The Amerikan Nihilist Underground Society (ANUS)

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The past lives with us. Events are effects of causes in the past, and over time that present becomes past, and a cause of the new present. We live in the future of the past and the past contains not just its causes, but the archetypes we see re-cur time and again as patterns.

For those who are relatively new to the history of this site and its writers, some backstory may help. Amerika is the latest of a series of online communities dedicated to the idea of abolishing the notion that human intention is more important than reality.

Its origin hides three decades ago when a kid, barely a teenager, chose nihilism as a personal philosophy. In his eyes, all of humanity was infested by self-deception, and the root was a lack of understanding of the logical structure of objects and events in reality, usually because it was glossed over with social feelings, personal emotions and deceptive simplifications designed to make other people accept it as real.

This manifested in an early series of writings distributed by a hacker group known as the American Nihilist Underground Society (ANUS); it was sometimes also spelled Amerikan Nihilist Underground Society. Run through a group of dial-up bulletin board systems (BBSs) and dedicated to public pranks, subversion of political ideograms, and telecommunications knowledge, the group was a bit of an anomaly.

For starters, while its members were in theory liberals, it embraced a Nietzschean elitism and a skepticism toward humanity, resulting in a tendency toward anti-social behavior as a means of rejecting the approval of the herd, which would result inevitably in its ideas being assimilated, which involved corruption through simplification and removal of controversial elements, thus denaturing them. The group had seen too many metal bands go down this path in a search for public approval and thus big mass culture dollars, and wanted no part of it.

Throughout the late 1980s, the group published a newsletter and text files — short blasts of information about technical and philosophical topics — through the bulletin boards of the day. You can read more about this era in the article “Hacker Metal” in longstanding music e-zine Perfect Sound Forever.

With the advent of the public internet in the late 80s and early 90s, ANUS took to the global bulletin board USENET with its screeds and members became active in metal and politics subs, abrading the dominant paradigms and socially acceptable political tropes with anti-humanistic and pro-atavism propaganda. In addition, other hijinks transpired which served to destabilize the sheep-herd areas of the early internet.

On USENET, members tackled difficult topics in groups including alt.fan.unabomber, the Ted Kaczynski fan group, and were active in numerous attacks on illusions in groups dedicated to them. This got ANUS an early reputation as a “troll group,” and confirmed for many members that public discourse had passed into mob rule, and therefore that logical discussion was impossible, and the only means of interacting with the audience was to deceive and mock them, forcing a re-evaluation of opinions by those observing.

Throughout this time, members of the groups were fans of dissident music. This began with synthpop like Kraftwerk and punk like the Cro-Mags, but evolved into thrash bands like Dirty Rotten Imbeciles (DRI), Cryptic Slaughter and Dead Horse, and eventually migrated to underground metal, a type of heavy metal that threw out the rock elements of usual heavy metal to become a new style, divided into “death metal” music with its emphasis on structure and phrase, and black metal which strove for atmosphere and melody which rejected the anthropocentric nature of rock.

As part of this, members of the group created a radio show in Southern California which reached millions of people and lived on from 1997-2001 as an early online podcast. Continuing the mission of publishing metal reviews that began on BBSs like The Metal AE during the 80s, the group published reviews of underground metal first to USENET, and then to a succession of web servers.

In the mid-90s, these moved to a web domain, ANUS.com, here captured in its second year of operation. This site combined social criticism, philosophy, an early ezine, death metal reviews and interviews, black metal articles and theory, gore pictures, blasphemy and many random exhibits centered on the topic of nihilism. This site frequently bounced between web hosts because of the taboo nature of its content, which back then was enough to get a site thrown off of its paid host, usually without refunds.

ANUS also operated one of the first free speech forum, which started in earlier versions — now lost — on other servers. This forum gave rise to the right-wing direction that was forced upon ANUS by its rejection by the Left, who demonized it at first for its elitism, and only later for its refusal to endorse class warfare and its rejection of the multicultural, pacifist, atheist, and socialist dream in which many Western citizens of the 90s were vesting their hopes. Such people, referred to by ANUS members as “tools” in the 90s slang and currently called “cucks,” found themselves alienated by the content on the site and were quick to call for boycotts and bans of mention of the site on other forums.

