Hello. This is “SLAVIC SOCRATES”.

The original Greek Socrates was called the “GADFLY”.

He was a big pain in the horse’s a##.

Likewise, I am one big, obnoxious Slavic-American pain in the a##.

Socrates was castigated and condemned by society for being SUBVERSIVE.

He ASKED TOO MANY QUESTIONS (Socratic Inquiry) that CHALLENGED and UNDERMINED the status quo in the Greek society and “WORLD” he lived.

Likewise, Slavic Socrates is “subversive”.

Through INQUIRY and ANALYSIS of “WORLD VIEWS”, I use the“X-TREME APPROACH” to learn from and teach HIStory. Dig deep “BENEATH”and think through where things lead “BEYOND”.

Teach what is NOT TAUGHT in today’s half-baked, regressive education system.

I QUESTION modern “SACRED COWS” and STRANGE FIRE”, especially TOTALITARIAN, “utopian” “POLITICAL CORRECTNESS” that threaten GOD’s GIFT of American political freedom and wisdom inherited and adopted from history past.

The “HistoryXtreme approach” uses WORLD-VIEWS, life’s CONFLICT between TRAGIC and UTOPIAN “VISIONS” or world views to comprehend, analyze and interpret “the world”

The study of “HISTORY” is intrinsically linked to and dependent on one’s “VISION” or interpretation of “the WORLD”.

Looking through the “spectacles” of “WORLD-VIEWS” (“Utopians” vs “The Tragic”) gives us PERSPECTIVE to see “BENEATH” and “BEYOND” and see “The Universe Next Door” we were previously BLIND to.

History “Xtreme” provides a foundation or “schema” of historical understanding, analysis and interpretation and “VISIONS” of “the world” we all inhabit

In the end, “SLAVIC SOCRATES” ASKS which “VISION”OR WORLD-VIEW, “UTOPIAN” or “TRAGIC” best characterizes “REALITY” and “the world” we ALL inhabit?

The world we inhabit is part of a “COSMIC CONFLICT” on various levels. This world is involved in a “CONFLICT of VISIONS” between “UTOPIANS” and “The TRAGIC” 

“TRAGIC” REALISM deals with how things “ARE” or “IS”.

UTOPIAN IDEALISM deals with things as they OUGHT, SHOULD and CAN be.

The life we currently experience it is a CONFLICT between these two “VISIONS” or “WORLD VIEWS”

We INHABIT BOTH the “UTOPIAN” and “TRAGIC” in this world, UNABLE to entirely “ESCAPE” EITHER.

On SOME levels we are ALL“utopians”, see “possibilities” and seek “progress” in a POTENTIALLY “PERFECT” world.

God did create the world “good”.  YET, we all recognize and encounter life’s “TRAGIC” LIMITATIONS, FLAWS and “realities” of life.  

God calls it “SIN”. 

The Greek word “hamartia” simply means “short falling”.  Tom Petty sang about “Free Falling”.

The Apostle Paul wrote about “short falling” and “deceiving desires” to Romans 2000 years ago.

Utopians FAIL to face and DENY the REALITY of “SIN” and “TRAGIC” consequences of “the FALL” in “The GARDEN”.

Christians are all “closet” utopians who seek “paradise” through GOD’s REDEMPTION PLAN, NOT OUR OWN.

God’s “COSMIC Justice”, NOT human “SOCIAL justice” or social engineering will bring about ULTIMATE REALITY – GOD’s KINGDOM – BEYOND TRAGEDY …

How we “encounter”, travel and “negotiate” this “EXTREME” conflict, IS vs OUGHT, IDEALISM vs REALISM, POSSIBILITIES vs LIMITATIONS, OPTIMISM vs PESSIMISM, impacts how we live in “history”.

“Utopians” pursue “NOWHERE”, cluelessly REFUSE to see this “tragic”, sinful world for what it IS, not as they VAINLY IMAGINE it SHOULD BE and attempt to re-make in their OWN image

Utopians (the “ABSURD”) reject and rebel against “reality” (The “ALMIGHTY”)

Utopian fake and deceptive “solutions” are ALWAYS a “BAIT and SWITCH” which ALWAYS produces DYSTOPIA

We humans are constantly “FOOLED AGAIN” with promises of “HEAVEN” which always morph into “HELL”.  Will WE NEVER LEARN?

The APOSTLE Paul warned against “Always learning but never coming to a knowledge of the TRUTH”.

In reality, Slavic Socrates is a “rebel” against “rebels”, a.k.a. “Children of DISobedience”, spoiled children who reject God and throw “TEMPER TANTRUMS” to build their dysfunctional, delusional dystopias ...

