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Communism, hypnotism and the Beatles

Le Salon Littéraire du Peuple pour le Peuple

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1LolaWalser
Aug 22, 2014, 6:45pm Top



2anna_in_pdx
Aug 22, 2014, 6:46pm Top

That author was tripping

3LolaWalser
Aug 22, 2014, 9:14pm Top

On pure god's love.

4krolik
Aug 23, 2014, 4:31am Top

It has a certain camp grooviness, though...

I suggest that a committee be formed to confer a Noebel Prize annually for the most striking example of earnest hysteria.

5Macumbeira
Aug 23, 2014, 5:52am Top

It's must have !

6IreneF
Aug 23, 2014, 9:45pm Top

Has anyone read this example of clear thinking?

7bluepiano
Edited: Aug 30, 2014, 4:48pm Top

Yes, I have (and how I wish I knew enough about keyboard trickery to have put that in very very tiny text).

I seem to remember that the Reds found that the monotonous primitive beat (can't remember whether the African Jungle Drums card was played) of the Beatles' music--which was apparent from the get-go, what with songs like 'And I Love Her' and 'Till There Was You'--had an hypnotic effect which lulled innocent if misguided wannabe hep-cat American youth into a state in which they'd be receptive to Communist propaganda. I so regret not keeping the thing but at least I kept Traitors in the Pulpit and Treason Toward God, which deals with the 'Trojan plot' to destroy US churches and which, now that I've glanced at it again & noticed a reference to the preacher who insidiously propagates Russian propaganda by mentioning his love of dogs, I shall be reading tomorrow.

8Meredy
Aug 30, 2014, 5:40pm Top

Oh, my, those diabolical, pupilless eyes. What other evidence could you need?

9IreneF
Aug 30, 2014, 8:05pm Top

Hitler had the same reaction to jazz ("Jewish" music) and modern art. The waltz was considered shameless and indecent compared to the minuet. The Chinese were convinced that the Japanese used pornographic imagery to soften up the moral fiber of China.

10Meredy
Aug 30, 2014, 8:38pm Top

And of course you're aware of the caliber of disaster indicated by the presence of a pool table in your community...

11IreneF
Aug 30, 2014, 9:49pm Top

Comic books, too.
Seduction of the Innocent

12anna_in_pdx
Aug 31, 2014, 11:21am Top

7: thanks so much for the synopsis. It is actually funnier than I would have been able to imagine. More about the use of dogs in the commie propaganda war, please!

13bluepiano
Aug 31, 2014, 4:44pm Top

anna, it turns out that the dog-loving minister had (supposedly) founded a church whose congregation was dogs. How this was related to the communist campaign to infiltrate & undermine churches, Mr Goff doesn't really say. I dunno, maybe doggy biscuits shaped like hammers & sickles were used for communion? but in that case were the commies hoping to found a canine cell? to do what? attack cats that belonged to proper Christians?

The thing was sludge & I could only skim it but, >10 Meredy:, you'll be pleased to hear that a pool table was mentioned in it.

142wonderY
Apr 6, 2015, 8:35am Top

Hey, that Communist plot has obviously been successful, dontcha know?

15theoria
Apr 6, 2015, 9:28am Top

Does this mean the walrus was actually a communist?

16Macumbeira
Apr 6, 2015, 9:53am Top

A caviar communist for sure. Wasn't he eyeing the oysters in Aylice ?

17theoria
Apr 6, 2015, 11:38am Top

Another codless communist.

18quicksiva
Apr 12, 2015, 5:11pm Top

For what it's worth, I first heard Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band the same beautiful, 1967 afternoon that I first inhaled.

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