Cantandum in Ezkhaton 05/26/19

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There is nothing like being out of cell coverage with not a photon of Wifi service about to give one time to clear one’s head. The internet really is information overload. I suspect this current societal upheaval, with its talk of a civil war, is actually a response to what the internet has revealed: modern Progressive liberalism does not work and it never did. It’s a sham whose facade is held up by sacrificing our social capital and our prosperity.

Its Messiah, Barack Obama, came and went, and things only got worse. Ms. Merkel implemented its highest ideals, and a million migrants later, her nation was in chaos with its women being assaulted and raped in the streets. Canada’s own Saviour, Le Dauphin, Justin Le Premier, rode a wave of Progressive promises and became the top politician in Canada. His reign has been less than four years and Canada has never been more fractured nor perceived as more weak and simultaneously corrupt. What is most startling is how very quickly, when actual Progressivism is implemented, things turn to chaos.

The pending civil war we keep hearing about is I suspect two different camps forming in response. One, is doubling down on Progressivism, possibly lamenting that it has never actually been tried, but more often, nubes thinking they discovered a new social justice cause when in reality all those causes are history, most being recycled from the civil rights movements of the middle 20th century, if not much earlier.

The other feels something is wrong. They’re not quite sure what that is, but they feel it. You don’t need to be a goaltender to know, in your gut, when it’s time to replace the goaltender. They sense that our nations are not working properly and the system is not producing what it’s supposed to. In the reactosphere and the dissident right, we see the system producing exactly what it is designed to, which is a way to power.

It never worked as a way to uplift the masses, because Progressivism has always been an exercise in ignoring reality in the hopes of realizing an ideal, by denying facts about race, genetics, language, abilities, and the sexes. It has been tried with ever increasing fervour for over 200 years and it’s only getting worse. I’m in this camp and as you are reading this, I suspect you might be similarly inclined.

From WrathofGnon:

Looking for Heartiste? He’s on Gab.

Aidan Maclear sets the record straight on what to say to normies about abortion. It starts by dismissing the “cuz science says so” arguments and shifting the burden of proof.

Zero Anthropology on the movie used as a propaganda campaign telling myths about the Brexit vote, and a different movie, which let’s folks talk about it.

From James True, a bit of future-history, The Man From Katuah.

Audacious Epigone on what, now that he said it, is obvious about the porous border between the US and Mexico.

Al fin discusses the problems of socialism and a way forward: The Government is not the Country.

Malcolm on society as an organism: Conservation of Entropy, Part II. Also, those stupid nationalists – Jean-Claude Juncker calls out Le Panier de Déplorables.

William Briggs with an overview of Florida’s anti-… laws. Last week’s This Week In Doom – Mandatory Insanity Edition. The latest installment of his ongoing Summary Against Modern Thought: God Uses Angels and Demons. Mr Briggs also has a new book, an old book, an online course, and a donation button. Via a commenter, a summary of a paper on models with some not surprising consequences: V.I. Arnold on Models. He issues a challenge: what if young Earth theories are true? Closing the week, This Week in Doom – You Will Love Butt Brother Edition.

Clarissa’s answer to the question: Who Gains from illegal immigration?

The Ensign Hour’s latest, a grab bag on the state of things in Canada:

A interesting article on modern literature and how in attempts to flatter the reader, it makes them impoverished thinkers.

Myth of the 20th Century with their weekly podcast, on torture and the Abu Ghraib Scandal during Iraq War II.

PA Blog with the best (shortest) immigration debate ever. On Military Leadership and Diversity. A Prediction for England. He translates Elegy of Fortinbras, the words one reasonably assumes the Norwegian king had for Hamlet upon finding Denmark destroyed from within.

Z Man with his Z Blog Power Hour Podcasts: a particularly good The Roots of Our Madness. The first part hit hard for me. Do LTTWT. Z Man attends American Rennaisance, Part I and Part II. On Ethno-Fanaticism, or ways forward from the current attempts at globalization:

The old national identity used to function as the strong force that subordinated the local and tribal, in favor of the national. While France could have plenty of local flavor, so to speak, the strong force of French nationalism bound all those local tribes together like horses pulling a wagon. As that strong force is deliberately weakened, nothing has come to replace it, so the weak force is taking over. The response by elites is to attack group identity by writing the people out of their own history.

