Antimarxist Psychotherapy

"Marxism is the philosophy of failure, the credo of ignorance, and the creed of envy."

Freely adapted from Sir Winston Churchill

At the end of December 2018 I was made aware of a very interesting video on YouTube. In this video, a former employee of the Soviet secret service KGB, who has defected to Canada, explains how this secret service conducted psychological warfare in the West for decades. Among other things, an attempt was made to train a new generation of Americans who had been inoculated with Marxist-Leninist ideas. In order to achieve this goal, efforts have been made to "turn around" people working in education (i.e. teachers).

This Marxist-Leninist indoctrination took place not only in America, but also here in Europe. I myself am affected by it. It went so far that as a clearly thinking person I was for a long time incredibly afraid of being disadvantaged in my life (for example when looking for a job), because I do not agree with the Marxist-Leninist ideology - without being a "Nazi" for that reason!

This psychological warfare has the goal of destroying the grown structures of Western society. It is clearly destructive. Marxism-Leninism is not an ideology whose intention would be to improve the world and the lives of people. It is rather an ideology with destructive intentions. For decades the Marxist-Leninists have tried to instill in us young Europeans self-hatred, self-loathing, inferiority and guilt.

Although the Soviet Union no longer exists, this form of warfare is still practised. The reason for this, in my opinion, is that there are now many people in the West who have internalised this harmful Marxist-Leninist ideology and believe in it as if it were a religion. By discriminating or trying to educate dissidents, they are waging war - knowingly or unknowingly - against their own people.

The truth is very clear: My generation (I was born in 1983) is not "collectively to blame"; we have nothing to be ashamed for being born in Europe and possibly having a light skin color. We are not to blame for crimes committed by past generations. We are a new generation that has now reached an age where most of us are working, earning our own living and responsible for a family. We have no reproach; we have the right to live a happy and fulfilled life. There is also no "original sin", as some religions try to persuade us.

My declared aim is to make a contribution to eliminating the harmful effects of the psychological warfare described.

Claus Volko, MD MSc


Marxism - Fundamentals and Critique
A clarification of the concept and arguments as to why this ideology should be rejected.

A clarification of terms and arguments in favour of this ideology.

Liberalism vs. Social Darwinism
An essay from 2011 explaining why it is not justified to accuse liberals of social Darwinist intentions.

How illiberal is Austria's population?
An essay from 2011 analysing whether and why the Austrian population is hostile to the freedom of the individual.

Basics of a New Left
An essay from the year 2018 that makes proposals on how the political left could reposition itself ideologically, turning away from Marx.

On the person of Karl Marx
A small character study on the founder of Marxist ideology.

On the person of Vladimir Ilyich Ulyanov, called Lenin
A small character study on the leader of the October Revolution that brought the Bolsheviks to power in Russia.

On the person of Josif Vissarionovich Dzhugashvili, called Stalin
A small character study about Lenin's successor and actual founder of Marxism-Leninism.

Capitalism and market economy
Some thoughts on economic aspects of political theory.

The Frankfurt School
A brief introduction to the teachings of Adorno, Horkheimer and others.

The Development of Europe since the French Revolution
What Europe has shaped today and what the future could look like.

Educational concept - basic principles
Some thoughts about basic things I consider important. Recommended reading!

Further texts may follow in the course of time.

Interesting Links

How Marxists took over psychotherapy
An article that describes how traditional psychoanalysis was and is infiltrated and instrumentalized by Marxists.

Cooijmans Inventory of Neo-Marxist Attitudes
A personality test, through which one can experience to what extent one has internalized the Marxist worldview.

Neo-Marxist Code Explained
A text explaining what Marxists mean by certain keywords.

Similarly thinking people and organizations

Austrian Libertarian Movement

Scholarium - Recognize reality, create values, find meaning

NEOS - The New Austria and Liberal Forum

Books matching the theme

Nationalökonomie: Theorie des Handelns und Wirtschaftens
A standard work on economics published in 1940 by Ludwig von Mises, who after 1918 successfully prevented Bolshevism from establishing itself in the newly founded Republic of Austria.

History of Western Philosophy
Popular scientific work published in 1947 by the British philosopher Bertrand Russell, in which he gives a historical overview of Western philosophy.

Geschichte der politischen Ideen: Von der Antike bis zur Gegenwart
Originally published in 1981 by Hans Fenske and colleagues, this textbook provides a good overview of political philosophy as a whole and its historical development.

Die offene Gesellschaft und ihre Feinde, Band 1: Der Zauber Platons
In 1942, Karl Popper's main social-philosophical work was published, exposing the totalitarian structure of Plato's "State".

Die offene Gesellschaft und ihre Feinde, Band 2: Falsche Propheten: Hegel, Marx und die Folgen
Volume 2 of Popper's major social-philosophical work with a focus on Marxism.

Leftism Revisited: from de Sade and Marx to Hitler and Pol Pot
A grandiose work by Erik von Kuehnelt-Leddihn, published in 1974, that shows the similarities of all Marxist movements, including National Socialism, which the author also attributes to the Marxist spectrum.

Der neue Tugendterror: Über die Grenzen der Meinungsfreiheit in Deutschland
A non-fiction book published in 2014 by the well-known bestselling author Thilo Sarrazin, in which he lists, among other things, "14 Axioms of Virtue Madness in Contemporary Germany".

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