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Adios, ADOS:

These newcomers, invited or not, are more American than Americans who’ve been here for centuries, after all!

Parenthetically, many of the based blacks and Hispanics who call for restrictionism are not cynical grifters–they want to stem the tide, too.

GSS variables used: LETIN1A, RACECEN1(1)(2)(4-10), HISPANIC(1)(2-50), YEAR(2012-2018)

 
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  1. Inb4 a slight rise in non-white vote wins the day for Trump, GOP spends next twenty years trying to recapture that as non-college and southern whites vade into the distance

    • Replies: @RadicalCenter
  2. t says:

    American Indians(ETHNIC 30) are -40.

    • Replies: @Audacious Epigone
  3. The current push for reparations by ADOS-types is their way of expressing frustration with apparent abandonment by the Dems, who continue more and more to favour recent arrivals. Kind of a last-ditch put-up-or-shut-up. Maybe Trump should Tweet something suggesting ADOS might get a little something in 2021 if he is still Prez.

    • Replies: @Audacious Epigone
  4. 95Theses says:

    We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common defence, promote the general Welfare, and secure the Blessings of Liberty to ourselves and our Posterity, do ordain and establish this Constitution for the United States of America.

    *****

    Could it be any clearer? Not for Mexicans, or Somalians, or Ethiopians, or the world. Just us. The Founders and their descendants.

    • Replies: @95Theses
  5. 95Theses says:
    @95Theses

    And – on behalf of this SAR – thee is welcome! ツ

  6. @Oblivionrecurs

    What does “inb4” mean?

    Did you mean the white vote or the nonwhite vote? Thanks.

    As for non-college whites in the USA, aren’t they having children at or above replacement rate while college-“educated” people are not?

    • Replies: @Oblivionrecurs
  7. No surprises here.

    As I have been saying for years, the second generation immigrants are less interested in immigration than their parents, and the 3rd generation less than the 2nd. They understand that jobs taken by immigrants are jobs not available to them or their children.
    While there are exceptions, such as Filipinos ans Indians, who seem to have an endless supply of relatives and are stuck in multi-generational family relationships, the general theme remains valid.

    • Replies: @Oblivionrecurs
  8. @RadicalCenter

    Inb4 is basically calling out that something that will likely happen i.e inb4 Trump cucks out again on the wall or second amendment

    Trump if he is unable to persuade non-college whites to turnout, might still win because of his high job/economy approvals among non-whites. Would be kinda hilarious if the black vote dropping by a few % in Michigan while Trump’s margin increasing by a % or 2 results in his re-election.

    Births by education to whites is 51% 4 year college, 29% two year or some college experience, and 20% high-school or below. Which is greatly above actual college graduation rates of 40%, 35% some college, and 25% high school or below

    College Whites are far more likely to be both religiously attending Christian and or have higher wages and thus more family sustainability/marriage. Tragically because of this people are opting to have kids later and later, which is resulting in lowering fertility as human fertility plummets in the 30s.

    • Replies: @RadicalCenter
  9. @Curmudgeon

    Studies show continued immigration tends to radicalised Latino-natives who are otherwise assimilated, this is because of the massive racial salience that U.S Latinos have on par and sometimes surpassing Blacks.

    Only reason Asians are so pro-migrants is the average age is 18 so the focus is less on jobs and more on the social aspect of friends and women. They probably will have less care long run as they make way more money

  10. Anon7 says:

    Of course immigrants want more immigration; doesn’t everyone want more of their own kind, plus free everything in a (mostly) non-violent, developed first-world (for now) nation? When there are enough Asians, Hispanics, Muslims, etc. in a neighborhood or a workplace or in a club, whites are asked to leave; no one wants to feel uncomfortable. It’s just good manners. I’ve seen it happen, over and over. As I watch British mystery series’ and I look at the beautiful English countryside, I think of how generous the Brits are to work on their island for 1,000 years only to turn it over to foreigners who really don’t like them. Americans are doing exactly the same thing.

    As far as what non-immigrants want, it’s becoming more and more irrelevant as their numbers dwindle.

    Unlimited, open borders immigration is turning into a done deal simply because the Democrats don’t need to do anything to win. Status quo gets them to a permanent electoral majority in just a few years, say by the 2032 presidential election.

    The social and political barriers that must be surmounted to change this status quo get higher every year.

