Marxist Theories of Religion

What does Marx's theory of alienation describe?
The estrangement of people as a consequence of living in a society of stratified social classes
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What is the alienation from the self a consequence of?
Being a mechanistic part of a social class, the condition of which estranges a person from their humanity
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What is the theoretic basis of alienation within the capitalist mode of production?
The worker loses the ability to determine life+destiny, when deprived of the right to think of themselves as the director of their own actions; to own those items of value from goods+services produced by their own labour
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Although the worker is an autonomous, self-realised human being as an economic entity, what are they still directed and diverted to?
Goals and activities that are dictated by the bourgeoisie, who own the means of production, in order to extract from the worker the maximum amount of value
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