Vic Biorseth, Friday, March 27, 2009
Here we present our argument refuting Marxism, Socialism and Communism, as defined by Marx and Engles, as pseudo-science, or Scientism, devoid of all scientific evidences or proofs.
1: The Scientific Method.
Any new hypothesis elevated to the level of scientific theory must first be supported by an overwhelming preponderance of multiple independently sourced scientific evidences supporting it and none refuting it. These evidences may be in the form of solid empirical evidences, in easily duplicable (and already duplicated) experiments, or both, with supporting consensus among all recognized experts in the field, and all results published. This process normally takes a great deal of time.
After the original proponent first satisfies himself through meticulous and objective gathering of evidences and successful experiments, his theory is then made public. New hypotheses are always expected to be openly published for peer review with elaborate explanations of duplicable observation and experiment, so that others may go through the same or similar processes themselves in a completely independent manner.
A period of objective independent criticism follows, during which the independent critics proactively seek to confirm or refute the hypothesis in the laboratory and the field. Upon complete or overwhelming independent confirmation the hypothesis may be elevated to the exalted level of a scientific theory. Upon the lack of independent confirmation, the hypothesis will be refuted.
2: Our Argument.
We submit that Marxist hypotheses regarding such topics as dialectic materialism, historical materialism, evolution of society, class struggle and its relationship to war, the inevitability of Communism, the nature of Communism and even the nature of Socialism and more – virtually all of the theoretical socio-economic output of Marx and Engles have never been properly subjected to the Scientific Method described above.
What these hypotheses describe:
You can see original observations of Marx and Engles from which they inferred these hypotheses at the definition of Marxism page. The entire theory is based solely upon these observations and inferences of Karl Marx and Friedrich Engles. You can see more detail on the entire subject at the actual Marxism page itself.
Materialism. If anyone anywhere in all of recorded history has ever observed or produced any empirical material evidence that matter is all there is and all there ever was, then lay that evidence out on the public table before us so that we all may observe it in the same light. The exact same empirical evidence must be available to every one us, so that we may each independently make our own observations and experiments and do our own critiques by objectively putting this theory to the test.
If no such empirical evidence has ever been observed or produced by more than one observer in all of recorded history, and cannot even be made to be observable by anyone else, then the whole notion of materialism must be abandoned as a scientific theory in the interest of preserving the integrity of science itself.
Historical materialism. If anyone anywhere in all of recorded history has ever observed a continuous string of historical events that prove all wars were caused by class struggle – labor versus employer – and resulted in social evolutionary steps toward Communism, then lay that historical evidence out on the public table before us so that we all may observe it in the same light. The exact same sources of the history, and other sources, must be available to every one us; then we may each independently make our own observations and experiments and do our own critiques by objectively putting this theory to the test.
If no such certain history has ever been deciphered out of all of social history by more than one objective observer in all of recorded history, and cannot even be made to be observable by anyone else, then the whole notion of historical materialism must be abandoned as a scientific theory in the interest of preserving the integrity of science itself.
We have now had Marxist theory with us for some 140 years or more; ample time for direct scientific observation.
Communism. If anyone anywhere in all of recorded history has ever observed a social state of Communism exactly as Marx described it, then lay the evidence of it out on the public table before us so that we all may observe it in the same light. The exact same evidence must be available to every one of us; then we may each independently make our own observations and experiments and do our own critiques by objectively putting this theory to the test.
If no such evidence has ever been recorded out of all of social history by more than one objective observer, in all of recorded history, and cannot even be shown or made observable by anyone else, then the whole notion of Communism must be abandoned as a scientific theory in the interest of preserving the integrity of science itself.
Socialism. If anyone anywhere in all of recorded history has ever observed a social state of Socialism exactly as Marx described it, then lay the evidence of it out on the public table before us so that we all may observe it in the same light. The exact same evidence must be available to every one of us; then we may each independently make our own observations and experiments and do our own critiques by objectively putting this theory to the test.
If no such evidence has ever been recorded out of all of social history by more than one objective observer, in all of recorded history, and cannot even be shown or made observable by anyone else, then the whole notion of Socialism must be abandoned as a scientific theory in the interest of preserving the integrity of science itself.
I submit that every single historical case of any nation calling itself Communist or Socialist throughout history was and/or is in fact a dictatorship, some of which were dressed up in deceptive clothing and hidden behind purposeful disinformation.
Marxism is, in truth, Idealized Jealousy.
