Seeing The Convergence

During time spent reading in the Alt-Right sphere of the internet, I came across a concept known as “convergence.” It is usually used when describing the efforts of SJWs to make everything adhere to certain expectations in terms of race and sex. But I never understood what convergence meant exactly.

The last article I read about convergence was from Vox Day describing this phenomenon in the newest Star Trek movie. Apparently, the makers of the movie intend to present the character Sulu as gay. The great twist of irony is that George Takei, who played the same character in the 1960s Star Trek series and is openly gay, is displeased that Sulu being portrayed as gay.

I’m delighted that there’s a gay character. Unfortunately, it’s a twisting of Gene’s creation, to which he put in so much thought. I think it’s really unfortunate.

The SJWs pushed the boundaries with the first Stark Trek series by having a gay actor, but when the straight character that the gay actor portrayed is changed to a gay character, the gay actor does not like having his original work altered to fit the demands of Social Justice.

What the SJWs push for to affect others comes back to haunt their own work.

The same is happening again.

In 1975, Tim Curry brought to life the transvestite character of Dr. Frank-N-Furter in the musical comedy The Rocky Horror show. It was campy and avant-garde for the time, but it made an impact and remains a cult classic. Tim Curry’s performance of “Sweet Transvestite” was so memorable that had he done it as a straight guy in a three piece suit, it would have still been hilarious.

The movie is being remade for this Halloween and the SJWs have again proved they cannot leave well enough alone. What is already a Social Justice film is still not Social Justice enough and is being altered in a major way.

The actress playing Dr. Frank-N-Furter in the remake is Laverne Cox. She is a black female playing a role that was originally played by a white male. It does not matter that having a female in the main role completely alters the ebb and flow of the film’s plot and context or that a transvestite is typically a male dressing as a female or that the Dr. being a male transvestite is one of THE major plot points that drives the story. The Rocky Horror Picture Show is a type of Dr. Frankenstein tale. No, what matters is that the original Dr. was played by a white male (and played brilliantly I might add) and that makes the original film racist and sexist.

In their obsession to promote Social Justice, the Social Justice Warriors are willing to alter and even destroy their own Social Justice work. Hollywood has spent decades making films that were meant to push social limits, but those works are themselves not enough. What was once their anti-racist efforts have now becomes racist. Their anti-sexism in films is now sexist. It is never enough.

And so comes the convergence, where Social Justice Warriors begin to eat their own.

[Edit: I went back and re-watched The Rocky Horror Picture and though Tim Curry was still  pretty good, the movie is still just a gay play and not worth much.]

Here Come The Narrative

This was inevitable. As the American election cycle comes out, something like this had to happen. It just had to. Hillary is in real danger of losing the race for President to Donald Trump, who may not be a friend to conservatives, but is definitely no friend of liberals.

So, here is a new film coming out this summer called Imperium. It tells the story of a young FBI agent who goes undercover into a white supremacist group who is planning to commit acts of terror. In the trailer a single scene sums up what the film makers want to say and what a young, liberal audience wants to hear.

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White men who believe in God are evil! Evil I tell you!

In this single snapshot from the trailer, posted below, the entire narrative of the left is revealed. They have their enemy and know who their enemy is.

On the wall are two pictures. One of Jesus, one of Hitler. Notice that it is not a picture of Pat Robertson or even Fred Phelps (the late founder of Westboro Baptist Church) next to Hitler. It is a picture of Jesus, but not just any picture of Jesus. This is a Catholic image of what Catholics call The Sacred Heart of Jesus. The implication is that the terrorist group is not just a small splinter group that claims to be Bible believers, but this right-wing American group is the face of all of Christendom, from historical Europe to modern day America. To believe in Christ is to believe in Hitler.

And the main villain is not just a white guy. He’s buff with a shaved head and beard. He looks masculine. He looks like he works out or maybe lifts heavy things, like guns and ammo. Maybe he’s military. He goes to church and probably believes in entrepreneurial business, as opposed to Jewish-run Socialism. He is the face of Neo-masculinity.

Poor Daniel Radcliffe. He’s small, metro-sexual, lacks confidence, and will probably have an emo episode at some point, like Kylo Ren.

