Understanding The Left

One of the strange contradictions of modern life is how the Right, generally defined as not-Left, is sure they understand the Left, while they are convinced the Left has no understanding of the Right. A standard job in Conservative Inc. is the position of explaining every event in terms of the Left’s motivation for or against it. Cable chat shows have a roster full of these guys they use to pad out their segments. Often, this is someone employed at some minor league operation in Conservative Inc.

The argument from the Right is that the Left controls everything, so it is impossible for normal people to escape left-wing proselytizing. At your work, it is angry single women and bitter minorities lecturing you on diversity. At school, it is the same, supplemented by emotionally unstable coeds. In pop culture, it is the usual suspects peddling the latest Progressive fads. There is no escaping the tidal wave of cultural and political sewage that gushes from the Left, so everyone understands it.

On the other hand, so the argument goes, the Left lives in their isolated bunkers, free of contrary opinion. This is why they are hell-bent on stifling opinion on Twitter, Facebook and YouTube. They wish to be free of dissent and have the ability to isolate themselves from it, so they live in ignorance of opinion and culture outside their bubbles. There is a lot of truth to this, given how they describe people like Gavin McInnes and Stephen Crowder as no different from very bad people like Mike Enoch and Richard Spencer.

The truth is though, the not-Left really does not understand Left at all. People outside the Left continue to believe, for example, that the Left has good and logical reasons for the things they do, like woke capitalism. In that post, Sailer goes through the possible reason for the sudden rise in wokeness, using statistical data to illustrate the emergence in the late Obama years. He does not settle on an explanation, but the underlying assumption is there is a good, or at least logical, reason for it.

Now, by good reason, it is not to imply morally good in an absolute, transcendent sense of the idea. The Unabomber had good reasons for sending bombs through the mail, at least as far as he was concerned. From his perspective, there was no good reason for not mailing bombs. As nutty as that was, it is comprehensible. The same can be said for logical reasons. They may not be, strictly speaking, logical, but they are at least understandable. The desire for power, sex, money and so forth.

This way to trying to understand the Left, however, has one flaw. The Left is not reasonable or even thinking through this stuff. There was no meeting at the NY Times back in the late Obama years where it was decided that they would run Emmett Till stories every time black crime became a national story. There was no meeting among the heads of Big Media to agree upon a strategy of pushing the Russian collusion hoax after the election. The Left is not motivated by good or logical reasons.

Instead, it is better to think of them as a school of fish. When you watch a school of fish or a flock of birds, that is another useful analogy, it appears as if they are coordinated in their actions. It’s as if one of the fish is the brain, operating in secret communication with the rest of the school, to have them dart left or right through the water. It’s almost as if they were designed to be of one mind. We know, however, that there is no conspiracy of fishes secretly controlling the school using secret communications.

Instead, it is one fish responding to the fish around him. When the fish on the outside of the school twitches, those around him twitch. The cascade of movement happens so fast it is imperceptible to the observer on the dock. The same is true of birds. That murmuration of a flock of starlings looks like a highly coordinated ballet, but in reality it is the result of a million reactions within the flock. That’s how the Left operates like a highly coordinated religious cult. They are tuned to react to one another.

This is why facts and reason are useless weapons against the Left. People in the 2A community have all had the experience of carefully explaining the facts and arguments of gun control to their lefty friend or relative. They nod along, seeming to understand what has been explained. The next time you see them, it is the same old shibboleths, as if they have no memory of the last conversation. The reason for this is the very definition of who they are is their membership in a civic religion.

A part of every religion is ritual. Even the crudest, most simple of religions have some rituals that reinforce the belief system. Those ceremonies and rituals are physical manifestations of the shared belief. Step inside a synagogue and it is nothing but ritual and ceremony. The same is true of the Catholic Church. Old religions have had a long time to develop and fine tune their rituals and ceremonies. Without those rituals, the religion ceases to exist, just as the death of the body kills the consciousness.

That is the power of Progressivism. It is a self-contained, self-validating shared reality for the adherents. It’s why so few people break from it. More important, its immune system has evolved highly complex defenses against the way in which the Right prefers to debate. Those appeals to facts and reason are quickly turned into fuel to energize the believers into huddling closer in common defense. It’s how the Left maintains its power. It has turned the enemy’s best weapons into fuel.

It is why engaging with the Left is a tactical error. As much as dissidents like to accuse the Buckley conservatives of being controlled opposition, they never really got the value of the Buckley types to the Left. They were not their designated punching bags. They were the ritualized manifestation of the devil, the universal threat against which the Left is organized. It is a reminder of why they believe, why they must stick together and why they must fight by any means necessary.

An authentic alternative to the Left will therefore not confront the Left, but hide from it, refusing to engage in the traditional way. More important, it can never manifest in the traditional ways. Those white boys in fashy haircuts at Charlottesville were the best controlled opposition the Left has had since David Duke. They were what the Progressive prophesies foretold, thus confirming the shared beliefs of the coalition of the ascendant. It’s why Charlottesville looms so large for the Left.

The authentic alternative to the prevailing orthodoxy will have to evolve in the shadows and evolve its own immunity from the weapons of the Left. Instead of being attracted to confronting the Left, it will have to be repelled by it. The decisive weapon will be never manifesting in a way that allows the Left to anathematize it. Instead of playing the role carved out for them by the Left, the successful dissidents will seem formless and inexplicable. The people in charge will never see them coming.

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Chet Rollins
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Chet Rollins

So the solution is a right-wing, more shadowy Benedict Option?

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Like many on the Dissident Right, my earliest political activities were left-wing. I went to a small state university in N. California, was active in the early US Green Party and even participated in Earth First activities. Most of my friends of that time were and continue to be far-left activists. I think I have a decent understanding of their thought processes and I can verify that Z-man is completely correct. These are not reasonable people, at least not how we define the word. The school of fish and flock of starlings metaphors are quite appropriate, but if you throw… Read more »

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I found, once I arrived at college, that I am reflexively right-wing by nature. I had been raised to accept and repeat all the progressive liberal Goodthink. I was a good little disciple of the conventional wisdom as spread by Norman Lear, Inherit the Wind and To Kill a Mockingbird, but at university, it took only the tiniest bit of countering information* to cause the entire edifice to come crashing down. Given just a moment of thought, none of it made sense and it was all not only wrong, but immoral. Nearly 40 year later and I still find pieces… Read more »

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I’m the same. I think it has to do with the natural orneriness of conservatives. Anything that has mass appeal I’m generally repulsed from. I’ve never seen the Thriller video or too many TV shows to name because when whole bunch of people start telling me about something I lose interest. As a high-school graduate in the mid-eighties, I was also indoctrinated into the new religion, though I never really bought it because of my natural rebelliousness, but I did make a conscious decision to be a part of my generation. Ultimately, it was the lies that brought it all… Read more »

Cerulean
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Cerulean

“it took only the tiniest bit of countering information … *

This is why the Left are increasingly intolerant of the tiniest bit of countering information.

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On that subject, here is the most dangerous (to the left) video on the internet:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vrtqBpgPjiw

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3g4me

Vizzini – I, too, was raised to believe all the good think. Although college widened my horizens in numerous ways, I still considered myself a liberal when I graduated in 1980. I then went overseas for the next two years, and being somewhat bright and prone to noticing patterns, all my assumptions started tumbling down. Perhaps that is why I was so open to learning that my perceptions of history, too, were totally false once I started exploring all the badthink websites in the early years of this millennium.

Andy Texan
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Leftist ideas prey on a certain psychology (maybe the need for moral affirmation from the group) that is prevalent in certain people that habituate the progressive borg. I was apolitical liberal as a student then became adamantly non-liberal shortly afterwards.

the Russians
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I suspect this is why the meme is among the more effective tactics, they don’t necessarily know who did it but they know it must be attacked. Quietly post things in public and work spaces, they’ll go npc-red without pepe around to chase, maybe they will continue to go after each other.

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Most people, “left” OR “right”, school or flock.

Alzaebo
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Alzaebo

Gandydancer, I think that’s why the Zman punched right a lot.

Libertarianism was corrupted from Constitutional libertarianism- citizen’s rights as free men- to blank slate, open borders “libertarianism”.

The Constitution is dead, the people who could write or abide by it are becoming helots, so tradcon liberalism, proper libertarianism, and Buckley conservatism are gutted corpses as well.

The Grift Right and the Hive Left are wearing the skin, mouthing ritual incantations, neither remembers or needs to remember what the words meant. Thus Zman’s derision.

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“People outside the Left continue to believe, for example, that the Left has good and logical reasons for the things they do, …” .

No one I’ve ever encountered outside the left has ever believed they have any reasons other than greed and power for their behavior?

PapayaSF
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PapayaSF

Read some Jonathan Haidt. It’s all about different moral foundations.

Alzaebo
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Alzaebo

We’re dealing with something that is not rational. Not IQ.

I call this an unseen Infection, that warps and ties up cerebral partition space, leaving less capacity for what we call rational or realistic perception.

The words ‘stupid’, ‘crazy’, ‘cruel’, and ‘psychotic’ come to mind.
So does ‘possessed’.

But I’m a lunatic, working from a completely different model.
So that’s enough of that, not useful yet.

I appreciate Z’s growing focus on the practical.
Schooling and flocking is easy to see, the way Z puts it.

TomA
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TomA

Yes, the phenomena that you are describing is hive-mindedness. It exists in all of us to some degree (and was originally about making ancient wisdom habitual), but Progessives have hijacked this innate trait and now use it to manufacture customized zombies in real-time. It is no longer being used to perpetuate ancient wisdom, but rather to inculcate an ideology that enables remote control. And modern communications technology has turned Gramsian indoctrination into the crack cocaine of memetic programming.

Alzaebo
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Alzaebo

“memetic programming”- in a nutshell.

If only the usual suspects would use their superpowers for good. Like their development of psychology, public relations, and political science.

The whites keep taking things and turning them to the good. So we are hated for this.

