Tuesday, October 19, 2010

The Original "Enviro Nazis" Were Nazis















In light of the recent environmental controversy over splattergate, where the green propaganda ad in the United Kingdom explosively became gory red in the classroom, it is time to be reminded that it was pacifist-leftist Kurt Tucholsky (1890-1935) who pointed out that the Nazis started out green but became bloody red. This political reality came much to the dismay of many German conservationists as they slowly found out the real intent of Adolf Hitler. Na├»ve German greens had no idea that many of the Fuhrer’s savage premeditations about continental hegemony were often conjured up at his mountain retreat in the wild Bavarian Alps. They just assumed that he was enjoying the alpine serenity of the region away from the hubbub of Berlin. Neither did they apprehend that the sweeping Nazi environmental laws of 1933-35 were an implicit Anti-Semitic precursor for the racially charged Nuremberg laws. Together, they would both specifically target Jewish internationalism, whether coming from the capitalistic west or the communistic east, as being unnatural and alien, i.e., not indigenous to Germany.
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"Neither did they apprehend that the sweeping Nazi environmental laws of 1933-35 were an implicit Anti-Semitic precursor for the racially charged Nuremberg laws"

One of the most embarrassing environmental facts of the 1930’s was that between 60-70% of the German greens were Nazi Party members, compared to only 10% of the population at large. In fact, German greens even outperformed medical doctors and teachers, with Nazi foresters and veterinarians leading the charge. Somehow, the so-called independent German wandervogels (German word for ‘wandering free spirits’) found themselves at the footstool of Der Fuhrer. Their wandervogel attitudes about civilization and the wild forestlands found a political niche in the isolationist biology of the Nazi Party. Furthermore, their strong beliefs in holism found a political voice in the totalitarian Social Darwinism of the Nazis, which was largely rooted in Ernst’s Haeckel’s ecology of the 1800’s. In those days, racism was good ‘scientific’ biology, disguised by eugenics as it was. It was the rage of the late 1800’s and early 1900’s that required the cataclysm of World War II to bring about an international repentance on the subject. In Germany, ethnicity and nature, racism and environmentalism, often went hand in hand. By the time of the Nazi period, this collaboration became hardened into a political-biological ecology known as “blood and soil.”

Though the German greens predated the Nazis by well over 100 years, with the advent of the Nazi Party, their previous Romanticism was transformed into something far more sinister because of its ties to a strong totalitarian state, where, for the first time, they became political players at the federal level. While environmental historians are quick to point out that the Four Year Plan’s great battle for production later compromised the new conservation laws, the fact of the matter is that the idea of a political totalitarian environmentalism was born in the Third Reich. Indeed, the 1935 Reich Nature Protection Act trumpeted the slogan, “it shall be the whole landscape.” Green historians may debate on how effective this totalitarian conservation law was, but nonetheless, here is seen the birth of environmental impact statements and the like. In Nazi Germany, private property could even be seized without compensation for the sake of environmental concerns. As such, what was unique about Nazi environmentalism was not in its setting aside of nature reserves ala Teddy Roosevelt, but in its willingness to regulate already developed properties for the sake of the environment. This was a line that Teddy Roosevelt and Gifford Pinchot did not cross. The green Nazis, however, crossed the Rubicon.
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"Like Tucholsky before him, he thus astutely recognized the dark shade of green that characterized Hitler and the Nazis of the 1930’s"

Another man who worked with Kurt Tucholsky in the late 1920’s was pacifist-Marxist John Heartfield. He was a very gifted political artist who often used exaggerated metaphors to hyperbolize the contradictions of National Socialism. Not surprisingly, upon Nazi accession to power, he was forced to suffer through a harrowing escape from Germany in 1933. In the later 30’s he made up a montage of Hitler watering an oak tree which bore the acorn fruit of army helmets and shells painted with swastikas. Like Tucholsky before him, he thus astutely recognized the dark shade of green that characterized Hitler and the Nazis of the 1930’s.


