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Breitbart -- Police Launch 'Don't Touch Me' Wristbands to Stop Migrant Sex Attacks in Sweden
'...The press release announced that police intend to equip young women with wristbands with the slogan “don’t touch me”. This will happen over the summer, at festivals and other events for young people. “By wearing these wristbands,” Sweden’s police chief said, “young women will be able to make a stand”. -- It is unclear how effective the wristbands, which read “don’t touch me” in Swedish, will be in preventing attacks, as the majority of sex attack perpetrators are thought to be recent migrants who are unlikely to be able to read them. -- Mr. Eliasson suggested that by wearing these accessories, women would also be able to “draw attention to the issue [of sexual assault], and urge those affected to report”. -- A Swedish police report released last month noted that the country had the worst rates of sexual violence against women in Europe. The report acknowledged migrants were responsible for the bulk of the problem but the police were accused of making excuses for the perpetrators. -- Although sexual harassment and assault are commonplace in many Muslim countries, the report blamed “Nordic alcohol culture” and “masculinity” for the wave of assaults that have terrorised Swedish women.'
rkselectiontheory  europe  faggotry  conquest  threatnarrative 
3 hours ago
Spiked -- Brexit: from Project Fear to Project Hysteria
'...Fears about uncertainty focus most on Britain’s future trading relationship with the EU Single Market. This arrangement is uncertain, because it will follow only from the negotiations between the EU and Britain. If the future trade relationship were knowable, it wouldn’t be subject to negotiation. But whatever is agreed, the salient point is that the economic significance of trade and trading arrangements are being overblown. -- Trade does not set economic growth rates. Exporting success does not make businesses or economies stronger. It is the other way around. Strong high-productivity businesses and economies are successful sellers and exporters of their goods and services. Trade determinism is obscuring what is needed for getting out of the Long Depression. This requires restructuring and renewing the engine of domestic production, not focusing on negotiating trade deals around the world. -- Formal trading arrangements are not that important, either. If Single Market access is so decisive for Britain’s economic performance, how come British productivity grew faster in the 22 years before the EU Single Market was established in 1993, than in its 22 years of existence since? From 1971 to 1993, labour productivity grew by an average of 2.3 per cent each year. This was getting on for double the 1.4 per cent a year from 1993 to 2015. -- People have traded overseas for millennia. The Ancient Greeks exported wine, bronze goods and olive oil, and imported wheat from Egypt and wood from Macedonia and Thrace. They didn’t need trading agreements or World Trade Organisations to export and import. -- Nor do countries today need to be inside customs unions or Single Markets to sell their goods and services. Scores of countries export successfully to the EU: more than 70 countries export in excess of one billion euros a year into the Single Market. China is at the No1 spot with €350billion, and the US is No2 at about €250billion; neither of these nations even has a free trade agreement with the EU. Honduras completes the list at position No73, just exceeding €1bn a year, mainly coffee and knitted sweatshirts and t-shirts. -- ... The Brexit vote does bring extra uncertainty, and therefore extra opportunity. It is trite, though, to blame greater post-Brexit uncertainty for weak business investment, which has been in long-term decline for over 40 years. The future is always uncertain, so businesses are always investing, or not, in the context of uncertainty. Economic drivers for investment change. Perceptions of uncertainty change. The two things are not determinedly connected. -- It is easy now to find domestic and foreign businesses saying they are more reluctant to invest and hire in Britain until post-Brexit uncertainty passes. But, first, they weren’t doing much of either before the referendum. Second, if the vote had gone the other way, businesses would be attributing their failure to invest and create decent new jobs to other sources of uncertainty instead: the US presidential elections, the Eurozone crisis, or the global effects of China’s economic slowdown. -- What is more important for economic prospects is that, judging from their reactions to the vote, the political class and its sympathetic media commentators are unable to handle uncertainty. Their instinct is to resist change and seek to preserve the status quo. That’s been the big problem with economic policy in Britain, and in other Western countries, since about the 1980s. From this base, they will not be seizing any opportunities from Brexit. A continuation of these conservator political efforts is therefore the biggest medium-term peril to the economy. Confronting this policy resistance to change will be vital in the weeks and months ahead.'
economics  markets  trade  UK  europe  greatestdepression 
3 hours ago
Anonymous Conservative -- Study Finds LGBT’s Less Healthy
'...Notice how when the Apocalypse hits, we are always told that the walking dead will be those who need medical care to survive. -- There will be another class – the lepers. Those with a high propensity to harbor communicable diseases, and pass them on. The promiscuous, those who lack disgust, those who mingle with out-groups freely, and the LGBTs will all be among those whom people will avoid. It won’t be personal. But it will only take one mistake, and a disease being caught, or one acquaintance lost because of disease, and people will do what they need to, in order to survive. -- "Gonzales told Reuters Health that the health disparities are likely due to the stress of being a minority, which is likely exacerbated among bisexual people, who may not be accepted by lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender communities." -- I love this. One group marries a single monogamous sex partner, and has low disease rates. One group engages in frequent homosexual sex acts involving the rectum, epithelial membrane lacerations, urinary tract infections, and feces bacteria, and they do it with numerous random partners from a group with higher than average disease carriage, and their health is poorer. Another group has sex with everybody, in every way, and their health is even worse. But it is the stress that is doing it to them. -- Clearly this doctor will not last ten minutes into the Apocalypse. And there are a whole lot more where he came from. -- The funny thing is with idiots like this running things now, it is no wonder the Apocalypse is inevitable.'
rkselectiontheory  disease 
3 hours ago
Spiked -- Brexit: this was a vote against bigotry, not for it by Brendan O’Neill
'What is a bigot? That term is now so overused — to describe everyone from foreigner-hating skinheads to feminist academics who question transgenderism — that we have lost sight of its meaning. It’s now basically a stand-in for ‘unpleasant’, deployed against people we simply don’t like or understand. But bigot has a very specific meaning. It doesn’t mean gruff or un-PC or even ‘worried about immigration’. It means, as the Oxford English Dictionary spells out, ‘intolerance towards those who hold different opinions to oneself’. A bigot is someone who is so ‘obstinately and blindly devoted to his own church, party, belief, or opinion’ that he comes to loathe those of a different church, party, belief or opinion. Which raises a pressing and intriguing question: in Britain’s EU referendum debate, who, really, are the bigots? -- ... Remainers are against bigotry, Leavers are for it — right? -- This is an almost perfect inversion of reality. If we are talking about blind and obstinate devotion to a certain outlook, and a corresponding intolerance for those who hold different outlooks, then it is the Remain campaign and its media and political backers who have behaved as bigots. Their intolerance of the opposite side, of the masses who voted Leave, has been alarming. They have written them off as ‘low information’, racist, overemotional, lacking the expertise required to make big political decisions. ‘The chavs have won’, as one Glastonbury attendee told The Sunday Times. These people are ‘mindlessly angry’, says one observer. They are ‘ignorant’. They are so lacking in basic nous and intelligence that they are ‘ripe for canny right-wing operators to manipulate’. The leaders of Leave ‘lifted several stones’ to let these kind of views out, said one columnist, as if Leavers are insects. ‘It is as if the sewers have burst’, said another, as if they are shit. Newspaper cartoons have depicted Leave advocates as rats vomiting into the sewer of public opinion, and as dogs salivating at their computers. -- You want to see bigotry? Look at all of that. It has been explicit and relentless and extremely ugly. After the referendum in particular, the media set has engaged in a great, long sneer at the hoodwinked idiotic public, looking with contempt, or even worse, pity, at the knuckle-draggers who have apparently destroyed our nation. Such is their intolerance that many are now demanding either that a second referendum be held or that the result simply be overturned. At a pro-EU — but really just anti-democratic — gathering in Trafalgar Square, where people held placards slamming white people and old people, a lawyer said from the platform that there is too much ‘mass confusion’ for decisions like this to be made by the public; instead they must be made by politicians. -- That is bigotry. This intolerance for people who are different, the smearing of them as morally ill-equipped for political life, the depiction of them as animals, the attempt to override their political desires — that is the living, breathing definition of bigotry, of ‘intolerance towards those who hold different opinions to oneself’. Observers have casually asserted that Leavers are bigots, who hate immigrants, but the facts do not bear this out: a post-referendum ComRes poll found only 34 per cent of Leave voters gave immigration as their main concern, where 53 per cent said Britain’s ability to write its own laws was their big issue. And yet even as the media elites make their unconvincing assertion about a vast swathe of British society being bigoted, they openly express bigoted views of their own, against the poor, the old, the white working class, chavs, the mindless mass of society. It takes a special kind of chutzpah to denounce your opponents as bigots even as you partake in bigotry. -- ... One of the most rewarding things about this whole process is that it has exposed the hollowness of the political and media elites’ PC platitudes. The veil has been torn aside, and we can now see the utter emptiness of their claims to care for ordinary people, to consider all views equally valid, to want to listen to us and empower us. In truth, they are bigoted towards us; they wish we would not speak. -- And it is precisely this bigotry of the elites that many poorer and working-class people will have decided to strike against in the referendum. They seized an opportunity to protest against an establishment which for too long has treated them and their way of life with contempt, which has sneered at them for being too fat, unhealthy, bad at parenting, overly obsessed with flags and football, and basically unpleasant people in need of correction from on high. People kicked back against that. They protested against elitist intolerance and disdain for their way of life. Here’s the thing: their vote against the EU was far more a vote against bigotry than for it.'
UK  europe  goodthink  illiberalism  shamingtactics  dehumanization  threatnarrative  backlash 
yesterday
Spiked -- After Brexit: academics need to get out more
'...A poll conducted in the run up to the referendum suggested 90 per cent of academics intended to vote Remain. We now know that the academics who took to social media to declare ‘I don’t know anyone who is voting Leave’ were not exaggerating. In the days since the referendum result was announced, this unfamiliarity with the strange Other – that is, the 52 per cent of the electorate who voted Leave – has brought many academics’ barely concealed contempt for the masses out into the open. According to one professor, Leave supporters are irrational, xenophobic, ignorant Little Englanders. -- Not only have many academics become remote from the views of ordinary people, universities are rapidly becoming politically homogenous institutions. Another poll, this time carried out just before the last General Election, showed 46 per cent of British academics intended to vote for Labour and 22 per cent for the Green Party. Higher education now needs to stop and consider the consequences this closed-mindedness might have for scholarship and academic freedom. -- While commentators have been busy shining a light on the antics of censorious students, lecturers have quietly transformed universities into an ideological bubble. For many academics, higher education has become a political Safe Space, a place where they can retreat from ideas, and people, they disagree with. This position of safety allows some scholars to celebrate their self-declared radicalism, their supposedly progressive work on gender identity, intersectionality, critical race theory and heteronormativity, without ever having to test their views on the general public. -- In an academic department, when one political position becomes dominant, those who disagree are told implicitly or explicitly to fall in line and conform – or shut up. Post-referendum, the outrage scholars have directed at those who voted to leave the EU has sent a very definite message about who is and is not welcome in academia. -- ... Using higher education to mould a certain type of citizen with an approved political outlook on the world has historically been the hallmark of dictatorships. In more democratic societies, universities have traditionally been concerned with the conservation, transmission and pursuit of knowledge. Students need access to this knowledge, and to be confronted with a range of viewpoints, in order to make up their own minds about the world they will inherit.'
UK  europe  oligarchicalcollectivism  minitrue  indoctrination  1984 
yesterday
Anonymous Conservative -- EU Wants Unified Currency
'The push is on to stop any more exits: "The eight EU members who do not currently use the euro may be forced to adopt it in a bid to speed up monetary union in the wake of Brexit. The Daily Express reports that Denmark, Sweden, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Romania will be given an ultimatum by the President of the European Commission, Jean-Claude Juncker. The German newspaper Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung claimed there were plans afoot to accelerate the ‘completion’ of the monetary union. Brexit campaigners claim the plans show that the Leave vote in last week’s referendum proved a ‘great escape’ for Britain." -- The people at the top see things we don’t. It is possible the EU breakup will trigger a lot more than we are aware. -- As with everything rabbits do, this will only hasten the rush for the doors. -- These little signs of panic may be useful in seeing the Apocalypse as it approaches. As they pick up in pace, and lean ever closer to tyranny, so comes the Apocalypse.'
rkselectiontheory  europe  oligarchicalcollectivism  collapse  denial 
yesterday
Anonymous Conservative -- Rabbits Have Two Urges
'Weaken everyone else, and preserve their own advantages: ... -- No Congressman has been killed in decades, if not centuries, and yet Rangel needs his armed protection, because he is under threat, and “that is different.” -- His thought process begins with a fear of being shot, so nobody should have guns. Then when asked about the men who protect him, he feels a fear of being shot, so he says he needs protection, because of his position. It is emotional logic. It is also why they are so susceptible to the amygdala hijack. That emotion is what hits them right between the eyes. Logic is barely on their radar. -- The best way to attack it is to couch a question in terms of out-grouping him, to trigger an emotional response which will bend him in the direction of the answer you want. -- Examples would be, “So you think poor people who deal with crime, in neighborhoods with a lot of shootings, are less worthy of protection than you?” Pin him down with “Are they under less threat?,” “Are they less valuable as people?,” “so you think they are expendable?,” and so on. -- Out-group him with his own base of support, and then force him to either out-group himself further by holding his line, or bend to your position, to re-in-group himself. -- Clearly from a practical standpoint, the left are all lying scumbags, out for themselves. The best you can do is use their emotions against them and expose their hypocrisy to shame them into silence.'
rkselectiontheory  unwarrantedselfimportance  cowardice 
yesterday
Anonymous Conservative -- Bargaining And Penalties – Hallmarks Of r-selection
'...Much of our government today, in this r-selected time, is predicated on the idea that it is easier for the citizenry to simply fork over the money, or deal with the headaches, than to actually fight for the principle. Import all the savages you can, settle them in a community that doesn’t want them, issue fines, demand increased regulations, destroy industries, and so on. Nobody will fight, because it is easier to find more resources elsewhere. -- It is not stressful to the K-strategist because it is a real threat. We can get resources elsewhere just as easily as the rabbit who is programmed to want such tyranny – and programmed to want to cower before it. -- This is stressful to a K-strategist because they are not designed for the whole world that comes with it. K-strategists want a world of morals, where people treat each other decently and with respect. Where people are loyal to their communities and nation. Where everyone wants to see the nation succeed. Where greatness is promoted, instead of pathiety. -- This is one of the things to look forward to at the Apocalypse. When resources grow short, people will be primed to fight, and suddenly a lot of mealy-mouthed, immoral cowards who have grown used to issuing edicts with an expectation of tribute forthcoming, will suddenly find it is easier for themselves to treat people decently and avoid being killed, instead of constantly trying to threaten with havoc and abuse in the hopes that people will throw money and power at them to make them go away. -- It is funny to think of the Apocalypse as an event promoting order and decency, but it will – mainly because of the number of firearms in America and the willingness of angered K-strategists to use them.'
