Answers to Section 5: Dynamics of Revolution

A 60 Being creative and the use of instruments of production. A 61 The productive forces. A 62 Low paid cleaners trying to get better terms and conditions from their employers. Tenants resisting paying exorbitant rents to landlords. A 63 It will bring about the abolition of class society but this has yet to be Read more about Answers to Section 5: Dynamics of Revolution[…]

Answers to Section 4: The Stages of Social Development

A 45 Common ownership of the means of production. A 46 In some isolated parts of the world, e.g. the Amazon rain forest, there are some small tribal groups living in this way but increasingly they are being disrupted by encroachments from surrounding capitalist societies. A 47 The slave owners, the masters, actually own the Read more about Answers to Section 4: The Stages of Social Development[…]

Answers to Section 3: The Material Basis of Society

A 27 Because society usually changes faster than does the geographical environment. A 28 Sometimes there can be sudden and dramatic changes in the natural environment. For example, when a tsunami causes a widespread and devastating impact on human societies. A 29 There is no correlation between the size and density of population and the Read more about Answers to Section 3: The Material Basis of Society[…]

Answers to Section 2: Materialism

Answers to Section 2: Materialism pp. 9-15  A 14 Matter, objective reality. A 15 For the idealist it is the ideas that we hold which determine the nature of the world around us while for the materialist our ideas are a reflection of a world which exists independently of whether or not we are conscious Read more about Answers to Section 2: Materialism[…]