GOD is the ULTIMATE “BENEATH and BEYOND”and SOURCE of “REALITY

GOD is the “X” of history, the “VARIABLE” and seemingly unknown quantity or “X-FACTOR” of our existence

Any study of “history” that fails to acknowledge “HIS-story” is ULTIMATELY incomplete, self-defeating and futile.

Socrates suffered a “tragic” end. Despite my “tragic” world view, there is GOOD NEWS and a HAPPY ENDING, “BEYOND TRAGEDY”!  Socrates asked questions brilliantly, but ultimately had no answers.

Slavic Socrates is a “LOST SHEEP” that ultimately recognizes “the WAY, the TRUTH, and the LIGHT”

Ironically, I am NOT “SUICIDAL” like the original Socrates

I gladly SUBVERT a God-less society that is stupid, self-destructive, narcissistic, nihilistic and SUICIDAL. 

Slavic Socrates is subversive towards UTOPIAN VANITIES and POLITICAL IDOL-atry, IMAGINED “GOD SUBSTITUTES” that IGNORE the TRUE GOD, the ONLY STARTING POINT OR BEGINNING for ANY “REAL” WISDOM and UNDERSTANDING. (Proverbs 9)

My momma told me I could be too smart for my own good, but thank God I’m ultimately HIS child, learner (disciple) and “witness” (martyr).

All this might at first sound little “INSANE” and “X-treme”, but NONE of this is “new” or “made-up”

The apostle Paul characterized the Christian message as “DECEPTIVE, BUT TRUE“.

“REALITY” and”HIStory” is GOD’s REDEMPTION PLAN WHICH lies BEYOND TRAGEDY.

You decide.

GOD’s TRUTHS revealed in the Bible are “FOREVER SETTLED in HEAVEN”

God revealed himself, the “X” variable or factor has made Himself KNOWN through the “facts” of history (www.Anastasios-USA.com)

“The GOD of ISRAEL and KING JESUS – His Promised Land and Prophetic Hand”, is “HIS-story”, both “EARTHLY” and “ETERNAL”, REVEALED in HIS WORD (“LOGOS”) in the BIBLE.

His “WONDER” was made “KNOWN” in human history, for those “paying attention”.

All roads ULTIMATELY  lead to the ALPHA (beginning) and OMEGA (end)

TRUTH is often STRANGER than FICTION, PERCEPTION far different than REALITY

This does not conform to today’s TOTALITARIAN “POLITICALLY CORRECT” SOPHISTRIES and INSANITY, that upon close inspection are SHALLOW, SUPERFICIAL, EMPTY, often STUPID, SELF-DESTRUCTIVE and even SUICIDAL

Today’s LIBERAL “POLITICAL RELIGION”of  the “City of Man”and “heaven on earth” is rebellious POLITICAL IDOL-atry

Human attmempts to RE-CREATE the GARDEN” and build “TOWERS to Heaven“,  “progressive paradise” and “heaven on earth” are DECEPTIVE and DELUSIONAL,  DOOMED to DYSTOPIAN DYSFUNCTION and DYSTOPIAN DISASTER.

ALL “SUBSTITUTES” for GOD devised by human “socially-engineering” ultimately fail.  

“UTOPIA” literally means “NOWHERE”.  

Dystopian “hell” is the INEVITABLE result in their delusional quest.  

Humanism is not “Extreme” enough – it  FAILS to go “BENEATH and BEYOND” to ULTIMATE “REALITY” – GOD  

MAN PLANS  … GOD LAUGHS

Human attempts to “PLAY GOD” and RE-CREATE the “GARDEN” ALWAYS RESULT in “The GULAG

Christians have instructions NOT to CONFORM to “THIS WORLD”and its DECEPTIVE, “fake” wisdom, which is confounded and completely clueless to God’s eternal wisdom, understanding and truths.

Nothing “personal”, but Slavic Socrates IS a SUBVERSIVE “HERETIC” “CLINGER” and “DEPLORABLE” who questions and refuses to attend the UTOPIAN “CHURCH” of WISHFUL THINKING and WORSHIP at the ALTAR of DELUSION and POLITICAL IDOLATRY.

This might seem “HATEFUL” to the “HYPNOTIZED” who have been FOOLED … AGAIN.

Today, “THINKING” is becoming a “HATE CRIME”

HistoryXtreme is meant to be an “ALTERNATIVE”

MODERN “MYTHOLOGY” and POLITICAL “IDOL WORSHIP

Utopians reject the traditional, “tragic” past.  I can understand that on many levels.

