Skip to comments.The Democrats: The Party of Kremlin Dreamers
Posted on 02/12/2019 2:26:53 AM PST by RoosterRedux
n his acceptance speech for the 1970 Nobel Prize in literature, Alexander Solzhenitsyn colorfully described the interdependence between lies and tyranny:
We should not forget that tyranny does not exist alone and cannot exist alone: it is inevitably interwoven with lie. Between them is the most virtual, the deepest of natural bonds: tyranny has no other cover but lie, and lie cannot be sustained without tyranny.The first phase of the ideological assault embodies a combination of myths and fictions. Myths represent the theological aspect of the socialist religion -- the source of conviction for true believers. The fictions are to condition the masses to repel reason and accept a set of beliefs that the masses will regard as positive in support of an egalitarian hierarchy of values.
Lies have acquired the status of policies that have international and domestic implications. In many instances they are so far outside the realm of objective reality that it feels as if we have reached the threshold of forsaking common sense and reason. The most bizarre and ridiculous arguments are brought forward in support of insane policies, and are taken seriously when a brain MRI or an examination by a psychiatrist is in order: a wall would not protect our borders, voter IDs disenfranchise voters, businesses do not produce jobs, economic inequality is an impediment to prosperity, spreading the wealth around is good for everybody, including those whose wealth will be spread around, etc. The more outrageous and more bizarre the ideas are, the more media coverage they get.
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Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. We didn’t pass it to our children in the bloodstream. It must be fought for, protected, and handed on for them to do the same.
To bad that students dont read Solzhenitsyn in school. They probably dont even know what the Soviet Union gulag was.
I don’t think so. Stodgy old Eastern European Stalinist states were totalitarian and tyrannical, but they weren’t bat guano insane with stuff like “gay rights,” “transgenderism,” and “animal rights.”
The goal of socialism is to move power from the productive and moral to unproductive and evil...
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