During the late 90s, our members contributed to a number of rising projects, including the Libertarian National Socialist Green Party (LNSG) which contained the formative elements of the nascent dissident or alternative (90s slang for: “not mainstream”) right: a strong Nationalist awareness, an aversion to democracy and cruelty, but most importantly, a focus on resurrection Western Civilization not just Western politics. This controversial site operated one of the most active forums of the day, which attracted among others school shooter and all-around good guy Jeff Weise, who is remembered fondly by former members from there.

Starting in the year 2000, some of our members became active with a mail-order business, Evilmusic. This outlet sold black metal, death metal and related genres, and unlike the standard of the time, did so with shipping confirmation in professional packaging and used a reliable e-commerce system. Unfortunately, this venture jumped into a genre at the time when it was dying, which meant that the good bands had lapsed and were replaced by either sold-out versions of themselves or inferior copies, which drove away anyone intelligent from the fan base, replacing them with idiots who wanted the usual rock-n-roll jive with metal flavoring. This business was abandoned in 2005 for that reason.

As time went on, it became clear that the web had changed, and people wanted sites which focused on a single topic at a time. Following Jorn Barger’s invention of the blog (“web + log”) in the late 90s, the website format had changed from the archive to the news stream. As a result, ANUS split in two: the underground metal began migrating to Death Metal Underground, and the politics went to a new site, named CORRUPT (which is not an acronym, but was always spelled out in all caps, for reasons now lost to time). This site later blossomed into an organization and later, a zine named Exponentiation and a full-time blog with multiple contributors.

During this time, members also participated in troll groups including the Gay African-American Association of America (GNAA) which relentlessly trolled people in the grips of the modern dysfunction, including Apple users and multiculturalists. This further enhanced the reputation of ANUS as trolls which was used by its enemies to discredit its innovations in the early internet, including in site design, e-zine publishing and heavy metal journalism.

CORRUPT thrived because something was needed that would unite human biodiversity (HBD), the nascent nationalism of the West, a Nietzschean desire to end the decline and fall of Western Civilization, and anti-democratic feelings which did not fall into the National Socialist or fascist models but sought a way “out” of the American political system without waffling about “third ways.” CORRUPT recognized that one was either realist or humanist, and that there were no grey areas at this high level of abstraction about basic approach, and quickly published a number of articles overthrowing the dominant groups of the day and questing for a new path.

At some point, CORRUPT began to go on its own path more toward the third way. Some members wanted another outlet, so Amerika was resurrected from its nascent days and time as an Al-Qaeda fan site (for which it is still banned as a “hate site” by many services) and converted into a platform for non-mainstream Rightist writing. In early versions of its current form, it continued the CORRUPT mission in a more Nietzschean and environmentalist direction, but rejected the idea of any idea-sharing or compromise with the Left.

With that change, we arrive at the present era. The ANUS mission has matured and become the full raging realist manifestation that it always was, rejecting the idea of social morality and the necessary social control it creates in favor of a results-based view of humanity working from naturalistic principles. As such, it is within the Right, but often barely so, and continues to push the boundaries of what is accepted by thwarting human pretense and solipsism, rejecting the idea of human intentions as more important than reality, and demanding a higher standard of quality rising toward excellence from those who have every ability to achieve it.

Outliers (#24)

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The self-hating West described, from an unusual source:

We repeatedly tell stories about a white protagonist who goes on a journey of self-discovery by mingling with exotic brown foreigners and becoming better at said foreigners’ culture than they themselves are. We eat it up in the form of faux-historical epics, splashy science-fiction special effects extravaganzas, and earnest nonfiction projects about writers paid by their publishers to take exotic vacations.

The frustrating thing about being annoyed by the Mighty Whitey trope—and there are a ton of people upset— is that it’s so frequently employed by the well-meaning “good guys.” The whole point of “going native” is that the familiar Western civilization is portrayed as inauthentic, ugly, broken, flawed. The “exotic” foreign civilization is somehow more natural, more primal, more sensual, the way people really ought to live.

