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Single Idea 22368

[catalogued under 24. Political Theory / D. Ideologies / 11. Capitalism]

Full Idea

It is easier to imagine the end of the world than it is to imagine the end of capitalism.

Gist of Idea

It is hard to imagine the end of capitalism


Mark Fisher (Capitalist Realism [2009], 1)

Book Reference

Fisher,Mark: 'Capitalist Realism' [Zero Books 2009], p.2

A Reaction

His book addresses the question of whether complacently accepting capitalism is the right attitude. I read it because I am complacently resigned to living with capitalism. If we started again, would capitalism be a rational choice?