It can be amusing to observe how Leftists get “triggered” by a line of argumentation, a phrase, or merely a naughty word. All it takes is a brief utterance, and they come unglued. Granted, some of that is probably play-acting, and some is imperious bluster, but there are times when they really do flip and trip because their brains are unable to cope. (more…)
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La Nación no es el idioma
Que la lengua es un criterio secundario carente de importancia lo demuestra el simple hecho de que aprender y dominar una nueva lengua no nos convierte en personas diferentes. De hecho, casi todos los idiomas tienen palabras para los mismos conceptos, salvo por un porcentaje residual de excepciones, las cuales, de todos modos, se eluden fácilmente recurriendo a la toma de préstamos lingüísticos. (more…)
A Nation is not a language
The fact that language is a secondary criterion of no importance is demonstrated by the simple observation that learning and mastering a new language does not make you a different person. In fact, almost all languages have different words for the same concepts, except for a residual percentage of exceptions which in any case are easily circumvented by resorting to loanwords. It is therefore absurd to base nationalism on idiomatic criteria. It is not languages that define the borders of Nations. (more…)
Forgotten Roots of the Left:
Fichte’s Moral & Political Philosophy, Part III
1. Fichte on the Nature of the State
We began to explore Fichte’s political philosophy in the last installment, as expounded primarily in his 1796 work Foundations of Natural Right. It is a basic principle of Fichte’s philosophy that subjectivity, what he calls the “I,” must bring nature under the control of reason. (more…)
Roald Dahl’s children’s books are to be republished with the text politically corrected.
In the new version of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Charlie’s antagonist Augustus Gloop, who never stops eating, is not “enormously fat” but just “enormous.” (more…)
February 27, 2023 Kathryn S.
By the Twisted Word, Slain;
By the Good Word, Saved . . .
& Other Stories
Commander John Irving, Royal Navy
Royal Navalese: A Glossary of Fo’csle Language
London: Focal Point Publications, 2020 (originally published 1946)
Somebody recently gifted me with this trim, entertaining little book. Perhaps because of the season, I immediately identified it as one of that peculiar species of “Christmas books”: small volumes, usually elegantly designed, illustrated with line drawings, and often found stacked near the bookseller’s cash register in December. (more…)
Counter-Currents Radio Podcast No. 497 The Writers’ Bloc with James O’Meara on Better Call Saul
Editor’s Note: Dominic Kennedy, who is Investigations Editor at The Times of London, spent well over a year trying to dox an obscure British nationalist YouTuber who goes by “The Ayatollah” (his recent appearance on Counter-Currents Radio is here). When he learned The Ayatollah’s identity, he sent him 63 questions, which he answers below.
Why do you run a racist YouTube channel? (more…)
September 14, 2022 Counter-Currents Radio
Counter-Currents Radio Podcast No. 485 Blair Cottrell Discusses Pharmacology on The Writers’ Bloc
Australian nationalist activist Blair Cottrell was Nick Jeelvy‘s guest on the most recent broadcast of The Writers’ Bloc where they discussed the phenomenon of pharmacology and its origins, as well as answer your questions, and it is now available for download and online listening. (more…)
When arguing on social media — especially over political or cultural matters — the point should not be to convince your interlocutor of anything. The point should be to convince those reading your exchange that your position is the more desirable one. (more…)