Cantandum in Ezkhaton 08/25/19

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This week’s photo theme is ‘What I Did on My Summer Vacation.” It’s good to be back. It’s also good to take a break, which helps clear one’s head and allow thoughts and ideas to solidify in one’s life. For instance…

Christianity beats Progressivism. Except this comparison is ridiculous. Christianity preaches that no matter what you have suffered, you are not the sum of your suffering and through faith in God and accepting Christ as your saviour, you can be gloriously redeemed and renewed and achieve the crescendo of your existence, as God intended. Progressivism says no matter what, you are the sum of what oppresses you, and can never be redeemed or renewed. Surrendering your agency to the state or to SJWs of some kind is your only option, further insuring you can never rise to your potential.

Christianity insists you act as if Heaven can be achieved here on Earth now by adjusting your attitude. Progressivism says it can never be done, so let’s make life here Hell. It is the work of Satan on Earth.

Endeavour has a video on his coming around to Reaction. MANDATORY viewing for Canadians!

Fragility: When a 75 minute flight delay means you end up laid over in Vancouver for two days, your air service is fragile. NNTaleb would probably agree. However, as Z Man points out, we could still be wrong.

Epstein is dead, allowed to hang himself in his cell in a fit of despair I’m sure. Nothing to see here. Seriously, most of the errors and omissions by the guards are not surprising. It seems inmates die like that often: no one working in a prison likely feels obligated to give a fuck about a pedophile in their custody. Counter Currents Publishing rightly states that this event will be seen as a conspiracy, no matter how innocuous the truth is. Given the timing of Epstein’s arrest a few weeks before Mueller’s testimony on Russiagate, my fanciful theory is that this was Trump’s team sending a message: you try to take me down with a fake scandal (Russiagate) and I will take one of yours out with a real scandal. They knew that all that had to happen was his arrest, and someone on the inside (connected, hired, or otherwise) would take care of the rest.

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Counter Currents also has a cool guide to all things Lovecraft, plus what At the Mountains of Madness teaches us about Lovecraft’s racial views. Part I of a look at the coming Apocalypse by overpopulation.

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Speaking of Cthulhu, Thomas Burtonneau on The Call of Cthulhu and parallels to wokeness. (Malcolm comments and links to it here.) Plus, Hitler’s Chomsky’s take on capitalist democracy.

Dr. Spencer discusses his recent experience with back pain and surgery. For you lifters, form is everything.

Cambria Will Not Yield against rationalism.

Thorne, Altar, Liberty with an affirmation of Mencius Moldbug: the modern left came from Puritanism.

I thought museums were in the Cathedral already. But it seems there is pushback against defining them as Proggresive.

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Our Statistician to the Tsars, Mr. Briggs, begins the week with the next installment in the Summa Thelogica: Summary Against Modern Thought – What It Means to Speak of Fortune. On issues of causation, racist AI, and Ezra Klein’s misunderstanding of it. No, fluoride does not make for dumb boys or smart girls. Well, it appears Satan’s work on Earth need not be secret anymore. The UK bans gender stereotypes, which should get rid of the nasty vestiges of reality in their media. A Jesuitical Jesuit’s Devil Denying Deception…’nuff said. He closes the week with This Week In Doom – Cuck-A-Doodle-Do Edition.

Z Man on Zionism in America. Also, on the civic religion of anti-racism. He discusses problems with Intelligent Design. An interesting thought experiment leads to some conclusions on Trump’s economic policies. His latest Z Blog Power Hour podcast is a late-summer mixer of topics. Z Man also has a look at policy towards Jews in medieval times.

PA Blog discusses the cracking facade of racial tolerance. He discusses transcendence by intoxication.

Myth of the 20th Century’s latest podcast is on the Skull and Bones Society.

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Evolutionist X with her continuing review of Legal Systems Very Different From Our Own, this time on Jewish law. Also, a short post on the ascension of China.

The Anti-Gnostic weighs in on immigration, pointing out that open borders is the antithesis of sovereignty.

Alf in the Garden with his favourite Jim quotes. Just click and go read it. It’s great. Also, on inception of a new faith.

The Orthosphere on the origins of the term Rat Row and some examples. A follow-up about a visit to a modern version of the same. On Ontological Relativism, the latest fashionable philosophical perspective, which lets you be whatever you want by self-identification.

Malcolm and how the NYT “has let slip the dogs of war!”, and follows-up on the 1619 project.

Steve Sailer shows enviropimpin’ ain’t easy, but it sure is fun. Also, you can’t make this stuff up: the hate symbols of our time, Pepe and Peppa. His weekly column in Taki magazine is on the NYT’s 1619 project, a retcon project of epic proportions. Baby Boomers were not a big deal in the 60s. It seems obvious now that he said it (good comments on this article too.)

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Council of European Canadians discusses consciousness arising from the masculine in the work of Camille Paglia.

VDH on the use of Social Justice as a distraction from immediate problems.

RottenChestnuts on why you should continue to fear AOC. His analysis of AOC is spot on. Malicious Ignorance is a good term for that kind of college girl, and my law school had many stellar examples. Although, I’ve known a few such women who actually were too stupid to even get into college. Further, a discussion of the causes of The Great War and application to modern times. Also, a simple explanation of how violence is not free speech just because Antifa did it.

American Sun with Part II of the tactics used in Ireland’s troubles. An essay on the works of Augusto Del Noce, dealing with his attempts to reframe thinking on modernity. Some diet advice from Superlutheran. Ending the week: Five Friday Reads.

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Heartiste at Gab on Progressive envy:

Riffing off a few gabliloquies I wrote recently on the topic of the Censorial Left, an additional psychological undercurrent that motivates Woke Whites to censor, ostracize, and harass Volk Whites is pure envy and a feeling of impotent frustration.

