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Liberal freedom is cruel and inhumane

As I have been working on my book, I have come to realize more and more clearly how fundamentally amoral and inhumane liberalism is. In a recent article  the philosopher M. G. Piety says: Plato thought the freedoms associated with democracy would ultimately destroy it. I explain to […]

Against cynicism

Cynicism says everything is rotten. Cynicism says everything is corrupt. But cynicism never attacks corruption. Instead it attacks ideals. Why? Because cynicism needs rottenness and corruption. Without these cynicism would itself appear ridiculous. And besides, to attack evil requires an ideal. But cynicism despises all ideals. So cynicism […]

Truth is a lie

An entire society can be built on a mountain of lies. The most fundamental beliefs, the most intensely held convictions, the most intense motivating energy of an entire world can be based on nonsense. Complete nonsense. Deranged nonsense. Nonsense that causes vast suffering. This happens all the time […]

How Stasi was the Stasi?

The popular 2006 film The Lives of Others portrays communist East Germany (the German Democratic Republic) as a grim Orwellian regime of totalitarian surveillance, where secret police in headphones sit hour after hour listening in on people’s most private lives.  It is often claimed that in East Germany one […]

Helpful tips for anticommunists

This classic originally by J. Slavinski. 1. Constantly insist that Marxism is discredited, outdated, and totally dead and buried. Then proceed to build a lucrative career on beating that supposedly ‘dead’ horse for the rest of your working life. 2. Remember, any unnatural death that occurs under a ‘Communist’ regime […]

Fidel Castro as tyrant

“Let’s avoid shilly-shallying back and forth between hailing the Comandante as ‘Heroic Guerrilla’ and decrying another God That Failed.  Fidel Castro was a tyrant who directed a police state.  He was also a superb revolutionary leader, not just early on but throughout his exceedingly long, productive life, and […]

Seize the day!

Ten thousand years is too long. Seize the day! Seize the hour! —Mao Zedong Communism has functioned as one of history’s great energizing ideals. Enormous numbers of people have mobilized and sacrificed to pursue this ideal. Communism has deep roots in our human nature. Roots in empathy, which […]