The Bloody History of Communism

The Bloody History of Communism

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The Bloody History of CommunismCommunism was the bloodiest ideology that caused more than 120 million innocent deaths in the 20th century.

It was a nightmare which promised equality and justice, but which brought only bloodshed, death, torture and fear.

This three-volume documentary displays the terrible savagery of communism and its underlying philosophy.

From Marx to Lenin, Stalin, Mao or Pol Pot, discover how the materialist philosophy transforms humans into theorists of violence and masters of cruelty.

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2 years ago

Darwin was a sick a SOB! He believed all people originated from apes and that black people are the closest decscendants to apes as all other races had evolved!!

MH Kim
2 years ago

Wow. Some rhetoric it has. Had to stop at 20-30 minutes-ish and came to check the comments section. Projecting Darwin as some war guru and explanations of materialism, dialectics etc. WTF…

Anyways, despite the correctness of actual historical facts, i find the documentary's commentary and explanations terribly opinionated for it to be true. Violence and tyrants come in all kinds of shape, religion and ideology and that does not necessarily make a religion, nation nor an idea itself evil.

There are just people who commits violent actions to others; saying what they are doing is because they follow this and that values, and make others believe it, through various means, that there is something greatly just to their faulted actions in order to prevail. In many cases, those arguments has less to do with the original values they claim to associate with(e.g., this god’s saying, that god’s rules, communism, nationalism whatever). Rather its their version of it, borrowing themes from whatever theories or ideology that suits them best.

J. Michaels
4 years ago

Hello. History, math. The number of innocent men, women and children murdered under communist/ totalitarian regimes in the twentieth century alone is 100,000,000 + by rational estimates. It’s history stupid. The reason is. If you don’t allow someone to reap the rewards of their labor they will cease to labor except at the point of a gun. It’s called “human nature “

5 years ago

The fallacious argument about "real communism" never seems to die. The fact is that according to Marx, communism was supposed to come about through an evolutionary process. So basically, all revolutionaries who ever "attempt" to make it happen, are by their nature, not practicing real communism.

Tocqueville pointed out the essence of communism/socialism before Marx ever sat to think about writing about Capitalism, he understood, and was prescient in pointing out that socialism was about either reducing or completely eliminating the concept of "private property" or wealth.

Marx talked about a difference between personal property and private property for example. And that personal property was things like clothes, shoes, cars etc (by our standards) however, if you follow his arguments, he's basically saying that anything you can sell or trade for profit, is owned by the government, in other words, yeah, wealth.

So yeah, socialism and communism isn't that complicated, it's just the people who advocate for them usually, think they can outsmart reality, by redefining terms, or constantly rationalizing their own failures.

T J Foster
7 years ago

Those who are saying the Bolsheviks, Stalinist and Maoists did not practice 'real communism' and even that it is really 'moral' are sadly deluded. From the beginning, particularly in the case of Mark himself, it has been fanatically revolutionary in character, advocating conflict as opposed to cooperation and more or less strongly arguing that violence, tyranny and terror were legitimate means of struggle, even inevitable and necessary, of course justified by the dimly outlined utopia that was supposed to be created thereby. It is like a nightmarish, inverted reflection of the worst of religion, capitalism and imperialism than a genuine opponent or deliverer. The likes of Stalin and Mao were committed Marxist revolutionaries who consistently justified their horrendous crimes and tremendous administrative blunders with direct reference to Marxist dogma, there is no doubt about that. Marxist theory and the far-left generally have been utterly discredited both in theory and practice. None of their predictions came true and wherever they have been allowed to get their claws around power they have torn societies to pieces, usually ending up caked in gore and reeking of blood.

7 years ago

Communism, Socialism and many of the 19th's ideologies compose the most monumental LIE in Human history - materialist, technicist, rationalist, messianic... a SWINDLE. But Man doesn't seem to LEARN - specially in our times of "Übermenschen".

7 years ago

communism was found by jesus, not by man

7 years ago

I am a communist and I think what they showed is not really communism. Its more like a dictator killing people, like Hitler. They twisted the real meaning of communism.

7 years ago

For all of you who crave communism and turn up your nose at capitalism...
Please tell me does communism or capitalism offer you individual freedom?
Under communism you cannot criticize your government. You can have NO views your government does not approve. You can not have faith OF ANY KIND your government does not allow. Almost 100 million people have been murdered under communism since it began and still ignorant fools strive for that philosophical idealism that would destroy every human being on earth. Man is SELFISH so communism can never work. What part of that is so hard to understand?

