Why Does Anglo Culture Harbor Visceral Hatred for High-Achieving Men?
I’m not perfect. I’ll be the first to admit I’ve made colossal mistakes in my life, and have regretted them. However, I’ve never quite understood the static high-achieving men like me get in the Anglo world. In many ways, being a creative, intelligent man is worse than being a wanton criminal in this culture. Want proof? Criminals average more bangs and more children than college graduates in Anglo America.
The crowd dislikes excellence. (Except in sports, which is – as astrophysicist Carl Sagan pointed out with football – a thinly disguised simulation of hunting.) The crowd dislikes opinions and views which differ from their preconceived myopia. The crowd dislikes men who think and act outside the box. The crowd dislikes men who figure a way out of the sorrowful existence they endure.
When my intelligence was noticed way back in third grade by my teacher, who promptly placed me into the gifted program, being smart was the “cool” thing to be. But, that didn’t last too long. It soon got me pariah status in middle school and high school. The more I focused on academics, the worse the situation became. College was the same story. I had to be serious because I thought college was my ticket out of my impoverished upbringing. But, being serious and focused led to more social ostracization in college. All the friends I had at university I developed outside of school. (Notice a pattern?)
I still managed to get laid as I learned to hide my abilities outside of school, and was an above average looking guy who knew then and knows now how to hang. But, I wasn’t invited to parties my peers had when I was a young man. Luckily, all I had to do was get a job in another town and I made new friends, who then invited me to hang out with them. In each case I hid my abilities and my intellect, though.
There is one caveat, though. Not every group of people treated me this way. While my own ethnic group (whites) shunned me to no end and continues to do so, even family members treating me as a persona non grata most of the time (outside of fake pleasantries) other ethnic groups celebrate my achievements and seem to enjoy my company.
I rarely talk about them, but my tangential interests and wide breadth of knowledge seep out of me. Often I think, “Uh oh. Shouldn’t have said that. Now they’ll know I don’t think like them.” Isn’t that crazy? There comes a point in life when a man is tired of hiding his mind so others don’t feel uncomfortable. So, I guess I just have to accept being shunned by very herdlike Anglos.
But, why should a smart, well-intentioned person catch so much flack? I would go so far as to say this: As my light shines brighter and brighter in my post-corporate, world-roaming, free-wheeling lifestyle, the more “average” people shun me and even attack me. I would even go so far as to say it feels like a visceral hatred for my success, which has come at huge personal cost and as a result of a mountain of self-discipline. (It’s not easy to drive a semi 100,000 miles accident free, stay debt free, and save 90% of a man’s income along the way to enjoy extensive amounts of time abroad.)
As an example of the toxicity simmering underneath, even a tepid Facebook comment I made today about leaving tourist areas to find “real life” and $5 meals that taste as good or better than $50 meals at white tablecloth restaurants provoked an attack. (The typical, tried and true “Don’t want them dirty foreigners preparing my food” Anglo stupidity.)
I’d be lying if I said that being excluded and attacked by people who I thought were my friends didn’t sting some. I recently wrote an article about “friends” abandoning me since I became successful with women and found a way off the corporate plantation.) But why does Anglo culture (and law) seem bent on extinguishing its best and brightest? This isn’t something that’s just happened to me. Ask other high achievers and I’m sure they’ll tell a similar story.
Is there any reason I crave escape so thirstily and so often? In other news, fuck these people. I used to let it make me feel bad. But I don’t anymore. These jerkoffs have the problem. Not me.
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