However, utopians fail to see they replaced the “old time religion” with a SUBSTITUTE “NEW” LIBERAL “RELIGION” and“CULT” of “PROGRESS-ivism” that historical experience shows leads us to “NOWHERE” 

Men do not live long without “gods”.  

So they INVENT IDOLS (god substitutes) of their own.  

That is human nature

LIBERAL RELIGION is  a belief system of NONSENSE, NOTHINGNESS and NARCISSICISM leading to NOWHERE,worship at the human“CHURCH” of WISHFUL THINKING, making sacrifices at the ALTAR of DELUSION  … POLITICAL IDOL-worship of the totalitarian GOD-STATE

PROGRESSIVE HEAVEN on EARTH ALWAYS LEADS to DYSTOPIAN HELL … human device divorced from GOD’s “REALITY”

The “OLDEST LIE” is “WE SHALL BE AS GODS”

Solzhenitzyn warned us of  “VIRTUE” CAMOUGLAGED in human “VICE” …

TOTALITARIANS always seek to RE-MAKE “The GARDEN” (or their human version of it) and end up with “The GULAG” 

Humanity attempts to build “TOWERS of BABEL”,  to “PLAY GOD” , in brazen REBELLION of GOD and vain REJECTION of HUMAN LIMITATIONS that IGNORE human “SIN-fulness”.  

Our hypocritical masks hide the fact we are NOT GOD.  Our vanities end in CONFUSION and OPPRESSION

George ORWELL, the English visionary “prophet” of “FUTURE” tragic dystopia today, said the farther society departs from “TRUTH”, the more it will HATE those who tell the truth. Sadly and tragic-ally, Orwell was correct.

The “other” English “visionary” of the future, John LENNONIMAGINED and “drank the Kool-aid” of utopian wishful thinking and delusion.

Sadly, we live more in a world of “1984”, not “the Yellow Submarine”.

Hey John, we now live “under the influence” of BIG BROTHER more than a “Big Doobie”.

Slavic Socrates is subversive of utopian “imagination” that is DECEPTIVE, DANGEROUS and DESTRUCTIVE, a “BAIT and SWITCH”

Utopianism “LOOKS GOOD” BUT is FALSE – GOD’s REALITY, TRUTH and SALVATION looks initially DECEPTIVE but ENDS TRUE  

REPENTANCE and REDEMPTION is GOD’s “GOOD NEWS” in this “SINFUL”, TRAGIC EARTHLY WORLD … 

GOD has HIS “HAPPY ENDING” BEYOND TRAGEDY in HIS ETERNAL KINGDOM  

The “CITY of MAN” WILL EVENTUALLY BE “TRUMPED” by the “CITY of GOD” …

TIME WILL PASS INTO ETERNITY

We currently live “TRAGIC-ALLY” in a “sinful” world, viewing “the world” through “glasses darkly”

SOME see GOD’s “ultimate solution” BEYOND TRAGEDY, NOT UTOPIAN, humanistic, delusional and diabolical (the original lying, bait-and-switch rebel instigator’s) attempts to SUBSTITUTE “heaven on earth” for the real thing.  

Paul, who experienced the “Third heaven” and saw things “unspeakable”,  said, “NOW we SEE in PART, THEN we will KNOW in FULL”.

In THIS WORLD, WE “SEE THROUGH GLASSES DARKLY”.

IDOL WORSHIP, SUBSTITUTES for the REAL GOD, are NOTHING “NEW”.

HIStory, the “beginning” (alpha) and “end” (omega), apparently repeats itself “in the middle”.

Most IGNORE the First Commandment, follow and SERVE the one, true LORD FIRST, and embrace the Second Commandment, worshipping FALSE IDOLS, GOD SUBSTITUTES

Earthly history does not “change” … there is NOTHING “NEW” …

it’s just the SAME OLD “IDOLS” RE-ARRANGED …

“meet the NEW boss, same as the OLD boss” …

WE WRESTLE NOT AGAINST FLESH and BLOOD, BUT PRINCIPALITIES and POWERS … SPIRITUAL WICKEDNESS in HIGH PLACES … (The “Cosmic War”)

We have questions, but in the end, GOD, the ultimate “beneath and beyond”, has the ANSWERS

EVERYTHING eventually LEADS to GOD, who is BELOW beneath and BEYOND beyond …

MAN PLANS, GOD LAUGHS …

God is real “X-treme” in that respect

This “gad-fly” wishes God Bless”!

“Enjoy”!

Slavic Socrates