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Bruno Maçães, History Has Begun: The Birth of a New America, Oxford University Press, 2020, 248 pp.

History Has Begun is a very important but badly flawed book. Bruno Maçães, Portugal’s former foreign minister and now a senior fellow at the Hudson Institute, perfectly describes the myth of American civilization, arguing that America was founded on “the promise of fantasy.” America lets people live out compelling stories, something which is central to our national identity and power.

Mr. Maçães writes that American civilization truly separated from European civilization when television was born, allowing “artificial” or “hyperreal” stories to have more meaning than realty. If classical liberalism no longer lets us live out our fantasies, a “society of stories” is how we rediscover purpose. Unfortunately, Mr. Maçães’s own blindness about racial reality, media power, and the ends media serve undermines his achievement.

The author is right about two things. First, classical liberalism, especially as explained by John Rawls, can no longer satisfy. Rawls’s model of justice gives people certain universal rights and lets them think anything they like in private. Traditional religious communities and eccentric artists can co-exist because they share “fundamental political principles” which each group can adopt for its own purposes. Freedom of expression protects both the Christian and the Satanist.

However, Mr. Maçães notes that the divide between “public” and “private” isn’t clear: “[T]he demand for a just politics will invade the whole of our private lives.” I’d argue this is what anti-racism is doing today. Rawls-style liberalism also means there is no common vision of the Good. Liberalism may lead to domestic peace but it’s also without a larger purpose.

Mr. Maçães’s second major point is that Americans experience reality vicariously, like characters in a movie. We are so conditioned by television, movies, and the internet that we can’t help but see our own lives as part of a fantasy. I remember that the most common phrase I heard on September 11, 2001 from horrified friends was that “it was like a movie.”

American civilization, Mr. Maçães says, was always defined by flights into fantasy. First, Americans could create new realities on the frontier away from European social norms. Later, Americans created artificial realities through the screen. Gradually, these realities became more “real” than reality itself, and the political consequences were immense.

For example, Ronald Reagan was effective because he played the president of the United States like the actor he was. Reagan didn’t achieve his goals, some of which were antagonistic, such as joining free market capitalism with traditional social values. It didn’t matter. Reagan succeeded “by endowing the personal mythologies of business and family values with the same power of those translucent images which the moviegoer replays in his mind as he leaves the theatre, holding the promise of a more exciting and more beautiful life.” The Great Communicator gave Americans a powerful dream we wanted to believe in.

President Donald Trump went even further. “[H]e does not use the tricks of entertainment to appear a better politician,” writes Mr. Maçães. Instead, “[H]e uses politics as a better stage for his performance as an entertainer.” In the midst of desperate political struggles, President Trump tweets about his high television ratings or gloats over the collapse of Fox News and Matt Drudge.

President Donald J. Trump . (Official White House Photo by D. Myles Cullen)
President Donald J. Trump . (Official White House Photo by D. Myles Cullen)

The last few years have seen the rise and fall of various storylines, including Donald Trump as Russian agent, the battle over impeachment, the COVID-19 pandemic, and now, the fight over “rigged elections.” It’s a television show that even (or especially) Donald Trump’s enemies can’t turn off. Around the country, suburban housewives can pretend they are in the #Resistance against an authoritarian dictator or Christian theocrats (a plot straight out of The Man in the High Castle or The Handmaiden’s Tale). Meanwhile, conservatives use their social media accounts to save the Republic from a ring of satanic pedophiles.

American life, argues Mr. Maçães, is bland and unsatisfying, with the uninspiring modern vision of life best portrayed by Sinclair Lewis’s Babbit. Mr. Maçães calls it “arguably the greatest American novel ever written because it depicts in vivid detail the path of American modern society before that path was even intelligible to the vast majority of Americans.” The eponymous hero has a family, material comfort, and safety, but feels life is meaningless. “The solution he [Babbit] envisages is different from the vain and futile attempt to improve society,” writes Mr. Maçães: “Preserve the social and economic fabric in its current form but grant each person the freedom to break with convention in his or her actions.” Mr. Maçães argues that the internet and the vicarious world of streaming entertainment makes this easier than ever, allowing us to live in “unreality.”

This must be more than passive entertainment. Mr. Maçães defends the right of communities like the Old Order Amish to live according to their truth, even if it means carving out exceptions to rules about universal education. It is better to pursue meaning than the “contemporary European culture of café life and momentary sensation.” The state shouldn’t mandate truth. It should give us passports for our own journeys.

Mr. Maçães calls “the quest for total immersion” the “holy grail of modern politics.” We can have a “society of stories” that can create new experiences and, more importantly, “genuine feelings and thoughts in a completely artificial environment.” He repeatedly refers to the television series Westworld, which gives visitors to an imaginary theme park a truly immersive experience that is nonetheless “artificial” because the robots in the park can’t hurt you. “The fundamental right is a safe word or a kill switch allowing us to stop the game or experience,” Mr. Maçães says, describing the way this new society could operate.

Mr. Maçães is right that classical liberalism, particular of the John Rawls variety, is exhausted. In my own view, it is the world of John Lennon’s “Imagine,” a world with nothing to “kill or die for, above us only sky.” To a modern consumer, to Nietzsche’s Last Men, it is heaven. To me, it is hell, and I am not alone. Aris Roussinos recently argued that Francis Fukuyama was right when he said in The End of History that there may be deeper sources of discontent within liberal democracy. Mr. Roussinos wonders about the West — “whether life there is truly satisfying. [emphasis in original]

This is a challenge to Mr. Maçães’s claim that history isn’t over, that it’s just begun. Oddly, Mr. Maçães doesn’t mention Francis Fukuyama. If he did, he would have to admit that The End of History predicted that liberal democracy might not just face challenges from those who want to show superiority over others by striving for glory and renown. It could also be destroyed by the impossible quest for total equality.

American society suffers from both. Most of History Has Begun was written before COVID-19 and the Black Lives Matter protests. An add-on chapter barely serves to cover them, and Mr. Maçães gets a few things badly wrong. He writes that “when George Floyd was murdered by asphyxiation while handcuffed lying face down on a city street” this started a vital movement because “racial justice means the freedom to pursue your dreams without turning other human beings into objects of your darkest fantasies,” and “freedom runs the risk of becoming an extravagant and selfish fantasy life.” Mr. Maçães is indulging in luxury beliefs. If being free to live away from blacks is “an extravagant and selfish fantasy life,” what good is the freedom he professes to admire? If there’s no escape from egalitarianism, we are slaves, even with the blessing of the Open Society.

Earlier in the book, Mr. Maçães quotes James Baldwin: “White Americans do not believe in death, and this is why the darkness of my skin so intimidates them.” Mr. Maçães says that whites made blacks into an image of fallen humanity so that they could emerge as something greater. Drawing on Baldwin, Mr. Maçães says whites used race to make sense of the world: No matter how bad their circumstances, Baldwin and Mr. Maçães argue, whites could comfort themselves that “at least they are not black.” Maybe this silly idea comforted Baldwin; Mr. Maçães has no excuse to parrot it.

James Baldwin
James Baldwin

Mr. Maçães says that America was uniquely built on fantasy because Americans could always go West. “Owing to the fact that all experience is a process, no point of view can ever be the last one,” he says. “Reality genuinely grows. Truth is life on the frontier [emphasis added].”

It was on the frontier that race realism began. The Jamestown settlers arrived with kindly intentions and no sense of racial superiority, determined to bring peace where the Spanish had brought war. The Powhatan tribes tried to exterminate them three times. New England Puritans were as naïve about race as their modern-day Yankee descendants. It took King Phillip’s War to wake them up.

While colonial Americans (especially the Scots-Irish) fought the Indians, London tried to keep racial peace with the Proclamation of 1763, which would have prevented westward expansion. Early Americans tried to co-exist with American Indians but always had to fight them.

White Southerners understood blacks far better than Northerners did; Boston and Detroit were shocked by rioting that exploded after the Civil Rights Act and the Voting Rights Act. Likewise, it was the United Kingdom that undermined Rhodesia and then South Africa, nations that had far more experience with blacks. It did Britain no good; Enoch Powell correctly said that his country had imported the “preventable evil” of racial conflict.

James Baldwin was wrong. We believe in death because we have faced it ever since our ancestors landed on this continent. Mr. Maçães says Hurricane Katrina made the United States seem like a “failed state” to much of the world, but this was just racial reality. “When blacks are left entirely to their own devices, Western Civilization — any kind of civilization — disappears,” Jared Taylor wrote of the chaos of New Orleans after the hurricane. The late Baldwin’s navel gazing doesn’t change this nor does Mr. Maçães’s refusal to accept it.

