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From The New Yorker:

Environmentalism’s Racist History
By Jedediah Purdy
August 13, 2015

Madison Grant (Yale College 1887, Columbia Law School) … belonged, like his political ally Teddy Roosevelt, to a Manhattan aristocracy defined by bloodline and money. But Grant, like many young men of his vintage, felt duty-bound to do more than enjoy his privilege. He made himself a credible wildlife zoologist, was instrumental in creating the Bronx Zoo, and founded the first organizations dedicated to preserving American bison and the California redwoods.

Grant spent his career at the center of the same energetic conservationist circle as Roosevelt. This band of reformers did much to create the country’s national parks, forests, game refuges, and other public lands—the system of environmental stewardship and public access that has been called “America’s best idea.” …

Grant has been pushed to the margins of environmentalism’s history, however. He is often remembered for another reason: his 1916 book “The Passing of the Great Race, or The Racial Basis of European History,” a pseudo-scientific work of white supremacism that warns of the decline of the “Nordic” peoples. …

Grant’s fellow conservationists supported his racist activism. Roosevelt wrote Grant a letter praising “The Passing of the Great Race,” which appeared as a blurb on later editions, calling it “a capital book; in purpose, in vision, in grasp of the facts our people most need to realize.” ….

For both Muir and Thoreau, working, consuming, occupying, and admiring American nature was a way for a certain kind of white person to become symbolically native to the continent. …

Ironically enough, Madison Grant, writing about extinction, was right: the natural world that future generations live in will be the one we create for them. It can only help to acknowledge just how many environmentalist priorities and patterns of thought came from an argument among white people, some of them bigots and racial engineers, about the character and future of a country that they were sure was theirs and expected to keep.

If only those evil old WASPs who invented conservationism in America hadn’t held outmoded ideas of “environmental stewardship,” but had instead subscribed to today’s slash-and-burn conventional wisdom about the wonders of mass immigration, they wouldn’t have saddled us with all these racist National Parks.

Extinction is too good for the likes of them.

 
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  1. syonredux says:

    It can only help to acknowledge just how many environmentalist priorities and patterns of thought came from an argument among white people, some of them bigots and racial engineers, about the character and future of a country that they were sure was theirs and expected to keep.

    How could they foresee that their heirs would willingly embrace their own extinction…..

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    It can only help to acknowledge just how many environmentalist priorities and patterns of thought came from an argument among american-indian people, some of them bigots and racial engineers, about the character and future of a country that they were sure was theirs and expected to keep.

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  2. “For both Muir and Thoreau, working, consuming, occupying, and admiring American nature was a way for a certain kind of white person to become symbolically native to the continent.”

    Setting aside for a moment the breathtakingly insightful, though somewhat dime-store psychoanalysis, they probably loved the scenery, too.

    We need a new term for all this East Coast media-center brilliance. I propose New York Stupid.

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    • Replies: @Dieter Kief

    We need a new term for all this East Coast media-center brilliance. I propose New York Stupid
     
    In the Badenian German dialect, the word is "iwwergscheit" - overbright, roughly. It's to be pronounced with an ironic smile (or a grimace).
  3. Ivy says:

    Having visited a few national parks in the past 72 hours, I am grateful for the foresight of past generations. En route, I saw some freeway road signs advertising rest stops that were public-private partnerships. Seeing those, and wondering about the business model that would be used to pitch those to governments (some real estate play, vending machine kickbacks, pay toilets, etc), made me glad that we don’t yet have the PPP disease infecting parks.

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    • Replies: @Yngvar, @jim jones
    Coyote runs a bunch of private parks and is always ranting about the State bureaucracy:

    http://www.coyoteblog.com/
  4. Cortes says:

    When you conceive of yourselves as masters of the universe it becomes easier, I guess, to pick up those flowing robes worn by the Olympians in Ray Harryhausen animatronic movies.

    “Move those pawns over there” thunders Olivier and onscreen said mere pawns are moved.

    How inconvenient that “pawns” have ideas of there own.

    I refer you to Connery’s finest role in “Zardoz.”

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    • Replies: @Eustace Tilley (not)
    You are right about "Zardoz", one of the most interesting films ever made. It's unfortunate that the costume designer got his way with Sean Connery's ("Zed") red satin diaper: that's the only defect in the film. It's one cult classic (along with "Conan the Barbarian") that I never tire of.

    The film is a witty skewering of the elite and their pretensions. It's amusing to see that they literally live in a bubble (the "Vortex") and profess to feel sorry for the "brutals" living outside in the barbaric outlands, but not sorry enough to keep a sharper eye on Arthur Frain and his artistically-genocidal manipulations. Because they must not reproduce (they are immortal) and outrun the resources taken by Frain from the outlands, they are prohibited from sex. This becomes just too much for a very fetching young Charlotte Rampling after Zed stows away in the flying head of Zardoz ( a fake god concocted by Frain to keep the brutals in awe) and enters the Vortex as a Shiva-like destroyer/creator messiah figure.

    Best line: "The gun is good!" Also, beautiful music of Beethoven (7th Symphony, Second Movement) sung by a European boy's choir.

  5. utu says:

    Brown and Green: Were the Nazis Forerunners of Environmental Movements?

    http://www.haaretz.com/jewish/features/brown-and-green-were-the-nazis-forerunners-of-environmental-movements-1.513354

    In 1935, two years after the Nazis rose to power, the German government passed a Reich law for the protection of the natural environment, a law whose scope was unprecedented at the time and whose goal was to protect and care for the homeland’s natural environment. The law included regulations for the protection of flora and fauna, as well as for the conservation of unique natural phenomena of scientific importance and of aesthetic and cultural value.

    The Reich’s green laws – although this might sound sarcastic – forbade the slaughtering of animals that had not been previously anaesthetized and fixed limits on experiments on animals. Within the context of the Reich’s laws for the protection of the natural environment, organic agriculture, which encouraged the use of manual plowshares in small farms instead of heavy machinery, was advanced.

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    • Replies: @Robert Hume
    Hitler was a vegetarian. It all fits together!
    , @guest
    There must be diminishing returns to the "Nazi" label, after all. For my immediate reaction to the title "Environmentalism's Racist History" was that it would be all about Nazis. Lo and behold, they stick to homegrown "pseudo-scientific" white supremacism. (Because the Madison Grants of the world haven't been stomped on enough, from the Great Gatsby to the Current Year.) Maybe they thought we'd be confused if they incorporated German intellectual history. Their right sounded an awful lot like our left at the time.

    Is T.R. in or out right now? There was that Ken Burns documentary, and lefties still cream over national parks. But we're talking about a guy who wrote books about winning the West, for the Current Year's sake.

    I 'spose he one that can be circulated in and out of acceptability as needed.
    , @passive-aggressivist
    here's another one from the end of 2005, probably sourcing a lot of similar information as the 2013 article:

    https://www.amazon.com/dp/0821416472/

    How Green Were the Nazis?: Nature, Environment, and Nation in the Third Reich

    this topic has a strange penchant for pissing people off. basically muh cognitive dissonance, from both the left and the mainstream, consumerist and/or libertarian "right"
  6. Forbes says:

    White privilege is nothing if not the privilege to be called racist.

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    • Replies: @Clyde

    White privilege is nothing if not the privilege to be called racist.
     
    In the 1950s we were looking for commies under every bed. Today the libs/lefties/Dems are looking for racists under every bed. The young white commentariat is on automatic when it comes to being obsessed with uncovering racism. Bunch of ill educated self-haters, it is so pajama boy weak and pathetic. They disgust me.
  7. The article writer doesn’t seem aware that one of the major figures of conservationism was a housewife who never even finished high school.

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    • Replies: @Desiderius
    So did spaghetti and pizza make her uncomfortable?
  8. kihowi says:

    Modern environmentalism’s goal is burdening white people. It costs money, it hinders just about everything with infinite restrictions and makes life more expensive. Even just the discussion creates disharmony and drains energy that could have been spent productively.

    This article is a reminder not to lose sight of the objective, and that environmentalism can be dropped in a heartbeat when something more destructive comes along (like Africans).

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    • Replies: @anonymous

    Modern environmentalism’s goal is burdening white people. It costs money, it hinders just about everything with infinite restrictions and makes life more expensive. Even just the discussion creates disharmony and drains energy that could have been spent productively.
     
    That's why you should try to distinguish between environmentalism and conservationism. Only the latter is about the stewardship of our natural resources.
  9. @utu
    Brown and Green: Were the Nazis Forerunners of Environmental Movements?
    http://www.haaretz.com/jewish/features/brown-and-green-were-the-nazis-forerunners-of-environmental-movements-1.513354

    In 1935, two years after the Nazis rose to power, the German government passed a Reich law for the protection of the natural environment, a law whose scope was unprecedented at the time and whose goal was to protect and care for the homeland's natural environment. The law included regulations for the protection of flora and fauna, as well as for the conservation of unique natural phenomena of scientific importance and of aesthetic and cultural value.

    The Reich's green laws - although this might sound sarcastic - forbade the slaughtering of animals that had not been previously anaesthetized and fixed limits on experiments on animals. Within the context of the Reich's laws for the protection of the natural environment, organic agriculture, which encouraged the use of manual plowshares in small farms instead of heavy machinery, was advanced.
     

    Hitler was a vegetarian. It all fits together!

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  10. benjaminl says:

    The author is definitely a triple-distilled SWPL type.

    http://www.thecrimson.com/article/1999/10/12/at-book-reading-purdy-quietly-denounces/

    Purdy has gained national media attention since his book, For Common Things: Irony, Trust and Commitment in America Today, was released earlier this year. And now, despite his unassuming manner, the 24-year-old Yale Law student has emerged as a role model for many.

    “Irony is not just something we watch, it’s something we do,” Purdy said. “It renders everything cliche. Unique moments seem impossible.”

    Purdy, home-schooled by his counterculture parents in West Virginia, said he was spurred to write For Common Things by “a keen sense of ambivalence…between the obligation to do public work and the suspicion that that work is futile and self-indulgent.”

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    • Replies: @Moshe
    “Irony is not just something we watch, it’s something we do,” Purdy said. “It renders everything cliche. Unique moments seem impossible.”

    I <3 THAT!!

    “Yellow is not something we eat, it’s something we do,” Moshe said. "It smells like a cloth. Collated interrogations seem chewy."

    Send in your memes -!
    , @Desiderius

    a keen sense of ambivalence…between the obligation to do public work and the suspicion that that work is futile and self-indulgent.
     
    Funny, I've felt that too.

    Must be something in those West Virginia wild blackberries. None better.
    , @eD
    "The author is definitely a triple-distilled SWPL type."

    Thanks for pointing this out. Emmanuel Macron just got elected President of France. Purdy is exactly the sort of people our elites would put in the White House, if they had the confidence of the French elites.
    , @zanon
    Purdy is not a natural born SWPL.

    He came to Harvard as something of a curiosity -- home schooled in west Virginia. His political beliefs exactly matched those of his parents when he started, and this was pretty obvious to everyone. Someone might have pointed it out to him, which probably embarrassed him somewhat.

    He went to Yale and then wrote a book.

    So he isn't a natural born SWPL, I think he's smart conformist scotts irish who is good/wired at absorbing the beliefs around him. Harvard and Yale would convert a hard core Mohammaden into a solid gold SWPL.
  11. According to his Wikipedia entry, Grant never had children.

    This seems to be a pattern among many WN’s.Complain about the disappearance of Whites, just don’t do anything to increase their number-but do complain about the increase in non-Whites.

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    • Replies: @kihowi
    Openly espousing politics that will ruin your life isn't as attractive when you have children.
    , @Anonymous
    In Grant's day, the complaints were of the more fecund Catholic European immigrants.

    R.A. Fisher wrote about how advanced societies tend to select for less fertile upper classes:

    http://racehist.blogspot.nl/2013/06/r-fisher-social-selection-of-fertility.html

    Grant and other elite WASPs of the period were probably constitutionally less fertile and thus more alarmed and focused on other groups' fertility.
    , @PV van der Byl
    Madison Grant may not have been interested in women.
    , @Mr. Anon

    This seems to be a pattern among many WN’s.Complain about the disappearance of Whites, just don’t do anything to increase their number-but do complain about the increase in non-Whites.
     
    No, it is not a pattern. But it is a rhetorical device used by people like you. Anyway, it is completely unimportant. If a man's advocacy does a great deal to further the cause of his people, it doesn't matter how procreative he is. How many children was he going to have anyway? Three? Four? There are any number of catholic saints who sired no catholic children, yet created vast numbers of catholics by converting whole tribes or nations.
    , @Anon
    EG, Julius Evola, who even argued against the importance of mass populations (the Romans and British didn't rule by sheer numbers, after all).

    Essay question: who did more for White reproductive success, Evola or Oscar Wilde (whom Evola cites as a major influence in his autobiography).
  12. kihowi says:
    @anony-mouse
    According to his Wikipedia entry, Grant never had children.

    This seems to be a pattern among many WN's.Complain about the disappearance of Whites, just don't do anything to increase their number-but do complain about the increase in non-Whites.

    Openly espousing politics that will ruin your life isn’t as attractive when you have children.

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  13. guest says:
    @utu
    Brown and Green: Were the Nazis Forerunners of Environmental Movements?
    http://www.haaretz.com/jewish/features/brown-and-green-were-the-nazis-forerunners-of-environmental-movements-1.513354

    In 1935, two years after the Nazis rose to power, the German government passed a Reich law for the protection of the natural environment, a law whose scope was unprecedented at the time and whose goal was to protect and care for the homeland's natural environment. The law included regulations for the protection of flora and fauna, as well as for the conservation of unique natural phenomena of scientific importance and of aesthetic and cultural value.

    The Reich's green laws - although this might sound sarcastic - forbade the slaughtering of animals that had not been previously anaesthetized and fixed limits on experiments on animals. Within the context of the Reich's laws for the protection of the natural environment, organic agriculture, which encouraged the use of manual plowshares in small farms instead of heavy machinery, was advanced.
     

    There must be diminishing returns to the “Nazi” label, after all. For my immediate reaction to the title “Environmentalism’s Racist History” was that it would be all about Nazis. Lo and behold, they stick to homegrown “pseudo-scientific” white supremacism. (Because the Madison Grants of the world haven’t been stomped on enough, from the Great Gatsby to the Current Year.) Maybe they thought we’d be confused if they incorporated German intellectual history. Their right sounded an awful lot like our left at the time.

    Is T.R. in or out right now? There was that Ken Burns documentary, and lefties still cream over national parks. But we’re talking about a guy who wrote books about winning the West, for the Current Year’s sake.