We turned a strategy manual for ambush into strategy for brotherly love;
we took conquest and turned it into uplift;
we took rule and turned it into justice;

we took military science and went to the Moon- while they created a Bomb to destroy the world.

Anti-Gnostic
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Anti-Gnostic

Hive-mindedness has been highjacked by both the progressives and the Alt Right, make no mistake about it. Just be honest in the future.

TomA
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TomA

True, and as I mentioned above, it’s part of our evolutionary heritage. The key distinction is in how it’s used. When the wisdom being conferred is supportive of robustness and overcoming hardship, the species advances. When it is being used to manufacture zombie parasites, the species morphs into insect behaviors with queens, drones, and workers. This distinction is not trivial.

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Ostei Kozelskii

In addition to zombie parasites, Leftist indoctrination produces mutant race traitors.

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Ostei Kozelskii

A brilliant addendum to Z’s thesis.

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The dissident community would do well to basically divorce itself from most, if not all, of the practices of contemporary America. You don’t have to live a prepper life to do this, but if you want to, go for it. Things you can do which give you power, and which are an explicit rejection of contemporary, Leftist, society include: – Go debt free. Put every spare penny you’ve got into paying off your car, your house and your credit card. If you really want to shove a fork in the eye of the Progs and global financiers…refuse to accept any… Read more »

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TomA

Yes to all of this, and I would add that you must see reality as it is and not put your head in the sand because it makes the anxiety go away. There are storm clouds on the horizon; maybe the coming storm will bypass your village or maybe not. Either way, ignoring it is not a survival strategy. Hope for the best, plan for the worst.

Maus
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Maus

All very common-sense advice except for the rejection of government cheese. My goal is always to starve the Beast, even if it is only a morsel at a time. Based on the principle of subsidiarity, I know that I will spend any money more wisely than the federal and state government. Cities are good force multipliers for services like policing and fire-fighting; but I’d prefer to spend that government cheese on a cold beer rather than having NASA detect Star Trek symbols on Mars, let alone fund curing AIDS-ridden homos or subsidizing housing for Somalis and other filth. Yeah, this… Read more »

LineIntheSand
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LineIntheSand

Poor whites ought to drain the beast of money in the same way as the non-whites.

Alzaebo
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Alzaebo

Grab de gibs bag!

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There is no majority constituency in this country for less government. Even the best-meaning people who take the cheese begin to see it as a necessity not a luxury. Not a lot of “small government” over-70 types are mailing their social security checks back. Those who don’t need it just use it for their trip to FL in February. True freedom is saying, “Yes, I could take that, but it’s totally corrupting, so I won’t.” And walk away. Our government operates on the principle that anyone who takes their money can be controlled. We have to cut that cord. We’re… Read more »

Compsci
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Compsci

I have an acquaintance who uses his SSI to buy gold coins. He of course, doesn’t need his SSI to eat or otherwise live on. Is he falling into the clutches of “the man” or playing him at his own game?

Alzaebo
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Alzaebo

If gold still works in the Congo, it still works everywhere. I prefer bags of pre-1964 silver dimes at the coin gallery. Cheap and fungible, they are already an accepted currency. That and bags of tobacco/cartons of smokes. You can buy up to $200 gold at currency exchanges without any I.D. Exchanges are common near our Canadian border, Chicago or Detroit for example. The old bird who told me this had 16 pounds of gold. Sixteen pounds is still pretty light when you run. Serco, survivor of the Balkan War, keeps a bucket of lighters as trade items. In total… Read more »

Nori
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Nori

Small typo,Alz. He’s Selco. Website shtfschool.com.
Good man,great advice.

happy merchant
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happy merchant

Bleep that. I want my thousand bucks.

happy merchant
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happy merchant

Bleep that

Z are you profanitycucking me?

Sean Detente
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“I’m tinkering with a dirty word filter.”

Seriously? You have one of the most sanitized comments sections I’ve ever seen. The dissident right in general attracts pussy-whipped personalities who have trouble with affirmative speech.

Max
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Max

It must be working. The number of trolls you get in his comments are a very small number.
And just to play with the filter…
Golly
Gee Willikers
Gosh Darn
Poop

MemeWarVet
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MemeWarVet

#securethebag

Penitent Man
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Hokkoda. I see where you are coming from and being solely beholden to G- handouts is perilous. You will, however proud or independent, have your wealth tithed and your labors taxed by the government. Nothing would make those in charge happier than if you’d remain a quiet little tax cow to be milked, and your production delivered to their unproductive pets without so much as a mew of protest. No my friend, dont be dependent upon it, but take something back from their extractions and extortion.

Exile
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Exile

Treat the Empire as if you are an illegal alien – take from it everything, give only what you must.

vxxc
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vxxc

That is not a strategy for Victory or survival.

Oh don’t bother speaking except against them. Don’t engage except to denounce.
Or stare down.

Even Hannity has stopped reasoning with them and says openly it’s all about power.
They seem to have crossed some threshold with him, Tucker Carlson, others.

We’re actually advancing.
It’s just not easy, quick (as in electing Trump solves all our problems by pulling a lever) and it probably won’t be bloodless.

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I define victory as the total inability of my enemies to control my life or affect me in any significant way. One way to achieve this is to just disappear from their radar. Paying cash works well for this. Also, possessing a skill the cloud people depend on is helpful. Their pools aren’t going to dig themselves. Most are clueless about electrical, networks, HVAC, etc. Flying a plane takes rationality not raw emotion. Michele Obama is famous for saying, “We won’t let them ignore us!” Which tells you a lot about what they fear. We don’t need more Sean Hannity’s.… Read more »

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Nothing drives lefties to distraction more than a successful right wing family that refuses to deal with them on their terms.

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I checked off on most of those more than two decades ago. Good thinking, comrade.

Alzaebo
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Alzaebo

I almost fell over when Lineman mentioned he makes as much as a nuclear engineer. The trades it is! (Funny coincidence, I had been chatting that day with a bunch of linemen coming back from St. Louis storm damage.) I was just thinking yesterday how I wished somebody had pointed me towards pilot instead of small business. Even though post-911 crap caused many small plane parts stores to fail, there are still ‘taxis’ flying everything from chickens to engines out of farmer’s airports. The aviation school told me commercial meant 18 months in a sort of ‘boot camp’, barracks and… Read more »

Lineman
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Lineman

Hey Brother I just talked to a buddy of mine in NorCal and he is bringing home 5 to 7 a week and they are needing lineman bad…

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One of the best comment I have seen anywhere. Maybe I think that because it describes my approach to life.

Rick Happ
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Rick Happ

One small correction. If you get a call from a pollster, give them wrong or random info.

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Unlike those mega-corporations, I will not use your money to destroy your family and community.

OK, subscribed. Now let me in on the inside info: whose family and community will you destroy?

JZs
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JZs

We’re not that far off from the point where all dissenters on the right will be summarily identified, round up and executed. The leftist zealots are only absent absolute power to initiate that end. If they ever get true power, then watch out. Let the bloodbaths of the 20th Century be your guide for what will surely come our way.

Carl B.
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Carl B.

Correct. When it’s all said and done it always boils down to: “Survival of The Fittest.,” which has been suspended since the end of the Cold War.

But it will return soon – with a vengeance. There will be no hiding, détente, co-existence, etc., etc. It will be dog eat dog, raw and bloody in the Brave New World.

Maus
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Maus

But that’s just the point. The elite have chosen Brave New World over 1984 as the paradigm. Big Brother isn’t going to drag you onto Minitrue for “re-education”. Rather, the 0.01%ers have joined Mustapha Mond to ensure that you’re happy with your life of Netflix, Tinder hook-ups and legal cannabis despite being a Gamma with a meaningless but somehow essential job as a cog in the social machine. And you’ve got social media to provide you with an endless, two-way flow of feelings to soothe or enrage you as required. Much better than the cinematic Feelies that Huxley envisioned. Even… Read more »

Exile
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Exile

Tune out, turn off, drop out, Whitey. Opt out of the enemy system.

3g4me
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3g4me

Maus – they have not chosen Brave New World instead of 1984, but rather in addition to it. We have all the surveillance, repression, and rewriting of history along with amusing ourselves to death. And I don’t know about you, but I fully expect to be slated for re-education camp by 2030 or so. I’m gonna be the orneriest old White lady they have ever seen, and I plan on giving at least as good as I get.

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Ostei Kozelskii

For the Left, “1984” is a blueprint, not an object lesson.

Wolf Barney
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Wolf Barney

Hillary’s “basket of deplorables” remark during one of her campaign speeches was chilling.

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Another possible model will be the persecution of heretics during the Middle Ages and Early Modern period. Like the keepers of orthodox Christianity in those times, leftists of today simply cannot leave dissenters (heretics) in peace and will actively seek them out for silencing and imprisonment, or even execution.

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Ostei Kozelskii

Burn, whitey, burn!

Exile
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Exile

That’s my theme of the day – we’re illegal aliens in our own nation now. Act accordingly, including having an escape plan.

MemeWarVet
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MemeWarVet

Escape where?

Serious question, and one I’ve yet to come up with a good answer to.

Exile
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Exile

Same here. Researching it this month and next. The usual game plan is to establish residency in a foreign country. Getting your passport will be step one for many Americans – and I’d say get that now. That will be one of the first choke-points they’ll close on dissidents. Those with tax issues are already experiencing that under Cheetoh the Fraud. I’ll have more info to share in coming weeks on this.

Lineman
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Lineman

@Excile
Here’s an option https://www.cnn.com/travel/amp/ireland-arranmore-island-scli-intl/index.html
Might be a good place to quarantine oneself if needed…

Alzaebo
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Alzaebo

Right now, manor houses in Scotland with a 2500 acre estate are selling in the million dollar range or less, half the price of a 3/2 in the Bay Area or Rosemead (L.A.).

They include groundskeeper families that have been there 200 years. You can’t buy that kind of loyalty, and they are kin.

