May 21, 2014
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Mouthbreathing Machiavellis Dream Of A Silicon Reich
strange and ultimately doomed stunt flamboyant act of corporate kiss-assery latest political fashion California Confederacy total corporate despotism potent bitter Steve Jobs Ayn Rand Ray Kurzweil prominent divisive fixture hard-right seditionist aggressively dogmatic blogger reverent following in certain tech circles prolific incomprehensible vanguard youngish white males embittered by “political correctness” Blade Runner, but without all those Asian people cluttering up the streets like to see themselves as the heroes of another sci-fi movie “redpilled” The Matrix “genius” a troll who belches from the depths of an Internet rabbit hole frustrated poet cranky letters to alternative weekly newspapers preoccupations with domineering strongmen angry pseudonym J.R.R. Tolkien George Lucas typical keyboard kook archaic, grandiose snippets cherry-picked from obscure old lack of higher ed creds overconfident autodidact’s imitation fascist teenage Dungeon Master most toxic arguments snugly wrapped in purple prose and coded language oppressive nexus teeth-gnashing white supremacists who haunt the web “men’s rights” advocates nuts disillusioned typical smarmy, meandering (Sure. Easy!) Incredible as it sounds, absolute dictatorship may be the least objectionable tenet espoused by the Dark Enlightenment neoreactionaries. Chinese eugenics impending global reign of “autistic nerds These imaginary übermensch sprawling network of blogs, sub-Reddits old-timey tyrants basically racism scientific-sounding euphemism familiar tropes of white victimhood perhaps best known for his infamous slavery apologia poor, persecuted Senator Joe McCarthy. Big surprise. pseudo-intellectual equivalent of a Gwar concert, one sick stunt after another, calculated to shock the attention he so transparently craves “silly not scary” “all of these people need to relax: P.G. Wodehouse football get drunk Internet curio “sophisticated neo-fascism” must be confronted “creepy” future-fascist dictator sadly Koch brothers no matter how crazy your ideas are, radicalism neoreactionaries flatter the prejudices of the new Silicon Valley elite enemies patchwork map of feudal Europe Forget universal rights; signposts of the neoreactionary fantasyland anti-democratic authoritarianism bigotry blue-sea libertarian dream extreme libertarian advocacy Ted Cruz libertarian a small and shallow world a dictatorial approach mythical “god-kings” Stupid proles! They don’t deserve our brilliance! shockingly common would never occur to other people precisely because they’ve refused to leave that stage of youthful live forever escape to outer space or an oceanic city-state play chess against a robot that can discuss Tolkien fantasies childhood imagination perhaps too generous the fundamental problem with these mouthbreathers’ dreams of monarchy. They’ve never role-played the part of the peasant.
Creepy Internet Movement Dark Side of the Force Sith Lords Blossoming on the Internet like a fetid rose, mysterious not un-terrifying loud elimination of the democratic system Mostly white, male and angry, they lie in wait The Empire is striking back. cult-sodden ferment hyper-anxious anti-liberalism precincts in the darker recesses of the Internet dug deep into lurks philosopher king faceless adherents harshly rejects autocratic and neo-monarchical almost feudal self-described fearless truth-tellers Matrix-evocative “red pills” sulfourous conclusions modus operandi skewering the values pugnacious center of gravity General Franco Post-red pill awakening, darkly enlightened niche movement of political extremists who pine for the good old days of European feudalism these guts mean business desire to raze the democratic edifice of modern civilization darker and more subversive Creepily obsessed with statistics that demonstrate the darkly enlightened cold, hard destiny embedded in Voldemort View Harry Potter Star Wars/Matrix claiming Cue the adherents of The Bell Curve, eugenics enthusiasts, believers in white supremacy and sympathizers of the National Socialist German Workers’ Party pseudo-intellectually grounded racism is flourishing in a way it hasn’t since before World War II Dark Lords of the Sith despise almost all white men Is this fascism? genetically determined ruling classes distrust distaste nausea true neo-fascist dangers fascism fascism fascist fascist fascist fascist anti-democratic racially charged anti-modern authoritarian fascist What is their blind spot? hermetic truths of the Sith Lords rigid racial castes fundamentalism xenophobic ethno-Nationalism neofascism disavowal alienation White alpha-males diffuse barely organized riled up
neo-fascism bizarre online neo-fascist dotted all over the world angry white men collapse futuristic, ethno-centric feudalism difficult to pin down exactly loose rejection contempt neo-fascist obsess over IQ testing and pseudoscience like the Ku Klux Klan domestic servitude euphemism Some races are naturally better to rule divine-right-of-kings-sense bankrupt edifice, they think, conspiracy theorists New World Order cabal racist darkly enlightened The Matrix Red and Blue Pill rejectionist radical anti-establishment reject believe in racial superiority and fantasise about a purer more “natural” before came along and ruined everything niche bigger (though still tiny) reactionary neo-fascist fantastical rejection