The Emotions of Socialism

MC’s latest essay takes a look at the cultural destruction wrought by the Left as it implements its utopian socialist ideals.

The Emotions of Socialism
by MC

My cousin once told me that ‘socialism’ has to be right, or else life is not worth living. This has the irrationality of a religion, and it is this emotional view of politics that the socialist elite cynically exploits. But it is really all about the Garden of Eden, and whether mankind was corrupted or not. Is mankind intrinsically good, or thoroughly bad? Socialism appears to seek to rebuild Eden, at least for its elites, but to do this it must make its drones feel elitist and intrinsically ‘good’.

So whilst the elite enjoy their Eden, they must keep close watch on the gatehouse. They must at all costs keep the aspiration to the Edenic utopia going, but deny access to all but their own clique. So the foot soldiers of socialism labour for a utopia to which they are denied access by their own leaders.

This is the hoax at the heart of the problem.

There are prime weapons to keep the drones droning. For the middle-class college-educated there is the emotional appeal of striving for a better world. For the working classes there is the cradle-to-grave assurance of socialised medicine, unemployment benefits and pensions. And for those who don’t want to work, there are the welfare payouts.

But the cost is enormous, and this is where the careful propaganda comes in. Socialism within a democracy needs the worker to pay for the shirker. The real currency is not the dollar or the euro; it is the vote, and votes are won by targeted propaganda.

The middle class must have their egos stroked. They must be convinced that they are ‘good’ and ‘kind’, and that their ‘superior’ intellect puts them above the masses. The working class must be constantly kept in a state of fear, fear that they will lose everything. The scroungers need to have ever more desirable carrots dangled in front of them.

In the last twenty or so years, the elites have created a new group, the ‘itinerants’: foreign immigrants who are attracted by higher wages or welfare payments to settle the country but to also proselytize culture, to muscle out their own cultural lebensraum at the expense of the local indigenous culture.

The socialist elite always intended this to happen, it is a pre-planned part of the process. The whole concept of multiculturalism was pre-designed to accommodate this wave of hostile immigration.

What we need to understand is: Why?

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“Domestic Terrorists” Gather in Nevada

A man named Harry Reid represents the state of Nevada in the United States Senate. As Senate Majority Leader, he also holds one of the most powerful political offices in Washington. His former top aide heads the Bureau of Land Management, which mounted an offensive operation against the Bundy ranch earlier this month using armed agents, armored vehicles, and snipers. His son Rory represents the Chinese energy company that plans to build a huge solar panel plant on public land in the Nevada desert, as soon as the last of those annoying cattle ranchers can be evicted from real estate controlled by the federal government. The only thing standing between the Reid dynasty and the realization of its lucrative dream is a single cattle ranch near the town of Bunkerville, plus an undetermined number of dedicated and well-armed patriots who have gathered to guard it for the past several weeks.

Senator Reid is understandably frustrated with the situation in Bunkerville. Several times over past week he has referred to Oath Keepers and other patriotic groups as “domestic terrorists”, and their actions as “domestic terrorism”.

The following graphic, borrowed from Sipsey Street Irregulars, highlights the capricious nomenclature employed the federal government when it talks about “terrorism”:

See Western Rifle Shooters for more graphics, articles, and links.

Mr. Reid’s repeated use of the term “domestic terrorism” is deliberate, and has a specific purpose. As a member of the Legislative branch, he is prepping the battlespace for the Executive by describing the events in his state using those words. What we may expect next is that the Executive will also invoke “domestic terrorism” concerning ongoing events in Nevada. When that occurs, it will activate provisions of the Patriot Act that permit the suspension of certain constitutional rights for those citizens so designated.

Which is what those patriots gathered in the Nevada desert this weekend predicted when the Patriot Act was first passed — by a Republican administration, mind you, with overwhelming support from a Republican Congress. Osama Bin Laden and the Great Jihad were incidental to the purpose of the Act, which was to ensure that the federal government could crack down on armed domestic dissent whenever it became necessary.