Today, it’s educated, affluent whites who support Black Lives Matter. The white working class does not. Truth continues to be found on the racial frontier. Mr. Maçães approvingly quotes Ibram Kendi’s declaration that “race is a mirage but one that humanity has organized itself around in very real ways.” He doesn’t mention that Twitter’s Jack Dorsey, who has more power to create “artificial realities” than almost anyone else alive, personally donated $10 million to Mr. Kendi. In the “artificial reality,” racism can be “solved” with money, reeducation, and repression. The truth is that race exists, despite what Mr. Kendi or Mr. Maçães claim to think.

Jack Dorsey, Twitter founder. (Credit Image: Mark Warner / Wikimedia)
Jack Dorsey, Twitter founder. (Credit Image: Mark Warner / Wikimedia)

Mr. Maçães writes that American life can be made meaningful with “fully immersive” experiences online and off. However, tech oligarchs have deplatformed (and, if we accept Mr. Maçães’s logic, depersoned) countless people for not following the script. The initial promise that the internet meant more self-expression, free speech, or artistic creation was betrayed. Instead, America has a Social Credit System worse than China’s, with Twitter, television, video games, and every aspect of cultural or economic life policed for thoughtcrime. It’s doubtful that government and corporate power would allow even one explicitly white community to survive. Mr. Maçães’s argument that people should be free to pursue total immersion requires freedom of association, a right we lost more than half a century ago.

Mr. Maçães argues that America is gradually becoming a civilization that is separate from Europe both because of America’s media dominance and Europe’s shame about World War II. “More than anything else,” he writes about Europe and America, “it is Auschwitz that pulls us apart.” However, it is precisely because of American media’s dominance that the Holocaust is the most powerful story in our culture. Americans are more horrified today by “Nazis” than they were in 1950, with an endless procession of television shows, movies, video games, and education programs teaching Americans about the evils of Auschwitz.

R.R. Reno’s Return of the Strong Gods argued that the entire Western order is built on opposing nationalism, traditional religion, and other ideas that supposedly led to the Holocaust. Mr. Reno said we must shake off this self-loathing, but complained that white identity is “perverse.” Instead, he wants some vague form of Christianity. Mr. Maçães’s argument is far weaker; Europe and America are united by the demons of Auschwitz, not divided by them.

What then is the value of History Has Begun? Mr. Maçães is right to argue that power today is media power — the power to define a story. A compelling story, even a political myth, is more important than truth. He cleverly says modern socialists want ownership of the “memes of production;” we do, too.

Since 2016, journalists and technology companies have throttled dissent. The story our rulers tell is crude but effective because they control media. “Charlottesville” will loom large in the history books even though Unite the Right 2017 was nothing compared to the violence Black Lives Matter has unleashed. With apologies to Ben Shapiro, feelings don’t care about your facts.

What is the answer? Mr. Maçães says Americans are characters living out our own imaginary dramas. He suggests this is something new, but I’d say it’s a degraded form of something old. Ever since antiquity, our people have seen themselves as acting within a mythic framework. The gods, the living, and the dead all participated.

Burno Maçães
Burno Maçães

The gods strove with men in Homeric times. Otherworldly beings populated the nine worlds of the pre-Christian North. God and demons could be found in every corner of Christendom during the Middle Ages. Even in the Age of Reason, leading figures self-consciously played out roles based on their heroes. Our Founding Fathers modeled themselves on Republican Rome. George Washington staged the play Cato during the winter at Valley Forge. The French Revolutionaries looked to antiquity for examples. Napoleon invited his men to share in a great romantic adventure. “What a novel my life has been!” he exclaimed at St. Helena.

Thus, Bruno Maçães’s American civilization isn’t so extraordinary after all. Men need a myth and a purpose. A “kill switch” kills life itself because what separates a Live Action Role Play (LARP) from heroism is danger. This book is important because it reveals liberalism’s dead end and suggests a path forward by fully immersing ourselves in our own ideals. However, we must walk this dangerous path without irony, without safety, and without hesitation. In any case, the System won’t let us play it out as a game (not even as a video game).

Bruno Maçães is wrong. America is still an outpost of Western civilization on this continent. Our people will rise or fall as one. Our rulers’ media mouthpieces tell a story about ineradicable white guilt. We have a better story to tell, one about defiance, triumph, and overcoming. Living out a myth isn’t make-believe. It’s acting as Alexander, Caesar, or Napoleon did. History demands everything from us, and we have a duty to give it everything we have.

(Republished from American Renaissance by permission of author or representative)
 
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  1. black dog says:

    It’s important to remember what America was an escape from. Us Europeans already had capitalism, laissez faire economics, liberalism and technological advancements. However, these tended to be skewed and corrupted by a few, our elites. We had our own Zuckerbergs, Gates and Dorseys. It was these tyrants and their all encompassing megalomania would be Americans were escaping from. But the major agent in the shaping of shifting “American dreams” was, and is, the marketing man. The career of Edward Bernays shows how people’s dreams were created for them. Marketing created and defined notions of success, aspirations, even good and bad, personal identity and fake individuality. Us Britons are now ruled by marketing. There’s a very blurred line between consumerism, marketing and a person’s politics. As an example, during the first Covid scare last March, many here fantasised that we’d arrived back in the early 1940s. This time, they’ve been convinced to start Christmas in November. And they’re doing it, in droves. Modern Britons really are so impressionable.

    • Agree: frontier
    • Replies: @frontier
    , @Skeptikal
  2. Mr. Maçães argues that America is gradually becoming a civilization that is separate from Europe both because of America’s media dominance and Europe’s shame about World War II. “More than anything else,” he writes about Europe and America, “it is Auschwitz that pulls us apart.” However, it is precisely because of American media’s dominance that the Holocaust is the most powerful story in our culture. Americans are more horrified today by “Nazis” than they were in 1950, with an endless procession of television shows, movies, video games, and education programs teaching Americans about the evils of Auschwitz.

    No mention whatsoever of the heavy Jewish ownership and control of the American MSM. Or of the very large Jewish donations to both main political parties which have helped make this possible. No mention of Zionism, AIPAC, ADL and all the rest. Why else would the MSM make the Holocaust the most powerful story in American culture ?
    This is all too typical of American Renaissance and its exponents. By banning mention of Jews and Zionism in the dispossession of white peoples, the issue doesn’t disappear.
    “Reality is that which, when you stop believing in it, doesn’t go away.”

  3. Anonymous[273] • Disclaimer says:

    Americans are the niggers of the world.
    A continent where the worst of the old world was sent.

    A mix of Europe’s trash and Africa’s most easily captured savages.

    America and a Africa need to be treated as nigger containment zones.

    All these American racists think they are Western and keepers of Western civilization, but they are actually niggers, their definition of Western civilization is blue jeans, white skin and capitalism.

    I don’t hate niggers, I just want them be contained. NATO = NIGGER ARMY TRAINING OVERSEAS.

    • Disagree: Rich
    • Replies: @HeebHunter
  4. Sean says:

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Society_of_the_Spectacle
    Debord traces the development of a modern society in which authentic social life has been replaced with its representation: “All that once was directly lived has become mere representation.”[2] Debord argues that the history of social life can be understood as “the decline of being into having, and having into merely appearing.”[3] This condition, according to Debord, is the “historical moment at which the commodity completes its colonization of social life.”[4]

    Maçães is regurgitating Guy Debord, whose ideas were supposed to have influenced the 1968 demos that led De Gaulle to flee to a French army base in Germany. Even the most self conscious hero is sometimes helpless before the course of events.

    https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-018-07673-7
    “Rasmussen’s team suggests that plague first emerged in European mega-settlements — “the textbook example of where pathogens evolve”, he says — and then spread eventually to Sweden through trade networks, and not the migration of people with steppe ancestry.

    “The earliest forms of plague spread before the steppe migrations and probably killed off a good chunk of Neolithic populations,” says Kristian Kristiansen, an archaeologist at the University of Gothenburg in Sweden and a co-author of the study. He predicts that burials from mega-settlements will harbour even more evolutionarily ancient strains of plague.

    [T]he hypothesis that plague emerged in mega-settlements is reasonable, given their unprecedented population density,

    I think this is Ancient history repeating itself. India and China were a source of disease (Antonine Plague) that Rome was is disproportionately impacted by, and began its decline. Wilhelmine Germany was close to winning WWI with the Stormtrooper offensive when the 1918 influenza pandemic (from China) intervened. The West has got too interconnected, and like the proto-cities in Neolithic Europe the pandemic signals the start of period of decadence and decohering. with aliens replacing the traditional people at all levels.

    The American president is going to be 78 years old at his inauguration and just broke his foot stepping out the shower, while his VP and soon to become president VP Harris is totally foreign by parental ancestry and was brought up in Canada. Biden pocked Harris even though she was the only one of the other Dem candidates to go after him in the debates. She knows nothing about foreign policy, but she has some ideas about domestic matters. This seems in many ways a tipping point showing that Obama was a harbinger of a trend; is there ever going to be another fully white US president? I doubt it.

