Monday, September 30, 2019
Religious and traditional philosophers often make something great by downgrading other things, for example, they advance the spiritual world by devaluing the material world.
Aristotle cleverly, even cunningly, defined the “soul” as basically all that exists, or seeing all that exists, which seems okay until that seeing experience is defined as “transcendent,” beyond the material world, immaterial, or spiritual, which drastically devalues the material world and the human mind that discerns “all that exists,” or at least thinks it does.
The second most sacred thing I know of is the activation within life which drives life to live and evolve in the up and down world of material and supermaterial evolution. And the first sacred thing is the zenith of that evolution, or Godhood itself. Both of these sacred things do not transcend the material or supermaterial world. There is no need to downplay the material world to affirm Godhood, especially since we attain Godhood by way of evolving in the material world.
Life emerged from rudimentary material worlds and became self-sustaining and reproducing. I see this great process of evolution as activated from within every atom and within every cell of living bodies, which then react and adapt to the various outside environments that life lives in. This activation is the same activation that leads to the desire to successfully survive and reproduce, as well as the activation to evolve to Godhood, and that activation is a material/supermaterial activation, not spiritual: I call that sacred activation Tirips.
The origin of sacredness and the origin of deep religion comes from trying to understand this process of numberless material worlds always evolving toward supermaterial Godhood, and seeking to understand how life can become best synchronized with this sacred process of evolution, and to help it along.
As Cattell and others have implied, evolution moves inevitably in a pattern, even though it has its random elements, and the pattern has a discernible direction, in spite of instances of stagnation and retreat, toward higher and higher more effective living forms, all the way to Godhood. That is a better material way of seeing “all that exists” without downgrading all that exists, and without inventing a non-material spiritual world.
Sunday, September 29, 2019
Saturday, September 28, 2019
New religion and philosophy does seem to grow in times of trouble, with fear of the collapse of society, or fear of the collapse of the foundational old order, such as Thomas Aquinas synthesizing the rising superior Aristotelian philosophy with the principles of Christian philosophy, Burke developing conservatism when threatened by the French revolution, Teilhard de Chardin trying to bring evolution into Christianity, Raymond Cattell and his religion from science, or the cultural Marxism in the chaos of 1960's.
But Teilhard retained the same spiritual God at the zenith of his evolution, Cattell wasn't much interested in synthesizing old religions, the conservative philosophers virtually ignored material evolution, as did the cultural Marxists. Theological materialism doesn't do those things.
The deepest reading of the revealed religions centers on an Inward God not an Outward God, which is limiting. The Inward God is the image or blissful experience of the Outward God (opposite Plato), but outward Godhood exists as a supreme supermaterial living object, or objects, evolved to in material nature. Both Paths are contained within the Twofold Path of theological materialism.
Evolution is a natural fact but this does not preclude Gods in the universe. Godhood emerges from evolution shaped by outside selection, activated from within. Theological materialism brings the cultural fields into material/supermaterial religious philosophy at a time of the collapsing of the foundational old order.
Friday, September 27, 2019
Traditional philosopher's believe that philosophy wrongly moved toward Bacon's “knowledge is power,” to Descarte's practical view of philosophy controlling nature, to Marx's view of philosophy as changing the world, and that philosophy wrongly moved away from the classical “purely theoretical” essence of philosophy. But even “purely theoretical” philosophy is grounded in the material elements of thinking, and the material elements of thinking are connected to the constant changes of material evolution.
Material evolution doesn't cancel out old traditions since evolution has saved the best of the past---that which has been successful in survival and reproduction---even as evolution finds new successful adaptations. Human nature in that way genetically evolved conservative and traditional traits like being kin-centered, gender defined, age-graded, heterosexual, marriage-making, hierarchical, ethnocentric, religious-making, with group-selection (altruism toward the related group) as the primary unit of selection, followed by individual selection.
This does not affirm the utopian changes of Marxism which seeks changes ungrounded in the biological origin of social behavior or the biological origin of real human nature, which genetically saves the best of the past.
I add the philosophy of theological materialism, which sees evolution moving inevitably in the pattern described by Raymond Cattell, even though evolution has its random elements---and the pattern has a discernible direction, in spite of instances of stagnation and retreat, toward higher and higher more effective living forms, always evolving toward Godhood. That is a philosophy of sacred conservative change that I can accept.
Thursday, September 26, 2019
There is a cultural war going on against white heterosexual males who defend their ancestral history and object to being overcome by immigrants
There is a war going on against white heterosexual males, it is a cultural war but threatening to be an overt war against whites who defend their ancestral history and object to being overcome by immigrants, illegal or legal. Leading the war against white men are the two-headed academic/media monster and the hundred-headed dragon of globalism, supported by radical feminism, black extremism, radical environmentalists, gay rights groups, Islamic terrorists, etc. Why are they at war with white heterosexual males?
It could be called a conspiracy if by “conspiracy” we mean separate groups and organizations who don't necessarily agree with one another coming together, at least temporarily, and supporting the same cause. Moral and virtue-arguments are used as a cover for their wills to power. There is much resentment against whites who have dominated the West and most of the rest of the world for many centuries. Many white men themselves have been suicidally brainwashed to hate white culture by the two-headed academic/media monster.
