Many of us who were children during the Cold War years grew up thinking that communism would never fall. That tyranny seemed destined to stay forever.
A giant with feet of mud whose fall began in Poland
However, communism was a giant with mud bias. It began to undo with the creation of the Solidarity union in Poland, a movement driven by the strong Catholic religiosity of the Polish people. The support of Pope St. John Paul II to that movement was decisive to open more and more wide cracks in the walls of that huge prison into which the communist dictatorships of the Soviet bloc had become. Christianity played a fundamental role in the fall of communism, and that is why today it has become more hated than ever by the left, but especially because it feels nostalgic for red terror.
Communism was not defeated: it has come back in a larval way
Such a day as today, 30 years ago, the Berlin Wall fell. Many saw it as a happy moment. We came to think that communism had been defeated, but it was not so. In fact, to think that defeat had occurred caused much of the free world to lower its guard. Even before the fall of the Wall, a new form of totalitarianism had begun to spread in western countries, more larval than communism and national-socialism. This new totalitarianism was also inspired by socialist ideas and Marx’s theses, and had begun to be formulated in the years before World War II by the Italian communist ideologist Antonio Gramsci. Cultural Marxism began to spread throughout the West decades before the fall of the Berlin Wall as a form of ideological subversion.
The revelations of a former KGB agent about his work of ideological subversion
Yuri Alexandrovich Bezmenov, a former agent of the KGB (Soviet secret service) who fled to Canada in 1970, warned on several television shows. In one of them, he explained: “Only about 15% of time, money, and manpower is spent on espionage and such. The other 85% is a slow process which we call either ideological subversion or active measures or psychological warfare. What it basically means is: to change the perception of reality of every American that despite of the abundance of information no one is able to come to sensible conclusions in the interest of defending themselves, their families, their community, and their country. It’s a great brainwashing process which goes very slow”.
Bezmenov pointed: “It takes from 15 to 20 years to demoralize a nation. Why that many years? Because this is the minimum number of years required to educate one generation of students in the country of your enemy exposed to the ideology of their enemy. In other words, Marxism-Leninism ideology is being pumped into the soft heads of at least three generation of American students without being challenged or counterbalanced by the basic values of Americanism, American patriotism. The result? The result you can see. The people who graduated in the 60’s, dropouts or half-baked intellectuals, are now occupying the positions of power in the government, civil service, business, mass media, and educational systems. You are stuck with them.” The former Soviet agent added: “You cannot change their mind even if you expose them to authentic information. Even if you prove that white is white and black is black, you still can not change the basic perception and the logic of behavior.“ Here the video:
The new left emerged from the rubble of the Berlin Wall
In the words of that former Soviet spy, we can see our current society reflected to a large extent. After the fall of classical communism, based on the Marxist thesis of the struggle between social classes, the Marxists promoted a progressive infiltration into various social movements: feminists, ecologists, homosexuals, indigenists … The political scientist Agustín Laje and the journalist Nicolás Márquez, both of Argentina, have masterfully analyzed this phenomenon in their book “The Black Book of the New Left”, which explains, for example, the progress and the imposition of gender ideology in the West, even at the hands of parties of center-right, as well as other cultural Marxism franchises: political correctness, multiculturalism and animalism. These are the new flags of the old left, of that Marxist left that we consider defeated with the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989 and the disappearance of the USSR in 1991, but which is still very active.
We have a new wall, even bigger, and this time it is not reinforced concrete
The result of this process of propagation of cultural Marxism is that three decades after the fall of the Wall, its creators have managed to make a larger wall, but this time it is not made of reinforced concrete, but of ideological dogmas, whose purpose is exactly the same as that of the monstrosity built in 1961 with the cynical title of “anti-fascist protection wall”, but that actually worked as a prison for a whole town. This time the prison is mental: they want us to be afraid to disagree, to self-censor, to submit ourselves without complaining to the dictates of the single progressive thought.
Those who want to flee from that prison are not now with guards armed with rifles and machine guns and with minefields willing to kill him. Now the elimination of the dissident consists in his civil death, in his defenestration and discredit, and lately also in the persecution of those who disagree, with fines and even with jail, accused of promoting “hate speech”, an expression that the new language has coined to criminalize anyone who dares to take the opposite to the left. Before the dissident was called “counterrevolutionary”, “bourgeois” or “fascist”: today if you disagree with the left they accuse you of “hate” and call you racist, xenophobic, macho, homophobic, or transphobic, police words created to point out and condemn the one who disobeys. The purpose of this whole process of signaling the discrepant is the same that existed under communist dictatorships: they do not want anyone to dare to leave the fold.
The process of demolishing that wall has already begun thanks to a new right
The left and a considerable part of the right had already become accustomed to this new hegemony of the progressive dictatorship in our society, but the consolidation of a new brave and complex-free right is causing a nervous breakdown among the progressive inquisitors. We are having such good examples as Trump in the US, Bolsonaro in Brazil, Viktor Orbán in Hungary, the PiS in Poland and in the case of Spain, Vox, a brave party that has dared to fight the ideas against the left, a battle to which the other parties of the so-called center-right had renounced. And it is that cultural Marxism is the same as the Emperor’s new suit of Hans Christian Andersen’s famous novel: losing the fear of telling the truth is the beginning of the end of tyranny. As more and more people dare to proclaim that the Emperor is naked, the more difficult the social engineers on the left have to continue imposing their ideological dictatorship.
In the 1980s we already experienced the first revolt against cultural Marxism in the West with the conservative revolution promoted by Ronald Reagan. That offensive by the defenders of freedom also contributed to the demolition of the Berlin Wall: if in the West there had not been such a brave ruler as Reagan, perhaps today half of Europe would still remain under the communist yoke. Just as the Berlin Wall fell then, this new wall of cultural Marxism will also fall. For this we need to assume that our values are better and deserve to be defended, that we do not have to apologize for dissent, that it is possible to defeat this new tyranny and, consequently, do what is in our power to defeat it.
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