Our Own Worst Enemy

The basic proposition beneath this entry is that the rise of the Right in Western countries is inevitable, unless we fuck it up. So, how could that happen? How could we fuck it up?

  1. Single-Issue-ism. This is the most dangerous one, in that it could screw us even if the Right succeeds. Our societies have gotten to this point because civilizations decay over time and we allowed ours to go down the tubes. No excuses. Blaming THE JEWS™, the Left, or even abstract ideas like egalitarianism is a mistake because it obscures the real cause of our decline, which is the human ego running rampant. Incidentally, this is the same thing that has killed many other societies. Go ahead and fix the rot where you see it, but keep in mind that these are all symptoms, not causes.
  2. Dilution/subversion. This is the second most dangerous one. Basically, we fail if we allow ourselves to be co-opted. This is the most visible issue to most alt-righters. The basic problem is that we cannot allow ourselves to become another institutionally-approved political movement, but we also can’t shut ourselves off in the margins of society.

    The key to avoiding subversion and co-opting is to ensure that the alt-right changes society, and not the other way around. Every time we advance, we have to force a concession from society that changes the context of the debate. The key here is a preservation of right-ward momentum, which is to say that we refuse to compromise the core of our movement while allowing “alt-light” movements to exist as a vanguard.

  3. Laziness. This one is a distant third, because the alt-right is driven by the kind of rage that does not die easily. However, it is possible, albeit unlikely, that big successes may make us complacent, and we won’t push as hard. A close examination shows this to be the same danger as point 2.

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