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'If I Were the Devil'(Warning for a Nation) Paul Harvey
http://www.angelfire.com/ak2/intelligencerreport/if.html ^

Posted on 03/21/2012 8:13:52 AM PDT by navysealdad

This speech was broadcast by legendary ABC Radio commentator Paul Harvey on April 3, 1965: If I were the Devil . . . I mean, if I were the Prince of Darkness, I would of course, want to engulf the whole earth in darkness. I would have a third of its real estate and four-fifths of its population, but I would not be happy until I had seized the ripest apple on the tree, so I should set about however necessary to take over the United States. I would begin with a campaign of whispers. With the wisdom of a serpent, I would whisper to you as I whispered to Eve: “Do as you please.” “Do as you please.” To the young, I would whisper, “The Bible is a myth.” I would convince them that man created God instead

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TOPICS: Chit/Chat
KEYWORDS: 1965; commentary; paulharvey

1 posted on 03/21/2012 8:14:02 AM PDT by navysealdad
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To: navysealdad

I heard this a few days ago. prophetic. just what obama is doing.


2 posted on 03/21/2012 8:19:23 AM PDT by television is just wrong
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To: television is just wrong

i heard this today.. very prophetic is right


3 posted on 03/21/2012 8:23:05 AM PDT by markman46 (engage brain before using keyboard!!!)
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To: navysealdad

Glenn Beck just played that clip on his radio show. Listening to it with the understanding that it was recorded in 1965 will make the hair stand up on the back of your neck.


4 posted on 03/21/2012 8:26:00 AM PDT by andy58-in-nh (America does not need to be organized: it needs to be liberated.)
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To: navysealdad

There doesn’t seem to be enough impediment to Satan’s plans for America these days. Things seem to be rolling along quite nicely for him. Where good is called bad, and bad is held aloft as good.


5 posted on 03/21/2012 8:28:01 AM PDT by ZX12R (FUBO GTFO 2012 ! We should take off and Newt washington from orbit.)
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To: andy58-in-nh
Listening to it with the understanding that it was recorded in 1965 will make the hair stand up on the back of your neck.

I heard it, as well; and I couldn't agree with you more...

6 posted on 03/21/2012 8:35:24 AM PDT by who knows what evil? (G-d saved more animals than people on the ark...www.siameserescue.org.)
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To: navysealdad

Re-post where ever you can . . . so many just don’t get it.


7 posted on 03/21/2012 8:35:52 AM PDT by adc
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To: television is just wrong

I heard this a few days ago. prophetic. just what obama is doing.


obama is carrying it on.

Woodstock was the first big visual indicator that things were headed in the wrong direction.


8 posted on 03/21/2012 8:38:18 AM PDT by unkus (Silence Is Consent)
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To: navysealdad

Paul Harvey also said the following: “WHEN YOUR OUTGO EXCEEDS YOUR INCOME, YOUR UPKEEP WILL BE YOUR DOWNFALL.”


9 posted on 03/21/2012 8:38:53 AM PDT by Graewoulf (( obama"care" violates the 1890 Sherman Anti-Trust Law, AND is illegal by the U.S. Constitution.))
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To: ZX12R

The Screwtape Letters


10 posted on 03/21/2012 8:39:36 AM PDT by Nifster
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To: ZX12R

If you care to, look up 2 Timothy 3: 1-7


11 posted on 03/21/2012 8:40:23 AM PDT by unkus (Silence Is Consent)
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To: navysealdad

Stunningly prophetic.

Yet... in 1965, Charles Shultz barely got “A Charlie Brown Christmas” approved by ABC, because of the Bible references.

And prayer had already been removed from govt schools.

So Paul may have been extrapolating from the cultural revolution already underway.


12 posted on 03/21/2012 8:40:55 AM PDT by St_Thomas_Aquinas (Viva Christo Rey!)
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To: markman46

I grew up every summer when I was home listening to Paul Harvey at lunchtime throughly enjoyable uplifting man.


