A Dialogue against Neema Parvini's Fifty-Nine Presumptuous Theses of Nihilist Irrationalism Concerning the Power of what is really only One Thesis
1. "Power is defined by 'who rules'"
Power is not only 'who rules', which is a tautology, it is a force directed towards a specific end or fate. One may speak of destructive power, doomed might – as in Menoetius, the titan. Absolute destruction too is a power, and it acts against sovereignty.
2. "Mosca’s Law: the organised 100 will always defeat the disorganised 1000."
Fate’s law: A god will defeat millions of the organised; the law will make mortal the immortal.
3. "'Who says organisation, says oligarchy'"
Oligarchy requires a level of nobility and aristocracy. It is often a mixed state directed against democracy, or an emergency state when monarchy fails. Organisation approaches its absolute limit in the technical democracy – the total plebiscite. The modern organisation has no classical grounding.
4. "There is no genuine separation of powers."
There is a genuine separation of powers, democracy would be nothing without this law. And here Parvini contradicts another thesis, that "Culture is downstream from law." There could be no genuine democratic culture if it had no law of its own.
5. "There are no neutral institutions."
The fundamental law of technical democracy is neutralisation. Therefore, there are no neutral institutions to the degree that the world approaches one total neutral institution.
6. "Rule of law is a myth: power is always 'decisionist'."
The new nihilism subsumes decision to law, principles, and the sub-maxim. Here again a contradiction with the theses of law: if there is no rule of law there can be no culture.
7. "Power seeks to eliminate rival castles."
Neutralising, anti-decisionist power certainly does. But true power prefers the worthy enemy, the strong rival castle, to a void territory – which is a fourth territory apart from war. Anti-creation is the danger in ruins.
8. "Power wants to be seen."
A superficial power wants to be seen. If it is true power it will use the apparent as a veil. Nietzsche's weaknesses.
9. "Power must coordinate."
The highest power arrives with divine calm, particularly where its destruction is apocalyptic. There is no need to coordinate for what is certain from the beginning. Against coordination, all else falls before its law.
10. "Culture is downstream from law."
Culture and law are tributaries of the nomos, a river which often runs underground.
11. "Ideology is downstream of and a post-hoc justification for power and the actions of power."
Post-hoc rationalisation is a type of perspectivism for the weak – those lacking vision. They are caught in the eye beams of an impossible dominion.
12. "Ideology is a mechanism through which power generates consensus to make the exercise of force unnecessary."
Ideology is a collective idea. The idea is the well-interpreted; ideology the technically perfect.
13. "Power can generate its own subversion as a form of containment."
Power distinguishes. The power which does not distinguish is merely an automatic process – power in dissolution.
14. "Containment is generally more effective than oppression at maintaining power."
Containment is limitless oppression. It is the technical realisation of a total and irrational power.
15. "The disorganised masses are passive, feminine, and easily manipulated in all times and all places."
The feminised masses are a mirror of the ultra-organised king. He paid tribute to the god of wealth without knowing it.
16. "Revolutions will only occur when power has not the will or the means to maintain itself."
Revolutions occur in every moment; particularly the greatest revolutions.
17. "Any new regime will be established only by the most organised available alternative elite."
Technical elites are not elites. If there is merely a mechanism switch there is no real exception to the norm of power. The train switches tracks or derails – this is neither an engine failure nor an economic catastrophe.
18. "Apolitical formula is an ideological 'top line' that justifies sovereignty ('BS BS. BS BS. therefore we rule')."
The digital encyclopaedia is the sovereign 'top line' of a non-sovereign world. (Post-hoc word association. Therefore BS BS. BS BS.')
19. "Apolitical formula cannot brook an 'and'."
The apolitical by nature cannot be a formula. The maxim must have some infinite quality which no formula can even chip away at.
20. "'Clear them out' is the only political formula that can unite dissidents against the current ruling class."
'Clear them out, and, but, leave me out.'
On General Principles
21. "Ethnic differences are real."
Ethnic differences are real, but only for a short time if the ethnicity accepts the minimum wage of values. One must also say that biological race does not meet the standard of difference nor ethnicity.
22. "Ethnic in-group preference has greater explanatory power than individual merit at a societal level."
The ethnicity is only the average of heroic men.
23. "Even if culture is downstream from law and ideology is downstream from power, the culture and ideology generated by those in power ('who rules') will embody their innate characteristics and interests as dictated by ethnos."
Where there is domination of citizens there is neither a nation nor oppression – only containment.
24. "Civilisation is incommunicable."
Civilisations only ever imitate. They are thus the highest form of communicable non-communication.
