The foundation of Marxism and Psychology.

Dean Gotcher

"For all that is in the world, the lust of the flesh, and the lust of the eyes, and the pride of life, is not of the Father, but is of the world." 1 John 2:16

"Sense experience must be the basis of all science." "Science is only genuine science when it proceeds from sense experience, in the two forms of sense perception and sensuous need, that is, only when it proceeds from Nature." (Karl Marx, MEGA I/3)

"To enjoy the present reconciles us to the actual." (Karl Marx, Critique of Hegel's 'Philosophy of Right')

"Once the earthly family [with the children having to humble, deny, die to, control, discipline their "self" in order to do the father's will] is discovered to be the secret of the Holy family [with the Son and those following Him having to humble, deny, die to, control, disciple their "self" in order to do the Father's will], the former [the earthly family, i.e., the earthly father's authority] must be destroyed [Vernunft, i.e., annihilated, i.e., negated] in theory and in practice [in the children's personal thoughts and in their communication, i.e., relationship with one another]." (Karl Marx, Feuerbach Thesis # 4)

By rejecting the father's/Father's authority outright, making the child's carnal nature ("lust") the standard from which to know "right" from "wrong"—with "right" being the child's natural "lust" for the carnal pleasures of the 'moment' (dopamine emancipation) which the world stimulates and "wrong" being the father's/Father's authority, i.e., the father's/Father's restraints—Karl Marx turned "the lust of the flesh, the lust of the eyes, and the pride of life" into academics, making "all that is of the world" man's ground of being, i.e., man's only foundation upon which to think and act. By redefining "the lust of the flesh" as "sensuous need," "the lust of the eyes" as "sense perception" and "the pride of life" as "sense experience" (correlated to Abraham Maslow's "Hierarchy of 'felt needs'"), Karl Marx made that which "only proceeds from Nature," i.e., "all that is of the world" the law of the land, fulfilling Immanuel Kant's dictum: "lawfulness without law" where the child's carnal nature rules, i.e., where psychologists, "behavior scientists," "group psychotherapists," facilitators of 'change,' Transformational Marxists (all being the same in method or formula—'liberating' children, i.e., the child's "lust" for the carnal pleasures of the 'moment,' which is stimulated by the world from the father's/Father's authority) 'create' a "new" world order void of the father's/Father's authority. By 'changing' how we communicate with one another, i.e., by insisting upon dialogue (there is no father's/Father's authority in dialogue, only "feelings," i.e., "I feel" and "I think," i.e.., opinion which is "positive" to the child's carnal nature, i.e., 'justifying' "lust") and rejecting discussion (the father's/Father's authority, i.e., doing right and not wrong according to established commands, rules, facts and truth—knowing right from wrong according to what we have been taught, which is "negative" to the child's carnal nature, i.e., judging and condemning "lust"), the father's/Father's authority is negated in the thoughts and actions of the children—so they can do wrong, disobey, sin with impunity (without having a guilty conscience).

"The transgression of the wicked saith within my heart, that there is no fear of God before his eyes. For he flattereth himself in his own eyes, until his iniquity be found to be hateful. The words of his mouth are iniquity and deceit: he hath left off to be wise, and to do good. He deviseth mischief upon his bed; he setteth himself in a way that is not good; he abhorreth not evil." Psalms 36:1-4

"The heart is deceitful above all things [thinking pleasure ("lust") is the standard for "good" instead of doing the father's/Father's will], and desperately wicked [hating whoever prevents, i.e., inhibits or blocks it from enjoying the carnal pleasures of the 'moment' it desires, i.e., "lusts" after]: who can know it?" Jeremiah 17:9 You can not see you "self" as being deceitful and wicked because your love of "self," i.e., your love of pleasure, i.e., "lust" is standing in the way. Not until you humble, deny, die to your "self" can you see your "self" for what it is, i.e., deceitful and wicked, i.e., loving pleasure and hating restraint.

