Marxist Perspective of Religion

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  • Marxist perspective on religion
    • Ideology
      • Class that controls wealth controls ideas
      • exploitation caused by supernatural
      • Shown in
        • Chritianity- camel through needle eye
        • Hyms
        • Indian Caste system
          • Method of social control
          • Two glass system
          • Ascribed status
        • Devine right of king: King was closest to god
      • Lenin: spiritual gin
    • Alienation
      • Product of Labour
        • workers produce items that is owned by others
      • Labour Process
        • No control over production
      • Fellow Humans
        • connected by buying and selling
      • Human Nature
        • forced nature has no relation to personal desires
      • Religion is an opiate


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