    The campaign against white men has been a resounding success for Leftists. What outsourcing and feminism couldn’t accomplish, OxyContin and online fare did. I used to talk with Socialist Worker types in the 1970’s whose visceral hatred for successful men was palpable: when they talked about “come the Revolution, we’ll see what happens” it was coded talk for “we’ll have those privileged bastards hanging from lampposts”.

    This demographic victory isn’t nearly as satisfying, I’m sure, especially since just as Nancy Pelosi and her ilk are right on the cusp of total victory, Ilhan Omar, AOC and Rashida Tlaib are calling her a racist, which is another word for “hasbeen” in today’s rhetoric.

    • Replies: @Audacious Epigone
  11. @Oblivionrecurs

    These are very useful, thank you.

    But I’m not sure about college-“educated” whites being particularly religiously observant, either in absolute terms or relative to non-college whites.

    I mean, I’m white and college-educated, attend church regularly, and am happily married, but so many college-educated whites of our acquaintance do not fit that profile. Many are non-churchgoers, including several self-proclaimed atheists and agnostics.

    Then again, we tend to know a lot of doctors and lawyers. Maybe white people in those professions are less religious than white college grads in other fields, I don’t know.

    • Replies: @Disordered D
  12. Steve Sailer, in 2015, devoted a blog post to Audacious Epigone and his take on an opinion survey about attitudes on reducing or increasing immigration into the USA.

    Steve Sailer in 2015:

    So everybody except Asians and the foreign-born favors reducing the numbers of immigrants to America. Hispanics are solidly so, although not as much as blacks and whites. Women are particularly anti-immigration. Every age group wants the number of immigrants reduced, and every age group over 29 is similar, suggesting it’s not a generation thing, it’s a maturity thing.

    https://vdare.com/posts/general-social-survey-all-groups-except-asians-and-foreign-born-want-fewer-immigrants

    Tweets from 2015:

    • Replies: @Audacious Epigone
  13. These newcomers, invited or not, are more American than Americans who’ve been here for centuries, after all!

    In my extensive experience working with Asian and African immigrants, I’ve observed that almost none of them support a liberal immigration policy on ideological grounds. They are only interested in getting their own kin over here.

    If they had ethnic- or family-based loopholes with which to do that, they wouldn’t give a sweet damn about the rest of the world and, considering the pitiful wages they earn, would have an incentive to be as restrictionist as the rest of us.

  14. In other words, immigrants prefer whites over their own kind. Blacks, browns, and yellows want to go where the White Man and Woman are, and they want to be far away from their own folks and lands.

    • Replies: @Mr. Rational
  15. @RadicalCenter

    I’d argue that before they went to college, those whites who could afford college were the ones most Christian and most prone to marry. And indeed those who do survive college with a happy marriage, beget more children and have more solid and religious households than poor whites without a degree. However, partly because of overinflated college tuitions, and partly due to CultMarx-feminist ideology, the college whites are abandoning that paradigm. In the Catholic-retention graph, it is the upper left corner and lower right corner that are getting more populated, specially the lower; the sweet spot where the median slope is supposed to be is becoming empty. Middle class to underclass. I think what you mention about doctors, lawyers, engineers being more atheist may be true too; also, humanities, the haven of the Becky and her lefty friends.

    And thanks for the recognition of us based POCs, AE. Although I was not born here, but been here long enough. Furthermore, more Latinos would join the patriotic ranks if the spigot for their family members would be turned off; it is because of the newer arrivals that the older ones want to keep up with their razas (specially the browner of us; Whispanics are easier converted to Uncle Sam, though we can be sometimes too much like new converts, or otherwise turn to anti-Americanism on occasion out of outer-hajnal loyalty… guess y’all have read me before and know that heh).

    Maybe even some of the blacks that would get the jobs the immigrants are doing, then they’d turn around too. That said, you will never get all of them, nor all Hispanics, just like you will never get all Jews to be patriotic. And of course, given the big numbers of today, and the increase in ethnopride in this Pan-Latino construct (funded by Univision and Telemundo, of course), and the related movements of BLM, CAIR, the Yang Emperor, etc… it will be hard to close the spigot, without at least a large fraction of these communities getting mad; because they are already brainwashed to support the invasion against Whitey, to the degree that the based POCs are literally outcasts in their communities now. Guess Whitey + based allies will have to prevent the Others from killing the Goose with the Golden Eggs, yet again…

    PS. Asians, now that’s a cohesive invading force.