…It’s hard to avoid the feeling that this repeated fantasy—of a white person shedding their whiteness, abandoning their home culture, joining the oppressed, and finally taking up arms against all the other, still-racist white people and killing them all—stems from a desire to be absolved of guilt. White guilt, that dreaded emotion that’s been inflicted on countless white Americans through social studies classes, Black History month TV specials, and lectures from left-wing non-white bloggers like myself at this very moment.

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Why should humanity get its act together, with a revitalized West leading it? Among other things, because we are making a potentially fatal gamble about alien life:

“If intelligent life has evolved (on Gliese 832c), we should be able to hear it,” he says while hovering over the exoplanet in the animated “U.S.S. Hawking.” “One day we might receive a signal from a planet like this, but we should be wary of answering back. Meeting an advanced civilization could be like Native Americans encountering Columbus. That didn’t turn out so well.”

The grim fact is that in all of life, the race is on, and the end result is more like zero-sum than not. Any alien species worth its salt will be patrolling the stars to find potential threats — and eliminate them. This means humanity has only a finite amount of time to get its act together before wandering aliens eliminate us, probably by introducing a pathogen that our science cannot thwart.

The consequence of solipsism: people believe they are action heroes in their own movies, equating trivial acts of self-interest with noble contributions to humanity:

“Our goal now is to ensure that this never happens to another innocent citizen,” Tiffany Crutcher said. “We’re going to break the chains of injustice. We’re going to break the chains of police brutality.”

In that solipsistic world, objecting to the police shooting your brother after he attempted to cuck them is “breaking the chains of injustice.” They might as well call it “ascending to the state of angels” or “being a black American Gandhi.” It is all virtue signaling, concealing self-interest, which will come in a $5-$10 million dollar payout.

Nihilism: A Philosophy Based In Nothingness And Eternity Continues Its Rampage

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My first book, Nihilism: A Philosophy Based In Nothingness And Eternity, continues its rampage through the underground as copies arrive to faithful readers who have been kind enough to send in photographs of their copies.

As one might imagine, nihilism is not exactly a huge topic with conservatives. In this case, the black pill of nihilism is extreme skepticism, but turned toward humanity instead of nature. It distrusts human emotions, control, conjecture and manipulation and instead finds a world of logical structure to thought outside of the zone of appearance in which human thinking moves.

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From both Left and Right, we are taught that there is one right way that things must be, as asserted by human intention and judgment. We are either part of this one right way, or outsiders who will not be included in success as mediated by the social group. This provokes a type of fear brought on by bullying, and over the long term as a condition like PTSD, where people become timorous and indecisive.

The root of this assumption is that there is a singular truth which “everybody sees” that can be applied equally to all people. Its universality means that it must be as simple as possible, and so it resembles a cartoon as compared to the world. In reality, this is a means of social control: a way of forcing us all to conform and obey so that the fears of others are not triggered.

In contrast, nihilism asserts that there are no universal truths; there is only reality. It finds any “truth” derived from human group agreement to be suspicious because it recognizes the tendency of humans to delude themselves, and in groups to embark on the “committee method” of compromise and simplification that sucks not just the realism but the excitement out of everything. Universalism and rationalism are the death that awaits all advanced societies; nihilism is what they fear, but the way of removing this fantasy and re-discovering life.

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Nihilism however offers us two opportunities: first, to clear our minds of the corrupted definitions of things that have become normal in this fallen time, and second, to reject any idea that truths are universal or can be communicated. Instead we see humanity as nature sees it: different individuals, with different abilities, where some can see more of the world than others.

Like Darwinism, this topic provokes controversy from the fear of the majority of people out there. Nihilism is terrifying in that it removes the comfortable consensual reality of humans, and its lack of judgment, and replaces it with a world in which we struggle for self-discipline and success as measured by real-world results. And yet, through this we are liberated from the dominant illusion, and given a view of reality that clears our minds.

Outliers (#23)

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In France, Nick Sarkozy broke a taboo when he rejected “climate change” and instead spoke about the real problem: overpopulation.

Sarkozy, acknowledging on a late night TV talk show that climate change was “a very serious challenge” said that: “the real challenge is that of demographic change.”

