‘One World One Dream’ fully reflects the essence and the universal values of the Olympic spirit — Unity, Friendship, Progress, Harmony, Participation and Dream…. It highlights the theme of ‘the whole Mankind lives in the same world and seeks for the same dream and ideal.'” Beijing 2008
“The Beijing 2008 Olympic Games emblem ‘… is filled with Beijing’s hospitality and hopes…. The color ‘red’ is intensively used in the emblem, pushing the passion up to a new level…. Red is the color of the Sun and the Holy Fire, representing life and a new beginning.” The Olympic Emblem
[Meanwhile] “…a number of Chinese House Church Pastors were forced to sign a written agreement that they would not participate in religious services while the Olympic Games are taking place….” China Aid
Like its familiar Yin Yang symbol, China’s Olympics is full of contrasts. The opening ceremony seemed flawless but raised questions about integrity. It showed a “dazzling chain of massive fireworks,” which turned out to be “mostly computer-generated.” We heard a nine-year old girl singing an amazing solo, but a more beautiful girl (with a less perfect voice) stood in her place, mimed the words and received the applause of 91,000 spectators.
The next days prompted more questions. Were the vast Olympic construction projects worth evicting more than a million people? Was winning a gold medal worth lying about the age of a gifted gymnast? Did banishing Christian leaders and their families from Beijing before the Olympics fit the vision of a “One World” union?
Communism has always clashed with truth, freedom and integrity, and China’s choices illustrate the point. Only by unthinkable compromise can the “free world” find “common ground” with Communist totalitarianism. Yet, countless clues suggest that its masses are now marching blindly toward an illusion of unity, following leaders who willingly trade conviction for compromise….
Aldous Huxley shared some interesting observations about mandatory oneness in a book he wrote after Hitler temporarily shattered the socialist vision of an evolving utopia. In Brave New World Revisited, he wrote,
“The future dictator’s subjects will be painlessly regimented by a corps of highly trained social engineers….
“Their behavior is determined, not by knowledge and reason, but by feelings and unconscious drives. It is in these drives and feelings that ‘the roots of their positive as well as their negative attitudes are implanted.’ To be successful a propagandist must learn how to manipulate these instincts and emotions…. Whoever wishes to win over the masses must know the key that will open the door of their hearts.’ Click here to read this entire article.