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>Cultural Marxism: The Corruption of America  - Nelson Hultberg - AFR.org
What an utter load of garbage!

"They posited that Western civilization, built as it was on the Judeo-Christian religion, had instilled evil values into man -- values of individualism, personal industry, family solidarity, monogamy, private property, patriotism, belief in a Creator God, etc."

So what....Jesus was a capitalist?! Apart from 'Blessed are the poor' and 'It's easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle than for a rich man to enter the kingdom of heaven', and attacking the merchants and money-lenders in the temple for using religion for commercial gain...apart from those things he said relatively little on economics. When he said put down your nets and follow me, how was that promoting individualism and personal industry? When he told the rich young man that obeyed all the commandments to 'sell everything he had and give it to the poor', how was that promoting private property? And patriotism? When did Jesus promote patriotism?

Religion does not have a monopoly on morality. Many people with no religious affiliation believe in monogamy and family solidarity (including many homosexual people as it happens although religious people seem to want to deny them the possibility of enshrining that in law.)

Even more astonishing that you feel the US's problem is Marxism in a climate where the largest banks are committing fraud in markets worth hundreds of trillions but are deemed immune to prosecution, unemployment is rampant, 16% of people are on food stamps, and real wages for the majority have been falling since the 1970s, and the top 5% of the population own 72% of the wealth. I find it difficult to blame 'Cultural marxism' for these realities. The reality is that it no longer matters how hard you work in the US...the dream is broken. People have no hope because capitalism has failed them. Don't make things easy for yourself by branding me a socialist. I know it doesn't work. But there has to be a recognition that capitalism has also...utterly failed.


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Beginning of the headline :"The United States has undergone a cultural, moral and religious revolution. A militant secularism has arisen in this country. It has always had a hold on the intellectual and academic elites, but in the 1960s it captured the young in the universities and the colleges. "This is the basis of the great cultural war we're undergoing.... We are two countries now. We are two countries morally, culturally, socially, and theologically. Cultural wars do not lend themselves to peaceful co-e... Read More
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