Conservatives' Perception of Change in the 19th Century
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Conservatives' Perception of Change in the 19th Century

Explore how conservatives' views on societal change evolved from opposition to acceptance during the 19th century, particularly after the French Revolution. Delve into the shift from resistance to recognizing the inevitability of change while emphasizing respect for tradition.

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What was the main reason socialists were against private property?

Individuals focused only on personal gain, neglecting the welfare of those who made the property productive.

What was Robert Owen's vision for a socialist society?

Building cooperative communities where profits were divided based on work done by members.

What did Louis Blanc propose to replace capitalist enterprises with?

Cooperative associations governed by the state

According to Karl Marx, what was the main issue with industrial society?

<p>Capitalists owning the factories and profiting from workers' labor</p> Signup and view all the answers

Why did some socialists believe that cooperatives could not be built solely through individual initiative?

<p>They believed that collective efforts were necessary for large-scale cooperatives.</p> Signup and view all the answers

What did Friedrich Engels contribute to the socialist ideas discussed in the text?

<p>Further development of arguments against capitalist ownership</p> Signup and view all the answers

How did socialists envision profits being distributed in cooperative associations?

<p>In proportion to the work contributed by each member</p> Signup and view all the answers

Why did socialists believe that society as a whole should control property instead of individual owners?

<p>To ensure a fair distribution of wealth among all members of society</p> Signup and view all the answers

What did some socialists view as the main drawback of private property ownership by individuals?

<p>Diversion of profits away from those who made the property productive</p> Signup and view all the answers

In what way did Karl Marx differ from Robert Owen in their approach towards a socialist society?

<p>Marx emphasized the role of governments in establishing cooperatives, whereas Owen believed in individual efforts.</p> Signup and view all the answers

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