Did he make a genuine contribution to political philosophy? Or was he just some blogger?
He's a blogger who took thousands of words to complain that democracy must be bad because black people are involved
>>12381543If they objectively make life worse for everyone is he really wrong?
>>12381543Democracy isn’t bad but it certainly isn’t an end goal in and of itself. The purpose of Democracy is to replace hereditary politics so that we don’t have a Dynastic war every time the family line dies.The problem with Democracy is that the majority isn’t always right, in fact they are probably wrong just as often as they’re right. A voice in politics can’t be given freely, it should be earned by proving you are an individual with a healthy, educated mind.Bureaucracy done right > Democracy > Monarchism
>>12381554life would be equally as shit with or without them
>>12381530He looks like he watches blacked porn
>>12381567Wrong, without them America would drastically lower violent crime, endemic poverty and STD rates
>>12381581Jews are very often victims of their own poison. Sad!
>>12381530He slightly improved on Rothbard albeit mostly by ignoring everything Rothbard would have considered a matter of principle.
>>12381694Note: Rothbard is pretty limited to begin with, so this is barely an accomplishment
>>12381561>The problem with Democracy is that the majority isn’t always right, in fact they are probably wrong just as often as they’re right. A voice in politics can’t be given freely, it should be earned by proving you are an individual with a healthy, educated mind.You forgot to mention that Obama is not your president
>>12381790>dude just let everyone vote lmaoNice policy there,
>>12381706>Rothbard is pretty limited to begin withThe guy wrote something like 35 books on everything from Colonial America to Eastern Taoism.
>>12381561>it should be earned by proving you are an individual with a healthy, educated mindAnd who sets the criteria for what a healthy and educated mind is?>Bureaucracy done right > anythingShoo shoo
He was an expositor of the thought of others, not an original contributor to political thought in an real way
>>12381530His treatment of the JQ, and the subject of HBD generally, renders the rest of his contributions nearly worthless.>Everything MM said>but with Hitler (hail) as CEO-kingNOW we're getting somewhere
>>12382068>And who sets the criteria for what a healthy and educated mind is?the same people who elevated "democracy" to a sacred level i'd imagine. not the guy you're responding to though, democracy for the most part is a nice-sounding word, entirely supplementary, secondary, adjunct, not actualized in practice with the same reverence its treated in propaganda. there exist no democratic processes in the so-called "west," that preeminent big other that sets the global standard for acceptable societal behavior like the world's aristocracy. i see no democracy in america, i see no democracy in europe, just suits and bureaucrats who wield that word as both weapon and shield. as far as actual democratic processes are concerned, they're buried beneath layers of moneyed manipulation, propagandization and brute tribalism. the truth is, true democracy has never been tried.
>>12381530His name sounds like a Harry Potter character.
>>12381543akchyually he says it's bad because1) parties in a democracy are more concerned with gaining (more) power than with actually getting things done, causing a civil war-like state (when not a proper civil war) that renders the government both ineffective and unsafe2) politicians only have nominal power anyway, as it's the polygon (through the cathedral i.e. universities and press) that dictates the agenda by manipulating the public opinion which in turn manipulates public policy3) race only comes to play in that certain subsets of population (which happen to be mostly blacks and mexicans) for some reason find themselves at the bottom of the social ladders and thus are more prone to rely on welfare and thus rely on the cryptocalvinists tenets of progressives that makes the government grow larger, more ineffective and more wasteful in resources
>>12381554Elves aren't green, loser
>>12382291Those things aren't bad unless you're a racist who thinks it's bad for the government to distribute resources to black people. The purpose of government is not to be efficient, its to improve the lives of its citizens
>>12382680sure thing Pablo
>>12381530I have never read anything by him or know any of his ideas but I hate his name and face so I never will
No. He was just a blogger.
>>12382692The first two points have nothing to do with race you hysterical retard
>>12382692Well it certainly is bad for the government to distribute resources to black people on the virtue of them being black, which is the central point of a lot of his critiques>b-b-but you're racist for not wanting a percentage of your income to go to those with group interests diametrically opposed to your ownTake another swing, kid. Keep your eye on the ball.
>>12382692What? You actually believe that? This life has a big 90 grit dick to slam up your ass my poor virgin friend, but smile because we have all taken it.
Genuine insight ruined by obstinate support for retarded bullshit like "liberty" and other nonsense.
>>12383513His argument seems to be that democratic government is incompetent, this opinion based seemingly on the existence of the welfare state and government spending. >>12383547Why is that bad? You don't really explain your position
>>12384185Are you genuinely retarded? Serious question.
>>12381561I would argue that we don't have democracy, voting once in the 4 years for some dude or party isn't democracy.
>>12382214Kill yourself edgelord
>>12384185>His argument seems to be that democratic government is incompetent, this opinion based seemingly on the existence of the welfare state and government spending. It's a little more complicated than that. His claim is that democratic government is a bloviated mass precisely because it has degenerated into massarchy, in which the progressive civil service has taken the reins of power from the executive branch and uses its power to manipulate procedural outcomes. It is the civil service-press-academia axis that has displaced the military-industrial complex over the last century and have used its power to implement its universalist agenda at home and abroad. The disasters of Wilsonianism (nationalism, irrendentism, Iraq, Arab-Israeli conflict, etc.) result from this tendency. Democracies encourage low-level electoral warfare in which no side ever triumphs, leaving everyone permanently discontented and diminishing the effectiveness of government. The decay of the American (or French or British) hinterlands in favor of financialized citadel cities constructed on the back of a hat-trick of a financial system that deals only in imaginary digitized numbers floating around on someone's computer are the abject consequence of the West's universalising tendencies and will ultimately collapse in on itself like the Soviet Union through the backlash of its flyover citizens. Coming a decade after he made these posts, his predictions can hardly seem outlandish. The only thing he seemed to get wrong was in underestimating the rage of vaiysas (working class conservatives) and their ability to capture their countries' respective electoral systems.
>>12381530I think he made some good points which got lost in his pretentious wankery and inability to seriously consider the shortcomings of his pet theory. He was also annoyingly irrational when it comes to his 'just read old books bro' shtick. Hopefully someone in the future filters through his bullshit and condenses the good bits into a new theory.
>>12381554Are hey even green?
>>12385275>Hopefully someone in the future filters through his bullshit and condenses the good bits into a new theory.they already did, they're called lawrence auster, murray rothbard and thomas carlyle.
>>12384377No such collapse has taken place, and the West is safer and less involved in wars than its ever been. His thesis doesn't stand up, just looks like standard eschatology
>>12381567Our society wold be marginally better without jazz and blues.
>>12386987Country and heavy metal are greater crimes against music
>>12387015Both are descendants of blues. When it comes down to it, house.is by far the worst and most destructive form of music ever conceived.
>>12387052It's funny to look back on "degenerate music" and realize they were right all along.
>>12382680in warcraft 3 they are, pedro gonzales
>>12387262It was all downhill once they introduced equal temperament
>>12384212What about electing local government and state representatives?