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Their loyalty is to the manor, not to you. some American interloper. You can’t buy that kind of loyalty.

And do you really think Scotland and Ireland — anti-gun leftist countries where they throw people in jail for teaching their pug dogs to do Nazi salutes — represent any kind of asylum?

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Ostei Kozelskii

Frying pan/fire.

Alzaebo
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Alzaebo

Nicaraugua has islands for $50,000. It depends what kind of hostiles one wants to be surrounded with.

I met another old bird- ancient, he was- with a very young foreign wife. He had chosen the South Pacific; there are thousands of islands. They like our money and our peaceable white ways. He worked six months in the US, spent the other half in paradise.

Plus, there are tens of thousands of retirees and emigres living in Baja, south of the San Diego border. Whole communities, and treated quite well.

Penitent Man
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Friend of mine and her family lost their shorts in Baja in the 90s… along with thousands of other Americans in a Baja emigre community. It made the news A corrupt judge and “law enforcement” official voided the developers agreement with the ejido (public cooperative) that sold it legally. Lost her family house and goods as they were given 24 hours to get out. She couldn’t even make her case despite being Mexican and speaking fluent Spanish. The eviction serving official actually moved into her former home.. Caveat emptor, gringo.

PawPaw
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PawPaw

I had an aunt and uncle that lost everything in that episode. They were very bitter about it until the day they died. They also cautioned me about mailing them anything while they were still in Mexico. Everything sent via postal service was opened and anything of value was robbed.
Foreigners are forbidden by their constitution to own property in Mexico in the “restricted zone”. This zone extends 100 K. from any national border and 50k. from any ocean.
Mexico is a nation of murder, corruption and thievery.

A.B Prosper
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A.B Prosper

Z is rarely wrong but this is one of these times. Hiding from the Left in the longer term is being Anne Frank in the attic and we all knew how that came out. Worst case scenario I’d rather be the Jews in the Warsaw Ghetto or better some old guy the revolution pinned a medal on Pick your battles sure, let the enemy media exhaust itself and its market but don’t hide. Get hard. In any case running is not an option any more than cucking is . Leftism is a global religious phenomenon and you can no more… Read more »

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” Anne Frank in the attic and we all knew how that came out”

Yup, she got to write a diary in part with a pen that wasn’t available until after her death.

MemeWarVet
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MemeWarVet

Haha BillieJones you beat me to it….Blame her death on Winston Churchill who bombed the supply lines that kept her alive

Alzaebo
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Alzaebo

She died in a hospital of typhus.

The Auschwitz maternity ward had 3000 live births, not one baby was lost.

A.B Prosper
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A.B Prosper

Hah. Fine.

You still get my point though, in the official narrative Anne Frank hid from the Democratic Socialist Party and died

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Ostei Kozelskii

Through credible threats of violent rebellion, we leverage our own lands. Let us say, in an ideal world, roughly from Nebraska to North Dakota to the southern coast of Washington state to Utah.

Alzaebo
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Alzaebo

The violent Muslims get what they want, and are left untouched.

Black Lives Matters rioted, and was granted near immunity for blame. (Even though the local black activists are mysteriously dying of Arkancide now.)

It works for the Mafia and the Feds. Godsdammit, that’s what we built a civilization to get away from.

“I thought I was out, but they drag you back in…”– Michael Corleone

Range Front Fault
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Range Front Fault

Was in St. George, Utah, getting my nails done, the nails gal commented on the cold weather, I replied check out online what’s called a solar minimum, cycles of low sunspots, and a cooling cycle. A woman at the end of the table getting her nails done jumped up, rushed over to me and bent over in my face stridently declaring I was wrong, she is a biologist at the local collage, she knew the cooling is due to particulate matter in the air, it is climate change and our fault. It took me 30 seconds to figure out what… Read more »

MemeWarVet
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MemeWarVet

So much for LDS civility in Brigham Young’s winter home, huh?

Range Front Fault
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Range Front Fault

I was snarling a minute ago, and now my shoulders let down and I’m laughing! Thanks, Meme, I needed that! Brigham Young’s winter home is an interesting tour. Although he had 20 mares, from the letters and trinkets left behind, he had one woman he was head over heels for. He’d bring her back trinkets and bobbles from his travels. Just plain enjoyed her company. Funny how it works that way. PS: The Lefties are mostly imports….college/uni profs Uni of Utah up north, SUU, Dixie State….import lefties. The high tech boom in Salt Lake corridor….Lefty imports. Lefty imports SUU in… Read more »

MemeWarVet
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MemeWarVet

RFF, the biggest issue in Utah is that the LDS are too nice to tell the non-LDS to F*** off and take their POZ home.

If I’m not mistaken, there’s some sort of Nordic Heritage Days right up the road in Santa Clara. Awesome little roadside fruit stand there too.

Range Front Fault
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Range Front Fault

Meme…..the LDS are all across the board. A small handful mostly rural want to tell POZ to F*** off but what good what that do, a couple generations of some young LDS are squishy main stream culture (open the church to gays and alphabet soup, women in the priesthood), the LDS women I play cards with are blinkered nice blind sheep over the cliff….they have no idea what the hell is going on-and if they do they’re not letting on, 80% of somebody in Utah voted for Romney/McCain for senator—the LDS went tribal voting, and it’s impolite to talk about… Read more »

MemeWarVet
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MemeWarVet

RFF, I have been to the Hamlin House; quite an interesting tour and beautiful grounds.

We try to make it to Tuacahn every year; the shows are still pretty family friendly and implicitly Huwite. Same thing up in cedar at the Shakespeare Festival.

Range Front Fault
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Range Front Fault

Cedar City Shakespeare Festival has gone POZ, virtue signaling, metoo’d and full on culturally Left. If you wish to see Othello played by a gay handicrapped pink polka dotted Japanese guy…..be my guest.

Member

I’m trying to break y’alls code. “Fruit stands” cannot mean what it seems.

Range Front Fault
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Range Front Fault

Ouch…..way visual!

Alzaebo
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Alzaebo

Even Ogden is getting spooky.
My beloved Ogden.

Black bums and homeless zombies.
Lots of LDS billboards with Colorful characters, too, of course.

I was young there- after high school graduation in Nevada, bummed a ride on the Southern Pacific, the brakemen told me meet them at the casino at midnite and I could sleep in the caboose. Grabbed my backpack, took a shower in the engineers’ bunkhose, and stepped out into the world.

MemeWarVet
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MemeWarVet

Alazebo, I thought there were guards that would beat the hell out of you if you rode the rails?

Alzaebo
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Alzaebo

Vet, I knew all the crew, they invited me, it was their idea in fact. I was the kid janitor at that casino where the crews would lay over and raise cain.

Such memories! It was the free, wild West, when small town America still lived.

Alzaebo
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Alzaebo

Dagnab, Vet- in addition, there haven’t been any rail dicks for a long, long time.

I was once hanging in a hobo jungle where the rail guys told us “sorry fellas, no rides today, we got white hats (inspectors) visiting”. 40 years ago, things were a bit more relaxed.

Range Front Fault
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Range Front Fault

Ogden has been sucked into the Lefty miasma of the Salt Lake corridor…4 hours of solid people with no break. And it attracts similar types as Park City.

Range Front Fault
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Range Front Fault

Casino? Elko? Dora and the Bear Flag?
I’m 3 hours from Ely….a too rough for most Bay Area folks.
When Basic Husband was a mining engineer in Belmont, NV, the bar had a hand printed sign: “Well Drink $1–Fancy Shit More”

A.B Prosper
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A.B Prosper

As Upton Sinclair once said “You can’t teach someone something whose job requires they not know it. ” That said despite the climate hysteria its mostly virtue signaling. Out of morbid curiosity i went to the futurism subreddit and lurked for a while It was mostly people saying “we have 12 years or we are all fucked” They do not actually believe this or most of them would have enlisted in the military and would be preparing for a climate civil war and very possibly WW3 to stop China and others from polluting Unfortunately once people get well off ,… Read more »

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“And how we burned in the camps later, thinking: What would things have been like if every Security operative, when he went out at night to make an arrest, had been uncertain whether he would return alive and had to say good-bye to his family? Or if, during periods of mass arrests, as for example in Leningrad, when they arrested a quarter of the entire city, people had not simply sat there in their lairs, paling with terror at every bang of the downstairs door and at every step on the staircase, but had understood they had nothing left to… Read more »

MemeWarVet
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MemeWarVet

Solzhenitsyn’s “Two Hundred Years Together” is next on my Dissident Right reading list

A.B Prosper
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A.B Prosper

A very good sentiment and a wise strategy though I’ll note the USG isn’t really causing harm to people on the Right for the most part. We are more in hiding because we are confused rather than overtly threatened

It’s mostly a soft war now and as such counter tactics are also soft for the most part

Stay Frosty.

Glenfilthie
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Glenfilthie

“That is the power of Progressivism. It is a self-contained, self-validating shared reality for the adherents. It’s why so few people break from it.” —————————————- It’s also the Achilles Heel. Consider the guy that gets fired for telling a lame rude joke about dongles. Or that fella that goes to court to get fried by a woman who suddenly remembers being raped by him years later. Or the guy who was convicted of hate crimes for noticing that blacks are stupid, violent and impulsive. All those guys have wives, mothers and daughters that love them. You can sacrifice any man… Read more »

Tykebomb
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Tykebomb

Don’t underestimate the power of belief. We have a lot of stories by now about feminists whose sons have been accused of sexual assault. The standard response is that, “okay Believe All Women ™ but this time, it’s not true.”

Also, all time highs of millennials aren’t in relationships or having kids. More and more 20 to 30 something year old women, prime feminism converts, don’t have (human) male relations.

Badthinker
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Badthinker

Remember, women personalize Everything. So in those cases where it’s a friend, it’s a completely different thing in her mind, because he couldn’t have done that to Me, therefore he’s okay. That stranger could have. I am convinced that most women are simply incapable of depersonalizing to any great degree.

