The Hypocrisy of Communism
Why are so many people blind to the appalling history of communism emanating from the likes of Trotsky, Stalin, Castro, and, the biggest mass murderer of all time, Mao Tse Tung? This blindness prevents them from seeing the now blindingly obvious creep of this failed political philosophy into the British Labour Party, openly espoused by their Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell and increasingly enacted by the bully boys of Momentum. The concept of the Brown Shirts from the 1930s are amongst us again with Momentum’s totalitarian views and actions as exposed a couple of days ago in the London Evening Standard.
More needs to be “pushed” into the Twittersphere to expose and inform the gullible about the complete lack of evidence for any success of communist regimes who often begin their infiltration of society in the guise of socialism, (just as Momentum are doing with their supposed care about housing) and this Reblog of an outstanding summary of the Hypocrisy of Communism caught my eye a few days back. The author has done a good job of encapsulating the sorry history of this type of politics and how those perpetrating it have no care for social justice as opposed to a long term search for total power.
What always struck me about communism was the blatant hypocrisy of the revolutionaries and leaders; instead of building examples of Marxist and communist economies, societies and governments they were more interested in imposing communism on the masses. This created the need for a centralized, totalitarian government that could crack down on the people. The biggest, glaring example of communist hypocrisy is the roles revolutionaries and communists always assume they deserve: some sort of commune leader, commissar, re-education minister or another “soft” job. Nobody wants to work 16 hours on a collective farm, break their body down in a mine shaft, or even machine parts critical to the infrastructure and military components of state and society.
I want to work for 16 hours in a gulag… Wait, what?!
This can be seen in Russia and the USSR and in many other communist movements. One example would be Leon Trotsky: with no…
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