BUT THEY HAD ALL THINGS COMMON
The ancient peasant social order, the system of the fathers of all mankind, which, being innately conformed to the mind-set of the whole of the lower class of the planet, children of the Kingdom, arose spontaneously in all regions of human settlement and was the only form of social organization for untold tens of thousands of years before the appearance of the children of the evil one, Nimrod and those like him in all lands, was characterized by three elements, those being: all ideology grounded in religion and a supernaturalistic world view, all property held in common and shared equally, and government by class-wide plebiscites rather than by an elite of whatever character or composition; to which, in accordance with the counsel of the Holy Gospel and the innumerable crimes of the rulers of the lands, must now be added a fourth element, the tearing down of the universal Babylon by the hands of the elect, called in the speech of the moderns class war.
Now we see plainly that the deceit of the three elitist elements who have imposed their will upon the poor, namely, the noblemen, the businessmen, and the commissars, has consisted of emphasizing and of course distorting as well one element of the peasant order while suppressing the other two. Thus we see the noblemen ruling in the name of religion and instituting shrines and an order of priests to cause the people to be “held in subjection all their lives through the fear of death” (Hebrews 2:15), while utterly suppressing the communalistic and democratic elements. And the businessmen legitimize their rule through an appeal to a highly distorted form of democracy, so heavily weighted in their favor that the lower class has in fact only the most superficial influence upon their system, and is, if perceived as any kind of potential threat, presented with gifts of minimal worth surrounded by a swarm of fruit-flies-of-propaganda to the effect that the rulers have us in heart and that things are slowly improving, and this approach is called in the jargon of the businessmen liberalism; and, when considered sufficiently weakened and disordered, simply disembursed of the gifts provided through the liberal approach and shown a view of the rulers openly gorging themselves like swine at a trough, as if to say, “We know there’s not a thing you can do about it,” and this is called in their jargon conservatism, as if they wish when of this disposition to inch their way back to the system of the nobles. These tolerate religion, as if nostalgic for the monarchic order, but bypass it as a fount of ideology, and suppress the communalistic element as best they can. Now the system of the noblemen continued for thousands of years, but that of the businessmen, though only two centuries old, is already in a death struggle with that of a yet newer element, the Marxist commissars. These latter emphasize the principle of communalism, but distort it beyond all recognition, while utterly suppressing the supernaturalistic and democratic elements of the ancient order. Their system is not yet one century old, and is already faced with internal opposition bordering on and about to break out as open insurgency, but that not in the name of either of the earlier elitist orders.
Surely the continual shifting of the ground of their rule after it was so firmly implanted for millennia coupled with their evident and worldwide foreboding is the true harbinger of the final uprooting and overthrow of the children of the evil one altogether, for the poor people have already internalized the belief in the feasibility of revolution after so many at least superficially successful revolutions as have already occurred during the course of these past two centuries, to the extent that a veritable tradition of successful revolution has been established; and to this has now been added both widespread literacy and greatly improved communication between the poor people of all lands. And this for Babylon, that “her time is near to come, and her days shall not be prolonged” (Isaiah 13:22). But in the overthrowing of so many regimes and groups of the wealthy as have already been overthrown, my Lord has left a sign: for each uprising until now has entailed the imposition of a new elite upon the people that time has shown to be ruling very much in its own self-interest and to which the thought of relinquishing its wealth and power is anathema; for the elitist elements of all societies and of whatever orientation form collectively nothing but an alien and malignant superimposition upon the life of the entire class of the elect. And they are truly compared to thornbushes corrupting and polluting the land and the world revolution of these last days to a whirlwind proceeding forth from the presence of the Lord to uproot them in the 58th Psalm where, after saying in verses 1-2, “Is it true that you speak in righteousness, O brood of rulers, or that you judge the children of men uprightly? Certainly you work out in your hearts iniquitous acts to be performed in the earth and measure out the violence that your hands are to commit,” the prophet then says in verse 9, “Before your thorns can even understand it, O thornbushes, whether young or old He shall cause a whirlwind to remove them all.” Thus we have come to perceive that just as revolution is truly feasible and, speaking in world terms, an absolute precondition to the restoration of our liberty, so are revolutions predicated on a secular world view, as that world view is alien to the mind-set of the poor, though innate to that of the rich, rejecting the religionist concept of transcendence, of referral to realities beyond those of the natural order, and therefore teaching the necessity of rulers and of an elitist superstructure (and truly it is the rejection of the belief in the desirability of rulers characterizing the ancient system that has alone provoked the horror expressed by the Marxists, themselves manifestly elitist, toward all religion), always and innately abortive in that they are subject to “capture” by and must entail the reimposition of an oppressive elite upon the lower class. Nor do we have the least interest in being driven by the cunning of our self-proclaimed betters into a frenzied race toward death such as engulfed Cambodia, Somalia, and latterly all Marxist Africa.
