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Why the Left Keeps Winning & How to Fight Back

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The greatest humiliations are to be outwitted by an idiot and shamed by a scumbag, but that is exactly what keeps on happening to Conservatives whenever they run into the Left, as with the latest debacle over Confederate symbolism in the USA. 

Based on what they espouse, the Left are clearly idiots and scumbags – they freely believe in any number of ostensibly absurd and immoral ideas – but they nevertheless manage to run rings round Conservatives using a very simple formula that should be relatively easy to understand and counter, but which Conservatives fail to do.

Right now my Facebook feed is full of dumb news items from the mainstream media reflecting the ongoing “Cultural Revolution” that is sweeping America, directed explicitly at Confederate cultural symbols, but also implicitly at anything else from before the dawn of political-correctness. The latest one that sticks in my mind is a link asking whether the 1946 Disney live-action/animated musical film Song of the South is racist or not. The implication, of course, is that if it is “racist” it should be dropped down the cultural memory hole, regardless of the degree to which it is “racist.” I have seen other items about various Civil War computer games and even the movie Gone With the Wind.

But rather than a grassroots groundswell from the masses, this frenzy seems to be cooked up by a combination of Twitter mobs, establishment elites, the media, spineless commercial concerns keen to brand themselves as “inclusive” (in case they have to fire too many Black people next month), and, of course, weak-kneed, jittery Republican presidential candidates nervous about losing access to the mushy political centre.

Yes, it seems that a “perfect storm” of factors has coalesced to drive this insanity. But this is merely the latest chapter in an all-too-familiar story. Conservatives have been on the back foot for decades now, retreating from the position of a common sense society, conceding mile after foot of territory to their unworthy opponents.

Retreats of this length only occur when two opposing forces are completely mismatched in their weaponry. Despite their superior value systems, their greater integrity, and firmer grasp on reality, Conservatives remain powerless against the simple tricks employed by their foes, and find themselves constantly outflanked and pushed back. This has a lot to do with their ideological naivety.

The way that the Left gulls Conservatives is actually very simple. They take two complex categories that can be applied to most debates in the West, namely race and sex, and moralize them as absolute moral negatives by adding the “-ist” suffix. In this way Racism and Sexism become states that either are or aren’t in the same way that murder or pregnancy either are or aren’t.

But the reality is that things denoted by the “racism” category are complex and multifaceted and exist on a gradational continuum. Racism, given its polymorphous application, can never be simple. It is something with many degrees that range from extremely harmful ethnomasochism all the way through to psychopathic and self-harming hatred of the other, via a number of beneficial and even mutually beneficial states in between.

The same can be said for sexism.

Imagine it as a bowl of porridge. From the story of Goldilocks, we know that too cold is not good, but neither is too hot, but then there is that other bowl of porridge which is “just right.” However, if you can persuade Goldilocks that all bowls of porridge are always too hot, then you might be able to stop her from ever eating porridge again. I use this reference to a children’s story to emphasize just how simple the trick played on Conservatives really is.

We can see how the Left is acting in the present situation. Stories often start with headlines or intros that ask the question is such-and-such a film/ flag/ statue/ movie/ computer game/ etc. “symbolic of our racist past” or not. This is essentially like asking if something is porridge after convincing Goldilocks that porridge could only ever be too hot.

With racism or sexism the debate is never about whether something is generally harmful or beneficial, or what group it harms or benefits. The debate simply becomes focused on whether it is racist or not.

This gives the Left an enormous inbuilt advantage, because, most things actually are racist or sexist in the sense that all aspects of life actually reveal quite natural inequalities. Once the Left is able to point to something that indicates any kind of inequality of outcome on a racial or gender basis, Conservatives have basically no option but to pack up their knapsacks and resume their endless retreat, even if the item identified as “racist” is merely an old-fashioned, genial characterization of a Black man from a Disney film.

The only way that Conservatives can fight back is to reject the Left’s relentless imposition of moral absolutism on categories that are complex, contextual, and gradated, and which embrace beneficial as well as detrimental aspects. The only way to defeat the Left is to recognize that there are in fact good forms of racism and sexism, as well as bad ones, and that debates have to work to elucidate this and specify which groups win and lose by them.


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  1. eyeslevel
    Posted June 26, 2015 at 7:55 am | Permalink

    Racist is an anti-white hate slur lobbed at anyone opposed to white genocide.
    Racist? You’re just saying that because I’m white. Anti-racist is a code word for anti-white.
    As shown by the above examples, you defeat anti-whites by DEMOLISHING their weaponized terminology and imposing your own. When you impose terminology, you impose ideology.

    • Posted June 27, 2015 at 11:31 am | Permalink

      The first commenter (eyeslevel) is correct.

