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Title: Homo Hubris
Post by: 90sRetroFan on July 19, 2020, 04:08:19 am
(Old content will be reposted at a later date.)

Our enemy Duchesne has compiled all his Homo Hubris tweets into a single article:

https://www.eurocanadian.ca/2020/07/white-men-responsible-for-almost-all-greatest-achievements.html

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The biggest reason why Whites are believed to be racist is that they are far the greatest achievers in human history and they created the nations non-whites crave to inhabit. The very existence of White Men goes against the principle of equality since they are responsible for almost 100% of the greatest achievements in all the fields of human endeavor since ancient historical times. This is a big reason why White nations are earmarked for total race mixing, and why White Males are the most resented group.

The following lists come directly from tweets I wrote over the last few months. These tweets are based on careful documentation and extensive research. One of the reasons I was suspended from twitter is that hundreds of complaints were regularly sent against me for speaking about the unique greatness of White men.

These lists (and some exaggerate a bit, for the sake of argument) will show that White men are responsible for almost everything that is noble, beautiful, and excellent in history, far surpassing the achievements of all the other races combined. The sheer fact that White men came up with all the disciplinary fields taught in our universities speaks volumes: archaeology, botany, economics, sociology, anthropology, history, biology, chemistry, genetics, physics, medicine, literature, theology, architecture...all of them.

The greatest painters, novelists, historians, biologists, physicists, classical composers, poets, car designers, mathematicians, architects are White men. White men were the greatest nation builders in history. They discovered and mapped the entire earth, every river, mountain, sea, desert -- including every territory inhabited  by non-whites.

"Greatest" according to Western standards only. Reject Western standards and suddenly everything Duchesne boasts about becomes indictment against Western civilization. One thing we can be sure about is that if the "white" men praised by Duchesne had been magically erased from existence before the Renaissance, the world could have been spared not only the entirety of the violence of the colonial era but also almost all of the macro-scale problems we currently face:

https://trueleft.createaforum.com/true-left-vs-right/western-civilization-sustainable-evil/

https://trueleft.createaforum.com/true-left-vs-right/western-civilization-is-a-health-hazard/

https://trueleft.createaforum.com/true-left-vs-right/if-western-civilization-does-not-die-soon/

(not to mention the ugliest aesthetics the world has ever seen:

https://trueleft.createaforum.com/true-left-vs-right/western-civilization-is-ugly-48/ )

So no, we do not see equality either. We see obvious Western inferiority. Nothing invented by Western civilization was invented with the prior consent of the rest of the world which is nevertheless forced to live with its consequences ever after whether we like it or not (and try to alleviate the suffering and clean up the mess they have caused as best we can). Yet Western civilization did not care in the slightest about this permanent violence any more than it cared about all the other violence it did over the last 500 years. This is part of what makes Western civilization uniquely inferior.
Title: Re: Homo Hubris
Post by: 90sRetroFan on February 11, 2021, 12:27:40 am
Right on schedule, our enemies rush to praise Brady:

https://www.eurocanadian.ca/2021/02/the-greatest-of-all-time.html

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On Sunday night, I found myself at a local Super Bowl party. I went for the food, drinks, and camaraderie. I barely watched the television, usually getting sidelined into a conversation about the election, work, kids, etc. Still, I wanted Tom Brady to win. At one point, a Kansas City Chiefs fan complained loudly that the refs were “giving Brady the trophy” after a penalty call went in his favor. I watched the replay. It was a good call (defensive holding). As a few others and I defended the call, the KC fan – a White guy in a Mahomes jersey – sneered, “It’s because Brady is White.” Since it was neither my friend nor my party, I disengaged and went back to chatting about whatever over scotch.

But I agree – Tom Brady was getting the calls from the referees because he is White, but not for the same reasons the KC cuck lamented.
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Pocket passers are field generals in every way. They are directing the team. They are watching the refs, defenders, players, coaches, and fans. The amount of cerebral capacity it takes to process so much stimuli in so short a period of time is astounding. They are applying the hours they studied of film and game plans to matters occurring in real time, within seconds. It also takes extraordinary restraint. You must process, analyze, interpret, and execute in seconds while trusting that the men coming to crush you will be stopped by the five men in front of you. In short, the ideal pocket passing quarterback is intelligent, studious, disciplined, and athletic.

In other words, the ideal pocket passing quarterback is White.

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Thus, going back to the reason that Tom Brady has emerged as the Greatest of All Time – with seven super bowl rings, ten super bowl appearances, and a smoking hot wife – has everything to do with his race. The KC cuck was not wrong. The refs were giving preferential calls to Brady because he is White. But they were not doing so out of some silly systemic racism myth. They were doing so because Tom Brady, the White pocket passing quarterback, enjoys the intelligence, capacity, discipline, and athleticism to make them give him those calls. Tom Brady is capable of thinking and acting at the same time.

Consequently, Tom Brady’s career is the epitome of White Privilege – as in, he is privileged to be White.

Congratulations Tom!

In the old days, I used to counter rightist assertions that "white privilege does not exist" simply by asking the asserters whether they would not mind themselves magically being transformed into "non-white" if they could keep all their individual talents. Not one of them was ever willing to say they would not mind this, thereby undermining their own assertion. I guess this line of attack had an impact, as they now simply admit it.

Lastly, "smoking hot wife"?

(https://media.bleacherreport.com/f_auto,w_800,h_533,q_auto,c_fill/br-img-images/003/845/741/hi-res-28857642bf129b249bf47b7828a167ee_crop_north.jpg)

How long before our enemies realize the joke is on them every time they make such statements? Because all we need to do in response is post a picture!
Title: Re: Homo Hubris
Post by: rp on February 11, 2021, 10:19:26 pm
Tom Brady bailed out by refs: Super Bowl 55 rigged?:
https://youtu.be/8nLraMI5Au8
Title: Re: Homo Hubris
Post by: 90sRetroFan on February 14, 2021, 11:59:44 pm
Every time I read an enemy article like this one, I better appreciate just how apt the name "Homo Hubris" is to describe them:

https://www.theoccidentalobserver.net/2021/02/14/a-few-great-often-forgotten-white-moments/

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My goal is to entertain as well as enlighten the reader with a few not-as-well known, or so-well-known but taken-for-granted inventions, happenings, and ideas, and a modicum of names of White people who deserve to be listed in the pantheon of The Great Whites. Let us begin.
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Arthur Scherbius
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In 1918, he founded the firm of Scherbius & Ritter. He made a number of inventions, for example, asynchronous motors, electric pillows and ceramic heating parts; his research contributions led to his name being associated with the Scherbius principle for asynchrous motors. He applied for a patent in February 1918 for a cipher machine based on rotating wired wheels, what is now known as a rotor machine.
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Scherbius’ Enigma provided the German Army with the strongest cryptographic cipher in the world at the time, until the code was broken by Polish mathematicians in the 1930s, as discussed in the following section.

Marian Rejewski, Henryk Zygalski and Jerzy Rozycki
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Rejewski together with Henryk Zygalski and Jerzy Rozycki managed to build an Enigma double. They developed numerous techniques for defeating the plugboard and get all the components of the keys, thus making it possible for them to read all the German enciphered messages from 1933 to 1939.
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Since the Germans were convinced that their technology could not be deciphered, they continued using the machine for different types of communications with their secret services, in the sky, and on the battlefield. The decoded messages were given to a few commanders who used it cautiously making sure that the Germans did not find out that their cipher was broken.

To a non-Homo Hubris mind, the conclusion is that it would have been better for the cipher machine not to have been invented in the first place. But Homo Hubris, in contrast, celebrates both the invention and the counter-invention.

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Claude Shannon
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In a 1939 letter to his mentor at Bell Laboratories, Vannevar Bush, Shannon outlined some of his initial ideas on “fundamental properties of general systems for the transmission of intelligence.”
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Shannon’s theories have now become the standard framework underlying all modern-day communication systems: optical, underwater, even interplanetary.

His theories laid the groundwork for the electronic communications networks that now lace the earth.
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His later work on chess-playing machines and an electronic mouse that could run a maze helped create the field of artificial intelligence

I know:

https://trueleft.createaforum.com/true-left-vs-right/if-western-civilization-does-not-die-soon/

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Oscar H. Banker
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Oscar H. Banker (b. Asatour Sarafian, May 31, 1895) was an Armenian-American inventor who patented a number of works, including an automatic transmission and power steering for automobiles. He is considered the “father of the automatic transmission.”

Which significantly increased use of cars.....

https://trueleft.createaforum.com/true-left-vs-right/western-civilization-is-a-health-hazard/

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The Columbian Exposition of 1893

The World’s Columbian Exposition celebrated the 400th anniversary of Christopher Columbus’s discovery of America. (Or as Wikipedia says, Columbus’s arrival in the new world.)
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Fredrick Law Olmsted, possibly the world’s foremost landscape architect, laid out the plan to build on a swamp requiring wood pilings driven into the ground to support the buildings. He also created a system of lagoons and lakes in which full size replicas of Columbus’ ships, the Niña, the Pinta, and the Santa Maria floated. 40,000 skilled and unskilled laborers (making ten cents a day) constructed the fair’s buildings.

There were over 65,000 exhibits at the fair covering 630 acres. The Chicago skyline was dominated by a 250-foot-high Ferris wheel, designed for the fair by inventor George Ferris. It was 100 feet taller than today’s Ferris wheel at Chicago’s Navy Pier and had 36 cars capable of holding 60 people each. Fully loaded, it could carry 2,160 people and took a full twenty minutes to make one rotation.
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The main entryway was a peristyle of forty-eight massive fluted columns on either side of an arch in the style of the Arc de Triompe.

Every US state built an exhibition house or building to show its products. California had, among other things, a full-size medieval knight on a horse made of prunes. Missouri showcased a replica of the Statue of Liberty made of sugar. Philadelphia sent the Liberty Bell to grace Pennsylvania’s building.

This was the first Fair to solicit exhibits from foreign countries and forty-six heeded the call. It seemed that each nation was in a fierce competition to excel the others. France built a nearly full-size wing of the Palace of Versailles.

On October 9, 1893, nearly a million people paid 50 cents to attend the opening where President Grover Cleveland pushed a solid gold button to switch on George Westinghouse’s electric lights that illuminated in a bath of brilliant whiteness the staff-laden buildings of the Fair. Nearly half of the total population of the US attended the Fair.

It is impossible to describe the awesome accomplishment of the White men and women who came together to create one of the wonders of the modern world. Everything about it was the biggest, the best, the greatest. It had the longest telescope in the world, the largest building in the world, and a choir of 2,500 singers.
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Like George Ferris who was not content to allow the erector-set appearing Eifel Tower to stand as the crowning glory of civilization, there were others who motivated by money, fame, or ego, would scale mountains of obstacles, and leave their indelible record in the history books and in their genes for future generations.

You might also feel a bit wistful if not melancholy as you contemplate that White people descended to the deepest part of the oceans, climbed the highest land masses, and flew to the moon to go for a walk.

Can we ever attain the impossible tasks again? Or have we lost that intangible component, that antecedent of accomplishment, that precursor of victory, and that faculty of deliberative striving?

My worry is that they haven't lost it. And I don't recommend taking the risk to find out. The above paragraphs describe very well what Western civilization is all about. Hasn't the world had far more than enough of their **** already?

WESTERN CIVILIZATION MUST DIE!
Title: Re: Homo Hubris
Post by: 90sRetroFan on February 18, 2021, 11:26:32 pm
Our enemies can never write enough of these articles; do they realize that each such article further lowers our opinion of them?

https://www.theoccidentalobserver.net/2021/02/18/the-pale-male-paradox-how-white-men-achieve-most-and-are-vilified-worst/

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It’s one of the most interesting, enlightening and eye-opening books I’ve ever read: Simon Winchester’s Exactly: How Precision Engineers Created the Modern World (2018). Winchester tells a story of astonishing ingenuity, intelligence and effort from the steam-engine (44) to the “extreme ultraviolet” laser (296). And it’s almost exclusively a story of stale pale males—of White men from northwestern Europe.
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slavery was neither necessary nor sufficient for the rise of Britain as an industrial and technological giant. Black slaves effectively played the role of horses and oxen: their muscles powered mechanisms and economic systems created by White ingenuity and foresight, but Blacks had no intellectual or creative role in what they powered.
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White men have achieved most in all manner of fields, from engineering and mathematics to exploration and mountaineering. But they are also the most vilified group on earth and are held responsible for all manner of evils, from slavery and pollution to systemic racism and police brutality. Why does the highest-achieving group also receive the greatest opprobrium?

Because we never gave consent for you to modernize the world that all of us live in! But in typical Western disregard for seeking prior consent you did it anyway, thereby forcing the rest of us to live in this modern world that you created whether we like it or not.

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I hadn’t heard of Maudslay and his “formidable skill in delicate engineering” (p. 54) before I read Exactly. Unlike George Floyd, Maudslay exerted himself to defeat crime, not to commit it. He helped perfect the effectively unbeatable locks of his mentor Joseph Bramah (1748–1814). He then went on, in Simon Winchester’s words, “to become the founding father of precision toolmaking, mass production, and the key engineering concept of perfect flatness.” (p. 62) Among much else, he invented a lathe that could “efficiently, precisely and [quickly]” make something that contributed far more to Britain’s wealth than “centuries of African enslavement.”

What was the something? It was “that most essential component of the industrialized world, the screw.” (p. 63) Henry Maudslay, unlike George Floyd, helped hold the Western civilization together — and literally so. In a sane world, his story would embolden Whites to say “Screw you!” to inane and self-righteous anti-White groups like Black Lives Matter.

We have been building everything we needed in daily life for thousands of years without ever requiring screws. So in the eyes of all of us who oppose industrialization (which is an ongoing macro-scale crime against the entire planet that daily dwarfs anything Floyd could possibly have done), it follows that the screw is to blame, and hence its inventor is to blame. So no, screw Maudslay!

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Nor did we hear about a Swedish engineer who contributed immensely to perhaps the most important part of precision: measurement. But Winchester points out that the Swedish engineer has been unjustly forgotten for a long time: “Carl Edvard Johansson died in 1943, respected and beloved in Sweden, and forgotten elsewhere.” Johansson (1864–1943) invented measuring instruments known as gauge blocks or Jo blocks, which come in varying sizes and can be fitted together to measure, for example, “any of the 1000 lengths from 3.000 to 3.999 mm in 0.001 mm steps.” Winchester writes that Jo blocks are “machined with such precision that there [are] no asperities whatsoever on their surfaces that might allow air to get between and form a point of weakness. They [are] so perfectly flat that the molecules of their faces [bond] with one another when they [are] joined [and it becomes] impossible to break them apart. … They can only be slid apart.” (p. 3)

Winchester adds that scientists still don’t fully understand the physical mechanism behind the bonding of Jo blocks. In a sense, White ingenuity is still defeating White ingenuity: Johansson’s measuring blocks created a mystery.

Whatever turns you on.

Seriously, again we had been doing fine for thousands of years without needing this type of measuring. so why do you expect us to be impressed with gauge blocks? They are nothing but another accomplice in industrialization, the negative consequences of which are manifold and inescapable:

https://trueleft.createaforum.com/true-left-vs-right/western-civilization-is-a-health-hazard/

Continuing:

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they direct themselves outwards, creating ingenious and awesome machines, scaling the earth’s heights, plumbing the ocean’s depths, and landing in person or by proxy on the Moon, Mars and Venus.
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So is it ironic that Kehinde Andrews and countless other anti-White ideologues go through life relying absolutely on White male invention and ingenuity without acknowledging the debt they owe, let alone expressing any gratitude?

We are forced to use your machines in reaction to you using the same machines, to prevent you gaining too great an advantage over us. This does not mean we enjoy using your machines. We would prefer they were never invented. So why should we feel indebted to you, let alone grateful?

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No, I don’t think it is. I think it’s entirely predictable. One could hardly expect Kehinde Andrews to admit that merely one tiny White group like the Swedes have contributed more to science and technology than all Blacks who ever lived.

Indeed, the single Swedish male Carl Edvard Johansson contributed more to science and technology than all Blacks who ever lived.

Yes, and that is what makes Swedish engineers, not least Johansson, accomplices to industrialization and hence villains of world history.

By the way, Kehinde Andrews is the same person whom I recently posted about here:

http://aryanism.net/blog/other/when-history-is-written-by-leftists/

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The culture of critique is already proclaiming that Black women “played a crucial part” in the Moon Landings and the creation of GPS, the global positioning system whose genuine White male creators are described in Winchester’s book.

Proud Black wimminz in, hate-filled honkies out

As Black women are written into the history of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics), White men will be written out. Our hostile elite aren’t really following the script of Orwell’s Nineteen Eighty-Four (1949), but they might as well be: “In his own schooldays, Winston remembered, in the late fifties, it was only the helicopter that the Party claimed to have invented; a dozen years later, when Julia was at school, it was already claiming the aeroplane; one generation more, and it would be claiming the steam engine.”

The steam engine, the aeroplane and the helicopter are all products of White male genius. The parasitic Party had already claimed two of them for its own in Orwell’s novel. In our reality, the parasitic culture of critique is beginning to assign the products of White male genius to Black women.

This is a False Left manouevre which as a True Leftist I have denounced over and over again. Any "non-whites" who wish they had invented any modern machines are in spirit no better than the machines' actual inventors, as they are in effect wishing they had contributed to industrialization. They too are Westerners, and hence our enemies. Nevertheless, this problem too could have been avoided if only the machines in question were themselves never invented in the first place! Most fundamentally to blame are still the actual inventors.
Title: Re: Homo Hubris
Post by: 90sRetroFan on March 17, 2021, 11:30:11 pm
As I keep saying, the fastest way to understand someone's value system is to look at which words they use to insult those whom they dislike. The following should leave us in no doubt that Homo Hubris is the perfect name for our enemies:

https://www.theoccidentalobserver.net/2021/03/17/mediocre-meghan-as-microcosm-how-meghan-markle-symbolizes-black-hatred-of-white-civilization/

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Meghan Markle was a mediocre actress of mediocre intellect with mediocre looks. She snagged a surplus prince and won herself a spectacular wedding, hijacking great White architecture and ritual with Black narcissism, crudity and entitlement.

Reminder: one day we must cover Buckingham Palace in the 'Western civilization is UGLY' topic.

Oh, what the heck, here is a quick link for now (a Westerner wrote the page title, obviously):

https://www.askideas.com/31-very-beautiful-inside-pictures-of-the-buckingham-palace-london/

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You could also hear mediocre Black narcissists around the world rushing to their keyboards to type passionate defences of Markle.
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Mos-Shogbamimu went on to explain that “As a Black woman, I am so used to all the nuances of racism that vary from person to person. There is obvious racism, but there is also a more subtle form of racism, which can best be described as a form of white violence.” When racism becomes “more subtle,” it presumably doesn’t involve physical attacks. So how can “more subtle” racism be “best described” as “white violence”? Very easily, to the mediocre intellect of Mos-Shogbamimu.

That our enemies think only physical attacks count as violence reveals their total lack of honour.

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Like Oprah Winfrey and Meghan Markle, Mos-Shogbamimu is a mediocre Black facing the grandeur and tradition of a great White institution.
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the Monarchy remains a potent symbol of White Christian Britain and is still hated by those who want to destroy Britain and its traditions. Those who can’t create often wish to forget their inferiority by destroying what others have created.

No, we want to destroy what you have created because what you have created is inferior.

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The mediocre Black historian David Olusoga has done exactly that.
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And so, after Meghan Markle attacked the Royal Family, Olusoga joined the hysteria in (where else?) the Guardian and announced that the interview with Oprah Winfrey “is not just a crisis for the royal family — but for Britain itself.” Yes, that’s how serious it is when a mediocre Black actress claims that an unspecified royal had enquired, in unspecified terms and an unspecified context, about the possible future skin-colour of her semi-Black embryo.
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Black mediocrities side with Black barbarism rather than White civilization.
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Oprah and Obama, united in mediocrity
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his fellow mediocre Black, the Guardian journalist Afua Hirsch, extolled his “candour and courage.”

How is it that mediocre Blacks like Markle, Olusoga, Hirsch and Mos-Shogbamimu wield such power and influence in modern Western societies? How did a mediocre Black like Oprah Winfrey become a billionaire and a mediocre Black like Barack Obama become President of the United States?
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That’s why Morgan still has a place in the mainstream media. He’s pro-Jewish, even if he’s prepared to criticize a self-proclaimed Black victim like Meghan Markle. But he didn’t discuss Black narcissism, mediocrity and hatred of White civilization, which are still taboo subjects in the mainstream.
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Oprah Winfrey and Meghan Markle may be mediocre in intellect, but they and countless other non-Whites have proved quite capable of learning and applying the central message of the culture of critique: White racism explains all White success and all non-White failure.
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It’s a simple message for simple minds and it will destroy the West unless it is firmly and irreversibly defeated by the truth. Whites are not the world’s greatest villains, but the world’s greatest creators. And they have a right to live in their own nations free of envious and hate-filled Black mediocrities like Meghan Markle and David Olusoga.

No, you are the world's greatest villains BECAUSE you are the world's greatest creators:

https://trueleft.createaforum.com/true-left-vs-right/western-civilization-sustainable-evil/

https://trueleft.createaforum.com/true-left-vs-right/western-civilization-is-a-health-hazard/

https://trueleft.createaforum.com/true-left-vs-right/western-civilization-is-ugly-48/

https://trueleft.createaforum.com/true-left-vs-right/if-western-civilization-does-not-die-soon/

It is precisely the Western fear of mediocrity that has motivated Western civilization's transformation of the world (done without the consent of everyone else, in other words violently) into the monstrosity of complexity that it has become. And you think you are insulting us by calling us mediocre? You are only confirming to us that you are Westerners.
Title: Re: Homo Hubris
Post by: rp on March 17, 2021, 11:41:23 pm
"Reminder: one day we must cover Buckingham Palace in the 'Western civilization is UGLY' topic."
I already have:
Next stop: Buckingham "Palace" (360 degree tour courtesy of BBC):
https://youtu.be/FtGN2wK9g_s
Title: Re: Homo Hubris
Post by: 90sRetroFan on March 24, 2021, 12:25:03 am
OLD CONTENT

Recently you may have heard of this incident:

www.thedailybeast.com/columbia-student-from-viral-video-speaks-i-am-not-racist

A columbia university student just went on a drunken racist tirade shouting how whites built modern civilization. Of course, WN groups are claiming that this is not racist because he is merely "stating the facts". Any thoughts?

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According to von Abele, his videotaped tirade was simply a plea for all races and cultures to openly appreciate their people’s accomplishments. “I believe that every single person should love themselves and love their culture, and we should all be allowed to be proud of our heritage,” he said.

There exist racist cultures. Therefore, if every single person should love their culture, there will exist some people who love racism.

There exist racist heritages. Therefore, if every single person should be allowed to be proud of their heritage, there will exist some people allowed to be proud of racism.

As for whether von Abele individually is racist, the answer can be found by considering: is the particular culture/heritage which he loves racist?

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"**** yeah, white people. **** yeah, white men."

If it were not, it would never even have come up with the notion of "whiteness".

Therefore von Abele is racist. QED

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"Look, I don’t hate other people, I just love white men."

I hate von Abele and all like him, and I would be ashamed of myself if I did not.

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"I was theatrically and sarcastically demonstrating that whites are not allowed to embrace their cultural achievements"

Why should they be? Should Jews be allowed to embrace Jewish cultural achievements? Should people who experiment on animals be allowed to embrace their research achievements?

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vivisection#François_Magendie_(1783–1855)

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Magendie was a physiologist at the Académie Royale de Médecine in France, established in the first half of the 19th century.[15] Magendie made several groundbreaking medical discoveries, but was far more aggressive than some of his other contemporaries with his use of animal experimentation. For example, the discovery of the different functionalities of dorsal and ventral spinal nerve roots was achieved by both Magendie, as well as a Scottish anatomist named Charles Bell. Bell used an unconscious rabbit because of "the protracted cruelty of the dissection", which caused him to miss that the dorsal roots were also responsible for sensory information. Magendie, on the other hand, used conscious, six-week-old puppies for his own experiments.[15][16] While Magendie's approach was more of an infringement on what we would today call animal rights, both Bell and Magendie used the same justification for vivisection: the cost of animal lives and experimentation was well worth it for the benefit of humanity.[16]

Many viewed Magendie's work as cruel and unnecessarily torturous. One note is that Magendie carried out many of his experiments before the advent of anesthesia, but even after ether's discovery it was not used in any of his experiments or classes.[15] Even during the period before anesthesia, other physiologists expressed their disgust with how he conducted his work. One such visiting American physiologist describes the animals as "victims" and the apparent sadism that Magendie displayed when teaching his classes.

Speaking of which, who introduced experimentation on animals as a method of research in the first place?

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"**** yeah, white people. **** yeah, white men."

Correct:

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_animal_testing

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The history of animal testing goes back to the writings of the Ancient Greeks in the 4th and 3rd centuries BCE, with Aristotle (384–322 BCE) and Erasistratus (304–258 BCE) one of the first documented to perform experiments on animals.[1]
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In his unfinished 1627 utopian novel, New Atlantis, scientist and philosopher Francis Bacon proposed a research center containing "parks and enclosures of all sorts of beasts and birds which we use ... for dissections and trials; that thereby we may take light what may be wrought upon the body of man."
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the dramatic "Experiment 41," which demonstrated the reliance of living creatures on the air for their survival. Boyle conducted numerous trials during which he placed a large variety of different animals, including birds, mice, eels, snails and flies, in the vessel of the pump and studied their reactions as the air was removed.[5] Here, he describes an injured lark:
…the Bird for a while appear'd lively enough; but upon a greater Exsuction of the Air, she began manifestly to droop and appear sick, and very soon after was taken with as violent and irregular Convulsions, as are wont to be observ'd in Poultry, when their heads are wrung off: For the Bird threw her self over and over two or three times, and dyed with her Breast upward, her Head downwards, and her Neck awry.[6]

(I strongly encourage reading the whole page.)

The Western idea of utopia implies unlimited experimentation on non-humans.

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“We invented science and industry and you want to tell us to stop because, ‘Oh my God, we’re so bad!’”

Yes, you did. Yes, I do. Yes, you are.

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"**** yeah, white people. **** yeah, white men."

WE WILL REPLACE YOU.

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Another one:

metro.co.uk/2019/01/12/racist-says-white-men-created-civilisation-brixton-mcdonalds-8337918/

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A man told customers that ‘white men created civilisation’ and ‘England is f***ed because it’s run by women and immigrants’ during a racist rant at McDonald’s.

The middle-aged man can be heard in the clip telling staff at the fast food chain on Brixton Road in London: ‘This place is run by bloody immigrants’.

After noticing a man filming his monologue, he tells the crowd waiting for their orders: ‘You feminist, weak, hairy-faced, “mangina”, soy boys… cut your balls off… you’re letting women run the world, shame upon you all.
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The unnamed man refers to Mr Parvenu, who calls himself a ‘black bohemian’ on Twitter, as ‘bruv’ in the video and tells him: ‘The world is built by white men. You don’t like it, do you?’. The man goes on: ‘The entire civilisation was created by white men, white men created the world for you people.’

It's disturbing to think how WN never really took off in popularity until it incorporated misogyny into its ideology. And there used to be some desperate thinkers who thought promoting misogyny could end racism by leading to unification among men. I warned them that promoting misogyny would just make racism many times worse than it already was. They went ahead and did it anyway. Guess who was correct.....

The above is your creation, imbeciles, and now you have lost control over what you created.

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It seems like every other day I read about random people being outed as closet WNs.

atlantablackstar.com/2018/07/28/bronx-doctor-gets-found-out-as-closet-white-nationalist-claims-hes-now-seeking-professional-help/

Although, funnily enough, the WN in question is Jewish!

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"Although, funnily enough, the WN in question is Jewish!"

No surprises, as usual.

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a resident radiologist at Montefiore Medical Center’s Moses Campus in the Bronx.

A radiologist. Think about that for a moment. How many "non-whites" might he have given cancer to over the years by deliberately scanning them slightly longer?

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/CT_scan#Adverse_effects

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“The West has no use for [Muslims], and they’ll be just fine when they go home,” he wrote.

Let us thank him for demonstrating Western thinking: only people with exploitative value to the West have reason be allowed to live in Western countries. And even then, Western countries are not their home, even if they are born there.

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“If we take the birth of a non-white in isolation from context, that birth isn’t inherently a tragedy to the white race … [my] point is the principle that the loss of a white child is far worse than the birth of a non-white, at least in theory,” Bechhofer wrote in another.

This is accurate analysis. If the "non-white" birth rate had been lower 600 years ago, world history would not have been too different. If the "white" birth rate had been lower 600 years ago, the colonial era might never have happened. Of course, what is worse in Bechhofer's eyes is better in our eyes.

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In another post attributed to “Dov,” the doctor wrote, ” … Do I despise Blacks like [Colin] Kaepernick for milking the White cow despite the fact that he, his race, and all others are already in such objective debt to Whites? Absolutely.”

There is nothing objective about it. Only rightist "non-whites" feel indebted to "whites". Leftist "non-whites" do not. Kaepernick clearly belongs in the latter category:

https://trueleft.createaforum.com/news/sports-as-a-platform-for-protest/

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Tucker Carlson’s racist remarks:
www.motherjones.com/media/2019/03/tucker-carlson-calls-iraqis-semiliterate-primitive-monkeys-in-latest-round-of-tapes/

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7TjXAwAAjTY

This commenter gets it:

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Yes white people are responsible for the industrial revolution and the impending collapse of the biosphere as a result of the industrial revolution.

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We should invite people like that over here.

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“semiliterate primitive monkey.”

To be clear, if you are offended by being called a monkey, you have already been Westernized. The truth (which is so obvious that it shouldn't even need to be stated) is that monkeys have done almost infinitely less evil in the world than humans.

“culture where people just don’t use toilet paper or forks.”

web.archive.org/web/20120219201640/http://blogs.nationalgeographic.com/blogs/thegreenguide/2010/04/27000-trees-a-day-used-for-toilet-tissue.html

“extremely primitive.”

