Karl Marx was born in a time of contradiction. Capitalism was becoming the economic basis for society. The Industrial Revolution pushed people out of a life of agriculture in which they had decided how to do their work, into factories where they produced as much as possible in a certain amount of time each day. This was the time of the greatest rise in manufacturing and good, and also a time with the greatest rise
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happen if capitalism was allowed to continue, and over one hundred years later he continues to be correct. His answer of a Communist society would rid the world of the continually widening gap between the rich and the poor. Unfortunately, capitalists have done everything in their power to spread the lie that Communism is somehow evil, and have masked the realities of capitalism so that it seems to be the best kind of economic system.