…”The first cause of environmental degradation… is the number of people on the planet,” Sarkozy said.

Climate change was invented to avoid talking about overpopulation. Instead of looking at the sheer number of people out there, we target consumption by those who are thriving, which allows us to pretend that we can just keep on as we have been with only a few lifestyle changes. In reality, every person added takes up more space — usually for secondary stuff like food production, roads, government, schools, etc. — on a planet of finite space resources, crowding out nature which needs about 50% of the land, air and sea for its own use alone.

Others are noticing the WASP or Western European origins of America, and feeling is rising that we were better as a Western European nation, and not a mixed-ethnic or even mixed-white one:

Coulter has described her opposition to immigration as being driven by “cultural” rather than “racial” reasons; in short, she believes Latino and Muslim immigrants come from countries with cultures that advocate rape, murder, homophobia, and drug use, and therefore pose a threat to both US security and America’s cultural identity. In practice, of course, her ideas are vaguely racial—and as some liberal commentators have argued, outwardly racist—calling for the preservation of American culture as defined by decidedly white British and Dutch settlers.

The Alt Right has fixed this mistaken notion: culture is the result of genetics, and politics is the result of culture. Thus politics is genetics. Demography is destiny. If you keep your population isolated, you can improve it; if you do not, you become the same ol’ genetic trail mix that is present throughout the third world, and you fail just like them. Coulter is at heart a gentle soul who does not want to bring up really hurtful realities — she is a WASP after all, from the finger bowls and salad spoons set — but the truth is that any immigration other than Western European is toxic for America and will turn it into Latin America.

From the Our-Ancestors-Were-Right-Again Department, a brief observation on the male influence on female sexuality:

Males have an invisible chemical ‘essence’ that helps prime females for reproduction, according to a new study.

But this invisible trigger has an unfortunate side-effect – the chemicals also speed up the females’ ageing process, the researchers have said.

‘One signal causes an earlier onset of puberty in juvenile females. The other slows down aging of the reproductive system in mature females, keeping them fertile longer. However, it also speeds up aging of the body.’

The point is this: our ancestors separated children by sex before puberty for a reason. This delayed the onset of sexual awareness and prolonged childhood, allowing the brain to develop before being overwhelmed by the gonads. Traditional society also allowed for men and women to spend a lot of time separated, something that is not possible without a strong culture enforcement of chastity on both sexes.

From the Why-Not-The-Obvious Department, a paranoid concern that we live in a simulacrum controlled by hostile aliens:

Top bank analysts claim there’s a 50% chance our world is a computer simulation and we’re all plugged into a Matrix-style virtual reality.

And they also reckon if it’s true – then there’s no way we’ll ever find out about it.

Our ancestors, who were not wimps or nitwits, would have immediately picked up on this and translated it into theological terms. Of course things appear managed; they are managed! And data in the world respond as if they were created by an external force and stored in memory, used as if by code, and rendered by algorithm. What else would you expect, if you thought materiality had a divine origin?

A look into the past by Peter Hitchens reveals the Soviet nature of modern American and Western European social conditions:

Family life, once begun, was precarious and fraught. Divorce had been made very easy by the family-hating Bolsheviks. One wedge-shaped Wedding Palace was known as “the Bermuda Triangle” because all the marriages contracted in it disappeared so quickly. I do not think I ever met a Soviet couple with two children who were full brothers and sisters. Invariably, it was a merger of two broken marriages into one new one. And no wonder. All the things that keep families together were absent or weak. Rents and prices were devised to ensure that even the educated middle class needed two full-time salaries to pay the bills. Unless there was a retired grandmother around, children were inevitably abandoned in early infancy to state nurseries and became the state’s charges. By the time I was there, the hideous state-sponsored cult of Pavlik Morozov, a young traitor to his family, was fading, but friends of mine remembered, sometimes with a shudder, being marched to pay respects to statues of this little monster, and to sing songs in his praise at Soviet youth gatherings.

Remember, the Soviets thought diversity was their strength, too.