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I need Feminism Because I …

This is the left reassuring their people that old school Americans, those who still believe in God, in men, and in good old-fashioned liberty, are the true threat to years of grand noble efforts to save the planet for world peace. The message to the progressive movement, as violence in the name of Islam tears apart their promises of perfect tranquility through diversity and equality, is don’t stop believing. Belief in God still causes terrorism. Masculinity still causes terrorism. Patriotism still causes terrorism. Heterosexual marriage causes terrorism. White male privilege causes terrorism. Church, men, private property, they are all cause terrorism and terrorism destroys the planet. They are all evil and here is the proof.

It will be interesting to see just how the story is presented when the movie comes out, but no doubt at least some of these ideas will be present.

Social Justice Warriors in Hollywood cannot help themselves. To them, this is the way they see the world.

An American Dependence Day

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Have you ever had a dream, Neo, that you were so sure was real? What if you were unable to wake from that dream? How would you know the difference between the dream world and the real world?

Today, Americans will wave their flags, fire off their controlled explosions, and consume everything grilled and fried. There will be joyous celebrations with friends and family. It will be a good day for them.

Perhaps it is the pursuit of thinking outside the box, but there is also a sense of melancholy felt with all these celebrations. Grasping even a small portion of genuine American history and gaining a glimpse into the American culture in the twenty-first century sours any reason to celebrate.

When our founding fathers celebrated liberty, they understood what it meant to be under the heavy hand of absolute government and the long European history behind it. The disconnect between those men and today’s generation has become absolute, a deliberate feature of modernity. Do Americans understand anything past their own private and narcissistic sense of personal liberty? That is what most will be celebrating today.

Missing is a sense of cultural identity, grounded in European ethnicity, the lineage of posterity that the founders wrote about. Absent is the understanding that fathers and fatherhood are the beginning of families, that men and brotherhood are the beginning of domestic tranquility. Needed is the richness of historical Western Christendom, lost to oceans of commercialized pop-Jesus experience.

What flows today under the illustrious stars and stripes is a mosaic of cultural faces, having in common the pursuit of material wealth while a gavel brings them all under the wailing cry for wealth redistribution. Abstract identities derived from emotions and sexual instincts stir up an artificial sky flowing with profuse white clouds of deceptive liberty obscuring the solid ground of nature. Walking on sunshine, indeed. Trading in solid goods and dependable services with a handshake has been replaced with digitized currency purchasing digitized things to capture imaginary experiences. Instead of living a real life, life is lived vicariously through virtual reality. Wandering Aimlessly is the name on the national ID card.

Such is what is being exported worldwide in the bloody, violent name of “democracy.”

The forces of evil are ever at work to assail the heart and mind of man, to purge from them every thought of history and any consideration for the future. Here today is a prison of solitary confinement, its walls painted with illusionary images of incredible pleasure that allow a slave to believe himself free.

It has been said that what is past is lost and never to be recovered. Perhaps. The past may not exist in the present, but history does and if the doors of archives can be kept open to hungry hearts and minds, a bridge might be built between yesterday and tomorrow, carrying hope over the hopeless chasm of today.

May Christ triumph over America the Matrix and lead men back to genuine life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.

When Equality Cries Foul

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Good ol’ boys … uh … girls club.

So, a boy who self-identifies as a girl joins the all-girl track and field team, wins fifth place in one event and third in another, and takes all-state honors. However, the response from the girls turned out to be less than supportive.

“I’m glad that this person is comfortable with who they are and they’re able to be happy in who they are, but I don’t think it’s competitively completely 100 percent fair,” Hutchison High School senior Saskia Harrison told a local CBS affiliate.

Stephanie Leigh Golmon Williams, a mother, said Nattaphon’s wins were “not fair and it is not right for our female athletes.”

“We have a responsibility to protect our girls that have worked really hard, that are working towards college scholarships,” she said.

Now that the ultimate outcome of Title IX equality has come, allowing girls to compete with boys on a level track and field, the girls are not happy about it.

Everyone loves the idea of boys and girls being equal on equal terms. They love the idea that a boy would self-identify as one of them and that there is no “hate” or “discrimination.” That is until the girls lose and then suddenly, the fact that the winning girl is actually a boy makes a big difference.

It’s okay for a boy to self-identify as a girl and compete as a girl and use the girls’ restrooms, but at the end of the day, a transgender boy is still a boy, and he is expected to lose. Girls rule, boys drool and all that. A male can pretend to be a female and all is well, as a long as real women always come first.

