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🎧 The Religion Of Government

From the Academy of Ideas YouTube channel

The State takes the place of God…the socialist dictatorships are religions and State slavery is a form of worship.

Carl Jung, The Undiscovered Self

I've long since argued that political figures have taken the position of God in the hearts and minds of so many in the west. I wrote about this idea in When You Mix Religion With Politics - You Get Politics and Humans Need God - It's In Our Nature.

I don't believe this is a recent thing either, I think it's been happening for a long time, especially as more and more people from the west disassociate themselves from a religious identity.

The video below from the Academy of Ideas asks Is Government the New God? and also examines The Religion of Totalitarianism

You can read the transcript for the video at Academy of Ideas