advenl to power. The motive for this i-
not hatred or punishment, but the cold
logic of the scientific necessity ol then
program to artificially control the evolution of the human species. When they
come for you to give you the treatment,
with vour Family, of course, thai they
hen i' so graciously given lo millions on
the face of the earth, you can comfort
Mini-elf with the thought thai you're
dying in the interesl of the scientific
perfection of the human race. You mav
find thai some comfort, bul personally
I find ii none' whatever.
Communism is the literal Fulfillmenl
of Psalm 14. The fool that said in his
heart, "there is no God." and emerging
From llu- tainted source of godlessness
etnd scientific materialism, the exterminating avalanche of communism is
sweeping lhe earth.
In the last analysis, communism originates in three things: ill materialistic
philosophy; (2) scientific technique;
and I li religious Fanatacism. 11 must
"Communism il nol arise where
there i- poverty. Communism eirises nut
eil" ei disease of modern capitalist society,
particularly in lhe intelligentsia. . . . The
Communists are always concerned wilh
winning over lhe intellectuals, the
opinion makers of BOciety. W by is it so
importanl lo win over these people, even
more importanl tlieen to win over the
trade unionists'* ... In n country like
ours, where it is impossible, given Unsocial structure, to have a mass Communisl movement, the intellectual becomes
extremely importanl as a means oi
spreading the peirty line. •. • Whal it
comes down to is the need to sel up echo
chambers around the eountry, so thai
certain notions can enter general filr-
—Daniel Hell in Jewish Labor Committee Outlook (Autumn 1954).
Quoted from J. II. Matthews in
.'imerieun Mercury. June IO."*."*.
he- met in .dl phases eif its advance, lo
unci it there is necessary, firstly, a vast
educational campaign of the very nature
and being of llii- deadly eunl malignant
enemy, that ee real understanding of lhe
danger may penetrate lln- consciousness.
not of the isolated few. but of the greal
majority of ihe freedom-loving people'
whose very existence is so desperately
threatened. Out of this understanding,
a scientific program, nol merely in contain, hui to defeat ihis enemy must be
And. lastly, any such program is
doomed to failure unless ii rests upon
a devoted people, dedicated to the
spiritual values ,,f ,„,,■ Christian ci\ iliza-
lion, failh can only hi' matched b)
failh. petssiein hv peis-inn. emd sacrifice
by sacrifice. Ami communism presents
a challenge tn imt. IIiltcmt sacrificial devotion eis lhe very cornerstone of liberty
The Liberal Mind
western farmer to an
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Dwight Eisenhower "long before," said One attitude we
Stevenson, "they knew whal this can- tempting one eis
didate stood for, or what his party plat- suggested by the
Form would be, or who his opponent
weis. Or what woulel be the issue's eef
So Arthur Krock seit down to explain
a few re'alilics to Mr. Aelleii Stevenson.
anil he diel this hy reminding him nf
lhe nine calculations made by the' average Liberal editor the- previous spring.
1. Last spring, it heeil become clear t"
everyone that the Republican pain would
nominate e-itlie-t- Eisenhower ea Teelt. Moreover, it wees I'le'eir tlieet Teelt eeppeiseal Truman's foreign policy.
1. (Ill ill'' eelheT lieillel. it wei- (1-513 that
CreTicreil Eisenhower went along with Tru-
iiieeii- foreign policy.
3. If Truman wanted tee. lie could get
himself nominated hy the Democratic
party. II'' might be facing Teift. tin- .eeee-
didate of the Republican party. \nel, tn
quote Mr. Krock, 'signs were numerous
that in ee Taft-Truman contest the Scnei-
tnr would have een excellent chance (»l
1. 1 quote 'To tliose who... lielieved
ein Truman's foreign polic) i the prosper!
of Teelt ei- President nee- calamitous: eeenl
eelel iei|l-|\ llll' first eiil' I effective 111 f'.' III- eel
preventing this eeees tin- neniiitieitiini cl
Eisenhower, tlie- only other Republican
eelin leeiel ;! chance t" In' chosen l'\ till'
5. Hut 'newspapers and individuals eelm
he-Id lliis opinion would have had smeill
influence with the Republican National
Convention nnle-ss they imlie eeteal tin".
were prepared tee back Eisenhower in the
campaign if nominated.'
ii. Other Democratic contenders were
.else, weak, and, iT'. Stevenson weis saying In- wees nut ;e contender fur tin- nomination.