Marxism is not a reaction against the failure of the Capitalism to fairly organize economic output. It is, rather, a reaction against the comparative success among people produced by simple free market commerce. It is a protest against the seeming unfairness of someone being poorer than someone else, or of someone being richer than someone else. The youthful or naïve idealist toys with the promises of Communism because these promises offer some semblance of perfection in the worldly order. That is to say, the dream of Communism offers equality of success.
Ethos – a common morality held by a culture – is what drives or directs the behavior of a people and forms their foundational basis for their civil law. Western Culture’s common morality stems from Natural Law which comes from Divine Revelation, and it includes those human rights held by Western society to be inalienable, because they originate not with man, but with God.
But Marxism is purely materialistic. There are no inalienable rights. If man has any rights at all they are granted by The Party under Socialism, or by unanimous consensus under Communism. Marxism directly attacks Western religion and its morality. Once the original cultural common sense of right and wrong has been either eliminated in a culture, or called into question in someone’s mind, the ethic of achieving economic equality, even through force, begins to idealistically drive the behavior of all who adopt this new Marxist way of thinking.
Economic equality becomes a super-worthy end. It becomes easier to say that the ends justify the means. What previously would have been immoral becomes ethical. Economic immorality – stealing private property – becomes justified, because you cannot make an omelet without breaking some eggs. Ultimately, when all vestiges of the previous morality are gone, the ideologue, in the interest of furthering the Marxist ethic of economic equality, may even be moved by his utopian idealism to say to someone shut up and get on the cattle car. Or worse. History has proved it, again and again.
Marxism is a Fad of the Elite, pure and simple. Nothing more and nothing less. Since birth, it simply became extremely popular among the intelligentsia, the upper class and the pseudo-sophisticated. There is nothing scientific about it, since no real science has ever been applied to it. It has morphed into a belief system, a quasi-religion, based on faith alone. It is now taught almost as dogma in schools all over the world. The damage it has done to truth is incalculable. Taken axiomatically by everyone, it forms the foundation for many other theories, all of which may now be seen to stand on quicksand.
Scientism. I have spoken elsewhere on this site about Scientism and its past and current champions. Some example pages are The Enlightenment and Scientism, Scientism and Silly Assed Consensus, Richard Dawkins, and his adoring retinue of idiotic bobble-headed-dolls, just to name a few.
We have reached a point where real scientists in various related and unrelated disciplines base new hypothesis at least partially on the educationally inculcated belief that Marxism is true. A scientific theory, we have all learned, is taken to be axiomatic; a given. We don’t bother to put them to the test. Science that has gone before enables us to stand on the shoulders of those who have already proved the established scientific theories. If the modern scientist has to test everything that has gone before, no real scientific progress can be made. That is why science relies heavily on established scientific theory, which is assumed to be supported by an overwhelming preponderance of evidence.
But Marx’s universally embraced theory is nothing more than an unsubstantiated, purely subjective set of personal hypotheses, and nothing more. Popularity and consensus has nothing to do with it. A scientific theory may either be scientifically substantiated, or it may not. This theory cannot stand the test of science.Yet today we see that an overwhelming majority among TTRSTF4 , TTRSPTF5 and TTRSJTF6 dogmatically embracing Marxism and refusing to even consider the slightest possibility of its falsification. And that’s where it stands.
Never have any separate and independent scientists ever observed and analyzed the same Marxist phenomena and arrived at the same conclusions regarding them. There is no independent substantive evidence of the existence of a Communism or a Socialism as Marx defined them. Just a whole lot of pure conjecture and consensus.
And yet, this purely faith-based belief system, or religion, of Marxism feels solidly secure in its scientistic consensus, and in public acceptance of its tenets. All Marxists will immediately band together against anyone who questions the religion of Marxism, in unanimous support of militant and aggressive counter attacks. Question the core, central dogmas of Marxism and the unanimous response from all Marxists will be SNRTACBT7 that Karl Marx’s theory is in any way in question. Or, STNSEACPB8 that Marxism isn’t a scientific fact.
Consensus trumps objective reality.
Beam me up, Scotty; there is no science down here.
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Date: Tue Dec 08 02:07:08 2009
From: Roaring Fish
"We submit that Marxist hypotheses regarding such topics as dialectic materialism, historical materialism, evolution of society, class struggle and its relationship to war, the inevitability of Communism, the nature of Communism and even the nature of Socialism and more – virtually all of the theoretical socio-economic output of Marx and Engles have never been properly subjected to the Scientific Method described above."
