‘YouTubing’ is the habitation of a fantasy world made real in images upon a screen. This is exactly the ‘inverted’ world of religion writ large as described by Feuerbach, Marx, Engels and Lenin, etc! In theory, any image, regardless of its positive, negative or neutral construction value, can be made to seem ‘as if it exists’ upon the screen and stimulate the imaginations of all and sundry that happen to allow these images to pass in front of the eye and ear – thus ‘traversing’ the surface of the mind! Whereas the film industry is a tangible profession involving ‘real’ training, qualifications and jobs that guarantee genuine ‘labour’ in the material world – ‘YouTubing’ places this ‘dream-making’ process firmly into the hands of the uneducated and immature masses – telling them that this is ‘reality’ and that no other interpretation exists! The way the entertainment world used to exist (pre-internet) – ensured that ordinary human-beings all inhabited the drab and mundane ‘material’ world and tried our best to traverse its realities and injustices – BEFORE they were able (or allowed) to subject themselves to the ‘inverted’ world of ‘escapism’ and the 90 minutes £5 allotted to get away (just for a moment) from the reality of capitalist existence! All a child has to do now is wake-up and switch-on which ever device happens to be within reach and the ‘inverted’ world of YouTube beckons!
It is the Year of the ‘White’ Rabbit and the traditional year in China is ‘4721’ since the reign of the Yellow Emperor! This surprises many people, as all they have known throughout their lives is the Judeo-Christian calendar. As this calendar became ‘secularised’ due to the rise of the rich merchants (Bourgeoisie), the industralisation of society and the development of capitalism – many ‘Socialist’ countries have adopted its use as an expedient device designed to aid international relations – and China is no exception. Of course, we are effectively discussing comparative mythology, but my point is that China currently represents the ‘oldest’, ‘continuous’ and ‘unbroken’ culture in the world – and not the ‘West’. Today, the temperature is 3 – Celsius in Sutton, South London, and I do not think any sane rabbit would be hopping about amongst the crisp frost! Whilst the family still slumbers – I thought I would share a video and some photographs whilst hoping the Revolution will come sooner rather than later – and that all the unjust suffering humanity is experiencing due to the capitalist system will be brought to an end! We can live in hope!
Of course, there is only an ‘Armistice’ (or ‘Cease Fire’) in effect between North Korea and China on the one-side – and the US, UK, Australia, New Zealand and South Korea on the other. Although North Korea has offered numerous Peace Agreements – the US has rejected all these attempts on the grounds that its post-1945 policy is to destroy ALL Socialist regimes and convert ALL Workers’ States into capitalist playgrounds for the Western rich (similar to how paedophile ‘White’ Americans routinely travel to impoverished Costa Rica to ‘rape’ the impoverished children of that country).
I am sure the average reader will forgive my use of the Chinese language (in the ‘Title’ above) – as it is the language I work in most of the time. Furthermore, I would like to attract the attention of Chinese and DPRK readers who frequent this blog regularly – and who contact me privately. The above video features the great Kim Jong Un respectfully laying a wreath at the ‘China-DPRK Friendship Tower’ in memory of the hundreds of thousands of Chinese men and women who came to the aid of North Korea in 1950 – just two-years after the foundation of the DPRK in 1948 – and just one-year after the successful Chinese Revolution in 1949! Hundreds of thousands were killed (including the son of Mao Zedong).
Although the US (and its Western allies) deployed a force of WWII Veterans that had assisted the Soviet Union in defeating Nazi Germany and Imperial Japan (alongside Fascist Italy) – these men (together with new recruits) could not repeat this feat when faced with determined Asian Armies of people who had just become ‘free’ of Western (imperialist) dominance – and which had been inspired to achieve this through the use of Marxist-Leninist-Maoism! In this war the ‘fascist’ enemy was the United States and its racist (Eurocentric) allies – a point most Western historians simply refuse to rcognise, comprehend or understand!
The ‘Supreme Leader’ in the above North Korean Video is ‘Kim Jong Il’ (1941-2011) – the Predecessor (and ‘Father’) of the current ‘Supreme Leader’ –
My family are proud that our grandfathers fought during WWII against Nazi Germany, Fascist Italy and Imperial Japan (and their many Axis supporters)! We are proud that we fought Hitler! Furthermore, as Communists (Marxist-Leninist-Maoists) – we openly show our faces when we march in public carrying the Red Flag of freedom – and we clearly sign our names when we make statements opnely supporting Communist China and North Korea! Of course, we also support Laos, Vietnam and Cuba, but this goes without saying. We condemn capitalism and fascism – and we despise all these misguided people who join ‘White Supremacy’ groups around the world! Long Live Russia, Long Live the USSR – and may Russia soon achieve the major victory the Russian people historically deserve! We say ‘THANK YOU’ to the Russian people for once again defending our freedom against the corruption of the Bourgeoisie!
EH Carr wrote objectively and in-depth about the history of the Russian Revolution (of 1917) and the development of the USSR (in 1922)! In many ways the work of EH Carr (which stretches to many volumes) is a fair ‘Bourgeois’ analysis of this crucial aspect of working-class history, as it covers virtually all the significant areas of 20th century development within the International Communist Movement! His work on the Bolshevik Revolution and the Soviet ‘Planned Economy’ represents a historical tour de force that covers not only ‘Russian’ history but also many of the key developmental issues effecting such countries as China, Korea and Vietnam, as well as those post-1945 countries throughout Eastern Europe that formed the ‘Communist Bloc’. Obviously, in the post-1956 Khrushchev-era fair-minded historians such as EH Carr were forced to ‘insert’ anti-Stalinist lies and disinformation into their work if they wanted it to be published! Most free-thinking individuals can read between the lines in a number of EH Carr’s later works which sometimes differ in part from the glowing approach he adopted pre-1956! On the whole, however, the infrequent and atypical interferences from under-pressure Publishers can be easily seen, duly noticed and discarded as being of no historical worth! EH Carr, writing very much like Antonio Gramsci whilst languishing in an Italian prison – had to write in a pro-Communist code that the average US-controlled censor was not smart enough to catch! ACW (1.1.2023)