The liberty-minded people who have gathered near Bunkerville to guard the Bundy ranch do not believe the current stalemate will end well. The federal government is unlikely to slink away from the scene, never to return. Its invincible power must be seen to be irresistible, pour encourager les autres.

Yet this will not be another Waco. Spend a half an hour browsing the patriot websites, beginning with Western Rifle Shooters, and you’ll see what I mean. Not only is the Resistance present in large numbers in Nevada, it is well-armed, well-equipped, and assisted by former members of the military who have experience with the army surplus equipment that is likely to be used against them.

In addition, events as they unfold will be reported, recorded, and live-streamed from the scene. Even shutting down the cell towers and the internet will not suffice to staunch the flow of information about whatever eventually transpires near Bunkerville. This revolution will be televised.

No, this won’t be another Waco.

In the meantime, the patriots gathered yesterday to take refreshment and listen to music on the banks of the Virgin River in Nevada — guarded by armed members of the militia. According to The Las Vegas Review-Journal:

BUNKERVILLE — Wearing a cowboy hat and with a copy of the U.S. Constitution poking from his shirt pocket, controversial rancher Cliven Bundy on Friday asked dozens of supporters of his cattle-grazing feud with federal land managers what they thought of U.S. Sen. Harry Reid calling them “domestic terrorists.”

“Are you guys domestic terrorists?” he asked the crowd gathered around a stage near the north bank of the Virgin River.

The supporters, many wearing name tags that said “domestic terrorist,” erupted with cheers and applause.

“That’s what I thought. I thought Harry was right,” said the 67-year-old Bundy, who was accompanied by armed escorts.

He made the statement before a “Patriot Party” that started at 5 p.m. with music by Madison Rising and Ron Keel, who sang with Black Sabbath briefly in 1984. A party atmosphere among a few hundred people grew as more supporters trickled in around 5 p.m. Some people were cooling off in the river while dozens of armed militia members wearing camouflaged fatigues patrolled in and around the area.

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At Friday’s news conference, Bundy said, “We’re not asking the county sheriff to disarm the citizens of the United States. We’re asking the United States to take the government-issued guns away from these people, and when they have uniforms on they shouldn’t be packing a gun.”

Asked what he’d do if he was served with a warrant for violating federal laws, Bundy answered, “What I said is, I’d yield to the sheriff but I wouldn’t yield to the feds.”

If the sheriff served the warrant he said he’d surrender. “Well, I’d have to.”

He said he has a right to graze his cattle on public land, not just a privilege.

“They’re rights. And I own those rights,” he said.

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Gates of Vienna News Feed 4/18/2014

An arrest warrant has been issued for the captain of a South Korean ferry that capsized two days ago, leaving upwards of 300 people dead or missing. The captain is said to have been away from the bridge during a crucial time while the ferry was maneuvering through a series of islands.

In other news, a Muslim cleric in Islamabad, Pakistan has named a girls’ madrassa after the late Osama Bin Laden.

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Thanks to Caroline Glick, Diana West, DS, Erick Stakelbeck, Fjordman, Insubria, JD, Jerry Gordon, JP, Nick, Papa Whiskey, Takuan Seiyo, Vlad Tepes, and all the other tipsters who sent these in.

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Jihad Pedagogy in Austria

Our Austrian correspondent AMT sent us a tip for the following article about the Islamic Religious Community in Austria, which found itself in a spot of bother over a schoolteacher who had connections with the Syrian jihad or somesuch — you know, one of those trivial, inconsequential incidents that infidels blow all out of proportion and get so upset about.

AMT had this to say about the piece:

This is an interesting story about a “radical” teacher preaching basic Islamic tenets to his students and who was consequently sacked by the Islamic Faith Community, which purports to speak for all Muslims in Austria but in reality only represents around 1,000 registered Muslims.

Many thanks to JLH for the translation from ORF:

IGGiÖ Withdraws Vienna Islamic Teacher’s Credentials

by Michael Wei
April 10, 2014

The Islamic Religious Community in Austria (IGGiÖ) has withdrawn permission to teach from one of its religious teachers. He had published Islamist propaganda videos for the Syrian civil war on the internet.