Also, on Privacy on the Technology State. His weekly podcast from last week: the May Grab Bag. On conspiracy theories and what they tell us. Z Man also gets the inaugural Double-Quote of the Week award with Citationism, an explanation of the footnote laden mess passing for academic writing these days:

When people stop looking for gaps in their own knowledge or in the prevailing orthodoxy, they no longer have much to say. The lack of curiosity used to be the end of an academic career. It was when the old guy was put out to pasture, gaining the “emeritus” label. Today, a promiscuous lack of curiosity is a requirement for anyone entering the media, the academy or the official public space. As a result, we have a class of academics and public intellectuals, who are a circus of banality.

Alf on Defecting From the Right. Plus, Putin is being used as a boogeyman, or perhaps just a scapegoat. Arguments against copyright.

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Not what you’ve been told it was about.

Evolutionist X with some bad logic from the Left: The Idiocy of Categorical Purity. She also has a grab bag with Some Interesting Things. (Which includes this indelible description of being red-pilled, over old Vietnam War photos.) On Bio-Thermodynamics and Aging. On a lesson from the history of medicine: Be Careful What You Rationalize.

Filed under ‘so many red pills’, via Apocalyptic Revolutionary, an article on the US government backed non-violent resistance intellectual Gene Sharp. It’s long, but it help connect the dots on all those Colour Revolutions over the last half century.

The Orthosphere on how to be a college administrator Witch Doctor. On expressions of identity through music, Slavik style. A not-so-subtle sample:

Followed up with Alfvéns Midsommarvaka, a sample of Swedish classical music. Also, no description needed: Belief in “Evolution” is not Necessary for the Dissident Right. Some thoughts on self flattery. Also, on folks who write, but probably should not: Playing My Part In the Great Work of Social Destruction.

Jim on When the Rot Set In, for Ms. Clinton and the East India Company.

Throne, Altar, Liberty with an essay on the economic history of Puritanism: Ethics and Economics.

American Sun on doxing and Five Friday Reads. Ryan Landry and Billy Pratt with final comments on Ted Bundy. Superlutheran on Nietzsche, the Übermensch, and advice on recovering from sickness. On Network Strategy, being the fifth excerpt of the Myth of the 20th Century crew’s book Exit Strategy. When the Methodists fought the ‘poz…and the Methodists won.

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The other Five Friday Reads – on Memorial Day. It includes a perfect capturing of the Zeitgeist by Thierry Baudet, who reviews Sérotonine and gives an overview of the work of Houellebecq. Do RTWT…like your society depends upon it.

The Anti-Gnostic on Memorial Day and the troubling things they seem to be dying for these days.

Steve Sailer on Southpaws, and some fun answers for job interview questions.

Keep on reactin’

Señor Blanco

Cantandum in Ezkhaton 05/19/19

I’m likely incommunicado for the long weekend, so this week’s post will be shorter. I’ll catch up next week. Let me know in the comments if links are broken.

Anti Gnostic summarizes my mood lately in The Very Slowly Falling Building:

One day, Orthodox ecclesiology will reflect the facts on the ground. One day, the United States’ socio-political contradictions will be resolved. In the meantime, we wait for things to work themselves out in our very slowly falling building.

Spandrell moved his blog to his own platform. This is fall out from Heartiste’s take down by WordPress last week. I’ll plug Spandrell’s work on Biological Leninism here. You should check it out. Also, check out his Reactionary Tax Code. I spent a few years as a tax lawyer and I agree, although I don’t agree tax lawyers should all lose their jobs and live on UBI. If you want to automate the tax system…force them to learn to code.

Wrath of Gnon with Kunstler’s thoughts on Chronological Connectivity.

PA Blog also provides an interesting comment on the Heartiste situation.