From the All-English-Are-Leftists department, an example of how not to conduct analysis of anything, much less market conditions:

These examples could be multiplied endlessly, and not as the result of a selective choice of reports. A Google search on terms like “PFI hospital” or “private vocational training” will produce dozens more reports, nearly all describing financial and human disasters.

Yet despite this string of disasters, the push for market-oriented reform goes on. In the US, the Obama administration continues to promote the failed idea of charter schools, and Obama allies like Rahm Emanuel have carried on the war against teacher unions. The conservatives in Britain have backed away from the worst failures of the PFI. However, they are still enamoured of other Blair ideas like converting local authority schools into “academies” despite the absence of any evidence of improved performance.

The most obvious rebuttal here is that we do not have a free market system, but a system managed by many layers of regulation. Clever monkey Leftist (CLM) who wrote the article wants you to forget that and blame capitalism. Second point is that trusting any economic system to run a society is stupid; you need leadership. Leadership is demonized however by democracy, which cannot false the harsh truths necessary for leadership, so it elects actors who pass on difficult problems and let economic constraints “solve” them.

Do you want quality education? Remove all government funding for it and regulations on it. Let people hire teachers for their kids. You want quality healthcare? Remove all regulations and insurance. Let people find the care that fits their needs. You want good prisons? Actually, I have no solution here, since the real answer to prisons is to reduce all punishments to either (1) death, (2) exile or (3) restitution. That takes more sanity than our low-IQ society can manage however.

Are large corporations what ruined our democracy? Or was it… the Jeeeews? History shows us that instead, it was most likely democracy itself, because democracy ruins the ability of people to think clearly:

Say then, my friend, in what manner does tyranny arise? –that it has a democratic origin is evident.

Clearly.
And does not tyranny spring from democracy in the same manner as democracy from oligarchy –I mean, after a sort?

How?
The good which oligarchy proposed to itself and the means by which it was maintained was excess of wealth –am I not right?

Yes.
And the insatiable desire of wealth and the neglect of all other things for the sake of money-getting was also the ruin of oligarchy?

True.
And democracy has her own good, of which the insatiable desire brings her to dissolution?

What good?
Freedom, I replied; which, as they tell you in a democracy, is the glory of the State –and that therefore in a democracy alone will the freeman of nature deign to dwell.

Yes; the saying is in everybody’s mouth.
I was going to observe, that the insatiable desire of this and the neglect of other things introduces the change in democracy, which occasions a demand for tyranny.

How so?
When a democracy which is thirsting for freedom has evil cupbearers presiding over the feast, and has drunk too deeply of the strong wine of freedom, then, unless her rulers are very amenable and give a plentiful draught, she calls them to account and punishes them, and says that they are cursed oligarchs.

Nihilism Marches On

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Nihilism: A Philosophy Based In Nothingness And Eternity saw release approximately a month ago, and copies have gone to nihilists and realists across the globe. Nothing pleases an author more than to be read, analyzed, criticized and discussed, and I am thankful to all who have participated.

Above you can see a copy of the book residing quietly among works of note. This type of bookshelf would make any author happy, as the book is in good company, in the midst of the swirling controversy expressed across the ages that we might describe as the intersection of literature and philosophy.

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In addition, the good staff of Alternative Right (one of the original Alt Right blogs, being one half of the original AlternativeRight.com that split into Radix Journal and Alternative Right) have been so kind as to give the book some airplay on their home page. This is much appreciated, and will surely help this book to be seen for what it is, a radical realist manifesto for surpassing the illusions of a dying civilization.

For those who wish to secure a copy, Amazon stocks it and has informed us that they have received a new shipment after selling out the previous one. Even as civilization crumbles around us, there are a fortunate few who still seek reality and are willing to read about it, and I am thankful for them.

Outliers (#22)

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The linear art of cascading adjectives. Trump rising. Psychological trauma. Europe ablaze; use that blaze to light a candle, not curse the darkness! Collapse denial. 0bama destabilization. Cognitive dissonance and how to combat it. Free speech for the dumb (relevant).

Weekly rounds: here, here and here.