    I ‘spose he one that can be circulated in and out of acceptability as needed.

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    • Replies: @Desiderius
    The Bull Moose convention closed with 116 choruses of "Onward Christian Soldiers."

    Pretty sure he's out.

    Then again:

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Progressive_Party_(United_States,_1912)#The_Progressive_convention_and_platform
  14. whoever says: • Website

    For a home-schooled West Virginia boy, Jedediah gets around.

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    • LOL: dcthrowback
    • Replies: @fish
    That was awesome!
    , @EH
    Good stuff at that site, for example this from Hugo Ramos:

    I didn’t want to write this, but it’s definitely time. I’ve been seeing you making efforts around town to try and stop cultural appropriation. Scolding the insensitive souls that ignorantly use other’s cultures like they were just throw-away props. Well, I must say it is a noble effort but a fair bit problematic because pointing out cultural appropriation is actually a part of MY culture. Essentially, you were trying to prevent cultural appropriation while culturally appropriating my culture’s culture of pointing out cultural appropriation. You can clearly see where the problem lies, right?
     
    , @Moshe
    I got through a third of it and I do not brlirve that I have benefitted from the reading. Please share the punchline?
    , @Moshe
    Oh, it's satire.

    I don't know anything about Purdy Mouth so I didn't get it.

    I only got as far as his being upset with the Venetian. What joke did I miss?
  15. Dave Pinsen says: • Website

    Purdy is the kid argued against irony, right? He won’t like this post.

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  16. guest says:

    “…a pseudo-scientific work…”

    I’m still have waiting for them to append that descriptor to the works of Freud, Boas, Gould, etc.

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  17. Luke Lea says:

    “Jedediah Purdy is out on what he likes to call a ramble. Walking through the wooded hills near his family’s remote West Virginia house, he snaps up wild blackberries and feels the soil that has been punished by the summer’s drought. He eventually reaches a high meadow and finds a sprawling ash tree that holds special meaning for him. “I had vaguely animist sensibilities as a boy,” he says, spreading his pale hand along the bark. “I used to come and drink from this tree after a rain. Water would seep from its exposed roots. I had no predictive theory of what would happen when I drank from it. I just figured I would find out.” If the natural world once inspired mystical thoughts in Purdy, it now brings out his professorial side. Pausing to examine a dry stream bed, he muses: “Nature is a complicated and layered repository of human aspirations. It was a privilege to grow up in this landscape.”

    http://partners.nytimes.com/library/magazine/home/19990905mag-sincere-culture.html

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    • Replies: @Moshe
    I love this stuff!
    , @StillCARealist
    It seems to be a random collection of unrelated words. Sort of like Walden, only less purposeful. I wonder what drugs he's on.
  18. JohnnyD says:

    I think the left believes that only white men, especially WASPS, pollute and degrade the environment. So more diversity means more environmentalism.

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    • Replies: @Almost Missouri
    Yes, this is how it works.

    Progs believe that all dusky skinned people are just variations on the traditional rainforest denizen living in harmony with the land, and any regression from that ideal is the white man's fault.

    The fact that actual rainforest denizens are murderous rapists who can't sustain more than a few capita per square mile is unknown and/or irrelevant. Likewise ignored or irrelevant are the actual mounds of trash around the homes of your dusky neighbors. But that #6 plastic you just dropped in the #5 recycling box, white man, was a hate crime that revealed your underlying urge to genocide.

    To give Whiskey his due, this belief is most pronounced among white women of the middle and upper class.

  19. Moshe says:
    @benjaminl
    The author is definitely a triple-distilled SWPL type.

    http://www.thecrimson.com/article/1999/10/12/at-book-reading-purdy-quietly-denounces/



    Purdy has gained national media attention since his book, For Common Things: Irony, Trust and Commitment in America Today, was released earlier this year. And now, despite his unassuming manner, the 24-year-old Yale Law student has emerged as a role model for many.

    "Irony is not just something we watch, it's something we do," Purdy said. "It renders everything cliche. Unique moments seem impossible."

    Purdy, home-schooled by his counterculture parents in West Virginia, said he was spurred to write For Common Things by "a keen sense of ambivalence...between the obligation to do public work and the suspicion that that work is futile and self-indulgent."
     

    “Irony is not just something we watch, it’s something we do,” Purdy said. “It renders everything cliche. Unique moments seem impossible.”

    I <3 THAT!!

    “Yellow is not something we eat, it’s something we do,” Moshe said. "It smells like a cloth. Collated interrogations seem chewy."

    Send in your memes -!

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  20. Anonymous says: • Disclaimer
    @anony-mouse
    According to his Wikipedia entry, Grant never had children.

    This seems to be a pattern among many WN's.Complain about the disappearance of Whites, just don't do anything to increase their number-but do complain about the increase in non-Whites.

    In Grant’s day, the complaints were of the more fecund Catholic European immigrants.

    R.A. Fisher wrote about how advanced societies tend to select for less fertile upper classes:

    http://racehist.blogspot.nl/2013/06/r-fisher-social-selection-of-fertility.html

    Grant and other elite WASPs of the period were probably constitutionally less fertile and thus more alarmed and focused on other groups’ fertility.

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    • Replies: @bomag

    alarmed and focused on other groups’ fertility
     
    This.

    Out producing the other side would be a Pyrrhic victory.
    , @Reg Cæsar

    Grant and other elite WASPs of the period were probably constitutionally less fertile and thus more alarmed and focused on other groups’ fertility
     
    Many eugenicists had no children at all. I think that concentrated the mind.

    Darwin 10, Galton 0.
  21. Moshe says:
    @Luke Lea
    "Jedediah Purdy is out on what he likes to call a ramble. Walking through the wooded hills near his family's remote West Virginia house, he snaps up wild blackberries and feels the soil that has been punished by the summer's drought. He eventually reaches a high meadow and finds a sprawling ash tree that holds special meaning for him. "I had vaguely animist sensibilities as a boy," he says, spreading his pale hand along the bark. "I used to come and drink from this tree after a rain. Water would seep from its exposed roots. I had no predictive theory of what would happen when I drank from it. I just figured I would find out." If the natural world once inspired mystical thoughts in Purdy, it now brings out his professorial side. Pausing to examine a dry stream bed, he muses: "Nature is a complicated and layered repository of human aspirations. It was a privilege to grow up in this landscape."

    http://partners.nytimes.com/library/magazine/home/19990905mag-sincere-culture.html

    I love this stuff!

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  22. @utu
    Brown and Green: Were the Nazis Forerunners of Environmental Movements?
    http://www.haaretz.com/jewish/features/brown-and-green-were-the-nazis-forerunners-of-environmental-movements-1.513354

    In 1935, two years after the Nazis rose to power, the German government passed a Reich law for the protection of the natural environment, a law whose scope was unprecedented at the time and whose goal was to protect and care for the homeland's natural environment. The law included regulations for the protection of flora and fauna, as well as for the conservation of unique natural phenomena of scientific importance and of aesthetic and cultural value.

    The Reich's green laws - although this might sound sarcastic - forbade the slaughtering of animals that had not been previously anaesthetized and fixed limits on experiments on animals. Within the context of the Reich's laws for the protection of the natural environment, organic agriculture, which encouraged the use of manual plowshares in small farms instead of heavy machinery, was advanced.
     

    here’s another one from the end of 2005, probably sourcing a lot of similar information as the 2013 article:

    https://www.amazon.com/dp/0821416472/

    How Green Were the Nazis?: Nature, Environment, and Nation in the Third Reich

    this topic has a strange penchant for pissing people off. basically muh cognitive dissonance, from both the left and the mainstream, consumerist and/or libertarian “right”

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  23. @The Practical Conservative
    The article writer doesn't seem aware that one of the major figures of conservationism was a housewife who never even finished high school.

    So did spaghetti and pizza make her uncomfortable?

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  24. @benjaminl
    The author is definitely a triple-distilled SWPL type.

    http://www.thecrimson.com/article/1999/10/12/at-book-reading-purdy-quietly-denounces/



    Purdy has gained national media attention since his book, For Common Things: Irony, Trust and Commitment in America Today, was released earlier this year. And now, despite his unassuming manner, the 24-year-old Yale Law student has emerged as a role model for many.

    "Irony is not just something we watch, it's something we do," Purdy said. "It renders everything cliche. Unique moments seem impossible."

    Purdy, home-schooled by his counterculture parents in West Virginia, said he was spurred to write For Common Things by "a keen sense of ambivalence...between the obligation to do public work and the suspicion that that work is futile and self-indulgent."
     

    a keen sense of ambivalence…between the obligation to do public work and the suspicion that that work is futile and self-indulgent.

    Funny, I’ve felt that too.

    Must be something in those West Virginia wild blackberries. None better.

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    • Replies: @Achmed E. Newman
    There are much better and bigger blackberries in W. Washington State. Don't look for them in China, however. (Article is a comparison between "the country" in China vs. parks right in downtown Seattle, WA). Too many people sucks; that's been the gist of a lot of articles here on iSteve lately, and Peak Stupidity agrees wholeheartedly!
  25. @guest
    There must be diminishing returns to the "Nazi" label, after all. For my immediate reaction to the title "Environmentalism's Racist History" was that it would be all about Nazis. Lo and behold, they stick to homegrown "pseudo-scientific" white supremacism. (Because the Madison Grants of the world haven't been stomped on enough, from the Great Gatsby to the Current Year.) Maybe they thought we'd be confused if they incorporated German intellectual history. Their right sounded an awful lot like our left at the time.

    Is T.R. in or out right now? There was that Ken Burns documentary, and lefties still cream over national parks. But we're talking about a guy who wrote books about winning the West, for the Current Year's sake.

    I 'spose he one that can be circulated in and out of acceptability as needed.

    The Bull Moose convention closed with 116 choruses of “Onward Christian Soldiers.”

    Pretty sure he’s out.

    Then again:

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Progressive_Party_(United_States,_1912)#The_Progressive_convention_and_platform

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  26. David Bernstein of the Volokh Conspiracy has done a lot of research on the racist roots of the gun control movement.

    A lot of Prog policies have racist roots. Shoots too, for that matter. None more than the holy of holies abortion of course.

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    • Replies: @ANON
    Those persnickety gun laws put a lot of black criminal's in prison. And remember, selling, buying and possession of stolen property including guns is a crime.

    Many state gun laws are not at all restrictive. But the big cities in those states are of course filled with black criminals. So those cities have restrictive gun laws. And they put a lot of black criminal's in prison where they belong.

    Gun laws are anti criminal. By coincidence they hit blacks disproportionately and that is good.

    And with blacks and Hispanics having much higher rates of abortion than Whites, a lot of black and Hispanics are not even born. Praise the Lord.
  27. Rob McX says:

    The way of the destroyers is to silently hijack everything. Conservatism, environmentalism, religion have all been destroyed with the anti-white virus. There are only a handful of true environmentalists around nowadays. You’ll never see their views expressed in papers like the New Yorker or the Guardian.

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  28. ic1000 says:

    The prideful, foolish leaders of 1887 that Jedediah excoriates. They were oh-so-sure that their truths would endure. But their sexism, their nature-loving, their Darwinism. And of course their racism. All lies.

    And it’s more of the same for those who stood at the pinnacles of 1907, 1947, 1977, 2007.

    That’s the great thing about today. This Time Is Different. Jedediah and his peers have figured it out. Fifty years from now (or 500), people will look back to the giants of the Current Year and gasp in awe.

    Not since fifth century Rome has a country been so blessed by its elites — their wisdom, vision, generosity, grace, and humility. Such an honor to witness.

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  29. Rob McX says:

    The way of the destroyers is to silently hijack everything. Conservatism, environmentalism, religion, have all been destroyed with the anti-white virus. There are only a handful of true environmentalists around nowadays. You’ll never see their views expressed in papers like the New Yorker or the Guardian.

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    • Replies: @PV van der Byl
    The late Garrett Hardin (1915-2003) was one of the last great environmentalists.
  30. Mr. Blank says:

    So…does that mean environmentalism is a bad thing now? Or does the guilt by association thing only work for right wing causes?

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    • Replies: @The Anti-Gnostic
    Yes. For quite some time now.

    https://anti-gnostic.blogspot.com/2012/01/what-left-left-behind.html
    , @guest
    The Annointed Few are of two minds about environmentalism, as with many another issue. One might guess they're schizophrenic, but if they are, the Man (or Whitey, or the Patriarchy, or religious superstition, or Cishet normativity, or Western Civ., or Main Street, or Pleasant Valley) made them that way.
  31. slumber_j says:

    I think I’ve just come to understand something. The invasive white people of that generation, once they’d become comfortable in their new home, had a feeling that people–the American Indians and the previous whites–hadn’t had about North America: that it was a thing separate from them, and worth preserving.

    The Indians hadn’t had that sense of it, nor had the old-timer whites: it was the water they were swimming in. It was good or bad by turns, but only to the degree that it affected them.

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  32. “the character and future of a country that they were sure was theirs and expected to keep.”

    An end zone dance celebrating the fact that the country is theirs and no longer ours.

    But if environmentalism is too white it really means blacks and Mex’s don’t give a hoot.

    Who then will be left to perpetuate our National Parks?

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  33. eD says:
    @benjaminl
    The author is definitely a triple-distilled SWPL type.

    http://www.thecrimson.com/article/1999/10/12/at-book-reading-purdy-quietly-denounces/



    Purdy has gained national media attention since his book, For Common Things: Irony, Trust and Commitment in America Today, was released earlier this year. And now, despite his unassuming manner, the 24-year-old Yale Law student has emerged as a role model for many.

    "Irony is not just something we watch, it's something we do," Purdy said. "It renders everything cliche. Unique moments seem impossible."

    Purdy, home-schooled by his counterculture parents in West Virginia, said he was spurred to write For Common Things by "a keen sense of ambivalence...between the obligation to do public work and the suspicion that that work is futile and self-indulgent."
     

    “The author is definitely a triple-distilled SWPL type.”

    Thanks for pointing this out. Emmanuel Macron just got elected President of France. Purdy is exactly the sort of people our elites would put in the White House, if they had the confidence of the French elites.

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  34. @anony-mouse
    According to his Wikipedia entry, Grant never had children.

    This seems to be a pattern among many WN's.Complain about the disappearance of Whites, just don't do anything to increase their number-but do complain about the increase in non-Whites.

    Madison Grant may not have been interested in women.

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  35. @Rob McX
    The way of the destroyers is to silently hijack everything. Conservatism, environmentalism, religion, have all been destroyed with the anti-white virus. There are only a handful of true environmentalists around nowadays. You'll never see their views expressed in papers like the New Yorker or the Guardian.

