Friday, April 22, 2016

Earth Day is Lenin’s Birthday

Today is Lenin’s birthday aka Earth Day. This is not a coincidence. Vaclav Klaus, former president of the Czech Republic, states it very clearly: “I see the current danger in environmentalism and especially in its strongest version, climate alarmism. My deep frustration has been exponentially growing in recent years by witnessing the fact that almost everything has already been said, that all rational arguments have been used, and that global-warming alarmism is still marching on…The largest threat to freedom, democracy, the market economy, and prosperity at the end of the 20th and at the beginning of the 21st   century is no longer socialism…It is, instead, the ambitious, arrogant, unscrupulous ideology of environmentalism.”

“In the past 150 years(at least since Marx), the socialists have been very effectively destroying human freedom under humane and compassionate slogans, such as caring for man, ensuring social equity, and fostering social welfare. The environmentalists are doing the same under equally noble-minded slogans, expressing concern about nature more than people. In both cases, the slogans have been (and still are) just a smokescreen. In both cases, the movements were (and are) completely about power, about the hegemony of the ‘chosen ones’ (as they see themselves) over the rest of us, about the imposition of the only correct worldview (their own), about the remodeling of the world.”

You need to understand your enemy to defeat them. Happy Lenin’s birthday!

Copyright 2016, Mark L. Bennett


  1. Today is also the birthday of Immanuel Kant, who along with such thinkers as Voltaire, Diderot, and Rousseau, was one of the major contributors to the Enlightenment. The Enlightenment figures prominently in the formation of the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution, due the active interest in it by Franklin and Jefferson.

    Your linking of Lenin and Earth Day is not new. Actually, Senator Gaylord Nelson picked the day back in 1970 so it would not conflict with college exams or spring breaks. He considered any day during the week of April 19-25 of that year to be fine, and the 22nd was chosen. It strains credulity that Lenin’s birthday would have been even thought of. But it works for conspiracists.

    Vaclav Klaus is a vocal global warming skeptic. During his presidency he vetoed the Anti-Discrimination Law, as well as the bill that implemented the EU’s chemicals policy. After his presidency, he was kicked out of the Cato Institute because of his open hostility to homosexuality and support of far-right parties in Europe.

  2. There is significant evidence that Lenin’s birthday was chosen for earthday, but I really have better things to do that do your homework for you. As for your labeling this truth as conspiratorial, that’s simply a smear tactic on your part. Global warming is a total fraud and I applaud everyone who speaks out against it.

  3. The most salient thing about your response is that you refused to respond to Klaus's valid comments about the true nature of the environmental movement but instead just decided to discredit him instead.