rkselectiontheory  collapse  civility 
yesterday
Global Guerrillas -- Journal 6.26.2016 Brexit to ISIS
'#Brexit is a true black swan. Nobody in the mainstream, including the Leave camp, saw it coming. Even now, based on the analysis being written, few people understand why it won. Why did it win? The cosmopolitan, financialized elites saw their incomes grow with globalization, but the deals they struck to "earn" those gains required throwing the bottom 60-70% of the country under the economic bus. In fact, nearly all of the fast rise out of poverty seen globally was achieved by economically damaging the working populations of the developing world (particularly in the US and the UK). That selfishness created a bomb of anger that has been growing for years. A bomb that is now going off in the US and the UK. Strangely, nobody in the establishment is willing to do what is necessary to defuse this bomb. This means it will get much worse before it gets better. -- #The response to Brexit will damage nation-state legitimacy. Efforts to ignore the vote, delay the effects of the vote, and water down the effects of the vote will achieve only one thing: it will show that the remote technocrats have more legitimacy than the vestiges of democracy that are left.'
forcedmemes  democracy  UK  europe  collapse 
2 days ago
Anonymous Conservative -- Brussels Knows The Apocalypse Is Coming
'Increasingly, I think the elites at the top see what is coming, and their response is panic: "The foreign ministers of France and Germany are due to reveal a blueprint to effectively do away with individual member states in what is being described as an “ultimatum”. ... " -- Vox Day would say SJWs always double down. At this site, I would say that liberals, confronted with amygdala stimulation so massive they cannot face the consequences, will enter a state of denial. Once in denial, they will try to impose by force conditions which will alleviate their amygdala angst – regardless of how ridiculous or stupid those conditions might seem. The result always seems to turn out to be tyranny. -- Ironically, this will only hasten the rush for the exits, but leftists don’t care. If their amygdala says “go!” they will go, and damn all logic and reason. --- ... Whatever predictions and forecasts the elites at the top are seeing must be terrifying, Revelation-like anarchy and destruction. And I will bet the breakup of the EU is seen as a potential trigger for collapsing the entire house of cards that is Western Civilization. -- Things will move from normal to Apocalypse very quickly, and predicting the onset will be difficult because the key to predicting it lies in the amorphous currents of group psychology. One day the group-obliviousness we presently enjoy will begin to give way as a few more people open their eyes. They will take measures to protect themselves, and in so doing they will draw value out of the system and make things worse. Then more will open their eyes in response, they will draw out their value, and that cascade will rapidly lead to everyone protecting themselves, and pushing the entire system over the edge. -- Once that happens, the myriad of weak spots in our system will give way, from the massive need for sovereign debt to support the economy (at the very moment when nobody will lend), to the perils of fractional banking when everyone wants to withdraw their money, to the reliance on the magic of big agra and a very fickle distribution system, to the massive Muslim community presently being restrained only by a ridiculously enormous domestic surveillance and intelligence operation, to the welfarite army whose assault will be launched on the day their EBT cards fail, to the criminal hordes, only pacified now by free resources. -- In one fell swoop, things will go from normal to Apocalypse very quickly, which each element feeding the others, and it will not be pretty.'
rkselectiontheory  europe  collapse 
2 days ago
Spiked -- Yes, this is a crisis - a brilliant crisis packed with possibility by Brendan O’Neill
'...The visceral nature of the chattering classes’ response to Brexit is captured in their numerous statements about feeling scared. They speak in the language of the threatened child rather than an in-control class. Britain is ‘in crisis and scared’, says Green MP Caroline Lucas. The headline to a piece by an EU-supporting academic said simply: ‘I’m scared.’ ‘I’m just frightened’, said a columnist for the New Statesman, the supposedly rationalist left magazine. There’s a performative element to these declarations of fear and predictions of crisis. They’re intended to demonstrate the political and media elite’s strength of feeling about the EU. They are elevating their need to advertise their heightened sensitivities, their grief for a cosmopolitan institution they loved, over the more pressing task of rationally grappling with a new reality. -- These infantile expressions of personal fear find institutional expression among a political class that has gone into meltdown in response to the result. No one seems capable of taking charge, of confronting reality. Evasion and cowardice are the order of the day. David Cameron has backed off from his promise to swiftly enact the people’s decision; Labour has evaporated as a political force; other political actors agitate against the public call for a Brexit, or hope the momentum behind it will slow. The combination of fear and incapacity that now defines Britain’s political elite was captured in the disturbing, seemingly late-night language used by Labour MP David Lammy: he described the anti-EU vote as ‘madness’ and a ‘nightmare’ and said parliament should override it. Madness, nightmare… it was a stark insight into the minds of the ruling class, not only in terms of their disdain for democracy, but also their immature feeling of crisis and incapacity. -- The elite’s disturbed response to the Leave victory is striking for many reasons. First, it rather shatters their claim that it is we the people who respond overemotionally to political matters. In truth, where the electorate calmly and seriously, and in huge numbers, went to polling stations and made their consciences known, it is the political class that has found it difficult, if not impossible, to approach this political reality rationally and honestly. Second, it shows how far the elite has internalised the politics of fear. Their fearmongering, their key political style today, is not some cynical exercise; rather, it speaks to their very real sense of things being out of control and their feeling that they lack the moral or institutional means to deal with things. -- Thirdly, and most importantly, their response speaks to the shrivelling of the political realm. It is a consequence of that shrivelling. Having overseen the reduction of politics to technocracy, covering mostly minor matters such as reducing pollution levels or slapping warning labels on foodstuffs, the political class has lost the ability and resourcefulness to handle politics on a larger scale. And make no mistake, that is what the people did last Thursday: took a big, meaningful political decision, which will change Britain and the EU and impact on the global order itself. This will create uncertainty, of course, and be understandably disorientating for an elite wedded to the idea of Britain staying in the EU. And it is clear that our post-political political class, having abandoned politics for merely managing society, is now utterly bereft of the experience or the institutional strength required to confront the uncertainties that can be unleashed by huge political shifts. Lacking political nous, unrooted from society, inexperienced in real change, they respond to Brexit with embarrassing cries of ‘I’m scared’.'
UK  emotionalism  faggotry 
2 days ago
Daily Express -- European SUPERSTATE to be unveiled: EU nations 'to be morphed into one' post-Brexit
'EUROPEAN political chiefs are to take advantage of Brexit by unveiling their long-held plan to morph the continent’s countries into one GIANT SUPERSTATE, it has emerged today. -- The foreign ministers of France and Germany are due to reveal a blueprint to effectively do away with individual member states in what is being described as an “ultimatum”. -- Under the radical proposals EU countries will lose the right to have their own army, criminal law, taxation system or central bank, with all those powers being transferred to Brussels. -- Controversially member states would also lose what few controls they have left over their own borders, including the procedure for admitting and relocating refugees. -- The plot has sparked fury and panic in Poland - a traditional ally of Britain in the fight against federalism - after being leaked to Polish news channel TVP Info. -- The public broadcaster reports that the bombshell proposal will be presented to a meeting of the Visegrad group of countries - made up of Poland, the Czech Republic, Hungary and Slovakia - by German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier later today.'
europe  fabianism  oligarchicalcollectivism 
3 days ago
Breitbart -- Times Educational Supplement: Brexiteers More Likely To Be Victims Than Perpetrators Of Intolerance
'Mr. Rooney defied the trend within education and voted to Leave – but he says his elation at seeing the result on Friday morning quickly turned to dismay that afternoon as, at an education conference attended by hundreds of teachers, he witnessed his fellow teachers write off the democratic will of the people. -- Far from Brexit precipitating an outpouring of hate and racism, he says “the intolerance and anger I encountered was directed at people who voted Leave”. -- Throughout the conference the contempt his fellow teachers showed for working class people in particular was laid bare: “A teacher in the first debate I attended described the voters of Sunderland as “pond life” and proceeded to label working-class people in the north of England as “thick”. Many speakers at the event regularly departed from the topic at hand to publicly ridicule Leave voters as, among other things, ‘narcissistic, ignorant, selfish and racist’.” -- Calling for unity, he asks: “surely teachers can do better than meeting intolerance with more intolerance? And showing such disdain for democracy is hardly sending a great message to our students. For years we have been urging pupils to take citizenship classes, to value democracy and to use their vote in elections. Yet the reaction of many teachers to this expression of democracy is to rage against the result and suggest that such fundamental questions should not be ceded to the great unwashed.” -- His colleagues’ views are troubling in themselves, Mr. Rooney says, but he points to a much deeper problem running through the rhetoric: “What is striking was that so many people within education now feel they can speak with such open contempt and disdain about Leave voters without fear of being challenged. Why is it now acceptable to talk about sections of the British public in such terms. -- “The disconnect between the people and the political class is well-documented, but I fear we are witnessing a similar disconnect between teachers and many of the working-class communities we are supposed to serve. In my view, that is something that should worry us.”'
1984  goodthink  illiberalism  shamingtactics  threatnarrative  dehumanization  joycamp 
3 days ago
YouTube -- RussiaToday: CrossTalk: Bullhorns Brexit
Patrick Henningsen: "The talking point they're playing the public with right now in Britain is that the Leave voters are uneducated...they can't be trusted with important decisions. That's coming from the Left. That's the most fascist concept you can imagine because then what else can you not trust them with? Having children? Voting, maybe? Where does it end?"
1984  goodthink  illiberalism  shamingtactics  threatnarrative  dehumanization  joycamp 
3 days ago
JudgyBitch -- Why did the young vote #remain? They miss Daddy. #BrexitVote
'...Is it really surprising that the generation raised by proud single mothers, the generation more likely to have a smart phone than a dad who lives in the home with them, is crying out for the boundary setting paternalism of the EU? What is the EU other than the Daddy substitute most modern liberal democratic governments represent? Recall that after suffrage, the first thing women voted for was lifetime alimony – all the benefits of being married, but none of the responsibilities, and women have continued to vote to replace personal, family bonds with government ones. -- Now women have done one better, and raised a generation of whimpering, weak-minded, responsibility averse, perpetually aggrieved moaners for whom the need to make difficult, complex choices is always someone else’s responsibility. In the case of Brexit, that’s the EU. This is a generation raised in daycare centers because Mommy was too busy cooking, cleaning or caring for others for money, and so plagued with guilt that junior’s every whim was indulged immediately, all while Daddy was either torn from the home or so emasculated he needed written permission to touch his own balls. -- The time is finally upon us now. We have had enough of this shit. Brexit is just the beginning. Leave is often cast as ‘rejecting the liberal world order’, but what they have really rejected is the female world order. Women, (mis)led by feminists, have shackled the traditional powers of both men and women and tried to replace them with Big Daddy government. The EU is under attack from Islamic invaders, once civil societies now have rape and crime rates that rival the world’s biggest cesspools, the economy is rigged to deliver returns principally to shareholders and not workers, and the global elite have eaten naïve politicians pandering to irrational women voters alive. -- The West is on the brink of collapse, and the adults in the room are finally reaching their limits. -- Time to clean house and restore order.'
UK  europe  oligarchicalcollectivism  backlash 
3 days ago
Spiked -- The battle for democracy starts here by Tom Slater
'If there was ever any doubt that the pro-Remain sentiment was driven not by a devotion to the European project, but a revulsion at the British public, then the fallout from last Thursday’s vote should have put it to bed. Lammy, calling for MPs to block Brexit or else call a second referendum, said ‘we cannot usher in rule by plebiscite which unleashes the “wisdom” of resentment and prejudice’. He should at least get credit for his candour; he’s saying what everyone else in Whitehall is thinking. -- Over the weekend, there has been a fevered search for loopholes, get-out clauses and Plan Bs. Tory Europhile Lord Heseltine has called for a cross-party group of MPs to ‘articulate the case for Britain rethinking the result of the referendum’. The Liberal Democrats – that’s Liberal Democrats – are saying they’ll fight a General Election on reversing the decision of the referendum. And Doughty Street QC Geoffrey Robertson has outlined how MPs might block any Brexit legislation. ‘Democracy in Britain doesn’t mean… the tyranny of the mob’, he said. -- So what are their reasons for overruling the will of the people? What intellectual contortions are they performing, seeing as they still can’t quite summon the courage to say ‘stupid plebs’? They say we were misled, we were hoodwinked. Now that prominent Vote Leavers have backtracked on pledges to cut immigration and shower the NHS in EU-earmarked money, the argument is, as Lammy has put it, that the result no longer counts: ‘Let us not destroy our economy on the basis of lies and the hubris of Boris Johnson.’ -- This is risible, and it completely misunderstands the referendum result. Those who voted to Leave didn’t elect Vote Leave. A Lord Ashcroft poll has found that people’s main motivation for voting Leave was ‘the principle that decisions about the UK should be taken in the UK’ – immigration came second and NHS funding didn’t even make the top three. Aside from the handful of regretful Leavers, who have been ferried from media appearance to media appearance over the past 48 hours, the majority voted Leave in the name of popular sovereignty – precisely the principle that so turns the stomachs of the elite. -- The idea that the public are liable to be misled or exploited by colourful demagogues is the oldest anti-democratic argument in the book. When the Chartists, those great, radical democrats, were agitating for the working-class to receive the vote in the 19th century, the response from the elite was almost identical. ‘[The] working classes do not speak with their own voice’, read an editorial in the Morning Chronicle in March 1839. The Chartists, it said, were merely exploiting gruff folk’s ‘astonishing ignorance and credulity’. How little seems to have changed. -- The Brexit backlash has revealed just how fragile democracy is today. That even the overwhelming will of the people – expressed at the ballot box – can be downplayed, undermined and avoided, shows how much is left to fight for. But the elite has done us a favour. It has made brutally clear that the enemies of democracy are not only to be found in Brussels meeting rooms, but in every corridor of power. It has confirmed that Brussels was primarily a manifestation of a problem here at home: the new aloofness of the elites and their fear and contempt for the demos. Yet while the referendum has clarified the crisis of democracy, it hasn’t solved it. -- The official Leave campaign’s dithering over initiating Article 50 will only allow elite schemers more opportunities to scupper the public will. We must remain vigilant. The referendum was a historic democratic moment, a revolt of the ignored and the left behind. We must push that spirit further, insist that the Leave vote is acted upon and then set about challenging every anti-democratic argument, individual and institution that seeks to temper the masses’ unleashed political passions.'
europe  UK  history  politics  government  democracy 
3 days ago
Spiked -- After the vote, the implosion of the political class by Tim Black
'You can see why members of the political class would want to reduce the votes of 17.5million people to an emotional reaction, an eruption of anger. It diminishes the significance of the referendum. It turns it into something spontaneous, something momentarily irrational. It will therefore pass, as the red mist disperses, and a more reasonable, presumably pro-EU, attitude returns. But this wasn’t a temporary outburst. No, it was something positive: it was an articulation of a rational political desire. As one pollster noted, the key reason for Leavers’ vote was ‘the principle that decisions about the UK should be taken in the UK’. And in that vote, in that desire to take back a little more control over our collective lives, in that assertion of the popular will, the political class has been forced to confront its own unpopularity, its distance from the popular will. -- Deep down, politicians know this. They know that their attitudes and values, drenched in a sense of cultural superiority that morphs into paternalism, are opposed to those they look down on. They know that their parties, their political vehicles, be they Tory or Labour, no longer have deep roots in wider society, their memberships having long since shrivelled from their postwar multimillion highs to below 200,000. And they know that this chasm, this profound disconnect, eats away at the legitimacy of the institutions of government. After all, former Tory prime minister John Major admitted as much in 2003: ‘All the party machines are moribund, near-bankrupt, unrepresentative and ill-equipped to enthuse the electorate.’ -- They know all this, but they have been unable to reckon with it, to turn their parties into expressions, representations, of social sentiment, to inspire people, to articulate with clarity the interests and vision of large swathes of the British populace. Instead, their leaders accelerated the hollowing-out process, jettisoning the baggage of tradition, Clause 4 and all. For New Labour, it was called modernisation; for the Tories, so-called detoxification. For both, it separated the party, indeed liberated it, from what used to be its support base. -- And they did something else, too. As the distance between party and people, government and electorate, grew, the political class sequestered itself away from the electorate – in the EU. It made sense, of course. Established in 1992 with the Maastricht Treaty, it was always a post-Cold War, post-ideology institution, a way for post-ideological elites to govern in the absence of the electorate, to make policy from afar, to rule without accountability. This is why so many members of Britain’s political class were pro-EU. It provided a fig-leaf to cover up the crisis of illegitimacy in their parliamentary midst, a way to manage the yawning chasm between politicians and those they represent. In the form of the EU, policy and law could be made without the electorate. -- But no more. With the decision to leave the EU, the political class has been left exposed. Policy can no longer be made from afar; and legislation can’t be blamed on supposedly faceless commissioners. That’s what has so spooked MPs, ministers and others in the world of Westminster, what has prompted them, from all sides, to collapse into disarray - because they now have to reckon, honestly and truthfully, with the chasm that divides them from their only real source of support and legitimacy: the people.'