In reference to the order to be restored now in these last days, keeping in mind the general principle that any obstacle arising in life is always to be countered by direct action when at all feasible, calling on the Name of the Lord, but that in a case where no response is sufficient to overcome the problem, one must then look beyond this world and remember that this whole life is short, and that the final victory is never far off — and recognizing that the ancient ministers, bishops and so on were appointed by the laying on of the hands of the apostles and through the gift of prophecy, and that with the taking up of the church from the earth in the year 98 A.D. with the martyrdom of the last apostle, John, and the subsequent universal spread of the rule of the composite antichrist over the Christian world, the chain of legitimate ecclesiastical authority was broken and cannot now or ever be restored, and so there can be no human fount or repository of authority in the restored church of the last days, but only the authority of the Scripture for itself but not delegated to human intermediaries, and the revelation of the mind of the Holy Spirit through the expressed will of the mass of the poor people of a commune, a region, or the world — we must affirm as self-evident that the ideal form of social and economic organization is that ancient communalism of the fathers, though we now apply it to the cities as well, and though we now incorporate assimilable elements of the modern technology into it to which we fall heir, and as in accordance with Matthew 5:5 (and there is no such thing as a meek and humble rich man) which, being psychologically an extension of the family, incorporates into itself the ways of peace, humility and love and automatically involves the overthrow of greed, pride, isolation and depression in the hearts of the people, and in a word provides the environment in which the elements of the Sermon on the Mount will become instinctively and as second nature the ethic and life style of the elect. A key instance of the incorporation of elements of the modern technology (in addition, obviously, to weapons technology and the entire field of military science) would be our ability to vote as a class, even the whole of the lower class of the planet together, on any issue and as often as we might want and, as with the American presidential elections, know the consensus of the will of the class the following day. Necessary functionaries, however, are to be chosen on a purely random basis and are to serve for, shall we say, a six-month period, after which their decisions will be subject to review; but they are not to be appointed on the basis of merit, however defined, neither are they to be elected. Another instance would be those projects of use only to the poor and which would never be undertaken by any elitist element, such as farming and settling the interior of Australia, or the Sahara desert, or, as is known to be practicable, farming the sea.
The individualistic, competitive system of the businessmen in which we of this society find ourselves ensnared is a cause of torment to rich and poor alike. Of the successful themselves, for whose benefit the system has been instituted — and we are not of the successful — the Scripture says, “The LORD has made everything for His own purpose, and even the evil one for the day of evil” (Proverbs 16:4); for the wealthy consume their whole lives in jealousy, greed and spite, and after that they go to the fire. But the hearts of the rich have been hardened and they will never voluntarily surrender their holdings or forsake their order, though it is the cause of their sorrow too, but they must “eat of the fruit of their way, and be filled with the fruit of their counsels” (Proverbs 1:31), for which they have been predestined. Now we see the element designated in America as “middle class” artificially maintained in a state of wealth and we see that this is the result of special concessions and arrangements between the so-called “upper class” and themselves, dating essentially from the time of the Depression; and we cannot doubt that the rulers simply keep these people in essentially unearned luxury by disbursing funds among them culled primarily from their exploitation of the resources and labor of the Third World societies to reduce the size of the American lower class in an attempt to forestall revolution. As the economic situation here deteriorates further as a result of initiatives taken by Third World people to free themselves from the grip of the American business elite, these middle class individuals will rapidly find themselves impoverished, for there will no longer be in that day sufficient wealth flowing to this society from the Third World to permit such largesse on the part of our rulers to continue.