Alzaebo
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Alzaebo

The kids of broken families don’t have any role models. It takes a long time for men to teach boys how to be men, and for women to teach girls how to be women.

They want this, what we knew.
But they don’t know how to get there.

A.B Prosper
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A.B Prosper

This would require the use of authority and the Dissident Right is infected with Libertarians and Minarchists At most it can manage “much lower numbers of immigrants” stance which is good but its far from enough Get rid of the “muh freedom” types and replace them with people willing to crack the whip hand and you can get things fixed if you can’t or won’t shoot dopers, pornographers and punish public sexual misconduct within an economy that supports working class people than you can’t have a stable society Easy divorce is national suicide and out of wedlock pregnancy needs to… Read more »

Alzaebo
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Alzaebo

The Right did a fine job of attacking soft targets, the wicked sinners who never had any power anyway.

Right wing social engineering built all the tools of the Left.
We tried to tell the Righteous, but no, they had to make people ‘better’.

A.B Prosper
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A.B Prosper

The law must reflect a pragmatic pro civic morality. This is why easy divorce is so destructive and why obscenity laws even though they have no real foundation in the Constitution were allowed The hell the entire abortion argument comes down to “is it pro civic” The problem though s when something that is meant to be pro civic, gun control or prohibition for example isn’t Its too damned hard to change course and the legal mistake breeds resentment of the law. There is also the practical aspect, the US would be far better off without the new high powered… Read more »

Penitent Man
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I understand Z-man’s point of low level insurgency against the hive-mind… real resistance to “THE RESISTANCE! ™” Personally, for every little seed of discontent or doubt I plant I seem to encounter some new and very real SJW policy in the news or at work. It’s frustrating. I guess I should focus on being patient man as well as penitent. At the same time, a lot of internet crusaders on our side don’t seem to realize that their screeching about “War Now!” is a sure prescription for annihilation, not to mention the annoying irony of cheerleading others to venture into… Read more »

Lineman
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Lineman

@PM
Maybe it’s because they aren’t on our side and just want those on the edge to jump so our side gets hammered… Anyone calling for war or wanting others to go to war without having the things in place to do so are gov. agents or suicidal maniacs…Both should be avoided or voided…

Rod1963
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Rod1963

Z doesn’t want us to resist. There is nothing in his post pertaining to appropriate methods and means. Just be vague and nebulous whites, the classic Grey Man. Say nothing, do nothing, just be useless in the hopes the Left doesn’t pick up your ass for a boxcar ride. The reason why some on our side is screeching “War Now” because they know the Left when it finally gets absolute power, mass death and violence are part of their agenda. That I know personally from having my mothers side of the family wiped out by Stalin’s goons. – Yeah I… Read more »

Penitent Man
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Rod1963, not war now does not equate to not war ever. Tell me please, what recent overt act of aggression has moved the needle toward the Great Rise of the West Crusade?

A.B Prosper
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A.B Prosper

The US and Europe have very different needs. In Europe all they require is an end to large scale immigration from non Europeans plus some deportations and the scale of action is much much smaller than the US All the other issues are irrelevant so things like a Communist/Nationalist alliance aimed at the one goal are totally plausible and happening now. This is also why though awful the Utoya island massacre was effective in Norway at pushing the needle The US OTOH is a society with no particular reason to exist and no particular attractive factions to unify anyone We… Read more »

S.Bishop
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S.Bishop

Europeans putting Muslims in boxcars for deportation to the East creates some interesting images in my mind.

Penitent Man
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I dont think the Brevik shooting in Norway did anything to move the needle in the direction of pro-natuonalism, if anything it was counterproductive to anyone outside of nutters. Despite Vox Day’s (who I actually enjoy reading) beatification of “St. Brevik” the nutter only serves to tar legitimate nationalism movements. The New Zealand shooting surprised me somewhat (not advocating terrorism here, just flapping the gums) because… despite pulling all the stops out on the messaging and linking by the media to the d-right, alt-right, Christianity what-have-ya…most people didn’t seem to buy into or care much about it other than mouthing… Read more »

Mark auld
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Mark auld

The great divide exists on both micro and macro levels. Those of us here have already concluded where we are philosophically. The fight for our civilisation is the large and dangerous task. How each of us fits into the army of this great endeavor is our mission.

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I think a better analogy of the left is an out of control anthill that someone stepped on and from which it has never recovered. The reason for this is that schools of fish and flocks of starlings react logically to external stimuli. The left do not. Witness this week’s finding laid down to Oberlin college. As late as November the family owned business that has just been awarded over 30 million big ones was still attempting to reach an out of court settlement. It is without doubt that the next moves in this matter by Oberlin college will once… Read more »

Official Bologna Tester
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Official Bologna Tester

Zman said- “Dissident can operate in the open, as long as they avoid decorating themselves and advertising themselves in ways that make them visible and familiar to the Left. That requires a clear understanding of the Left, rather than imposing hour mental framework on them.” Well Mr.Z your going to need a dark tan not to be visible.Just buy some land in Brazil and start your own town. You can call it Paradisoblanco.

Rod1963
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Rod1963

This is what Z overlooks, the Left being systematic in their hatred have made the straight white male one of their prime targets. This guy is f**k no matter how much he plays the Grey Man.

The Left has made it clear if they want us dead and gone if they ever get the chance. I know a lot of folks here think it’s a joke and that if we play the nice inoffensive SoyBoy they will leave us alone. It’s not happening.

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Ostei Kozelskii

In fairness, I think the vast majority of us get that photo in Technicolor. The debate revolves around what to do and when to do it.

Wolf Barney
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Wolf Barney

The school of fish analogy is a good way to think of the left’s mind. The NPC memes are also good. I’ve also liked r/K selection theory as a way to explain the way they think and act. It all points to being unable to change their thinking using logic and reason. You’d be better off with mockery and laughter.

NITZAKHON
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If I might shamelessly also point out my hypothesis: “Any advanced and thriving civilization has large numbers of people – especially at the top of the pile – who are comfortable and safe, and are so for generations. This lack of meaningful threats, from birth onward, causes the amygdalae structures in the brain to not fully develop compared to prior, more stressed, generations because of a lack of stimulation; thus, the ability to recognize actual threats has atrophied. This leads to the society as an aggregate, and the leadership class in particular, taking actions that they do not recognize as… Read more »

Alzaebo
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Alzaebo

I must say, good summary there, Nitz. Kudos

NITZAKHON
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Thank you.

jwm
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I have been thinking this for a while. I make my morning tour of the internet, and find dozens of finely crafted essays about why the left is wrong about this, that, or the other thing. The arguments are sound, the reasoning as air tight as a submarine. Exactly no one on the left reads these pieces and has a change of mind. Maybe the best response is a Sam Kinnseon approach. Just scream: Invective, obscenity, insults. “YOU’RE STUUUUUUPID” “Yer a shit for brains moron who agrees with the television…” It won’t do any worse than a well written essay,… Read more »

Tim
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Tim

Freedom of association has been trampled in this country, and I think what Z is arguing for is that we bring it back to life by simply living it. Learn to live as our own tribe, with our own rituals, our own media, and not live on the meager sufferance of those who hate us. There must be something going around, because this to me seems to tie in very directly with the thoughts of Angelo Codevilla, on developing what he calls a conservative resistance.
https://amgreatness.com/2019/06/13/a-conservative-resistance/

Tim

Official Bologna Tester
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Official Bologna Tester

Tim- If your a white liberal with enough cash freedom of association is no problem. For the rest of us the future looks rather bleak,at least in the good ol U S Of A. I’m still thinking about Brazil.

Dutch
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Dutch

I watched the movie “Get Out” last night. Interesting in that it posits that the Lefty whites who light up when a black man enters the room actually don’t want to be white at all, and would rather be black. The men, at least, not so much the Lefty white women. More important, in this movie, is the fundamental message to the black man, written and directed by a black man, that he is only safe, free, and comfortable among his own. This movie, lauded by the Hollywood people, is a message for racial separatism. The liberal hive mind may… Read more »

The Last Stand
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The Last Stand

To be fair, if you took that equality crap seriously, why would you want to be white when you can be black, because in addition to not being a racist, only the positive stereotypes apply then right?

Alzaebo
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Alzaebo

Can’t out-cool a black man.

Judge Smails
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Judge Smails

Pertinent quote from the Codevilla blog post:

America has already come apart. The conservative resistance can only conserve one part.

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Ostei Kozelskii

Codevilla wrote a very useful piece. He doesn’t have to convince a single AWR he is correct. If he convinces a handful of Norm-Con whites, he will have done a great service.

Malicious Moniker
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Malicious Moniker

I came across an idea in the past couple of days, still undeveloped so I reserve the right to be wrong. Nutshell, Rationalism came to full fruition in the West when the printing press was invented, blossoming in the 19th century’s inventions of the welfare/communist state, medicine and surgery, a million neato inventions and the Meaninless Life ™. It killed God, as was pointed out at the time. The churches were generally rationalized along with everyone else, and there is an important point to that. Rationalism mints a coin with two sides: Nihilism and authoritarianism. Nihilism, because rationality is a… Read more »

TomA
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TomA

Religion has always been a primary mechanism of transmitting ancient wisdom from generation to generation, and the death of religion is synonymous with the demise of ancient wisdom. The loss of wisdom makes us weaker and less robust, but that detriment is masked by affluence and the extinction of existential hardship in daily life. What happens when the Ponzi scheme collapses and the government gravy train grinds to a halt?

Sam J.
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Sam J.

“…Rationalism mints a coin with two sides: Nihilism and authoritarianism…”

A good idea and an excellent rationalization, (no snark meant or intended).

Gerard Van der Leun
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In the end it will go to guns. No other way through. Depend upon it.

