A brief look at the world of Karl Marx
The best way to refute Marxism is to read what Karl Marx said. Not rely on what others say he said. After reading the Communist Manifesto, which was first published in 1848, most can rely on common sense to realise the evil that has been perpetuated in the name of equality. Karl Marx only ever had one employee and she was never paid a penny. Her name was Helene Demuth and she was the housekeeper. That is exploitation for you. Like the poor, hypocrites will always be with us. Nonetheless, Karl Marx took hypocrisy to another level, as do many of his adherents. The writing of Marx is nonsensical.
Here is a random example from the 1888 edition published in London of the Communist Manifesto:
“But if selling and buying disappears, free selling and buying disappears also. This talk about free selling and buying, and all the other ‘brave words’ of our bourgeoisie about freedom in general, have a meaning, if any, only in contrast with restricted selling and buying, with the fettered traders of the Middle Ages, but have no meaning when opposed to the Communistic abolition of buying and selling, of the bourgeois conditions of production, and of the bourgeois itself.”
Just throw a few thousand words in the air and add the words ‘bourgeoisie’ and ‘bourgeois’ within the context of class hatred and hatred of Christianity and tradition and you can write your very own Communist Manifesto.
Alexandr Solzhenitsyn knew a thing or two about Marxism. He was sentenced to eight years imprisonment in Soviet Gulags by people who were brainwashed or intimidated into being part of a corrupt system that was anti-humanity. How any otherwise intelligent person can take any value from Marxist ideology is a mystery.
Yet this has happened in the West. The UK is not only culturally Marxist – in the form of political correctness – but now has an economic system that fulfils half of the ten planks espoused by Karl Marx in his infamous manifesto.
For example, Karl Marx argued for heavy progressive or graduated income tax. In 1888 in England this was about 1%. Today taxes; Income Tax, VAT, Council Tax, N.I. contributions and many other forms of taxation are, in total, so heavy that many people in England must work for six months each year before working the rest of the year for themselves – that is gaining the fruits of their labour rather than paying the state in ever increasing forms of taxation. Marxism has enslaved the very people it promises freedom. Karl Marx said, “the working Man has no country.”
Can anyone, therefore, be surprised that the mainstream media often promote platitudes as slogans? For instance, A world without borders? This slogan is heard on news channels in America and throughout the world, and has become a well-worn left liberal platitude.
Until Brexit Britannia had lost control of her borders and the UK was subject to supranational interests. National sovereignty was to make way for an EU with ever-increasing powers in the UK, which few wanted at the time of its introduction into a British way of life. Had people been properly informed by their politicians of that time about the real reason for joining what was known then as the Common Market I doubt whether the UK would have become part of a Federal State for very long. As we now know the ambition of those at the top of the EU was always political and not just economic. The EU is the beginning of a globalist agenda and a New World Order.
Alexandr Solzhenitsyn wrote about his experience of life under a Soviet system based on Marxist ideas in The Gulag Archipelago, which must rank as the book of the 20th century. He writes:
“It’s a system without an independent press; a system without an independent judiciary; where the people have no influence either on external or internal policy; where any thought which is different from what the state thinks is crushed.”
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