The great German thinker, Friedrich von Hayek analyzed the foundational ideas comprising the Enlightenments' 20th century 'utopian projects,' that is, Communism in the USSR and National Socialism (Nazism) in Germany, both of which unleashed catastrophy, genocide, and mass destruction of historically epic proportions. In one brief summation he writes: "That democratic socialism, the great utopia of the last few generations, is not only unachievable, but that to strive for it produces something so utterly different that few of those who wish it would be prepared to accept the consequences, many will not believe until the connection has been laid bare in all its aspects." -- Friedrich August von Hayek
Russian thinker and author Fedor Dostoyevsky---who prophetically foresaw the calamity that would befall Orthodox Russia---offered the following take on socialism: â€œThe future kingdom of socialism will be a terrible tyranny of criminals and murderers. It will throw humanity into a true hell of spiritual suffering and poverty.â€
Dostoevsky tells us that the Franco-Germanic Enlightenment's 'isms'---communism, socialism, progressive liberalism, fascism, positivism, liberationism, evolutionism---are merely Gnosticism revised, revamped, and made palatable for the mind of modern man.
What is Gnosticism? Very simply, it is the continuation of man's insurrection against God the Father, Maker of heaven and earth. It is man---fueled by narcissism and envy--- usurping the throne of God and setting his finite mind over the infinite mind of God.
John of Damascus, in The Fount of Knowledge, identifies barbarism as the primordial heresy. Massively inflated narcissism (pride) plus envy (malignant resentment) of and toward God is thus the primordial sin. The parents and archtypes of all heresies, writes John of Damascus, are Barbarism, Scythism, Hellenism, and Judaism. Out of these came all the rest of gnostic heresies.
Barbarism is defined by John of Damascus as "that which prevailed from the days of Adam down through ten generations to the time of Noah. It is called barbarism because of the fact that in those times men had no ruling authority or mutual accord, but every man was independent and a law unto himself after the dictates of his own will." (Political Apocalypse, Ellis Sandoz, p. 131)
As Dostoevsky studied the 'isms' that emerged out of the Franco-Germanic Enlightenment he perceived at the deepest level of meaning something demonic that called for the utter destruction of the idea of God and of man's humanity: his soul, mind, free will, and conscience. Knowledge of both the living God and of man's source of humanity were to be suppressed by way of nonstop propaganda, mind-control techniques (psychopolitics), and through teaching Darwinism as scientific fact. Only after man has been speculatively reduced to a mindless, soulless beast can the promise of utopia be fulfilled by way of the complete and utter destruction of the traditional order.
So evil are these peculiar ideas---ideas which have no truth in them--- that Dostoevsky calls them demons, and warns progressive revolutionaries that it is not they who have swallowed these ideas. No says Dostoevsky, the obsessive-power of these ideas---collectively called The Idea--- have swallowed you; they possess you. The Idea is a mesmerizing Janus-faced Basilisk. Out of one mouth issues the seductive promise of an earth-bound kingdom of heaven (utopia), but this is merely bait used to entrap deluded sheep. The other mouth seduces its hearers with the Big Lie, whispered so long ago in the Garden of Eden by Lucifer to Adam and Eve: "You can become like God." "Follow me," it whispers, "and all of this can be yours: immortality, godhood, endless glory, the power to create a New Man and a New World."
"Because I discovered the highest, And because I found the deepest through meditation, I am great like a God: I clothe myself in darkness like Him." (Karl Marx, quoted in Deutsche Tagespost, West Germany, Dec. 31, 1982)
"Every step forward is a victory in which we overcome the Divine..Come, Satan...God is stupidity and cowardice; God is hypocrisy and falsehood; God is tyranny...God is evil." (Proudhon, one of Marx's friends in The Philosophy of Misery)
To bring about fulfillment of The Idea, enormous evil must be done: traditional moral and culture-shaping institutions---church, seminaries, media, education, arts and entertainment, political, and legal---must be stealthily infiltrated, taken over, subverted and used to take control of the minds of men while simultaneously undermining and destroying the traditional order: belief in God, morality, traditional family and procreation, private property, individual rights, self-defense, and national sovereignty.
Mikhail Bakunin, Russian anarchist and friend of Karl Marx provided the germ of a concrete program later adopted, expanded upon, and carried out by revolutionaries ranging from the infamous Frankfurt School to Saul Alinsky:
"The Evil One is the satanic revolt against divine authority...Socialists recognise each other by the words, 'In the name of the one to whom a great wrong has been done...Satan (is) the eternal rebel, the first freethinker and the emancipator of worlds...In this revolution we will have to awaken the Devil in the people, to stir up the basest passions. Our mission is to destroy, not to edify. The passion of destruction is a creative passion." (Marx and Satan, Richard Wurmbrand, pp.26-27)
That dark spirit of iniquity and madness---The Idea--- has been at work here in America for over 80 years and for much longer in W. Europe. Judeo-Christian America and Western Europe (Christendom) today no longer resemble themselves but rather Russia after its violent take-over by Lenin, Trotsky, Stalin, and the Bolsheviks.
It was during the initial years that Gnostic ideas ranging from communalism and the classless society, to free-love (promiscuity), destruction of the family and the 'oneness' of androgyny (he-she/she-he), were brutally forced upon Russians by way of social re-engineering experiments.
"Apocalyptic and mess-ianic themes, popularized for centuries by the Russian spiritual underground, were played out in the Bolshevik Revolution and fueled the drive to build a classless, communist society. The dream of a communist paradise on earth created by human hands, a new world adorned by technological perfection, social justice and brotherhood, was found both in Marx and the Russian spiritual underground." (Occult Roots of the Russian Revolution, New Dawn International News Service)
Toward the goal of achieving androgyny, homosexuals, lesbians, and other people who engage in perverse behaviors were elevated to top positions culturally, socially, legally, politically, and militarily just as they have been both here and in W. Europe. Once in power, these perverse, neurotic people bullied and terrorized moral, normal people by way of onerous hate crime laws and speech codes---just as is taking place today both here and in W. Europe.