  16. @t

    Wow, that’s rhetorical gold, thanks.

    • Agree: Talha
  17. @The Alarmist

    I’m genuinely saddened the Trump phenomenon didn’t lead to an Old America alliance.

    That tact is the only one he could take to successfully out gibs the Democrats among a portion of the black electorate. No way Dems would follow him.

    • Replies: @Rosie
  18. @Anon7

    If a Republican could manage 70% of the n-H white vote, he could win in a 40+ state landslide through the 2030s. It is still, for another 15 years or so, a question of white will. Find that, and it’s unstoppable.

    • Replies: @Anon7
    , @dfordoom
    , @Twinkie
  19. @Charles Pewitt

    Ha, I’d forgotten about that. Thanks!

  20. @Disordered D

    I’d like to think an economic downturn could reorient popular sentiment, but there isn’t a lot of historical precedent for thinking that way. The 1924 restriction act was passed during boom times, the 1965 act during the beginning of a long period of the stock market going sideways (in nominal terms–down in real terms!).

    • Replies: @Feryl
  21. Anon2020 says:

    What percent of the “Foreign Asians” who were in this survey were South Asians? I’m guessing a very high percentage. Not only do they all want to come in, but they want to bring the entire clan, incl. the parents, in-laws, siblings, cousins, second cousins.

  22. Rosie says:
    @Audacious Epigone

    I’m genuinely saddened the Trump phenomenon didn’t lead to an Old America alliance.

    Me too.

  23. Anon7 says:
    @Audacious Epigone

    You’re right of course, and it’s wrong to despair.

    But America is a drunk and guilt-ridden nation. We’re drunk on free money ($22 trillion national debt = say “yes” to everything!) and we bear the guilt of European success. We subjugated the rest of the world and inundated it with our culture of science; we take all of its resources for our own.

    If we sobered up (or the rest of the world refused to allow us our national debt game) and saw the guilt trip we’re being forced to accept for what it is (a massive wealth transfer plus demographic replacement) we might survive to push the invaders out.

    • Replies: @Audacious Epigone
  24. dfordoom says: • Website
    @Audacious Epigone

    If a Republican could manage 70% of the n-H white vote, he could win in a 40+ state landslide through the 2030s. It is still, for another 15 years or so, a question of white will. Find that, and it’s unstoppable.

    If anyone could point to any evidence whatsoever that “white will” is increasing, or even exists, I’d say that optimism is justified.

    • Replies: @Audacious Epigone
  25. Twinkie says:
    @Disordered D

    PS. Asians, now that’s a cohesive invading force.

    Koreans and Indians – very cohesive: https://www.mercurynews.com/2019/07/19/korean-american-software-engineer-claims-discrimination-by-intel-managers-of-indian-descent/

    “Asians” are the least cohesive demographic category in the U.S. by many measures, be they marriage, residential patterns, national origin, etc.

  26. Twinkie says:
    @Audacious Epigone

    If a Republican could manage 70% of the n-H white vote, he could win in a 40+ state landslide through the 2030s. It is still, for another 15 years or so, a question of white will. Find that, and it’s unstoppable.

    Except whites seem to have divergent interests and concerns. As I said, white civil war with non-white auxiliaries.

    • Agree: dfordoom, iffen
    • Replies: @Audacious Epigone
  27. @Priss Factor

    they want to be far away from their own folks

    And Whites who also want to be far from them and their folks have the absolute right to keep them at a nice, safe distance.  Sub-Saharan Africa is far enough, if we don’t let them get on planes or ships.

  28. @dfordoom

    I didn’t say it is increasing nor that this is a reason for optimism. But it is a reason to stop pointing the finger at so many other groups.

  29. @Twinkie

    Indeed. What could change that is more of what’s being attempted in the NYC public school system, in the DNC with the white lady being demoted, etc. When virtue-signalling really starts hurting their children, a lot of SWPLs will quietly make a hard decision.

    • Replies: @iffen
  30. Feryl says:
    @Audacious Epigone

    There was a lot of social unrest in the early 20th century, some of it being worse than the 1960’s, because the 1960’s was a middle class paradise. The majority of elites in the mid-20’s wanted America to get back on track, and were not at war against each other.

