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Posted on 10/27/2017 12:03:05 PM PDT by Sean_Anthony
The greatest good for the greatest number really is: Socialisms big lie
After witnessing how mendacious, megalomaniacal dictators Adolf Hitler and Joseph Stalin used linguistic trickery to tout the greatest good for the greatest number, thereby manipulating whole nations of people into accepting increasingly oppressive levels of collectivism, author George Orwell focused his inimitable satirical skills on debunking the type of social injustice they promoted.
In Animal Farm, Orwell anthropomorphized barnyard creatures to demonstrate how evolution from a progressive welfare state to totalitarian tyranny is a self-replicating cycle. He did so by endowing animal characters with a skill authoritarian autocrats hone to perfection: making lies sound incontrovertibly truthful.
America, under what Madison called a "benign" government influence, became a place of freedom, creativity, productivity, and plenty--enough to share with the world.
Other places, under the spell of these ideas of "socialism" and Utopia, have come and gone, or, if they exist, they are miserable places where tyrannical clowns squelch creativity among the citizens, destroy productivity, produce poverty and gloom, and look to other countries to sustain their people, while the leaders soak up all that the citizens produce.
Yet, in America, the beneficiaries of the Founders' system of free people and limited government prattle on and on about how they're going to "fight" for the little people whose votes they covet in order to keep their dishonest cash flow going!
Yes. Just read The Politically Incorrect Guide to Socialism.
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