VDH shows us there really is nothing new under the sun, drawing parallels between Rome and the American Empire: Our Modern Satyricon. He also takes media reporting down a peg…or eight:

They espouse opinions on nearly everything while knowing almost nothing. They believe Washington and New York are the centers of the universe, while the universe is making both more irrelevant. As their ethics dissipated, their vocabularies shrank. Their poor communication skills grew ever poorer, and they displayed little knowledge of the history and culture of the people they reported on. Most could give an in-depth lecture on Botox, but are ignorant about the U.S. Constitution or basic facts of American history.

The people finally are tiring of their bias, their incompetence and their arrogance—and are finally beginning to ignore most of what they say and write.

Amen. Z Man opines on a similar issue: our expectations are too high, and if we knew more history, we’d know they’ve always been this way…they just have way more access to the audience.

Evolutionist X on with a follow-up on the…Pygmy-pocalypse?

Scholar’s Stage with some interesting critiques of sexual (mate) selection.

The Myth of the 20th Century interviews Tom Sunic. They discuss identity, US/USSR parallels and the forces turning the world into a giant Wal-Mart.

Malcolm for Mother’s Day. Do click through. Also, he asks ‘Why Evil?’: The Suffering of the Innocent. Racist Thing #108: of course it’s the Unbearable Whiteness of Farming. What great restraint the South Africans are showing restraining their murderous urges! (Maybe. “For now.”) Also, what makes old folks see doom. On how entropy relates to inequality: The Conservation of Entropy.

Dr. Spencer on what’s causing the warming in Global WarmingTM.

Z Man starts the week on what the latest round of Progressive fury is telling us. The Left has nothing new, and the Right, even less: Modern Political Escapism. Also, his thoughts on southern identity.

Steve Sailer gets an interesting comment on ‘Equality’ dominating politics.

On the Orthosphere, Bores, Babblers and Buffoons. It’s quite clever, but perhaps I think so because I’m boorish. On why college admissions should be sold for cash.

William Briggs continues his Summary Against Modern Thought: How God Uses Secondary Causes. How Nature published a paper endorsing indoctrinating children to “educate” their parents on Climate ChangeTM. I think they should call it the Pavlik Program. On a moral fallacy plaguing our times: The Consent Fallacy. Ianto Watt continues his guest post with On Islam – Part II.

Via Anatoly Karlin, Guillame Durocher’s Weeping for Notre Dame:

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I must then admit that I was not particularly moved by Notre-Dame burning. I’ve already made my peace with impermanence. I already know that the rot that is consuming France will in all likelihood kill this fair nation within my lifetime. My heart has already been broken. I have already wept for this. Who can claim, in all sincerity, that in a mere hundred years a nation will still exist on this soil – let alone a nation worthy of the name “France”?

Al fin on how the latest bout of space enthusiasm might just produce a change for humanity.

For Canuckistanis, Faith Goldy has an interesting look into tactics used to dox donors to her campaign for Mayor of Toronto last year. Canada, these are the people running your country. This is one problem with our nation: with only the individual left (after the gutting of family, church and common-interest social groups) the state ends up run by an oligarchy with no accountability. No matter what they do, you’ll be told it’s what you agreed to.

American Sun with Messrs. Landry and Pratt discussing serial killer Ted Bundy and his way with women. The Editors with some spooky stuff about Jeff Bezos. Part Four in a series of excerpts from the Myth of the 20th Century crew’s book Exit Strategy: Tactical Solutions.

Also, a quick little guide on what Populism means and how it is used, by the National Post.

Lord Black of Crossharbour gets a pardon, and a phone call, from President Trump.

Lastly, a time lapse video of the USS Abraham Lincoln transiting the Suez canal.

Keep on reactin’

Senor Blañco

Cantandum in Ezkhaton 05/12/19

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Well I’m glad they take this sort of thing seriously! A few more months of that and I’m sure Chicago’s murder problem will be over.

WordPress suspends Chateau Heartiste! Fuckers. Hopefully Heartiste will reappear elsewhere soon.