TomA
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TomA

Firearms are for hunting and self defense, and everyone should possess them and be skilled in their use. But militias will not beat a next generation tyranny. For that you need a different strategy. Evolution in our species favors intelligence. That is the key to victory.

maxsnafu
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maxsnafu

…and yet the Afghanistanis have fought the American military to a stalemate for almost twenty years.

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Felix_Krull

There’s no ‘stalemate’ involved. America’s goal in Afghanistan is to have troops stationed in the country, winning for almost twenty years.

LineIntheSand
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LineIntheSand

The US has troops in the Middle East to protect Israel. No other reason.

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Felix_Krull

True, but Afghanistan is not in the Middle East, it’s in Central Asia and Israel doesn’t give a shit about Afghanistan, never did.

I’m against neocon wars, but Afghanistan is the only one that actually makes sense from an American point of view; you might not agree with Cheney-ite foreign policy, but the occupation can be explained from sane, geostrategic considerations.

Nori
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Nori

Is’nt opium the #1 cash crop in Afghanistan? And has been,since,forever?
Helmand and Kandahar provinces seem to have a lot of leverage in Western World.

Compsci
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Compsci

OK, then what about the Russians, and before the British? Kipling had it right.

TomA
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TomA

What makes you think the Afghanis aren’t intelligent (particularly the ones that have survived centuries of warfare and countless foreign invasions)? Rather, it would be the height of stupidity to take on the US military in a straight up head-to-head confrontation. As a nation, we’ve been pouring hundreds of billions of dollars of development aid into this backwater. How smart was that?

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Felix_Krull

What makes you think the Afghanis aren’t intelligent

Statistics.

And NATO is not in Afghanistan to distribute development aid or secure women’s rights, but to menace and contain, simultaneously, Iran, Pakistan and China, while pulling the ‘stans out of Russian orbit with the lure of ‘development’ funds flowing into Afghanistan. Afghanistan is a geostrategic hot spot.

The Last Stand
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The Last Stand

I suspect that strategy will fail when our “diversity is strength” military loses a war.

They do not have to beat us in an open fight, just outlast us.

Compsci
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Compsci

And that sums up the Vietnam war concisely.

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Felix_Krull

They do not have to beat us in an open fight, just outlast us.

Which amounts to saying that we can stay there as long as we damned well please.

Rod1963
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Rod1963

There is no NATO only the U.S. military. Our military footprint is so small as to be irrelevant. You can’t threaten Iran with maybe 1200 badly trained infantry and 10,000 REMFS who can’t even handle a rifle. China isn’t worried, hell they have their people working for our defense contractors and in the Pentagon itself. Privatization works!!! We’ve done a good job at turning Russia into a Chinese ally along with Iran. It’s been quire clear the U.S. has been trying to start WWIII with Russia for the last 5 or so years in Syria and now via Iran. The… Read more »

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Felix_Krull

There is no NATO only the U.S. military. That’s harsh. Denmark (where I am from) has sent more men to Afghanistan and taken more casualties per capita than any other country, the US included. (Or at least, such was the case a few years back.) Britain too has spent and spilled a lot of blood in Afghanistan, eliciting more Victoria Crosses than the Korean War. Our military footprint is so small as to be irrelevant. That’s because we’re not trying to defeat anyone, merely maintain a presence. You can’t threaten Iran with maybe 1200 badly trained infantry and 10,000 REMFS… Read more »

Boarwild
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Boarwild

For ground attack a P-47 would be better: air-cooled radial engine can absorb punishment whereas a liquid-cooled in-line (P-51) can not. One bullet hole & it’s hit-the-silk time.

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Felix_Krull

I bow to your superior aeronautical knowledge. But I’m quite serious; Danish troops have often been in situations were they were denied air support from their own F-16s, because they were under NATO control. Giving each battalion command of half a dozen light CAS planes takes care of that problem, and these could be produced in Denmark, except for the electronic packages. This would also mean more airtime for Danish pilots, since we can’t afford to fly the F-16s every day – a problem that will only exacerbate with the planned replacement of our Falcons with F-35s. Of course, Danish… Read more »

Alzaebo
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Alzaebo

A Danish dual passport holder can be our Secretary of Defense, can’t they? Just sayin’.

happy merchant
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happy merchant

Krull is right about the statistics (and everything else in that comment). But if numbers aren’t your thing, just find a couple Afghans and spend a couple minutes chatting with them.

Also, insurgents or terrorists or whatever we’re calling them now are not necessarily Afghans. Plenty Chechens and others in Afghanistan because it’s where you go to kill infidels.

Sam J.
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Sam J.

“…But militias will not beat a next generation tyranny…”

If 2% or 3% of the population refuse to submit and are willing to kill government officials and those that would work with the gov. then I can’t see any government prevailing. Now if the government is willing to genocide the population then I could see it but if they fail and others hear about it it may be end of them all.

Alzaebo
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Alzaebo

This is why mi General, Pinochet, stuck around long enough to cleanse the judiciary.

The browns and commies are buying off the deciders here, though. I’m afraid their rulings will decide increasingly against us.

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Ostei Kozelskii

Don’t be so sure that next gen army won’t break up or even, in the main, join our side.

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Ostei Kozelskii

Hopefully we only have to brandish them and not fire them. But whatever it takes, ultimately…

Juri
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Juri

This so called left is actually mental defect. Some people know this and use this as
anthropological weapon. Western general equality thesis prevents West to understand that we are not all equal. We have madness inside us and this caused every last horror in white race history. Witch Hunt probably most known.

Yves Vannes
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The Gramsian mimetic fishpond thanks to its inversion of nature is extremely vulnerable. Their street army is made up of marginalized freaks and the easily duped. The organ grinders are so terrified of any form of opposition that wokeness through good corporate citizenship has become one of our most effective red pills and yet they march on. Mandatory diversity training had the opposite effect on many white men than what its commissars had planned. Make people more race conscious and guess what…they become more race conscious. This plays into our hands. Woke capital is diversity training with better funding. Their… Read more »

Ursula
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Ursula

The de-criminalization continues in the globohomo petri dish of California. The other day a court okayed marijuana in prisons — small quantities are OK so long as prisoners don’t inhale. And the latest has California state Senator Nancy Skinner (D-Berkeley) legislating in her very white, ‘educated,’ female, California SJW way: “This most recent push is Senate Bill 310, authored by state Sen. Nancy Skinner, D-Berkeley, and would allow Californians who have prior felony convictions to serve on juries. In a press release promoting the proposal, Skinner wrote, ‘SB310 will help ensure that California juries represent a fair cross-section of our… Read more »

Carl B.
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Carl B.

Mexifornia is lost. The state has a huge population of Trad-Whites who have been dis-enfranchised, marginalized, and effectively ostracized yet they sit there and let the totalitarian Left machine, a machine built and run mostly by Whites, roll over them.

Mexifornia’s fate is America’s fate. The Republic expires with a whimper.

Nick
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Nick

Back in the early 00’s, I used to work with people in the environmental restoration biz. (Science by the way had little to do with it as I found, and after a few large successes, I found myself increasingly blackballed – so I went back to being a Mech Engineer where it wasn’t politics 100% of the time… but I digress!) I found myself in over beer discussions with several very left of center types. In most of them, my debate opponent was left sputtering with rage at me (which wasn’t what I wanted at all). Another, who I considered… Read more »

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How do we wish to live? That is the question. Conservative Inc., NeverTrumpers, Libertarians, Neocons and pretty much everyone in the Republican party have decided that they want to honor the legitimacy of the ascendent left and find their place as the house slave Washington Generals. Good for them, they have chosen their lot. Nothing they have to say is of any importance or value to me. I say we on the dissident right should live as free men. As Zman has been asserting, we can’t take this mindless blob on. You cannot reason someone out of a position they… Read more »

Calsdad
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Calsdad

You can’t reason a person out of a position they didn’t reason themselves into. True. But you CAN make them pay for it. I have had similar experiences to Nick when dealing with leftie co-workers. I know I’m not going to convince them of anything – so I just say shit that I know will piss them off, but I do it in a way that they don’t KNOW I was actually trying to piss them off. Telling a white male co-worker: ” I hope Obama wins ….. why? … Because I think he’ll destroy the Democrat party and bring… Read more »

King Tut
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King Tut

Good post. The schools and murmurings analogies are accurate in my experience. I do wonder if the cause is a type of pathogen that mutates and metastasizes over time. Look at the article from the Jewish Tablet magazine. White shitlibs are now getting so extreme that even the Jews are beginning to worry about them. For added benefit, it’s a bald admission that they are concerned with protecting their political power in the USA while, naturally, claiming that it doesn’t exist.

https://www.tabletmag.com/jewish-news-and-politics/284875/americas-white-saviors

LineIntheSand
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LineIntheSand

Excellent article! Whites must listen to what J3ws say when they think no one else is listening.

“Eric Kaufman calls “multicultural millenarianism”: the belief that the demise of a white majority will pave the way for a more racially progressive and just society. Perhaps this is why white support for increasing immigration coincides with more negative feelings toward whites.”

Wolf Barney
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Wolf Barney

They really believe that. Since oppression is the reason for inequality, then the road to equality is to have no clear majority. And better yet, no distinct races. Just a blend of everything. That’s how they think.

james wilson
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Just noticing. I could be wrong. Since you crossed the line and became a whore your posts have changed. They were always entertaining, and I don’t know that they are actually better lately, but now each are classic. Maybe you are spending an additional five minutes a post for the book?

Alzaebo
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Alzaebo

By gum, he is on a new plateau, isn’t he?
Each article really is a classic now.

And he still doesn’t take 10,000 words to explain it!