The oak tree was considered to be the sacred tree of Germany. Hitler loved oak trees and had them planted all over the Reich as “concordant with the spirit of the Fuhrer.” Oak leaves and acorns were even the symbols of the SS, Hitler’s green praetorian guard. With great interest is that Hitler also gave oak saplings to all of the gold medal winners of the 1936 Olympics as nationalistic living symbols of the competitive Olympic spirit. Jesse Owens received four of them. American gold medal winner Glenn Morris also took one home. Some of these Olympic oaks are still alive.
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"Oak leaves and acorns were even the symbols of the SS, Hitler’s green praetorian guard"

.With even greater interest is that in July of 2009, a tremendous controversy erupted in Jaslo, Poland over one of Hitler’s oaks planted by the Wehrmacht in 1942 to celebrate his birthday, “the ritual was always the same: a brass band and a speech by the German-imposed mayor that would always invoke the metaphor of deep roots, of tiny acorns turning into great oaks, of 1,000-year Reichs. Attendance was compulsory.” This oak tree is evidence of Nazi Germany’s green plans for the East. Landscape planners were even chomping at the bit to get started in Ukraine and Belarus behind the Wehrmacht’s advance into Russia. The oak tree was scheduled to be taken down due to a construction project, but an eyewitness of the event intervened and informed the people of the city that the oak tree should be saved since it was a silent witness to some of the greatest crimes committed in the 20th century. With all of the articles that were written up about the controversy, most intriguing of all is how uninterested so many were in delving into the Nazi environmental record behind the planting of that oak tree. It seems that post-modern western man has become too infatuated with environmental fascism to take notice.
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While many continue to use the eco-fascism label as a figure of speech to help illustrate the growing totalitarian menace of the modern green movement, it is no metaphor. Eco-fascism is rooted in history like a German oak tree, and this is nowhere more shockingly evident than at Buchenwald Concentration Camp. Buchenwald means “Beech Forest.” The SS enjoyed a zoo just outside the camp. In the midst of the camp are the remains of Goethe’s oak. The famous scholar Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749-1832) blazed the trail for the German Romantic Movement. Today, Romanticism is known as Environmentalism. Goethe spent much time around the environs of that particular oak tree, the destination of his favorite forest retreat. When the Nazis cleared the ground for the construction of the camp, they carefully preserved the oak tree. Late in the war, the tree died during an Allied bombing raid. However, the stump still remains thanks to the special care that the Nazis gave to it at its funeral.
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"God will turn Israel’s ashes into oaks of righteousness (Isaiah 61:1-8). This will occur after the Great Tribulation during the Jewish-Christian Millennium promised throughout both the Old and New Testaments"

However, this green sacrificial offering of the Jews committed under Nazi oak trees will be powerfully answered by God’s gracious salvation in the future for His people Israel (Zech 12 -14). In great contrast to the nature worship slaughterhouse that was the Third Reich, (Isaiah 61:3) specifically promises that in the apocalyptic future, God will turn Israel’s ashes into oaks of righteousness (Isaiah 61:1-8). This will occur after the Great Tribulation during the Jewish-Christian Millennium promised throughout both the Old and New Testaments (Jeremiah 31:27-40; Ezekiel 37; Revelation 19-20). Here the Lord will turn the great tragedy that was the Holocaust into the greatest blessing ever known in the history of mankind.


The Kingdom of Heaven is at hand!



RMM I.F.
This article originally appeared in the American Thinker on July 12th, 2010 undertitle “The Original Enviro Nazis.” It has been slightly changed. Mark Musser is the author of “Nazi Oaks: The Green Sacrificial Offering of the Judeo-Christian Worldview in the Holocaust” and a commentary on the warning passages in the book of Hebrews called “Wrath or Rest: Saints in the Hands of an Angry God.”


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Monday, October 18, 2010

American Conservatism at the Alamo

Dear Mr. Limbaugh, Greetings and Dittos from the Ignorant Fishermen Blog. Pertaining to your question on your show today, we - the Ignorant Fishermen - have the answer. It brings us no joy or pleasure in our response to your question, but as you have so honestly taught us, we must have courage to look at the truth. We ask of you to do the same also. In this sobering reply we do not leave America hopeless, nor do we leave America without the answers to the catatonic realities at hand. Our dear Mr. Limbaugh and fellow Americans, there is great hope to all American Conservatives and to the world in this very hour as we as a nation hang at the very precipice of doom.

