On Why Communists Do Not ‘Hate’ Religious People

Hatred or disapproval are bourgeois responses and are unsuitable attitudes for Marxist-Leninists to hold with regard to religions and religiously minded individuals. Yes, religions can be dangerous, as can science in the wrong hands, or indeed political ideology. I am not condoning thousands of years of Church oppression, violence or murder in the West, (or any religiously motivated tyranny in the rest of the world), but I am acknowledging the fact that historical (cultural) forces manufacture religions and religious followers – and this is not the fault of the individuals concerned.

More And More Americans Are Starting To Believe Earth Is Flat

The Lumpen Proletariat in the US, operating as it does through a ‘false consciousness’, falsely believes that it is ‘standing up’ to the bourgeoisie (which is limited to notions of the distant and faceless ‘Authorities’, but seldom the business structures around the workers), whilst in effect generating bourgeois mirroring structures within its own ranks, that are slightly out of focus, prone to illogical or erroneous thinking, and tending toward theistic theology.

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