To understand what I mean, you must accept the premise that Woke Whites (shitlibs) monitor themselves constantly. They are in a perpetual state of self-policing, fearing more than anything the social repercussions of giving air to BadViews or Crimethink. The White shitlib lives with a latent terror that he or she or xir will accidentally blurt out a Raw Feeling or an Unauthorized Opinion on matters race or sex, and suffer the consequences of a Schoolmarm Swarm. They police their thoughts almost as assiduously as they police their words, because they know secret impure thoughts are the fast track to a public Twatter suspension. Loose limbics sink tight lips. Orwell called it Crimestop.

Imagine the mental energy and emotional toll this takes on a person. We all have filters — you don’t want to kill the party by loudly asking the fat girl if she’s had enough cake — but the White shitlib amplifies this generic social politeness to a pathological degree, applying that filter to every waking thought that flits across her brain, hyper-aware of what thoughts could lead to trouble. The self-monitoring must be exhausting, and silently humiliating.

From this toxic shitlib emotional stew bubbles a seething envy of FreeWhites who freely give lebensraum to their thoughts and voice to their illicit concerns. The self-monitoring White shitllib HATES HATES HATES the liberated abandon of the Whites who aren’t imprisoned by ideological filters. The shitlib White’s envy is rocket fueled by the accompanying feeling of impotence to enjoy the same freedoms of the FreeWhites, but instead of giving herself those freedoms (which would threaten her superzip social standing, can’t have that) she aggressively works to strip away the freedoms enjoyed by the FreeWhites.

Misery loves company, and the White shitlib wants every White person as strait-jacketed by the self-monitoring as she must endure. She’d rather contribute to her society’s destruction than let you have your joy.

Speaking of that kind of envy, a young girl’s attempt to force her way into a 554 year old all-boys choir is rejected. (They also have an all-girls choir she could join. But, we know that’s not what this was about.)

Overcoming Bias on How Idealists Aid Cheaters.

Rex Murphy, Herald of New Hibernia, on the problems with Canada’s elitist Greens and their plans to save all from prosperity.

Keep on reactin’ and be like the owl (for now).

Señor Blanco

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Cantandum in Ezkhaton 08/04/19

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Housekeeping: this week’s Cantandum will be short, as I’m off to parts unknown. The next Cantandum will be August 25th.

The American Sun on the need for a reactionary/Christian bank to preserve our sovereignty. A Garfield primer, or what a cartoon cat can teach us about living. Bronze Age Pervert guests, with a post on Israel’s problem. RTWT. The ever interesting an popular Five Friday Reads, with comments on Marianne Williamson and the futility of reparations.

Al fin discusses Elon Musk’s errors and the larger problems with renewable energy.

Audacious Epigone has an important lesson, looking back at Versailles. Also, what to do about those who hate whites: apply the best label. He discusses a proposed way for the dissolution of the United States.

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Council of European Canadians discusses Edmond Burke’s Reflections on the Revolution in France and how the revolution impacts us today. Also, it appears the Canadian West Coast is not all Left Coast after all: All Aboard with Transgender Ideology. (An aside: one does not need to spend too much time north of the Nanaimo to realize central and north Vancouver Island is remaining relatively Progress free, although I’m not sure how much longer that will last.)

Steve McIntyre over a Climate Audit revives a post from 2014. This site is worth a look should you be interested in some of the problems with the Climate EmergencyTM science. Dr. Spencer explains why July was not the warmest month on record.

Guillaume Durocher summarizes a recent paper on population genetics in France: Indigenous French Ethno-Genetic Diversity.

Throne, Altar, Liberty has a new superhero for our ages: The Adventures of Reactionary Man!

Myth of 20th Century with their weekly podcast on The Israel Lobby.

VDH on Woke Racism, being a commentary on projection by the Left.

William Briggs begins the week with Summary Against Modern Thought: Both God and You Can Move Your Will. A reader asks about the statistical reliability of organizational psychology. On why privacy is going extinct, and by the way, the NSA knows you read that. Did the universe come from nothing? Mr. Briggs says no. It really is the ultimate form of nihilism to insist it did. Also, challenges to Darwin’s ideas of evolution. Mr. Brigg’s examines the warnings about the threat of Christian Nationalism.

Just Thomism on the many kinds of love, and why we find it insipid at times.

Anatoly Karlin on Russia’s version of Chick-fil-a. He tours and reviews the Jewish Museum and Center for Tolerance in Moscow.

MANDATORY game test over at Setting the Record Straight: Test of your Game: Human Zoology Edition.

Evolutionist X with Part I of a review of Legal Systems Very Different From Our Own.

Soph has a video on Pride Day. It did not survive a YouTube purge and neither did her channel, so a mirror is here on Bitchute.

Alf with an update on his book, pondering what to call the new religion.

A decent article over at the NYT about the politicization of art in modern times. There is a reference to blank slatism in the article, implying that art and culture define what emotions we feel, and otherwise we have no inherent feelings. This is nonsense.

