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Themis Unblinded

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With the Charlottesville and Rittenhouse trials both having recently concluded, it seems appropriate to discuss an important aspect of “Lady Justice” and her true, glorious identity that lurks behind the modern pseudo-myth.

The modern, normie conception of Lady Justice is as a woman holding scales and a sword, and most of all, blindfolded. The common understanding of the blindfold is impartiality. However, this is a subversive lie. Originally, the blindfold was added to criticize “the tolerance of, or ignorance to, abuse of the law by the judicial system” during the sixteenth century [2]. The blindfold was originally a critique, not a virtue. Coincidentally, the judicial system today is not just tolerant of abuses of the legal process in both civil and criminal matters, but actively promotes it.

My attempt to track down further details on how the blindfold changed from critique to virtue was not successful. My working hypothesis, though, is that Freemasonry had a hand in it, as they are fond of symbols. Many Neo-Classical symbols were culturally appropriated during the French and American revolutions, both of which were heavily influenced by Freemasonry, the Enlightenment, and the childish myth of progress. These Neo-Classical symbols were used to cast the revolutions as a return to tradition, when in reality they were in many ways the antithesis of the Greco-Roman world.

Even the most radical of Athenians and Roman Populares would have laughed at the Enlightenment’s John Lennonesque talk of a universal brotherhood of man. Rights were understood as ancestral customs that had been established through struggle, not as universal entitlements. Athenian democracy had the flavor of Starship Troopers, not a hippy commune. Latter-day Stoics such as Marcus Aurelius may have been more amenable to Enlightenment ideas, but by their time the Classical world had passed from what Oswald Spengler describes as culture, which is living, to civilization, which is dead. Arguably, Marcus Aurelius was closer to the rising Magian culture than to his Roman ancestors.

This brings us to who Lady Justice really was in antiquity, long before modern people erroneously portrayed her as blindfolded. Her true name is Themis, a titan born of Gaia and Uranus, and consort to Zeus. During the Titanomachy, she sided with Zeus and the Olympians against most of the other Titans. The Orphic Hymns praise Themis as “the first to show mortals the holy oracle” and also the “first to teach men holy worship.” Her function as oracle and lawgiver was not limited to mortals. The Orphic Hymns also state that Themis “taught lord Phoibos [a title for Apollo] the art of giving laws,” and in Aeschylus’s tragedy The Eumenides, it is said that she gifted her oracular function at Delphi to Apollo.

This establishes Themis as a teacher of law, religion, and oracular prophecy. Her Titan lineage connects her to the primordial depths of time and the natural order. Themis’ name roughly translates as “that which is put in place,” meaning divine law or ancestral custom, in contrast to petty human laws such as parking ordinances, which come and go.

In my humble, mortal opinion, there is a strong connection between Themis’ mastery of law and prophecy. Because Themis can see into the future, she can see what the effects of enacting laws will be, as well as the effects that applying the law to specific cases will bring. In other words, Themis does not establish or apply the law in an ivory-tower vacuum, but in context of the real world. If she can see into the future, she is absolutely not blindfolded to the present. Admittedly, there is a mythological motif of physical blindness to the material world corresponding with prophecy and spiritual truth, as seen in the blind prophet Tiresias, and in Wotan sacrificing an eye to drink from the well of Mimir. However, the blind prophet motif was never applied to Themis in the ancient world even once.

Portraying Themis as blindfolded is therefore subversive and blasphemous. She is blind to neither the present nor the future. She sees everything within the context of the larger picture.

A judicial system that was true to Themis’ essence would view the Rittenhouse case within the context of the 2020 race war — euphemistically described as a “racial reckoning” by those who want to whitewash getting revenge on whitey. It would rejoice that there is one less pedophile in Kenosha and savor the poetic justice that said pedophile, the Jew Joseph Rosenbaum, died doing what he loved best: chasing young boys. It would respond to attempts to intimidate the judge and jury by doubling down on doing the right thing, and dismiss Rittenhouse’s case with prejudice.

It would see the Charlottesville trial as part of an ongoing campaign of Jewish lawfare against America’s white population, which itself should be understood within the context of a centuries-long Jewish hatred for non-Jews. It would take ample notice when one side is flush with money for attorneys’ fees while the other side is impoverished, deplatformed, and censored.

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It would not allow self-proclaimed, (((peer-reviewed))) experts such as Pete Simi in the Charlottesville trial to perjure themselves by advancing frivolous, bad faith theories such as claiming that private communications were actually coded messages used in a conspiracy to commit violence — especially not when a witness is hauled in and forced to say “yes” to a barrage of bad faith questions as in a Third World show trial, as Dave Reilly was under the coercive threat of returning to prison.