Biologically, women are on average more neotenous than men. If Carlson is using "primitive" to mean underdeveloped, he would be correct. But if "primitive" means less evolved, then it would be men (who failed to become as neotenous as women on average) who are more "primitive". One thing is for sure:

www.essence.com/news/politics/if-only-women-voted/

Which is, of course, not to say that men in general are the problem:

brilliantmaps.com/if-only-x-voted/

See also:

https://trueleft.createaforum.com/issues/demographic-blueshift/

Title: Re: Homo Hubris
Post by: 90sRetroFan on March 24, 2021, 12:40:58 am
OLD CONTENT contd.

Research confirms what I intuitively predicted a decade ago about how backlash politics works:

www.nytimes.com/2019/04/30/world/asia/sri-lanka-populism-ethnic-tensions.html

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‘Overrun,’ ‘Outbred,’ ‘Replaced’: Why Ethnic Majorities Lash Out Over False Fears
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That dynamic, sometimes known as a majority with a minority complex, is thought to be a major factor in the rise of right-wing populism in Europe, religious nationalism in Asia, and white nationalist terrorism in the United States and New Zealand.
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These dynamics are rising globally, and not only when one group is a majority nationally and a minority regionally.

Asked in 2013 about Buddhist violence against Myanmar’s Rohingya Muslim minority that would later culminate in genocide, Aung San Suu Kyi, the country’s de facto leader, responded by warning darkly of “global Muslim power.”
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And the rise of democracy, long considered a force for ethnic harmony, may be provoking majority backlashes instead, according to research by Jack Snyder, a Columbia University political scientist.

As democracy became the global norm, dominant ethnic groups found themselves under growing pressure to share power with minorities. They even lost the occasional election.

Anxiety around losing status can manifest as fears, however unfounded, of becoming outnumbered. In countries with weak institutions, that can lead to violence, possibly contributing to the stall in democracy’s once-rapid spread.

“We often see this phenomenon at moments of increasing democratization and increasing enfranchisement,” said Kate Cronin-Furman, a University College London political scientist, citing “horrible violence against the Rohingya breaking out at a time of increased democratization in Burma.”
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Muslims, we hear at rallies for the Alternative for Germany and France’s National Front, will soon outnumber non-Muslims in Europe and impose Shariah law.

A leader of Vox, the Spanish far-right party that just won its first Parliamentary seats, warned at a September rally of an “Islamist invasion.” The party supports policies to increase Spanish birthrates.

Many whites welcome pluralism and multiculturalism. But for those who see the decline of white dominance as destabilizing, any increase in the minority population is perceived as an attack.

A growing body of research suggests that this sentiment may be driving significant political change in the United States, which is projected to become “majority minority” — with whites less than half of the population — by 2050.

A study by Maureen Craig of New York University and Jennifer Richeson of Yale University found that white Americans who so much as read a news article on these demographic changes will express “more negative attitudes toward Latinos, blacks, and Asian-Americans” and “more automatic pro-white/anti-minority bias.”

The effect disappeared when the authors told participants that whites were expected to remain politically and culturally dominant
.

And yet many of them do not like to be called "white supremacists" even though this is precisely what they are.

(By the way, "white American" is an oxymoron.)

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Other studies find that when white Americans learn about these demographic trends they become less supportive of immigration, affirmative action, welfare spending and health care spending, and more supportive of military spending and of President Trump.

In a 2016 poll, 57 percent of whites said “discrimination against whites is as big a problem today as discrimination against blacks and other minorities.”

Fears of ‘Replacement’

Whites are subject to the same forces as any other demographic group. Fears of being outnumbered can lead to violence.

A rising wave of white-nationalist terrorists repeatedly cite “replacement theory,” in which Jews are said to be orchestrating mass immigration in order to destroy the white race.

At the 2017 “Unite the Right” rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, white power activists chanted “Jews will not replace us” during their torchlit march on the University of Virginia campus.

Brenton Tarrant, who murdered 50 people in two Christchurch, New Zealand, mosques, described immigration and low white birthrates as “an assault on the European people that, if not combated, will ultimately result in the complete racial and cultural replacement of the European people.”

Jews indeed will not replace you: they - the ones who deliberately set up your backlash - obviously want it to succeed in creating additional ethnostates in the near future (whereupon Israel will acquire a much politically safer position by ceasing to be the only ethnostate in the world).

We, who defy the Zionist agenda to make ethnostates the norm in the 21st century, are the ones who will replace you.

www.wewillreplaceyou.com/

www.facebook.com/WeWillReplaceU/

www.instagram.com/wewillreplaceyou/

www.commondreams.org/organization/we-will-replace-you

newpol.org/we-will-replace-you/

www.houstonchronicle.com/local/gray-matters/article/Yes-we-will-replace-you-11942497.php

whatwouldjackdo.org/2017/09/16/you-will-not-replace-us-ah-but-we-can-and-will-replace-you/

www.teepublic.com/t-shirt/1848861-we-will-replace-you

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This is very clear in the colonial context. People defended that Middle Easterners were uncivilized barbarians, but at the same time not only seemed to admire their way of life seemingly free of Western formality, a more honest and noble way of life, but also actively projected Western fantasies and obsessions on them. That's how the Middle East (the "Orient," as they called it) became a place of unrestrained debauchery and violence. It became the imaginary place where the West could finally live out and fulfil its deepest, most repressed fantasies. The sad thing is that this had very real consequences for the real people living in such places. But that's okay for the West, because at the end of the day they're not really people.

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www.msn.com/en-us/news/world/couples-kissing-photo-with-dead-lion-goes-viral/ar-AAEteJh

A photo of Western civilization:

(https://globalnews.ca/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/lion-photo-e1563212513368.jpg?quality=85&strip=all)

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Feed them to the lions.

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More Western thinking revealed:

www.theoccidentalobserver.net/2019/07/22/the-stars-at-stake-how-the-fight-for-equality-could-mean-the-death-of-humanity/

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We need to get off the planet and establish permanent, self-sustaining bases elsewhere in the solar system and even the galaxy.
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The money spent pursuing the unachievable goal of equality should have gone on the eminently achievable goal of permanent bases in outer space. ... And we could have been there by now, if we weren’t spending so much in the vain pursuit of equality. Indeed, right now we’re spending huge sums to increase the drag on progress and postpone the conquest of space.
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While South African Blacks were killing albinos for their magically potent body-parts, South African Whites were building nuclear weapons.

Our enemies are now literally declaring that "whites" are superior because they build nukes..... You cannot make this **** up.

Seriously, if you were given a choice between either a world with no albino-killing or a world with no nukes, which would you choose? Albino-killing is just ordinary homicide that we can leave the police to deal with. In contrast, were the bombers of Hiroshima and Nagasaki (or, for that matter, those who left behind all the depleted uranium from manufacturing nukes) ever arrested, put on trial and punished? And albino-killing can end as soon as no one wants to kill albinos any more. In contrast, nuclear disarmament cannot occur even when all nuclear-armed states want to disarm, because no one is willing to be the first to disarm. So which is worse?

And one more thing. "Black" South Africans are not proud of the freaks among them who kill albinos. Yet "white" South Africans are proud of the freaks among them who build nukes. Which group is the real problem here?

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I’ve never seen a feminist or an anti-racist write about the threat of an asteroid strike or another kind of mega-catastrophe. Why not?
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Indeed, if it had been up to women and non-Whites, we wouldn’t even know about those threats and the repeated catastrophes that have visited the Earth. Modern science is a White male invention and White men have been the most successful and active explorers of our vast and ancient universe.
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On their own, women and non-Whites would never have discovered the “iridium anomaly” that helped explain the extinction of the dinosaurs. But then women and non-Whites would never have discovered iridium or dinosaurs either. We owe our knowledge of that element and those animals to White men.
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one species of mammal learnt about dinosaurs and the asteroid that had wiped them out.
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Or rather: one sex of one race of that mammalian species learnt about those things. The species was Homo sapiens, the race was Whites, and the sex was male.

Why must we discover iridium or dinosaurs? Were earlier people who had never heard of iridium somehow deficient compared to later people? Does knowing about dinosaurs make one a better person compared to not knowing about dinosaurs? And even if so, then how much more that we currently don't know about must we also discover before we are considered "good enough" (whatever that means)?

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the White race is travelling somewhere. We have a destination. And I fear that, like Lee Pomeroy, we will never get there, thanks to non-White dysfunction.

No, Homo Hubris, you do not have a destination. No quantity of discovery will ever satisfy you. You will simply move on to discovering the next thing, on and on without end. It is only those who realize the endlessness, and hence the fundamental valuelessness, of accumulationism who can speak of having a destination.

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https://www.newsweek.com/nixon-reagan-racism-african-united-nations-1971-1451869

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"To see those… monkeys from those African countries—damn them, they're still uncomfortable wearing shoes!"

They are correct to be uncomfortable wearing shoes!

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Barefoot#Health_implications

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Feet that have never worn shoes rarely exhibit problems such as bunions, corns, and "fallen arches",[109][110] are not prone to more than ordinary foot eversion on standing and walking due to the associated weakness or stiffness of the joints of the foot and weakness of the muscles controlling them,[111] as well as having a much reduced incidence of problems such as callouses.[112]

Walking barefoot results in a more natural gait. People who are used to walking barefoot tend to land less forcefully, eliminating the hard heel strike and generating much less collision force in the foot and lower leg.[113] A 2006 study found that shoes may increase stress on the knee and ankle, and suggested that adults who walked barefoot may have a lower rate of osteoarthritis,[114] although more study is required to elucidate the factors that distribute loads in shod and barefoot walking. A 2007 study examined 180 modern humans and compared their feet with 2,000-year-old skeletons. They concluded that, before the invention of shoes, humans overall had healthier feet.[113] A 1991 study found that children who wore shoes were three times more likely to have flat feet than those who did not, and suggested that wearing shoes in early childhood can be detrimental to the longitudinal arch of the foot.[109] Children who habitually go barefoot were found to have stronger feet, with better flexibility and mobility, fewer deformities like flat feet or toes that curve inwards, and fewer complaints.[115]

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It gets worse:

www.liverpoolecho.co.uk/news/liverpool-news/liverpool-lord-mayor-stripped-title-16669078

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Liverpool Lord Mayor and patron of anti-racism charity stripped of title after sharing racist video
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the video made comparisons between a black person and a monkey.

Cllr Brennan is a patron of the Anthony Walker Foundation - the charity set up to promote racial harmony in the memory of the shocking racist murder of black teenager Anthony Walker in Huyton.

Anthony was killed by Michael Barton on this exact day in 2005.
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“This appalling video was circulated 14 years to the day since the promising and talented Merseyside teenager Anthony Walker was brutally murdered in a horrific racist attack.

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How Westerners pose for photos:

https://www.newsweek.com/jimmy-johns-trends-after-old-photo-owner-elephant-he-killed-goes-viral-again-1455872

(https://pbs.twimg.com/media/ECqJOjBWkAAdSU7?format=jpg&name=small)

(https://pbs.twimg.com/media/ECqJOjCW4AAtNqE?format=jpg&name=360x360)
Title: Re: Homo Hubris
Post by: 90sRetroFan on March 24, 2021, 01:05:09 am
OLD CONTENT contd.

This one needs a smackdown:

www.amren.com/news/2019/08/the-woody-allen-fallacy/

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Both whites and non-whites complain about each other, but only one side is making sense. Observe:

Proximity to non-whites makes whites suffer. Therefore, whites denigrate non-whites because they want less of them.
Proximity to whites makes non-whites prosper. Therefore, non-whites denigrate whites because they want more of them.

Which perspective is more honest and reasonable?

Why do bandits run away after raiding? Because proximity to the victims makes the bandits suffer (by getting punished).

Why do victims of the raid chase after the bandits after being raided? Because proximity to the bandits makes the victims prosper (by recovering the stolen property and exterminating the bandits).

Does the above make the bandits "more honest and reasonable" than the victims?

Also this does not imply that we want more bandits. We would rather no raid ever occurred in the first place. But that does not mean that, given the reality that the raid did occur, we are willing to let the bandits get away with it unpunished.

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An honest and reasonable approach would be for non-whites to praise whites for creating great civilizations, and also to state explicitly that non-whites have it better among whites than among their own kind.

Would it make sense for the victims to praise the bandits for creating great raids? Should the fact that the victims can recover their stolen property only from the bandits and not from other victims (duh!) be spun into an interpretation that victims "have it better" among bandits than among other victims?

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If they were honest, they would show more respect for their generous white hosts and for the Truth.

Do bandits deserve respect? Can bandits to claim to be "generous" with property that they stole? (And is the mysteriously capitalized "Truth" the same one used by Trump?)

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But these people don’t show respect. They act like invaders, and they never fail to give in to anti-white bigotry in their politics. And when whites quite naturally resist this, they redouble their efforts against the whites, the very people who’ve been their benefactors all along – all because they want more out of white people, not less.

Is storming the bandit hideout to demand return of stolen property "invasive"? Is it "anti-bandit bigotry" to demand the bandits be punished?

I agree that it is natural for bandits to resist returning stolen property and to resist being punished. It is also to the victims' credit that they redouble their efforts to bring the bandits to justice. And yes, the victims should want as much justice as possible.

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What is a white supremacist? In the eyes of non-whites, a white supremacist is a white person who wants to get away from non-whites: to effectively give them smaller portions, or none at all.

Yes. A bandit who belives that bandits owe their victims nothing, and hence wants to get away from the pursuing victims to prevent them from recovering their stolen property - in other words that initiated violence is respectable but retaliatory violence is not - can accurately be called a bandit supremacist.]

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This is why they demonize and promise to wage war against the very people who’ve been their benefactors for decades. It all boils down to the Woody Allen Fallacy: The very thing they profess to hate is what they desperately want more of.

We do not want more bandits to exist. What we want is to leave no existing bandit unpunished.

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Non-whites need to be called out for this. They also need to understand that they have no right to complain about white people, because white people don’t owe them a portion of anything.

Compare the two parts in bold.

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Non-whites don’t come to America or Europe because they are doing such a bang-up job running their own countries, after all.

I was unable to find where the author explains why "whites" came to America. Or everywhere else around the world they ever colonized, for that matter.

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Our enemies again set themselves up for us to laugh at them:

www.theoccidentalobserver.net/2019/09/13/the-esthetic-prop-revisited/

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In Wilmot Robertson’s watershed book The Dispossessed Majority (1972), in the chapter titled “The Esthetic Prop,”[1] he describes the Esthetic Prop, which he associates most closely with the “Nordic physical ideal,” as a “genetic resource” and “an enduring, deeply-ingrained esthetic preference on the part of most Americans.”[2] It is also a source of White (i.e., European) racial feeling and allegiance and one of the few remaining props supporting the White position:

It is the…Esthetic Prop which helps the American White Majority to hold on to the trappings, but not the substance, of its former power. Only in the sector of esthetics, through the pervasiveness of the idealized Nordic [i.e., Northern European] biological type and its continued acceptance as the national template of physical charm and attractiveness, has the Majority been able to mount a small but successful holding action in the present racial melee.[3]
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Robertson’s words point us toward a still active beacon of light which has been given too little consideration. We should give new heed to what his words clearly suggest: that the Esthetic Prop is a latent source of power that could and should be activated to help our cause.
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Its proper appropriation, which we should use to full advantage, would be to prop up the race to which it belongs, to help inspire and motivate the upward trajectory of a White resurgence, by helping us clearly see what this time we really are fighting for.

OK? And then here come their examples:

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(https://www.theoccidentalobserver.net/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/finnish.jpg)

(https://www.theoccidentalobserver.net/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/swedes.jpg)

(https://i.pinimg.com/236x/79/18/bd/7918bd309f6324716188106c6445a5ea.jpg)

But wait, they have celebrity examples too!

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(https://www.theoccidentalobserver.net/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/klum.jpg)

(https://www.theoccidentalobserver.net/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/arden.jpg)

(https://www.theoccidentalobserver.net/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/leg.jpg)

(https://www.theoccidentalobserver.net/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/drumm.jpg)

(https://i.pinimg.com/236x/79/18/bd/7918bd309f6324716188106c6445a5ea.jpg)

That profile view in the second picture is almost cartoonishly subhuman.

It's not over yet:

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There is certainly a great degree of personal preference on this subject, especially in terms of particular ranking, but there should be general agreement (outliers always excepted) as to qualification. Some such safe examples I could cite would be Audrey Hepburn in Roman Holiday (1953), Vivien Leigh in Caesar and Cleopatra (1945), Elizabeth Allan in A Tale of Two Cities (1935), Greta Garbo in Queen Christina (1933),[7] and Grace Kelly in any of the films of her brief career.

I'm even going to do the work for them. Hepburn in Roman Holiday:

(https://i.pinimg.com/originals/f8/bd/06/f8bd067ac4088cd32aedeaba2488ed6e.jpg)

Leigh in Caesar and Cleopatra:

(https://i.pinimg.com/originals/de/5c/8d/de5c8d258235d8b9853d8bd39c3a05f6.png)

Allan in A Tale of Two Cities is the cartoonishly subhuman profile view covered above. Here is a front view:

(https://i.pinimg.com/originals/cc/35/41/cc3541e41cbc77d11f664679b73d16a0.jpg)

Garbo in Queen Christina:

(https://i.ebayimg.com/images/g/WCEAAOSwkBZamsEs/s-l400.jpg)

Kelly:

(https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/e/e3/Grace_Kelly%2C_1953.jpg)

(https://i.pinimg.com/236x/79/18/bd/7918bd309f6324716188106c6445a5ea.jpg)(https://i.pinimg.com/236x/79/18/bd/7918bd309f6324716188106c6445a5ea.jpg)(https://i.pinimg.com/236x/79/18/bd/7918bd309f6324716188106c6445a5ea.jpg)

Remember: these are the best our enemies could find. In other word, when they think of the ultimate in "white" beauty, this is what is in their minds.

(https://pbs.twimg.com/profile_images/490354142812966912/hucrypyJ_400x400.jpeg)

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To counter the power of White beauty they have long labored to deconstruct and relativize it, and even to debase and debauch it

No, all I have to do is repost the exact same pictures that you yourself posted, and exhibit the same examples that you yourself chose. And laugh about it.

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Garbo was a personal favorite of Robertson. He had a large picture book of her in his library which caught my eye. When I pulled it off the shelf and started looking through it he became quite animated and enthused about what she meant to his generation (he was eighteen when Queen Christina was released) for whom she personified the ultimate esthetic ideal.

Fine, let's do another Garbo:

(https://images-na.ssl-images-amazon.com/images/I/614-I8Xce4L._AC_SX466_.jpg)

One thing I will say: her face goes perfectly with the Western chair. (This is not a compliment, of course.)

And then from the comments:

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the beauty of our women creates jealousy and provides even more motivation to destroy our gene pool.

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The urge to decry, belittle and destroy beauty, be it white women, or the incomparable best of white civilisation and art, is of course founded upon the Nietzschean concept of ressentiment, or more simply sour grapes.

And this is why we aptly call them Homo Hubris. Hubris is not just when they have a ridiculously high opinion of themselves, but when they are convinced that everyone else does as well, and interpret all criticism as motivated by jealousy. Meanwhile back in reality, we are honestly bewildered as to how it is even possible to call the above examples "beauty". Or, more to the point, how racially inferior our enemies must in order to indeed perceive beauty in the above examples.

Homework: graphically visualize our enemies jacking off to the above pictures.

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Also from the comments:

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I nominate Elizabeth Taylor, Penelope Cruz, and Sophia Loren as famous exemplars of European beauty

Taylor:

(https://bloximages.chicago2.vip.townnews.com/herald-review.com/content/tncms/assets/v3/editorial/9/32/932023bd-907a-5a62-84fc-7983ac57dbb0/5837c51835f15.image.jpg?resize=500%2C716)

Cruz:

(https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/d/d6/Penelope_Cruz_Cannes_2018.jpg/425px-Penelope_Cruz_Cannes_2018.jpg)

Loren:

(https://i.pinimg.com/originals/15/36/19/153619e41e4c3b1d0f1e35cb66b1fc89.jpg)

(https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/proxy/Fz3meN5RGaHjdeU6HRSsQ_cus1X_tUGh1HLMBrh6R1eBn6W6M6dtQFCKVx5X6TN8kEifURsJhvlI615vl-PHZb57RT8LwxYEoM_UpxhKPbSAUnkZUGcLLFP3G7rMHvFbu6b6B25BPlLL-JGmz5erk9ix-9hbygT34EA)

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Monica Vitti wasn’t bad either

Vitti:

(https://img.discogs.com/BqtoCWFdOH7LGWPhjjWV_vpbDiU=/596x720/smart/filters:strip_icc():format(jpeg):mode_rgb():quality(90)/discogs-images/A-1827884-1274874518.jpeg.jpg)

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Sissy Spacek-type women work fine for me

Spacek:

(https://media.npr.org/assets/img/2012/05/03/sissyspacek-credit-riker-brothers-587548af750abdd8a87a087ac2f66c50c7cb6414-s800-c85.jpg)

This is turning into a Cro-Magnon skull yard sale! Does anyone still think (in this case Giant) blood memory is not real?
Title: Re: Homo Hubris
Post by: 90sRetroFan on March 24, 2021, 01:24:24 am
OLD CONTENT contd.

https://www.theage.com.au/national/victoria/boys-from-elite-toorak-college-filmed-chanting-sexist-song-20191021-p532uj.html

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Richard Spencer praises "slaveowning badassery" of Robert E Lee, says it was "high culture" (LOL)

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Forced sterilization when?

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www.amren.com/features/2019/11/on-faith-and-purpose/

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What is whiteness? Think of the protests when Apollo 11 launched. Black leaders said we shouldn’t be going to the moon while there was still poverty in America.
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If they want to call that “whiteness,” let them. That’s what I’m fighting for. It’s something greater than just the existence of our people. It’s for the very possibility of human progress, meaning, and upward development. Without us, there’s just this dead rock.
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In any event, if they are “people of color,” what are we? Someone jokingly suggested on Twitter we should be called “people of light.” It didn’t catch on, but it appealed to me.

I do think of our people as the torchbearers of the human spirit, the Faustian civilization, people who carry something essential that nobody else does. We carry light into the darkness, even into outer space. “People of light” seems appropriate.
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We must have utter faith that we will survive, that we will be stronger. And when we emerge from the darkness, the achievements, glories, and victories of our past will be nothing compared to what we are going to do in the future.

Yes, we know:

https://trueleft.createaforum.com/true-left-vs-right/if-western-civilization-does-not-die-soon/

That's the reason why we cannot allow you to survive. As your own last sentence reflects, your civilization is fundamentally insatiable. This insatiability is what you carry that no other civilization does. "People of hubris" is the accurate term for you.

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Western hubris endangers everyone:

www.eurocanadian.ca/2019/11/beyond-environmentalism.html

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Whites have produced virtually all of the world’s creative geniuses; this has made Western civilization the wealthiest and most powerful that has ever existed.
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the best environmental policy is to encourage more industrial economic activity, i.e. more factories, more smokestacks, more burning of fossil fuels and more R & D, but only in white racially homogeneous societies.
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Environmentalists are too pessimistic; the large number of geniuses that have shaped the course of Western civilization since the time of Plato and Aristotle are the white man’s greatest resource. Average men see limited resources, but to a genius, the list of potential resources is infinite; for all we know, man’s next most vital resource may be all around us, like water or air. All that is lacking are the men with the IQ and creativity to discover novel industrial uses for them. The scientific method ensures that man is not the prisoner of his own biology or even the laws of thermodynamics. As Western man’s knowledge increases, his limitations quietly recede into the background.
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Conserving and increasing the white man’s stock of natural resources for future generations will not be achieved under some neoliberal system of world governance, where national interests are subordinated to economic ones, but by cultivating the white man’s most important resource, his ability to create the world’s great geniuses. This can only be done by implementing a pro-natalist policy that encourages high quality whites to have as many children as possible.

The irony is that this attitude is what got us into the current environmental disaster in the first place. If the Renaissance and consequently the Industrial Revolution had never happened, there would today not even be an environmental problem requiring a solution. And yet they claim the solution is more of the same thing that created the problem.....

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www.amren.com/commentary/2020/01/roger-scruton-rip/

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Defending beauty means defending Western culture’s achievements. Because Western Civilization is white civilization, attacking beauty means attacking whites and deconstructing our history, culture, and aesthetics. This is why so many people celebrated when Notre Dame burned. It’s also why journalists repeatedly linked Sir Roger to the Alt-Right simply because he defended beautiful buildings.

Can anyone imagine any other civilization saying the same thing about itself (claiming a monopoly on beauty)?

By no coincidence, the only one saying it is actually the ugliest one:

https://trueleft.createaforum.com/true-left-vs-right/western-civilization-is-ugly-48/
Title: Re: Homo Hubris
Post by: 90sRetroFan on March 24, 2021, 01:42:42 am
OLD CONTENT contd.

"discoveries in the field of formal sciences such as mathematics, where arithmetic, linguistics, and algebra predate the West by many years and originated in non Western cultures."

While this may be true, we should nevertheless not encourage a "Who Discovered Most Stuff" contest in any form. The very premise of quantity of discoveries as a measure of civilizational superiority is itself a Western idea:

https://trueleft.createaforum.com/true-left-vs-false-left/truth-knowledge/

Discoveries in formal sciences, while on the whole less practically dangerous than discoveries in empirical sciences, must ultimately be judged by the equivalent principle as we judge discoveries in empirical science: they are only positive if they can be applied to simplify thought to a greater degree than their existence itself might complexify it. For example, where we are already required to handle a certain type of calculation, a mathematical theorem that generalizes a relationship between elements such that all calculations of that type can be more conveniently solved using that theorem (we can think of this as "formal automation"), then discovering that theorem can be considered positive provided the above is its only effect. On the other hand, a theorem which makes possible a new type of calculation that previously did not exist (we can think of this as "formal machinery") is likely to be better off left undiscovered.

I do not consider it a coincidence that, whereas formal automation comprised most mathematical discoveries in ancient times, a sudden explosion in formal machinery occurred during the Renaissance:

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Complex_number#History

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_calculus#Early_Modern

Nor do I consider it a coincidence how terrifyingly formal machinery empowers material machinery:

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Complex_analysis

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Calculus#Applications

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www.theguardian.com/world/2020/mar/11/uk-more-nostalgic-for-empire-than-other-ex-colonial-powers

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A third of people in the UK believe Britain’s colonies were better off for being part of an empire, a higher proportion than in any of the other major colonial powers, a global survey has revealed.
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Conservative voters were almost twice as likely as Labour voters to yearn for Britain to still have an empire, while Brexit-supporting leave voters were more than twice as pro-empire than remainers.
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Only the Netherlands appears to be more proud of its imperial history than the UK. Half of Dutch respondents said it was something to be more proud of than ashamed.

www.theguardian.com/world/2020/mar/11/european-colonial-powers-still-loth-to-admit-historical-evils

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“The general feeling is still: we did it, it was a long time ago, everybody else was doing it, it’s not that serious, there’s nothing to apologise for,” said Sander Philipse, a historian and writer.
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Piet Emmer, a retired history professor, has argued that present-day criticism of Dutch colonialism is absurd. “You’re not allowed to say, it but colonialism introduced modern civilisation,” he has said.

Of course you are allowed to say it. Modernity is what we are complaining about!

https://trueleft.createaforum.com/true-left-vs-right/western-civilization-sustainable-evil/

https://trueleft.createaforum.com/true-left-vs-right/western-civilization-is-a-health-hazard/

https://trueleft.createaforum.com/true-left-vs-right/if-western-civilization-does-not-die-soon/

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Time for another round of laughing at our enemies' crappy aesthetical tastes! So I was reading this enemy article:

www.amren.com/features/2020/03/how-did-whites-get-their-appearance/

and you can guess what happened. Again, I must emphasize that all the examples below are examples chosen by our enemies themselves! In other words, it's not us deliberately picking subhuman faces to showcase, but our enemies picking what they consider to be beautiful:

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I think Hedy Lamarr is the most beautiful Hollywood actress, ever.

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Jewish I believe, but when she looks like that who gives a damn about her religion!

(https://www.amren.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/HedyLamarr.jpg)

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Paulina [Porizkova] was a legit dime in the 1980s

(https://i.ebayimg.com/images/g/MG4AAOSw8X5ZhmGh/s-l400.jpg)

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Gene Tierney.

(https://images-na.ssl-images-amazon.com/images/I/512Nz4pjpJL._AC_.jpg)

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Young Catherine Zeta Jones.

(https://i.pinimg.com/474x/80/8f/b8/808fb8feaa04e0b09b95d15a1b9caa2f.jpg)

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Come on, Naomi Watts...

(https://i1.wp.com/www.uselessdaily.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/Naomi_Watts_6800615125_crop.jpg?resize=560%2C526&ssl=1&is-pending-load=1)

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And the winner is Uma Thurman.

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I'd choose Jayne Mansfield any day.

(https://vz.cnwimg.com/thumb-1200x/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/jm2.jpg)

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Bridgett Bardot

(https://hips.hearstapps.com/mac.h-cdn.co/assets/cm/14/49/54835eea582ad_-_mcx-brigitte-bardot-hair-7.jpg)

(https://image.freepik.com/free-vector/floating-laughing-emoji-characters_52683-27761.jpg)
Title: Re: Homo Hubris
Post by: 90sRetroFan on March 24, 2021, 01:56:03 am
OLD CONTENT contd.

If you really want to understand how imbecilic Duchesne is, read this:

www.eurocanadian.ca/2019/01/transcendental-mind-europeans-stands-above-embedded-mind-asians.html

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The advocates of cross-cultural dialogue, anthropologists generally, and the multicultural West, think that understanding other cultures entails adopting the other culture's perspective, putting oneself inside the shoes of the other inhabitants, by bracketing one's own particular perspective. Westerners, they insist, must let go of their own cultural presuppositions, their individualistic and rationalistic outlooks, if they are to grasp the perspective of the Other. The Western worldview is only one among many, and using this perspective is bound to obfuscate matters, result in the imposition of one's concepts upon the other.