"Our dear Mr. Limbaugh and fellow Americans, there is great hope to all American Conservatives and to the world in this very hour as we as a nation hang at the very precipice of doom."

Today Conservatism in America - and in the world - is at the “Alamo” of its existence. As we shall see, there is no way that we as a nation - let alone a global society - can survive the devastating secular impact of the past 50 years. Even now we are at the imploding point. The overall structure is ready to collapse by the overload of godlessness and decadence heaped upon it by the American people. The dam is about to burst, and the “lawlessness flood” of oppression, tyranny, global war and human catastrophe is soon to deluge the United States of America and the entire world. With the recent passing of the Health Care Reform bill and a tyrannical President and Leftist elected officials, we are speeding toward a lawless fascist state.

We should not become overconfident or overly excited by the Scott Brown victory or other conservative-moderate victories in 2010, however exciting they might be. The true heart of the American people has NOT changed for the better. It is what it has always been over these last 50 years or so: licentious and haughty. Even now many conservatives have been subtly intoxicated and tainted by socialism, godlessness and the immoral practices of the Left (Jer. 6:16-17; Matt. 15:8, 18-20). For example, consider the Republican administration and congress of the last 8 years. Except for a core of faithful and true conservatives (fiscal and moral), the movement would have faded away years ago. What makes you think that the heart of these politicians or the American people has changed or will change? It hasn't and it won't. Sadly, the "voter reaction" victories to occur in 2010 (e.g., Scott Brown) are likely displaying the last struggling convulsions of a decadent nation on the precipice of total collapse. I have absolutely no pleasure in making this statement. In fact, I do so with a grieving heart.

A 2010 victory may slow things down a little and look like a solid victory to conservatives, but below the surface is the rotting root and core of 50 years of secular liberalism perpetrated on and by the American people."

A 2010 victory may slow things down a little and look like a solid victory to conservatives, but below the surface is the rotting root and core of 50 years of secular liberalism perpetrated on and by the American people (Isaiah 1:2-10). After a certain point, the cankering and corruption of a society cannot be uprooted and fixed. This is stark reality. There will be no stopping this decadent tidal wave and tsunami EXCEPT by Jesus Christ’s second coming to earth to establish His Kingdom in RIGHTEOUSNESS (Dan. 2:34, 44; Rev. 19:11-21). This, my friends, is by no means a fairy tale or imaginary dream. All of life attests to the fact that Divine Justice is coming and we all must give an account, whether conservative or liberal (Rom. 1:18-32).

2009
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 .2009 has been the year of the point of no return for America. There has never been a time of more devastating legislation and drunken power-inflamed spending alongside an immoral secular dominance in our nation’s brief history, than in the year 2009 . There is no way for America to survive this deluge of secular occupation. This is not just our own personal evaluation and private interpretation. Sadly, many in the Conservative leadership and movement today cannot grasp this final reality even while knowing that things are indeed grim. It seems to be a Conservative trait to remain thoroughly optimistic of the future despite very grave realities.

If we are to survive as a nation, Conservatives need to fight like never before and do all we can to hold back this “dominance of decadence” and marching tyranny. 2009 also has been the year of the “grassroots conservative” American. From organizing Tea Parties and other rallies, calling and writing our legislators, voting, being informed about the issues and legislation affecting our nation and personal freedoms, the Conservative American has stepped up like never before. We have a lot to be proud about and thankful for, but in the end will it be enough?

"The Conservatism movement in America - much like those who fought valiantly at the Alamo - will shortly be overrun and butchered at the hand of the godless, lawless world in which we are living."

