Tag: Marx

Industrial societies

Until industrialism, the main source of energy used in everyday activities was human and animals power. At the beginning of the Industrial Revolution around the 1750s, mills and factories started to rely on an absolutely new technology – flowing water and later – steam to power the ever-larger machinery...

Hunting and gathering societies

Let us start with hunting and gathering societies that refers to simple technology for hunting animals and gathering vegetation. From the emergence of our species until about 12,000 years ago, all humans were hunters and gatherers. It is interesting that hunting and gathering societies remained common up to several...

Status anxiety: we are more than what we do (video)

In our modern world, the positions that we are taking in the professional life became extremely important for how we are described as human beings. With that comes cognitive pressure of being afraid to be misjudged or judged only from a very simplistic angle. Status anxiety is a constant...

What is the common sense?

We live in an extremely interesting and complicated world – at our times we have more resources and wealth that was ever thought to be accessible for humankind. We live in a world where technically everyone could have a house, a car, a TV, an education, and all other...