europe  UK  history  politics  government  democracy 
3 days ago
Anonymous Conservative -- The K-Aftershocks Of Brexit
'Everybody is beginning to compete to not be the last loser caught in the EU: "FIVE European countries may seek to follow Britain’s lead in leaving the EU in a Brexit domino effect, Germany has warned." -- One minute resources are free, and everyone tries to walk on eggshells to avoid offending anyone and getting into conflict themselves. -- Then K enters the scene, and everyone wants to screw everyone else, sometimes for no better reason than to hurt others, and thereby assuage their own amygdala angst. -- This is still not full K. This is just the prelude, when everyone is still fat and happy but there is a tingle in the air of something coming. The real K will come when the sovereign debt bombs begin to hit, and people find that their investments and bank accounts do not really hold the tangible savings they had assumed. -- Given how fast things are moving now on so little shortage, you can see how when the shortages kick in anything will be possible. Everyone will have an enormous amount of amygdala driving them, and very little directing it. If some historical force comes around and unites everyone in the same direction, nothing will be off the table.'
rkselectiontheory  europe  collapse  groups  greatestdepression 
3 days ago
Anonymous Conservative -- Rabbits Know That “Hate” Is Amygdala – And It Scares Them
'"Hate isn’t the way to make Britain – or America – great again… Hours after United Kingdom did the unthinkable, voting to leave the European Union in a wave of populist vitriol unfairly directed at immigrants, Vice President Joe Biden took a moment during his visit to Ireland to say what so many Americans were surely thinking. -- “All this,” he said of globalization, terrorism and mass migration, “provides fertile terrain for reactionary politicians and demagogues peddling xenophobia, nationalism and isolationism. We see it in Europe. We see it in other parts of the world and we see it in my home country, where some politicians find it convenient to scapegoat immigrants instead of welcoming them…” If the United States learns anything from the U.K., it should be to not underestimate the power of that populist hatred and rage." -- That is amygdala. ... To rabbits it is terrifying, though to us it is merely a healthy way to avoid adversity in the future, by operating as if things are about to get bad now and everyone is already hostile. -- Unfortunately, we have waited a little too long to start hating, meaning the bad is probably unavoidable at this point. -- But bearing hatred, and seeing those we hate suffer, should go a long way to assuaging the discomfort.'
rkselectiontheory  collapse  triage 
3 days ago
Freedomain Radio -- #3324: Why The Regressive Left Hates Everything - Call In Show - June 17 2016 (MP3)
'Question 2: [57:20] - "Japan has been facing a population decline for some time now and the future forecast is even more frightening with the population expected to decline by 700,000 a year within the next decade. The obvious solution is to ask the people to have more babies, but the Japanese are either delaying marriage or avoiding babies no matter the welfare goodies that are thrown at them. With feminism being less active here, I think this eastern nation has a different perspective to offer us.' -- "When r-selected species are stressed...they pump out babies. The r-selection is 'I don't know what's going to happen; I'm in a random environment; I don't know who's going to live, who's going to die; so I'm going to pump out babies. R-selected animals will breed, breed, breed, when they're stressed. On the other hand, when K-selected animals are stressed, they stop breeding. r-selected animals get stressed – not because they're running out of resources – but because they're being eaten. However, if you're a wolf-pack the reason you're stressed is because there's not enough food... Whereas the reproductive strategy for stressed rs is to breed, the reproductive strategy for stressed Ks is to not breed. Asians: Japanese, Chinese, Koreans – they are the most K-selected of the human races. And so when you subject the Japanese population to multi-decades of stress their hormones change, their sex drive diminishes – their desire to reproduce, their pair-bonding – that all diminishes. Now it diminishes extra fast because there are many more fun distractions to get you through the day." -- "Here's something that's very interesting: If there's a K-selected society...if you are an r-selected gene-set, the best thing that you can do is to get into that K-selected society by hook or by crook and create stress in that society. And the reason why that's so fantastic is if you as an r-selected group get into a K-selected society and cause stress, what happens is the stress makes the r-selected people start to breed like crazy and makes the K-selected people stop breeding. And if that is not a comprehensible and fascinating way to look at modern history, I don't know what is. If K-selected people are afraid they won't have resources they won't have kids. r-selected people don't care about not having resources..."
rkselectiontheory  history  subversion  fatherlessness  StefanMolyneux 
3 days ago
YouTube -- RussiaToday: ‘I’m removing taboo around polygamy’ – SecondWife.com UK dating site founder
'A Muslim businessman in the UK has launched a dating website - offering the opportunity to find a second wife - or a husband. Despite bigamy being illegal in Britain, the service has already attracted lots of attention.' -- "What's actually happening is the officialdom, rather than applying the law, they're turning a blind eye on what's going on, and they're allowing it – and indeed helping it by way of giving welfare benefits to the second wife or third wife. So they are allowing and facilitating Muslim men to have a number of different wives at the tax-payers' expense."
rkselectiontheory  welfare  migration  conquest  UK 
4 days ago
Michael Hudson -- US imperialism the BREXIT culprit
'HUDSON: Well, almost all the Europeans know where the immigrants are coming from. And the ones that they’re talking about are from the near East. And they’re aware of the fact that most of the immigrants are coming as a result of the NATO policies promoted by Hillary and by the Obama administration. -- The problem began in Libya. Once Hillary pushed Obama to destroy Libya and wipe out the stable government there, she wiped out the arms–and Libya was a very heavily armed country. She turned over the arms to ISIS, to Al-Nusra, and Al-Qaeda. And Al-Qaeda used these arms under U.S. organization to attack Syria and Iraq. Now, the Syrian population, the Iraqi population, have no choice but to either emigrate or get killed. -- So when people talk about the immigration to Europe, the Europeans, the French, the Dutch, the English, they’re all aware of the fact that this is the fact that Brussels is really NATO, and NATO is really run by Washington, and that it’s America’s new Cold War against Russia that’s been spurring all of this demographic dislocation that’s spreading into England, spreading into Europe, and is destabilizing things. -- So what you’re seeing with the Brexit is the result of the Obama administration’s pro-war, new Cold War policy. -- WILPERT: So are you saying that people voted for Brexit because they are really–that they were concerned about the influence of the U.S.? Or are you saying that it’s because of the backlash, because of the immigration that happened, and the fact that the right wing took advantage of that [crosstalk]. -- HUDSON: It’s a combination. The right wing was, indeed, pushing the immigrant issue, saying wait a minute, they’re threatening our jobs. But the left wing was just as vocal, and the left wing was saying, why are these immigrants coming here? They’re coming here because of Europe’s support of NATO, and NATOs war that’s bombing the near East, that is destabilizing the whole Near East, and causing a flight of refugees not only from Syria but also from Ukraine. In England, many of the so-called Polish plumbers that came years ago have now gone back to Poland, because that country’s recovered. -- But now the worry is that a whole new wave of Ukrainians–and basically the U.S. policy is one of destabilization–so even the right-wing, while they have talked about immigrants, they have also denounced the [inaud.] fact that the European policy is run by the United States, and that you have both Marine Le Pen in France saying, we want to withdraw from NATO; we don’t want confrontation with Russia. You have the left wing in England saying, we don’t want concentration in Russia. And last week when I was in Germany you had the Social Democratic Party leaders saying that Russia should be invited back into the G8, that NATO was taking a warlike position and was hurting the European economy by breaking its ties with Russia and by forcing other sanctions against Russia. -- So you have a convergence between the left and the right, and the question is, who is going to determine the terms on which Europe is broken up and put back together? Will it simply be the right wing that’s anti-immigrants? Or will it simply be the left saying we want to restructure the economy in a way that essentially avoids the austerity that is coming from Brussels, on the one hand, and from the British Conservative Party on the other. -- ...So the whole withdrawal from Europe means withdrawing from austerity. If you look at the voting pattern in London, in England, you had London to stay in. You had the university centers, Oxford and Cambridge, voting to stay in. You had the working class, the old industrial areas of the north and the south. You had the middle class and the industrial class saying, we’re getting a really bad deal from Europe. We want to oppose austerity. And we don’t want Brussels to give us not only the anti-labor, pro-bank policies, but also the trade policy that Brussels was trying to push onto Europe, the Obama trade agreement that essentially would take national economic policy out of the hands of government and put it into the hands of corporate bureaucracy, corporation courts. And the bureaucracy in Brussels, then, is largely pro-bank, pro-corporate, and anti-labor. -- ...for the first time you’re having the real left wing in Europe talking about financial issues, not about political philosophy, or the fact that countries are not going to go to war again. Nobody ever believes that France, Germany, and other countries in Europe are going to go to military war again. There is a fear that the countries in Europe may go to war against Russia, pushed by NATO, pushed by adventurism of the U.S. stance towards Russia. -- And so all of a sudden the eurozone that was supposed to be a bulwark of military peace has become belligerent, and even more so if Hillary would win in the United States. And there’s a feeling we do want peace. That means we have to withdraw from the eurozone. And essentially, withdrawing from Brussels means withdrawing from NATO and withdrawing from the United States.'
history  UK  europe  oligarchicalcollectivism  america  empire  perpetualwar  backlash  MichaelHudson 
4 days ago
Political Economy Research Centre -- Thoughts on the sociology of Brexit
'It became clear early on in the night that Leave had extraordinary levels of support in the North East, taking 70% of the votes in Hartlepool and 61% in Sunderland. It subsequently emerged that Wales had voted for Leave overall, especially strongly in the South around areas such as Newport. It is easy to focus on the recent history of Tory-led austerity when analysing this, as if anger towards elites and immigrants was simply an effect of public spending cuts of the past 6 years or (more structurally) the collapse of Britain’s pre-2007 debt-driven model of growth. -- But consider the longer history of these regions as well. They are well-recognised as Labour’s historic heartlands, sitting on coalfields and/or around ship-building cities. Indeed, outside of London and Scotland, they were amongst the only blobs of Labour red on the 2015 electoral map. There is no reason to think that they would not stay red if an election were held in the autumn. But in the language of Marxist geographers, they have had no successful ‘spatial fix’ since the stagflation crisis of the 1970s. Thatcherism gutted them with pit-closures and monetarism, but generated no private sector jobs to fill the space. The entrepreneurial investment that neoliberals always believe is just around the corner never materialised. -- Labour’s solution was to spread wealth in their direction using fiscal policy: public sector back-office jobs were strategically relocated to South Wales and the North East to alleviate deindustrialisation, while tax credits made low productivity service work more socially viable. This effectively created a shadow welfare state that was never publicly spoken of, and co-existed with a political culture which heaped scorn on dependency. Peter Mandelson’s infamous comment, that the Labour heartlands could be depended on to vote Labour no matter what, “because they’ve got nowhere else to go” spoke of a dominant attitude. In Nancy Fraser’s terms, New Labour offered ‘redistribution’ but no ‘recognition’. -- This cultural contradiction wasn’t sustainable and nor was the geographic one. Not only was the ‘spatial fix’ a relatively short-term one, seeing as it depended on rising tax receipts from the South East and a centre left government willing to spread money quite lavishly (albeit, discretely), it also failed to deliver what many Brexit-voters perhaps crave the most: the dignity of being self-sufficient, not necessarily in a neoliberal sense, but certainly in a communal, familial and fraternal sense. -- By the same token, it seems unlikely that those in these regions (or Cornwall or other economically peripheral spaces) would feel ‘grateful’ to the EU for subsidies. Knowing that your business, farm, family or region is dependent on the beneficence of wealthy liberals is unlikely to be a recipe for satisfaction (see James Meek’s recent essay in the London Review of Books on Europhobic farmers who receive vast subsidies from the EU). More bizarrely, it has since emerged that regions with the closest economic ties to the EU in general (and not just of the subsidised variety) were most likely to vote Leave. -- While it may be one thing for an investment banker to understand that they ‘benefit from the EU’ in regulatory terms, it is quite another to encourage poor and culturally marginalised people to feel grateful towards the elites that sustain them through handouts, month by month. Resentment develops not in spite of this generosity, but arguably because of it. ... -- In this context, the slogan ‘take back control’ was a piece of political genius. It worked on every level between the macroeconomic and the psychoanalytic. Think of what it means on an individual level to rediscover control. To be a person without control (for instance to suffer incontinence or a facial tick) is to be the butt of cruel jokes, to be potentially embarrassed in public. It potentially reduces one’s independence. What was so clever about the language of the Leave campaign was that it spoke directly to this feeling of inadequacy and embarrassment, then promised to eradicate it. The promise had nothing to do with economics or policy, but everything to do with the psychological allure of autonomy and self-respect. Farrage’s political strategy was to take seriously communities who’d otherwise been taken for granted for much of the past 50 years. -- This doesn’t necessarily have to translate into nationalistic pride or racism (although might well do), but does at the very least mean no longer being laughed at. Those that have ever laughed at ‘chavs’ (such as the millionaire stars of Little Britain) have something to answer for right now, as Rhian E. Jones’ Clampdown argued. The willingness of Nigel Farrage to weather the scornful laughter of metropolitan liberals (for instance through his periodic appearances on Have I Got News For You) could equally have made him look brave in the eyes of many potential Leave voters. I can’t help feeling that every smug, liberal, snobbish barb that Ian Hislop threw his way on that increasingly hateful programme was ensuring that revenge would be all the greater, once it arrived. The giggling, from which Boris Johnson also benefited handsomely, needs to stop.'