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What art does is in part communicate a human experience in a different media which remains accessible long after the people who had the experiences, the languages, the places and cultures are long gone. I don’t need to be an Mayan, be steeped in Mayan culture, or speak Yucatec to look upon Chichen Itza and feel the awe that Mayans would have when it was a hub of their culture a thousand years ago. The more art I see, the more I know about myself because the more I understand humans, some of whom lived hundreds of years ago. It is the ability of art to communicate the human experience across time, irrespective of language and culture that makes it powerful. Modern art is vacuous precisely because it utterly fails to communicate in such a manner.
I cannot see Venus by Lucas (the Elder) Cranach (c. 1518, in the National Gallery in Ottawa; could not find an image online) without recognizing it is a representation of a young woman whom Lucas was very confused about, wanting to care for like a daughter on one hand, and feeling desire for on the other hand. His state of mind, very conflicted, is communicated clear as day to me, 500 years after the fact, long after the artist and subject have perished, his language and culture altered greatly in the intervening years. I had these feelings before I saw Venus. But when I saw Cranach’s portrait, I knew that somewhere long ago, someone else had those feelings too. Transmitted through time is the message that I, in my conflicted feelings, am not alone, but share an experience with fellow men across time. Thus is the power of art.

With “modern” art, I see nothing but a self-loathing which is incomprehensible, and so, is rightly sterile and a nullity.

At the Orthosphere, Kristor discusses the conflation of incompatible ends, with respect to his recent post on tonlieu: Conflation of Ends is Confusion of Means & of Men. Mr. Bertonneau on the Hector Berlioz, a most unexpected French composer, and also composer Frederick Delius. A look at erotic madness, its roots and the results when it’s not restrained. Blind Justice, on a concern I share, when proper law tries to deal with the wrong problem. A Philosophical Skeleton key: Causation is Stochastic. A quick lesson on tariffs: Enclosing the National Commons. A visit to Tehuacana, Texas and a lament for the state of higher education in America: A Little College On a Hill.

PA Blog commemorates the Warsaw uprising…and applies it to our troubled times. The last video he features is too good not to repost:

Forgive me if I write it incorrectly: Niech żyje wolna Polska!

Steve Sailer reviews Quentin Tarantino’s latest film. His thoughts on how elite women athletes find husbands (don’t let the title fool you).

Another teacher who cares quits teaching: The Dying Art of Instruction in the Digital Classroom.

RottenChestnuts with an adjunct to Hanlon’s Razor: The Severian Corollary.

The Scholar’s Stage gives a methodology for studying human society.

Razib Khan on why cultures explode then fizzle.

A Blue Night in Innsbruck.

Rex Murphy, Herald of New Hibernia, discusses what a xirl has to do to get xir scrotum waxed in Canada. This is so odd, it’s hard to tell if Yaniv is trolling, LARPing, mentally disturbed, sincere, or perhaps a false flag. I’d make satirical comments, but Poe’s Law would apply instantaneously. Evolutionist X also chimes in.

Z Man begins the week with Orange versus Black, on Trump’s comments about Baltimore. He discusses how we may be organizing into distinct subcultures: A Future of Cults & Subcultures. On the archetypal campaign of Kris Kobach of Kansas, now running for Senatorship. He discusses the stratification of society by race: Biological Feudalism. On Round Dos of the Democratic Party debates:

Of course, the point of these ridiculous shows they are calling political debates is to normalize the crap-fest heading our way. The future is not going to be a boot stamping a human face. The future is going to be a parade of formerly marginal people mewing about their troubles, while a mysterious brown women tells war stories. What we saw the last two nights is a society running on the capital built up over generations, by people no longer allowed to be in charge of their society

This week’s Z Blog Power Hour Podcast: Letters to Z Man.

Jim on how to fix marriage.

James True on the second coming.

Keep on reactin’ and be like the owl (for now).

Señor Blanco

Cantandum in Ezkhaton 07/28/19

The doctrine of the natural origin and growth of society is the distinctive Tory doctrine of England, the very opposite to the theories of Locke and the Fathers of our late Republic. In adopting it, we begin a great conservative reaction. We attempt to roll back the Reformation in its political phases; for we saw everywhere in Europe and America reformation running to excess, a universal spirit of destructiveness, a profane attempt to pull down what God and nature had built up and to erect ephemeral Utopia in its place. Liberty was degenerating into licentiousness, and “anarchy, plus the street constable,” stared us in the face. We lead off a new reactionary Reformation, and Christendom must follow our lead, or soon be involved in social chaos and confusion.

George Fitzhugh, The Revolutions of 1776 and 1861 Contrasted, (1863).

What was it those Cylon hybrids said? “All this has happened before and will happen again.

Endeavour is a Canadian Reactionary YouTube channel I’ve recently found. The following video is an excellent review and a great place to start for those new to Reaction. Do WTWT.

Part I is here.

Over at Setting the Record Straight, Aidan MacLear considers rape and sexual regulation. Do RTWT.

Throne, Altar, Liberty with some fiction on Lucifer’s Apocalyptic efforts: Brother Moonpie and the Devil’s Apocalypse.

Cambria Will Not Yield – Unstudied From The Heart:

Traditionalist movements based on an intellectual adherence to abstract systems are not the type of tradition we need. We need a heartfelt faith, we need our Jesus, who lived in the hearts of the antique Europeans and will come to the hearts of the men and women who ‘regress’ to old Europe.

Also from CWNY, The Humanity of God and the Inhumanity of the Liberals, well worth an RTWT.

Alf has an update on his book. Also, his thoughts on Memetic Sovereignty.

Jim discusses the Mueller Testimony. I don’t think Mueller is senile (at least to the extent he portrayed). He was evasive and slimy about it. If someone had asked him “Why can’t you “go there”?” he probably would have suddenly gone deaf to avoid answering shortly before pleading the fifth. Jim is correct, Mueller is aware of some greater dirt.

Malcolm gives a service notice and a recap of this week’s events.

