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Good news for David Brooks [Email him] and other guilty white cuckservatives/ liberals everywhere yearning for a nonthreatening black person to gush over: Ta-Nehisi Coates [Tweet him] has a new long article out in The Atlantic this week. [The First White President |The foundation of Donald Trump’s presidency is the negation of Barack Obama’s legacy,October 2017]

Yes, America’s “foremost public intellectual”—polymath, philosopher, master stylist, and recipient of a MacArthur genius grant—Coates has favored us once again with an analysis of our current discontents.

This comes after a dry spell when he had nothing much to say, while the hungry sheep looked up and were not fed. Anyway, I think it does. Unless I missed something—for which, if I did, I hope I may be forgiven—this is the first major piece of writing by Genius T. Coates (as Steve Sailer, who is an authentic genius, calls him) since his 2015 anti-white bestseller Between the World and Me.

That book itself came a year after the author struck lightning through the world of social commentary and got tingles shooting up Goodwhite legs nationwide with his 2014 article The Case for Reparations,” which also appeared in The Atlantic, and which demanded that white people give black people stuff because blackety-blackety-black black black blackety-black.

This new piece is shorter than either of those two efforts. The reparations thing was fifteen thousand words; the book was 176 pages, which means around sixty thousand words. This week’s Atlantic piece is only eight thousand words, so Genius T. Coates is merely clearing his throat here.

Perhaps our “foremost public intellectual” is husbanding his energies for a new book. Or perhaps he’s just running out of ways to say, “I hate white people!

Either way, eight thousand words should be enough to inspire David Brooks to another New York Times column agonizing over whether a person as shamefully white as Brooks even has “standing” to pass comment on the Thoughts of Chairman Coates. [Listening to Ta-Nehisi Coates While White, July 17, 2015]

So what’s it about, this week’s eight-thousand-word Genius T. Coates essay in The Atlantic? I wish I could tell you. Oh, I get the gist all right: He hates white people. At any resolution finer than that, though, he loses me.

The title is: “The First White President.” This is about Donald Trump, of course. Subtitle: “The foundation of Donald Trump’s presidency is the negation of Barack Obama’s legacy” … which has a nice sort of anapestic lilt to it. That is not necessarily to Coates’ credit, of course. The titles of magazine pieces are most often thought up by editors, not by the author.

The body of the article, however, is Genius T. Coates’ entire responsibility. So again: What’s it about? And again: Sorry, I don’t know, at any level below the most general.

Look: I’m no stranger to hard-to-read stuff. When I was a college student I read all the novels of Jean-Paul Sartre, just because everyone else was reading them. For academic purposes—by way of getting a degree, I mean—I read Riesz and Szőkefalvi-Nagy’s Functional Analysis, Kant’s Prolegomena to Any Future Metaphysic, and the first 56 chapters of Russell and Whitehead’s Principia Mathematica, which is mostly written in a symbolic language they invented for the purpose.

Then in later life, as a book reviewer, reading for money, I have forced myself to read a lot of stuff that brought to mind Dorothy Parker’s alleged response to some tome she had been asked to review,: “This book should not be set aside lightly. It should be thrown with great force.” Eh, one has to make a living.

Genius T. Coates, however, I just cannot read. The prose is impenetrable.

There is an interesting philosophical, or perhaps psychological question here. Do I find Genius T. Coates unreadable just because he’s anti-white? Might a different writer, with a different background and style, be able to write eight thousand words of white-hating polemic that I would be able to read?

I’m pretty sure the answer is “yes.” I can’t recall anything precisely anti-white that I read without difficulty—note please that the criterion here is not “read with pleasure,” it’s “read without difficulty”—but I’ve read some of Lenin’s essays (in translation) with interest. Lenin was a very evil man; the evil genius of the 20th century, in my opinion. He sometimes makes you think, though.

Genius T. Coates, however, is turgid, dull, and pretentious. He sometimes makes you laugh, but only by accident; his intentions are perfectly humorless.

How do I know he makes you laugh if I can’t read him? Well, I read Mark Hemingway’s critique of this latest Genius T. Coates manifesto. [Ta-Nehisi Coates and the Glowing Amulet of Identity Politics,September 7, 2017] Mark’s writing in the neocon, Never-Trump magazine Weekly Standard. He includes some quotes from Genius T. Coates; and I made it through the quotes OK without chewing my arm off. Sample:

But whereas his forebears carried whiteness like an ancestral talisman, Trump cracked the glowing amulet open, releasing its eldritch energies.

Eldritch“! That’s an H.P. Lovecraft word. Has Genius T. Coates been catching up on his gothic fantasy literature? Are there other Lovecraft words in this piece? “Miasmal”? “Cyclopean”? “Cacodaemoniacal”?

I’d do a Ctrl-F on the piece and tell you, but my eyelids grow heavy just looking at a Genius T. Coates article … Sorry, I really have to go lie down and take a nap …

I’ll leave you with what I said in 2015 after Genius T. Coates. MacArthur Foundation grant was announced:

Of course, we all know what’s going on here. This is a skirmish in the Cold Civil War. Coates, meritless in himself, is just a handy token. This is goodwhite elites—as represented by the MacArthur Foundation—sticking a finger in the collective eye of badwhites.

This is just affirmative action taken to the next level. Coates got the grant for being this year’s Pet Black, just as Barack Obama got the Nobel Prize for being Pet Black of 2008. It’s goodwhites’ way of mocking and humiliating the tens of millions of nonblacks who are better writers than Coates, the tens of millions who are worthier of a Nobel Prize, on any rational meritocratic basis, than Obama.

In other words, it’s goodwhites jeering at badwhites. There isn’t much we can do but jeer back, so that’s what Radio Derb will do.

To the Board of Directors of the MacArthur Foundation—to Julia Stasch, Marjorie Scardino, Jack Fuller, Donald Hopkins, Daniel Huttenlocher, Joi Ito, Julie Katzman, Paul Klingenstein, Martha Minow, Sendhil Mullainathan, and Claude Steele—to these persons I say: Kiss my badwhite bum, you stinking creeps.

To Ta-Nehisi Coates I say: Hey, guy, how ya doin’?

2010-12-24dl[1] John Derbyshire [email him] writes an incredible amount on all sorts of subjects for all kinds of outlets. (This no longer includes National Review, whose editors had some kind of tantrum and fired him. ) He is the author of We Are Doomed: Reclaiming Conservative Pessimism and several other books. He has had two books published by VDARE.com com:FROM THE DISSIDENT RIGHT (also available in Kindle) and FROM THE DISSIDENT RIGHT II: ESSAYS 2013.

(Republished from VDare.com by permission of author or representative)
 
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  1. El Dato says:

    Sleep beckons…

    I’d do a Ctrl-F on the piece and tell you, but my eyelids grow heavy just looking at a Genius T. Coates article … Sorry, I really have to go lie down and take a nap …

    and then….

    In my sleeping brain there took shape a melodrama of sinister hatred and pursuit, and I saw the black soul of Egypt singling me out and calling me in inaudible whispers; calling and luring me, leading me on with the glitter and glamor of a Saracenic surface, but ever pulling me down to the age-mad catacombs and horrors of its dead and abysmal pharaonic heart.

    (Lovecraft, Imprisoned with the Pharaos, Written in March of 1924, Published in May of 1924 in Weird Tales)

    Additionally:

    “The foundation of Donald Trump’s presidency is the negation of Barack Obama’s legacy”

    Well, if that’s the editor writing he missed the trick of replacing “negation” by “whitation”.

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  2. I think “blackity black black black” pretty much sums up TNC. Am I missing anything? I usually rely on Sailer for THC exegesis though.

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    I think “blackity black black black” pretty much sums up TNC. Am I missing anything?
     
    Yes; he makes significantly more money than you.
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  3. Truth says:

    “Yo Tennessee, John Derbyshire just ethered* you in a scathing article for the third time!”

    “Who?”

    *Ebonics, Don’t concern yourself.

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  4. “The foundation of Donald Trump’s presidency is the negation of Barack Obama’s legacy” …

    Negating Ferguson Effect would be for black community.

    Negating MORE WARS would be good for the US and the world, but Trump has sunk into the neo-imperialist swamp.

    Ending the New Cold War with Russia would be good for peace. But Trump lost to Deep State.

    Ending Homo-tranny-mania would give more space and voice to other voices on the Left. But Queertianity is now religion of the land. It is state religion.

    Ending feminist hysteria about ‘rape culture’ in colleges would restore sense and order.

    Btw, Obama was hardly a black president. He had to serve those who made him, and so, he was essentially a Jewish-Homo president.

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    Hi, Priss Factor!

    You know, I held on to the idea that Trump would actually try to be some kind of real POTUS -- clearing neocon corruption out of the Federal government, etc. -- as long as I could, but I have, of course, had to give up on that. Still, he has done us at least two good turns: with a little help from Bernie Sanders and Debbie Wasserman-Schultz, he has forever destroyed the myth that the Clintons have any popular base in America at all, and, all by himself, he has forever destroyed the myth that the Bushes have any popular base in America.

    Trump gave us these two boons, cleared the political air for us, through his masterly use of television. Trump is a preternatural master of the art of political television.

    Googling around yesterday, I came across an example of what Trump can do with TV, with his new show "In the White House with Trump" -- he not only can destroy unearned reputations of major celebriati, he can restore such reputations, bring them back from beyond their political graves!

    My Exhibit A, which I discovered while googling around yesterday, was from May 10/11, 2017. It's this:

    And then Henry Kissinger walks in...: 24 hours in the Donald Trump circus
    "Analysis by Chris Cillizza, CNN Editor-at-large"

    http://www.cnn.com/2017/05/10/politics/donald-trump-henry-kissinger/index.html

    Based on his mastery of television, I now suggest that the Donald is good for the full four and very likely for the whole eight years. Congress maybe will not be able to avoid impeaching him, but that will just be another TV opportunity for Trump, so they will never convict him, anymore than they could convict Clinton.

    Probably like you, PF, I don't know of anyone in my neck of the woods, who actually watches political television news, but I think that doesn't matter because all he needs is for the globalists in New York and for the apparatchiks in Washington to watch and to believe that it matters. It will be a kind of self-fulfilling prophecy, it will get them all on the same wavelength, so they can operate in unison, like the Workers Party in Kim Jong-un land.

    The good news is that this whole insane thing could give us, the people, the opportunity to organize and maybe ... just maybe ... create the groundwork for something like a New Reform Party with actual members of Congress in neither of the two major parties. In any case, it will give us the opportunity to continue educating ourselves as to the mess we are in (assuming the PTB don't destroy such sites as UR) and the opportunity for Patriots to continue to grow and get together:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oLA4lEtmH2A
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  6. JamesG says:

    It is childishly insulting to deliberately distort a person’s name.

    Such as calling him “Tennessee Coates.”

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    It is childishly insulting to deliberately distort a person’s name.

     

    You really ought to take this complaint up with Mr. Coates's parents, don't you agree?
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  7. Genius redefined?

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  8. Dear John, instead of

    Szőkefalvi-Nagy’s Functional Analysis,

    I tried my teeth on

    https://www.amazon.com/Elements-Functions-Functional-Analysis-Volumes/dp/1614273049/ref=sr_1_2

    Elements of the Theory of Functions and Functional Analysis [Two Volumes in One]
    by A. N. Kolmogorov, authors, S. V. Fomin,
    sure in Russian language.
    Once I happened to personally shake hand of Andrey Nickolaevich Kolmogorov. As you can imagine, I washed that hand many times since that event which happened about 50 years ago.

    Your I.f.f.U.

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    Impressive!
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  9. Oh, Coates wrote a piece last year on what a great thing O.J. Simpson’s acquittal for a double murder he was dead bang guilty of was.

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  10. Eldritch? I could believe that he’s a secret Warhammer40k devotee, he’s got many of the “tells”.

    http://elementgames.co.uk/wargames-and-miniatures/sci-fi-miniatures-games/warhammer-40k/warhammer-40k-scenery/deathworld-eldritch-ruins

    One of England’s finest achievements. There are constant complaints though. There are no obvious Black Bodies in the whole WH “universe”, and the pragmatic Nottingham advice, “buy a pot of suitably dark paint off us and get stuck in then, if you’re not happy”, is met with horror and howls of outrage.

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    There are constant complaints though. There are no obvious Black Bodies in the whole WH “universe”,
     
    There are the Salamanders who are technically black, but they are emphatically and explicitly not racially black, but just in blackface
    , @Daniel Chieh
    There are black Guardsmen in Gaunt Ghosts, but yes, the Imperium has no global diversity policy. The White Scars are obviously Mongolian as well and the Tau are strong references to Japanese culture(possibly Chinese, if considered from a more hive-minded perspective). Its odd, that despite their reputation for violence, Africans haven't actually given us any examples of belligerent triumphant idols that 40k would be fond of drawing inspiration from.

    At one point, I'm told, Craftworld Eldar had heavy Chinese themes(as seen by the writers at the time) and its still vaguely seen in their highly colorful armory but they've evolved into something unique, to which I highly approved. I've been with 40k since the 2nd edition and while I see the reference, I think its always been a light touch. Tau is far less subtle.

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    Around twenty Harvard professors decided to defiantly block traffic to protest Trump’s end to DACA.

