people offer the following explanation for the great disasters that had befallen Russia: "1en ha&e forgotten od2 that's wh all this has happened.""ince then < ha&e spend well=nigh > ears working on the histor of our re&olution2 in the process < ha&e read hundreds of books, collected hundreds of personal testimonies, and ha&e alread contributed eight &olumes of m own toward the effort of clearing awa the rubble left b that uphea&al. ;ut if < were asked toda to formulate as concisel as possible the main cause of the ruinous re&olution that swallowed up some 9> million of our people, < could not put it more accuratel than to repeat: "1en ha&e forgotten od2 that's wh all this has happened."?@6 "
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Atheism is a foundational cornerstone of communism. Regarding atheistic communism, and the resulting casualties:")r. R. C. Rummel, professor emeritus of political science at the /ni&ersit of !awaii, is the scholar who first coined the term democide death b go&ernment-. )r. R. C. Rummel's mid estimate regarding the loss of life due to communism is that communism caused the death of approximatel 44>,@69,>>> people between 454 and 456.?@9 "
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*his represents an incredible loss of human li&es, brought about b atheistic communism.
*his occurred because an o&erriding principle of atheistic communism is that the ends 3ustif the means. <f there is no od, and humans e&ol&ed from algae, then "sur&i&al of the fittest" can logicall and &er easil become the standard for people's beha&ior. Lou can then 3ustif stepping on people, killing people, and using an means to achie&e our ends. *his is precisel what the communists did. *he used the means of killing, ling, sping, intimidation and war, to tr to achie&e their end = the atheistic communist utopia.