This week the Dalai Lama said, ” As far as socio-political beliefs are concerned, I consider myself a Marxist … But not a Leninist,” he clarified.”
I’d like to encourage the Dalai Lama to stop meditating and pull out a history book.   I would strongly suggest he get himself an education on the history of Marxism.  A religious leader supporting Marxism is as ridiculous as Billy Graham supporting mass murder.   It’s as ridiculous as the Ham-burglar becoming a front man for vegetarianism.
Christianity is in complete opposition to Marxism in it’s promotion of liberty, prosperity, individualism, and God given rights.  Godonomics is built on a Biblical world-view rooted in individualism. The individual is far more valuable than the state. C.S. Lewis says it best in Mere Christianity:
Again, Christianity asserts that every individual human being is going to live for ever, and this must be either true or false. . . . And immortality makes this other difference, which, by the by, has a connection with the difference between totalitarianism and democracy. If individuals live only seventy years, then a state, or a nation, or a civilization, which may last for a thousand years, is more important than an individual. But if Christianity is true, then the individual is not only more important but incomparably more important, for he is everlasting and the life of the state or civilisation, compared with his, is only a moment. 

Since Marx thought force and coercion of other’s liberty would serve the “greater good” of the society, he advocated (in the Communist Manifesto), for the “forcible overthrow” of all existing social conditions. In other words, he was saying, Eliminate God, Family, and Church, and replace them with Statism and Government.

In the movie, DIAL M FOR MURDER, we learn how to devise the perfect murder and get away with it… Well, almost. For decades, many revisionists historians have been devising the perfect plan for murder. It was called Marxism and Communism. Communism has been the most effective murdering machine of the 21st century according to “The Black Book of Communism” (among many other sources).

“…Communist regimes…turned mass crime into a full-blown system of government”. The estimated death toll totals 94 million, not counting the “excess deaths” (decrease of the population due to lower than-expected birth rates).”

Here is a summary of the carnage from the book:

65 million in the People’s Republic of China

20 million in the Soviet Union

2 million in Cambodia

2 million in North Korea

1.7 million in Africa

1.5 million in Afghanistan

1 million in the Communist states of Eastern Europe

1 million in Vietnam

150,000 in Latin America

10,000 deaths “resulting from actions of the international Communist movement and Communist parties not in power.”

“Courtois claims that Communist regimes are responsible for a greater number of deaths than any other political ideal or movement, including Nazism. The statistics of victims includes executions, intentional destruction of population by starvation, and deaths resulting from deportations, physical confinement, or through forced labor.”

So with the naked facts painting a evil and horrific picture of communism. Why do many today still have dinner conversations like, “Do you think Jesus was a communist?” or ‘I think the early church practiced communism…” Those statements are as naive and uneducated as hearing, “I wonder if Jesus and the early church were mass murderers?” and “I think Jesus would want us to promote a system that grants the State power to coerce and starve it’s citizens.”  Why would the Dalai Lama support suggest a horrifying philosophy? Perhaps he’s lost his mind. Perhaps he’s getting old. Perhaps he needs to go to college.

The problem is the “redefining of history” and the redefining of words. Fifty years of progressive education has indoctrinated and brainwashed a generation into thinking the word communism and Marxism are synonymous with “Giving” and “Generosity.” They are not. Was the early church generous? Yes. Were they radically ‘others-focused” with their personal individual possessions? Yes. Did they promote and encourage the State to steal from one group and give to another? Never. Would any of the disciples say, “We were practicing communism?”        Not a chance.

Christianity is a thinking religion. A rational mysticism. An empirical, historic event based on the facts of history -most notably the literal, physical, and documented resurrection of Jesus Christ. Let’s not fall for the perfect murder by dialing “M” for Marxism. Let’s remember the “M” stands for MURDER.

For more information about what the Bible teaches about liberty, prosperity, and generosity,  check out For a lighter take on Marxism, check out the video below.


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