You atheist bubbas are such a hoot....<quoted text>
I think it's important, in these troubled, uncertain times, to limber up the old DICTIONARY whenever matters arise of uncertain provenance. Let's look at this <courtesy of "Free Online Dictionary">:
1. A theoretical economic system characterized by the collective ownership of property and by the organization of labor for the common advantage of all members.
a. A system of government in which the state plans and controls the economy and a single, often authoritarian party holds power, claiming to make progress toward a higher social order in which all goods are equally shared by the people.
b. The Marxist-Leninist version of Communist doctrine that advocates the overthrow of capitalism by the revolution of the proletariat."
Tell me MUQ ... did you SEE the word 'atheist' in there? Please point it out 'cause I can't see it. YET ... you say 'strict Atheism' is half of what Communism is. The folks at "Free Online Dictionary" must have missed it as well. Maybe they're not trying to promulgate an empty philosophy by way of false association! Yeah, maybe that's it. You see MUQ ... there's the "REAL" and there's the world as godbots see it. It's not the same, MUQ. Y'all really need to work on that.
"MarxistLeninist atheism is a part of the wider MarxistLeninist philosophy (the type of Marxist philosophy found in the Soviet Union), which rejects religion and advocates a materialist understanding of nature. Marxism-Leninism holds that religion is the opium of the people, in the sense of promoting passive acceptance of suffering on Earth in the hope of eternal reward. Therefore, Marxism-Leninism advocates the abolition of religion and the acceptance of atheism. Marxist-Leninist atheism has its roots in the philosophy of Ludwig Feuerbach, G.W.F. Hegel, Karl Marx, and Vladimir Lenin."
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