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What You Think You Know, You Really Don't

For Lukács, consciousness is economic manifestation. The ridiculousness of this claim is not without value. From a biological perspective, consciousness is a felt experience, and from an economic perspective its a reflection of your monetary worth to society.

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What You Think You Know, You Really Don't

The highest degree of consciousness, the crassest form of 'false consciousness' always manifests itself when the conscious mastery of economic phenomena appears to be at its greatest.

- György Lukács (1885-1971)

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What You Think You Know, You Really Don't

For Lukács, consciousness is economic manifestation. The ridiculousness of this claim is not without value. From a biological perspective, consciousness is a felt experience, and from an economic perspective its a reflection of your monetary worth to society. The former is proximal, the latter is distal, both "material" is their own respect.


György Lukács

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