    They Were Arrested!
     
    It would be amusing if they were convicted and that fact were used to deny them any U.S. Government sponsored grants.

    As to your idea about multitudes of people showing up on the Harvard campus and claiming status as undocumented Harvard students - I think that's a great idea.
    , @animalogic
    Actually, Harvard is so endowment wealthy it could admit it's entire student body for FREE, & still make money.
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  12. @JamesG
    It is childishly insulting to deliberately distort a person's name.

    Such as calling him "Tennessee Coates."

    It is childishly insulting to deliberately distort a person’s name.

    You really ought to take this complaint up with Mr. Coates’s parents, don’t you agree?

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  13. Do you think Coates is aware that he’s being humored in a certain sense as the chosen tormentor of goodwhites? I mean, does he know that this whole thing is a fashion and that no one – including his devotees – really thinks he’s all that smart or insightful?

    If so, is it possible that the humiliation from being the object of a certain sort of condescension from goodwhites fuels his anti-white hatred in a sort of self-sustaining cycle?

    I seem to think the effusive responses to Tennessee’s scribbles make it rather obvious that the goodwhites are grading him on a curve and accounting for his race in doing so.

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    Do you think Coates is aware that he’s being humored in a certain sense as the chosen tormentor of goodwhites?

    About a decade ago, he was part of The Atlantic's line up of online columnists. Robert Stacy McCain has said The Atlantic has long had a reputation among reporters as a 'notorious snob shop'. Their columnists at the time included 3 chaps with Harvard degrees, one with an Oxford degree, one woman with degrees from Penn and the University of Chicago, and one fellow who had dropped out of Howard University in DC. I don't know that you could telegraph it any more clearly than that.

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  14. @Priss Factor
    “The foundation of Donald Trump’s presidency is the negation of Barack Obama’s legacy” …

    Negating Ferguson Effect would be for black community.

    Negating MORE WARS would be good for the US and the world, but Trump has sunk into the neo-imperialist swamp.

    Ending the New Cold War with Russia would be good for peace. But Trump lost to Deep State.

    Ending Homo-tranny-mania would give more space and voice to other voices on the Left. But Queertianity is now religion of the land. It is state religion.

    Ending feminist hysteria about 'rape culture' in colleges would restore sense and order.

    Btw, Obama was hardly a black president. He had to serve those who made him, and so, he was essentially a Jewish-Homo president.

    Hi, Priss Factor!

    You know, I held on to the idea that Trump would actually try to be some kind of real POTUS — clearing neocon corruption out of the Federal government, etc. — as long as I could, but I have, of course, had to give up on that. Still, he has done us at least two good turns: with a little help from Bernie Sanders and Debbie Wasserman-Schultz, he has forever destroyed the myth that the Clintons have any popular base in America at all, and, all by himself, he has forever destroyed the myth that the Bushes have any popular base in America.

    Trump gave us these two boons, cleared the political air for us, through his masterly use of television. Trump is a preternatural master of the art of political television.

    Googling around yesterday, I came across an example of what Trump can do with TV, with his new show “In the White House with Trump” — he not only can destroy unearned reputations of major celebriati, he can restore such reputations, bring them back from beyond their political graves!

    My Exhibit A, which I discovered while googling around yesterday, was from May 10/11, 2017. It’s this:

    And then Henry Kissinger walks in…: 24 hours in the Donald Trump circus
    “Analysis by Chris Cillizza, CNN Editor-at-large”

    http://www.cnn.com/2017/05/10/politics/donald-trump-henry-kissinger/index.html

    Based on his mastery of television, I now suggest that the Donald is good for the full four and very likely for the whole eight years. Congress maybe will not be able to avoid impeaching him, but that will just be another TV opportunity for Trump, so they will never convict him, anymore than they could convict Clinton.

    Probably like you, PF, I don’t know of anyone in my neck of the woods, who actually watches political television news, but I think that doesn’t matter because all he needs is for the globalists in New York and for the apparatchiks in Washington to watch and to believe that it matters. It will be a kind of self-fulfilling prophecy, it will get them all on the same wavelength, so they can operate in unison, like the Workers Party in Kim Jong-un land.

    The good news is that this whole insane thing could give us, the people, the opportunity to organize and maybe … just maybe … create the groundwork for something like a New Reform Party with actual members of Congress in neither of the two major parties. In any case, it will give us the opportunity to continue educating ourselves as to the mess we are in (assuming the PTB don’t destroy such sites as UR) and the opportunity for Patriots to continue to grow and get together:

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  15. El Dato says:
    @Immigrant from former USSR
    Dear John, instead of

    Szőkefalvi-Nagy’s Functional Analysis,
     
    I tried my teeth on
    https://www.amazon.com/Elements-Functions-Functional-Analysis-Volumes/dp/1614273049/ref=sr_1_2
    Elements of the Theory of Functions and Functional Analysis [Two Volumes in One]
    by A. N. Kolmogorov, authors, S. V. Fomin,
    sure in Russian language.
    Once I happened to personally shake hand of Andrey Nickolaevich Kolmogorov. As you can imagine, I washed that hand many times since that event which happened about 50 years ago.

    Your I.f.f.U.

    Impressive!

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  16. “The foundation of Donald Trump’s presidency is the negation of Barack Obama’s legacy” … has a nice sort of anapestic lilt to it.
    - – – – – – – – – -
    Really? Sound more dactylic to me. (I remember the distinction by pronouncing the words “a-na-PEST” and “DAC-tyl-’l”.) And “OH-ba-ma’s LEG-a-cy” is dactylic dimeter.

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  17. Interesting video(though it could have done without the horror movie music in the opening intro).

    It seems do-goody white folks see blacks are children in need of love and warmth. They think of Negroes as Arnold in Diff’rent Strokes and the tiny kid in Webster. In a way, the appeal of The Nasty Coates is he looks like a Negro turtle without a shell looking for some affection from doting white folks. He’s a perennial Negrolette.

    Now, it may well be that little pickanegroes just want some love, but they eventually grow up. It’s like all animals are cuddly and adorable when little. Tiger cubs, bear cubs, wolf cubs, hippo babies, wild piglets, and etc. But eventually they get bigger and change emotionally and consciously. And their change isn’t only physical but emotional and sexual. Negro boy not only becomes bigger and more muscular but more aggressive with raging thug hormones. Also, he begins to feel ‘boing’ and wants to hump every ho, especially white ones. Also, as he realizes he’s tougher and more badass than the white folks, he or she becomes more angry at white folks who say NO or say/do anything that seems to hurt their ‘pride’.

    One side of white mindset represses the darker, wilder, and animal side of the Negro. It prefers to see blacks as sexless kids forever. According to this mindset, a Negro may eventually grow big and strong… but at heart, he is still a little kid… like the mountain-sized negro who loves a wittle white mouse in GREEN MILE. Now, most such negroes in reality wanna whup white boys, act he be kang, and hump white girls. But white libby-dibs just see him as Big Gentle Giant, like in that Sandra Bullock movie about a white family adopting some elephant sized Negro. He be a gentle giant and shi*. Never mind the reality that is closer to Michael Brown.

    Of course, there is another kind of white psychology that values the negro as big sexual beast that wins in sports and humps all the ho’s. It’s there in rap music culture and sports degeneracy.

    And TV and Hollywood give us these two images of the Negro as eternal child(no matter big and strong) or ultra-thug. The two images are opposites but appealing to white folks because one is cute and the other is ‘cool’. And it’s up to white folks to take their pick: Emmanuel Lewis or Mike Tyson.

    Now, Gary Coleman and Emmanuel Lewis had genetic problems that prevented them from growing. But most small Negro kids turn into big Negroes. What had once been cute is cute no more.
    Also, black kids, with raging hormones, begin to find white folks lame, boring, and stifling. Uncool. Also, the fact that they, as young kids, depended on such lame white folks for support is humiliating to them and they feel they must compensate for searching for their authentic blackness… as with Kapernick and Obama.
    Also, black kids, once bigger, sense a certain fear among white folks and lose respect for them. Also, they sense an over-sensitivity among whites that is at once condescending and submissive. White guilt sucks up to blacks but also treats like helpless children in need for special help. Blacks eventually find it icky.
    Also, they sense a pressure for them to act white when they wanna stretch out and act more ‘thug’.

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  18. TheOldOne says:

    Priss Factor:

    “as he realizes he’s tougher and more badass than the white folks”

    How about providing some documentation for this claim.

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    " how about providing some documentation for this claim"

    Well the "Living" documentation I, myself can provide for this claim is having been born and raised in Detroit Michigan, Highland park to be precise, with all of the obvious access to the "Black" experience, plus add to this my last fifty years of functioning as a Jazz performer, and membership in umpteen music formations consisting of mixed races, black and white, add then to this the fact of having shared an apartment with a fellow (black) musician, between ( my) marriages.

    And then add to this the experience of having a fellow (black) musician, a tenor Sax player, informing myself, that I am in his eyes a true "Spook", as I know more about black folks than anyone he has ever encountered in his days.

    Okay so what am I trying to express now?

    Here it is : The ultimate and most desired ideal state of existance sought after by a huge segment of young black males is the state of : "Bad".

    Once having attained to this hallowed condition the condition of "Bad" the holder of this "Title", the title of bad, has then reached the pinnacle of human achievement, and the worship and adulation of his "Bad" peers, and his existance has not been in vain.

    Authenticjazzman "Mensa" qualified since 1973, airborne trained US Army Vet, and pro Jazz musician.

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  19. One cannot help but glean a bit of professional jealousy in Mr. D’s critique of Coates’ turgid prose and pretzel logic. Mr. D scales the heights of erudition with every piece while dwelling in obscurity. His target murders the English language for a nice profit to the applause of millions.

    Professional writing is a tough racket. Surely Mr. D knew this when he first put pen to paper. Yet envy is a meal that never settles in one’s bowels. He would do better by simply admitting that Coates has developed a pretty good schtick.

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  20. DFH says:
    @Expletive Deleted
    Eldritch? I could believe that he's a secret Warhammer40k devotee, he's got many of the "tells".
    http://elementgames.co.uk/wargames-and-miniatures/sci-fi-miniatures-games/warhammer-40k/warhammer-40k-scenery/deathworld-eldritch-ruins
    One of England's finest achievements. There are constant complaints though. There are no obvious Black Bodies in the whole WH "universe", and the pragmatic Nottingham advice, "buy a pot of suitably dark paint off us and get stuck in then, if you're not happy", is met with horror and howls of outrage.

    There are constant complaints though. There are no obvious Black Bodies in the whole WH “universe”,

    There are the Salamanders who are technically black, but they are emphatically and explicitly not racially black, but just in blackface

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    Da Ork Boyz! They even were slaves for the Brainboyz, and dey showed dem massuses what's what but good!

    /sarcasm

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  21. anonymous says: • Disclaimer

    I tried “The Decline of The West” by Herr Doktor Spengler and found it impenetrable.

    Anyway, my favorite bit of exotica is Voegelin’s “Don’t Immanentize the Eschaton” which was made popular by The Derb’s favorite conservative (Not!!)–Bill Buckley.

    By the way, how does the MacArthur (“Catalyst for Change”) Foundation define what constitutes “genius?”

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    I tried “The Decline of The West” by Herr Doktor Spengler and found it impenetrable.
     
    He was a math teacher, what do you expect?;-) There are some good one-liners there but generally WWII changed everything.
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  22. @Expletive Deleted
    Eldritch? I could believe that he's a secret Warhammer40k devotee, he's got many of the "tells".
    http://elementgames.co.uk/wargames-and-miniatures/sci-fi-miniatures-games/warhammer-40k/warhammer-40k-scenery/deathworld-eldritch-ruins
    One of England's finest achievements. There are constant complaints though. There are no obvious Black Bodies in the whole WH "universe", and the pragmatic Nottingham advice, "buy a pot of suitably dark paint off us and get stuck in then, if you're not happy", is met with horror and howls of outrage.

    There are black Guardsmen in Gaunt Ghosts, but yes, the Imperium has no global diversity policy. The White Scars are obviously Mongolian as well and the Tau are strong references to Japanese culture(possibly Chinese, if considered from a more hive-minded perspective). Its odd, that despite their reputation for violence, Africans haven’t actually given us any examples of belligerent triumphant idols that 40k would be fond of drawing inspiration from.

    At one point, I’m told, Craftworld Eldar had heavy Chinese themes(as seen by the writers at the time) and its still vaguely seen in their highly colorful armory but they’ve evolved into something unique, to which I highly approved. I’ve been with 40k since the 2nd edition and while I see the reference, I think its always been a light touch. Tau is far less subtle.

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    Vaguely OT but my comment made me muse: does anyone have recommendations on any good fiction or books that portrayed the Orient as the West perceived it circa 1900s or so? I've read R.E. Howard and always quite entertained by his imagery of the mysterious and lethal East - heard recommendations for the Fu Manchu books, which I haven't had a chance to get to as well.

    Are there any other examples?

    Obviously, I'm not bothered by "racism."
    , @Krugin
    "The White Scars are obviously Mongolian as well and the Tau are strong references to Japanese culture(possibly Chinese, if considered from a more hive-minded perspective)."

    Because Chinese, what are your thoughts on the idea of the Chinese and eastern culture in general portrayed as being insect-like and hive-minded, like an ant colony?