Last Friday, through a report in the Tyrolean Daily News, a broader public was exposed to a video in which teacher Hisham A. interviews a Syrian rebel, who has in the meantime been killed. Things moved swiftly after that. On Monday, there was a statement from the Viennese school council that the IGGiÖ had been asked to withdraw teaching permission. And the IGGiÖ announced Monday that all necessary steps had been taken.

Statements like those of Hisham A. in the internet video were insupportable for the religious community, Carla Amina Baghajati, IGGiÖ press officer and special inspector for religious instruction in the elementary schools , said to ORF.at. Hisham A. — presently at his own request on a year’s unpaid leave — would definitely not return to teaching.

School Council Acts

In any case, termination of the professional relationship, said the IGGiÖ, was the province of the school council. Like other recognized churches and religious societies, the IGGiÖ only proposes the teachers. They are hired by the state. The school council told ORF.at on Monday, that the legal situation in the case of Hisham A. was presently being investigated. Hisham A. would definitely not be teaching classes again.

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Gavin Boby in Australia

Last month Gavin Boby of the Law and Freedom Foundation did a speaking tour of Australia under the sponsorship of the Q Society. The video below shows one of his presentations before an Australian audience:

For more on Gavin Boby and the Law and Freedom Foundation, see the Law and Freedom Foundation Archives.

Hat tip: Vlad Tepes.

Holy Pascha in Jerusalem

Dr. Ashraf Ramelah of Voice of the Copts reports on the political and doctrinal ramifications of the traditional annual Easter pilgrimage to Jerusalem by Coptic Christians.

Holy Pascha visits to Jerusalem cause Copts to lose Holy Sacrament
by Ashraf Ramelah

While Jews around the world celebrate Passover, Christians from Egypt visit the Holy Land for their week of Holy Pascha (the Passion of Christ). For this pilgrimage, Egyptian Christians (Orthodox, Catholic and Evangelic) leave Cairo by the thousands on daily flights to Jerusalem. Egypt’s airlines have increased departures to twelve flights per week from the normal four, delivering triple the visitors to Israel for the occasion — an expected annual spike in travelers. In spite of the regularity of this normal event, rumors vilifying Israel propagate throughout the Egyptian press.

On Sunday, April 13, one Arab news website, Elaph, alluded to an Israeli government ploy by reporting sources in Egypt’s travel industry worried that Israeli visas issued for Easter travel are really intended for another “mass” immigration of Copts to Israel. These fears stem from earlier waves of Christian emigration which increased during the Morsi era. However, now their cause for concern is based upon an approximate total of 10,000 Christian travelers — hardly a number to alarm the Islamic establishment.

It is doubtful that Egypt’s ruling class views as disagreeable a potential exodus of Copts. It is more likely to be encouraged, if not fostered, as in the evacuation of Jews from Egypt during the Nasser era. Currently, focusing on such “news” creates an opportunity to criticize and condemn imaginary offenses by Jews and the Israeli government.

Meanwhile, Orthodox Copts will deal with negative consequences upon return from Jerusalem. The Church hierarchy is irritated by the pilgrimages to Israel and stresses that Orthodox Christians are in violation of a 1978 edict issued by the late Pope Shenuda III forbidding visits to the Holy Land until Jerusalem is “liberated.”

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A Brand New Islam Law for Austria

One of the last acts of the Austro-Hungarian Empire before it disintegrated in the aftermath of the Great War was to pass the “Islam Law” of 1912, which codified the religious rights of Muslims. The law was deemed necessary because of the participation of Muslim soldiers in the imperial army after the annexation of Bosnia in 1908.

Modern Austria has inherited the Islam Law, but Islam-critics have long contended that the state has failed to enforce the crucial provision that Islamic practices must not violate the laws of Austria. After years of contention, a revision of the Islam Law is in the works, and — not surprisingly — has stirred new controversy, since Austria’s increasingly powerful Islamic community has had a say in the detailed provisions of the revised law.