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Anyways, I’m sure the clamp down on the dissidents will stop there…oh wait. Spandrell speaks and has moved Bloody Shovel to his own service. You can find the introduction to Bloody Shovel 2 at Spandrell.com. PA Blog has an open thread running here.

From our Statistician to the Stars: this week’s Summary Against Modern Thought. Filed under “Fuckthewhat”: Celebrating High School Whoredom. A long but well worth it essay on the limitations and usefulness of IQ. P-Values in statistics take another beating, this time on “trends”. Christianity is All But Kaput in the West. Guest Ianto Watt’s excellent explanation of the West’s embrace of Islam. A taste:

At bottom, the only thing that worldly post-western people fear is Christianity. Real and awakened Christianity. First, because it calls them to acknowledge their sins. Their personal sins. Not ‘group sins’ like the carbon footprint and white privilege. They’re happy to claim those social sins, as long as it is ascribed to a group, and not to them personally. After all, even Nancy has a wall around her house. Hers is for aesthetics, of course. Not racism. Or xenophobia.

Closing out the week: This Week In Doom – Out of Control Matriarchy Edition.

Razib Khan on physical differences between men and women. What a surprise! There’s some basis for segregated sports after all.

Z Man joins the merchant Right. Complicit Rightness, or what the Jews do right and the inoculant for social justice. On what makes an America: Credalism. Why are pints shrinking and gasoline energy content declining? Here’s your answer. On the End of the Road…for the Enlightenment. His weekly Z Man Power Hour podcast, where he profiles all twenty (yeesh) Democratic Presidential candidates: The Democratic Field. The Hot House Flower, or what happened with Ben Shapiro on the BBC. (Shapiro’s original interview is here.)

GA Blog on The Event of Technology.

The Scholar’s Stage on the real purpose behind China’s dysfunctional Belt and Road: the export of Chinese state planning.

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New Murdoch Murdoch: Down the Rabbit Hole, and also here too…just in case.

Audacious Epigone, filed under ‘no surprise’ in the race relations front: Differences In Perceived Intergroup Relations.

Al fin on the end of the wind power boom.

Clarissa on the power of women.

The Orthosphere asks Is God Omniscient and Omnipotent? On our fleeting existence: Divest Yourself or Be Divested. A quick history of the development of the Transcontinental Railroad. Kristor finds something good about modern architecture.

The Apocalyptic Revolutionary with some images from Gaza rocket launches.

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Myth of the 20th Century with this week’s podcast: Spetsnaz – The Soviet Special Forces.

Steve Sailer on the alarming level of white supremacy in our oceans, and on modern “American” slave owners.

Alf looks at Slavoj Zizek one more time. A profound realization: we are merely players and All the World’s a Stage.

Jim on the potential coup…perhaps by Dems, or by Trump himself.

Evolutionist X asks “What’s To Be Done With the Dumb?” An interesting look at digestive issues being misdiagnosed as psychological problems.

For Canuckistanis, they’re rude, crude, lewd, and stewed (likley, in libations from Unibroue)…but they’re OUR rude, crude, lewd and stewed: the Ensign Hour.

At American Sun, Bad Billy Pratt and Ryan Landry ask Where Did All the Serial Killers Go? On the latest generation of the elite, and what they do with their money: Beware the Benevolence of the Wealthy. The third excerpt from the Myth of the 20th Century crew’s new book: Civilizationally Unviable. Always interesting: Five Friday Reads, plus Overlooked Developments, which looks at some news stories in the US you may have missed.

PA Blog with more thoughts on Cobra Kai Season Two. Also, thoughts on the no so subtle form of psychological warfare: Intolerance of Blasphemy.

From Anatoly Karlin, something I did not see coming, The Sixth Proof of God. I like where he goes with it:

Nonetheless, I do believe that the evidence here is sufficiently strong for it to be worthwhile – effectively altruistic – to criminalize atheism, and liberalism as the gateway drug to Communism. It is better that a few heretics vanish than that an entire planet falls to Chaos.

In case you think he’s fooling…nope.