So what is to be done? What is not to be done is illegal or violet action by groups seeking racial supremacism in our overcrowded world; these movements are not only quickly destroyed but are not workable in a world of so many other groups who are naturally driven by the biological origin of social behavior. Whites are going to have to share the world with other ethnic groups and races, but whites don't have to commit suicide!
As the evolutionary sciences have shown us real human nature for all groups remains basically kin-centered, gender defined, age-graded, heterosexual, marriage-making, hierarchical, ethnocentric, even xenophobic, and religious-making, among other things, with group-selection as the primary unit of successful selection, followed by individual selection, so we can't blame other races and ethnic groups for exercising their own wills to power when every cell in the human body demands survival and reproductive success. This natural activation can be blocked, subverted, or it can be unknown to us, but it can't legitimately be intellectually or instinctively denied.
In our overcrowded world this strongly suggests the natural cultural expression of regionalism, localism, and an ethnopluralism of ethnostates, protected from marauding imperialists and supremacists by some sort of federalism.
Although not perfect, ethnopluralism is the most humane way to handle both winners and cheaters in the competitions of life. Constant cheating and warring between ethnic groups would be much reduced in an ethnopluralism of ethnostates, which could be established legally in the United States with our constitutional separation of powers and states. It would be far preferable to the political dissimulation's based on flawed definitions of human nature which have brought us civil disruptions, or even civil war, and which are now increasing across the world within unworkable multicultural (multi-ethnic) societies, with ethnic groups demanding dominance, hiddenly or openly, even if they have to cheat destructively to win.
Wednesday, September 25, 2019
Conservative's praise the U. S. Constitution but also rightly say that an unwritten constitution, the body of, customs, manners, conventions and voluntary associations is really more powerful than the formal constitution.
What this is really saying or should be saying is that people create cultures more than culture's create people, and as the people change, the customs, manners, conventions and voluntary associations of culture change, regardless of what the constitution says.
The U. S. Constitution seems to have been fluid enough to accommodate change through amendments, and it has allowed a big multicultural multi-ethnic change to take place in the U.S. (the same happened in Europe) and this has changed the customs, manners, conventions and voluntary associations of the country, which are more powerful than the formal constitution.
True to the biological origin of social behavior, ethnic minorities, soon to be majorities, created power organizations that were really the natural drives of real human nature to biologically or genetically advance themselves---along with the overwhelming media and academic brainwashing in cultural Marxism which favored minorities over traditional Americans. Also true to the biological origin of social behavior this has set up natural competitions between ethnic groups and races that are increasingly threatening to tear the country apart, even though these natural wills to power have been hidden beneath calls for “equality.”
That being the realty, we need to eventually return to the U. S. Constitution and legally reinvigorate the separation of powers and states by developing an ethnopluralism of ethnostates or regions to accommodate the variety of distinct customs, manners, conventions and voluntary associations of distinct ethnic groups and races, who naturally do not assimilate into one motley culture but strongly compete. Otherwise we seem doomed to fall as the Roman Empire fell, for many of the same reasons.
Tuesday, September 24, 2019
Metaphysics dealing with abstract concepts like being, knowing, cause, time, and space, has been largely unreliable, unfounded, nonsensical, and even ridiculous.
“Transcendence-over-function” in religion and philosophy is not real or possible, but we can increasingly understand the functions of nature. Even the beatific vision like nirvana is a peak material experience brought on by severe ascetic restrictions of the body, and not a transcendence of the natural material functions.
Thinking “theoretically” is not transcending nature, even Godhood is a superior beinghood reached by evolving in the material world to Godhood.
“Freedom” in philosophy? Nothing is free of the activations of nature, why would we want to be free of life? We have only freedom to choose within several determined paths, a talent evolved to help us when we were being chased by tigers.
In spite of the fictions of metaphysics we can attain real Godhood and affirm real religion, but it is a supermaterial Godhood evolved to in the material world, and a religion that aids us in that sacred goal, along with the help of science. (theological materialism)
Monday, September 23, 2019
The West has been falling, Western people have been dying faster than being born, which does relate to their loss of religion and cultural coherence. But that dying has had much to do with the anti-material (or anti-life) metaphysics of traditional religion, which ultimately sees Godhood and morality as non-material and spiritual. That does not much encourage breeding faster than dying.
Contrary to the spiritual ideologues of traditional religion we can have the religiously divine material without negative spiritualism. We can have Godhood, cultural coherence, and religion without spiritualism.
Traditional religions often use such things as fear of eternal! damnation to hold people to their spiritualism, not reason or common sense, but they can also use very cunning arguments, such as the difference between tolerance and magnanimity, or they will agree to separate and different rules for religion and science in order to include science with religion in their worldview---Thomas Aquinas was a genius at synthesizing ancient Greek philosophy into Christianity, which probably saved Christianity from being intellectually overcome by it.
But we can have Godhood, cultural coherence, and religion without spiritualism when we acknowledge the undeniably biological origin of our social behavior, which includes religion. We don't need to use fear of eternal damnation or cunning arguments to hold people to religion when religion sees Godhood as evolved to in the material world.
Analogous to Aquinas saving Christianity, in the Twofold Path our tolerance defined as magnanimity can conservatively retain the old spiritual symbolism of the inward path to the god or father-within, as long as that peak (material) experience is transformed in the outward path to real supermaterial Godhood evolved to in the material world.