    :-

  5. @Sean

    Interesting comment about Debord, now a largely forgotten figure. Thanks for ferreting him out. But politicos like Macaes largely rehash other peoples’ ideas when they write “serious” works. So no change there.

    Plagues have been around for a very long time. But the start of the first Old World plague pandemic was the Plague of Justinian (AD 541-47). Fortunately, the Last of the Romans made a full recovery, otherwise our knowledge of Roman Law might be rather sketchy.
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Plague_of_Justinian

    This was the 1st of a serious of plague waves ( 15 to 18, according to taste ) which lasted to 750 or even 767.
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/First_plague_pandemic

    Your statement about WWI is dubious to say the least.
    Wilhelmine Germany was close to winning WWI with the Stormtrooper offensive when the 1918 influenza pandemic (from China) intervened.
    Most modern theories about the Spanish Flu conclude it originated in Western Europe, possibly in the very large munitions factories, like Gretna, in Britain.
    Whilst Brest-Litovsk had taken Russia out of the war, the situation on the Western Front was dire. Ludendorff himself conceded that Germany could not win a war of attrition. The Spring Offensive made limited gains, at great loss in casualties. The land captured was of little strategic value and hard to defend. It was all lost later in the summer. So, no, Germany was not close to winning the War in 1918.

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    , @Dick French
  6. KenH says:

    White Southerners understood blacks far better than Northerners did;

    Indeed they did but are (or were) largely clueless about Jewish power and influence. George Lincoln Rockwell remarked that when he was in the South the whites would come up to him and say “We agree with your position on the niggers, but what do have against Jews?” and when he was in the North the whites would say “We agree with your position on the Jews, but what do you have against the niggers?”.

    This speaks to the adage that familiarity breeds contempt. Few Southerners had knowledge or experience dealing with Jews so had nothing against them while due to the de facto segregation in the North the vast majority of Northern whites had little knowledge and experience dealing with blacks so were either neutral of favorable towards them.

    • LOL: Happy Tapir
  7. Sean says:
    @Verymuchalive

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Antonine_Plague

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stormtroopers_(Imperial_Germany)#Reasons_for_the_failure_of_the_offensive

    Germany fought France three times and thrashed them twice. WW1 was an anomaly.

    https://www.nationalgeographic.com/news/2014/1/140123-spanish-flu-1918-china-origins-pandemic-science-health/

    I think this is a watershed in world history, and America will begin to be seen as the losing team. China currently has no cases of Covid -19 and they are not even wearing masks (as I understand it Peter Frost says the Chinese are significantly more suceptable to Covid -19). They’ve beat it, the West couldn’t. It is an alarming portent, and to look into the future as far as I can see it, Chinese termite mentality is destined to beat the Western heroic outlook every time.

    • Replies: @nokangaroos
  8. Horrified says:

    Alexander, Caesar, and Napoleon were aggressors.
    They are heroes of savagery, not “civilization”.

    • Disagree: Rich
  9. “We have a better story to tell, one about defiance, triumph, and overcoming.”
    Why isn’t your “better” story about love, compassion, and charity?

    • Replies: @Nisbe
  10. Rich says:

    Good article. What I find amusing is the Baldwin clown and his thought that Whites were “intimidated ” by his black skin. It wasn’t intimidation of his color, it was the barbarism of his ilk. Murder, rape and assault are the national sport of Negroes in America. Much more than basketball. But the truth is, for reasons that baffle me, verboten. Maybe, just maybe, if blacks were held to higher standards,they would slow down on the criminality? But no, that their ancestors picked cotton is the most important thing that happened in history. And cops are mean. I’m sick of the whole show.

    • Agree: Pop Warner, Joseph Doaks
  11. VTY says:

    I think Macaes’ observations are applicable to the author of the article himself.

    “Aux arms!” our new Napoleon cries to his American “Grande Armee”.
    “WE have a DUTY!” (Applause)
    “WE RISE OR FALL AS ONE!” (Applause)
    “HISTORY DEMANDS EVERYTHING from US! (Applause)

    Everything?

    Straight out of an imagined movie.

  12. Jimmy Baldwin thinking his black skin “intimidated” anyone is pretty funny.

    From the movie Capote:

    The friends are standing in the crowded kitchen – people are coming in and out – talking and drinking and laughing.

    TRUMAN

    So Jimmy Baldwin tells me the plot
    of his book, and he says to me: the
    writing’s going well, but I just
    want to make sure it’s not one of
    those problem novels. I said:
    Jimmy, your novel’s about a Negro
    homosexual who’s in love with a Jew
    – wouldn’t you call that a problem?
    Laughter.

    • Replies: @profnasty
  13. Jtgw says:

    Not sure I’d call Rawls a “classical liberal”. His defense of the welfare state is hard to reconcile with classical liberal laissez faire. But I agree with much of the critique. People do want to belong to regulated communities; the rugged individualist is the exception, not the rule. But I believe there are ways to construct that kind of community from a liberal respect for individual rights. It simply requires making the social contract explicit rather than implicit, where each individual can freely opt out of any social arrangement – with the condition that he thereby forfeits any claim on the protection of that arrangement. Put into effect this would mean political decentralization and secession but hardly a radical atomization of society, since most people don’t want the latter.

    • Agree: Boom Boom Kaboomski
    • Thanks: Pheasant
  14. On the one hand liberal democracy may “face challenges from those who want to show superiority over others by striving for glory and renown.” On the other hand, we should celebrate “Alexander, Caesar, or Napoleon”, who apparently did not want to show superiority over others by striving for glory and renown. They were only “living out a myth”, you know, like innocent little girls having a tea party. And “we”, says Mr. Hood, should live this myth too, and we ”have a duty to give it everything we have.” Oh, really? Whom should we attack now? Egypt? Persia? Russia? All of Europe except France?

    Three people own as much as half of all Americans, who cannot come up with $400 in an emergency, but “American society suffers from” and liberal democracy is at risk of being destroyed by some “quest for total equality”.

    “We believe in death because we have faced it ever since our ancestors landed on this continent.” You see, these angels were adrift at sea and just happened to “land” in North America. Maybe they were “a people without a land” and found “a land without a people”. But they weren’t welcomed to Mr. Hood’s satisfaction. Americans believe in death because they see grandma die, not because of what some Englishmen oh so innocently faced hundreds of years ago.

    I won’t dignify the material on “being free to live away from blacks”.

    I don’t identify with the settlers, Alexander, Caesar, Napoleon, or Mr. Hood. I identify with Western CIVILIZATION, C-I-V-I-L-I-Z-A-T-I-O-N, and will purchase a copy of Mr. Macaes’ book.

    • Replies: @Stogumber
  15. Wyatt says:

    I’m always amazed at how badly Europeans don’t understand America. This country isn’t complicated. Don’t fuck with me, I won’t fuck with you. When the government started intruding on people, that’s when things turned to shit because it opened the way for private assholes to start intruding on people.

    No, Mister Lincoln, I don’t want to go fight your fuckin’ war with the South and I don’t want to pay for it either.

    No, Mister Wilson, I don’t like the idea of a central bank manipulating the value of my money to pay off some wealthy shithead or devalue government debt. Nor do I like being sent off to fight in Europe so the bankers get their money back.

    No, James Baldwin, blacks have been perennial fuck-ups just about everywhere they go. It is not white people that are the problem. It is the people that bitch endlessly in the face of every other non-white race excelling while blacks burn, loot and murder their way through successful nations. Take your carefully assembled white man words and fuck off back to Africa, you queer ass coon.

    All the good Europeans were killed in the wars or moved to America. What’s left is a pack of self-aggrandizing retards who think they know dick about their rapidly shrinking world. Good riddance to them, I say. Once they’ve all been bred out by the durkas, we can send in the American Mexican Army, clear out the sand people, build up some McDonalds and Walmarts, maybe build another Disneyland and the circle will be complete.

    • Agree: Boom Boom Kaboomski
    • LOL: Nisbe
  16. The Jamestown settlers arrived with kindly intentions and no sense of racial superiority, determined to bring peace where the Spanish had brought war. The Powhatan tribes tried to exterminate them three times.

    They arrived without permission – their intentions were irrelevant to the indigenes, who correctly inferred that these fair-skinned blow-ins had to be got rid of or they would infest the whole place.

    The mistake that the Powhatan tribes made was not wiping out the invaders.

    The same mistake was repeated by other indigenous people across the planet: they thought that a hostile, alien, extractive culture could be taken at their word. (Almost unique among indigenous cultures, the Māori in New Zealand established that Western governments were not to be trusted, less than 10 years after their first encounter with them. It’s also why the united tribes declared independence immediately, and insisted on recognition as an independent state before entering any formal treaty arrangements with the Crown. This is why the Constitutional relationship between Māori and pakeha is still the subject of litigation.)