The Reality at Hand

The Conservative movement in America - much like those who fought valiantly at the Alamo - will shortly be overrun and butchered at the hand of the godless, lawless world in which we are living (Gal. 1:4; Eph. 6:12). This sobering reality is too much for the majority of conservatives to think on, and understandably, they do not want to have this in their mindset. This outlook is just too horrendous and frightening. It is even more alarming that multitudes of conservatives are oblivious or have very little understanding of what Almighty God’s Word has to say about events transpiring in the Last Days of godless mankind (Matt. 24; 2 Tim. 3:1-7; Jude 1:18; Rev. 6 - 19). If they truly had faith in Almighty God and believed His Word, they would fully comprehend the day and hour in which we live, having the liberating knowledge that Almighty God is still on His Throne (John 8:32, 36; Rev. 4-5)! Fallen humanity (conservative or liberal) is doomed to failure without their Creator and Savior. Unfortunately, many conservatives want to remain subjective and willingly ignorant about the harsh realities at hand. They cannot let go of their “Conservative Optimism” that insipidly insists that “all will be well in the end" (Jer. 6:14, 8:11; Ezek. 13:10; 1 Thess. 5:3).” Such delusional optimism is rampant in the conservative movement, preached by its false prophets of optimism to the optimist Kool-aid drinkers” on the right. We must see “outside the box” of time and look at the whole, eternal picture. That is the only way to truly comprehend the day we live in.

The Kingdom of Heaven and the Rule of Natural Law
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Our hope should not rest upon the American people or the conservative movement; and our expectations should not be focused on the outcome of future (e.g., the 2010) elections (Psalm 146:3; Jer. 17:5-9).

Our only hope for today - and tomorrow - is found in Almighty God’s Son Jesus Christ. He alone can set men free from the bondage and tyranny of sin and its dire consequences (Rom. 3:23; 6:23; Rev. 20:11-15).

At the end of the horrific seven-year tribulation period wherein global lawlessness and anarchy reigns (Isa. 13:9-11; Zeph. 3:8-9; Matt. 24), Jesus Christ will come back to earth from Heaven’s glory to crush the godless world’s rebellion (Isa. 24; Daniel 2:44-45; 2 Thess. 2:8-9; Rev. 19:11-21). Jesus Christ will then establish His 1000-year reign on the earth in righteousness, and banish all those who rebelled against Almighty God’s natural laws and spiritual absolutes (Matt. 25:31-32). These lawless ones will be held fully accountable and their punishment will be severe, swift and eternal (Dan 7:27; Matt. 25:41). At this time Christ will establish His kingdom and will rule the world with a righteous rod of iron (Isa. 9:7, Micah 4;2-3, Rev. 2:27, 12:5, 19:15). Peace, liberty and justice will be the fruit of the Reign of Christ (Isa. 2:2-4). The Laws of Nature and of Nature’s Creator will be established and honored throughout the world, and harmony and peace shall be the fruit thereof (Isa. 2:1-5, 11:1-10, 65:25; Hab. 2:14; Zech. 14:16-21). The 1000-year reign of Christ will be a “Conservative Utopia” of righteous perfection for all who truly want it (Psalm 27:7; Isa. 32:17; Matt. 5:3-12; Rom. 14:17; James 3:18).

"The 1000-year reign of Christ will be a 'Conservative Utopia' of righteous perfection for all who truly want it."

It is ONLY through and by God’s Son Jesus Christ that we can find peace with God and peace in our lives (John 14:27; Eph. 2:14; Philip. 4:7). The tide of our day is inexorably moving, and it is a losing battle no matter how valiantly we try to fight or stem it. Godless mankind cannot overcome or alter the oppressive nature of the flesh (fallen unregenerate humanity). It will eventually succumb to its power and destroy itself. This is exactly what Almighty God’s Word tells us (Jer. 17:9; Rom. 7:18, 23-24).

Do You Personally Know Your Creator/ Redeemer?
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May I ask you this serious question? Do you have the perfect righteousness needed to enter into the holy presence of Almighty God? That is exactly what Almighty God has provided in the person of Jesus Christ for all those of Adam’s fallen race (Rom. 3:23; 6:23; 10:2-4; 2 Cor. 5:21).

These turbulent and troubling days are only going to get worse. There is nothing we can do to stop what is happening and that which will come to pass. We are indeed at the Alamo in our world today. May you look “outside the box” of your time-constrained worldview, and have faith in Almighty God who so loved the world that He sent His Son to die for your sins and mine, i.e., the sins of the entire world (John 3:16-17). That is what LIFE is all about - having a living relationship with our Creator in spirit and truth (reality) - John 4:24.

