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Here’s Gad Saad saying the quiet part out loud. The part that many of our friends here only see sometimes, or in glimpses.
I am a very optimistic person; I am a fighter for Western values and liberties; I am a dogged defender of science, reason, and common sense. I must say though that I am unsure that the West can recover from its multifront civilizational suicide. Yes, I’ve talked about these issues for decades and wrote a book about it but the past few weeks have crystallized the extent to which the problem has become intractable. It will be a long and ultimately bloody demise and the West will be the first society in recorded history to fully self-implode due to its parasitic ideological rapture. It is a gargantuan Greek tragedy that will shape the future of humanity. This is not hyperbole. Your grandchildren will pay a very high price for your “progressive” arrogance rooted in the pursuit of Unicornia that only exists in the recesses of deeply flawed parasitized minds. [emphasis added — bdb]
“Men occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of them pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing had happened.” — Winston Churchill
You know why the men of Western Civilization think about the Roman Empire so much? Because the men of the Roman Empire are no longer here to do it.
Thousands of years from now, students will wonder how a people so relatively advanced for our primitive digital age times were conquered, displaced, wiped out, and our culture obliterated by vicious, illiterate, hand-to-mouth savages. They won’t see the supposedly subtle gradations that seem like hair-splitting now. They will see the clear, definitive results.
They will wonder at our thundering stupidity, but they will not be alarmed. They will be grateful, for they are the descendants of the savages. That’s why it will be thousands of years before they begin to wonder what happened to us.
This year is the 50th anniversary of the publication of The Camp of the Saints by Jean Raspail. There’s a pdf available here. I confess that I have not read the thing in its entirety, despite pawing at it for the last ten years. It seems enough to read the hoopla around it. Get some of the feedback from both sides, and think to yourself, “yeah, but one of these sides keeps getting proven wrong…”
If you are unfamiliar with the work, it centers upon a fancifully large tidal wave of the world’s poorest commandeering a large number of beaten-down hulk ships and steaming toward the shores of France while the French government dithers, debates erupt into violence, and as the wave crashes, the lights go out in Europe. How racist, right? Except that it’s Raspail whose dramatization keeps being proven correct. The fanciful part is just that it happens all at once!