history  economics  UK  europe  statism  welfare  shamingtactics  backlash 
5 days ago
The Intercept -- Brexit is Only the Latest Proof of the Insularity and Failure of Western Establishment Institutions by Glenn Greenwald
'The decision by UK voters to leave the EU is such a glaring repudiation of the wisdom and relevance of elite political and media institutions that – for once – their failures have become a prominent part of the storyline. Media reaction to the Brexit vote falls into two general categories: (1) earnest, candid attempts to understand what motivated voters to make this choice, even if that means indicting one’s own establishment circles, and (2) petulant, self-serving, simple-minded attacks on disobedient pro-leave voters for being primitive, xenophobic bigots (and stupid to boot), all to evade any reckoning with their own responsibility. Virtually every reaction that falls into the former category emphasizes the profound failures of western establishment factions; these institutions have spawned pervasive misery and inequality, only to spew condescending scorn at their victims when they object. -- ... Though there were some exceptions, establishment political and media elites in the UK were vehemently united against Brexit, but their decreed wisdom was ignored, even scorned. That has happened time and again. As their fundamental failures become more evident to all, these elites have lost credibility, lost influence, and lost the ability to dictate outcomes. -- Just last year in the UK, Labour members chose someone to lead Tony Blair’s party – the authentically left-wing Jeremy Corbyn – who could not have been more intensely despised and patronized by almost every leading light of the British media and political class. In the U.S., the joyful rejection by Trump voters of the collective wisdom of the conservative establishment evidenced the same contempt for elite consensus. The enthusiastic and sustained rallying, especially by young voters, against beloved-by-the-establishment Hillary Clinton in favor of a 74-year-old socialist taken seriously by almost no DC elites reflected the same dynamic. Elite denunciations of the right-wing parties of Europe fall on deaf ears. Elites can’t stop, or even affect, any of these movements because they are, at bottom, revolts against their wisdom, authority and virtue. -- ... In 2011, NATO bombed Libya by pretending it was motivated by humanitarianism, only to ignore that country once the fun military triumph was celebrated, thus leaving a vacuum of anarchy and milita rule for years that spread instability through the region and fueled the refugee crisis. The U.S. and its European allies continue to invade, occupy and bomb predominantly Muslim countries while propping up their most brutal tyrants, then feign befuddlement about why anyone would want to attack them back, justifying erosions of basic liberties and more bombing campaigns and ratcheting up fear levels each time someone does. The rise of ISIS and the foothold it seized in Iraq and Libya were the direct by-products of the west’s military actions (as even Tony Blair admitted regarding Iraq). Western societies continue to divert massive resources into military weaponry and prisons for their citizens, enriching the most powerful factions in the process, all while imposing harsh austerity on already suffering masses. In sum, western elites thrive while everyone else loses hope. -- These are not random, isolated mistakes. They are the by-product of fundamental cultural pathologies within western elite circles – a deep rot. Why should institutions that have repeatedly authored such travesties, and spread such misery, continue to command respect and credibility? They shouldn’t, and they’re not. As Chris Hayes warned in his 2012 book Twilight of the Elites, “given both the scope and depth of this distrust [in elite institutions], it’s clear that we’re in the midst of something far grander and more perilous than just a crisis of government or a crisis of capitalism. We are in the midst of a broad and devastating crisis of authority.” -- Corrupt elites always try to persuade people to continue to submit to their dominance in exchange for protection from forces that are even worse. That’s their game. But at some point, they themselves, and their prevailing order, become so destructive, so deceitful, so toxic, that their victims are willing to gamble that the alternatives will not be worse, or at least, they decide to embrace the satisfaction of spitting in the faces of those who have displayed nothing but contempt and condescension for them. -- There is no one, unifying explanation for Brexit, or Trumpism, or the growing extremism of various stripes throughout the west, but this sense of angry impotence – an inability to see any option other than smashing those responsible for their plight – is undoubtedly a major factor. As Bevins put it, supporters of Trump, and Brexit, and other anti-establishment movements “are motivated not so much by whether they think the projects will actually work, but more by their desire to say FUCK YOU” to those they believe (with very good reason) have failed them. -- Obviously, those who are the target of this anti-establishment rage – political, economic and media elites – are desperate to exonerate themselves, to demonstrate that they bear no responsibility for the suffering masses that are now refusing to be compliant and silent. The easiest course to achieve that goal is simply to demonize those with little power, wealth or possibility as stupid and racist...'
history  UK  europe  oligarchicalcollectivism  minitrue  journalism  shamingtactics  backlash 
5 days ago
YouTube -- Brexit: Aftermath | Paul Joseph Watson and Stefan Molyneux
'Has the sky fallen? Has gravity reversed itself? Has World War III started? Paul Joseph Watson joins Stefan Molyneux to discuss the aftermath of the Brexit vote, the impact of the United Kingdom's European Union Referendum, the short term economic fallout, the possibility of a second referendum and much much more!' -- Paul: "...when you talk about immigration the narrative is 'Racist, right-wing bigots voted Leave because they hate immigrants.' Well, one third of Labour party supporters voted Leave. And it's not because they're racist, right-wing bigots; it's because they live in these towns and these cities across the United Kingdom – especially in the North – where they've been displaced by these immigrant communities, where their wages have been depressed, where their jobs have been shipped abroad. Specifically because of the multicultural policy started by Tony Blair back in the 1990s to bring in untold numbers of people to try to change the demographic make up of Britain. That was the agenda. The leaked documents came out that that was the agenda. But now it's the classical liberals, the Old Left Labour supporters in places like Wales, in places like the North East of England, who have come out and soundly rejected mass immigration. So for these virtue signalers, these leftists, these socialists, these 'anarchists' who are out on the streets protesting in favor of big government and big business – it's not about right-wing, racist bigots... the tide was turned on this by classical liberals, by left-wingers who have had their communities ruined by mass immigration. So the race card doesn't work anymore. Even Jeremy Corbyn, comrade Corbyn, y'know, their communist leader, came out today and said 'Listen, you can't just keep calling your critics racists. These people have got genuine concerns.' These aren't rich right-wing racists, these are poor people in working communities who have felt the impact of this mass immigration, they don't like it, they've rejected it."
UK  europe  oligarchicalcollectivism  immigration  LYAHF  backlash  discourse  StefanMolyneux 
5 days ago
YouTube -- Keiser Report: Your Special Brexit Coctail (E932)
Stacy: "...I want to bring it back to the economic story of the UK where there used to be a huge manufacturing base, they used to be an empire, they used build all sorts of things, they used make cars, they used to make refrigerators, they used to make air conditioners; they used to make things like America used to. Right here in America we have that story of 'Make America Great Again' – Americans also don't have jobs, they don't have manufacturing jobs. Tell us about the role of that in this vote. Tell us about the role of the central banks in creating a class of people who are so ignorant of the vast swathes of the population – 95% of the rest of the population...most people in our economies are disposable, we don't need them. But we have this conflict now emerging that every time there's a vote, these people do have a vote – and I see more and more of my neoliberal friends, my friends that vote for Hilary Clinton, they're like 'We should get rid of these uneducated, stupid people who are voting; we don't want these people to vote.' So where is this clash...?"
UK  europe  oligarchicalcollectivism  centralbanking  financialization  casinogulag  saversvsspeculators  rentseeking  ponzi  bubble  delusion 
5 days ago
Psychology Today -- 3 Surprising Benefits of Cuddling by Loretta G. Breuning
'#Cuddling helps you sleep like a baby: Oxytocin is your brain’s signal that it’s safe to let down your guard. The mammal brain lowers its guard in the safety of a herd or pack or troop because the burden of vigilance is distributed over many eyes and ears. Mammals surge with oxytocin during childbirth, which causes attachment between mother and young. More oxytocin is stimulated by licking or cuddling. Your mammal brain is designed to lower your guard when you enjoy the safety of social bonds. -- #Cuddling expands your ability to trust. -- In the state of nature, touch and trust go together because a critter close enough to touch you is close enough to hurt you. Your brain remembers everything that ever hurt you because it evolved to promote survival. Trusting everyone would not be good for survival. Instead, experience wires your brain to turn the good feeling on and off. Neurons connect when oxytocin flows, which wires you to turn on the trust in similar circumstances. When your trust is betrayed, cortisol surges, which wires you to feel threatened in similar circumstances. You can end up feeling threatened a lot.'
psychology  affectregulation  touch  oxytocin  cortisol  nearfar  trust  schizoid 
5 days ago
Anonymous Conservative -- What Is Libertarianism? Perhaps A Rebellion Against Obstacles
'...It would be funny if libertarianism is an outgrowth of the development of one small snippet of programming code in the brain, programming an individual to bypass obstacles which restrain it. You encounter an obstacle, and the amygdala lights up until you find a way around it. -- Conservatism and liberalism are both designed to exist within some boundaries, and individuals who express those psychologies find themselves comfortable within them. Libertarianism, by contrast, seems to rebel at the very concept of boundaries, only bounding itself where its own behavior would create boundaries for others. -- Under the tenets of r/K, both conservatism and liberalism develop in those who exist in fairly dense communities, where the bypassing of obstacles tends to be outsourced to other people, lessening the individual’s conditioning to overcome them themselves. -- Liberal city folk can have every obstacle to their goals, from food delivery, to garbage pickup, to appliance service resolved for them by others, and indeed, liberals are the first to fold when confronted with the most minor personal obstacle or threat. Once lacking a drive to attack obstacles, many spend their lives embracing a government of constraint for everyone, strictly controlling every aspect of everyone’s lives with unnecessary obstacles to their pursuit of happiness. -- Conservatives will also tend to develop in higher population densities, where specialists may be relied upon to resolve any obstacles encountered. In terms of tolerating obstacles, they are competitive, and thus are driven to fight against resistance, but they are also strongly rule-governed, and thus tolerant of obstacles designed to enhance the effectiveness of competition in separating the competent from the incompetent. They also tend to support lawful authority’s right to constrain behavior more than libertarians, and tend to favor behavior-constraining obstacles designed to foster better child rearing, and morality/pro-sociality. -- If libertarianism is the reproductive strategy that arises when conditions are so harsh that the population density drops to levels that do not support the personal interactions necessary to make r or K optimal, then it should arise most in those who develop in relative isolation. There, most obstacles encountered must be overcome in-person without external assistance, developing a very self-reliant psychology – with a strong drive to immediately attack and overcome any obstacles presented in person. Libertarians are natural rebels.'
rkselectiontheory  ideology  socialism  conservatism  libertarianism  voluntaryism 
5 days ago
YouTube -- Paul Joseph Watson: Brexit: Dawn of a Populist Uprising
'Brexit represents nothing less than a stunning populist revolt and a complete rejection of the political establishment. -- But don't expect the elite to take this lying down. Here's what the political class will do in response...' -- RACIST!!!
UK  europe  oligarchicalcollectivism  shamingtactics  illiberalism  faggotry 
5 days ago
Daily Mail Online -- Millennials fury with baby boomers for voting Britain OUT of the EU
'Below are the latest figures from pollsters YouGov, revealing that young people voted in their droves for the Remain campaign. #18-24: 75% Remain #25-49: 56% Remain #50-64: 44% Remain #65+: 39% Remain' -- #### -- With those children, he thought, that wretched woman must lead a life of terror. Another year, two years, and they would be watching her night and day for symptoms of unorthodoxy. Nearly all children nowadays were horrible. What was worst of all was that by means of such organizations as the Spies they were systematically turned into ungovernable little savages, and yet this produced in them no tendency whatever to rebel against the discipline of the Party. On the contrary, they adored the Party and everything connected with it. The songs, the processions, the banners, the hiking, the drilling with dummy rifles, the yelling of slogans, the worship of Big Brother — it was all a sort of glorious game to them. All their ferocity was turned outwards, against the enemies of the State, against foreigners, traitors, saboteurs, thought-criminals. It was almost normal for people over thirty to be frightened of their own children. And with good reason, for hardly a week passed in which The Times did not carry a paragraph describing how some eavesdropping little sneak — ’child hero’ was the phrase generally used — had overheard some compromising remark and denounced its parents to the Thought Police. ~ George Orwell, Nineteen Eighty-Four
UK  europe  intergenerationalwarfare  statism  indoctrination  goodthink  falseconsciousness  usefulidiot  slavespeak  1984 
5 days ago
Daily Mail Online -- DOMINIC SANDBROOK: As a historian, I can assure you this is the most tumultuous event of modern times, a people's revolt against the elite that's been brewing for years
'...What makes all this so dramatic, though, is that it represents something new — a revolution by millions of people, many of them traditional working-class voters, against the massed ranks of the political and financial Establishment. -- If nothing else, the result should banish for good the stereotype of British voters as deferential, forelock-tugging yokels, dutifully falling into line behind the country squire. -- The Prime Minister, the Chancellor, the Governor of the Bank of England, the President of the United States, the Prime Minister of Italy, the IMF, the World Bank and the head of the TUC all lined up to lecture the British electorate. But what is now clear is that every time they hectored and cajoled, every time they piled on the doom-laden prophecies, millions of ordinary voters bristled with resentment. -- ... Some liberal commentators, fulminating with rage against what they see as the 'ugly' side of British life, would have you believe this is all a question of racism. White working-class voters, they say, are bigots, raging against the modern world. -- You don't need me to tell you what snobbish, condescending rubbish this is, not least because, during the campaign, it proved so disastrously self-destructive. -- The truth is that as the BBC's head of political research, David Cowling, argued last week in a leaked memo, the 'metropolitan political class' have lived for far too long in a 'London bubble'. -- 'There are many millions of people in the UK who do not enthuse about diversity and do not embrace metropolitan values, yet do not consider themselves lesser human beings for all that,' he wrote. 'Until their values and opinions are acknowledged and respected, rather than ignored and despised, our present discord will persist.' -- #### -- 'If there is hope,’ wrote Winston, ‘it lies in the proles.’ If there was hope, it MUST lie in the proles, because only there in those swarming disregarded masses, 85 per cent of the population of Oceania, could the force to destroy the Party ever be generated. The Party could not be overthrown from within. Its enemies, if it had any enemies, had no way of coming together or even of identifying one another. Even if the legendary Brotherhood existed, as just possibly it might, it was inconceivable that its members could ever assemble in larger numbers than twos and threes. Rebellion meant a look in the eyes, an inflexion of the voice, at the most, an occasional whispered word. But the proles, if only they could somehow become conscious of their own strength, would have no need to conspire. They needed only to rise up and shake themselves like a horse shaking off flies. If they chose they could blow the Party to pieces tomorrow morning. Surely sooner or later it must occur to them to do it? And yet – ! ~ George Orwell, Nineteen Eighty-Four
history  UK  europe  oligarchicalcollectivism  shamingtactics  backlash  1984 
5 days ago
Breitbart -- Brexit: The Nationalist-Populist Rebellions Continue 
'...knowing that the European Union is the conscious and deliberate obliteration of all valued European traditions, we can quickly see that a true English patriot had no choice but to vote “Leave.” Indeed, the EU is a peculiarly toxic beast that should be offensive to patriots of all countries: It’s one part Orwellian Superstate, one part politically correct playpen, and one part welfare-funding source for future Islamist terrorists, all serving the financial interests of a few big banks and financiers.'