Elisabeth Sabaditsch-Wolff has commissioned translations of an introduction to the public controversy about the law, followed by an article about these unfolding events.

For readers who are interested in the text of the original law, see the Islam Law of 1912 in German, French, and English.

Many thanks to JLH for translating this comprehensive introduction by Christian Zeitz:

The completely unrestrained expansion of Islamic influence has long been a thorn in the flesh of Islam critics in Austria. More and more aspects of everyday life are subsumed by the ritual demands of believing Muslims and — frequently in a bizarre fashion — make a beneficial exchange between native Austrians and Muslim immigrants impossible. The left and like-minded political elite are working diligently on a glorification of alleged Islamic cultural achievements, in order to legitimize their claim of “enrichment” of a multicultural society with foreign influences. Economic and political ties between Austria and influential Islamic countries — especially Turkey and the Arab oil-producing countries — are being unremittingly intensified, and this increases their influence on Islamic institutions in Austria. The out-of-control proliferation of so-called Islamic “cultural organizations,” i.e., the multiplicity of oriental convenience stores and video stores run by “backyard mosques” provides a comfortable insulation for the creeping propagation of sharia. And in Austria, all that may no longer be criticized and opposed — even with qualifications — because Islam is a “legally recognized religious community” under the protection of the criminal religious “hate speech paragraphs” in the law and the anti-discrimination legislation.

In 1912 Islam was recognized as a legally equal religious community through a special law called the “Islam Law.” The step was considered necessary, because of urging by Bosnian soldiers belonging to the imperial-and-royal army of the dual monarchy of Austria-Hungary at that time. Of course, the Islam Law provides the qualification in §6/2 that protection of Islam applies only insofar as its beliefs, rituals and practice do not contradict the laws and customs of Austria. In 1988, by means of an ordinance considered by experts to be illegal, the legal basis was created for the IGGiÖ (Islamic Religious Community in Austria), which gives Islam exclusive claim to representation. The IGGiÖ has established itself as a powerful and politically influential lobby, which pursues Islamic interests in all areas, exploits naïve representatives of the political establishment and ensures a centrally coordinated religious instruction in public schools. Its advocates belong to a radical — albeit set up as “dialogue” — type of Sunni Islam, and see themselves as a toehold for Turkish and Wahhabi positions.

For more than100 years, politically responsible individuals in the Austrian republic have not succeeded in implementing the provisions of the Islam law or enforcing its spirit. For that reason, critics have long demanded a reformulation of the law, restricting the leeway of interpretation, emphasizing the interests of Austria, preventing an extra-legal status for Islam and creeping sharia — as it is or should be in a nation of laws for all churches and faith groups.

Unfortunately, the IGGiÖ has realized that the implementation of such a legal project would mean the end of its time of doing as it pleases in Austria. So — in complete secrecy, behind the backs of the public, enlisting the responsible foreign minister, Sebastian Kurz and several policymakers — it has taken the opportunity to finagle an outline of a new Islam Law that would even enhance its position, increase the influence of Islam on both culture and society, and could mobilize public money for Islamic projects like special cemeteries and ministry to soldiers.

So for several weeks now, critics and juridical experts have been trying too prevent an unnoticed rubber-stamping of this proposal in the Austrian national Assembly. They are letting those in power know that such a legal construction would clearly discriminate against the other religious communities in comparison to Islam and its radical representation, and would diminish surveillance of extremist groups and projects. It should be the intent of a constructive Islam Law to preserve the interests of Austrians and establish religious peace in the land. The following central elements must be considered:

  • Publication of the fundamentals of the Islamic faith and obligatory restriction of carrying out the tenets of the faith to the published content. That includes filing a certified translation of the Koran and those Hadiths deemed relevant.
  • Restriction of financing of the Islamic religious community and/or yet to be founded or recognized Islamic communities to domestic finance sources.
  • Restriction of possible membership in the Islamic religious community to natural persons, to preclude lobbying for cultic and religious practices through the membership of shadowy organizations of doubtful background.