A report from American Interest on the colonization of East Germany by West Germany and the cracks in the facade of German unity:

Everyone here is getting nuts about the climate issue,” Antje Hermenau tells me over drinks that same night on Dresden’s historic town square. She would know: a native of nearby Leipzig and longtime resident of Dresden, Hermenau was a Bundestag member for the Greens soon after reunification. But she has since broken with the national party, to great public controversy, seeing the Greens as disconnected from the fundamental concerns of average Saxons. Her complaints can sound familiar. Today’s Greens are urbane bohemians who look down on rural residents, she says, intent on regulating the diesel cars that sustain their livelihoods out of existence. In Bundestag hearings they grandstand about the necessity of installing unisex toilets in Berlin while ignoring the economic plight of their countrymen.

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Hermenau has no nostalgia for the communist era. She sees the German Democratic Republic (GDR) as an illegitimate regime that was brutally imposed upon a traditionally conservative populace; she herself was on the front lines opposing it in 1989. But when she talks about the Cold War legacy, she inverts the usual formula: It was the West, not the East, whose development went off track. Even under communist subjugation, she tells me, East Germans knew who they were: 1989 was a “Christian and conservative revolt,” she says, “not a leftist one.” But West Germans, by virtue of their Cold War alliance with the West, came to embrace an identity that was not their own. No longer identifying with Mitteleuropa, they rebranded themselves as Westerners, full stop—and became cut off from their roots and their kinsmen.

Newly discovered, Just Thomism, largely philosophical. These two caught my eye: on Knowledge, and on what is cognition: Levels of being as effecting unity.

The Orthosphere starts the week with what makes for a durable party line. On the duty and rewards of leaving the beaten path: Through a Cockeyed Gate. On what is and what can be truth, and what can be acted on is veridicial. On how to deal with projecting SJWs. The origins of the phrase “tacky”, as related to horses and people, adna follow-up: the Sandhillers. Mr. Burtonneau with a post on the works of Nicolas Berdyaev.

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Mandatory Nordic Woman Picture #1

An interesting post by Anatoly Karlin on Nordic fertility rates.

From City Journal, Everything You Don’t Know About Mass Incarceration.

Steve Sailer with the interesting yet not really unexpected results of the Trinidadian Marshmallow test. RTWT. His weekly column in Taki’s magazine on increasing white immigration.

PA Blog on the cognitive dissonance of the Millennials. Also, a quick word on Generation X. Good Night Left Side, on a recent violent assault in Wrocław, with the following ideological distinction:

the Right is aligned with Truth, the Left with Power. Another way of saying this is that the right serves Christ and the left Satan. This is the irreducible ideological distinction.

William Briggs with This Week In Doom: So Long, Whites Edition. When Leftists say they must be ‘Lincolnesque’, I assume they mean the solution requires the death of whites in the hundreds of thousands. But let’s check the source (Kevin Drum at Mother Jones):

“Reactionary American whites, as always, won’t give up their power unless it’s taken from them by either a literal or figurative war. Liberals need to be as Lincolnesque¹ as possible in this endeavor—we don’t have to win the votes of unrepentent bigots, just the fretful fence-sitters—but we also need to be Lincolnesque² in our commitment to winning the Trump-inspired race war we’re now in the middle of.

 

¹That is, with malice toward none and charity for all.

 

²That is, with an iron determination to win.

 

UPDATE: I’ve made a couple of very slight wording changes to the last paragraph, just to make it absolutely clear what I mean here.”

Civil War II it is. VDH has similar concerns: Can’t We All Just Get Along? Audacious Epigone has a solution: End the Hate, Separate, and a follow-up: Answering objections to dissolution. Where the progressives in North America are today reminds me of this gem from Type O Negative (remember, this was a mocking parody, although I don’t think Mr. Steele knew he’d be mocking BLM; Poe’s law in action):

Mr. Briggs continues the Sunday tradition – Summary Against Modern Thought: Physics Cannot Show Our Wills Are Not Free. He also wins an Ignoble award…his acceptance speech is priceless. Bravo Sir! It looks like there will be a week long strike in September to protest greenhouse gasesclimate changeglobal warmingthe climate crisis…the climate herpes emergency! What’s the probability of a nuclear war? Our statistician has your answer. Speaking of important questions: How Can Any Religion Have a Monopoly on Truth? His weekly This Week In Doom: Who’s George Washington? Edition, or, why it takes $600,000 to paint over a mural…it can’t be white paint, ’cause, you know.

A dissident right review of DOOM: Eternal. People are waking up.

Council of European Canadians on Google’s electioneering by search engine results. I’m not sure the title is correct but the article is interesting. A very simple look at the Secret of the Family Farm, or what has been lost when the traditional farm vanished. Also, does Canada commit ‘genocide’ against indigenous women? No, but they really want you to feel like Canada does.

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James True with the Government is the Mafia.

Z Man with what white people need to do. Maybe saying something like: “This is who we are and this is how we live, because it is the way we want it.” Now, doesn’t that beat grovelling any day of the week? His thoughts on what comes next from the Left, and what to do about it. An excellent essay on modern alienation: Alienation and Its Discontents. Z Man also reviews the latest in political theater, this week’s Mueller hearing. His weekly Z Blog Power Hour, the 100th episode, this week, a world tour of current events. Are we entering the Age of Anti-Knowledge? Probably, as reality does not care how one feels about it. We need a new elite, because:

The current elites are rotten to the core. They are irredeemable. There’s no talking them out of their corruption or appealing to their humanity, at least not until they are on the gallows. These are people who now define themselves in opposition to that which makes nations possible and makes a people possible. For the people of the West to regain their sense of self, to make countries into homelands again, it means replacing the current elites.

The American Sun with the continuing history of the Eternal Anglo, Part III. Also, Part I of the Tactics of the Troubles, a look at the Irish independence movements and their tactics. An article on man’s use of technology to avoid engaging in life, sex, and death. Ask not for whom the bell tolls…it tolls for thee, Netflix. Mr. Landry with the Costco size 10 Friday Reads.

