John Locke

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John Locke
Daniel Jimenez
Humanities
The question is asked , how would John Locke respond to Karl Marx\'s statement about private property and how it should be abolished. Karl Marx says that private property is the basically the root cause to all social problems . I believe that his statement is incorrect because 1. It\'s the government\'s job to protect property and regulate it, 2. Without private pr operty there were be no society.
Karl Marx states "The distinguishing feature of communism is not the abolition of property generally, but the abolition of bourgeois property. But the modern bourgeois private property is the final and most complete expression of the system of producing and appropriating products that is based on class antagonisms, on the exploitation of many by the few. In this sense, the theory of communist may be summed up in a single sentence: Abolition of private property." Marx is procommunist and believes the private property sets up a division of class, which essentially sets up a more of a noncommunist society, where everyone makes the same amount of money and it technically means we are all "equal" and that there is really no room for improvement with our

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