Marxism and Morality
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Marx’s attitude toward morality was complex and ambivalent, and by and large the Marxist tradition has followed him here, at least as far as the ambivalence is concerned and sometimes with the sense of complexity as well. There are, of course, other self-images in the society; most of them are not terribly distant from the publicly approved self-images, although, upon occasion, some are quite distant. It is crucial not to turn ideology or being ideological into an epistemological issue about how the people can know or into a claim about what can be true or false. The great masses of people have little in the way of possibilities for leisure or (far more importantly) for control over their own lives. While Sweden is indeed a better place in which to live than is the United States, injustice just goes with capitalism, any capitalism at all.