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All history has been a history of class struggles between dominated classes at various stages of social development.

All history has been a history of class struggles between dominated classes at various stages of social development.

Freedom is the recognition of necessity.

Freedom is the recognition of necessity.

The state is nothing but an instrument of opression of one class by another - no less so in a democratic republic than in a monarchy. ---->>>

The proletariat uses the State not in the interests of freedom but in order to hold down its adversaries, and as soon as it becomes possible to speak of freedom the State as such ceases to exist.

The proletariat uses the State not in the interests of freedom but in order to hold down its adversaries, and as soon as it becomes possible to speak of freedom the State as such ceases to exist.

From the first day to this, sheer greed was the driving spirit of civilization. ---->>>

Everything must justify its existence before the judgment seat of Reason, or give up existence. ---->>>

Some laws of state aimed at curbing crime are even more criminal. ---->>>

Look at the Paris Commune. That was the Dictatorship of the Proletariat. ---->>>

The state is not abolished, it withers away. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: German
Born: November 28, 1820
Birthplace: Barmen, Kingdom of Prussia, German Confederation(now Wuppertal, Germany)
Die: August 5, 1895
Occupation: Philosopher
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Friedrich Engels (English: or ; German: [ˈfʁiːdʁɪç ˈɛŋəls]; 28 November 1820 – 5 August 1895) was a German philosopher, social scientist, journalist, and businessman. He founded Marxist theory together with Karl Marx. In 1845, he published The Condition of the Working Class in England, based on personal observations and research in Manchester (wikipedia)