a tendency to consider material possessions and physical comfort as more important than spiritual values.
PHILOSOPHYthe doctrine that nothing exists except matter and its movements and modifications.———————————-
“An understanding of Marx’s philosophy of history requires an understanding of Hegel as it was through critical confrontation with Hegel’s philosophy that many of Marx’s ideas were formed. History for Hegel moved along an inevitable path motored by a dialectic. It was the evolution of the geist or spirit, a non-mythical potential to be realised. The highest expression of the spirit for Hegel was freedom; history is the progress of the spirit against obstacles to reach its ultimate goal.”
Hegel formulated the Hegelian Dialectic–the primary concept that is used to run the world today (satan is the ruler of the world–social order and systems established by humans who do not recognized God as Sovereign).