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According to a brand new survey, 70 % of American millennials could be keen to vote for a socialist. One in three additionally mentioned they view communism favorably. Positive opinions about capitalism have additionally dropped.

Considering the highest website millennials learn is BuzzFeed, it is no marvel they assume Pol Pot is an edible. We’ve been down this street earlier than. We mock millennials for his or her ignorance over techniques which have killed as many individuals as cholera.

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Somewhere alongside the way in which, we broke our commitments to switch the truths of historical past to incoming earthlings. You cannot blame younger folks for forgetting stuff you by no means taught them. nd whereas socialism is a candy thought, there is no school course known as “intro to sweet ideas that kill millions.”

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Two analogies.

We used to know that vaccines saved hundreds of thousands of lives. But as soon as measles was almost worn out, what occurred? We forgot and began speaking about vaccines as an possibility, like a sunroof. Then measles returned.

The horrible results of socialism and communism appear distant, like a hangover you had from tequila again whenever you have been 16. You threw up for 2 days and swore by no means once more. But in a yr, you do it once more. Humans can neglect issues that almost kill them.

In the identical survey, 72 % of all Americans wrongly mentioned communism killed below 100 million folks within the final 100 years. In actuality, it was extra. More than 100 million folks have been killed by one thing that many individuals right now see as good.

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Given how fashionable media and academia deem people as disposable hazards on an overcrowded planet that may finish in 10 years, possibly that is why they romanticize this terrible stuff.

“Thin the herd,” as they are saying.

Adapted from Greg Gutfeld’s monologue on “The Five” on October 29, 2019.

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