What cultural relativists have failed to understand is that only the West developed appropriate philosophies, disciplines (ethnography, anthropology) and methodologies (pragmatism, historicism, hermeneutics) to understand other cultures and other historical epochs, because only the West produced a transcendental mind able to stand outside its own cultural norms, understand how it is bounded by a particular context. In this respect, insofar as the Western self learned to grasp the limitations of its thinking, it learned to stand above any limiting context, and thus demonstrate its unconditional character.

In other words, he himself instantly commits [in bold above] the very thing that the anthropologists explicitly warn him not to commit [in italics above], while thinking that by doing so he has discredited the anthropologists, when in reality it only proves the anthropologists all the more correct (in foreseeing that he cannot help but be tempted to do so)!

And the rest of his article is just repetition after repetition of his exact same mistake using different examples, while sincerely believing he is writing something insightful!

(He is also wrong to call all who disagree with him "cultural relativists". Cultural relativism is the claim that there is no way to determine superiority between different cultures. It is perfectly possible to believe that superiority between different cultures can be determined, without believing that superiority must be judged by Western standards!)

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“More hubris from Duchesne (by the way, what kind of prick puts "Dr." in their Twitter name?)”

“Dr. David Duke”
“Dr. Henry Makow” (Ph. D)

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Since white men invented all the disciplines and wrote all the greatest books

More accurately: since it was "white" men during the colonial era who got to decide what counts as a "discipline" and what does not, and what counts as a "great book" and what does not

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must be discarded with "better" books by Mestizos.

And this "white" man Duchesne does not even have a grasp of grammar. (I think he means to say "discarded in favour of".)

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He also excessively uses the word "bespeaks", perhaps to showcase his supposedly extensive vocabulary.

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Duchesne outdoes himself:

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The pursuit of truth is uniquely European, and that's why whites are the most honest in the world.

And I suppose that's why "whites" are the ethnic group most likely to support Trump. It must be because they see how truthful Trump is.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9ire9vjnkdI

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Duchesne is correct about Trump embodying "white masculinity" (the practical effects of which we get to see every day:

www.nytimes.com/2020/04/11/us/politics/coronavirus-trump-response.html

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=730-i0uIs8s

Now imagine if Trump ran the whole world. That's what Duchesne thinks is "rightful", apparently.

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www.eurocanadian.ca/2020/04/kevin-macdonald-hail-catholic-5church-forcing-monogamy-upon-nobility.html

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"it is expected that males with wealth and power" will employ their surpluses to "secure as many mates as possible". This is evolutionary biology 101.
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White elite men were the only ones in history who did not follow this biologically prescribed tendency.
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What stands out for MacDonald about the Catholic Church was its ability to regulate the sexual behavior of powerful White men in a monogamous direction away from the strong inclination of such men for polygamous relations. Essentially what the Church did was to instill strong religious norms (about mortal sin and punishment in Hell) in the mental processing of the higher brain centers of aristocratic men, damping down the instinctive appetite of the lower parts of the brain for multiple mates.

No it didn't, Duchesne! All it did was to encourage men to pump-and-dump their multiple mates, which enabled the rich/powerful men to go through even larger numbers of women than would have been possible if they were required to formally marry them all.

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Duchesne exalts Western architecture, denigrates non-Western architecture such as pyramids as "pile of stones":

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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Skyscraper#Environmental_impact

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Skyscrapers have considerable mass, which means that they must be built on a sturdier foundation than would be required for shorter, lighter buildings. Building materials must also be lifted to the top of a skyscraper during construction, requiring more energy than would be necessary at lower heights. Furthermore, a skyscraper consumes a lot of electricity because potable and non-potable water has to be pumped to the highest occupied floors, skyscrapers are usually designed to be mechanically ventilated, elevators are generally used instead of stairs, and natural lighting cannot be utilized in rooms far from the windows and the windowless spaces such as elevators, bathrooms and stairwells.

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Duchesne achieves a new level of stupidity:

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How was African history "erased" if Whites wrote almost 100% of the books on African history and invented ALL the fields for it: paleontology, archaeology, linguistics, anthropology?

THAT'S HOW!
Title: Re: Homo Hubris
Post by: 90sRetroFan on March 24, 2021, 01:59:31 am
OLD CONTENT contd.

Pastor: Slavery's Legacy Is "White Blessing"

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qIqKN09oc90

You just cannot make this **** up!

How stupid do you have to be to believe that any form of oppression is a "blessing"? What a fucken coward!

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This kind of **** is what I hate the most about rightists. Any time something bad happens to a non-white person, they immediately try to divert attention from the matter at hand by saying “Oh yeah? Well what about (insert white person who got killed)? Nobody cared about that.” Which yeah, is true to an extent. Non-white people being killed is what gets the media the most attention, and is also what brings the nation closer to the collapse that (((they))) want. But where were you when any of these non-white people were being killed? I never saw you spreading your condolences and condemning the mistreatment. If they really believed in the whole “Love for your own race doesn’t mean hate for any other” excuse that they like to spread around to defend themselves, they would have at least been out there with the protesters making sure that people know that black lives do in fact matter before bringing any of these cases of white people being killed to light. But for 99% of these people, it’s either complete silence or they post edgy memes about the incident. So yeah, screw the whole “white lives matter” nonsense. It almost comes off as narcissistic how much they pull the “Oh yeah? Well what about these white people?” card. Now, if only that person bothered to carry a rocket launcher rather than simply take a picture for social media

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www.counter-currents.com/2020/06/in-defense-of-racist-liberalism/

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All men are created equal” sounds far more real when we’re talking about whites. And lest we forget, we know from the work of Ricardo Duchesne that we Europeans are descended from warrior-aristocrats who did battle on the Pontic-Caspian steppe for pure prestige. We are creatures of honor; in each European, there’s a king waiting to rise.

The problem of each European being a king, or at least a king-in-waiting, is that you can’t well, rule Europeans in an Asiatic manner.
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How’s about this: Liberalism, but for whites, who are enshrined as metaphysically better and therefore worthy of the liberal society — something which is refreshingly well-grounded in the latest findings of neuroscience that whites, and in particular white men, have a certain je ne sais quoi that makes us more than just men, somehow closer to God than other races.
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Racist liberalism, the idea that all white men are free and equal (but others aren’t) can strongly appeal to both the normie and the Dissident Rightist.

Exactly as I predicted:

aryanism.net/politics/foundations-of-the-true-left/western-civilization-must-die/

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The essence of this tendency is best described as Western plebian hubris: a refusal to recognize the existence of a few enlightened individuals incomparably superior to everyone else in the same society and who therefore deserve absolute authority as rulers, judges and other arbitrators. ... This plebian hubris was by no means egalitarianism; on the contrary, it merely replaced the qualitative belief in the superiority of high-grade individuals worldwide over low-grade masses worldwide with an ethnocentric belief in the superiority of “white” over “non-white” regardless of grade, implying, for example, precedence of ”white” commoners over even “non-white” royalty, which provided the psychological priming for the uniquely Western phenomenon of colonialism.
Title: "Ancient Alien" Theory is Born Out of Western Ignorance and Colonial Racism
Post by: guest5 on April 03, 2021, 07:12:05 pm
The "Ancient Alien" theory basically boils down to "whites" telling non-"whites" that there's no way non-"white" ancient peoples could ever build the monuments, temples, and civilizations, that they did, because only modern "whites" and Western culture is capable of the technology to do so. Ancient Alien theory is the epitome of 'whitesplaining'.   

Our history books tell us the ancients were not technologically advanced. Hmmm.......
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I4I0koj4uh0

‘Ancient Aliens’ Needs to Stop Erasing Non-White Cultural Excellence
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You might think that History Channel’s Ancient Aliens is nothing more than a kooky guilty pleasure. After all, what’s the harm in letting a couple of camera-ready quacks share their completely unproven theories about aliens visiting ancient civilizations and gifting mankind with their superior knowledge? The problem is that the basic concept of Ancient Aliens is, well, rather racist. The implicit suggestion that ancient cultures, often non-white ones, would be incapable of advanced art, science, or architecture is problematic, to say the least. It’s a blindspot perpetuating the insidious idea that non-white, non-modern, and even non-Christian peoples were intrinsically dumb, when we have ample evidence to the contrary.

Yes, Ancient Aliens is not a guilty pleasure as much as its a troubling reminder of the disrespect we show non-white cultures.
https://decider.com/2020/06/16/ancient-aliens-racist-i-said-it/

(https://cogeeking.files.wordpress.com/2016/05/160530racism.jpg?w=636)
Title: Re: "Ancient Alien" Theory is Born Out of Western Ignorance and Colonial Racism
Post by: Zea_mays on April 03, 2021, 11:33:35 pm
https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DvQ7YllXgAAhpoL.jpg
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Title: Re: Homo Hubris
Post by: Zea_mays on April 11, 2021, 03:46:29 pm
Has this been brought up yet? This is like the archetypal Western mentality--designing a machine which is as complex as possible in order to do a simple task, in order to show off one's ability to create complex machines.

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A Rube Goldberg machine, named after American cartoonist Rube Goldberg, is a chain reaction-type machine or contraption intentionally designed to perform a simple task in an indirect and overly complicated way. Usually, these machines consist of a series of simple unrelated devices; the action of each triggers the initiation of the next, eventually resulting in achieving a stated goal. In the United Kingdom, a similar contrivance is referred to as a "Heath Robinson contraption" after cartoons by the illustrator W. Heath Robinson.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rube_Goldberg_machine

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Rube_Goldberg%27s_%22Self-Operating_Napkin%22_(cropped).gif
(https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Rube_Goldberg%27s_%22Self-Operating_Napkin%22_(cropped).gif)
Title: Re: Homo Hubris
Post by: 90sRetroFan on April 12, 2021, 10:22:08 pm
Our enemies take pride in Western pollution:

https://barenakedislam.com/2021/04/12/belgium-liege-used-to-be-called-the-fiery-city-because-of-its-prominent-role-in-the-industrial-revolution/

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Today, after 50 years of Socialist rule, Liege has become a third world hellhole filled with African and Middle Eastern Muslim invaders.

Which is surely an improvement! No wonder the Green parties are pro-immigration!

https://trueleft.createaforum.com/news/green-wave/

About Rube Goldberg:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rube_Goldberg

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Goldberg was born in San Francisco, California, to Jewish parents Max and Hannah (Cohn) Goldberg.[5] He was the third of seven children
Title: Re: Homo Hubris
Post by: rp on April 12, 2021, 10:48:41 pm
In case the name "Goldberg" didn't give it away already...
Title: Re: Homo Hubris
Post by: guest5 on April 13, 2021, 12:58:13 am
In case the name "Goldberg" didn't give it away already...

But never forget, Jews do not care about money at all, it's just a stereotype according to Foxman:
(https://images-na.ssl-images-amazon.com/images/I/51UFKo5AgDL._SX320_BO1,204,203,200_.jpg)

Never mind the fact that so many Jews have "Gold", "Silver", and "Ruby", in their last names.

Here's Abe Foxman:
(https://www.sun-sentinel.com/resizer/YldcglLee-1VywgmbPc8_P7ZAMQ=/800x552/top/cloudfront-us-east-1.images.arcpublishing.com/tronc/AQPIOAYDGZF5HBWV3OICCAL23M.jpg)
Title: Re: Homo Hubris
Post by: 90sRetroFan on April 19, 2021, 12:45:10 am
https://majorityrights.com/weblog/comments/what_is_white_supremacism_why_is_it_bad

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The belief that whites are objectively superior beings, that by any fair measure, they come out ‘supreme.’ That whites are the best. That we are the best race and have the credentials to prove it.

Is this true or false? First of course we must decide on what objective measures we will be using, to decide if we are superior or inferior. Let’s look at some simple ones then. Standard of Living. Whites have the highest standard of living in the world, we are indeed supreme at affording ourselves the very best lifestyle. Roll out a map of the world, color it in with ‘wealth, freedom, longevity, lack of corruption’ or any other objective measure, and white countries will come out the highest.

I wonder how you got it:

https://trueleft.createaforum.com/colonial-era/

And "lack of corruption"?! Sure, when the colonialists are in charge of the investigation!

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Human Accomplishment is another objective measure we could use. Let’s go back through history and color the map of the world based on who did what. Again, you’ll get a few scattered good things in japan, china, or wherever—-and then a massive, dense, overwhelming scatterplot of white countries accomplishing virtually everything. Art, music, literature, math, science, technology, whatever you want, you will find it absolutely dominated by whites. Again, whites are supreme in their ability to accomplish, they take the cake by far. Read Charles Murray’s Human Accomplishment if there’s any further doubt of this objective fact. ‘white good, non-white bad.’

So, what did all this 'accomplishment' bring to the world?

https://trueleft.createaforum.com/true-left-vs-right/western-civilization-sustainable-evil/

https://trueleft.createaforum.com/true-left-vs-right/western-civilization-is-a-health-hazard/

https://trueleft.createaforum.com/true-left-vs-right/western-civilization-is-ugly-48/

https://trueleft.createaforum.com/true-left-vs-right/if-western-civilization-does-not-die-soon/

Continuing:

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The beauty of white women is supreme. Modeling magazines continuously find that white women sell, non-white women don’t, even in the non-white world. Commercials, billboards, and marriage online dating services, all feature lighter-skinned women even within their own race than their average skin tone. Young black children prefer playing with white dolls over black dolls, because they look better. White children, of course, are instinctively averse to non-white dolls, and when they grow up, refuse to miscegenate on the whole, at a vastly higher rate than non-whites who would love nothing better than to find a white woman. ‘white good, non-white bad.’

Aesthetical Eurocentrism is a psychological sickness among formerly colonized peoples that we are trying to cure:

https://trueleft.createaforum.com/issues/psychological-decolonization/

In any case, popular opinion does not imply objective truth.

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What about our physical, martial, and athletic prowess? Again, whites are supreme. The vast majority of the Summer and Winter Olympic Medalists are white, even though we are only 8% of the world population. This is just a hands down victory for the physical superiority of whites. Include any other sports, as many extra sports as you please, we would still come out on top. Whether it’s our teamwork, intelligence, strength, tenacity, or skill, somehow whites come out on top objectively, beyond all debate, so that’s that. What about war? On the battlefield, whites are again utterly dominant. Whites have rarely lost a war to non-whites, not in the long run, and we have with ridiculously small numbers routed non-white armies over and over again. The boxer rebellion, for instance, was put down handily by a handful of whites (and japanese). The mongols conquered china easily but lost to the not even united Europe (and to japan.) India was conquered by a handful of british troops against giant Indian armies. The same is true in africa, and the conquistadores against the Incas and Aztecs accomplished similar marvels. The exchange rate between the USA and Japan, almost 10 to 1, showed again white superiority over even the best of the non-whites. And while the Roman Empire and the Greeks defeated Persia over and over again and took over much of the middle east, no Persians, Arabs, or middle easterners ever conquered Europe. The Ottomans gave the best shot and even they couldn’t beat a dis-united Europe with various countries all still squabbling among themselves. Europe paid so little attention to these non-white aggressors that they still spent all their time fighting each other—-and STILL won. If one could ever imagine a ‘white army’ fighting as one against the non-white world, can anyone imagine anything but a smashing victory? Remember a few white texans took out the vastly larger mexican army, and the US-Mexico war was another easy victory for whites, that the boers at blood river defeated endless hordes of spear-chuckers, and that the US (or even the early settlers and pilgrims) traditionally defeated amerindians no matter what the odds over and over in our expansion westward. When it comes to the most basic measure of fitness, war and violent conflict, whites are supreme. It’s undebatable. We win, they lose, we are the best warriors of all time. ‘white good, non-white bad.’

See you on the battlefield. I will deliberately not rebut this paragraph as I prefer our troops overestimate rather than underestimate the enemy. Maybe then our troops will take things more seriously:

https://trueleft.createaforum.com/true-left-vs-false-left/firearms/

Continuing:

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So what is the use of not calling a spade a spade? The supreme race, the race that comes out on top in any competition, any measure of human fitness, any quality we respect, is the white race. We are the wealthiest, strongest, most accomplished, most beautiful race on earth. Objectively. Undeniably. Therefore anyone who even looks at the facts, anyone white or not, must through sheer logic and rationality, be a white supremacist. Whites are supreme, and therefore, anyone who acknowledges this fact, must be a white supremacist, by simple definition. Anyone who validates reality or cares about the truth, is a white supremacist, whether white or not, they must admit the superiority of the white race, as a whole, over any other.

You are objectively, undeniably superior at ruining the world.

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Does white supremacism make any distinction between wishing whites well defensively versus aggressively? No, it does not. Objectively speaking, wanting the survival of the fittest, ‘may the best man win,’ would of course imply wishing to see whites spread and grow and flourish, as the truest inheritors of perfection, there would be no desire to see it stay at 8% of the world’s population, while failed, imperfect, shoddy hominids of others sorts were 92%. It would be seen as a horrible travesty, if whites stayed on earth perfectly defensively, keeping all their current land, while non-whites went off to colonize the universe. It would be a moral failure to not afford the best people the best chance at life. To not reward greatness with material goods, to somehow grovel and inch along on the edges and dregs of existence while placating our lessers and inferiors with all the fruits and pleasures of life. If we are better, we deserve better, and should get better, than our inferiors. This same logic extends not just between the races, but between species. Superior species deserve better and more than inferior ones, like bugs, rodents, bacteria, and cockroaches. Just as humans deserve the lion’s share of resources and happiness and rights over non-humans, and bugs and germs deserve the least and worst spot in life, just as human interests trump non-human interests, the objectively superior white race deserves the lion’s share of the world, and the dregs should go to the dregs. If we were superior, but deserved nothing more, then what would being superior mean? What would it all be for? Are we seriously supposed to divide the world equally between apes and man? Between mud huts and skyscrapers?

See also:

https://trueleft.createaforum.com/ancient-world/antropocentricism-the-most-dangerous-ideology-in-the-world/

Continuing:

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I submit to you that the greatest thing that ever happened in world history, was the colonization of much of the world by the superior white race. The conquest and colonization of North and South America, Australia, South Africa, and New Zealand was the high point of world history. It was the flowering of the greatest race receiving its just reward, the greatest share of world population. It was matching our excellence to our rewards, our achievements to our population, our supremacy to our property. I submit to you that it was moral and good to wipe out the scattered tribes of stone age barbarians all around the world and replace them with hundreds of millions of beautiful, brilliant white families. I submit to you that it would be a good thing to do it now, today, again. That the world doesn’t belong to anyone in particular, that it is up for grabs between all lifeforms, that the best prevail in seizing it, that this de facto makes them the best, and the best deserve nothing short of the colonization of the world.

See also:

https://trueleft.createaforum.com/true-left-vs-right/if-we-lose/

Continuing:

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The colonists, the imperialists, the racists, everyone who helped not white ‘survival’, which was never their interest and would’ve sounded like a joke to them, the strongest people on earth, but white power, white rule, white imperium, white fecundity, white wealth, white victory. Was it not heroes who defeated the incas and aztecs? Heroes who drove out the mongols from Russia, the turks from Europe, the maoris from new zealand, the zulus from south africa, the apaches from the West, the muslims from sicily and spain, on and on? Were not our greatest presidents also generals who fought the Indians so that the white race might spread and prevail and grow and rule? Weren’t Hong Kong and Macao good things? Wasn’t Perry opening up trade with Japan a good thing? Isn’t Canada and Argentina better than what came before? Aren’t we glad France turned back the non-white tide at Tours? How is there any difference, the essence remains the same, defensive or offensive, what we celebrate, what we enjoy, is whites winning. Whites maintaining their power and success in the world. There can be no morality that artificially, arbitrarily draws a line and says ‘white rule is moral here but immoral there.’ ‘a white population is good on this square acre but bad on that one.’ It is meaningless. If it’s good, it’s good. It’s good anywhere, everywhere.

I agree with this last part. This also implies if it's bad, it's bad anywhere and everywhere. My conclusion is that "white" rule is immoral everywhere. This much was clear from the moment you showed us who you were during the colonial era. Hence:

https://trueleft.createaforum.com/true-left-vs-false-left/true-left-breakthrough-anti-whiteness-476/

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White supremacy being true and right, it only follows that white supremacy in the material world, in resource allocation, in well-being, in power, in population, should also be good and right. If we are better, we deserve better. If we are the best, we deserve the best. White supremacy therefore advocates whites, in fact, be supreme. Starting from the initial cause that we are the happiest, brightest, fittest, most beautiful, most accomplished, best exemplars of the human race and indeed all life, we deserve nothing less than the best results, the best situation, the best position, the supreme height of the food chain, the pecking order, the totem pole. Winners should win. Anything less is a crime against nature.

That is why Gnosticism is the proper theology for True Leftism.
Title: Re: Right-left (Judeo-)Christian divergence
Post by: guest5 on May 26, 2021, 12:38:21 am
I recently handed out a new flyer to all of my customers with an instruction for writing checks to myself in capitol letters and bolded on the very top of the flyer. I even underlined the instruction with a pen. So far, one person out of 65 people has gotten it right and actually followed the instruction.

Stuff like that just makes me realize what a massive pathetic joke this all is, and Jews and "whites" are on the top of this dung pile, and proud of it. I struggle not to get too cynical these days, but it's so hard when you're dealing with human-beings, and especially Jews and "whites". I mean, come on, are all of you really this trashy, dumb, and ignoble? Most of you are SO pathetic you should be fucken ashamed of yourselves. And, why are most of you so ugly inside and out?

I wish I could have been born into a world where there are NO Jews or "whites". They just bring the rest of humanity down with their trashy ass genetics and personalities.

This short film should be titled: Western Man, the World of Jews and "Whites":
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MTTr7RGH37c

That would have been a more accurate title....
Title: Re: Homo Hubris
Post by: 90sRetroFan on May 26, 2021, 01:10:30 am
Excellent video!

"This short film should be titled: Western Man"

Yes! I can't stand hearing people talk about, for example, "man-made global warming", when industrialization was the fault of Western civilization alone.

"Jews and "whites""

This makes it sound like Jews are not "white". This is why I prefer to say ""whites" (including Jews)".
Title: Re: Homo Hubris
Post by: rp on May 26, 2021, 08:59:32 am
I especially like how he chose Homo Hubris classical music as the BGM.
Title: Re: Homo Hubris
Post by: 90sRetroFan on May 27, 2021, 12:24:21 am
https://www.huffpost.com/entry/benjamin-welton-white-nationalist-elementary-school-teacher-writer_n_60ae5e89e4b0d45b753140fb

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An Elementary School Teacher’s Secret Life As A White Nationalist Writer
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“Sinclair Jenkins,” HuffPost has now confirmed, is really a pseudonym for Benjamin Welton, a 33-year-old Boston University history PhD candidate who, until this week, taught English, social studies and computer science at Star Academy, an elementary school in Massachusetts. When HuffPost contacted the school for comment, Welton was put on leave, and was fired shortly before this article was published.
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“No mercy for our enemies. Do not weep, for they are not human,” Welton wrote in a pseudonymous social media post on March 31, seven months into his job as an elementary school teacher. “Treat those who want to abolish ‘whiteness’ with the same venom if not more. They deserve medieval punishments.”

Like many conservatives, Welton has expressed anger about the teaching of “critical race theory” in American schools. Last August, shortly before he began teaching at the Star Academy, he tweeted under a pseudonym that a return to American greatness “requires defunding critical race theory.” It’s clear from his pseudonymous writings where his real objection lies: criticism of white people.

“I now try to inject race realism into my working life,” he wrote as Jenkins in the 2017 American Renaissance article. “When I teach my students or write papers, I refuse to engage in cultural Marxism or in anti-white rhetoric.”
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Welton was not only the man behind the bylines “Sinclair Jenkins,” but also “Jake Bowyer” and “Elias Kingston.” His writing had started to generate interest among major figures on the far right.

(https://img.huffingtonpost.com/asset/60ae6e2c1e00003395102a74.png?ops=scalefit_970_noupscale)

Don't you think Welton actually looks like the main character in the above video?

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Though Welton often employed pseudonyms, on other occasions he simply used his real name in far-right publications.

In 2018, he wrote a racist article called “Against Education” for a far-right blog called The American Sun without using a pseudonym.   

“Your typical man on the street in America 2018 A.D. will come up with a small catalog of answers about what to do with our education system,” Welton wrote. “The race realist will speak of declining worldwide IQs and America’s increasing mongrelization driven by unassimilated races with below-average intelligence capacities.” (That same year Welton, writing under the name “Sinclair Jenkins” called himself a “race realist” in American Renaissance.)

Welton’s article argued that education should largely be reserved for geniuses — of which he seems to consider himself — not for the general, dumber public. “There is not a Rembrandt hidden in each booger-eater, and the next Tesla is not currently marching toward the U.S. border from Guatemala,” he wrote.

And that is something to feel relieved about.

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Welton clearly expresses excitement about the “alternative right,” a rebranding of white nationalism, writing that the movement had “taken the fight to the left in the best way possible,” adding, “Rather than concede the moral high ground to the left, the alt right turns the left’s moralism on its head and makes it a badge of honor to be called ‘racist,’ ‘homophobic,’ and ‘sexist.’”

A year later, in December 2016, The Daily Caller published a virulently Islamophobic screed by Welton titled “The European Quandary,” in which he lashed out at different European countries for allowing in Muslim refugees.
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We are unabashedly European. We support Europa, Christendom, and her children scattered across the colonies. Our enemy is materialism; our enemy is liberalism. But we are not driven by hate, but rather by creativity.

I agree. As I keep saying, hate is a leftist emotion. We on the True Left make it a badge of honour to be called hateful. If someone can watch the above video and not hate the main character, what does that say about them? In contrast, the main character clearly does not hate any of his victims. He just wants to create stuff using them.
Title: Re: Homo Hubris
Post by: guest5 on May 29, 2021, 11:05:00 pm
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Don't you think Welton actually looks like the main character in the above video?

Absolutely!  :D

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I agree. As I keep saying, hate is a leftist emotion. We on the True Left make it a badge of honour to be called hateful. If someone can watch the above video and not hate the main character, what does that say about them? In contrast, the main character clearly does not hate any of his victims. He just wants to create stuff using them.

Such a great point! People actually believe that when Jews\"whites" were "buck-breaking" and whipping "blacks" during the "African" slave-trade (https://trueleft.createaforum.com/colonial-era/dr-tony-martin-the-jewish-role-in-the-african-slave-trade/) they were doing so out of hate. This is absolutely false! Jews\"whites" were treating "blacks" in this manner because in the Jewish\"white" worldview "blacks" are nothing more than animals to be exploited like all other animals for the satisfaction of Jews\"whites".

In the Jewish\"white" worldview only Jews\"whites" belong to God, every thing else is on this planet for Jewish\"white" exploitation:
(https://authenticnationalsocialismmemes.files.wordpress.com/2015/08/mythofgoodjew.jpg)

Hate would indicate that Jews\"whites" actually care about anything that is not Jewish\"white". They do not care enough about you to hate you, they just want you to stop being so "uppity" about your oppression....

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The fear and dread of you will fall on all the beasts of the earth, and on all the birds in the sky, on every creature that moves along the ground, and on all the fish in the sea; they are given into your hands. — Genesis 9:2

Israel’s Netanyahu calls for ‘calm’ in Jerusalem after fresh night of violence
https://www.france24.com/en/middle-east/20210424-israel-s-netanyahu-calls-for-calm-in-jerusalem-after-fresh-night-of-violence

In other words Netanyahu is saying the oppressed need to "calm down" and stop being so "uppity", or else he will use massive initiated violence against you until you shut-up and accept your colonization by Jews\"whites".
Title: Re: Homo Hubris
Post by: 90sRetroFan on June 02, 2021, 12:47:50 am
Here our enemies go again:

https://www.amren.com/blog/2021/06/ill-answer-that-mr-hill/

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“What do you like about being white?”
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I like being white because we are not the 13 percent of the population that commits 50 percent of crime.

https://trueleft.createaforum.com/colonial-era/

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I like being white because we didn’t invent twerking or hip hop.

Twerking and hip hop are harmless fun. "White" inventions ruin the whole world:

https://trueleft.createaforum.com/true-left-vs-right/western-civilization-is-a-health-hazard/

Most importantly, if you don't like twerking, you can simply not twerk. But those who don't like Western civilization still have to breathe its air, drink its water, etc..

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I like being white because we are commuting to the space station, instead of declining to act white by learning to read.

Who is more dangerous to the future?

https://trueleft.createaforum.com/true-left-vs-right/if-western-civilization-does-not-die-soon/

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I like the white tradition of humor and satire that extends from Aristophanes to Voltaire to Swift and that is not dependent, like black humor, on the F-word.

"White" humour is dependent on bigotry instead:

https://www.huffpost.com/entry/marjorie-taylor-greene-mexican-accent_n_60b08408e4b01de8b7810582

https://www.forbes.com/sites/brucelee/2020/06/24/trump-once-again-calls-covid-19-coronavirus-the-kung-flu/

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I like being white because we created Europe and America, not Haiti.

http://aryanism.net/blog/aryan-sanctuary/shithole-countries/

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I like being white because we don’t accept crime and violence and vulgarity as the norm.

Not only do you accept a level of non-stop initiated violence that is difficult to even imagine, you make sure it is sustainable:

https://trueleft.createaforum.com/true-left-vs-right/western-civilization-sustainable-evil/

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I like being white because we’ve built police departments that patrol dangerous cesspools of people who cannot police themselves.

https://trueleft.createaforum.com/news/police-rightist-bias/

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I like white people because they will buy a broom and clean up their front yard.

A broom cannot clean up radioactive materials, forever chemicals, etc.. Who introduced these to the world?

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I like being white because videos don’t show us attacking elderly Asians.

It is on paper instead:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Unequal_treaty#Selected_list_of_treaties

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I like being white because I know who my daddy is and so do my siblings.

We even know who your prehistoric ancestors are:

https://trueleft.createaforum.com/mythical-world/gentilism/

https://trueleft.createaforum.com/mythical-world/turanian-diffusion/

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I like being white because our young men don’t hunt in packs with their pants hanging down, and kick unconscious victims in the head.

You have much more varied methods:

https://trueleft.createaforum.com/news/racist-bullying/

And sometimes you wear taxpayer-funded uniforms while doing it:

https://trueleft.createaforum.com/enemies/ice/

https://trueleft.createaforum.com/news/military-subverters/

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I like being white because our young women can go out in a group without brawling in public.

