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I’d Rather Have the Klan Than This

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Mandatory Altruism.

If there’s a central defining feature of education and upbringing in the West among whites, Mandatory Altruism seizes that distinction. It’s the idea that a person’s moral worth depends upon how much he (or, more importantly, she) pines for the welfare of people unlike her. Looking out for oneself or one’s family is not necessarily evil within this paradigm. But what is considered evil is for whites to violate the tenets of Mandatory Altruism when it comes to race. In order for a white person to be considered humane and ethical, that white person must at least publicly declare her concern for the plight of other races and to renounce any similar concern for her own race.

If a white desires additional moral glory from her peers and betters, she can then act on this Mandatory Altruism. There is a host of things she can do — self-effacing, self-degrading, self-impoverishing, and self-destructive things — that can bring down the golden rain of moral glory upon her head. And if that isn’t enough, there’s always vaulting into a double-salto backwards tuck with full twist à la Summer Taylor while promoting the racial supremacy of non-whites to the point of stopping traffic. (I’m sure our elites gave her a ten for her performance, despite the awkward landing.) After all, what could be more moral for a white person than to protest the oppression of blacks and then get run over by Jaguar driven by an oppressed African black?

In today’s society, there is no such thing as too much Mandatory Altruism among whites.

I inadvertently experienced some of this moral glory myself years ago in an automobile altercation slightly less poignant than the late Miss Taylor’s. I was driving back to work with an Indian colleague — for simplicity’s sake, we’ll call him Abhijeet — when I accidentally rear-ended a Toyota Camry. Really, I barely touched it, but the impact was enough for the driver to come out and inspect the damage. It was a college-aged white girl and she was not happy that I had tapped the back of her car. She kept declaring that this vehicle was her “baby” and, despite the fact that I hadn’t caused a dent, was really distressed that I might have scratched her bumper. We looked at the bumper and saw maybe two minor scratches, but it was debatable whether those scratches had been caused by my car. As we debated it, she grew more and more hostile and kept repeatedly calling me “sir” in a manner as false as it was formal. She then produced her cell phone, presumably to call the cops.

I needed to act fast. So I called upon Abhijeet to inspect the damage for an impartial opinion. The moment the girl noticed Abhijeet — slender, swarthy, diminutive Abhijeet — she put away her phone and started acting nice to me. Abhijeet agreed with me that the scratches could not possibly have been caused by my car, and the girl stoically accepted his pronouncement. Then, with a friendly wave and smile, she drove off. And that was that.

Moral of the story: Always carry a pocket Tonto, white man, or else people will think you’re a jerk. In the eyes of this white girl, I couldn’t have been all bad if I deigned to associate with an Indian. Further, contradicting said Indian would have violated her sense of Mandatory Altruism. So she didn’t and went on her way. A white who associates with non-whites makes a much different impression than one who doesn’t. Because of Mandatory Altruism, such distinctions matter.

You can buy Spencer Quinn’s novel White Like You here.

The rub appears when we realize that while Mandatory Altruism may bring moral vindication, it also brings death. How could it not? If one ceases to care about something, that something will fall into decline, break down, and ultimately stop functioning. If you stop caring about yourself, you get fat, lazy, and unhealthy. If you stop caring about your family, your kids become feral miscreants, your spouse leaves you, and your homeowner’s association will try to get your house repossessed because your neighbors have complained that the place smells like garbage and you haven’t mowed your lawn in six weeks.

You see where I am going with this, don’t you?

A system that vilifies white racial interests and promotes non-white racial interests will lead to the decline of the white racial presence within that system. At some point, if history is any indication, this decline will become impossible to reverse. When that happens, only extinction awaits.

This is what happens when whites abandon their racial interests, and it is what many see happening at an accelerated pace all throughout the West. Not only are young whites tripping all over themselves to comply with Mandatory Altruism to the point of taking up arms for the sake of non-whites, but entire communities of whites in America are suffering from high rates of drug addiction, suicide, and other forms of cultural malaise. They are being replaced by foreign workers in many instances, and they are being put in jeopardy by their very proximity to non-whites in their racially integrated neighborhoods. And it is taboo to talk about any of this.

You know what else is taboo? Questioning white fidelity to non-white causes. For example, when President Trump awarded Rush Limbaugh the Congressional Medal of Honor, black daytime television host Whoopi Goldberg fumed that the widow of black lawmaker and Civil Rights icon Elijah Cummings deserved it more. My taboo response to Goldberg would be, “But what did Elijah Cummings ever do for me? What did Elijah Cummings ever do for white people except cheapen, impoverish, and endanger our society through racial integration?”

It’s a serious question that demands a serious answer, but to ask it — especially in public — would violate Mandatory Altruism. Whites are supposed to admire people like Elijah Cummings because he furthered the racial interests of blacks, not because he did any good for white people. To ask such a question to a black or Jew most likely would offend them to the point of anathema. As whites, we are supposed to renounce our racial interests — anything else would be uppity.

