The Left’s Psychological Warfare Against EuropeansRicardo Duchesne
I can’t think of a more insidious phenomenon in our times than the manipulation of the moral sensibilities of Europeans to bring about their own destruction, and it is the Left that’s in charge of this manipulation, which should be designated as a form of psychological warfare.
The most successful instance of the Left’s psychological operations was the use of the picture of the Syrian child’s lifeless body washed ashore on a Turkish beach in September, 2015. It was this picture that led to an outpouring of European charity and solidarity with thousands of refugees and migrants. But this is only one instance of the immensely successful and many-sided psychological operations the Left has invented and used over the last few years to break the European will to fight even as their countries face a full scale migrant invasion costing them billions and bringing social chaos and thousands of rapes.
It is imperative to learn more about the psychological operations of the Left in its war against European identity.
The Left Knows
It is the Left in our current Western world that has claimed for itself the highest moral principles in the course of advancing its political and economic programs. Diversity came from the start wrapped up with high sounding moral principles about the equal dignity and good will of all peoples on earth, with exhortations directed at their Europeans to show compassion for the suffering of others, overcome their greed and racist impulses in the name of a more harmonious world wherein humans would finally create a world in which their angelic side would flourish.
The Left could have been excused as naively utopian when it started advocating these ideals. But no longer. People preoccupied with their own private lives, not politically in the front lines, can be excused for holding these beliefs. But not the leading propagandists, writers, teachers, government employees who work daily to instil these beliefs on the public.
It has now become evident that immigrant multiculturalism has not worked in the way it was anticipated. The Left has had enough time to learn about the raping of girls on “industrial scale” across Europe by Muslim gangs, to ascertain the racial character of riots in Paris, Sweden, London, to think about the costs of illegal immigration, to realize that the majority of “refugees” are economic migrants, to witness entire towns and cities transformed into homogeneously Asian, Muslim, or Mestizo places. The list of failures is long, and the evidence is readily available in the internet.
Yet the Left not only continuous to press forward but has doubled up and tripled down in its efforts to promote mass immigration and accuse as “Islamophobic” anyone who questions the raping of girls in Europe. The Left is still, to this day, more than ever, calling for an end to “White supremacy” even in cities that are no longer majority White, for an end to “White privilege” even in workplaces that are totally dedicated to minority hiring, for an end “to everyday racism” even in campuses totally controlled by diversity politics.
We can no longer simply say that the Left is naive, pathological, trapped inside an ideology that does not allow it to see reality for what it is, that many of them are suffering from personality disorders. The Left knows, or at least refuses to know, that many of its ideals have not worked as they had said they would, and they know that many of its arguments are flawed and the evidence does not support their beliefs. They know that race and gender are not mere social constructs, that there is scientific evidence, fully researched papers and books showing that human behaviour is deeply influenced by genetic factors, but they are either wilfully ignoring the evidence or attacking it by simply repeating the same ideas they learned five decades ago. Feminists know that something is amiss in their excessive preoccupation with micro aggressions and their refusal to speak out against Muslim macro aggression against girls in Europe.
Break Their Moral Will
This is what the Left is doing: it is promoting diversity by employing techniques of persuasion which target the value system of their own people, their moral sensibilities, in order to get them to accept their own ethnic displacement and celebrate the cultures of others. There are three readily available entries on the meaning of psychological warfare in the internet, providing varying insights, though none captures the unique techniques of psywar developed by the Left in recent years. But it only takes a bit of reordering of the wording of these definitions to bring out what is novel about Leftist techniques. The Encyclopaedia Britannica‘s definition is a good start.
Psychological warfare, also called psywar, the use of propaganda against an enemy, supported by such military, economic, or political measures as may be required. Such propaganda is generally intended to demoralize the enemy, to break his will to fight or resist, and sometimes to render him favourably disposed to one’s position. Propaganda is also used to strengthen the resolve of allies or resistance fighters. The twisting of personality and the manipulation of beliefs in prisoners of war by brainwashing and related techniques can also be regarded as a form of psychological warfare.
The use of psychological warfare is of ancient origin, but this quoted passage captures well its current understanding as a form of warfare that presupposes the use of modern mass media to demoralize the enemy and to strengthen the resolve of friends. In order to make use of this definition all we need to do is understand that the Left does not believe in the age-old enemy-friend distinction. The Left is against the use of this distinction as a marker of collective identity and difference, as a way of contrasting in-groups and out-groups. The Left believes that it can abolish this distinction by promoting an ideology that is “inclusive” and that brings all races together in a culture that celebrates “unity-in-diversity.”