You call the police to do it for you:

https://trueleft.createaforum.com/news/karenism-(a-k-a-ethnic-profiling-by-civilians)/

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I like being white because we don’t blame indentured servitude or arriving as penniless immigrants for our problems.

You just blame the present-day immigrants themselves!

https://trueleft.createaforum.com/news/france's-'anti-separatism'-bill8203/

https://trueleft.createaforum.com/enemies/denmark/

https://trueleft.createaforum.com/enemies/hungary-v4/

https://trueleft.createaforum.com/enemies/sd/

https://trueleft.createaforum.com/enemies/rn/

https://trueleft.createaforum.com/enemies/afd/

https://trueleft.createaforum.com/enemies/vox/

https://trueleft.createaforum.com/enemies/chega!/

https://trueleft.createaforum.com/enemies/stephen-miller/

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I like being white because we don’t say axe, nome sayin, and I dindu nuffin.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FBuWePk2zeI

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I like being white because we didn’t build the pyramids, invent the first flying machines, and then forget how to do anything.

Instead, you kept inventing more and more machines, ruining the entire world in the process:

https://trueleft.createaforum.com/news/climate-weather-and-climate-effects-2020-and-beyond/

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I like being white because not one of us is named Dontavious or Shaniqua.

Instead you name yourselves after famous historical Westerners who were almost always terrible people.

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I like being white because we follow rules, create, build, and show gratitude.

https://www.yahoo.com/lifestyle/white-people-least-likely-to-wear-masks-consistently-study-finds-231848231.html

https://trueleft.createaforum.com/news/coronavirus/msg6263/?topicseen#msg6263

https://trueleft.createaforum.com/news/coronavirus/msg4786/?topicseen#msg4786

https://trueleft.createaforum.com/news/coronavirus/msg3902/?topicseen#msg3902

https://trueleft.createaforum.com/news/coronavirus/msg1324/?topicseen#msg1324
Title: Re: Homo Hubris
Post by: rp on June 02, 2021, 08:20:54 pm
"famous historical Westerners"
Not to mention, Tanakh characters as well!
Title: Re: Homo Hubris
Post by: 90sRetroFan on June 03, 2021, 10:51:34 pm
Our enemies are fully embracing their role as the villains of world history:

https://www.amren.com/blog/2021/06/verified-hate-they-taught-us-how-to-bathe/

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Is anyone actually upset when non-whites call us “colonizers?” This seems to be the new slur for us. Even the supposed insults against us remind us of our greatness.

To take credit, though, truly a lot more people have picked up the "colonizer" label since we started using it a few years ago (back when everyone else was still stuck on mild notions such as "privilege").
Title: Re: Homo Hubris
Post by: 90sRetroFan on June 25, 2021, 12:15:24 am
Our enemies are at it again:

https://www.theoccidentalobserver.net/2021/06/15/the-silencing-of-science-how-block-lives-matter/

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(https://www.theoccidentalobserver.net/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/a-map-of-the-universe-the-periodic-table.png)

The periodic table is astonishing partly because it manages to capture so much with so little. If I look around me at the moment, I see a huge variety of things, from sea-shells to books, from memory-sticks to egret feathers. But everything I see is made from just three things: protons, neutrons and electrons. At the conscious level, there’s endless variety. At the sub-atomic level, there’s endless repetition. If the protons in the egret feathers were swapped with the same number of protons in the books, it would be impossible to detect any change. Ditto for the neutrons and electrons, and ditto for any other pair of material objects, no matter how superficially different. The periodic table is a kind of cookbook for matter, listing the recipes used by Mother Nature to rustle up a lustrous weighty solid like silver or a poisonous swirling gas like chlorine from exactly the same ingredients.

But it wasn’t easy to uncover the unifying simplicity of the periodic table. It’s not just a cookbook: it’s a monument to human intelligence, ingenuity, obsession and effort. Or rather, it’s a monument to those things as displayed by White males. Take a survey of the periodic table like Jack Challoner’s excellent The Elements: The Ultimate Guide to the Building Blocks of Our Universe (2012). Reading about the blocks, you won’t come across any Blacks. Instead, the names of stale pale males occur on almost every page, beginning with the Frenchman Antoine Lavoisier (1743–94), the Englishman John Dalton (1766–1844) and the Russian Dmitri Mendeleev (1834–1907).
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The first two helped lay the foundations of modern chemistry and the last devised its recipe-book: the periodic table. Then stale pale males like the New Zealander Ernest Rutherford (1871–1937) helped explain the patterns of the periodic table. Hundreds of other stale pale males, and a few stale pale females like the great Pole Marie Curie (1867–1934), helped to fill in the table by extracting and refining elements from substances as diverse as slag, seaweed and fresh air. And by detecting one in sunlight before it was found on earth. If the elements are the building-blocks of the universe, then you could say that the scientists who explained and uncovered them were leading block-lives. And block-lives matter in a way that mainstream politics and culture presently refuse to admit.

For example, here’s a curious thing: four of those elements – the obscure but sometimes important ytterbium, yttrium, terbium and erbium – were named from the small Swedish village of Ytterby. It wasn’t just that they were found in a quarry there: Swedes and other Scandinavians worked to extract them from reluctant minerals. And vanadium is named from a Norse goddess and holmium from the Swedish capital Stockholm. Scandinavian men have contributed more to STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) than all Blacks who ever lived, despite being vastly outnumbered by Blacks. In other words, even as chemistry was unifying heaven and earth, it was disuniting humanity, because scientific talent and success haven’t been evenly distributed among the diverse groups of humanity.

White European males were necessary for the creation of modern science and might have been entirely sufficient.

Homework: how much shorter would the following topics be if the periodic table had never existed?

https://trueleft.createaforum.com/true-left-vs-right/western-civilization-is-a-health-hazard/

https://trueleft.createaforum.com/true-left-vs-right/if-western-civilization-does-not-die-soon/

Bonus question: would Israel exist today if the periodic table had never existed?
Title: Re: Homo Hubris
Post by: 90sRetroFan on July 10, 2021, 12:25:27 am
Our enemies admitting "white" privilege:

https://vdare.com/letters/a-reader-writes-on-the-real-white-privilege-the-privilege-that-dare-not-speak-its-name-higher-average-iq

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Whites, on average, have been endowed with larger brains than blacks.  Because of this, again, on average, they have greater intelligence, creativity, self-discipline and ability to delay gratification.  As a result, on average, whites are more successful in most pursuits that matter today.

And which civilization was it that unilaterally decided for the whole world which pursuits would matter today? Was everyone else ever asked whether or not we wanted such an arrangement?
Title: Re: Homo Hubris
Post by: 90sRetroFan on July 22, 2021, 10:20:14 pm
You've got to listen to this from our enemies:

https://www.amren.com/blog/2021/07/brown-noise/

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All over the world, in churches, libraries, universities, streets, homes, and bedrooms, white ladies and gentlemen cherish the sacredness that comes from being quiet. The darker races wallow in noise. Their churches are energetic and boisterous, their libraries are places for conversation and argument, and their universities are scenes of conflict and clamor. In the streets at all hours, they speak with vulgarity and crudeness, they blast repetitive cultural anthems from cheap speakers, flip-phones, and touchscreens. From their personal headphones come obnoxious and high-pitched sounds, and when they are not listening to music they are singing rudely in the street or humming audibly.

This, coming from the civilization that gave the world:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jackhammer

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In 1854, in England, Thomas Bartlett made and then patented (1855) a rock drill, the bit of which was connected directly to the piston of a steam engine. In 1855, Bartlett demonstrated his drill, powered by compressed air, to officials of the Mount Fréjus tunnel project.[12] (In 1855, a German, Schumann, invented a similar pneumatic rock drill in Freiburg, Germany.[13]) By 1861, Bartlett’s drill had been refined by the Savoy-born engineer Germain Sommeiller (1815-1871) and his colleagues, Grandis and Grattoni.[14] Thereafter, many inventors refined the pneumatic drill.[15]
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The sound of the hammer blows, combined with the explosive air exhaust, makes pneumatic jackhammers dangerously loud, emitting more than 120 dB SPL near the operator’s ears.[21] Sound-blocking earmuffs and earplugs must be worn by the operator to prevent a form of hearing loss, of which tinnitus is the main symptom. Although some pneumatic jackhammers now have a silencer around the barrel of the tool, the primary noise source comes from the chisel striking the object being removed.

and:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pile_driver

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The underwater sound pressure caused by pile-driving may be deleterious to nearby fish.[12][13]

not to mention:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aircraft_noise_pollution

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Aircraft engines are the major source of noise and can exceed 140 decibels (dB) during takeoff. While airborne, the main sources of noise are the engines and the high speed turbulence over the fuselage.[6]

There are health consequences of elevated sound levels. Elevated workplace or other noise can cause hearing impairment, hypertension, ischemic heart disease, annoyance, sleep disturbance, and decreased school performance.[7] Although some hearing loss occurs naturally with age,[8] in many developed nations the impact of noise is sufficient to impair hearing over the course of a lifetime.[9][10] Elevated noise levels can create stress, increase workplace accident rates, and stimulate aggression and other anti-social behaviors.[11] Airport noise has been linked to high blood pressure.[12] Aircraft noise increases risks of heart attacks.[13]
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The German study concluded that aircraft noise clearly and significantly impairs health.[14] For example, a day-time average sound pressure level of 60 decibels increasing coronary heart disease by 61% in men and 80% in women. As another indicator, a night-time average sound pressure level of 55 decibels increased the risk of heart attacks by 66% in men and 139% in women. Statistically significant health effects did however start as early as from an average sound pressure level of 40 decibels.[14]

or more generally:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Noise_pollution#Health

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Noise pollution affects both health and behavior. Unwanted sound (noise) can damage physiological health. Noise pollution is associated with several health conditions, including cardiovascular disorders, hypertension, high stress levels, tinnitus, hearing loss, sleep disturbances, and other harmful and disturbing effects.[6][11][12][13][14] According to a 2019 review of the existing literature, noise pollution was associated with faster cognitive decline.[15]

Across Europe, according to the European Environment Agency, an estimated 113 million people are affected by road traffic noise levels above 55 decibels, the threshold at which noise becomes harmful to human health by the WHO's definition.[16]

Sound becomes unwanted when it either interferes with normal activities such as sleep or conversation, or disrupts or diminishes one's quality of life.[17] Noise-induced hearing loss can be caused by prolonged exposure to noise levels above 85 A-weighted decibels.[18] A comparison of Maaban tribesmen, who were insignificantly exposed to transportation or industrial noise, to a typical U.S. population showed that chronic exposure to moderately high levels of environmental noise contributes to hearing loss.[11]
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Noise pollution can have negative affects on adults and children on the autistic spectrum.[22] Those with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) can have hyperacusis, which is an abnormal sensitivity to sound.[23] People with ASD who experience hyperacusis may have unpleasant emotions, such as fear and anxiety, and uncomfortable physical sensations in noisy environments with loud sounds.[24] This can cause individuals with ASD to avoid environments with noise pollution, which in turn can result in isolation and negatively affect their quality of life. Sudden explosive noises typical of high-performance car exhausts and car alarms are types of noise pollution that can affect people with ASD.[22]

While the elderly may have cardiac problems due to noise, according to the World Health Organization, children are especially vulnerable to noise, and the effects that noise has on children may be permanent.[25] Noise poses a serious threat to a child's physical and psychological health, and may negatively interfere with a child's learning and behavior.[26]

Wildlife

Sound is the primary way many marine organisms learn about their environment. For example, many species of marine mammals and fish use sound as their primary means of navigating, communicating, and foraging.[27] Anthropogenic noise can have a detrimental effect on animals, increasing the risk of death by changing the delicate balance in predator or prey detection[28] and avoidance, and interfering with the use of the sounds in communication, especially in relation to reproduction, and in navigation and echolocation.[29] These effects then may alter more interactions within a community through indirect ("domino") effects.[30] Acoustic overexposure can lead to temporary or permanent loss of hearing.

European robins living in urban environments are more likely to sing at night in places with high levels of noise pollution during the day, suggesting that they sing at night because it is quieter, and their message can propagate through the environment more clearly.[31] The same study showed that daytime noise was a stronger predictor of nocturnal singing than night-time light pollution, to which the phenomenon often is attributed. Anthropogenic noise reduced the species richness of birds found in Neotropical urban parks.[32]

Zebra finches become less faithful to their partners when exposed to traffic noise. This could alter a population's evolutionary trajectory by selecting traits, sapping resources normally devoted to other activities and thus leading to profound genetic and evolutionary consequences.[33]

Underwater noise pollution due to human activities is also prevalent in the sea, and given that sound travels faster through water than through air, is a major source of disruption of marine ecosystems and does significant harm to sea life, including marine mammals, fish and invertebrates.[34][35] The principal anthropogenic noise sources come from merchant ships, naval sonar operations, underwater explosions (nuclear), and seismic exploration by oil and gas industries.[36] Cargo ships generate high levels of noise due to propellers and diesel engines.[37][38] This noise pollution significantly raises the low-frequency ambient noise levels above those caused by wind.[39] Animals such as whales that depend on sound for communication can be affected by this noise in various ways. Higher ambient noise levels also cause animals to vocalize more loudly, which is called the Lombard effect. Researchers have found that humpback whales' song lengths were longer when low-frequency sonar was active nearby.[40]

Noise pollution may have caused the death of certain species of whales that beached themselves after being exposed to the loud sound of military sonar.[41] (see also Marine mammals and sonar) Even marine invertebrates, such as crabs (Carcinus maenas), have been shown to be negatively affected by ship noise.[42][43] Larger crabs were noted to be negatively affected more by the sounds than smaller crabs. Repeated exposure to the sounds did lead to acclimatization.[43]
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Another study that demonstrates a stress response in invertebrates was conducted on the squid species Doryteuthis pealeii. The squid was exposed to sounds of construction known as pile driving, which impacts the sea bed directly and produces intense substrate-borne and water-borne vibrations.[49] The squid reacted by jetting, inking, pattern change and other startle responses.[50]
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Boat-noise has been shown to affect the embryonic development and fitness of the sea hare Stylocheilus striatus.[52] Anthropogenic noise can alter conditions in the environment that have a negative effect on invertebrate survival. Although embryos can adapt to normal changes in their environment, evidence suggests they are not well adapted to endure the negative effects of noise pollution. Studies have been conducted on the sea hare to determine the effects of boat noise on the early stages of life and development of embryos. Researchers have studied sea hares from the lagoon of Moorea Island, French Polynesia. In the study, recordings of boat noise were made by using a hydrophone.[52] In addition, recordings of ambient noise were made that did not contain boat noise. In contrast to ambient noise playbacks, mollusks exposed to boat noise playbacks had a 21% reduction in embryonic development. Additionally, newly hatched larvae experienced an increased mortality rate of 22% when exposed to boat noise playbacks.[52]
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The anthropogenic noise produced by human activity has been shown to negatively impact oysters.[54] Studies have revealed that wide and relaxed valves are indicative of healthy oysters. The oysters are stressed when they do not open their valves as frequently in response to environmental noise.

This is perhaps the most obvious example yet of how totally our enemies invert reality.

See also:

https://trueleft.createaforum.com/true-left-vs-right/western-civilization-is-a-health-hazard/
Title: Re: Homo Hubris
Post by: 90sRetroFan on August 04, 2021, 12:15:40 am
An enemy discussion:

https://www.stormfront.org/forum/t1323422/

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I don’t see what’s wrong with White Supremacy. I get the need for White Nationalism; but if that were to come about, the rest of the world would revert to their pre-modern levels. Perhaps technological society would continue aways in, say, Japan; but the majority of the Earth would become much poorer very quickly. Now, I don’t care about that; but since we’re the best (and I won’t have any argument about that), shouldn’t we take over the world and spread to the four corners of it, and employ the locals in serving us productively in all places, and give them something productive to do with themselves and enrich ourselves in the process, and spread the superior gene to a fuller flowering; much like we did in the good old Age of the European Empires?

What is your problem with the survival of the fittest? I just don’t get why we should pull up and allow the lesser races to indulge their uselessness and wallow in savagery, and constrain the best of nature, ourselves! It never used to be like this.
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It shouldn’t be ‘White countries for White people,’ it should be ‘The world for White people’!

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We, as White / Caucasians, are clearly the most intelligent, most focused, most industrious, most productive, the most brilliant, and the most genius of all the races on God's Green Earth. We know it, as do all the other "lesser races and species." And how do I know that the "other, lesser races and species" know it? Because they attempt to imitate, emulate, and mimic us at every conceivable opportunity; furthermore, the jealousy just oozes from their very pores.

A great example is the subhuman, cannibalistic, savage, feral, primate cockroach "colored" jungle beasts who habituate in the United States of America. Although they hate the very ground upon which the White man treads, the feral, primate, cockroach "colored" jungle beasts still do everything in their power to be "as much like the White man as possible."

And, of course, it IS NOT possible--the feral, primate, cockroach "colored" jungle beasts cannot be anything close to the White man, because--and this is fact--they're not HUMAN BEINGS. And I'll be more-than-happy to show y'all stark evidence of the fact that the feral, primate, cockroach "colored" jungle beasts ARE NOT HUMAN BEINGS!
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Is there any conceivable task, problem, responsibility, challenge that we White / Caucasians could not overcome? And, of course, the answer is an unequivocal "NO." We've already amply proven that we can overcome any challenge--and, by looking at our proud history, we have evidence that we can even overcome what we once-upon-a-time considered "insurmountable challenges."

I'd compile a list of all the amazing, remarkable, unbelievable, and even super-human accomplishments of the White / Caucasian race, but to do so would take hours-upon-hours. And I'm guessing that you most likely are acutely aware of all the incredible, amazing accomplishments of our White race.

So, in summary, the absolute best course of action for the White / Caucasian race is to "keep everything within our White race." And, when I say "everything," I DO MEAN "EVERYTHING."

Clearly, wise people should learn from their mistakes. And, I absolutely know that the White / Caucasian race is the most advanced, most intellectual, most inventive, most brilliant race that God Almighty has ever created. And that includes even the yellow-vermin Orientals. I know that "some people" will argue that the yellow-vermin, slope-headed, zipper-eyed gooks are more intelligent than the White man. That is an absolute fallacy--and one that I can easily defeat.
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It is now time for we White people to live according to the adage of: "to the victor go the spoils." We White / Caucasian people have absolutely proven that in "the race" for superiority (this is the only word I could find that would fit exactly into my statement) we have not just won "the race," but in this "race" we've lapped every other race several times over.

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First of all, let me reiterate that I fully support racial separation, especially at this point in time. Our race is so depleted and confused, that we need to step away for awhile to regain our identity and sense of purpose. In the long term, however, we have NO CHOICE but to re-engage with the world and regain our RIGHTFUL PLACE as the leaders of humanity.
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Once we've regained our strength and vitality, WE will set the terms of engagement in accordance with our natural superiority.

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Whites, created in God's image, are here to 'INSPIRE' the other races, not rule over or try to change them into something they are not.
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When you see the amazing advancements and ways of life of Whites, the culture and customs, etc., do the other races not adopt aspects?

Do they not take what we have done and use it for themselves?

Do they not sit around waiting for the 'next big thing' we come up with so they can exploit it?

From the beginning, the problem with Whites is getting too involved with others. Let them see what we have done and learn from us. -At a distance.

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About White Supremacy: honest Biologists, Anthropologists, and Geneticists will very hesitantly admit that the White / Caucasian race is "superior" to other races. If they truly want to be honest, they'll have to evaluate "White Supremacy / White Superiority" by weighing all the available scientific, historical, biological, and societal facts about our race.
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When examining all the hundreds of thousands, if not millions, of incredible inventions and amazing accomplishments of the White / Caucasian race, it is impossible to NOT declare the White / Caucasian race as both the supreme race and the race with unchallenged superiority, as judged by our unbelievable body of work over a number of centuries, and by our continued and continuing amazing contributions to humankind.
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As for "White Supremacy," I have absolutely no problem espousing that the White / Caucasian race is the "supreme, dominant, superior race" on the face of God's Green Earth. To deny this fact is to lie to yourself.

Funniest part of all:

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Once you see photographs of someone such as the young woman, Lisa Kueppers of Germany, on Instagram, you realize how great Anglo beauty really is

(https://yourfashion.guru/wp-content/uploads/2021/02/lisakueppers_profile.jpg)

(https://image.shutterstock.com/image-vector/emoticon-laughing-wiping-tears-away-260nw-564985714.jpg)
Title: Re: Homo Hubris
Post by: guest55 on August 05, 2021, 11:49:12 am
Wow!  ;D
Title: Re: Homo Hubris
Post by: 90sRetroFan on August 11, 2021, 10:35:18 pm
Another here:

https://www.amren.com/news/2021/08/the-number-of-white-people-in-the-us-has-declined-for-the-first-time-in-history/

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I like small petite girls.
With pretty faces.
Like the actress Dove Cameron.

(https://studiosol-a.akamaihd.net/uploadfile/letras/fotos/0/e/c/7/0ec7c4151d5debf9d17ad323f53afcc0.jpg)

The sheer consistency in our enemies' facial preferences never ceases to amaze me.....

See also:

https://trueleft.createaforum.com/true-left-vs-right/homo-hubris/msg5054/#msg5054

https://trueleft.createaforum.com/true-left-vs-right/homo-hubris/msg5056/#msg5056
Title: Re: Homo Hubris
Post by: 90sRetroFan on October 01, 2021, 12:28:27 am
https://www.firstthings.com/article/2018/03/the-anti-christian-alt-right

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Almost everything written about the “alternative right” in mainstream outlets is wrong in one respect. The alt-right is not stupid. It is deep. Its ideas are not ridiculous. They are serious.
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The alt-right is anti-Christian. Not by implication or insinuation, but by confession. Its leading thinkers flaunt their rejection of Christianity and their desire to convert believers away from it. Greg Johnson, an influential theorist with a doctorate in philosophy from Catholic University of America, argues that “Christianity is one of the main causes of white decline” and a “necessary condition of white racial suicide.”
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“Like acid, Christianity burns through ties of kinship and blood,” writes Gregory Hood, one of the website’s most talented essayists. It is “the essential religious step in paving the way for decadent modernity and its toxic creeds.”

Alt-right thinkers are overwhelmingly atheists, but their worldview is not rooted in the secular Enlightenment, nor is it irreligious. Far from it. Read deeply in their sources—and make no mistake, the alt-right has an intellectual tradition—and you will discover a movement that takes Christian thought and culture seriously. It is a conflicted tribute paid to their chief adversary. Against Christianity it makes two related charges. Beginning with the claim that Europe effectively created Christianity—not the other way around—it argues that Christian teachings have become socially and morally poisonous to the West. A major work of alt-right history opens with a widely echoed claim: “The introduction of Christianity has to count as the single greatest ideological catastrophe to ever strike Europe.”
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We men of the Western culture are an exception,” Spengler claims. At the heart of his book is an interpretation of the culture he named “Faustian,” a term widely used in the intellectual circles of the alt-right. As with all cultures, a single idea permeates the arts and sciences of the West. Its distinctive mark is an intense striving for “infinity.” According to Spengler, our culture has uniquely sought to see all things in relation to the highest or most distant horizons, which, in turn, it seeks to surpass and extend. The vaults of medieval cathedrals, the discovery of perspective in painting, the exploration of the New World, the development of orchestral music, the invention of the telescope and calculus—in Spengler’s story, all express the Faustian drive
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the birth of scholasticism, Gothic architecture, and polyphony. Here we have the springtime of a “new man and a new world”—and a new religion. Its cultural achievements are not testimonies to faith in God. They are the monuments of Faustian man’s attempt—in speculation, stone, glass, and sound—to propel himself into infinity. Of this aspiration, Spengler maintains, “the Gospels know nothing.”

I agree. This is what the term Homo Hubris refers to. Homo Hubris (and hence Western civilization) is indeed anti-Christian.

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With Benoist, the alt-right becomes explicitly and confessionally anti-Christian.

Benoist is the leading theorist of the European New Right, an intellectual movement that began in France in the late 1960s and took its inspiration from the failed “conservative revolution” of Weimar Germany. Carl Schmitt, Ernst Jünger, Arthur Moeller van den Bruck, and Spengler were its chief figures. Most of its members, including Spengler, took sides against the Nazi regime, but they also sought a path for the West beyond the twin evils of American democracy and Soviet communism. Benoist comes from this anti-liberal tradition, and his many books, which blend extreme right-wing and left-wing ideas, attempt to envision a post-Christian future for people of European descent.

(It goes without saying that National Socialist Germany was pro-Christian, aiming to purify it back to Gnosticism.)

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There is no better introduction to alt-right theory than his 1981 work On Being a Pagan. Its tone is serene, but its message is militant. Benoist argues that the West must choose between two warring visions of human life: biblical monotheism and paganism. Benoist is a modern-day Celsus. Like his second-century predecessor, he writes to reawaken Europeans to their ancient faith. Paganism’s central claim is simple: that the world is holy and eternal. “Far from desacralizing the world,” Benoist tells us, paganism “sacralizes it in the literal sense of the word, since it regards the world as sacred.” Paganism is also a humanism. It recognizes man, the highest expression of nature, as the sole measure of the divine.

Benoist's paganism is more similar to Judaism than Judeo-Christianity is!

See also:

https://trueleft.createaforum.com/ancient-world/antropocentricism-the-most-dangerous-ideology-in-the-world/

Back to the main article:

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Benoist’s case against Christianity is that it forbids the expression of this “Faustian” vitality. It does so by placing the ultimate source of truth outside of humanity, in an otherworldly realm to which we must be subservient.

In other words, Benoist dislikes in Christianity only the potentially Gnostic parts.

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And here we reach Benoist’s remarkable conclusion. The decadent West has never been more Christian. Christianity imparted to our culture an ethics that has mutated into what the alt-right calls “pathological altruism.” Its self-distrust, concern for victims, and fear of excluding outsiders—such values swindle Western peoples out of a preferential love for their own.

I agree academically with Benoist. The Counterculture era could have been the bridge to Gnostic revival if it had only lasted longer! And even now I have not given up on Gnostic revivalism. But to achieve it we must first identify Homo Hubris as the explicit enemy to first be eradicated from existence.
Title: Re: Homo Hubris
Post by: 90sRetroFan on October 11, 2021, 09:57:41 pm
Our enemy Duchesne is back to his favourite subject:

https://www.eurocanadian.ca/2021/10/almost-all-greatest-cartographers-history-white-men.html

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A supremely high proportion of the greatest cartographers in history — reaching 100% after 1400 — were white men. This will be the first article in a long series of future articles about the far higher accomplishments of white men in all the endeavors of human existence.
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The focus of this article, however, is solely on the unsurpassed cartographic achievements of Europeans, a rather neglected subject, but a telltale about the unique ability of the European mind to be conscious of the totality of the world beyond the parochial, to strive for the unknown and master it.

That's why we call them Homo Hubris.

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the marvelous European age of discovery would begin in the fifteenth century, preceded by the world eventful travels of Marco Polo (1254-1324), which found expression in the Catalan Atlas of 1375, a synthesis of medieval mappa mundi and the travel literature of the time, showing compass-lines, and a rather accurate delineation of the Mediterranean. The fourteenth century also saw the emergence of the mariner's compass, which made it possible to determine from the location of a ship any coastal feature, harbor or island..
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Waldseemüller was also the first to map South America as a continent separate from Asia, the first to create a printed wall map of Europe, and the first to emphasize the scientific importance of surveying and to use a forerunner to the theodolite, which he called the polimetrum, an optical instrument for measuring angles.

There were other European cartographers but none as great as Gerardus Mercator, who solved the perennial problem of how to translate the spherical Earth into the flatness of a map. What Mercator realized, among other things beyond my expertise, is that to create a proper projection of the globe onto a flat surface "the spacing of the parallels of latitude would have to be made progressively larger away from the equator toward the poles" and that "the spreading of the parallels would have to be in exactly the same proportion as the spreading of the meridians" (John Noble Wilford, The Mapmakers). Mercator was not a lone soldier; in 1570 a man named Abraham Ortelius, though not a cartographer himself, published the first edition of Theatrum Orbis Terrarum, which incorporated seventy maps created by many cartographers.
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Once the age of discoveries intersected with the rise of modern science and the development of geodesy, which began as a surveying technique to determine with accuracy positions on Earth, which involved the invention of accurate measuring instruments and the development of new mathematical techniques, all of which happened in Europe, it stands to reason that all subsequent cartographers in history would be European. Some of the surveying tools and techniques which allowed for detailed hydrographic surveying of sea chores and islands, the topography of lands, heights of hills and mountains, included the general use of the plane table, for establishing and recording angles; the method of triangulation to determine distance of remote objects without going there; angle, distance, and elevation-measuring instruments...and John Harrison's (1693-1776) 'longitude' clock, which finally solved the problem of determining longitude at sea. The men behind all these new techniques were 100 percent from Europe.

It is said that the Cassini family were the first to start mapping the interior of France, with César-François Cassini (1714-84) being the most illustrious in the utilization of new surveying tools such as triangulation and establishing that the Earth was flattened at the poles, and in the production of an accurate map of France.

James Cook (1728-1779) is best known as one of the greatest explorers ever, for his three voyages between 1768 and 1779 in the Pacific Ocean, reaching the southeastern coast of Australia for the first time in history, circumnavigating New Zealand, crossing the Antarctic Circle three times, and exploring the Northwest passage all the way to the Bering Strait. He embodied the Faustian spirit of exploration in its purest form, driven solely by a will to explore without economic self-interest or missionary zeal; confessing to an ambition which "leads me not only farther than any man has been before me, but as far as I think it possible for man to go".

Again, that's why we call them Homo Hubris.

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What many don't know is that Cook was also one of the greatest cartographers in history. His voyages were models of reconnaissance mapping. He produced the first hydrographic surveys of the coast of Newfoundland based on precise triangulation. He discovered New Zealand and mapped its entire coastline using the sextant, which measures the angular distance between two visible objects. He surveyed and mapped South Georgia. In his search of the Northwest Passage, he mapped the coast all the way to the Bering Strait.