    IMO the Japanese during the later years of their Imperial Era/WWII were among the most extreme you could get in terms of the blind, unthinking conformity and devotion to authority that's leveled at eastern cultures, but now they have a reputation as being the most western-like (individualistic) east asians.

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  23. @Daniel Chieh
    There are black Guardsmen in Gaunt Ghosts, but yes, the Imperium has no global diversity policy. The White Scars are obviously Mongolian as well and the Tau are strong references to Japanese culture(possibly Chinese, if considered from a more hive-minded perspective). Its odd, that despite their reputation for violence, Africans haven't actually given us any examples of belligerent triumphant idols that 40k would be fond of drawing inspiration from.

    At one point, I'm told, Craftworld Eldar had heavy Chinese themes(as seen by the writers at the time) and its still vaguely seen in their highly colorful armory but they've evolved into something unique, to which I highly approved. I've been with 40k since the 2nd edition and while I see the reference, I think its always been a light touch. Tau is far less subtle.

    Vaguely OT but my comment made me muse: does anyone have recommendations on any good fiction or books that portrayed the Orient as the West perceived it circa 1900s or so? I’ve read R.E. Howard and always quite entertained by his imagery of the mysterious and lethal East – heard recommendations for the Fu Manchu books, which I haven’t had a chance to get to as well.

    Are there any other examples?

    Obviously, I’m not bothered by “racism.”

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    Vaguely OT but my comment made me muse: does anyone have recommendations on any good fiction or books that portrayed the Orient as the West perceived it circa 1900s or so?
     
    I'm not really sure myself, but offhand I'd guess that your suggestion of some of the Fu Manchu books was a pretty good one for mass sentiments given that the East Asian population was so extremely small outside CA. I have a bunch of the Sax Rohmer novels conveniently available in my HTML Book system, which I still haven't gotten around to officially unveiling:

    https://www.unz.com/book/author/sax_rohmer/

    As for educated views, here's an excellent book by E.A. Ross, one of America's greatest early sociologists, and very highly regarded by everyone from racialist rightwingers like Lothrop Stoddard to the Marxists and Boasians:

    https://www.unz.com/book/e_a_ross__the-changing-chinese/
    , @Expletive Deleted
    Not 1900s, but pre-Communism. Mid-1920s memories parlayed into a 1941 pirate yarn, a very odd childrens' story by weirdo journo-spook Arthur Ransome, Missee Lee .
    My mother (and all her friends) were mad for his stuff when she was a kid, so I found it in a pile of his works when I was very young. Being basically unaware of the existence of China, or pirates, I couldn't make head nor tail of it, too confusing and surreal, and never looked at it again.
    , @David
    Glimpses of Unfamiliar Japan, Lafcadio Hearn, 1894. Two volumns. I haven't read it but I think it must have been quite the sensation because a lot of well educated people acquired it. The cheapest cloth set is $24 at abebooks.com, showing that people are still interested in it, a rarity for most old books nowadays.
    , @Krugin
    "Vaguely OT but my comment made me muse: does anyone have recommendations on any good fiction or books that portrayed the Orient as the West perceived it circa 1900s or so?"

    Likely the best example of this would be "Ways That Are Dark: The Truth About China": https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ways_That_Are_Dark

    The book is probably the most unabashedly anti-chinese work ever published, portraying virtually all chinese as heartless psychopaths devoid of any empathy or morality whatsoever. The book seems to rely heavily on personal accounts, and accounts from other travelers and missionaries. I don't think it even had an actual bibliography, but it was nonetheless very popular. Many decried it for how seemed to downplay and justify japanese actions in China at the time; the author, Ralph Townshend, eventually got imprisoned and treated as a Japanese spy. He seemed like a pre-war Japanophile (the book is riddled with comparisons of the Chinese vs. the Japanese, the latter almost always coming out on top), who was closely associated with fascists and other far-right types throughout his life. Given the popularity of the book at the time among the Japanese, you have to wonder if it influenced Japan's later actions in China, IE, their countless war crimes and atrocities. It was published just 4 years before Nanking. You can find the entire thing for free here: https://catalog.hathitrust.org/Record/001871542

    This has a collection of quotes and excerpts from the book: http://i.imgur.com/vBRfqWb

    I really like the parts about how China is almost devoid of any developed, advanced architecture and how virtually no Chinese engage in any sort of "vigorous physical endeavor" and have no traditions of physical contests. Among the tens of thousands of chinese international students, in places with gyms and more, there's absolutely no Chinese athletes. Also, baseless references to Chinese children adopted by Westerners and how the outcomes aren't much different.

    The latter part is strange because I think I've read he in some way also doesn't think all of these extreme, universal pathologies he prescribes to the Chinese are totally innate, and praises the small numbers of Chinese expat groups in the US and elsewhere.

    Obviously though, Townshend wasn't alone in some of his descriptions and outlines of China- Lu Xun's works are genuinely similar in ways. But some of it is obviously more than a little insane, and it's hard to get around what the book likely influenced.

    (Also, meant to say "Being Chinese" at the beginning of my last post.)

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  24. Art Deco says:
    @Alec Leamas
    Do you think Coates is aware that he's being humored in a certain sense as the chosen tormentor of goodwhites? I mean, does he know that this whole thing is a fashion and that no one - including his devotees - really thinks he's all that smart or insightful?

    If so, is it possible that the humiliation from being the object of a certain sort of condescension from goodwhites fuels his anti-white hatred in a sort of self-sustaining cycle?

    I seem to think the effusive responses to Tennessee's scribbles make it rather obvious that the goodwhites are grading him on a curve and accounting for his race in doing so.

    Do you think Coates is aware that he’s being humored in a certain sense as the chosen tormentor of goodwhites?

    About a decade ago, he was part of The Atlantic‘s line up of online columnists. Robert Stacy McCain has said The Atlantic has long had a reputation among reporters as a ‘notorious snob shop’. Their columnists at the time included 3 chaps with Harvard degrees, one with an Oxford degree, one woman with degrees from Penn and the University of Chicago, and one fellow who had dropped out of Howard University in DC. I don’t know that you could telegraph it any more clearly than that.

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    I watched Coates and his chief handler at The Atlantic, Jeffrey Goldberg, in a video of a panel discussion at a think-tank in Colorad0. You could see Coates visibly squirming and looking away every time Goldberg would jump in to amplify, clarify, and shore-up something Coates had just said, always adding "my very, very, good friend Ta-Nahesi Coates".
    Coates acted like he was afraid Goldberg was developing some cuckold fantasy scenario for him.
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  25. @DFH

    There are constant complaints though. There are no obvious Black Bodies in the whole WH “universe”,
     
    There are the Salamanders who are technically black, but they are emphatically and explicitly not racially black, but just in blackface

    Da Ork Boyz! They even were slaves for the Brainboyz, and dey showed dem massuses what’s what but good!

    /sarcasm

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    Nothing I love more than honk-ebonics from a Chinese guy who grew up watching Melrose Place with Mandarin subtitles, and learned who Eddie Murphy was at 25.
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  26. Art Deco says:

    Board of Directors of the MacArthur Foundation—to Julia Stasch, Marjorie Scardino, Jack Fuller, Donald Hopkins, Daniel Huttenlocher, Joi Ito, Julie Katzman, Paul Klingenstein, Martha Minow, Sendhil Mullainathan, and Claude Steele—to these persons I say: Kiss my badwhite bum, you stinking creeps.

    I’ll wager you their charter erects a self-regenerating board which has turned into a train-wreck of friend hires friend. I think Martha Minow might be law professor somewhere and Claude Steele is a social psychologist at one of the UC campuses. Are the rest of them anything but non-profit-sector functionaries who just fell into this because they knew someone who knew someone?

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    John and Catherine D. were conservatives who initially populated the board with well-known mainstream conservatives. However, they also placed their son on the board, despite the fact that he was an SJW, didn't get along with his folks, and had actually sued them on occasion. Apparently the kid had trouble amounting to much and they wanted to leave him with a sinecure. The kid eventually convinced the typically naive conservative suckers to expand the board to include "experts" in various fields that were recommended by him. Once the conservatives were out-numbered they were purged through attrition and it has been off to the races since then.
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  27. Béla Szőkefalvi-Nagy and Reisz, Functional Analysis was translated into english in 1990. It was first published in Hungarian in 1988. I am surprised to discover that Derby was in university some time after 1990 by way of getting a degree. Matching fourier series with Kant and Russel and Whitehead makes for an interesting syllabus.

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    Béla Szőkefalvi-Nagy and Reisz, Functional Analysis was translated into english in 1990. It was first published in Hungarian in 1988.
     
    Um, no...

    "Classic exposition of modern theories of differentiation and integration and principal problems and methods of handling integral equations and linear functionals and transformations. 1955 edition."

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  28. ussr andy says:

    [white catladies] everywhere yearning for a nonthreatening black person to gush over

    well, 19th C. liberals (and Commies) criticized the contemporary bourgeois culture as saccharine and sentimentally moralistic.

    nothing ever changes. only whereas rich people then propagated middle-class values, today they propagate globalism and black worship.

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  29. @TheOldOne
    Priss Factor:

    "as he realizes he’s tougher and more badass than the white folks"

    How about providing some documentation for this claim.

    ” how about providing some documentation for this claim”

    Well the “Living” documentation I, myself can provide for this claim is having been born and raised in Detroit Michigan, Highland park to be precise, with all of the obvious access to the “Black” experience, plus add to this my last fifty years of functioning as a Jazz performer, and membership in umpteen music formations consisting of mixed races, black and white, add then to this the fact of having shared an apartment with a fellow (black) musician, between ( my) marriages.

    And then add to this the experience of having a fellow (black) musician, a tenor Sax player, informing myself, that I am in his eyes a true “Spook”, as I know more about black folks than anyone he has ever encountered in his days.

    Okay so what am I trying to express now?

    Here it is : The ultimate and most desired ideal state of existance sought after by a huge segment of young black males is the state of : “Bad”.

    Once having attained to this hallowed condition the condition of “Bad” the holder of this “Title”, the title of bad, has then reached the pinnacle of human achievement, and the worship and adulation of his “Bad” peers, and his existance has not been in vain.

    Authenticjazzman “Mensa” qualified since 1973, airborne trained US Army Vet, and pro Jazz musician.

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  30. Truth says:
    @Daniel Chieh
    Da Ork Boyz! They even were slaves for the Brainboyz, and dey showed dem massuses what's what but good!

    /sarcasm

    Nothing I love more than honk-ebonics from a Chinese guy who grew up watching Melrose Place with Mandarin subtitles, and learned who Eddie Murphy was at 25.

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    The broken English(Common Gothic, in universe) of the Orkz is actually based off the Cockney working-class slang.
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  31. Ron Unz says:
    @Daniel Chieh
    Vaguely OT but my comment made me muse: does anyone have recommendations on any good fiction or books that portrayed the Orient as the West perceived it circa 1900s or so? I've read R.E. Howard and always quite entertained by his imagery of the mysterious and lethal East - heard recommendations for the Fu Manchu books, which I haven't had a chance to get to as well.

    Are there any other examples?

    Obviously, I'm not bothered by "racism."

    Vaguely OT but my comment made me muse: does anyone have recommendations on any good fiction or books that portrayed the Orient as the West perceived it circa 1900s or so?

    I’m not really sure myself, but offhand I’d guess that your suggestion of some of the Fu Manchu books was a pretty good one for mass sentiments given that the East Asian population was so extremely small outside CA. I have a bunch of the Sax Rohmer novels conveniently available in my HTML Book system, which I still haven’t gotten around to officially unveiling:

    https://www.unz.com/book/author/sax_rohmer/

    As for educated views, here’s an excellent book by E.A. Ross, one of America’s greatest early sociologists, and very highly regarded by everyone from racialist rightwingers like Lothrop Stoddard to the Marxists and Boasians:

    https://www.unz.com/book/e_a_ross__the-changing-chinese/

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    My thanks to both of you.

    I find it interesting that E.A. Ross would seem to call himself a progressive in the work. To think of the condemnation that he would receive now!
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  32. @Daniel Chieh
    Vaguely OT but my comment made me muse: does anyone have recommendations on any good fiction or books that portrayed the Orient as the West perceived it circa 1900s or so? I've read R.E. Howard and always quite entertained by his imagery of the mysterious and lethal East - heard recommendations for the Fu Manchu books, which I haven't had a chance to get to as well.

    Are there any other examples?

    Obviously, I'm not bothered by "racism."

    Not 1900s, but pre-Communism. Mid-1920s memories parlayed into a 1941 pirate yarn, a very odd childrens’ story by weirdo journo-spook Arthur Ransome, Missee Lee .
    My mother (and all her friends) were mad for his stuff when she was a kid, so I found it in a pile of his works when I was very young. Being basically unaware of the existence of China, or pirates, I couldn’t make head nor tail of it, too confusing and surreal, and never looked at it again.

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  33. @Ron Unz

    Vaguely OT but my comment made me muse: does anyone have recommendations on any good fiction or books that portrayed the Orient as the West perceived it circa 1900s or so?
     