europe  oligarchicalcollectivism  politicalcorrectness  illiberalism  faggotry  conquest 
5 days ago
Breitbart -- Brexit: Why The Globalists Lost by Milo Yiannopoulos and Allum Bokhari
'...The elites, so wrapped up in statecraft and economics, never paused to consider basic human psychology. -- It’s not just Britain, you see. The revolution against globalism is, well, global. Britain may be leading the charge, but insurgents and rebels from D.C to Berlin are also hard at work tormenting their elitist overlords. Fired up by Britain’s example, eurosceptics across the continent are now demanding their own referendums. It’s a Berlin Wall moment. -- The unelectable and unaccountable bureaucrats in Brussels must be pissing themselves right now. They are losing one of the biggest crutches for a fragile alliance of countries that can’t pay their bills. (Fortunately, they still have the power to unilaterally grant themselves a monthly budget of 2,000 euros for trouser cleaning.) -- Here at Breitbart, we always knew it would be OK. After all, Britain has a well-documented history of standing defiantly against tyrannical continental empires. We defeated the Spanish Armada, Napoleon, the Kaiser and Hitler. We were a bulwark against the USSR during the Cold War. Compared to all that, the low-energy efforts of crusty octogenarian globalists like George Soros were a walk into the park. -- Admittedly, doubts crept in when Lindsay Lohan started livetweeting in favor of Remain. I mean, they already had Bob Geldof and Bono from U2 on their side! How dare voters defy the wishes of these philanthropic titans? Thankfully, even their tireless tweeting couldn’t pull it back for Remain. -- Thanks to Nigel Farage, who has for 15 years been selflessly campaigning to abolish his own job (he’s a European Member of Parliament), June 23 looks set to become Britain’s own Independence Day. And, like he said, we didn’t even need to fire a shot! The Americans started their revolution with the “shot heard around the world.” The British, ever more refined than those gauche colonials, announced their freedom with a strike of the pencil. -- Needless to say, leftists are quite mad. They’re now calling for old people to be stopped from voting, simply because they wanted to protect the youngsters from having to dress in hijabs. Twitter hasn’t been this upset since that gorilla got shot. France, of course, has been mad for a while: even before the vote to send the migrants from The Jungle to us if we decided to leave. Why? Are migrants bad? I mean if unlimited immigration is fine then that’s hardly a punishment, is it, France? -- ... Britain made a clear statement today– she wants to be free, she wants to improve. In short she wants to be great again. -- But what does this mean for globalism, the ideology beloved of cultural elites, banks, the media, academics, and Silicon Valley, that is currently under siege from Trump in the U.S, Brexiters in the U.K, and populists on the continent? -- Firstly, it’s a total rebuke to the normal tactics used by media and cultural elites to crush popular uprisings. They must really be panicking. How could so many people not do what the media and their political leaders told them to do? Could it be that branding voters you don’t like racist, bigoted, or “low-information” simply doesn’t work anymore? -- For years, global elites and their allies in the commentariat have tried to brand their opponents as kooks, conspiracy theorists and, failing that, as racists, sexists homophobes and so on. But it’s not working any more. In both the U.S. and Europe, such tactics are now likely to backfire, driving more support to populists. -- ... The idea of sacrificing a little bit of material comfort to defend something greater, like national sovereignty, is alien to today’s global elites. That’s why they didn’t understand their opponents, and that’s why they lost. -- This is the fatal weakness of globalists. They don’t understand, and in fact sometimes loathe, the idea of difference. These are people, remember, who regardless of their cultural and national background went to the same internationally-renowned universities, interned at the same multinational banks, and attend the same international summits. For them, there really is no difference between the globalist from London and the globalist from Istanbul. They look the same, speak the same, and when they meet, they likely reminisce about the same experiences. From Strasbourg to Dubai to Davos, globalism is a nation unto itself. -- So it’s little wonder that these people just don’t understand why the plebs back home are so attached to their national identities, and will fight so hard to defend them. They’re constantly frustrated that their voters won’t get with the program, put down their flags, and become faceless, rootless members of a global society. We predict they will continue to be frustrated.'
UK  europe  oligarchicalcollectivism  shamingtactics  backlash  discourse 
5 days ago
YouTube -- Freedomain Radio: Brexit Wins! Globalists Lose! | United Kingdom's EU Referendum
'Stefan Molyneux celebrates the United Kingdom's decision to #Brexit and leave the European Union. Who's Next?'
UK  europe  StefanMolyneux 
6 days ago
Paul Craig Roberts -- Despite the Vote, the Odds Are Against Britain Leaving the EU
'...The British people should not be so naive as to think that their vote settles the matter. The fight has only begun. Expect: #The British government to come back to the people and say, look, the EU has given us a better deal. We can now afford to stay in. #The Fed, ECB, BOJ, and NY hedge funds to pound the pound and to short British stocks in order to convince the British voters that their vote is sinking the economy. #More emphasis on the vote’s weakening of Europe, leaving all to the mercy of “Russian aggression.” #Hard to resist bribes (and threats) to prominent members of the leave majority and pressure on such leave leaders as Boris Johnson to be reasonable, concillatory and to maintain good relations with Washington and Europe, and to reach a compromise on remaining in the EU. #Expect the Confederation of British Industry (CBI) to attribute the loss of British jobs and investment opportunities to the leave vote. -- Once you learn to think about how things really are and not as the presstitutes present them, you will be able to add to the list all by yourself. -- Remember, the Irish voted against the EU and pressure was kept on them until they reversed their vote. This is the likely fate of the British.'
UK  europe  forcedmemes  democracy 
6 days ago
Anonymous Conservative -- Brexit And the K-shift
'...The Brexit is another sign of the beginning of K’s ascension. The vote itself is representative of the broader battle between the two main forces in politics – r and K. On the one side are the K-strategists, who recognize both the coming shortage, and the fact that everyone will be out for themselves. On the other side are the rabbits, who delusionally cling to the ridiculous idea that the coming shortage is unnecessary, if only everyone will gladly sacrifice their own interests and give up everything they own to the greater authority of government. -- During times of r, when everyone is drunk on dopamine, that “remain” faction will increase in size as everyone, blinded to reality, will sacrifice their share of the voluminous resources to keep the peace and keep the gravy train flowing. -- As K approaches though, the “leave” faction will surge, and as it does, the remaining “remain” faction members will increasingly realize, reality is unavoidable. -- ... Again, every aspect of the K-shift feeds every other facet. Brexit will spook markets, spooked markets will spook lenders, spooked lenders will reduce lending, reduced lending will scare bank depositors, and bank runs will further constrict resources, to say nothing of how all of that will affect production, consumption and employment. Further resource constriction will amp up amygdalae even more, making more Eurexits likely. -- And the splintering itself will force even more suffering on the last remaining fools who stay in the union. It won’t be long before Germans are looking longingly at Britain and wondering why everyone’s hand is in the German pocket, as they are covering the debt accrued by strangers they don’t even know. Reality is the biggest supporter of Eurexits, and reality is coming.'
rkselectiontheory  UK  europe  collapse 
6 days ago
Spiked -- Brexit: a brilliant revolt against the political class
'...Let us dwell for a moment on the failure of the establishment. It pumped an extraordinary amount of energy, money, time and intellectual resources into the campaign to keep Britain in the EU. It deployed the politics of fear, issuing dire warnings about a post-Brexit recession and a possible surge in racism and violence. It sent experts to explain to our tiny minds all the things that would happen if we made the wrong choice. It rallied big business, corporates, its global partners and allies, all of whom insisted that it is in Britain’s interests, and Europe’s interests, for the EU to stay intact. And yet it didn’t work. Even in the face of these fearful overtures from the powerful, a majority of people rejected the EU. The establishment can no longer connect with significant sections of society. The chasm between the elite and the people just went from huge to possibly unbridgeable. -- ... And yet just because the establishment failed, that doesn’t mean the demos have won. Not fully, anyway. We must stay vigilant. For there will now be a concerted effort to thwart our democratic statement, to weaken it by calling into question its legitimacy. This is already happening. Apparently the demos behaved rashly. We ‘voted emotionally rather than considering the facts’, says Labour MP Keith Vaz. We were in the grip of fear, say others. Or we were making a xenophobic statement, they claim, overlooking the irony of their pontificating about prejudice while suggesting that the 17.5million people who said No to the EU, this vast swathe of people, is a tabloid-poisoned blob given to disliking foreign people. Demagogues ‘injected poison into the nation’s bloodstream’, commentators are already saying, the implication being that we were brainwashed, made mad by evil men. We know not what we do. We’re children. -- The efforts to rebrand this vote as a kneejerk thing, an emotional thing, a racist thing, are already underway. And others will no doubt argue that because the vote was very close, perhaps we shouldn’t take drastic measures; perhaps we should reform our ties with the EU rather than sever them. We must stand against all this, and insist that the people have spoken, and the people are sovereign, or ought to be.'
UK  europe  oligarchicalcollectivism  shamingtactics  threatnarrative  backlash  discourse 
6 days ago
Paul Craig Roberts -- The Brexit Vote
'What does it mean? -- Hopefully, a breakup of the EU and NATO and, thereby, the avoidance of World War III. -- The EU and NATO are evil institutions. These two institutions are mechanisms created by Washington in order to destroy the sovereignty of European peoples. These two institutions give Washington control over the Western world and serve both as cover and enabler of Washington’s aggression. Without the EU and NATO, Washington could not force Europe and the UK into conflict with Russia, and Washington could not have destroyed seven Muslim countries in 15 years without being isolated as a hated war criminal government, no member of whom could have travelled abroad without being arrested and put on trial. -- Clearly, the presstitute media lied about the polls in order to discourage the leave vote. But it did not work. The British people have always been the font of liberty. It was the the historic achievements of the British that transformed law into a shield of the people from a weapon in the hands of the state and gave accountable government to the world. The British, or a majority of them, understood that the EU is a dictatorial governing mechanism in which power is in the hands of unaccountable people and in which law can easily be used as a weapon in the hands of unaccountable government. -- Washington, in an effort to save its power over Europe, launched a campaign, willingly joined by presstitutes and the brainwashed left-wing, who flocked to the One Percent’s banner, that presented the effort to preserve British liberty and sovereignty as racism. This dishonest campaign shows beyond all doubt that Washington and its media whores have no regard whatsoever for liberty and the sovereignty of peoples. Washington regards every assertion of democratic rule as a barrier to its hegemony and demonizes every democratic impulse. Reformist leaders in Latin America are constantly overthrown by Washington, and Washington asserts that only Washington and its terrorist allies have the right to choose the government of Syria, just as Washington chose the government of Ukraine. -- The British people, or a majority of them, gave Washington the bird. But the fight is not over. Perhaps it hasn’t really yet begun.'
empire  america  UK  europe  puppetry  perpetualwar 
6 days ago
The Daily Bell -- Trump Speech a Hit: Emotional Honesty May Be Pivotal to His Election Success
'...Trump doesn’t care about rigorous factual accuracy. He wants to get across the point that Hillary is corrupt and lies habitually. -- The AP article makes the point that the facts don’t entirely support Trump’s statistics. -- But this election won’t be about statistics. It’s being driven by raw emotion. -- Hillary is a globalist. In Europe, EU officials have organized massive immigration from the Middle East to break down European culture, especially in countries like Germany. -- Hillary has in mind the same tactic. It is one that George Bush tried to use when he wanted to turn Latin American immigrants into US citizens. -- The idea is to drown the culture by importing people who do not understand it. -- Trump also lambastes Hillary for corruption (accepting jewelry) and for wanting higher taxes and higher spending. -- The AP article sets the record straight on these issues. Again, Trump exaggerates. -- But it really doesn’t matter. -- Hillary is a self-identified progressive. She believes in the power of government to make changes in people’s lives for the better. -- The past 100 years provide us an object lesson that such an approach doesn’t work. -- The US is in a depression. The federal government has promissory debt of $200 trillion. -- Most people in the US have more debt than equity. In other words their net worth is negative. -- In analyzing Trump’s speech analytically, the AP is missing the point. People are treating this election as if their lives depended on it. -- Of course, we disagree with this perspective. Ultimately, the past 50 years show that politics changes little or nothing. You are the person who can make changes in your life, not Trump or Hillary Clinton. -- Conclusion: Nonetheless, many people seem to see this election as a potential life-changing event. And Trump understands the emotion he is inspiring. He is very good at evoking it. This is going to be hard for Hillary to combat, especially if she tries to concentrate on facts rather than feeling.'
politics  rhetoric 
7 days ago
Spiked -- Why today is a great day for democracy
'...This is the great thing about today. Regardless of the result — which the bookies are predicting will be a win for Remain — the ‘furies’ have been released. The legitimacy of the EU has been put up for question. The right of this oligarchy to exist has been made a matter for public debate. It has stirred up democratic agitation — or what the elitists view as ‘bigotry’ — not only in many working-class parts of Britain but across the continent, too. Eurosceptics in France, Italy, Holland and elsewhere, whose number include poor people, middle-class people, workers, leftists and rightists, now feel even more inspired to question the EU. So our betters are right to be scared. They’re right to quake. Their politics of fear isn’t a show — they really are in the grip of fear, and they ought to be. For people have been given a taste of a real democratic decision, and they won’t soon forget it, or forget the absolute terror it induced among the political class. So go and vote; use your power that so horrifies them; be part of a demos, and remember what it feels like.'
europe  oligarchicalcollectivism  backlash 
7 days ago
YouTube -- RussiaToday: German MP spends 72 seconds addressing every possible gender while opposing diversity bill
'When a bill campaigning for gender diversity was proposed by a leftist German party, a conservative politician responded hilariously, taking two minutes to address anyone who might be listening – and using some 60 gender identifiers.'
politicalcorrectness  unwarrantedselfimportance  narcissism 
7 days ago
CBC News -- Smiths Falls, Ont., funeral business dissolves the dead, pours them into town sewers
'"Flame-based [cremation] is not environmentally friendly, but up until this point, that's the only thing we've had. Now, I think people are looking at it a different way." -- About 280 litres of alkaline water solution are needed to dissolve an average-sized human body. The heated, pressurized vessel requires an amount of electricity equivalent to that used by a refrigerator, Hilton said. -- Artificial hip joints, surgical plates, screws, heart stents and other pieces of surgical hardware inserted in the body over a person's lifetime are unharmed by the process. Hilton said there's a program to recycle that specialized medical hardware, donating it to hospitals in developing countries where costs are prohibitively high. -- "You're entering yourself back to your natural state as you come into this world. You come in by water, and you leave by water," said Hilton. "It's green, all the way around."'
death 
8 days ago
Anonymous Conservative -- Rabbits See An r-Selected Battlefield
'Loretta Lynch knows how to defeat ISIS: "Attorney General Loretta Lynch told Florida’s LGBT community that the “most effective” weapon at America’s disposal against Islamic terrorism is “love.”" -- You can’t make this up. That is the single stupidest statement anyone could possibly imagine. Worse, even though she wouldn’t last ten seconds under conditions of K-selection, that is the highest Law Enforcement Officer in the land. And worst of all, she believes that statement not only true, but her utterance of it is profound and brilliant. -- These people are trying to kill us. They have no morals, no honor, no decency. All they want is to take life. -- Do we kill them? Do we destroy them? Do we keep them out of our nation? No. We smother them with love as they murder us, and victory will be ours. -- Even better, it is all a scale. Fifty more years of free resources, and she will be saying “we smother it with open immigration, free sex, and free money” – and she would mean it literally. -- This is not insanity. This is an r-selected animal, designed for an environment of perpetual free resources. If the world never turned K, if resources could always be free, this would be the psychology that would ultimately be most successful. In the interim, they would be mowed down like blades of grass by a weed whacker, but over time, they would out reproduce, and flood out all other psychologies. -- Sadly for the rabbits, r-selection is only a moment in time, and its moment has already passed. We are heading into K, and that means the weed whacker is speeding up, and those who meet it with love will all be cut down. The only thing to survive will be strength and violence.'
rkselectiontheory  conquest  slavespeak 
8 days ago
Anonymous Conservative -- Fiat Money Creates Tryanny – Why?