Every cell in our body wants to live and evolve in the world not die to the world, we need to get in harmony with that sacred activation.
Sunday, September 22, 2019
Change, as Burke said, is a means of preservation, but we need bigger conservative change than Burke envisioned. Both religion and politics need big change, but not ruinous change.
The God of religion needs to be transformed from an abstract spiritual God to the concrete material Godhood, affirming the material evolution to supermaterial Godhood. Politics needs to affirm the biological origin of our social behavior moving away from unworkable multicultural multi-ethnic states, leading to ethnostates and an ethnopluralism of ethnostates in harmony with real human nature, which biologically or genetically seeks to advance kin, ethnic group, locality, and nation.
How far are we away from doing this? Very far. But I believe if we can survive the present deterioration these conservative changes, as defined by theological materialism, are as inevitable as the workings of life and nature itself.
Saturday, September 21, 2019
I don't like to see winner's attacked, but I like to see cheater's attacked. There are too many attacks against winners, like China's economic rise, antisemitic attacks, anti-white attacks, anti-capitalism attacks, but if the winners are cheaters and practice fraud or deceit in the competition, then I have no problem seeing them attacked.
What if a winner keeps on cheating even if attacked for fraud or deceit? Then it's time to look at human nature for answers, and if we look honestly at human nature we see the biological origin of our social behavior, which helps explain both the cheating and winning in the economic and political spheres, and everywhere else.
Karl Marx had it wrong when he said that the economic interest of social classes was the true origin of our social behavior and that a biologically blind and totally economically equal proletariat should rule. Group-selection was the only way for individuals to successfully survive, so altruism, or being for others, was genetically derived and naturally limited mainly to kin and ethnic group because they shared the same genes which strive for successful survival, and it remains with us today but is often cunningly hidden.
The biological activation to successful survival and reproduction was, and is, so strong that brainy and cunning humans find brainy and cunning ways to cheat, fraud, or deceit, due largely to those genetically derived preferences to be kin-centered, gender defined, age-graded, heterosexual, marriage-making, hierarchical, ethnocentric, even xenophobic, and religious-making, among other things, with group-selection as the primary unit of successful selection, followed by individual selection.
I believe that an ethnopluralism of ethnostates, although not perfect, is the most humane way to handle both winners and cheaters in the competitions of life. Constant cheating between ethnic groups would be much reduced in an ethnopluralism of ethnostates, which could be established legally in the United States with our constitutional separation of powers and states, protected by federalism. It would be far preferable to the political dissimulations based on flawed definitions of human nature which have brought us civil disruptions, or even civil war, and which are now increasing across the world within unworkable multicultural (multi-ethnic) societies, with ethnic groups demanding dominance, hiddenly or openly, for their own group, even if they have to cheat destructively to do it.
Friday, September 20, 2019
Traditional religion and philosophy claim that they are “not-being-subordinated-to-purposes,” but that position is where their big problem comes from, that big spiritual blockade has damaged the material evolution to real supermaterial Godhood.
Philosophers and theologian's are subordinated to the purposes of their own spiritual ideology. Political conservatives do the same thing claiming they are not-being-subordinated-to-ideological-purposes when at bottom they are subordinated to the same spiritual ideology.
It is arrogant to assume we cannot be subordinated-to-purposes when daily life, religion, and philosophy are essentially activated by the deep biological origin of are social behavior. Why would we want to think it is good to take the anti-life position of not-being subordinated-to-purposes?
It seems to have originally derived from religious founders and gurus seeking the peak material experience of the spirit or god-within but claiming it was an experience beyond the material world and not-subordinated-to-material-purposes. It was an experience brought about by blocking or overcoming all the material desires of life---and then telling us to do the same---I'm sorry but that's like a drug addict pushing a great high.
The ferocious irony of this is that the evolution of the material world is the way to reach real Godhood: real religion and science can take up that great goal, aiding life in that sacred evolution, not blocking it.
Thursday, September 19, 2019
One head of the grotesque two-faced Janus is the Academic World, the other head is the Media. For many years the grotesque academic head has been subjecting our students from grade school to graduate school to an intensive indoctrination resulting in the rejection of old traditional beliefs and acceptance of cultural Marxism, or radical feminism, black extremism, radical environmentalists, gay rights groups, etc. And all of these groups pursue this radical agenda through the complex network of the other monstrous head: the Media.
Added to this, and often in league with the two-headed academic/media monster, is the hundred-headed dragon of Globalism, the two-headed monster breaks down natural borders for them.
Will we ever see a movie or read a book where the hero hunts the two-headed academic/media monster, or will we continue to see only the monster destroying us? We better hope the sleazy academic/media streets are eventually cleaned by a legal conservative shower and not by a radical storm.
Wednesday, September 18, 2019
Reality does not have to be more than natural especially if the evolution of the natural world leads to Godhood
Religion, politics, art, and even science have lived in varying degrees of intellectual servitude to ideologies that see reality as more than natural, usually beginning with ignorance or the denial of the biological origin of social behavior. Nothing exists outside of the natural world, even real Godhood is arrived at through natural material evolution.
Human identity is knowing who you are and what human nature is. Self, family, kin, ethnic group, city, region, nation, world, those are the legs of human identity. Human nature as empirically explained by sociobiology remains basically kin-centered, gender defined, age-graded, heterosexual, marriage-making, hierarchical, ethnocentric, even xenophobic, and religious-making, among other things, with group-selection as the primary unit of successful selection, followed by individual selection. “Biology is the hardware, culture is the software.”
