Critique of Marx, Royal Quips

Marx’s counter-church: The Communist Party

Continuing with the theme of Marx being ejected from the Garden and then calling for a revolution outside its boundaries where labor now has become a critical element in mankind's story... "And to Adam he said: Because thou hast hearkened to the voice of thy wife, and hast eaten of the tree, whereof I commanded… Continue reading Marx’s counter-church: The Communist Party

Critique of Marx, Royal Quips

Marx and his revolution outside the Garden of Eden

I finished the very well written introduction to the Communist Manifesto by John Toews. I am now going into the document itself. I describe all modern era philosophers as having left the Garden of Eden (or, forced to leave) and wandering about as sons of Cain, looking to build their City of Man. I do… Continue reading Marx and his revolution outside the Garden of Eden

Critique of Marx, Royal Quips

Royal Quips: Luther, Jefferson, and Karl Marx – it’s all one revolution

I did some light reading recently, namely, The Communist Manifesto (Bedford Series in History and Culture). The Introduction by John E. Toews does an admirable job of putting Marx and the Manifesto into historical context. He makes the clear connection between Marx and Hegel. Today's Left is very Marx and Hegel, and, counter-intuitively, so is… Continue reading Royal Quips: Luther, Jefferson, and Karl Marx – it’s all one revolution

Critique of Marx, Royal Quips

Royal Quips: What is the Devil’s side of the story? It would be in part Marxist.

Have you ever wondered what the Devil would say if he were allowed to give his point of view on the fall of Adam and Eve and the eating of the apple from the Tree of the Knowledge of Good and Evil? We always hear God's side of the story. Let's be good sports and… Continue reading Royal Quips: What is the Devil’s side of the story? It would be in part Marxist.

Critique of Marx, Royal Quips

Royal Quips: Democrats and Republicans both are Marxist at their core

This might make my "conservative" Republican friends uncomfortable. I have said for a decade that Democrats and Republicans both are liberal and only two sides of the same coin. Both believe in freedom from God as He has revealed Himself through His Holy Catholic Church. The Catholic Church is the seed of the Kingdom of… Continue reading Royal Quips: Democrats and Republicans both are Marxist at their core

Critique of Rousseau

The Royal Heart and Rousseau

I love my enemies. Or, at least I try to love my enemies, especially those who are philosophers. Jeanne-Jacques Rousseau is a good example. Reading through the first section of his Social Contract, I see much with which many Americans would agree but much with which I cannot agree. Still, I like what I see… Continue reading The Royal Heart and Rousseau

Critique of Hegel

The root problem is more than simply Cultural Marxism or Modernism – it’s Hegelian

Recently I have been looking at a few of the major philosophical influences that contribute to the crisis we have in the Church today and, as a result of the problems in the Church, in society at large. Many in the Church, if not most, see that men with evil designs have usurped our Church.… Continue reading The root problem is more than simply Cultural Marxism or Modernism – it’s Hegelian