Libertarian capitalists say the Apostles failed
The libertarian capitalists who call themselves Christians believe that the Apostles were wrong to live as communists. The capitalists say that those Apostles failed. According to the capitalists, when the Apostles said that "the multitude of them that believed were of one heart and of one soul: neither said any of them that ought of the things which he possessed was his own; but they had all things common," those Apostles were misguided.
Possession and ownership are two different things within the context above. Possession in the context above means what one has. It doesn't mean that the possession is property that belongs to the one possessing it. Within Christianity (real Christianity), possessions belong to the whole. The whole allows the use of property. The whole is God. God is the one who owns the property. Christians are one with God. Those who don't agree are not one with God, not Christians, don't share in the ownership, and have misappropriated that which they possess.
It isn't complicated. It is very straight forward and strait, narrow, upright, and strict. The inference is exact. It comes out of the austerity of God. The standard is correct. The measuring rod is accurate. The scales are just. This is the economy of Christianity.
Those who don't like it, those who don't love it, hate it and syncretistically flock together. You have heard the expression that "birds of a feather flock together." You have also heard the expression that "you shall know them by their fruit." Who are the libertarian capitalists? What are their feathers? What are their fruits?
The Cato Institute is supported by those who want promoted what they imagine is in their best selfish interest. That self is not God.
They are anti-communists. They are anti-Apostles. It is why they preach and teach and lead against those Apostles. They preach against Jesus. They are antichrists.
The capitalists are for private property that is sole ownership apart from God, not just possession allowed of God. They include money in with this private property. They assert the falsehood that it is their right to acquire and hoard and to do with as they alone see fit even if what they see fit is harmful to the house. It is inappropriate to Heaven. It doesn't really exist.
No loopholes in the New Commandment
Some libertarians attempt to refine their arguments seeking out loopholes in the seamless law of the New Commandment that is to love one another as one (as Jesus loved his disciples). However, those loopholes they promulgate are as the unfulfilled law before Jesus came. They fail the hypocrisy test.
Christianity is Heaven
Christianity is about Heaven. It isn't about arguing away the words, teachings, example, and thrust of Jesus Christ. Christianity is about bringing forth Heaven on Earth. Earth is understood within a particular context.
Translating the New Heaven and New Earth
The world as manifest is the Earth. When the manifestation that is the world changes in minds, the Earth changes. The Earth will become new. It will have converted. It will have been translated. It will have been recycled into something else that will be the New Earth. It will have conflated with the New Heaven. This is the teaching of Jesus Christ. We believe it. Those who do not, do not believe in Jesus Christ. They believe in something else that is a figment of their imaginations.
Cato Institute: Evil spirit
So, who started the Cato Institute and who are the supporters of the libertarian capitalists? What do they bring forth that defines them?
Tobacco tells you essentially everything you need to know in terms of sizing up (measuring the standards) and weighing the hearts of the libertarian capitalists.
How do they couch this? Their mission they write is "to broaden the parameters of public policy debate to allow consideration of the traditional American principles of limited government, individual liberty, free markets, and peace" by seeking greater involvement of the "lay public in questions of public policy and the role of government."
Let's parse that in light of our awareness that the interest of the tobacco industry is a defining spirit of the people of the Cato Institute, including its supporters. Broaden here means the wide, and parameters means path boundaries. Therefore, they want to widen the path. This is the opposite of the narrow way. Public means minds, hearts, and souls. Policy means direction. So we see that the libertarian capitalists see to direct souls unto the wide path against Jesus's narrow way.
Tobacco is highly addictive, very harmful, even cancer causing, extremely wasteful and selfish, and therefore evil to promote, sell, buy, smoke, and chew and such. The tobacco industry is the pusher. The libertarians say everyone has a right to be addicted to whatever. Some libertarians attempt to balance that off the rights of others as they define those rights. However, that is not the Christian issue.
Jesus did not coerce. An addict or a pusher who will not repent and convert is left behind. He is not forced. That's real libertarianism. However, Jesus made clear that that refusal was and is sin and damnable to some degree. That's where the so-called right of the pusher and victim spills harm.
Christian warning against the Cato Institute
It is not to be allowed to pass without the Christian warning the flock. The flock will hear that warning and heed and steer clear of tobacco addiction and the marketing and provisioning of the same (profiting off sheer evil — the opposite of mercy).
