I have long despised the conventional wisdom that Communism "in theory" was at all admirable, or superior to Nazism. I feel so strongly about this issue that I would like to reproduce this comment of mine, made in the context of a Facebook debate on the Allied bombing of Dresden (71 years ago this weekend), here:
absolutely and categorically deny that the ends of Communism, let alone
the means, were in any way preferable to those of Nazism and am frankly
appalled at the suggestion that they were. As a Monarchist the very
idea of Equality is utterly repugnant and
abhorrent to me, and not "better" or "ideal" at all, even in theory.
While the rich are obliged to help the poor as they can, it is meet and
right that some should be rich and others should be poor and that there
should be different classes in society. Communism is inherently
incompatible with monarchy, aristocracy, and traditional hierarchical
Christianity and as such is fundamentally evil to the core, and not only
in how it was (inevitably) applied. I would rather die than live in a
world without Monarchies.
From my perspective, communism is worse than fascism because fascism
can sometimes coexist (however uneasily) with Crown and Church, while
communism cannot. Nazism, it must be said, was not all that different from
communism in its attitudes towards the royal families (Hitler reportedly once joked that the only good thing about the Social Democrats was their anti-monarchy platform), though it was
initially happy to take advantage of royalty and monarchists when convenient.
There is no
civilisation without inequality; there is no beauty without inequality.
The divine order God created is unequal. This is why attempts to abolish
it always lead to greater misery. Thank God for Inequality! And may the
satanic spirit of egalitarianism be crushed forever.