Suicidal Socialism
Mar 11, 2020 | 5070 views | 0 0 comments | 501 501 recommendations | email to a friend | print
Dear Editor,

The premise of the liberal progressive collectivist ideal is the government knows best and citizens must be guided by a group of enlightened well-intentioned benefactors.

This is a threat to society because it fosters mediocrity and stifles creativity and innovation. Life is a process of self-sustaining and self-generating actions.

If we do not strive for independence, self reliance, or take care to manage our means ourselves, our end will be ruination.

The Democratic presidential candidates reject the concept of individualism and have resurrected the failed misguided notions and promise of a utopia as articulated in article 25 of the United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

Food, clothing, homes, medical care, do not grow in nature. These are goods and services produced by men. Who will supply these goods and services? If some men are entitled by “right” to the products and work of others, it means those others are deprived of their rights and property.

No man has the right to impose obligations, unrewarded duties or involuntary servitude on other men. There is no such thing as a “right to enslave.”

More and more Americans are blinded by their faith in a government that claims it knows better.

A wise philosopher eloquently cautioned, “Communism proposes to enslave men by force, Socialism by vote. It is merely the difference between murder and suicide”.

Sincerely,

Ed Konecnik

Flushing

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