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Appendix E: The Protestant Work Ethic Rules
  1. Sexuality is Perversion [Luxury is a Sin]: Indulging in material goods leads to avarice. Frugality is a virtue. Sexuality is a perversion ‘The making of riches is the virtue of temperence.’- Minister William Struther
  2. Fastidiousness [Accounting for one’s time]: ‘Diligent labour in one’s calling, diverts the mind from filthy objects and enableth it from such vanity...moderate sleep and watchfulness are profitable herein’ - Minister Abernathy of Scotland.
  3. Hoarding [Acquistion is an end to itself]: We accept the inequality in our society in exchange for prosperity, or at least the opportunity to prosper. ‘The correct use of prosperity is to improve it.’- Minister Abernathy of Scotland
  4. Robbery [Raubwirtschaft: Doctrine of Predestination or Manifest Destiny]: La gloire: the glory, La mission civilatrice: the civilising mission. God gives us the right to conquer and subject other nations. It is our duty to live the godly life. The elect must be ‘cured’ of vice. - Minister Cowper of Scotland
  5. Kleptocracy [Rational capital accounting]: Appropriation of all physical production as disposable property of autonomous private industrial companies. - George Sinclair’s ‘Epistle Dedicatory’ to the Earl of Winton: Satan’s World Discovered. Greek: Klepto+cracy = rule by thieves. Governments devoted to taxing the public at large in order to amass substantial personal fortunes for rulers & cronies. Money laundering &/or anonymous banking.
  6. Arbeit macht Frei [Free or ‘slave labor’]: Persons must be economically compelled to sell their labor on the market without restriction. Servants are required to obey their masters and there will be a rich reward in Heaven. There is no equality. The Lorde himselfe Luk 17.7. he sets downe the estate of a servant. - Minister Robert Rollock of Scotland.
  7. Plantations [Industrial Farming]: Planting of countries, is like planting of woods; for you must make account to leese almost twenty years’profit, and expect your recompense in the end. – The Triple Titled English Lord Chancellor, Viscount St. Albans, Lord Verulum Sir Francis Bacon, The Essayes or Covnsels Civill & Morall of Francis Bacon, Lo: Vervlam, Viscovnt St. Alban: Of Plantations, 1597
  8. Church Supremacy: ‘Satan from the beginning has laboured to deck his pestilent synagogue with the title of the kirk of God...The pope is the anti-christ.’ - John Knox, The Scottish Confession of Faith, 1560.
  9. Misogyny [Women Are Bad]: ...weak, frail, feeble, inferior, promiscuous and made to serve man. ‘you are Eve. ...You are the port and gate of the devil.’ - John Knox, The First Blast of the Trumpet Against the Monstrous Regiment of Women, 1558
  10. Eternal Damnation [Fait Accompli]: ‘God has unalterably destined some souls to salvation and others to eternal damnation’ – John Calvin a.k.a Jean Chauvin, Institutes of the Christian Religion, 1555
  11. Rule by Violence [Right to Bear Arms]: ‘...It is sometimes necessary for kings and states to take up arms in order to execute public vengeance...’ – John Calvin a.k.a Jean Chauvin, Institutes of the Christian Religion, 1555
  12. State Execution [Death Penalty]: Murderers are incapable of being reformed because they are the slaves of Satan. ‘The murderer shalt thou rive from my altar, that he may die. ’ - John Knox, The Apellation, 1560.
  13. Starvation [Idleness is a sin]: The remedy for begging is labor. Hard work for the poor is a virtue. ‘He who will not work neither shall he eat.’ - Minister Robert Rollock of Scotland.
  14. Race Hygiene [Cleanliness is next to godliness]: This was hard to do in the Victorian era when ninety percent of the population had no running water. Chastity, modest apparel, conjugal love, bathing, and no dancing. [Flipped Mediaeval notions of the blessedness of poverty and the wickedness of usuary] - The Larger Catechism of Westminister
  15. Inequality is Order [Rejection of Humanism]: This was needed to fight the farmers of Swabia and Thuringa. “It is wanton and violent that they do not want to be bondmen. This article proposes to free all men, and turn the spiritual kingdom of Christ into a worldly one, which is impossible. For a worldly kingdom cannot exist where there is no class distinction, where some are free, some are prisoners, some are masters, and some are vassals, etc. As St. Paul says in Gal. 3:28, that in Christ both master and vassal are one.” – Martin Luther’s Large Catechism, Book of Concord.