Wanda Sherratt
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Wanda Sherratt

The key to the Left is to see it as a religion. Like other religions, its proselytizing has paid off, and it’s spread very far from its origins, but it’s still the same religion. And like other religions before it, what it takes over it converts. Conservatives are still stuck in an antique mindset, where business is “ours”, and they keep reciting the old professions of faith: “The business of America is business.” “All businesses want to make money.” But a business captured by the Left is no longer bound by those maxims. It’s become different in its DNA. And… Read more »

NITZAKHON
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Might I suggest my essay “Hardwired for Faith” which discusses my belief that we are hardwired to believe in something larger than ourselves?

https://redpilljew.blogspot.com/2019/05/hardwired-for-faith.html

Compsci
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Compsci

Nitzakhon, probably. And of course, hardwired implies that there was some genetic advantage in be so predisposed. The question now would be, in our current environment, does such increase fitness in the evolutionary sense. But as has been mentioned here and in any number of recent publications, perhaps the concept of evolutionary fitness no longer applies in our world? Can we really fool Mother Nature indefinitely?

Alzaebo
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Alzaebo

You alchemists! The missing element is an immaterial ecology.
Matter is only half of the equation.

That immaterial half, along with the materal half, is the deepest evolutionary equation of all.

It’s the Meaning Of Life, why we have bodies in the first place.

Alzaebo
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Alzaebo

In short, physical DNA cannot cross that impossible void- but energy can, and does, all the time. Bodies are the durable seeds, only possible at the bottom of a gravity well. Coherent energy- imprinted with the TGAC of our physical experience, an electromagnetic or radiant DNA- is the means of transmission. This is the Seeding, the Signal- how life spreads at the speed of light. The Signal doesn’t know physical death, but can can be disrupted.or destroyed by radiant catastrophe. The Seeds endure, largely unpeturbed, generating field forms which aggregate into new Signal. However, Signal must be the proper frequency… Read more »

Alzaebo
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Alzaebo

Not an instinct for “faith” or “worship” or “God”- but trying to find words for something we can sense but not see. A sixth sense.

Not a misfire, brain fart, or fantasy, either. That’s just Indians ignoring the ships they had no words for.

Alzaebo
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Alzaebo

Lordy what a wonderful comment, Miss Wanda.

Dr. Mabuse
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Dr. Mabuse

Oh, thank you! But most of it was Chesterton’s, which is pretty much a guarantee of quality.

Dirtnapninja
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Dirtnapninja

I would argue that the right does understand the left, but that the left no longer exists either, or rather, no longer controls the brand. The Brand is controlled by the post-left, and the post-left is just a coalition of people unified by their desire to loot, humiliate and exploit the Universal Class Enemy for their own purposes. The post left wears the clothes, speaks the words but these are just masks it wears. Its not interested in any of things the original left was interested in. Its adherents only want to loot, destroy and dominate. There has always been… Read more »

Alzaebo
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Alzaebo

More excellence. Gods, I love my people. They use their smarts to serve the good, and oppose evil.

Vegetius
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Vegetius

Engaging with the left is not a tactical error if your opponent is stupid, the ground is neutral, and you have an audience. Similarly, intensifying the cognitive dissonance with which some of these people have to live every day can, over time, produce either disengagement or a breakdown. Both of these are acceptable outcomes. You can only double-down so many times. If you can’t redpill ’em, blackpill ’em. Finally, the best time to go after the prog male with reason and/or rhetoric is a couple of years after they have come into possession of a mortgage, a child, or both.… Read more »

Dirtnapninja
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Dirtnapninja

“pwning the libs” is pointless, because they are a system and that system is very powerful. They are infinitely rewarded for staying in that system..witness the woman who was raped by haitians, then thanked her rapists because it confirmed for her the power of white patriarchy.

Going after normies is much better.

Vegetius
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Vegetius

Read that first line again and when you get to “audience” think “normies.”

Calsdad
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Calsdad

I see absolutely no reason to turn away from – when the opportunity presents itself , an opportunity to inject misery and anger into the life of a leftie.

Especially when it can be done thru just a simple off-hand comment.

Most lefties are not “a system” – they are followers of a system. And they deserve all the pain they get for supporting that system.

NITZAKHON
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IMHO a large part of the problem comes from the fact that they have tied their belief in themselves as “good people” to specific policy beliefs. Thus, to stop believing – for example – that “soak the rich” is a good policy would mean undermining their own view of themselves as good.

That’s a hard pill for anyone to take.

LineIntheSand
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LineIntheSand

I don’t regret testing the boundaries at Cville although I concede the blowback was quite damaging. We can’t “evolve in the shadows” and be “formless and inexplicable” forever. At some time, we need to occupy public space and the same risks of being crushed by the mainstream reemerge.

Our survival depends on developing resilient communities where doxing doesn’t mean destruction. One encouraging example of this is the recent case of the leader of the NWF being doxed and driven from her community and then finding a job in another state with one of our organizations.

Lineman
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Lineman

Our survival depends on developing resilient communities where doxing doesn’t mean destruction.
Trying to do that for quite some time now problem is people don’t see the need until the trouble has found them and then they have fewer options in dealing with it…

A Postcard from the Volcano
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The other day I had a weird experience. I was sitting at a bar, and I became drawn into a casual, friendly conversation with a Boomer. (Generational chart position: I was a college kid back when Sonic Youth was considered hip and groovy.). This guy was in his late 60s or so, he was genial and literate and not too smug (a rarity among such creatures), and he was not stupid or crazy. He wasn’t drunk. Gradually the chat drifted into politics, which I had been trying to avoid, and we just chatted, it didn’t get confrontational. What I found… Read more »

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“You shouldn’t discount the Ernie Bushmiller theory of leftism either: their entire world is a black and white comic strip where the only characters are Nancy, Sluggo, and Aunt Fritzi.” I don’t know anything about this or the characters. Can you explain or link to an article?

A Postcard from the Volcano
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@Frip — amongst us aficionados of the comic strip (viz. NOT comic books, but the newspaper daily strips that were once called “the funny pages”), Ernie Bushmiller’s long-running strip “Nancy” is held in reverent awe as probably the stupidest thing that’s ever existed in all human history. It is the Stonehenge of stupid. There is a kind of breathtaking profundity to just how stupid it is. It is actually so stupid that it’s brilliant by mistake; many people think Ernie was some sort of Zen genius who was doing it on purpose to make a celestial philosophical point. But I… Read more »

Alzaebo
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Alzaebo

Oh gods, Volcano, you fell for it.

Wolf Barney
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Wolf Barney

Good observation, Postcard. It seems like virtually everything, mostly for the older ones of the left (and much of the right) runs through a “prevention of Hitler” filter. Or a fear of returning to Jim Crow. Their minds are set to consider everything in relation to those kinds of things, so the result is that we’re forbidden from ever discriminating against anyone.

JR Wirth
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JR Wirth

I don’t find any generation currently alive to have any concept of history that started before 1960. It’s all a grainy amalgam of Hitler stuff, and then the Beetles appeared on Ed Sullivan, and history started… This is why, we’re destined to repeat history, and all its horrors, only on a grand scale, with crisp, high definition images, not old film strips. And it will happen with all the perfectly calibrated technology to end life on a scale unknown before. As insane as the uni-bomber was, he was likely ahead of his time in buying a Montana compound. Sometimes the… Read more »

Wanda Sherratt
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Wanda Sherratt

“I find that the uneducated Englishman is an almost total sceptic about history. I had expected he would disbelieve the Gospels because they contain miracles; but he really disbelieves them because they deal with things that happened two thousand years ago. He would disbelieve equally in the battle of Actium if he heard of it. To those who have had our kind of education, his state of mind is very difficult to realize. To us the present has always appeared as one section in a huge continuous process. In his mind the present occupies almost the whole field of vision.… Read more »

JR Wirth
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JR Wirth

C.S. Lewis and Cicero said it best. Ancient eternal truths.

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excuse the bad translation
“not to know what happened before you were born is to remain forever a child”
Marcus Tullius Cicero

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Postcard of a Volcano. I met a similar Boomer the other night. Mine was an arrogant burly white beard type. And pretty much just talked over me the whole time. Educated guy though, so not a waste of time. There was a news story about LA city govt corruption, and he leaned back and said out loud to the whole bar, “it’s ALLLLL just a game.” So we riffed on that idea for a while. I mentioned the most popular radio show in LA for the last 30 years. The John & Ken Show. And how they expose corruption. He… Read more »

JR Wirth
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JR Wirth

I can almost guarantee that a CalPers check is being deposited into his account. It’s all just a game should be translated to, “I got into the game and locked in a pension and a house I bought in 1986 with the same Prop-13 tax rate…and YOU’RE paying for it.” Was he wearing Tevas or Crocs? God I hate those people. With the passion of a thousand suns.

John and Ken are great.

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JR. Funny comment. CalPers sounds right.
But neither Crocs nor Tevas. Probably hiking boots. Smart mesomorph. Probably a welding inspector or some kind of QC chief. Stout alpha with rugged manner. He knew the system up and down and was articulate. I gotta say most all the boomers I’ve met are nice guys. Good personality. He talked too much is all.

NITZAKHON
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We make decisions based on what we know. That’s why the Left so desperately controls the information flow… and so viciously attacks any non-Left information source.

Compsci
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Compsci

It’s worse than that. We desire/crave information and even when we should know better, tend to believe what is said in the media by folks who by dint of mass appearance and endless repetition are considered authoritarian. There’s been a sea change since the pre-Trump era, but not nearly enough. Add to that, the last couple of generations of poorly “educated” population cohorts and the road is indeed a long one.

Compsci
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Compsci

Postcard, perhaps this Boomer was uninformed, but perhaps your revisionist historical understanding is also subject to a certain tweaking as well? As I read your comment, I could not help thinking of all the Leftist revisionists I’ve run across, most notably Howard Zinn, who never wrote about an American historical occurrence without turning it into its ugly opposite. His followers too, came away thinking they had true knowledge.

NITZAKHON
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I have met people who, thanks to Zinn (which, somehow, I managed to never read even though he was wildly popular as a history author at the time I was in school) are convinced – CONVINCED – that slavery really only happened in America and that any other slavery in the world was just an “in passing” thing. When I point out that slavery existed in virtually every culture across the scope of human history, they literally won’t believe it. But then, that’s what Teflon Intellects are – people unable to assimilate information that doesn’t match what they already “know”… Read more »

Compsci
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Compsci

Geez, slavery is written about in the Bible/Torah and sung about in the Iliad. As you said, as old as Man himself. You’ve got to be purposefully ignorant to believe otherwise.