Tobacco as pushed is harmful. It is offense. That is why it is sin for those who know it is harmful.
The Cato Institute is not about clarifying sin. It is about obfuscating. It is about broadening the parameters of public-policy debate to allow consideration of what?
U.S. founded on error
"Traditional American principles of limited government" means the view of the so-called Enlightenment. The Enlightenment was an antichrist reaction (without moving toward God and Jesus) to other antichrists. In a nutshell, it held forth (and the self-styled libertarians hold forth) that Christian miracles are unreasoned or against reason. That of course is nonsense. It is the teaching of the false one who misleads into Hell. Ron Paul has fallen for all of this false libertarianism, obviously, and is pushing it mightily.
God's government is unlimited and regulates everything via the voluntary compliance of the Christian conscience under the New Commandment, by definition.
The founders of The United States of America, out of their reaction to the apostate Roman Catholic Church and Anglican Church and in their desires concerning sole-self-interest (private property), brought forth not Christianity but just another version of apostasy.
Real right reasoning
Their individual liberty is their assertion of their right to rebel against God's government. That so-called right is rewarded by Hell. That's reasoned. Their free market is their assertion of their right to not be constrained under God. Their peace is their short-sighted confusion and belief that they can have their rebellion and not end up in a state that is the very opposite of peaceful.
Their mission statement is designed to tempt the people to fall into the clutches of the pushers.
Dodging, not debating
Their policy debate is no debate, because they don't debate. They dodge to avoid conceding. It is cheating. That's where their hearts are. They consider those among them who dodge and duck best to be their champions. However, the right person doesn't have to dodge or duck to not be hit. Jesus didn't dodge or duck and was never hit in this context. He was never shown to be wrong, never. He never took an honest hit. It was, and remains, impossible to deal a real blow to the truth. By dishonestly hitting Jesus and by refusing to answer and acknowledge the truth of what he said and did, the adversary lost.
His opponents, his enemies, who ended up murdering him because they could not win the arguments and lost before the people, dodged and ducked his points and questions the answers to which would have revealed, but their dodging and ducking also revealed them and reveals them now.
Ultra-rich in falsehood
The founders of the Cato Institute, Edward H. Crane and David H. Koch, were and are funded. Follow the money. It leads to the ultra-rich. Who are they? They are those Isaiah called the churls (the stingy who don't bring forth bounty but death). They are those about whom Jesus talked.
When they have heard, go forth, and are choked with cares and riches and pleasures of this life, and bring no fruit to perfection.
A rich man shall hardly enter into the kingdom of heaven.
Woe unto you that are rich! for ye have received your consolation.
He that layeth up treasure for himself ... is not rich toward God.
Is that clear and plain enough?
The more treasure is laid up for self, the worse it becomes. The more one wants it, the worse it becomes.
Those who, however, help to bring forth treasure for the lambs and sheep of God are rich toward God. That's the Commons.
That's good shepherding. That's good stewardship of the house. That's good economics. It also flows beyond the flock to feed others the real bread (that spirit).
Mary raised Jesus with the words, "the rich he hath sent empty away."
Anyone who argues against this is by definition antichrist. If he hears it and rejects it, he shall not enter in. That's how it is. It is that way for the sake of righteousness.
Who are these rich ones? They are those who possess much money or who in spirit want to and who disagree with Jesus. They don't want the real bread. They want their false bread here and now, and to hell with the consequences.
They neither know the true meaning of private property nor liberty. In Heaven, there is no private property as they define property. There is no liberty as they have defined it. To bring Heaven here is to eliminate such money and property and licensing from the heart.
They have lost. They have been lost since the beginning. They have one real choice and that is to turn and repent or face their spiritual father who is Satan.
Christianity not for sale for falsehood
They cannot buy Christianity even though they try. It isn't for sale for money. Souls who convert, convert everything. They switch sides. They come into the Christianity that is the Commons that is Heaven. It is spiritual and they bring it forth on Earth.
Heaven: Cooperative collective
Christians are not individualists as defined by the self-styled libertarians. They do not subscribe to that individualism. Christians hold that the individual serves and is served by all other individuals in a collective whole that is the state of God.
