Why I Wrote “The Hate Factory”
Erica Carle - October 7, 2008
[...] In seeking to learn more about Bellamy and the influences that helped to shape his thoughts, I discovered that he had been profoundly affected by the writings of a man named Auguste Comte. Having never heard of Comte, I went to my 1910 Werner Encyclopædia (American edition of Britannica), and had my second unsettling experience.
Comte devoted his entire life to blueprinting a philosophical SYSTEM which could be used to sanction total control over all the people of the world for all time—eliminating and/or destroying all contrary philosophies and religions, particularly Christianity.