25. "Therefore, no civilisation can survive multiculturalism for long."
Civilisation is multiculturalism of the blind.
26. "Progressivism is not simply wrong-headed, but evil."
Progressivism is evil where it is corruption of the good. That is, where conservatism is co-conspirator.
27. "There can be no compromising with evil."
There can be no compromising with evil where there is no god.
28. "What is called "Progress" in most cases is entropy and a sign of moral decline."
Failed progress is merely the incapacity for decision.
29. "The current elites in the West, who are totally committed to progressivism, are beyond redemption and must be replaced or else the entire system must collapse."
Counter-elitism is bourgeois politics for failed engineers.
30. "There is no meaningful difference between the establishment parties - Democrat and Republican, Labour and Conservative -these represent two wings of a ‘uniparty’ who differ only in the speed at which they wish to accelerate progressivism."
There is no meaningful difference between the modern ideologies, including apolitical nihilism (a redundancy). The apotheosis of democracy wields ideology as a 'motley-mirrored dress'.
31. "Liberalism is an entropic force with few if any redeeming features."
Liberalism was a response to modern providence. If it failed this was only due to its enemies being greater failures. Those today fighting liberalism are tilting at museums.
32. "Democracy is an entropic force with no redeeming features whatsoever."
Democracy is ultra-clearing-them-out. "Clearing them out" is just counter-democracy, an organisation of those who fear the aristocracy of exile.
33. "No progressive successes in history — for example the Civil Rights Act 1964, or the institution of gay marriage —are permanent and all 'liberal priors' are ripe to be questioned and ultimately destroyed.
Nothing is permanent. However, conservatism is the triarii force aiming to defend liberal permanence.
34. "There are no meaningful distinctions among the government, the civil service, the legal apparatus, corporations, NGOs. The media, academia, or captured churches – these represent eight tentacles of the same monstrous progressive ‘octopus’whose only role is to be tom apart and destroyed."
What does it mean to smother a fin or flap when you are a fin or flap?
35. "Libertarianism has almost nothing to offer the current predicament and is a discredited political philosophy since it fundamentally misrecognises the problem."
'Nihilist Libertarianism has nothing to offer the current predicament and is a discredited political philosophy since it fundamentally misrecognises its genealogy.'
36. "The Boomer Truth Regime (BTR) refers to the episteme under which we have been suffering since 1945."
The episteme of our time is the replacement of race with generations, the self-neutralising race in which all generations are equal.
37. "The ultimate evil in the BTR is the mid-century Germans."
The CIA is the limited hangout of the generations. Anti-germanism was its creation, a predecessor of progressivism.
38. "The ultimate good in the BTR is unlimited individual self-expression."
Twitter followers are the flaps and fins of the Boomer-Leviathan. Anti-boomer nationalists can only be found on Flapper and MySpace.
39. "The official doctrine of the BTR is 'antifascism' defined in the most expansive way imaginable to refer to all that is traditional."
Historically, anti-communism has held a more powerful place in non-political mobilisation. The conservatives even handed power to the anti-fascists with conspiracy theories, spectacles, and subterfuge of leftist groups.
40. "Mainstream politics in the BTR is maintained as ‘kayfabe’ with storylines, babyfaces and heels."
Dissident boomers can't comprehend the political, so they watch wrestling and try to make concepts out of spectacles. When not watching WWF they can be found honking digital horns at The Golden Girls.
41. "Human nature does not change."
Human nature is constantly changing, otherwise there could be neither race nor species – only one race...
42. "History follows a cyclical pattern of rise and fall."
History is one period of time characterised by light and darkness, formation and dissolution. These forces are also one.
43. "Civilisations are like organisms which live and then die."
Cultures have a second death; and redemption in pain.
44. "Therefore, all things must pass, including our current civilisation which is in the 'winter' phase of its cycle: we live in the ashes of civilisation."
We are long past winter. The spring is the rot of the underworld – the law of Persephone.
45. "We, the Children of the Winter, cannot pretend to be the Children of the Spring."
The children of Winter are eternal boomers. Zeus without swaddling clothes.
46. "Thus, all we can do is prepare the road for the Spring to do our best to ensure it will be a ‘good' Spring."
Only the commonplace concerns itself with the merely good. We will not rest until we have lived as gods.
47. "History is made by exceptional men of action who override ‘system' or ‘ideology' to impose their will on the world."
History is made by the dissolution of the mythic era; although history has its own myths specific to its sense of time. The latest figure of myth is the man of action: the pure democratic man who must build the absolute organisation.
48. "The ‘spirit' or ‘energy' of a people are more decisive than their beliefs and ideas in the struggle for survival."