      A political/intellectual movement has invented a language of oppression to crush those who have differences with them. Anytime you hear “racist,” “sexist,” “homophobic,” “misogynist,” or “Islamaphobic,” you are being subjugated to pressure to shut up and agree with the program. These weaponized words are meant to destroy those they disagree with — to dehumanize and degrade those who question. The goal is to completely delegitimize and demonize political opponents so that others fear to be associated with them.

      Anyone employed in the Fortune 100 know with certainty that there is no such thing as free speech in the work place. One dares not praise the beauty and form of any woman. Criticism of a political agenda like “diversity” risks the wrath of the political enforcement department — aka the Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) group. Employees and students can join the gay group, the Islamic group, the black group or the Hispanic group, but hinting at pride of non-colored (is non-non-white a term?) ancestry runs the risk of a complaint to the political police (EEO enforcement).

      “Diversity” really means conformity to a narrow minded political agenda. “Diversity” to them means getting other than “healthy-patriotic-straight-white-males” (regardless of qualifications) into positions of power and influence. It exactly what George Orwell prophesied: equality is where some are more equal than others. The books our ancestors demanded we read (Animal Farm and 1984) as warnings against totalitarianism have not been heeded. Rather, we sell any concept of political pluralism down the river for the new orthodoxy of “tolerance” and “diversity.”

      Unless we attack and undermine these weaponized words (racist, sexist, Islamophobic, homophobic, et al) we will continue to lose the struggle for liberty and political pluralism and philosophical independence.

      The new totalitarianism is already here — it is a soft repression, not of gulags known by Alexander Solzenitysn, but of denied educational and employment opportunities and the destruction of businesses straying from the totalitarian agenda disguised by pretty words like “diversity” and “tolerance.”

    • Mr Reynard
      Posted July 2, 2015 at 2:57 am | Permalink

      Same like the word “anti-semite” !

  2. Futurist
    Posted June 26, 2015 at 8:26 am | Permalink

    Christ. The correct response is:

    “Me Ne Frego! I don’t care if I’m a racist. I don’t care if I’m a fascist. You’re a faggot and a traitor to all that is good and decent and you do not gauge my moral credibility or worth. I will fly whatever flag I want. I will say whatever I want. I will associate with whoever I want. You will not dictate over any aspect of my life.”

  3. Douglas
    Posted June 26, 2015 at 8:53 am | Permalink

    The way to beat them is to model the tactics Theodore Beale, aka voxday at voxday blogspot is doing. You are asking too much of the public at large. The public at large do not and will not understand graduated forms of racism. They are too damn afraid to even allow a little bit of racial steriotyping to keep themselves safe.

    Mr. Beale’s strategy is simple hit them with their tactics much more hard. Never give them an inch. check out what he has been able to accomplish in the science fiction fantasy publishing world as he has rocked the world of the SJWs.

    • Jaego
      Posted June 27, 2015 at 4:29 am | Permalink

      I’m afraid you’re right. Ordinary people don’t even understand the concept of defining one’s terms. Thus they will argue angrily for hours about completely different things. But they will be sensitive to who is winning and who is on the defensive. As Bin Ladin said, If you see a strong horse and a weak horse, you will like the strong one better. So in summary and conclusion: Attack!

  4. Justin Huber
    Posted June 26, 2015 at 10:42 am | Permalink

    The conservatives are finished. In my opinion, they’re getting what they deserve for being such weaklings. We need a new whites only political party that fights back against the left with our own moral absolutism. Our first absolutism-diversity sucks.

    • Charles Jansen
      Posted June 28, 2015 at 10:35 am | Permalink

      Correct. We may use an Aristotelician point of view in a calmer world. Today, yet, I think we need our own moral absolutism to fight back against the Left. We need to deconstruct every idea from the camp of Satan and look for heroism rather than petty careers. Metapolitics is a crusade, not a negotiation nor a science. Philosophy already belongs to a higher, calmer realm.

  5. Realist
    Posted June 26, 2015 at 11:11 am | Permalink

    There is no winning . Idiots can vote and idiots far outnumber the intelligent.

    • Douglas
      Posted June 26, 2015 at 12:46 pm | Permalink

      That is correct. Look at the millions of Glenn Beck followers. That guy is an idiot or a genius only after the money. Most people are too afraid to face the fact that blacks and liberals hate us simple as that.

      We can have all these nice intellectual discussions and debates we want but it will not sway the ignorant masses. All you have to do is study the French Revolution to see what is coming.

      Small groups will survive here and there. When the Muslims gain an edge, they will kill off the liberals thoroughly, then we have to hope there is enough of the small groups left to fight them with gorirral warfare tactics.

      Many local churches in my area have formed small groups which they hope will sustain them when the government begins the takeover of the churches.