Not on the false spectrum
This is not Marx, Lenin, Stalin, Trotsky, or any of the other false attempts that come out of the antichrists and atheists. It couldn't be more different from that and from anarcho-capitalism.
Christianity isn't of that spectrum.
That spectrum is entirely of the goats.
Economics is handling the household. What is the house? How is it being handled? How should it be handled? The house is the world and even the whole cosmos and existence. This Earth is being handled terribly, and the spirit of the libertarian capitalists is part of the problem, not the solution. It ought to be handled by everyone adhering to the New Commandment.
Choose Christ, not Murray Rothbard
One can be a disciple of the antichrist Murray Rothbard or of Jesus Christ, but not both. Murray said, "Lysander Spooner and Benjamin T. Tucker were unsurpassed as political philosophers...." Where is Jesus? Spooner was a deist, as were Thomas Jefferson and Thomas Paine and Benjamin Franklin and on and on. They were not Christians. They rejected Jesus Christ the miracle worker. Spooner was also militant.
Christians know that Jesus was and is the unsurpassed political philosopher. Jesus's political economy is best. Rothbard rejected Christ. What else do you need to know? Was Rothbard of the fold? No. Was he shepherding correctly? No. Ought one to follow his teachings? No. Was he in error and false? Yes.
It all comes down to the twisting of ownership. It comes down to the selfish versus unselfish. The selfish come down on Rothbard's side. The unselfish side with Jesus.
No free love
Benjamin Tucker was a free-love advocate and an advocate of militant (violent) resistance as opposed to the irrefutable teaching of Christ. While no one has a monopoly on the mundane definition of free love that is constantly morphing in the aggregate mind of human kind, free love means fornication, which Jesus expressly stated is sin. It is without sanctification. It is rebellion against God. There are only right reasons why that is so.
Was Tucker arguing against coercion or against sexual harmlessness and for fornication? He argued against coercion but also for fornication. Free love is an anarchist tenet. It is antichrist. It is a selfish desire to allow for unbridled sexual lust. It is harmful. It is the self (necessarily apart from God) willing and even desirous of inflicting and spreading the disease that is unbridled sexual lust for the sake of sexual release despite harm. This direction leads to libertinism and antinomianism. It regressively promotes the concept that what is harmful is not. It continually works to widen the path and make crooked.
Free love into the bottomless pit
It leads to a reduction in proper inhibitions. It leads to bisexuality, homosexuality, incest, pederasty, pedophilia, bestiality, sadomasochism, transsexualism, pornography addiction, and on and on. The line of propriety is moved out and out and out leading to greater and greater harm and evil consequences.
Free love was one of the downfalls of the ostensibly peaceful Hippy movement, for instance. Also, addictive substances caused the downfall. Greed and violence followed the free love and addictive drugs, naturally. The culture of greed led many out and into the Yuppie movement, which was no radical change but only a shrinking back from some aspects while actually enhancing other evil aspects. Selfishness was at the root of the cause of the downfall and the rise of Yuppiedom.
In addition, Tucker called violent defense useful, desirable, and a commodity that the so-called market should control. He was against Jesus's message of love as being incompatible with justice. He didn't understand Jesus. He rejected Jesus. He was an atheist to his death. Now he's deader than he was when he was walking and talking on the Earth. How can it be otherwise in the eyes of a Christian?
This is an issue of direction. It is an issue of temptation that leads to further falling away from the teachings of Jesus Christ concerning marriage and homosexuality, etc. The antichrists constantly seek the relaxation of the New Commandment. Don't fall for it.
They will build up one side and tear down the other while the right thing is to tear down completely and rebuild wholly and Holy new: Perfection.
So, here you have Rothbard touting militants and a free-love advocate and all centering on a private-property notion with money being the central issue. That stands in stark contrast with the message of Jesus Christ, which was and is anti-militant and anti-free love and anti-private ownership and money as those things were defined by Rothbard and are defined by the libertarian, antichrist capitalists and their disciples.
Wrong labor theory of value
Unlike libertarian capitalists, Christians enter into each other's labors.
Christians don't share the labor theory of value with any other schools of thought. What value was there in the loaves and fishes from whose labor? Who possessed the loaves and who owned them and why?
