Karl Marx

Karl Marx, On Work

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Data da publicação: 05/09/2011

To a hungry man there is no humane form of food, only its abstract characteristic as food. It could just as well be in a more rudimentary form, and it is impossible to say in what manner this act of feeding would differ from that of animals. A needy man, full of worries, is incapable of admiring even the most beautiful of marvels. Our assumption of work characterizes it as uniquely human. A spider conducts operations that rese...

Karl Marx’s Confession

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Data da publicação: 01/08/2011

One day, Jenny and Laura, as a game, asked their father a series of questions, to which the answers are supposed to constitute a sort of “confession”. The questionnaire and Marx’s answers were typed into English and date from 1860-1865. The transcript was published for the first time in Die Neue Zeit, 1913.   Question: The quality that you most appreciate: Answer: In people, simplicity; in men, strength; in women, w...