The limits of marxist theory

We have pointed repeatedly here to the limits of Marx’s theories of history and the inability of his reductionist scientism to assess the issue of religion.
We need a new formulation of the challenge to capitalism, and a new approach to world history
Karl Marx is widely regarded as one of the most sophisticated theorists of human history. Marx was above all a scientist. He used the term historical materialism to explain that it was the material state of society that produced human relations. Today, perhaps especially in the United States, the mainstream tends to tell us it More

Source: Karl Marx and Religion – CounterPunch.org

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