A look back, and at the west

“We look in amazement at the processes underway in the countries which have been traditionally looked at as the standard-bearers of progress…. Some people in the West believe that an aggressive elimination of entire pages from their own history, “reverse discrimination” against the majority in the interests of a minority, and the demand to give up the traditional notions of mother, father, family and even gender, they believe that all of these are the mileposts on the path towards social renewal.

“…We have a different viewpoint, at least the overwhelming majority of Russian society – it would be more correct to put it this way – has a different opinion on this matter. We believe that we must rely on our own spiritual values, our historical tradition and the culture of our multiethnic nation.

“The advocates of so-called ‘social progress’ believe they are introducing humanity to some kind of a new and better consciousness…. The only thing that I want to say now is that their prescriptions are not new at all. It may come as a surprise to some people, but Russia has been there already. After the 1917 revolution, the Bolsheviks, relying on the dogmas of Marx and Engels, also said that they would change existing ways and customs and not just political and economic ones, but the very notion of human morality and the foundations of a healthy society. The destruction of age-old values, religion and relations between people, up to and including the total rejection of family (we had that, too), encouragement to inform on loved ones – all this was proclaimed progress and, by the way, was widely supported around the world back then and was quite fashionable, same as today. By the way, the Bolsheviks were absolutely intolerant of opinions other than theirs.

“This, I believe, should call to mind some of what we are witnessing now. Looking at what is happening in a number of Western countries, we are amazed to see the domestic practices, which we, fortunately, have left, I hope, in the distant past. The fight for equality and against discrimination has turned into aggressive dogmatism bordering on absurdity, when the works of the great authors of the past – such as Shakespeare – are no longer taught at schools or universities, because their ideas are believed to be backward. The classics are declared backward and ignorant of the importance of gender or race. In Hollywood memos are distributed about proper storytelling and how many characters of what colour or gender should be in a movie. This is even worse than the agitprop department of the Central Committee of the old Communist Party of the Soviet Union.

“…the new ‘cancel culture’ has turned it into ‘reverse discrimination’ that is, reverse racism. The obsessive emphasis on race is further dividing people, when the real fighters for civil rights dreamed precisely about erasing differences and refusing to divide people by skin colour…. In a number of Western countries, the debate over men’s and women’s rights has turned into a perfect phantasmagoria. Look, beware of going where the Bolsheviks once planned to go – not only Communising chickens, but also Communising women. One more step and you will be there.

“Zealots of these new approaches even go so far as to want to abolish these concepts of male and female altogether. Anyone who dares mention that men and women actually exist, which is a biological fact, risk being ostracised. ‘Parent number one’ and ‘parent number two,’ ‘birthing parent’ instead of mother, and ‘human milk’ replacing breastmilk because it might upset the people who are unsure about their own gender. I repeat, this is nothing new; in the 1920s, the so-called Soviet Kulturtraegers also invented some newspeak believing they were creating a new consciousness and changing values that way. And, as I have already said, they made such a mess it still makes one shudder.

“Not to mention some truly monstrous things when children are taught from an early age that a boy can easily become a girl and vice versa. That is, the teachers actually impose on them a choice we all supposedly have. They do so while shutting the parents out of the process and forcing the child to make decisions that can upend their entire life….is a child at this age even capable of making a decision of this kind? Calling a spade a spade, this verges on a crime against humanity, and it is being done in the name and under the banner of progress.

“I have already mentioned that, in shaping our approaches, we in Russia will be guided by a healthy and strong conservatism…. Now, when the world is going through a structural disruption, the importance of reasonable conservatism as the foundation for a political course has skyrocketed – precisely because of the multiplying risks and dangers, and the fragility of the reality around us.

“This conservative approach is not about an ignorant traditionalism, a fear of change or a restraining game, much less about withdrawing into our own shell. It is primarily about reliance on a time-tested tradition and religious faith, the preservation and growth of the population, a realistic assessment of oneself and others, a precise alignment of priorities, a correlation of necessity and possibility, a prudent formulation of goals, and a fundamental rejection of extremism as a method. And frankly, conservatism is the most reasonable line of conduct, as far as I see it….

“Again, for us in Russia, these are not some speculative postulates, but lessons from our difficult and sometimes tragic history. The cost of ill-conceived social experiments is sometimes beyond estimation. Such actions can destroy not only the material, but also the spiritual foundations of human existence, leaving behind moral wreckage where nothing can be built to replace it for a long time….” Vladimir Putin


precise, true, insightful and with intellectual integrity.
now wonder why they hate him.


Used to be someone pro-USSR was a communist and ended up on a government watch list. Now someone pro-Russia still ends up on a watch list and not because they have communist leanings but a traditional worldview. Any wonder why we are fed information that distorts the narrative of the globalists?

the narrative is falling apart. still a good way to go, but the level of distrust and awareness is growin’ day-by-day.
just as the need to find a meaning of life, which the ‘West’ changed unto the meaning of death.
change boyz to galz, change galz to boyz. now again we have boyz who r not boyz and galz who are not galz. that what is called total irrationality and big-time evil.
Jesus knew that originally every human being is a member of God. sameness of existence. but these mix everything up, killing common sense and logic with ‘beliefs’, so we r distorted, dehumanized, tortured and all the other things that ignorant children do unto each other.
not to forget of being reborn several times. you just cannot justify the differences with ‘God’s will’ for one life, or ‘God’ is pretty schizo in its creations. but the Roman power dismissed and hid those teachings for the sake of control and crucifies Christ day-by-day. and now the Pope is asking for-giveness. interesting times, huh?

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This is not only an accurate description, but one so eloquent that it’s astonishing to imagine it could proceed from the lips of a politician, or flow from the pen of a political speechwriter, in our era.

Those few Westerners who have carefully traced the roots of today’s woke movement (I have no doubt Dr. Farrell is among them) would be forced to agree with Putin’s analysis. It’s not for nothing that one such Westerner, James Lindsay, titled his most recent book on the subject Race Marxism. No, the woke movement isn’t classical Marxism. It’s the Marxian worldview filtered through the prism of Antonio Gramsci’s cultural Marxism, mixed with a heavy dose of postmodern theory, adapted to the U.S. and South American contexts, and diffused into American culture through schools of education and university departments of pseudo disciplines.

Yet, at root, it’s essentially the old socialist goal of making tabula rasa of the past and creating a new man. In the 19th and 20th centuries, it was new Soviet man; in the 21st, it’s woke man. The analogy couldn’t be more apt.

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