An individual's ethical values can be ordered in a hierarchy of natural inherited behavior from self to family to kin to ethnic group to city to region to nation to world. A man's inherited ethical loyalty to his own group naturally exceeds that to members of "mankind" generally. Given our overcrowded and fiercely competitive world, and given the real biological origin of our social behavior, we all would be better off politicking for ethnostates and an ethnopluralism of ethnostates. How much healthier and happy people would be if they could celebrate who they really are in their own ethnostate, protected from marauding imperialists and supremacists with some form of limited federalism.
As Cattell said, evolution moves inevitably in a pattern, even though it has its random elements, and the pattern has a discernible direction, in spite of instances of stagnation and retreat, toward higher and higher more effective living forms, all the way to Godhood. Reality does not have to be more than natural especially if the evolution of the natural world leads to Godhood.
Tuesday, September 17, 2019
The dream of classical philosophers and traditional priests is to be free to think beyond material life and the purposes of natural life, because they believe the truth exists beyond material life, unconnected to mundane material life, the truth to them is spiritual. Why the strong desire to be free of material determinism when we are not free but only “free” to choose within determined material paths?
The desire to be free of material determinism may be related to the deepest biological origin of our social behavior: we unconsciously want to be free with no material limitations on our survival and reproductive success---but I'm not getting all Freudian on you, because I believe that beneath the drive to survival and reproductive success is the deeper purpose of survival and reproductive success, which is the sacred activation to evolve in the material world to supermaterial Godhood.
So the dream of classical philosophers and traditional priests of being free to think beyond material life, beyond the purposes of natural life, actually blocked the truth they claimed to be seeking. And theological materialism doesn't even take away Godhood or religion, it just transforms it and makes it real.
Monday, September 16, 2019
Populism is about people who love their country and their culture attempting to defend their county against globalist elites who do not. But many populist's only instinctively know that politics, like all culture, is essentially a cover for the biological origin of social behavior. Why the cover? Populism today is is not really ethnocentric or racist, which is both its strength and its weakness, but before you have a heart attack let me explain what I mean.
Advertising ones biological will to power has often not been as successful as disguising it or lying about it. Many people who are unaware of the biological origin of social and cultural practices are nevertheless fearful that they will lose their country and their culture to illegal migrants and to banks and big global businesses who have been increasingly wrecking their country and their culture.
Sociobiologist's point out that ethnocentric strategies triumph (group selection), while “universalist humanitarianism is ultimately a losing strategy, unable to sustain high levels of in-group cooperation.” (Ed Dutton) Humanitarian groups on the left invariably “waste their precious reproductive potential helping out free riders who give them nothing in return...” So both the so-called humanitarian left and globalism are destroying us, even though the left claims to hate the banks and global big business.
Given our overcrowded and competitive world, I think the deeper stage of populism will be to eventually acknowledge the biological origin of our social and cultural practices by consciously, not unconsciously, politicking for ethnostates and an ethnopluralism of ethnostates. An ethnopluralism of ethnostates or regions could be established legally in the United States with our constitutional separation of powers and states. Europe too seems to be slowly moving in this direction. Populism and the people could then actually celebrate who they really are in their own ethnostate, legally protected from marauding imperialists and supremacists by some form of limited federalism.
Sunday, September 15, 2019
In his essay “The Drug of Ideology” Russell Kirk quotes Edmund Sinnot: “With Aristotle, Sinnott recognizes final causes: he is a teleologist. What animates every organism, what constitutes its nature, is purpose: “If it be accepted, the idea of purpose, of intention, of the motive power of a goal or ideal rather than of an organic 'drive', changes the orientation of our psychical lives.”
Sinnot almost got it right, except for the last part of that statement. The organic drive of material evolution does not change the orientation of our psychical lives away from Godhood when Godhood is understood as evolved to in the material and supermaterial world.
We can appeal to both the rational knowledge of science and to the inner activation of life to aid us in our evolution toward Godhood. Progress is inherent in the nature of things. Life is evolving toward Godhood one way or another. As Raymond Cattell and others have implied, evolution moves inevitably in a pattern, even though it has its random elements, and the pattern has a discernible direction, in spite of instances of stagnation and retreat, toward higher and higher more effective living forms, all the way to Godhood.
So Russell Kirk and other paleoconservatives were half right, science if seen with the idea of purpose, of intention, of the motive power of a goal, does not need to rebel against religion and Godhood, religion and science can work together to aid us in our inevitable evolution toward Godhood.
Saturday, September 14, 2019
In “evolutionary conservatism” retaining the best that is evolved is no less important than ongoing evolution
Josef Pieper used the term “fashion poetry” in contrast to more timeless poetry. The term could be applied to fashion politics, fashion art, or even fashion philosophy---the modern term pop psychology is fashion psychology.
But before I get too smug about the shallowness of fashion when there should be timelessness, tradition can go too far in the other direction becoming static or fixed in one moldy place.
The term “evolution” indicatives both change and stability. In natural evolution the best of the past in retained without ruling out natural changes discovered by evolution to be worthy of change. So I prefer the term “evolutionary conservatism” even though it sounds incongruous and self-contradictory, like “make haste slowly.”