NITZAKHON
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If I might play armchair psychoanalyst… So many Leftists “get off” on – per Thomas Sowell – believing something counter to what the general knowledge is. They’re special snowflakes, you see, superior intellects. One cannot be a superior intellect but still believe what the average Joe does. So if Joe sixpack understands that slavery was a global enterprise across history… to show they’re “special” they MUST believe something else. And since, at the beautiful-people cocktail parties, hating America and Western Civilization is “in” to fit into that crowd they must also adopt that view. Do you remember, after 9-11, some… Read more »

JR Wirth
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JR Wirth

I don’t think anyone can understand leftism without seeing the larger arc in history, over 200+ years. This is a multi-generational issue. T.S. Elliot hit it on the head a hundred years ago with his quote “It’s impossible to design a system where no one has to be good.” This is exactly what the left is about. The creation of a finely tuned system where no one has to be responsible. Every facet of our society over the last 200 years has been designed to take responsibility away from individuals. Even social security was designed to lift the burden of… Read more »

Juri
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Juri

Absolutely. This is my opinion too that Age of Enlightenment comes to end. And this is controlled demolition. Somebody or something pushed liberal madness over the cliff. Brexit referendum, Merkel migration madness and lot of other progressive stuff same time.

Lineman
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Lineman

@JR
So are you going to be caught up in the maelstrom or you going to make a safe harbor for you and the ones you care about?

JR Wirth
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JR Wirth

I might be wrong, but I don’t see things turning on a dime in one day. I’ll leave when I feel insecure. I’m in a well policed suburb that’s unlikely to be overrun.

Lineman
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Lineman

Let’s hope your not wrong for both our sakes but I like having an Ace in the Hole might be pertinent for you as well…Good Luck Brother…
PS. I will do what I can to give you advice on a spot if you ever need it…

Penitent Man
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Lineman, if you dont mind a recommendation. I have an HS son who is wanting to stay clear of college. He’s bright, voracious reader, personable and athletic but has only enough interest in academics to maintain a GPA sufficient for sports. He’s very right wing and is interested in the trades. I support his inclination to avoid college simply because I fear his temper and wit will only get him in trouble in the current political college clime. So so long, question is, knowing what you know would you recommend lineman work? I know it’s dangerous but is it a… Read more »

Lineman
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Lineman

I think it’s the best profession but I’m a little biased😉 I get to be outdoors everyday, pretty much my own boss because I’m a Patrolman, get a workout (job duties) in while getting paid for it, and make more money than probably 90% of college grads, in can be dangerous but it’s a calculated risk so as long as you keep your head on straight your good to go…Let me know if you need any more info…

Penitent Man
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Lineman Thank you, Sir. I do, please. Where and how do I direct him to start? Or at least start his own investigating. OJT or pre-credentialing? Does your trade allow you to move to other states or are you tied in as state employee/state licensing/pension (etc)? He’s my boy and I know him. He’s like me and I know he’ll only thrive out of doors and will get the wanderlust I had as a youth so mobility is a concern. He’s a hard worker so long as it is physical but at this point I can actually hear his eyes… Read more »

Lineman
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Lineman

So there two different ways to go about it one go the trade/line school route and go into an apprenticeship the other is to start as a groundman/grunt and work your way up…Once you get your journeyman ticket the world’s pretty much your oyster…Ive worked from one end of the country to the other and some overseas…I mainly work on high voltage transmission lines now because I like hanging from a helicopter 😉…Both my boys are heading into my line of work as well…If we were closer I could prep him like I’m doing them to give them a leg… Read more »

Penitent Man
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Lineman, thank you for the starting point. I have a bit of time with him still (sophomore) so who knows what he’ll get into his head, but I can plant seeds of possibilites. Sounds like something might suit his personality. He’s an athelete and can endure ribbing and hardship and responds well to mentoring by men he looks up to. I’ll start him looking into it. As an aside, I worked an event here in so cal for the VFW. It was a gathering of linemen and their families and they needed a color guard to start off the festivities.… Read more »

Calsdad
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Calsdad

This is exactly why I keep saying: you MUST get rid of big government. That is the vehicle thru which all of this socialistic (take away responsibility from everybody as you put it) system has been forced upon us. The white man will rule the world again – when he is carting the full weight of his life and responsibilities upon HIS OWN shoulders – and when those among him who have the tendencies of shirkers – are unable to get out from under their responsibilites. Pain and suffering lead to an acceptance of truth. The socialistic system we live… Read more »

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There is only one way to view the left. They are the enemy. That is all we need to know.
Live with us in peace and prosperity.
If not let us live apart in the same way. Any violence against us will not be tolerated.

If you care to contribute in support of my good important work please make a donation in the following way or ways. Thanking you in advance.

The Z Man

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Oh lookie, The worlds premier intelligence organization has got to the bottom of who’s behind the invasion caravans
It’s amazing what can be done on 60 billion a year, here

NITZAKHON
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Like I said elsewhere, I think on another post, regarding this:

GALLOWS. NOW.

Lineman
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Lineman

GALLOWS. NOW.
Well yea but a lot of prep has to be in place for that to happen… Everyone knows what needs to be done they just want someone else to make it happen…

The Babe
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The Babe

A long time ago, while living in New York City, I developed the armchair theory that a lot of contemporary leftism is just moral fashion. At the time I was a centrist libertarian, but whenever I said anything that went against the groupthink, you could just feel the room go cold with the “well, this is just not what’s done” attitude. This is basically consistent with Zman’s school-of-fish theory. I did notice that when I was talking one-on-one with a Left Tribesman, he or she would listen respectfully; without an audience for a moral show (i.e., without the other fish)… Read more »

JR Wirth
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JR Wirth
Lineman
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Lineman

Absolutely, and their religion tithes all of society to pay for it…
And more than just shekels they want your blood the question is what are prepared to do about it…Are we going to be their Huckleberry or those who slink off into the shadows…

Someone
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Someone

Most leftist are willfully stupid vermin. Even if they have a Phd even in something like engineering, they are functionally stupid if not downright dishonest. I’ve not met a leftist with any morals or integrity when it comes to any rational thought. I hope the solution in the future is for them to be physically removed from society kind of like FDR and the Japanese. However, I would round a lot of these people together and put them to use in medical experiments or hard labor.

JR Wirth
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JR Wirth

Phd – “permanent head damage.”

Karl McHungus
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Karl McHungus

The left is controlled by reflexive behavior; they can’t change. You need a disease model to deal with it, like the London doctor that figured out which public well was infected with cholera.

A practical field guide for individuals to use in sabotaging the operation of the machine, is what is needed now. Put that guide out, and your counter-movement will form around it.

First principle is to avoid forming up into cells or groups.

Official Bologna Tester
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Official Bologna Tester

Karl McHungus Said- “First principles is to avoid forming into cells or groups.” Your a fantasist. unless your Jason Bourne just what exactly in the f**k are you going to do by yourself ?

Karl McHungus
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Karl McHungus

you are the fantasist, with your febrile dreams of forming a mass movement. one person can’t do a lot, but they can do something — over and over again. as soon as you add even one more person to your efforts, your risk of discovery goes up exponentially. every time streaming service credentials are shared, you deprive them of revenue. every time you pay someone cash, you create opportunity to deny the state taxes. every time you laugh at the naive incompetence of progressives, you reduce their influence. do what you can, where you are, over and over. spend 50… Read more »

Official Bologna Tester
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Official Bologna Tester

Dear Mr. McHungus. If you want to zoom around like a fly harassing a dragon be my guest. As for me, life is too short and I’m too old to change my name to Don Quixote. Like I keep saying, check out the price of land in Brazil. In the meantime prep for armageddon and learn to shoot straight.

Official Bologna Tester
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Official Bologna Tester

By the way. Read this artical. If this doesn’t convince you that the only to change these peoples minds is with a sledghammer then I don’t know what else to say.https://www.lgbtqnation.com/2017/06/hippo-trans-scholar-mocked-tranimal-identity-metaphor/

Gravity Denier
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Gravity Denier

But the idea of a cell is that the Power Structure can’t roll up the entire network as a follow-on to neutralizing one person. The cell (a self-contained unit of several people) acts as a force multiplier, although there are things an individual can do alone.

Rod1963
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Rod1963

If you look at successful crime syndicates they are family or blood related. Near impossible to crack or infiltrate. They also keep a very low profile so no one notices them. That means no C’villes for our side unless we control the loud speaker. Being part of a group allows people to have access to resources they would not normally have unless they were a expert saboteur with a fat bank account. In general Lone wolves accomplish little. At this stage of the game, we need to building family and other groups for mutual survival. Not engaging the Left is… Read more »

Penitent Man
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Thia makes infinitely more sense to me than your earlier post. Maybe I misread.

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“like the London doctor that figured out which public well was infected with cholera.”

Oh, we know the well.

The Babe
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The Babe

Engaging with the Left is a tactical error. Sure, but I’d say to that: consider the audience. Logically speaking, there are three types of people: (1) Solid /Our Guys/ (2) Solid (3) People who are “in play” There’s no point in engaging with the solid Their Guys. But on social media, trolling the left can be pretty fruitful if there are a lot of “in play” guys in the audience. A couple of times I trolled some famous leftists on Twitter, and my got a lot of engagement. The Usual Suspects spluttered, but some normies also seemed amazed that one… Read more »

Al fro da Nort
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Al fro da Nort

Z Man; Let’s follow your analogy of leftists as a school of minnows or flock of starlings. In nature, school/flock behavior likely has some useful purpose for the individual members, else it would not persist. It has been theorized that the tactics of seemingly undirected, pseudo-random group movement makes it more difficult for predators to select, single out and attack a specific member as the target for dinner. I say pseudo-random because the flock eventually ends up at the cornfield to feed, just not through any obviously planned route. This makes intuitive sense. It largely nullifies predators’ inherent neural advantages… Read more »

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Z: “Instead of playing the role carved out for them by the Left, the successful dissidents will seem formless and inexplicable. The people in charge will never see them coming.”