      I don’t expect to see armed revolution in my lifetime, but then again, i didn’t expect the rapid descent i see now. I only hope my white grandchildren can live through the coming turmoil.

      • EricStriker
        Posted June 27, 2015 at 5:35 am | Permalink

        Why do we want Conservatives to fight back? Why do we want them on our side? I don’t want capitalism. I don’t want oil companies to drill/destroy our national parks when we produce more than enough oil. I don’t think womyn shooting guns is sexy, nor is the conservative obsession with shit like college football healthy.

        I want that minority of Leftists that dream big and want to do something altruistic. That’s who we are, you know. But because we’re wasting all our time trying to save or meet the utterly hopeless (baby boomer conservatives) half way, we don’t get any of these great people.

        Instead, those Leftists willing to actually fight and die for something end up disenchanted after finding out their politics were part of the system all along, and used for nothing but a way for rich Jews to hurt white people. Then those Leftists give up and become Conservatives as well. Why don’t we try giving them an alternative so that we can extend their idealism and courage, instead of constantly struggling to not fall prey to the suction of Jewish garbage worldviews like libertarianism.

    • eyeslevel
      Posted June 28, 2015 at 10:02 am | Permalink

      It’s our job to get the idiots to vote the way we want instead of the way our enemies want.

  6. John
    Posted June 26, 2015 at 1:39 pm | Permalink

    If it wasn’t for the insanity of the left’s Religion of Political Correctness and its doctrine of Forced DIVERSITY I believe I wouldn’t have become a White Separatist. I’m happy that the enemy’s Vision of a world without White people is out in the open and so obvious now because people like me are being replicated in every White country. Even more and more of the ruling elite see which way the crowd of the angry White working class are heading and are smartly getting out in front of it because they understand the true power of White people. I don’t believe that the French Revolution started with storming the Bastille. I think that revolution started when the noble aristocracy sat in salons and publicly started lampooning the King’s ruling abilities and joined with France’s working class citizens to make a change.

  7. Verlis
    Posted June 26, 2015 at 1:49 pm | Permalink

    Witnessing the bloodbath, the words of Anthony Eden in the wake of the disastrous Italian desert campaigns of WWII come to mind: “never was so much surrendered by so many to so few.” (You can replace “to so few” with “to such morons.”) It’s just unreal what abject cowards conservatives have been on race. To be sure, conservatism isn’t WN, but even so you’d think they’d have been able to concede some ground to the (genuine) anti-racists (including those only convincingly posing as such) without surrendering the totality of white racial interests, but that’s not how it worked out.

    Over a decade ago I read an Amren review of a book called The Promised Land: The Great Black Migration and How it Changed America, by Jewish sociologist Nicholas Lemann. In it the reviewer remarked about about the infamous “Moynihan Report” on the black family that it “went on to become what is probably the most diligently refuted document in American history.” That phrase has stuck with me for years. It amazed (and later disturbed) me that serious thinkers could so earnestly deny black reality. And what exactly is so horrific – so “nazi” – about accepting such baseline racial realities anyway? To this day no leftie has ever given me a satisfactory answer to that question.

    My standard response to leftie racial bullshit today is: “Whites are people too, damn it!” Meaning you can bellyache about whatever you want however much you want, but race is real and it matters and whites are getting screwed over, and until you’re willing to acknowledge that nothing much you say will really interest me.

    • Walter
      Posted June 27, 2015 at 11:24 am | Permalink

      “Whites are people too, damn it!”
      Best answer to currently politically acceptable diatribes.Such an answer may seed further thinking, at least it will end fruitless arguments.

  8. Bobby
    Posted June 26, 2015 at 4:30 pm | Permalink

    The ONLY WAY the left can be defeated is when conservatives begin to realize,(because you must identify a problem before you can even propose a solution(s)), that unless they find a way to challegen what is essentially the massive institutionalized default power the left has because of its complete control of the U.S. media, education system, Hollywood, etc. they will forever by treading water and their efforts will be like a fork hitting water.

  9. rhondda
    Posted June 26, 2015 at 5:09 pm | Permalink

    “The way that the Left gulls Conservatives is actually very simple. They take two complex categories that can be applied to most debates in the West, namely race and sex, and moralize them as absolute moral negatives by adding the “-ist” suffix. In this way Racism and Sexism become states that either are or aren’t in the same way that murder or pregnancy either are or aren’t.”

    Right on Colin. Name that game. Inverting and reversing are two of them. Because they hit at that moral core that says ‘I am a good person’ and they are saying I am not. NGO’s are experts at this too. They deliberately try to induce guilt, so they can use it against you. That is what the “black lives matter” is all about.

  10. Karen T
    Posted June 26, 2015 at 5:37 pm | Permalink

    Robot Left or Ossified Conservatives, a pox on both their houses, the world could breathe if they would only fight each other to the death, no survivors.

