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The above quotation comes from twelve theses on Feuerbach, from Marx, written in 1845 as short notes and

published by Engels for the first time in 1888 as an appendix of the edition of his work Ludwig Feuerbach and the End of Classical German Philosophy. The Theses on Feuerbach consist of eleven points that criticize theories presented by the philosopher Ludwig Feuerbach in his work. The whole text demonstrates the critique of Marx in relation to the contemplative materialism and idealism, as we can see already in the first thesis: The chief defect of all hitherto existing materialism that of Feuerbach included is that the thing, reality, sensuousness, is conceived only in the form of the object or of contemplation, but not as sensuous human activity, practice, not subjectively. Hence, in contradistinction to materialism, the active side was developed abstractly by idealism which, of course, does not know real, sensuous activity as such. The eleven theses are very concise and summarize the thinking of Marx. At the same time leave room for interpretation. The conclusion of the theses on Feuerbach is with the eleventh and final thesis, The philosophers have only interpreted the world, in various ways; the point is to change it. What one can interpret from the XI thesis on Feuerbach is that it has two main senses. The first meaning, the more easily realized, is that philosophers have only interpreted the world in many ways and that it is necessary to change the world. The second is that this change in the world is exactly based on these interpretations of the philosophers. Marx's thought about the possibility and necessity of changing the world is reflected in his other works in the sense of revolution. The word philosophy comes from the Greek one philosophia, which means friendship to wisdom, a term that was first used by the Greek philosopher Pythagoras in the fifth century BC Philosophy is the pursuit of knowledge, as phenomena of nature, existence, being, truth, values, mind, among others. The methods used to philosophize are primarily conceptual and logical analysis. In this sense we analyze and attempt to comprehend reality. The main question that arises from the eleventh thesis on Feuerbach is about the relationship between philosophy and reality. Would Philosophy stay with this role of interpreting impartially and without influencing the world? Would be Philosophy intended only to understand the world in an impartial manner and without intending to change it?

Regarding the first question, it is easy to notice the influence that philosophy has on the world in form of values that move the politics, economy, values that attempt to identify and solve social and moral problems, and therefore change the history. Regarding the second question, what we can interpret from the Marx's notes is that philosophy has an initial character of interpretation, that should not be seen as an end in itself, but with a larger goal of, from understanding of reality, seeing the world as object of transformation. The scientific and technological progress of the last century brought with it a range of ambiguous effects. While technology has brought ease to our lives in all fields such as communication and medicine, there were also negative effects such as negative impacts on the environment, social inequality, violence, etc. Science and technology carry a power in itself which is, as we have seen, ambiguous. From the scientific knowledge, man has in his hands the power to transform the world. The problem arises if the power of a man becomes a power of domination over other men, or whether science serve as an exploratory way, therefore negative. Also as a result of technological progress, today we clearly see the effects of the so-called globalization. According to Giddens (1990, p. 64), globalization is the intensification of worldwide social relations which link distant localities in such way that local happenings are shaped by events occurring many miles away and vice versa.
Giddens A. 1990. The Consequences of Modernity. Stanford University Press: Stanford, CT, p. 64.

As mentioned, globalization intensifies the chances and speed of the effects of changing the world. This combination,the power of science and globalization, which it is due to the former, makes a lapse generate major consequences throughout the world. To change the world, taking into consideration what we discoursed so far, it would be necessary to know what kind of human actions on the field of science can bring world consequences and what kind of consequences these would be. Just as it is also necessary to study what is a positive and negative impact on the world. For that Ethics serves as limit or northern of Science. Ethics, in turn, should not be a list of acts that should be allowed or prohibited, as in a recipe. That would limit the depth of the questions in different fields and also in the areas of intersection of these fields. The forming of Ethics requires a study of ethical values that should guide all sciences,

including the Humanities. We reach these ethical values with a philosophical study and reflection and, thus, we returne the opening quotation, the eleventh thesis on Feuerbach: The philosophers have only interpreted the world, in various ways; the point is to change it. It is up to philosophers interpret the world and regarding these interpretations, then, scientists must transform it.