The Alineation of Modern Man

GULFER ULAS

“It is not the consciousness of men that determines their being, but, on the contrary, their social being that determines their consciousness.” ― Karl Marx, A Contribution to the Critique of Political Economy

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Ok, I am not saying that I completely agree with Marxist theory from many aspects, but, I’ve been thinking over his alineation theory lately more than I do. I think his theory is quite relavant today where the specializing very rare and boring.

We are living, so we are told, through a paradoxial world. In other words, full of contradiction currently revealing among modern worlds issues. On the one hand, the endless sources of capitalism pumps so many alternatives in many ways and we never feel the absence of anything, but, on the contrary, economical and social aspects narrows everything in our life. Despite the huge sources of capital world, the rate of employment is rapidly rising…

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BE A FEMINIST

GULFER ULAS

” Change your life today. Don’t gamble on the future, act now, without delay.” –  Simon de Beauvoir

This is an article about to reinterpret the modern feminism.

To me, true feminisim is not about to sitting around and moaning about the lack of opportunity in womens’ life, but women1actively encouraging other women to get most of theirs. When I decided to take my time to focus on feminism issue it seems to mean that if you are a woman, who believes that man and woman are equal, then you are a feminist.  But after many sleepless night, I do not necessarily think that this is true. Feminism is a movement, it is not just to be a word used to say any woman with a good attitude in a privileged society.

This is why I think International Women’s Day is so important. It is a significant reminder that feminism…

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Emergence of Woman in Political Life

GULFER ULAS

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In the late 1980’s discussions over women’s role in political, social, and economical was hardly made regarding the changes in the countries. Interestingly, the first highlighting was made by ‘Perestroika’ in the Soviet Union, and since then, economical reform throughout Eastern Europe was being thoroughly analysed. With the significant research of feminists, the role of women has dynamically turned into a positive perspective where societies used to have taken a second look abou it. Thus women have slowly been a part of the examinations and identified as dynamic individuals towards changes. Simultaneously, there has been major carelessness of comparative evaluation of men and women, and as a result of this, Eastern Europe experienced revolutions rooted by cultural and religious identity conflicts.

The Helsinki Conference – 1991, however, pointed out the attention of women’s role in society under…

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