    I'm not really sure myself, but offhand I'd guess that your suggestion of some of the Fu Manchu books was a pretty good one for mass sentiments given that the East Asian population was so extremely small outside CA. I have a bunch of the Sax Rohmer novels conveniently available in my HTML Book system, which I still haven't gotten around to officially unveiling:

    https://www.unz.com/book/author/sax_rohmer/

    As for educated views, here's an excellent book by E.A. Ross, one of America's greatest early sociologists, and very highly regarded by everyone from racialist rightwingers like Lothrop Stoddard to the Marxists and Boasians:

    https://www.unz.com/book/e_a_ross__the-changing-chinese/

    My thanks to both of you.

    I find it interesting that E.A. Ross would seem to call himself a progressive in the work. To think of the condemnation that he would receive now!

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    I find it interesting that E.A. Ross would seem to call himself a progressive in the work. To think of the condemnation that he would receive now!
     
    You don't know the half of it!

    From what I recall, Ross's dismissal on political grounds at Stanford University directly led to the establishment of the American Association of University Professors, organized to support academic freedom. And his cross-sectarian stature on the Left was sufficient that he was named to the Dewey Commission to determine whether or not Stalin's accusations against Trotsky were credible.

    Finally, when he published his autobiography in 1936, it was praised to the skies in The New Masses, the most influential Communist periodical of the day, with the writer, one of Boas's leading Jewish advocates, suggesting that Ross's only real intellectual failing was his stubborn refusal to admit the scientific validity of Marxism:

    http://www.unz.org/Pub/NewMasses-1936oct06-00026
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  34. @Truth
    Nothing I love more than honk-ebonics from a Chinese guy who grew up watching Melrose Place with Mandarin subtitles, and learned who Eddie Murphy was at 25.

    The broken English(Common Gothic, in universe) of the Orkz is actually based off the Cockney working-class slang.

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    Oh, my apologize Bro. I didn't grow up playing Dungeons and Dragons.
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  35. Alfa158 says:
    @Art Deco
    Do you think Coates is aware that he’s being humored in a certain sense as the chosen tormentor of goodwhites?

    About a decade ago, he was part of The Atlantic's line up of online columnists. Robert Stacy McCain has said The Atlantic has long had a reputation among reporters as a 'notorious snob shop'. Their columnists at the time included 3 chaps with Harvard degrees, one with an Oxford degree, one woman with degrees from Penn and the University of Chicago, and one fellow who had dropped out of Howard University in DC. I don't know that you could telegraph it any more clearly than that.

    I watched Coates and his chief handler at The Atlantic, Jeffrey Goldberg, in a video of a panel discussion at a think-tank in Colorad0. You could see Coates visibly squirming and looking away every time Goldberg would jump in to amplify, clarify, and shore-up something Coates had just said, always adding “my very, very, good friend Ta-Nahesi Coates”.
    Coates acted like he was afraid Goldberg was developing some cuckold fantasy scenario for him.

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  36. Alfa158 says:
    @Art Deco
    Board of Directors of the MacArthur Foundation—to Julia Stasch, Marjorie Scardino, Jack Fuller, Donald Hopkins, Daniel Huttenlocher, Joi Ito, Julie Katzman, Paul Klingenstein, Martha Minow, Sendhil Mullainathan, and Claude Steele—to these persons I say: Kiss my badwhite bum, you stinking creeps.

    I'll wager you their charter erects a self-regenerating board which has turned into a train-wreck of friend hires friend. I think Martha Minow might be law professor somewhere and Claude Steele is a social psychologist at one of the UC campuses. Are the rest of them anything but non-profit-sector functionaries who just fell into this because they knew someone who knew someone?

    John and Catherine D. were conservatives who initially populated the board with well-known mainstream conservatives. However, they also placed their son on the board, despite the fact that he was an SJW, didn’t get along with his folks, and had actually sued them on occasion. Apparently the kid had trouble amounting to much and they wanted to leave him with a sinecure. The kid eventually convinced the typically naive conservative suckers to expand the board to include “experts” in various fields that were recommended by him. Once the conservatives were out-numbered they were purged through attrition and it has been off to the races since then.

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    I know the basic story. In the version I heard, Paul Harvey and others on the board were exhausted arguing with Roderick MacArthur. Catherine refused to attend board meetings. Some defenders of Roderick have contended Harvey and others ran the board in a corrupt way; not sure how much truth there is in that.

    Roderick MacArthur had actually founded a profitable if twee business manufacturing commemorative gew-gaws. His legal disputes with his father were over whether his father's finance of the start-up was a loan or an equity investment.
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  37. Ron Unz says:
    @Daniel Chieh
    My thanks to both of you.

    I find it interesting that E.A. Ross would seem to call himself a progressive in the work. To think of the condemnation that he would receive now!

    I find it interesting that E.A. Ross would seem to call himself a progressive in the work. To think of the condemnation that he would receive now!

    You don’t know the half of it!

    From what I recall, Ross’s dismissal on political grounds at Stanford University directly led to the establishment of the American Association of University Professors, organized to support academic freedom. And his cross-sectarian stature on the Left was sufficient that he was named to the Dewey Commission to determine whether or not Stalin’s accusations against Trotsky were credible.

    Finally, when he published his autobiography in 1936, it was praised to the skies in The New Masses, the most influential Communist periodical of the day, with the writer, one of Boas’s leading Jewish advocates, suggesting that Ross’s only real intellectual failing was his stubborn refusal to admit the scientific validity of Marxism:

    http://www.unz.org/Pub/NewMasses-1936oct06-00026

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  38. Tiny Duck says:

    When you grow up white in this country you constantly inhale messages of your superiority over our Black brethren, from your first breath. It’s as unconscious and pervasive as the air you breathe, and it is embedded deep – scary deep – in our consciousness.

    Too many white people react reflexively to any threat to this comforting but lethally destructive attitude by searching for some lame rationalization to buttress it against truth. Look at how so many white people constantly, oppressively impose collective guilt on African Americans while angrily and indignantly rejecting any intimation of collective guilt on themselves, labelling it reverse racism.

    Racism is not only the way white Americans control and exploit Black Americans. It’s how unscrupulous rich whites control and exploit foolish poor whites.

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    "I despise the malign influence of white people upon us," he typed out on a device invented by white people. "Its a corrosive miasma that impinges upon us every day, affecting every moment of our lives, molding our every actions and even our unseen thoughts, oppressing us through invisible but powerful...." and then he paused, lacking the right word to enunciate the exact shade of omnipresent yet unseen power that he needed to convey. Sipping from a soy latte made by a white barista didn't help, the wholesomeness of its caffeine tainted by the touch of the white devil.

    But resourceful as he was, such a barrier would not last long against him. Swiftly he reached for a thesaurus made by white people, until he found just the right word in the English language to convey his meaning:

    "...powerful eldritch forces."
    , @RadicalCenter
    Tiny Dick, I'm offended that you didn't include our Black Sistren. You are a sexist and I can't, I just can't. Like, wow, I can't even.

    Tiny, that's just not who we are in this current year.
    , @Big Bill
    My goodness, Truth. You can't expect the white man to do everything!

    It is your job to impose collective guilt on the white man. I assumed that is why you come here to a white folks' website. I can't imagine a more fruitless and pointless effort, mind you, but you are doing your best.

    It can't be that much fun, though. You might have a better time imposing white guilt over at The Root, for example. Or maybe Huffington Post.
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  39. David says:
    @Daniel Chieh
    Vaguely OT but my comment made me muse: does anyone have recommendations on any good fiction or books that portrayed the Orient as the West perceived it circa 1900s or so? I've read R.E. Howard and always quite entertained by his imagery of the mysterious and lethal East - heard recommendations for the Fu Manchu books, which I haven't had a chance to get to as well.

    Are there any other examples?

    Obviously, I'm not bothered by "racism."

    Glimpses of Unfamiliar Japan, Lafcadio Hearn, 1894. Two volumns. I haven’t read it but I think it must have been quite the sensation because a lot of well educated people acquired it. The cheapest cloth set is $24 at abebooks.com, showing that people are still interested in it, a rarity for most old books nowadays.

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  40. Truth says:
    @Daniel Chieh
    The broken English(Common Gothic, in universe) of the Orkz is actually based off the Cockney working-class slang.

    Oh, my apologize Bro. I didn’t grow up playing Dungeons and Dragons.

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    Oh, my apologize Bro. I didn’t grow up playing Dungeons and Dragons.
     
    FIFY, as they say.

    But actually, you are kind of playing it now. D&D is played on a flat, 2-D world, and you think that the Earth is flat too.
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  41. @Tiny Duck
    When you grow up white in this country you constantly inhale messages of your superiority over our Black brethren, from your first breath. It's as unconscious and pervasive as the air you breathe, and it is embedded deep - scary deep - in our consciousness.

    Too many white people react reflexively to any threat to this comforting but lethally destructive attitude by searching for some lame rationalization to buttress it against truth. Look at how so many white people constantly, oppressively impose collective guilt on African Americans while angrily and indignantly rejecting any intimation of collective guilt on themselves, labelling it reverse racism.

    Racism is not only the way white Americans control and exploit Black Americans. It's how unscrupulous rich whites control and exploit foolish poor whites.

    “I despise the malign influence of white people upon us,” he typed out on a device invented by white people. “Its a corrosive miasma that impinges upon us every day, affecting every moment of our lives, molding our every actions and even our unseen thoughts, oppressing us through invisible but powerful….” and then he paused, lacking the right word to enunciate the exact shade of omnipresent yet unseen power that he needed to convey. Sipping from a soy latte made by a white barista didn’t help, the wholesomeness of its caffeine tainted by the touch of the white devil.

    But resourceful as he was, such a barrier would not last long against him. Swiftly he reached for a thesaurus made by white people, until he found just the right word in the English language to convey his meaning:

    “…powerful eldritch forces.”

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    You are a disgrace to asians

    You are a banana and refuse to accept that whites hate you
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  42. Tiny Duck says:
    @Daniel Chieh
    "I despise the malign influence of white people upon us," he typed out on a device invented by white people. "Its a corrosive miasma that impinges upon us every day, affecting every moment of our lives, molding our every actions and even our unseen thoughts, oppressing us through invisible but powerful...." and then he paused, lacking the right word to enunciate the exact shade of omnipresent yet unseen power that he needed to convey. Sipping from a soy latte made by a white barista didn't help, the wholesomeness of its caffeine tainted by the touch of the white devil.

    But resourceful as he was, such a barrier would not last long against him. Swiftly he reached for a thesaurus made by white people, until he found just the right word in the English language to convey his meaning:

    "...powerful eldritch forces."

    You are a disgrace to asians

    You are a banana and refuse to accept that whites hate you

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    All white people hate me? Thanks for telling on my wife to me, such hidden animus must have been very hidden!
    , @Yan Shen
    I doubt that most people today hate someone just because of their race. Of course, reading comments by people like yourself or reading the writings of a Mr. Coates or a Mr. Derbyshire doesn't exactly instill confidence in the essential goodness of humanity...
    , @RadicalCenter
    I like certain Asians very much, such as my wife. Are you married, Tiny Dick?
    , @El Dato
    > Recruiting fellow travelers on my anti-white hate trip that hard.
    , @fish
    Tiny….you'n be a delicate little white boy stop trying to be bnack

    - Leonard Pitts
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  43. Another black mediocrity who, by virtue of being black, has been acclaimed as a genius is Danielle Allen. Danielle Allen first crossed my radar screen a few weeks ago because of an article by her in the New Yorker (available for free on their web site).The article was an excerpt from a book she wrote lamenting the sad fate of her worthless cousin Michael Allen. Michael went to prison for a carjacking, after years of getting away with petty thievery. In prison he acquired a trans “girlfriend”, and the “girlfriend” ended up murdering Michael after they had both gotten out of prison. Danielle very admirably tried hard to help Michael go straight, but Michael was just a hopeless loser. Danielle says it’s all the fault of us whites, though.

    So this dim bulb Danielle is now James Bryant Conan Professor at Harvard, as well as a MacArthur Genius Award winner. There’s lots of stuff by and about her on the web, and you’ll see that she’s a dim bulb pretty quickly if you look at some of it.

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  44. Krugin says:
    @Daniel Chieh
    There are black Guardsmen in Gaunt Ghosts, but yes, the Imperium has no global diversity policy. The White Scars are obviously Mongolian as well and the Tau are strong references to Japanese culture(possibly Chinese, if considered from a more hive-minded perspective). Its odd, that despite their reputation for violence, Africans haven't actually given us any examples of belligerent triumphant idols that 40k would be fond of drawing inspiration from.

    At one point, I'm told, Craftworld Eldar had heavy Chinese themes(as seen by the writers at the time) and its still vaguely seen in their highly colorful armory but they've evolved into something unique, to which I highly approved. I've been with 40k since the 2nd edition and while I see the reference, I think its always been a light touch. Tau is far less subtle.

    “The White Scars are obviously Mongolian as well and the Tau are strong references to Japanese culture(possibly Chinese, if considered from a more hive-minded perspective).”

    Because Chinese, what are your thoughts on the idea of the Chinese and eastern culture in general portrayed as being insect-like and hive-minded, like an ant colony?

    IMO the Japanese during the later years of their Imperial Era/WWII were among the most extreme you could get in terms of the blind, unthinking conformity and devotion to authority that’s leveled at eastern cultures, but now they have a reputation as being the most western-like (individualistic) east asians.

