Freedom Demands Personal Responsibility – Communism Seeks to Destroy it
By David Risselada – BarbWire guest contributor
“Our Constitution was made only for a moral and religious people. It is wholly inadequate to the government of any other.” –John Adams
The above quote was made by John Adams on October 11, 1798 while addressing the Massachusetts Militia. This statement holds a great deal of significance because it not only alludes to the fact that our nation was founded upon Judeo-Christian Principles, it clearly indicates that failure to live up to them, would signify the end of the Constitution.
The fact that The United States was founded as a Christian nation has been the subject of intense political and social debate throughout the past one hundred years as progressives (communists) have sought to change the structural fabric that holds our society together. Our founding fathers had the wisdom, experience and insight to see that the common people needed protection from governments whose sole philosophy on governing placed them, and them alone above all else. This was the reason our Constitution was written, to protect the rights of the people while keeping government in its proper place, as servants and protectors of those rights, not grantors. We were to be employers of government, not employees; government exists at the will of the people and their purpose is to serve, not to rule.
Only by understanding the meaning of the above quote can this system be maintained. In order for there to be liberty, people must understand the importance of personal responsibility and hold a deeply rooted moral conviction that will allow them to stand for truth. The First Amendment, for example, was written explicitly for this purpose; to ensure men would remain free because they were free to pursue the truth, not so people can peddle pornography. As we can clearly see today, truth is the first target of those seeking to suppress free thought.
In many ways, we are witnessing the downfall of this great nation not because tyrants and dictators seek to overthrow us, but because we ourselves have abandoned the ideals the nation was founded upon; thus, inviting the tyrants and dictators in.
For far too long American’s have become complacent while allowing themselves to be distracted from the duties of preserving liberty. For decades we have heard from older generations that “tyranny would never happen here” because the people would not allow it, we have a constitution that guarantees our “inalienable rights,” after all. While it is true that man is born with certain “inalienable rights” which cannot be taken by government, maintaining them means understanding where they come from.
The communists long ago understood that America would never accept communism outright, and transformation would have to be a gradual, subversive process. Antonio Gramsci understood this well as he outlined a plan, commonly known as the long march through the institutions, that entailed slowly infiltrating American culture through government, education and entertainment. He understood that it was the Judeo-Christian ideals of American society that would not allow a philosophy such as communism to take root. Therefore, Christianity must be destroyed. Once people lost their religious and moral roots, the idea of “inalienable rights” and “freedom” would be destroyed, and people could be brought to accept communism.
Through the use of the social sciences like psychology, psychiatry and sociology, the communists have successfully beaten the minds of the American public down by inundating them with lies and Anti-American ideals. Communism has literally been written into our children’s textbooks and it is disguised as a legitimate education. Take the following quote from the “Russian Textbook on Psychopolitics,” page 53.
As an example, here in the United States we have been able to alter the works of William James, and others, into a more acceptable pattern, and to place the tenets of Karl Marx, Pavlov, Lamarck, and the data of Dialectic Materialism into the textbooks of psychology, to such a degree that anyone thoroughly studying psychology becomes at once a candidate to accept the reasonableness of communism.
As every chair of psychology in the United States is occupied by persons in our connection, or who can be influenced by persons in our connection, the consistent employment of such texts is guaranteed. They are given the authoritative ring and they are carefully taught.
Constant pressure in the legislature of the United States can bring about legislation to the effect that every student attending a high school or a university must have classes in psychology.
The tenets of communism teach that man is merely an animal and must be herded by the state in order to ensure fairness and equality. The social sciences seek to master human behavior while eliminating the human factor, and the fact that we have a “free will” which enables us to choose. The communists reject the notion of a free will and teach that we act purely on instinct alone, like other animals, and these instincts must be managed for our own good.
Communism has made great progress in this country by destroying our morality, our religion and our culture. They have essentially created a society of corruption where they intend to offer communism as the final solution. A better understanding of this concept can be obtained by becoming familiar with the 45 declared goals of the Communist Party; some of which include the following-
- Get control of the schools. Use them as transmission belts for socialism and current communist propaganda. Soften the curriculum. Get control of the teachers associations. (Here is the important part) Put the party line in the textbooks.
- Break down cultural standards of morality by promoting pornography and obscenity in books, magazines, motion pictures, radio and t.v.
- Eliminate prayer or any phase of religious expression in the schools on the grounds that it violates the principle of separation of church and state.
It is obvious by looking at these goals and comparing them to what we are currently witnessing in this nation that we are under a full communist assault. Through the use of mental conditioning and “brainwashing” our society has gradually accepted communism as opposed to freedom.
Truthfully, it isn’t because the effects of these brainwashing techniques are so effective that the communists can turn us all into a bunch of automatons. It’s because we have allowed them to get away with it. We are responsible because we didn’t stand and say no when we needed to. We let the tactics of people who lie, cheat and steal convince us that we weren’t compassionate, or that opposing communism was selfish because communism is about total equality. We have allowed ourselves to become beat down by political correctness because it was easier than vigilantly defending the truth. By failing to stand and defend what we believe in we have given credibility to the communist position; that people can be conditioned to accept whatever they are programmed to accept.
To believe that brainwashing and propaganda are the sole cause of our nations “transformation” is to accept the premise that man has no free will, it is to admit that the tenets of communism are right. We can take our nation back America, but we have to return to the nation’s founding principles, and one of those is the realization that liberty requires personal responsibility, and that man, being a creation of God, is capable of living a morally sound life while looking out for the welfare of those in need. Freedom cannot exist if man can be reduced to his lowest level by appealing to his darker, sinful nature. This is exactly what the communists have done; they have reduced man to nothing but another animal that needs to be managed, and because we have found what they were pushing to be pleasurable, reasonable, and just plain easier, we let them do it. Only when we accept responsibility will we be able to take our country back. The choice is yours America.
David Risselada is a freelance writer and researcher. David served in the United States Marine Corps from 1995-1999 and the US Army from 2001-2006. In addition to contributing to FreedomOutpost.com, he writes at Radical Conservative. Follow David on Twitter.
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