    The late Garrett Hardin (1915-2003) was one of the last great environmentalists.

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  36. a pseudo-scientific work of white supremacism that warns of the decline of the “Nordic” peoples

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    • Replies: @Roderick Spode
    Is 'Passing' worth reading? Counter Currents sells a new edition with Alex Kurtagic artwork and an introduction by Jared Taylor.

    Kurtagic's cover should be a little familiar to readers of this blog too: https://www.counter-currents.com/the-passing-of-the-great-race/


    I read the synopsis of the book's arguments a few years ago and, well... it does seem to be happening as the man predicted.
  37. fish says:
    @whoever
    For a home-schooled West Virginia boy, Jedediah gets around.

    That was awesome!

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    • Agree: bomag
    • Replies: @dcthrowback
    He smiles slyly, and mutters: “Breakin’ the law, breakin’ the law.” - LOL, perfect
  38. Marty T says:

    I’m a conservative in almost every way and also a strong environmentalist. I don’t really feel much tension between the two positions.

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    • Replies: @International Jew
    And there shouldn't be. Conservatism is conservationism focused on people, instead of animals.
  39. Whiskey says: • Website

    Macron’s success as the most forceful power bottom in history, and Marie Le Pen’s abject failure, is a huge indicator that France is very, very feminist. There is nothing White women like better than a gay White man; he’s the perfect version of a non-Alpha White male. Not interested in them, with a debauched and unhealthy sex life that excites them. Plus interested in the same things … fashion, fabulousness, and glitter.

    Macron, however, may have just now figured out: A. There are about 50 million Africans willing to move to France RIGHT NOW and start voting/rioting/killing. B. He won’t be Field Marshall Jupiter Power Bottom and President of France but rather a rotting corpse about a year tops, after those Africans move to France and turn it into Greater Niger.

    Yes, White women love gays. Its why Ireland has a gay Pakistani as Prime Minister — women love that stuff. Men not so much, they are surveys tell us, at least White men, disgusted reflexively by gay sex. Which makes sense, its a huge disease vector and historically small population Whites could not afford African levels of die-offs.

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    • Replies: @Chrisnonymous
    Whiskey, do you have a tiny duck?
    , @Buffalo Joe
    Whiskey, Fabulous comment.
    , @Roderick Spode
    Conservatives have got to get over their obsession with gay sex. It's not healthy. Sometimes I think the old fogies on this board spend more time thinking about sodomy than fags do.

    Also, genius: Varadkar is Indian, not Pakistani, and then only on his Hindu father's side. His parents raised him Catholic (I know, I know, evidently not very well, blah blah blah)

    The Hindu minority in Ireland is a useful buffer against Muslims. We have never had a Muslim attack there. And Varadkar has said some very red-pilled things about immigrants, including asking parliament if it would be cheaper in the long run to pay migrants to leave the country (lol)
  40. @Mr. Blank
    So...does that mean environmentalism is a bad thing now? Or does the guilt by association thing only work for right wing causes?
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  41. guest says:
    @Mr. Blank
    So...does that mean environmentalism is a bad thing now? Or does the guilt by association thing only work for right wing causes?

    The Annointed Few are of two minds about environmentalism, as with many another issue. One might guess they’re schizophrenic, but if they are, the Man (or Whitey, or the Patriarchy, or religious superstition, or Cishet normativity, or Western Civ., or Main Street, or Pleasant Valley) made them that way.

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  42. anonymous says: • Disclaimer

    … about the character and future of a country that they were sure was theirs and expected to keep.

    I think the same could have been said about the Founders. The same could probably be said about other people and their countries too. Mexicans probably think they are sure Mexico is theirs and they expect to keep it. Israelis probably think they are sure Israel is theirs and they expect to keep it. Japanese probably think they are sure Japan is theirs and they expect to keep it.

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  43. anonymous says: • Disclaimer
    @kihowi
    Modern environmentalism's goal is burdening white people. It costs money, it hinders just about everything with infinite restrictions and makes life more expensive. Even just the discussion creates disharmony and drains energy that could have been spent productively.

    This article is a reminder not to lose sight of the objective, and that environmentalism can be dropped in a heartbeat when something more destructive comes along (like Africans).

    Modern environmentalism’s goal is burdening white people. It costs money, it hinders just about everything with infinite restrictions and makes life more expensive. Even just the discussion creates disharmony and drains energy that could have been spent productively.

    That’s why you should try to distinguish between environmentalism and conservationism. Only the latter is about the stewardship of our natural resources.

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  44. MB says: • Website

    Gotta love it. Once the intersectionally awoke SJWs pull their head out of their arse and start reading something that isn’t on their Ipad and comes from outside their sterile little bubble, they find out that the taint of original sin even despoils their very own sacred causes.
    Aaargh.

    After all, could there be anything worse for your self righteousness than finding out that the sacred cow that you have been sacrificing to all along, has been pooping on the sly in your bottled water, even before you were born and could do anything about it?

    I look for a rise in incidents of violence and rage, along with claims that “Drumpf made me do it”.
    That is after all, what scape goats are for when sacred cows go on the fritz.

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  45. zanon says:
    @benjaminl
    The author is definitely a triple-distilled SWPL type.

    http://www.thecrimson.com/article/1999/10/12/at-book-reading-purdy-quietly-denounces/



    Purdy has gained national media attention since his book, For Common Things: Irony, Trust and Commitment in America Today, was released earlier this year. And now, despite his unassuming manner, the 24-year-old Yale Law student has emerged as a role model for many.

    "Irony is not just something we watch, it's something we do," Purdy said. "It renders everything cliche. Unique moments seem impossible."

    Purdy, home-schooled by his counterculture parents in West Virginia, said he was spurred to write For Common Things by "a keen sense of ambivalence...between the obligation to do public work and the suspicion that that work is futile and self-indulgent."
     

    Purdy is not a natural born SWPL.

    He came to Harvard as something of a curiosity — home schooled in west Virginia. His political beliefs exactly matched those of his parents when he started, and this was pretty obvious to everyone. Someone might have pointed it out to him, which probably embarrassed him somewhat.

    He went to Yale and then wrote a book.

    So he isn’t a natural born SWPL, I think he’s smart conformist scotts irish who is good/wired at absorbing the beliefs around him. Harvard and Yale would convert a hard core Mohammaden into a solid gold SWPL.

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    • Replies: @dcthrowback
    He now teaches at Duke Law School so the transformation is entirely complete.
    , @CAL

    Purdy, home-schooled by his counterculture parents in West Virginia
     
    No he has always been a SWPL. Not all home schoolers are religious or right-wing.
    , @Old Palo Altan
    The Phillips Exeter is the giveaway: one of the articles about Purdy disingenuously informs us that he only applied there because "it was the only private school he had ever heard of". Now why might that be, the inquiring reader should ask himself. It is not as though Exeter is the most famous private school in the land, nor one whose name is likely to be much bandied about in rural West Virginia.
    The answer? It turns out that his mother, a lawyer, comes from a wealthy and influential family in Delaware. A word or two in the right ear, and presto, off he went.
    I've nothing at all against this. What I don't like is the studied refusal to be frank about his background, be it on his own part or that of his many curiously attracted admirers.

    As for Madison Grant: he most certainly is worth reading, as is Lothrop Stoddard. They were prophets. Unlike many a prophet, they were very definitely listened to in their own time, and had much to do with the passing of the blessed immigration act of 1924.
    That they are now damned and derided is just one more measure of our floundering decay.
    , @Ex-banker
    Home-schooled until he was sent off to Phillips Exeter. I'd say not natural born SWPL, but natural born elite.
  46. G Pinfold says:

    This is why the conservative project is a folly. The argument that ‘only a few years/decades ago, everyone thought like that’ will eventually used by the Red Guards to indict all your ancestors.
    It is necessary to be at least a reactionary, if not a restorationist.

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    • Agree: James Richard
    • Replies: @International Jew
    Nice. Nonetheless, to be for the moderate position of ten years ago already qualifies me as a reactionary.
  47. @Hippopotamusdrome


    a pseudo-scientific work of white supremacism that warns of the decline of the “Nordic” peoples

     

    Is ‘Passing’ worth reading? Counter Currents sells a new edition with Alex Kurtagic artwork and an introduction by Jared Taylor.

    Kurtagic’s cover should be a little familiar to readers of this blog too: https://www.counter-currents.com/the-passing-of-the-great-race/

    I read the synopsis of the book’s arguments a few years ago and, well… it does seem to be happening as the man predicted.

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  48. El Dato says:
    @syonredux

    It can only help to acknowledge just how many environmentalist priorities and patterns of thought came from an argument among white people, some of them bigots and racial engineers, about the character and future of a country that they were sure was theirs and expected to keep.
     
    How could they foresee that their heirs would willingly embrace their own extinction.....

    It can only help to acknowledge just how many environmentalist priorities and patterns of thought came from an argument among american-indian people, some of them bigots and racial engineers, about the character and future of a country that they were sure was theirs and expected to keep.

    welp!

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  49. You can call Thoreau many things ( as the New Yorker did recently

    http://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2015/10/19/pond-scum

    ) but as one of the most famous abolitionists and as someone who clearly admired Indians much more than his Concord neighbors, racist is an odd choice.

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    • Replies: @Roderick Spode
    "Pond Scum"??

    The New Yorker is funnier than any parody of its milieu could ever be.
    , @Chrisnonymous
    Hello!! It's the current year!! Get with it, Spotty! Thoreau was white. White! Therefore, it follows.
  50. @Spotted Toad
    You can call Thoreau many things ( as the New Yorker did recently
    http://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2015/10/19/pond-scum
    ) but as one of the most famous abolitionists and as someone who clearly admired Indians much more than his Concord neighbors, racist is an odd choice.

    “Pond Scum”??

    The New Yorker is funnier than any parody of its milieu could ever be.

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  51. So is this whole article just a set-up to get to the “nah nah nah goys, the country isn’t yours anymore and won’t be ever again?”

    What’s the point of this article? Are they expecting us to stop caring about our national parks?

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    • Replies: @Mr. Anon

    What’s the point of this article? Are they expecting us to stop caring about our national parks?
     
    Alt-rightists could hijack Purdy's narrative: If you like what Madison Grant did for the environment, check out some of his other interests. Come for the environmentalism. Stay for the racism.
    , @Anonymous
    The "point" is that these are the opening shots of a campaign to break up the parks and sell the land to developers.
    , @Moshe
    I don't recall you being jew-crazy when you first showed up here but something must have clicked. Purdy probably isn't Jewish but for some reason youe comment went the jew angle.

    I'm not trying to convince you of anything because I don'y care what your thoughts are but it's a curiosity to me that you seem to have caught the popular bug here of going all "rah rah goy" or "oy vey"ing when it is at counterpoint to the post, which is precisely about a goy destroyer. I get that you can blame jews for onfluencing him or somethong but you must realize that that's insane and that you caught a bug.

    If I'm wrong and Purdy is Jewish or if you had the jew thing before you came here that would be interesting.

    Anyhow, consider whether you've kind of lost it and your brain has gotten jew obsessed in a manner that isn't a credit to your race.

    ;)
  52. @Cortes
    When you conceive of yourselves as masters of the universe it becomes easier, I guess, to pick up those flowing robes worn by the Olympians in Ray Harryhausen animatronic movies.

    "Move those pawns over there" thunders Olivier and onscreen said mere pawns are moved.

    How inconvenient that "pawns" have ideas of there own.

    I refer you to Connery's finest role in "Zardoz."

    You are right about “Zardoz”, one of the most interesting films ever made. It’s unfortunate that the costume designer got his way with Sean Connery’s (“Zed”) red satin diaper: that’s the only defect in the film. It’s one cult classic (along with “Conan the Barbarian”) that I never tire of.

    The film is a witty skewering of the elite and their pretensions. It’s amusing to see that they literally live in a bubble (the “Vortex”) and profess to feel sorry for the “brutals” living outside in the barbaric outlands, but not sorry enough to keep a sharper eye on Arthur Frain and his artistically-genocidal manipulations. Because they must not reproduce (they are immortal) and outrun the resources taken by Frain from the outlands, they are prohibited from sex. This becomes just too much for a very fetching young Charlotte Rampling after Zed stows away in the flying head of Zardoz ( a fake god concocted by Frain to keep the brutals in awe) and enters the Vortex as a Shiva-like destroyer/creator messiah figure.

    Best line: “The gun is good!” Also, beautiful music of Beethoven (7th Symphony, Second Movement) sung by a European boy’s choir.

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  53. dcthrowback says: • Website
    @fish
    That was awesome!

    He smiles slyly, and mutters: “Breakin’ the law, breakin’ the law.” – LOL, perfect

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  54. dcthrowback says: • Website
    @zanon
    Purdy is not a natural born SWPL.

    He came to Harvard as something of a curiosity -- home schooled in west Virginia. His political beliefs exactly matched those of his parents when he started, and this was pretty obvious to everyone. Someone might have pointed it out to him, which probably embarrassed him somewhat.

    He went to Yale and then wrote a book.

    So he isn't a natural born SWPL, I think he's smart conformist scotts irish who is good/wired at absorbing the beliefs around him. Harvard and Yale would convert a hard core Mohammaden into a solid gold SWPL.

    He now teaches at Duke Law School so the transformation is entirely complete.

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  55. Yngvar says:
    @Ivy
    Having visited a few national parks in the past 72 hours, I am grateful for the foresight of past generations. En route, I saw some freeway road signs advertising rest stops that were public-private partnerships. Seeing those, and wondering about the business model that would be used to pitch those to governments (some real estate play, vending machine kickbacks, pay toilets, etc), made me glad that we don't yet have the PPP disease infecting parks.
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  56. How long will it take the Bundys to embrace the conservationists-are-real-racists narrative?

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  57. CAL says:
    @zanon
    Purdy is not a natural born SWPL.

    He came to Harvard as something of a curiosity -- home schooled in west Virginia. His political beliefs exactly matched those of his parents when he started, and this was pretty obvious to everyone. Someone might have pointed it out to him, which probably embarrassed him somewhat.

    He went to Yale and then wrote a book.

    So he isn't a natural born SWPL, I think he's smart conformist scotts irish who is good/wired at absorbing the beliefs around him. Harvard and Yale would convert a hard core Mohammaden into a solid gold SWPL.

    Purdy, home-schooled by his counterculture parents in West Virginia

    No he has always been a SWPL. Not all home schoolers are religious or right-wing.

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    • Replies: @Desiderius
    Cite needed.

    In McLynn's biography of Marcus Aurelius, he talks of how the late Roman Empire used to identify young talent in the Germanic tribes, bring them to Rome for "education" then release them back into the tribes to wreak havoc.

