Xenoskepticism is a Good Rule of Thumb

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History is full of uncanny patterns. Either we’ve learned nothing as a species or things are repeating themselves. Time is cyclical or man is forgetful. Maybe there is a “natural law” at work or something like that. Or maybe not. Nailing these down with precision is honestly not all that important though. Ideas have consequences sure, but ideas also have antecedents. They are chained together over the course of civilizations. And one of the most eternal recurrences is that of precarious elites importing human resources from other tribes than their own.

Whether this is a good or a bad thing depends on how one relates to that authority and his views on how a society should be ordered, as well as the historical context. Perhaps the elites did not feel safe relying on their own countrymen. Perhaps the outsiders  were particularly skilled at something the locals could not provide. Perhaps falling back on divide et impera was not only the simplest way to maintain order but also the most effective. Maybe a deficit just needed to be filled.

The Achaemenid army consisted of an ethnic Persian core surrounded by the levies of conquered nations. The late Roman army was heavily non-Italic and included large contingents of Germans and Illyrians. The Byzantine emperor had a royal guard—the Varangian Guard—composed mostly of Norsemen, and later on even Anglo-Saxons. Powerful Irish chiefs would retain bands of gallowglass, or “foreign Gaels” from Scotland as their personal troops. The Doge of Venice recruited men from Istria and Dalmatia (Croatia), called schiavoni in Italian, to defend his palace. The Pope’s foreign retinues are perhaps the most famous, the Swiss Guard. The Mongol conquerors of China in the thirteenth century brought over a number of Muslims and other non-Han peoples to help them govern their new lands. The Ottoman sultan would abduct young Balkan Christian men to serve as soldiers and administrators of his empire, known to posterity as janissaries.

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Planting America: State-Sponsored Demographic Change and the Precedent of Ulster

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Author’s note: 90% of this was written before the election. Yes, I know you all think President Trump is going to make everything bad go away. I have something on how he can start to do that here. If he does permanently move the United States towards White nationalism, this article describes 1965-2016. If he doesn’t, we shall have to struggle through the ongoing consequences of that period all the more.

You think you live in a free country. The United States is some unique and historically transcendent place, where out of nothing arose a great and powerful country without precedent or parallel. Your rights and liberties are more precious to you than any other people on earth and no government is more respectful of those innate possessions than your own. In terms of politics, the United States of America has never experienced the dark episodes of wicked and oppressive governance that have plagued other nations. It can’t, because it is exceptional. Your government is elected, so it would be impossible for it to do anything so terrible and destructive to its own constituents as, say, forcibly and permanently displacing them in the name of utopian goals. We have nothing to learn from the past except that we are better than it. We are a proposition nation of ideas, not one of heritage and history.

This is the whig mindset that leads many otherwise smart people to reject concepts like occupation government or the White genocide meme at face value. Detractors frame these as conspiracy theories, which mentally associates them with all sorts of crankery. Admittedly, the Alt-Right takes a bit of poetic license in describing these phenomena at times, but rhetoric aside, they express important truths.

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Muh Leppo: The Battle Cry of the Jingocuck

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Have you heard the news? There’s a humanitarian disaster unfolding in a Leppo because an evil dictator is dropping bombs and airstrikes on his own people. Civilians are being killed in a war. We’ve got to do something, and by something I mean bomb the winning side because reasons (which will prolong the war actually).

Ugh. Pothead and former governor of New Mexico or somewhere Gary Johnson had it right when he asked America, “What’s a leppo?” What indeed. The American public knows jack shit about anything going on in the Middle East full stop, leaving few checks against the foreign policy inclinations of a bunch of hacks and (((lobbyists))) in Washington. A Jacksonian policy would be best for the country and the world but that is yet to be realized. If the public are simply too uninformed, gaslighted, or stupid to decide on foreign policy, there should be none, lest command of the arms of the state pass into the hands of bandits and psychopaths.

But speaking of foreign wars… Does anyone care about the US-backed Saudi invasion of Yemen? Does anyone realize that the anti-Assad coalition includes jihadists? Nah. It’s all about saving Aleppo from… uh… war! Here is basically the “muh leppo” casus belli being advanced by liberals and neocons:

Because the Syrian government is defending itself against a rebellion and people in areas held by rebel forces are getting killed as a result of its military operations, the United States should engage in acts of war against Syria on behalf of the rebels. It is the right thing to do because people we don’t side with are killing people our media classifies as civilians. Here are some pictures of bloodied children, especially fair-skinned ones. Also Russia backs Syria so we should oppose it because Russia is the permanent enemy of freedom and democracy.

People who advocate for the United States to escalate the war in Syria (which is currently being won by the de jure government) should be called what they are: traitors and lunatics. People who think we should assist a rebellion which includes Islamists against a government which poses no threat to us (and which had in fact done well keeping a lid on sectarian conflict for years) should be viciously cross-examined until they confess their agenda. People who are willing to use pictures of bloodied or dead Levantine children to convince us to ally with Bedouin salafists are engaging in levels of duplicity that shouldn’t even be possible. People whose century-long neurotic obsession with destroying Russia clouds their impartiality on issues of American foreign policy should be parted with.