    While colonial Americans (especially the Scots-Irish) fought the Indians, London tried to keep racial peace with the Proclamation of 1763, which would have prevented westward expansion. Early Americans tried to co-exist with American Indians but always had to fight them.

    Early Americans ‘tried to coexist’ in much the same way as half of Latim America would ‘try to coexist’ if the US didn’t spend billions of dollars on CBP, and/or if the immigrant hordes had weaponry sufficient to overwhelm any feasible US defenses. See how that works?

    The ‘early Americans’ turned up unannounced, uninvited and unwelcome (as inhabitants: the Indians traded with other whites). This might give some indication as to why the indigenes saw no reason to ‘co-exist’, any more than a modern Anglo would feel obliged to ‘coexist’ with a Guatemalan who turned up in a living room in Sacramento and commandeered the TV remote.

    That’s why the ‘early Americans’ ‘always had to fight them’ – bearing in mind that in this context ‘them’ is the people who held the rightful ownership of the land that the Anglo interlopers viewed as theirs for the taking.

    That would be the ‘them’ who had an extant system of property ownership that qualified under British jurisprudence. That is why it was never claimed that the American colonies were terra nullius, and since the initial Anglo colonisers were not claiming the land by right of conquest or as spoils of war the only remaining way to get proper title is through contract (with all the finagling that can entail when there is a language barrier).

    Turn up unannounced, uninvited and unwelcome; steal anything that’s not tied down; all the while, claim you’re doing it for the natives’ own good.

    Because Jesus, or some other such drivel.

    It’s an old script, and it’s nonsense.

    It is a shame that the ‘settlers’ were not annihiliated – man, woman and child. The technological wave that lifted the whole of humanity (which started in England and Germany, starting in the late 1700s) would still have happened, and would still have percolated across the globe.

    • Troll: Jtgw
    • Replies: @de Grave
  17. White Southerners understood blacks far better than Northerners did; Boston and Detroit were shocked by rioting that exploded after the Civil Rights Act and the Voting Rights Act. Likewise, it was the United Kingdom that undermined Rhodesia and then South Africa, nations that had far more experience with blacks. It did Britain no good; Enoch Powell correctly said that his country had imported the “preventable evil” of racial conflict.

    Before the Rivers of Blood speech the vile British ruling class was already familiar with black behavior.

    During the Morant Bay Rebellion of 1865 in Jamaica extreme measures averted a Haiti-tier massacre of Europeans and mixed race persons (Kamala Harris’s ancestors).

    London sent troops to Kenya to defend White farmers and African villagers from the vicious Mau Mau gang. Among those detained was Hussein Obama’s grandfather.

    Powell has been validated by people like depraved Jamaican serial rapist Delroy Grant. He violently assaulted up to 600 elderly women aged between 68 and 89. He eluded inept British police for 17 years who today would have done nothing to avoid ‘racism’ charges.

    • Replies: @Jtgw
    , @Lee
    , @profnasty
  18. Jtgw says:
    @Amerimutt Golems

    Powell was half right. He was right that non white immigrants would be hard to assimilate, but he didn’t correctly identify which non white groups would be most problematic. Blacks did not turn out to be the worst problem: those of Caribbean origin do have high crime rates but are a small proportion of the population overall, while those of African origin are relatively well behaved on the whole. It was South Asian Muslims that would be the most significant hurdle to assimilation, while Sikhs and Hindus mostly fit in to civilized British society.

  19. I usually take reviews of material I have not read at face value. However, in this case, I am tad perplexed. Ok more than a tad. National narratives are not born with television.
    And that is accurate for the US. As for cutting ties with Europe, at least in the political sense of the term —

    The Adams Doctrine, referred in common vernacular as the Monroe Doctrine made the bold claim that European powers were to keep out of the western hemisphere period was made and broadcast with ink and paper in 1823. It did not carry much weight, but was broadcast nonetheless. Given the relations with the Portuguese and the US, it’s hard to believe that author of the book is high;lighting TV as the point of departure. In fact, one could just as well contend that TV actually unified France and Great Britain with the US even more — the amount of shared programming in which the US adopts EU programs in imitation is all but standard practice. But trying to explicate whether you have the actual import of the book minus my read is pure speculation on my part.

    It’s clear that all of that is header for the real trigger here.

    Mr. Baldwin’s reference to the reason whites are intimidated by blacks.

    https://www.truthdig.com/articles/james-baldwin-and-the-meaning-of-whiteness/”

    provides some context for Mr. Baldwin’s comments. In shirt, so much European language has been invested in negative rhetoric regarding blackness that it is almost impossible to escape using the same prospectus when viewing blacks. For western faith and practice belief, the false assignment of blackness to the sin of Cain, who murdered hos brother and the mark being black skin — whose descendants would servants —

    But it’s hard to imagine that Mr. Baldwin meant “death” in the literal, though, one could include the literal. But Mr. Baldwin’s reference is something beyond the literal as even critic’s of his time understood and sought to explicate.

    https://www.curatormagazine.com/maxheidelberger/prophesying-fire-the-legacy-of-james-baldwin/

    The false and incorrect assumptions that whites have conveniently made about blacks to justify what is without a doubt violations of their own purposrted ethics , astounds — even this article and comments the ignorance of simple principles defy comprehension. If we as a society decide to deny any said group from participating in the US ethos, practices, laws, customs by virtue of their skin color as the US most assuredly has done — then assimilating isn’t even a condition one can consider. And the argument ere begs the question.

    We won’t let black assimilate because of their skin color.
    So we must deny them that opportunity.
    Because when we attempt to assimilate them, they don’t assimilate.

    or some such nonsense as is on display here.

    ——————

    And as for knowing one or the other, I think the provided references turn the card upside down making a case that blacks know whites better than whites know themselves, muchless anyone who is not white.

    As is apparent here, riots and rioting has been an all to common practice by whites against blacks for more than 100 years.

    And a look at the human landscape — even the white landscape makes it clear that rioting is a human occurrence and whites from to Europe to this hemisphere are not strangers to such activity. And as for emotional violence: slaughter and mayhem among the European states is not a desert but a staple spanning more than 1000 years, plus.

    • Replies: @Nisbe
  20. Anonymous[144] • Disclaimer says:
    @Wyatt

    Why do Americans curse so much?

  21. @Sean

    This seems in many ways a tipping point showing that Obama was a harbinger of a trend; is there ever going to be another fully white US president? I doubt it.

    The proper question is whether there will be another legitimate American president. My guess is there will not be. The hollowed out husk of empire will wear its skinsuit for a decade or two more, with uprisings here and there, until it dissolves. Mr. Hood himself has noted the fantastical nature of the American dream, with its obviously fraudulent equalitarianism, in a pretty good book from the best I recall. The trend is decline and fall.

    • Replies: @Pericles
  22. @Verymuchalive

    Whilst Brest-Litovsk had taken Russia out of the war, the situation on the Western Front was dire. Ludendorff himself conceded that Germany could not win a war of attrition. The Spring Offensive made limited gains, at great loss in casualties. The land captured was of little strategic value and hard to defend. It was all lost later in the summer. So, no, Germany was not close to winning the War in 1918.

    To be clear, the foolish entry of the United States into the war led to this condition. Most historians of the era have made it clear the French and British lied to Wilson and convinced him they were on the cusp of winning when, in fact, they were near defeat.

    • Disagree: Verymuchalive
  23. It is the Jews. We can dance around it all we want, but it is the Jew. Always has been, always will be. Go ahead and lie to yourself and come up with all sorts of theories and arguments that avoid or slightly acknowledge that evil tribe—the fact will remain that for some centuries now, the Jew has dominated the world (increasingly century to century).

    It’s the Jew.

    • Disagree: Emslander
  24. Nisbe says:
    @Verymuchalive

    Yep.

    And regarding the holocaust, well, let it bring us together in healing, and what better way to heal than to smile and laugh together? Related:


  25. Nisbe says:
    @CountMeOut

    We’re in a state of war, the globohomo elites are trying to subjugate everyone, and if we do not win this, everything is lost.

    Without sufficient strength, peace is impossible to sustain. The Western people need to take back control of the West from the corrupt globohomo elites, otherwise the West won’t survive.

  26. @Anonymous

    Well, North Africans and Middle Easterners are legally classified as huwhites. And Nick Fuentes is supposed to be something out of Lebensborn for the Deplorables/MIGA Qhorde.

  27. Nisbe says:
    @EliteCommInc.

    “For western faith and practice belief, the false assignment of blackness to the sin of Cain, who murdered hos brother and the mark being black skin — whose descendants would servants”

    Dr. Tony Martin talks about that here:

  28. @Anonymous

    It is the dreaded nigger blood they hate so much. Look at what is legally defined as huwhites in muttmeric.
    Oh, and their grandpas being pieces of shit who sold themselves and their future in both world wars and in the 60s, and they have to call them “the greatst gen”.