    So operates the brain drain/babe drain today.
  58. I do recall that, as recently as the 1980s, the Sierra Club opposed more immigration. Has that changed since then?

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    • Replies: @Rob McX
    From Wikipedia:

    [David] Gelbaum has already given $200 million to the Sierra Club[...] The enormous contribution came with strings attached, namely the stipulation that America's flagship green organization would not mention excessive immigration as harmful to the environment generally and resource preservation in particular.
     
    Now the gelded SC has this in its manifesto:

    The Sierra Club, its entities, and those speaking in its name will take no position on immigration levels or on policies governing immigration into the United States.
     
    , @Dieter Kief

    As recently as the 1980s, the Sierra Club opposed more immigration.
     
    That's an important thought, that might have to do with the running havoc aspect (the self-parody, as somebody here called it) of this New Yorker article. It's catch-22, if you try to be pro conservationism and pro immigration at the same time, and attacking conservationism therefor is one possible solution.

    The other one is, of course, to silence the Sierra club on immigration. (cf. Rob X's comment about David Gelbaum, who spent 200 Million Dollars in order to achieve this quite un-environmental goal).

  59. Chase says:
    @kihowi
    Openly espousing politics that will ruin your life isn't as attractive when you have children.

    No, but it is necessary.

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  60. @San Fernando Curt
    "For both Muir and Thoreau, working, consuming, occupying, and admiring American nature was a way for a certain kind of white person to become symbolically native to the continent."

    Setting aside for a moment the breathtakingly insightful, though somewhat dime-store psychoanalysis, they probably loved the scenery, too.

    We need a new term for all this East Coast media-center brilliance. I propose New York Stupid.

    We need a new term for all this East Coast media-center brilliance. I propose New York Stupid

    In the Badenian German dialect, the word is “iwwergscheit” – overbright, roughly. It’s to be pronounced with an ironic smile (or a grimace).

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    • Agree: Desiderius
    • Replies: @Achmed E. Newman
    It'd be a fine word, Dieter, if we could freakin' say it! How in hell do you?

    ih-wurg-shite? Which syllable is accented?

    You people have got some great words to describe anything, but c'mon, buy some more vowels, ya cheap bastards.


    I like New York Stupid, though. Let me try it out: "You should have seen what this guy did - no, no this was not just stupid, this was New York Stupid."

  61. ANON says: • Disclaimer
    @Desiderius
    David Bernstein of the Volokh Conspiracy has done a lot of research on the racist roots of the gun control movement.

    A lot of Prog policies have racist roots. Shoots too, for that matter. None more than the holy of holies abortion of course.

    Those persnickety gun laws put a lot of black criminal’s in prison. And remember, selling, buying and possession of stolen property including guns is a crime.

    Many state gun laws are not at all restrictive. But the big cities in those states are of course filled with black criminals. So those cities have restrictive gun laws. And they put a lot of black criminal’s in prison where they belong.

    Gun laws are anti criminal. By coincidence they hit blacks disproportionately and that is good.

    And with blacks and Hispanics having much higher rates of abortion than Whites, a lot of black and Hispanics are not even born. Praise the Lord.

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    • Replies: @Achmed E. Newman

    Gun laws are anti criminal.
     
    Yeah, is that why you can't get shot in NYC or Chicago? Have the criminals started obeying the law now, or just those particular gun laws?

    Gun laws mostly are respected by the law-abiding gun-owners, until they get egregious (as in CA, and upstate NY where people have been rightfully ignoring the worst of it). I don't mean law-abiding people LIKE the laws, but they abide for the most part. Criminals by definition don't obey all the laws. Gun control is about the only statist trend that has been turned around by patriotic Americans.

    I don't care what the roots are of these laws - the only gun law that applies to all of us, via control of the Feral Government, is Amendment II of the US Constitution.
  62. “All these racist National Parks”

    - Literally so – or how else would one have to explain, why there’s lots of whites in those parks, and only a few black persons here and there? And as David Hume says above – wasn’t Hitler a vegetarian – – and wasn’t he white too, and didn’t he protect nature – – it all fits in quite nicely in this unmasking of the evilness of the the WASPIAN inventors of – in reality: Krypto-fascist and openly militarist even*** conservationism. Qed. R. i. p. (Sancta simplicitas).

    *** cf.
    Chapter 14: Environmental Leadership and Stewardship in the U.S. Military
    William W. Doe III
    In: Environmental Leadership: A Reference Handbook
    Edited by: Deborah Rigling Gallagher
    DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781452218601.n14

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    • Replies: @Eustace Tilley (not)
    Hitler was not a vegetarian. His personal chef stated that Hitler's favorite dish was trout in butter sauce.

    He abstained from all red meat out of fear of getting cancer, which killed his beloved mother. Her Jewish physician, Dr. Bloch, failed to cure her (this is the 19th Century), but now we are getting into psychology rather than oncology.

  63. Mr. Anon says:

    It can only help to acknowledge just how many environmentalist priorities and patterns of thought came from an argument among white people, some of them bigots and racial engineers,………

    And yet people who desire to change the racial composition of the country, and act to make it happen, are never called “racial engineers”.

    ………..about the character and future of a country that they were sure was theirs and expected to keep.

    The nerve of such people! To think that something that was theirs was theirs, and that they should be able to pass it down to their posterity. The very idea!

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  64. Mr. Anon says:
    @27 year old
    So is this whole article just a set-up to get to the "nah nah nah goys, the country isn't yours anymore and won't be ever again?"

    What's the point of this article? Are they expecting us to stop caring about our national parks?

    What’s the point of this article? Are they expecting us to stop caring about our national parks?

    Alt-rightists could hijack Purdy’s narrative: If you like what Madison Grant did for the environment, check out some of his other interests. Come for the environmentalism. Stay for the racism.

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    • Replies: @Buffalo Joe
    Mr. Anon, we learned last year, if I remember correctly, that National Parks and actually all of the great outdoors is racist, so are swimming pools.
    , @27 year old
    Oh I see, wow, these people are lame
  65. Mr. Anon says:
    @anony-mouse
    According to his Wikipedia entry, Grant never had children.

    This seems to be a pattern among many WN's.Complain about the disappearance of Whites, just don't do anything to increase their number-but do complain about the increase in non-Whites.

    This seems to be a pattern among many WN’s.Complain about the disappearance of Whites, just don’t do anything to increase their number-but do complain about the increase in non-Whites.

    No, it is not a pattern. But it is a rhetorical device used by people like you. Anyway, it is completely unimportant. If a man’s advocacy does a great deal to further the cause of his people, it doesn’t matter how procreative he is. How many children was he going to have anyway? Three? Four? There are any number of catholic saints who sired no catholic children, yet created vast numbers of catholics by converting whole tribes or nations.

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    • Replies: @Anonymous
    If a man who cares more doesn't reproduce and advocates people who care less to reproduce, then caring-more-ness declines.

    That may be partly why Catholicism has been in decline in the West. All those Catholic saints and priests who cared more didn't reproduce.
  66. The beloved Jacques Cousteau of PBS/NPR documentaries was the epitome of white environmentalists and an Eco-warrior. We watched raptly as he and his crew of the Calypso sailed around the world protecting the undersea ecology and denizens. Not mentioned too often and probably news to a lot of readers here, Cousteau was a eugenicist. He proposed that the world needed to eliminate at least 350,000 per day. Per day is not a misquote or exaggeration on my part, as Cousteau thought that max population for the globe should be 250,000,000. A simply Google search of Cousteau and eugenics will be eye opening. Jacques favored his finny friends over people. Left unsaid is which people he proposed to eliminate.

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    • Replies: @Achmed E. Newman
    Thanks for this information. In some ways I'm not the biggest tree-hugger, but when you mentioned the ship Calypso, I needed to get this great John Denver song out there:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=35x_rwyBh-8



    As much as I enjoy this music and video about exploration, I wouldn't be averse to being the guy shooting holes in some of those save-the-whales idiot's zodiac boats from the bow of a Coast Guard cutter either.
    , @El Dato
    250'000'000 people would make Earth the Sanctuary Moon! Think of the vacations in pristine wilderness you could have ... unimaginable.

    But would we be able to deflect comets and save the biosphere later on?

    OTOH, we could rape the whole solar system and build a Ringworld if tech skills reach fearsome magic level.
  67. @Mr. Anon

    What’s the point of this article? Are they expecting us to stop caring about our national parks?
     
    Alt-rightists could hijack Purdy's narrative: If you like what Madison Grant did for the environment, check out some of his other interests. Come for the environmentalism. Stay for the racism.

    Mr. Anon, we learned last year, if I remember correctly, that National Parks and actually all of the great outdoors is racist, so are swimming pools.

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  68. @CAL

    Purdy, home-schooled by his counterculture parents in West Virginia
     
    No he has always been a SWPL. Not all home schoolers are religious or right-wing.

    Cite needed.

    In McLynn’s biography of Marcus Aurelius, he talks of how the late Roman Empire used to identify young talent in the Germanic tribes, bring them to Rome for “education” then release them back into the tribes to wreak havoc.

    So operates the brain drain/babe drain today.

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  69. Rob McX says:
    @Seamus Padraig
    I do recall that, as recently as the 1980s, the Sierra Club opposed more immigration. Has that changed since then?

    From Wikipedia:

    [David] Gelbaum has already given $200 million to the Sierra Club[...] The enormous contribution came with strings attached, namely the stipulation that America’s flagship green organization would not mention excessive immigration as harmful to the environment generally and resource preservation in particular.

    Now the gelded SC has this in its manifesto:

    The Sierra Club, its entities, and those speaking in its name will take no position on immigration levels or on policies governing immigration into the United States.

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    • Replies: @Charles Pewitt
    I wrote this in 2013:

    The Sierra Club is now an evil front group for billionaires who use fake environmental propaganda as a smokescreen to cover their sovereignty-sapping agenda of transnationalism. The plutocrats want to pulverize the very concept of the nation-state by pushing globalizer themes of "global warming" and allusions to a "global bio-sphere."

    The corruption of the Sierra Club was complete about 20 years ago. David Gelbaum, a wealthy Wall Street financier, made it clear that environmentally-friendly immigration restrictionism was to be suppressed at the Sierra Club. Carl Pope, Sierra Club executive director at the time, cravenly capitulated to the command.

    Kenneth R. Weiss, in an October 27 2004 LA Times article "The Man Behind the Land," quotes Gelbaum as saying, "I did tell Carl Pope in 1994 or 1995 that if they(Sierra Club) ever came out anti-immigration, they would never get a dollar from me."

    Gelbaum purchased the open-border immigration policy position of the Sierra Club for about $100 million.
    , @Seamus Padraig
    Figures!
  70. @Luke Lea
    "Jedediah Purdy is out on what he likes to call a ramble. Walking through the wooded hills near his family's remote West Virginia house, he snaps up wild blackberries and feels the soil that has been punished by the summer's drought. He eventually reaches a high meadow and finds a sprawling ash tree that holds special meaning for him. "I had vaguely animist sensibilities as a boy," he says, spreading his pale hand along the bark. "I used to come and drink from this tree after a rain. Water would seep from its exposed roots. I had no predictive theory of what would happen when I drank from it. I just figured I would find out." If the natural world once inspired mystical thoughts in Purdy, it now brings out his professorial side. Pausing to examine a dry stream bed, he muses: "Nature is a complicated and layered repository of human aspirations. It was a privilege to grow up in this landscape."

    http://partners.nytimes.com/library/magazine/home/19990905mag-sincere-culture.html

    It seems to be a random collection of unrelated words. Sort of like Walden, only less purposeful. I wonder what drugs he’s on.

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    • Replies: @Moshe
    I didn't finish Walden but I liked the beginning a lot. I found his written agreement with my sentiments comforting and inspiring.

    IINM at times he actually went in to town for a couple of hours a day to people watch or something like that?

    Not that I oppose that. What matters is attitude, not whether you see fellow humans or not. Of course like Zarathustra witnessed, hermiting is beneficial to staying sane in an insane society.

    But again, I found theopening of his book right on the money and beautiful.
  71. @Mr. Anon

    What’s the point of this article? Are they expecting us to stop caring about our national parks?
     
    Alt-rightists could hijack Purdy's narrative: If you like what Madison Grant did for the environment, check out some of his other interests. Come for the environmentalism. Stay for the racism.

    Oh I see, wow, these people are lame

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  72. EH says:
    @whoever
    For a home-schooled West Virginia boy, Jedediah gets around.

    Good stuff at that site, for example this from Hugo Ramos:

    I didn’t want to write this, but it’s definitely time. I’ve been seeing you making efforts around town to try and stop cultural appropriation. Scolding the insensitive souls that ignorantly use other’s cultures like they were just throw-away props. Well, I must say it is a noble effort but a fair bit problematic because pointing out cultural appropriation is actually a part of MY culture. Essentially, you were trying to prevent cultural appropriation while culturally appropriating my culture’s culture of pointing out cultural appropriation. You can clearly see where the problem lies, right?

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  73. @Rob McX
    From Wikipedia:

    [David] Gelbaum has already given $200 million to the Sierra Club[...] The enormous contribution came with strings attached, namely the stipulation that America's flagship green organization would not mention excessive immigration as harmful to the environment generally and resource preservation in particular.
     
    Now the gelded SC has this in its manifesto:

    The Sierra Club, its entities, and those speaking in its name will take no position on immigration levels or on policies governing immigration into the United States.
     

    I wrote this in 2013:

    The Sierra Club is now an evil front group for billionaires who use fake environmental propaganda as a smokescreen to cover their sovereignty-sapping agenda of transnationalism. The plutocrats want to pulverize the very concept of the nation-state by pushing globalizer themes of “global warming” and allusions to a “global bio-sphere.”

    The corruption of the Sierra Club was complete about 20 years ago. David Gelbaum, a wealthy Wall Street financier, made it clear that environmentally-friendly immigration restrictionism was to be suppressed at the Sierra Club. Carl Pope, Sierra Club executive director at the time, cravenly capitulated to the command.

    Kenneth R. Weiss, in an October 27 2004 LA Times article “The Man Behind the Land,” quotes Gelbaum as saying, “I did tell Carl Pope in 1994 or 1995 that if they(Sierra Club) ever came out anti-immigration, they would never get a dollar from me.”

    Gelbaum purchased the open-border immigration policy position of the Sierra Club for about $100 million.

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  74. @Seamus Padraig
    I do recall that, as recently as the 1980s, the Sierra Club opposed more immigration. Has that changed since then?

    As recently as the 1980s, the Sierra Club opposed more immigration.