Massive numbers of children were 'liberated' from their parents and taught to believe that God was dead and that instead, they were the chance product of evolution. In place of God and family was Mother-Father State. In place of morality was immorality. In place of ordered liberty was disordered license. And in place of Biblical sexual ethics was perversion. Their young minds thus corrupted and filled with hate, vast numbers of these children turned to a life of crime: thievery, vandalism, rape, and murder. Forming into gangs, they terrorized people in surrounding towns and cities. All of these things are occurring today both here and in W. Europe.
As Russia's once vibrant culture sickened, decayed, and approached death, the economy and all other social institutions likewise threatened imminent collapse. The situation was desperate. After Lenin's death, Stalin took control, exiled Trotsky (and had him assassinated), and took brutal steps to restore the family, culture, and order. An abrupt end was made of many--but not all-- Gnostic-experimentation. Divorce and abortion were made difficult to obtain; parents were instructed to be personally responsible for their children and to teach them ethics. Homosexuality, lesbianism, and other pervese behaviors were outlawed. Youth gangs were harshly--even brutally---dealt with and quickly crushed. Order was restored under the iron-fist of Stalin who went on to order the starvation-deaths of millions in pursuit of his own goals.
In all, it's estimated that between 40,000,000-60,000,000 men, women, and children were liquidated by Gnostic fanatics in order to fulfill the promises of The Idea.
The Idea---the socialist earth-bound kingdom of heaven on earth--is a demonic invention devised to attract the very worst of our kind and the weakest, most easily deluded of our kind.
Today, America and W. Europe are controlled by a debauched ruling class and academic 'elite' who peddle pornography, perversions of every kind, drugs, vice, unnaturalness, and abnormalcy on behalf of The Idea. Evil and mindless hate are 'good' and destroying America---the last remaining stumbling block towards fulfillment of The Idea---is the highest good.
Whereas yesterdays communist 'utopia' officially called itself atheist, today's version calls itself spiritual and the U.N, writes Alan Morrison, has "long been one of the foremost world harbingers for the "New Spirituality" and the gathering "New World Order" based on ancient occult and free masonic principles." The U.N.'s meditation room is a pyramid-shaped room whose capstone is a cryptic, Picasso-like mural depicting Chaos. The room contains an "eerie lodestone altar" and until his death was presided over godman Sri Chinmoy. (The Occult Charcter of the United Nations, Alan Morrison)
In an article entitled, "The New Constitution of America's Union," researcher Henry Lamb discloses that this new constitution is but part of an official blueprint for global goverance produced by the U.N.-funded Commission on Global Governance in 1995 toward the goal of a spiritual-communist NWO.
This blueprint, says Lamb, is a comprehensive wish-list for the utopian one-world government pursued by Gnostics for more than a century. Called "Most Sacred Constitution" by its inventors, it is the most comprehensive and explicit exposition of The Idea yet made public. Digging into its website, this writer discovered that not only has the Bible been fused with ancient esoteric traditions but with Gnostic teaching as well. Even further into the site was discovered a page entitled: Article-12-Evil. Sub-section 12-4 is titled: "The Treaty of Lucifer and the End of Hell." It reads, "By this constitution, by the will of God and the constitution of One Heaven, Lucifer and our creators have signed an unconditional truce whereby they have ceased all actions against humanity." (http://one-faith-of-god.org/)
Barbara Marx Hubbard, New Age futurist, Gnostic-utopian, and one of the directors of the World Future Society, along with globalist-utopians Robert McNamera, Maurice Strong and scholars from Georgetown University, George Washington University, and the University of Maryland declares:
"We are immortal. We are not bound by the limits of the body. We can create new life forms and new worlds. We are gods!... The serpent symbolizes an irresistable energy that is leading us toward life ever-evolving." Hubbard's spiritual guide calls itself 'Jesus' and commands everyone to "Forgive Satan...Love Satan...Forgive Cain...." (False Dawn, Lee Penn, pp.316-319)
Returning to Article 12-Evil, in Subsection 12-5 we read, "The Isolation of Evil Human Organizations and Evil Human Beings" says that "the only evil that continues to exist are those human organizations dedicated to evil and those human beings unwilling to stop evil behavior."
Here we have a complete and utter inversion of reality: Lucifer over Yahweh; evil over good; immorality over morality; lawlessness over order; antitradition over tradition; antigospel over the gospel; lie over truth; slavery over freedom, and death over life.
By these anti-standards, those who continue to fight for God, truth, morality, family, and in short, all things true, all things good, and all things beautiful, are defined as "humans dedicated to evil." Those who seek to live a morally ordered life are demonized as 'haters, bigots, homophobes, and racists.'
"These people," according to the world constitution of The Idea, "make themselves outcasts whom the greatest of all heroes dedicate their existence to exposing, to stopping their continued evil and to ensuring their failure until they repent and end their ways." The last time this threat was made, it led to ovens, killing fields, gulags, concentration camps, slavery and genocide. This time however, the killing fields could encompass the planet, covering it with rivers of blood.
Dostoevsky--a true prophet---saw where The Idea would lead: â€œThe future kingdom of socialism will be a terrible tyranny of criminals and murderers. It will throw humanity into a true hell of spiritual suffering and poverty.â€ It will be ruled by the Man of Lawlessness---the Abomination of Desolation who has made a treaty with Gnostic criminals and murderers.