“Tradition” does not give enough attention to change mainly because it sees a timeless non-material Godhood as its highest value. But when we see ascending levels of Godhood reached only through material evolution then change or evolution becomes sacred, and retaining the best that is evolved is no less important than ongoing evolution. If Godhood finally evolves to a supermaterial timeless eternity then that is for Godhood to enjoy, meanwhile life in the cosmos must get on with the instinctive and sacred process of evolving toward Godhood within the ups and downs of natural selection---and modern science we may be able to help it along its way.
Friday, September 13, 2019
I mainly study human nature and and how it relates to religion and political philosophy, and I have found that religion and political philosophy do not much relate to real human nature other than having natural biological wills to power behind their social behavior, which they often disguise or are not aware of. I know that is a deeply reductionist thing to say about our civilization and culture but other than a few sociobiologists and maverick ethnostatists who admit the biological origin of our social behavior I find it to be true.
Political problems are not at root economic problems (Capitalism, Marxism), and political problems are not at root cultural problems (customs, arts, social institutions), political problems are at root biological problems relating to the biological origin of our social behavior. People instinctively knows this to be true, although it has become politically incorrect to say it, and that taboo, ironically, is itself the result of biological competition consciously or unconsciously hiding real motives.
Cultures can operate for a time with behavior that goes against real human nature with such experiments as cultural Marxism but cultures are eventually pulled back by the biological and genetic leash of real human nature to cultures that better reflect human nature, and humans then work within and adapt to the environments they find themselves living.
Even in advanced modern societies where survival is easier, Marxism (demanding equality for the unequal), radical feminism (demanding biologically unnatural roles for women), homosexuality (demanding biologically unnatural sexual life styles) and postmodern relativism (demanding a biologically unnatural relativity of values), are social behavior that goes against real human nature, which remains basically as it has always been, kin-centered, gender defined, heterosexual, hierarchical, ethnocentric, even xenophobic, among other traditional things, with group-selection as the primary unit of successful selection, followed by individual selection.
Given who we are and given what human nature really is there should by now be politicians openly advocating ethnostates and an ethnopluralism of ethnostates in harmony with the growing variety of ethnic groups in America with different genetic pools and different competing agendas. Relating to the Constitutional separation of powers and states we could be advocating an ethnopluralism of ethnostates, protected with a light federalism from marauding imperialism and supremacism, which always appears.
Where are the politicians and intellectuals who should by now be trying to deal with political problems that are at root biological problems relating to the biological origin of our social behavior? They are not to be seen on Fox News and certainly not seen in the Big Media which pushes cultural Marxism. Even conservative intellectual journals won't affirm the biological origin of our social behavior, perhaps because they are afraid it will upend the idea that political problems are at root religious problems not biological problems. Or it could simply be the desire not to be crucified professionally and personally by the prevailing political correctness of the ruling cultural Marxism.
As to political problems being at root religious problems, the material evolution to supermaterial Godhood as seen in the philosophy of theological materialism covers that gap without rejecting the biological origin of our social behavior.
Thursday, September 12, 2019
In dealing with China Trump should be an unabashed nationalist like Pat Buchanan but he oxymoronically plays both the nationalist and globalist. It has worked fairly well.
The globalist's want to block China's instinctive and sometimes nasty economic nationalism and drive them into their global deracialized money pit---easier to control. That's what they developed in the U.S. and Europe, by marauding over everyone.
The U.S. needs the economic nationalism of Pat Buchanan, at least, and so does China and Europe. Trump should think that way too.
Are we not now mature enough to stop the obvious political lies we use to disguise the biological origin of our social behavior?
Politics, like all culture, is essentially a cover for the biological origin of social behavior. Why? Advertising ones biological will to power hasn't been as successful as disguising it or lying about it---and many people are unaware of the biological origin of their social and cultural practices. But that worked better when the world was not as crowded as it has become.
Marx had it wrong when he said that the economic interest of social classes was the true origin of our social behavior and that a biologically blind and totally economically equal proletariat should rule. Human nature is ethnocentric and has been since humans became humans. Group-selection was the only way for individuals to successfully survive, so altruism, or being for others, was genetically derived and naturally limited mainly to kin and ethnic group because they shared the same genes which strive for survival.
Given our overcrowded and fiercely competitive world, and given the real biological origin of our social behavior, we all would have been better off politicking for ethnostates and an ethnopluralism of ethnostates. It is not pro-white to say that most conservatives in America are white and affirm white culture. It is not anti-Semitic to say that if Lenin and his friends had promoted a Jewish ethnostate in some part of Russia the middle-east might now be far more peaceful. It is not anti-Black to say that if blacks had their own ethnostate in America (perhaps in the South who enslaved them) our inner cities would not now be on the edge of disaster. These are not pro-white, anti-Semitic, or anti-black statements they are facts underlining how the biological origin of social behavior has been disguised to our own disadvantage. How much healthier and happy people would be if they could celebrate who they really are in their own ethnostate, protected from marauding imperialists and supremacists by some form of limited federalism.
Wednesday, September 11, 2019
Heidegger asked the question why there is something rather than nothing? He said it was the basic question of metaphysics.