    That’s an important thought, that might have to do with the running havoc aspect (the self-parody, as somebody here called it) of this New Yorker article. It’s catch-22, if you try to be pro conservationism and pro immigration at the same time, and attacking conservationism therefor is one possible solution.

    The other one is, of course, to silence the Sierra club on immigration. (cf. Rob X’s comment about David Gelbaum, who spent 200 Million Dollars in order to achieve this quite un-environmental goal).

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  75. anonymous says: • Disclaimer

    Well! Having established that TR, Madison Grant etal were “racists”, exactly what’s this guy’s point? The article mentions that waste disposal plants tend to be constructed near minority communities, making them more vulnerable to disease. Is the author implying that they should be constructed next to UPPER class communities? More than likely the denizens of these communities (who constitute the very people who might be avid readers of the magazine in which the article appears) would vote a resounding “no.”

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  76. @Marty T
    I'm a conservative in almost every way and also a strong environmentalist. I don't really feel much tension between the two positions.

    And there shouldn’t be. Conservatism is conservationism focused on people, instead of animals.

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  77. Anon says: • Disclaimer
    @anony-mouse
    According to his Wikipedia entry, Grant never had children.

    This seems to be a pattern among many WN's.Complain about the disappearance of Whites, just don't do anything to increase their number-but do complain about the increase in non-Whites.

    EG, Julius Evola, who even argued against the importance of mass populations (the Romans and British didn’t rule by sheer numbers, after all).

    Essay question: who did more for White reproductive success, Evola or Oscar Wilde (whom Evola cites as a major influence in his autobiography).

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  78. @Dieter Kief

    We need a new term for all this East Coast media-center brilliance. I propose New York Stupid
     
    In the Badenian German dialect, the word is "iwwergscheit" - overbright, roughly. It's to be pronounced with an ironic smile (or a grimace).

    It’d be a fine word, Dieter, if we could freakin’ say it! How in hell do you?

    ih-wurg-shite? Which syllable is accented?

    You people have got some great words to describe anything, but c’mon, buy some more vowels, ya cheap bastards.

    I like New York Stupid, though. Let me try it out: “You should have seen what this guy did – no, no this was not just stupid, this was New York Stupid.”

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    • Replies: @Dieter Kief
    Ach Achmed, ehh - perfect - you got it just right. I mean at least the idea of the pronounciation and all. Congrats!
    - My attempt was to get this thought across, you know: - Being overbright is - if you outsmart yourself - - - and don't grab, that you don't outsmart the others - - - at the same time...it's not that complicated, , because everybody can see right away, and not that simple either.

    It might mean quite the same in the end as "New York Stupid". - If that was the case, why bother? Language is not only a means; - sometimes, if people know, how to play the game, it's an end too, isn't it?

  79. anarchyst says:

    Environmentalism is communism disguised as a “save the earth from humanity” movement.
    These “limp-wristed. birkenstock-wearing, prius-driving, tree and bunny hugging” poor excuses for human beings are not above using government to abrogate private property rights, using the power of government to restrict what one can do with one’s own land. They would have a more valid argument for putting land off-limits if they put up their own money and PURCHASED the land. Restricting what one can do on one’s own land constitutes a “taking” and is Constitutionally impermissible. THAT, my friends, is communism at its finest.
    If environmentalists had their way, they would use draconian methods (scientifically-engineered diseases or other methods) to reduce the earth’s first-world population, as they themselves see humanity as a pestilence (except for themselves). The remaining population would be relegated to cities with soviet-style apartments, using bicycles or trains for transportation. Cars and the countryside would be reserved for environmentalists only, with their country “dachas”. off-limits to the mere “unwashed” rest of humanity.
    Let’s look at some of the damage the “environmental movement” has done:
    1. The false religion of “earth worship” (GAIA) is but one aspect of rabid environmentalism. The earth is much more resilient than most people believe. There are naturally-occurring oil spills–oil venting from the ocean floor among other locations. Ever hear of the “La Brea tar pits”? THAT is a good example of a naturally occurring “oil spill” at its finest. After the Exxon Valdez oils spill, clean-up efforts by environmentalists were actually counterproductive. The areas that were left alone recovered much faster than those that these well-meaning, but misguided “environmentalists” attempted to clean up. Sure sold a lot of “Dawn” liquid dish detergent, though…
    2. The false premise that Freon R-12 was causing havoc in the upper atmosphere was another environmental lie. The chlorine molecule is too heavy to make it into the upper atmosphere. Freon R-12 (one of the best, stable, non-poisonous refrigerants known to mankind) was banned because its patents expired, NOT because of toxicity. This was another (successful) example of environmentalists’ Luddite mentality manifesting itself.
    3. Let’s not forget the lies and dirty dealings environmentalists put out by their actions. Government biologists attempted to put large swaths of forests “off-limits” to logging by “planting” lynx fur at various locations. This action would have resulted in the prohibition of logging in large areas. Fortunately they were caught…of course, they were not punished for attempting to defraud the American public.
    4. Global warming, once again… The emails from East Anglia University in which “scientists” planned to “skew” data concerning global warming in order to further their (communist control) agenda were fortunately revealed. Follow the money…
    Even NASA has been involved in the “global warming” lie. NASA “scientists” placed temperature monitoring equipment in asphalt parking lots, on roads and streets, contrary to acceptable scientific temperature monitoring practices, in order to prove that “global warming” was taking place.
    5. The “spotted owl” fiasco was but another means for environmentalists to achieve control over private property. It turns out that there are many variations in species with identical DNA. Part of the problem with environmentalism, (and even the general public) is the “Disneyfication” of animals…imbuing impossible human characteristics to animals, even giving them “rights” above the needs of humans. Look at how many landowners are denied use of their property because of a spider or mouse. The so-called “endangered species” movement is fraudulent all the way around and is used by environmentalists to “take” land without compensation to the owners. Of course, landowners have had to “shoot, shovel. and shut up” to keep control of their land. There is no such thing as “animal rights”…
    The environmental movement has always been based on fraud and lies…FOLLOW THE MONEY…

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    Very good stuff, Anarchyst. I am pretty familiar with the happenings you wrote about as points 3 and 5. I've run into pretty intelligent people who, after I explain to them how bogus the whole Global Climate Disruption(TM) story is, will tell me honestly "Yeah, it might be exaggerated or even made up as you say, but still, there's a lot of pollution out there so this focuses attention on it."

    Yeah, so is lying the way they roll now? Why should I believe anything out of these people's mouths, even things that they theoretically should know more about, as they could just be trying to get me to see all that "other bad stuff" out there. The spotted owl thing is a perfect example of how these environmentalists lied to the whole rest of the country to get the logging business almost shut down in the Northwest. I'm all for having some big old growth forests to hike in, but someone's gotta pay for it, unless it's already owned by the State.

    The spotted owl crowd could have just said "Hey, we want to save the old growth timber. It takes 200 years or more for it to ever get like this again." OK, that'd be honest, but they still want everyone else to pay for their possible recreation sites. How about you guys go out and earn some real money by creating wealth instead of sitting up in the tree or spiking them? Then, a whole bunch of you could get together and start buying up some of the good forest land, or at least making a deal that will keep it mostly pristine. It seem like the Nature Conservancy is an organization that works in this way. For the treehuggers, that would require that they get off their asses for long periods of time - probably not agonna happen.

    Most of the REAL environmentalists are conservatives, and many of them are hunters. They are the 1st environmentalists, in fact. Ducks Unlimited brings money forth to keep the environment in shape for duck hunting. Tax money and hunting/fishing licenses got to wildlife conservation efforts.

    The rest are indeed a bunch of Commies .... sweet old-growth Doug-Fir-scented Commies, but Commies nonetheless.

  80. @Desiderius

    a keen sense of ambivalence…between the obligation to do public work and the suspicion that that work is futile and self-indulgent.
     
    Funny, I've felt that too.

    Must be something in those West Virginia wild blackberries. None better.

    There are much better and bigger blackberries in W. Washington State. Don’t look for them in China, however. (Article is a comparison between “the country” in China vs. parks right in downtown Seattle, WA). Too many people sucks; that’s been the gist of a lot of articles here on iSteve lately, and Peak Stupidity agrees wholeheartedly!

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  81. jim jones says:
    @Ivy
    Having visited a few national parks in the past 72 hours, I am grateful for the foresight of past generations. En route, I saw some freeway road signs advertising rest stops that were public-private partnerships. Seeing those, and wondering about the business model that would be used to pitch those to governments (some real estate play, vending machine kickbacks, pay toilets, etc), made me glad that we don't yet have the PPP disease infecting parks.

    Coyote runs a bunch of private parks and is always ranting about the State bureaucracy:

    http://www.coyoteblog.com/

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  82. @JohnnyD
    I think the left believes that only white men, especially WASPS, pollute and degrade the environment. So more diversity means more environmentalism.

    Yes, this is how it works.

    Progs believe that all dusky skinned people are just variations on the traditional rainforest denizen living in harmony with the land, and any regression from that ideal is the white man’s fault.

    The fact that actual rainforest denizens are murderous rapists who can’t sustain more than a few capita per square mile is unknown and/or irrelevant. Likewise ignored or irrelevant are the actual mounds of trash around the homes of your dusky neighbors. But that #6 plastic you just dropped in the #5 recycling box, white man, was a hate crime that revealed your underlying urge to genocide.

    To give Whiskey his due, this belief is most pronounced among white women of the middle and upper class.

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    • Agree: CJ
    • Replies: @El Dato
    Hell yeah.

    Those "in tune with nature" bathos-filled TV infomercials about communitarian, non-capitalistic, non-alienated South Continental pygmies living a fulfilling jungle-based life of subsistence, dodging caring predators and sharing parasistes while harvesting all thegood stuff that nature naturally provides that my progressive friends looking for meaning tell me about just make me retch.

    Even if I can't watch them, having no TV,
    , @JohnnyD
    Yea, the "Noble Savage" myth is one the dumbest ideas in world history.
    , @Achmed E. Newman
    Some even wonder it the American Indians were slobs. It's really doesn't matter if they were, as there just weren't that many, and they had a maid named Mother Earth to clean up after them.
  83. @Rob McX
    From Wikipedia:

    [David] Gelbaum has already given $200 million to the Sierra Club[...] The enormous contribution came with strings attached, namely the stipulation that America's flagship green organization would not mention excessive immigration as harmful to the environment generally and resource preservation in particular.
     
    Now the gelded SC has this in its manifesto:

    The Sierra Club, its entities, and those speaking in its name will take no position on immigration levels or on policies governing immigration into the United States.
     

    Figures!

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  84. @G Pinfold
    This is why the conservative project is a folly. The argument that 'only a few years/decades ago, everyone thought like that' will eventually used by the Red Guards to indict all your ancestors.
    It is necessary to be at least a reactionary, if not a restorationist.

    Nice. Nonetheless, to be for the moderate position of ten years ago already qualifies me as a reactionary.

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  85. bomag says:
    @Anonymous
    In Grant's day, the complaints were of the more fecund Catholic European immigrants.

    R.A. Fisher wrote about how advanced societies tend to select for less fertile upper classes:

    http://racehist.blogspot.nl/2013/06/r-fisher-social-selection-of-fertility.html

    Grant and other elite WASPs of the period were probably constitutionally less fertile and thus more alarmed and focused on other groups' fertility.

    alarmed and focused on other groups’ fertility

    This.

    Out producing the other side would be a Pyrrhic victory.

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  86. @Whiskey
    Macron's success as the most forceful power bottom in history, and Marie Le Pen's abject failure, is a huge indicator that France is very, very feminist. There is nothing White women like better than a gay White man; he's the perfect version of a non-Alpha White male. Not interested in them, with a debauched and unhealthy sex life that excites them. Plus interested in the same things ... fashion, fabulousness, and glitter.

    Macron, however, may have just now figured out: A. There are about 50 million Africans willing to move to France RIGHT NOW and start voting/rioting/killing. B. He won't be Field Marshall Jupiter Power Bottom and President of France but rather a rotting corpse about a year tops, after those Africans move to France and turn it into Greater Niger.

    Yes, White women love gays. Its why Ireland has a gay Pakistani as Prime Minister -- women love that stuff. Men not so much, they are surveys tell us, at least White men, disgusted reflexively by gay sex. Which makes sense, its a huge disease vector and historically small population Whites could not afford African levels of die-offs.

    Whiskey, do you have a tiny duck?

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  87. @Spotted Toad
    You can call Thoreau many things ( as the New Yorker did recently
    http://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2015/10/19/pond-scum
    ) but as one of the most famous abolitionists and as someone who clearly admired Indians much more than his Concord neighbors, racist is an odd choice.

    Hello!! It’s the current year!! Get with it, Spotty! Thoreau was white. White! Therefore, it follows.

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  88. bomag says:

    Madison Grant, writing about extinction, was right

    He was also right about the other stuff.

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  89. @ANON
    Those persnickety gun laws put a lot of black criminal's in prison. And remember, selling, buying and possession of stolen property including guns is a crime.

    Many state gun laws are not at all restrictive. But the big cities in those states are of course filled with black criminals. So those cities have restrictive gun laws. And they put a lot of black criminal's in prison where they belong.

    Gun laws are anti criminal. By coincidence they hit blacks disproportionately and that is good.

    And with blacks and Hispanics having much higher rates of abortion than Whites, a lot of black and Hispanics are not even born. Praise the Lord.

    Gun laws are anti criminal.

    Yeah, is that why you can’t get shot in NYC or Chicago? Have the criminals started obeying the law now, or just those particular gun laws?

    Gun laws mostly are respected by the law-abiding gun-owners, until they get egregious (as in CA, and upstate NY where people have been rightfully ignoring the worst of it). I don’t mean law-abiding people LIKE the laws, but they abide for the most part. Criminals by definition don’t obey all the laws. Gun control is about the only statist trend that has been turned around by patriotic Americans.

    I don’t care what the roots are of these laws – the only gun law that applies to all of us, via control of the Feral Government, is Amendment II of the US Constitution.

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  90. @Buffalo Joe
    The beloved Jacques Cousteau of PBS/NPR documentaries was the epitome of white environmentalists and an Eco-warrior. We watched raptly as he and his crew of the Calypso sailed around the world protecting the undersea ecology and denizens. Not mentioned too often and probably news to a lot of readers here, Cousteau was a eugenicist. He proposed that the world needed to eliminate at least 350,000 per day. Per day is not a misquote or exaggeration on my part, as Cousteau thought that max population for the globe should be 250,000,000. A simply Google search of Cousteau and eugenics will be eye opening. Jacques favored his finny friends over people. Left unsaid is which people he proposed to eliminate.