The world as a whole is to be liberated only through war, in accordance with the will of the God of war, who named the Conqueror with His own Name, shrewd as a serpent, whose shield reflects the light of a thousand suns, and whose sword shall lay waste the galaxies. Surely the children of the evil one are to be chastised during the course of the revolution each one according to his deeds only, and as in Revelation 18:6-7, for we find mandatory extermination of the type of Deuteronomy 20:16, “do not leave anything that breathes alive,” enjoined only for militant atheists and those more rabid racists whose deeds match their rhetoric of all the host of the children of the evil one, the decree against the former group being found in Psalm 139:19-22, and that against the latter in Psalm 137:8-9. And the Scripture says in the first of these sections: “If only You would exterminate the evil ones, O God — then get away from me, you bloody men — even Your enemies who speak against You wickedly, vainly exalting themselves! Don’t I hate those who hate You, LORD? And I strive against those who rise up against You. I hate them with the perfection of hatred; I count them as personal enemies!” And in the second: “O daughter of Babylon who is to be destroyed, happy shall he be who pays you back what you have done to us. Happy shall he be who takes and smashes your infants against the rocks!” But how could we say, if we presume that Revelation 18:4 has not already been fulfilled through the emergence of the historic Christian communalist movements, that a first step could not possibly be taken in America without war, a coming out of Babylon, there to wait for the impoverishment of the so-called middle class? That is, that the poor people would withdraw in their masses from the economic system of the rulers and form themselves into an innumerable multitude of communes, both rural and urban, and so come to constitute an independent economic order, in accordance with the guidance of the Scripture, “Do not be misyoked together with unbelievers” and “ ‘Therefore come out from among them and be separated,’ says the Lord, ‘and do not touch the unclean thing’ ” (II Corinthians 6:14, 17). And the vilest of all things that are unclean is money, for Paul taught us, saying, “For the root of all the evils is the love of money” (I Timothy 6:10), and our Lord witnessed concerning money, saying, “because that which is exalted among men is an abomination before God” (Luke 16:15) in the face of “the Pharisees, who were moneylovers” (14).
As to social arrangements on the communes, surely we see plainly that the nuclear family is an institution of the individualistic, competitive society, and has no place within the communalistic order, for the Biblical legislation and exhortations pertaining to the family and chastity (which anyway never forbid polygamy) are intended to guard the interests of the children and to ensure that each child has both a functioning mother and father. But the principle of mercy toward the children is fulfilled in its complete form on the commune, where each child is the child of the whole settlement, which has fused together into a larger, fuller family, and where all the children are raised in common. Surely we want, and on the commune can truly say “can afford,” the largest possible number of children. Of course, celibacy is the highest and purest path for both men and women, and anyone feeling called to it will simply hold himself or herself back from all sexual contacts. On a commune every adult works and is the absolute equal of every other, and as the Scripture says, “that if anyone does not wish to work, that one shall also not eat” (II Thessalonians 3:10), and the support issue never enters into one’s considerations. It goes without saying that special work arrangements are to be made for those pregnant, they anyway performing a valuable service just by being pregnant. And this arrangement is also the precondition to the effective miscegenation of the races on a mass scale necessary for the emergence and universal spread of that holy ethnic stock which is of no race whatsoever, formed after the image of the God in whose mind we are all thought images (He existing on the next highest order of reality) and in which our whole universe is a dream or reverie; who in His own world, the world of the gods, “just as there certainly are many gods and many lords” (I Corinthians 8:5), those comprising the two classes of that world, is a peasant of the Arabic or mixed-race physical type (but of that ancient Nilotic Egyptian branch containing, as is apparent from the art work of that land, an East Asian admixture, however acquired, as well, which passed through the “mixed multitude” to the Israelites — Universal Man, of no race whatsoever and yet of all mankind) — for anyone who dreams enters the world of his dream and in his own true form, and the entrance of the God into this world was in Christ.
The entire class of the wealthy is and always has been at heart atheistic, with the exception of certain Biblical figures temporarily startled by the witness of en miracles or made prophets for the ultimate benefit of the elect, or those under arms and in the vicinity of hostile forces of the type of the ancient centurions; and their atheism is so deeply embedded in their nature (and as in accordance with the witness of Psalm 58:3-5) that we are even forbidden to witness to them, either to their men or their women, in Matthew 7:6. But the elect say, “We have believed, and therefore have we spoken” (II Corinthians 4:13), for the form of ideology that is innate to the mind-set of the poor people of all times and lands and that is generated automatically by them as a class-determined attribute when not received by revelation from a source external to the natural order is called religion, the foundation of the whole world view of the class, essential and ineradicable, being the confession of the reality of the Hidden World; and this and all that it implies is the sole surviving vestige of the life of the ancients still remaining to us. And yet further, as one sloughs off from his mind the encrusted weight of spurious and maliciously inspired interpretations received by tradition from the antichrist and begins to examine the Bible for what it truly is and to comprehend as in a flash of insight the import of the message from the Hidden World that it truly conveys, he cannot refrain from confessing that he does perceive the outlines of that most ancient Faith, the pre-existent, universal Faith of the peasant world that was generated spontaneously in the most diverse of environments before the age of kings and civilizations, of priests and shrines, forming themselves before him, only now purified of all distortion and validated miraculously. And this is the waymark guiding us back to the Garden.
— Barry I. Hyman
CHRISTIAN REVOLUTIONARY BROTHERHOOD