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Is America experiencing it's own Maoist Cultural Revolution?

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posted on Aug, 27 2017 @ 12:03 PM
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In the late 1960s, the Chi Coms experienced the Cultural Revolution where Mao formed the Red Guards and started attacking not just political opponents, but also destroyed political artifacts and traditional values.


What's interesting was that both SJW movement/Regressive Leftists and the Red Guards both started in college campus:




China’s Cultural Revolution was triggered by a group of students at Beijing University, the most elitist college in China. They called themselves the Red Guards because they worshiped China’s communist dictator Mao and his socialist/communist ideology feverishly. In their manifesto, they questioned the usefulness of knowledge, and condemned their professors and university administrators for harboring “intellectual elitism and bourgeois tendencies” and for stalling China’s progress towards a communist utopia.


The Red Guards attacked professors who opposed them, have connections to foreign lands, and/or committed thought crimes




No one on campus dared challenge the Red Guards. Capitulations from school authorities only emboldened them. They led students to strike, refusing to take classes from people who were deemed less than ideologically pure. Professors, teachers, and school administrators were paraded and forced to make numerous public self-criticisms about “transgressions” against government-sanctioned orthodoxy. Soon, college entrance exams were suspended and many schools, from universities to high schools, were closed. The entire education system was paralyzed.


In the present day, we have SJWs attacking a professor in colleges like Evergreen simply for disagreeing with them and for being a white male:



Both destroyed historical objects.




The Red Guards firmly believed that in order to build a new world, they had to wipe out the old one. So they traveled around the country, eradicating anything representing China’s feudalistic past: old customs, old cultures, old habits, and old ideas. Museums, temples, shrines, heritage sites, including Confucius’ tomb, were defaced, ransacked, or even totally destroyed. One of the worst instances of destruction took place at the Ming Dynasty(1368-1644) tombs near Beijing. The Red Guards dug up the remains of Ming emperors and empresses, denouncing their oppression against Chinese people, before burning the remains with burial treasures, including priceless ancient artifacts, books, and manuscripts. Much personal property, including my own family’s genealogy book—containing 50 generations of information—was confiscated and ended up in the fire. In the meantime, many cities and towns renamed their streets with new revolutionary names. Mao pictures and statues were everywhere. Such drastic efforts to erase the influence of the past and remake the society in a revolution-sanctioned image have left irrevocable damage to Chinese culture and people.


We are seeing this in the present day when SJWs called for the destruction of Confederate Monuments and anything American including Washington and Jefferson statues:



Both Movements Justify Violence on the Basis of Their Perceived Moral Authority:




The Red Guards were fanatic about social classes and political identity. They believed they were the rightful heir to Mao’s socialist revolution and that only they and their chairman were on the right side of the history. Thus, they shouted down anyone who dared to show the slightest disagreement with slogans, such as “a complete confession is the only road to survival. Anything less will lead to death!” The Red Guards were sources of terror. Professors, writers, scientists, artists, and even government officials were publicly paraded, denounced, humiliated, and tortured in public by the Red Guards and their supporters. Suicides among the persecuted were very common. The Red Guards even amplified their militant and violent nature by wearing special outfits: olive green People’s Liberation Army’s uniform with a red arm band. As the Red Guards spread from schools to the rest of the society, they also increased their use of force. They didn’t just fight with their fists, either: they fought with real weapons. Some Chinese cities were engulfed in violence to such an extent, order was only restored through military takeover.


We are seeing this already in places like Berkeley.



As for shouting down well here's an example of modern SJWs doing it:



Not only that, we have the CNN Blackmailing Incident and Conservative Youtubers such as Ron Paul Demonetized

Anyone opposing Mao was deemed enemies of the people. In the present day, anyone who opposed the Regressive Left is considered a white supremacist racist even if the person is not racist and white at all.

Both have powerful figures supporting their causes. For the Red Guards it's Mao. For Antifa/SJWs, it is CNN, Hollyweird, and prominent Political figures.


A professor from NYU agreed that antifa have exhibiting Maoist behaviors:




"As a bevy of evidence makes clear, including its own propaganda, Antifa arrogates to itself absolute authority over the expression and assembly of others," Rectenwald continued. "It deems itself the sole arbiter of rights and makes absolutely no bones about its belief in its authority. Antifa is an authoritarian, embryonic, totalitarian intimidation gang, which, if it managed to gain state power, would proceed to execute all those with the 'wrong' ideology. This is exactly what happened in the Soviet Union and Communist China."