I start with the centrality of the activation of the cosmos and of life. Why is something activated? I see the goal of the sacred activation as the evolution of material life in the cosmos to ever ascending levels of Godhood, culminating in the zenith of everlasting eternal life. That which does not reach the zenith of everlasting eternal life tries again, endlessly, in new cosmos. And so the universe transport itself, whether it always begins again with ongoing powerful big bangs or with powerful electrical currents.
It may be that since human life has a beginning and an end humans are biased to demand an end and beginning to the cosmos when there is no end or beginning. Arrived evolved Godhood doesn't have an ending but has eternal life.
In the theological materialism just described the ancient prescription of “accepting ones fate” means first and foremost getting in harmony with the sacred activation to evolve material life in the cosmos to ever ascending levels of Godhood. “Faith” in that natural goal, in the zenith of that sacred process, would come from the natural evolving process, which includes instances of stagnation and retreat and the ups and downs of natural selection, with the pattern moving toward higher and higher more effective living forms, without having to invent a non-material spiritual world in order to surpass the endings and beginnings of human life.
If you ask where did this activation come from, we probably won't know until we evolve intelligence high enough to know, perhaps not until we evolve to Godhood. It seem likely to me that when life evolves to eternal Godhood it will have absolute answers to these questions. Meanwhile we accept our sacred fate.
Tuesday, September 10, 2019
Is there a way out of our social mess? Yes there is, but we rarely hear about it because it takes courage to even talk about it, yet alone do it. The controllers of some countries have even made it virtually illegal to talk about!
Racism does exist and it held back blacks and other minorities. But now, for example, black racism propels blacks forward. Racism or ethnocentrism defines a big part of genetically-instigated-group-selecting human nature, propelled by the biological origin of our social behavior. But the reality is that blacks sought more than equality, they sought superiority, helped along by clueless modern liberals, even though it sets up big clashes between the races. But real human nature says that this genetically-instigated-group-selecting is perfectly natural behavior, and calling it “evil” in no way stops it.
Political philosophy needs look at and accommodate the reality of the biological origin of our social behavior. Instincts and reason both suggest a general separation of powers and ethnic groups, something like the Founding Fathers advocated in the original U. S. Constitution with states as independent as possible, but now independent to the degree of being ethnostates or ethnic regions, where distinctly different ethnic groups can be who and what they are, while being protected from imperialists, supremacists, and foreign harassers.
If a state or region wants to be foolish enough to be a multiracial-multi-cultural state again, let them deal with the results, as long they don't try to be imperialist harassers of others states. Let the main job of the federal government be to protect the states and the whole country.
So yes, there is a way out of our social mess. Will we begin to bring this political configuration about before or after we fall apart? All the big schools and the big media will strongly oppose it, in any case, I think we should begin now, legally, and within the system.
Monday, September 09, 2019
We can base conservatism on human nature and religion but let us define human nature and religion accurately
Conservative's say that “religion promises to believe in a realm beyond space and time” (Russell Kirk) and conservative's believe that this realm exists in the soul of human nature. I do not believe there is a realm beyond space and time. I see Godhood as reached through material, not spiritual, evolution, and I also see human nature as the product of material, not spiritual, evolution.
All the conservative things, such as traditions, customs, conventions, prescriptions, old constitutions, human nature itself, and even religious foundations, were evolved through material evolution, not spiritual evolution. Human nature genetically evolved such conservative things as being kin-centered, gender defined, age-graded, heterosexual, marriage-making, hierarchical, ethnocentric, even xenophobic, and religious-making, with group-selection as the primary unit of selection, followed by individual selection, because those traits were the best means to successful survival and reproduction. That basic human nature is still very much with us today but it has been buried beneath the wills to power of those who lie about or deny the biological origin of social behavior.
Indeed we can base our conservatism on human nature and religion but let us define human nature and religion accurately. The philosophy of theological materialism endeavors to do just that in defining human nature and the deepest religious roots of culture as affirming the evolution of the material world to always ascending levels of real supermaterial Godhood. We can heal the rift between religion and science.
Sunday, September 08, 2019
Clear thinking and clear writing religious philosopher Joseph Pieper wrote about an era where the world of work and moneyed business is the whole field of human experience, in contrast to living in an era where the deepest root of culture is in concord with and validated by undisputed festivals, celebrations, or masses of the gods as the deepest root of culture.
But traditional religions introduced into the “deepest root of culture” festivals and masses celebrating a non-material spiritual world not of this material world. How can a world whose religious founders reject the material world and affirm a non-material spiritual world be the deepest field of human experience and the root of all culture? In reality the world has faded away from religion that way.
Yes, we need a world where religion is the root of culture, but a religious philosophy that affirms the evolution of the material world as the path to Godhood, which can heal the rift between religion and science, not by considering them two different ways of looking at the world but as allies in affirming the deepest root of culture as being the evolution of the material world to always ascending levels of supermaterial Godhood.
Masses celebrating the sacrificing of the material world to the spiritual world need to be transformed, not rejected, with Masses celebrating and validating the evolution of the material world to supermaterial Godhood. With the Twofold Path the Inward Path saints can be transformed by Outward Path heroes. That is the goal of theological materialism and the projected Theoevolutionary Church.
Saturday, September 07, 2019
Beyond the Conservative critique
Blame can go all around yet those who see the degradation of Western art and culture as a “disease of faith” (T.S.Eliot etc.) are more right than they knew. Why? Because they blamed our degradation on the loss of faith without seeing that the faith itself played a big part in the degradation.
