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White Supremacy

No. 2,548

What exactly
is “white supremacy
”?  Has it anything to do with race? Has the BLM any grounds for making the accusation
that whites have suppressed blacks 
because of their “innate” racisim?


Like every form of determinism, racism
invalidates the specific attribute which distinguishes man from all other
living species: his rational faculty. Racism negates two aspects of man’s life:
reason and choice, or mind and morality, replacing them with chemical
predestination.


 Racism
is the lowest, most crudely primitive form of collectivism. It is the notion of
ascribing moral, social or political significance to a man’s genetic lineage —
the notion that a man’s intellectual and characterological traits are produced
and transmitted by his internal body chemistry. Which means, in practice, that
a man is to be judged, not by his own character and actions, but by the
characters and actions of a collective of ancestors.

Racism claims that the content of a man’s
mind (not his cognitive apparatus, but its content) is inherited; that a man’s
convictions, values and character are determined before he is born, by physical
factors beyond his control. 

To judge by Rand’s definition, the BLM is
guilty or racism, not the liberal whites who willingly raise their hands in
confession and kneel to black thugs in mass absolution and deference for
their  “crimes” against blacks, as can be
seen in many
pictures. How  many people are billing to abase themselves
before the BLM extortionists? Too many who are ignorant and clueless about the
blackmail being foisted on them.  


White supremacy is based on the premise
that Western civilization is innately superior
to the cultures of other nations. The term is bandied about as though its
meaning was self-evident and not open for discussion or doubt.

It may well be, but why? All the political
and social values that comprise that civilization and make it possible, reason,
logic, and their ancillary, philosophic allies, happen to arise mainly from the
Greco-Roman culture of thousands of years ago. That culture was mostly “white.”
Western concepts of freedom and liberty did not originate in Timbuktu, or in
Bagdad, Egypt, Bora Bora or Islam..
Western civilization has been distinctively “white.” But why?  Did the climate contribute to the development
of Western concepts?  Or at least
encourage their development, by being conducive to calm reflection and studied
ponderance?. Were Caucasians in the northern Mediterranean Innately predisposed to philosophy, and science?

I don’t think so. I have not encountered an
essay that delves in any depth into the subject of why our civilization owes its existence to mainly “white”
accomplishments.


Kyle Smith penned
an interesting and revealing essay about the white “guilt” inculcated in many
whites by the exhortations of black extortionists, and emphasized that the
white “guilt” is a cult.
. CAryn.c.,
June 7. Amidst nationwide Black Lives Matter protests, a black
man and woman are seated on a park bench while a white woman wearing a
sweatshirt that reads “LOVE” takes to her megaphone. “We repent on behalf of,
uh, Caucasian people,” she says. A small crowd of white people comes to kneel
before the two seated black folks, who are co-pastors of a local church. Some
of the kneelers wash the feet of the black people. A white man with an English
accent solemnly intones, “It’s our honor to stand here on behalf of all white
people, . . . repenting, Lord, for our aggression, Lord, repenting for our
pride, for thinking that we are better, that we are above.”
Kyle Smith further observes: Anti-racism is
the most critical element of a broader new Woke Orthodoxy whose other elements
include environmental apocalypticism, feminism, and a severing of sexual
identity from genetic indicators.

“There is more dogmatism in this ideology
than in most of contemporary American Catholicism,” writes the Catholic
columnist Andrew Sullivan. “And more intolerance. Question any significant part
of this, and your moral integrity as a human being is called into question.”

The BLM wants to punish whites for their
alleged racism of the past, or of their ancestors, and elevate black supremacy with the destruction of
‘”white” society, together with the wholesale obliteration of a civilization.
And  of capitalism..And of  freedom, and freedom of speech.


I find the concept of “white supremacy”
invalid and distracting , diversionary and a stalking horse. It is itself a racist term, because
it ascribes the actions and policies of the ancestors of one group to heinous
consequences of another. It is not “white” supremacy that the BLM wants to
counter and defeat and wring some justice or compensation from whites. . It is
the supremacy of the mind, of its
capacity to think, and to reason. The BLM wants to swap “white” supremacy for its own Marxist brand.



The capacity to think is an attribute shared
by men of all races. Why our culture is based on the policies of our ancestors
– who happen to have been white – may be an accident of climate or geography.
It is the subject of a possible work in culture anthropology.

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4 Comments

  1. Tom

    Good piece.

  2. revereridesagain

    Reason and reality have no place in the (Only) Black Lives Matter movement. It is the insurgency of pure tribalism and must be resisted due to its overt threats and acts of violence against anyone who falls into its category of "enemy".

  3. Edward Cline

    "White Supremacy" was a dodgy subject to cover, hoping that readers wouldn't construe it as an endorsement of the KKK and the like. I think I got it right, after a day's research and rewriting. The difficult subject to discuss was why our civilization is based basically on the Greek and Roman cultures, which were "white." I haven't discovered any works that delve into that subject (I'm sure one exists, buried in the Internet somewhere.) search as I did.

  4. Edward Cline

    Revere rides again: agreed.

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