13 posted on 03/21/2012 8:43:05 AM PDT by television is just wrong
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To: unkus

2 Timothy 3: 1-7

1 But mark this: There will be terrible times in the last days. 2 People will be lovers of themselves, lovers of money, boastful, proud, abusive, disobedient to their parents, ungrateful, unholy, 3 without love, unforgiving, slanderous, without self-control, brutal, not lovers of the good, 4 treacherous, rash, conceited, lovers of pleasure rather than lovers of God— 5 having a form of godliness but denying its power. Have nothing to do with such people.

6 They are the kind who worm their way into homes and gain control over gullible women, who are loaded down with sins and are swayed by all kinds of evil desires, 7 always learning but never able to come to a knowledge of the truth.


14 posted on 03/21/2012 8:45:23 AM PDT by ZX12R (FUBO GTFO 2012 ! We should take off and Newt washington from orbit.)
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To: navysealdad

Home Viewing Bookmark.


15 posted on 03/21/2012 8:46:39 AM PDT by Sergio (An object at rest cannot be stopped! - The Evil Midnight Bomber What Bombs at Midnight)
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To: navysealdad

How can we verify that this was made in 1965? Several sites say that Harvey “published” the written version of this in the early 1990s.

Is there a way to verify the age of the audio?


16 posted on 03/21/2012 8:50:31 AM PDT by FreeAtlanta (Liberty and Justice for ALL)
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To: ZX12R

Excellent post...I have read this many times, and never tire of reading it again.


17 posted on 03/21/2012 8:52:11 AM PDT by who knows what evil? (G-d saved more animals than people on the ark...www.siameserescue.org.)
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To: ZX12R

It’s a perfect description of today.


18 posted on 03/21/2012 9:00:12 AM PDT by unkus (Silence Is Consent)
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To: television is just wrong

Yes, at noon we’d sit and listen to paul Harvey as we ate lunch. We were kids and enjoyed him. Today the kids would laugh at him.


19 posted on 03/21/2012 9:02:17 AM PDT by unkus (Silence Is Consent)
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To: navysealdad

With the wisdom of a serpent, I would whisper to you as I whispered to Eve: “Do as you please.” “Do as you please.”

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Moral equivalence and non-judgmentalism, are fundamentally important tools in Satan’s workshop.


20 posted on 03/21/2012 9:05:06 AM PDT by EyeGuy (2012: When the Levee Breaks)
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To: FreeAtlanta

From googling, I gather that in 1993, he read this 1964/5 article on the air.


21 posted on 03/21/2012 9:10:00 AM PDT by St_Thomas_Aquinas (Viva Christo Rey!)
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To: unkus
It’s a perfect description of today.

Difficult if not impossible to deny, and in a headlong rush to make it even worse. Certainly the bill will come due for the fools that are to blame, and probably soon.
22 posted on 03/21/2012 9:10:33 AM PDT by ZX12R (FUBO GTFO 2012 ! We should take off and Newt washington from orbit.)
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To: All

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23 posted on 03/21/2012 9:17:30 AM PDT by Maverick68
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To: navysealdad

It’s the last line: “In other words, if I were Satan, I’d just keep on doing what he’s doing.”

It’s what he has always done. Satan can only win if no one recognizes him for who he is. The first thing he needs to do is convince everyone that there is no God, for if there is no God, there is no Heaven. Therefore, there is no Hell, there is no Satan, and there is no evil. No sin.

He can only win if he gets people to buy into that. And he does so with rationalizations. Every sin requires one to go from thought to deed.

It won’t hurt me.
It won’t hurt anyone.
Nobody will know.
I’ll do it only once.
It will be fun.
It’s really not that bad.
It’s my life.
Everyone else is doing it.
I deserve it.
They deserve it (the worst kind of rationalization)

“Surely you will not die.”


24 posted on 03/21/2012 9:24:01 AM PDT by henkster (Andrew Breitbart would not have apologized.)
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To: ZX12R

Calling it “Satan’s plan” is a bit foolish I think. Satan might think it’s his plan, but God’s ultimately in control. Satan thought he came up with the idea of killing off the Messiah too, look how that turned out...


25 posted on 03/21/2012 9:36:49 AM PDT by Boogieman
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To: television is just wrong

i did too, and later I would listen at lunch time at work


26 posted on 03/21/2012 10:26:16 AM PDT by markman46 (engage brain before using keyboard!!!)
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mark


27 posted on 03/21/2012 11:06:49 AM PDT by JDoutrider
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