It is in dialogue you 'justify' your "self," i.e., your heart, i.e., your "lusts."

In dialogue you must suspend the truth, as upon a cross, in order to continue dialogue. By replacing the 1) preaching of commands and rules to be obeyed as given, the teaching of facts and truth to be accepted as is, by faith, and the discussing of any questions those under authority have regarding the commands, rules, facts, and truth they are being given/taught (at the one in authorities discretion: providing he has time, those under authority can understand, and are not questioning, challenging, defying, disregarding, attacking authority), 2) rewarding or blessing those who obey and/or do things right (to encourage them to continue obeying and/or doing things right), 3) chastening or correcting those who disobey and/or do things wrong (that they might learn to discipline and control their "self" and obey and/or do things right), 4) casting out or expelling any who question, challenge, defy, disregard, attack authority with the dialoguing of opinions to a consensus (affirmation), i.e., the dialectic (dialogue) process (dialogue negates discussion), the father's/Father's authority and the guilty conscience which it engenders is negated. By starting with the child's carnal nature, i.e., dialogue, "behavior science" negates the father's/Father's authority and the guilty conscience which the father's/Father's authority engenders.

"Rejoice, O young man, in thy youth; and let thy heart cheer thee in the days of thy youth, and walk in the ways of thine heart, and in the sight of thine eyes: but know thou, that for all these things God will bring thee into judgment." Ecclesiastes 11:9

"[E]very one of us shall give account of himself to God." Romans 14:12

"But I say unto you, That every idle word that men shall speak, they shall give account thereof in the day of judgment." Matthew 12:36

"And the world passeth away, and the lust thereof: but he that doeth the will of God abideth for ever." 1 John 2:16

"Educators" are certified and schools are accredited today based upon their use of "Bloom's Taxonomies" in the classroom ("a psychological classification system" which uses the affective domain, i.e., the child's "lust" for pleasure in the curriculum in order to 'change' the child's paradigm). "Bloom's Taxonomies" are modeled after Karl Marx's "weltanschauung" (ideology or world view). "Educators," with their use of "Bloom's Taxonomies" are promoting Marxism ("the lust of the flesh, the lust of the eyes, and the pride of life") in the classroom. Since the 50's (when the "Taxonomies" were first introduced to "educators") the American family and faith in God have been under attack. "Educators," through their use of psychology/Marxism, i.e., group psychotherapy (dialogue) are negating the father's/Father's authority in the thoughts and actions of the children—so they (and the children) can do wrong, disobey, sin ("lust") with impunity.

"Cursed be the man that trusteth in man, and maketh flesh his arm, and whose heart departeth from the LORD." Jeremiah 17:5

"Ye are they which justify yourselves before men; but God knoweth your hearts: for that which is highly esteemed among men is abomination in the sight of God." Luke 16:15

The "educator" does not have to tell the students to attack their parent's authority when they get home from school, all they have to do is 'liberate' them from their parent's authority in the dialoguing of opinions to a consensus, "group grade," "safe zone/space/place," "positive," soviet, brainwashing classroom and they will do that automatically (when they get home from school). Bringing dialogue, not only into the classroom, but into the workplace, government, and even the "church" has the same affect, 'liberating' "the lust of the flesh, the lust of the eyes, and the pride of life," i.e., "all that is of the world" from "the Father's" authority (judgment and damnation) in the thoughts and actions of "the people," at least until death.