This is a kernel of what this man accomplished. Today he is disdained as a "colonizer"

That's what he was! A colonizer is not absolved by drawing maps!

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even though Cook exhibited "an entirely new civilized attitude towards the natives of the lands".

For example:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/James_Cook

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Shortly after leaving Hawaii Island, however, Resolution's foremast broke, so the ships returned to Kealakekua Bay for repairs.

Tensions rose, and a number of quarrels broke out between the Europeans and Hawaiians at Kealakekua Bay, including the theft of wood from a burial ground under Cook's orders.[61] An unknown group of Hawaiians took one of Cook's small boats. The evening when the cutter was taken, the people had become "insolent" even with threats to fire upon them.[62] Cook attempted to kidnap and ransom the King of Hawaiʻi, Kalaniʻōpuʻu.

But let's get back to the enemy article:

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There are too many great European cartographers to suppress. Francis Beaufort produced in 1792 the first map of Ireland, as the great hydrographer of his generation. He instructed map -making explorers that "the height of all headlands, isolated hills, and remarkable peaks should be trigonometrically determined...The nature of the shore, whether high cliff, low rock, or flat beach...the material of the beach, mud, sand, gravel or stones" (John Noble Wilford, The Mapmakers).

I wont say anything about the men who started mapping the interior of India, and only a few words about the ones who began land surveying and mapping the United States. One has to start with the mapping explorers Lewis and Clark, who conducted one of the most renowned journeys in history crossing the uncharted American West from August 1803 to September 1806, reporting about in detail about the geography and wildlife and producing about 140 maps of the area. They were followed by John Charles Frémont (1813-90), the first presidential Republican candidate, mapping explorer of the country between Missouri and the Rocky Mountains, Oregon and Upper California, and the "still and solitary grandeur" of the Great Salt Lake. And Almon Harris Thompson, the mapper of Colorado through the Grand Canyon, southern Utah, part of Arizona — topographical maps to illustrate rivers, canyons, mountains, with a geological perspective.

It goes without saying that they never asked permission from the existing inhabitants before doing any of this.

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For all this, it has been estimated that in 1885 less than one-ninth of the land surface of the earth had been surveyed — which should not surprise us since the rest of the world remained asleep without much cartography other than the knowledge percolating from the West. The rest of the world was compelled to accept the cartographic directives of European men. In 1884, the West told the world to adopt the Greenwich meridian as the prime meridian of the world, dividing the Earth into the Eastern and the Western hemisphere. The prime meridian is the line of 0° longitude, the starting point for measuring distance both east and west around the Earth. The prime meridian set by white men over the world separates the eastern hemisphere from the western hemisphere, and it is the International Date Line, the imaginary line on Earth's surface defining the boundary between one day and the next.

And we are supposed to be grateful for this?

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With the merger of the white technologies of aviation and the camera, including aerial photogrammetry, cartography was revolutionized yet again, leading the to the rapid mapping of the globe through the 20th century. From this point on, we are no longer speaking of trailblazers and mapping explorers as much as institutionalized cartographers assisted by scientists sitting on desks, who would go on to develop newer technologies, automation techniques, electronic distance-measuring instruments, inertial navigation systems, high resolution radars, remote sensing, and computers — revealing great geographic details at long distances These technologies allowed radar imagery to be converted into maps of impenetrable regions like the Amazon, including geologic and seismic mapping of the earth beneath. They also began to map the mountains, chasms, and plains beneath the oceans, with the use of deep-sea echo sounders, magnetometers, and underwater sonars. And the universe. Europeans had began mapping the moon back in the seventeenth century with the lunar cartographer Johannes Hevelius producing his famous Map of the Moon in 1647. Today, hundreds of teams of scientists are working with complex technologies, such as the Hubble and Spitzer Space Telescopes, mapping everything from the far reaches of the universe to the most infinitesimally small particles within it. This Faustian drive for mastery of the unknown has now produced (as of 2010), based on the ground-based telescopes of the 2MASS Redshift Survey, 3D images of 43,000 galaxies.

This is the most fundamental problem: Homo Hubris will never be satisfied. There will never come a point when they will say, "OK! We've done enough maps! We don't need any more maps! Let's finally stop!" Because to them it was never about needing the maps themselves. It was always and only ever about the self-gratification associated with doing something no one else had done before (without concern for how much violence had to be initiated along the way). The only way to stop them is to eliminate their bloodlines.

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Don't let them suppress these incredible achievements away from white students for the sake of "increasing the self-esteem of non-mainstream students"!

I am reposting Duchesne's article, so I can hardly be accused of suppressing the information; if anything I am spreading it. However, I want people to see it as evidence of Western inferiority. By understanding what Homo Hubris is, the more we read about how they chose to spend their time and energy, surely the more we will despise them.

Bonus from the enemy comments:

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It is quite possible that Chinese agriculture could feed a much larger number of people from the same area of fertile land than the Europeans could because the Chinese were much more vegetarian.

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Yes, that was a big factor; European agriculture was mixed-crop livestock farming.

Yes.
Title: Re: Homo Hubris
Post by: 90sRetroFan on November 10, 2021, 09:40:58 pm
Let's not forget the Western fascination with breaking records:

https://www.yahoo.com/news/thought-going-heart-attack-edmond-235659046.html

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'I thought I was going to have a heart attack': How Edmond hunter killed possible Oklahoma state record deer

An Edmond hunter has killed a deer that likely will be a new state archery record and is possibly the highest scoring typical whitetail buck ever taken in the state.

"I never thought in a million years I would shoot a deer that big," said Zach Meadows, who shot the buck with his bow on Nov. 3 in Logan County.

The 16-point buck has been scored before deductions at 210 by Terry's Taxidermy in Oklahoma City, which would make the animal the largest typical whitetail ever killed by an Oklahoma hunter.

The state archery record is a 188 5/8 buck from Pawnee County which was killed by Gunner Womack of Morrison two years ago.

The overall typical record is 194 inches. That buck was killed in Pushmataha County during the 2007 gun season by John Ehmer of Tuskahoma.

Deer antlers are measured, or scored, in inches and are divided into typical and nontypical categories. Typical antlers are those that are symmetrical on each side with points in the usual locations. Non-typical antlers are those that are abnormal with unusual variations.

Antlers cannot be officially scored until after the 60-day drying process. The score for Womack's buck likely will decrease when officially scored.

But Terry Mayberry, owner of Terry's Taxidermy, said Meadows' buck should beat the current state archery record and could be the overall typical record.

"It's definitely got a chance," Mayberry said. "He's got quite a few deductions on him. Until they get an official score, it's hard to say. He's got all those kickers on him that are deducts but he's definitely got the mass and got the circumference."

Deductions in scoring arise from any difference in symmetry between both sides of a deer's antlers. The Wildlife Department is expected to have a panel of Boone & Crockett certified scorers measure the deer after 60 days.
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Since news broke on social media about the deer, Meadows has been something of a celebrity. He has received numerous phone calls and congratulatory texts, including calls from hunting magazines and taxidermists who wanted to mount the deer.
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He went to Russia three years ago on a hunting trip where he killed a possible world record roebuck, but he said last week's Oklahoma whitetail hunt could become his most memorable.

"I am sure it will be," he said. "Whitetail just seem like the most challenging out of everything I've hunted.

The victims don't matter! It's all about the challenge!

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Title: Re: Homo Hubris
Post by: 90sRetroFan on November 27, 2021, 09:02:44 pm
More Duchesne (remember that I - unlike False Leftists whose narrative is mostly about crediting non-Western civilizations for Western characteristics - mostly agree with him academically about these characteristics being unique to Western civilization; it is just that I hate those same characteristics which he loves):

https://www.eurocanadian.ca/2021/11/the-university-is-european-institution-par-excellence.html

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let it be said, in the words of Walter Rüegg, that the university is "the European institution par excellence." In its past dedication to learning, open inquiry, celebration of truth, there is no comparable institution. There were about 66 universities in the world in 1500 — all located in Europe. In 1789, the year of the French Revolution, there were about 143 universities in Europe, with only one university outside the Western world in Turkey. This is the meaning of supremacy.
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In the thirteenth century, universitas came to mean the totality of the branches of knowledge, the whole community of learners, in classical Latin. University teachers came to acquire the status of a group which transcended local and disciplinary boundaries in possession of a universally accepted corpus of knowledge. The fact that this one institution spread over the entire world, with the bachelor's degree, the master's degree, and the doctorate adopted in the most culturally diverse nations of the world, points to its universality. 

European civilization originated this universal institution. No other society conferred the privileges of a corporation to institutions of higher learning wherein reason could find a "neutral space" of free inquiry.

This is correct. The False Left is indeed wrong in trying to give credit to Islam for universities:

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This interpretation of the origins of universities was widely accepted in academia. But the pressures of multiculturalism and nonwhite immigration are leading some academics to argue that Moslems should be given precedent for the origins of universities. They are demanding that the University of al-Qarawiyyin be identified as the "first university", although this place was designated as a "university" only in 1963, and was originally founded as a mosque in 859 (Esposito, 2003). Other academics are claiming that Al-Azhar University, which was also founded as a mosque in 970-972, should be designated as "the second oldest university in the world".

They are maintaining that Islamic centers of learning originated the practice of organizing foreign students into associations, and the idea of universal validity of the qualification for teaching based on the title of the baccalarius. But according to Rüegg, "the term baccalarius could not be an Islamic import of the twelfth century because it was already in use in the ninth century as the Latin designation of a preparatory or auxiliary status in a variety of social careers" (p. 8). Even the Islamicist George Makdisi, despite finding some general affinities between Islamic centers of learning and European universities, has concluded that "the university is a twelfth century product of the West both in its corporate structure and in the privileges it received from Pope and King" (cited in Rüegg, p. 8). Makdisi himself cautions that "in studying an institution which is foreign and remote in point of time, as is the case of the medieval madrasa, one runs the...risk of attributing to it characteristics borrowed from one's own [Western] institutions...The most unwarranted of these [comparisons] is the one which makes of the 'madrasa' a 'university'" (1970). The madrasa was not a high degree-awarding institution, but a "college of Islamic law" lacking corporate status and a rationalistic curriculum, supported by an endowment or charitable trust, that is a waqf, which consisted of a building or plot of land, for Muslim religious or charitable purposes.

The True Left argument is simple: which institution - university or madrasa - has done more harm to the world? The answer is obvious when we consider that almost everything listed in this topic:

https://trueleft.createaforum.com/true-left-vs-right/western-civilization-is-a-health-hazard/

exists as a consequence of knowledge introduced by a university. Thus Islamic civilization is superior to Western civilization precisely because its academic institutions have done nowhere near the harm done by Western academic institutions. And let's not even get started about we would never have had to worry about any of this:

https://trueleft.createaforum.com/true-left-vs-right/if-western-civilization-does-not-die-soon/

if only madrasas existed in the world.

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List of Oldest Universities: A European Wide Phenomenon

The first university was Bologna, founded in 1088, followed by Oxford in 1096. By the end of the fourteenth century,  in 1400, there were 34 universities across Europe, and in 1500 there were 66, and none outside.

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* University of Bologna, Italy – recognized as University 1088
* University of Paris, France – 1150
* University of Oxford, England – 1167
* University of Vicenza, Italy – 1204
* University of Cambridge, England – 1209
* University of Palencia, Spain – 1212
* University of Salamanca, Spain – 1218
* University of Padua, Italy – 1222
* University of Naples, Italy – 1224
* University of Toulouse, France – 1229
* University of Siena, Italy – 1240
* University of Piacenza, Italy – 1248
* University of Valladolid, Spain – 1250
* University of Seville, Spain – 1254
* University of Montpellier, France – 1289
* University of Coimbra, Portugal – 1290
* University of Macerata, Italy – 1290
* University of Lisbon, Portugal – 1290

Universities should be called Homo Hubris incubators. Imagine how much better a place the world would be if none of the above had ever existed. The Renaissance, Western colonialism:

https://trueleft.createaforum.com/colonial-era/

the Industrial Revolution and consequent population explosion:

https://trueleft.createaforum.com/issues/20/

as well as almost all of this:

https://trueleft.createaforum.com/true-left-vs-right/western-civilization-sustainable-evil/

https://trueleft.createaforum.com/news/climate-weather-and-climate-effects-2020-and-beyond/

https://trueleft.createaforum.com/issues/wmds/

https://trueleft.createaforum.com/enemies/israel/

etc.

would never have happened, and we wouldn't have to worry about space travel or AI or any other stuff which we were never meant to have been worrying about.
Title: Re: Homo Hubris
Post by: 90sRetroFan on December 19, 2021, 08:58:36 pm
Our enemies are at it again:

https://www.amren.com/news/2021/12/afrikaners-south-africa-black-rule-white-genocide/

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The physical beauty of many Afrikaner women is a constant source of wonder to many.

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The beauty of many Afrikaner women and White women in general is unmatched.

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This is very true. I used to travel often before Covid, but am constantly struck by the beauty of Afrikaner women in my home country, including, may I say, my own beautiful wife. I have often thought that one could easily start a lucrative mail-order-bride service in America, with Afrikaner brides for US males.

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Caucasian Women were the most beautiful Women in the world hands down with little competition before the 1960's

Judge for yourself (beach ball passing sequence):

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rw97EwmztII

The good thing about a video like this (compared to me posting pictures) is that it proves I am not preselecting the faces. This is also a good video showing how "non-whites" were treated under Apartheid (note the rickshaw puller having to wear a ridiculous stereotypical costume while pulling the rickshaw carrying "white" passengers).
Title: Re: Homo Hubris
Post by: 90sRetroFan on December 30, 2021, 01:21:32 am
More Apartheid South Africa content from our enemies:

https://www.eurocanadians.ca/2021/12/the-miracle-of-south-africa-under-white-rule.html

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I gabbed about the first video clip a few days ago: The narrator of this documentary said this was a miracle that transcended the limits of space and time — which is to say that Whites created a miracle in South Africa that transcended every possible world created by blacks in all the space and time available in the universe”.

Yes, it is quite hard to imagine "blacks" putting up signs like these:

(https://media.gettyimages.com/photos/picture-taken-in-johannesburg-in-august-1948-of-a-notice-board-with-picture-id1072447582?s=612x612)

(https://i.pinimg.com/originals/9d/50/3b/9d503beda12d7100ccc94c671916da83.jpg)

(https://preview.redd.it/5a4aohmytwx51.jpg?auto=webp&s=55c495123950f5aec3fc03462128207dc7b3ad80)

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It really was a paradise.

For whom?

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Now I understand why the hostile elites hated South Africa so much. It was a clear cut demonstration of the amazing abilities and beauty of the White Boers who founded this nation. When I was a naive undergraduate at McGill University  I was told that South Africa was “the personification of evil”. Tell me, honestly, how could anyone believe that the images of these women = evil?

Because of their face shapes, perhaps?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-U5P-85HoSc

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Thinking about these images, what they tell us about Whites, can be a major red pill teaching moment.

Yes, the images tell us they are subhuman filth who should be prevented from reproducing by any means necessary. The policies of Apartheid confirm it.

And one more thing:

(https://images-na.ssl-images-amazon.com/images/I/51w4y0yJSAL._SX324_BO1,204,203,200_.jpg)
Title: Re: Homo Hubris
Post by: 90sRetroFan on January 09, 2022, 09:04:08 pm
Our enemies displaying their attitudes on various subjects:

https://www.eurocanadians.ca/2022/01/faustian-and-apollonian-money-rationalism-empiricism-and-our-political-situation.html

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Experimentation over Useless Theoretical Subjects

Experiments are dirty, expensive, illogical, based most of the time on the intuition of the doer, and not able to be described systematically by a set of concepts, so they are despised. But it has got more things done than any theory.
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only children still try to “seek the truth and the mysteries of nature”, the experienced scientists understands this is not possible and uses his theory as a working hypothesis to dominate space and actually do things. Science is an activity, not a contemplation. We already know that quantum mechanics is contradictory in itself, so it cannot be a true theory, but it is being used to build amazing quantum computers.

I want to give a few examples that will not take much of the reader’s time, so I can make sure he understands exactly what I have in mind in practical terms, not just in words.

James Henry Salisbury: Practioner of Healthy Eating

Let’s start with James Henry Salisbury, a medical doctor who published what is perhaps the most important book in the history of medicine, The Relationship of Alimentation and Disease. Salisbury was an avid practitioner who cared little for theories, and had no respect for scientific authority[13]. What he discovered was that almost all diseases considered to be genetic (consumption, asthma, etc.) are actually produced by unhealthy feeding. After analyzing the feces of his patients, he concluded that plant and grain products that we consume everyday (and that are considered by most “doctors” as healthy foods) are actually not digested by our intestines, since we don’t have the capacity to do so[14]. These products, not being able to be digested properly, remain for very long in the intestines, and if such unnatural eating habit continues, the accumulation of such products produces fermentation, and the eventual killing of the cells of the intestinal walls, together with the production of several gases that affect the lungs and heart, which affects respiration and sleep [15]. In order to confirm he was on the right track, he experimented with a thousand hogs, since their digestive organs are closely related to ours; he also conducted experiments in his own home, by hiring workers (paying them from his own pocket) and conducing feeding experiments on them, and on himself! He produced the most scaring diseases imaginable (all claimed to be genetic and/or incurable by the medical establishment), and then he would cure them by a changing in alimentation.

Which modern doctor could have the courage or determination to produce such achievements? The mere sight of a dead pig would make modern sissy doctors (whose sole lives consists in sitting at clean offices selling sanitized pills to ignorants) faint.
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Michael Rose: Experimental Evolution and Biological Immortality

When it comes to the biology of our century, Michael R. Rose is, without any doubt, the most important figure. His work has profound political and social consequences, and I ask the reader not to be foolish and keep such important information to himself and to people he feel are worth it. Needless to say, the media is completely ignoring him, because his work contradicts their dirty interests. He is basically redefining evolutionary biology and the way we understand health and ageing. What he managed to prove was that biological immortality is a real mechanism in humans, that doesn’t obey complicated laws, and that it is deeply related to the first age of reproduction and diet[24].

When we are young, our bodies is very good at keeping us alive because Hamilton’s forces of natural selection are very strong, but as you “grow older”, the forces start to decline (specially with reproduction), so your body stops “caring” about keeping you alive, and, if the proper lifestyle and nutritional adjustments are not made, eventually we will end up dying from the food toxins before aging can stop and we can reach immortality. What is so incredible about his work is that he managed to prove experimentally in all cohorts that not only ageing stops, but also managed to increase the lifespan of the organisms in question in the first cohorts, which is what matters to us.
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Basically, his recommendation is that we should follow a diet based exclusively of red meat and organ products, without any agricultural products: no carbohydrates, no plants, nothing [26]. We can see, in light of his work, how the globalist agenda of veganism is harmful for us: as we age, we are going to loose the capacity to process the plant toxins (plants don’t want to be eaten so they protect themselves by producing toxins that harm the enemy), and if we keep feeding on them, we are going to die before aging stops. So, as we age we absolutely must switch to things that are evolutionary consistent: meat diet, physical exercise [27], social interaction, etc.

When I encourage thinking of our enemies as vampires, it is not hyperbole.

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It is a fact that we are in a very precarious situation. Out of such struggle as never seen before in history, there are only two possible results: a triumph of the best of our race with the elimination of its weaker elements by the enemy, or the total extermination of every member of the Indo-European family, the world condemned to never know such beauty and talent ever again, reduced to a degenerate mass of mongrels that bark and bite at the command of their financial masters. But even if we do perish (we wont!), we shall do so with honour, with our faces up and with a clear conscience that we have done everything possible and impossible to survive, so that in a distant future some culture may be able to look back at us and say “Here perished a great people!”.

They eat and experiment on animals in order to acquire immortality, and then they claim to have "honour".....

I want a future in which we will look back at Western history and say: "With their bloodlines subjected to systematic elimination, Homo Hubris finally received retribution for its centuries of evil on an incalculable scale for which they never felt even the slightest remorse."

See also:

https://trueleft.createaforum.com/true-left-vs-false-left/truth-knowledge/

https://trueleft.createaforum.com/issues/dietary-decolonization/
Title: Re: Homo Hubris
Post by: guest55 on January 10, 2022, 09:03:27 pm
The shear delusion and insanity of speaking of torturing to death innocent non-humans for experimentation and then using the word "honor" in the same article....
Title: Re: Homo Hubris
Post by: 90sRetroFan on January 13, 2022, 08:16:31 pm
More Duchesne doing our work for us:

https://www.eurocanadians.ca/2022/01/the-birth-and-development-of-chemistry-was-perfectly-european.html

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The science of chemistry was developed entirely by European men.
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Perhaps the best candidate to represent the beginnings of the science of chemistry is the Anglo-Irish Robert Boyle. Boyle was a prominent figure in the articulation of the modern science of mechanics, with its idea that natural phenomena operated according to mechanical laws. He actually sought to integrate chemistry with physics as the two sciences that are seeking to explain the properties of matter. His book The Sceptical Chymist (1661) attacked the ancient doctrine of the four elements, proposed a clear definition of element as a “perfectly unmingled body, which not being made of other bodies…are the ingredients of which…mixt bodies are immediately compounded” — which anticipated the modern theory of molecules and atoms. He is known for his famous “Boyle’s law” which states that there is a an inverse relationship between pressure and volume of gas, and for promoting the idea that air played a vital part in combustion.  From this point on, there is a consensus among historians that the following names were critical in the consolidation of the science of chemistry: G. E. Stahl (1660-1734), Cavendish, Priestly, Black, and Lavoisier.
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Once Lavoisier set chemistry on a firm scientific footing, and established a good working definition of an element as a substance that cannot be broken into more fundamental constituents, it was a matter of time before new elements would be discovered. Don’t believe the incredibly deceptive Wikipedia claims about how the elements of gold, iron, copper, lead, silver, and tin were discovered in the ancient Middle East and Africa. These metals were used but not consciously discovered as chemical “elements”. It was only as the science of chemistry came into its own that elements came to be progressively discovered. Phosphorus in 1669, cobalt in 1735, nickel in 1751, magnesium in 1755, hydrogen in 1766, oxygen in 1771, nitrogen in 1772 — by European names.

The big question in chemistry soon became how to classify the elements. This effort led to the development of the Periodic Table, one of the greatest scientific accomplishments in human history. John Dalton’s A New System of Chemical Philosophy (1808), with its observations that the atoms of different elements differed in size, weight and number per unit volume, and that when two elements combined to form a compound each atom of the first element united with one atom of the second element in a series of whole numbers, played a crucial role in the classification of elements. The studies by Swede Jakob Berzelius (1779-1848) and the Belgian Jean Stas (1813-91) on the atomic weights of the elements, and the law of isomorphism, which allowed Berzelius to determine the formulae of many salts and the atomic weights of their constituent elements, were also important steps in the classification of the elements in a scientifically accurate way.

The making of the Periodic Table included an all-white male cast, consisting of Johann Wolfgang Döbereiner, John Newlands, Lothar Meyer, and Dimitri Mendeleev. Newlands showed how if the elements were listed in order of atomic weight, each element shared properties with those eight and sixteenth places later. The German Lothar Meyer also noted the sequences of similar chemical and physical properties repeated at periodic intervals. The Russian Mendeleev is the one immortalized for drawing up the Periodic Table in 1869, spelling out systematically how the characteristics of the elements recur at a periodic interval as a function of their atomic weight. Meyer had produced a similar, if less systematic, version of the Table in 1868, but it was Mendeleev who applied himself to the elaboration and defense of his Table, predicting the properties of five unknown elements and what their compounds would be, even before their discovery.
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White men originated the science of chemistry, pioneered all the fundamental ideas, from the seventeenth until the twentieth century, created the research centers and university departments that would transform chemistry into an institutionalized field with thousands of scholars and researchers, working less as individuals than as members of research teams funded in the millions, and making new contributions, but relatively minor, and none in the macro scale of the pioneers listed above.

So now we know whom to blame for all the relevant stuff listed here:

https://trueleft.createaforum.com/true-left-vs-right/western-civilization-is-a-health-hazard/

and hence which bloodlines to eliminate first.
Title: Re: Homo Hubris
Post by: 90sRetroFan on January 18, 2022, 09:45:04 pm
Our enemies continue to tell us about what they value:

https://www.amren.com/commentary/2022/01/empathy-or-greatness/

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So, what makes whites worth saving? White greatness. In everything that distinguishes humans from animals, it is whites who lead. It is what Sam Francis, drawing from Oswald Spengler, summarized as, “Faustian dynamism . . . the innovative, aggressive, creative, mobile, aspiring, inventive, and daring qualities that have always characterized Indo-Europeans.”

I agree. That explains the disgust I feel towards you. (Hitler had a related quote: “The Jew is what is least similar to the animal on this earth.” I agree with this one also. Hence: https://trueleft.createaforum.com/true-left-vs-false-left/jews-have-nothing-in-common-with-us!/ )

See also:

https://trueleft.createaforum.com/mythical-world/turanian-diffusion/

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Whites bring humanity to its highest peaks — no account of human achievement can conclude otherwise.

Th highest peaks of evil:

https://trueleft.createaforum.com/true-left-vs-right/western-civilization-sustainable-evil/

https://trueleft.createaforum.com/true-left-vs-right/western-civilization-is-a-health-hazard/

https://trueleft.createaforum.com/true-left-vs-right/western-civilization-is-ugly-48/

https://trueleft.createaforum.com/true-left-vs-right/if-western-civilization-does-not-die-soon/

https://trueleft.createaforum.com/true-left-vs-false-left/progressive-yahwism/

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Their descendants have cured diseases, shrunk distances, raised cities out of jungles and deserts, constructed technologies that replace and transcend human strength, restored lost languages, recovered forgotten histories, stared into the hearts of distant galaxies, and reached into the recesses of the atom. No other people has ever even dreamed of these achievements, and in so far as other peoples even know such things are possible, it is because they have learned about them from European Man.

I agree. How much simpler life would have been if only you had never existed! That is why your bloodlines must be eliminated if we are to return the world to a simpler condition.

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valuing “white greatness,” goes back to Homer, but today it is more rooted in Nietzsche. He did not pity the miserable and oppressed.
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Which inspires you? Sympathy or love of greatness?

Hatred of those who are inspired by the latter (including many among the oppressed also ("non-white" Eurocentrists)). It is those who are miserable living in Western civilization that I have sympathy for.
Title: Re: Homo Hubris
Post by: guest55 on January 19, 2022, 12:23:36 am
Interestingly to me the "white" moron quoted in the previous post reminds me of what Dwarves think of Dark Elves in Warhammer lore:
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"There are not enough words in your simple tongue to express our hatred for them, Human. Killers, despoilers, slavers and thieves we name them, but not one of these oft-earned titles begins to describe the depths of their depravity. They have neither mercy nor honour. They roam and kill in darkness called up by their foul sorceries. They are so base as to specifically target children for their depredations. The capricious folk of Ulthuan claim that they are their despised kin, exiled long ago, but truly, can one ever trust the words of an Elf?"

    —Hargrim Furgilsson, Dwarf Trader
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The Dark Elves, or the Druchii as they call themselves in their own tongue, also known as the Naggarothi or the "Dark Ones",[5a] are one of the most ancient, powerful, and certainly the most sadistic of the three Elven civilisations of the world. In the bleak, chilly lands of the continent of Naggaroth in the New World lies the Dark Elven kingdoms of the Witch King Malekith, a realm born from the depths of malice and hate, a kingdom that seeks nothing more than to despoil a world its people believe loathes their existence. With malevolent eyes, the Dark Elves watch this dying world, knowing it is their birthright to rule all that they survey and those that live upon it are born to do nothing more than to grovel at their feet.[1a]
https://warhammerfantasy.fandom.com/wiki/Dark_Elves

Dark Elves of Warhammer = "Whites" and Western culture!
Title: Re: Homo Hubris
Post by: 90sRetroFan on January 22, 2022, 08:12:53 pm
Too many people still assume identitarians must have suffered terrifying personal experiences involving "non-whites" in the past that traumatized them into identitarianism. Here is another example to the contrary, in our enemies' own words:

https://www.amren.com/blog/2022/01/albuquerque-taught-me-the-reality-of-race/

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New Mexico is a beautiful state and I recommend you go and experience the land of enchantment that my conquistador ancestors braved while searching for lost cities of gold. But while great, living in its biggest city, Albuquerque, made it abundantly clear to me that wherever you find Third World living conditions you also find non-whites. And it was this pattern that really opened my eyes to the dangers unchecked droves of non-white migrants pose to the civilized world. Wherever they go they bring with them the same misery that they longed to escape. Luckily for me, I didn’t have any first-hand negative experiences while living there. Even to this day, most of my encounters with non-whites are positive. But this doesn’t cloud my judgement when it comes to the bigger, existential picture.

Identitarians are identitarians because they are proud of their colonialist ancestors. It is that simple.
Title: Re: Homo Hubris
Post by: 90sRetroFan on February 26, 2022, 10:29:55 pm
Our enemies' priorities in their own words:

https://counter-currents.com/2022/02/the-pleasure-of-owning-a-classic-car/

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By temperament and by instinct I have a need for the superfluous. — Gabriele d’Annunzio
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A new car is a formidable enabler of freedom, of course. It allows its owner to travel anywhere, at any time, without sticking to a public transportation schedule. It is — more or less — a symbol of speed and an expression of the individual. It is a private cocoon, sometimes the last refuge where a man is left alone for any meaningful amount of time. And, nota bene, the car is intensely hated by our rulers
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Sadly, this same regulation has also made modern cars fat, ugly, and boring.
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The proper alternative to driving a modern car, of course, is not public transportation. It is owning a classic car — as a treat for special occasions, or even as an everyday driver. Interestingly, many regulators try to shut the use of classic cars down, but some countries recognize them as part of their cultural and industrial heritage and protect your right to own and use them.