  16. Child Torture [Wickedness Deserves Retribution]: “It is stated that children of pauper parents should not and never can be elevated above their class and, even when orphaned, attempts should not be made to better them as their background sets out clear boundaries of their status. Society suffers from the existance of this outlaw race.” – Mary Carpenter, Reformatory Schools for the Children of the Perishing and Dangerous Classes and for Juvenile Offenders, 1851
  17. Godly Rich [Riches & Righteousness]: The Christian righteous are ‘called’ by god and riches are the diligence in one’s calling. - Minister Robert Rollock of Scotland. (19)
  18. Forced Sterilization [Poverty is Degeneracy]: All public relief should be denied to second generation paupers unless they voluntarily consent to be surgically sterilized They contribute so little to society that the elimination of their stock is beneficial.- Havelock Ellis, The Problem of Race Regeneration, E. W. Sinnott and L. C. Dunn Principles of Genetics
  19. Pure Race, Pur Sang: Pure Blood [Sangre Azul: Blue Blood]: Anyone who interprets [Nazism] merely as a political movement knows almost nothing about it. It is more than religion; it is the determination to create a new man. – Adolf Hitler.
  20. Slavery [Human Farming]:   “The present farmer of the poor House of Industry is a wool-comber and manufacturer of worsted. He employs some of the Poor in combing wool, spinning and knitting worsted. At present there are 39 inmates—15 children under 12, 9 men and 15 women. On meat days about 28lbs. of meat are boiled for 40 people. In 1794, when the Poor were managed by the parish officers, the expense was double what it was before when they were farmed. ...Since then they have been farmed for £ 400 a year.” – Eden, Sir Frederick Morton. The State of the Poor: A History of the Labouring Classes in England, with Parochial Reports, St Albans Workhouse, 1797.
  21. Baby Killing [Kindermord]: ‘It is an appalling fact that, of all who are born of the labouring classes in Manchester, more than 57% die before they attain five years of age; that is, before they can be engaged in factory labour, or in any other labour whatsoever’– Sir Edwin Chadwick, Royal Commission of Enquiry on the Poor Laws, 1834
  22. Underclass [Untermensch]: There is absolutely no reason to be astonished that the ships were turned into floating brothels. Why shouldn’t they be? Sex is a way of life like eating, drinking, living. It’s not demarcated as a form of prostitution. It’s not labeled in the sense of we polite, middle-class people tend to label that kind of behavior from that day to this. In the underworld, in the underclasses and the poor sex is a way of life just as convincingly as thieving is. – Vic Gatrell: Criminal Historian: Secrets of the Dead: Voyage of the Courtesans, 2005.
  23. Graverobbing [Body Snatching]: Corpses used in medical schools to benefit the rich “The number of executions is wholly inadequate to meet the growing needs...and the surgeons’ and barbers’ apprentices had been in use diligently to till the soil and reap the harvest of what has been finely called Death’s mailing. – William Roughead   “There is no person, let his station in life be what it may, whom, if I were disposed to dissect, I could not obtain...The law only enhances the price, it does not prevent the exhumation.” – Sir Astley Cooper, Parliamentary Speech, 1825
  24. Murder Tax [Poor Rate]: “In the 16th century, it was increasingly accepted in government circles that private generosity was not sufficient, and that the only answer was for a compulsory Poor Rate, levied on all householders. It was to be dispensed by unpaid Overseers of the Poor, appointed by magistrates. Pauper children were to be apprenticed, and the aged and infirm would receive grants of food and clothes in their homes. However, the able-bodied unemployed were still viewed with profound suspicion - they were to be sent to Houses of Correction to learn the virtues of honest toil”– Mike Younge: Ripon Local Studies Research Centre
  25. Survival of the Fittest [Lebensunwertes Lebens: Life Unworthy of Life]: “With savages, the weak in body or mind are soon eliminated; and those that survive commonly exhibit a vigorous state of health. We civilized men, on the other hand, do our utmost to check the process of elimination; we build asylums for the imbecile, the maimed, and the sick; we institute poor-laws and our medical men exert their utmost skill to save the life of every one to the last moment . . . Thus the weak members of civilized societies propagate their kind. No one who has attended to the breeding of domestic animals will doubt that this must be highly injurious to the race of man.” - Charles Darwin: The Origin of Species By Means of Natural Selection or the Preservation of Favoured Races in the Struggle for Life © 1856

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