This is why I find myself longing for organizations like the Ku Klux Klan from its heyday in the 1920s. Sure, the Klan could be an abusive lot and did a lot of violent things they shouldn’t have done. But they were also a militant, fraternal organization centered around white racial interests. If whites wish to survive, we will need modern versions of organizations like that — preferably nonviolent, well-funded, lawfare-mined organizations that can withstand any attacks that analogous Jewish, black, Hispanic, or Muslim organizations can hurl at them. To accomplish this, whites need to band together, start small, and weaponize their money.

To the question of whether placing white interests above non-white interests is immoral, I would counter with asking whether putting non-white interests above white interests is not equally immoral. This is exactly what the ADL, SPLC, NAACP, La Raza, and CAIR do. And what has this led to? An overall diminishment of white influence in the West and the coming eclipse of Western Civilization. The Ku Klux Klan can be accused of doing a lot of bad things in its day. But not that. It was essentially a crude and sometimes misguided — yet often effective — defense of Western Civilization. It came about in response to the same kind of degeneracy, lawlessness, and corruption that we’re seeing today, except during Reconstruction 150 years ago. As a white person who is concerned about my race and my civilization, why wouldn’t I yearn for an organization that puts my racial interests before any others?

And to the question of whether it is moral to call for the return of a militant organization like the Klan, I’d respond by asking if Antifa or Black Lives Matter are any better. Would we rather live in a world in which black supremacists and paramilitary communists are taking over whole cities, defunding or dismantling the police, staging armed marches in residential neighborhoods, committing violent assaults against whites, engaging in riots all across the country, and pushing for radical Left-wing candidates to take over our government — all for the demonstrable lie of racial egalitarianism? Or would we prefer vigilante justice from a secretive organization that promotes racial truth and the racial interests of whites?

Now, I don’t necessarily want the Klan. I’d prefer something classier and more sophisticated. I’m just saying that even with all its flaws and sins, the Klan from its 1920s heyday is still the lesser evil when compared to Antifa and Black Lives Matter. In the final analysis, it may not even be an evil at all. An empowered Ku Klux Klan would not stand for the anti-white violence and chaos we’re witnessing today. And they certainly would not stand for anything as stupid, unnatural, and self-destructive as Mandatory Altruism.

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  1. GC
    Posted August 20, 2020 at 9:04 am | Permalink

    Coincidentally, I am almost finished with a balanced analysis of the Second Klan of the 1920s, along with what lessons we may take from its successes and failures. You’ll see it soon!

    • Lord Shang
      Posted August 20, 2020 at 9:21 pm | Permalink

      That book by (((Linda Gordon)))? I’ve been thinking about ordering it, too.

      • GC
        Posted August 21, 2020 at 7:19 am | Permalink

        No! The Gordon book is a Leftist travesty that is 99% bias with 1% history. Unfortunately, most of the historians of the Second Klan are focused on the organization at the community and State level. While Gordon does give a comprehensive overview, it truly is a carnival funhouse image of the Klan as a rabid Leftist sees it, and spends half her time shoehorning Donald Trump into the proceedings. The best book I’ve read on the Second Klan is Thomas Pegram’s, the information for which you’ll see in my essay. As one would expect, Pegram is not one of us, and makes the standard bleating about “racism,” but he really keeps the preening to a minimum and gives the best balance a modern historian is capable of giving.

        • Lord Shang
          Posted August 22, 2020 at 5:22 pm | Permalink

          OK, thank you very much. I will NOT read the Linda Gordon book per your advice. Thank you for alerting me; I hate wasting time.

          Rightists have long been consistently prevented from obtaining professorships (this sort of happened to me, way back in 1983: I was encouraged by some of my profs to apply to doctoral programs, but another prof, an older guy (WW2 vet) who knew my Occidentalist views and respected my ability, and who was ALREADY one of the few remaining conservatives at my academically elite New England college, told me I would have a hard time making, and would never be able to stomach, a career in the academic humanities such as I wished, and thus I pursued a different life, somewhat to my eventual chagrin). The result is that almost all scholarly books, esp those dealing with “politically or culturally sensitive” themes, are written by leftists (the few trustworthy books on such themes are published by non-academic publishers, often overtly on the Far Right, like CC). Much of this writing is garbage, but some is good, if predictably ideologically tendentious. It’s tough for a nonspecialist in the field in question to know before reading into which category (real scholarship with a leftist slant vs. pure PC drivel) a given academic book falls.

          When you pen your essay, please provide a list of any books you found reliable. Actually, all CC and alt-right writers should do this as a matter of course, so that we can build up a community of readers with an alternative and correct body of knowledge. We need to create our own approved/disapproved bibliography: Books To Read and Books To Avoid. That should be an ongoing topic for crowd-sourced recommendations at CC.