“Bad” Billy Prat with Dawn of the Dead, or what happens when you’re getting too old for frame and game.

Sanity in the Diamond Age notes that we are beaten when we cannot name things for what they are: Speaking Reality Into Being.

RottenChestnuts with an apt description of The Basic College Girl, or why you should START worrying and fear AOC. Sympathy For the Cucks, or a way to attack writers on the Left.

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Evolutionist X on the new civil religion: Woketianity.

Anatoly Karlin on the fate of Sikorski’s engineers in the USSR Plus, the comment that should not be ignored.

The Myth of the 20th Century crew’s weekly podcast, an interview with James Lafond: Return of Champions – Fighting For Territory in the Ruins of Civilization.

Razib Khan looks at the genetic basis for Hungarian nationalism. Also, on the Passport Class:

At some point, the passport holders need to put neoclassical economic textbooks to the side and accept that there are non-economic variables which generate social cohesion and positive externalities, which allow for prosperity. And the acidic impact of globalization is eroding those factors across the developed world, resulting in the rise of populism.

Also, Razib has a post examining Privilege, another on how social status undermines White privilege. Razib considers himself conservative and his ideas are more mainstream, but he also treats the ideology of the progressives very skeptically.

Titania McGrath, again taking us to that place where laughter becomes a sinking feeling:

Something to lift your spirits (trigger warning: white people celebrating stuff white people made; encourages caring for family, women doing domestic work, disproportionate emotional labour, and self-sacrifice).

Keep on reactin’ and be like the owl (for now).

Señor Blanco.

Cantandum in Ezkhaton 07/14/19

Something near and dear to my heart to start the week: reparations for the Norman conquest of 1066. Once the Normans took over, the native language, Old English, fell out of favour (who can blame them…all those cases and agglutinated words). I’m now oppressed by my own language, speaking a pidgin of Old English and Norman French, which constantly reminds me of the Norman pillage and rape of my ancestors (maybe), plus makes it almost impossible to get myself drunk in Iceland.

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Norman Coat of Arms. Those lions subliminally encourage raping Anglo-Saxons.

Speaking of when the collective guilt should end, an article on the malaise in modern Deutschland and a review of Finis Germania by Rolf Peter Sieferle.

The Council of European Canadians on Canada Day celebrations, when there is not much left to celebrate. Also, a guest post on what to do about UK universities. On how Chernobyl is the model for the human-free future. On Christianity and the Modern West, which adds to the evidence of what I suspect is true, that Christianity was a fundamental part of the rise of the western civilization.

The Neo-Ciceroneon times has a great post on reparations and the current power structure: Reparations as Intraelite Competition.

Throne, Altar, Liberty on Bishop Strachan and the Soul of Canada.

Best Tweet ever.

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On thinking of the children, Faith Goldy looks at the CBC campaign to liberate your children from their socially constructed gender.

American Sun opens the week with the Eternal Anglo – Part I, which discusses English history and the International Yankee. On the Homosexual Public Health Crisis. On modern loneliness as expressed through literature: Quiet Desperation Is The American Way. As usual, a highly interesting Five Friday Reads.

This week’s Myth of the 20th Century podcast, on speculative fiction. Set phasers on total geek out!

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Everyone likes the Cuban cutie from Blade Runner 2049.

An interesting take on Trump’s power plays, from James True.

Cambria Will Not Yield: The Image of the Beast Shall Die.

People are really up in arms about Jeffery Epstein’s arrest. I’ve been under a rock, but ZeroHedge has been covering the matter quite well. James True considers Epstein’s “science” ventures. For a ragey analysis, see Mr. Molyneaux:

Many have hopes this will be the end of the deep state, the Clintons’ downfall, or be Trump’s revenge for Russiagate. I think that’s unlikely. If that many rich and powerful people are involved, it will be no surprise when Mr. Epstein hangs himself in his cell. Either that or gets helped into one of these (courtesy Apocalyptic Revolutionary).

The Agonist with an article on who makes sure academia remains Left, that being the academic Right.

A new find: the RottenChestnuts blog. He’s got some discussion of political theory going on at his site, but this week’s link is to how he thinks we may see the posting of 95 theses against the SJW Church soon.

PA Blog on a day in the countryside, encounters with the Amish, and the Hussein way to deal with bad ideas.

GA Blog on the language of resentment. SJWs act like spoiled children because they will not grow the hell up. And why would they? They were coddled all their lives, told they were all special snowflakes that could do anything they wanted, and then found out that reality either melts snowflakes or crushes them into ice. Anyways, GA Blog states:

Maturity means being able to notice more and more distinctions—and all distinctions are on some level invidious—while attending more and more to the formalizing of those distinctions, rather than to seeking out their justifications. The most egalitarian world possible would instantly turn into the most inegalitarian one: imagine we could all be placed in a state of nature, with equal physical and intellectual capabilities. As soon as we got started doing something, status distinctions would emerge—someone notices something first, someone gets a little more of something, someone, maybe for random reasons, is a bit more attractive than others, etc. Even if the differences were minute and rapidly changing they would loom large. So, everyone would be immediately, and constantly, faced with the choice: you can think, how do I get as much as that person (or reduce him to as little as me); how do I make myself as attractive as that person (or reduce his attractiveness), and so on; or, how can these status distinctions be formalized, so that what it means to have access to things, to identify new centers, to be the center of others’ attention can be made explicit and therefore a source of order. You might still want more things, to have more power, to be more attractive, and you might use others as models to acquire these things, but you would do so in such a way as to strengthen the meaning the center has conferred upon such practices.

Evolutionist X with some thoughts on fame: Fame Is Terrible for People. On American Senescence, and the consequences of an aging population.

