Light is sown for the righteous, And gladness for the upright in heart.

Psalm 97:11

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Scarcely thirty years after the fall of the Berlin Wall, the ideology underlying socialism continues to enjoy significant support. Rather than being a relic of history, socialism remains a serious proposition throughout most of the world.

Ultimately, what draws people to socialism and binds them to that worldview, regardless of – and often in spite of – the historical evidence and the economic and social arguments against it, is a foundational belief in the essentially good and benevolent nature of people. This leads to the gravely-mistaken view that humanity can “bring about the Kingdom of Heaven on earth” through our own actions, but this is only possible through obedience to God and His will. It is this self-empowered view that leads to the justification for having all-powerful socialistic governments.

 

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