Liberals Views On Family Just Like USSR’s
“There was a time when the isolated, firmly knit family, based on a church wedding, was equally necessary to all its members. If there had been no family, who would have fed, clothed and brought up the children?
“The customs and moral principles of family life are changing as the general conditions of life change. … How can one talk of parents when the mother and father are out working all day and cannot find the time to spend even a few minutes with their children?
“It is not surprising, therefore, that family ties should loosen and the family begin to fall apart. The circumstances that held the family together no longer exist. The family is ceasing to be necessary either to its members or to the nation as a whole. . .. The state is responsible for the upbringing of children.”
These words are strikingly in step with modern-day liberal thought in America. They were written in 1920 by Alexandra Kollontai, a Russian revolutionary and the first female Soviet ambassador to Norway…