Mr. Briggs begins the week with Summary Against Modern Thought: The Heavens Do Not Control All. His thoughts on how “being” a homosexual is a sin. The Cranky Professor guest posts a refutation of physicalism. Mr. Briggs reviews a new paper on the scientific meaninglessness of psychiatric diagnoses. Guest Ianto Watt on Islam as a relgion you might choose: Your Most Important Choice Part III. To finish the week, This Week In Doom – Tranny Madness is Big Business Edition.

James True on why Flat Earth Theory has come back.

Z Man’s thoughts on the next big scandal, involving the FBI, Clinton, and all that nonsense over Russian collusion. On the never ending spiral of white hatred that defines the ANC Democrats. On Usurpers, such as Lincoln, who remade the US, and those currently doing the same. What the slow (then quick) descent of western civilization will look like: A Darker Shade of Pale. On the problems of liberal democracy and unrestrained ideology overcoming basic principles of law: At War With Ourselves. His weekly Z Blog Power Hour: Lessons From Revolution. Z Man also discusses the Left’s obsession with denying reality: The War On Nature.

Alf at Garden of the Internet on those who think they can harness the power that is sending the world to hell: To Boromir. Also, on the need for religion as highlighted by Mr. Tomassi’s recent post on blue/red pill philosophical differences.

From Wrath of Gnon:

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Audacious Epigone on the “problem” with the 1776 flag and how to justify anything…say it’s a white supremacist symbol. Malcolm with his thoughts as well.

New Murdoch Murdoch here. Mirror here. I could use a Monster drink about now.

Guillaume Durocher on the French government’s new round of censorship.

Al fin on SAT scores and the ludicrous state of college education in the US. Also, on Europe’s ascendance to the crescendo of civilization: There Was Something Special About Europe.

The Orthosphere asks if a traditional culture can be maintained in modern times, with the Internet pushing everyone to the lowest common denominator. On the removal of spires from our skies, being a sign of our move away from what is sacred.

Soph posts a video on Boomers. It’s not complimentary.

Keep on reactin’

Señor Blanco

Cantandum in Ezkhaton 06/23/19

Tomorrow Belongs to MeSome housekeeping: I’m on the road again next week, so next week’s Cantandum will be short, with no Cantandum the following week. This week’s picture theme is the places that Globohomo cannot reach and I’ll be taking a break in one of them.

The Problem:

Liberalism’s real political problem is that a liberal practice is only possible as long as certain traditional stocks of habits and deeply ingrained morals still exist to help society overcome its difficulties. In a nutshell: six conservative centuries enable two generations to be liberal without causing mischief. But once those stocks are consumed in permissive society, the best-intentioned liberal slogans become lit fuses.

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I sense we’re starting to hit the end of our conservative stores. This, courtesy of Spandrell (How Far Is Far Enough), from an excellent anonymous essay translated from German over at Kynosarges blog: Full Speed Into the Void. Another taste:

Concerning awareness of the situation, as initially discussed right-wing populists view immigration and issues with foreign residents as practical problems to be dealt with by practical solutions (executive, legislative). They do not, or not sufficiently, appreciate that the chain of problems starting with criminal foreigners and Islamic dominance behavior goes much deeper. Awareness begins perhaps with migrant crime, Islamic occupation of public spaces, and inadequate border protection, extending in the best case to addressing the Great Replacement (under various terms). The more gifted among them remember that the political left and the 1968 movement have played a central role, which often contributes to narrowing their analysis. Unaddressed remain for example the (liberalist) industry, always craving undiminished immigration which it relies on under liberal premises, or the pervasive lack of strong gender identities as a consequence (and not as a facet of Sunday speeches). Almost nobody in these circles goes as far as to conceive of liberalism itself as a political problem because individualism, egalitarianism, and universalism dissolve our identities.

Z Man has a response to this, highlighting the different circumstances and problems the dissident right faces.

Soph has a new video on Greta Thunberg, Climate ChangeTM warrior. It gets taken down in short order by YouTube. A mirror is here. Another mirror is also here.

Steve Sailer with what, for a Canadian, is the strangest French versus English problem we’ve seen. He notes some comments on girl troubles. Kamila Harris’ provides an example of zero self awareness, or letting the cat out of the bag. Steve has an article on Immigration As Vengeance. In Toronto, the wokest city discovers the strength of diversity after the Raptors’ NBA Championship Win. Faith Goldy notes Toronto’s increasing strength as well.

Speaking of Diversity’s strength, Québec becomes the basest province in Canada. To me, Canada only functions as a Confederation when the provinces remember they were originally a group of colonies that came together in common cause, and whose duty is in part to protect the interests of their citizens from overreaching federal power. When Canada was first formed, it was intended that Ottawa would handle the trans-provincial and international stuff, and everything that impacted most people’s daily lives would be handled by the provinces. Now, the federal government is enmeshed in the average Canadian’s daily life to an extent never contemplated by our founders. Québec is the only province that seems to remember what its relationship to Ottawa was actually supposed to be. The other provinces should follow suit. In case you are repelled by this idea due to a distaste for Québec separatism, you do not get what you do not ask for, and Québec has no problem asking, in necessary terms. There is no fault in requiring Ottawa to adhere to the Constitution and making it clear Confederation is in peril when Ottawa chooses not to. You’ll be seeing more of this from out west soon, because Ottawa currently thinks it gets to treat provinces like colonies. Ottawa needs a swift and severe correction to its attitude.

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From the Public Discourse: The Pursuit of Happiness Rightly Understood.

Frank Vaughan with the low-down on state enforced transitioning of children in Canada.