Even the Chinese themselves compared what happened to the US to the Cultural Revolution:




Over the past few days, many Chinese people have seen Americans destroy statues, write “reactionary slogans” on the Lincoln memorial, bringing to mind “destroying the Four Olds”, with people even saying that America is undertaking a “Cultural Revolution.” They are partly joking, but the sentiment reflects the “abnormal” Chinese people see in America today.


Here are the effects of the Cultural Revolution:




Mao’s Cultural Revolution movement was the darkest chapter in China’s history. It should be called “Cultural Destruction.” It brought the Chinese people nothing but misery. It did fundamentally transform Chinese society: millions, including a generation of China’s intellectual backbone, perished, and an entire young generation grew up without any formal education. It tore the social fabric that used to unite people, and overturned traditional close relationships among families and communities. Its irreplaceable destruction of China’s cultural heritage left Chinese people in a spiritual and moral vacuum.


This thread written by asktheanimals pretty much describes something similar happening in the West when its cultural heritage have been eroded by Cultural Marxism:

www.abovetopsecret.com...

Source:

thefederalist.com...

www.lifezette.com...

www.atimes.com...
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posted on Aug, 27 2017 @ 12:14 PM
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a reply to: starwarsisreal

I agree.
And it would have been far worse had Hillary been elected. The republicans would have made small noises but would had fallen in lock-step.

We're seeing it too much with the disdain to free expression, the very lack of regard to our most fundamental freedoms.


Good thread.


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posted on Aug, 27 2017 @ 12:19 PM
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Despite it being obvious to those even halfway paying attention, i'm sure the usual progressive suspects will be in the thread to claim none of this is happening and the similarities are our imagination.



posted on Aug, 27 2017 @ 12:20 PM
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a reply to: starwarsisreal

Couldn't agree more.
Its a bit like watching a train crash.

My guess is that certain things are coming to light about the Dems and the globalists that they've got to move faster before the law catches up with them.



posted on Aug, 27 2017 @ 12:25 PM
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a reply to: DBCowboy

Well don't count on it. Trump is just delaying the inevitable assuming he is anti deep state (Personally though I see Trump as just another stooge and his job is to encourage bad behavior from both the left and right). The only way to really stop this decay is an economic collapse and a reformation of the US government and society. Plus we should remove the influence of Hollyweird and reform Academia.

Our only hope is Generation Z since they are going to be Conservative and will be forced to shoulder the burden previous generations gave them.

Already some are saying Conservatism is the new counter culture.


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posted on Aug, 27 2017 @ 12:26 PM
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They can joust by attempting to alter semantics all they wish ,they can't fight worth a damn.
Cops and agents got this,maybe the guard will show up.
As they up THEIR violent game they'd be trumped, because the other side holds all the war cards.
THAT'S why they dehumanize/Minimize veterans we are a clear and present rogue faction that clearly threatens their game.
www.huffingtonpost.com...

www.theblaze.com...

Those of us WHO were taught history as it happened(Once you get passed OUR cold war programming and read the fringe books)and civics seem to always know more than those who were educated in the watered down system that allows failure to graduate,so the student doesn't FEEL bad.
IT seems to parallel the shunning of corporal punishment in our homes as well.
The Marxist revolution we aren't supposed to claim because it 's a direct identifier we all know, is far more clumsily applied as opposed to the caste indeed feudal cultures of China and Americans who have perceptions ABOVE the 6th grade reading level are only disgusted at the new hippy movement, again.



posted on Aug, 27 2017 @ 12:27 PM
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a reply to: starwarsisreal

In the video with the SJW students screaming at their teacher, it's obvious to me that these particular individuals have a groupthink mentality: when one of them starts screaming, others get the cue that it's okay for them to also start screaming.

Meanwhile, the professor calmly responds, then they gang up and attack him again like rabid dogs. I don't really pity the professor, since he is likely responsible for helping cultivate these entitled brats' mentality, but it is a fine example of the liberal/SJW agenda in action.

