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Feature Article by Paul Rosenberg
There has been a lot of concern about a resurgence of socialism lately, and understandably so. But there is one aspect of it, and perhaps an important one, that I haven't seen elsewhere. Here it is.
The socialists, we must admit, have two big things going for them:
They are excellent at complaining.
They are able to convince people their system will solve every problem.
What that means, of course, is that they're selling magic to people who want magic to be real.
Socialism, then, is a religion. And it is operated by a clergy that habitually becomes so disconnected from feeling that it sends its flocks into torture and death.
It should also be noted that the present rise of socialism, particularly among the young, is a stunning condemnation of government schools. That socialism, the deadliest ideology in all of human history, could find such a toe-hold a mere thirty years after it's fall… In a more honest world, government-ope
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