What’s the Opposite of Communism?

If you wanted to take over the world, what would your agenda look like?

Try this on for size:

Infiltrate the press. Get control of book-review assignments, editorial writing, policymaking positions.

Gain control of key positions in radio, TV, and motion pictures.

Continue discrediting American culture by degrading all forms of artistic expression. Eliminate all good sculpture from parks and buildings, substitute shapeless, awkward and meaningless forms.

Control art critics and directors of art museums. “Our plan is to promote ugliness, repulsive, meaningless art.”

Eliminate all laws governing obscenity by calling them “censorship” and a violation of free speech and free press.

Break down cultural standards of morality by promoting pornography and obscenity in books, magazines, motion pictures, radio, and TV.

Present homosexuality, degeneracy and promiscuity as “normal, natural, healthy.”

Infiltrate the churches and replace revealed religion with “social” religion. Discredit the Bible and emphasize the need for intellectual maturity which does not need a “religious crutch.”

Are these shocking because of how brash they seem? Or is it because the reality of their materialization is a little too close for comfort?

Like, it’s already happening.

These are just eight of the Communist Goals as recorded by U.S. Congressman Albert S. Herlong, Jr. of Florida (Congressional Record Appendix, pp. A34-A35, January 10, 1963). The full list can be found in numerous places on the internet, including here, here, here and here.

Yeah, 1963.

It’s taken a while. But here they are. And here we are.

Knowing the enemy’s plan, however, is not only good for staying it off, but for countering it. Just try the inverse:

Support the freedom of press. Submit book-review assignments, editorial writings, and esteem policymaking positions.

Work to serve the public through key positions in radio, TV, and motion pictures by creating virtuous content.

Continue affirming American culture by supporting all forms of creative, artistic expression. Eliminate all bad sculpture from parks and buildings, substitute beautiful, graceful and meaningful forms.

Proliferate art connoisseurs and directors of art museums. “Our plan is to promote beautiful, tasteful, meaningful art.”

Support all laws against obscenity by calling them “morally degrading,” and a violation of human decency and press-worthy virtue.

Build up cultural standards of morality by discrediting pornography and obscenity in books, magazines, motion pictures, radio, and TV.

Present homosexuality, degeneracy and promiscuity as “abnormal, unnatural, unhealthy.”

Promote churches and replace “social” religion with joyful worship of God. Promote the Bible and emphasize the need for intellectual understanding and divine experience of the Lord.

Now that’s something to dedicate your life to. It’s called The Kingdom.

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  • Kimberlee Long

    Love it! Sharing this!

    • http://www.christopherhopper.com Christopher Hopper

      Thanks Kimberlee!

  • http://www.drummerguyremix.blogspot.com Gabe

    Woah. Scary. We need to pray for our nation, that the inverse would happen.

    Great post, gave me a lot to think about.

    • http://www.christopherhopper.com Christopher Hopper

      Yes. Keep praying, and keep acting on the divine ideas the Lord gives you.

  • http://www.enterthedoorwithin.blogspot.com Wayne Thomas Batson

    Whoa. That’s chilling. It’s weird: I have a book idea I scrawled down somewhere that seems connected to this. The story takes place at the end of Communism in the USSR where several ultra extreme communist see that Plan A is ending in failure. Plan B is to slowly influence the decline of morality in Western civilization, aka the U.S. until no one cares enough to defend our freedoms anymore. It’s all about pleasing self. Then, the attack comes…

    • http://www.christopherhopper.com Christopher Hopper

      Dude! You’ve *got* to write it! Great (and freakishly all-too-real) story concept. Oddly enough, I’ve been making notes on a post-democracy United States.

      Weird.

    • http://www.drummerguyremix.blogspot.com Gabe

      O_o

      Maybe you guys should co-author another series! :D

    • http://www.christopherhopper.com Christopher Hopper

      We each have a number of series we have been waiting 3 years to start writing, so it’s back to personal work now. But thanks for the thought!

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/12163400291503979393 Taisia

    Ooh! Scary!