History shows us again that responsible, moderate far-right parties succeed where radicals do not:

Founded in 2013 by a group of academics, intellectuals and economists who wanted to leave the Euro, the AFD has since enjoyed soaring popularity through its furious opposition to the country’s ‘open door’ migration policy. Each time one of Germany’s 16 states has had an election, the AFD has proved itself to be a serious force.

The new party has virtually wiped out the Far-Right NPD party along the way. This neo-Nazi outfit had been running an aggressively anti-Muslim campaign…But their brutish extremism didn’t impress the electorate. At last weekend’s poll, their vote collapsed and they lost all their state MPs (their last in Germany).

Impurity (relevant). Cuck LARP. Anti-dystopia, too sensible/pleasurable to believe. Alas, we must romance dystopia instead. Secede from the modern world. Suicide versus coherence. Why Leftism? — because entropy. Asymmetry2. The invisible enemy thrives unnamed. Ultimate decision for Western politics (ulp!).

A warning from the Red The New York Times about matriarchy:

“Being hated by females,” she said in an email interview, “is a big matter for male bonobos.”

…Moreover, female bonobos rarely formed coalitions with their preferred girlfriends — the individuals they spent the most time with and groomed the most ardently. Instead, the researchers found, coalitions arose when a senior female would step in and take the side of a younger peer caught up in an escalating conflict with a resident male.

Struggle for self-discipline and transcendental purpose. Genetic aptitude and the death of the “blank slate” theory. Mindless modernity and the zombie pursuit of materialism. Identity.

Emptiness consumes us all, unless we fight back with existential bravery. Who’s up? Masculinity inverted. Media lies. Leftist subversion. Ecocide (viva Linkola et Kaczynski).

Teh Matix vs. Teh Establishmnet. Phyllis (<3). Demographics triumph over intentions. Democracy as Soviet-style moral perversion. Panorama.

A national anthem. Doff your hats, please.

T+10. Mother Theresa. Haafu. Plebism. Apple as a rent-seeker. wASp. Xenophile Occupation Government (XOG).

Into the void. Baseline. Globalism as morality. PC potlatch. Nationalism.

Outliers (#21)

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Donald Trump cucks the establishment again. H-wood Nazis could dunce the alt right. Global economic collapse joins the convergence of catastrophes. America waking up to the fact that diversity does not work. Leftism is parasitism. Democracy creates secret and deceptive government. Clarifying the alt right through two pillars: ethnic survival and self-determination. Realizing that rock, blues, jazz and pop are a musical sham. Remember when you read the speeches that they are tearing down our future. Cultural evanescence. No, come back. Weekly round: here and here.

The alt right as an eternal Phoenix. For its core, look to its desire to ask the big existential questions. Socialism destroys White cultures.

My takeaway from Revolution is that socialism corrupts White people as assuredly as it corrupts everyone else. Five decades of a cradle-to-grave welfare state made New Zealanders lazy and complacent. As r/K selection theory shows us, free resources inevitably breed a nation of sexually deviant layabouts. A society where success is determined not by your intelligence or ingenuity but by how well you can game the bureaucracy is one that will inevitably fall apart, regardless of its racial composition.

Deutschland rising. Our elites are both corrupt and mentally incompetent. The White Country. The most heretical book. The Alt Right is not Nazi (or, by extension, “white nationalist” or other ethno-bolshevik movements). Do you need a reminder that the media always lies when they can hurt the Right and advance the Left? Do you still own a television or read newspapers and magazines? What about mainstream sites? Those are all dead now, to a sane person. Belonging.

Can women kill? Lock ‘n load! Slow collapse, as Isaac Asimov (and other sci-fi writers) saw it. Gun ownership for a gentleman. Reaching out to young people. Oppression saves lives. Neoreaction = consequentialism (and possibly feudalism). Realpolitik.

Wealthcrash. The New Terror War: against nerdy white nationalism. Incompetence like a wave of zombies. Cold void desolation. Viz:

The passage evokes a kind of impersonal awe, a cold rationalism, a null-state. In the late 1940s, the Japanese philosopher Keiji Nishitani would summarize Nietzsche’s fable in different terms. “The anthropomorphic view of the world,” he writes, “according to which the intention or will of someone lies behind events in the external world, has been totally refuted by science. Nietzsche wanted to erase the last vestiges of this anthropomorphism by applying the critique to the inner world as well.”