"[W]e recognize the point of view [Karl Marx's point of view] that truth and knowledge are only relative and that there are no hard and fast truths which exist for all time and places." (Benjamin S. Bloom, Taxonomy of Educational Objectives Book 1: Cognitive Domain)

"In the eyes of the dialectic philosophy, nothing is established for all times, nothing is absolute or sacred." (Karl Marx)

"What we call 'good teaching' is the teacher's ability to attain affective objectives through challenging the student's fixed beliefs [parental authority] and getting them to discuss issues [their "lusts"]." (David Krathwohl, Benjamin S. Bloom, Taxonomy of Educational Objectives Book 2: Affective Domain)

By replacing the father's/Father's authority (preaching, teaching, discussing, rewarding, chastening, casting out; humbling, denying, dying to, controlling, disciplining "self" in order to do the father's/Father's will) with the child's carnal nature (dialoguing opinions to a consensus; esteeming "self," i.e., 'justifying' "self," i.e., 'justifying' "lust") in the classroom, the child's paradigm, i.e., the child's way of feeling, thinking, acting, relating with "self," others, the world, and responding to authority is 'change,' turning him against the father's/Father's authority.

"There are many stories of the conflict and tension that these new practices are producing between parents and children." (David Krathwohl, Benjamin S. Bloom, Taxonomy of Educational Objectives Book 2: Affective Domain)

By removing the father's/Father's authority in the classroom the child's carnal nature is 'liberated,' turning the child against the father's/Father's authority. Doing it in "the group" makes it more affective—due to the child's desire for affirmation (fear of group rejection). "It is usually easier to change individuals formed into a group than to change any one of them separately." "The individual accepts the new system of values and beliefs by accepting belongingness to the group." (Kurt Lewin in Kenneth Bennie, Human Relations in Curriculum Change) "One of the most fascinating aspects of group therapy is that everyone is born again, born together in the group." "Few individuals, as Asch has shown, can maintain their objectivity [their belief, i.e., their faith in authority, i.e., in established commands, rules, facts, and truth] in the face of apparent group unanimity [that questions, challenges, defies, disregards, attacks their belief, i.e., their faith in authority, i.e., in established commands, rules, facts, and truth]." (Irvin D. Yalom, Theory and Practice and Group Psychotherapy) Moving communication in the classroom away from preaching, teaching, and discussing facts and truth toward the dialoguing of opinions to a consensus 'changes' the children from being individuals in a group (subject to their father's/Father's authority) to becoming 'liberal's,' socialist's, i.e., concerned about what "the group" thinks—often referred to as "group think."

"The child takes on the characteristic behavior of the group in which he is placed. . . . he reflects the behavior patterns which are set by the adult leader of the group." (Kurt Lewin in Wilbur Brookover, A Sociology of Education)

"Sense experience must be the basis of all science." "Science is only genuine science when it proceeds from sense experience, in the two forms of sense perception and sensuous need, that is, only when it proceeds from Nature." (Karl Marx, MEGA I/3) The child's "feelings," stimulated by the world ('liberated' from the father's/Father's authority) makes him an object to be manipulated by the "scientist," as any element of nature. "Behavior science" establishes the child's carnal nature, i.e., "the lust of the flesh, the lust of the eyes, and the pride of life" over and therefore against the father's/Father's authority so the child can be seduced, deceived, and manipulated, i.e., used as "natural resource" ("human resource") for the "scientists" own pleasure and gain.

"The direction which constitutes the good life is psychological freedom to move in any direction [where] the general qualities of this selected direction appear to have a certain universality."
"Experience is, for me, the highest authority." "Neither the Bible nor the prophets, neither the revelations of God can take precedence over my own direct experience."
"The words 'seem to' are significant; it is the perception which functions in guiding behavior." (Carl Rogers, on becoming a person: A Therapist View of Psychotherapy)

"There is a way that seemeth right unto a man, but the end thereof are the ways of death." Proverbs 16:25

"To enjoy the present reconciles us to the actual." (Karl Marx, Critique of Hegel's 'Philosophy of Right')

"Self-actualizing people have to a large extent transcended the values of their culture. They are not so much merely Americans as they are world citizens, members of the human species first and foremost." (Abraham Maslow, The Farther Reaches of Human Nature)

"Nakedness is absolutely right. So is the attack on antieroticism, the Christian & Jewish foundations." (Abraham Maslow, The Journals of Abraham Maslow)

