distribution, and trade that should be controlled within the community itself. There are many aspects of socialism that are unique, setting it apart from other social systems in the world. The ‘social aspect of socialism gives evidence to the fact that in the system, … Read more

Upton Sinclair and Socialism

Socialism has always been hard for me to understand. I never really grasped the concept of it until I read the book The Jungle and began to research for this paper. Before I begin I would like to go through a condensed version of the history of Socialism. It was founded in 1901 in Indianapolis, … Read more