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    Imagine a society in which there are no social classes: no differences in people's wealth, income, and life chances.

    1. What would such a society be like?

    2. Would it be stable or would its social structure change over time?

    3. How would you apply Max Weber's theory to this scenario? Provide examples.

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    1. Imagine a society in which there are no social classes-no differences in people's wealth, income, and life chances. What would such a society be like? Would it be stable or would its social structure change over time? How would you apply Max Weber's theory to this scenario? Provide examples.

    This is difficult to imagine as our society is capitalistic, where we get paid more of less based on education and occupation, setting up classes based on economic bases. For example, imagine getting paid the same for being a waiter or a doctor. Imagine not being able to dream dreams of having a life other than the same life your neighbors had. Who would train years to be a doctor if they could get the same pay for a job that didn't need any university or education?

    This WAS Karl Marx's definition of the ideal society. For example, the problem with this notion of quality is that an ideal society like this would need a ruler or ...

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