God 's Resemblance From The Perspective Of Religion And Politics

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God’s resemblance to Marx From the perspective of Religion and politics, the image of Karl Marx and God comparison on page 13 of Persepolis seems to prove that Satarpi’s faith had been politicized, her faith was shaken and she seemed to doubt if her innocent relationship with God, and her childhood dream of being a prophet would solve the problems of equality she had, after being enlightened by a comic book entitled Dialectic Materialism, of which she had read, Satarpi begun to lean towards the beliefs of Karl Marx, this being so she conceals her feelings towards Marx whenever she is in the presence of God, for instance when she is seated with God at the table she seemed less attentive to the conversation God was making with her, it was almost as if she was tuning him out and paid no relevance whatsoever to the conversation at hand, this was mainly because addressing the issue of her changing her mind made her feel uncomfortable, since it was never her intention to let him down in anyway. Satarpi was a revolutionist, or at least saw herself as one, she believed that no one should be superior, that all humans should be equal, she wanted the power to change things but yet didn’t want superiority, hence her decision to become more interested in Marxism than her childhood dream of being a prophet, from her readings Satarpi discovered that her version of God or what she perceived God as, was similar to Karl Marx, she saw Marx as a man who believed in the same things she
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