EGI Notes

Sunday, July 23, 2017

Multiple Nationalisms

Good points.

…the concept of “white nationalism” is a distinctly American notion. Europeans are “British Nationalists,” or they support “Germany for the Germans.” 
This argument again? Funny how few people counter-signal against “British nationalism” despite “British nationalism” itself actually being a rather artificial conflation of English, Scottish, and Welsh (and Irish even.) 
Why is no one attacking “Spanish nationalism” despite the fact that “Spanish” is hardly more authentic than “American” – just look at the Basque vs. the Catalan, etc?

America has always drawn on a wider European base than individual European nations. 
So what? No one in America is demanding that the nations of Europe all drop their identity and become generic “white” – but apparently there is no end to the attempts to define “American” out of existence. 
How eerily similar to the well known Jewish talking points: “Palestinians are an invented people” and “Whiteness is a social construct” and “how the Irish became White.”

To which I reply:

Excellent comment.  Indeed, I've known Spaniards who were vehemently "Catalonian" and not "Spanish."  On the other hands, I've seen websites of equally vehement Spanish nationalists.  And there are Spanish pan-Europeanists.  All levels are valid.

One can go to absurd levels of microcosms here.  Spanish or Catalonian? Catalonia or a specific attachment to Barcelona?  A particular neighborhood in Barcelona?  A particular pub in that neighborhood?  Or perhaps different tables in the same pub can form their own tribes?

Cui bono?

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Saturday, July 22, 2017

Answering a "Wolf"

More permutations of "movement" stupidity.

...but count us out...

My reply:

We will.  Something that took me many years to learn, but which is now obvious, is that it is not possible to convince all people, or most people, or even perhaps very many people, of your views. What is more important: to convince the right people.  It is quite obvious that "radical individualists" are not the right people for racial nationalism.

Also: that "radical individualists" need and want a collective tribal wolfpack doesn't quite make sense.

As regards the main article: citing the Mafia as an example of a System-resistant group is ludicrous. With RICO, informers, targeted prosecutions, and sociopolitical issues, the Mafia today is a weak shadow of what it was in the past.  

The idea that the "Wolves" are going to resist the government like a Red Dawn scenario is equally ludicrous.

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Friday, July 21, 2017

Alt Right, Rotten Orange, and Silk Road News

Several items.

I can't really disagree with certain elements of the Alt Right on this, although I would express it differently.  McCain is a despicable subhuman. But it is not "godly justice" or any other sort of justice.  McCain is old, and he's had cancer (skin cancer in that case) before. These things happen. Illness happens, accidents happens, bad things happen to people.  I'm not going to celebrate McCain's illness, but I'm not going to be a phony and pretend that I wish him well.  I do not wish him well.

Interesting that the leftist cuck Trump is so hostile to the most right-wing, anti-immigration member of his cabinet - oh, yes, ostensibly for the recusal.  Also, some "alpha male" Trump is, using womanly passive aggressive techniques to humiliate Sessions into resigning, rather than just firing him and/or demanding a resignation.  Trump treats "dreamers" better than Jeff "Howdy Doody" Sessions - that should tell you something.

And let us not forget Roissy stating that Sessions as Attorney General by itself was sufficient to justify Trump's election.  That's not working too well, is it?  In more ways than one, since Sessions has been an absolute mediocrity, so far, in his position. Sessions would have been a better choice for VP - that wouldn't have changed the election outcome, but would have provided Trump some impeachment insurance.  By analogy, Sessions could have been to Trump what Agnew was to Nixon, while Pence is to Trump what Ford ended up being to Nixon - an acceptable alternative for the Establishment.

Asians again.  Surprise!  Of course they support flooding America with the flotsam and jetsam of the world - it's an implicitly anti-White agenda, and as is so often discussed here, the existential meaning of Asians is hatred of Whites.

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Thursday, July 20, 2017

Genetic Variation and Environmental Interactions

Genetic variation and environment.

Of interest, re: genetics, culture, and race, I note this methodology paper:

Identifying interactions between genetics and the environment (GxE) remains challenging. We have developed EAGLE, a hierarchical Bayesian model for identifying GxE interactions based on associations between environmental variables and allele-specific expression. Combining whole-blood RNA-seq with extensive environmental annotations collected from 922 human individuals, we identified 35 GxE interactions, compared with only four using standard GxE interaction testing. EAGLE provides new opportunities for researchers to identify GxE interactions using functional genomic data.                    

Basic findings were that environmental risk factors (e.g., substance abuse, exercise, BMI) can interact with genetic variation and affect gene expression. But the effects were modest, these were not large influences compared to other possible (e.g., additive) effects, and may have been affected by confounding factors (a possible problem when probing interactions for which there can be many variables).  In addition, some of the observed effects may have been in part epigenetic, presumably modifications due to environmental factors, rather than interactions between those factors and gene sequence variation itself.

On the one hand, the effects, being modest, cannot plausibly be invoked by anti-genetic determinists to prop up environment as the primary factor affecting gene expression (and, hence, eventual phenotype).  On the other hand, effects were observed, and these cannot be dismissed.  Of interest would be effects and interactions due to environmental factors other than those cited above.

