Decline of the West, the exhaustive study of the rise of fall of civilizations containing prescient predictions for Western civilization published in 1918 by Oswald Spengler has been discussed often here at this outpost. As time goes on, the predictions laid out in what should be viewed as one of the greatest works in human history become even more plain to see. The genius of Spengler’s civilization model becomes increasingly irrefutable.
The political, spiritual, and artistic forms that sustained the West for a millennia are now going to hell in a handbasket. Chaos is coming.
Spengler’s Civilization Model is proving to be astonishingly accurate. Even more impressive is how much the world has changed in just a generation or two, especially considering that a mere 20 years ago one would have called you a nutter if you told them total destruction is where the West was headed. Nowadays though, this is a common topic amongst the masses as Spengler’s predictions are quietly coming to fruition.
In this first of three installments, we’ll take a quick look at the political predictions Spengler made a century ago. Forthcoming installments two and three will look at how Western spirituality and art have also begun the process of full disintegration.
Let’s look at some predictions from Spengler’s Civilization Model and apply them to the crumbling world we see all around us.
Reading from left to right, top down we find a perfect description of 21st century America and Europe. The body of the people is essentially urban in constitution, with 80% of the U.S. population now living in an urban area. Thanks to liberalism, the population is indeed dissolving into a formless mass. We can see this manifest itself with the rise of the degenerate freak mafia (liberals) infesting the body politic like cancer. Degeneracy is now the rule rather than the norm. Rather than the traditional form the Western population assumed, we are now plagued by a blue/pink/green haired, gender confused, fat, greedy, slothful population.
The population is also inorganic in that it is no longer tied to the land or biology. What better way to illustrate this than the gender bending society we have turned into, one that is demographically and biologically suicidal with dying white populations in both America and Europe as even children are now regularly encouraged to change their gender by either cutting off a penis or sewing one on rather than keeping the sex they were born with.
At the top, item #1: Domination of Money (Democracy) and economic powers permeating the political forms and authorities refers to how sold out governments in the West have become. As TNMM has posited before, today’s economic powers and political forms have merged and are practically one and the same – our ruling class have become a true corporate-government complex.
TNMM will also now propose the idea that JFK was assassinated by forces inside the U.S. government in 1963, and that Americans have been living in a pseudo-republic since then. (This is not Spengler’s prediction, but it fits the model well and offers a much more plausible explanation than the laughable Lee Harvey Oswald “lone nut” cover story that has been used to explain assassinations and mass shootings to the point of being worn out over the last 50 years.)
The assassination of JFK represented the victory of moneyed powers over the power of the people. Often called the Deep State, moneyed powers refers to elites and shadowy figures from the CIA and NSA running the American government rather than elected officials. Everything since JFK’s assassination has been a sham, something we will detail at a later time.
We are transitioning to items #2 and #3 on the list. Increasing primitiveness of political forms is plain to see with the Democrats becoming the anti-white party and the Republicans becoming the white party in America. Identity politics and its attendant tribal warfare are ripping the republic apart. This will intensify to the point leaders will no longer be elected, and much like in the Roman Empire one will have to kill to get into office.
Inward decline of the nations into a formless population can be represented by the sharp transition America has made from being a nation that was 92% white as recently as 1960, to whites making up a scant 1/3 of its population among newborns before 2050. America is quickly becoming the “polyglot boarding house” Teddy Roosevelt warned against, the definition of a formless population with no common language or culture. Anyone who tells you ethnicity and a particular ethnic group’s culture has nothing to do with a nation’s characteristics and its destiny is totally brainwashed by liberalism.
Formation of Caesarism and victory of force politics over money are yet to come, but Donald Trump’s ascendance to the presidency represents this coming change as the republic crumbles and the nation one day returns to the rule of a single man. Trump was elected because the people long for a leader to bring order to the chaos created by battling ethnic factions in today’s democracy of demagoguery. Democracy will self-destruct because whites and non-whites have very different ways of life. This will continue to exhibit itself in opinions on government policy making the system increasingly unworkable.
Finally, #3: Historyless stiffening and enfeeblement even of the imperial machinery, against young peoples eager for spoil or alien conquerers is already well advanced in the West. The U.S. military is supposedly the most powerful in the world, yet the nation is so enfeebled by liberalism it can’t control its own southern border. There is no doubt whatsoever the West is being demographically conquered – Europe by Muslims and America by Mestizos. We are also losing touch with our history as liberals relentlessly assault it by viewing everything through the myopia of “racism” – most recently by tearing down historical statues.
Primitive human conditions thrust up into the highly civilized mode of living is coming in full force sooner rather than later. (Technology has sped up the timeline, and section #3 will come much sooner than the year 2200 Spengler predicted.) While we can already see the decay of great Western cities like Detroit (and Future Detroit a.k.a. New York City with the election of Socialist leaders like Ocasio-Cortez) truly primitive conditions will arise as a result of people desperately trying to escape the so-called matrix.
It’s not hard to imagine that as electronic sentinels increasingly rule over our lives, monitoring everything we do with cameras and sensors all around us – even what we say in our homes and how we drive our cars – those who seek to be free will eschew technology altogether. It’s becoming ever clearer that technology is meant to enslave humanity, not free it. Once this realization hits the masses, we will see a sharp rise in primitive human conditions as people flee the electronic plantation.
There’s no way out of this. Many Trump voters think the West can escape its fate, but it ultimately cannot. Trump and others may help postpone it, but the forces driving the rise and fall of civilizations are beyond our control.
In many ways, the West is already dead. We are the last remaining cells that cling to life even though the organism known as Western Civilization has died. What is our duty? To cling to the lost ideals of the West – to “life” – as long as possible. Spengler wrote in Man and Technics:
We are born into this time and must bravely follow the path to the destined end. There is no other way. Our duty is to hold on to the lost position, without hope, without rescue, like that Roman soldier whose bones were found in front of a door in Pompeii, who, during the eruption of Vesuvius, died at his post because they forgot to relieve him. That is greatness. That is what it means to be a thoroughbred. The honorable end is the one thing that can not be taken from a man.
The ground rumbles beneath us, just as it once did at Pompeii. There’s nowhere to run to, nowhere to hide from the ongoing implosion of the West. We can only try to make the best of the situation. As Spengler knew, optimism is cowardice. Brave pessimism will get the new modern man much more mileage.
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