Ramzpaul with a poignant lament for rural America:

Keep on reactin’

Senor Blañco

Cantandum in Ezkhaton 05/05/19

Alf has a son! All three, Alf, Mai, and junior are doing well. Alf also has a brief history of the Dutch Constitution (spoiler: it’s as malleable as Canada’s or that of the US…something about Cthulhu swimming left.) Also, his thoughts on Slavoj Zizek.

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William Briggs with his ongoing Summary Against Modern Thought. A special edition of This Week In Doom – Sex With Trees Edition. Also, This Week In Doom – Pedophelia Is An Orientation Edition. Both are confirmation we’re fucked. More evidence from Audacious Epigone. Guest Gaudia Certeminis with The Equality Act That Isn’t. Under ‘eye roll’: Researchers now claim there is no way to test for biological sex. Not surprisingly, Universities Are Doomed. Also, it’s probably a good idea to stop using P-values.

Anatoly Karlin with Don’t Cuck. It seems anti-cuck=frame maintenance=game.

Orthosphere on Self-Driving Cars (it’s short and worth it). Also, the One Basic Thing, a good essay on what monism means. Mr. Bertonneau on the Simultaneous Emergence of Language and Religion. Berdyaev Contra Kant. The Government is Always an Owned Business, or why a government which does not obscure its nature is best. Argument of the fall of man: God Made the Countries and Man Pulled Them Down.

‘No, just no’. You’re ‘woke’, now get to the next step, Sports Illustrated.

Sports Illustrated now be more wokeness. Clarissa with a good follow-up question. On why Big Tech loves transactivism. This was just too snarky not to share.

Evolutionist X with notes on When Things Fall Apart, Because It’s Ours. She opines on the memes causing the fuss: Death Memes Pt 1, and Part 2.

The Anti-Gnostic on Real News, on women’s sports and Venezuela.

Z Man with an interesting take on the breaking of feedback loops and why the elites are so far left of the rest. Why the Right keeps failing, i.e. why Charlottesville was a leftist victory. On democracy eating itself in Open Air Absurdistan. On Religion versus Capitalism, but more like how government and corporations now work together for control. RTWT. His weekly Power Hour podcast, on very fringe politics. Also, on the dangers of Right Wing Grifters.

Myth of the 20th Century with their weekly podcast, this week The Agricultural Origins of the United States.

GA Blog continues their thoughts on the Center in Moebius Strip.

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Halla Vilhjálmsdóttir, ákveðið ‘Já’.

PA Blog on Cobra Kai as an analogy to our times. His thoughts on Such A Landscape, a Polish song performed by Ewa Demarczyk, going back to 1967.

From a recent find, the Apocalyptic Revolutionary, with Lessons of the Old Left ¦ Gottfried:

This may answer a question that some members of the Alt-right have put to me: Why do white men submit to a political culture that demeans them? A partial answer is that they have undergone two forms of control. Their minds have been crammed full of egalitarian slogans and the politics of guilt in school, through the media, and even in churches. In recent years we have seen increasing discrimination against whites, and white men in particular—the controversy concerning Covington Catholic High School is but one of many examples. Still, many white men have not had to face the implications of their being unofficial scapegoats, for they are economically shielded and teeming with creature comforts—although, make no mistake, such conditions are not guaranteed to last.

American Sun on Ted Bundy and serial killing as performance art. The 4 Horsemen of the Economic Apocalypse, being part II of excerpts from Exit Strategy: Navigating the Decline of the American Empire. Mr. Landry with Five Friday Reads.

The Scholar’s Stage: Questing for Transcendence. RTWT.

Malcolm on bootlicking by Buttigieg. He brings attention to a great comment on HBD here. “An Extraordinary Legal Defect“, or “How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Know That Even The Mueller Report Itself Was Politically Motivated”. Plus, a service notice.

Canada has it’s own family of Jussie Smollets, and its (((THEM))). For Canuckistanis, crude, rude, but definitely not fucking ten-ply buddy, the Ensign Hour Podcast:

Keep on reactin’

Señor Blanco