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Engels' Socialism: Utopian and Scientific

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"The materialist conception of history starts from the proposition that the production of means to support human life--and next to production, the exchange of things produced--is the basis of all social structure."

Litkicksters: which of the following terms would you use to classify Engel's statement?

1. incorrect, pinko
2. correct, comrade
3. a tad overgeneralized
4. possibly unverifiable
5. most likely accurate with some basis in natural sciences.
6. muy interesante
7. anglo-saxony
8. sentimental
9. irrelevant, pre-digital rhetoric
10. bor-ing
11. harsh, dude
12. ofay
13. patriarchical
14. blasphemy
15. (fill in with your label)