(https://counter-currents.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/02/Model-T.jpg)
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All the classic cars were invented by white men. For example:

1937 Mercedes-Benz 540K
1961 Ferrari 250 GT California
1961 Lincoln-Continental 4-door hardtop
1954 Lancia Aurelia B20 GT
1964 Aston Martin DB5
1935 Alfa Romeo 8C 2900
1956 BMW 507
1965 Jaguar E-Type
1967 Ferrari 275 GTB/4
1962 Facel Vega
1954 Mercedes-Benz 300SL
1972 Volvo 1800E
1949 Cadillac Club Coupe
1960 Austin Healey 3000 MK1
1967 Alfa Romeo 33 Stradale
1955 Citroen DS
1972 Opel Rekord Coupe
1967 Buick Riviera
1963 Citroen DS Cabriolet
1957 Ferrari 250 GT Coupe Speciale
1939 Alfa Romeo 6C 2500
1963 Chevrolet Corvette
1971 Lamborghini Miura SV
1939 BMW 328 ROADSTER
1970 R/T Dodge Challenger
1952-1953 Alfa Romeo 1900 C52 Disco Volante
1960 Aston Martin DB4 GT Zagato
1946 Delahaye 135 MS ‘Narval’
1938 Delahaye 165 Cabriolet
1965 Bizzarrini 5300 GT Strada
1938 Bugatti Type 57SC Atlantic Coupe
1954 Maserati A6GCS Berlinetta
1964 Maserati 3500 GTI Vignale Spyder
1953 Porsche 550 Spyder
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Maybe someday we will build cars with the focus on style, aesthetic and good engineering. And of course, spewing copious amounts of CO2 that make the woke cry little salty tears!

(regulating technology for vague and unsubstantiated reasons like global warming is a one-way ticket to obscenity and purposelessness)
Title: Re: Homo Hubris
Post by: guest55 on February 26, 2022, 10:51:30 pm
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And of course, spewing copious amounts of CO2 that make the woke cry little salty tears!

Muah! You must accept my terrible ideas guys! Mweuah! This is my contribution to humanity guys, you must accept it! Mhuah! This is who I am as a person, why are you guys making fun of me!? Mhuah, you're just haters! Mhuah! You MUST accept me and my terrible ideas guys, I'm a human-being! Muah!!

This is what I imagine is going on in these types of people's minds most of the time. Why can't they just **** off and leave the rest of us alone for crying out loud!?!?
Title: Re: Homo Hubris
Post by: 90sRetroFan on April 26, 2022, 09:29:41 pm
Our enemy Duchesne is back with possibly the best (for me to ridicule) article he has yet written:

https://www.eurocanadians.ca/2022/04/all-the-greatest-furniture-and-interior-designers-in-history-were-europeans.html

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(https://www.eurocanadians.ca/wp-content/uploads/2021/11/HH146-640x620.jpg)

The ceiling in Houghton Hall, palace built for Sir Robert Walpole between 1722 and 1735. Walpole was Britain’s first Prime Minister, and this palatial house was intended to celebrate his rising political fortunes.

This is what Duchesne calls "great interior design".

(https://memegenerator.net/img/instances/71482565/stop-it-my-eyes-hurt.jpg)

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Judith Miller’s Furniture: World Styles from Classical to Contemporary (2010), which covers more than 3000 years of furniture design in over 500 pages packed with illustrations, dedicates a mere few pages to “Ancient Egypt” and “Ancient China,” with a few additional pages on India, Japan and China in the nineteenth century. Miller recognizes the aesthetics of furniture making in these cultures while implicitly noticing that once these civilizations created certain ideals in furniture design and decoration, these types remained in “continuous use” for centuries with slight variations until the West impacted them in the nineteenth century. She observes that the “golden age” of furniture production that was witnessed in the Ming era (1368-1644), with its ideal of “simple furniture with clean lines and sparse decoration limited to lattice work and relief carving,” would “remained entrenched” through to the entire Qing era (1644-1912), except that furniture pieces became larger and heavier (pp 24-5).

The parts in bold are compliments. This is how design is supposed to be.

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One gets the impression that the authors of furniture histories, and the related subject of interior design, believe it is only natural to focus almost exclusively on Europe — because the historical reality, the images, drawings, and documentary evidence we have, demonstrate that only Europe saw a continuous sequence of changing styles. A proper aesthetic assessment of these styles requires separate chapters and explanations. Authors don’t feel they have to justify their implicit Eurocentrism. It comes naturally to them on the strength of Europe’s magnificent creativity. Conversely, they feel that the persistency of similar styles in the nonwestern world, or the prevalence of one model of aesthetics, justifies giving these civilizations less attention. One of the best books on this subject, History of Interior Design & Furniture: From Ancient Egypt to Nineteenth-Century Europe, by Robbie G. Blakemore, opens with a chapter on Egypt, and then, without any hesitation, as a matter of fact and reasonableness, dedicates the next 400 pages solely to European interior design of floors, walls, ceilings, chimneys, decorative materials, tables, chairs, windows, doors, beds, storage pieces, and stairways.

And this is why we call you Homo Hubris. You will never be satisfied.

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I have noticed the same Eurocentric tendencies in the rather popular subject of architecture. A World History of Architecture by Michael Fazio, Marian Moffett, Lawrence Wodehouse (2004) informs us that their book offers a “diverse sampling” of the world’s world’s architecture, with one chapter assigned to “The Beginnings of Architecture” in Ancient Mesopotamia and Egypt, another chapter to “Ancient India and Southeast Asia,” one to “China and Japan”, one to “Islamic Architecture”, and one to the Pre-Columbian Americas. Eleven chapters, however, are reserved exclusively for Europe or the West generally. Similarly, Architecture: A World History, by Daniel Borden, et al., is mostly a chronology about European architecture once it covers the stereotypical models of ancient civilizations in the opening chapters.

Of course, because you are the ones who make architecture more complicated than it needs to be, so it is entirely expected that more chapters are needed to describe the incomparable mess you have made. I would not call this on its own Eurocentrism. Eurocentrism would be to think that more chapters being needed to describe Western architecture implies Western architecture is superior. In other words, it is Duchesne himself who is the Eurocentrist.

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Black Africa was utterly devoid of any impressive architectural work.

Before we continue, this is untrue, of course.

(https://i.pinimg.com/originals/cb/e2/9c/cbe29cb156b522f6497915669af26534.jpg)

https://www.pinterest.com/pin/124623114666442015/

https://twitter.com/women_1000/status/1356936213521915906

etc.

Back to enemy article:

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The civilizations of the Mayas, Aztecs, and Incas constructed “monumental” stone buildings, pyramids and temples at the behest of state officials, but these architectural attainments were a one time affair in their originality, deserving only one chapter or section in a world history survey.
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What about Chinese architecture? It is worth quoting what Nancy Steinhardt, a major expert, tells us about architects in Chinese Architecture: A History (2019).

Most of them were officials whose service at court included directing imperial-sponsored projects, perhaps occasionally even designing, and writing about construction. The classical Chinese language has no word for “architect,” only one for a person who engages in the craft of building. Instead, from as early as written records can confirm, the final millennium BCE, in every branch of Chinese construction—public or private, imperial or vernacular, religious or secular—principles and standards established centuries earlier dictated building practices. The standards were sanctioned and guarded by the Chinese court, and the government was the sponsor of all major manuals that dealt with official architecture. Craftsmen were not required to be literate, only to follow prescribed modules and methods so as to ensure that court dictums were followed. The treatises expound a standardized system of construction that is maintained not just in imperial buildings of life and death and a towering religious monument, but in temples hidden in the mountains, houses, and shrines, and in paintings and relief sculpture of architecture through the ages (Introduction, pp. 1-7).

All the popular talk about “Chinese Garden Architecture,” “Chinese Buddhist Architecture,” “Chinese Taoist Architecture,” or “Chinese Confucian Architecture,” cannot hide the standardized, bureaucratic, impersonal reality of China. As a huge country with many different ecosystems and historical settings, different stereo-typified styles emerged in different regions. I say “stereo-typified” because once these styles were established they became ready made models for hundreds of years.

This is how it is meant to be! Instead of continuously enlarging and filling the space of stylistic possibilities, design should be about choosing a subspace based on an aesthetical ideal and then refining it by narrowing it down, which means excluding more and more that is found to be inconsistent with the ideal.

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In stark contrast, when one examines the existing scholarly literature, the conclusion cannot be avoided that Europeans originated a continuous sequence of major architectural stylistic periods (within which there were other national styles), each deserving a chapter in a fair minded world history.

I do not try to avoid this conclusion. I merely consider such a conclusion evidence of Western inferiority.

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Let’s get back to the main subject of this article: furniture design and interior architecture. I am no expert on this subject, but drawing on extensive research on Western civilization from a comparative historical perspective, I will surmise the following four interconnected key traits about Western interior design and furniture:

   1. It exhibits the greatest variety within each kind of furniture; for example, in the variety of chairs, beds, and tables, including variety of ceiling configurations (flat, coved, or vaulted, for example), chimney pieces, stairways, and spatial relationships.
   2. Its artistic inspiration, creativity and originality, was driven by a Faustian will for recognition on the part of the artists, pursuit of individual renown, and a will to surpass prior accomplishments.
   3. Close to 100% of pre-20th century treatises (fully articulated arguments) on the principles of furniture-making, architecture, the geometric shapes and patterns of room/spaces, height and configuration of ceilings, internal arrangement of stairways, chimneypieces, were written by Europeans.
   4. The Platonic striving for perfection, the highest in beauty, the discovery of a “blueprint” of perfection, has been a very powerful motivation, nothwistanding the pursuit by each individual artist of his own style, and the subsequent powerful influence of technology, new materials, and mass consumerism in the twentieth century.

I agree with 1, 2 and 3. However, 2 and 4 are mutually exclusive. Western design in fact never strives for perfection, but only for progress. Progress and perfection are mutually exclusive. It is logically impossible to both strive to surpass prior accomplishments and seek the blueprint of perfection, because if someone else has already discovered the blueprint of perfection, the only way to surpass this prior accomplishment is to reinterpret the blueprint as merely a new vantage point from which to reach the next stage of progress (as Westerners do in reality).

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The epoch of continuous creativity in interior design and furniture making in Europe begins in the Renaissance around the mid-fifteenth century.

I know.

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Title: Re: Homo Hubris
Post by: 90sRetroFan on April 26, 2022, 09:34:13 pm
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Renaissance
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the Renaissance style with its idea that buildings should have “strength”, “utility”, and “beauty” or perfect proportions. It inspired Battista Alberti (1404-72) to write the first architectural treatise of the Renaissance emphasizing the layout of the interior of buildings.
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At the same time, we should keep in mind the humanism that permeated the Renaissance about the earthly world of humans with its emphasis on man as the highest form of creation. The Renaissance preoccupation with symmetry and horizontality, the idea that beauty was enhanced by calculating mathematical ratios, was indeed based on the measure, and actual potentiality, of the human body as a system of proportional relationships. The Renaissance employment of exact perspective to create optical illusion of three-dimensional spaces, depth and distance, played a very significant role in the unprecedented variety of decorative treatment of walls that characterized Italian interiors during the 15th and 16th centuries.

This period witnessed an unprecedented variety of wall decorations, ornately treated door refinement with classic elements, stop-fluted pilasters, pedestals, entablature. Flat, vaulted, and coved ceilings were prevalent forms with surfaces of every description. While chairs in the medieval period were rare status symbols, the Renaissance saw new types of chairs, including the sgabello, an armless back stool; the cassapanca, a multi-seat unit, which also served as a chest; the credenza, a cupboard with great variety in design; dining tables (rectangular, long, and narrow) were also introduced. And since Europe is made up of distinctive national peoples, there would be a French Renaissance with its own variations, for example, in types of materials used for floors: stone, marble, tile, brick, and wood.

The number and size of windows increased substantially in the early years of the French Renaissance; and highly ornamented chimney pieces (such as the one on the right at Château de Fontainebleau) become the focal point of the room, with a wide variety of decorated panels, carved relief designs, and freestanding statues. The caquetoire chair was introduced around the mid-16th century, a lightly scale wooden chair with a tall, narrow paneled back attached to the trapezoid seat; with storage pieces (called a buffet, armoire, dressoir, or a cupboard) becoming more architectural in the use of their use of columns or pilasters carved with fluting.

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The English version, 1500-1660, of the Italian Renaissance was influenced by German and Flemish pattern books, such as the 1577 book Architectura by Johannes de Vries, and the translation into English of a work by Sebastiano Serlio by Robert Peake published in 1611 under the title The First Book of Architecture. The English would soon write their own books, first a treatise by John Shute entitled Chief Groundes of Architecture (1563), which set down the requirements for the ‘perfecte architecte’; and then a practical building guide by Sir Henry Wooton entitled Elements of Architecture (1624). New to the English Renaissance was the use of stairways as a processional route to the high great chamber, upholstered pieces of furniture, with further improvements in board and trestle dining tables, and a new gateleg table which allowed the drop leaf of the table to be raised, thereby enlarging the tabletop surface.

Baroque

Italy remained dominant in ceiling  decoration during the Baroque period, 1600-1700, a highly opulent, large scale designing style, involving incredibly intricate details, high contrasting colors, and elements of surprise through the use of light, preference for curves over straight lines, painted and vaulted ceilings, columns, arches, niches, fountains. The materials used were stucco, paint, and fresco as well as illusionistic perspective through the use of quadratura, which dramatically extended the vertical dimensions of interior spaces. A new chair with lower backs was designed, with boldly treated curves, detailed carvings on the legs. The storage pieces included the cassone, the credenza, the armoire, the cabinet, and the chest of drawers characterized by intricate moldings,  and sometimes flanked by marble columns.

The French Baroque, 1600-1715, found its most creative culmination in the reign of Louis XIV, with France becoming the major source of artistic inspiration to other countries in the late 17th and early 18th centuries. The most prominent architect was François Mansart (1598–1666), credited for works “renowned for their high degree of refinement, subtlety, and elegance”, the encouragement of vistas through the use of the enfilade in the arrangement of rooms, vistas from the main suites to the landscaped garden; and vertical perspectives through the dramatic use of light and dark contrasts in the staircase. Jean Barbet’s book Livre d’architecture (1632-41) and Jean Le Pautre’s Cheminées a la moderne (1661) were very influential in the design of highly complex, massive and sculptural chimney pieces with a variety of motifs: swags, scrolls, cartouches, pilasters, entablatures, pediments. The commode, a chest of drawers, was introduced, with some pieces ornamented with ebony veneer using marquetry of tortoiseshell and brass.  André-Charles Boulle (1642–1732) was “the most remarkable of all French cabinetmakers”.

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The English Baroque was a modification of ideas from France and the Netherlands. The premier British architects were Sir Christopher Wren, Sir John Vanbrugh, William Talman, and Thomas Archer. A spectrum of wall surfaces was used, wood paneling, mirrors, tapestries, textiles, leather, paintings. After the chimney piece, the most decorated feature of a room was the ceiling, deeply compartmented; with the most impressive houses using wrought or cast-iron balustrades for their stairways. The primary influence in the making of these stairways was the French smith Jean Tijou and his book, A New Book on Drawings (1693). Increasing importance was attached to the drapery of beds (patterned velvets, silk damask, chintz, and brocade) absorbing most of the costs.

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Rococo

France was the setting for the next major epoch in interior and furniture design, which came along with a new emphasis on relaxation and pleasure, with furniture becoming more comfortable, designed for conversation, and chairs more graceful and informal, less stiff than in the Louis XIV period. This was a reflection of both the Enlightened court aristocracy and the nouveaux riche financial bourgeoisie. Rococo was a highly ornate, theatrical, over-the-top style developed as a reaction to the strictness of Baroque. It was a flamboyant, freer, more lighthearted style, with decorative elements that often emulated the look of shells, pebbles, flowers, birds, vines, and leaves.

The foremost French Rococo architect was Robert de Cotte (1656-1735) and Gilles-Marie Oppenhord (1672-1742) as well as the goldsmith and decorator Juste Aurele Meissonier (1695-1750), who published a book entitled Livre d’ornements. Two types of chair became common, the fauteuil and the bergère, with floral carving, tapestry upholstery, with separate cushion, with emphasis on informality.  Many kinds of tables were introduced, some multifunctional, while others for specific functions, such as gaming tables, work tables, serving tables, and coffee tables. Beds were of several types. In England the style of the period 1715-1760 was “Georgian” rather than Rococo. The Georgian style is a unique combination of Classical and Baroque stylistic features. It is interesting that Lord Shaftesbury, who lived from 1671 to 1713, just before this style emerged in England, one of the most important philosophers of his day, insisted that “a man of breeding and politeness is careful to form his judgments of arts and sciences upon the right models of perfection” (Blakemore, p. 247).

The models of this time emphasized the architectural principles of classicism, the ideas articulated by Andrea Palladio, an expert on Roman architecture. Palladio saw perfection in the classical concept of harmonic proportion based on mathematical ratios. In 1715-1725, Colen Campbell published Vitruvius Britannicus, a survey of English Classical architecture of the 17th and early 18th centuries. Richard Boyle made a grand tour in 1714-15 through France, northern Italy and Rome, where he studied the works of Palladio. James Gibbs also visited Rome and Palladio’s buildings, publishing in 1728 the Book of Architecture and the Rules for Drawing the Several Parts of Architecture (1732). Gibb’s influence is visible in the design of the White House, which employed both Classical as well as the Baroque features of floating pediments, scrolled shoulders and oeil-de-boeuf windows.

However, by the mid-18th century, Rococo became influential in England, with detailing of delicate linear motifs, undulating lines, and natural forms making their way into decorations and buildings. Isaac War’s book, A Complete Body of Architecture, published in 1756, emphasized the use of stucco ornamental material (lime, sand, plaster) for grand rooms. There was indeed a lot of variety in styles, combinations of Classical, Baroque, and Rococo motifs. Geometric patterns in floor design were emphasized in Batty Lagley’s Builder’s and Workman’s Treasury Designs (1739) and John Carwitham’s Kind of Floor Decorations Represented Both in Plano and Perspective (1739). Casement windows were commonly used while the double-hung window became standard in upper class houses. Windows were often rectangular but some had flattened, arched heads, while some were doubled lancets, representing the Gothic influence during the Rococo phase of the Georgian period. Some windows were more Classical or Palladian, characterized by an arrangement of three openings, with the central window being widest and having a round, arched opening, and the two outer windows flat cornices.

Two cabinet makers, William Ince and John Mayhew, published The Universal System of Household Furniture (1763), a collection of over 300 finely engraved designs in the English rococo style for parlor chairs, claw tables, sideboards, desks, ladies’ secretaries, bookcases, writing tables, candlestands, couches, draperies, girandoles, and more. The most influential book on furniture was Thomas Chippendale’s The Gentleman and Cabinet-Maker’s Director (1754-62), an encyclopedic book offering a broad range of furniture designs with 160 plates covering a wide range of different styles, from a simple, undecorated clothing press to a highly adorned library cabinet with rococo ornaments. Among the wide variety of tables designed during the Chippendale period were the tea table, toilet table, sideboard table for used in the dining room, and a variety of gaming tables for backgammon, cards, and chess. The chest-on-chest (or tallboy) and bachelor chest became typical.

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Neoclassic

The Neoclassic style began in France around the 1740s, in reaction to the “excesses, asymmetry, and perceived disorderliness” of Rococo. It came in the heels of major excavations of ancient cities and the emerging study of archeological artifacts and buildings. Jacques Blondel’s four volume work, Architecture Françoise (1756), was instrumental in consolidating the French Neoclassic movement. While Renaissance architecture and Baroque architecture already represented partial revivals of the Classical architecture of ancient Rome, the Neoclassical movement was aimed directly against the decorative excesses and ritualistic arrangements of the Late Baroque, and the naturalistic ornament of Rococo, in favor of a purer and more authentic Classical style, adapted to the modern Enlightenment world, characterized by reserve, restraint, and self-command.

Walls were characterized by symmetrical features and rectilinear treatments. Embellishment was reminiscent of the Rococo style, but there was greater discipline and balance. Circular spaces for stairways were frequently used, along with rectilinearity and straight flights of stairs. Various shapes were used for the backs of seat furniture, including medallion, trapezoid, rectangle, and rectangle with a flattened arched cresting. Commodes were very common in many shapes and sizes; a new type was the demilune commode, which was semicircular in shape and featured two drawers in the front and a curved door on each side. Jean-Henri Riesener (1774–1792) was the foremost Neoclassic cabinet-maker in France with a style that was “pure Louis XVI” with its rectilinear side view and harmonious ornamentation.

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The English Neoclassic period, 1770-1810, also had a predilection for the linear and symmetrical. One of the most influential members of this movement was the architect and furniture designer Robert Adam (1728-92), author of The Works in Architecture of Robert and James Adam (1773). Adam actually rejected the Palladian style for what he thought was a more archaeologically accurate Neoclassic style. He emphasized the principle of “movement” that have “the same effect in architecture” as in a landscape, “to produce an agreeable and diversified contour, that groups and contrasts like a picture, and creates variety of light and shade, which gives spirit, beauty and effect to the composition” (Julian Small, The Architecture of Robert Adam). Among his many works are included the ceiling of the Red Drawing Room in Hopetoun House, with its dainty Rococo details composed of foliage, shells, and scrolls in an asymmetrical arrangement, but with some classical motifs. In his furniture designs, Adam also combined some Rococo details but in a more classical direction, as evidenced in his design of chairs with their thin, tapering, fluted legs; and in his lightly scaled and rectangular or semioval tables with their round or square sectioned legs. George Hepplewhite, author of The Cabinet Makers & Upholsterer’s Guide (1788), was enormously influential as far as the construction of Neoclassic furniture was concerned.

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Another great furniture designer was Thomas Sheraton, author of Cabinet-Maker’s Dictionary (1803), which included sixty-nine designs for furniture; he strove for lightness through reduction in the width and taller proportions; some characterized his style as feminine in refinement. Sheraton is generally identified with the “late Neoclassic” style, or the “Regency style” of the period 1810-1830, which was more eclectic in absorbing a wider diversity of styles in combination, Greek, Roman, Gothic, Egyptian, Tudor, etc. This eclecticism is apparent in the architect John Nash (1752-1835), who consciously combined discordant styles. The furniture designs of the cabined maker George Smith, who published A Collection of Designs for Household Furniture and Interior Decoration (1808) with 150 colored plates, showed Gothic, Chinese, Egyptian, Roman, and Greek influences.

Some say that Smith copied Thomas Hope’s designs. Hope, author of Household Furniture (1807), was inspired in the designs of his Regency interiors and furniture by his travels in Europe, Greece, Turkey and Egypt. It needs to be said that these were not “borrowings” of architectural styles from the East, but reinterpretations of these styles according to the far more advanced conceptual principles of Europeans, who freely borrowed certain non-Western motifs and then integrated them within a European tradition, always searching for new ways while striving for aesthetic perfection. Hope’s influence extended beyond the Regency period, into the Regency Revival of the 1920s and 1930s, and even Art Deco design. Hope aimed to express three qualities in his furniture designs: character, beauty and what he called “appropriate meaning”.

Revival Styles in France and England (1830-1901)

Lucie-Smith thinks that the period between 1800 and 1850 saw more fundamental changes in furniture design than the preceding 200 years. It certainly becomes rather complicated to find clearly demarcated styles due to the combination (and revival) of different styles from Europe’s past and from other cultures, coupled with the persistent creativity and novelties introduced by new generations of gifted designers. The French Revival was a continuation and further development of tendencies already visible during the Napoleonic Empire period (1805-1815) with its monumentality, the grand scale, and stateliness. The typical furniture pieces of this Empire period were heavy, severe, with sharp corners and little moldings, imposing, with uninterrupted flat surfaces, heavy bases for cabinet pieces, and symmetry. During the reign of Louis Philippe, 1815-30, the Napoleonic style remained paramount through to the Second Empire, 1850-70, with its most successful architect, Charles Gamier, combining the Baroque, Renaissance, and Rococo styles. In both England and France, the impact of the industrial revolution was felt as machine processes began to replace craftsmen, though high-style furniture continued to emphasize high quality skill work. There was a lot of variety in the treatment of chair backs, “upholstered, straight, backward scroll, rounded top, openwork centered with cross bars, arcade revealing Gothic influence with crocketed finials” (Blakemore, p. 383). Lavish display of upholstery was common, and multiple-seat units were produced; the tops of tables were round, oval, octagonal, square, or rectangular; and the legs were carved in the form of colonnettes, chimeras, sphinxes, lions, human figures.

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The historical setting of the English Revival Style was the industrial transformation, the material prosperity achieved by the middle classes, and the opening of international markets with the spread of railway lines across the world. The word “eclecticism” is commonly used to describe this Victorian era because more than ever designers combined a variety of past styles adapted to contemporary uses. This was expressed in books such as Henry Shaw’s Specimens of Ancient Architecture (1836), Robert Bridgens, Furniture with Candelabra and Interior Decoration (1838), which displayed Grecian Gothic, and Elizabethan designs. A. W. N. Pugin (1812-52) was a keen advocate of Gothic revival, publishing the pattern book Gothic Furniture in the Style of the Fifteenth Century, as well as Bruce James Talbert, author of Gothic Forms Applied to Furniture (1867). The castle Belvoir, completed in 1825, was a mixture of Gothic, Baroque, and Rococo, Norman and Classical. The style of chimneys reflected this eclecticism, which came in different combinations; the chimney of the Drawing Room in the Carlton Towers (1873-77) reflected Gothic, Elizabethan, Adam, Georgian Revival, Rococo, and other styles. This variety of styles was reflected as well in furniture pieces.

I know:

https://trueleft.createaforum.com/true-left-vs-right/western-civilization-is-ugly-48/
Title: Re: Homo Hubris
Post by: 90sRetroFan on July 02, 2022, 08:49:20 pm
Duchesne back again:

https://www.theoccidentalobserver.net/2022/07/01/dr-ricardo-duchenses-faustian-man-in-a-multicultural-age/

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Fact: 79 percent of the world’s most important inventions, including political institutions, modern technological innovations in medicine, agriculture and industrial technologies, and a moral order based on reason, moral universalism, and the rule of law came from Britain, France, Germany, Italy and/or the United States. These facts are irrefutable, and any attempt to reject them as false is an attempt to rewrite what had been the settled historical record. However, most leftist students view these realities as nothing more than White, self-congratulatory back-patting.

I will trivially refute it right here. Moral universalism views includes concern for non-humans, which Western civilization does not. For example, how many of the innovations in Western medicine which Duchesne is so proud of came about from Western scientists experimenting on non-consenting non-humans? Therefore indeed Duchese is doing nothing more than "white", self-congratulatory back-patting.

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Duchesne’s recent book, Faustian Man in a Multicultural Age, is a continuation of his seminal 2011 book, The Uniqueness of Western Civilization (reviewed here). In that research and subsequent book Duchesne argued that Western Civilization is responsible for the world’s greatest innovations, technologies, and ideas as a result of not only the West’s ability to create something of intrinsic value from nothing, due, in large part, to the tenets of certain native Western philosophies, but, more importantly, the West’s burn-the-candle-at-both-ends work ethic, never-say-die character, their commitment to rational thinking, their inquisitiveness and willingness to explore.

I agree, except: 1) what was created has negative intrinsic value, in other words, the world was better before any of it was created; 2) "empirical", not "rational".

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The opening chapter of Faustian Man is replete with the idea that White, Western men made the greatest leaps in human history—the leaps also Duchesne discussed in Uniqueness.
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In Faustian Man, Duchesne incorporates this cyclical view within his theory of the West as a continually advancing civilization, while arguing that if current immigration replacement trends continue, and the White race is utterly marginalized, Western civilization will die out completely.

This is why is it a moral imperative that current immigration replacement trends must continue and "whites" be utterly marginalized. Western civilization absolutely deserves to die out completely and must be made to die out completely at any cost. With that said, I am more pessimistic than Duchesne. I am worried that Western civilization might survive even if "whites" become utterly marginalized. To be safe, Westernized "non-whites" must also be marginalized.

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Huntington rightfully proclaimed that “Western values were particular to the West and alien to other cultures” (12). However, Huntington could not come to terms with the idea that the West, like other civilizations, had an ethnic identity.  In other words, while Huntington argued that Western ideas of liberalism, citizenship, and democratization were universal regardless of the West’s ethnic ties to White Europe, Huntington had no problem identifying other civilizations in terms of their ethnic identities, rather than focusing only, as he did for the West, on their “cultural attributes” (12). While the ideas we associate with liberalism are framed in a universalist language, Duchesne argues that we should not ignore the fact that they developed in a civilization with a particular ethnic identity.

What Duchesne ignores is that from the colonial era onwards, Westernization altered the selective pressures for bloodline survival within colonized ethnicities. Thus within those ethnicities can be expected to be many more Western-compatible bloodlines by now than there were prior to the colonial era.

I want to point out something else, however, namely Duchesne's positive use of the term "Faustian" (also used by numerous other rightist propagandists) to describe "whites":

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What is the story of Faust?

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Faust

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The erudite Faust is highly successful yet dissatisfied with his life, which leads him to make a pact with the Devil at a crossroads, exchanging his soul for unlimited knowledge and worldly pleasures. The Faust legend has been the basis for many literary, artistic, cinematic, and musical works that have reinterpreted it through the ages. "Faust" and the adjective "Faustian" imply sacrificing spiritual values for power, knowledge, or material gain.[1]

Yeah, that sounds about accurate. So, in short, our enemies proudly advertize that they are Devil-worshippers. Of course we already knew they were Devil-worshippers based on what Western civilization looks like, but it is nice that they themselves admit it.
Title: Re: Homo Hubris
Post by: 90sRetroFan on July 04, 2022, 02:09:58 pm
Over here, Zea_mays pointed out the following:

https://trueleft.createaforum.com/true-left-vs-right/western-civilization-is-ugly-48/msg7813/#msg7813

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self-aggrandizement is an important part of Western art.
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https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Category:Paintings_of_art_galleries

To which I responded:

https://trueleft.createaforum.com/true-left-vs-right/western-civilization-is-ugly-48/msg7825/#msg7825

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This is yet another form of space-filling, this time with paintings inside paintings. One way or another, Westerners will try to fill every space they get their hands on.

Now our enemies are using exactly this to promote themselves!

https://www.eurocanadians.ca/2022/07/happy-white-history-month.html

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Then again, they literally celebrate Western colonialism too:

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The rest of the enemy article is just a repeat of the stuff we have covered in earlier posts in this topic.

