- (Especially in Marxist theory) a way of thinking that prevents a person from perceiving the true nature of their social or economic situation.More example sentences
- Biology produces the very heroism my friend would ascribe to false consciousness.
- We on the left console ourselves with mutterings about false consciousness.
- For Marx, democracy was an engine of false consciousness.
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