A Strategy for Restoring Sanity in the West

Conventional wisdom in the United States, and the rest of world that has adopted the Novus Ordo mantra of Popular Government in its various forms, suggest numerous methods for effecting political change.   There are the more tasteful methods that conservatives have been using, working within the bounds of the system through democratic means, which has in effect done nothing but slow down the constant push left. This has led to people on the right, ranging from reactionaries, to racialist, white nationalist, traditionalist, and other dissident thinkers who stand outside the bounds of acceptable dissent from the progressive narrative, to seek other methods. 

Despite the novelty of being dissident to begin with, it seems that all have been affected by methodology of the post enlightenment revolutionaries.  We have seen the now, torch bearers of the “Alt-Right,” White Nationalist in particular, make use of the very tactics that the left revels in; protests and street activism.  These methods work great, and really pressure law makers to enact legislation to address an issue, only when there are supportive patrons among the official truth organs that educate the masses.  The official truth organs include intellectual elites that control the upper echelon university system, the mainstream media, permanent government bureaucrats, and their minor and localized subsidiaries.  The infamous blogger, Curtis Yarvin coined the term to describe these informal rulers as, The Cathedral. With so much control over the mainstream media narratives, including the acceptable opposition channels such as Fox News, right wing demonstrations and activism, can be portrayed in such a way, that supports The Cathedrals desired agenda.  Thus, it becomes necessary to develop a more systematic and subversive methodology to enacting political reform, which will only be as effective as its ability to win support from the very elites that it currently opposes.   

Those who make up The Cathedral, function as religious priests.  They are generally only elite in the sense, that they have real operative power, although informal.  Popular government necessitates that this power remains informal, to maintain the ability to perpetuate the illusion that the will of the people and consent of the governed guides policies and decision making, when in fact these decisions are made my academics elites.  These academic elites, who operate out of the Ivy League system, which is in effect a seminary, have sold those who are elite by wealth alone on the profitability of the progressive agenda.  These secular priests are now able, through their deceptions, to leverage the resources of the wealthy elites who are supportive of their cause.  Those of us on the right, know that this is ultimately to the wealthy elites’ own detriment, as when it comes time to implement the utopian plan in its fullness, as seen in the Soviet Union, and various other places throughout the world, they are the first victims.  For now, it seems that most lucrative corporations who are beholden to shareholders, are fully in lock step with The Cathedral, as evidenced by their enforcement of political correctness via censorship, and even termination of employment. 

The vulnerability in the position of the secular priesthood lies in its dependency, on the philanthropy of the wealthy elite, both individuals and corporations. More than likely, academia is so deeply entrenched in its ideology that a conversion away from it is impossible.  Therefore, parallel institutions should be created, and ready to replace the current truth institutions.  In the meantime, it is necessary and within the rights means, to court and win over the influential wealthy elites, of whom the secular priests currently depend.  A reactionary restoration would in fact, be more profitable to the wealthy, at least in the sense that they would be more secure in their currency. Mob mentality may work for the left, but for us our target audience should be this wealthy elite.  They must be convinced that our ideas are better for their long-term profit and sustainability.

How exactly should the reactionary right set about accomplishing this task? First, there must be clear solutions, to solve real problems, both for the wealthy elite, and the common man.  Ultimately, the support of both is needed, at least for a peaceful and legal transition out of our current governing structure. Although the right is convinced of the truth of its positions, they need to expound on and explain them coherently in a manner that doesn’t offend the average sensibilities. The left has become experts at manipulating meanings and creating new words.  The right must be cognizant of this and strive to carefully craft its positions without inviting the wrath of the mob and thus becoming too stigmatized for the wealthy elite to affiliate with.  Credibility must be built and maintained.  When the right builds parallel institutions, the standard of achievement and products must be held to a higher standard. Publications, online and on print should be of the finest quality. If resources are slim, compensate with quality of content.  Great care should be taken to extol beauty.  Beauty is a powerful force in relations with other humans.  Finally, we must stand on the side of truth in all our dealings, and present truth in the most palpable manner possible.  Be worthy, and beyond reproach.