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=APx2yFA0-B4

LineIntheSand
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LineIntheSand

How do “formless and inexplicable” people become “successful dissidents?” For the moment, we must bide our time and search for new angles of attack, but at some point, we will face the Cville moment again, where we have to put our heads above the parapet.

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LineIn, agree. But the Bruce Lee thing does make the Z angle seem cool. Couldn’t resist. hah. It’s all kind of moot anyway. Neither side can control what their whole side does. As for our side, I wish we all had to follow a strategy as laid out by our best thinkers. To literally follow their orders. But that’s only gonna happen in a very limited sense. A movement is like an octopus with a neuromotor disease. Wise big brains in the head trying to control shit, but the arms flailing all over the place.

Compsci
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Compsci

Lineinthesand, well said. You mirror my thinking here. How does one go about living in the Leftist fantasy, doing Leftist things, playing pretend and be a contributing part of a resistance? Seems the Left would be rather happy with this outcome. Certainly other Leftist States have been. Remember Vietnam? When Saigon fell and the North Vietnamese tanks rolled in, everyone in the MSM were talking about the inevitable blood bath to follow where the defeated South Vietnamese would be decimated through “re-education” camps. Well, the camps happened, but not the blood bath as predicted. The new order was established, life… Read more »

The Last Stand
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The Last Stand

Excellent post, to supplement the main point consider this.

“If you know the enemy and know yourself, you need not fear the result of a hundred battles. If you know yourself but not the enemy, for every victory gained you will also suffer a defeat. If you know neither the enemy nor yourself, you will succumb in every battle.”

Now who has had near complete success in pushing their agenda? The mainstream right is convinced that they understand the left while not being understood in return. Results on the ground indicate the opposite.

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Last century, you had to deal with the hyper rational. Chesterton noted this in that those in the Insane asylum had reasons for everything (not unlike conspiracy theories). You don’t think I’m Napoleon? What do you think they would do with the real Napoleon if they wanted to hide and discredit him? That was the fallen, but angelic nature. Now the left is mere brute. Passion. FEELZ. Rational argument is too hard, especially when logic and evidence are against you. Point and screech. Double down. Project. When they are dying of the plague in LA, or starving when the green… Read more »

Gravity Denier
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Gravity Denier

Zman, your fundamental insight in this piece seems valid: it’s useless for the d-right to keep charging into the left’s intellectual fog that just closes around it. We have to sneak past the enemy defenses. But I disagree with your metaphor: “Old religions have had a long time to develop and fine tune their rituals and ceremonies. Without those rituals, the religion ceases to exist, just as the death of the body kills the consciousness.” This philosophical materialism is equivalent to the Marxist opium-of-the-people line. Rituals are not the essence of religion, just outward forms that try to encourage the… Read more »

Dinothedoxie
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Dinothedoxie

I agree with the general presentation of the left, but IMO, you’re wrong on a couple of points. The left used to be expansionary and proselytizing. They would draw neutral people into their thing gradually by appealing to baser notions. Primarily greed, envy and sexual license. Relatively recently, however, they’ve become full moral scolds, which reflexively repels a lot of people and they’ve flipped from expansionary into an exclusionary cult, obsessed with purging the unworthy and one upping virtue signaling. Which means that people are leaving the cult. Confrontation will help that process along by ramping up their insanity and… Read more »

Lance_E
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Roughly 80% of conspiratardism is a result of this psychological projection from the right. Things rarely happen for any rational reason on the left; in fact, for those who view the left as having a feminine character, it’s exactly the same story as it is with women in general. There’s no such thing as reasons or consequences; things just happen, period. I don’t think the left understands the right any better than the right understands the left, but it is very good at capitalizing on the right’s weaknesses: the need to protect children (bawlin’ beanlets), the need to find someone… Read more »

Alzaebo
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Alzaebo

Those are quite good lists, better than one realizes at first.

BrianB
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BrianB

Good column. Tom Bethell, James Burnham and Eric Hoffer made most of these points in different form some time ago. Bethell used the analogy of a hive of bees rather than a school of fish but it was to the same point. The left doesn’t need to engage in conscious conspiracies; it is inbred and unconscious second nature for them because they are of one, very unsound mind. And Burnham explained why politically by distinguishing between the irrational ideology of leftism vs the rational philosophy of conservatism. Hoffer of course explained why socially; the ideologue begins as an insecure seeker… Read more »

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“Instead of playing the role carved out for them by the Left, the successful dissidents will seem formless and inexplicable. The people in charge will never see them coming.”

Umm… No. You’ve expressed this idea a number of times now, but its the idea that seems to me formless and inexplicable. The weaknesses of a regime, left or right, may be apparent only in retrospect, but the forces that kick out the wobbly pins will neither of those things, to anyone.

Alzaebo
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Alzaebo

It’s easy to say that we are in the same spot as the early Christians, and we are.

Then what you’re really saying is, a new Dark Age is being born.
With all that implies. I must agree.

Mark taylor
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Mark taylor

I think this is true, the right simply exists to counter the left. The ratchet only goes one way because the right has no vision to ratchet towards. For a lot of people what the left stands for is pleasant coffee shops in nice cities like Portland with lots of diversity. In reality those places have little diversity but there is a vision there. It’s not even a platform so much as a story or painting. Ironically they have appropriated white culture as their ideal. The right needs to paint a picture of an ideal that is attractive. Something like… Read more »

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Why isn’t Detroit the fault of the “democrats”(sic)?

Mark taylor
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Mark taylor

Black dysfunction caused Detroit.

nrer
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I think we should be “kind” to the left:

Auschwitz = Big rubber conspiracy:
http://www.unz.com/book/arthur_r_butz__the-hoax-of-the-twentieth-century/

Alzaebo
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Alzaebo

As mark taylor says just above, we must have a bright vision to replace the dark vision, the fantasy that whites are a dread evil that must be crushed. The Big Lie has twisted all our values into something ugly and wrong. A malevolent minority uses different strategy than frontal attack. It gets its enemies (everyone else) to kill each other, or to kill themselves. How? By telling stories. (And by spotlighting a few false flags or spinning “hate crimes” to reinforce their point.) We, with justice in us, seek the good. We are told that we committed terrible crimes,… Read more »

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Felix_Krull

we must have a bright vision

Sex.

That’s how Hitlerjugend rounded up the punters, and as Dinothedoxie correctly notes below, that’s how Leftie used to pull in crowds. Now that Leftie has gone puritan, the sexytime ticket is open for appropriation.

You need to package it as traditionalism like the Nazis did, but that’s hardly an insurmountable problem.

The Last Stand
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The Last Stand

That is an excellent idea. The practical application of leftist ideas on “affirmative enthusiastic consent” are easy to mock and sound about as enticing as Tom Clancy’s sex scene from The Bear and the Dragon.

Steve Ryan
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Steve Ryan

In 1995, while serving in an Army intelligence unit, I competed for a scholarship at the Johns Hopkins’ Center for Arabic Studies Abroad, at the American University in Cairo. To my surprise, I actually won a spot. Six weeks in Cairo studying Egyptian dialect. Of course, my commanders were proud and supported me. It was a big feather in everyone’s cap. When i was in Egypt, I never told anyone the truth about my employer; Rather, I told everyone that I was an American interested in studying Islam. I carried a Quran with me everywhere, and I actually read a… Read more »

Alzaebo
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Alzaebo

Atlan wass atlan! British agents could recite Quran backwards and forwards. We must consider infiltration, yes? “Get clean for Gene” flipped back on the Alinskyites?

Word is, the black and brown gangs are sending their men into the military to learn professional urban warfare.
They tell them to keep their heads down, their noses clean, and to learn all they can. This is being kept very, very quiet.

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Felix_Krull

Utterly off-topic, but yesterday the Danish flag celebrated its 800-year birthday. It fell from heaven on the evening of June 15th 1219, during the Battle of Lyndanisse in Estonia, where king Voldemort* was on a crusade. It goes without saying that the chaimstream media celebrated by labeling it a racist symbol, like the English flag. In the word of one media-nose, “a civic religion, meant to signal that Danes are God’s Chosen People.” Can you even believe the chutzpah? Here’s the accompanying illustration by a nose artist. Charming, eh? The text says “God Fights for Denmark” – a sentence not… Read more »

Alzaebo
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Alzaebo

Damm. They just spit in your face and then dare you to accuse them of spitting in your face.

England might be our mother, but Dansk is our father. So cool. The Viking trade network held Dark Age Europe together, even discovering new worlds, but the monks wrote the history, with a bit of bias.

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Felix_Krull

I doubt many people notice, Danes have zero nose awareness. I only notice because I come places like this. To be fair, there were other, more celebratory articles, but the plan is clear: they will try and do with the Danish flag what they did to the English, make it a hate symbol. I doubt they’ll be successful, at least in the short run. We use it profusely at birthdays and Christmas and since supermarkets have three birthdays a year, you see it all over: a fat, Christian cross, right in your face, hehe… The man who fought the crusade… Read more »

PawPaw
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PawPaw

Beautiful old buildings, great photo, and look at the people! Not a Diversity Vibrant in sight!
Felix, I know I’m not alone in appreciation of your insightful and thought-provoking comments on this sight.

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Felix_Krull

Thanks.

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Felix_Krull

Forgot one neat little detail: Absalon (while not having an actual surname) was of the “Hvide” dynasty, meaning “White”, after the color of their shields.

Roland
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Roland

It may not be logical, but it is definitely planned.
https://twitter.com/masondemaistre/status/1139996013232394240