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  45. Krugin says:
    @Daniel Chieh
    Vaguely OT but my comment made me muse: does anyone have recommendations on any good fiction or books that portrayed the Orient as the West perceived it circa 1900s or so? I've read R.E. Howard and always quite entertained by his imagery of the mysterious and lethal East - heard recommendations for the Fu Manchu books, which I haven't had a chance to get to as well.

    Are there any other examples?

    Obviously, I'm not bothered by "racism."

    “Vaguely OT but my comment made me muse: does anyone have recommendations on any good fiction or books that portrayed the Orient as the West perceived it circa 1900s or so?”

    Likely the best example of this would be “Ways That Are Dark: The Truth About China”: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ways_That_Are_Dark

    The book is probably the most unabashedly anti-chinese work ever published, portraying virtually all chinese as heartless psychopaths devoid of any empathy or morality whatsoever. The book seems to rely heavily on personal accounts, and accounts from other travelers and missionaries. I don’t think it even had an actual bibliography, but it was nonetheless very popular. Many decried it for how seemed to downplay and justify japanese actions in China at the time; the author, Ralph Townshend, eventually got imprisoned and treated as a Japanese spy. He seemed like a pre-war Japanophile (the book is riddled with comparisons of the Chinese vs. the Japanese, the latter almost always coming out on top), who was closely associated with fascists and other far-right types throughout his life. Given the popularity of the book at the time among the Japanese, you have to wonder if it influenced Japan’s later actions in China, IE, their countless war crimes and atrocities. It was published just 4 years before Nanking. You can find the entire thing for free here: https://catalog.hathitrust.org/Record/001871542

    This has a collection of quotes and excerpts from the book: http://i.imgur.com/vBRfqWb

    I really like the parts about how China is almost devoid of any developed, advanced architecture and how virtually no Chinese engage in any sort of “vigorous physical endeavor” and have no traditions of physical contests. Among the tens of thousands of chinese international students, in places with gyms and more, there’s absolutely no Chinese athletes. Also, baseless references to Chinese children adopted by Westerners and how the outcomes aren’t much different.

    The latter part is strange because I think I’ve read he in some way also doesn’t think all of these extreme, universal pathologies he prescribes to the Chinese are totally innate, and praises the small numbers of Chinese expat groups in the US and elsewhere.

    Obviously though, Townshend wasn’t alone in some of his descriptions and outlines of China- Lu Xun’s works are genuinely similar in ways. But some of it is obviously more than a little insane, and it’s hard to get around what the book likely influenced.

    (Also, meant to say “Being Chinese” at the beginning of my last post.)

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    To the first question - like most stereotypes, there's some truth to it and there's a lot of confusion to it, in part due to the tendency to lump together Japanese and all East Asians together. There's certainly a greater tendency toward collectivist thinking in East Asians but to both their detriment and credit, only the Japanese could manage the enormous cooperative effort that allowed them to become so dominant economically, and only the Japanese could have buried themselves so thoroughly in zombie corporations.

    Generally speaking, I think that its fine for people to have their stereotypes and contact with reality will disabuse them from it, if the stereotype is inaccurate. For those who hold onto their fantasies in spite of contrast with reality, those people clearly have some difficulties with existence in general and I need not concern myself too much with them.

    Ways That Are Dark: The Truth About China is pretty amusing. 10/10 for Japanese propaganda, and I do agree with some reviews that it is a classic for Sinophobia: many of the talking points were used verbatim later by the Imperial Army. Poor guy, though, I wonder what he would think now with so many of his predictions being so wrong now: drugs controlled in China, the US now being the debtor, and the chaos very definitely controlled.

    I know! Maybe he reincarnated as Gordan Chang: after all, evidence points to having the same accuracy for predictions!
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  46. Yan Shen says:

    Ah man, here we go. Ta Nehisi Coates, aka the black John Derbyshire against his arch-nemesis and counterpart John Derbyshire, aka the white Ta Nehisi Coates. This is uh truly an existential Song of Ice and Fire, so to speak.

    Most of Coates writings seem fairly inane and you get the impression that he mostly doesn’t like white people all that much. And yet as some have uh remarked, for harboring roughly the same level of animus and suspicion towards whites as John Derbyshire does towards blacks, somehow Mr. Coates has gotten himself crowned the nation’s leading civic thinker! Imagine if instead of being racially obsessed tribalists, we were sane Confucianists along the likes of a Lee Kuan Yew, and actually worked towards building something together in this country…

    Nice job though striking the first blow, Mr. Derbyshire, in the battle between ice and fire! I saw that form brah. Truly Olympian!

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    Mr. Derbyshire's writing is always informative, interesting, and amusing.

    Yours, on the other hand.................well, let's just say that, as a writer, you type very well.
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  47. @Krugin
    "Vaguely OT but my comment made me muse: does anyone have recommendations on any good fiction or books that portrayed the Orient as the West perceived it circa 1900s or so?"

    Likely the best example of this would be "Ways That Are Dark: The Truth About China": https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ways_That_Are_Dark

    The book is probably the most unabashedly anti-chinese work ever published, portraying virtually all chinese as heartless psychopaths devoid of any empathy or morality whatsoever. The book seems to rely heavily on personal accounts, and accounts from other travelers and missionaries. I don't think it even had an actual bibliography, but it was nonetheless very popular. Many decried it for how seemed to downplay and justify japanese actions in China at the time; the author, Ralph Townshend, eventually got imprisoned and treated as a Japanese spy. He seemed like a pre-war Japanophile (the book is riddled with comparisons of the Chinese vs. the Japanese, the latter almost always coming out on top), who was closely associated with fascists and other far-right types throughout his life. Given the popularity of the book at the time among the Japanese, you have to wonder if it influenced Japan's later actions in China, IE, their countless war crimes and atrocities. It was published just 4 years before Nanking. You can find the entire thing for free here: https://catalog.hathitrust.org/Record/001871542

    This has a collection of quotes and excerpts from the book: http://i.imgur.com/vBRfqWb

    I really like the parts about how China is almost devoid of any developed, advanced architecture and how virtually no Chinese engage in any sort of "vigorous physical endeavor" and have no traditions of physical contests. Among the tens of thousands of chinese international students, in places with gyms and more, there's absolutely no Chinese athletes. Also, baseless references to Chinese children adopted by Westerners and how the outcomes aren't much different.

    The latter part is strange because I think I've read he in some way also doesn't think all of these extreme, universal pathologies he prescribes to the Chinese are totally innate, and praises the small numbers of Chinese expat groups in the US and elsewhere.

    Obviously though, Townshend wasn't alone in some of his descriptions and outlines of China- Lu Xun's works are genuinely similar in ways. But some of it is obviously more than a little insane, and it's hard to get around what the book likely influenced.

    (Also, meant to say "Being Chinese" at the beginning of my last post.)

    To the first question – like most stereotypes, there’s some truth to it and there’s a lot of confusion to it, in part due to the tendency to lump together Japanese and all East Asians together. There’s certainly a greater tendency toward collectivist thinking in East Asians but to both their detriment and credit, only the Japanese could manage the enormous cooperative effort that allowed them to become so dominant economically, and only the Japanese could have buried themselves so thoroughly in zombie corporations.

    Generally speaking, I think that its fine for people to have their stereotypes and contact with reality will disabuse them from it, if the stereotype is inaccurate. For those who hold onto their fantasies in spite of contrast with reality, those people clearly have some difficulties with existence in general and I need not concern myself too much with them.

    Ways That Are Dark: The Truth About China is pretty amusing. 10/10 for Japanese propaganda, and I do agree with some reviews that it is a classic for Sinophobia: many of the talking points were used verbatim later by the Imperial Army. Poor guy, though, I wonder what he would think now with so many of his predictions being so wrong now: drugs controlled in China, the US now being the debtor, and the chaos very definitely controlled.

    I know! Maybe he reincarnated as Gordan Chang: after all, evidence points to having the same accuracy for predictions!

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    "To the first question – like most stereotypes, there’s some truth to it and there’s a lot of confusion to it, in part due to the tendency to lump together Japanese and all East Asians together."

    That's kind of what I'm wondering though, the "hivemind" description (as of modern times) is largely leveled at the Chinese. Do you think the Chinese are more prone to this? How accurate is this description? How much do you think westerners potentially misconstrue it? Then again, Germany and the nordic countries are often thought of as being more "collectivist" than most of the rest of the rest of europe (excluding of course eastern europe, with Russia at times being compared to China.)

    For what it's worth I think Jared Taylor once said Koreans are stereotyped by the Japanese as being more individualistic than themselves, and I've variously heard they're comparatively more jovial and warm.

    I've also heard Korea described many times as being the most "confucian" asian country, yet it's a vastly more livable and functional place than China (and also better off than Taiwan), with far better levels of social trust and general social cohesion. For that, I've also read China to a large degree as being a misapplication of Confucianism or taken to extremes.

    Regarding "Ways That Are Dark", I would be curious to read then-contemporary critical reviews and analysis, since the book seems to have been largely forgotten. Just about all of the articles and reviews from back then though are obscure and in payed archives though.

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  48. @Tiny Duck
    You are a disgrace to asians

    You are a banana and refuse to accept that whites hate you

    All white people hate me? Thanks for telling on my wife to me, such hidden animus must have been very hidden!

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  49. Krugin says:
    @Daniel Chieh
    To the first question - like most stereotypes, there's some truth to it and there's a lot of confusion to it, in part due to the tendency to lump together Japanese and all East Asians together. There's certainly a greater tendency toward collectivist thinking in East Asians but to both their detriment and credit, only the Japanese could manage the enormous cooperative effort that allowed them to become so dominant economically, and only the Japanese could have buried themselves so thoroughly in zombie corporations.

    Generally speaking, I think that its fine for people to have their stereotypes and contact with reality will disabuse them from it, if the stereotype is inaccurate. For those who hold onto their fantasies in spite of contrast with reality, those people clearly have some difficulties with existence in general and I need not concern myself too much with them.

    Ways That Are Dark: The Truth About China is pretty amusing. 10/10 for Japanese propaganda, and I do agree with some reviews that it is a classic for Sinophobia: many of the talking points were used verbatim later by the Imperial Army. Poor guy, though, I wonder what he would think now with so many of his predictions being so wrong now: drugs controlled in China, the US now being the debtor, and the chaos very definitely controlled.

    I know! Maybe he reincarnated as Gordan Chang: after all, evidence points to having the same accuracy for predictions!

    “To the first question – like most stereotypes, there’s some truth to it and there’s a lot of confusion to it, in part due to the tendency to lump together Japanese and all East Asians together.”

    That’s kind of what I’m wondering though, the “hivemind” description (as of modern times) is largely leveled at the Chinese. Do you think the Chinese are more prone to this? How accurate is this description? How much do you think westerners potentially misconstrue it? Then again, Germany and the nordic countries are often thought of as being more “collectivist” than most of the rest of the rest of europe (excluding of course eastern europe, with Russia at times being compared to China.)

    For what it’s worth I think Jared Taylor once said Koreans are stereotyped by the Japanese as being more individualistic than themselves, and I’ve variously heard they’re comparatively more jovial and warm.

    I’ve also heard Korea described many times as being the most “confucian” asian country, yet it’s a vastly more livable and functional place than China (and also better off than Taiwan), with far better levels of social trust and general social cohesion. For that, I’ve also read China to a large degree as being a misapplication of Confucianism or taken to extremes.

    Regarding “Ways That Are Dark”, I would be curious to read then-contemporary critical reviews and analysis, since the book seems to have been largely forgotten. Just about all of the articles and reviews from back then though are obscure and in payed archives though.

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    Regarding “Ways That Are Dark”, I would be curious to read then-contemporary critical reviews and analysis, since the book seems to have been largely forgotten. Just about all of the articles and reviews from back then though are obscure and in payed archives though.
     
    Actually, there are five reviews in my UNZ.org system, of which two are readable:

    http://www.unz.org/Pub/TownsendRalph-1933

    Just out of curiosity, I looked at the other three under copyright as well, and they're similarly harsh and generally negative, claiming that the presentation was extremely harsh, biased, and rather propagandistic.

    I also have a Townsend article, published around the same time in The North American Review, which presumably says similar things:

    http://www.unz.org/Author/TownsendRalph
    , @Daniel Chieh

    Do you think the Chinese are more prone to this? How accurate is this description? How much do you think westerners potentially misconstrue it?
     
    It seems difficult for a people to both be "hiveminded" and "greedy and prone to quarrel." The former is associated with cooperation and sacrifice, the latter with selfishness and gain, and well, individuality. What the Chinese were, in many ways, was highly ritual-bound but that has gone the way of the dodo for better or worse with the Cultural Revolution.

    I think the Southern Chinese, which are most commonly associated with the Han by the West due to their numbers and tendency to diaspora, are generally more passive and drone-like due to a culture that revolved around rice growing. In such, I think the stereotype can find some accuracy. Internally, the Southern Chinese are regarded positively as canny and good businessmen, negatively as corrupt, cowardly and greedy. I feel these are, for better or worse, often true.