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Europeans produced the highest achievements in history, including the following (a longer article on Ricardo Duchesne’s achievement lists is available here.

The 5 Greatest Ideas in Science

1. The Atomic Structure of Matter (Physics)
2. The Periodic Law (Chemistry)
3. The Big Bang theory (Astronomy)
4. The Plate Tectonics Theory (Geology)
5. The Theory of Evolution (Biology)

Almost all the Greatest Skyscraper Architects

Frank Lloyd Wright
Louis Sullivan
Daniel Burnham
Raymond Hood
Cass Gilbert
Hugh Ferriss
Le Corbusier
William Van Alen
John Mead
Howells
Renzo Piano
Adrian D. Smith
John Burgee
John C. Portman
William Le Baron Jenney

All the Greatest Explorers in History

Balboa 1474
Cortez
Cabot 1450
Vespucci
Champlain 1567
Cartier 1491
Cook 1728
Stanley 1841
Livingston
Lewis and Clark
Amundsen 1928
Peary
Shackleton 1874
Scott
Erikson b.970
Columbus 1451
Magellan 1480
Dias 1451
Da Gama 1460

All the Classical Musical Instruments

Bassoon
Clarinet
Colascione
Contrabassoon
Flute
French horn
Guitar
Harp
Harpsichord
Lute
Mandolin
Oboe
Organ
Piano
Pipe organ
Saxophone
Timpani
Trombone
Trumpet
Tuba
Viola
Violin

etc. etc.

How Faustian of them.....
Title: Re: Homo Hubris
Post by: 90sRetroFan on July 25, 2022, 09:04:48 pm
I agree with our enemies:

https://www.eurocanadians.ca/2022/07/white-history-month-what-about-livingstone.html

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The astonishing fact remains that near 100% of explorers in History were European; a fact which Ricardo Duchesne elucidates in Faustian Man in a Multicultural Age, and in some detail in the Fortnightly Review.
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“The Portuguese, under the leadership of Henry the Navigator would go on, in the course of the fifteenth century, to round the southern tip of Africa, impose themselves through the Indian Ocean, and eventually reach Japan in the 1540s.”
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The Age Of Discovery continued into the seventeenth century, with such famous names as Columbus, Cortes, Pizarro, Vasco de Gama, Vasco Nunēs de Balboa, John Cabot, Jacques Cartier, Henry Hudson, William Barentz, and Russian explorers Demid Pyanya, Pyotr Beketov, and Kurbat Ivanov.

Let us not forget the explorers of the Victorian Age, when a highly scientific outlook came to be seen as a necessary component of expeditions: David Livingstone, Frank Hatton, George Kennan, E.A Fitzgerald, and Charles Herbert.

This is a severely lacking account, which only goes to show the extent of the exploration undertaken by Europeans. As Ricardo Duchesne has argued, exploration is a highly overlooked activity which, if studied, reveals the soul of Europeans.

In other words, talking them out of the idea of expanding into outer space is impossible. The only way to stop them is to eliminate their bloodlines.
Title: Re: Homo Hubris
Post by: 90sRetroFan on August 12, 2022, 11:49:09 pm
Duchesne at it again:

https://www.eurocanadians.ca/2022/08/european-striving-for-the-ars-perfecta-in-linear-time.html

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Various theories have been offered on the origins and role of music: i) it evolved as an elaborate form of sexual selection, primarily to seduce potential mates, ii) as a “shared precursor” of language, iii) as a practical means to assist in organizing and motivating human work, iv) as a means to enhance communication with supernatural phenomena, v) to encourage cooperation within one’s community, vi) as a pleasant preoccupation or source of amusement, relaxation and recuperation, vi) to express one’s cultural identity and feel united with one’s culture through social celebrations such as weddings, funerals, religious processions and ceremonial rites.

These explanations have a major, disquieting flaw: they can’t explain why Europeans were continuously creative in music for many centuries, responsible for the highest, most complex form of music, classical music, along with the invention of the most sophisticated musical instruments, the articulation of all the treatises on music on matters related to pitch, notes, intervals, scale systems, tonality, modulation, and melody. Classical music expresses the best that man as man has achieved in music.

Most complex? Yes. Highest/best? No. Complexity =/= quality (except to Westerners).

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All the greatest composers in history were European.

According to whose judgement? Westerners'?

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With the invention of the Ars Nova we can start identifying great individual composers, beginning with the Frenchman Guillaume de Machaut (1300-77), who adapted secular poetic forms into polyphonic music, not only the motet, which is based on a sacred text, but also secular song forms, such as the lai or short tales in French literature, and the formes fixes, such as the rondeau, virelai and ballade, into the musical mainstream. Francesco Landini (1325-1397) was the foremost musician of the Trecento style, sometimes called the “Italian ars nova,” and for his virtuosity on the portative organ and his compositions in the ballata form. Writers noted that “the sweetness of his melodies was such that hearts burst from their bosoms.” He may have been the first composer to think of his music as a striving for perfection, writing: “I am Music, and weeping I regret seeing intelligent people forsaking my sweet and perfect sounds for street music.”

Maybe the street music sounded better?

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The English would produce their own great composers, most notably John Dunstaple (1390-1453), who developed a style, la contenance angloise, which was never heard before in music, using full triadic harmony, along with harmonies with thirds and sixths. This time also witnessed the Burgundian School of the 1400s, associated with a more rational control of consonance and dissonance, of which the composer and musical theorist Guillaume Dufay (1397-1474) was a member, known for his masses, motets, magnificats, hymns, and antiphons within the area of sacred music, as well as secular music following the formes fixe. This School originated in the “cosmopolitan atmosphere” of the Burgundian court, which was very prestigious in this period, influencing musical centers across Europe.

Creating a bridge beyond the Middle Ages, the Burgundian School paved the way for the Renaissance, which saw a rebirth of interest in the treatises of the Greek past. Franchino Gaffurio’s Theorica musice (1492), Practica musice (1496), and De Harmonia musicorum intrumentorum opu (1518), incorporated Greek ideas brought to the Italy from Byzantium by Greek migrants. These were the most influential treatises of the late fifteenth and early sixteenth centuries. There were significant composers during the early Renaissance, particularly Johannes Ockeghem (1420-97), with his Missa prolationum, a “technical tour de force in which every movement is a double mensuration canon” (p. 167).

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VTPK9ZMBikM

The most renowned, and possibly the first in the pantheon of “greatest composers”, is named Josquin des Prez 1450/1455-1521), called the “father of musicians”, who made extensive use of “motivic cells”, easily recognizable melodic fragments which passed from voice to voice “in a contrapuntal texture” — a basic organizational principle in music practiced continuously from 1500 until today. This Renaissance figure distinctly aimed to raise music into an “ars perfecta“, that is, “a perfect art to which nothing can be added”. Theorists such as Heinrich Glarean and Gioseffo Zarlino agreed that his style represented perfection. For Martin Luther, Josquin des Prez was “the master of the notes”. The next giant in the pursuit of musical perfection was Adrian Willaert (1490-1562), the inventor of the antiphonal style (which involves two choirs in interaction, often singing alternate musical phrases) and an experimenter in chromaticism and rhythm.

Does Duchesne's example of des Prez's work sound good to you (let alone "perfect")? Would you want to re-listen to it frequently? (More seriously, how twisted would someone have to be in order find such music enjoyable? Now you know what goes on inside a Western mind.)

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Striving for Perfection Versus Music Outside Europe

This striving for perfection through a long historical sequence by individuals from different generations, seeking to outdo the accomplishments of the past, points to a fundamental contrast between the models of beauty and achievement in the Western and the non-Western world. The impression one gets from the study of the history of music in such civilizations as ancient Egypt, Mesopotamia, China, or Japan, is that of time standing still in state of accomplished perfection after a sequence of achievements. In the Western world, the history of music is heavily characterized by linear time, continuous novelties, if sometimes slow and interrupted, but always moving, whereas in the East, after some initial achievements, further changes are rare, as if perfection, already achieved, needed to be frozen out in a world of cyclical time.
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As the individualism of the West took off with the demolition of kinship ties, the promotion of nuclear monogamous families, the rise of associations and institutions based on legal contracts rather than kinship norms (cities, universities, guilds, monasteries), a historicized linear conception of perfection developed,the idea that perfection lay in the future, rather than in some golden past age, or in some Platonic Form frozen out of time.

I academically agree with this (and thank Duchesne for acknowledging Plato as non-Western). We are here to defend the non-Western conception of beauty. Beauty is above time, not in time. Oneupmanship is not beautiful at all; it is crude and barbaric:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/One-upmanship

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One-upmanship, also called "one-upsmanship",[1] is the art or practice of successively outdoing a competitor.
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Viewed seriously, it is a phenomenon of group dynamics that can have significant effects in the management field: for instance, manifesting in office politics.[3]

and that Western classical music has identified oneupmanship with beauty is evidence of its absolute inferiority. I also agree with Duchesne about where oneupmanship (unsurprisingly!) came from:

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To understand the European linear conception of perfection, their consistent striving for higher forms, it might be useful to go back to the ancient Greek ideal of arête, a term that originally denoted excellence in the performance of heroic valor by individuated aristocratic Indo-European warriors. In pre-Homeric times, it signified the strength and skill of a warrior. It was his arête that ranked an aristocrat (aristos = “best”) above the commoners; and it was the attainment of heroic excellence that secure respect and honor among aristocratic peers. The word “aristeia” was used in epic stories for the single-handed adventures of the hero in his unceasing strife for superlative achievements over his peers.

https://trueleft.createaforum.com/mythical-world/turanian-diffusion/

(There is of course nothing heroic about oneupmanship either. Heroism is against time, not in time.)

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Operas grew out of madrigals, and the madrigal originated from the three-to-four voice frottola (1470–1530); from the unique interest of European composers in poetry (particularly pastoral poems about shepherds), and from the stylistic influence of the French chanson; and from the polyphony of the motet.

Yes.

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There is no space here to list every major composer of “late Renaissance” Italy, England and Germany, but mention should be made of John Dowland’s (1562-1626) lute songs, and the increase in new forms of instrumental music and books about how to play instruments, of which the most influential was Michael Praetorius’s Systematic Treatise of Music (1618), an encyclopedic record of contemporary musical practices, with many illustrations of a wide variety of instruments, harpsichord, trombone, pommer, bass viola — signaling the fact that Europeans would go on to create almost all the best musical instruments in history. The greats of the Reformation period included John Tavern (1490-1545), best-known for his masses based on a popular song called The Western Wynde, and Missa Gloria tibi Trinitas, as well as the composers Christopher Tye, Thomas Tallis (1505-1585) and Robert Whyte (1538-1574). The greatest of them all, Giovanni de Palestrina (1525-94), called the “Prince of Music” and his compositions “the absolute perfection” of church style, composed 105+ masses and 250 motets, 68 offertories, 140 madrigals and 300 motets. He is remembered as a master of contrapuntal ingenuity, for his dynamic flow of music, not rigid or static, for the variety of form and type of his masses, for melody that contain few leaps between notes and for dissonances that are confined to suspensions, passing notes and weak beats.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VBEwP95zNGk

Again, just listen to the example provided by Duchesne FFS! Is it anywhere near as good as Duchesne describes? Would you want to re-listen to something like this frequently?

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Meanwhile, as the rest of the world would not yet see a treatise on music, Girolamo Mei (1519-1594) carried a thorough investigation of every ancient work on music, writing a four book treatise, Concerning Musical Nodes, soon followed by Galileo’s father, Vincenzo Galilei’s Dialogo della musica antica et della moderna (1581), where he used Mei’s ideas to attack vocal counterpoint in Italian madrigal, arguing that delivering the emotional message of poetical texts required only a single melody with appropriate pitches and rhythms rather than several voices simultaneously singing different melodies in different rhythms.

Baroque

The next epoch is the Baroque between 1600 and 1750. Baroque originally meant bizarre, exaggerated, grotesque, in bad taste, but then it came to mean flamboyant, decorative, bold, juxtaposition of contrasting elements conveying dramatic tension. This period saw instrumental music becoming the equal of vocal music as Europeans learned how to make instruments with far higher expressive capacities, replacing the reserved sound of viols with the powerful and flexible tone of violins, better harpsichords, and originating orchestral music.

It is not easy to demarcate new epochs in Western history for this is a continuously creative civilization in many interacting fields — music, painting, exploration, architecture, science, literature — with different dynamics and therefore different yet mutually influential cultural motifs and reorientations. Some figures are considered “transitional” figures. Claudio Monteverdi (1567-1643) is such a transitional musician between the late Renaissance (since there was no Reformation in Italy) and the Baroque. The originality of Western cultural figures, moreover, never came out of the blue but obtained its vitality from its rootedness in the European past, reinterpreting and readapting ancient Greek, Roman, and medieval Christian themes.

Monteverdi’s famous opera L’Orfeo (1607), for example, drew from the Orpheus of Greek mythology (as transmitted by Ovid and Virgil). Monteverdi’s L’Arianna was based on the Greek Ariadne myth. Orpheus, in Monteverdi’s adaptation, was a musician and renowned poet who descended into the Underworld of Hades to recover his lost wife Eurydice. Orpheus is allowed to go to his wife so long as he does not look at her, but overcome with his love, he breaks the law of the underworld, and looks at her, and loses her forever. Orpheus is a god-like figure in this heroic rescue mission, who experiences intense emotions in rapid succession, bravery, euphoria, and despondency. This adaptation was mediated by the personal experiences of Monteverdi, his  intense grief and despair at the loss of his wife combined with his chronic headaches and deteriorating eye sight. The cultural influence of Rome is evident in his trilogy, the operas Il ritorno d’Ulisse in patria (1640), L’incoronazione di Poppea, and Le nozze d’Enea con Lavinia, inspired by a historical trajectory that moves through Troy, the birth of Rome to its decline, and forward to the foundation and glory of the Venetian Republic. Republican rule by proud aristocrats unwilling to submit to a despotic ruler is unique to the West, inspiring the American “res-publica”. In the 1600s there were 19 Orphean opera versions, and countless operas based on other mythologies about Venus, Adonis, Apollo, Daphne, Hercules, Narcissus.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8361qIY8wpk

Again, just listen to it and realize how perverted Westerners have to be to like this stuff! I'm not the one choosing these examples (so it's not me deliberately choosing bad examples); Duchesne chose them all himself!

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The invention of the Italian madrigal found its highest expression in Monteverdi, whose first five books of madrigals between 1587 and 1605 are estimated as monuments in the history of polyphonic madrigal. What made Monteverdi stand out among many other luminaries of his age, Henrich Isaac, Orlando di Lass, was the way he established in his opera a complete unity between drama and music for the first time in history, a repertoire of textures and techniques “without parallels”. While Italian opera was flourishing in every corner of Europe except France, France would soon build up its own opera tradition through the emergence of French tragedy in the grand literary works of Corneille (1606-1684) and Jean Racine (1639-1699). To these dramatic works, opera added music, dance and spectacle, beginning with Italian born Jean-Baptiste Lully (1632-1687), the national director of French music as a member of Louis XIV’s orchestra.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=15ouTM7Nx14

Is anyone here downloading any of these Duchesne examples of Western classical music? I am not. Did anyone even consider downloading them? Neither did I. Why not? Because they suck, that's why.

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This was merely the beginnings of the Baroque achievement. The composers of this period constitute a veritable who’s who list. Arcangelo Corelli (1653–1713) was the first to create basic violin technique on the newly invented violin; Domenico Scarlatti (1685–1757) wrote 555 harpsichord sonatas and made use of Italian, Portuguese, and Spanish dance rhythms; Henry Purcell (1659–1695), recognized as one of the greatest English composers, is still admired for his “daring expressiveness—not grand and exuberant in the manner of Handel, but tinged with melancholy and a mixture of elegance, oddness, and wistfulness.” There is also Jean Philippe Rameau (1683–1764), known for his bold melodic lines and harmonies, and tragédie lyrique opera, and for his Treatise on Harmony (1722), which sought to establish a “science” of music, in this age of Newtonian principles, deriving the principles of harmony from the laws of acoustics, and argued that the chord (a combination of three or more notes that are heard as if sounding simultaneously) was the primal element in music.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1eLt22XYuLI

Even more to the point, did anyone here actually even manage to sit through the entire video in any of Duchesne's examples? Neither did I. That is how much they suck.

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There were also the giants Vivaldi, Handel and Bach. Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741) wrote over 500 concertos, of which 350 are for solo instrument and strings such as violin, and the others for bassoon, cello, oboe, flute, viola, lute, or mandolin; as well as 46 operas, and invented the ritornello form (recurrent musical section that alternates with different episodes of contrasting material). Georg Handel (1685–1759), sometimes identified as the first “international composer,” though in reality deeply rooted in Europe’s cosmopolitan culture, born in Germany but becoming a naturalized British, wrote for every musical genre, along with instrumental works for full orchestra, with the most significant known as Water Music, six concertos for woodwinds and strings and twelve “Grand Concertos”, and his masterpiece Messiah, judged as “the finest Composition of Musick that was ever heard”.

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685–1750) mastered the organ and harpsichord and wrote over 1,000 compositions in nearly every type of musical form, driven by a search for perfection, to create music that would “honor the Most High God” and “produce a well-sounding harmony to the glory of God”. Bach assimilated all the music that had gone before him in his compulsive striving for arête in technique, and what he absorbed he shaped into his own endless variety of musical compositions. His music for the harpsichord and clavichord includes masterpieces in every genre: preludes, fantasies, and toccatas, and other pieces in fugal style, dance suites, as well as sonatas and capriccios, and concertos with orchestra. Bach was a Faustian man with passionate drives, measuring himself against other composers, hard to get along with, father of 20 children. Living in an age of mighty composers, it is said that he surpassed them in his harmonic intensity, the unexpected originality of the sounds, and his forging of new rules for the actualization of harmonic potentials. It is inaccurate to say that perfection is impossible. Europeans achieved it in many art forms, and would continue to do so in music, painting, and architecture through the 1800s.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ho9rZjlsyYY

I actually posted this example here:

https://trueleft.createaforum.com/true-left-vs-right/western-civilization-is-ugly-48/msg6238/#msg6238

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But never mind:

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Classical Period

The eighteenth century Enlightenment is often celebrated for giving birth to a cosmopolitan age in which the West embraced “universal values” for humanity’s well being against age-old customs and beliefs limited by ethno-national boundaries. Kant’s famous essay, “Toward Perpetual Peace” (1795), is now seen in academia as a “project” for the transformation of millions of immigrants into “world citizens” of the West with the same “universal” rights. It does not matter that Kant was calling for a federation of republican states coexisting with each other in a state of “hospitality” rather than in a state of open borders.

This “Enlightenment project” has prompted many dissidents to reject the very notion of cosmopolitanism. Yet cosmopolitanism is an inherent product of the European pursuit of the highest in human nature, the ars perfecta. European national elites have always borrowed from each other even as they developed musical styles and philosophical outlooks with national characteristics. Bach is very German in a way that Vivaldi is not — though he absorbed into his works all the genres, styles, and forms of European music in his time and before. Ars Perfecta should not be confused with the pursuit of one uniform model arrived at some point in history and then fixated into a state of unoriginal repetition thereafter. Ars Perfecta allows for national authenticity of performance, intention, sound, and personal interpretation. Authentic works can be deeply rooted in a nation’s history and personality.

When we read the German flutist J.J. Quantz writing in 1752 that the ideal musical style would be “a style blending the good elements” of “different peoples”, “more universal” rather than the style of a “particular nation” — we should interpret this as an expression of the reality that the language of classical music, which is singular to the “different peoples” of Europe (and should not be confused with a people’s musical folklore) was cosmopolitan from its beginnings. This is evident in the European preoccupation with a universal theory of harmonics, the nature of scale systems, pitch, and melodic composition. It is evident in the way Europeans went about, earnestly during and after the Baroque era, creating the most perfect instruments to achieve a maximum of musical flexibility between strong and soft, crescendo and decrescendo, with almost imperceptible shades: perfect violins, violas, violoncellos, flutes, oboes, bassoons, horns, pianos. This strive for perfection was required to express and arouse all the shadings of human feeling as Europeans dug deeper into their interior selves to manifest in full their joys, afflictions, grandeur, rage, compassion, contemplation, and exaltation.

To be sure, the peoples of the world are “gifted with conscious rhythm”. Man “cannot refrain from rhythmic movement, from dancing, stamping the ground, clapping his hands, slapping his abdomen, his chest, his legs, his buttocks”. This rhythmic disposition, it is true, prompted all peoples to create musical instruments. Primitives developed a variety of simple instruments, drums, flutes, trumpets, xylophones, harps. These were “folk and ritual instruments”, but with the rise of civilizations in the Near East, India, and the Far East, we see a distinct class of musicians developing instruments with greater musicality and flexible intonation, enhancing the artistic expression of sounds. We see a greater variety of stringed instruments, new lutes and violins in Mesopotamia; and in Egypt vertical flutes with greater musical possibilities than the whistle flutes; and the complex double clarinet. Among Asiatic peoples, we see vertical and angular harps, lyres, lutes, oboes, trumpets. Instruments in ancient China include the mouth organ, pan pipes, percussion instruments, long zither; and in the medieval Far East we find the fiddle bow, flat lutes, resting bell, hooked trumpet. The gamakas are said to be the “life and soul” of Indian melody; the vina and the fiddle sarinda with its fantastic shape are found in India.

But in the West, with the rise of civilization in the Greek peninsula, we see both musical instruments and treatises on harmonics. It is really during the Renaissance that the West starts to outpace the rest of the world in the creation of more sophisticated and original musical instruments, including a tabella universalis, a classification of all wind and stringed instruments in all their sizes and kinds, as well as numerous scientific manuals on how to play them “according to the correct tablature”. By 1600, the level of sophistication and variety in kinds of European instruments is the highest; and then between 1750 and 1900 the quantity of timbres “increased astonishingly”, along with the quality of the sound of each instrument; for example, the harp was made chromatic after being strictly diatonic for 5000 years; and under the pressure of orchestration all instruments were developed to the “greatest possible technical efficiency”. The magnificent piano was invented and improved upon continuously.

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It can be argued that with modern individualism, that is, the complete breaking out of individuals from kinship groups and norms, European music witnessed an intensification in the expression of personalities through music, leading to more sophisticated, refined, and specialized musical instruments — in order to express the wider range of personal feelings and experiences afforded by a liberal culture. This culture propelled modern Europeans to breach the medieval limits of the traditional order of consonance and dissonance, of regular and equable rhythmic flow, to improvise chromaticism, tonalities, and create many styles of monody, recitative, aria, madrigal, and the integration of theater and music for dramatic expression. It can’t be denied that modern Europeans did in fact originate a far greater variety of genres and instruments capable of bringing out the complex emotional and psychological constitutions of Europeans into the light.

The cosmopolitanism of Europeans in their striving for novels ways of achieving perfection has misled historians into think that the language of music expressed in Monteverdi, Scarletti, Bach, Rameau, Brahms was “global” and not limited by civilizational and national boundaries. While they acknowledge that each of these composers absorbed into his music their national traditions, they insist upon the “internationalism” of the music of the Classical era, believing that with Handel, Haydn, Mozart…we have “international composers”. Handel (1685-1759), they tell us, borrowed, transcribed, adapted and rearranged universally accepted practices in music, a German who became a naturalized British. They hail Christopher Gluck (1714-84) as a “cosmopolite” who professed a new style of opera away from the particular embellishments and ornateness of Baroque opera towards the Classical (universal) ideals of purity and balance.  They cite Gluck’s own words about how he created “music suited to all nations, so as to abolish these ridiculous distinctions of national styles”. Mozart (1756-1791), they insist, was a cosmopolite who travelled extensively throughout Europe, becoming familiar with every kind of music written and heard, his work “a synthesis of national styles, a mirror that reflected the music of a whole age, illuminated by his own genius“. While Haydn (1732-1809) was localized in Vienna, they tell us that his music was an outgrowth of an increasingly cosmopolitan Europe.

What this “cosmopolitan” interpretation misses is that classical music, in its origins and development, was 100% circumscribed to the continent of Europe; it had no connection with and no resonance outside Europe. When composers like Bach and Mozart absorbed all the genres, styles, and forms of music of their age, they were striving to express the highest potentialities in European music, rather than express “international music”, as we understand that term today. Handel said that when he composed his Messiah he was guided by the perfect hand of God, driven by a state of pure spirituality, in tears, ignoring food and sleep. It was a common belief among European philosophers that God is the all-perfect being embodying the perfections of all beings within itself. Schelling (1775–1854) then suggested that the perfection of God existed only in potentia, and that it was only through the human striving for the highest that God actualized itself.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JH3T6YwwU9s

And why does the music go on for so long in the first place? (Answer: for the same reason Duchesne's article goes on for so long.)

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Conservatives often lament the restless striving of Europeans. They wish the West had been collectivist like China or the Incas, without a linear conception of time, attached to a golden eternal age in the past, without seeking to overcome the resistance of things, without disruptive individualists full of energy and fire trying to impose their subjective wills upon the world. They dislike Beethoven. They prefer the continuous tonic dominant harmonies of the eighteenth century, even before Bach. Beethoven is seen as an admirer of France’s 1789 revolutionary ideals of liberty, equality, and fraternity; the composer of the Eroica symphony dedicated to Napoleon, the conqueror who is blamed for ending Europe’s monarchical order. Such has been the nature of European creativity.

Beethoven’s music was an expression of his propulsive inner state of being, for whom the elegant, highly refined sense of Mozart was not enough; he needed to bend classic rules with unexpected metrical patterns to convey his sense of conflict, transformation, and transcendence of his age. Eroica was very Western in its expression of the ideal of heroic greatness, which he saw in Napoleon, built into this civilization since prehistorical Indo-European times. With Beethoven, expression of inner feeling became more intense and personal, for European individuality had reached a higher level of inwardness. His Sixth Symphony, Pastoral, is about his feelings aroused by delight in nature, apprehension of a storm approaching, awareness of the fury of the storm, and gratitude for the washed calm afterwards. He was drawn into his silent world of increasing deafness and solipsism, as he continued to compose. The great Romantic composer, Hector Berlioz, said that in the Sixth “the most unexplored depths of the soul reverberate”. Beethoven, a corporeal man who had a habit of spitting whenever he felt like, a clumsy guy who could never dance, sullen and suspicious, without social graces, prone to rages, was nevertheless a man of immense inner strength, who once told a friend: “I don’t want to know anything about your system of ethics. Strength is the morality of the man who stands out from the rest and it is mine”.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EAVnEWQlzyA

Which is worse: Duchesne's article itself or the accompanying examples?

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Romantic Epoch

Only Western history is characterized by a continuous sequence of discontinuous revolutionary epochs. New epochs tend to be morphologically present across many fields from politics to science to painting and architecture, philosophy and music — although each field sees movements and schools peculiar to itself. The Romantic period in music runs roughly from 1830 to 1900; however, the variety of compositions is outstanding, with many characteristics of the preceding “Classical” period persisting, and new “Nationalistic” tendencies coalescing with it, along with new “Impressionistic” tendencies.

This makes the West incredibly hard to understand. The word “Hindu” or “Talmudic” can define a people for centuries. Not the West. “Romanticism” alone is very difficult to grasp. In literature, it spans a shorter period from 1790 to 1850, displaced by “Realism”, which does not appear in music. The different names associated with this movement bespeak of its intricacy: Joseph de Maistre, Rousseau, Stendhal, Goethe’s “The Sorrows of Young Werther”, Chateaubriand, Coleridge, Blake, Herder, Byron, Wordsworth, Delacroix, Wuthering Heights, Hölderlin, Novalis, Schlegel. In music one can choose Liszt, Schumann, Wagner, Mahler, Tchaikovsky, Weber — but Verdi, possibly Wagner, and the Russian Mussorgsky are best identified as Nationalists. Brahms had little respect for most composers of his era, remaining a Classicist.

Perhaps the best composer to convey the meaning of Romanticism in music is Hector Berlioz (1803-69). It is said that “after him, music would never be the same…he did it all by himself, impatiently brushing aside convention”. He departed from the convention of “four-squareness” in melody, the rigidity of rhythms, and formulaic harmonies, expressing his moods and attitudes to the world. Experts say that Berlioz broadened the definition of orchestration by allowing each instrument to create sounds not heard before. He also expanded the use of programmatic music to accentuate the emotional expressiveness of the music by recreating in sound the events and emotions portrayed in ancient classical legends, novels, poetry, and historical events. He was a deep admirer of Western history and literature: Homer, Virgil, Dante, Shakespeare. and Byron.

What experts leave out is that the “intensity and expression of feeling” (to use the words of Liszt) in Romantic music was itself an expression of the amplification of the introspective consciousness of Europeans after 1750s. Whereas expression of feelings in the Baroque era had been confined to a few moods, each at a time, now music sought to express the complex shadings of human moods in the same breath. To express this subjectivism, this period saw the development to the greatest technical efficiency and musical effectiveness of all instruments, with the piano reshaped and enlarged to 7 octaves with felt-covered hammers for both expressiveness and virtuosity. In the Romantic age, a need emerged for instruments that would go beyond the expression of a few general moods at a time, to make use of all possible timbres so as to to express all the shadings of feelings, modulating from chord to chord — for Romantic Europeans, rather than being in one emotional state, anger or fear, until moved by some stimulus to a different state, were in a constant state of psychological flux, with unpredictable turns.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5n7qfRNzS3s

Both Duchesne and the composers he posts are Westerners. And that explains why both the article and the music are tediously bad in the same way. And worst of all, neither are aware of this at all, instead each having an extremely high opinion of himself.

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Evolutionary theory is incapable of explaining the intense subjective expressiveness of modern Europeans, the virtuosity and continuous creativity one detects from Bach to Haydn, Mozart and Beethoven, and from the Classical composers to Schubert, the German Schumann, Chopin, Liszt, and Wagner. The transcendence of European high culture over evolutionary pressures is one of its defining features. It is very hard for simpler cultures to rise above these pressures, and so they are easier to explain in evolutionary terms. Schopenhauer once said that classical music “is entirely independent of the phenomenal world , ignores it altogether, could to a certain extent exist if there was no world at all”. What he meant is that the history of European music does not obey evolutionary pressures but is an immaterial realm of freedom where pure aesthetics reigns supreme. This transcendence peaked in the Romantic era.

