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'''Morality''' from a Marxist viewpoint is seen though the lens of capitalism. Thus a bourgeoisie morality based on establishing and maintaining a capitalist mode of production is rejected, as are divine revelations (which, somehow, always seem to reinforce hierarchical power relationships).
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'''Morality''' from a communist viewpoint is based on general welfare, particularly that of the [[proletariat]]. Thus a bourgeoisie morality based on establishing and maintaining a capitalist mode of production is rejected, as are divine revelations (which, somehow, always seem to reinforce hierarchical power relationships).
  
 
==External links and further reading==
 
==External links and further reading==
 
*[http://isreview.org/issue/82/marxism-morality-and-human-nature "Marxism, morality, and human nature: Marx rejected bourgeois morality in favor of an ethics of human emancipation"] [[Phil Gasper]] Issue #82 March 2012 ''[[International Socialist Review]]''
 
*[http://isreview.org/issue/82/marxism-morality-and-human-nature "Marxism, morality, and human nature: Marx rejected bourgeois morality in favor of an ethics of human emancipation"] [[Phil Gasper]] Issue #82 March 2012 ''[[International Socialist Review]]''
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Revision as of 03:24, 27 July 2016

Morality from a communist viewpoint is based on general welfare, particularly that of the proletariat. Thus a bourgeoisie morality based on establishing and maintaining a capitalist mode of production is rejected, as are divine revelations (which, somehow, always seem to reinforce hierarchical power relationships).

External links and further reading