Pat Robertson and Marx

soil_ride soilride at
Tue Jan 2 17:47:10 MST 2001

I just turned on the tv a few minutes ago and lo and behold Pat Robertson
was praying in front of my eyes. After listening to him pray about America
and for newly president-elect George Bush calling him a "born again
Christian" and that things are going to change within the next four years
inside the United States.  Pat Robertson is sure of that.  God is on his
side.  Although as much as i would really want to shut off the tv I couldn't
ignore this prophet of "love' and what his message was trying to tell me.
After watching the 700 Club misinformation, I am utterly convinced that
Robertson is a Fraud, in the way that the AntiChrist is a fraud.
Interesting becuase shows like the 700 Club are designed to be "interesting"
informative, speculative, and deceiving, yet it broadcasts globally...Its
aired in the best interest of the networks and its also aired in the best
interest of wealth and capital.  This is directly what Marx warned us about.

"The mission of the Christian Coalition is simple," says Pat Robertson. It
is "to mobilize Christians -- one precinct at a time, one community at a
time -- until once again we are the head and not the tail, and at the top
rather than the bottom of our political system." Robertson predicts that
"the Christian Coalition will be the most powerful political force in
America by the end of this decade." And, "We have enough votes to run this
country...and when the people say, 'We've had enough,' we're going to take
over!"--Pat Robertson

Not without a fight Robertson.  Pat Robertson as Jello Biafra called him and
many other people like him, a Christian Supremacist.  Even as a Christian, I
do not believe a word that Pat Robertson has to say. The way the show is
designed is a deception on how "religion" and especially christianity
relates to people and to the events that are happening.  Another person I
think I shall mention is Tim LaHaye who co-authors the Left Behind Series
that probably was on every christian and non-christian holiday list this
year.  I must admit, Tim Lahaye has done a lot of research concerning his
own books and his theological studies, but they are at the same time
anti-communist and anti-socialist in perspective.  Left Behind, the series
in which tells the tale of the signs of the end as according to the Book of
Revelation and then using world images and events to foretell that these
things are 'actually" coming to pass.

And this is where Christianity of the Right holds no contest when confronted
with Marx's social analysis via dialectical method. I believe this with a
strong conviction, and yes I still pay attention to the Bible as I am
holding this conviction.  Every marxist analysis applied in order for praxis
to be implemented must be a "heroic creation" that comes  to life to bring
life.  Accoriding to Mariategui, a Christian theologian, "Marxism is not a
body of principles which can be applied in the same way in all historical
climates and all social latidutudes...Marxism, in each country, for each
people, works and acts on the situation, on the milieu, without overlooking
any of its modalities."  Historical materialism is above all, an
intrepretation  of society and societies.  For me personally, this marxism
is a christianity that is true in its relations to society, to people and to
the construction of societies.

All in all, as I know many of you are, be wary of such people like Pat and
Tim...although they seem to appear as "good"  they are only looking out for
a select group of indiviuals in the most conservative and backward manner.

In solidarity

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