The first and most important phase in the Left’s plan is to promote diversity through mass immigration and multiculturalism in the West. But in seeking to bring about this reality the Left cannot but confront ideological enemies and friends. Therefore, the enemy the Left has in mind when it engages in psywar is purely ideological, and since the central value of the Left is diversity, and diversity is accomplished by bringing non-White out-groups inside White areas, then non-Whites are in essence not enemies of the Left. Whites who agree with the ideology of diversity, the very Whites who make up the Left and its pro-diversity ideology, are not enemies either. But Whites as such, in essence, are ideological enemies of the Left, since their existence violates the principle of diversity. The most hated ideological enemies of the Left are Whites who self-consciously organize as in-groups to protect their identity against diversity.
Using the definition above, we can say that the psywar of the Left consists in using propaganda, the ideology of diversity, to demoralize the enemy, Whites as such, “to break his will to fight or resist.” It also consists in using diversity to strengthen the resolve of out-groups in their diversification of White areas, and the resolve of ideological Whites who believe in diversity.
The Left is engaged in warfare in the sense that it aims to bring about a total end to its perceived enemies, and this warfare is psychological in that it involves the use of propaganda to alter the minds and hearts of Whites as such. Propaganda is “a form of biased communication, aimed at promoting or demoting certain views, perceptions or agendas.” The Left knows that it is engaged in propaganda, biased communication; it knows that most refugees are not children, but male adults. It knows that Western nations are not “immigrant nations.” It knows that immigration does not enrich European identity, and it knows that there is much evidence already accumulated, facts and arguments, challenging its beliefs, yet it wilfully ignores or sidesteps the counter-arguments, and presses with its propaganda.
The Left believes it has a mandate to bring diversity at all costs against its central enemy: European identity as such, and European ethno-nationalists. Yet it employs the very sensibilities of Europeans as such to bring about its agenda. It uses the longings of Europeans for cosmopolitan peace, their fair-even minded attitudes towards members of out-groups, in order to persuade them to forego their identity. It uses these ideals and attitudes as if they were consistent with diversification and mass immigration, even though the Left knows that Europeans, and only Europeans, created notions of human rights and fair play vis-a-vis out groups, and that non-Europeans will endorse these ideals only to advance their particular ethnic interests.
The immorality of the corporate Right is easily objectionable; its hedonism and consumerism; its greed-driven policies, lack of loyalty to traditions and national identities, but in the end the capitalistic Right has never pretended to be for anything else other than for free markets, growth, and a legal framework friendly to business. (Mind you, the Right does employ its own version of psychological warfare, besides its use of the old fashion type, about which I will write in the future.)
The Left Knows Its Target
The second definition, from Wikipedia, allows us to go further in our understanding of the Left’s warfare against Whites as such and Whites as conscious in-groups.
The term is used “to denote any action which is practiced mainly by psychological methods with the aim of evoking a planned psychological reaction in other people.” Various techniques are used, and are aimed at influencing a target audience’s value system, belief system,emotions, motives, reasoning, or behaviour. It is used to induce confessions or reinforce attitudes and behaviours favourable to the originator’s objectives, and are sometimes combined with black operations or false flag tactics. It is also used to destroy the morale of enemies through tactics that aim to depress troops psychological states.
The Left has been in charge of the culture and morality of the West for decades. It knows how to “evoke a planned psychological reaction” in Whites by appealing to their disposition to judge individuals regardless of race and sexual orientation against any semblance of racist behavior. They know how to destroy the morale of any White who shows in-group preference through accusations of racism and charges that they are exhibiting neo-Nazi attitudes. They know that Whites believe in equality and that it works to talk endlessly about discrimination and global inequality. The Left consciously “targets” the value system and emotions of Whites to bring about its political ends.
It is psychological warfare, a conscious manipulation of images and ideals, biased propaganda by a Left that knows they are using deceptive arguments and facts. When Leftists say that “more than half of the global wealth” is owned by the 1 percent residing mainly in the West, they know they are misleading students into thinking that this “global wealth” is somehow a communal pot that belongs to everyone in the world even though Western nations create their own wealth through innovations and efficient institutions. The Left knows, or should know, that non-European nations are “happily racist,” sexist, and that diversity increases ethnic nepotism.