This brings us to, what not to do.  For starters, don’t directly offend sensibilities that have been developed by decades of indoctrination and propaganda. It is not an effective strategy for anything, other than being publicly shamed, ostracized, silenced, and punished. For example, making use of Nazi imagery, or even using the term “White Nationalism”.  Anything that can be tied to our nation’s wars, civil rights, slavery, and anything opposed to the modern mythos, just isn’t worth using.

Certainly, the truth alone will offend many. However, language is still important.  The point can be made, in an intelligent and convincing manner.  Shock value works only to amuse like-minded people and to arouse the mob to crush you. Also, do not participate in public demonstrations, or other means of street activism.  The media will portray you how they wish, and that determines what the public will think of you. Also, you’re giving violent leftist groups such as antifa an opportunity to have violent confrontations with you.  They will be portrayed as the good guys, or it won’t be covered at all.  They also face very little risk of legal repercussion. You face many, for merely defending yourself.  Until the Cathedral is replaced, this will always hold true.  In the meantime, creating generic labeled legal defense funds and lawyer debate clubs is a good idea.

The course is clear, the dissident right must begin to organize and implement this strategy now.  Regardless of whether accelerationism occurs or not, this strategy will prove effective and necessary. The wealthy elite must be converted and convinced that the progressive worldview is not profitable or sustainable. The Cathedral must be replaced, perhaps with an actual Church, or Church affiliated system. The right must build credibility, embrace higher standards of conduct, uphold and utilize beauty.  The dissident right must also, use sensible and respectable language, and be cognizant of the leftist distortion of language.  And finally, don’t purposefully use offensive anti-American imagery. Working together in common interest, with this strategy, someday a stable, secure and just system can be restored in America, and thus all the Western world. Godspeed.

9 Comments Add yours

  1. I would qualify your words thusly: Distorting truth wins no worthy victory. The wealthy elite in America and world did not acquire their position by moral means and are unlikely to be swayed to any species of morality that does not aid in them retaining their positions of wealth and influence. The Thiel Strategy will always end in failure, because the power elites will only accept a processed, diluted form of our programme. We compromised on Trump and the sodomites; what good has it gotten us but a brief stay of execution?

    If we abandon WN and bad optics (which we should, no doubt), we must do so because those things are mere simulacra of beauty and truth, and are in themselves neither beautiful or true, NOT merely because they do not serve our interests. You cannot fool God, which is to say, you cannot teach half-truths as a means to Truth because you will begin mistaking them for Truth. This is what Nietzsche meant when he talked about fighting monsters and staring into the Abyss.

    For parallel institutions to succeed they must actively ignore the institutions they are trying to replace: it is not enough to set up a parallel post office if all you do is talk about and mimic in opposite the existing postal service, or worse, employ it. Any institution we cannot afford to ignore we cannot replace, meaning that we must be choosy with how we establish parallel institutions.

    Finally, you cannot save the West. That ship has sailed. We can either work for a future in which we exist or we can join in the great suicide pact of trying to renovate a building that is actively burning down. Our best hope now resides in getting everything we can save – that is worth saving – out of the building before the roof caves in so we can move it into the replacement we build on the same site of the ruins of Western Civilization.

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    1. Michael Sisco says:

      Good points.

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  2. boomrx says:

    This is all very elegant and beautifully stated, but the time for platitudes is almost done. There are two parallel universers trying to occupy the same space here in America and the reoncilliation is not going to be pretty. But then again, I hope I am wrong.

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    1. R. Landry - Editor says:

      I find myself agreeing with this sentiment more than the essay, but I believe in institution building for whatever comes our way.

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      1. Michael Sisco says:

        Yeah. Either way it’s important to have the institutions in place.


    2. Michael Sisco says:

      Yeah, someday’s I’m right there with you. Other days I’m more hopeful for the pretty route…

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  3. boomrx says:

    Knowing there are thinkers out there like you trying to make sense of this seemingly unsolvable equation is reason for hope. History is also full of examples when there was nothing else to do but storm the barricades. Or maybe there was, but even even-handed philosophers have a breaking point.

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