    Muttmerica is THE thirld world shithole.

  29. Lee says:
    @Amerimutt Golems

    AG said:

    Powell has been validated by people like depraved Jamaican serial rapist Delroy Grant. He violently assaulted up to 600 elderly women aged between 68 and 89

    Citing your link,the “Night Stalker” assaulted about 100 elderly people of both sexes.

  30. anonymous[230] • Disclaimer says:

    The book sounds like an interminable read. I’m sorry you had to go through the whole thing. Based on the style of the book and thought process of the author, basically any narrative can be created and scraps of history and pop culture are pulled together to support the narrative.

  31. Stogumber says:

    The idea of “vicarious life” starts at least with the spreadth of reading faculties and the correlating warnings against addictive reading in the 18th century. I myself owe all my role models and stereotypes to books, not movies.

  32. Stogumber says:
    @ThrowingUp

    Don’t you see that the quest for total equality shifts the question to bickerings about percents and quota in the middle classes and thus effectively undermines the reasonable attempt to reduce the extremes of wealth and poverty?

  33. @Sean

    – Marx famously could not explain why American wages were three times higher than European ones; the author correctly notes the American worker, if miserable enough, could always opt for eating bio, wearing expensive fur and knocking up Injun princesses.
    The downside to the American Way is it gets the willies as soon as there is nowhere to expand to; the American Dream is no longer Keeping Up with the Joneses but Getting Away from the Kundelungus, and the lengths gone to towards this end are becoming ridiculous (And even Repatriation Now!!! And No Child Left Behind isn´t going to address the underlying problem – desirable as it would be 😛 ).

    The Chinese are superior because even though they find living in close proximity odious, there are Ways (deriding that as “termite” is an underhanded compliment, cf. the century-old argument of “state” vs. “herd”, Alphons Solé).

    The author´s prescription to wax mythopathic – to be like Hitler – is downright adolescent.
    – It has been argued that Africans live the epos (birth, marriage, war, rape, death) while contemporary Europeans live the novel (everything internal sensitivities) so something is going to happen 😀

  34. gotmituns says:
    @Anonymous

    From what I can see, it’s mostly our young people, those 55 and younger who speak in that manner.

  35. @Anonymous

    – To paraphrase Sandra Bullock in Demolition Man,
    “insecure heterosexual males”; it´s an ego-defense mechanism
    like the reflexive AA “no homo”.
    But above all it means
    Your oh-so-tender feelings do not matter jack.

  36. Groyp Britain


    • Replies: @Nisbe
  37. fnn says:
    @Jtgw

    In London, blacks are about 13% of the population but commit the majority of the violent crime:
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Race_and_crime_in_the_United_Kingdom#Race_and_crime_in_London

    https://news.sky.com/story/black-murder-victims-and-suspects-london-v-uk-11443656

    Almost half of murder victims – as well as suspects – were black despite the ethnic group accounting for just 13% of London’s population.

    Nationally, 3% of the population is black, 5% of murder victims are black and 13% of murder suspects are black.

    They doesn’t seem to be a breakdown of Africans vs. Afro-Caribbeans.

  38. Biff says:

    Bruno Maçães is wrong.

    “You’re not wrong! You’re just an asshole.”
    The Dude

    Me thinks Mr Macaes has about ten percent better insight into what ails America than Mr. Hood who incidentally sounds a bit neo-conish in this review; which always has those neo-liberal undertones “we have a better way”.

  39. Pericles says:
    @Anonymous

    There are two acceptable curses among the great and good today: fuck and shit. Ivy League approved, if you will.

    Lol, in that vein I recall reading some shitlib cultural article a couple of years ago where the writer and commenters were slapping each others backs and congratulating themselves about how free and edgy and permissive their speech was. I remember thinking that I, or anyone on this site for that matter, could in ten easy minutes have them crying and screaming and banning furiously.

    • LOL: Old and Grumpy
  40. Pericles says:
    @Dick French

    I am of the same opinion, as it happens.

  41. I’m glad I won’t be reading the book. Too busy living my dream world which includes cat box in need of cleaning, gale force wind walks with a puppy, and currently lots of mud. Let me guess some unsuspecting college students somewhere will be forced to buy this book?

    • Agree: Joseph Doaks
  42. @HeebHunter

    Well, North Africans and Middle Easterners are legally classified as huwhites. And Nick Fuentes is supposed to be something out of Lebensborn for the Deplorables/MIGA Qhorde.

    A fairly large proportion of the American “White” nationalist movement seems to be composed of Mestizos, off-whites.

    • Replies: @HeebHunter
  43. @Jtgw

    Powell said this in 1971 during a speech he delivered to the Southall Chamber of Commerce.

    It was South Asian Muslims that would be the most significant hurdle to assimilation, while Sikhs and Hindus mostly fit in to civilized British society.

    The bit about the South Asians Muslims is true, although Powell also talked about Sikhs in his Rivers of Blood speech,

    Now we are seeing the growth of positive forces acting against integration, of vested interests in the preservation and sharpening of racial and religious differences, with a view to the exercise of actual domination, first over fellow-immigrants and then over the rest of the population. The cloud no bigger than a man’s hand, that can so rapidly overcast the sky, has been visible recently in Wolverhampton and has shown signs of spreading quickly. The words I am about to use, verbatim as they appeared in the local press on 17 February, are not mine, but those of a Labour Member of Parliament who is a minister in the present government:

    ‘The Sikh communities’ campaign to maintain customs inappropriate in Britain is much to be regretted. Working in Britain, particularly in the public services, they should be prepared to accept the terms and conditions of their employment. To claim special communal rights (or should one say rites?) leads to a dangerous fragmentation within society. This communalism is a canker; whether practised by one colour or another it is to be strongly condemned.’

    • Replies: @HeebHunter
  44. @Verymuchalive

    In other words, the article is a bunch of bull shit at best…

    • Agree: Mustapha Mond
  45. Anonymous[290] • Disclaimer says:
    @Anonymous

    Why do Americans curse so much?

    That’s a key question.

    Answer:

    Everything is going wrong, everything is a malicious danger, and has since about 1960, when cursing was comparatively uncommon.

    Cursing is, I’ve been told, from a brain volume used in mammals to initiate predator calls, which are used to warn conspecifics that there is an immediate danger from predators. It does about the same thing for humans.

    Cursing can also be used to identify one’s self as a predator. “There is a predator around. You can see that I’m that predator”. That use is honest in a way.

    Cursing has also been generalized to warn of a bad situation without predators, such as (for example) having a major election stolen and finding out that the entire Federal government is complicit in the theft.

    Keep in mind that the “will of the people”, who are told that they are “sovereign”, has been utterly disregarded since 1970 after a revolution whose public phase started in about 1964. To list just one minor, but significant, part: it is no longer possible to rent out a room in you house because the Federal Government (supported by local governments) says and enforces that you cannot pick the person to whom you rent. If a druggie applies first, that’s who has to get the room. Every humiliation imaginable has been heaped on the descendants of the 1945 generation of Americans (Blacks most of all, they are treated like rutabagas in a vote plantation). Doubtless some will say “No yellow star of Judaism”. I’ll point out that the “no cultural appropriation” rule amounts to the same thing: each “culture” has to wear whatever clothing local government says it can — each “culture” has a distinctive dress, which functions much like the “yellow star”.

    Not that anybody minds, of course. What with stable salaries and about 5% yearly inflation for the past 50 years or so, nobody can afford to mind.

    Would they mind if they could afford to? Illustrative story:
    A telephone lineman is reported for cursing loudly and at length. He’s asked for a statement, and here it is:
    “Friday had been a long, hot day in the sun. I was working with Frank. He attached a tool kit to his belt, then we both climbed a telephone pole. Frank went up first, me second. About halfway up, Frank’s toolkit came loose, fell about five feet, and hit my head. I said: ‘My word, Frank, you must surely take more care to fasten your toolkit in the future.’ ”

    • LOL: profnasty
  46. @The Spirit of Enoch Powell

    Well, Brexit is about severing connection with the continent.
    As of this very day, Brexit is a massive, sorry failure (as all products of kosher nationalism). Trade conditions with the EU is now not favorable at all at worst and at best remains the same, and elite scum (((brexit))) leaders like RATcliffe already insured their operations on the mainland. The only thing not coming to the UK anymore are other native Euros. The path is opened for Ex Commonwealth Aryans of the Indian Subcontinent. And Pakis. Beautiful lovely pakis. Not saying the poolacken are good, but you could at least brown beat them.

    Good job, chaps
    1945 celebration.
    Maybe not celebrating the kike loving subhumans would have had produced a different outcome for you. But whatever, V for Victory.

