"America is like a healthy body, and its resistance
- Its patriotism;
- Its morality;
- And its spiritual life.
If we can undermine these three areas, America will
Gleaned from Leftwing wiki: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Naked_Communist
The following is the list of Communist goals
contained in The
Naked Communist by W. Cleon Skousen:
- U.S. acceptance of coexistence as the only
alternative to atomic war.
- U.S. willingness to capitulate in
preference to engaging in atomic war.
- Develop the illusion that total disarmament
United States would be a demonstration of moral strength.
- Permit free trade between
all nations regardless of Communist affiliation and regardless of
whether or not items could be used for war.
- Extension of long-term loans to Russia and Soviet
- Provide American aid to all nations regardless of
- Grant recognition of Red China. Admission
of Red China to the U.N.
- Set up East and West Germany as separate states
in spite of
Khrushchev's promise in 1955 to settle the German question by free
elections under supervision of the U.N.
- Prolong the conferences to ban atomic tests
because the United
States has agreed to suspend tests as long as negotiations are in
- Allow all Soviet satellites individual
representation in the U.N.
- Promote the U.N. as the only hope for mankind. If
its charter is
rewritten, demand that it be set up as a one-world government with its
own independent armed forces.
- Resist any attempt to outlaw the Communist Party.
- Do away with all loyalty oaths.
- Continue giving Russia access to the U.S. Patent
- Capture one or both of the political parties in
the United States.
- Use technical decisions of the courts to weaken
institutions by claiming their activities violate civil rights.
- Get control of the schools. Use them as
transmission belts for
socialism and current Communist propaganda. Soften the curriculum. Get
control of teachers' associations. Put the party line in textbooks.
- Gain control of all student newspapers.
- Use student riots to
foment public protests against programs or organizations which are
under Communist attack.
- Infiltrate the press. Get control of book-review
editorial writing, policymaking positions.
- Gain control of key positions in radio, TV, and
- Continue discrediting American culture by
degrading all forms of
artistic expression. Skousen claimed that an American Communist cell
was told to "eliminate all good sculpture from parks and buildings,
substitute shapeless, awkward and meaningless forms."
- Control art critics and
directors of art museums.
- Eliminate all laws governing obscenity by calling
them "censorship" and a violation of free speech and free press.
- Break down cultural standards of morality by
pornography and obscenity in books, magazines, motion pictures, radio,
- Present homosexuality, degeneracy and promiscuity
natural, healthy." Skousen claimed Communists sought to encourage the
practice of masturbation.
- Infiltrate the churches and replace revealed
"social" religion. Discredit the Bible and emphasize the need for
intellectual maturity which does not need a "religious crutch."
- Eliminate prayer or any phase of religious
expression in the
schools on the ground that it violates the principle of "separation of
church and state."
- Discredit the American Constitution by calling it
old-fashioned, out of step with modern needs, a hindrance to
cooperation between nations on a worldwide basis.
- Discredit the American Founding Fathers. Present
them as selfish
aristocrats who had no concern for the "common man."
- Belittle all forms of American culture and
teaching of American history on the ground that it was only a minor
part of the "big picture." Give more emphasis to Russian history since
the Communists took over.
- Support any socialist movement to give
centralized control over
any part of the culture—education, social agencies, welfare programs,
mental health clinics, etc.
- Eliminate all laws or procedures which interfere
operation of the Communist apparatus.
- Eliminate the House
Committee on Un-American Activities.
- Discredit and eventually dismantle the FBI.
- Infiltrate and gain control of more unions.
- Infiltrate and gain control of big business.
- Transfer some of the powers of arrest from the
police to social
agencies. Treat all behavioral problems as psychiatric disorders which
no one but psychiatrists can understand or treat.
- Dominate the psychiatric profession and use
mental health laws as
a means of gaining coercive control over those who oppose Communist
- Discredit the family as an institution. Encourage
masturbation and easy divorce.
- Emphasize the need to raise children away from
influence of parents. Attribute prejudices, mental blocks and retarding
of children to suppressive influence of parents.
- Create the impression that violence and
legitimate aspects of the American tradition; that students and
special-interest groups should rise up and use "united force" to solve
economic, political or social problems.
- Overthrow all colonial governments before native
ready for self-government.
- Internationalize the Panama Canal.
- Repeal the Connally reservation so the United
prevent the World Court from seizing jurisdiction over domestic
problems. Give the World Court jurisdiction over nations and