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Karl Marx (1818 – 1883)

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Pajamas Media » You Just Might Be a Marxist.The first is the notion that what people “need” is an objective rather than subjective notion, which can be determined by benevolent third parties. After all, if one is going to reorder society and redistribute wealth, it is only “fair” that people be allowed to get what they “need” before depriving them of anything beyond that to satisfy the “needs” of others. This concept is exemplified by the famous phrase: “To each according to his need, from each according to his ability.”

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October 29, 2010 - Posted by | culture, government, history | , , ,

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