  47. @Horrified

    Alexander lusting after transvestites of Persia, Cesar salivating for the Negress of Nile and the coarse Corsican with his napoleonic complex weren’t real heroes but historical ones, i.e. fictional.

    • Replies: @Priss Factor
  48. @Nisbe

    Merely hitting the “Thanks” or “LOL” buttons would not suffice to convey my deep thanks for those two vids. What a Christmas gift! I laughed so hard at those two clips, I almost cried (like the Spanish gentleman hysterically pointing out that those obvious, yet inconvenient truths are illegal to mention in (too) many of the oh-so-advanced so-called democracies of the EU.)

    Again, my thanks. And what better way to show such thanks than to promise to share those two wonderful vids with many of my friends……… truly awesome, hilarious stuff!

    • Thanks: Nisbe
  49. gotmituns says:
    @Nisbe

    Both of those videos are right on the money. Too much laughter though with the Mexicans.

  50. Emslander says:
    @Wyatt

    I’m always amazed at how badly Europeans don’t understand America. This country isn’t complicated. Don’t fuck with me, I won’t fuck with you. When the government started intruding on people, that’s when things turned to shit because it opened the way for private assholes to start intruding on people.

    Perfect! Just extend this lack of understanding to the urban ruling class that managed this year finally to cancel the American majority in an election between a poor Hitler and a dolt.

    Where I live, we have a Democrat governor who managed to cancel Easter for all Christians, but has found himself so unpopular in the sane parts of his state that he’s been mercifully silent and inactive this winter season. I noticed that the people have just said “Fuck it!” this week finally and are moving around like they’ve broken out of a concentration camp. I didn’t wear a mask to Christmas Mass this morning and I sang with all the Christmas Carols despite the governor’s dictates against that practice.

    So far as race and Judaism, I’ve always tried my best to assuage their irrational fear of me as a simple white guy, but my attitude now is that I really don’t care what psychodrama either of those groups are playing currently. I don’t care that George Floyd killed himself with drugs, but I care strongly that some decent white cop is being falsely persecuted over it. I think that’s closer to where America is than any distant opinion the Europeans have of me.

  51. Emslander says:
    @Anonymous

    Why do Americans curse so much?

    Because we want to make clear that we have no truck with the prissy fucking standards of the poorly socialized homosexual ruling class.

  52. Anonymous[313] • Disclaimer says:

    Early Americans tried to co-exist with American Indians but always had to fight them. The idiots didn’t like to give their land to us Just like today’s Israelis have to fight the savage Palestinians?
    These damn savages just don’t like progress and civilization.
    India, after the colonials educated them, they still prefer the gutter. They were savages from eons, even though their exports almost gutted the Roman economy, just like China. The Chinese never understood the benefits of opium and we had to force them take it.
    Well, fuck you Mr Racist, we ain’t swallowing your drivel.

  53. @Verymuchalive

    Any writer who doesn’t factor in the Jewish influence is either a coward or disnfo source and not be trusted. So who are you Senor Maçães??

    • Replies: @Priss Factor
  54. @Sean

    Bruno “Muito Obrigado” Maçães is a political “scientist” whose portugese hustle consists of teaching and preaching the situational morality or depravity of colonial power. While numerous african nations would suggest that Mr. Bruno refers to his own country and themselves, Mr. Bruno here simply suggests americans might have done “it” better somewhere else. And but for our own blunt insensitivity we have missed his teaching moment which now asks: Can we do it, without doing it?

    Stand-up comedian colonists = proof we don’t need books and TV.

  55. frontier says:
    @black dog

    Excellent comment, indeed, the great folly of both Hood & Maçães is expressly manifested by this quote of theirs:

    Maçães… perfectly describes the myth of American civilization, arguing that America was founded on “the promise of fantasy.” America lets people live out compelling stories, something which is central to our national identity and power.

    Hello…the central role of ideas and vision in politics was known and beautifully articulated as far back as ancient Greece. There is no state, group or even a family without them. Only idiot commies and assorted oculists consider their own retarded satanic fantasies to be the reality.

    It’s getting more and more common to hear the Marxists view of the world masked as something “insightful’ and propagandized by ignorant half-wits on supposedly “dissident” forums. Closeted commies are nothing new but they can do a great deal of damage unless dragged out of the closet.

    The American dream in its original form is neither flawed nor a fantasy, – the most important government function is to be a guarantor and protector of freedoms – which recent US governments have grotesquely perverted into its opposite. The number of restrictions and regulations the average US citizen is subject to, exceeds the next hapless country by a factor of 10. This is an important topic, not to be discussed under an ignorant commie article though.

    Back to the obvious and odious smear campaign against freedom. About a month ago, Fauci said this:

    “[vaxx problems exist] because each of our countries have that independent spirit… I can understand that, but now is the time to do what you’re told.”

    Under the second coming of Biden the campaign against your freedoms is going into overdrive. Hood, Maçães and Fauci are only the tip of iceberg. The exact course of action may depend but one thing is clear, never surrender the spirit and freedoms that gave rise to the US Constitution, not even an inch. Anything else would be suicidal.

  56. @Rev. Spooner

    It’s a good article but, as Jared Taylor’s stooge, Hood won’t mention Jewish Power.

  57. @Temporary Insanity

    Cesar salivating for the Negress of Nile

    Cleopatra was Greek, and majority of Egyptians were not Negroids.

    • Replies: @Temporary Insanity
  58. frontier says:
    @Wyatt

    Great comment that needs only a bit of tempering to become politically viable. I seriously disagree with one part though: As retarded as EU politics is, we still need the Europeans, we aren’t much better off to begin with. Allowing a serious split or even indifference to occur, in what is basically a European Civilization, would be fatal at this time.

    • Replies: @Wyatt
  59. izzy says:

    Back in 1961, Newton Minow proclaimed television to be a “vast wasteland”.
    A few years later, Marshall McLuhan told us “the medium is the message”.
    At this point in history – wherever that may be – it has become a giant unicellular organism that has absorbed almost everything into a stew of chaos and confusion.
    Bon Appétit.

  60. anon[222] • Disclaimer says:

    (seasons greetings, all)

    Mr. Maçães writes that American civilization truly separated from European civilization when television was born, allowing “artificial” or “hyperreal” stories to have more meaning than realty. If classical liberalism no longer lets us live out our fantasies, a “society of stories” is how we rediscover purpose. Unfortunately, Mr. Maçães’s own blindness about racial reality, media power, and the ends media serve undermines his achievement.

    The author is right about two things. First, classical liberalism, especially as explained by John Rawls, can no longer satisfy. Rawls’s model of justice gives people certain universal rights and lets them think anything they like in private. Traditional religious communities and eccentric artists can co-exist because they share “fundamental political principles” which each group can adopt for its own purposes. Freedom of expression protects both the Christian and the Satanist.

    However, Mr. Maçães notes that the divide between “public” and “private” isn’t clear: “[T]he demand for a just politics will invade the whole of our private lives.” I’d argue this is what anti-racism is doing today. Rawls-style liberalism also means there is no common vision of the Good. Liberalism may lead to domestic peace but it’s also without a larger purpose.

    k, let’s unpack this.

    First off, fair disclosure that I find both Maçães & Hood to be unintentionally ironic. As to why, it is all about the “reality” that, per Mr. Maçães, was intruded upon by mass media.

    I wonder when has it ever been the case that actual reality matched state reality. Societal ‘reality’ has always been a stratified construct: one’s reality is the reality of one’s class within the reality of one’s polity. (Cultural reality has always been a cross-cutting matter, ignoring the ‘reality’ of political boundaries.) Almost all are, in part, delusional constructs.

    Given the above, it seems clear that the essential conversation must be about uncovering the ‘core underlying reality’ of the ‘super group’. Today, on this planet, that ‘reality’ is the construct of the Banksters. The unquestioned and sacrosanct ‘reality of usury’, for example, is fundamental to *everything* that is gone wrong on this planet. Almost every idiological ‘remedy’ granted to us from on high accepts this “reality”. “Money is the root of all evils” is a meme. “Usury is the root of all evil” didn’t make it as a meme. Wonder why.

    The minor ironic aspect is due to Hood, where he quotes in agreement that “demand for a just politics will invade the whole of our private lives”.

    Where did this “demand” come from, if not from the same apparatus that creates all other “artificial” realities?

    Has anyone on UNZ.com ever been accosted in the street by a random citizen demanding “social justice” of any form?

    Where did you first hear about any of these latter-day “hyper-ridiculous” notions, if not first from one of the established “main”, “alt”, or “fringe” mouth pieces?

    To sum it up, given that the unquestioned core principle of human society is based on the predatory lie of the axiomatic economic “reality” of usury, there is no possible discourse, nor organizational order, that could address the inherent, fundamental, distorting, and predatory nature of accepted du jour economic regime and all the political and social dislocations and abberations that arise in response to this fundamental error, which 3 world religions have in writing defined as a “sin”.