    I just read that Millennials, by virtually every conceivable measure (except, I suppose, tech gizmos) are substantially worse off in terms of material wealth than young adult GIs, Silents, Boomers, and X-ers were. These older generations are still mostly clueless about what is going on, a major reason why we don’t have leaders galvanizing more truly populist movements. The Reaganite GOP is comprised almost 100% of people born before 1980, who probably do think that we need more tax cuts, de-regulation, and union busting to keep the economy humming.

    The poverty of Millennials and subsequent generations is already a massive problem, although we won’t hear much it until the next serious downturn. And BTW, a downturn won’t be a big deal to most younger people because they have nothing to lose in the first place. Many younger people are probably going to be smirking when we suddenly start hearing about how “bad” things are after another crash.

    • Replies: @iffen
    , @Audacious Epigone
  31. iffen says:
    @Feryl

    And BTW, a downturn won’t be a big deal to most younger people because they have nothing to lose in the first place.

    In the early part of the 20th century there were plenty of people that went to sleep hungry. And unlike today, it wasn’t because their parent or guardian is irresponsible.

    I think that you would benefit from reading some American history.

    • Agree: Audacious Epigone
    • Replies: @Mark G.
    , @Feryl
  32. iffen says:
    @Audacious Epigone

    in the DNC with the white lady being demoted

    Over the long term this should play out to the advantage of those who operate on a criterion of favoring merit. Of course, I suppose we should just throw merit out the window when considering politics.

  33. Mark G. says:
    @iffen

    Many of the younger people who say we are worse off now say that because they haven’t talked to people who have direct personal experience with earlier eras. I heard stories as a child in the sixties from my grandparents about them living in a farmhouse with no electricity or indoor plumbing when they were young. My father had almost no remaining teeth because when he was a child in the Depression his parents could never afford to take him to a dentist. He knew children in his neighborhood who had diseases like polio and tuberculosis and had to worry about catching them himself. He had hungry people coming to his parents door and begging for food. Compared to past generations, we are actually pretty spoiled which I think is one of our major problems. The cultural decadence we have now comes from our overall affluence and that cultural decadence is leading us to becoming poor again.

    • Replies: @dfordoom
    , @Feryl
  34. @Anon7

    We’re going to get a chance to see sooner than most people think.

  35. dfordoom says: • Website
    @Mark G.

    Compared to past generations, we are actually pretty spoiled which I think is one of our major problems.

    What Millennials are whining about is relative poverty, not absolute poverty. The phenomenon of people complaining bitterly because they’re affluent but they perceive themselves as being less affluent than others is a major characteristic of our modern world. It’s inevitable in a society that measures the success of individuals, and nations, entirely in monetary terms. Other kids at school have the latest iPhone but I’ve only got a crappy old iPhone 7 so I’m poor and it’s not fair. I have a closet full of new clothes but they don’t have designer labels so I’m poor and it’s not fair.

    It’s a symptom of decadence when people today complain more bitterly about relative poverty than people in the past did about absolute poverty.

    • Replies: @Feryl
  36. Feryl says:
    @Mark G.

    Mark, what I’m getting at is people’s confidence that things are being done well, and are going to get better. The relative standard of material affluence is entirely distinct from the matter of financial and political corruption. People had poorer dental health in the 1950’s and 60’s, however they were much less likely to treated with open contempt and abuse by the the people who ran the system back then, compared to how 60-70% of people are now considered The People of Wal-mart, untouchable, unwashed.

    Also, it’s a fact that young adults in the 1940’s-1980’s had much more material wealth than previous or future generations. Silents and Boomers had so much at such an early age, and continue to have absolutely zero gratitude for what they lucked into, if the responses from defensive and arrogant Boomers on this thread are any indication. You guys have been giving vast piles of ammunition to X-ers and Millennials for decades. Instead of compassion, it’s bitching that today’s “youngsters” (which included X-ers in the 90’s, and now includes Gen Z) should be grateful that they don’t live in mud huts.

    BTW, our economy didn’t “mature” and “stagnate” due to some natural process of exhaustion. Rather, it was debauched by the Me Generation who wanted corporate profits to go through the stratosphere with absolutely no regard for how they were bankrupting future generations. The least the older generations could is apologize for letting this happen, instead of all but laughing in the face of younger generations who had the misfortune to be born well after the New Deal and during The Great Yuppie Gang-Rape of our economy and society that commenced in the 80’s.

  37. Feryl says:
    @dfordoom

    People are complaining that our society is run by a bunch of crooked assholes. White people are offing themselves at high rates, and have been for 20 years*, ever since they realized that globalist yuppies cared more about profits than they did social and cultural health.