The Left knows that non-Western cultures are far more collectivist and in-group oriented in their racial and tribal attachments, whereas Westerners are individualistic and more tolerant of outsiders, and this is why they willfully target the individualist value system of Europeans with accusations of racism so as to demoralize them and allow their countries to be taken over by collectivist cultures, which the Left celebrates as harbingers of multiculturalism.
Jacques Ellul is cited in the Wikipedia entry saying that a common form of psychological warfare between nations involves “dealing with a foreign adversary whose morale he seeks to destroy by psychological means so that the opponent begins to doubt the validity of his beliefs and actions.” The foremost adversary of the Left is European in-group identity, and this is why the Left has been teaching for decades to impressionable children and young students that emotional attachments to in-groups are not only backward and illiberal, but “a personality disorder, a public health pathogen.” Yet the same Left welcomes the far more collectivist and racist cultures of immigrants and passes laws protecting this collectivist heritage. They know this is a flagrant double standard.
The third definition comes from “Major Ed Rouse (Ret)”:
Once you know what motivates your target, you are ready to begin psychological operations…The form of communication can be as simple as spreading information covertly by word of mouth or through any means of multimedia…Your primary weapons are sight and sound. PSYOP can be disseminated by face-to-face communication, audio visual means (television), audio media (radio or loudspeaker), visual media (leaflets, newspapers, books, magazines and/or posters). The weapon is not how its sent, but the message it carries and how that message affects the recipient.
There is no other way to describe the Left’s use of the three-year-old Syrian child washed ashore on a beach than as a most successful form of psychological operation relying simply on an image. This picture played a critical role in energizing Europeans to stage mass rallies “welcoming refugees” across Europe. Leftists know that in Germany alone migrants committed over 400,000 crimes in 2015, including 1,688 reported sexual assaults against women and children. Yet their reaction was to cover up these facts, defend the perpetrators as victims of “Western imperialism,” or simply try to spread false information so as to take blame away from refugees and direct it to German males.
No other conclusion can be reached but that the Left is willfully carrying out a form of psychological warfare based on deception, manipulation, and false accusations, with the intention of destroying European identity, while pretending to be the representatives of the highest ideals of Western civilization.
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The Left is not really interested in diversity. The world of nation states had plenty of diversity, in fact the system of nation states underpinned that diversity. Once you start tearing down the national boundaries and churning the populations, you destroy diversity. The Jews on the Left know perfectly well that they are doing the exact opposite of what they claim to be doing.
‘The supreme fact of world politics today is that the Jews want no nationalism but their very own.’
(William Joyce, Twilight Over England).
Excellent and book marked for future use.
After the Left’s “ideal” has been reached, i.e. the whole white world has become majority non-white ( or “majority-minority” as it is called in contradictory terms), do they really think they will be treated well by the very colored masses they have taught to hate whites? They should ask the South African whites who voted for the abolition of Apartheid.
To have an independent position it is necessary understand the situation one is in and how it is and was possible to be there. This is one of the main hurdles to overcome if one wants to put the initial vague feeling of discomfort that might develop into an understandable, analyzable thought. The above article is adding an important part to that understanding. Human beings are an easy prey to clever propaganda.
However, one component of this leftist idea is an unsolvable riddle to me: How and why is it possible to mobilize apparently intelligent people, young people, to function as Berserkers for a political system which tells them brazenly that they are not worthy to live and have to work for their own destruction as humans, as carriers of their nation, a race, a cultural idea which apparently is held in the highest estimation all over the world. Otherwise, why the emulation, why the floods of people from parts of the world where the results of this cultural idea are not readily obtained?
Intelligence is not only the ability to combine logical inferences to an inevitable conclusion, it also expresses itself in foresight and insight. These qualities are totally missing in the leftists stance on the extinction of Europe and their own world. In other words, why is it possible to make people stupid even if they are inherently not?
The propaganda is not directed at their intelligence, it is directed at their emotions and their sense of “justice”. Intelligent people can also believe in utterly irrational religious ideas, and that is because religion appeals wholly to emotion. Leftism is a kind of secular religion. Counter-propaganda therefore should also appeal primarily to emotion.
I agree with you. It is necessary to find just the right words to be heard by the other side. Rational thought and logic are not enough, there has be an appeal.
Human beings are not an entirely rational specie, there is more to it, emotions and to find a way to appeal to positive emotions is the key to being actually heard.
This is both simple and very difficult.