7 years ago

And just how many people have been slaughtered in the name of religion? In the name of Christianity?

8 years ago

bunch or totally brainwashed dunderheads here...This video tells the truth.

8 years ago

This is one of the most important films and I highly endorse it. Read The Curse of Canaan. The Jews were the inventors of communism in their jealous rage to control the world. It's not rocket science.

8 years ago

I'd say what a load of rot but that would be redundant. Oh well. Workers of the world unite!

Richard Neva
8 years ago

They were all Jews too! This is what the Jews want for America too and we are almost to this point and when the dollar falls we will have the same revolution!

9 years ago

oh my god what is this anti-Darwin crap? a good history lesson on communism yes... but you can't blame Darwin on it, and say that you shouldn't teach it in schools just in case everyone turns into evil Communists. That's just ridiculous. give me a break.

9 years ago

Jewish Bolsheviks were the greatest mass-murderers the world had ever known. Under the banner of 'Communism' they systematically massacred millions of Orthodox Christian Europeans in the gulags, and forced starvations like the Holodomor in Ukraine. Karl Mark was a Jew, Lenin was a Jew, Trotsky was a Jew. This fact is never told in your education systems, yet we are engrained with the so-called 'fact' that 6 million Jews were killed in the Holocaust.

Jason Mathias
9 years ago

Religion is also an ideology. What about the crusades and all of the religious wars which killed many in the name of "God"? I was hoping for something educational and neutral but got a propaganda film instead. That's why I love science because it has no ego, just pure truth. 1+1 will always =2 and a great society should be engineered in more of a scientific approach rather then a religious or political one. You can tell someone not the steel or kill, but if they don't have access to food because of a technical/ system disorder problem then telling people what is right doesn't really stop them from doing it now does it.

Dan Courtney
9 years ago

Somehow this "documentary" fails to make the obvious link between totalitarian systems. Communism isn't the problem, it's the redefining of doctrine as inherently good regardless of the impact on the people. Obedience is the moral imperative in such authoritarian systems, and individual autonomy holds no sway. This is exactly what religious fundamentalists espouse. Ironically it's atheists that are most skeptical of authoritarian rule of every kind, and typically promote vesting power in the individual.

9 years ago

So whitechildren: "The Netherlands is more crowded than Japan, Belgium is more crowded than Taiwan, but nobody says Japan or Taiwan will solve the RACE problem by bringing in millions of third-worlders and assimilating and intermarrying with them" ?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?

Look, first your notions of geography and demography, etnography and sociology are below zero.

The Netherlands have 16 million people, Japan 120 million.

Belgium has 11 million people, Taiwan 23 million.

In fact, Belgium and Holland are two of the most mixed-race populations in the world and they don't complaint.

To "solve the race problem"?!?!?!?!?! What problem is that (YOU F*****G RACIST)???


Not having seen this film I can only say:

MARX was a visionaire. A man stripped of financial ambitions that was able to foreseen what the notion of CAPITAL could do to the human species.

Don't go with the massive propaganda. COMMUNISM has never seen the light...

What we (like to) call communism was nothing but totalitarian and collectivists dictatorships.

When one is to find about the philosofical and economic fundaments of the communist doctrine, it must be done by reading, reflecting and observing. Not by watching what the department of defense of the United States government want you to see.

Anyway, its definitively the time to turn the page and look for a new economic superstructure, far from CAPITAL rullings, financial slavery, and the perpetual hunger for growth...
Probably not with the participation of ignorants like this whitechild!

10 years ago

I can't finish watching this. This is Creationism meets Right-wing Conservatism. Read Marx and you'll see there is nothing evil about it. It's a sociological study of this political structure. The human race corrupts everything it touches. Maybe the best philosophy is to feed the poor, tend to the sick, and the rich won't get into heaven. But, that sounds like that evil communist, Jesus Christ!!

10 years ago

Very weird documentary - screwy logic. Linking Darwin with Communism does not make Darwin wrong or evil. There is some interesting info.... shame the thick propaganda throws doubt on everything said.

10 years ago

This film is so biased and riddled with agenda I had to turn it off.

