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Vic Biorseth, OWM; Wednesday,
November 12, 2014
The big news these days is centered on one Jonathan Gruber's comments on how all the Obamunist operatives, and all the Marxocrat Party operatives, and all the Marxocrat Journalist operatives, and all the Marxocrat Academic operatives, and all the Marxocrat Entertainment Celebrity operatives, all had to lie to the public in order to have any public support whatsoever for Obamacare. Because, you see, the voters were just too stupid to understand the larger cause of the march of mankind into the Great Collective of the New World Order.
Those who think he meant the voters were too stupid to understand the "goodness" of Obamacare missed the whole point. Obamacare was never intended to be "good" and everyone involved in all the illegalities and Constitutional violations of pushing it through knew it. Including the Marxocrat Justices on the Supreme Court.
Gruber tipifies the elite sophist theoretician, who lives a life of theory rather than substance, and looks down his nose at all those "little people" who actually live substantial real-world lives. They are held to be "stupid" not because they actually are stupid, but because they do not necessarily agree with whatever seemingly nutty but actually fraudulent theory any Gruber-type might be promoting. Anyone who is not in the Marxocrat camp, or who opposes the advance of Marxism over Constitutionalism, is held to be stupid.
Veiwing the substantial as stupid makes the theoretician feel smart.
Theoretical versus Substantial. He who lives what I call the substantial life is deeply involved in substance, i.e., reality - the Real World. His life, his successes and failures, his security and insecurity all depend on the objective realities all around him, which he deals with, appropriately or inappropriately.
He who lives what I call the theoretical life is divorced from this substance, this objective reality, and rises above it (in his mind) to live in a world of theory, which is always, always, pointing at the future - to some form of theoretical perfection. Theoretical perfection awaits, just over the horizon, or always just out of reach.
The Substantials always vastly outnumber the Theoreticals. That is the problem the Theorecticals will always face. They alone know the theoretical answers to all the world's problems, which, in their theoretical minds, makes them appropriate Leaders and Guides to take the rest of mankind toward Perfection.
Those Substantials who do not join the theoretical cause of the moment, who do not properly recognize the Theorecticals or their theories, or won't listen to them, for whatever reason, must be damned as stupid. They need to be cajoled, lied to, indoctrinated, propagandized, convinced or forcefully herded into the behaviors prescribed by the Theoreticals in the interest of worldly perfection.
It's a tough job, but somebody has to do it.
Stupidity thrives at the top of society, not the bottom. The real world doesn't tolerate stupidity. The theoretical world thrives on it. At the bottom layer of the multiple layers of stupidity that the Theoreticals stand upon is the theoretical abandonment of belief in God, the very Author of Substance.
We have talked about the Pure Materialistic Stupidassery and we won't repeat all that here. The many forms and branches of pure Stupidassism stemming from that sheer stupidity have also been addressed. Most recently, we addressed the Political Correctness Stupidassism and the Equality Stupidity. The glaring examples of the stupidity of the Theoreticals are legion.
But they hold themselves up as brilliant theoreticians, and thus, superior.
A Tangled Web of Theories. Guiding our current government are theories wrapped in theories wrapped in theories. Actually, they are frauds wrapped in frauds wrapped in frauds. The news media is in on it; so is the justice system. So are academe, the education system and entertainment.
Actors were and are particularly susceptible to recruitment to the theoretical causes, because the profession of acting is divorced from substance. You cannot tell what part of a professional actor, or his life, is real; perhaps the actor cannot tell either.
The profession of the actor involves believably pretending to be someone he is not; pretending to live adventures he has never lived; pretending to do heroic things he never did; pretending to suffer pain he never suffered; etc. He is rewarded in his career, beloved by his audience and remembered in history, not for who he was, but for who he pretended to be. Not for what he did, but for what he pretended to do. Believably.
Professional politicians in the Marxocrat Party and in the Republicrat Party have adopted the craft of the actor: Pretending to be what they are not. Believably.
They promote and sell fraud.
I have said elsewhere that if you scratch a Global Warming stupid ass you will find a Darwinian stupid ass just beneath the surface. It's a fraud wrapped in a fraud. But it goes deeper. These days, if you scratch a Darwinian stupid ass you will find a Marxian stupid ass just beneath the surface. Indeed, Marxism has co-opted or commandeered fraud after fraud after fraud.
Show me the actor, or the academic, or the "Establishment" office holder, or the network journalist, who does not promote Global Warming, let alone Obamacare.
They will be few and far between.
Beneath the layers of the current frauds that call themselves "Liberalism" and "Moderatism" and "Progressivism" is the larger fraud of Marxism. The theoretical perfection of society that can only be achieved by the collectivization and redistribution of private property. Not the property of the Theoreticals, mind you; only the property of the Substantials. The Theoreticals need to oversee the process. Somebody has to do it. The Substantials are held to be too stupid.
