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Karl Marx' Exposed Life: Both Controversial and Scheming.

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Devry University John Mills ECON312 Karl Marx' Exposed Life: Both Controversial and Scheming 12/13/03 Karl Marx' Exposed Life: Both Controversial and Scheming Karl Heinrich Marx was born on the river Moselle in Trier, Germany on May 5th 1818 and died March 18, 2003 (The History Guide). He was among a long line of rabbis from his father, Heinrich Marx, and his mother, Henrietta Marx, and therefore of Jewish descent (Karl Marx: The Person). Although his father Heinrich converted to the Anglican Church, it was strictly for financial reasons and he deemed it of no consequence (The History Guide). It is an important factor that Karl Marx' heritage be mentioned because it pertains to the way he was brought up as a Jew and a possible rabbi to be. This will give important information on why Karl Marx had communist ideas even from his youth along with his life long companion, Friedrich Engels (The History Guide). As a young man, Karl Marx at the age of 22 (year 1840) became a member of the fanatical group called the Young Hegelians. The Young Hegelians promoted that religion and God was an invention of humans as a projection of their own ideas (Karl Marx). Karl Marx had taken this idea further by his criticism of society and its capitalistic state (Karl Marx). ...read more.

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He argued that capitalism prevented colonists the necessary resources needed to utilize land for agriculture, pasturing, and etc. because it is needful for land not to be owned privately, but to be publicly utilized regardless of the affects of supply and demand (Part VIII: Primitive Accumulation). The controller of these properties would be the government, but who would be the controller of the government after this great power had been handed down? Who would prevent this government from obtaining total corruption, for as mentioned before, Marx eliminated the belief in God and in turn God's moral impact on society. When communism was first introduced, it brought an idea of utopian superiority, but its underlying meaning showed a government with total control and limitless power towards its people. Did Karl Marx think that he lived in a world free from corruption? Who would be put into this dominant position of power where freedom is abolished and corruption and power stand alone? As a Jew, this mindset was standard and documented in the Jewish books called the Talmud. The Talmud teaches that the Jewish culture is the dominant species on the earth and is considered the only human beings on the planet. It describes how Jewish dominance must abound over the entire planet, regulating Jewish law and therefore abolishing non-Jewish belief (The Truth about the Talmud). ...read more.

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Former Germany under Hitler, the Italian leadership of Mussolini, Hideki Tojo of Japan during World War II and many others are examples of communism and its ruthless regimes. Conclusion The last decade of Karl Marx' life was full of illness and depression (The History Guide). He was a brilliant orator, but twisted in his beliefs. Even his father came to despise him before his death (The History Guide). I believe that the foundation of Marxism was influenced by his Jewish upbringing and influence. Of course, not all Jews are of this belief and doctrine and when I speak of Jewish belief, I speak of modern day Judaism, which is the proponent of the Talmud and the rabbinical order. It is not the race that I judge and give example of, but the beliefs and teachings of the Talmud. I believe that communism was invented to destroy Christianity as it is taught to do so in the Talmud. Communism murdered many Jews during the German Reich, but Hitler himself was a Jew. Which can show that his hatred for the Jews was not because of its faith, but because of the political power and wealthy ness it had acquired in corruption. Of course, this does not justify his actions and nor does it justify the actions of the communist Jews when they murdered 60 million people in Russia. However, all of these examples bring a consistency to view about communism and its destructive power. ...read more.

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