I was hoping for something neutral and educational, instead I get shameless propaganda riddled with opinion and assertion.


If the above isn't what you want from an educational film then I suggest finding something else.

10 years ago

Who runs America ?

Abdul walee Paul
10 years ago

I watched the whole thing atheist communism marxism all link all fail,and will continue to fail. ohhh bloodthirsty see how linen look before death. terrible legacy

10 years ago

for Africans, Asia for Asians, White Countries for Everybody

Annihilation by Assimilation

white country on earth is supposed to become multicultural and multiracial.
EVERY white country is expected to end its own race and end its own culture. No
one asks that of ANY non-white country.

Netherlands is more crowded than Japan, Belgium is more crowded than Taiwan,
but nobody says Japan or Taiwan will solve the RACE problem by bringing in
millions of third-worlders and assimilating and intermarrying with them.

says the final solution to the RACE problem is for EVERY white country and ONLY
white countries to bring in the third world and assimilate with them.

tolerance, and especially assimilation are being used against the white race.

this immigration and intermarriage is for EVERY white country and ONLY white

is called anti-racist, but it leads to the disappearance of one race and only
one race, the white race. The real aim of anti-racism is to wipe out the white
race or make it a minority anywhere it exists.

It is genocide.
10 years ago

I love America and the way we use and take the worlds resources for our own good. We can kill babies, women, cultures and even whole governments for our own selfish ways there is nothing wring with taking from the poor and using it for a better society and culture. Dont hate the top predator in a world we just make better choices and better society than these poor waste of life cultures and societies like Colombia and Afganistan . Long live AMERICA greatest country

10 years ago

It is only the ignorance of humanity that keeps us from utopia.

Sherman Monro
10 years ago

don't waste your time, this is a cheap capitalist propaganda.

10 years ago

This is nothing but straight American anti-socialist propaganda in a time where the USA is really scared of change. The USA is far more dangerous to the human race in general than communism ever was. If you disagree that's fine. If you are going to call me wrong with some facts to back-up your arguments then I welcome the debate. If you are going to name-call then just shut the hell up. I have no time for you.

10 years ago

The second last episode in this documentary is narrated by a chipmunk!

10 years ago

Only when materialism and darwinism is abolished and we live by gods rules can we live in morality!!!! Bull****! Yes communism is terrible, so is Fascism and even democracy has killed may people. But what this documentary says is that Communism was brought about by the influence of Charles darwin, what a load of ****. Theist ****........

10 years ago

This was REALLY bad. Done by religious nut. Just too bad

10 years ago

I'm sorry, but anyone who supports Communism of their own free will is a lazy-assed patsy, with no original thoughts of his own.

10 years ago

Who inveted it?
Mordechai Mose Levi?
Who implemented it?
The grandson of Israel Blank, born Uljanov, and died as Lenin.
Who financed it? Kuhn& Loed, Jacob Schiff from rotschild, etc.
Whom to blame? Russians?

11 years ago

"Comrade Stalin, having become Secretary-General, has unlimited authority concentrated in his hands, and I am not sure whether he will always be capable of using that authority with sufficient caution." -Lenin 1922

11 years ago

"Stalin is too rough, and this lack, quite tolerable in the surroundings and association with us, communists, becomes intolerable on the post of general secretary. That is why I suggest comrades to think over the way of replacing Stalin from his post and appointing another man on the post of general secretary, the man that differs from comrade Stalin by his traits: he should be more tolerant, more loyal, more polite and more considerate towards comrades, he also should have less capricious and uncertain."-Lenin

11 years ago

Horrible documentary, by the way. One of the worst in this website (which is awesome).
Americans and other right-wingers: Please, instead of wasting your time of propagandist documentaries and forums, just read the original books. Marx, engels, lenin, etc. Just the books. That way you might become somehow educated.

11 years ago

This is right wing propaganda which is obvious in the first 5 minutes of the documentary. For the first 3 minutes it is scary music and pictures. Then the first error is made by saying that Marx and Engles were German philosophers when Engles actually came from Manchester!

The soviet union was a state capitalist system. They did not abolish private property and workers did not control their workplaces, the state did. Marx actually said that the state would wither away rather than run a centralised economy. Stalin persecuted and killed the genuine socialists, just like the CIA did throughout the world.

