Equality and Tyranny

vapausjohtaajJI0802_503_ulWe may take, as a not insignificant example, the stern commitment of every civilised western republic to the fundamental equality and undefilable dignity of man; the cornerstone of all democracy, and a principle to which secular humanists have proven most anxious to lay claim, as they so often do, citing the cry of their very first revolution; Liberté, Égalité, Fraternité! And the bloodbath that followed soon after the first utterance of the threefold dictum – the mass slaughter and carnage that marked the dawn of the Secular West – expressed the fateful flaw as starkly as mere words ever could. For once the scales of power shift and the fanciful veil of humanism is lifted, history has proven time and time again, as indeed it is proving now, that the iron rule that all men are equal is one quickly abandoned for the sake of expedience, and substituted for the view that some men are more equal than others.

–Bo Jinn,
Utopia: The Secular Delusion

When God is Absent—Power is God

oppression11So long as the Self is temporal in space and time, nothing preceding birth, nothing beyond the grave, it follows quite necessarily that the perpetuation of the best possible state of being is the only end worthy of pursuit in an otherwise brief and brutish existence. And this ultimate purpose consists, unequivocally, of a fourfold pursuit:

1. To prolong existence
2. To maximize pleasure;
3. To minimize pain; and finally
4. To ensure by any means necessary that nothing may compromise the pursuit.

It is only too easy to see why the pursuit of power is logically inexorable to this purpose. Power is, by definition, the means by which one’s interests are secured, which applies as much to the Self as it does to the State. And if Ultimate Power does not reside in the Kingdom of Heaven, it falls upon the Self to claim it on Earth, which is the very drive of self-deification . . . the first crime in Eden. In God’s absence, the only pursuit worthy of existence is power. In a word; God is power, or power is God…

The conclusion I would like to draw from this thesis [is this]: that without the Law of Heaven, the Law of Earth is but the Law of Power, and that consequently the Secular State will always be characterized by the oppression of its own people and war with every other people.

It would not be amiss to begin by pointing out that the logical outworking of this has been played out time and again in history, culminating only recently in the two most militant and genocidal regimes ever known to the human race… substantiating that long-maintained theory of the theologians; that those who scoff the notion of Hell are usually the first to institute a Hell on Earth.

–Bo Jinn,
Utopia, The Secular Delusion

When Self-Sacrifice is Stupidity

kolbe-2One need only consider the highest Christian ethic of “Greater love hath no man” and thereafter ask oneself what conceivable secular rationale could justify the death of St. Kolbe [a Polish Franciscan friar, who volunteered to die in place of a stranger in the German death camp of Auschwitz]. True, such tales of self-sacrifice cannot but impose themselves on the sensitive human heart. But if there is truth to the secular doctrine that the ephemeral life — this eye-blink in the history of the universe that we call Self — is the only thing that any living being will ever possess, then the ultimate act of love really turns out to be the ultimate act of stupidity. And since one can just as easily be desensitized to love, we can hardly rely with any confidence on the sensitive human heart.

From the Christian perspective, self-sacrifice is of course an act of love in the sense that it is an act of faith, which also happens to be the theological justification for the very virtue of faith, namely that if the existence of God and the full consequence of any act (both finite and eternal) were obvious to us, it would render altruism impossible. But any act from which the Self cannot possibly profit simply has no rational justification in the secular, even in the sense of one’s deeds reverberating through the future of humanity, which at any rate is just as doomed to die as the Self (and these days possibly not long afterward). I may therefore assume with confidence that if we are indeed living in the secular world, the only thing of ultimate importance is incontrovertibly the precious thing that is me — my thoughts, my feelings, my determinations — my experience of reality… It would be quite superfluous . . . to demonstrate that the secularist is inclined to egotism, though it is quite demonstrable that it would be quite illogical for her to be inclined to anything else, so long as she is unable to afford sufficient reason for placing ultimate value elsewhere…

–Bo Jinn, 
Utopia, The Secular Delusion

Einstein’s most lucid observation

Bo Jinn UtopiaUnfortunately, when Mr. Einstein remarked upon the infinitude of human stupidity, it was perhaps the most lucid of his scientific observations. The idea that impregnable reason is an adequate deterrant of the most grevious human imbecilities is a delusion…

–Bo Jinn,
Utopia, The Secular Delusion

Secular fundamentalism

519qPBxVnXL._AA324_PIkin4,BottomRight,-60,22_AA346_SH20_OU15_Disagreement has been classified by the cultural Marxist not simply as unconvincing or disagreeable, but as anti-intellectual, archaic — even pathological. This simple message has been pressed upon with such zeal, in particular by the secular intelligensia, that it now seems to have filtered down into the cultural mainstream, and is presently entering the closing stages of its final culmination as a worldwide groupthink. The secular constituency continues to grow without much need reasoned argument, the prospect of striding proudly among the harbingers of Human progress no doubt being reason enough. This spectacular epidemic of moral and intellectual conceit [is] the hallmark of the fundamentalist…

–Bō Jinn,
Utopia: The Secular Delusion

Making incoherence believable

19315397. . . atheism, as any rational human being may come to understand it, is not a logically coherent position, but has only been made to seem so by a combination of hardcore marketing, propaganda and a socio-political scene ripe for the belief to take hold.

― Bō Jinn
Illogical Atheism Book I: Origins