The behavior of those "students" is repulsive.



posted on Aug, 27 2017 @ 12:29 PM
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I thought the Buzzword was "Cultural Marxism" now we moved on to Maoism, how many more authoritarian dictatorships are we going through?



posted on Aug, 27 2017 @ 12:34 PM
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a reply to: XAnarchistX

Its really post modernism via critical theory but its rooted in Marxism.
The French realised it was a non starter from the sixties and seventies but it keeps on going.



posted on Aug, 27 2017 @ 12:35 PM
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a reply to: DBCowboy

They may not know anything about how they got where they are, but they'll know all 57 genders and how to make anything racist.



posted on Aug, 27 2017 @ 12:36 PM
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a reply to: starwarsisreal

The answer to your OP is No.

What America is experiencing are two camps who don't like each other.

The same has been experienced by dozens of countries across the decades. Statues are just a side issue.




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posted on Aug, 27 2017 @ 12:36 PM
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In my opinion, what we are seeing is a mix of sub-optimal public education blended with helicopter parenting and social media removing people's empathy towards strangers they don't know how to interact with.

I want to think it is the minority of our youth, but that may be optimistic.



posted on Aug, 27 2017 @ 12:38 PM
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originally posted by: XAnarchistX
I thought the Buzzword was "Cultural Marxism" now we moved on to Maoism, how many more authoritarian dictatorships are we going through?


Moaism is another form of Cultural Marxism.



posted on Aug, 27 2017 @ 12:38 PM
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a reply to: ketsuko

The same people that are for the freedoms of gender identity are against free expression.



Wait, what?



posted on Aug, 27 2017 @ 12:38 PM
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a reply to: alldaylong

You know all of what I posted is just the beginning. Eventually it will spread to the point where start tearing down the fabric of society. That's precisely what happened during the Cultural Revolution, it started out small in a University then it spread across the entire country.
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posted on Aug, 27 2017 @ 12:42 PM
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originally posted by: starwarsisreal
a reply to: alldaylong

You know all of what I posted are just the beginning. Eventually it will spread to the point where start tearing down the fabric of society. That's precisely what happened during the Cultural Revolution, it started out small in a University then it spread across the entire country.


There is a major difference to what happened in China.

Mao was in power and the Cultural Revolution was on his instruction.

Who from the U.S. Government is ordering this social unrest ?



posted on Aug, 27 2017 @ 12:43 PM
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originally posted by: DBCowboy
a reply to: ketsuko

The same people that are for the freedoms of gender identity are against free expression.



Wait, what?


Because they love diversity, but it's all superficial.

It's like having a BINGO game card. They can say,"I have an Indian friend, a Buddhist friend, a black friend, a Chinese friend, a Muslim friend, a gay friend and a transgender friend (bonus points! they're very rare ...), so I am very tolerant and culturally open-minded and diverse." But, of course, all those people all sit around a table and think exactly alike on all issues. So there is no diversity of thought.

And if they see any of those identity group people who disagree on something ... "Wait ... I don't think we should have socialized health care."

All of sudden that person will be ostracized from the group as a cruel, right wing hater no matter which of the identity boxes he or she superficially happens to check, and no one will treat that person worse for speaking out than others with that person's identity box.

It's like a bunch of chickens in the hen house pecking on the weirdo.



posted on Aug, 27 2017 @ 12:44 PM
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a reply to: starwarsisreal

This is equally untenable as the comparison of Trump to Hitler. Congratulations you reached a new low.



posted on Aug, 27 2017 @ 12:45 PM
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No, absolutely not.

The difference is, in China Mao was dictator and the Communist government controlled every regional office over the people.

In America we have the Constitution, and powderpuff snowflakes are crying in the streets being led by commie organizers because that is what commie organizers do. They have zero power in the Nation, especially so now that Obama is gone and there are no more BLM pow wows in the White House.

Although Hillary's choice of attire was very interesting having that blatant Mao vibe, she would have led these sheeple for the right price.



posted on Aug, 27 2017 @ 12:46 PM
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a reply to: starwarsisreal

Got an estimate on the number of members in your so-called SJW/Regressive Leftist movement?

I mean, if you're talking takeover of 230 million folks and about 4 million square miles, I think the numbers are important.



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