It wouldn’t just be “lenient” with sentencing the January 6 defendants, because blacks and Communists were allowed to run rampant in 2020. It would totally dismiss those cases and award $450,000 in restitution not to foreign invaders who were separated from their families, but to the victims of the FBI’s Stasi-style reign of terror. It would not ignore that the government is treating parents concerned about CRT and pedophilia as terrorists. And it would certainly not ignore the torture of POWs being held in the DC Gulag [5] — especially not when blacks like Timothy Simpkin can wound multiple victims in a school shooting and then be released on $75,000 bail within a day.

There are numerous other cases demonstrating a broader context of injustice and persecution which any respectable legal system based on Indo-European notions of justice would not be blind to. At this point, however, the legal system of our ancestors has been for the most part hijacked by Bolshevik Jews and their pets. Greg Conte succinctly summed up the state of affairs on Telegram [6]:

The Charlottesville trial shows the basic problem with the US court system: a host of minor “facts” outweigh bigger truths. Juries in particular have a hard time deciding which facts are more important than others. The result of this is that the side with the most money is able to out-organize their opposition . . . With a deluge of “facts” you can make anyone seem guilty of anything… It’s the triumph of talmudic hair-splitting over logic and truth.

There’s very little to add to Conte’s analysis except that besides the evidentiary matters which he discusses, procedural matters (jurisdiction, appeals, motions, etc.) oftentimes predominate over the substantive matters of applying law to fact. Justice in America has indeed become blind, and that’s a bad thing.

Taking things in context also means standing by principles, because doing what is easy in the short term, yet dishonorable, is almost always counterproductive in the bigger picture. Yes, talk of principles is usually followed by cucked boomerisms. However, as a matter of honor and racial solidarity, anyone who claims to be Dissident Right should be standing with the Charlottesville defendants. While I like most of them overall, there are some to whom I am personally indifferent. I actually despise Richard Spencer. However, I put that aside when he is owning a perjurious Jew in court, because I see it within the broader context of racial struggle. The Arabs have a wise saying we should adopt: “Me against my brother, my brother and I against our cousin, my cousin and I against the world.”

Besides the need for racial solidarity against a campaign of persecution by Jewish supremacists, there is also the broader context of how rights tend to stand or fall as a whole. An attack on the free speech and self-defense of one is an attack on all. Of course, free speech should be understood within the context of our ancestral customs, which never encompassed things such as blasphemy, perjury, anti-white hate, obscenity, defamation, or pedophilia.

A recent controversy occurred Telegram when Keith Woods observed the hypocrisy [7] of how some Right-wing commentators were criticizing mainstream conservatives for not reporting on the Rittenhouse case when they themselves have been conspicuously silent on Charlottesville. This controversy then expanded, but it falls outside the scope of this article.

The only commentators who possibly have an excuse for remaining silent on Charlottesville while haranguing those who are silent about Rittenhouse are those few who are playing a delicate game of trying to be more of a gateway than a gatekeeper. Tucker Carlson might get a pass, but few others merit one.

The 2020 race war, the stolen election, and the vaccine mandates could not have happened without Charlottesville. Charlottesville emboldened the Judeo-Bolsheviks to pursue even greater tyranny against whites because of the lack of a white backlash, in what was a cut-and-dry situation. Trump made a triggering remark about “very fine people on both sides,” and then . . . silence. There is a poetic justice in how Trump’s cowardly silence regarding the Charlottesville defendants inaugurated a series of events which would lead to he himself being silenced on his beloved Twitter. United we stand, divided we are perma-banned.

Returning to myth, the real Themis provides another insight into current events. Themis through Zeus bore a series of gods known as the Horae, from which the word “hour” comes from. Their number and names vary across different accounts. One generation is that of Dike (justice), Eirene (peace), and Eunomia (good/lawful order). A favored chant of the savages during the 2020 race war was “No justice, no peace,” oftentimes paired with “No racist police!” It is an eerie coincidence that this chant can be taken as an abjuration of Themis’ progeny. Justice and Peace correspond to Dike and Eirene. So-called racist police could very well correspond to the rule of law which is the essence of Eunomia.

Additionally, one of my Christian friends pointed out that Melchizedek’s two main attributes are justice and peace. Specifically, he is the King of Justice and King of Peace. According to René Guénon, Melchizedek is the name of the “King of the World” in the Christian tradition. Thus, the chant of “No justice, no peace” has sinister, Satanic overtones in the Christian tradition, just as it is at odds with the values of pagan Hellas. I doubt that whoever came up with this chant knew these things, and even less about the savages and traitors who chant it. However, those who have read through the volumes of Julius Evola’s Introduction to Magic know that there is a vast, unseen backstage of human consciousness from which highly questionable influences can subtly infiltrate.

Our enemies may portray Themis as blind, but she is not. Her gaze is sure and steady, and pierces all of their Talmudic lies. The more they defy natural law, the harsher the inevitable backlash.

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