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The ninth commandment, “Thou shalt not bear false witness against thy neighbor” seems simple and clear. In any civil situation lying about one’s fellow citizen is not only morally wrong but destroys the very fabric of civil society. It should not be surprising that it is included in the ten commandments but it is almost deceptive in its simplicity and directness.
We normally just think of not gossiping or a news story falsely accusing someone. However, there are larger lies that often we don’t associate with the ninth commandment. For instance when 70 million American voters are dismissed in their concern over the integrity of a recent election and a crude pejorative is thrown at them such as “deplorable”, “racist”, or “cult”, this is bearing false witness against thy neighbor on a grand scale.
Of course, we must pay our respects to the greatest proponent of “bearing false witness against thy neighbor on a grand scale”, Dr. Joseph Goebbels. Here is his full maxim.
“If you tell a lie big enough and keep repeating it, people will eventually come to believe it. The lie can be maintained only for such time as the State can shield the people from the political, economic and/or military consequences of the lie. It thus becomes vitally important for the State to use all of its powers to repress dissent, for the truth is the mortal enemy of the lie, and thus by extension, the truth is the greatest enemy of the State.”
In short, the biggest lie of all is to bear false witness against humanity itself. This can only be effectively accomplished by using the full coercive power of the state to repress the truth. Yet, this is just the very same sin that the ninth commandment is designed to condemn but writ very very large. We don’t normally think that big about the ninth but with the likes of Dr. Goebbels in the world and the new post-modern perverse mentality all the rage we had better start to recognize this sin for what it is. Here is a man who has picked up where Dr. Goebbels left off.
I have tried to move our attention here on Ricochet to these really huge lies. Marxism and Environmentalism (now extended to the microverse of disease prevention) are two of the most persistent offenders that produce huge lies (false witness against humanity) and have resulted in hundreds of millions of deaths. Klaus Schwab acts as if these documented horrors didn’t happen. In classic Goebbels like fashion, he presents his huge lies over and over. His cures for these non-existent problems have the most dangerous possible effects that humanity could face. Inclusiveness and the environment are not problems at all but lies perpetrated against a capitalist democratic society. His cure, Marxist Authoritarianism, would cause poverty, tyranny, and genocide the triumvirate of disaster that is the result of all such socialist projects.
The Great Reset is a Great Lie. We must fight the repression/suppression of the truth. Let Freedom Ring and let the Blessings of Liberty flow to the entire world. May Klaus Schwab join his colleague Dr. Goebbels’ at his exclusive mountain retreat in hell. Let them plan a reset of hell together. Best of luck.
I will not be so quick to skim over the ninth commandment again.Published in