Therefore, 'HI. 'Tn those newspapers
and eiti/e-tis that wanted' Truman's foreign policy tn In- championed... the
plain procedure wees tn attempt in assure
tlii- eit the Republican convention (which
came first) through the nomination nf
\eeil furthermore, (9), Stevenson ought
tn ktleiee tlli-. el- lie tine. -UO'lv. agrees
that it would lieeve- been calamitous if
Taft hail got in.
This, in microcosm, is the Liberal
primer on how In get your way no
matter who wins. It's the political wa;
eef saying, heads I win. tails you lose,
ll is eilsn et printer on how 1" end the
two-party system in America, li is curious how much more successful lhe Liberals have been in their struggle eceiin-l
conservatives than in their struggle
If whal I say elheiul the' Liberal mind
is true, wheit is in store fur n-? We knov
lhal politically lln- Liberals ein- ton
powerful feu- us In unseat, or al leasl
I ihink thev arc. ll follows thai lhe
Liberals will continue lo preside over
our weir againsl communism, here eunl
abroad. Anil, nn tin- other hand, we
know tin-re is no chance whatever "f
changing the character nf communism;
so whal is there left fen us lo do?
mighl take, a highlj
t matter of fact, is
answer made hv ;i
man investigating ei train wreck.
Farmer wets lhe sole witness, and In
eiskcel in report exactly whal he
"Well." hi' seiid. "I wets plowing my
field here when I saw the' Twentieth
Century Limited, over there on mv
right, mining along toward Hew 'lurk
eil aboul ''ill miles an hour. Then 1
looked around eiml seiw the' Merchants
Express going toward Chicago, al aboul
7.i miles an hour. Then all nf ei sinl-
den I realized they were on the same
"\\ ell. w hell eliel \ nil do eileoul it.
lln' insurance agent seiid excitedly. "Die
miu try to flag one' eef them down, or to
gel the' attention of the engineers in any
way? \\ hat did vent do!"
"I didn'l do anything," s;ii,| the
Farmer, "I jusl seit there and thought
to myself, ihis is et hell of a way in run
In twenty years we have Fought two
wens and, in lhe larger sense, lee-t them
leeilh. As llie ilirea'l fe-sllll nf nur foreign
policy we- now face, at point blank
range, the mosl Formidable enemy civilization heis ever faced. In the meantime
ei revolution has taken place in ll"'
liiiicd States. We ein- losing our freedom; we- are trading il. recklessly, for
an illusory security in behalf of which
we- continue, wantonly, lei turn over I"
lhe central governmenl year in eunl yea'
nut more etnd more of the power with'
nut which we cannol long remain free.
Perhaps il is true that, as Whittakef
Chambers wrote me recently, "il i~ idl*
In talk alum! preventing the wreck "'
Western civilization, ll is already •'
wreck from «ithin. That is win we- can
hope lei .lei link- more now than snatch :l
fingernail "f et seiinl From lhe rack
nr ei handful nf ashes from lhe Faggots,
and bury them secretly in ;t flowerp0'
ageiinsl the day, ages hence, when ei h'u
men begin again lo eleire In believe ll1-1'
there was once something else, thsj
something else- is thinkable, and in'1'1'
some i'\ idence of whal it was. ami d"'
Fortifying knowledge thai there »|,,r
those who, al the greal nightfall, too*
oving thought to preserve the tokens
nf hope and truth." Il's ei hell of ■'
way to run et country, all right. I'"
perhaps we will gain strength fro"'
adversity; perhaps lhe knowledge "'
whal wi' an- responsible fur will sou"'
day imil i"Mi ii-. and frighten us. ;u"'
reform us eunl make us wise; perhaps
even. God will take pity on us. Lei ""
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