MARX ATHESIM

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  • Marx        (1818-1883)
    • KEY IDEAS
      • Religion is used by the ruling (upper) classes to control the working class.
      • COMMUNIST
      • MARXISM
      • The ruling class use religion to stop the working class from rebelling by telling them they will reap their rewards in an afterlife
      • God is the invention of the human mind to satisfy  emotional needs.
    • EXAMPLES
      • Matt 20:16 So the last shall be first, and the first last: for many be called, but few chosen.
    • STRENGTHS
      • Demonstrates the different forms of oppression
      • Shows that holy books such as the bible were only created to lead people into a false sense of security
    • WEAKNESSES
      • United Methodist Church
      • Religion unities communities/societies together
    • MY OPINION

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