  61. Why do people on the right keep reviewing cr**py books written by people on the left? Anyone who has attended a public school has already been inundated by the Theocracy’s propaganda. I’ve had books like this force fed to me over the years by the hundred. I’ve heard it all before n I have learned to ignore them.

    What’s needed is to expose the public to other narratives from outside of the dominant Diversity Cult’s echo chamber. Most of the public is still unaware that this vast literature even exists.

  62. steiner says:
    @Wyatt

    okay boomer, spare us the laconic duke nukem/john wayne talk. the reductive and simplistic approach to american history is why we are ruled by jews. this idea that the big dumb jock needs simple monkey brain answers is why our fighting is done by fools and our thinking is done by cowards (like the dago that this article observes)

    • Agree: HeebHunter
    • Replies: @frontier
  63. @Nisbe

    It will take tsunamis of blood to defeat globohomo, but whatever it takes is what’s necessary.

    Start by asking who comprises globohomo?

    * Jewish supremacists
    * their weak, white familiars
    * woke corporations
    * social media scumbags
    * angry Afficans
    * cunning Chinese
    * wussy Euros
    * invading Mestizos
    * fakenews f..kers
    * subversive skools
    * kollij klowns
    * big Pharma
    * big Shrink (((psychiatry)))
    * the American Uniparty

    On top of that is forced worship of the unholy trinity of diversity: Wymyn, The Gayness and Noxious Negroes.

    Our work, as they say, is cut out for us.

    • Replies: @polishguy
    , @Nisbe
  64. @Horrified

    You’ll have to pardon the three for not strictly adhering to 20th century libertarian dogma.

  65. @Nisbe

    I’ve been preparing for years; knowing it was only a matter of time. But, even though I’m psychologically bucked-up to reality, I now find myself living in dread and seeing less and less light at the end of the tunnel.

    These globalists are not fvcking around and have been planning for decades while most of America is still asleep and couldn’t tell you what a globalist is. That corrupt dumbchit Biden has been imparting a message when he repeatedly informs of a ‘dark winter’ ahead. He knows what it is but, we don’t. Maybe it’s forced vaccinations because they really do contained biometric elements that will forever ID us? Or a deadly superbug bioweapon that will be released next? Maybe he means a nuclear winter (see below). I don’t know but we’ve passed the opportunity to stop it is my view.

    This is a real stunner. https://www.deagel.com/forecast Scroll down the first column to the right of the country name and notice the pop-ups that state the predicted population in 2025 and the percentage change from 2017. Notice the Western countries will be hammered, according to them. Then scroll to the bottom to read the somewhat vague explanation.

    Here’s one article about the big population changes Deagel made: https://thewatchtowers.org/deagel-a-real-intelligence-organization-for-the-u-s-government-predicts-massive-global-depopulation-50-80-by-2025/

    Does anyone have any other useful info about this? Thanks…

    • Replies: @Boom Boom Kaboomski
  66. Gregory Hood: “Mr. Maçães writes that American civilization truly separated from European civilization when television was born, allowing “artificial” or “hyperreal” stories to have more meaning than realty.”

    Didn’t they have television in Europe, too? LOL.

    While I agree that technological advances are now shaping civilization by revising our ideas of reality, to me it looks like television and other mass media are driving European and American civilizations closer together. The world is being homogenized, differences between cultures eliminated as the natural is replaced with the artificial. In fact, I believe it’s at least partly owing to the influence of television and other technological “progress” that the countries of Europe suddenly decided to import non-whites in race-destroying volume. They were imitating what they saw taking place in America, the sanitized, Christianized, quasi-utopian reality as it appeared in TV and movies; a reality where negro geniuses sprouted forth in prodigious quantity, where the races all got along perfectly once whites had become “enlightened” and dropped their prejudices. Just as, in the ancient world, what happened in Rome affected the provinces, so too what happens today in America, the technological center, affects the rest of the world.

  67. Tragically, there has been a fatal national epidemic that has largely been swept under the rug, in addition to the scamdemic scientific fraud being swept under the rug, that being that we now have had 500,000 Americans that have rejected this sick fucked up society completely through opioid deaths in the past twenty years, and approximately 800,000 suicides in the past twenty years, and approximately 1.2 million alcohol related deaths in the past twenty years. A total of 2.5 million American deaths in twenty years. Americans who could not tolerate living in this authoritarian state of total depravity, corruption, and neglect. America was simply too intolerable to cope with for those individuals resulting in 250,000 yearly deaths since the Patriot Act. The surveillance state has destroyed the meaning of life. They confess that there is a surveillance state, but will not confess to who it is that they are surveilling. It is killing people. There are also 1 in 5 Americans taking psychiatric drugs that cause numerous severe side effects and also increase mental instability, but it is a racket and the primary source of income for the pharmaceutical industry, accounting for over 2/3 of all prescription drug spending totals in dollar amounts. This sector has recently come under fire over the past several years, starting with Germany and other watch dog groups proving the inefficacy of psychiatric drugs, the grave dangers that they pose, many with black box warning labels, the economic toll on society, and not to mention that the entire concept is equally as fraudulent as the covid scamdemic and vax hoax. It is nothing more than charlatan quackery and pseudo-science. 

    Obviously, there are just too many Americans that find that American society is uninhabitable to be dismissed. Unsurprisngly, the individuals in these groups are primarily from upper income levels and the middle class, meaning that the psychopaths that are pushing this bullshit surveillance state, now even using a virus as an excuse to illegally invade our lives without our consent have no problem at all with the fact that it undeniably has contributed in an extremely significant way to the deaths of 250,000 Americans a year, and also to 66 million Americans taking very dangerous and very expensive drugs that yield negative results for the majority of people that are taking them. Only a society that suffers from collective narcissism would allow it, and only a society that suffers from collective narcissism would fail to ask themselves what it is that is taking place in this hyper surveillance state, hog wild stock market, perpetual war, perpetual gas-lighting, and a pathological lying machine that has been known to have perpetrated life threatening psy-ops on its own citizens for the survival of the serial murdering, meat grinding, machine. That does not even touch on the fact that the majority of people in prisons and jails are in them for non-violent, victimless drug and alcohol related charges. Unsurprisngly, the roaring 20’s and Great Depression prodiced the same results, with opium dens and increasing alcoholism, their solution – outlaw alcohol. A dysfunctional society was the problem, and bootlegging and speak easys took over the void in the black market economy. There were no outlawed drugs. prior to that. America even fought 3 Opium Wars, the first two are well known, the third is Afghanistan starting in 2,000 to remove the Islamic drug opposing Taliban.

    Andrea Iravani

  68. Agent76 says:

    January 23, 2020 The Pentagon may be worse at managing money than an E-3 just back from deployment

    The Pentagon moved a total of $35 trillion among its various budget accounts in 2019, Tony Capaccio of Bloomberg first reported.

    https://taskandpurpose.com/pentagon-35-trillion

    Jul 28, 2019 “United States” to Imperial America: Our Hidden Empire

    The global expanse of US military bases is well-known; but it’s actual territorial empire is largely hidden. The true map of America is not taught in our schools.

  69. Jewish-controlled IMF working with Jewish-controlled Big Tech to deny social and financial credit to patriots and conservatives. Jewish Power seeks to reduce patriotic Americans into the status of Palestinians.

    Zuckarthyism is the future.


  70. polishguy says:
    @Sick of Orcs

    the people you call mestizos are literally just aztec/mayan people. either way, hopefully when they take over completely demographically, the us will become another irrelevant country in the western hemisphere. we can only hope. the way I look at it, the quicker you zionist worshipping scum are gone, the quicker all countries ruined by international zionism can try to save themselves.

    • Replies: @awry
    , @Sick of Orcs
  71. It’s funny. So many people find it hard to believe that there is a group of paedophiles and spies trying to control the USUK governments. This in spite of Jeffrey Epstein, Harvey Weinstein, and Jimmy Savile.
    https://duckduckgo.com/?q=israel+corbyn&t=h_&ia=web

    And yet so many people find it easy to believe in The Holocaust of the Six Million Jews. There’s nowt so queer as folk.

  72. Z-man says:

    Interesting take but being that this Bruno Maçães, who comes from a far outpost of old Western civilization Portugal, which is either close to 3rd World’ism or tries to copy boring German/modern efficiency or concepts to a less successful degree, he is the last person to make this critique.

  73. Ugetit says:
    @Anonymous

    Why do Americans curse so much?

    This may be part of the answer.:

    Wherever an army is established, it introduces a revolution in manners, corrupts the morals, propagates every species of vice, and degrades the human character.”