Russia was a agricultural society that had never experienced democracy and what the soviet union did was industrialise very quickly. Anyone who has studied history would know that there were great social costs to the industrial revolution in capitalist countries. Capitalism has killed many more people and continues to do so every day. Brutal dictatorships have existed and continue to exist in capitalist societies. There are political and economic forms of government. Capitalism doesn't automatically mean democracy nor does communism automatically mean dictatorship. The problem with capitalism is that in theory and practice it is a system that generates massive inequalities and exploits the workers who create the wealth. We cannot continue this way. Poverty, disease, war and the psychological effects of this insane society kill people every day. Hitler's fascism is just one political form that capitalism can take but nobody uses this example to illustrate what is wrong with capitalism. However capitalism doesn't work and you don't need propaganda to prove that but you need a hell of a lot of propaganda to scare people into thinking that capitalism is great and there is no alternative. This film is one example of this.
Read Marx yourself if you are intelligent enough and decide for yourself if his writings are to blame for the cruelty of the dictatorship that was only communism in name but in fact was another form of capitalism that involved state planning and closed borders- two things that have actually benefited many poor countries rather than US multinationals

marcus nestor
11 years ago

Ive reached the conclusion that Socialism in general and Communisim in particular , cannot exist without a population imbued with the morals of Christianity. There is nothing as fraudulent ,empty and worthless as postmodern atheist "socialism". If man evolves to the point where a scientific material dialectic can coeexist peacefully with a theological,spiritual diacletic, then we may have a chance to implement successful Socialist societies. The rub is that, if dont, we are DOOOOOMED, DOOMED DOOMED, doomed. Maybe this is what "Gods Plan" REALLY is for you. Maybe 'Gods plan for you" dosent ivolve some hilarious fantasy wherein you get that cushy job, a doublewide with a boat 5 ATV's and settle down with a pretty lil'underwear model who cooks and washed your underwear for you and never has another thought on her mind but new ways to **** you off.

11 years ago

There were technical issues with this doc. I couldn't watch the whole thing.

11 years ago

you mean we have to evolve that capacity...

Alan Whittington
11 years ago

I started watching this playlist with interest but it soon became apparent it has been produced with a narrow agenda to paint communism in the worst possible light, then blame Darwin and atheism for it while at the same time promote religion. Despite the title, I was expecting it to be a more objective impartial overview of the communist era.

11 years ago

One of the worst documentaries I have ever seen. Could only watch 25 min of it.

11 years ago

presented atroceties r not ideas of marx & engels or communism.

Therefore we could use the same tehnique n say that religion is a sponsor for pedofiles...

11 years ago

to shaun zemke . you are clearly pre biased. sorry for not reading what you answered to, but seems to be pre biased, they talk about the evil socialist, and link it with Darwinism. wich is clearly fundamentalist Christian bias.
i've recently saw a doc like this ( narrator and style like ) about how it was te English responsible for the cold war and other than that, blamed anarchist for the 1 world war. sorry for posting before watching but.... you know....

11 years ago

So, I decided to watch the whole thing, even though it was bs 10 minutes in, to anyone thinking of watching it, here is it's basic message:

Communism requires the removal for Religion from man, which therefore makes it evil. End of story.

Not accurate at all. Neither statement is true, yet that is what this Doc is selling, beware, do not use this as your basis for the understanding of political systems.

11 years ago

Not to mention, this is PURE religious propaganda, the facts are fine, but the logic is completely missing.

11 years ago

I find documentaries should be impartial, this one is obviously not.
A shame that I've had to watch 15 minutes to come to this conclusion.

To all the people who are discussing in the comments:
Have You thought about the fact that it might not be the 'system' witch is good or evil? Maybe a certain kind of people always take advantage of a ideology/religion to do evil and gain in property or power?
But unfortunately most 'civilized' groups of people hide behind their ideology to justify their ethnocentric and often xenophobic frame of mind.

11 years ago

Having lived in a communist country and seen the misery and cruelty, I agree with the documentry. WHAT I do not agree with is putting the blame on Darwinism AND the religous rantling that religon (God) is the salvation.
How many people has not been murdered in the name of God?
I agree with Marx on one subject : religon is opium to the masses.

Channaveer Nandennavar
11 years ago

This Documentary shows negative view of drawin's ideas and stresses on god
it compares god and communism
not a neutral documentary