Wednesday, January 22, 2014
The Dark Enlightenment for Dummies
What is the Dark Enlightenment? Recently, there have been a flurry of Cathedral hit pieces against this sinister force.
Let's see the words used - "sad", "creepy", "fetid", "angry". Yup. Looks like they used all the cliche "scare" words. The one paragraph below ("Blossoming on the Internet like a fetid rose") reads like a bad romance novel.
The 'neo-fascist' Dark Enlightenment is more sad than scary
Basically, it’s a de-Christianized form of right wingery that is drinking deep of white supremacy and racialism.
Blossoming on the Internet like a fetid rose, a mysterious new political movement has generated a serious and not un-terrifying critique of modern society. Its members are loud and growing in number, and they demand nothing less than the elimination of the democratic system. Mostly white, male and angry, they lie in wait for the imminent collapse of civilization