May you place all your expectations in Him alone for your eternal - as well as temporal - well-being (1 Peter 5:7; Rev. 1:5). You will never be the same, no, never!

The Kingdom of Heaven is at hand!

DJP I.F
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Edited by BEL I.F.
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Sunday, October 17, 2010

Conservatism's General Rejection of Biblical Authority















The Conservative movement of today basically consists of individuals with various personal beliefs (both religious and ideological), but conservatism in general sadly rejects outright the absolute authority of the Bible, the Holy Word of Almighty God. It is a “bestselling” book widely reverenced, but too many Conservatives reject its Divine authority and preeminence. These “Subjective Conservatives” cannot see out of this box called time, and thus they are oblivious to the realities of Holy Scripture truth. This includes the coming establishment of the literal Kingdom of Almighty God on earth, as well as that concerning their own eternity destiny
(John 3:3-5; Romans 8:5-8; 1 Cor. 2:12-14; Jude 1:19).

"These 'Subjective Conservatives' cannot see out of this box called time, and thus they are oblivious to the realities of Holy Scripture truth. This includes the coming establishment of the literal Kingdom of Almighty God on earth, as well as that concerning their own eternity destiny."

Many conservatives in the New Media are on a “suicide alert” today trying to cope with the present realities at hand. One in particular is radio host Michael Savage. He is the most moved and passionate about our declining American culture and government. Sadly though, Mr. Savage and others are not truly objective about the realities of Almighty God and His Word to receive its simple message (Acts 16:31; Romans 14:17; 1 Cor. 15:2-4). Why not, you might ask? Well, for one thing a lack of genuine humility will prevent anyone from turning to God and knowing the truth (1 Pet. 5:6; Matt. 11:28-30). Committed and sincere but blinded by pride, they are thus doomed to their own subjective world view of reality (John 5:37-41; Rom. 7:24-25).

Subjective Conservatives also sadly remain subjects of this world of humanity and time in which they live, and they will not be objective about their eternal future and desperate need for a Savior (Rom. 1:17-22; 8:5-8; 1 Cor. 2:12-14). They are likewise totally oblivious in realizing their greatest and most desperate need: the righteousness (perfection) of Almighty God, a gift provided only through His Son, the Lord Jesus Christ (Rom. 10:2-4).

The Only Hope for the Conservative

In a day of utter abandonment of God-given common sense and moral laws, unrestrained increase of governmental tyranny while our economy teeters on the brink, may the Conservative wisely abandon his subjective (unreal) worldview in favor of the objective reality found in Almighty God and His Word!

Only Almighty God has the remedies and solutions to get us through time and bring us safely into eternity future! Our greatest need is not world peace but peace with Almighty God our Creator and Sustainer (Isaiah 9:6; Rom. 5:1; Eph. 2:14). Our greatest need is not to possess morally conservative values, but to own the absolute righteousness (godly perfection) that Almighty God provides to His fallen creation, i.e., to all mankind (Rom. 5:12-19; 6:23; 10:4).

It is only when a man or woman, boy or girl dares to abandon their subjective, temporal perspective and places their faith in Almighty God and His saving grace, that Almighty God delivers that individual from the oppressive confines of this sinful, time-bound world. Time is but the womb of eternity. Eternity is where we will abide forever.

"Our greatest need is not world peace but peace with Almighty God our Creator and Sustainer. Our greatest need is not to possess morally conservative values, but to own the absolute righteousness (godly perfection) that Almighty God provides in Christ to His fallen creation, i.e., to all mankind."

May I ask you this very personal question? Do you know the Lord Jesus Christ as your personal Savior, a necessary fact prescribed in Holy Scripture? Almighty God so loved you and me that He sent His Son Jesus Christ to die for your sins and mine; that He might deliver us from this present evil world and grant us forgiveness, pardon and eternal life (Gal. 1:4; John 3:16-17)!

My friend, that is what this life, our temporal existence, is all about! It's that simple: To know and to worship God in Spirit and in Truth, and to enjoy Him for evermore (John 4:24; 17:3).

May it be your all-wise decision to place your soul's trust in Christ today. I can promise you this of a surety - that you will never be the same!

The Kingdom of Heaven is at hand!

DJP I.F.
edited by BEL I.F.


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