Perennial Tradition from prehistory to the Revealed Religions began with the Great Spiritual Blockade of the material world, and it was this great error in the perennial foundation of spiritualism that gradually led to the degradation and virtual downfall of art and culture.
By the time Nietzsche declared that God was dead, which greatly influenced all modern philosophers, religious influence was all but over. The fact that this great error of hating or at least blocking the material world was exploited by the enemies of Western culture was a secondary--although very damaging--occurrence. Non-Christian's followed their own natural wills to power in helping to kick down the rotting door. And the only alternative other intellectuals felt they had was atheism and Godless forms of materialism.
To bring back Western art and culture conservative's advocate going back to traditional values and images. They say: “True art is an appeal to our higher nature, an attempt to affirm that other kingdom in which moral and spiritual order prevails.” (Roger Scruton, “Beauty”) But it is that “other kingdom” that essentially hates the world, no matter how clever and pedantic the religious philosophers parse their arguments. The world they seek is beyond the material world.
What I believe is needed to revive art and culture—and religion---is the theological materialism of the projected Theoevolutionary Church, which retains the Gods of our Fathers in the Twofold Path but transforms true Godhood into the Zenith of Material Evolution. With the Theoevolutionary Church, science can join religion, art can affirm biology, and materialism can strongly support religion. Affirming this may come slowly, one hopes not too slowly to save us.
The taboo prohibiting and forbidding discussion of the biological origin of social behavior prevails mainly because it reveals that leftist ideology is in reality suicidal for white leftists and hypocritical for nonwhite leftists; the present leftist program is mainly the will to power of nonwhites and those who benefit from taking power away from whites and white culture.
Conservative's are either intimidated from revealing the biological origin of social behavior for fear of the consequences of being called a racist, or disagree with it, or are simply ignorant of it, so the increasingly aggressive and censorious left gains power, especially since the suicidal white leftists and hypocritical nonwhite leftists are totally supported by the Big Media and the Big Schools.
Suicidal means liable to kill oneself and it doesn't exactly define white leftists if they are ignorant of the consequences of their behavior, but the will to power of hypocritical nonwhite leftists is at least in harmony with the biological origin of human social behavior, which is genetically kin and ethnic-centered (or "racialist") and has been since humans became humans.
Group-selection was the best way for individuals to successfully survive, so altruism, or being for others, was naturally and genetically evolved and limited mainly to kin and ethnic group because they shared the same genes which deeply strive for survival. Trying to rid human nature and culture of the the deep-seated preference for kin and ethnic group, which is attempted by Marxists, leftists, and even some conservatives, is like trying to rid human beings of being human, and that is inhumane, cruel, hypocritical, and suicidal.
Thursday, September 05, 2019
The transformation from the material to the spiritual took us away from sacred harmony with the real world
The conquering of old religions was accomplished by transforming them not destroying them, which relates to the better conservative attitude toward change. The strategy of "Christian reinterpretation" during the Christianization of pagan peoples included building churches on pagan temple sites.
Christianity and the other revealed religions believed that their sacred Masses and festivals involved getting in harmony with the real world by celebrating the non-material spiritual world, whereas although there was a spiritual strain in paganism the pagan's celebrated the real material world, the seasons, the trees, the rivers, the sun. The pagan-to-Christian transformation was a transformation from the material to a spiritual world, influenced by non-material asceticism.
Theological materialism believes that the transformation from the material to the spiritual was a transformation that took us away from sacred religious harmony with the real world---it was the opposite of getting in harmony with the real world---and therefore a transformation back to a sacred view of materialism is needed—not by destroying the spiritual inward path to God, which is really a symbolic peak material experience, but transforming it with sacred evolutionary materialism and seeing that it is the outward path of material evolution that leads to real supermaterial Godhood.
Western science affirmed materialism but in effect destroyed religion and the sacred, but theological materialism transforms, not destroys, the non-material spiritual God by affirming ascending levels of material Godhood and sees the spiritual God, as well as the pagan Gods, as preliminary glimpses of the ascending levels of real Godhood reached through material and supermaterial evolution.
Wednesday, September 04, 2019
The traditional American identity has changed for the worse over time mainly due to the tendency of the brainy human species to be deceitful and duplicitous in their wills to power.
Perhaps the big change began, as Donald Livingston pointed out in a review in Chronicles (May 2019), when the Republican Party formed in 1854 with the goal of consolidating the states into a centralized regime of crony capitalism ruled by the New York-Chicago northern industrial axis, and they duplicitously used southern slavery, which we all agree was evil, to hide their main motives against southern Jeffersonian America.
Prior to the resulting civil war the South was America, electing the first 72 presidents and with the north electing only five. Jeffersonian America favored small government, supported the farmer, did not trust bankers or merchants, disliked urban life, and wanted power for the states over centralization. That Jeffersonian America fell apart after the civil war was won by the northern industrial axis.
The same sort of deceitful usurpation happened in the 1980's-2018 takeover of America by the cultural Marxists, the result of the “march through the institutions” from the 1960's, which again duplicitously used the charge of racism in America to hide their Marxist motives and to rally nonwhite races and the brainwashed youth to their cause.
So can the traditional American identity and its people recover?
