Modernity

These Are Not The Droids You’re Looking For

As Aristotle correctly identified, democracy always descends into ochlochracy. As all right-thinking men agree, it has got to go. It miscegenates. It dysgenifies. It socialises. Then it collapses. Contra Churchill, it’s the worst of all possible systems. That Europeans have exported this political abomination to every people of the world is a grave sin against humanity. On behalf of all crackers and in the spirit of public apologies so popular these days, I apologise. It’s our fault. We Westerners have really screwed you Resterners.

Understanding then that we need a reboot of our civilisation is something many of us in the neoreactionary-traditionalist-new/alt right camp agree on.… Read the rest

Ideologues Are Haters

One day in the near future humanity will wake up, as if from a nightmare, and wonder how the orgiastic violence of the last century could ever have happened. What dark power took hold of Cambodia in the late 70’s, leading men who should have been working to provide for their families to instead dash babies’ brains against trees while impaling their parents on spikes after them? What motivated Japanese young men in the 30s to rape, torture and murder most anything that came across their path? What madness led European boys in the 1910’s to cheerfully march into machine guns and artillery fire, and to continue doing so for four years before what was left of them limped home and tried to explain it for the rest of their lives?… Read the rest

Our Gods Have Ruined Us

Everyone takes their gods seriously. If you were to visit pre-conquest Central America and begin joking with the locals about Quetzalcoatl’s funny headdress, you may well join the thousands being ritually sacrificed to him (feathers be upon him) during the next religious festival. If you instead travelled back to 1920’s Moscow and started talking dirt about Lenin and Marx’s facial hair in a bar, you would probably get a one-way ticket on the next slow train to Siberia. And if you were to travel to anywhere these days in the Dar al-Islam and point out Mohammed’s well-known pedophilia, well… we know what happens to people who mock Islam…

It’s one of the constants of human nature that we will uphold the honour of our gods.… Read the rest