Reading Kapital Part VIII “The So-Called Primitive Accumulation” Monday June 9th 6-8pm at the Harold Washington Library in the North Study Room RSVP Via Meetup.com or email firstname.lastname@example.org “Production of surplus-value is the absolute law of this mode of production.” “The relative mass of the industrial reserve-army increases therefore with the potential energy of wealth….
“It is not the consciousness of men that determines their existence, but their social existence that determines their consciousness.” – from the Preface of The Critique
[…] labor became the source of all productivity and the expression of the very humanity of man. -The Human Condition pg 101 To understand labor, property, and wealth in modernity, we will discuss how these came to be understood by the great political thinkers of modernity – Locke, Smith, Marx, and Arendt. To continue our…
[T]he daily fight in which the human body is engaged to keep their world clean and prevent its decay bears little resemblance to heroic deeds; the endurance it needs to repair every day anew the waste of of yesterday is not courage, and what makes the effort painful is not danger but its relentless repetition….