The reading selection asserted that the Marxist vision of
heaven on earth that will come after the revolution gets
rid of scarcity by assuming:
the end of greed.
the abolition of private property.
abundance caused by technology.
The development of the Benedictine
monastery can be seen as an attempt to create a
small-scaled utopia. It is an attempt to get as close to
heaven on earth as is possible. To do that, there is an
attempt to minimize the problem of scarcity.
Abolish private property.
Use division of labor and
specialization to increase production.