I’ve just been reading a discussion thread at Steve Sailer’s iSteve blog on the latest Star Wars movie and I find myself filled with dismay. It’s not the fact that the movie itself is apparently virulent anti-white pro-liberal propaganda, That goes without saying. What I find dismaying is the number of commenters who tell us that they have just taken their children to see this movie and they were appalled by the propaganda and by the fact that the propaganda was just as bad as that in the previous Star Wars movie. They admit that they knew the movie would be politically correct propaganda and yet they took their kids to see it.
These are people who for the most part not only identify as conservatives, they identify as belonging to the dissident wing of conservatism. They have contempt for mainstream conservatives. And yet they are simply unable to comprehend the blindingly obvious fact that all movies today are social justice propaganda. Every single movie. They still think that if they keep going to the movies eventually they’ll come across a few good movies that aren’t social justice propaganda. Which is not going to happen. Movies that do not support the social justice narrative do not get made these days.
So if you know that this movie is going to be poisonous, why on Earth would you take your children to see it?
Now I do understand that it’s easy for me to say that I find no problem at all avoiding modern popular culture. I don’t have children. I do understand that for people with kids it’s a real problem. But we’re talking about movies that are genuinely evil, movies that preach out-and-out hate for white people and for all the traditions of western culture and for all the norms of civilised society. This is a Disney movie and Disney is a studio that pushes the homosexual agenda even more aggressively than the other studios.
Of course the problem is that your kids are not going to be very happy if all their facebook friends and all their friends at school have seen the new Star Wars movie but they’re not allowed to see it. On the other hand if you’re allowing your children to use social media like facebook it could be argued that you’re already failing in your duties as a parent. It could even be argued that if you’re sending your kids to school you’re already failing them.
The real challenge is to find alternatives, and find ways to persuade children to accept those alternatives. There are thousands of wonderful children’s books and “young adult” books that were published in the pre-PC days. There are hundreds of excellent movies for kids that were made in happier times. There are extremely good TV series from the past that were aimed at kids. All this stuff not only still exists, it’s remarkably easy to access. Getting kids to accept the older stuff will be very challenging but the alternative is exposing them to cultural poison.
Anyone who still clings to the fantasy that majority rule in South Africa ushered in an era of peace, prosperity, reconciliation and all-round good feelings under the wise and benevolent leadership of the great Nelson Mandela needs to read Ilana Mercer’s book Into the Cannibal’s Pot
Mercer’s father was a noted anti-apartheid campaigner who saw his dream of peace and freedom for the country turn to ashes.
The grand experiment in democracy and freedom has of course been an unmitigated disaster. South Africa had been a First World country and is now well on the way to becoming another Third World hell-hole like Zimbabwe (another dream of starry-eyed western idealists that became a nightmare).
The problem is the stubborn insistence by the United States that democracy is an unqualified good thing that must be imposed on every country on the planet, whether it is wanted by that country or not. What western liberals refuse to accept that in any country that is divided along ethnic, tribal or religious lines democracy simply cannot work. Democracy in such cases will be the destroyer of freedom.
This has of course been the case in South Africa. Political allegiance is essentially a matter of tribal allegiance. The result is that the African National Congress is guaranteed of victory in every election. This is reinforced by the ANC’s very effective methods of getting the vote out. Those who don’t wish to vote for the ANC know the price they will pay for disobedience. They are likely to become acquainted with the charming cultural practice of “necklacing” – having a petrol-filled rubber tyre placed over their upper body and then set on fire. This is democracy in post-apartheid South Africa.
With the ANC having achieved what is in practice if not in theory a one-party state any other ethnic group can forget about their political rights. The Zulus make up around 20 percent of the population. They vote along tribal lines as well, for the Inkatha Freedom Party. They might as well not bother. Along with the whites and other minorities they have no chance of ever gaining any share of political power.
Of course the ANC does have some achievements to its credit. South Africa leads the world in murder and rape.
The frightening thing, as Mercer points out, is that the ANC doesn’t even need to hide its failures. They know that the tame western media simply won’t report those failures. The western media will continue to assure us that all is sweetness and light.
While world leaders seek to outdo each other in expressing admiration for Nelson Mandela it’s worth asking the question – what kind of legacy has he really left?
Archbishop Desmond Tutu has described the African National Congress government in South Africa as being “worse than the apartheid government.”
The African National Congress were of course Marxist terrorists and they have not changed. Margaret Thatcher expressed the view that anyone who thought the ANC could govern South Africa was “living in cloud-cuckoo land.” As usual she was right. It is depressing that no conservative leader of today would have the courage to express such a view.
The ANC were terrorists, albeit incompetent ones. Mandela was a terrorist and a doctrinaire Marxist. He has left a legacy of hatred and violence. He was not a great man. He was not even a flawed great man. He was simply a terrorist.
A story you won’t hear about from the mainstream media – the continuing genocide of whites in South Africa. You won’t hear anything about the two Afrikaner old-age pensioners who were tortured for two hours in Blackheath. You won’t hear about the 3170 white victims of racist murders since 1994.