Having abandoned God, the Theoreticals have no objective standard for judging right and wrong. There is no right and wrong, only preferable and not preferable, and that is entirely subjective. One man at a time morality, which must ultimately fail for a society.
The Theoreticals no longer even see the natural and necessary Complementarity of the sexes. They invent new "genders" out of pure theory.
And the Substantials are seen as standing in the way of Progress.
But Progress toward what, exactly?
What kind of a People are we to become? Are we to be Americans, or Sodom-ites and Gommorah-ites? Based on nothing but Theory?
God help us.
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Date: Fri Nov 14 01:29:38 2014
You had a good thing going here until you brought in the "Darwinian stupid ass." Charles Darwin was no stupid ass, nor was he a mere theoretician, nor was he a fraud.
Date: Fri Nov 14 2014
From: Vic Biorseth
The fact that Charles Darwin was no stupid ass does not give contemporary Darwinian stupid asses a pass. Darwin's original hypothesis, published in 1859, never rose above the level of hypothesis, because it was never proved and never verified, by anyone, ever. And it was substantially challenged, multiple times, by multiple challengers, in multiple ways. Like Freudianism, it was co-opted and virtually commandeered by Marxist ideologues to advance a larger global sociopolitical agenda.
Darwinism and Freudianism were not the only theories dominated by Marxists; even the weather was commandeered to further globalist aims.
Date: Fri Nov 14 21:58:06 2014
In other places you have said that Marxism is a revolutionary movement aimed at dominating all social institutions. Here you say it is "Ponzi-Scheme." Which is it?
Are not both Marxism and Catholicism theoretical rather than substantial? How is one to know that either one is somehow superior to the other?
Finally, how can you say that gay or lesbian orientations are new genders "invented" out of pure theory, when people are born that way?
Date: Sat Nov 15 2014
From: Vic Biorseth
Re your first question:
Marxism is both a revolutionary movement and a Ponzi-Scheme. The Ponzi-Scheme part of it involves the lie of the impossible Communist Utopian Ideal, in which people are fooled into believing a perfect world of perfect equality is achievable, and Marxism can bring it about.
But, in the Communist Utopian Ideal, the only real source of income, from which everyone must be fed, is new "joiners" coming into the collective and giving all that they have to feed the community. When the last person is in, and the last of the wealth is eaten up, the scheme collapses upon itself.
The "Revolutionary" part of it is laid out in Marx's Communist Manifesto, as follows:
Thus, Marxism is a double-fraud. The "Utopian Ideal Society" promised is false - it is only a recruitment aid for gaining followers. The real Machiavellian goal of Marxism is the achievement of absolute dictatorship.
Re your second question: are Marxism and Catholicism both theoretical and not substantial?
No. Marxism is theoretical; Catholicism is substantial. How so?
Marxism is an idea; an ideology. It has been tried and tested many times, and has always failed. It has no real substance. It opposes nature and natural law. The variants range from Communism and Crony-Capitalism through Fascism / National Socialism (Naziism). The common thread is opposition to or absolute control of private property and monopolistic control of markets. Every variant ever tried has injured liberty and eventually failed.
Catholicism - the Catholic Church - like the Natural Law, is a thing, not a theory. It is a substantial thing. The Catholic Church and the Natural Law have the same Divine Author. He Who founded the Catholic Church made all that is. Catholicism, and Nature, are unchanging Objective Realities. Catholic Doctrine and Natural Law are always complimentary, never contradictory. They almost may be thought of as the same thing.
When the American Founding Fathers wrote the Declaration of Independence, whether they knew it or not, they were saying a very Catholic thing.
That is Natural Law. It is not a theory. It is fixed forever. It is Objective Truth. In a similar way, Lincoln's arguments for the abolition of slavery were "Catholic" arguments, whether he knew it or not.
Lincoln asked "Why is black slavery justified?" and the answer was "because they are less intelligent than white men". So, if mere skin color was a determinant of intelligence, he asked if a darker white man should be the slave of a paler white man, since he must be less intelligent. Carrying the argument all the way to the albino white man, what Lincoln was arguing from here was Natural Law.
Re your last question, "how can you say that gay or lesbian orientations are new genders "invented" out of pure theory, when people are born that way?"
Well, they are not born that way. There is no empirical evidence supporting such a theory. The reproductive system is a natural system, like any other, with a purpose for being. We all have a complete nervous system; we all have a complete digestive system; we all have a complete cardiovascular system; but none of us has a complete reproductive system. We are male and female, and together, male and female form a Complimentary reproductive system. Only together.
Any sterile operation of the reproductive organs done for the purpose of personal pleasure is a violation of the Natural Law and as such is always harmful in some way. At best, it is an addictive and enslaving mental illness; at worst, it is an obsessive behavior causing various physical illnesses. It is always socially disruptive, because it violates the natural order of society.
The real problem is that Natural Law is no longer taught in Marxified formal education. It is no longer recognized, and no longer used. The abandonment of the Natural Law brings about the introduction of Nonsense.
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