Oct 2, 2022Β·edited Oct 2, 2022Liked by Grant Smith

A refreshing blast of optimism, much needed under the grim steel grey autumn skies! πŸ‘Œ

Actually itβ€˜s a natural default to expand homo to homosexual rather than homogeneous, for the former is much more prominent in cultural discourse. Though the google Ngram tells a different story πŸ€”


Anywhoo, homosexual *feels* more prominent by far 😁

I stumbled across the other homo back in the day, when researching the weird geometric picture style that popped up in illustrations as if from nowhere and suddenly was everywhere; those featureless humans in rainbow skin colours, with elongated limbs and tiny heads. Itβ€˜s called Alegria or Corporate Memphis or Big Tech... or Globohomo flat art style πŸ™‚

As to the tactical workings of Globohomo, a parallel ↓ seems unmissable. An old quote, what we have today in this advanced stage is more like soviets on steroids, no way 'writ small' 😳

πŸ’¬ Political correctness is communist propaganda writ small. In my study of communist societies, I came to the conclusion that the purpose of communist propaganda was not to persuade or convince, not to inform, but to humiliate; and therefore, the less it corresponded to reality the better. When people are forced to remain silent when they are being told the most obvious lies, or even worse when they are forced to repeat the lies themselves, they lose once and for all their sense of probity. To assent to obvious lies is in some small way to become evil oneself. One's standing to resist anything is thus eroded, and even destroyed. A society of emasculated liars is easy to control. I think if you examine political correctness, it has the same effect and is intended to.

~~Theodore Dalrymple

Further to footnote #2, the good doctor on Taki’s last week ↓

πŸ’¬ The proper aim of a constitution is not to secure all the things that people would like, but to provide a limiting framework of liberty in which laws should be made.

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I was getting at this a bit too in my post this morning. The empire is no longer American, it is trans national. I'm going to link your post in the comments as I used the word Globohomo without explaining it.

They hate mockery more than anything.


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Thanks bro! I saw that you wrote the article but haven't read it yet, I'll check it out now. I imagine we were both probably inspired by Chilton's article https://neociceroniantimes.substack.com/p/the-emergence-of-the-transnational (which I neglected to link to, hopefully dropping it in the comments is sufficient to pay homage).

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I linked his post in the article. It clarified a lot of my thinking about it.

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Oct 29, 2022Liked by Grant Smith

β€œI’m further incensed by the attempt to characterize variability in external (and what I consider to be largely irrelevant) features as the fundamentally desirable component of diversity. This is like eating a daily diet of mashed potatoes with different food coloring.β€œ

Perfectly expressed!

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Oct 27, 2022Β·edited Oct 27, 2022Liked by Grant Smith

No criticism of any substack in particular, but as I flipped through a dozen, content-wise valuable posts, this stood out with its optimism.

I also aim for that, no need to be gloomy or angry all the time. *monty python song*

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