  2. Anthony Kimball
    Posted August 20, 2020 at 10:13 am | Permalink

    This is the price we are paying, and will continue to pay, for not standing up for our own interests. This is the price we are paying for not having a strong sense of ethnic solidarity. This is the price we are paying for being more concerned about what “society” (aka the non-white races) thinks of us than about our own people’s welfare.

  3. Bob Universale
    Posted August 20, 2020 at 10:27 am | Permalink

    “If whites wish to survive, we will need modern versions of organizations like that — preferably nonviolent, well-funded, lawfare-mined [sic] organizations that can withstand any attacks that analogous Jewish, black, Hispanic, or Muslim organizations can hurl at them.”

    This statement implies Whites can use the system to defend their interests. That is not the case, as anti-White ideology is pervasive within the system. Conversely, Jewish, Black, Hispanic, and Muslim organizations are able to advance their interests through lawfare because the system is rigged in their favor. Whites must destroy the system. Trying to make use of it is a fool’s errand.

    • Dan
      Posted August 20, 2020 at 1:41 pm | Permalink

      I’d take it a step further, that trying to make use of the system, or worse, believing in it under today’s conditions, which belief not incidentally is the underlying theme of Fox News’ nonstop propaganda, is a death warrant whose signatories include Fox News itself.

  4. HamburgerToday
    Posted August 20, 2020 at 10:28 am | Permalink

    Where did you get the idea that the Klan was ‘crude’ or ‘misguided’? There are two phases of Klan activity in the US. The first was largely elite and involved 4G/guerilla warfare against Reconstruction’s dictatorship of the Jew. The second phase was many years later and could be called a ‘populist’ organization. Any ‘populist’ organization that you can join just by filling out the form and paying our dues is going to be somewhat haphazard in membership quality, but, nonetheless, the Klan comported itself in exactly the manner one would expect: It maintained popular order in the interests of White people. The Jews and suck-up Northerners currying favor with Jews used the federal authorities to dismantle the Klan. When that happens, you know that they mattered and that they were truly pro-White.

    • Franz
      Posted August 20, 2020 at 3:08 pm | Permalink

      I was going to say, you beat me. The Klan was less vitriolic than Antifa is now.

      In the second phase the dogs were all over it; the most they could do was find ONE Indiana Klan leader guilty of murder in the twenties, D. C. Stephenson. And did they make hay with old D.C! A television movie, a stage play, lurid novels, the whole shot.

      But any large organization will have a bad apple. What if people like us owned a few TV networks and did a movie on Morry Dees? Might be fun, come to think of it.

      Actually weaponizing the money should mean weaponizing media so we can do that sort of thing. Right now media is the enemy’s Big Bertha. We need one of our own.

      • Lord Shang
        Posted August 20, 2020 at 10:09 pm | Permalink

        Real Klan thuggery in history has been wildly exaggerated by the antiwhite media and Hollywood (as has lynching of blacks, a topic deconstructed by conservative historian Dwight Murphy).

        I do not think the Klan should be resuscitated. Something quite different is needed (many things, actually). I have been saying such in comments to many of Quinn’s essays. I have recommended for starters the creation of a membership-funded Middle American Justice Institute (MAJI) to serve the lawfare purposes of our people (defending whites mostly pro bono {or with the white crime victims being expected to pay only a fraction – say 10% – of real defense costs} who’re being wrongfully prosecuted for having defended themselves against nonwhite or leftist criminal predation, as well as class action suing on behalf of white civil rights more broadly). Wouldn’t YOU pay $100 per year to have this type of org at your side if in such a situation? Think of it as insurance. I pay for various types of insurance, but am happy never to have to use them (that also includes such “insurance” as bug-out bags, flashlights, hand cranked radio, gold and guns). This would be the same concept.

        Just imagine if we could get one million whites to join MAJI for $100 per year. Is that so impossible? A $100mil annual budget would enable it to be really useful – hire some top attorneys, set up several offices across the nation, etc, and have the wherewithal to fight for its members in unfortunate legal situations. I think the main problem is finding the attorneys to make this their life’s vocation. Perhaps we need to start MAJI first, get it endowed somewhat (so it’s seen as serious), then find the attorneys.

        I’m no expert in this type of thing. But once we can get some agreement on the general concept, we can start to move forward. The larger point is that metapolitical intellectualism cannot stay internet-bound forever. We must make forward movement in the actual political and legal worlds. And to do that we cannot wait until we have convinced tens of millions of whites of the rightness of our cause; indeed, we achieve the latter in no small part by real world activism, not just endless discussions of arcane philosophers.

  5. Chris
    Posted August 20, 2020 at 11:30 am | Permalink

    “Weaponize money”, well put. I’m taking that to the bank.