'People have seen r/K since long before the terms were ever coined: "It may seem unusual that an economist would talk about culture… -- A number of economists have observed that fiat money is a prerequisite for tyrannical government, and the idea that monetary interventionism paves the way for tyrannical government is very old and goes back to Nicolas Oresme in the fourteenth century…" -- Technically, under the tenets of r/K, cash hording would be a K-stimuli, fostering a psychology of greatness among the populace by constricting available resources, and rewarding those who plan for the future. Removing the option or dissuading those from pursuing it, is purely an r-stimulus designed to reward the r-psychology. -- There it is, all r-selection, as described by those who think it a strange and aberrant state of affairs that need to be avoided. A psychological shift which weakens the desire for freedom, dissipates the drive to protect it, requires ever more protection for every individual due to motivation/drive debility, and generates a short term strategy to consume ever more ephemeral resources that by their very nature are designed to eventually run out. And so long as the free resources last, the shift will continue farther and farther. -- Bear in mind, to an r-strategist, these are wise and valid policies. They would describe the entire state of affairs quite differently. To them this is clever policy encouraging a necessary investment of present value into the system by evil “hoarders,” to produce future conditions that will further enhance the good-feels and happiness, and produce further excess investible value that will further enhance the good-feels and happiness, and produce more excess investible value. -- Best of all, all the good feels have no end. With this strategy, the happiness and good-feels can last forever. -- By contrast, if you allow “hoarding” to be advantageous, the good-feels stop, the happiness ends, and an untenable situation arises, where some will work hard and enjoy undue success and comfort, and others will not, unless they expend undue effort they may not want to expend. -- The only thing missing is the sexual aspects, and the rearing/child-concern/child-protection aspects. -- The key to r/K is that it takes the observations above, from merely being the observations of several individuals, to a clear biological mechanism that can be understood from cause, to effect, to the reasons behind it, and which is easily understood by all. -- It is the final piece that holds the promise of taking these ideas about limited government, stability, and freedom that we all knew were right, and establishing them as the ultimate truth in the minds of all exposed – on the first contact.'
rkselectiontheory  centralbanking  inflation  debt  bubble  economics  fiat 
8 days ago
Paul Craig Roberts -- Brexit: What Is It About?
'...Wall Street understands that the defeat of Brexit means a shortened lifespan for London as a financial center, as it is impossible to be a financial center unless a country has its own currency and central bank. As it is impossible for the UK to be a member of the EU and not operate under the European Central Bank, once the Brexit referendum is defeated, the process of gradually forcing the UK into the euro will begin. -- The other powerful interest is the interest of Washington to prevent one country’s exit from leading to the exit of other countries. As CIA documents found in the US National Archives make clear, the EU was a CIA initiative, the purpose of which is to make it easy for Washington to exercise political control over Europe. It is much easier for Washington to control the EU than 28 separate countries. Moreover, if the EU unravels, so likely would NATO, which is the necessary cover for Washington’s aggression. -- The EU serves Washington and the One Percent. It serves no one else. The EU is a murderer of sovereignty and peoples. The intent is for the British, French, Germans, Italians, Greeks, Spanish, and all the rest to disappear as peoples. Brexit is the last chance to defeat this hidden agenda, and apparently the British will vote tomorrow without having a clue as to what is at stake and what the vote is about.'
europe  euro  dollar 
8 days ago
Global Guerrillas -- The Orlando Transcript and a Renewed Terrorist Threat
'...it appears that ISIS has found a way to solve the biggest problem with networked terrorism. A reliable way to span the gap between online support and physical action that isn't easy to detect. A online zero to terrorist "hero" ritual. -- They accomplished this by building a formalized ritual that combines initiation (a self-planned attack) and a public pledge (a formal lifelong, irrevocable pledge of fealty to the Caliph), and acknowledgement (redemption, acceptance, and honor). It appears to work. For example, here's what Omar Mateen said on one of his telephone conversations. Note how important the pledge is to Omar in this public record of the call... -- ... Unfortunately, the US government (with the media's support) has been defensive. It is claiming that ISIS was not involved – mentions of ISIS, Islam and al Baghdadi were redacted from the Orlando transcript. It is even making the case that this is merely a run of the mill "postal" (insanity + easy access to guns) attack. The reason for this? The US government doesn't want to admit that the US counterterrorism strategy has been on autopilot for a decade and that it has now failed. This isn't the answer. There is only one response to an enemy's innovation. Adapt.'
conquest  terrorism  standalonecomplex 
9 days ago
Breitbart -- LISTEN: Black Brexiteer - 'I Was Called Nazi For Handing Out Leave Leaflets'
'A mixed-race caller to a British talk and phone-in radio station revealed he was attacked, threatened and called a Nazi for handing out material for the European Union (EU) Leave campaign. -- A listener who identified himself as ‘Robert from Dulwich’ — who happens to be half Caribbean — called this morning’s Ian Collins show on LBC to recount his recent experience of campaigning for Leave in London. He explained that he and other volunteers had been labeled racists and Nazis by “white, middle class people”, and suffered both physical assaults and threats of violence. -- ... “But the weird thing is, I’m half Caribbean and he is Jamaican, right? So all these people, by the way, over the course of the day, every single person who called us a racist and Nazis – and there were many – were all white, middle-class people.”'
UK  threatnarrative  shamingtactics 
9 days ago
YouTube -- Freedomain Radio: The Death of Reason: Why People Don't Listen to Reason and Evidence
'All living organisms depend upon their accurate perception of reality to survive and reproduce. If a gazelle fails to identify a predator, it will get eaten. For a lion, a mistimed lunge may be the difference between a full belly and death through starvation, or even broken bones from a zebra’s kick. Human beings lack the sharp nails and teeth of lions or the speed of gazelles, yet we posses the most powerful – and dangerous – tool within the animal kingdom – our minds. We would therefore expect the human brain to be highly capable of accurately analyzing and conceptualizing the world around us. -- The process of reasoning invariably involves the use of logic, and logic itself is derived from the immutable properties of the physical world. Empiricism is another component of reason that depends upon the accurate perception of reality. -- Reason is thus incredibly valuable to us, but what if reason itself gets in the way of our survival and reproductive success?'
philosophy  irrationality  StefanMolyneux 
10 days ago
Breitbart -- Six Diseases Return To US as Migration Advocates Celebrate 'World Refugee Day'
'Six diseases that were recently near eradication are making a comeback in the United States, as the taxpayer funded refugee resettlement industry launches a propaganda blitz about the so-called World Refugee Day this Monday. -- The returning diseases are; #1. Tuberculosis #2. Measles #3. Whooping Cough #4. Mumps #5. Scarlet Fever #6. Bubonic Plague -- The near eradication of these diseases in the United States during the twentieth century was a remarkable accomplishment of American civilization. Until recently, most Americans believed these diseases were gone from our shores for good. -- But a politicized public health system, and a rise in the subsidized migration into the United States, however, have combined to reverse a century of progress. -- The number of foreign-born residents of the country has increased by 31 million in three decades, from 11 million in 1986 to 42 million in 2015. Immigration to the United States during this period has come from Middle Eastern, African, Asian, South American and Central American countries where all these diseases are prevalent. The extra 31 million have arrived in a number of ways: approximately 3 million are refugees, 11 million are illegal immigrants, and the remainder are legal immigrants, asylees, and parolees.'
migration  disease  dysgenics  zombies 
10 days ago
Anonymous Conservative -- Adolescent Syrians Gang Rape 4 year old?
'"http://www.kmvt.com/content/news/TF-Police-investigate-sexual-assault-382123691.html ... The victim’s mother took the video/phone from the 13 year old. Witnessed by the victims mother: The 13 year olds father arrived on the scene and hi-fived his son. A mother of the perps arrived and knew only enough English to repeatedly say, “No police”. -- Two and a half hours later the Twin Falls Police arrived. Mother of victim gave PD the video. Police did not (still have not) made any arrests, reportedly because of the “language barrier.” -- Both perp refugee families are still in the apartment complex, landlord is unable to evict. The mother of victim estimates 50+ refugees are in the complex. -- Prosecuting Attorney Grant Loebs (or his office) suggested that the victim’s family may not wish to prosecute." -- Inbred savage genes in, inbred savage behavior out. -- It sounds extreme, and yet it would seem that if were false, the prosecutor would be quick to debunk the claims to defuse public rage. The paucity of data released would make me think it is legit. -- It raises an interesting point. We are in a media war, as much as a physical battle between good and evil. If you capture video of something horrific, burn a copy before you give anything to the authorities, and get it, or an edited version to protect the victim, out on social media, to fan the flames of amygdala, and get people caring again. Until people’s amygdalae are on fire, sanity will continue to elude our nation. -- In addition, there is a very real possibility that an SJW prosecutor may decide to bury an event, and the more atrocious and in need of justice the event, the more likely they are to bury it these days. Never surrender your only copy of inflammatory media to the authorities, or they will disappear it. -- It is also worth noting the Orlando shooter had similar behavioral issues regarding sex and violence as a child. Now what are the chances these kids will be added to the terror watch list, and periodically checked out as they grow up? -- Exactly. We are on our own these days. -- UPDATE: The entire case has now been placed under seal, according to local news. We wouldn’t want people getting an actual picture of reality, or the perpetrators enduring some sort of long term consequences that might haunt them...'
rkselectiontheory  conquest  memoryhole 
10 days ago
Anonymous Conservative -- Import Muslims, and Women Go To The Back Of The Pack
'...Feminists who support Muslim immigration are clearly going to end up like this. Are they that stupid, or is being gang raped by a bunch of swarthy strangers, and then forced to stand at the back of the pack by a dominant Alpha male, something which they secretly want? -- I’m increasingly leaning toward the latter. -- The big question is, what do the manboobs get out of this?'
rkselectiontheory  conquest  feminism  warbride  cuckholdry 
11 days ago
The Rational Male -- Late Life Hypergamy
'#I love you, but I’m not in love with you -- ... For women in this phase, sex is equated with a chore. It’s a chore because it’s not something she has a desire to do, but still feels obligated to do. Steve walks through the door at 6 and her subconscious understands that the expectation of her is that she should be aroused by this Beta man she’s trapped into living with for the rest of her life. Hypergamy informs her subconscious and the manifestation is to find ways to avoid sex with a man her Hypergamous sense acknowledges is a suboptimal sexual pairing. Her conscious, emotive, female mind understands that she should want to fuck him, but it wars with her hindbrain that is repulsed by just the imagining of it. -- #Shit Tests and Marriage ... wives in this state will still shit test their husbands just as readily as any single woman. We are meant to believe, no we are expressly told, that Saira’s sexual revulsion is “normal” and it’s not Steve or his dedication that’s at issue. Yet during all of Saira’s journey of self-discovery about her lack of libido, she suggests that Steve go out and find a woman who will fuck him. At some stage in their great open communication, Saira gives Steve express permission to go out and bang another woman because she just can’t. -- Naturally she couches this in the idea that she’s so devoted to him “as a person” that she just wants him to be happy, however, she is so repulsed by him, sex is a happiness she can’t find within herself to even feign for him. For all the shocked gasps from the women in the audience, what this amounts to is a very visceral shit test for Steve. -- The purpose of the ‘dare’ for Saira is meant to determine whether Steve can still (if he ever) generate genuine sexual desire in other women. I’ve covered this dynamic in at least a dozen different posts – women want a man who other men want to be, and other women want to fuck. Steve’s steadfast devotion to his wife is anti-seductive and Saira, on some level of consciousness, knows this. If another woman found Steve attractive enough to bang it would generate Dread, social proof and confirm his preselection among other women. And as I’ve mentioned countless times, breakup sex (or near breakup sex) always trumps contrived, preplanned special occasion “date night” sex, which predictably is the suggestion that ends the second video. -- Steve, the dutiful Beta, is also predictably dumbfounded by her “suggestion”. He’s heartbroken from a feminized emotional perspective, but also because, like most Beta men, he’s heavily invested in the fallacy of Relational Equity. He’s observably sexually optionless so it’s a moot point, but if he were to muster up the balls and the Game to take her up on her oh so caring suggestion to fuck another woman, he risks losing the relationship equity he believes his rational, empowered wife should appreciate and factor into her attraction for him. -- Thus, Steve comes up with rationalizations for why he didn’t take her up on her offer of permissive infidelity. He makes his necessity (really his optionlessness) a virtue and sticks to the standard Beta wait-it-out supportiveness he’s been conditioned for but is actually the source of his sexless marriage. He defaults to the “open communication” solves everything meme while ignoring the message that the medium of his wife’s sub-communication is telling him. Steve attributes everything (accurately) to his conditioning that most men, “typical blokes”, are Betas whose responsibility ought to be unconditional supportiveness when in fact they really have no other choice but to be so. -- #She doesn’t want to be ‘fixed’ ... At the end, the panel of women defaults to the “it’s not you Steve, you’re a great guy, Saira’s just experiencing a normal frigidity that comes along for women in marriage.” I thought this was interesting because there’s a push to accept this frigidity as a normal phase women experience, but it still relies on the idea that sex and personal worth are two separate aspects of this problem. -- If the root of this ‘normal’ problem is one about mechanics (it’s not Steve, it’s Saira’s physical/psychological malfunction) then I would expect there could be a mechanical solution to the problem. Even the fat brunette panelist suggest that all it takes is a better ‘effort’ on Saira’s part to get herself into the mood, but she even rejects this. Her problem isn’t a pharmaceutical one or a behavioral one, it’s a holistic one rooted in hardwired Hypergamy. So repulsive is the thought of fucking a Beta that Saira cannot psych herself up to do so. -- I wondered if she would even consider taking the new “pink pill”, the female form of viagra, but I’ve read enough counter argument articles from women about it to know that women’s hardwired psychology prevents them from even chemically altering themselves to want to have sex with a man her Hypergamy cannot accept. My guess is that even a cheeky holiday in the Maldives won’t be enough to convince Saira to want to fuck Steve. -- However, this simple fact, that women will refuse to take the Spanish Fly to work themselves up and bypass their Hypergamy for their Beta husband’s happiness, destroys the convention that her frigidity is the result of her biomechanics. She doesn’t want a pill to fix her because she knows it’s a holistic problem. -- Saira knows how to please Steve sexually, she simply doesn’t want to, and it’s because Steve is Steve.'
men  women  hypergamy  marriage  sexuality 
12 days ago
The Book of Life -- The Fear of Being Bad in Bed
'Sexiness is the excitement of feeling released from the restrictive taboos of the rest of our lives. It’s a safe, mutually caring place where we can take someone else into the not entirely responsible, somewhat cruel and mad sides of us. -- That someone gives us permission to do this, that is at the core of what sexiness is. -- The person who is good in bed isn’t the one who knows how to articulate themselves rhythmically for extended periods: it’s the person who encourages, endorses and legitimates our secret lonely selves at the same time as being very aware of, and honest about, their own private wishes and enthusiasms. It’s about a mutual nakedness of the mind, made possible through trust.'
philosophy  sexuality  vulnerablity 
12 days ago
YouTube -- [Alain de Botton]: Good and Bad Childhoods
'The quality of one’s childhood has an overwhelming effect on the course of adult life. It’s good to be fully aware of this – and plan accordingly.'