Your whole premise is flawed: Marxism is a political philosophy, not a hypothesis. As it is not a hypothesis your argument that it has not been proven scientifically is irrelevant. In fact, one of the more intelligent criticisms of Marxism is that it is basically a negative ideology, amounting to little more than a criticism of capitalism.
I think you are confusing Marxism with Marxist economics, which is a theory though still not a hypothesis, and has been proven to work in practice. Marx's Labour Theory of Value is now fundamental to economic forecasting.
Now to the factual errors.
1) "Materialism; the belief in the existence of nothing but matter hinted at by Darwinism."
This is not even close to being what materialism means. Materialism is the argument that society is shaped by it's ability to produce material goods, in contrast to idealism that says society is shaped by ideas. From The German Ideology:
'The nature of individuals thus depends on the material conditions determining their production.'
2)"Historical materialism; the belief that human history, like the evolution of the physical universe and the evolution of life forms, is the record of the evolution of human society prompted primarily by class struggle."
This too is inaccurate. Historical Materialism is the argument that the development of a society's political and social structures can be traced through it's ability to produce material goods. From The German Ideology:
'Empirical observation must in each separate instance bring out empirically, and without any mystification and speculation, the connection of the social and political structure with production. The social structure and the State are continually evolving out of the life-process of definite individuals, but of individuals, not as they may appear in their own or other people’s imagination, but as they really are; i.e. as they operate, produce materially, and hence as they work under definite material limits, presuppositions and conditions independent of their will.'
3)"The hypothesis that all past wars were motivated at their root by class struggle."
Marx, quite simply, never said such a thing. In fact, he was very careful not to say anything like that, and described historical materialism as nothing more than a guideline to historic research. From 'A Contribution to the Critique of Political Economy':
"I use 'historical materialism' to designate the view of the course of history, which seeks the ultimate causes and the great moving power of all important historic events in the economic development of society, in the changes in the modes of production and exchange, with the consequent division of society into distinct classes and the struggles of these classes."
4)"The hypothesis that an unpleasant yet necessary intermediary phase of social evolution is what all Marxist revolutionaries should be striving for is the state of Socialism, or the dictatorship of the proletariat, which will forcefully confiscate all means of production and refine society, means and commodities in preparation for the ideal future condition of Communism."
That is Leninism, not Marxism. Quite different.
"Catholicism. If anyone anywhere in all of recorded history has ever observed or produced any empirical material evidence of God, then lay that evidence out on the public table before us so that we all may observe it in the same light. The exact same empirical evidence must be available to every one us, so that we may each independently make our own observations and experiments and do our own critiques by objectively putting this theory to the test."
Apply your standards equally. Either Marxism does not need scientific proof, or you have to abandon your Catholic beliefs. Your choice.
Have a great day.
Date: Thu Dec 12 18:18:26 2009
From: Vic Biorseth
My apologies for being tardy; my time is limited these days to little snippets before going to work, and evening time as available. And, we have had family issues, a sick pet, a holy day of obligation and social interruptions. However, it is always good to get back to having time for my hobby here.
You say that “Marxism is a political philosophy, not a hypothesis”, to which I say, balderdash. Marxism represents no quest for truth or for wisdom, in the oldest sense of the word. In the beginning, philosophy was the study of things, and the causes of things. The ascent of the Heresy of Modernism split philosophy in two, with the study of things falling largely into the realm of material science, and the study of causes of things falling largely into the realm of theological science. If by philosophy you mean a broad area of study, then we have three major ones: metaphysical philosophy, moral philosophy and natural philosophy. Since Marx denied God and spirituality and opposed religion, and since he observed no moral standard beyond the ends justify the means, the only thing left is natural philosophy. Another term for natural philosophy is material science, or, materialism.Next, you equate Marxist economics to a proven scientific theory, to which I say, bull feathers. The only way to describe that statement is as a flagrant lie. All you have is the so-called “well established theory” and the “well known facts” and the “broad general consensus” of a whole world full of TTRSTF4 who behave exactly like the little bobble-headed dolls you used to see in the back windows of cars, with their little heads all bobbling in unison. Jiggle the table a little and all the heads bobble right on queue. I don’t particularly give a damn about academic or scientific or scholarly consensus.
Show me the proof.