I believe that deceitful people have continued to change America beyond any real Jeffersonian recovery with suicidal nonwhite immigration policies, etc., so that now a sort of Neo-Jeffersonian ethnopluralism of ethnostates has become the best political configuration to live within, in harmony with real kin and ethnic centered human nature.
An ethnopluralism of ethnostates or regions could be established legally in the United States with our constitutional separation of powers and states, protected from marauding imperialists and supremacists by some sort of federalism. It may require a few constitutional amendments to give more power to the states to move toward an ethnopluralism of ethnostates, and it will not be easy at all, but it is far preferable to radical Marxism or Fascism, or the political dissimulations based on deceitful and duplicitous flawed definitions of human nature which have brought us radically destructive civil disruptions, even civil war, which are now increasing across the world within unworkable multicultural (multi-ethnic) societies demanding that we all get along in one big global state.
Tuesday, September 03, 2019
The essence of metaphysics in Theological Materialism can be summarized by the following statement: The world is not illusory but real, the sacred material activation within life (Tirips) is not less real than Godhood, its main task is to help activate itself and us to evolve in the changing evolutionary material world to ascending levels of supermaterial Godhood.
Ibn Arabi, Meister Eckhart, and Plotinus all say that “Brahman is real, the world is illusory, the self is not different from Brahman.” As Frithjof Schuon has said, that doctrine is the “eternal religion” of Hindu Vedantists and has been formulated and expressed implicitly and explicitly in the teachings of all traditional civilizations including in ancient Greece, the Christian world, in India, and within the Muslim world. But it contains a tragic metaphysical error.
Not unlike the other religious founders and gurus Meister Eckhart said in the Theologia Germanica, “...For if the left eye be fulfilling its office toward outward things, that is holding converse with time and the creatures; then must the right eye be hindered in its working; that is, in its contemplation. Therefore, whosoever will have the one must let the other go; for ‘no man can serve two masters.’
But the “god within” is really the material activation within life to evolve to Godhood, which does not hinder our attaining Godhood but activates us toward evolving to Godhood; the hindrance comes from seeking only the God within and thinking of it as spiritual and non-material, as Eckhart and the others did. The way of Vedanta and traditional religions in reality becomes a great spiritual blockade against evolving in this material world to real supermaterial Godhood.
Even so, we need not reject the inward path religions but conservatively view them in the Twofold Path as the first primitive glimpses of Godhood now transformed in the outward path of material evolution to supermaterial Godhood.
Monday, September 02, 2019
The main engine of successful human selection so far has been ethics in a feedback loop with biological selection, as understood by brilliant scientists like Edward Wilson and Raymond Cattell. Cynical as it sounds, mutual love and self-sacrifice were the theme of ethics because they led to the successful survival and reproduction of genetic pools and cultures, which is why those ethics prevailed---even in religion.
In daily life and in our evolution toward Godhood, selecting the character traits of hard work and honesty are just as important as selecting intelligence. Selecting brilliant minds only without selecting the traits of hard work and honesty or the ability to control crude impulses or self indulgence, could bring us moral monsters---Silicone Valley autistics and genius Wall Streeters are not an exception to the prospective guideline.
Progress need not be irreligious or blind, it can be directed toward ascending levels of Godhood. It is not only human genetic and cultural progress that determines what is evaluated as “good and bad,” the primary sacred evaluation of good and bad is the progress of the evolution of life toward ascending levels of Godhood.
I think this is the next path of religious ethics.
Sunday, September 01, 2019
Italian communist Antonio Gramsci (1891–1937) described how the state and ruling capitalist class – the bourgeoisie – “use cultural institutions to maintain power in capitalist societies. The bourgeoisie, in Gramsci's view, develops a hegemonic culture using ideology rather than violence, economic force, or coercion. Hegemonic culture propagates its own values and norms so that they become the "common sense” values of all and thus maintain the status quo. Hegemonic power is therefore used to maintain consent to the capitalist order, rather than coercive power using force to maintain order. This cultural hegemony is produced and reproduced by the dominant class through the institutions that form the superstructure.” (Wikipedia)
This was summarized by the phrase “a march through the institutions” (schools, the media, government, etc.) which was brilliantly accomplished in the 1960's by the counter-cultural left, which has now successfully replaced traditional culture in America and the West with various versions of cultural Marxism.The New Right in France saw the sense of using this strategy for the Right, and I affirm this commom sense strategy for the task of rationally and instinctively channeling education and human cultures to move in the natural and integrated direction of the evolutionary sciences. The biological origin of our social behavior actually ends the intellectual defense of postmodern relativism and the cultural Marxist ideologues. But it also takes some of the virtue-signaling away from conservatives.
The science of sociobiology has shown us that the natural order evolved a human nature that is genetically kin-centered, gender defined, age-graded, heterosexual, marriage-making, hierarchical, ethnocentric, even xenophobic, and religious-making, among other conservative things, with group-selection as the primary unit of selection, followed by individual selection. That is almost the opposite of cultural Marxism and modern liberalism. It shows us that given real human nature an ethnopluralism of ethnostates is instinctively and rationally the best political configuration for humans beings to live within.
But any future effective politics which affirms ethnostatism and an ethnopluralism of ethnostates will need to first legally march through the institutions. This calls for enormous almost inhuman patience, but if the cultural institutions and the people have not affirmed the political and social philosophy, radical, unlawful, or violent action usually leads nowhere or brings only more destructive violence.