psychology  childhood  attachment  parenting 
12 days ago
Evolution Counseling -- Sadistic Mind Games
'...A concrete example of the sadistic minds games we’re talking about is a tyrannical authority figure who during an interview cows someone into submission through intimidating body language and thinly veiled hostile words. Once this victim has been properly cowed his own body language is likely to mimic his emotional state. He won’t make much eye contact, he’ll hunch his shoulders, he’ll wring their hands. At this point the sadistic authority figure might say something like “Look at me when I’m talking to you boy” or “Stand up straight when I’m talking to you.” The victim is now caught in a psychological trap. From the wider perspective of cultural norms and values we are supposed to make good eye contact and doing anything less can even be construed as a sign of disrespect. The outcome will be the victim leaving the situation in a state of psychological disequilibrium, feeling bad about himself and getting down on himself, as if he were to blame for the encounter. -- That’s just one example. What all sadistic mind games have in common though is the transfer of responsibility for the abnormal behavior of the victim onto the victim when in actuality this abnormal behavior is normal and predictable given the abnormal environmental conditions set up by the sadist in the first place.'
psychology  sadism  gaslighting 
12 days ago
Evolution Counseling -- Grief And Things Left Unsaid
'...But quite apart from the confrontation with mortality, having things left unsaid usually provokes self-recrimination due to not having had the courage, or the time, or the inclination, or whatever, to communicate those important thoughts and feelings while the opportunity existed. -- Really what we’re talking about is an open gestalt. Of course it was one that existed before the loved one passed away, which was bad enough already. But now it would appear that it will be left open forever, with no chance of closure, since the object of the thoughts and feelings left hanging is no longer around to receive the message. Where before that open gestalt engendered feelings of discomfort it now engenders feelings of despair. -- There are two strategies we recommend, in concert with each other, to aid in healing. The first is the empty chair, which is a way to start to close that open gestalt by communicating the thoughts and feelings out loud that have remained unspoken up to this point. It doesn’t matter that the person isn’t there in person to hear it, what matters is getting the chance to say everything instead of leaving these thoughts and feelings floating and only half-formed in the internal psychic space. -- But while the empty chair is an important step, where the real healing begins is vowing to communicate the important things left hanging in other close relationships from now on, vowing to never again rely on the false belief that there will surely be time in the future to have those conversations. What happens is that the loved one is carried into these other relationships and therefore remains alive in a palpable way since their death acts as the impetus for having the courage to say all the things that need to be said.'
psychology  loss 
12 days ago
Evolution Counseling -- Doing Nothing To Combat Anxiety
'...In a world where diverting attention is easy, where there’s always something to do, some website to go to, some app to download, some show to watch, some work to get done, some event to go to, we fill up our hours with as much something as possible and this is our unconscious temporary solution to the threat of nothingness. We end up running around like chickens with our heads cut off, spending our lives compulsively driven to do things that aren’t important to us while telling ourselves these things are important to us. -- The rub is that doing something only covers up existential anxiety it doesn’t make it go away. Ironically, it’s purposefully doing nothing on a consistent basis, particularly when we feel compelled to do something, that combats existential anxiety. Of course it’s not just doing nothing, it’s doing nothing while inviting those threatening thoughts and feelings into conscious awareness rather than banishing them to the periphery that paves the way for freedom, freedom to do what we want with our time instead of what our anxiety wants us to do with our time.'
psychology  anxiety  boredom  avoidance  abyss 
12 days ago
Evolution Counseling -- Relationship Between Leaders And Followers
'...the real reason that the vast majority of people are followers is not due to bad luck or sadistic control or the scarcity of the leadership position but rather to the powerful underlying psychological forces at play that make being a follower so appealing and being a leader so terrifying. Existential anxiety completely drains away and a sort of pleasant stupor takes its place when felt responsibility is funneled into a stronger presence. -- And if this stronger presence falters in his side of the contract, in that owed duty to make the correct decisions for these followers, there’s a ready made scapegoat to be savagely pulled down off the pedestal and torn apart before another is raised up in his place to start the cycle over again. We’re apt to think that followers are there to fulfill the psychological and emotional needs of leaders, and of course this is true, but it’s even more true that leaders are there to fulfill the psychological and emotional needs of followers. No matter the constitution of the newly formed group, a leader will emerge from it, and while this leader may believe he emerged due to his own skills and maneuvering he’s only there because the other group members condone it and he’ll only remain there as long as he keeps on fulfilling his side of the unspoken contract, to keep his followers free of the felt burden of existential responsibility.'
psychology  existentialism  freedom  agencyvspatiency 
12 days ago
The Art of Manliness -- How Not to Be Disappointed With Your Friends
'...You see, it is impossible to change people and make them what you like. But if you enjoy each one in the special way in which each excels you’ll never be disappointed or irritated. The trouble is that most of us expect each of our friends to be like those many-bladed knives that boys love, knives that can cut, bore holes, drive screws, open cans, and do almost anything. We expect friends to please us in everything. -- But friends are like simpler tools. Each one can do something well, and we should use each one only for that. We can’t complain, “You naughty screw driver! Why can’t you drive nails?” so why should we expect a woman who can write wonderful poems to tell funny stories or do the Rumba? Can’t a man play a marvelous game of golf and yet be careless about his debts? -- Vocational friendship would teach you to use him only for golf and never lend him money. -- The art of Vocational Friendship, you see, is to keep your contact with friends only to those points where you’re mutually sympathetic. With some friends you may find many pleasant points of contact, with some only a few. But almost every person you meet has at least one quality that you can enjoy. That is the way I think that we should look at our friends. Focus on the quality you like best. -- Anyway, I have found that in this way I could be friends with almost everybody. Not expecting more than one specialty of each, I was never disappointed in my friends.'
psychology  relationships  friendship 
12 days ago
Psychology Today -- 3 Ways to Feel Better When a Coworker Gets on Your Nerves by Loretta G. Breuning
'Dopamine makes you feel good when you accomplish something, no matter how small. If a co-worker obstructs your path to accomplishment, your dopamine droops. Like a hungry lion who fails in pursuit of a gazelle, your dopamine droop creates a sense of urgent threat. Fortunately, the lion’s dopamine soars as soon as it targets another gazelle. So don’t let a co-worker steal your dopamine - just shift your sights to a new goal. Dopamine is the brain’s signal that your needs are about to be met. It makes life feel exciting. But the good feeling never lasts because our brain is designed to reward new steps. So stop worrying about your co-workers and start stepping! Fortunately, even small steps toward small rewards will trigger it.'
psychology  shame  dopamine 
12 days ago
Anonymous Conservative -- Russians In-group And Out-group
'They’re getting rid of anyone who isn’t definitely 100% on their team: "Tens of thousands of Russian dual nationals are being effectively stripped of their Russian citizenship via a quiet policy of Russian consulates worldwide refusing to renew their passports." -- The Russians have had enough shortage and hardship that they have kept their amygdalae sharp. Their leaders are another level entirely. They say Putin has all of his utensils delivered to him with an unopened bottle of vodka, so he can clean any potential toxins and bacteria off them himself prior to dining at every meal. A neurologist thought something was neurologically wrong with their politicians because of asymmetrical hand movement when they walked, but it just turned out they are all holding one hand in the optimal position to draw a gun and kill somebody. You can see how that environment has all of their amygdalae in top form. -- Those of us in this country with K-selected amygdalae can sense the Apocalypse is on it’s way, too. To us, this doesn’t sound like a bad idea – though we’d throw a few million liberals and hyphenated Americans out the door too, just for good measure.'
rkselectiontheory  russia  migration  countermeasures  triage 
12 days ago
Anonymous Conservative -- User Blocking Available On Disqus – Amygdala Shielding
'This will not just create “echo chambers.” This will profoundly alter how brains work. Throughout the day, you get a million little tweaks to your amygdala. Within politics, these tweaks are good. They acclimate your brain to the existence of those who hold different beliefs. They make you tolerant. -- We have seen what happens when people are released from the need to tolerate opposing opinions. You get all 400 lbs of Triggly puff. flailing and screaming wildly. -- As if there weren’t already enough Apocalypse in the recipe, all of this conditioned adversiphobia may be tipping the nation even farther toward a civil war one day, as both sides are being progressively conditioned to have no tolerance for each other.'
rkselectiontheory  internet  echochamber  crimestop  denial 
12 days ago
Breitbart -- Half Of Turks In Germany Regard Islamic Law as Supreme
'...The survey is designed to reflect the societal opinions of the 2.6 million Turkish residents in Germany and shows that 47 per cent believe that “following the tenets of [their] religion is more important to [them] than the laws of the land in which [they] live,” Spiegel reports. -- First generation migrants tend to be the most conservative with 57 per cent of those polled believing that Islam is more important than state laws, and falls to just over one third by the second and third generations. The total number of people of Turkish descent that believe Islamic law trumps German law is therefore over one million. -- Even more shocking is that one third of all those polled thought that “Muslims should strive to a societal order like that in the time of Mohammed,” meaning a return to 7th century sharia law which the Islamic State claims to follow to the letter. First generation migrants agreed with the sentiment at 36 per cent, and there was only a small drop to 27 per cent for second and third generation Turks. -- ... Studies in other countries have revealed similar data. Last year a poll in the U.S. saw 51 per cent of American Muslims support the idea of implementing sharia law and a quarter believed in violence against America and the West. -- The constant data on the real opinions of Muslims has led some experts to declare that young Muslims are “ticking time-bombs” because of their views and sympathy to radical Islamic ideas.'
europe  conquest  theocracy 
12 days ago
Breitbart -- Tone: The Liberal-Left's Codeword For 'I Hate Free Speech' by James Delingpole
'...Do you see what’s going on here? -- It’s very important to spell it out because only by calling the liberal-left on its rhetorical cheats can we stop it from doing so much damage to the political debate in particular and Western culture generally. -- Actually several things are going on. -- #They are smearing their enemies without any requirement for burden of proof. “What did we say? Show us what we did that was evil or wrong.” “Oh, nothing specific. Just your tone. It’s inflammatory.” -- #They are trying to deny their political opponents use of one of their most effective weapons: rhetoric. Politics is about stirring passions: necessarily so or many people just wouldn’t bother to vote. But what the left are saying here is that while it’s perfectly acceptable for them to make rabble-rousing comments about greedy fat cats, austerity and the one percent, it’s somehow not OK for conservatives to push similar emotional buttons about immigration or welfare scroungers. -- #They are rewriting history — as the left so loves to do — by pretending that there was some golden age in which political discourse was polite and civilised and consensual. Look at the bloody, brutal politics of ancient Rome. Look at the English Civil War. Look at the age of Wilkes and liberty. Political debate has always been necessarily scabrous. “Consensus politics” is just a left wing way of saying – “Leave us to get on with things, why don’t you? We’re really good at government because government is what we like best and want lots more of…” -- #They are Closing Down The Argument. Since I wrote this piece today about the way the Remain camp — which is using most of the left’s techniques — has sought to make political capital out of Jo Cox’s murder, I have been inundated with tweets like these, essentially telling me that I’m not allowed to speak out because…sensitivity...' -- http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pmwiki.php/Main/DamselInDistress
rhetoric  victimhood  threatnarrative 
12 days ago
Breitbart -- Facebook Accused Of 'Shadowbanning' Page Mapping Migrant Crimes
'...As Breitbart have previously reported, Facebook have long been open about their collusion with the German government to censor discussion critical of immigration. Twitter and Google have also announced similar plans. -- The social media giant’s founder, Mark Zuckerberg fell under scrutiny earlier this year for praising German refugee policies as inspiring and wishing the US would follow suit. This statement came a few months after the German government hired ex-Stasi employees to patrol Facebook for ‘xenophobic’ comments. -- Following Twitter, Facebook is beginning to turn their pledge to combat “hate speech” into censorship of anti-immigration discussion and it is speculated they are relaying information to the German government – as evidenced by the police raids on Facebook users who left behind ‘hate posts’ publicly. -- Facebook have denied that the company took any action against the page, and have also denied that the company uses “shadowbanning” on their platform.' -- World War III will be a global information war with no division between civilian and military participation. ~ McLuhan
facebook  minitrue  stasi  conquest  memoryhole 
12 days ago
YouTube -- TEDTalks: Toni Mac: The laws that sex workers really want
'Everyone has an opinion about how to legislate sex work (whether to legalize it, ban it or even tax it) ... but what do workers themselves think would work best? Activist Toni Mac explains four legal models that are being used around the world and shows us the model that she believes will work best to keep sex workers safe and offer greater self-determination. "If you care about gender equality or poverty or migration or public health, then sex worker rights matter to you," she says. "Make space for us in your movements."'
prostitution  markets 
12 days ago
LiveLeak.com -- Young Couple Capture Their Accidental Drowning on Camera
Comment: kernowpete: '...they will have walked out and the mud was sucking them down, under their own weight, pulling them under. As they fought more hey simply went deeper into the mud. Look at the water, its brown like sunday toilet water. There could be 6 of 7 feet of mud down there. grim death that is.'
death 
12 days ago
YouTube -- Freedomain Radio: Brexit: Vote Remain Exploits Jo Cox Murder | Paul Joseph Watson and Stefan Molyneux
"This is...a hideous exploitation of a senseless murder for the sake of political gain, and should be repulsive to anyone with half a shred of conscience." "This is the depths to which they are willing to stoop to alarm, to scare; this is the desperation, the ultimate "not an argument" situation where the woman has had bullets pumped into her, she's been stabbed repeatedly, she dying – and they're climbing all over her body like ants just to get their own political view across."
evil  threatnarrative  UK 
12 days ago
Anonymous Conservative -- George Takai To NRA – You Don’t Want To Mess With LGBT
'...The truth is, if the NRA ever mobilized, K-selection style, the gays would flee like the little Mexican dude did at Pulse, and do anything to save themselves. These are not warriors, they are the purest form of coward, as evidenced by the fact not one rabbit tried to fight back at Pulse. An even better example would be Sulu’s cowardly inability to even mention radical Islam, or our mass importation of it, which is the real force that created that massacre. Mark my words, one day we will see a youtube of a gay thrown off a building in America – and it won’t be NRA members doing it. -- ... I mean, this shooting was all radical Islam, and they won’t even mention it, because they see the Muslims as violent. Muslims are throwing gays off the tops of buildings, and they won’t utter a word. Imagine if the Muslims were polite and NRA members were violent and unreasonable. We in the NRA could literally be killing people in large numbers, and the rabbits would be too afraid to mention us, so they would talk about how Muslims needed to be less critical of homosexuality...'
rkselectiontheory  cowardice  faggotry 
14 days ago
Anonymous Conservative -- It Is Worth Noting…
'The worst mass shooting incident in history is the only one where the first gay guy to escape barred the back door and then stood there holding it shut while listening to everyone else trapped inside beat on it as they were desperately trying to get out. http://www.thegatewaypundit.com/2016/06/wow-pulse-club-patron-admits-blocked-exit-club-condemning-gays-certain-death/ -- This is the first mass shooter incident where the only way out was past the shooter, who was mowing people down left and right. That is why there were 50 dead. -- Everyone needs to blame that little gay Mexican as much as the gunman, and point out his complicity is as great as the shooter’s, and far more than the gun’s complicity. I’d call for a ban on little gay cowards who are out for themselves, before we ban any guns, and point out that it would probably have saved more lives in this case. -- That is an amygdala hijack which will make any leftist thus confronted not want to talk about it anymore. Either they need to defend a gay guy whose textbook selfish rabbit behavior was wholly indefensible, or they need to acknowledge his behavior, which itself is hijacking to them, because they know they would do the exact same thing. That subtle sense that you are calling attention to the leftist’s innate cowardice is guaranteed to be immensely triggering, and produce an immediate retreat.'
