Glenn's Personal Note to Mark Levin: We Can't Straddle the Line Like Furtwängler

Glenn spent the morning researching a guy not many people know about: Wilhelm Furtwängler. Furtwängler was an enormously famous conductor in Germany during the 1930s and 1940s. While he continued conducting the philharmonic during Hitler's reign, he secretly helped Jews escape.

Glenn mentioned Furtwängler in a personal note sent to Mark Levin after hearing what Levin had to say about Sean Hannity's comments.

"I think he did exactly the right thing: He defended both of us, both of us, and said, 'I'm not getting involved.' I think that was exactly the right thing to do. I wrote him last night, and then I wrote him again this morning," Glenn said Wednesday on his radio program.

Glenn shared what he wrote to Levin on radio this morning:

Mark, this is all uncharted territory, what we're dealing with now. But as I study history and what is happening overseas, which has come our way now, I feel that these are the beginnings of the times of Bonhoeffer. If never forget is to mean anything, we must speak while those seeds are being planted.

I had a rabbi come to my office about eight months ago from the Simon Wiesenthal Center for a private meeting at his request. He begged me to stop talking about the plight of Jews in Europe. I was stunned. He told me, they're coming for your people first this time.

I feared at the time he might be right. I know now we are. We must be firm and clear now, before it can take root and destroy the credibility of any voice standing for freedom.

I spent the morning today researching a guy nobody knows: Wilhelm Furtwängler.

"Oh, my gosh. What a coincidence," Pat interjected. "We were just talking about Furtwängler."

"Wilhelm, Wilhelm," Jeffy said.

"And Jeffy was like, well, I'm deep into my research on it," Pat continued.

"That's so funny. I'm so glad I didn't do it. I almost wore my Furtwängler T-shirt today on the air. I took it off at the last minute," Stu added.

"Shut up," Glenn chimed in.

He continued with his letter to Mark Levin:

I believe this man was a hero, but I'm not entirely sure. But I do know this: We can't straddle the line at this point. Maybe later we have to straddle the line and do what he did to save others. But at this point, those of us who are clear must stand, not only to save the voice of freedom, but our souls and more importantly, our friends. It cannot only happen here. I believe it already is.

As my friend, please help me navigate these waters. We are all in a corner with our back against the wall. None of us know how to navigate this. We're all doing our best. And I am more than open to hearing advice from a trusted friend who is striving for the same outcome and who is honorably holding on to his principles. We may not always agree on the path forward, but if we can retain respect for one another and believe the best in one another, we will make it.

"The reason why I wanted to share that with you is, I'm coming from a different place. I am not looking at this election. I am looking at the ramifications of this election. And there are worst things than our country being destroyed: Our country losing its soul is much more important, at least to me," Glenn said.

Featured Image: Wilhelm Furtwängler, Berlin, February 1942 (Photo Credit: Bundesarchiv, Bild 183-L0607-504 / CC-BY-SA 3.0)

The Biden administration is now doing everything it can to censor what it has decided is COVID-19 "misinformation." But Glenn Beck isn't confident that the silencing of voices will stop there.

Yeonmi Park grew up in North Korea, where there is no freedom of speech, and she joined Glenn to warn that America must not let this freedom go.

"Whenever authoritarianism rises, the first thing they go after is freedom of speech," she said.

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Most self-proclaimed Marxists know very little about Marxism. Some of them have all the buzzwords memorized. They talk about the exploits of labor. They talk about the slavery of capitalist society and the alienation caused by capital. They talk about the evils of power and domination.

But they don't actually believe what they say. Or else they wouldn't be such violent hypocrites. And we're not being dramatic when we say "violent."

For them, Marxism is a political tool that they use to degrade and annoy their political enemies.

They don't actually care about the working class.

Another important thing to remember about Marxists is that they talk about how they want to defend the working class, but they don't actually understand the working class. They definitely don't realize that the working class is composed mostly of so many of the people they hate. Because, here's the thing, they don't actually care about the working class. Or the middle class. They wouldn't have the slightest clue how to actually work, not the way we do. For them, work involves ranting about how work and labor are evil.

Ironically, if their communist utopia actually arrived, they would be the first ones against the wall. Because they have nothing to offer except dissent. They have no practical use and no real connection to reality.

Again ironically, they are the ultimate proof of the success of capitalism. The fact that they can freely call for its demise, in tweets that they send from their capitalistic iPhones, is proof that capitalism affords them tremendous luxuries.

Their specialty is complaining. They are fanatics of a religion that is endlessly cynical.

They sneer at Christianity for promising Heaven in exchange for good deeds on earth — which is a terrible description of Christianity, but it's what they actually believe — and at the same time they criticize Christianity for promising a utopia, they give their unconditional devotion to a religion that promises a utopia.

They are fanatics of a religion that is endlessly cynical.

They think capitalism has turned us into machines. Which is a bad interpretation of Marx's concept of the General Intellect, the idea that humans are the ones who create machines, so humans, not God, are the creators.

They think that the only way to achieve the perfect society is by radically changing and even destroying the current society. It's what they mean when they say things about the "status quo" and "hegemony" and the "established order." They believe that the system is broken and the way to fix it is to destroy, destroy, destroy.

Critical race theory actually takes it a step farther. It tells us that the racist system can never be changed. That racism is the original sin that white people can never overcome. Of course, critical race theorists suggest "alternative institutions," but these "alternative institutions" are basically the same as the ones we have now, only less effective and actually racist.

Marx's violent revolution never happened. Or at least it never succeeded. Marx's followers have had to take a different approach. And now, we are living through the Revolution of Constant Whining.

This post is part of a series on critical race theory. Read the full series here.

Americans are losing faith in our justice system and the idea that legal consequences are applied equally — even to powerful elites in office.

Rep. Devin Nunes (R-CA) joined Glenn Beck on the radio program to detail what he believes will come next with the Durham investigation, which hopefully will provide answers to the Obama FBI's alleged attempts to sabotage former President Donald Trump and his campaign years ago.

Rep. Nunes and Glenn assert that we know Trump did NOT collude with Russia, and that several members of the FBI possibly committed huge abuses of power. So, when will we see justice?

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The corporate media is doing everything it can to protect Dr. Anthony Fauci after Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) roasted him for allegedly lying to Congress about funding gain-of-function research in Wuhan, China.

During an extremely heated exchange at a Senate hearing on Tuesday, Sen. Paul challenged Dr. Fauci — who, as the director of the National Institute of Allergies and Infectious Diseases, oversees research programs at the National Institute of Health — on whether the NIH funded dangerous gain-of-function research at the Wuhan Institute of Virology.

Dr. Fauci denied the claims, but as Sen. Paul knows, there are documents that prove Dr. Fauci's NIH was funding gain-of-function research in the Wuhan biolab before COVID-19 broke out in China.

On "The Glenn Beck Program," Glenn and Producer Stu Burguiere presented the proof, because Dr. Fauci's shifting defenses don't change the truth.

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