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The Seduction of Youth (3) – In Education

In my last installment, we have seen how the secret controlling process of Communism in the United States seeks to destroy the God-ordained institution, the family, from off the face of the earth. This is exactly in accordance with Communist doctrine as taught by one of its great leaders, Lenin, who wrote the following:

“The Government of the proletarian dictatorship, together with the Communist Party and the trade unions, is, of course, leaving no stone unturned in the effort to overcome the backward ideas of men and women, to destroy the old un-communist psychology. We are establishing communal kitchens and public eating places, laundries and repairing shops, infant asylums, kindergartens, children’s homes, educational institutions of all kinds. In short we are seriously carrying out the demand of our programme for the transference of the economic and educational functions of the separate household to society.”

This quotation also answers the question: If both of the parents must work at some occupation outside of the home, what then becomes of their children? There are, of course, a few instances where the children are well cared for, both physically and spiritually, by grandparents, brothers, sisters, friends, etc.: but in most cases the children are left to roam around on the streets. Oh, yes, the above quotation mentioned such things as “infant asylums, kindergartens, children’s homes, educational institutions of all kinds,” where children are brought up in the ways of a wicked world. Oh, yes, the laws of the state require that all children must attend school, and free education is provided. Oh, yes, they say that the public schools are neutral in regards to religious matters. Are they? The first commandment reads: “thou shalt have no other gods before me.” Take a walk into any classroom of any public schools as into a children’s ward in any large local hospital during any of our Christian holiday seasons and note the legions of ikons hanging on the walls – the ghosts, the black cats, skeletons, and the witches of that wicked revelry against Reformation Day called Halloween; then behold the Thanksgiving turkeys, the Santa Clauses, and the Easter Bunnies. Yes, gods of all kinds in opposition to the Living God. Suppose a true Christian taught in a public school and attempted to teach the children about the real significance of these holidays, or suppose she taught them truths such as the creation, the incarnation, the total depravity of mankind, the resurrection; or about God’s holiness, justice, righteousness, wrath, etc, as well as God’s mercy and love. Could she hold her position very long? You know the answer. She would be called sectarian, intolerant, and narrow-minded. The Beast of Revelation 13 of which Communism is a type, if not the actual beast, will not stand for such teachings. Furthermore, as the children grow up into manhood and womanhood and at the same time passes through the various stages of education – elementary grades, high school, college, university – the Antithesis becomes more and more plainly marked. In many of the famous colleges and universities of our land one must deny the Living God if he wants to succeed in his studies. If he refuses to become an Atheist or at least professes to be one, he is penalized by receiving low grades and consequently becomes a failure – a modified form of the former Roman Catholic Inquisition.

The public educational institutions have a long arm which reaches out and separates the children from their families, not only during the daytime, but also during the evening. I am thinking of the countless athletic activities, dances, parties, plays, entertainments, etc. together with their rehearsal and practice periods, which keep the students occupied almost every night of the week. Some schools now play more than twenty basketball games a season and great pressure is put upon all students to attend all the games as a matter of school loyalty. Then think of football, baseball, golf, etc. Last but not least there are the various fraternities, clubs, and kindred student organizations. The consequence of all this is that a terrible impediment is put upon the student that refuses to go along with the various activities and upon the parents that refuse to allow their children to participate in the same. In one large school a visiting psychologist was brought by the school administration to address the Parent-Teachers Association. The burden of his message was that parents who keep their children away from any of the social activities sponsored by the high school are thereby harming their children, possibly irreparably. Again, students who refuse to participate in extra-curricular activities are punished or discriminated against by means of low marks. Then think of the time needed for studying one’s lessons; for making book reports on worthless, anti-Christian literature, etc.

From the above facts, the instruction given by the public educational institutions can be summarized to amount to the following: there is no God. Likewise, this same doctrine is taught to the children and adolescents by many a modernistic minister or Sunday School teacher. Oh, they may camouflage this teaching somewhat by stating that God is man’s highest self, but nevertheless it amounts to the same because they cast the God of the Scripture away from them. But God laughs at them and speaks to them in His sore displeasure. The Apostle Paul, inspired by the Holy Spirit, writes the following: “And even as they did not like to retain God in their knowledge, God gave them over to a reprobate mind to do those things which are not convenient; being filled with all unrighteousness, fornication, wickedness, covetousness, maliciousness, full of envy, murder, debate, deceit, malignity; whisperers, backbiters, haters of God, despiteful, proud, boasters, inventors of evil things, disobedient to parents, without understanding, covenant breakers, without natural affection, implacable, unmerciful; who knowing the judgment of God, that they which commit such things are worthy of death, not only do the same, but have pleasure in them that do them.” Romans 1:28-32.

Dear reader, did you discover that the above chapter of Holy Writ, from verse eighteen to the end, and also the epilogue to the second commandment, Exodus 20:5, contain* the real causes of juvenile delinquency in a nutshell? God punishes sin with more sin. In former years, a youth was punished severely if he would upset a vendor’s apple cart, or if he were caught stealing a watermelon from a farmer’s melon patch. But nowadays, such misdemeanors are merely laughed at and presented as “cute.” One only has to consult his daily newspaper to find daily accounts of destructive vandalism and of sadistic acts of cruelty and murder performed by mere children. In fact, nowadays it is considered cruelty so “spank” a child for his wrong-doing. In many cases the children are lords and masters of their families and our modern pedagogues love to have it so. In former years, children had to retire at an early hour to be physically prepared to study their lessons for the next day; but nowadays, in many cases, the children (even under ten years of age) roam the streets almost till midnight – free to practice the sins they learned via the theater, the radio and television, and the comic books, which many parents provide for their children, in order that they can pursue their own selfish interests and recreations. In former days, a child, as soon as it was able to, had to help with the household chores and also help to augment the family income. Today the secret controlling powers of Communism term this as “child labor,” in order that today’s children may spend all of their spare time, such as the evening hours, weekends, and vacations, either in the theater, or watching television, or reading comic books or any of that literary junk you can buy at the corner drug store. The mentioning of these agencies of seduction brings me to the most difficult part of our discussion on the Seduction of Youth, not because the inventions such as the printing press, the radio and television set, the phonograph, the movie (or still) camera or projector are evil in themselves, but because the Devil and his “sacred cow,” Jew controlled Freemasonry, use these inventions to glorify that thing which is so terrible in the sight of the Holy and Righteous God, that He will damn it forever in Hell, unless graciously forgiven in the blood of our Lord Jesus Christ. Yes, dear reader, we are dealing with that one, horrible little three-letter word of the English language – SIN – with all its stark reality, even to the child of God.