Malcolm on John Derbyshire’s warning about the reporting of the illegal immigration crisis and the silencing of dissenting voices. On the problems of conservation. Also, who watches the watchmen, Spygate Edition. An apt metaphor: sailing between the Scylla and Charybdis of immigration and diversity. Also, in response to a reader comment: don’t lose hope. A taxonomy of revolutions.

Shawnpaulmelville on the Aga Khan’s Mughal Canada.

Roosh V: Why Is Everything So Fake? Answer: we could not handle reality if we actually saw it. We would learn on how very, very little the fakeness is based, and feel like paddlers on a slippery raft about to go over the falls. I get why most people avoid that.

Council of Canadian Europeans: Without Legally Enforced Monogamy, Western Civilization Is Finished: Part II.

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Evolutionist X on musical ability and sexual selection, and also on the function of rubbing breakfast burritos on your privates. Also, a potential translation of the Voynich manuscript. She’s got a new logical fallacy: Argumentum ab Papuan, or why assuming the behavior of some is the norm leads to bad conclusions. Policing content on the internet is in our future: Algorithmic Optimization Has Begun.

Cambria Will Not Yield on how Satan came to the west, and what must be done to remove him: No More Night. Also, a brilliant piece, The Bowstrings of the Spirit:

The reason why the conservatives work within the perimeters of liberalism in order to effect change rather than attack liberalism itself is because the modern conservatives are not Burkean conservatives. It was Burke’s contention that prior to the French Revolution, “The nations of Europe have had the very same Christian religion, agreeing in the fundamental parts, varying a little in the ceremonies and in the subordinate doctrines.” Because the nations of Europe were Christian and the Jacobins were opposed to Christianity, Burke maintained that Christian Britain and the rest of the European nations could not, without betraying the moral essence of their nations, make peace with the Jacobin government whether Robespierre or the Directory was in charge of it. But the nations of Europe did make peace with the Jacobins, and we, the European people, have been paying the consequences of that ‘peace’ for centuries, in small dribs and drabs at first, but now, in the 21st century, we are paying the price with our blood.

Anatoly Karlin on the “Colour Revolution” in Georgia.

The Orthosphere on the era we live in: the Golden Age of Scribbling. A well done piece on Illuminative Materialism. An interesting account of the origins of ‘Clique’ and ‘Claque’. Mr. Burtonneau gets his satire on. It’s clever and funny, and for a moment, you wonder if it is real. A philosophical skeleton key: Facts Are Fossils of Acts. On what it is like to be a Secondary Cause. It’s very nice, once you get over yourself. Also, some thoughts on what stops the mind from wandering. A discussion of the three types of power, applied to the US.

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PA Blog on hot girls. Also, on what is worth more, an election, or a nation worth defending. A case study of religious upbringing backfiring. A great retrospective: 500th Post.

Wrath of Gnon on the miracle of the Traditional City:

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Audacious Epigone on the ever blurring lines between parody and reality.

The Anti-Gnostic on homelessness, and the simple 1-2-3-4 formula for causes.

Last week’s Z Blog Power Hour: Open Borders! Just the listing of all the different visas given to foreigners for entry into the United States is worth it. Z Man on understanding the Left. He discusses the regulation of old and new public spaces, and Trump’s Immigration Agitation. This week’s Z Blog Power Hour, the grab bag for June. On Politics and Aesthetics:

If there is to be a coherent political and social movement rise out of the dissident right, it will have to be more than narrow political arguments and meta-political commentary on social media. It will need a look that signals to the curious that it is a movement with a future for itself and its adherents. Just as men in traditional suits signaled a break from the 1970’s and the radical chic of the New Left, the new aesthetic will have to signal a break from the old political paradigm and the old Progressive morality.

American Sun with last Friday’s Five Reads. Presenting a Strategy For Restoring Sanity In the West. Thoughts on the lessons learned from the NPC phenomenon. A guide on the real purpose of ‘Pride’ and how to bulletproof against it. On current housing trends: The Architecture of Impermanence. Five Friday Reads, including the news that Social Matter is gone. It is sad news. One of my starting points into Neoreaction was that site.

Al fin on our modern dystopia.

William Briggs with the previous This Week In Doom: You WILL Bake The Cake Edition. The ongoing translation of the Summa ThelogicaSummary Against Modern Thought: A Celestial Hierarchy. His thoughts on the reemergence of witchcraft, which appears to be another sign of our collapse. The latest This Week In Doom – Reality Based Ads Banned Edition. A demonstration of how things can go wrong in science. Listen to the Pope, repent your consumption sins, and join the one-world government. (You’ll never hear that Police song in the same way again. Lyrics here.)

Is the love of money the root of all evil? Yes, according to Mr. Briggs. I agree somewhat. Getting someone to agree to something for which, if they had understood the truth and the consequences, they would never agree to, is a big root of all evil. That includes the financial follies and usury that Mr. Briggs discusses. What can be done with the universities? Sir Scruton may have an answer.

Lastly, it’s a clownworld after all, it’s a clownish clownworld. Seriously, is anything real being communicated in that morass?

A late addition: She might be Z Man’s love child – Faith Goldy on the Evils of Neo-Boomerism.

Keep on reactin’

Señor Blanco

Cantandum in Ezkhaton 06/02/19

Tis the season where I’m on the road most weekends. Hence the lateness of this week’s Cantandum.

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Our Statistician to the Stars, Mr. Briggs, begins the week with his Summary Against Modern Thought – the ongoing translation of Thomas Aquinas’ Summa Theologica. This week’s post is There Is a Hierarchy of Intellect. Statistics: On bad trend analysis. On the Fetus/Person divide, now delineated by ‘viability’. A very special Midweek in Doom: All Israel All the Time Edition. On the resurgence of UFOs. A bit startling: on the Post-Approval efficacy of pharmaceuticals. A particulalrly apocalyptic This Week in Doom – Pope Reaches Out to Furries Edition.

