"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
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