Secular fundamentalism presents paradoxical thinking and, therefore, fails.

Guns and cops in Chicagoland, the American third world. College is a flaming scam. Big xogbux in refugee relocation. Virtue signaling masochism. Men dropping out as matriachal PC, regulatory, egalitarian State rises. Trust (relevant musical cue). Blood supply. MANPOETRY. Girls, girls, girls. The penny as an American ikon. On Empire. Demons, calling your name. Anglo-America in hiding.

Open Thread
Study Questions

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  • What other article areas should we tackle?

Readers React to Nihilism: A Philosophy Based In Nothingness And Eternity As More Copies Arrive

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A reader writes:

I received my copy last week and took Thursday off to read. I am very much enjoying it. I may have to order my wife her own copy, as she is becoming impatient.

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Another reader says:

[A] week ago you wrote a short article in which you asked for pictures of copies of “Nihilism”. Here is a picture of my copy which arrived today.

With such readers, the book has succeeded beyond my hopes. The emails, reviews and mentions out there are responsible for briefly restoring my faith in humanity, specifically between 3:13 AM and 3:17 AM last Tuesday. The above reader is correct in that some time ago, I encouraged people to send in their pictures of the book so that they could be published here. This request is still open not in the least because it is great fun to see all these copies showing up from across the world.

Nihilism: A Philosophy Based In Nothingness And Eternity also received a review from internet apocalypse/whiskey/sex/robotics hub groin.com, which is (fair disclaimer) one of our sites, but run by an entirely different staff:

Nihilism by Brett Stevens (2016) Highly Recommended.

Are you ready to challenge your basic assumptions about humanity? If you answered yes, then I would highly recommend you add this book to the end of summer reading list. Its author keeps the readers turning the pages by strongly challenging basic assumptions about whether modern civilization is on the right track or not. Stevens argues that society is in denial about how bad things are, like in Voltaire’s Candide. His condemnation of society as well as his remedies both challenge the reader to brainstorm with him about how it could be possible to get civilization back on track. He avoids fatalism by not saying everything is doomed. But rather suggests his own solutions, which is refreshing (whether or not you necessarily agree with all of them). The author believes that much less government imposed order would be beneficial to humanity. This is interesting because it evokes some libertarian principles. There is Rousseau/Hobbesian inspired state of nature aspects to this book. At the same time it is ironic. Since it crosses with a form of Jacksonian social Darwinism, which is looked down upon by scholars traditionally (yet has always had populist appeal). A highly provocative book, for deep thinkers. – Steve C.

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Outliers (#20)

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Images radiating through the mind. It’s Happening. FMBM. Fighting. Normies. Burkini Atoll. Total War. Weekly round: here.

Alt Right media feast: Zionist alt right. Sensible summary. Iconography. Shock troops. Distilled. Wacism. Identity. Radical, dude. Shillarious. Voices (wake us and then…). #Triggered! Race realism. Amren on the air. ‘Splainin’. Greerian analysis. WSJ and the video. Convergence. A primer.

The anti-diversity position

Few understand this idea; Leftists obviously refuse to, and Rightists just do not seem to be able to grasp the subtlety. If one is anti-diversity, it is a recognition that any diversity is toxic. This is not a veiled stab at African-Americans, gypsies or Jews; it is pure logic applied: if more than one group exists in the same place, no group will be able to define the values of that place, and therefore, a constant internal dissent — a type of background hum — will pervade all activities. Eventually that civilization will tear itself apart. Robert Putnam’s research on diversity is just the tip of the iceberg; diversity lowers social trust. It also destroys the ability to have culture, standards or values other than the lowest common denominator, which makes no one happy, and makes all minority groups feel subjugated and the majority feel parasitized. No one with a functional brain thinks that diversity can work, which makes you wonder why the Left insists that it does. The answer is that they want to destroy culture, heritage and standards so that the individual alone is the focus, and diversity is a means to that end. They will then need Big Government to constrain the resulting anarchy and be amazed when that ends in totalitarian Communism, as if they could not have predicted that. Then again, when your political platform begins with denying reality in order to destroy social order, you have cast aside any hope of understanding the consequences of any actions and the effects of any cause.