Proving there is no such thing as a libertarian-capitalist Christian
The spirit of Christ is as Jesus said, And he that reapeth receiveth wages, and gathereth fruit unto life eternal: that both he that soweth and he that reapeth may rejoice together. And herein is that saying true, One soweth, and another reapeth. I sent you to reap that whereon ye bestowed no labour: other men laboured, and ye are entered into their labours.
That teaching exactly defeated the libertarian capitalists who were there then deceiving the people. The serpent was there. It also enlightens the wise concerning the parable. ...thou art an austere man: thou takest up that thou layedst not down, and reapest that thou didst not sow. Whose harvest is it? To whom does the result of the labor belong? We share in Heaven. The servant labors that others may eat.
So, the libertarian capitalists hear the word but hide it and go about their business, because Jesus has no right to the fruits of their labors, they think. They don't labor for him or in his field sowing or reaping for the sake of the many. They don't give over and bring forth. Amen. They don't interpret spiritually but only mundanely. They don't see the Church as Jesus.
Paul: Lesser light than Jesus
That's why they hear only Paul's voice about being a burden or not, as if Jesus was a burden. It is why they hear Paul saying if one doesn't work, he doesn't eat. However, Jesus ate and was fed and worked, but not as Paul. This is not to say that working making tents or sails is evil. It is to say that it is wrong to mistake spreading the word with being a burden to those who sow. The sowers and reapers are not a burden to one another. That burden notion is evil. It was a bad seed. It has raised up a weed and is rejected in the New Heaven.
Fruits of labor: Common good and level
In Christianity, all work for the common purpose with not all doing exactly the same task in bringing forth. Jesus did not sow the seed of the bread for the flesh that he ate. It was purchased with money given to his disciples in the furtherance of Jesus's ministry (the most valuable work). That money was earned by others but belonged to the cause. That's why those givers gave. That's how they shared in Jesus's sowing. Jesus reaped it and he worked mightily casting a different kind of seed for a different harvest and bread but analogously understood.
He was sent into the worldly system that still is, which he came and defeated. The beginning of the end was when he went to the cross.
Heaven: No right to do wrong, no competition
Also in Heaven, no one asserts the right to do wrong. It is Satan who asserts that falsehood. In Heaven everyone is free from wrong. There is also no competition. There is only cooperative service where the least are raised up.
Again, the kingdom of heaven is like unto treasure hid in a field; the which when a man hath found, he hideth, and for joy thereof goeth and selleth all that he hath, and buyeth that field.
That field is Heaven. Bring forth on Earth as in Heaven. Buy the Christian Commons to feed the lambs and sheep. Understand the real context and connotation of buying. Where is your heart? Is it showing in joining yourself to the labor of feeding the lambs and sheep, or do you believe the falsehood that is your right to hold what you are calling your private property apart from God, hogging the fruits of your labor?
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- Furthermore, when we discuss any public-office holder's position, policy, action or inaction, we definitely are not encouraging anyone to vote for that office holder's position.
- We are not trying to influence secular elections but rather want people to come out from that entire fallen system.
- When we analyze or discuss what is termed "public policy," we do it entirely from a theological standpoint with an eye to educating professing Christians and those to whom we are openly always proselytizing to convert to authentic Christianity.
- It is impossible for us to fully evangelize and proselytize without directly discussing the pros and cons of public policy and the positions of secular-office holders, hence the unconstitutionality of the IRS code on the matter.
- We are not rich and wouldn't be looking for a fight regardless. What we cannot do is compromise our faith (which seeks to harm nobody, quite the contrary).
- We render unto Caesar what is Caesar's. We render unto God what is God's.
- When Caesar says to us that unless we shut up about the unrighteousness of Caesar's policies and practices, we will lose the ability of people who donate to us to declare their donations as deductions on their federal and state income-tax returns, we say to Caesar that we cannot shut up while exercising our religion in a very reasonable way.
- We consider the IRS code on this matter as deliberate economic duress (a form of coercion) and a direct attempt by the federal government to censor dissenting, free political and religious speech.
- It's not freedom of religion if they tax it.
And when they were come to Capernaum, they that received tribute money came to Peter, and said, Doth not your master pay tribute? He saith, Yes. And when he was come into the house, Jesus prevented him, saying, What thinkest thou, Simon? of whom do the kings of the earth take custom or tribute? of their own children, or of strangers? Peter saith unto him, Of strangers. Jesus saith unto him, Then are the children free. (Matthew 17:24-26)