    That people like you are arrogant enough to think that today’s “youth” (including people who are now almost 40) are really that shallow…..C’mon.

    *Many Boomers and X-ers are beset by despair. They may not think it’s ok to openly resent the high elite for crapping on everyone (because in Reaganite terms, the affluent do no wrong while only socialist scum promote “class warfare”), lest they come off as entitled or whiny. But, deep inside, they are hurting. A lot of us are. It’s just that Millennials and Gen Z are much more comfortable admitting that they’ve been scarred by a society that is so openly corrupt and elitist, and has been that way to some degree ever since they were kids.

    Shiny toys aren’t doing the job for older generations, just the same for younger people. Just telling people that happiness is material in nature**, is dumb anyway. We need to have goals beyond that, and we need leaders motivating us to do these things. We need to draw strength from good common goals.

    **It still is true that equitable distribution of wealth is a good material indicator of our elites doing a good job, because we feel (correctly) that social morale is boosted when a handful of big winners aren’t making off with most of the dough.

  38. Feryl says:
    @iffen

    The entire Alt-Right movement was a nihilistic spasm motivated by contempt for empty, boring, soul-crushing neo-lib values that today’s younger people were force-fed by the me-generation. Essentially, what today’s oldest generations regard as a not so bad place (the modern West) is considered a spiritual and emotional wasteland by X-ers, Millennials, and Gen Z, who are really REALLY sick and tired of being told that well-being is defined by how many shiny toys you own. This mind-set has poisoned society, robbed us of community, camaraderie, joy, and modesty.

    We need to hit the re-set button. Even if that entails some sort of physical hard-ship. Younger people are already back up against the wall, emotionally and spiritually. And that’s what counts, right? What’s inside, intangible. We’ve seen the conspicous consumption, the sports cars, the plastic surgery, the de-regulation of the markets, the dissolution of national borders. We’re sick, and we need to take some medicine. Soon. Even if that means that today’s post-modern unsustainable “prosperity” has to end, for the greater long term good.

    • Replies: @iffen
    , @dfordoom
  39. iffen says:
    @Feryl

    We need to hit the re-set button.

    It’s not that simple.

    The cult of the individual has devoured everything in its path. Cultural supports like a good religion don’t spring up overnight and out of nowhere like mushrooms. It seems to have been our good (bad?) luck that the rise of the cult of the individual coincided with many thousands fold increase in the productivity of the economy (with said individualism playing a major part in that productivity growth). It now appears that the increase in productivity may be grinding to a halt exactly at the same time millions and millions more are joining the cult of the individual. It may be that Houston has a problem on its hands for which there are no good solutions.

    • Replies: @dfordoom
  40. dfordoom says: • Website
    @Feryl

    Essentially, what today’s oldest generations regard as a not so bad place (the modern West) is considered a spiritual and emotional wasteland by X-ers, Millennials, and Gen Z

    Living in a spiritual and emotional wasteland is bad. Not having enough food to eat is worse. Previous generations who experienced actual poverty and people in the Third World who live today in genuine poverty would love to live in a spiritual and emotional wasteland if it means plenty to eat, decent housing, being able to buy new clothes, having a car, etc.

    Of course they will in the long run find that living in a spiritual and emotional wasteland will destroy them but it’s understandable that they would have little sympathy for modern westerners. The poor in the modern West live better than the super-rich of a couple of centuries ago.

    The X-ers, Millennials and Gen Z that I encounter seem to have remarkably little interest in doing anything about the spiritual and emotional wasteland they live in. With the normal arrogance of youth the Millennials and Gen Z seem to regard themselves as the most enlightened and virtuous folks who ever walked the Earth.

    The entire Alt-Right movement was a nihilistic spasm motivated by contempt for empty, boring, soul-crushing neo-lib values that today’s younger people were force-fed by the me-generation.

    What exactly did the alt-right achieve? A few internet memes. Changing society and changing the culture (which certainly needs to be done) is hard work. It requires more than retweeting Pepe the Frog memes. Sometimes it even requires leaving Mom’s basement.

    • Replies: @Feryl
  41. dfordoom says: • Website
    @iffen

    The cult of the individual has devoured everything in its path. Cultural supports like a good religion don’t spring up overnight and out of nowhere like mushrooms

    The big problem is that most people in the modern West aren’t even aware of what’s missing. They wouldn’t know a cultural support if they fell over one. They may have some vague awareness that things are not quite right but they don’t have any understanding of what it is that’s wrong. The cult of the individual has left them demoralised and empty but puzzled as to why they feel so bad.