For your amusement, an early proto-Outliers. The null reaction to these convinced me to never do linkposts again. Should this continue? Answer in the comments, if you have a moment.

Rule of law is not part of the Western paradigm. The bottom line. How to think (realistically). Boycott Target. Ryan Lochte, innocent beer fan. (Un)common sense. Elite immunity (indemnified from accountability). The real Right. Information warfare.

Mediocracy

It is time we recognize the true goal of egalitarianism: legitimizing mediocrity. To hide this fact, they always argue from the extremes, so that we are presented with a blind retarded gay minority orphan with irritable bowel syndrome and told that if he cannot experience freedom, none of us have freedom, so everyone must change to the standard that allows blind retarded gay minority orphans with colon disease to serve as the form factor for which society is designed. What they really mean is that they want morally neutral, indecisive, and not particularly insightful people of no particular ability to be able to beat down the ones with particular abilities and high levels of intelligence, beauty and moral character. Liberals are the people in the middle, who are not suffering but also have nothing distinctive to put next to their names, therefore are always ranging and hungry like a wolf with AIDS. They want to destroy anything which has risen above a C level activity, and then declare that really well-executed C-level thinking is A-level work. They will replace all heroes with fakes, all artists with entertainers, and otherwise turn everything they touch into mediocrity. Only when hidden in a vast sea of mediocrity can they feel their personal mediocrity will not be noticed, and it is this fear and resentment that propels them.

Meme this: Molly Norris. Piousislamophilia. Economics. Lost Souls. Race and fiber. Liberals are bigots. USA = Globalism. Lawns.

What is the alt right?

It can be explained at its simplest and most central as being the triumph of nature over human intentions. Natural methods work because they are reality-based, finely granular and use resonant or balanced internal structures. Human intentions work on the level of appearance, not so much symbols as social gestures to one another. This creates a death spiral where people “must” and “should” do what gives a group of people warm fuzzies, even though they know it is insane, and in the process it drives them insane. For centuries or longer this has been eating the West because of Western success at civilization enabling the population that would otherwise die off to thrive. We now have some good people and many useless ones, and if Western Civilization is to survive, the useless must be disenfranchised and dispossessed and the good must triumph. This is how it is in nature: the wolf who leads the pack is the strongest, and the trees that rise the highest are the healthiest. Leftism is a movement to sabotage this natural process and its implicit hierarchy and standards by demanding tolerance for that which is unrealistic through the process of “equality,” which makes wrong equal to right so long as a person “believes” that wrong. After WWII, this movement took over the West, and the alt right is the first credible pushback because it is honest, atavistic and naturalistic.

Fecal swastika. Mexican anti-Black aggression. Hillarious irrelevance. 25+. Rediscovering the divine. Europocalypse.

Sovietization of the USA. Dream Long Dead. New consciousness. WASPism.

Outliers (#19)

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Inverted morality. Market breakdown. World downfall. Trolsk dominance. Race riots (unrecognized as such). Albion Awakening launches. Sexbots rising. Racial crime-warfare. End democracy. “Essentialism”. Media mafia. Libertarian confusion. Neoliberalism. Gattaca. Unslaverying work. Multicultural victimhood. Pax Americana. Trump fetishism as hangover from weak Dads. Revolution2. Lynching and its causes.

Broken science. Black pride. Normalizing mental illness. Moral tales. Vive le South. Snippets. Open-minded voters for Trump. Xenophobia (<3). Fakeconomics. Rape, rape, rape. Afro-centric. To fight liberalism, promote excellence. Female social media. Persuasion. Nowhere but up for Black USA. Leftist solidarity, or maybe just conformity, and race trumps conservative identity. So: no proposition nation for the Right. It’s $current_year. Merkel downfall. Genetics of muscle fiber. Male intelligence. Multi-ethnic society = genocide.

Milwaukee ablaze. Greed… or just evil? Popularity is (also) tyranny.