It contrasts with our opponents, the culture destroyers: They appeal to base, deadly emotions through unceasing repetition of their evil messages. They only work through their weight, not their quality. In principle, they can be overturned very easily. If a positive appeal could be established, the negative one would lose out quickly, but by lack of means that is not possible now. Hence, Dr. Johnson’s appeal to create our independent media is so relevant: to bypass, to appeal, to overcome through quality is a feature that has a basic attraction to intelligence.
”It has been demonstrated over and over again in the past fifteen years—since 1917 indeed— that modern polwar [political warfare] systems can smash governments and armies, and take over territory, peoples and nations. Isn’t a weapons system that can defeat the British, Dutch and French armies, that can seize Czechoslovakia , China  and Cuba , worth spending a few billions on, and perhaps an occasional hour of concentrated thought?” –James Burnham in a 1960 essay republished in The War We Are In, Arlington House, 1967.
Burnham was better known for Suicide of the West; the War… volume contains a collection of his essays with some real insights into the nature of political aka psychological warfare. (I found The War We Are In in used bookstore for $4, incidentally—it’s worth digging up a copy.)
PSYWAR consists of three broad fields:
AgitProp (agitation and propaganda): media for political purposes. Posters, flyers, banners, slogans, newspapers, television, graffiti, movies, lectures, videos, the Internet, and etc. Agitation is directed towards the general public, mainly slogans to get people into the streets. Propaganda is indepth political knowledge. You use agitation to create the mass movement, and then propaganda to train up a select cadre.
Mass mobilization: cadres forming activist organizations.
Direct action: protests, civil disobedience, occupying buildings.
We can add to this today Lawfare and CyberWar.
The Left has a good instinct for this sort of thing. Look at Black Lives Matter. A classic case of PSYWAR. Activist cadres using slogans (agitation) to mass mobilize an organization which gets people out in the streets for direct action. Admittedly the Left would have gotten just about nowhere were it not for the funding of corporate foundations and the collaboration of the mainstream media. But the Left gets that support because they go out and seek it. More importantly, since they can put people into the streets they become useful as allies to the big power brokers.
Here’s something I have observed about the Right. I’ll frequently see an online post about some action taken by a pro-White group (say, a pro-Confederate flag rally, whatever). But there is little online discussion about tactics or lessons learned. Instead, comment sections are filled with “smart” remarks and the usual conspiracy theories.
Look at this from the perspective of an outsider who has seen a Rightist action in the streets, goes to a Rightist website—and then sees nothing that will recruit them into the Movement. What can the reader do that is practical? Is there a forum for intelligent discussion? Is there a legal defense organization to protect one’s job and free speech rights? Is there an online manual so you can learn more about PSYWAR?
Now, there is a lot of PSYWAR/InfoWar/CyberWar information out there, like manuals published by the military, CIA, assorted revolutionaries, and etc. Let’s see more of them online along with some real discussion of tactics which the Right can employ. We have the example of the various nationalist movements now rising in Europe. They have plenty to say. Let’s see more of it.
Strongly agree. There is a lot of hand-wringing about our own illness, some of which might be ameliorated by attacking more strategically the weaknesses of those causing us the most harm. Again, I will say that I think we miss the mark too often by, in effect, accusing our enemies of what we find distasteful, instead of exposing what they find faulty and shameful about themselves.
Two-faced psychological warfare involves getting you to believe what destroys you.
The agent of psychological warfare doesn’t have to believe it. He wants you to believe it. That’s the key to defeat you from the inside out.
Communism is the slavery of mankind to the Jews. Jews want you to believe it is noble, scientific, and inevitable, so you don’t resist. Jews know that divided society is fatal to the WHITE WEST. Jews want you to think “diversity” is a strength, that it is inevitable, and high minded. If it is inevitable who can resist it?
The hyper-cohesive Jews dominate divided societies; divided societies are the precursor to Jewish domination and slavery.
The problem with whites is that they are straight-forward one-faced.
It is hard for them to see through a two-faced enemy like Islam, Jews, or Christianity. They like facts, what someone says, and a good personality. They can’t believe people would lie to them. They want to believe the first impression. These suckers will defend the scammers based on the first impression. The suckers see the street-smart people who try to wake them up as haters.
The key job is to get the suckers to understand two-faced operations and see through them. Jews need these simpletons as a force-multiplier, which is why, public schooling should be as dumbed-down as possible.
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