[Rushtalk] Soviet-Born Chess Legend Brilliantly Educates Millennials Who Approve of Communism

Carl Spitzer {C Juno} cwsiv at juno.com
Mon Jan 27 12:28:47 MST 2020


Rush is right again those who have had liberalism in its purest form do
not want it again.
Facts never seem to make it into the heads of liberals.

Soviet-Born Chess Legend Brilliantly Educates Millennials Who Approve of
Communism
Russian democracy advocate and chess grand master Garry Kasparov speaks
during the Oslo Freedom Forum on May 27, 2019, in Oslo, Norway.Julia
Reinhart / Getty ImageRussian democracy advocate and chess grand master
Garry Kasparov speaks during the Oslo Freedom Forum on May 27, 2019, in
Oslo, Norway. (Julia Reinhart / Getty Images)

By Cade Almond 
Published January 4, 2020  


Chess legend Garry Kasparov, who has since become a political activist,
had the perfect reaction to the alarming number of American millennials
who approve of communism.

In November, MarketWatch reported on a YouGov survey that found 36
percent of respondents ages 23-38 approved of communism in some form, a
noticeable increase from 28 percent a year ago.


MarketWatch revisited the findings — from a survey of 2,100 Americans
between Sept. 6 and 13 — in a tweet Dec. 27.
 

“36% of millennials polled say that they approve of communism, which is
up significantly from 28% in 2018,” it said.


        36% of millennials polled say that they approve of communism,
        which is up significantly from 28% in 2018.
        https://t.co/Wtij9H8EoT
        
        — MarketWatch (@MarketWatch) December 28, 2019
        


The results did not go over well with conservatives or anyone with a
measurable understanding of history.

One such critic was none other than Kasparov, a Russian born under
Soviet rule in present-day Azerbaijan and arguably the greatest chess
player of all time.

“It’s nice they have opinions about communism now, because once you’re
living in it you don’t get to have an opinion about it anymore,” he
tweeted Monday.


        It’s nice they have opinions about communism now, because once
        you’re living in it you don’t get to have an opinion about it
        anymore. https://t.co/YjFFwFxSFj
        
        — Garry Kasparov (@Kasparov63) December 30, 2019
        


Communism generally has three types of supporters, and Kasparov was able
to touch on all of them, even in such a simple response.

The most obvious pillar of support to which he referred are the people
who have never experienced communism and as a result do not fully
understand its horrors.

Those delusions of utopia are magnified if one is ignorant, willfully or
not, of the gruesome history behind the failed marriage between the
government and the economy.

Kasparov also subtly referenced a second pillar of support: those who
have lived under communism for their entire lives and are similarly
ignorant of other systems.
 
For them, top-down economic control was a given. Without the freedom to
form their own opinion and weigh other systems based on merit, those
living under communism can be forgiven for reverting to the default.

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Part of the purpose of totalitarian communist rule is to convince the
public that it is either the best way of life or the only way of life.
Too often, that lie was and is believed.

That nature of communism, to produce propaganda on such a massive scale,
also shines a light on the third group of supporters: the ones in
control.

One of the major misconceptions among the American supporters of
communism is that the Soviet Union and Mao Zedong’s China were
problematic because they were totalitarian, not because they were
communist.

To those supporters, totalitarianism is a bug, not a feature.


Unfortunately, that isn’t the case.


        This is the real cost of allowing progressives to take over our
        education system. They do not educate, they indoctrinate.
        
        — Trump is STILL your president (@DragonEmpress4) December 28,
        2019
        


Total government control of every aspect of life, especially the
economy, is not only critical to communism, it is the definition of
communism.


Whether there is one man with a birthright,  100 elected officials or a
violent revolution (which is much more likely), communism is
totalitarian by nature.

Without the proper checks and balances, which will not exist outside a
liberal republic, a government with total control can and will keep the
people under its thumb.

Coupled with the fact that communism doesn’t provide an incentive to
work, this type of society directs human ambition toward power and
authority that only a seat in the government can provide.

And if you don’t already have that seat, good luck convincing the one
who does to give it up.


Thankfully, the pro-communist 36 percent of millennials have so far not
gotten their way.

And with people like Garry Kasparov around, we can help keep it that
way.
 

Cade graduated Lyon College with a BA in Political Science in 2019, and
has since acted as an assignment editor with The Western Journal. He is
a Christian first, conservative second.

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