"Adult sexuality, restricted by rules, to maintain family and society, . . . leads to neurosis." "Parental discipline, religious denunciation of bodily pleasure, . . . have all left man overly docile, but secretly in his unconscious unconvinced, and therefore neurotic." "If society imposes repression, and repression causes the universal neurosis of man, . . . there is an intrinsic connection between social organization and neurosis." "The bondage of all cultures to their cultural heritage is a neurotic construction." "Normal adult sexuality, judged by the standard of infantile sexuality, is an unnatural restriction of the erotic potentialities of the human body." "According to Freud, the ultimate essence of our being is erotic, and demands activity according to the pleasure-principle."
"Freud, Hegel, ... are, like Marx, compelled to postulate external domination and its assertion by force in order to explain repression." "The repression of normal adult sexuality is required only by cultures which are based on patriarchal domination. The foundation on which the man of the future will be built is already there, in the repressed unconscious [in the carnal nature of the child]; the foundation has to be recovered." (Norman O. Brown, Life Against Death: The Psychoanalytical Meaning of History)

Georg Hegel: "The child, contrary to appearance, is the absolute, the rationality of the relationship; he is what is enduring and everlasting, the totality which produces itself once again as such [once he is 'liberated' from the father's/Father's authority so he can be his "self," of and for the world only, as he was before the father's/Father's first command, rule, fact, and truth came into his life]." (Georg Hegel, System of Ethical Life) What Hegel rejected was the fact that the child, being made in the image of God, comes with an ability to KNOW right from wrong, not from his carnal nature, but from his soul—being able to KNOW right from wrong from being told. Hegel's objective, as Marx's and Freud's, was to "prevent someone who KNOWS from filling the empty space." (Wilfred Bion, A Memoir of the Future) "Filling" the "empty space" with dialogue, i.e., with "feelings," i.e., with "I feel" and "I thing," i.e., with opinion prevents discussion, i.e., facts and truth from filling it up.

Sigmund Freud: "'It is not really a decisive matter whether one has killed one's father or abstained from the deed,' if the function of the conflict and its consequences are the same [the father no longer exercises (or is no longer allowed to exercise) his authority over the family]." "... the hatred against patriarchal suppression—a 'barrier to incest [Freud considered all children sexually active],' ... the desire (for the sons) to return to the mother—[which] culminates in the rebellion of the exiled sons, the collective killing and devouring of the father," "According to Freud, the drive toward ever larger unities [socialism] belongs to the biological-organic nature of Eros itself." (Sigmund Freud in Herbart Marcuse, Eros and Civilization: A philosophical inquiry into Freud)

"The 'original sin' must be committed again: 'We must again eat from the tree of knowledge in order to fall back into the state of innocence.'" (Marcuse, Eros) In other words, when the Father's authority is negated in the children's thoughts and actions, "lust" is no longer "lust" but only "human nature," making "lust" the "norm."

"To experience Freud is to partake a second time of the forbidden fruit;" (Norman O. Brown, Life Against Death: The Psychoanalytical Meaning of History) Psychology and Marxism are the praxis of Genesis 3:1-6, i.e., of "self" 'justification,' negating Hebrews 12:5-11, i.e., the father's/Father's authority, negating Romans 7:14-25, i.e., the guilty conscience for doing wrong, disobeying, sinning, i.e., "lusting" in the process, so all children can do wrong, disobey, sin, i.e., "lust" with impunity.