    Thanks for this information. In some ways I’m not the biggest tree-hugger, but when you mentioned the ship Calypso, I needed to get this great John Denver song out there:

    As much as I enjoy this music and video about exploration, I wouldn’t be averse to being the guy shooting holes in some of those save-the-whales idiot’s zodiac boats from the bow of a Coast Guard cutter either.

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  91. Anonymous says: • Disclaimer
    @27 year old
    So is this whole article just a set-up to get to the "nah nah nah goys, the country isn't yours anymore and won't be ever again?"

    What's the point of this article? Are they expecting us to stop caring about our national parks?

    The “point” is that these are the opening shots of a campaign to break up the parks and sell the land to developers.

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  92. J1234 says:

    Many thanks to The New Yorker and Jedediah Purdy for introducing me to another “must read” book that I hadn’t been aware of.

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  93. Sean says:

    http://www.molecularecologist.com/2017/07/nprs-muddled-take-on-scientific-racism-and-direct-to-consumer-genetics/ the post, in which biological anthropologist Barbara King reviews the new book Is Science Racist by anthropologist Jonathan Marks, starts off with a premise that took me aback:

    “If you espouse creationist ideas in science [Marks writes] you are branded as an ideologue… But if you espouse racist ideas in science, that’s not quite so bad. People might look at you a little askance, but as a racist you can coexist in science alongside them, which you couldn’t do if you were a creationist. Science is racist when it permits scientists who advance racist ideas to exist and to thrive institutionally.” This is a strong set of claims, and Marks uses numerous examples to support them. For example, a 2014 book by science writer Nicholas Wade used genes and race to explain, as Michael Balter put it in Science magazine, “why some people live in tribal societies and some in advanced civilizations, why African-Americans are allegedly more violent than whites, and why the Chinese may be good at business.”

    [T]he first example of racist science is Nicholas Wade, who is … not actually a scientist. And whose 2014 book inspired a panel of 139 evolutionary geneticists (many of them who did research Wade cited in the book) to sign a letter to the New York Times saying that Wade was wrong That was after the book racked up blistering takedowns, pans, criticism, denunciation, elaborate multi-part debunkings, and condemnations from people who actually work with the kind of data Wade cited — including right here on this very blog. This is science “permitting scientists who advance racist ideas to exist and to thrive institutionally”?

    (The other example the blog post gives of a racist scientist tolerated by the mainstream, psychologist Phillipe Rushton, I have literally only ever heard about in the context of condemnations of his theories on racial differences in intelligence.)

    To be clear, there is unreconstructed racism in science, from structural biases in education and career progression all the way through to James Watson, and science has often been a tool for reinforcing society’s racism. Nevertheless, I can’t think of a clearer case of a scientific field reacting against racist misuse of its data than evolutionary geneticists telling Nicholas Wade “you know nothing of our work.” We don’t want a cookie for that — writing against Troublesome Inheritance was an ethical responsibility for scientists who study genetics. But it would be nice not to have Wade characterized as one of our respected colleagues.

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  94. @Whiskey
    Macron's success as the most forceful power bottom in history, and Marie Le Pen's abject failure, is a huge indicator that France is very, very feminist. There is nothing White women like better than a gay White man; he's the perfect version of a non-Alpha White male. Not interested in them, with a debauched and unhealthy sex life that excites them. Plus interested in the same things ... fashion, fabulousness, and glitter.

    Macron, however, may have just now figured out: A. There are about 50 million Africans willing to move to France RIGHT NOW and start voting/rioting/killing. B. He won't be Field Marshall Jupiter Power Bottom and President of France but rather a rotting corpse about a year tops, after those Africans move to France and turn it into Greater Niger.

    Yes, White women love gays. Its why Ireland has a gay Pakistani as Prime Minister -- women love that stuff. Men not so much, they are surveys tell us, at least White men, disgusted reflexively by gay sex. Which makes sense, its a huge disease vector and historically small population Whites could not afford African levels of die-offs.

    Whiskey, Fabulous comment.

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  95. @zanon
    Purdy is not a natural born SWPL.

    He came to Harvard as something of a curiosity -- home schooled in west Virginia. His political beliefs exactly matched those of his parents when he started, and this was pretty obvious to everyone. Someone might have pointed it out to him, which probably embarrassed him somewhat.

    He went to Yale and then wrote a book.

    So he isn't a natural born SWPL, I think he's smart conformist scotts irish who is good/wired at absorbing the beliefs around him. Harvard and Yale would convert a hard core Mohammaden into a solid gold SWPL.

    The Phillips Exeter is the giveaway: one of the articles about Purdy disingenuously informs us that he only applied there because “it was the only private school he had ever heard of”. Now why might that be, the inquiring reader should ask himself. It is not as though Exeter is the most famous private school in the land, nor one whose name is likely to be much bandied about in rural West Virginia.
    The answer? It turns out that his mother, a lawyer, comes from a wealthy and influential family in Delaware. A word or two in the right ear, and presto, off he went.
    I’ve nothing at all against this. What I don’t like is the studied refusal to be frank about his background, be it on his own part or that of his many curiously attracted admirers.

    As for Madison Grant: he most certainly is worth reading, as is Lothrop Stoddard. They were prophets. Unlike many a prophet, they were very definitely listened to in their own time, and had much to do with the passing of the blessed immigration act of 1924.
    That they are now damned and derided is just one more measure of our floundering decay.

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    Huh,

    I knew Jedidiah a little bit, but I did not know his parents were ex-Delaware. Reading the article, it sounds like he's a Quaker who was raised by uber SWPLs who took everything very seriously, but instead of setting up camp in hippie california went to (cheaper) vest virginia.
  96. Ex-banker says:
    @zanon
    Purdy is not a natural born SWPL.

    He came to Harvard as something of a curiosity -- home schooled in west Virginia. His political beliefs exactly matched those of his parents when he started, and this was pretty obvious to everyone. Someone might have pointed it out to him, which probably embarrassed him somewhat.

    He went to Yale and then wrote a book.

    So he isn't a natural born SWPL, I think he's smart conformist scotts irish who is good/wired at absorbing the beliefs around him. Harvard and Yale would convert a hard core Mohammaden into a solid gold SWPL.

    Home-schooled until he was sent off to Phillips Exeter. I’d say not natural born SWPL, but natural born elite.

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  97. @Achmed E. Newman
    It'd be a fine word, Dieter, if we could freakin' say it! How in hell do you?

    ih-wurg-shite? Which syllable is accented?

    You people have got some great words to describe anything, but c'mon, buy some more vowels, ya cheap bastards.


    I like New York Stupid, though. Let me try it out: "You should have seen what this guy did - no, no this was not just stupid, this was New York Stupid."

    Ach Achmed, ehh – perfect – you got it just right. I mean at least the idea of the pronounciation and all. Congrats!
    - My attempt was to get this thought across, you know: – Being overbright is – if you outsmart yourself – – – and don’t grab, that you don’t outsmart the others – – – at the same time…it’s not that complicated, , because everybody can see right away, and not that simple either.

    It might mean quite the same in the end as “New York Stupid”. – If that was the case, why bother? Language is not only a means; – sometimes, if people know, how to play the game, it’s an end too, isn’t it?

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  98. @anarchyst
    Environmentalism is communism disguised as a "save the earth from humanity" movement.
    These "limp-wristed. birkenstock-wearing, prius-driving, tree and bunny hugging" poor excuses for human beings are not above using government to abrogate private property rights, using the power of government to restrict what one can do with one's own land. They would have a more valid argument for putting land off-limits if they put up their own money and PURCHASED the land. Restricting what one can do on one's own land constitutes a "taking" and is Constitutionally impermissible. THAT, my friends, is communism at its finest.
    If environmentalists had their way, they would use draconian methods (scientifically-engineered diseases or other methods) to reduce the earth's first-world population, as they themselves see humanity as a pestilence (except for themselves). The remaining population would be relegated to cities with soviet-style apartments, using bicycles or trains for transportation. Cars and the countryside would be reserved for environmentalists only, with their country "dachas". off-limits to the mere "unwashed" rest of humanity.
    Let's look at some of the damage the "environmental movement" has done:
    1. The false religion of "earth worship" (GAIA) is but one aspect of rabid environmentalism. The earth is much more resilient than most people believe. There are naturally-occurring oil spills--oil venting from the ocean floor among other locations. Ever hear of the "La Brea tar pits"? THAT is a good example of a naturally occurring "oil spill" at its finest. After the Exxon Valdez oils spill, clean-up efforts by environmentalists were actually counterproductive. The areas that were left alone recovered much faster than those that these well-meaning, but misguided "environmentalists" attempted to clean up. Sure sold a lot of "Dawn" liquid dish detergent, though...
    2. The false premise that Freon R-12 was causing havoc in the upper atmosphere was another environmental lie. The chlorine molecule is too heavy to make it into the upper atmosphere. Freon R-12 (one of the best, stable, non-poisonous refrigerants known to mankind) was banned because its patents expired, NOT because of toxicity. This was another (successful) example of environmentalists' Luddite mentality manifesting itself.
    3. Let's not forget the lies and dirty dealings environmentalists put out by their actions. Government biologists attempted to put large swaths of forests "off-limits" to logging by "planting" lynx fur at various locations. This action would have resulted in the prohibition of logging in large areas. Fortunately they were caught...of course, they were not punished for attempting to defraud the American public.
    4. Global warming, once again... The emails from East Anglia University in which "scientists" planned to "skew" data concerning global warming in order to further their (communist control) agenda were fortunately revealed. Follow the money...
    Even NASA has been involved in the "global warming" lie. NASA "scientists" placed temperature monitoring equipment in asphalt parking lots, on roads and streets, contrary to acceptable scientific temperature monitoring practices, in order to prove that "global warming" was taking place.
    5. The "spotted owl" fiasco was but another means for environmentalists to achieve control over private property. It turns out that there are many variations in species with identical DNA. Part of the problem with environmentalism, (and even the general public) is the "Disneyfication" of animals...imbuing impossible human characteristics to animals, even giving them "rights" above the needs of humans. Look at how many landowners are denied use of their property because of a spider or mouse. The so-called "endangered species" movement is fraudulent all the way around and is used by environmentalists to "take" land without compensation to the owners. Of course, landowners have had to "shoot, shovel. and shut up" to keep control of their land. There is no such thing as "animal rights"...
    The environmental movement has always been based on fraud and lies...FOLLOW THE MONEY...

    Very good stuff, Anarchyst. I am pretty familiar with the happenings you wrote about as points 3 and 5. I’ve run into pretty intelligent people who, after I explain to them how bogus the whole Global Climate Disruption(TM) story is, will tell me honestly “Yeah, it might be exaggerated or even made up as you say, but still, there’s a lot of pollution out there so this focuses attention on it.”

    Yeah, so is lying the way they roll now? Why should I believe anything out of these people’s mouths, even things that they theoretically should know more about, as they could just be trying to get me to see all that “other bad stuff” out there. The spotted owl thing is a perfect example of how these environmentalists lied to the whole rest of the country to get the logging business almost shut down in the Northwest. I’m all for having some big old growth forests to hike in, but someone’s gotta pay for it, unless it’s already owned by the State.

    The spotted owl crowd could have just said “Hey, we want to save the old growth timber. It takes 200 years or more for it to ever get like this again.” OK, that’d be honest, but they still want everyone else to pay for their possible recreation sites. How about you guys go out and earn some real money by creating wealth instead of sitting up in the tree or spiking them? Then, a whole bunch of you could get together and start buying up some of the good forest land, or at least making a deal that will keep it mostly pristine. It seem like the Nature Conservancy is an organization that works in this way. For the treehuggers, that would require that they get off their asses for long periods of time – probably not agonna happen.

    Most of the REAL environmentalists are conservatives, and many of them are hunters. They are the 1st environmentalists, in fact. Ducks Unlimited brings money forth to keep the environment in shape for duck hunting. Tax money and hunting/fishing licenses got to wildlife conservation efforts.

    The rest are indeed a bunch of Commies …. sweet old-growth Doug-Fir-scented Commies, but Commies nonetheless.

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    Thank you for your comments. You are correct that hunters are conservationists. In fact, there is an 11% federal tax on firearms (Robertson-Pittman Act) that was supported by conservationists in order to fund conservation projects. Now, how many so-called "environmentalists" would voluntary choose to tax themselves for their causes? Not many...
    Regards,
  99. Moshe says:
    @whoever
    For a home-schooled West Virginia boy, Jedediah gets around.

    I got through a third of it and I do not brlirve that I have benefitted from the reading. Please share the punchline?

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  100. anarchyst says:
    @Achmed E. Newman
    Very good stuff, Anarchyst. I am pretty familiar with the happenings you wrote about as points 3 and 5. I've run into pretty intelligent people who, after I explain to them how bogus the whole Global Climate Disruption(TM) story is, will tell me honestly "Yeah, it might be exaggerated or even made up as you say, but still, there's a lot of pollution out there so this focuses attention on it."

    Yeah, so is lying the way they roll now? Why should I believe anything out of these people's mouths, even things that they theoretically should know more about, as they could just be trying to get me to see all that "other bad stuff" out there. The spotted owl thing is a perfect example of how these environmentalists lied to the whole rest of the country to get the logging business almost shut down in the Northwest. I'm all for having some big old growth forests to hike in, but someone's gotta pay for it, unless it's already owned by the State.

    The spotted owl crowd could have just said "Hey, we want to save the old growth timber. It takes 200 years or more for it to ever get like this again." OK, that'd be honest, but they still want everyone else to pay for their possible recreation sites. How about you guys go out and earn some real money by creating wealth instead of sitting up in the tree or spiking them? Then, a whole bunch of you could get together and start buying up some of the good forest land, or at least making a deal that will keep it mostly pristine. It seem like the Nature Conservancy is an organization that works in this way. For the treehuggers, that would require that they get off their asses for long periods of time - probably not agonna happen.

    Most of the REAL environmentalists are conservatives, and many of them are hunters. They are the 1st environmentalists, in fact. Ducks Unlimited brings money forth to keep the environment in shape for duck hunting. Tax money and hunting/fishing licenses got to wildlife conservation efforts.

    The rest are indeed a bunch of Commies .... sweet old-growth Doug-Fir-scented Commies, but Commies nonetheless.

    Thank you for your comments. You are correct that hunters are conservationists. In fact, there is an 11% federal tax on firearms (Robertson-Pittman Act) that was supported by conservationists in order to fund conservation projects. Now, how many so-called “environmentalists” would voluntary choose to tax themselves for their causes? Not many…
    Regards,

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  101. Moshe says:
    @27 year old
    So is this whole article just a set-up to get to the "nah nah nah goys, the country isn't yours anymore and won't be ever again?"