    The Northern Chinese, though, while fewer in number do not share these qualities. They are stereotypically regarded as being more brutish, taller, and violent and these are often true; their ancestry integrates a number of "barbarian" tribes and at any rate had to deal with being a millenia-long frontline. They were also wheat farmers, so they needed to cooperate less and had small individual farms.

    The mistake the West often makes is to conflate the Han into some form of ethnostate with a single personality and culture; Japan is more of one, so I guess they think, so must China! But it isn't, its too big to be one, and its policies vary with the regional?ethnic? bloc in control, which means its not surprising that Jian Zemin' focus is totally different from Xi Jingping's, There's a kind of diversity in that shifting about, and then to the West, it appears "inscrutable" when its pretty much because China is a world within a world.
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  50. Yan Shen says:
    @Tiny Duck
    You are a disgrace to asians

    You are a banana and refuse to accept that whites hate you

    I doubt that most people today hate someone just because of their race. Of course, reading comments by people like yourself or reading the writings of a Mr. Coates or a Mr. Derbyshire doesn’t exactly instill confidence in the essential goodness of humanity…

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    If you're getting mindless hatred or unfounded ill will toward anyone from Derb, you're not reading the same guy I've been reading for years.
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  51. Ron Unz says:
    @Krugin
    "To the first question – like most stereotypes, there’s some truth to it and there’s a lot of confusion to it, in part due to the tendency to lump together Japanese and all East Asians together."

    That's kind of what I'm wondering though, the "hivemind" description (as of modern times) is largely leveled at the Chinese. Do you think the Chinese are more prone to this? How accurate is this description? How much do you think westerners potentially misconstrue it? Then again, Germany and the nordic countries are often thought of as being more "collectivist" than most of the rest of the rest of europe (excluding of course eastern europe, with Russia at times being compared to China.)

    For what it's worth I think Jared Taylor once said Koreans are stereotyped by the Japanese as being more individualistic than themselves, and I've variously heard they're comparatively more jovial and warm.

    I've also heard Korea described many times as being the most "confucian" asian country, yet it's a vastly more livable and functional place than China (and also better off than Taiwan), with far better levels of social trust and general social cohesion. For that, I've also read China to a large degree as being a misapplication of Confucianism or taken to extremes.

    Regarding "Ways That Are Dark", I would be curious to read then-contemporary critical reviews and analysis, since the book seems to have been largely forgotten. Just about all of the articles and reviews from back then though are obscure and in payed archives though.

    Regarding “Ways That Are Dark”, I would be curious to read then-contemporary critical reviews and analysis, since the book seems to have been largely forgotten. Just about all of the articles and reviews from back then though are obscure and in payed archives though.

    Actually, there are five reviews in my UNZ.org system, of which two are readable:

    http://www.unz.org/Pub/TownsendRalph-1933

    Just out of curiosity, I looked at the other three under copyright as well, and they’re similarly harsh and generally negative, claiming that the presentation was extremely harsh, biased, and rather propagandistic.

    I also have a Townsend article, published around the same time in The North American Review, which presumably says similar things:

    http://www.unz.org/Author/TownsendRalph

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  52. @Krugin
    "To the first question – like most stereotypes, there’s some truth to it and there’s a lot of confusion to it, in part due to the tendency to lump together Japanese and all East Asians together."

    That's kind of what I'm wondering though, the "hivemind" description (as of modern times) is largely leveled at the Chinese. Do you think the Chinese are more prone to this? How accurate is this description? How much do you think westerners potentially misconstrue it? Then again, Germany and the nordic countries are often thought of as being more "collectivist" than most of the rest of the rest of europe (excluding of course eastern europe, with Russia at times being compared to China.)

    For what it's worth I think Jared Taylor once said Koreans are stereotyped by the Japanese as being more individualistic than themselves, and I've variously heard they're comparatively more jovial and warm.

    I've also heard Korea described many times as being the most "confucian" asian country, yet it's a vastly more livable and functional place than China (and also better off than Taiwan), with far better levels of social trust and general social cohesion. For that, I've also read China to a large degree as being a misapplication of Confucianism or taken to extremes.

    Regarding "Ways That Are Dark", I would be curious to read then-contemporary critical reviews and analysis, since the book seems to have been largely forgotten. Just about all of the articles and reviews from back then though are obscure and in payed archives though.

    Do you think the Chinese are more prone to this? How accurate is this description? How much do you think westerners potentially misconstrue it?

    It seems difficult for a people to both be “hiveminded” and “greedy and prone to quarrel.” The former is associated with cooperation and sacrifice, the latter with selfishness and gain, and well, individuality. What the Chinese were, in many ways, was highly ritual-bound but that has gone the way of the dodo for better or worse with the Cultural Revolution.

    I think the Southern Chinese, which are most commonly associated with the Han by the West due to their numbers and tendency to diaspora, are generally more passive and drone-like due to a culture that revolved around rice growing. In such, I think the stereotype can find some accuracy. Internally, the Southern Chinese are regarded positively as canny and good businessmen, negatively as corrupt, cowardly and greedy. I feel these are, for better or worse, often true.

    The Northern Chinese, though, while fewer in number do not share these qualities. They are stereotypically regarded as being more brutish, taller, and violent and these are often true; their ancestry integrates a number of “barbarian” tribes and at any rate had to deal with being a millenia-long frontline. They were also wheat farmers, so they needed to cooperate less and had small individual farms.

    The mistake the West often makes is to conflate the Han into some form of ethnostate with a single personality and culture; Japan is more of one, so I guess they think, so must China! But it isn’t, its too big to be one, and its policies vary with the regional?ethnic? bloc in control, which means its not surprising that Jian Zemin’ focus is totally different from Xi Jingping’s, There’s a kind of diversity in that shifting about, and then to the West, it appears “inscrutable” when its pretty much because China is a world within a world.

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  53. Krugin says:

    Thanks. Disappointing how short they are (one of which is a paragraph and semi-positive) though- the most critical one, The Saturday Review, doesn’t muster much proper criticism other than that Townsend spent just two years in China and apparently served in Shanghai and Fuzhou. The review implies he never set foot outside of those cities, but even still, assuming he traveled throughout the country, two years in the early 30′s doesn’t seem like enough to gain a proper picture of China- assuming that his experiences were accurate and commonly found wherever he went, that other missionaries and such pervasively corroborated his experiences and claims, that he had any kind of genuine sociological, historical, cultural etc. analyses to back up his claims- which doesn’t seem likely. Apparently many other missionaries back then denounced the book, but his references primarily come from claims and experiences of other missionaries too. Even still, I get the impression (I haven’t read it yet) very few are as extreme as him.

    Also, that one anecdote about that boat capsizing and the pigs and crew floating in the water and drawing the attention of people on the shore, who only came to steal the pigs and basically murdered the pleading men- assuming that even happened, out of all of the security/dashcam footage out there of injured or suffering people being completely ignored, I’ve never seen (or heard) of anything really comparable to that.

    Still worth noting that the phenomenon of people in visible distress being ignored isn’t new in China and obviously not entirely a product of communism. But China has suffered far, far more than Communism in the past couple of centuries, on top of pre-existing tendencies towards that callous behavior.

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  54. TheOldOne says:

    Authentic Jazzman:

    We’re discussing two distinct ideas; the person whom I was addressing made the claim that blacks as a group are naturally larger and more muscular than whites as a group; I asked that he document his claim; it had nothing particularly to do with anyone being “bad”.

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    " We're discussing two distinct ideas" : I am aware of this, and my posting consisted of an effort to
    inform the uninitiated white folks here as to the driving motivations behind the behavior of a major segment of black Americans.
    With consideration of my personal history, one can clearly see that I know what the hell I am talking about.

    Authenticjazzman "Mensa" qualified since 1973, airborne trained US Army vet and pro jazz artist.
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  55. @simplyamazed
    Béla Szőkefalvi-Nagy and Reisz, Functional Analysis was translated into english in 1990. It was first published in Hungarian in 1988. I am surprised to discover that Derby was in university some time after 1990 by way of getting a degree. Matching fourier series with Kant and Russel and Whitehead makes for an interesting syllabus.

    Béla Szőkefalvi-Nagy and Reisz, Functional Analysis was translated into english in 1990. It was first published in Hungarian in 1988.

    Um, no

    “Classic exposition of modern theories of differentiation and integration and principal problems and methods of handling integral equations and linear functionals and transformations. 1955 edition.

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  56. @anonymous
    I tried "The Decline of The West" by Herr Doktor Spengler and found it impenetrable.

    Anyway, my favorite bit of exotica is Voegelin's "Don't Immanentize the Eschaton" which was made popular by The Derb's favorite conservative (Not!!)--Bill Buckley.

    By the way, how does the MacArthur ("Catalyst for Change") Foundation define what constitutes "genius?"

    I tried “The Decline of The West” by Herr Doktor Spengler and found it impenetrable.

    He was a math teacher, what do you expect?;-) There are some good one-liners there but generally WWII changed everything.

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  57. Art Deco says:
    @Alfa158
    John and Catherine D. were conservatives who initially populated the board with well-known mainstream conservatives. However, they also placed their son on the board, despite the fact that he was an SJW, didn't get along with his folks, and had actually sued them on occasion. Apparently the kid had trouble amounting to much and they wanted to leave him with a sinecure. The kid eventually convinced the typically naive conservative suckers to expand the board to include "experts" in various fields that were recommended by him. Once the conservatives were out-numbered they were purged through attrition and it has been off to the races since then.

    I know the basic story. In the version I heard, Paul Harvey and others on the board were exhausted arguing with Roderick MacArthur. Catherine refused to attend board meetings. Some defenders of Roderick have contended Harvey and others ran the board in a corrupt way; not sure how much truth there is in that.

    Roderick MacArthur had actually founded a profitable if twee business manufacturing commemorative gew-gaws. His legal disputes with his father were over whether his father’s finance of the start-up was a loan or an equity investment.

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  58. @Tiny Duck
    When you grow up white in this country you constantly inhale messages of your superiority over our Black brethren, from your first breath. It's as unconscious and pervasive as the air you breathe, and it is embedded deep - scary deep - in our consciousness.

    Too many white people react reflexively to any threat to this comforting but lethally destructive attitude by searching for some lame rationalization to buttress it against truth. Look at how so many white people constantly, oppressively impose collective guilt on African Americans while angrily and indignantly rejecting any intimation of collective guilt on themselves, labelling it reverse racism.

    Racism is not only the way white Americans control and exploit Black Americans. It's how unscrupulous rich whites control and exploit foolish poor whites.

    Tiny Dick, I’m offended that you didn’t include our Black Sistren. You are a sexist and I can’t, I just can’t. Like, wow, I can’t even.

    Tiny, that’s just not who we are in this current year.

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  59. Not to brag, but I am the clever chap who created the “Genius T. Coates” moniker and authorized Steve Sailer to use it. I was enraged that Coates had banned me from the Atlantic for commenting “Admit it. You just pretend to like “rap” music because you think it annoys white people. It’s not exactly Fletcher Henderson now is it?”

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  60. @Tiny Duck
    You are a disgrace to asians

    You are a banana and refuse to accept that whites hate you

    I like certain Asians very much, such as my wife. Are you married, Tiny Dick?

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    1. no im not married, what does that have to do with anything?

    2. white men who date asain women are pathetic and creepy

    Look up the fung brothers on youtube
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  61. @Yan Shen
    I doubt that most people today hate someone just because of their race. Of course, reading comments by people like yourself or reading the writings of a Mr. Coates or a Mr. Derbyshire doesn't exactly instill confidence in the essential goodness of humanity...

    If you’re getting mindless hatred or unfounded ill will toward anyone from Derb, you’re not reading the same guy I’ve been reading for years.

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  62. Tiny Duck says:
    @RadicalCenter
    I like certain Asians very much, such as my wife. Are you married, Tiny Dick?

    1. no im not married, what does that have to do with anything?

    2. white men who date asain women are pathetic and creepy

    Look up the fung brothers on youtube

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    1. no im not married, what does that have to do with anything?
     
    Have you considered buying a doll, TD? A plastic waifu can give you the love that actual women deny you. I have heard they almost seem life-like now. Kind of like you.
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  63. @TheOldOne
    Authentic Jazzman:

    We're discussing two distinct ideas; the person whom I was addressing made the claim that blacks as a group are naturally larger and more muscular than whites as a group; I asked that he document his claim; it had nothing particularly to do with anyone being "bad".

    ” We’re discussing two distinct ideas” : I am aware of this, and my posting consisted of an effort to
    inform the uninitiated white folks here as to the driving motivations behind the behavior of a major segment of black Americans.
    With consideration of my personal history, one can clearly see that I know what the hell I am talking about.

    Authenticjazzman “Mensa” qualified since 1973, airborne trained US Army vet and pro jazz artist.

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    Me too. I am smart as hell. Joined the Army and went airborne because Jimi Hendrix was a paratrooper. Planned to fake a back injury and get out in six months. Would look good on my album cover notes I thought, as I was certain to become a jazz-rock superstar. Wound up in an all black battalion on Ft. Bragg where I languished for three long years. Lost interest in music during that time period. The black fellows gave me some colorful nicknames though, which amuse women whenever I open up and share those traumatic experiences.
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  64. @Authenticjazzman
    " We're discussing two distinct ideas" : I am aware of this, and my posting consisted of an effort to
    inform the uninitiated white folks here as to the driving motivations behind the behavior of a major segment of black Americans.
    With consideration of my personal history, one can clearly see that I know what the hell I am talking about.