Beliefs and ideas have moved more of the world than any man of action. The man of action appears only at the end of belief. He is the archetype of post-hoc rationalisation. "I act; therefore I am."
49. "‘Spirit' or ‘energy’ may be ignited for a time by exceptional leaders and men of action whose beliefs are less important than their vitality."
The greatest spirit includes and surpasses action. Cyrus raises the lowest men into centaurs. Beating a man into the ground would simply make him another Thersites.
50. "Assume anything you were taught about history in formal education was propaganda designed to foster, at best, the idea that liberal democracy is an enlightened ‘end state' for history, and at worst, social democracy, or sociaEsm as the ‘goal' of society'. In any case, it is a view of history that denigrates the past as ignorant, superstitious, and bigoted and that upholds the present as all-knowing, enlightened, and tolerant."
Advance is the precursor of progress, a victory which does not recognise its affliction.
51. "Your basic assumption about the people of the past should be that they knew what they were doing and made laws for good reasons, not that they were backwards or barbaric."
Regnabo; regno; regnavi; sum sine regno.
52. "Treat with automatic suspicion any book promoted by mainstream culture."
Treat with automatic suspicion any book promoted by the neo-elite.
53. "Whenever possible, consult books written before 1945 and assume they are more reliable than books written after 1945: the closer to the present time the less reliable the book."
In particular, do not read "The Populist Delusion".
54. "If the official explanation for something is 'They were just evil’, be sure to read the person concerned in the own words."
'Who rules, and, but, when he has been cleared out.'
55. "If something is banned or censored, that’s a good reason to read it."
If something approaches absolute myth, that’s a good reason to read it. Anti-memes are even better for now.
56. "Never count out the possibility' that official records have been destroyed or falsified."
Jet kayfabe cannot melt steel cages.
57. "If a 'story’ has been turned into a film, the version that the film gives will likely be the exact opposite of what happened."
Beware pop culture; particularly the popular politician.
58. "Anyone that comes to you 'pre-smeared' by the press or their Wikipedia entry’ is probably onto something."
Criminals are not by nature friends; particularly when one is also a criminal.
59. "If a teacher or professor presents you 'both sides’ of an argument, assume they are both wrong and move beyond containment."
BS BS. BS BS.
BS BS. BS BS.
Synthesis: Hegelian BS against the middle.
On Theological Return
60. Here we continue on from the laziness of the sinners.
61. The whole life of power today is repentance.
62. The will to organisation is mortification of the flesh.
63. The penalty of the flesh will continue as organisation, the hatred of self.
64. The self-hating organisation has replaced the authority of the pope.
65. All efforts today are directed towards total political remission.
66. God remits power to no one.
67. All penitence is remitted, and imposed upon the dead.
68. The article of death has no exception; this is the Holy Spirit of organisation.
69. Purgatory is the final penance for the dead.
70. Absolution not absolutism.
71. The living are freed from life, from penalty to penalty by an Unknown God.
72. Imperfect health is the only sufficient horror for the half dead.
73. The soulless horror should grow more and more.
74. Against the merit of the loveless: strife against strife.
75. Christianity of the titanic man; Nemesis cult of the last man; remission of the soul.
76. The almost-despairing is closest to nothingness; neither god nor devil compels him.
77. Can there be contrition for the organised, full remission of all penalties?
78. If it is the very fewest who prepared the ground for a god, then only in their lands will there be nations; all else is void territory.
79. That the greater part of man cannot know release from the organisation, he cannot know the ground of a god.
80. For God is above all the knowing, and his followers the well-interpreted.
81. Today, man does nothing but buy indulgences – this will be revealed in his powerlessness before the organisations.
82. Grace of the organisation will turn the last man into a Leviathan; billions are waiting.
83. Christians are to be taught that today is a titanic age.
84. Pagans are to be taught that today is another harrowing.
85. Antitheists are to remain forgotten, unmarked in death as in life.
86. The temporal remits the wall of time; an eternal storm its indulgence.
87. Treasures of power will be found in the last places; this is neither a law of distance nor extremes.
88. Venial sins, but nothing more.
89. An emptied purgatory is further emptied to the wits.
90. Man who cannot bear a pardon can neither bear the sight of the cross.
91. The will is above all the blessing and the curse of the interim religions; efficacious subjection.
92. The remission of life against death precedes the return of purgatory.
93. Assurance of peace will become the final tribulation; absent all those who say "Cross, cross!"
94. All escape from organisation is subject to inquisition.
95. Total depravity of the organised; unconditional election of the apolitical; limited atonement of identity; irresistible grace of the forgotten; perseverence of the saints.
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