    What's the point of this article? Are they expecting us to stop caring about our national parks?

    I don’t recall you being jew-crazy when you first showed up here but something must have clicked. Purdy probably isn’t Jewish but for some reason youe comment went the jew angle.

    I’m not trying to convince you of anything because I don’y care what your thoughts are but it’s a curiosity to me that you seem to have caught the popular bug here of going all “rah rah goy” or “oy vey”ing when it is at counterpoint to the post, which is precisely about a goy destroyer. I get that you can blame jews for onfluencing him or somethong but you must realize that that’s insane and that you caught a bug.

    If I’m wrong and Purdy is Jewish or if you had the jew thing before you came here that would be interesting.

    Anyhow, consider whether you’ve kind of lost it and your brain has gotten jew obsessed in a manner that isn’t a credit to your race.

    ;)

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    • Replies: @Desiderius

    you seem to have caught the popular bug here
     
    I doubt he caught it here.
    , @Mr. Anon

    I don’t recall you being jew-crazy when you first showed up here but something must have clicked.
     
    I haven't noticed that he is "jew-crazy". Perhaps you are just "anti-semite-crazy".

    Purdy probably isn’t Jewish but for some reason youe comment went the jew angle.
     
    No, what 27 year old said was this:

    "So is this whole article just a set-up to get to the “nah nah nah goys, the country isn’t yours anymore and won’t be ever again?”"

    I think it reasonable to assume that charges of white supremecism are directed at white gentiles, not Jews. When are they ever directed at Jews?
    , @27 year old
    Hey thanks, if there's one thing I always appreciate, it's unsolicited psychoanalysis.
  102. Moshe says:
    @StillCARealist
    It seems to be a random collection of unrelated words. Sort of like Walden, only less purposeful. I wonder what drugs he's on.

    I didn’t finish Walden but I liked the beginning a lot. I found his written agreement with my sentiments comforting and inspiring.

    IINM at times he actually went in to town for a couple of hours a day to people watch or something like that?

    Not that I oppose that. What matters is attitude, not whether you see fellow humans or not. Of course like Zarathustra witnessed, hermiting is beneficial to staying sane in an insane society.

    But again, I found theopening of his book right on the money and beautiful.

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  103. Moshe says:
    @whoever
    For a home-schooled West Virginia boy, Jedediah gets around.

    Oh, it’s satire.

    I don’t know anything about Purdy Mouth so I didn’t get it.

    I only got as far as his being upset with the Venetian. What joke did I miss?

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  104. @Dieter Kief
    "All these racist National Parks"

    - Literally so - or how else would one have to explain, why there's lots of whites in those parks, and only a few black persons here and there? And as David Hume says above - wasn't Hitler a vegetarian - - and wasn't he white too, and didn't he protect nature - - it all fits in quite nicely in this unmasking of the evilness of the the WASPIAN inventors of - in reality: Krypto-fascist and openly militarist even*** conservationism. Qed. R. i. p. (Sancta simplicitas).


    *** cf.
    Chapter 14: Environmental Leadership and Stewardship in the U.S. Military
    William W. Doe III
    In: Environmental Leadership: A Reference Handbook
    Edited by: Deborah Rigling Gallagher
    DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781452218601.n14

    Hitler was not a vegetarian. His personal chef stated that Hitler’s favorite dish was trout in butter sauce.

    He abstained from all red meat out of fear of getting cancer, which killed his beloved mother. Her Jewish physician, Dr. Bloch, failed to cure her (this is the 19th Century), but now we are getting into psychology rather than oncology.

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    • Replies: @Anonymous
    He was phobic of tobacco as well.
    , @Dieter Kief
    "Hitler was not a vegetarian"

    The Medical Casebook of Adolf Hitler by Leonard und Renate Heston describes drastically, that Hitler was plagued by stomach-cramps often times after dinner and that he therefor "developed an excentric diet" which was "almost vegetarian".

    (Raw vegetables, unprocessed cereals, no tea, no coffee, no alcohol, no tobacco).

  105. El Dato says:
    @Almost Missouri
    Yes, this is how it works.

    Progs believe that all dusky skinned people are just variations on the traditional rainforest denizen living in harmony with the land, and any regression from that ideal is the white man's fault.

    The fact that actual rainforest denizens are murderous rapists who can't sustain more than a few capita per square mile is unknown and/or irrelevant. Likewise ignored or irrelevant are the actual mounds of trash around the homes of your dusky neighbors. But that #6 plastic you just dropped in the #5 recycling box, white man, was a hate crime that revealed your underlying urge to genocide.

    To give Whiskey his due, this belief is most pronounced among white women of the middle and upper class.

    Hell yeah.

    Those “in tune with nature” bathos-filled TV infomercials about communitarian, non-capitalistic, non-alienated South Continental pygmies living a fulfilling jungle-based life of subsistence, dodging caring predators and sharing parasistes while harvesting all thegood stuff that nature naturally provides that my progressive friends looking for meaning tell me about just make me retch.

    Even if I can’t watch them, having no TV,

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  106. El Dato says:
    @Buffalo Joe
    The beloved Jacques Cousteau of PBS/NPR documentaries was the epitome of white environmentalists and an Eco-warrior. We watched raptly as he and his crew of the Calypso sailed around the world protecting the undersea ecology and denizens. Not mentioned too often and probably news to a lot of readers here, Cousteau was a eugenicist. He proposed that the world needed to eliminate at least 350,000 per day. Per day is not a misquote or exaggeration on my part, as Cousteau thought that max population for the globe should be 250,000,000. A simply Google search of Cousteau and eugenics will be eye opening. Jacques favored his finny friends over people. Left unsaid is which people he proposed to eliminate.

    250’000’000 people would make Earth the Sanctuary Moon! Think of the vacations in pristine wilderness you could have … unimaginable.

    But would we be able to deflect comets and save the biosphere later on?

    OTOH, we could rape the whole solar system and build a Ringworld if tech skills reach fearsome magic level.

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  107. MEH 0910 says:

    Slash and Burn · Graham Parker

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    • Replies: @Jenner Ickham Errican
    Relevant pick. Some good lyrics:

    They burned the mighty rain forest
    The Howler Monkeys screamed
    They turned it into burgers
    For the monkeys on the street
     
    Accurate (mock) globalist-view geography lesson (from 1989!):

    America is a car park
    London is a dump
    China’s for the Chinese
    Russia is for chumps
     
  108. This is just another–ho-hum–reminder that all the tools required to build and maintain nice things–borders, walls, fences, housing covenants, cops, prisons, testing, shared background and culture, population control, eugenics, etc. etc. etc.–is racist.

    Anything nice, of quality–families, homes, businesses, neighborhoods, schools, country clubs, universities, parks, wilderness, nations–only is nice and can only stay nice because of exclusion. And exclusion is racist.

    Ergo, all nice things** are racist.

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  109. JohnnyD says:
    @Almost Missouri
    Yes, this is how it works.

    Progs believe that all dusky skinned people are just variations on the traditional rainforest denizen living in harmony with the land, and any regression from that ideal is the white man's fault.

    The fact that actual rainforest denizens are murderous rapists who can't sustain more than a few capita per square mile is unknown and/or irrelevant. Likewise ignored or irrelevant are the actual mounds of trash around the homes of your dusky neighbors. But that #6 plastic you just dropped in the #5 recycling box, white man, was a hate crime that revealed your underlying urge to genocide.

    To give Whiskey his due, this belief is most pronounced among white women of the middle and upper class.

    Yea, the “Noble Savage” myth is one the dumbest ideas in world history.

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    • Replies: @Anonymous
    The "noble savage" has become a kind of strawman on the right.

    The noble savage originally did not mean some sort of pacifistic indigenes. That's a modern projection of the life denying, "slave morality" that Nietzsche says is now identified with nobility. The nobility in the noble savage was in its very wildness and being uncorrupted by civilization. People say the noble savage is a myth because they're not like vegan hippies or something. But that's precisely why they were "noble savages" in the original use of the term.
  110. MBlanc46 says:

    Environmentalism has always SWPL. It’s not surprising that eventually the Neo-Stalinists would take after it.

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  111. Anonymous says: • Disclaimer
    @Mr. Anon

    This seems to be a pattern among many WN’s.Complain about the disappearance of Whites, just don’t do anything to increase their number-but do complain about the increase in non-Whites.
     
    No, it is not a pattern. But it is a rhetorical device used by people like you. Anyway, it is completely unimportant. If a man's advocacy does a great deal to further the cause of his people, it doesn't matter how procreative he is. How many children was he going to have anyway? Three? Four? There are any number of catholic saints who sired no catholic children, yet created vast numbers of catholics by converting whole tribes or nations.

    If a man who cares more doesn’t reproduce and advocates people who care less to reproduce, then caring-more-ness declines.

    That may be partly why Catholicism has been in decline in the West. All those Catholic saints and priests who cared more didn’t reproduce.

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  112. Anonymous says: • Disclaimer
    @JohnnyD
    Yea, the "Noble Savage" myth is one the dumbest ideas in world history.

    The “noble savage” has become a kind of strawman on the right.

    The noble savage originally did not mean some sort of pacifistic indigenes. That’s a modern projection of the life denying, “slave morality” that Nietzsche says is now identified with nobility. The nobility in the noble savage was in its very wildness and being uncorrupted by civilization. People say the noble savage is a myth because they’re not like vegan hippies or something. But that’s precisely why they were “noble savages” in the original use of the term.

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  113. @Moshe
    I don't recall you being jew-crazy when you first showed up here but something must have clicked. Purdy probably isn't Jewish but for some reason youe comment went the jew angle.

    I'm not trying to convince you of anything because I don'y care what your thoughts are but it's a curiosity to me that you seem to have caught the popular bug here of going all "rah rah goy" or "oy vey"ing when it is at counterpoint to the post, which is precisely about a goy destroyer. I get that you can blame jews for onfluencing him or somethong but you must realize that that's insane and that you caught a bug.

    If I'm wrong and Purdy is Jewish or if you had the jew thing before you came here that would be interesting.

    Anyhow, consider whether you've kind of lost it and your brain has gotten jew obsessed in a manner that isn't a credit to your race.

    ;)

    you seem to have caught the popular bug here

    I doubt he caught it here.

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  114. @Almost Missouri
    Yes, this is how it works.

    Progs believe that all dusky skinned people are just variations on the traditional rainforest denizen living in harmony with the land, and any regression from that ideal is the white man's fault.

    The fact that actual rainforest denizens are murderous rapists who can't sustain more than a few capita per square mile is unknown and/or irrelevant. Likewise ignored or irrelevant are the actual mounds of trash around the homes of your dusky neighbors. But that #6 plastic you just dropped in the #5 recycling box, white man, was a hate crime that revealed your underlying urge to genocide.

    To give Whiskey his due, this belief is most pronounced among white women of the middle and upper class.

    Some even wonder it the American Indians were slobs. It’s really doesn’t matter if they were, as there just weren’t that many, and they had a maid named Mother Earth to clean up after them.

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  115. Clyde says:
    @Forbes
    White privilege is nothing if not the privilege to be called racist.

    White privilege is nothing if not the privilege to be called racist.

    In the 1950s we were looking for commies under every bed. Today the libs/lefties/Dems are looking for racists under every bed. The young white commentariat is on automatic when it comes to being obsessed with uncovering racism. Bunch of ill educated self-haters, it is so pajama boy weak and pathetic. They disgust me.

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    In the 1950s we were looking for commies under every bed. Today the libs/lefties/Dems are looking for racists under every bed.
     
    YOU may have been looking under the bed for commies, Clyde, but the aware people were looking in Washington, FS and in Hollywood and NYC. They were right to look and call them out, but because the commies were NOT rooted out, American society is in the nasty condition it is now.

    I understand your analogy, but the difference is that these racists are not trying to slowly-but-surely destroy the country. The libs/lefties/Dems are looking under the bed and all over the internet and reality to eliminate those who want to save the country, whatever names they want to use. These libs/lefties/Dems ARE the commies that were unfortunately not eliminated in the 1950's, or, at least, their grandsons and granddaughters.

    It's just another battle in the same war, Clyde.
  116. @MEH 0910
    Slash and Burn · Graham Parker


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3s93FnQwb6Y

    Relevant pick. Some good lyrics:

    They burned the mighty rain forest
    The Howler Monkeys screamed
    They turned it into burgers
    For the monkeys on the street

    Accurate (mock) globalist-view geography lesson (from 1989!):

    America is a car park
    London is a dump
    China’s for the Chinese
    Russia is for chumps

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  117. Mr. Anon says:
    @Moshe
    I don't recall you being jew-crazy when you first showed up here but something must have clicked. Purdy probably isn't Jewish but for some reason youe comment went the jew angle.

    I'm not trying to convince you of anything because I don'y care what your thoughts are but it's a curiosity to me that you seem to have caught the popular bug here of going all "rah rah goy" or "oy vey"ing when it is at counterpoint to the post, which is precisely about a goy destroyer. I get that you can blame jews for onfluencing him or somethong but you must realize that that's insane and that you caught a bug.

    If I'm wrong and Purdy is Jewish or if you had the jew thing before you came here that would be interesting.

    Anyhow, consider whether you've kind of lost it and your brain has gotten jew obsessed in a manner that isn't a credit to your race.

    ;)

    I don’t recall you being jew-crazy when you first showed up here but something must have clicked.

    I haven’t noticed that he is “jew-crazy”. Perhaps you are just “anti-semite-crazy”.

    Purdy probably isn’t Jewish but for some reason youe comment went the jew angle.

    No, what 27 year old said was this:

    “So is this whole article just a set-up to get to the “nah nah nah goys, the country isn’t yours anymore and won’t be ever again?””

    I think it reasonable to assume that charges of white supremecism are directed at white gentiles, not Jews. When are they ever directed at Jews?

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  118. @Clyde

    White privilege is nothing if not the privilege to be called racist.
     
    In the 1950s we were looking for commies under every bed. Today the libs/lefties/Dems are looking for racists under every bed. The young white commentariat is on automatic when it comes to being obsessed with uncovering racism. Bunch of ill educated self-haters, it is so pajama boy weak and pathetic. They disgust me.

    In the 1950s we were looking for commies under every bed. Today the libs/lefties/Dems are looking for racists under every bed.

    YOU may have been looking under the bed for commies, Clyde, but the aware people were looking in Washington, FS and in Hollywood and NYC. They were right to look and call them out, but because the commies were NOT rooted out, American society is in the nasty condition it is now.

