Peter Singer & the "Quality of Life" Ethic (was Re: Replying toMarta...)
farmelantj at SPAMjuno.com
Sun Dec 10 12:44:25 MST 2000
On Sat, 9 Dec 2000 16:17:06 -0800 "Macdonald Stainsby" <mstainsby at tao.ca>
> > Has anyone read Marx's thoughts on suicides?
> > Yoshie
> It's been awhile, but if I recall it was around the same dynamic as
> that of alienation
> and religion- that it can be used as an escape from the pain
> inflicted by the capitalist
> system. In the light of what *causes* it, it is the bourgeoisie who
> effectively would be
> the murderers of workers who opt out. This is all sketchy memory
I was wondering if anyone has attempted to relate Marx's thoughts
on suicides with those of Durkheim's. I suppose that would get us
into a discussion of how Marx's concept of alienation is to be
related with Durkheim's notion of anomie.
Going back to Intro. Soc. 101.
GET INTERNET ACCESS FROM JUNO!
Juno offers FREE or PREMIUM Internet access for less!
Join Juno today! For your FREE software, visit:
More information about the Marxism