I don’t care to get into the academic weeds of Marxian historical-materialism with you, and I don’t care to parse and decipher pedantic and nuanced meanings of terms you have so carefully studied and learned to love all of your life. The important thing is that Lenin was a self avowed Marxist, just like Hitler, and just like Obama. You may call it Leninism is you wish. Elsewhere in this site I have called it Obamunism. I don’t care which Marxist you love the most and I don’t care how carefully you discern the differences between them and their rantings; it’s all Marxism to me. It all started from the same ongoing pseudo-sophisticate fad.
Finally, unlike Marxism, Catholicism does not present itself as a material science and is therefore not subject to the rules of material science. You may not study the ephemeral via empirical means. You may not apply empiricism to God. God may not be studied; at least not by the scientific method. His Revelation is available; men either accept it, or they do not, by their own free will.
Dose it not strike you as the least bit odd that, every time solid empirical evidence for any of the existing empirical science Giant Frauds is called for that the response is either an ad hominem attack on the person, or some completely unrelated other theory is questioned?
Well, when that’s all you’ve got, I guess you have to go with it.
Date: Fri Dec 11 05:30:17 2009
From: Roaring Fish
'You say that “Marxism is a political philosophy, not a hypothesis”, to which I say, balderdash.'
You say that, but don't support it, while reference works in their hundreds contradict you.
'Marxism represents no quest for truth or for wisdom, in the oldest sense of the word. '
Marxism is a quest to explain history and culture in terms of materialism. The big clue is in the names "historical materialism" and "cultural materialism".
'Another term for natural philosophy is material science, or, materialism.'
This is a great example of how woolly and ill-defined your arguments are.
natural philosophy n. The study of nature and the physical universe before the advent of modern science.
mə-tîr'ē-ə-lĭz'əm) n. Philosophy. The theory that physical matter is the only reality and that everything, including thought, feeling, mind, and will, can be explained in terms of matter and physical phenomena.
See - they are not the same thing at all.
Date: Sat Dec 12 05:09:13 2009
From: Vic Biorseth
So, Marxism is a political philosophy, not a hypothesis, therefore not subject to the scientific method, and there never has been any real-world experience of the Marxist political philosophy in all of world history. The Evil Empire of the Soviet Union had nothing whatsoever to do with Marxism. Mao’s march across China had nothing whatsoever to do with Marxism. Ho Chi Minh was not a Marxist. What Cuban soldiers were fighting to establish and expand in Africa, Central and South America had nothing whatsoever to do with Karl Marx or his political philosophy. I see, yes, I see. All of that was something else.
I wonder what it all was?
Meanwhile, Marxian economic theory, while empirically testable, made the leap from hypothesis directly to theory by route of broad general consensus.
Well well. I’ve said all this to you before, in the Definition of Marxism page dialogue, but I’ll say it again here.
You keep proving my point that all Marxism has to back it up is a lot of elitist head-bobby consensus, and nothing else. There has been no empiricism applied here, ever. Nothing has ever been peer reviewed, for there has been nothing to peer review. No Marxian socio-economic progression, whether through natural “evolution” or even through forced bloody revolution, from Capitalism through Socialism to Communism has ever even been observed by anyone. It’s a joke. Oops; I’m sorry; it’s (ahem) a political philosophy, and not a political system, and therefore exempt from empiricism, testing, proofs and so forth. Except for the economics part of it, and this leapt from hypothesis to theory by the exclusive means of scientific consensus.
How do we know these things? Teacher says so, and this text book right here says so, and Marx got himself a Ph.D., and you know it’s all true, and it’s all wonderful, and some day it will make the world a perfect place. Well, maybe after all those pesky opponents are properly put in their places.
Whatever common sense God gave you has been educated out of you, and you are clearly incapable of doing any critical thinking on your own. You have been made into a typical group thinker.
You’ve missed the whole point of my counter-argument here. I’m not putting forth an argument that needs to be proved; I am challenging one that has never been proved. It’s quite clear; I shouldn’t have to re-explain it; but I do recognize the fact that devout disciples of Marx are operating under a significant intellectual handicap, and are incapable of independent thought.If you have any supporting proof of Marxism, other than all of the knee-jerk, immediate, idiotic head-bobbing consensus among all of TTRSTF4 , then let’s see it. Lay it on the table. It’s put up or shut up time.