    I understand your analogy, but the difference is that these racists are not trying to slowly-but-surely destroy the country. The libs/lefties/Dems are looking under the bed and all over the internet and reality to eliminate those who want to save the country, whatever names they want to use. These libs/lefties/Dems ARE the commies that were unfortunately not eliminated in the 1950′s, or, at least, their grandsons and granddaughters.

    It’s just another battle in the same war, Clyde.

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    I agree. My analogy was not that good. My point was that once upon a time (1950s) commies and leftists had to mind their manners. They were rightfully under suspicion. Leftist lost jobs due to refusing to sign loyalty oaths. Fired for being Communist Party members. Leftist writers and actors could not get work in Hollywood and the arts in general. They protested their persecution and gave all kinds of reasons they should be left alone.

    But now that lefties have the upper hand in many institutions they doing exactly what was done to them. So in the end reasoning, debate and justifications are BS. Political life is a matter of who and whom.

  119. Anonymous says: • Disclaimer
    @Eustace Tilley (not)
    Hitler was not a vegetarian. His personal chef stated that Hitler's favorite dish was trout in butter sauce.

    He abstained from all red meat out of fear of getting cancer, which killed his beloved mother. Her Jewish physician, Dr. Bloch, failed to cure her (this is the 19th Century), but now we are getting into psychology rather than oncology.

    He was phobic of tobacco as well.

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  120. Ian M. says:

    I’ve read Madison Grant’s The Passing of the Great Race and I was not impressed. He exhibits contempt for Christianity and its moral code, he is very reductionist in his thinking, and his supporting arguments left a lot to be desired. He frankly acknowledges that race-consciousness is not natural to man, but wants to socially-engineer society so as artificially to achieve race-consciousness. He’s very much a Progressive who admires our civilization in only a very superficial sense and whose worldview ultimately acts to undermine it. It’s easy to see why there would have been a backlash against him eventually, even from those who might sympathize with his goal of increased racial consciousness.

    A racialist thinker from the same time period who I find much more congenial is William McDougall, a Harvard psychologist who wrote a series of lectures entitled “Is America Safe for Democracy?” McDougall is less well-known than Grant, but he is a much more profound and balanced thinker. He criticizes Grant and some of the other even more extreme racialist thinkers of his time and earlier for their bad logic and refers to them as ‘vulgar race dogmatists’. (He refers to the blank-slate proponents as ‘race-slumpers’). One of the most fascinating parts of his lectures is where he gives a summary of the history of the battle between the racialists and the blank-slaters from roughly 1850 to 1920. He traces the blank-slate theory proximately to J.S. Mill, but ultimately to John Locke and David Hume. He argues that one reason (among others) that the blank-slaters had gained the upper hand in this battle is because of the reaction against the vulgar extremism of some of these racialist thinkers, such as Count Gobineau and those who followed in his wake, including the German leadership prior to World War I who adopted Gobineau’s Aryan myth to promote the idea that the Germans were the chosen people of the world.

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    • Replies: @Old Palo Altan
    Both Grant and Stoddard were gentlemen amateurs of high culture and superior intelligence. They were not professional scientists, nor did either pretend to be.
    Gobineau was the same, and his general idea - the superiority of those nations led by the Germanic racial type (which of course includes the whole of Europe and Russia too, all led until the disaster of 1918 (1789 for France) by Germanic noble castes, however much diluted in Spain, Portugal, and Southern Italy) - remains persuasive for those of us who actually look around.
    Germany itself, broken in 1918 and smashed into near nothingness in 1945, was back on top within a decade.
    Their on-top-ness will only cease when they do.
    A stark denouement which may, I fear, be now not very far from fulfilment.
  121. peterike says:

    Jed’s mom has that ghastly, deracinated white woman face, like Elizabeth Warren.

    You can tell from a hundred miles away what a woman like that is like.

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  122. Moshe says:

    I can’t figure out what you’re talking about. My best guess is that you thought he was saying “guys” rather than “goys”.

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  123. @Moshe
    I don't recall you being jew-crazy when you first showed up here but something must have clicked. Purdy probably isn't Jewish but for some reason youe comment went the jew angle.

    I'm not trying to convince you of anything because I don'y care what your thoughts are but it's a curiosity to me that you seem to have caught the popular bug here of going all "rah rah goy" or "oy vey"ing when it is at counterpoint to the post, which is precisely about a goy destroyer. I get that you can blame jews for onfluencing him or somethong but you must realize that that's insane and that you caught a bug.

    If I'm wrong and Purdy is Jewish or if you had the jew thing before you came here that would be interesting.

    Anyhow, consider whether you've kind of lost it and your brain has gotten jew obsessed in a manner that isn't a credit to your race.

    ;)

    Hey thanks, if there’s one thing I always appreciate, it’s unsolicited psychoanalysis.

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  124. @Whiskey
    Macron's success as the most forceful power bottom in history, and Marie Le Pen's abject failure, is a huge indicator that France is very, very feminist. There is nothing White women like better than a gay White man; he's the perfect version of a non-Alpha White male. Not interested in them, with a debauched and unhealthy sex life that excites them. Plus interested in the same things ... fashion, fabulousness, and glitter.

    Macron, however, may have just now figured out: A. There are about 50 million Africans willing to move to France RIGHT NOW and start voting/rioting/killing. B. He won't be Field Marshall Jupiter Power Bottom and President of France but rather a rotting corpse about a year tops, after those Africans move to France and turn it into Greater Niger.

    Yes, White women love gays. Its why Ireland has a gay Pakistani as Prime Minister -- women love that stuff. Men not so much, they are surveys tell us, at least White men, disgusted reflexively by gay sex. Which makes sense, its a huge disease vector and historically small population Whites could not afford African levels of die-offs.

    Conservatives have got to get over their obsession with gay sex. It’s not healthy. Sometimes I think the old fogies on this board spend more time thinking about sodomy than fags do.

    Also, genius: Varadkar is Indian, not Pakistani, and then only on his Hindu father’s side. His parents raised him Catholic (I know, I know, evidently not very well, blah blah blah)

    The Hindu minority in Ireland is a useful buffer against Muslims. We have never had a Muslim attack there. And Varadkar has said some very red-pilled things about immigrants, including asking parliament if it would be cheaper in the long run to pay migrants to leave the country (lol)

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  125. @Ian M.
    I’ve read Madison Grant’s The Passing of the Great Race and I was not impressed. He exhibits contempt for Christianity and its moral code, he is very reductionist in his thinking, and his supporting arguments left a lot to be desired. He frankly acknowledges that race-consciousness is not natural to man, but wants to socially-engineer society so as artificially to achieve race-consciousness. He's very much a Progressive who admires our civilization in only a very superficial sense and whose worldview ultimately acts to undermine it. It’s easy to see why there would have been a backlash against him eventually, even from those who might sympathize with his goal of increased racial consciousness.

    A racialist thinker from the same time period who I find much more congenial is William McDougall, a Harvard psychologist who wrote a series of lectures entitled “Is America Safe for Democracy?” McDougall is less well-known than Grant, but he is a much more profound and balanced thinker. He criticizes Grant and some of the other even more extreme racialist thinkers of his time and earlier for their bad logic and refers to them as ‘vulgar race dogmatists’. (He refers to the blank-slate proponents as ‘race-slumpers’). One of the most fascinating parts of his lectures is where he gives a summary of the history of the battle between the racialists and the blank-slaters from roughly 1850 to 1920. He traces the blank-slate theory proximately to J.S. Mill, but ultimately to John Locke and David Hume. He argues that one reason (among others) that the blank-slaters had gained the upper hand in this battle is because of the reaction against the vulgar extremism of some of these racialist thinkers, such as Count Gobineau and those who followed in his wake, including the German leadership prior to World War I who adopted Gobineau’s Aryan myth to promote the idea that the Germans were the chosen people of the world.

    Both Grant and Stoddard were gentlemen amateurs of high culture and superior intelligence. They were not professional scientists, nor did either pretend to be.
    Gobineau was the same, and his general idea – the superiority of those nations led by the Germanic racial type (which of course includes the whole of Europe and Russia too, all led until the disaster of 1918 (1789 for France) by Germanic noble castes, however much diluted in Spain, Portugal, and Southern Italy) – remains persuasive for those of us who actually look around.
    Germany itself, broken in 1918 and smashed into near nothingness in 1945, was back on top within a decade.
    Their on-top-ness will only cease when they do.
    A stark denouement which may, I fear, be now not very far from fulfilment.

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  126. MEH 0910 says:

    OT, sort of: I just stumbled across the fact that Marxist Richard Lewontin lives in Brattleboro, VT.

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Richard_Lewontin#Personal_life

    As of mid-2015, Lewontin and his wife Mary Ann live on a farm in Brattleboro, Vermont.

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brattleboro,_Vermont#Demographics

    As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 12,046 people, 5,364 households, and 2,880 families residing in the town.

    The racial makeup of the town was 92.1% White, 1.9% Black or African American, 0.3% Native American, 2.2% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 0.6% from other races, and 2.8% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.7% of the population.

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  127. @Anonymous
    In Grant's day, the complaints were of the more fecund Catholic European immigrants.

    R.A. Fisher wrote about how advanced societies tend to select for less fertile upper classes:

    http://racehist.blogspot.nl/2013/06/r-fisher-social-selection-of-fertility.html

    Grant and other elite WASPs of the period were probably constitutionally less fertile and thus more alarmed and focused on other groups' fertility.

    Grant and other elite WASPs of the period were probably constitutionally less fertile and thus more alarmed and focused on other groups’ fertility

    Many eugenicists had no children at all. I think that concentrated the mind.

    Darwin 10, Galton 0.

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  128. Clyde says:
    @Achmed E. Newman

    In the 1950s we were looking for commies under every bed. Today the libs/lefties/Dems are looking for racists under every bed.
     
    YOU may have been looking under the bed for commies, Clyde, but the aware people were looking in Washington, FS and in Hollywood and NYC. They were right to look and call them out, but because the commies were NOT rooted out, American society is in the nasty condition it is now.

    I understand your analogy, but the difference is that these racists are not trying to slowly-but-surely destroy the country. The libs/lefties/Dems are looking under the bed and all over the internet and reality to eliminate those who want to save the country, whatever names they want to use. These libs/lefties/Dems ARE the commies that were unfortunately not eliminated in the 1950's, or, at least, their grandsons and granddaughters.

    It's just another battle in the same war, Clyde.

    I agree. My analogy was not that good. My point was that once upon a time (1950s) commies and leftists had to mind their manners. They were rightfully under suspicion. Leftist lost jobs due to refusing to sign loyalty oaths. Fired for being Communist Party members. Leftist writers and actors could not get work in Hollywood and the arts in general. They protested their persecution and gave all kinds of reasons they should be left alone.

    But now that lefties have the upper hand in many institutions they doing exactly what was done to them. So in the end reasoning, debate and justifications are BS. Political life is a matter of who and whom.

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    Leftist writers and actors could not get work in Hollywood and the arts in general

     

    !?
  129. @Rob McX
    The way of the destroyers is to silently hijack everything. Conservatism, environmentalism, religion have all been destroyed with the anti-white virus. There are only a handful of true environmentalists around nowadays. You'll never see their views expressed in papers like the New Yorker or the Guardian.

    They certainly never publish my submissions.

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  130. zanon says:
    @Old Palo Altan
    The Phillips Exeter is the giveaway: one of the articles about Purdy disingenuously informs us that he only applied there because "it was the only private school he had ever heard of". Now why might that be, the inquiring reader should ask himself. It is not as though Exeter is the most famous private school in the land, nor one whose name is likely to be much bandied about in rural West Virginia.
    The answer? It turns out that his mother, a lawyer, comes from a wealthy and influential family in Delaware. A word or two in the right ear, and presto, off he went.
    I've nothing at all against this. What I don't like is the studied refusal to be frank about his background, be it on his own part or that of his many curiously attracted admirers.

    As for Madison Grant: he most certainly is worth reading, as is Lothrop Stoddard. They were prophets. Unlike many a prophet, they were very definitely listened to in their own time, and had much to do with the passing of the blessed immigration act of 1924.
    That they are now damned and derided is just one more measure of our floundering decay.

    Huh,

    I knew Jedidiah a little bit, but I did not know his parents were ex-Delaware. Reading the article, it sounds like he’s a Quaker who was raised by uber SWPLs who took everything very seriously, but instead of setting up camp in hippie california went to (cheaper) vest virginia.

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  131. @Clyde
    I agree. My analogy was not that good. My point was that once upon a time (1950s) commies and leftists had to mind their manners. They were rightfully under suspicion. Leftist lost jobs due to refusing to sign loyalty oaths. Fired for being Communist Party members. Leftist writers and actors could not get work in Hollywood and the arts in general. They protested their persecution and gave all kinds of reasons they should be left alone.

    But now that lefties have the upper hand in many institutions they doing exactly what was done to them. So in the end reasoning, debate and justifications are BS. Political life is a matter of who and whom.

    Leftist writers and actors could not get work in Hollywood and the arts in general

    !?

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  132. @Eustace Tilley (not)
    Hitler was not a vegetarian. His personal chef stated that Hitler's favorite dish was trout in butter sauce.

    He abstained from all red meat out of fear of getting cancer, which killed his beloved mother. Her Jewish physician, Dr. Bloch, failed to cure her (this is the 19th Century), but now we are getting into psychology rather than oncology.

    “Hitler was not a vegetarian”

    The Medical Casebook of Adolf Hitler by Leonard und Renate Heston describes drastically, that Hitler was plagued by stomach-cramps often times after dinner and that he therefor “developed an excentric diet” which was “almost vegetarian”.

    (Raw vegetables, unprocessed cereals, no tea, no coffee, no alcohol, no tobacco).

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    A lot of German-speakers had very strong opinions about diet. The hippie movement in Southern California started in the 1940s around a German health food store in West Hollywood frequented by long-haired "nature boys."

    Hitler's worries about race poisoning seem pretty similar in form to the kind of concerns that motivate organic food shoppers and the anti-GMO movement in Germany today.

  133. @Dieter Kief
    "Hitler was not a vegetarian"

    The Medical Casebook of Adolf Hitler by Leonard und Renate Heston describes drastically, that Hitler was plagued by stomach-cramps often times after dinner and that he therefor "developed an excentric diet" which was "almost vegetarian".

    (Raw vegetables, unprocessed cereals, no tea, no coffee, no alcohol, no tobacco).

    A lot of German-speakers had very strong opinions about diet. The hippie movement in Southern California started in the 1940s around a German health food store in West Hollywood frequented by long-haired “nature boys.”

    Hitler’s worries about race poisoning seem pretty similar in form to the kind of concerns that motivate organic food shoppers and the anti-GMO movement in Germany today.

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