Austria will soon have to decide whether it wants to establish in orderly fashion the primacy of the secular state versus the aspirations for an Islamic divine state, or intends to allow a further embedding of radical variants of Islam.

Mag. Christian Zeitz
Academic Director
Institute for Applied Political Economics

Below is a article from EurActiv.de (also translated by JLH) with a different perspective on the revision of the Islam Law of 1912:

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Gates of Vienna News Feed 4/17/2014

Most of the schoolgirls abducted yesterday from a school in Chibok, Nigeria are still missing. Fourteen escaped from captivity and returned to their parents; the whereabouts of the rest are unknown. An earlier announcement by the Nigerian army that all but eight of the girls had been released now seems to have been false.

In other news, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) referred to the protesters at the standoff between the Bureau of Land Management and the family of Cliven Bundy as “domestic terrorists”. He then repeated his point by declaring that they had engaged in “domestic terrorism”.

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Sderot, Last Enclave of Civilisation

Our Israeli correspondent MC, who spent Passover under the shadow of the qassam missiles in Gaza, has some thoughts on the current situation in Israel and elsewhere.

Sderot, Last Enclave of Civilisation
by MC

Yesterday was Passover, and we, the Anglophone community of Sderot gathered at the Paratrooper Monument picnic site on a mound overlooking Gaza where we barbecued lamb and talked of all sorts of things.

There was a mixed group, predominantly North Americans, but also people from UK, Holland, Russia, Argentina and Brazil as well as Israeli-born English speakers brought together by the common ties of the Feasts of Jehovah.

As one of my sons pointed out, civilisation stopped just 400 yards west and south of us. Sderot is the ‘Rivendell’ of Western society, the last homely house before Hell. We retreated from Sinai; we gave the land back to barbarism. We retreated from Gaza; we gave it over to the orcs and wargs, trusting in their promise of peace, ‘guaranteed’ by American liberals and liars.

There, at the picnic site, in plain view there is a fence, and behind that fence are the most dangerous predators in the world, predators who would take us and our children and butcher us and eat our hearts.

The fence is patrolled by soldiers who are heavily armed. They use the picnic area as a rest/turnaround area. They are friendly, and we happily share our picnic with them. They play with the children; they are civilised humans defending us against wild animals.

Sderot should be a burning scar on the conscience of civilisation. Here on the border of the barbaric, our much vaunted “Western Civilisation” suffers a dangerous crisis of self-confidence: we allow the ruthless bullying of a peaceful society by a barbaric horde because we cannot decide whose value system we most abhor. It’s only Jooos; they don’t matter.

The Jewish State of Israel has of necessity secure borders and a strong identity. To arrive in Israel is to leave the pretence of anti-terrorist groping and get real. Why are you coming here? What are you going to do here?

At Ben Gurion airport you will not be molested, but you will be scrutinised and ethnically profiled. If you travelled El Al, this process will have started before you even checked in at the departure desk. You will have been questioned by a seemingly 15-year-old child, politely asking tailored questions cunningly designed to cross-check ticket and passport information. And you will arrive here safely.

Many people come to Israel to ‘do’ Jerusalem. It is the centre for the ‘god’ religions, and the Via Dolorosa is many people’s experience of the country. Jerusalem was of no importance to Islam until it became important to Islam’s selected enemies. Now it is a handle with which one can manipulate the West; one can cynically use Judeo-Christian values against the very Jews and Christians who uniquely hold those values dear. And we fall for it every time.

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Gates of Vienna News Feed 4/16/2014

This news feed was actually posted about eleven hours late, due to yesterday’s lengthy outage. Our hosting service had serious router issues at one of its major server farms, and it took the techies most of yesterday and part of this morning to resolve the problem. As I understand it, a lot of their other customers’ sites were down as well — Vlad Tepes was one of them.

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Thanks to C. Cantoni, DS, Fjordman, Insubria, JD, JP, MC, Papa Whiskey, Steen, and all the other tipsters who sent these in.