Date: Sun Dec 13 06:23:33 2009
From: Vic Biorseth
To all, regarding Roaring Fish:
The door is closed to further comments from Roaring Fish. Her submissions have degenerated into repetitive, nonsensical, unimportant little “points” attacking descriptions of Marxism, but no supporting evidences for Marxism, proving the purpose and whole point of this page. There is nothing to be expected from this quarter other than class-envy, open jealousy, the blatant, self-centered “morality” born of the thoroughly secularized and atheistic mindset.
Roaring Fish has no sense of any larger sense of right versus wrong, and is therefore randomly oriented in her society and in the larger world, a member of no group, other than those others who cannot tell right from wrong, or who reject even the notion of the existence of any social moral norms. Add an educationally inculcated sense of social justice, class envy, jealousy of other life-styles and the notion of Marxist redistributionism, and you have the perfect mindless little disciple of Marx.
The unfortunate thing is that, in actual practice, we know through the histories of Marxist states that even redistributionism is false. Wealth is collected, but it is never fairly redistributed. The heaviest skimming is at the top, of course, and each level of bureaucracy gets some, leaving the smallest amount for the pay of the petty bureaucrats and government employees. The people get the scraps and the leftover crumbs. No one living in any hut winds up with the confiscated Rolls Royce. And no one living an average life in Indonesia will ever wind up living anything like we do in America through any success of world Marxism, achieved through the UN or any other vehicle.
The result of Marxism, wherever it has been applied in the world, is a rigid class structure of two rigid classes: those who are herded, meaning the common citizens, and those doing the herding, meaning the government workers.
Whenever I see any actual evidence supporting Marx’s theories from this quarter or from anywhere else I will publish it.
Date: Wed Jul 27 21:59:35 2011
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You are a genius. I agree with every word.
Date: Thu Jul 28 05:52:38 2011
From: Vic Biorseth
Thank you; yes, I know; I know. Sometimes it’s difficult to even stand under the weight of all this knowledge, which partially explains why so many believe that I cannot think on my feet. I just need to sit a lot, and sometimes I just need to lay by big head down.
But, you know, even in my stupid, pre-genius days, I always knew that Marxism was a false religion.
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The Purpose of this group of links is to provide a repository for articles exposing the purposeful deadly fraud behind all of Marxian theory.
The Marxism Pages
Marx's Communist Manifesto was a masterpiece of deceitful rabble-rousing incitement to class warfare and revolution against the status quo. But it produced nothing of value to human kind, in the fields of economics, political arrangements, social science or anything else. This was just another evil man with a solid following of other evil men and hordes of convinced useful idiots.
Another right-column gathering of material, this time refuting Marxist theory. Articles refuting Marxism are linked to in the right column of this webpage.
Refuting Marxism and sub-theories of Socialism and Communism, as Scientism. If Marxism represents any sort of true Scientific Theory then there must be a preponderance of evidences supporting it. Show us any of it.
Definition of Marxism: Total control of means of production, including workers. The definition of Marxism describes the social, economic and governmental philosophy of Karl Marx, co-author of the Communist Manifesto.
The intellectual elite embrace Marxism and reveal their own true stupidity. It is astounding that any philosophy so obviously fatally flawed as Marxism could ever have gained such wide support and alliance throughout the world.
Against the great Communist Lie; the old, current and newer forms. Our argument: The whole “Communist Dream” is a lie; the history of “Communist Revolution” is a lie; virtually everything about Communism is just a big elaborate flagrant categorical lie.
American Colonial Communism lasted less than 3 years; reality destroyed it. From the Mayflower Compact through an economic disaster of Socialism to Capitalistic Liberty, our first Colony triumphed.
Communist Manifesto; Democrat Party Platform: What’s the difference? The current American Democrat Party follows the Communist Manifesto almost exactly. Here it is.
Catholic Communism: Similarities between Church Hierarchy and Pure Bureaucracy. Mises said that Communism equals Bureaucracy; the Church is a bureaucracy, therefore we have Catholic Communism. True?
Marxism Socialism Communism – what’s the difference between them all? Marxism Socialism Communism are all mistakenly held to be different things, but they are one and the same.
Definition of Communism: Marx's theoretical classless utopian society. The Marxian definition of Communism involves the theoretical, perfect, classless society with common ownership of all economic "means of production."
The term Marxist defined: Marxism today has overtaken many earlier terms. Re the term Marxist defined in contemporary usage. The term Liberal doesn’t mean what it used to mean either.
It’s Liberty versus Marxism and Islam, which cannot coexist with Liberty. Liberty versus Marxism and Islam: the epic contest of this historic era.
