MARXIST VIEW ON RELIGION- IDEOLOGY

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RELIGION AS AN IDEOLOGY-

MARXISTS see religion as distorting people perception of reality. The ruling control means of production and also control the product and distribution of new ideas. For example through institutions such as the media and education. Marx says religon is an ideological weapon used by the masses to justifying the suffering of the w/c as god given. Religion misleads the poor into believe their suffering will be rewarded in the afterlife, for example 'it…

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