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March 7, 2015

The Green Left's Fascist Roots

The fact of the matter is, the modern green movement did not spring into worldwide action out of nowhere in the 1960s
with Rachel Carson and the hippie movement. Modern environmentalism is largely rooted in Germany like a giant oak tree that tapped into German Romanticism, Existentialism, and Social Darwinism that flowered in the European continent throughout the 1800s -- all three of which valued Nature over people and laid the foundation of what is otherwise known as the green movement today. While Nazi racism is now in the rear-view mirror, it has been replaced with an anti-humanist agenda, but environmental tribalism can still be seen in its veritable worship of all things indigenous hiding behind the doctrine of multiculturalism. -- American Thinker

Posted by gerardvanderleun at March 7, 2015 10:25 AM. This is an entry on the sideblog of American Digest: Check it out.

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Environmentalism becomes inadequate and irrational when it fails to determine the benefits and detriments, and to clearly and completely specify those to be affected by environmental activism and passivism.
What is necessary, why, what will it cost, who benefits, who loses? Who decides and by what authority?
To speak of Nazis and their environmental policies is fine; how about the Bible's assignation of stewardship of the nonhuman forms of Earth to us folks, the semi-intelligent human strife forms?
As the IBMers used to suggest, "Thimk."
Try, www.artofmanliness/2009/08/17/how-to-make-a-decision-like-ben-franklin/

Posted by: Stug Guts [TypeKey Profile Page] at March 7, 2015 1:26 PM

Environmentalism, nothing more than another religion where one speaks of the unpredictable in terms of the unknowable to those unable to understand it's improbable.

Then they pass the collection plate.

Posted by: Vermont Woodchuck [TypeKey Profile Page] at March 7, 2015 5:26 PM

Green Alarmism does not derive from science. It comes from a religion, the faux pagan worship of Gaia, the earth goddess. She is angry and must be propitiated by the sacrifice of human babies. The white liberals who are votaries of this religion have chosen brown and black babies to be the victims of the rituals of "population control", "zero population growth" and "reproductive choice".

Why has this bizarre cult arisen among what are supposed to be our most intelligent and skeptical class?

First we must observe the collapse of Christian belief in this class.

They are all Marxists now, not industrial grade Stalinists, but cultural Marxists theorized by Adorno, and Gramisci, and the French lumpen-philosopes such as Foucault and Derrida. But, even those variants of Marxism demands atheism.

Also atheism, especially, the nasty anti-intellectual atheism of Dawkins et. al., allows them to indulge their favorite passion -- Contempt for the unwashed masses of Americans -- the obese bitter clingers who inhabit fly-over country and cling to their guns and religion.

Having chosen atheism does not mean that they believe nothing. As Umberto Eco wrote:

"G K Chesterton is often credited with observing: "When a man ceases to believe in God, he doesn't believe in nothing. He believes in anything." Whoever said it - he was right. We are supposed to live in a sceptical age. In fact, we live in an age of outrageous credulity.

"The "death of God", or at least the dying of the Christian God, has been accompanied by the birth of a plethora of new idols. They have multiplied like bacteria on the corpse of the Christian Church ..."

Posted by: Fat Man [TypeKey Profile Page] at March 7, 2015 5:50 PM

The brown shirts became green shirts although their secret agenda was always red in their skeevy little black hearts.

Posted by: Speller [TypeKey Profile Page] at March 8, 2015 12:28 AM

Atheism does not = communism. They have nothing to do with each other and I know not why people constantly link them.

Posted by: ghostsniper [TypeKey Profile Page] at March 8, 2015 12:42 PM

VW summarizes nicely environmentalism of the destructive sort.
Where in the new Core Curriculum is the challenge to students to list the benefits and detriments of each of the dam projects we undertook, and to discuss which if any were worthwhile and the students' criteria for judgement?

Posted by: Stug Guts [TypeKey Profile Page] at March 8, 2015 1:34 PM

for ghostsniper:
"The goal of socialism is communism."
~Vladimir Lenin

"Our program necessarily includes the propaganda of atheism."
~Vladimir Lenin

Considering that V.I. Lenin was the father of the first communist government, I think that he knew what he was talking about when referring to communism.
From the Declaration of Independence:
"We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights...

If there is no God and the rights of men are instead privileges conferred upon them by other men rather than God, then those rights are not "inalienable" and may just as easily be revoked by men as they can be allowed by privilege.
Removing God from the equation strips away the moral immutable foundation of rights.

Posted by: Speller [TypeKey Profile Page] at March 8, 2015 5:03 PM

According to some it seems, creator automatically equals god.

Further, a communist states something so it must be sacrosanct.


You can't argue with people like this that have been taken hostage my mystics.

But I have to try.

My rights are not given to me by anyone, especially your god.

They just are.
Now go argue with gravity or something.

Posted by: ghostsniper [TypeKey Profile Page] at March 8, 2015 5:22 PM

Back in 1972, I was leading a Scout Troop on a seven day backpacking trip in Kings Canyon National Park. On the last night of the trip we set up camp at a lake about eight miles from the trailhead. We had twenty rambunctious young Scouts who, though they had hiked eight miles over a pass that day, were still in high spirits. As boys will be. There was some laughter and joking around as we set up camp.

Soon I was confronted by a humorless nature lover who informed me that the boys laughter and shouts were ruining his "wilderness experience." I apologized. He demanded that we not camp at the lake. I said we were already pretty settled in and weren't going to move. He was miffed, but I was resolute. Soon, we saw them packing up and moving on out to someplace where they could experience some "real solitude."

They were the only people we saw in seven days. Our bad luck to encounter such a pair of sourpusses. That was my first meeting with hard core enviros. I had no idea then that they would become so politically powerful. Now, they want to lock up the parks and get rid of the humans. No smiling, no joking, and NO FUN allowed. Such Puritanism. It is a religion.

Posted by: Jimmy J. [TypeKey Profile Page] at March 8, 2015 8:03 PM

ghostsniper said, "I know not why people constantly link them."

Now you know. Apparently, you don't read your own copy.

V.I. Lenin wasn't just a communist,/I> and endowed by their Creator( with a capital 'C') did mean God to those who signed it.
Jefferson is still widely acknowledged as a deist.
As to the rest of my point, I'm sure others understood even if you didn't.
More poor you.

Posted by: Speller [TypeKey Profile Page] at March 8, 2015 9:47 PM

For those that don't believe in an Almighty Power, you just need to have a Jewish mother for a while.

Posted by: Vermont Woodchuck [TypeKey Profile Page] at March 9, 2015 8:33 AM

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