Can we outlaw Marxism in the USA and still be a free thinking society? I say we can and should outlaw any ideology that seeks the elimination of Constitutional America.
The Marxism of Obama: Marching America into another Socialist dictatorship. Describing the self-documented Marxism of Obama which is still not widely recognized among the American citizenry. Obama “change” is Socialism, pure and simple.
Marxist Fundamentals clearly describes the threat to America that we now face. A timely and timeless submission by Professor Libor Brom; Marxist Fundamentals describes the most successful destroyer of liberty since 1776.
Warning all bourgeoisie: Obama will destroy the middle class. Take fair warning all bourgeoisie, i.e., members of our vast middle class: the Marxists despise you and intend to conquer you once and for all.
On Evil and Nonsense: Look closely at Nonsense, and find Evil at its root. Evil and Nonsense: deny evil and you deny right vs. wrong; which is to deny common sense, which is to invoke nonsense.
Three fatal oversights of the top conservative cognizanti: Glenn, Rush and Sean. Beck, Limbaugh and Hannity are on the right track, but just nibbling around the edges of who the enemy is.
In support of American Nationalism and American Patriotism. American Nationalism and American Patriotism have been demonized long enough.
Are our federal bureaucracies all malignant outgrowths of Marxism? Any extra-Constitutional government agency is likely to be a malignant outgrowth of Marxism.
Leftist Useful Idiocy of Marxism: a time bomb planted deeply in Western Culture. Leftist Useful Idiocy idealizes impossible man-made utopian perfection at the expense of the Western culture sense of telling right from wrong.
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The challenge describes Capitalism as illusory and Marxism as solid. The mixture of religion just adds to the confusion of all good realists.
Indifferentism and Moral Relativism eats away at Catholic Culture. Catholicism stands against Indifferentism. Where do you stand?
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A return to the American Ideal means a severe reduction in Government. To return to positive growth and progress means, necessarily, purging our nation from all Marxist-Socialist philosophical influence and a return to the American Ideal.
Why this hatred of Palin? What galls modern women of the Left about Sarah Palin? The blind hatred of Palin we’re seeing expressed is not merely because of hatred and intolerance of the pro-life religious moral standard.
A Palin Parker Ticket? My Dream Candidates for 2012. Why a Palin Parker ticket is better than any professional politician Republican ticket you can come up with for 2012.
Elitism Vs Palinism: Why the Left and the Elites Loath and Fear Sarah Palin. It isn’t just Marxism Vs Palinism; it’s also established intellectual elitism vs Palinism. The elite need someone to look down upon.
How is it that opposing amnesty for millions of illegal aliens is "arrogant"? If my pro-Catholic, pro-American, anti-alternative-ethos position is "arrogant," then, exactly what is the position of those who claim superiority or even equality with it?
Here we see Bush family class captured in a simple private citizen’s photo. George W. (and Mrs.) Bush quietly demonstrate Bush family class without hoopla or fanfare.
Marxists love crisis, and they love an oil spill crisis most of all. Marxists even create and drive crisis. Their favorite crisis of all must be the Oil Spill Crisis, which is even better than a Banking Crisis.
American Military Assault Weapons originally intended in the 2nd Amendment. To miss the point of the 2nd Amendment is to miss the point of the whole Constitution.
For God and Country – More Thoughts on America, and on National Existence. For God and Country: Comparisons of martyrdom and heroism, Sovereign Nationhood Vs. Internationalism, distinct people-hood Vs. the Global Village, and Godliness Vs. godlessness.
The Godless Left leads the young and naive to their utopian Hell. For an honest comparison of the effects on youth, we need to look to the history of the Godless Left versus the Religious Right.
The Rabbi Meir Kahane Open Letter to the World is a must read. No decent world history course is complete without the Rabbi Meir Kahane Open Letter to the World.
Aleksandr I.Solzhenitsyn warns the American Worker and American organized labor. Solzhenitsyn speaks to us as a worker from the “Worker’s Paradise” of Communism; words of warning for all who understand the meaning of the word Liberty.
World Revolution returns with a vengeance: the rebirth of Marxism. Marxist world revolution returns, and faces far less opposition than in 1848 or the period between the Great Wars.
Our argument against public despair, hopelessness and pessimism re the future. Despair is a mortal sin, the opposite of the virtue of hope; it is a sin unto the death of the soul, a repudiation and rejection of God’s grace.
On Threats to America's National Existence. A look at the nature of our national existence, what makes us America, physical threats to that, and the possibility of just going out of existence.