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Exodus Viewed from the Alt-Right

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Were the plagues truly meant to bring Pharaoh to heel? Do you believe the unreliable Hebrew narrators of the Torah? Or were they instead a manifestation of chaos, originating on the Nile, meant to drive the Hebrews out of Egypt? Results matter. The result was the Hebrew exodus from Egypt. Kek: 1. YHWH: 0

Post-ironic meme dharma centered on frog iconography and the reverence of an ancient Egyptian pagan god of primordial chaos is one of the most important developments of 2016 (and of a uniquely syncretic and post-postmodern Alt-Right spirituality). Esoteric Kekism, a religion of peace but more importantly a religion of resistance to the managerial world order, means seeing to change the world through a mischievous, magickal, and at times malicious paradigm. We desire great change, but individually we do not have the power to affect it. It is only through the amplification of meme magick and through the sigils and icons that the power of collectively-held ambitions and grand visions can be channeled for the good of our people and the spread of our ideas. Give me control of a nation’s memes and I care not who makes its laws; that is the essence of metapolitics and thus the essence of achieving societal transformation.

Just as the nationalist must rethink and relearn much of what he once thought he knew, the Esoteric Kekist faces a similar problem when approaching the corpus of humanity’s knowledge and experiences. The rationalism (and self-defeating universalism) of the “Enlightenment” gives way to a new Romanticism and to belief in higher powers and causes than one’s own immediate gratification and the expansion of his material and financial assets. In a world where not the value added but what people value is being debated, everything is thrown asunder. Heroes become villains. Villains become heroes. What was taken for granted as good becomes understood as cursed. What seemed like a blight on civilization becomes its redemption.

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Skinning the Invisible Knapsack, Part 3 of 5

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Among schoolgoys, there is a rather vindictive prank one can do to a classmate who has left his backpack or bookbag unattended, known as skinning. The bag is emptied of its contents, turned inside out, and then zipped back up with all of its contents inside.

In 1988, Peggy McIntosh published one of the seminal works in the far-left dominated academic field which has come to be called “Whiteness Studies” in a number of circles. “White Privilege: Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack,” is an excerpt taken from a working paper produced by the women’s studies department of Wellesley College, and lists 50 “daily effects of white privilege” in the first-person perspective of the author from her experiences. Though McIntosh tried to cover herself by claiming her examples shouldn’t be generalized, her work is obviously not read that way in the identity politics dominated Obama years. If even some of these privileges existed in the 1980s, you would be hard pressed to find them now. A sacred text of the anti-white/third worldist/regressive left, Invisible Knapsack could use a good skinning. Here is a critical assessment of privileges 21-30.

  1. I am never asked to speak for all the people of my racial group.

This complaint has frankly never made any sense to me. In the United States, non-whites are largely encouraged to be as tribally collectivist as possible and participate in organizations on the basis of their race and ethnicity, especially when it comes to grievance-mongering, rent-seeking, or demanding additional privileges in schools, workplaces, government, etc. Groups like La Raza, or the Congressional Black Caucus come to mind, to name just two. Many politically active people of color wear their tribal affiliations on their sleeves, and they like doing it. Why is it then considered so odious for members of their out-group, i.e. White people, to treat them as ambassadors of their in-group? I thought you were extremely proud to be X? You don’t like being asked about X by Y though? Huh.

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The Video Game Guide to Ethnic Cleansing

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Look, I’ve played enough Crusader Kings II to know that what’s proposed in this article isn’t that far off the mark. If anything, it doesn’t go radical enough. I’ve learned in my many hours of hands-on experience as the ruler of great European and Islamic states in the Middle Ages that you can in fact change the ethnicity of swathes of the globe in the span of a few decades. Anyone who says otherwise is just a cuck who’s scared of doing what needs to be done. What was proposed is entirely feasible and also desirable since there are no restraints against me doing it, either practically or morally. Everyone who disputes this will die eventually anyway and since the winners write history I don’t have to worry about it.

So without further ado, I am proud to present The Video Game Guide to Ethnic Cleansing:

Step 1: Getting Started, or Buying Your First Estate

You need to be strategic about this. If you go for a big, strong country you are going to have to deal with a lot of rivals and internal enemies, and you aren’t ready to handle that yet. Start with a small or medium-sized state, such as one of the independent rulers in Ireland. Besides, it’s more of a challenge to conquer, convert, and colonize if you’re a smaller country. And there’s no challenge quite like genociding literally everyone outside of your ethnic group. Painting the world red is a lot more impressive if you beat the odds.

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Oy Vey over Taipei

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The Cold War casts a long shadow, and in Asia it never really ended. India and the Philippines have localized maoist rebels. There are still two Koreas. As many tend to forget, there are still two Chinas as well. Thanks to President Trump’s recent chat over the phone with the president of Taiwan, America’s geographically illiterate are learning that.

Chinese history is long and complicated so I will spare you most of it; the short version is that China’s colossal civil war in the first half of the 20th century ended without Total Celestial Victory. Communists took over the mainland and ejected the nationalists/republicans to the island of Taiwan. Both sides still exist, in the People’s Republic of China (Chynah) and Republic of China (Taiwan), respectively. The problem, naturally, is that both countries claim to be China and want the world to recognize their side as the one trve China. The PRC goes as far as to claim it in fact governs Taiwan.

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