    Authenticjazzman "Mensa" qualified since 1973, airborne trained US Army vet and pro jazz artist.

    Me too. I am smart as hell. Joined the Army and went airborne because Jimi Hendrix was a paratrooper. Planned to fake a back injury and get out in six months. Would look good on my album cover notes I thought, as I was certain to become a jazz-rock superstar. Wound up in an all black battalion on Ft. Bragg where I languished for three long years. Lost interest in music during that time period. The black fellows gave me some colorful nicknames though, which amuse women whenever I open up and share those traumatic experiences.

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  65. Mr. Anon says:
    @Priss Factor
    https://twitter.com/crusher614/status/906337411315130370

    I have a great idea. How about everyone become 'dreamer' students at Harvard. I call for open admissions. Let anyone 'dream' of attending Harvard and make it a reality by taking any classes and trespassing into dorms.

    Harvard must be inclusive and open to all regardless of income, ability, or intelligence.

    Around twenty Harvard professors decided to defiantly block traffic to protest Trump’s end to DACA.

    They Were Arrested!

    It would be amusing if they were convicted and that fact were used to deny them any U.S. Government sponsored grants.

    As to your idea about multitudes of people showing up on the Harvard campus and claiming status as undocumented Harvard students – I think that’s a great idea.

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  66. Mr. Anon says:
    @Tiny Duck
    1. no im not married, what does that have to do with anything?

    2. white men who date asain women are pathetic and creepy

    Look up the fung brothers on youtube

    1. no im not married, what does that have to do with anything?

    Have you considered buying a doll, TD? A plastic waifu can give you the love that actual women deny you. I have heard they almost seem life-like now. Kind of like you.

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    sex dolls are for creepy white men

    I think I will pass

    Have you EVER read verysmartbrothas?
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  67. Mr. Anon says:
    @Yan Shen
    Ah man, here we go. Ta Nehisi Coates, aka the black John Derbyshire against his arch-nemesis and counterpart John Derbyshire, aka the white Ta Nehisi Coates. This is uh truly an existential Song of Ice and Fire, so to speak.

    Most of Coates writings seem fairly inane and you get the impression that he mostly doesn't like white people all that much. And yet as some have uh remarked, for harboring roughly the same level of animus and suspicion towards whites as John Derbyshire does towards blacks, somehow Mr. Coates has gotten himself crowned the nation's leading civic thinker! Imagine if instead of being racially obsessed tribalists, we were sane Confucianists along the likes of a Lee Kuan Yew, and actually worked towards building something together in this country...

    Nice job though striking the first blow, Mr. Derbyshire, in the battle between ice and fire! I saw that form brah. Truly Olympian!

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZxEpB8yooHQ

    Mr. Derbyshire’s writing is always informative, interesting, and amusing.

    Yours, on the other hand……………..well, let’s just say that, as a writer, you type very well.

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  68. Mr. Anon says:
    @Truth
    Oh, my apologize Bro. I didn't grow up playing Dungeons and Dragons.

    Oh, my apologize Bro. I didn’t grow up playing Dungeons and Dragons.

    FIFY, as they say.

    But actually, you are kind of playing it now. D&D is played on a flat, 2-D world, and you think that the Earth is flat too.

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    I wouldn't know; but I'm fairly certain the earth isn't 4' by 4'.
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  69. Truth says:
    @Mr. Anon

    Oh, my apologize Bro. I didn’t grow up playing Dungeons and Dragons.
     
    FIFY, as they say.

    But actually, you are kind of playing it now. D&D is played on a flat, 2-D world, and you think that the Earth is flat too.

    I wouldn’t know; but I’m fairly certain the earth isn’t 4′ by 4′.

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  70. Truth says:
    @Front toward enemy
    I think "blackity black black black" pretty much sums up TNC. Am I missing anything? I usually rely on Sailer for THC exegesis though.

    I think “blackity black black black” pretty much sums up TNC. Am I missing anything?

    Yes; he makes significantly more money than you.

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  71. Tiny Duck says:
    @Mr. Anon

    1. no im not married, what does that have to do with anything?
     
    Have you considered buying a doll, TD? A plastic waifu can give you the love that actual women deny you. I have heard they almost seem life-like now. Kind of like you.

    sex dolls are for creepy white men

    I think I will pass

    Have you EVER read verysmartbrothas?

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  72. Big Bill says:
    @Tiny Duck
    When you grow up white in this country you constantly inhale messages of your superiority over our Black brethren, from your first breath. It's as unconscious and pervasive as the air you breathe, and it is embedded deep - scary deep - in our consciousness.

    Too many white people react reflexively to any threat to this comforting but lethally destructive attitude by searching for some lame rationalization to buttress it against truth. Look at how so many white people constantly, oppressively impose collective guilt on African Americans while angrily and indignantly rejecting any intimation of collective guilt on themselves, labelling it reverse racism.

    Racism is not only the way white Americans control and exploit Black Americans. It's how unscrupulous rich whites control and exploit foolish poor whites.

    My goodness, Truth. You can’t expect the white man to do everything!

    It is your job to impose collective guilt on the white man. I assumed that is why you come here to a white folks’ website. I can’t imagine a more fruitless and pointless effort, mind you, but you are doing your best.

    It can’t be that much fun, though. You might have a better time imposing white guilt over at The Root, for example. Or maybe Huffington Post.

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  73. El Dato says:
    @Tiny Duck
    You are a disgrace to asians

    You are a banana and refuse to accept that whites hate you

    > Recruiting fellow travelers on my anti-white hate trip that hard.

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  74. joef says:

    This is the reason that we are never going to get along, and end with this cold civil war with afro americans. They are racially obsessed, and liberals feed into this racial obsession in order to pander, and feel good about themselves. I frequently say, in regards to race relations, it does not matter how we feel about afros, but how afros feel about us. We are merely reacting to their initial hate whitey & blame whitey behavior.

    Living in major urban area most of my life, I walked through various neighborhoods many times, which include hispanics and chinatowns. Only in afro neighborhoods do you feel the overt/covert tension of racial animosity. There are bad players in hispanic neighborhoods, and Chinatowns as well (and even white trash and mob wannabe’s in my working class white neighborhood also) that you should avoid associating with. But nothing to the level when your dealing with afro americans.

    Even in a work environment, you can talk to people of various other ethnic/racial groups and have a somewhat normal conversation (including Blacks from subsaharan Africa). But afro americans frequently chatter about their own perceived racial issues.

    So it comes down to this: by their own actions, afros are our biggest social, criminal, and economic problem in this nation. How long do we decide to be held hostage to this afro racial obsession and paranoia?

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    joef, hat's off. I've read your related comments here, and you have much wisdom on a very difficult subject. I share most of your opinions, with at most, trivial, nuanced differences. With the rise--as I see it at least--of unfounded and ideologically motivated Black Supremacist or African Ascendancy ideas, I think it's pretty important we get out of the bad policies we've been living under the past half-century. I'm not sure we can.

    (FWIW-my understanding of Black Supremacism in a nutshell is that all Euro-American achievement is robbery from Africa, and therefore transfer payments, "reparations", the ethnic cleansing of Whites from America's great cities, and the like are completely justifiable, but never quite enough.)
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  75. JackOH says:
    @joef
    This is the reason that we are never going to get along, and end with this cold civil war with afro americans. They are racially obsessed, and liberals feed into this racial obsession in order to pander, and feel good about themselves. I frequently say, in regards to race relations, it does not matter how we feel about afros, but how afros feel about us. We are merely reacting to their initial hate whitey & blame whitey behavior.

    Living in major urban area most of my life, I walked through various neighborhoods many times, which include hispanics and chinatowns. Only in afro neighborhoods do you feel the overt/covert tension of racial animosity. There are bad players in hispanic neighborhoods, and Chinatowns as well (and even white trash and mob wannabe's in my working class white neighborhood also) that you should avoid associating with. But nothing to the level when your dealing with afro americans.

    Even in a work environment, you can talk to people of various other ethnic/racial groups and have a somewhat normal conversation (including Blacks from subsaharan Africa). But afro americans frequently chatter about their own perceived racial issues.

    So it comes down to this: by their own actions, afros are our biggest social, criminal, and economic problem in this nation. How long do we decide to be held hostage to this afro racial obsession and paranoia?

    joef, hat’s off. I’ve read your related comments here, and you have much wisdom on a very difficult subject. I share most of your opinions, with at most, trivial, nuanced differences. With the rise–as I see it at least–of unfounded and ideologically motivated Black Supremacist or African Ascendancy ideas, I think it’s pretty important we get out of the bad policies we’ve been living under the past half-century. I’m not sure we can.

    (FWIW-my understanding of Black Supremacism in a nutshell is that all Euro-American achievement is robbery from Africa, and therefore transfer payments, “reparations”, the ethnic cleansing of Whites from America’s great cities, and the like are completely justifiable, but never quite enough.)

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    With the rise–as I see it at least–of unfounded and ideologically motivated Black Supremacist or African Ascendancy ideas, I think it’s pretty important we get out of the bad policies we’ve been living under the past half-century. I’m not sure we can.
     
    That pretty much sums it up. How we feel about afros is immaterial as compared to how they feel about us. As long as they have the unreasonable attitudes that everything achieved by the "white man" was through misbegotten gains of white privilege, that was somehow stolen from the Black man; and their belief in the absurd idea that they were once all kings & queens in Africa (if so who did the work?); our dysfunctional race relations will continue unabated.

    Of course this is not theory, but actually what afros themselves proclaim. And add to that is the overwhelming empirical evidence that afros use extreme violence for very casual reasons, and their ever-growing entitlement burden, they are one of our biggest problems if not corrected. And like you, I do not think we can, because we will never get their cooperation (and leftist will never stop manipulating them for political gain).

    Sincere Liberals /Communist, and Anarcho Capitalist Libertarians, both provide utopian messages (as a paleocon I am allergic to utopian perfectibility of man ideas) that if we just provided afros 'more govt'/ 'no govt' then they will all magically get better. It is obvious that these people lack a lot of real world experience, and live in the theoretical world of make believe. The solutions of these two groups are next to worthless in regards to our afro problems.

    In the end, it is not my critique of afro behavior that matters (I do not really enjoy it, I am just stating the unwelcome facts of the obvious), but how they actually behave towards the rest of us. If they were not committing the majority of violence in this nation, were not economically parasitical through ever-growing welfare benefits, and did not possess an unreasonable animosity of Whites (and ungratefulness as well), there would not be any problem with them, and my critiques would be unwarranted. But that is not what we are getting.

    They are obviously not the only problems in this nation... but when I hear criticisms of other groups, like there is some sort of equivalency to the afro problem, I find it almost completely laughable. If people dealt with the afro problem directly, for thousands of man hours of personal experience, they would realized there is no equivalency. Comparing what those people dislike about other groups is like comparing a pimple to a cancer. It is time for them to put in perspective of where our real problem is.

    As long as we do not make afros accountable, the national decline will continue!

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  76. joef says:
    @JackOH
    joef, hat's off. I've read your related comments here, and you have much wisdom on a very difficult subject. I share most of your opinions, with at most, trivial, nuanced differences. With the rise--as I see it at least--of unfounded and ideologically motivated Black Supremacist or African Ascendancy ideas, I think it's pretty important we get out of the bad policies we've been living under the past half-century. I'm not sure we can.

    (FWIW-my understanding of Black Supremacism in a nutshell is that all Euro-American achievement is robbery from Africa, and therefore transfer payments, "reparations", the ethnic cleansing of Whites from America's great cities, and the like are completely justifiable, but never quite enough.)

    With the rise–as I see it at least–of unfounded and ideologically motivated Black Supremacist or African Ascendancy ideas, I think it’s pretty important we get out of the bad policies we’ve been living under the past half-century. I’m not sure we can.

    That pretty much sums it up. How we feel about afros is immaterial as compared to how they feel about us. As long as they have the unreasonable attitudes that everything achieved by the “white man” was through misbegotten gains of white privilege, that was somehow stolen from the Black man; and their belief in the absurd idea that they were once all kings & queens in Africa (if so who did the work?); our dysfunctional race relations will continue unabated.

    Of course this is not theory, but actually what afros themselves proclaim. And add to that is the overwhelming empirical evidence that afros use extreme violence for very casual reasons, and their ever-growing entitlement burden, they are one of our biggest problems if not corrected. And like you, I do not think we can, because we will never get their cooperation (and leftist will never stop manipulating them for political gain).

    Sincere Liberals /Communist, and Anarcho Capitalist Libertarians, both provide utopian messages (as a paleocon I am allergic to utopian perfectibility of man ideas) that if we just provided afros ‘more govt’/ ‘no govt’ then they will all magically get better. It is obvious that these people lack a lot of real world experience, and live in the theoretical world of make believe. The solutions of these two groups are next to worthless in regards to our afro problems.

    In the end, it is not my critique of afro behavior that matters (I do not really enjoy it, I am just stating the unwelcome facts of the obvious), but how they actually behave towards the rest of us. If they were not committing the majority of violence in this nation, were not economically parasitical through ever-growing welfare benefits, and did not possess an unreasonable animosity of Whites (and ungratefulness as well), there would not be any problem with them, and my critiques would be unwarranted. But that is not what we are getting.