And thus the complicated and ambiguous politics of feminist equality continue to play out.

 

Stating The Obvious

Christendom, especially in Europe, has become suicidal. The Pope, head of the Catholic Church, which is the church of Western Christendom, cannot seem to make up his mind whether this suicide is good or bad. In one article, he is reported as saying something that would require a nationalist identity:

If Europe wants to rejuvenate, it must rediscover it’s cultural roots. Of all the Western countries, Europe has the stronger and deeper roots.

Then he says something that would require national suicide and is producing that national suicide.

I dream of a Europe that promotes and protects the rights of everyone, without neglecting its duties toward all. I dream of a Europe of which it will not be said that its commitment to human rights was its last utopia.

As for an emerging Catholic, this is painful to hear. As someone who has discovered the historical Roman Church, I cringe.

To make matters worse, whereas the leader of Western Christendom does not seem to carry a clear idea of what Christendom is or whether or not it should be protected, a Buddhist has come out and said what the Pope cannot or will not.

The Dalai Lama openly declared:

‘Germany cannot become an Arab country’ … from a moral point of view too, I think the refugees should only be admitted temporarily’ … ‘The goal should be that they return and help rebuild their countries.

And so here we are in the twenty-first century.

A Buddhist warns of the extinction of Christendom while Christians are welcoming the extinction of Christendom because the atheists call Christians racist, sexist, and bigoted.

That is messed up.

Equality As A Social Evil

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The Utopian dream of equality.

The conservative response to egalitarian equality found in feminism is something called complementarianism. Feminism says that men and women are equal and similar, allowing for fluid interchange between men and women in the various areas of life. Conservatism rejects this and says men and women are equal and different, applying certain limits to men and women for the sake of roles geared specifically for each particular sex.

The problem with the complementarian idea is that it is still feminism, even as its advocates claim to oppose feminism. Its declaration that men and women are equal in value, but different in roles tries to emphasize the ideas of value and roles, but what is applied is equality and differences. The problem is made worse because progressives do not deny that men and women are different, only that those differences cannot be limited to specific roles. So the “equal but different” stance is the same for both the complementarian and the egalitarian. Both the conservative and the liberal are feminists.

In order to get away from feminism and its corrosive effect on culture, there needs to be another way to view men and women and that is to say that they share a common humanity. Both are human and humanity comes with its own inherent dignity. Men and women are not animals and should not be treated as such. Cruelty and maltreatment are rejected in favor of consideration. Hence, the Christian admonitions that a man should love his neighbor and a husband his wife.

However, this common humanity does not automatically mean equality. In society as a whole, inequality abounds and society is actually the better for it. When it comes to the health of a loved on, the doctor is over the murderer, though both are human. The man who tells the truth and keeps his word is over the liar and fraudulent, though both are men. Not all men are qualified to lead, to manage wealth, to fight for a cause though all men may be capable. Of course not. So, inequality is a part of life and it is not the evil it is made out to be.

In the same way, men and women share a common humanity, but that does not make them equal. Male headship is part of the natural order of life and female submission to men is part of that order. Women are simply not qualified for doing what men do simply because they are women. In the same way, men are not capable of doing those unique things women do because they are men. There should be no shame in this.

Men understand they are not women and find no shame in the fact that they lack those particular qualities that women naturally carry. However, modern women find it shameful that women are not doing what men do and push to leave behind their inherent femininity in order to pursue the world and work of men. At the same time, they push for men to find new-found shame over their lack of feminine qualities.

What drives the conservative / liberal push for equality is the idea that inequality automatically means devaluation. If every person is not equal to every other person, especially if women are not absolutely equal to men, then those who are not equal are less valuable. This makes sense if men and women are stripped of their common humanity and reduced to economic units, making money the measure of all things. If a man earns more money than a woman, then the woman is devalued, base solely on her potential for economic earning.

And thus we have the main issue behind the modern obsession over equality of the sexes. Men and women are measured by their ability to earn money for corporations and governments, under the guise of earning money for themselves. For the love of money, man is remade in the image of economic theories, forgetting that there is a God who made man for more than the pursuit of food and clothing. This make feminism and equality not just social theories or political rights, but moral evils and as such they should be opposed.

Let your manners be without covetousness, contented with such things as you have; for he hath said: I will not leave thee, neither will I forsake thee (Hebrews 13:5).

The face of the mortal sin of covetousness is equality.