rkselectiontheory  cowardice  faggotry 
14 days ago
Anonymous Conservative -- Germany Inculcates Rabbit Women To Raise Migrant Babies
'They are not doing a bad job. The girls are getting raped, and not reporting it: "German newspaper the Hessian Niedersächsische Allgemeine reports the girls realised the “social-political” implications of their reporting their crimes, with the significant amount of press attention swirling around migrant sex assault, leading to them becoming what the paper identified as “paralysed by political correctness”. One of the girls, identified by the pseudonym ‘Anna’, said of their decision to suppress the sex attacks: “We do not want refugees to be discriminated against. We do not want people making sweeping accusations [about migrants], [and we didn’t want to] foment bad blood”. The school says “many others may have experienced this harassment as well”." -- It is not political correctness. r-selected women are designed to be raped by the most savage guys around. If that happens, there is a good chance their genes will move forward easily in a savage rapist who will pass them forward, r-selection style himself. Subconsciously, they are programmed to accept this. Some will even travel to where the rapes are happening, strip down, and walk around naked, claiming they are opposing the rapes. -- On a deep psychological level, that will be a difference between the rabbit women, and the K-selected women. The rabbit women will accept rape as a part of their lives. If given the opportunity to fight it and get rid of it, they will demure. On some level, being raped is exactly what they are designed for. -- To help them, the government kindly gives them parenting classes, with baby-dolls to practice on. http://www.kreiszeitung.de/lokales/diepholz/syke-ort44535/jung-schon-mama-6459103.html ... -- When you go to the link, the picture shows that the baby simulator dolls they provided are all dark-skinned middle-eastern babies, so the girls will be fully prepared to raise their little rape-spawn. -- It is fascinating. Rabbits in government are trying to facilitate the furtherance of r-selected breeding patterns in the young, to further the spread of the rabbits genes through their country. They import the rapists. They cover up their crimes. They hogtie the police, and they train the young to not report the rapes, and even to raise the babies. -- Truly amazing.'
rkselectiontheory  europe  politicalcorrectness  conquest  warbride  dysgenics 
14 days ago
Breitbart -- Milo: Here's Everything I Wanted To Say About Islam Yesterday, But Couldn't
'Why Islam Escapes Blame: With all of this information implicating Islam, a reasonable question to ask is why the government and liberal media refuse to speak the plain truth. -- Beyond all complicating factors, the root cause of this mysterious lack of assigning blame to Muslims is that they are now seen as the apex victims in our culture. -- Liberals consider everyone that is not a straight white male to be on a pyramid of victimhood. Various minorities shift places on this pyramid For example, white gay men have recently dropped quite close to the bottom. (I think I’m partly responsible for that!) -- For unknown reasons, liberals have put Muslims at the very top of this pyramid. -- That is why Muslims can act and speak with impunity against others groups like gays, Jews, and women– they have been placed at the pinnacle of the victim pyramid. -- The major flaw of liberal logic, with apologies to the term logic, is that in this case the top of the victim pyramid is intent on murdering and abusing the entire rest of the pyramid! -- When we examine liberal thinking, we find that the already shaky logic doesn’t hold up when juxtaposed with other similar cases. Let me provide you with some examples: When supporters of Donald Trump are violently attacked and his rallies interfered with, the liberal response is that the Donald provoked these attacks. -- But when Muslims attack gays, there is no outcry that the gays provoked Islam by being Fabulous. Which is it liberals, were they asking for it, or weren’t they? -- When a christian bakery chooses not to bake a gay wedding cake due to religious beliefs, they are decried as religious bigots and driven out of business, the target of a national religious shaming. -- When Muslims call for the murder of homosexuals in the months leading up to the largest mass shooting in American history, they will receive absolutely no blowback whatsoever, as we are told this was due to assault rifles and toxic masculinity. -- ... You will never please them and will never placate them short of the adoption of Sharia law. So don’t give an inch- they won’t stop taking! -- It is time for the LGBT community to come home to conservatism and libertarianism where it belongs. The left no longer has your interests at heart, and is actively making the Muslim problem worse. -- It is time for the LGBT community to take up arms in order to defend itself from further muslim attacks. Guns are not icky, gross, or scary. In the next Muslim terror attack on gays, a gun will save your life and those of the people around you. -- If you are uncomfortable with guns or associate them with the Christian right, find one of the many LGBT-friendly shooting instructors spread throughout the entire country. -- If you think carrying a concealed pistol will ruin how cute you look in your new jeans, honey get over yourself you aren’t all that anyways. -- Remember, as the saying goes, “Armed Gays don’t get bashed”'
victimhood  cowardice  conquest 
14 days ago
GrrrGraphics / Ben Garrison -- Obama’s Leftist Lens, New Cartoon
'Obama doesn’t want to say ‘Islamic Terrorism.’ It’s obvious he doesn’t want to condemn Islam in any form. He’d much rather attack the 2nd Amendment and ‘bitter clingers.’ He wants to round up the guns while at the same time, more guns have been sold to Muslims in the middle east than ever before under his administration. Hillary murdered Gaddafi and made sure ISIS got guns. That happened under Obama’s watch. -- The liberal lens wants to make sure the focus and blame always goes to conservatives, whom they call names such as ‘racist’ and ‘bigot’—especially conservative Christian gun owners. Obama uses the lens to help him to avoid looking at a harsh reality—Islamic terrorists DO exist. They are created in part due to senseless war in the middle east perpetuated by Obama and his masters. -- Many Muslims want Sharia Law—not our Constitution. Yet Obama wants to import millions more. If we object, we are called ‘racist.’ Islam is not a race. -- Americans are fed up with excuses, obfuscation and lies told by leaders who refuse to connect with reality. Americans are sick and tired of being called ‘racist’ or other names simply because we don’t want to import millions of people who don’t assimilate well into western culture. -- It’s time to put down the leftist lens when viewing reality.'
fabianism  conquest  pathocracy 
14 days ago
New York Post -- Trump: Maybe Obama sympathizes with the terrorists
'Donald Trump on Monday suggested that President Obama sympathized with radical Islamist terrorists, and that explained his supposed refusal to take decisive action to thwart their attacks. -- “Look, we’re led by a man that either is not tough, not smart, or he’s got something else in mind, and the something else in mind — you know, people can’t believe it,” Trump said on Fox News, a day after an ISIS-inspired madman murdered 49 people and wounded 53 others at a gay club in Orlando, Fla. -- “People cannot, they cannot believe that President Obama is acting the way he acts and can’t even mention the words ‘radical Islamic terrorism.’ There’s something going on. It’s inconceivable. There’s something going on,” Trump said. -- “He doesn’t get it or he gets it better than anybody understands. It’s one or the other,” he added. -- Trump had tweeted the day before that Obama should resign for not using the words radical Islamic terrorism in his initial statement about the atrocity at the Pulse nightclub. -- In remarks Monday morning, the president used the words “perversions of Islam” in describing radical groups like Al Qaeda and ISIS — but also renewed his call for tougher gun control, a position Trump mocked. -- “I mean, this man has no clue. First of all, the shooter was licensed. So he went through all the procedures, he was fully licensed to have a gun. So he would have passed the test that the president would have thrown up there. It’s so ridiculous,” he said, renewing his criticism of the country’s immigration policies and willingness to accept refugees from the war-torn Middle East.'
rhetoric  fabianism  conquest 
15 days ago
Breitbart -- Donald Trump: Obama 'More Angry at Me than He Was at the Shooter'
'“I watched President Obama today and he was more angry at me than he was at the shooter and many people said that,” Trump told at least 5,000 supporters at the Greensboro Coliseum Complex. “That’s the kind of anger he should have for the shooter and these killers that shouldn’t be here.”'
rhetoric  politicalcorrectness 
15 days ago
Anonymous Conservative -- Putin Takes The Reins
'Putin doesn’t screw around: "Sources are reporting that the Russian government is prepared to release private emails that it obtained from Hillary Clinton’s email server, proving Clinton allowed classified information to end up in the hands of foreign adversaries..." -- The Clinton plan is always to drag things out, and then try to claim the scandal is old news. Clearly that will not work quite so well now. -- This is basically a K-strategist deciding to put a K-strategist in office, opposite him as another nation’s leader – and doing it publicly as a fuck-you to the rabbits. It is a wise move. Putin and Trump will respect each other, and neither will assume their opponent is stupid, and treat them disrespectfully as a result. Self assured and confident, neither man desperately needs to prove to the world how much smarter they are than everyone else. -- Again, this is a sign of the shift. Twenty years ago, a K-strategist wouldn’t have had the drive to actually do this. As anger builds while the Apocalypse approaches, everything will be on the table, and K-strategists will begin to take action to bring K to the fore. -- K-selection closes in further, and there is nothing the rabbits can do to stop it.'
rkselectiontheory  geopolitics 
15 days ago
Anonymous Conservative -- Aurini Dead On Predicting The Left’s Response To Orlando
'Dead on predictions here: "As the weeks and months progress, the Left will use this terrorist act as justification for bringing in more migrants; they will say that it was Donald Trump’s Islamophobia that drove this Musloid to murder, that it was white male homophobia which created his virulent hatred of gays, and that the solution is to hug a Mulsim and give him free resources. Gun control will be the solution. More parades, more public indoctrination. A greater security state, not to monitor potential terrorists, but to monitor those of us who are calling out Islam for what it is: a religion of death and demons, a religion which glorifies in the psychological torture of boys and girls, a religion which has been a deadly threat to our civilization since its child-raping “prophet” first decided to become a desert bandit. -- The rabbits love the pedophile, the single mother, the graffiti artist, the tyrant, and the drug addict; of course they’ll love the terrorist. Their hatred and anomie is reserved for the strong, the just, the beautiful, and the righteous. -- The divide between the left and the right will continue to grow because of this. Those who retain an ounce of human sanity will align with Trump; those who have traded predator ethics for those of prey will align with Hillary. Dialogue between the two sides – close to non-existent already – will continue to evaporate." -- Every prediction dead on. -- This is how the lefts ends. Ever more amygdala and ever greater panic, driving an ever deeper adherence to leftism. Stupidity descends into farce, and farce into suicide, driven by a cognitive force that ignores reality, cares not for suffering, and only seeks to avoid personal angst. -- As the public realizes the left is ridiculously out of touch, it will begin to abandon the left, and that will only create more angst and panic, and an ever more forceful drive to see leftism enacted at all cost. -- I think the left would have entered this death spiral anyway, but with an Alpha truth-teller in the White House like Trump, and an economic Apocalypse en route, it will be less a death spiral, and more a head on, full force, crater-creating impact straight into the earth.'
rkselectiontheory  socialism  collapse 
15 days ago
ROUGH TYPE -- The global village of violence
'...Early on in the clip, the interviewer notes that McLuhan had long ago predicted that electronic communication systems would turn the world into a global village. Most of McLuhan’s early readers had taken this as a utopian prophecy. “But it seems,” the interviewer says, with surprise, “that this tribal world is not very friendly.” McLuhan responds: "The closer you get together, the more you like each other? There is no evidence of that in any situation that we have ever heard of. When people get close together, they get more and more savage and impatient with each other. [Man’s] tolerance is tested in those narrow circumstances very much. Village people are not that much in love with each other. The global village is a place of a very arduous interfaces and very abrasive situations." -- Instantaneous, universal communication is at least as likely to breed nationalism, regionalism, and cultism as it is to breed harmony and fellow-feeling, McLuhan argues. As media dissolve individual identity, people rush to join “little groups” as a way to reestablish a sense of themselves, and they’ll go to extremes to defend their group identity, sometimes twisting the medium to their ends: "Ordinary people find the need for violence as they lose their identities. It is only the threat to people’s identity that makes them violent. Terrorists, hijackers — these are people minus identity. They are determined to make it somehow, to get coverage, to get noticed."'
McLuhan  globalvillage  retribalization 
15 days ago
Spiked -- The class rift behind the EU debate
'...This is the conceit of much of the Remain camp: that supporting the EU is a marker for tolerance, open-mindedness, decency and niceness. The divisions over the EU are often posed as a generational war, between cosmopolitan twentysomethings and older white proles, or a cultural war, between fresh-faced hipster creatives and the unattractive plebs. Are you on the side of open-minded ‘us’ or are you bunking up with backward ‘them’ – that has been the conformist cry of leading Remain backers. This is why even left-wingers who instinctively understand that the EU is an elitist, anti-democratic institution don’t have the guts to come out for Brexit. Because to do so would mean associating yourself with modern-day untouchables: the riff-raff, the unsophisticated, the possibly racist. -- When the EU has been turned into a moral signifier, all that matters to these leftists is that they’re seen to be on the respectable side against the mob. The left’s cowardice on this matter is shocking. Even as the EU debate is turned into a kind of class war – pitting a decent establishment against an uncouth public – they still refuse to have a serious discussion about what’s going on. -- ... When it comes to framing the white working class as racist, hard facts seem not to matter. Labelling older British whites in particular as prejudiced throwbacks, as Labour MPs routinely do, has become a coded expression of class hatred. No one is willing any more to say that they hate the working class for being poor and unsophisticated or for lacking social status; no, instead nod-and-wink terms like ‘xenophobe’, ‘Little Englander’, ‘tabloid reader’ and ‘UKIP supporter’ are used to communicate a view of these people as troubling and strange. Today’s constant talk about racist attitudes is not about confronting a real problem in society; it’s about demonising, and distancing oneself from, the poorer sections of society.'
europe  UK  class  politicalcorrectness  unwarrantedselfimportance 
16 days ago
Anonymous Conservative -- r/K Mentioned By German AFD Leader
'...r/K is potentially the most powerful idea in political science, but presentation is as important as fact in politics. For this reason, r/K is best presented to the masses as clearly unattached to race or nationality. If you leave r/K attached only to behavior and attitudes, you make it very hard to deny, or to out-group the idea with the audience. In this case pointing out that migrants who leave their homelands are migrating to free resources and reduced work, and that therefore migration is r-selected behavior, will make the idea much more powerful than associating it with race or nationality. -- When you do not clearly detach the idea from race and nationality, it may touch a very uncomfortable nerve in the masses. Most everyone wants to see themselves as limitless, and capable of being anything they want, regardless of their genes, their heritage, or their biology. When it sounds as if you might be saying that some other person is limited by their ancestry or their race, listeners innately see you saying that they too may be limited in some way by their race or ancestry. The subconscious discomfort that engenders makes them much less likely to adopt the idea of r/K as fact. -- If however, you present r/K as tied to beliefs and behaviors, then they will not rebel at the idea so much. When you present to them the idea of there being loyal capable, family-oriented wolves, and disloyal, hedonistic, selfish rabbits – and anyone can be whatever they choose to be – they will innately see themselves choosing to be the loyal, capable, family-oriented wolves. From that point, their behavior may even begin to change, to avoid cognitive dissonance between their perception of themselves, and their own observations of their own behavior. If they tell themselves they are wolves, they will try to act like wolves, lest they not act like wolves and be forced to realize they are in fact rabbits. -- Properly presented, the idea immediately infects their brain, and guides not only their perception of the idea, but also molds their perception of how they themselves are related to the new idea. -- Poorly presented however, the idea becomes just another confusing theory which will fail to trigger interest, change behavior, or persuade people.'
rkselectiontheory  evolution  discourse 
17 days ago
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