    Most have never lived in a fully functional society as distinct from a random agglomeration of individuals.

    • Replies: @iffen
  42. iffen says:
    @dfordoom

    The big problem is that most people in the modern West aren’t even aware of what’s missing.

    The big problem is that the economic and social structures in most of the West have been selecting for individualism for generations. Individualism is the bees knees for most people. Individualism for me, regimentation for you.

    • Replies: @Feryl
    , @Audacious Epigone
  43. Feryl says:
    @dfordoom

    The Alt-Right turned most middle and lower class conservatives against free trade and intensified opposition towards immigration and political correctness. On the other hand, many long-time conservatives still can’t bring themselves to fully oppose military excess, although younger generations are more skeptical of war (per Pew surveys), so this branch of the Alt-Right isn’t as thick as the others.

    The Alt-Right is populist, a big contrast from neo-lib elitism. Neo-lib elitism is now the dinosaur, and failure of elites to relinquish it might lead to large scale conflict within and between nations (by contrast, most Western elites around 1930 decided to implement the “mixed model” economy in order to make society more stable).

    The X-ers, Millennials and Gen Z that I encounter seem to have remarkably little interest in doing anything about the spiritual and emotional wasteland they live in

    These generations did not reach adulthood during The Great Compression (1930-1980), so they are far more melancholy and detached than the older generations who did. If you read generational histories, you’d see that the Lost Generation (born from about 1885-1900) had a sourness to it that they never were able to shake, because their attitudes toward society and humanity had hardened into place before the New Deal. The generations who benefited from the Great Compression (GIs, Silents, and Boomers) are the ones who believe in the American Dream, that a can-do attitude makes a big difference, and so forth. These are also the generations who typically smile and say hi to their co-workers and neighbors, because during the Great Compression (the 1930’s-1970’s) society socialized people to not act haughty or aloof.

    As we get further past the Great Compression, each generation is more disagreeable than the last. X-ers had some imprinting from the 70’s, and weren’t affected by the 2000’s or 2010’s. Millennials have some imprinting from the 80’s, and early Millennials aren’t affected by the 2010’s. Later Millennials and Gen Z have all their programming from the late 90’s-present, when we entered Gilded Age 2.0. So people born after circa 1990 are going to be particularly uncommunicative.

    BTW, the Civil War and post-Civil War era were also known for their high level of cynicism. Cynical commoners don’t think they can make a difference anymore, and attempts to effect some sort of change often are left up to violent radicals and militia-type groups who fail to restore order or faith in society. We went through this in the late 19th century, and we are going through a similar period right now.

  44. Feryl says:
    @iffen

    There is “enlightened” individualism (due-process, freedom of speech, freedom of association, freedom to not be abused by the government/police). And then there is decadent individualism (non-stop celebration of ideas and practices that undermine social and mental stability). We’ve obviously been headed toward the latter since circa 1970.

  45. @Feryl

    Stagflation will not be a laughing matter for millennials without any savings. When their wages stay the same in nominal terms but everything at the grocery store doubles in price, they won’t be laughing.

  46. @iffen

    There is a lot of truth in this. A lot of people like the idea of community, but their revealed preferences show that they personally prefer individualism.

    • Replies: @dfordoom
  47. dfordoom says: • Website
    @Audacious Epigone

    A lot of people like the idea of community, but their revealed preferences show that they personally prefer individualism.

    What people say they believe and what they actually do are often spectacularly different.

    There are people who believe passionately that the government should be spending immense sums on mass transit but who have have never caught a bus or a train in their lives. There are people who are True Believers in the coming Climate Change apocalypse but they don’t seem to think that their beach houses in Malibu will be affected by rising sea levels. There are the passionate antiracists who live in towns that are 98% white.

    There are libertarians who seem quite happy to enjoy the benefits of living in a society with a government rather than heading off into the wilderness to put their beliefs in rugged individualism into practice. Zionist Jews who don’t want to give up their apartments in Manhattan to move to Tel Aviv. Liberals who think that intolerance is evil and believe that people who disagree with them should be sent to prison. People who think everybody should be free to love whomever they like but they’ll go berserk if their boyfriend decides to put that into practice by loving a younger hotter woman.

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