Ethnic Nationalism vs. White Nationalism

From Colin Woodard’s American Nations

I have felt compelled to write this post because I feel that I have not made it sufficiently clear why I defend the political views that I do on this blog. In time I may amend, or modify this post to clarify my position. It boils down largely to the fact that a house divided cannot stand. If a political nation includes large factions of people who disagree on everything political and hate each other’s guts for it, there is no reason to keep the country in one piece. Doing so results in wasteful damage to persons, property, and culture. In addition to this, the human species is biologically diverse, and without a means of preserving this biodiversity, it would be impossible to continue in whatever evolutionary path our particular ancestors have been in for tens of thousands of years up to the present time. Melting everyone into the same genetic pot would make whatever evolutionary adaptations we possess different to other human populations to be thinly dispersed in the human species at best, and in the case of recently evolved recessive traits, it would practically eliminate them. It would be like reversing the evolutionary clock of Homo sapiens at least 70,000 years back to the time when modern humans first entered Eurasia from Africa, before branching out into all different parts of the world. This was when our relative genetic variation was very small compared to today. I think that my concern is especially relevant due to the fact that modernity has removed many selective pressures which got us where we are, and the large human population of the earth combined with the modern ease of mobility would inhibit recent (as in a few tens of thousands of years old) evolutionary specializations from re-emerging and becoming easily fixed (widespread through selective pressures) through reproduction within small, insular human populations.

I consider myself a universal ethnic nationalist in that I have no problem with any ethnic group establishing a nation-state unto itself. I also think that if people desire to create a multi-ethnic nation-state, that this is fine just so long as all the parties joining do so voluntarily. In fact, I envision that a mixture of mono-ethnic, and multi-ethnic nation-states is probably a fairly bright future mankind can hope for in the next half-millennium. Both types of nation-states are good for different reasons, have different advantages and disadvantages, and ultimately will play different, but important roles on a global scale. So there it is. I am not a true fascist, nor am I an imperialist. Those of you who might wish to accuse me of such positions lack the basis to do so.

I would also like to note that ethnic, rather than just white nationalism would be the most beneficial for European-Americans, namely because of our diverse ancestry. For instance, someone of Anglo-Germanic ancestry such as myself has a distinct biological and cultural heritage from someone of Italian or Slavic ancestry. If we wish to preserve what our ancestors brought over from Europe, I don’t think pouring everyone into a giant stew pot and seeing what comes out is the way to do so.

 

Errors of the Alt-Right and their Precursors

After having watched a video of Richard Spencer’s presentation “Why Do They Hate Us”, and having read the comments below the video, it became clear to me that much of the general population is incapable of trusting the Alt-Right, including organizations such as the NPI (National Policy Institute) and American Renaissance, to be separatist or nationalist, as opposed to supremacist. Perhaps it is something about the image of a bunch of middle-aged to elderly white men in suits that gives them the creeps. I don’t know. For all practical purposes, those who think that the White Nationalism is covertly supremacist are really conspiracy theorists. They are very ignorant about the movement, and simply classify any movement that gives European-Americans a positive ethnic identity as “supremacist”.

A few comments were very interesting, and showed the diversity, and depth of thought found throughout the general public towards European-American Ethnonationalism. If you want to see the full gamut of public reaction you should follow this link.ImportanteVery ImportantHousesI perceive that the real issue here is that many in the general public are simply scared. they are reacting out of fear instead of empathy and reason. Either that, or they are closet communists… who knows? The job of Ethnonationalists now is to help the general public understand us rationally, thus we must clearly articulate what we are aiming for and what we are not aiming for. Aiming to make America a country with demographics similar to that of the mid-20th century scares a lot of people because it reminds them of the civil rights infringements during that time period. Therefore, a great error which the Alt-Right has commited is the conflation of ethnic nationalism with American civic Nationalism, which is largely (in my opinion) due to the (possibly unintentional) muddying of the waters by US presidential candidate Donald Trump and his Alt-Right supporters.

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Once European-American Ethnonationalists clearly articulate their goal of political separatism within a limited geographic area, critics will have two options: 1.) Paranoia, or 2.) Rational Discourse. Those who remain paranoid that this is somehow a supremacist movement will have a burden of proof to back up their position. The other option, rational discourse, entails taking an objective look at the Alt-Right, as Sargon of Akkad has done in making this video. I don’t think that the Alt-Right is objectively bad, as Sargon seems to by the end of his video, but it does need a great deal of reform in order to gain mass appeal and actually work as a political platform.

As a Tolkien fan I can compare this crisis regarding the Alt-Right to a situation in the Battle of the Last Alliance. The Sindar Elvenking Oropher, who, with his son Thranduil, leads an army of Silvan elves against Sauron, charges hastily into battle without the command of the Noldor (a very wise clan of elves), and is subsequently killed. Richard Spencer (like many others before him in the White Nationalist movement) has charged into the current demographic culture war hastily without clearly stating his ultimate goal and without sufficiently confronting the intellectual arguments of the egalitarian left, subsequently to receive backlash from much of the general public through the label “white supremacist”.

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Oropher’s Body

Now we, as young Millennial Ethnonatinoaists, Alt-Righters, and Neoreactionaries, like Thranduil end up returning from the battle, our courageous forbears put to shame, barely escaping with our (not life, but rather) reputation intact.We must learn from the mistakes of the efforts of our elders in our movement. We must use tact, we must carefully strategize, we must use precision to fight the great ideological Sauron of our time, Cultural Marxism. We must do so, not only for ourselves, but for subsequent generations of European-Americans.

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Thranduil reunites with his son Legolas after the Battle of the Last Alliance