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Jul 15, 2023Liked by Aionist

Have you ever read Paul Kingsnorth's writing? I recommend it to you. Almost all is subscriber only, but maybe you can do a free day trial to see this one:

https://paulkingsnorth.substack.com/p/saturns-children

He is writing about the flattening of culture.

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Thanks will check out

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Jul 15, 2023Liked by Aionist

I had a conversation with a fellow at work. He said, "see I'm a worrier Andrew. That's what I do. I can't stop myself." I said, if I were a Genie, and could wave a magic wand to take away all your worries, how would you define yourself? "I don't know." I said, that's what you have to figure out. You have to re-define yourself. You need somewhere to go.

I don't know. But I thought it was helpful. It makes me thing of drug addicts, that get born again. They have re-defined themselves.

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Role models are helpful because if we keep that image in our head of someone, we can begin to emulate their spirit. Great point, trying to get him to re imagine himself.

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The Frankfurt School adapted Marx’s theories on revolution to include Freud’s theory of the subconscious. The Cultural Marxists’ main focus was to reshape the subconscious of Western men and women and thus create new type of person: one who would react passively to provocations of all kinds.

Cultural Marxists encourage abortion, birth control, divorce, homosexuality, “carrier women,” drugs, miscegenation, the destruction of the traditional family, and unrestricted immigration of racial foreigners into white countries. This is a reflection of what the Cultural Marxists preach: white reproduction is evil, and that which prevents white reproduction is good.

https://nordicresistancemovement.org/what-is-cultural-marxism/

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I like your work and subject matter.

Two comments where I would counter you if we were in a conversation

1. "once you become aware of what it is, how it’s working, why it’s working, the ways it has been conditioned over time, the ways it should actually be working."

The ways you describe as being at work are the ways the ego is supposed to work. The problem is weak superego.

My point is that the ego and ego control methods are not where the" war" is taking place, rather the war is still over values but we have reached the place where the last taboos and the fundamental pillars of the west are the battlefield and a lot of people don't know which side they are on

This confusion plays out at work as you say, but corporate values are presenting more on the side of wellbeing than productivity. So the example of Mr Don't Giveafuck is actually what is being encouraged and not working hard. The incentives are perverse and the west cannot afford lower productivity.

2. Behind the scenes, the uniparty is causing this self destruction by self indulgence

The uniparty have total control of the narrative because only where there is a narrative there is a uniparty. I'd posit 9/11 as the start of this current regime. The control methods are straight out of 1930s Germany. It is now too obvious, since the lockdown, and people are questioning it all.

Images, yes, what is your image of you in your own head? That is the battlefield, are we weak and seek wellbeing or are we strong and seek our own survival?

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Thanks for reading and the comment. I wonder what you mean when you say super ego? I don’t have a concept for this in my own head and I wonder how it’s compatible with my definition. Just a word but I’d like to understand how you’re using it

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Thinking again, it might just be semantics. Your definition of ego could be interchangeable with Freudian superego, to the extent that other people judge you (I am saying we should judge ourselves properly, we think we are our harshest critic, but the moral quality of that judgement has lapsed on a societal level). Placing the ego in other people's minds, as you define it, is giving other people the job you should be doing yourself, which I think you are arguing. What matters is the strength and judgement made by the superego. I am just using superego in the basic Freudian sense, and noting that we have gone too far, and consequently too soft, with the notion of not judging other people or ourselves in a way that is socially functional and appropriate. Superego on wiki : "the super-ego plays the critical and moralizing role; and the ego is the organized, realistic agent that mediates between the instinctual desires of the id and the critical super-ego;[1] I think all people are more complex than any public narrative and people have to regulate themselves from an impersonal perspective for the benefit of "society", which people probably don't do anymore, either because their ego is "too big" or because they have lost the concept of a better perspective than their own. However, some people are turning back to religion and I think Jordan Peterson is leading people back as well as trying to articulate that perspective for modern times without being political, which has never been done

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"What matters is the strength and judgement made by the superego"

Yes! My point exactly. I have not read any Freud at all but superego seems to overlap some with my definition of ego. That image can be an oak or it can be a weed that strangles others.

A "big" ego doesn't need to be bad if it is healthy. I am defining a pathology (Oversocialization) as an ego that is so dependent on cultural norms of self-defeat, that the ego actually becomes a force for self-harm, the head of the spear of a will to nothingness.

We seek to grow life, to expand consciousness, to maximize the capacity to experience strength and joy. Modern civilization wants to destroy this urge, this will, in all men, and so 'Oversocialization' is an affliction of the ego such that it pulls the mind down into dust.

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Self sabotage, self indulgence, be your "best" self etc.

Have you come across the speech by David Foster Wallace from 2005 called This Is Water? You would like it

The fall of the west has been a constant theme for over 100 years, we're getting close to all hell breaking loose in the form of actual civil war of some kind, the term culture wars is where the veil is thinnest but it's more than just identity culture - it's the whole culture.

There is only the conundrum of mobilisation in real life, other than protest, and how to know which side is which. Maybe the clothes and demeanour of the participants will look enough like a military uniform!

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Jewish messianism has been spreading its poisonous message among us for nearly two thousand years. Democratic and communist universalisms are more recent, but they have only strengthened the old Jewish narrative. These are the same ideals . . .

The transnational, transracial, transcultural ideals that these ideologies preach to us (beyond peoples, races, cultures) and are the daily diet in our schools, in our media, in our pop culture, in our universities and on our streets, have reduced our biosymbolic identity and ethnic pride to their minimal expression.

Judaism, Christianity and Islam are death cults that originated in the Middle East and are completely alien to Europe and its peoples.

Sometimes one wonders why the European left gets along so well with Muslims. Why does an often openly anti-religious movement side with a fierce religiosity that seems to oppose almost everything the left always claims to stand for? Part of the explanation lies in the fact that Islam and Marxism share a common ideological root: Judaism.

Don Rumsfeld was right to say, "Europe has shifted on its axis," the wrong side has won World War II, and it is becoming clearer by the day . . .

What has NATO done to defend Europe?

Absolutely nothing.

My enemies are not in Moscow, Damascus, Tehran, Riyadh or some ethereal Teutonic bogeyman, but in Washington, Brussels and Tel Aviv.

https://cwspangle.substack.com/p/pardonne-mon-francais-va-te-faire

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Attack the cornerstone? Jesus Christ himself is the Chief cornerstone... You do not just sear your own conscience but deceive others with your lies.

In the name of Lord Jesus Christ I rebuke you Satan. The living God, who hides his face dwells in the deepest darkest depths of the shadows abyss.

All who enter through this gate are blind and do not do so of their own will.

Your “images” are a shitty sims version of reality, a computational algorithm in a dead black box. We are made in the image of Our Father, the living Creator God. May he have mercy on your soul and send the Holy Spirit to dwell upon you.

Next election I’m voting for a write in candidate. His names Lord Jesus Christ... pass it on 💁‍♀️

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Satan is a Hebrew god . . . Satanism is a Jewish cult . . .

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