On the ethics of language: English dictionary Vs. Political-Correctness taboos. Language evolves, yet morals are (or should be) fixed. This poses questions re the ethics of language.
Thinking Catholic direction: threats to America, Church, Ethos, even History. The Thinking Catholic Direction is multi-faceted, facing threats to American National Existence, Catholic Liturgy, our common Guiding Ethos - emphasis changes to meet the threat of the moment.
Catholics learn and practice Glossalalia, in the Life In The Spirit seminars. Life in the Spirit seminars, fueling the Catholic Charismatic renewal, bring tongue-speaking "Glossalalia", and being "Slain in the Spirit", to Catholicism.
The website is going on hold for at least the next five weeks. Business calls, and I must respond. Will be traveling, and not taking the laptop this time.
Current Website Status. Still too busy for individual responses to questions, comments & criticisms.
Our 2006 Ohio Voter Guide. The choices are quite clear, and the 2006 Ohio Voter Guide was easy to produce.
On carrying my Lord, Jesus Christ, in my pocket. As a Eucharistic Minister, I am on occasion carrying the Lord Jesus in my pocket. It's a wondrous thing.
A 2006 Christmas and Hanukkah wish. May the Holy Days we celebrate remind us all of who we are, and how we are different from other peoples.
Current Democratic Party platform reveals anti-Semitic streak among Liberals. In their voting, their speechifying, and in the slant of their controlled mainstream media reporting, the current Democratic Party Platform is made clear to all observers.
The "Left", and The DaVinci Code, The Passion, and Cartoons of Mohammed. You can tell a lot about a movement by its public words. The Passion? "Unreservedly Bad." The DaVinci Code? "Unreservedly Good." Anything to do with Islam? "No Comment."
Who's driving the Health Care bus? Health insurance companies "grading" doctors? Health insurance companies grading doctors: a legitimized conflict of interest. A preparatory step toward the nationalization of the health insurance industry?
On the forced use of medical boiler plate language rather than simple notes. The "little dictators" from insurance companies and government bureaucracies force MDs to use stilted, verbose, medical boiler plate language in their own documentation.
Home For Christmas 2008. Website Getting Active Again
Hydrogen power could be, and should be, the wave of our automotive future. Any move toward hydrogen power is a move toward a cleaner and more efficient fuel, and away from our dangerous dependency on oil.
Thoughts in remembrance of 09/11/2001, five years later. The changing shape of the war, the changing shape of the enemy.
The Jewish Shabbat. Description of Jewish Shabbat (Sabbath) from my Holy Land item supplier.
Kerry lies again, and then lies about his lies, in concert with the SLIMC. There he goes again! Kerry lies again and again about American servicemen and veterans; he just can't help himself.
Kerry's Lies: The Old, Vietnam-Era Anti-War Chickens are Comming Home to Roost. POW Lawsuit Could Force Kerry To Come Clean - by George "Bud" Day, Chairman, Vietnam Veterans Legacy Foundation.
What's going on with Mel Gibson? Is he really an anti-Semite? I am surprised that Mel Gibson is an alcolholic. But I am never surprised at any words that come out of the mouth of any drunk.
Still Worrying Over NuVo Consequences. The Holidays have gone by, several days have passed, and the SANE NuVo Initiative still stands pat.
The Dem's October Surprise involves another flip-flop of their public "standard". The clearly pro-sodomy Party that openly seeks the "Gay" vote goes Victorian for another pre-election October Surprise ploy.
Some Problems with NuVo: the so-called Null-Vote Initiative. A "philosophical" movement aimed at keeping religious conservatives from voting? Seriously? Let me state my problems with NuVo.
Come, let us sit and reason together. Jews and Christians of various stripe and spot can say to each other, 'Come, let us sit and reason together.' But we can't do that with the Moslems.
Regarding SANE works dropping NuVo: Nul Vote Initiative dies with a whimper. If you can't really present a good argument, sit down. On SANE Works dropping the NuVo Initiative: a program that works hard to SOUND pro-American while ACTING to oppose American National Existence.
Even experts grossly underestimate the Marxist zeal of the American Left. The sharp Left turn happened in the Hoover-FDR era, and the Marxism of the American Left has been deepening ever since.
Thinking American, in a nutshell: When one has lots to say, but time is limited. The older I get, the busier I get. Answering multiple questions as a thinking American, but in a hurry.