The French Senate pushes to have Notre Dame restored to its original state, over Macron’s attempts to create something modern. Progressives around the world really do live in a bubble.

Guillaume Durocher with all you want to know about the EU Parliament elections.

Does Global WarmingTM cause more tornados? Probably not, according to Dr. Spencer.

12 Obsolete Manly Activities and What You Can Replace Them With, from The Babylon Bee. I’m gonna be a Chadish Oppresive Patriarchal Shitlord and order you to RTWT.

PA Blog on revisiting old 80s movies. He’s right, they were much better times. And it’s true: Gen X was raised with an impending sense of doom. The Cold War ended and took nuclear fears with it…but it did not take away the sense that we were playing with fundamental forces we did not understand. Those forces turned out to be innate characteristics of humans themselves. After almost 30 years of unrestrained progressive ignorance and manipulation, that fear was correct.

Via Clarissa, MLK gets #metoo’d. Somehow it’s news he was an adulterer and had unsavoury proclivities. The author of the original article (here) had been writing about this since the eighties, if memory serves. It only becomes a hot issue now because it can be used to virtue signal. I remember about ten years ago CBC radio broadcast many MLK speeches praising the man. How times change.

The Orthosphere with the origins of “like it or lump it”, and “hunker down”, and its echoes in Stoicism. On the Music of E.J. Moeran. A great essay on T. Lothrop Stoddard and his works, particularly on the Haitian Revolution and parallels with our current social upheavals. Maybe it’s the Sea Peoples, the Atlanteans, later day Roman’s, or it could be us: Mr. Bertonneau discusses Life Among the Ruins. Richard Cocks with an in-depth look at Social Justice. Well worth an RTWT.

Anatoly Karlin on Bioleninism and its uses in the 21st Century. Spandrell replies: RTWT.

Jim on eating. Lots of good stuff in there. And he’s right, diet soda makes you fat. I don’t know why either, but my anechdata agrees.

Z Man starts the week with a discussion on the fallout from Russiagate. He’s noted an interesting lesson about ruling that the Clintons have taught us. Further, the price of prosperity and confusing it with economic activity. His thoughts on politics repeating the past, for the following reasons:

That’s probably the single biggest cultural problem facing America today. The Baby Boom generation is not going to age gracefully. Instead of picking which one of their kids will take their keys away, they will keep a white-knuckled grip on the wheel until the country goes over the cliff. Nancy Pelosi should be in a rest home right now. Instead she wanders around the capital in her bathrobe and slippers, the third most powerful person in the Imperial government, unable to remember her own name.


That’s where we are now. America is a country ruled by cucks who are afraid of the future, so they rummage around in the past. They’re like children putting on shows for their parents, wearing their clothes and singing their songs. It’s all echoes of the past and cucking to current fads. It is an entirely useless ruling elite that will have to be wiped away, before we can face the future. Barring an asteroid strike and societal collapse, it means waiting for the great Baby Boomer die off to clear the path forward.

He also discusses the recent EU elections as a demonstration of why winning the Little Fights is how change has to take place. And he mentions doughnuts…mmm doughnuts. A piece on what Whitey wants, and what Whitey is wise to. His weekly Z Blog Power Hour podcast, on the EU elections. His thoughts on where the relationship between Americans and there rulers is headed.

Al fin with a surprising article on home schooled children being overqualified. Something about learning useful stuff, instead of indoctrination.

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The Myth of the 20th Century crew with this week’s podcast: The Management Myth – Taylorism and the Origins of Scientific Management. It’s really good: do LTTWT.

Evolutionist X with a grab bag: Back Row America, Back Row Bronze Age Europe. Apparently, diversity was not a strength for Globular Amphora culture in Poland either. Also, an interesting overview of the evolution of horses.

Steve Sailer on the Great Awokening over at NYT.

The Scholar’s Stage on how to save the Humanities.

GA Blog on Market Capillarism.

The Ensign Hour podcast, on how Ottawa is going to save us from online misinformation.

The Ensign Hour crew mentioned Disgruntled Leaf Network, a YouTuber who has been steadily putting out videos for a couple of years. They’ve got interesting material. I advise the following for a taste: Of Maenads and Men.

Malcolm on America…not just a Proposition Nation. Related, Anti-Gnostic on Remembrance Day. Quick thoughts on political happenings in Europe. Malcolm also notes Mueller’s tactics, akin to Scots Law, to smear Trump, and the very differing perspectives on the matter: Rashomon.

An article from City Journal on the decline of Christianity in the West (i.e The Decline of the West). This is something I am seeing more of: the idea that as Christianity has declined, so has the West. Reactionary says: ‘duh’, although it’s showing up in the normie media as well. Maybe Jordan Peterson and others are helping to show the source of the decline after all.

American Sun begins the week reviewing some works of Alexander Dugin and how they might help us find a way to a post-liberal West. On futile pro-life efforts: Pyrrhic Victory in the Land of the Dead. Jake Bower provides a look Jim Thompson, a post-WW2 writer of pulp fiction: The Grifter’s Guide to America. What the upcoming civil war might look like: The Creeping Danger of Memetically Stochastic Assassinations. Ending the week: Five Friday Reads.

Steve Sailer on Speaking Power to Truth.

I wish I had seen this earlier: Faith Goldy on the tightening fist in Canada. Big Junior is watching you.

To finish, some very cool pictures of Norway. Skål!

Keep on reactin’

Señor Blanco

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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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:

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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:

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Señor Blanco