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Music is Haraam

Madani School is a state-funded Muslim “faith school” in Leicester, in the East-Midlands of England. According to a tweet received by Vlad Tepes, the poster shown below hangs on the walls of the main corridor of Madani School:

So… The nation that gave the world Henry Purcell, Edward Elgar, and Ralph Vaughan Williams has endowed a state-funded school that would forbid all music as evil and sinful.

Welcome to the rich, vibrant diversity of Modern Multicultural England.

Update: Vlad found a high-resolution original of the image at the Islamic Posters website.

For readers who have trouble making out the text of the poster, here is a transcript:

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Boko Haram Takes 200 Female Slaves in Nigeria

Yesterday the Islamic terrorist group Boko Haram kidnapped up to two hundred schoolgirls in the town of Chibok, in northeastern Nigeria. Armed mujahideen overpowered the school’s guards and broke into a dormitory, abducted the girls from where they slept, and then burned down the school.

Based on the long history of Islamic slave-taking, we can make a fair guess as to what lies ahead for these unfortunate children. And the amenities provided for them in their new life won’t be as commodious as those given the sex-slaves of Rochdale and Bradford by their “grooming and pimping” masters…

Many thanks to Vlad Tepes for uploading this CNN news report:

Below are excerpts from two news stories published yesterday about the same incident. At that time, all the reports said “more than 100” were abducted. The estimate was later adjusted upwards.

First, from Sky News:

Nigeria: Militants Kidnap 100 Schoolgirls

Suspected Islamist militants reportedly kidnap more than 100 schoolgirls during an attack on a town in Nigeria’s northeast.

More than 100 schoolgirls have been kidnapped by heavily armed gunmen from a school in Nigeria’s northeastern Borno state. The attackers, thought to be members of the Islamist terror group Boko Haram, reportedly overpowered guards protecting the school in the town of Chibok before setting buildings on fire and driving off with their captives.

Emmanuel Sam, an education official in Chibok, said: “Many girls were abducted by the rampaging gunmen who stormed the school in a convoy of vehicles.”…

A similar account was posted by AllAfrica:

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Gates of Vienna News Feed 4/15/2014

The first anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombing was remembered today in observances all over the United States. Americans were able to celebrate the fact that, despite the death and horror inflicted upon Boston by two immigrant terrorist jihadists, our country’s vibrant diversity remains as strong as ever.

In other news, Islamic terrorists from Boko Haram abducted more than a hundred schoolgirls in Nigeria.

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Allah’s Best Dane

When I write about Danish citizens who travel to Syria or Iraq to wage jihad in the cause of Allah, I usually refer to them as “Danes”. The quote marks are added as a shorthand reference to their status as culture-enrichers hailing from one of the world’s innumerable bucolic bailiwicks where Islam holds sway.

The news story below, however features both a Dane and a “Dane”. The former is a young Danish man who converted to Islam, was radicalized in one of Denmark’s mosques, and then traveled to Iraq and blew himself up. The latter is his imam, who views the young martyr as “best” in the eyes of Allah.

Many thanks to Henrik Ræder Clausen for translating this report from TV2 Østjylland, and to Vlad Tepes for subtitling it:

Henrik includes these observations with his translation:

The Grimhøj Mosque in Aarhus, Denmark is widely known for its Salafist interpretation of Islam. A remarkable number of its regular worshippers head off to participate in the Syrian war.

In a reaction to the news that a Danish convert to Islam named Victor Christensen staged a suicide attack in Iraq, the mosque’s spokesman Oussama El Saadi told Danish television that this was “an act of heroism” and that doing so was “best with Allah”. He said these things without any sign of remorse or shame. Danish politicians scrambled to find a way to deal with such views.

This imam is leader of a major mosque in Denmark, and would certainly know Islam and its scripture in detail, as well as the relevant possible interpretations.

So when he states that suicide bombings is what is best for Allah, it begs the question:

What if he is RIGHT?

Transcript:

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