Marx on Capital as a Real God

There is a specific aspect of Marx’s theory of capitalism that isn’t sufficiently emphasised. And that is Marx’s view that capital is an actual entity — a being with a mind of its own that operates independently from us.

Karl Marx’s invisible hand

Marx’s invisible hand is the law of value: it explains how a market economy coordinates the division of labour, and therefore why the prices of commodities bear a lawful relationship to the labour time required to produce them.