"We are an Easter People, and Hallelujah is our Song." (John Paul the Great) Our absolutely unique and singular Easter story, and the incredible force with which it struck human history.
Witnessing, grieving and weeping for our dieing culture. What might it take to call a whole people back from the brink of cultural death?
If we have an inherent right to something, then, who must supply it? Rights and Responsibilities exist in paired sets; a right does not exist in the absence of a related responsibility. If indeed we have a right to our job, then, someone must provide it. Who?
So how come we have all these homeless people if our system is so great? The strong "Utopian Idealist" firmly believes that absolute worldly perfection is actually possible. Therefore, there should never be any such thing as a hungry or homeless person.
Taking a look at Illegal Imigration and Tax Problem solutions. In our view, the minimum wage and income tax have outlived their usefulness, and only contribute to the illegal alien problem.
First journal / blog entries when the thinking catholic blog first opened up. Notes to readers about what I was doing.
On-going WebSite work and planned WebPages as of 09/07/2006. Adding items to book store.
Vic's busted finger status - life goes on. Another busted finger status report, since the original one rolled off of the 50-entry BLOG update records.
Website Status as of 02/05/2009. No more Bookstore; no more Contact Me; no more complexity.
Website Status 03-09-2009. Just a note to bring you up to date on website status 03-09-2009.
Website Status 04/06/2009. Busy driving daily now; most website work will be weekend and as available.
The Plastic Bags and Eco Doom theory: will plastic bags end life as we know it? Plastic Bag and Eco Doom predictions tell us that plastic grocery and garbage bags will still be buried in the land fills and dumps a thousand years from now. Well … so what?
Farewell Smokey Biorseth; Rest In Peace. Hello Coal Biorseth; Welcome Home. As we were laying our beloved Smokey Biorseth to rest in his grave beside the lilies, a carbon-copy of Smokey, in younger form, emerged from the lilies.
Honky Biorseth really runs this house. If you want to know what's in any cabinet in the house, just ask Honky Biorseth.
Kill the illegal alien marketplace, and illegal aliens will leave on their own. Why should we "imagine" life with no Mexico? Shouldn't the Mexicans be trying to imagine no such thing as the USA?
More Marxist infiltration of higher education. Public school and the media are not the only places dominated by Marxist thought; even Catholic institutions are infected.
Of Families and Fortunes, and Inheritance Vs. Redistribution. Families and Fortunes are despised by Marxists, because Marxism demonizes the family, demonizes fortunes, and even demonizes profit.
Website Status Update 11/09/10. Just a Website status update; where we are and where we’re going.
Regarding the 2010 Tax Deal Pledge Breaker: Pledge? What Pledge? How can Republican deal makers even face us? We need to hang a Tea Party target on all professional politicians for 2012.
Pray for peace in Jerusalem, and for deliverance of Israel from harm. To pray for peace in Jerusalem is to pray for deliverance from Obama.
A tale of Promised Financial Melt-Down Debt Ceiling Nonsense and Happy Marxists. Everyone, on both sides, believes the Debt Ceiling Nonsense. Why?
God and Nature: on the Nature of Things, established by the Creator of Things. God and Nature: on man’s Perversion of the Nature of Things, even with the best of intentions.
Our Ohio voter Guide for the 2012 Election. The 2l012 Ohio Voter Guide – The Choices Have Never Been Clearer, or more critical.
Evangelization enters the animal kingdom with the first bear prayer. It is fitting that the first bear prayer would be a prayer of thanksgiving.
Is the Internet down in Lithuania? Sudden loss of Lithanian traffic suggests the internet is down in Lithuania.
The rise of the Femi Nazi Green Beret, and the decline of military victory. The first Femi Nazi Green Beret will be awarded out of fairness, not excellence.
Food Insurance: Is this stuff really any good? All of us conspiracy-theorizing, global-calamity doomsday-preppers need their Food Insurance.
We just had to try to do Robert Irvine's Plastic Wrapped Baby Back Ribs. Put plastic wrapped baby back ribs in the oven? What? Are you nuts?
Thoughts on the first Eucharist, established by the Last Supper. The first Eucharist was recognized by the Apostles for what it was on that holiest Holy Thursday.
Tea-Party-Candidates-04-18-2014. The Constitution is not going to be restored to legal preeminence unless we replace leadership incumbents of BOTH PARTIES.
Ecce homo; Behold the man. Ecce Homo. Behold the Innocent Lamb, who takes away the sins of the world.
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