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Progressivism’s Fatal Flaw

The English language contains many words to describe lack of faith in God.

Atheism seems to be the root term–though it appears harsh to some people. Secularism is similar, and simply means “worldly.” Then there is humanism which sounds cool but begins and ends with human beings (no God).

Then there are the sensual terms like hedonism and narcissism, and also political expressions such as fascism, Nazism and communism.

The most popular word in contemporary culture is progressivism–which really means “moving beyond  biblical beliefs” (to them, that’s “progress”).

Progressives want to create a post-Christian world.

Progressivism is not progress, and has one fatal flaw.

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Why Capitalism Works and Socialism Doesn’t

It appears that “socialism” stands at the forefront of the 2020 election with a multitude of Democratic hopefuls jumping into the race while espousing its tenets.

I detailed recently the naive absurdity of the “Green New Deal” popularized by New York Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.  Last week I shared my own eye-witness report on what socialism/communism does to cripple and impoverish nations.

So, why not do a “trilogy” on socialist philosophy that really gets to the bottom line?

There are clear cut reasons why capitalism works and socialism doesn’t.

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I Saw Socialism at Twenty-One. It Was Ugly. Still Is.

I’ve embarked on an 18-24-month project that will help with some future books.

It involves putting my personal journal on computer. I started writing on October 30, 1972 and continue to this day–over forty-six years of journaling.

I’ve already transcribed the hand-written pages from October 1972 to March of 1975. They’ve been enlightening. One subject I glimpsed with my own eyes in 1974 is in the news these days.

Socialism.

I saw it at age 21–in four nations. It was ugly. Still is.

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