"Freud [as did Karl Marx] noted that patricide [hating the father's/Father's authority, i.e., wanting to kill the father/Father] and incest ["lusting" after the things of the world] are part of man's deepest nature." (Irvin Yalom, The Theory and Practice of Group Psychotherapy)

"Marxian theory needs Freudian-type instinct theory to round it out. And of course, vice versa." "Third-Force psychology is also epi-Marxian in these senses, i.e., including the most basic scheme as true-good social conditions [being of the world only] are necessary for personal growth, bad social conditions [obeying the father/Father] stunt human nature,... This is to say, one could reinterpret Marx into a self-actualization-fostering Third- and Fourth-Force psychology-philosophy. And my impression is anyway that this is the direction in which they are going now."
"Only a world government with world-shared values could be trusted or permitted to take such powers. If only for such a reason a world government is necessary. It too would have to evolve. I suppose it would be weak or lousy or even corrupt at first―it certainly doesn't amount to much now & won't until sovereignty is given up little by little by 'nations.'" "The whole discussion becomes species-wide, One World, at least so far as the guiding goal is concerned. To get to that goal is politics & is in time and space & will take a long time & cost much blood." ". . . A caretaker government could immediately start training for democracy & self-government & give it little by little, as deserved." "This is a realistic combination of the Marxian version & the Humanistic. (Better add to definition of "humanistic" that it also means one species, One World.)" (Abraham Maslow, The Journals of Abraham Maslow)

"From whence come wars and fightings among you? come they not hence, even of your lusts that war in your members? Ye lust, and have not: ye kill, and desire to have, and cannot obtain: ye fight and war, yet ye have not, because ye ask not. Ye ask, and receive not, because ye ask amiss, that ye may consume it upon your lusts." James 4:1-3

"But every man is tempted, when he is drawn away of his own lust, and enticed. Then when lust hath conceived, it bringeth forth sin: and sin, when it is finished, bringeth forth death." James 1:14, 15

"Dearly beloved, I beseech you as strangers and pilgrims, abstain from fleshly lusts, which war against the soul;" 2 Peter 2:11

"Flee also youthful lusts:" 2 Timothy 2:22

"And through covetousness [your "self interests," i.e., your "lusts"] shall they with feigned words [plastic words, Gr., i.e., doublespeak, i.e., saying one thing while meaning another, i.e., giving you what you want to hear in order to gain their trust thereby being able to move you down their pathway] make merchandise of you [turn you into "human resource" to be used by them for their own pleasure and gain—turning the children against their parent's authority, the citizens, including the "church," against Godly restraint so they can be bought and sold in the market place of man's carnal desires]." 2 Peter 2:3

"Lust," "covetousness," and "self interest," i.e., dialectic 'reasoning' ('reasoning through dialogue) are one and the same thing, hating the law, rejecting the Father's authority.

"I had not known sin, but by the law: for I had not known lust, except the law had said, Thou shalt not covet." Romans 7:7

Psychologists, i.e., Marxists seek to negate the father's/Father's authority, i.e., the law in order to negate the guilty conscience, for doing wrong, disobeying, sinning, i.e., "lusting" so they can do wrong, disobey, sin, i.e., "lust" with impunity. As charlatans, pimps, and pedophiles they seduce, deceive, and manipulate men, women, and children, 'justifying' their "lusting" after the things of the world. By removing the father's/Father's authority, i.e., the threat of judgment, i.e., the "negative," i.e., the law (accountability, i.e., the consequences for doing wrong, disobeying, sinning, i.e., as the master facilitator of 'change' said in the garden in Eden to two "children," "ye shalt not surely die"), the child's carnal nature, i.e., the "positive," i.e., "lust" is 'liberated,' 'liberating' the child from having a guilty conscience for doing wrong, disobeying, sinning, i.e., "lusting."

Kurt Lewin explained how the guilty conscience is engendered and how to negate it:

"The negative valence of a forbidden object which in itself attracts the child thus usually derives from an induced field of force of an adult." "If this field of force loses its psychological existence for the child (e.g., if the adult goes away or loses his authority) the negative valence also disappears." (Kurt Lewin, A Dynamic Theory of Personality)

Dialogue in the "church" is apostasy, making the Word of God subject to the opinions (the "lusts") of men, turning the "church" against the Word of God, i.e., the truth so it can do wrong, disobey, sin, i.e., "lust" after the things of the world without having a guilty conscience, turning on those who, speaking the truth, "get in the way."