    Mercy Otis Warren, Revolution-era historian,
    History of the Rise, Progress, and Termination of the American Revolution vol. 1, Ch3, 1805

    http://oll.libertyfund.org/?option=com_staticxt&staticfile=show.php%3Ftitle=1872

  74. frontier says:
    @steiner

    spare us the laconic duke nukem/john wayne talk. the reductive and simplistic approach to american history

    You’d be more convincing if you shared your sophisticated approach so we could compare and arrive at an informed opinion. I’m the last person who’d deny the importance of details but I don’t think this is a good place for them. Given that reality, the short form becomes precious albeit much more demanding of the reader. Sure, the comment you replied to doesn’t have all the answers and got some of them wrong, but still helpful and easy to grasp. As far as repetition goes, here’s Orwell:

    “We have now sunk to a depth at which restatement of the obvious is the first duty of intelligent men.”

  75. de Grave says:
    @Kratoklastes

    Solutreans were in North America long before Asiatics crossed the Bering Land Bridge. I’d posit that they, too, were “not welcome”, and the arrival of any White explorers and settlers in the future was, put simply, to reclaim what was rightfully ours whether they knew it or not.

  76. Skeptikal says:
    @black dog

    “We Europeans had . . . We Britons are . . .

    (Nominative case)

  77. RodW says:

    When I came downstairs on 9/11, my wife had the news on and the scenes in NY were being played over and over. I asked my wife if a ghastly new American blockbuster, full of repulsive special effects, had been released. She said, “No, this is real.”

    For a while, I suppressed my initial impression and accepted what everyone was telling me. But having watched the footage tens of times again, I concluded that my first impression was correct.

    If many Americans thought it was a movie, perhaps there’s a good reason for it, without some high-falutin’ sociological explanation. Perhaps they recognised it as more of the shit that constantly gets pushed at them, only with more of a sting in its tail.

  78. awry says:
    @polishguy

    They always find and a new host and attach to it after subverting and destroying an empire. Maybe China is going to be the next one, or India.

  79. @polishguy

    Don’t know what gave you the idea I’m a zionist when the top of the list reads “”Jewish supremacists.”

    Turning the USA into a shithole won’t solve anything, you’ll just switch to whinging about the chinee empire (and you’d be right.)

  80. profnasty says:
    @Peter D. Bredon

    That’s killing two birds with one stone.

  81. profnasty says:
    @Amerimutt Golems

    “Amerimutt Golems” is a very perceptive handle. Thanks.

  82. @Priss Factor

    You wouldn’t happen to have a photo of her by any chance, would you?

    • Replies: @Priss Factor
    , @Dumbo
  83. @Verymuchalive

    “Reality is that which, when you stop believing in it, doesn’t go away.”

    Thanks for that!

  84. @The Real World

    If deagel really is connected to the US intelligence organs, then you can be sure that these publicly released, apocalyptic projections are some kind of disinformation.

    • Disagree: The Real World
  85. Anon[264] • Disclaimer says:

    Only a society that suffers from collective narcissism would allow it, and only a society that suffers from collective narcissism would fail to ask themselves what it is that is taking place in this hyper surveillance state, hog wild stock market, perpetual war, perpetual gas-lighting, and a pathological lying machine that has been known to have perpetrated life threatening psy-ops on its own citizens for the survival of the serial murdering, meat grinding, machine.

    You have Judaism, Christianity, Islam, and (ironically enough) Atheism to thank – all of which should be referenced as a single religion of self worship known as ‘Kikeianity’.

  86. Dumbo says:
    @Temporary Insanity

    Cleopatra had no “nigger blood”. She was full Greek, descendant of Ptolomy.

    There are no pictures but a few contemporary statues and effigies.

    Looks white to me.

    Many Egyptians at the time were also of Greek origin. Some seem mixed-race, but not all. Check out the Fayum portraits.

    • Replies: @Temporary Insanity
  87. @Dumbo

    “There are no pictures but a few contemporary statues and effigies.”

    Contemporary being the operative word but nonetheless, the image is of a beautiful White woman.

  88. @Priss Factor

    Thanks! It’s some funny shit. But the last line in the monologue is the key: together nothing can stop them. Jews and blacks have teamed up to destroy the world.

    A short Jew + buxom jungle bunny = Kali

  89. Nisbe says:
    @Sick of Orcs

    I pray that as little blood is shed in this war. There has been too much already (this is a old war that rages on to this day).

    • Replies: @Sick of Orcs
  90. @Nisbe

    There’s cause for optimism. Much of the “glory” of war has been deflated by videos of the horrors of warfare. Migration acts as a small safety valve. Big corporations move to Arizona, Texas, etc.

    The only “hot” war is orcs attacking non-orcs. Thirteen percent of the Am. population commits half of all murders.

  91. Wyatt says:
    @frontier

    I would disagree about the need for tempering. Once you start diluting the message with fancier language and trying to please the frail nancies here who are afraid of profanity, you lose the simplicity and the passion within the message. When someone speaks plainly and demonstrates their anger with the obvious injustice going on in the nation, it resonates with normal people in a way that practiced, pretty language doesn’t. There’s this delusion among the academics and the smarter-than-thou crowd that talking like William F. Buckley is more persuasive than Ricky Lafleur. Fuck those guys, frankly.

    In many cases, when someone is speaking in a reserved fashion, I’m extremely leery of them because it’s possible that they want to stay in the good graces of the “polite” thieves and charlatans within the establishment and are in it for the grift rather than the actual movement and the values. It’s the difference between Charlie Kirk and Nick Fuentes, basically. Kirk will pull his punches and speak like an academic or a politician. It turns out Kirk is an establishment junkie who won’t say bad word one about Israel and has to deflect when confronted by accusations that he supports degeneracy. Fuentes, because he speaks what he thinks even if it’s “offensive”, at least gives the appearance of integrity and genuine belief.

    And that’s one of the best metrics for determining honesty and character in ideological devotion. Whoever’s biting their tongue and checking their language is probably the liar. And people who police language, who are more concerned with the words rather than the message, are almost certainly fairweather friends and totally unreliable.

    Also, I would likewise disagree with trying to rally with the Europeans. My reasoning is thus: we can recognize that left wingers in America are the primary supporters of the self-destructive tendencies that are now pervasive in the government. The anti-white, anti-family, anti-Christian sentiment they have turned into public policy is a result of their beliefs and their tendencies. If these people had no political franchise, the greater problem would be more greatly diminished. We’d still have wars for Israel courtesy of the religious right, but at least the nation would still be chugging along.

    Now Europeans, at least as a plurality but probably a majority, are more left than Democrats. I’m always amazed at how “anti-racist” the Europeans profess to be while still issuing monkey chants during soccer games and expressing their contempt for gypsies. That tells me Europeans aren’t interested in virtue, but virtue-signaling and the signaling is of an anti-American note. Now, how in the fuck do you ally yourself with people who get their social cred by excoriating your nation and your values and yet are totally ignorant about it?

    Every European I’ve talked to has been more intolerant of ideas they don’t agree with than even American leftists. I can at least get a leftist to blank on black crime rates, but Europeans always throw it off as “racism” and “lack of opportunity” in spite of readily available data to the contrary. They don’t care because it doesn’t align with their anti-American worldview. I guarantee I could have a more rational conversation with an east Asian, an Indian, an Arab and even a black African over Israel, George Floyd or the pedo-tranny story hours than with a European. The difference? The European will deny my experiences as an American and write off what I know with what they believe. Others will not believe their own ignorance over my knowledge.

    In looking at white countries and communities, I’ve noticed that there’s invariably a segment of the white population that is anathema to other whites because they will happily sell out the badwhites for the benefit of the goodwhites, even if it results in the slow death of them both. I believe modern Europeans fall into the goodwhite category as a majority, I believe their anti-American sentiments and their unwillingness to accept explanations contrary to what they think makes them less than useless. Europeans could only ever serve to diminish a pro-white movement in the United States because they don’t understand America and they don’t care to understand it. If you feel some kindredness with them as fellow whites, I understand that, but don’t be under the delusion that even the white right in Europe gives fuck one about white America.

    The slavs are an exception tho’. Living under jewish feudalism for 3/4 of a century will do that to people.

    • Replies: @Nisbe
  92. Nisbe says:
    @Wyatt

    I am European and there is a profound very silly anti-American sentiment going around for quite a while.

    Curiously all the Americans I have meet IRL are some of the nicest people ever, despite the rumors of American arrogance.

    Also the history of the foundation of the USA is not looked into in any detail in schools (at least in my school time), which is pretty dumb IMHO given how influential for all of the West the US has been.

    I really like America and Americans.

  93. profnasty says:
    @Nisbe

    Laughing Man is an amazing clip. Is this for real? It may be laughter on an unrelated subject, with subtitles added as kitch.
    In any case, I find it to be hilarious.
    This truly nails the Holocaust to the Cathedral door.

    • Replies: @Nisbe
  94. Nisbe says:
    @profnasty

    He is talking about the hardest job he ever had, which was at the beach, and he is telling a funny story about it.

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