    They are obviously not the only problems in this nation… but when I hear criticisms of other groups, like there is some sort of equivalency to the afro problem, I find it almost completely laughable. If people dealt with the afro problem directly, for thousands of man hours of personal experience, they would realized there is no equivalency. Comparing what those people dislike about other groups is like comparing a pimple to a cancer. It is time for them to put in perspective of where our real problem is.

    As long as we do not make afros accountable, the national decline will continue!

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  77. fish says:
    @Tiny Duck
    You are a disgrace to asians

    You are a banana and refuse to accept that whites hate you

    Tiny….you’n be a delicate little white boy stop trying to be bnack

    - Leonard Pitts

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  78. Bliss says:

    it’s goodwhites jeering at badwhites. There isn’t much we can do but jeer back, so that’s what Radio Derb will do.

    To the Board of Directors of the MacArthur Foundation—to Julia Stasch, Marjorie Scardino, Jack Fuller, Donald Hopkins, Daniel Huttenlocher, Joi Ito, Julie Katzman, Paul Klingenstein, Martha Minow, Sendhil Mullainathan, and Claude Steele—to these persons I say: Kiss my badwhite bum, you stinking creeps.

    Well at least Derbyshire recognizes that this is a moral issue and that he is on the bad side of it.

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  79. DFH says:
    @Bliss

    it’s goodwhites jeering at badwhites. There isn’t much we can do but jeer back, so that’s what Radio Derb will do.

    To the Board of Directors of the MacArthur Foundation—to Julia Stasch, Marjorie Scardino, Jack Fuller, Donald Hopkins, Daniel Huttenlocher, Joi Ito, Julie Katzman, Paul Klingenstein, Martha Minow, Sendhil Mullainathan, and Claude Steele—to these persons I say: Kiss my badwhite bum, you stinking creeps.
     
    Well at least Derbyshire recognizes that this is a moral issue and that he is on the bad side of it.

    Go home. We don’t want you here.

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    Who is this “we” to which you so proudly and pretentiously belong? Derbyshire’s “badwhites”?

    Didn’t Bannon recently call your ilk “clowns” and “losers”? Didn’t Trump call your kind “evil”?

    You do know that America fought and defeated your ilk both at home and abroad, don’t you?
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  80. Bliss says:
    @DFH
    Go home. We don't want you here.

    Who is this “we” to which you so proudly and pretentiously belong? Derbyshire’s “badwhites”?

    Didn’t Bannon recently call your ilk “clowns” and “losers”? Didn’t Trump call your kind “evil”?

    You do know that America fought and defeated your ilk both at home and abroad, don’t you?

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    Why am I supposed to care about boomer cuck Bannon and Jew-son-in-law Trump exactly?

    You do know that America fought and defeated your ilk both at home and abroad, don’t you?

     

    You think America was fighting against white nationalism?
    The American armed forces were segregated and America had a functionally whites-only immigration policy and anti-miscegenation laws.
    Winston Churchill wanted to end non-white immigration to Britain and thought that 'keep Britain white' would make a good campaign slogan.

    I don't really see your point

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  81. Svigor says:

    “Yo Tennessee, John Derbyshire just ethered* you in a scathing article for the third time!”

    *shuckin’ and jivin’ for white folks* “Who?”

    *Ebonics, Don’t concern yourself.

    FIFY.

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  82. Svigor says:

    It is childishly insulting to deliberately distort a person’s name.

    Such as calling him “Tennessee Coates.”

    Not when the name is a childish, deliberate insult to English. Then it’s just good sense.

    That aside, there’s really no wrong way to insult the left. It’s all in bounds.

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  83. Svigor says:

    Daniel, next time use a comic book reference. Blacks read those.

    Professional writing is a tough racket. Surely Mr. D knew this when he first put pen to paper. Yet envy is a meal that never settles in one’s bowels. He would do better by simply admitting that Coates has developed a pretty good schtick.

    Envy is the word you were looking for. If Coates had actually developed the schtick, as you put it, envy might be well-placed, among his fellow hucksters (most of us look down on the work). But he didn’t, so it isn’t. Resentment at the filth who gave Coates the schtick might be on-target though.

    ***

    I’ve been ignoring Tiny Dick since I broke him, but I couldn’t help noticing him calling Danny a banana and a disgrace to Asians. Has anyone else ever seen him call a non-yellow non-white a disgrace to his kind? If not, we may have zeroed in on Tiny Dick’s pedigree. With no offense meant to yellows with dignity/bananas, that would fit his creepy but somewhat detached obsession with groid sexuality (before he was Tiny Dick, he was “all your kids will be black/your daughters bang black guys” troll; he’s been slithering under the bridge at iSteve for years longer than people think).

    So, basically, like I said years ago: he’s a creep in a gimp mask. Addendum: a yellow creep.

    2. white men who date asain women are pathetic and creepy

    More data…

    Most of Coates writings seem fairly inane and you get the impression that he mostly doesn’t like white people all that much. And yet as some have uh remarked, for harboring roughly the same level of animus and suspicion towards whites as John Derbyshire does towards blacks, somehow Mr. Coates has gotten himself crowned the nation’s leading civic thinker! Imagine if instead of being racially obsessed tribalists, we were sane Confucianists along the likes of a Lee Kuan Yew, and actually worked towards building something together in this country

    Reality doesn’t matter, it’s all just words! Whites behave no better than blacks! < logic behind Kato's "thinking" here.

    As for Yew, did he civilize blacks? Didn't think so.

    It seems difficult for a people to both be “hiveminded” and “greedy and prone to quarrel.”

    Jews do a fair imitation.

    Yes; he makes significantly more money than you.

    Hitler made more.

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  84. Svigor says:

    You do know that America fought and defeated your ilk both at home and abroad, don’t you?

    Next time no superpower coming to save you.

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  85. DFH says:
    @Bliss
    Who is this “we” to which you so proudly and pretentiously belong? Derbyshire’s “badwhites”?

    Didn’t Bannon recently call your ilk “clowns” and “losers”? Didn’t Trump call your kind “evil”?

    You do know that America fought and defeated your ilk both at home and abroad, don’t you?

    Why am I supposed to care about boomer cuck Bannon and Jew-son-in-law Trump exactly?

    You do know that America fought and defeated your ilk both at home and abroad, don’t you?

    You think America was fighting against white nationalism?
    The American armed forces were segregated and America had a functionally whites-only immigration policy and anti-miscegenation laws.
    Winston Churchill wanted to end non-white immigration to Britain and thought that ‘keep Britain white’ would make a good campaign slogan.

    I don’t really see your point

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  86. Your White Supremacy just will NOT allow you to accept that Coates is a better writer than you are. Thus, all that you can engage in is this juvenile name-calling.
    Here’s an idea: why don’t you use your “my-tests-show-that-I’m-much-smarter-than-Black-people” “intellect” & get your people off Opioids & Opioid Addition?! Why can’t you use your “capitalism” & help your poor white people in West Virginia & Kentucky?!
    Here’s a hint: Black people don’t listen to your propped-up c**ns like David “the c**n” Clarke, “Uncle” Thomas Sowell, Larry Mantan-Moreland Elder, or Clarence “Uncle” Thomas. They’re just hustling you White Supremacists for money and white p***y!
    In another 250 – 300 years, because of $21 Trillion in debt (“and growing”) & the world NOW openly defying the last bastion of White Supremacy (America), there WILL BE no America! There will be 3 separate “nations”: the “North”, the “South”, & the “West”. And THEN Russia, China, & Iran will “bring democracy” to North America. America-Africans need to decide NOW about our place in the future, because we don’t owe America anything. Quite the reverse, actually…

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    "Coates is a better writer"

    He, Coates, is a blathering fool, spewing senseless jabberwocky, and anyone who is familiar with genuine "Literature" : Goethe, The Greeks, Virgil, O Wilde, Poe, the "Enlightenment"scribes , etc, etc, is aware of how shallow and cretinous his garbage actually is.

    Folks who are aware of the true geniuses of the pen, KNOW that Coates is a complete nobody, a moron with no actual talent.

    Just being black does not suffice for true talent.

    Go ahead and call me racist : I shared an appartment with a (Black) fellow musician for twelve years.

    Authenticjazzman "Mensa" qualified since 1973, airborne trained US Army Vet, and pro Jazz musician.

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  87. Truth says:

    Vick just EXCORIATED you Derb. Like a Pit Bull that doesn’t want to fight.

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  88. @Kermit Vick
    Your White Supremacy just will NOT allow you to accept that Coates is a better writer than you are. Thus, all that you can engage in is this juvenile name-calling.
    Here's an idea: why don't you use your "my-tests-show-that-I'm-much-smarter-than-Black-people" "intellect" & get your people off Opioids & Opioid Addition?! Why can't you use your "capitalism" & help your poor white people in West Virginia & Kentucky?!
    Here's a hint: Black people don't listen to your propped-up c**ns like David "the c**n" Clarke, "Uncle" Thomas Sowell, Larry Mantan-Moreland Elder, or Clarence "Uncle" Thomas. They're just hustling you White Supremacists for money and white p***y!
    In another 250 - 300 years, because of $21 Trillion in debt ("and growing") & the world NOW openly defying the last bastion of White Supremacy (America), there WILL BE no America! There will be 3 separate "nations": the "North", the "South", & the "West". And THEN Russia, China, & Iran will "bring democracy" to North America. America-Africans need to decide NOW about our place in the future, because we don't owe America anything. Quite the reverse, actually...

    “Coates is a better writer”

    He, Coates, is a blathering fool, spewing senseless jabberwocky, and anyone who is familiar with genuine “Literature” : Goethe, The Greeks, Virgil, O Wilde, Poe, the “Enlightenment”scribes , etc, etc, is aware of how shallow and cretinous his garbage actually is.

    Folks who are aware of the true geniuses of the pen, KNOW that Coates is a complete nobody, a moron with no actual talent.

    Just being black does not suffice for true talent.

    Go ahead and call me racist : I shared an appartment with a (Black) fellow musician for twelve years.

    Authenticjazzman “Mensa” qualified since 1973, airborne trained US Army Vet, and pro Jazz musician.

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    Although I can't convince you, being white does not make you the Final Arbiter of what talent is, either. Just because you shared an apartment with a Sheriff David Clarke clone doesn't give you a "Black Card".

    Does "Airborne Trained US Army Vet" give you some exalted social status above everyone else? Don't mean s**t to me. You're putting it out there like it gives you some sort of power. Just like saying:

    "ShaZAM!"
    "By The POWER of GRAYskull!"
    "Beware My Power, Green Lantern's LIGHT!"
    "Flame ON!"
    "There's no NEED to fear; UNDERdog is HERE!"
    "Avengers ASSEMBLE!"
    "It's CLOBBERIN' Time!"

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  89. @Priss Factor
    https://twitter.com/crusher614/status/906337411315130370

    I have a great idea. How about everyone become 'dreamer' students at Harvard. I call for open admissions. Let anyone 'dream' of attending Harvard and make it a reality by taking any classes and trespassing into dorms.

    Harvard must be inclusive and open to all regardless of income, ability, or intelligence.

    Actually, Harvard is so endowment wealthy it could admit it’s entire student body for FREE, & still make money.

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    True, its endowment is well into the billions. But if the school had to absorb hundreds of thousands of dreamers as "undocumented admissions", (matriculating through no fault of their own) those billions would be exhausted in a flash.

    You know, take on a role not unlike the American taxpayer.
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  90. @Authenticjazzman
    "Coates is a better writer"

    He, Coates, is a blathering fool, spewing senseless jabberwocky, and anyone who is familiar with genuine "Literature" : Goethe, The Greeks, Virgil, O Wilde, Poe, the "Enlightenment"scribes , etc, etc, is aware of how shallow and cretinous his garbage actually is.

    Folks who are aware of the true geniuses of the pen, KNOW that Coates is a complete nobody, a moron with no actual talent.

    Just being black does not suffice for true talent.

    Go ahead and call me racist : I shared an appartment with a (Black) fellow musician for twelve years.

    Authenticjazzman "Mensa" qualified since 1973, airborne trained US Army Vet, and pro Jazz musician.

    Although I can’t convince you, being white does not make you the Final Arbiter of what talent is, either. Just because you shared an apartment with a Sheriff David Clarke clone doesn’t give you a “Black Card”.

    Does “Airborne Trained US Army Vet” give you some exalted social status above everyone else? Don’t mean s**t to me. You’re putting it out there like it gives you some sort of power. Just like saying:

    “ShaZAM!”
    “By The POWER of GRAYskull!”
    “Beware My Power, Green Lantern’s LIGHT!”
    “Flame ON!”
    “There’s no NEED to fear; UNDERdog is HERE!”
    “Avengers ASSEMBLE!”
    “It’s CLOBBERIN’ Time!”

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  91. @animalogic
    Actually, Harvard is so endowment wealthy it could admit it's entire student body for FREE, & still make money.

    True, its endowment is well into the billions. But if the school had to absorb hundreds of thousands of dreamers as “undocumented admissions”, (matriculating through no fault of their own) those billions would be exhausted in a flash.

    You know, take on a role not unlike the American taxpayer.

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