  11. WWWM
    Posted June 26, 2015 at 10:12 pm | Permalink

    The fact that this Confederate flag controversy has exploded after the AME church massacre is proof that Roof was successful in his mission. He meant to upset the apple cart, and to prove how rickety the foundation of racial peace is in America.

    Because liberals feared how blacks might react to a direct racial attack, they grabbed at the nearest race issue and went into overdrive. Had they not done that, I wonder what scary stuff would’ve happened. Roof’s rampage will have reverberations for some time, unless the media can push it down the hole. He might be a renaissance man.

  12. EricStriker
    Posted June 26, 2015 at 11:31 pm | Permalink

    Colin, Conservatives lose for the same reason the Washington Generals do: Jews pay them to throw the game. Sheldon Adelson, Steven Cohen, and Paul Singer–the main Republican donors–want the Confederate flag gone, gay marriage at gunpoint, and illegal immigration.

    This is why the GOP does nothing about these issues, but will talk about it to keep getting white suckers to vote for them. If Israel needed new jets tomorrow, the GOP whores would have it passed through congress in 72 hours, but somehow on things like immigration, the confederate flag/white heritage, and gay marriage their hands are tied behind their back.

    They know that nobody likes their shameless plutocratic platform or war mongering. Hopefully “Conservative” will become a dirty word amongst whites, because if it doesn’t, then we’re screwed.

    • Emil
      Posted June 28, 2015 at 7:11 pm | Permalink

      Jewish money is closer to the root cause than rhetorical or semantic duplicity. Mr. Liddell is correct as far as he goes, but, as he has often stated, he disdains any focus on the JQ or German National Socialism.

  13. Realist
    Posted June 27, 2015 at 12:01 pm | Permalink

    Yes greed and stupidity rule.

  14. Glen
    Posted June 27, 2015 at 4:34 pm | Permalink

    Innovation takes focus, time, and money. The Left keeps winning because they are well-funded by a well-organized ethnic crime syndicate with an agenda. The white Right’s wealthier members work with that syndicate because, as individualists, they cannot count on the support of other wealthy white Rightists.

  15. Sandy
    Posted June 27, 2015 at 4:45 pm | Permalink

    My two cents worth is that the left won’t be defeated; it will just wither away with our pensions after the governments of the west have sucked the taxpayer dry and shut down the economy. New Rightists should be thinking more about surviving in the new start up economy that’s coming rather than trying to revive the dying elephant. A trend will continue until it fails – as they say.

  16. dirtyharry
    Posted June 27, 2015 at 7:38 pm | Permalink

    Unfortunately, we are not perfect beings. There is nothing to assure the continued survival of a relative degree of racial or genetic homogeneity in human society, given the erratic nature of human existence, behaviour and always unpredictable historical circumstances. The only way, short of all out war, to defeat resoundingly the assault upon our society by its declared enemies is to disempower and uproot those enemies first economically, then politically and socially. I see no such strategies being contemplated or discussed. It’s always the enemies’ victory by default. And the enemy is better organized. It tries harder where it really counts, it seems, the pocketbook. Talk to me about capital and wealth, and I’ll talk to you about the roots of all our political and social evils.

  17. Posted June 27, 2015 at 9:27 pm | Permalink
    • Colin Liddell
      Posted June 29, 2015 at 2:34 am | Permalink


  18. rhondda
    Posted June 27, 2015 at 9:33 pm | Permalink

    I wonder if the confederate flag is about to become the symbol of resistance to cultural Marxism?

  19. Luccas
    Posted June 28, 2015 at 4:11 am | Permalink

    The problem “conservatives” have is that Human nature is Inherently “liberal” and “progressive” what I mean by that is that if Humans where inherently conservative we would still be in the Stone Age. Don’t get me wrong conservatism has its place but what we need is a “forward-looking” conservatism that is accepting of change .. what we need to do is direct and steer this change not just be in constant opposition to it.

    We(loosely defined as traditionalists or moral conservatives etc.) need to present our own vision of the future that is not a carbon copy of the Victorian Age. The great majority of people will always tend to follow new ideas and new perspectives because that is the Human nature.

    Conservatives who only preach keeping what we have or even moving back to some “Golden Age” of society will always lose out and remain on the fringes, they will always be the sore losers.

  20. Sparrow
    Posted June 30, 2015 at 10:39 pm | Permalink

    I miss the days when nationalists donned blackshirts and beat these traitors in the streets like the dogs they were. Now all the conservatives who wave Confederate flags around let themselves be silenced and shamed by the liberal. There’s not been one serious attempt by anyone in the public light to strike back against these removals.

    It’s enough to make one want to imitate Yukio Mishima.

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