Evolutionary psychologists today believe they can instruct us about the “biological basis of human culture”. But they can only explain culture at its most basic level. They can only tell us, rather boringly, that music is a “cultural universal”. They can’t explain the difference between Beethoven and Berlioz, and between them and traditional folk music. For this reason, evolutionary theories are inclined to ignore, if not trivialize, high cultural achievements in philosophy, art, and literature. Steven Pinker once said that “the value of [European] art is largely unrelated to aesthetics: a priceless masterpiece becomes worthless if found to be a forgery; soup cans and comic strips become high art when the art world says they are, and then command conspicuously wasteful prices.” They see high culture as “gratuitous but harmless decoration” without much import as contrasted to what Marx called the real foundation of culture: eating, digestion, getting money, satisfying one’s appetitive drives.

The way to explain European cultural creativity is to recognize its greater freedom from evolutionary/materialistic pressures. European consciousness acquired the power to turn in upon itself, take possession of itself, not merely to be conscious but to be aware that its consciousness is uniquely its own, constituted as a centre from which all other realities, the successive data of sensory experiences, the pressures of the world, are held together in what Kant called a “transcendental unity of apperception,” which implies a unity of self, which implies the discovery of the self as the agent of consciousness, doubling back upon itself, and thus rising to a new realm with its own autonomous inner life.
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The rise of Russian classical music certainly came with a very strong nationalist impulse rooted in the use of folk music. Of the so-called “mighty five” Russian composers who developed a classical tradition, Mussorgsky, is credited with true masterpieces, though all he wanted was to express the soul of Russian people. It has been noted that Pyotr Tchaikovsky’s music, which came a generation after the “mighty five”, contained a peculiarly Russian melody. However, while his early compositions quoted folk songs, his later music has been categorized as “more cosmopolitan,” although Igor Stravinsky insisted that it remained “profoundly Russian”. Antonín Dvořák (1841-1904), a peasant from Bohemia, said that his music expressed his love for his native motherland. But what makes him a “genius” composer rather than a gifted provincial composer, was precisely his ability to absorb folk influences while finding ways to integrate them into the perfectionist-universal-transcendental impulse inherent in classical music. In varying degrees the greats were all rooted in their nations combined with some degree of Pan-Europeanism, the singular tradition of classical music in Europe.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_RyLq5Pbw8M

Conclusion: WESTERN CIVILIZATION MUST DIE!

Of course Duchesne's article also includes the mandatory Sinophobia:

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The Chinese did not produce a single treatise of music that we can identify as theoretical on matters related to pitch, notes, intervals, scale systems, tonality, modulation, and melody. Britannica says that “the official Song shi (1345; “Song [Dynasty] History”) contained 496 chapters, of which 17 deal directly with music, and musical events and people appear throughout the entire work.” They also wrote manuals on how to play some instruments.  However, these were descriptive works. This article does not mention one single Chinese composer. After all, China did not produce any classical music.

Now, having finally made it to the end, reward yourself by listening to this example which I posted previously:

https://trueleft.createaforum.com/mythical-world/the-birth-of-civilisation-cult-of-the-skull-(8800-bc-to-6500-bc)/msg6200/#msg6200

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9ezpWOuWJ_c

Because a random video game BGM is better than everything in Western classical music combined.....
Title: Re: Homo Hubris
Post by: guest30 on August 13, 2022, 09:33:18 am
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And why does the music go on for so long in the first place?

Do you all want to know the most simple song which created from Europe, with the simplest lyric tone? Have you ever hear "Horst Wessel Lied"? The song emphasize on how we sing rather than how we play the musical tone. Short music, more simple to play...

So, I doubt that "Horst Wessel Lied" song is using Western music's characteristics
Title: Re: Homo Hubris
Post by: 90sRetroFan on October 18, 2022, 11:53:19 pm
And our enemies are back with more self-congratulation:

https://www.eurocanadians.ca/2022/10/the-destruction-of-western-civilization.html

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let me just try to explain in a few words why European civilization is the greatest civilization the world has ever known. It’s precisely because of one word: biology. Globalists such as boyish, miserable, unsatisfied, demanding, despotic, and useless sniveling brat, Trudeau, can just run to a safe place and suck their thumb if they refuse to acknowledge this fact accepted by all genuine scientists of the world. Races are real, and we are not equal in aptitudes. Some races such as the White race are in fact more intelligent, more adventurous, and more creative than others. And only a machine gun can change that.

Which is why we have this topic:

https://trueleft.createaforum.com/true-left-vs-false-left/firearms/

As I keep saying, there is no better poetic justice than using modern weapons against the civilization which invented them.

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Whites who are of Indo-European stock are also endowed with unique characteristics, which demoralized and subdued Whites who think of themselves as the scum of the earth, should consider before depreciating themselves and bowing down to diversity traitors and Third-World invaders. Intellectual Giants such as Max Weber, Friedrich Nietzsche, G.W. F Hegel, and several others such as Spengler, notes Dr. Duchesne, had only good things to say about

     the strikingly vibrant European culture driven by a personality overflowing with expansive impulses, the ‘intellectual will for power,’ ‘fighting,’ ‘progressing,’ ‘overcoming of resistance,’ ‘battling against what is near, tangible and easy.’

Of course they had only good things to say about it. They themselves were Westerners!

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Dr. Duchesne cites Spengler who writes of how “the Nordic climate forged this man full of vitality, through the hardness of the conditions of life, the cold, the constant adversity, into a tough race, with an intellect sharpened to the most extreme degree with the cold fervor of an irrepressible passion for struggling, daring, driving forward.”

Which is why we have this topic:

https://trueleft.createaforum.com/human-evolution/temperature-effects/

We do not deny the fact that cold habitats exert different selective pressures; we merely disagree on which selective pressures we prefer!

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Do you have any idea what these people from the Caucasian steppes, riding on horse-pulled wagons and brandishing double-edged axes ended-up accomplishing once they started dispersing all over Europe and mixing with the Nordic Hunter-Gatherers?

Yes:

https://trueleft.createaforum.com/mythical-world/gentilism/

+

https://trueleft.createaforum.com/mythical-world/turanian-diffusion/

=

https://trueleft.createaforum.com/true-left-vs-right/homo-hubris/

I reached this conclusion years before you lot did!

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Why would anybody want to demean, dispossess, and destroy us except to take our place because they are not gifted enough to compete with us fairly?

Because we in the first place never wanted to compete in making life far more violent and complicated than it ever should have been, yet have been forced to compete in order to not let you hold all the economic/military power that results from taking a lead in machinism etc.! Ending the competition requires first destroying those who started it without anyone else's consent.

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They need to lie, intimidate, and even kill to beat us at our game. It must be enormously frustrating for them to realize how mediocre and useless they really are.

What is enormously frustrating for us is that we (who hate the game) have to beat you (who love the game) before we can stop playing. If only you had never existed, we could have sent our time and energy more meaningfully.

Bonus exhibit:

https://twitter.com/dr_duchesne/status/1582169470734213121

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Whites created all the most profound words:

Atom
Natural Law
Transcendental Ego
Will To Power
Thing-In-Itself
Being-In-The-World
Free Will
Cosmos
Pure I
Mass
Gravitation
Evolution
Energy
Infinitesimal
Deontology
Syllogism
A Priori
Transcendental Unity of Apperception

along with Duchesne's Twitter account header photo:

(https://pbs.twimg.com/profile_banners/1518981310529871872/1664671331/1080x360)

The worst part is not that our enemies like this stuff (though this is already bad enough), but that they genuinely think we envy them for this stuff.....
Title: Re: Western civilization = sustainable evil
Post by: Billy Kid on October 19, 2022, 06:17:06 pm
One amusing yet highly aggravating habit of rightists is how they will bemoan modern western civilisation while believing in ‘traditional’ western civ (pre-1950s) supremacy. They’re anti vaxx and the pharmaceutical industry yet boast about western science, they hate modern machinery like AI yet praise western inventors and high IQ rates. They loathe everything western civ has become while simultaneously supporting that which led it here. Their cognitive dissonance is astounding... but not surprising.
Title: Re: Homo Hubris
Post by: 90sRetroFan on November 11, 2022, 04:31:41 pm
https://www.telegraph.co.uk/columnists/2022/11/08/cop27-dont-owe-developing-countries-climate-reparations-owe/

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We don’t owe developing countries ‘climate reparations’ – they owe us

We are on the hook for untold billions to countries experiencing adverse weather conditions, because we invented factories – and cars
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The UK will neither apologise nor make amends for the Industrial Revolution whose beneficial effects continue to be felt every day around our world.

Should you persist in your unfair demands for “climate reparations”, may we suggest you pay us royalties for the following: the internal combustion engine, Spinning Jenny, steam power, Tarmacadam, electrical telegraph, railways, automobiles, airplanes, radio, television, computers, pharmaceuticals and the world wide web. 

We’ll throw in Parliamentary government and democracy for free as a gesture of goodwill. Bank transfers welcome.

The author also looks like what we would expect:

(https://www.telegraph.co.uk/content/dam/Author%20photos/Allison%20Pearson%20Aug%202021-small.png)
Title: Re: Homo Hubris
Post by: Billy Kid on November 11, 2022, 05:53:34 pm
They owe us for… polluting their air and water and soil with unnecessary inventions that only serve to make life even more complex than it already is. Stupid ****.
Title: Re: Homo Hubris
Post by: rp on November 15, 2022, 02:47:42 pm
https://youtube.com/watch?v=Rv9xaKa1WAM
Title: Re: Homo Hubris
Post by: 90sRetroFan on November 23, 2022, 07:41:54 pm
(https://pbs.twimg.com/media/FiP8k-WaMAICGZU?format=png&name=small)

Homework: which bloodlines need to be eliminated first?
Title: Re: Homo Hubris
Post by: Billy Kid on November 24, 2022, 04:36:56 pm
I’m pretty sure this subhuman is referring to Rome as “the ancient west,” as it is typical of their kind to try and claim the Romans as their own, despite their Turanian ancestors being Rome’s greatest enemies (also please show me where Romans called themselves “Westerners”).

But compare Roman technology, such as cement and aqueducts, which made life easier and simpler for the populace, to western machinery, such as planes, nuclear power, and plastic, which have only made life more complex and dangerous for everyone. I don’t have to fear Roman cement in my drinking water, but I do have to worry about micro-plastics, chemical fertilisers and pesticides.
Title: Re: Homo Hubris
Post by: 90sRetroFan on November 30, 2022, 08:39:36 pm
Our enemy Duchesne returns again:

https://www.eurocanadians.ca/2022/11/the-50-greatest-philosophers-are-all-european-men.html

Sure, if you judge by Western standards.

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It could be that the most important historical question that points to a monumental contrast between the West and the Rest is the following: why did Western civilization produce all the greatest philosophers in history?

Because Westerners have been the ones judging which philosophers are the greatest, as Duchesne himself then proceeds to explicitly tell us (while failing to see any problem with this):

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This conviction that philosophy was almost entirely a Western phenomenon was held by historians of philosophy from every school of thought until recently. The neo-Kantian Wilhelm Windelband, believing that philosophy concerns the “independent and self-conscious work of intelligence which seeks knowledge methodically for its own sake,” began his two volume classic, A History of Philosophy, published in 1892, with the ancient Greeks, without mentioning a single non-Western philosopher. Windelband believed that “the history of philosophy is the process in which European humanity has embodies in scientific conceptions its views of the world and its judgments of life” (p. 9). The historicist and existentialist Julián Marías, in his Historia de la Filosofía (1941), which went through countless editions, and was translated into English, also starts with the Pre-Socratics and ends with José Ortega y Gasset (1883-1955) without a word about a non-Western thinker
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The liberal minded Will Durant, in his popular book, The Story of Philosophy: The Lives and Opinions of the Greater Philosophers (1926), profiles only Western philosophers. In a “Preface to the Second Edition”, written in 1962, we see the first inklings of multiculturalism, however, as Durant faults his book for leaving out “Chinese and Hindu philosophy”, even though he adds that Chinese philosophers were “averse to epistemology” or to inquiries into the nature of knowledge and how it is acquired. The analytical-empiricist philosopher Bertrand Russell, in his widely known book, History of Western Philosophy (1945), which was cited as one of the books that won him the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1950, took it for granted that the history of philosophy should be about Western philosophers. Philosophy began with the Pre-Socratics because it is only then that we see speculations on the nature of things with “appeals to human reason rather than to authority, whether that of tradition or that of revelation”. Russell offered a chapter on “Mohammedan Culture and Philosophy” only to the extent that Muslims wrote commentaries on Aristotle. The Catholic philosopher, Frederick Copleston, in his magisterial work, A History of Philosophy, published in nine volumes between 1946 and 1975, began with Greece and stayed in Europe, including a volume on Russian philosophy, right to the end.

This Western-centric attitude was unquestioned until recent times. It was the typical perspective of texts for university students. Konstantin Kolenda’s Philosophy’s Journey: A Historical Introduction (1974) says that it was the ancient Greeks who “were able to think through to new, unorthodox questions.” “Mythical accounts about gods and about the world…do not necessarily concern themselves with the question of truth. Myth is something that is told and need not call for critical scrutiny, examination, justification. The idea of possibly discovering the true nature of reality behind the multiplicity of appearances and behind conflicting opinions is a most original and revolutionary idea in the intellectual history of man” (p. 5). It is not only that the ancient Greeks posed critical questions — “Is there some substance or some basic stuff out of which everything is made?” – but that their answers consisted of “reasoned” arguments. Not a single Eastern philosopher is included in Kolenda’s book.

In 1991, Norman Melchert published The Great Conversation: A Historical Introduction to Philosophy, in which he tells students that the value of philosophy is that it teaches you “to believe for good reasons”. Opinions are as good as the reasons behind them. “That’s what philosophy is”: teaching students how to think “clearly and rationally”. Every philosopher in Melchert’s “great conversation” is Western.
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The Great Philosophers, a 1987 BBC television series presented by Bryan Magee, which was made available in a book of the same name, only discusses Western philosophers in its 15 episodes, beginning with Socrates and ending with Bertrand Russell and Ludwig Wittgenstein.

See? Duchesne, however, does not see; instead, he genuinely thinks the above is evidence supporting his claim:

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This is a remarkable statistical fact. It needs to be emphasized this is not a comparison of the West against three or two other civilizations, but a competition of the West versus the Rest. Aside from the Muslim, Chinese, and perhaps the Indian world, no other culture in the world, not the Mayas, not the Aztecs, not the Khmer Rouge Cambodians, not the Tibetans, not the Aksum civilization, not the Egyptians, not the Assyrians, not the Bantus, not the Babylonians, not the Japanese, not the Koreans, NO other culture in the world, produced any great philosopher. Let it be repeated: this is not a list based on arbitrary, idiosyncratic, purely personal, or politicized assumptions. It is based on solid, widely recognized histories of philosophies.

Widely recognized by which civilization? Duh!

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    Europeans 80.5 = 80.5%
    Jews 9.5 = 9.5%
    Chinese 7 = 7%
    Muslims 3 = 3%

If we add Jews to the European list, insofar as they were all educated in Europe, then the Western score is 90 = 90%.

I agree with adding Jews to the "European" list, of course.

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The fact that Indian philosophy can’t be divorced from India’s major religious traditions, or was never conceived as a separate intellectual pursuit, explains why I could not include Indian philosophers
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Sue Hamilton, an expert in Indian philosophy, acknowledges that “what Westerners call religion and philosophy are combined in India, and that its philosophies are correctly referred to as soteriologies, or ‘system of salvation’”. The Indian philosophical tradition holds that “understanding reality has a profound effect on one’s destiny”. The attempt “to understand the nature of reality” is a “spiritual undertaking, an activity associated with a religious tradition”. The aim of Indian philosophy was to escape from consciousness, to obliterate the thinking self; and every philosopher, or every philosophical outlook, Buddhism, Hinduism, Jainism, and Sikhism, were preoccupied with the notion of reincarnation, the process of birth and rebirth, the transmigration of souls and the “release” of the soul from that process.

So systems of salvation are excluded(!) from what Westerners consider to be philosophy? That surely says more about Western values than about the quality of Indian philosophers!

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Nevertheless, Sue Hamilton, as is generally the case with Westerners who study Eastern thought, misleads readers with her view that Western philosophy “tends to be concerned with detailed and technical questions about kinds of logic and linguistic analysis” – whereas Indian philosophy is a “spiritual undertaking” about “big metaphysical questions” concerning the meaning of life and how to live one’s life in order to have an effect on one’s destiny.

I would put it even more strongly than Hamilton does. Western philosophy views language as fundamentally empowering, as opposed to viewing language as fundamentally restrictive (and only something we are forced to use for communication due to decay of empathy (itself partially caused by reliance on language)). This is also why Western philosophers tend to be more anthropocentric: in worshipping language, it trivially follows that Western philosophers have a higher opinion of language-users (ie. humans) compared to non-language-users (ie. non-humans). (As I have pointed out in the past, reincarnation was a mainstream belief of ancient Greeks, yet amazingly (to non-Western eyes) the idea that humans could reincarnate as non-humans and vice versa (the most trivially obvious thing in non-Western imagination) did not occur as a possibility to them: that is how ludicrously anthropocentric they are!) Similarly, Western philosophers tend to be dismissive of Original Nobility, because, as language-worshippers, they find it hard to accept the superiority of a pre-linguistic human (ie. infant):

https://trueleft.createaforum.com/true-left-vs-false-left/childcare-issues/msg15015/#msg15015

Continuing:

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The fact is that Chinese philosophers were accustomed to express themselves in the form of aphorisms, apothegms, or allusions, and illustrations. The whole book of Lao-tzu consists of aphorisms, and most of the chapters of the Chuang-tzu are full of allusions and illustrations. This is very obvious. But even in writings such as those of Mencius and Hsun Tzu, when compared with the philosophical writings of the West, there are still too many aphorisms, allusions, and illustrations.

Why do you think this was the case FFS? Answer: they were at least trying to partially overcome the limitations of language by not using language to crudely approximate an idea, but using language merely to describe a scenario that hopefully will cause the idea to independently arise in the listener's/reader's mind!

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it was Aristotle who did the most in ancient times to delineate what constitutes a proper philosophical statement about what there is and what constitutes a valid form of reasoning about why something is so. He invented formal logic, a precise language about reality, about what things can be said to be substances and the reasons why they are as they are. He showed that true philosophical statements are composed of basic categories — substance, quantity, quality, relationship, place, time — which express the various ways in which being is, and that these statements can be formulated to be subject-predicate statements. This is just a little particle of what this incredible philosopher did.

The following then comes as no surprise:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aristotelian_ethics#The_highest_good

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Aristotle claims that a human's highest functioning must include reasoning, being good at what sets humans apart from everything else.

https://trueleft.createaforum.com/ancient-world/antropocentricism-the-most-dangerous-ideology-in-the-world/

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Europeans took seriously Zeno’s paradoxes, for they seem to suggest that one could reach a logically unacceptable conclusion on the basis of sound reasoning from apparently sound premises. They wondered whether these paradoxes revealed deficiencies in the way we reason, calling for improvements in our reasoning powers, a better system of logic and a more precise usage of language.

But did they ever suspect that reliance on language itself might be the problem? No, because the Western approach to problems caused by language is always more language, never an attempt to discard language.

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the Western mind was able to develop methodologies to understand texts from different eras and different cultures, because this is the only culture that learned how to draw ontological distinctions between mind and matter, individual and society, the three parts of the soul, and so on, in the course of which this mind eventually developed particular sciences—physics, chemistry, biology, botany, sociology, economics, etc.—to explain different aspects of reality, and newly emerging properties, while also realizing that the concept of “man in general” is limited by historically determinate factors. The prior ability of ancient Greek philosophers to discover the distinctiveness of the faculty of the mind, the distinction between physis (nature) and nomos (law or custom) nurtured a transcendental outlook that allowed Western thinker to stand aback from their context and view other cultural contexts in their own terms. Therefore, it is not enough to say that all knowledge is historically situated, the expression of a particular people. If all knowledge is contextual, then all knowledge claims are equally valid. We have to ask why the West developed all the theories about how knowledge is context-bound, and why the West produced all the modern sciences.

Since when was philosophy supposed to be judged by its utility to science/knowledge? But Duchesne probably doesn't even notice his own screwup that perfectly illustrates the problem with Westerners like himself:

https://trueleft.createaforum.com/true-left-vs-false-left/truth-knowledge/

So long as Western philosophy continues to predominate in prestige, it will be almost impossible to get off the track of:

https://trueleft.createaforum.com/true-left-vs-false-left/progressive-yahwism/

which is what we are desperately trying to do.
Title: Re: Homo Hubris
Post by: 90sRetroFan on December 01, 2022, 11:15:46 pm
More Duchesne:

https://www.thepostil.com/the-continuous-creativity-of-western-visual-arts/

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Anyone who approaches the history of visual arts from an impartial perspective—concerned only with aesthetics, creativity, and originality—can’t help but realize, as I am about to explain in this article, that Western art stands on a league of its own. Making this claim goes against the relentless promotion of immigrant multiculturalism across the West today, which necessarily comes along with the notion that the art of the diverse peoples of the world is equally good.

They are not equally good (a relativist belief). They are better:

https://trueleft.createaforum.com/ancient-world/the-superiority-of-pre-colonial-aesthetics/

Western visual arts are indeed in a league of their own - in ugliness:

https://trueleft.createaforum.com/true-left-vs-right/western-civilization-is-ugly-48/

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a most peculiar characteristic of Western art: its exhibition of a continuous proliferation of highly original artists with new artistic styles, new ways of projecting images on a flat surface, new conceptions of light, new standards of excellence, and new conceptions about nature and man—in contrast to a nonwestern world where aesthetic norms barely changed or where artists were invariably inclined to follow an established convention without breaking new aesthetic paths.

Change for the sake of novelty is frivolous at best, attention-seeking at worst, and antithetical to good art either way.

Of course Duchesne disagrees, as does his fellow Westerners on whom he relies as the judges of which art is better, which of course they will do using Western standards:

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H.W. Janson’s History of Art, first published in 1962, with a sixteenth printing in 1971, which I am using, and numerous new editions thereafter, is an encyclopedic treatment of the history of art, with millions of copies sold in fifteen languages. Janson came from a Lutheran family of Baltic German stock. His criterion for choice of great art is “ORIGINALITY.” “Uniqueness, novelty, freshness” are the “yardstick of artistic greatness.”
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This criterion underpins Janson’s magisterial book. This book has three opening chapters on “The Art of Prehistoric Man,” “Egyptian Art,” and “The Ancient Near East.” The rest of the book, with the exception of a short chapter on “Islamic Art” and a short “Postscript” with the title “The Meeting of East and West,” is entirely about Western art. These traditions really interest him insofar as they “contributed to the growth of the Western artistic tradition” (p. 569). He ignored China, Japan, and India until the end because they were not a “vital source of inspiration for Western art” except in contemporary times. New styles of art, new techniques and schools, was a uniquely Western phenomenon.

I agree that Western art involves more novelty. I merely interpret this as evidence of Western inferiority.

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Arnold Hauser (1892-1978) was a Hungarian Marxist with Jewish ancestry, an admirer of bourgeois norms and sensibilities, writing at a time when students were educated without diversity and equity mandates. The Social History of Art, first published in 1951, the product of thirty years of labor, opens with eight short chapters on prehistoric, Egyptian, and Mesopotamian art, covering less than fifty pages in a four-volume book that is close to 1000 pages long. This rightfully valued book argues that art became more realistic and naturalistic as Europe became less aristocratic and hierarchical, more bourgeois, urbane and cosmopolitan. A “naturalistic style” actually prevailed through to the end of the Paleolithic Age in the way animals were depicted in a realistic way, although the art was concerned as well with the performance of magical rituals. This naturalistic attitude, which was “open to the full range of experience,” gave way in the Neolithic Age to a “narrowly geometric stylization” in which the “artist tended to shut himself off from the wealth of empirical reality.”

The Jew dislikes Aryan art. No surprises here! The above information also fits with our model of Aryan diffusion:

https://trueleft.createaforum.com/mythical-world/yandi-vs-huangdi-myth-confirmed/msg2140/#msg2140

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According to William Watson, while the Northern School contains "the painters who favour clear, emphatic structure in their compositions, with the use of explicit perspective devices", the Southern School "cultivate a more intimate style of landscape bathed in cloud and mist, in which pleasing calligraphic forms tend to take the place of conventions established for the representation of rocks, trees, etc. The painter of the Southern School was interested in distant effects, but his colleague of the Northern School paid more attention to the devices of composition which achieve the illusion of recession, and at the same time more attentive to close realism of detail. ... some artists hover between the two".[3] A more philosophical distinction is that the Southern School painters "were thought to have sought the inner realities and expressed their own lofty natures" while the Northern "painted only the outward appearance of things, the worldly and decorative".[4]

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In Egyptian art, “the person of the artist himself disappeared almost entirely behind his work.” Painters and sculptors remained “anonymous”

Only Westerners, being Achilleans, find this frightening. To everyone else, it is highly respectable.

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Western art is persistently creative, never rigid and traditionalist. New artistic epochs emerge (Mannerism, Baroque, Rococo, Classicism, Romanticism, Naturalism, Impressionism) in opposition to prevailing conventions with increasing acceleration from the Renaissance onwards, led by artists who purposely wanted to break away from the prejudices of their age, innovate and experiment, and demonstrate thereby their own artistic genius.

This is why we call them Homo Hubris. Art should not be about showboating.

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The Story of Art, originally published in 1950, is currently in its 16th edition. Wikipedia says that “over seven million copies” of this book “have been sold, making it the best-selling art book of all time.” It “has been translated into approximately 30 languages.” Unlike Hauser, who follows a Marxist conception of progress in the arts, Gombrich, born in Vienna into an assimilated family of Jewish origin, carefully rejects the idea of progress, believing that “each gain or progress in one direction entails a loss in another, and that this subjective progress, in spite of its importance, does not correspond to an objective increase in artistic value” (p. 3).

Jewish anti-progressivism summarized: "Progress means we can't have it all! We want it all!"

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The Story of Art is a history of art from the beginnings to the present. Gombrich estimates that three chapters, out of twenty five, are enough to cover the achievements of primitive and nonwestern art. His reason for doing this is simple:

Western Europe always differed profoundly from the East. In the East [artistic] styles lasted for thousands of years, and there seemed no reason why they should ever change. The West never knew this immobility. It was always restless, groping for new solutions and new ideas (p. 131).

Among European painters there was an “urge to be different,” do something new, find a new way to enhance the aesthetic effect of the work, convey something different about the world, new life experiences along with permanent aspects of human nature. Using originality and restless creativity as his central criterion, Gombrich could not but pay far less attention to an Eastern artistic tradition that remained continuously the same through the centuries.

Again, I agree with Gombrich's observations. I merely interpret them as evidence of Western inferiority. (That Gombrich interprets them as evidence of Western superiority is evidence that Jews are Westerners.)

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He writes about Egypt’s “art of eternity.”

No one wanted anything different, no one asked him to be “original.” On the contrary, he was probably considered the best artist who could make his statues most like the admired monuments of the past. So it happened that in the course of three thousand years or more Egyptian art changed very little…

Why should anyone want anything different? It is much more respectable to want to live outside of time than within it. (This is why I prefer to re-watch old movies/TV shows that I watched as a child than watch new ones.)

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About Chinese and Japanese art, he observes:

The standards of painting remained very high…but art became more and more like a graceful and elaborate game which has lost much of its interest as so many of its moves are known.

Gombrich has the same attitude as Musk (and the opposite of mine) towards what is boring:

https://trueleft.createaforum.com/true-left-vs-false-left/progressive-yahwism/msg13288/#msg13288

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The unspoken assumption underlying his claim is that a thing has to be new in order to not be boring. This is a progressive assumption, which we disagree with. I find that many new things are boring despite being new, whereas many old things are not boring despite being old. This is because I am an absolutist. Whatever is boring will always continue to be boring, and whatever is not boring will never become boring. Whether or not something is boring to me is determined by the quality of the thing itself, and unrelated to how familiar I am with it. Musk, in contrast, lacks such perception. To him, what is boring is anything that he has become too familiar with.

Thus someone like Musk can never be satisfied, because everything that exists at any point in time will become boring to him eventually, whereupon he will desire even more innovation, over and over again without end. In contrast, someone like me can be satisfied forever simply by successfully finding the quality I seek.

In short, Musk worships Yahweh whereas I worship God.

Gombrich, being a Jew, obviously worships Yahweh. Duh!

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Clark’s book, as he says in the Foreword, “is made up of the scripts of a series of television programmes given in the spring of 1969.” The series, produced by the BBC under the same name as the book’s title, consisted of thirteen programmes, each fifty minutes long, singularly focused on European art from the end of the Dark Ages to the early twentieth century.
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Civilisation is a joy to read for its high minded learning and its enthusiastic appreciation of the sublime originality of Western art in its incessant striving for new forms of aesthetic perfection. Other civilizations remained content with reenacting the perfection they had achieved in the past. The West was different:

The great, indeed the unique, merit of European Civilisation has been that it has never ceased to develop and change. It has not been based on a stationary perfection, but on ideas and inspiration

Which sounds more like what perfection is supposed to be: a) something that the attainer will never again want to depart from after attaining it; or b) something that the attainer feels the need to move on from as soon as it is attained?

Oh, I forgot we are talking to Homo Hubris.

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Much of Chinese “art,” it should be said, consisted of bronze casting, ceramics, and jade carving. This “art” was highly sophisticated in technique and decoration, but I hesitate to call it art. It should be categorized as applied art, the work of highly skilled craftsmen. As H.W. Janson writes, “originality is what distinguishes art from craft.”

Sincerity is what distinguishes art from showboating.

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think about Leonardo da Vinci’s remark about the indomitable desire of the “wretched pupil” to “surpass his master.” This attitude is singularly European

Yes.

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a state of “permanent revolution” as artists “contested with each other over who was the most “creative.”

Do those who behave like this even deserve to be called artists?