  6. Vehmgericht
    Posted August 20, 2020 at 12:55 pm | Permalink

    Sufficient white men, I think, are angered by their ongoing dispossession from their native lands: but where are all the women? Like it or no they are half of the electorate and of course the very font of future white generations.

    Is it their eirenic and tender natures that move them to tolerate and even succour non-whites? Or is there some form of Darwinian sexual selection happening, whereby white male alleles simply cannot compete against the incomers’ for reproductive success? One can blame cultural factors: the media and its puppetmasters etc. But the ability to compete on the economic and cultural stages is also partially under genetic control.

    The genetic prehistory of Western Europe has left traces of events where an indigenous male population is replaced within a few generations by incomers. Chilling as the thought may be we must ask ourselves: is that what is happening: and if so, can we resist, with or without the support of our womenfolk?

    • Posted August 20, 2020 at 9:19 pm | Permalink

      Women aren’t the problem; the ones acting like that are conforming to what they feel are social expectations. It’s all about the bad ideology. The West is under an intense propaganda campaign the likes of which haven’t been seen in history, not even in the USSR.

  7. Bernie
    Posted August 20, 2020 at 1:20 pm | Permalink

    Given that every single day I see videos of black mobs attacking lone whites – often elderly whites or white children – why in the word wouldn’t I want an organization dedicated to preventing this (by retaliation if necessary)?

  8. Alexandra O.
    Posted August 20, 2020 at 3:52 pm | Permalink

    I have no idea how I can ever get together with even one person who thinks as we do on this site. Right now, because of the Corona Virus, we cannot even gather safely in groups if we wanted to. And trying to accomplish anything remotely reminiscent of the KKK antics was thoroughly and totally trashed in Charlottesville a few years back. The best way to prepare for what we have to do when this pandemic lifts is to study law in any way you can — enroll in college online, whether you already have a degree or are just beginning — we need lawyers. Secondly, we need real estate, and people who can search out sites for us. We keep talking about getting together in our own ‘neighborhoods’, but we have to either find them or build them ourselves. Third — while you’re in school learning legal subjects, minor in Finance! Instead of arguing whether Socialism is better than Capitalism, or vice versa, get an education in the system that makes money FOR YOU — and that’s Capitalism. No, you’re not obligated to become a corporate titan who cheats his/her employees — just learn how to handle money and make money work for you, and the organizations you wish to help. We need accountants and finance geniuses to help us. There was recently a donation of $25 Million to BLM from some leftist corporation, I don’t remember which, and that should just begin inspiring you to start thinking about what CC here could do with that money. Seriously, start thinking about money — how to earn it and use it for our people. Capitalism is not about hoarding, it’s about ‘accumulating’ money in order to get a company (or an idea) off to a start. We need to start helping ourselves and our families and our race, and yet we can barely get $150,000 together in a year to help this immensely-valuable think tank you find yourself involved in right now.

    Actually, I have to admire the Jews — their entire mission in life is already written for them, and it includes making oodles of money to keep themselves safe from their enemies. Yet — have you ever seen this written down anywhere? No. It’s the one thing we can never talk about either. Well, now we are the ones with enemies, and we better get a lot more organized against them. Push back every way you can against this well-described ‘mandatory altruism’ — and that is the perfect title for it — which is raining down daily on our heads.

    BTW, in addition to more schooling, learn martial arts and gun handling as well.

    • Howard The Duck
      Posted August 20, 2020 at 6:21 pm | Permalink

      I would like to comment ton this, because more and more, I think many people in our movement have realize that planning is only going to lead us to success in this regard. With that being said, my proposal is this for every individual on this site, (and I repeat this sentiment in different ways to other posts):
      1.) Save as much money as you can.
      2.) Invest in stocks or anything that isn’t a dollar
      3.) Get to know as many people as you know in your community. If you were work, take days off to meet as many new white people as possible.
      4.) And from here, influence every conversation with questions leading up to fundamental truths about pro-white advocacy.

      I will expand on these things when time allows.

  9. Broseph
    Posted August 21, 2020 at 3:19 am | Permalink

    “I’d prefer something classier and more sophisticated [than the klan]”

    You won’t get it. Any organization big enough to effect change will invariably include at least one unsavory character, which is all the media needs to define the whole. And if that doesn’t work it will simply be infiltrated and steered towards bad optics.

    I‘ve long said that if Trump really wanted to “save the world,” he should have steered his money into becoming a cable provider 20 years ago and simply machined against communist genocide the way the existing media machines for it

    • Paul Orsi
      Posted September 23, 2020 at 9:52 am | Permalink

      The Sophistication will start in the Universities and the media . It can be done. That is how the liberals started. It is not going to happen if there is quibbling against beginning prospects that may not exactly be on par with the True Right.

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