The End Of History:
Francis Fukuyama discussed this stating, “There is no alternative to
liberalism and capitalism”. When we find an alternative then we will reach
an end to history.
Clash of Civilizations:
Samuel Huntington purposed the “Theory that states that cultural/religious
identities will be a primary source for conflict in a post cold war world”.
Benjamin Constant referred to the Greeks when talking about ancient
liberties and compared and contrasted modern liberty to ancient liberty. He
suggested that “the aim of the ancients was the sharing of social power
among the citizens of the same fatherland: this is what they called liberty”.
Discussed how “The aim of the moderns and modern liberty is the
enjoyment of security in private pleasures; and they call liberty the
guarantees accorded by institutions to these pleasures”.
Is a political worldview that focuses on ideas of liberty and equality. Liberals
have a wide verity of views depending the principals of liberty and equality.
Support ideas such as fair/free elections, civil rights, and freedom of
religion, free trade and private property.
Apolitical theory derived from Karl Marx, advocating class war and leading
to a society in which all property is publicly owned and each person works
and is paid according to their abilities and needs. Communism does work
but is flawed because absolute equality will never happen between classes
Is a form of government in which the political authority exercises absolute
and centralized control over all aspects of life, the individual is subordinated
to the state, and opposing political and cultural expression is suppressed.
Class: Adivision based on quality, rank, or grade
Class Struggle: Marx states that class struggle or conflict is the tension or
antagonism, which exists in society due to
competing socioeconomic interests and desires between people of
Atendency to consider material possessions and physical comfort as more
important than spiritual values. This relates to class divides as well as the
rich and poor.
Karl Marx coined the term that states “The class of industrial wage earners
who, possessing neither capital nor production means, must earn their living
by selling their labor. The lower class.
The upper/middle class or the denoted the wealthy that originated during the
latter part of the middleAges
Aterm used for Marxists for the way the form ideology based
upon material, ideological and institutional processes in capitalist society
mislead members of the proletariat. These processes are said to hide the true
relations of forces between classes and the real state of affairs regarding the
development of pre-socialist society.
Means of production:
Refers to he physical, non-human inputs used in production. Can be capital
assets used to produce wealth such as machinery tools and factories. Evolutionary Socialism: