Skip to comments.DíSouza: The Left Isnít Just Tearing Down History, Theyíre Rewriting It
Posted on 09/17/2017 5:28:47 AM PDT by davikkm
Bestselling author and filmmaker Dinesh DSouza spoke with Breitbart News Daily SiriusXM host Raheem Kassam regarding the lefts assault on monuments, including protesters who recently shrouded a statue of Thomas Jefferson at the University of Virginia in black. DSouza said its important for conservatives to realize that it isnt merely about taking down history, as some have claimed. Thats actually not what theyre up to, he said.
Theyre not merely taking down history. Theyre trying to promote their own very selective reading of history, he went on.
Said DSouza, What the left is doing is targeting the types of monuments that further its narrative, the so-called big lie going on here, is to project all the sins of the Democratic Party onto either the white man, the South, or America.
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The left can’t coexist with truth, or, now that I think of it, with Christianity. They are inimical to both. With the left false is truth, immoral is moral and vices are virtues.
Michelle Obama declared during Obama’s reign that ‘our history and traditions would have to CHANGE.’
Man, he wrote that way back in 1984?
There is a reason for this.
If the left can successfully eradicate knowledge of history, then people currently living have no idea how we got to where we are. Then the left can impose an absolutely bleak and miserable present on people who have no idea that life was better before the left took control. And the left can keep the people in check by indoctrinating them constantly with the mantra that they’re working to create a glorious utopia, which will take place sometime in the future if only people will be patient and accept leftist totalitarianism in the present.
Disouza: President can define terms such as “extremism” in the Congressional resolution so as to (correctly) include and even focus on antifa and its cohorts.
The novel, 1984, was published in 1949. Animal Farm was published in 1947. Orwell died in 1951
We need to use the Dept of Education to institute standards for textbooks before we shut it down... History being the most important subject to correct. and have the governors mirror the reqs. on a state level.
If Orwell had live to see today he’d be a very old man.
And he’d be blacklisted as an extremist. He dared speak out against Stalinists in the West.
The corollary to the notion that “people currently living have no idea how we got to where we are” is that they will not know WHO they are, nor WHERE they are.
Then the vacuum of not only history, but identity can be carefully molded to suit.Turning your neighbor in to the State for some transgression becomes common place and acceptable.
In addition, imprisoning and executing people for wrong thinking becomes common place and acceptable, remarkably by people who cannot stand the thought of punishing an criminal for demonstrable criminal acts.
We’ve been through all this before, in the USSR, China, all the way up to modern Venezuela. There are differences in details, but the end result is always the same. This is another reason those who would impose such a system here want to eradicate history. Somehow, by preventing people from knowing the abject failure that socialism always produces, the socialists can make it work—this time.
His books were required reading in College in the 1960s, as were Marx and Ayn Rand.
The book is not about Communism/Stalinism or Nazism. It is about totalitarianism that goes beyond Communism/Stalinism and Nazism, which are implemented to lead to a paradise. Winston faced totalitarianism which was object of totalitarianism. The object of power is power.
DSouza 'gets it'....
“Woe to those who call evil good and good evil.”
The 50th edition of animal farm has an essay by him that spells it out.
He’d fought on behalf of Socialism but became disillusioned when he saw US and UK Communists denying or accepting the horrors of Stalinism (later Mao and Che).
There are Communists in the West who want the existing culture (people and history) DEAD.
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