"For the time will come when they will not endure sound doctrine; but after their own lusts shall they heap to themselves teachers, having itching ears; And they shall turn away their ears from the truth, and shall be turned unto fables." 2 Timothy 4:3, 4

"But my people would not hearken to my voice;" "So I gave them up unto their own hearts' lust: and they walked in their own counsels." Psalms 81:11, 12

"Thus saith the LORD, Stand ye in the ways, and see, and ask for the old paths, where is the good way, and walk therein, and ye shall find rest for your souls. But they said, We will not walk therein." Jeremiah 6:16, 17

"And for this cause [because men, as "children of disobedience," 'justify' themselves, i.e., their love of "self" and the world, i.e., their love of the pleasures of the 'moment,' i.e., "lust" over and therefore against the Father's authority] God shall send them strong delusion, that they should believe a lie [that pleasure ("lust") is the standard for "good" instead of doing the Father's will]: That they all might be damned who believed not the truth [in the Father and in His Son, Jesus Christ], but had pleasure in unrighteousness [in their "self" and the pleasures ("lusts") of the 'moment,' which the world stimulates]." 2 Thessalonians 2:11, 12

"I also will laugh at your calamity; I will mock when your fear cometh; When your fear cometh as desolation, and your destruction cometh as a whirlwind; when distress and anguish cometh upon you. Then shall they call upon me, but I will not answer; they shall seek me early, but they shall not find me: For that they hated knowledge, and did not choose the fear of the LORD: They would none of my counsel: they despised all my reproof." Proverbs 1:26-30

"And what concord hath Christ with Belial?":

"Belial" means "without a master," which symbolizes "true independence," "self sufficiency," and "personal accomplishment," which represents "the earth element," i.e., the child's carnal nature. ( "Belial" is in other words enlightenment. "The ideas of the Enlightenment taught man that he could trust his own reason [his own feelings, i.e., sensuous needs and sense perception, i.e., sense experience, i.e., "self" 'justification,' i.e., opinion] as a guide to establishing valid ethical norms and that he could rely on himself, needing neither revelation [the Word of God, i.e., the father's/Father's commands, rules, facts, and truth] nor that authority of the church [the Son of God, Jesus Christ] in order to know good and evil." (Stephen Eric Bronner Of Critical Theory and Its Theorists) "Belial," i.e., "enlightenment," i.e., dialogue is antithetical to the gospel, i.e., the Son's obedience to the Father in all things commanded.

"Then answered Jesus and said unto them, Verily, verily, I say unto you, The Son can do nothing of himself, but what he seeth the Father do: for what things soever he doeth, these also doeth the Son likewise." "I can of mine own self do nothing: as I hear, I judge: and my judgment is just; because I seek not mine own will, but the will of the Father which hath sent me." "For I have not spoken of myself; but the Father which sent me, he gave me a commandment, what I should say, and what I should speak." John 5:19, 30; 12:47, 48

The Word of God warns us: "Take heed therefore that the light which is in thee be not darkness." Luke 11:35 "And no marvel; for Satan himself is transformed into an angel of light. Therefore it is no great thing if his ministers also be transformed as the ministers of righteousness; whose end shall be according to their works." 2 Corinthians 11:14, 15

"Be ye not unequally yoked together with unbelievers: for what fellowship hath righteousness with unrighteousness? and what communion hath light with darkness? And what concord hath Christ with Belial? or what part hath he that believeth with an infidel? And what agreement hath the temple of God with idols? for ye are the temple of the living God; as God hath said, I will dwell in them, and walk in them; and I will be their God, and they shall be my people. Wherefore come out from among them, and be ye separate, saith the Lord, and touch not the unclean thing; and I will receive you, And will be a Father unto you, and ye shall be my sons and daughters, saith the Lord Almighty." 2 Corinthians 6:14-18

© Institution for Authority Research, Dean Gotcher 2019