Can culture, through its many manifestations, shaping the environment, interact with genetic variation to affect gene expression and, thus, phenotypic outcomes?  Would different ethnic and racial groups, characterized by group-specific genetic variation, exhibit variable gene expression when immersed in the same cultural environment?  Conversely, would genetically similar individuals and groups exhibit altered gene expression when placed in radically different cultural environments?  

And this goes beyond the more fundamental observation that genes affect culture (through the different phenotypes of culture creators, maintainers, or destroyers) and, conversely, culture can actually affect genetic variation itself (rather than just interact with it) by exerting selective pressure favoring one genotype over another.  Gene-culture cross-talk, if you will. See this old TOQ paper I wrote some time ago for more on that topic. Also, epigenetic effects, mentioned above, are another way in which culture can affect gene expression, but not to the extent, or in the manner, than the anti-determinists fervently hope.  The basic foundation for all of this is genetic variation; there is no evading that inconvenient (for some people) truth.

In summary, all of this bolsters the importance of genetic variation and, hence, genetic interests.  It also shows how reckless the globalists are in their indiscriminate mixing of genes and cultures (in Western nations).

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Wednesday, July 19, 2017

More Alt Right Stupidity

More "movement" stupidity.

Getting back to a point made here, one needs to remember that Liddell has a history of fossilized "movement" ethnic fetishism, previously noted, for example here and also here.

Of course, one cannot forget this either (emphasis added):

Perhaps worst vice in our circles is accusing one’s opponents of being “controlled opposition” or enemy agents without adequate evidence. Mike Cernovich has said it about Richard Spencer. Ramzpaul and Colin Liddell have said it about Andrew Anglin…but calling people informants without evidence should be an absolute taboo — right up there with doxing our own people to settle petty scores — as it undermines the trust that is the foundation of every functional movement. The enemy spends a great deal of time sowing distrust in our ranks. So the suspicion of being an enemy agent should fall back on anyone who throws around that charge without evidence. They stand convicted by their own flimsy standards of evidence.

Certainly a well-rounded contributor to Der Movement, indeed!   To be fair, the same should apply to those who call - with no evidence whatsoever - Spencer a "CIA asset."

The “Buck Negger” Trump is once again asserting his desire to do comprehensive immigration reform.

Cuckadoodledoo!  But, hey. Let’s concentrate instead on Trump’s “negs” and handshakes – more important no doubt.

Read this.

I observed no equivalent of jock culture; the overall dearth of masculinity among Nordic men is not a secret. Guys are mostly thin, well dressed, polite, and unprepared for a fight.

When Sunic made a similar point some years ago – albeit with less polite language – he was vilified.  Perhaps this author would be better received. One wonders – compare the modern description of “Nordic men” compared to that of the time of Karl X Gustav and, of course, earlier than that, the Vikings.  A Kempian racial “historian” of the future may as well claim that this drastic change in behavior has been due to “racial admixture.”  That’s not the case of course, and in cases like this, Frost’s “genetic pacification” is a more likely explanation – and for the Classical World as well.

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Monday, July 17, 2017

Trump, NATO, and Germany

What a real "Buck Negger" would do.

While the "game" faction of the Alt Right praises the "Buck Negger" Trump for humiliating the aged "First Lady" of France, and while the ethnonationalist faction praises Trump's speech in Poland, let us consider what a "blood and soil," EGI-aware Trump should have said to the Europeans:

You want America to continue to be invested in NATO?  Sure we will - if and only if NATO adopts as a key mission protecting Europe from the migrant invasion and the overall threat from the Global South.  You need to obsess less over a hypothetical Russian threat from the East and focus more on the real and continuing invasion from your South.  America cannot continue a political-military alliance with nations lacking the slightest spark of self-preservation.

And if angry Europeans replied:

What about America being invaded from your own South?

Then the terms of the debate would have shifted very nicely, don't you think?

Consider that the System/Left hates Trump and will always hate him, and given his plummeting popularity at home, including losing his base, what does he have to lose by repeating the same farstreaming that was so successful during his Presidential campaign?

That is what a real "Buck Negger" would do.

Speaking of NATO and Europe, it is high time that Der Movement stop making excuses for the Germans.  When faced with ultra-cucked German behavior, including politics/voting, one often reads:

You cannot forget that Germany is an occupied country!  What about all those American troops there!  What else can you expect?

That is complete, outdated nonsense.  Newsflash: the Cold War is over, Germany is united, and Germany is now, by far, the most powerful and influential nation in the EU, essentially dictating policy to the rest of Europe. If Germans were to, in the next election, put the Far Right into power, what do you think America is going to do about it?  Is Trump going to order the US military to overthrow the elected German government and install Merkel back into power?

While I understand that Der Movement is incapable of criticizing Germanics - unless it is to say there are just much-too-much altruistic and individualistic (characteristics no doubt clearly on display during the National Socialist regime) - coddling the Germans does no one, least of all the Germans themselves, any good.

Can we begin to treat Germany as an adult nation, responsible for its own fate?  I mean, they are Aryan ubermenschen and all that, so some personal responsibility seems to be in order.

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Sunday, July 16, 2017

Destructive Amoral Familism

Criminal auto-genocide.

This supports my contention that amoral familism is completely different from ethnocentrism; indeed, it is incompatible with ethnocentrism and is just individualism extended to a narrow kin group.  What can be more individualist and non-ethnocentric than justifying genocide against your own ethny on the grounds that it is profitable?

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