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Demographic Statistics Reflect the Ongoing Decline of the West

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Women being encouraged to walk away from men and family is having adverse effects on society – the numbers detail the decline below

We often lament the decline of the American family in the manosphere. It’s always good to qualify subjective observations with real data.

Here’s some research from the left-leaning Pew Research, who of course thinks the ongoing, slow-motion Marxist train wreck (i.e. the destruction of the nuclear family and demographic displacement of whites from their nations branded as Diversity™) is a good thing.

The first piece of evidence reflects the Anglo female’s path of destruction brought on by an epidemic of solipsism as the vast majority of divorces are initiated by, or caused by women. The bad news is cleverly manipulated to sound like “progress” in the report.

Two-parent households are on the decline in the U.S., while divorce, remarriage and cohabitation are on the rise.

Why is the nuclear family dying while disposable relationships are becoming the norm? Under the forming matriarchy, no man is good enough for today’s Anglo women. Whether it be 19 days or 19 years, the male WILL BE DISPOSED OF at some point in time. It’s all about ME when it comes to American women, and especially white American women. This means marriage and relationships are very bad bet for today’s American men.

Of course, women’s bad decisions are always blamed on men in a gynocentric culture. Many women today only pop out a kid so they can be awarded an 18-year annuity, i.e. child support check. They then follow the YouGoGrrl™ narrative and marry themselves to a corporation rather than a husband. Even though these are poor decisions when it comes to the social and material well-being of the next generation, the bad news is once again mangled into a positive-sounding statement.

About one-in-six American kids now live in a blended family. And the roles of mothers and fathers are converging, due in part to the rise of breadwinner moms.

Notice the wording in that preceding sentence. Bias is written into the stinky Pew report as “breadwinner moms” implies men aren’t holding up their end of the bargain. The reality is there are plenty of good men out there, but women’s fickle nature has been amplified by generations of feminist cheerleading.

The fact American men are known as and seen as the Gold Standard in other parts of the world is easily evident once a man checks himself out of the Anglo insane asylum and spends any length of time abroad. Women abroad (Europe excluded) fall over themselves to get to American men because they know just how good we are, unlike our home girls here in the States.

Meantime, the androgyny agenda is revealed in the next selection from Pew.

Dads are doing more housework and child care, while moms are doing more paid work outside the home.

As we all know, de-balled men are not attractive to women no matter what comes out of their mouths. And manly women are not attractive to men. How gender roles became so fucked up in America will be studied by future historians who write about our decline as a nation and civilization.

And of course, as androgyny becomes “normal” and women turn themselves into wannabe men, Americans have become so brainwashed only a little over half think children are better off with a mom rather than a nanny and/or the television set raising them.

Americans are conflicted about some aspects of this change: While nearly half of two-parent households have a mom and dad who both work full time, 51% of Americans say children are better off with a mother at home.

On a related note, as women displace men in the workforce and double the supply of labor for greedy CEOs, wages are falling and the middle class is evaporating.

The share of U.S. adults living in middle-income households fell to 50% in 2015, after more than four decades in which those households served as the nation’s economic majority.

But these numbers reveal more than just tattered families and declining economic fortunes.

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Get used to seeing a lot more burqas in the coming decades

The Future

Deeply intertwined with the above statistics, the decline in religiousness among Western and particularly Anglo populations is intimately connected with the decline in family and therefore the nations of the West. Like it or not, religion holds the family together. Perhaps more than anything else,  and this is based on personal observation – it gives women something to believe in rather than the Church of Consumerism that now dominates Europe and the USA.

Over the next four decades, Christians will remain the largest religious group, but Islam will grow faster than any other major religion, mostly because Muslims are younger and have more children than any other religious group globally. By 2050, the number of Muslims will nearly equal the number of Christians.

When a society becomes atheistic, it becomes demographically non-viable. Even hardcore atheists and agnostics must admit this even if they don’t need to be of the faith themselves; the data do not lie.

Of course, Pew and other liberal organizations celebrate the Death of Whitey, his family, his religion, and his nation.

By 2055, the U.S. will not have a single racial or ethnic majority. Much of this change has been (and will be) driven by immigration. Nearly 59 million immigrants have arrived in the U.S. in the past 50 years, mostly from Latin America and Asia. Today, a near-record 14% of the country’s population is foreign born compared with just 5% in 1965. Over the next five decades, the majority of U.S. population growth is projected to be linked to new Asian and Hispanic immigration.

By 2100, barring some dramatic change in current trends, the USA will undoubtedly be a Hispanic nation. As early as 2040 or 2050 Hispanics will surpass Anglo whites in the number of children that are being born in a plurality. There is reason to think they’ll go on to become the majority after that point of no return is reached.

It’s yet another confirmation the Empowered™ lifestyle of today’s American women is really a deathstyle when it is viewed through the lens of history and the rise and decline of nations and empires. Anglos and particularly Anglo women started believing they were too advanced to have dirty little children. That belief was the blunder of all time.

Oh, and get ready for a Democratic dictatorship barring some astonishing sea change brought on by Trump’s presidency.

Young adult Millennials are much more likely than their elders to hold liberal views on many political and social issues, though they are also less likely to identify with either political party: 50% call themselves political independents.

So, you see we aren’t being irrational when it comes to lamenting, criticizing, and getting “Mad as Hell” like Howard Beale about what is happening in modern day America. There are real numbers to back up our disgust with the decline, and these numbers scream we need to start investing a little energy into self-interest if we are to prosper as a people and a nation.

Of course, a counterpoint is there’s nothing much worth saving that’s left in the modern West. That’s one of the reasons I left the USA in the first place and have a happier life abroad. What’s your solution?

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The Burden of The Disposable Anglo Male

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Western men have endangered their own survival by creating a society so prosperous women don’t need them anymore…they just avail themselves of the Female Free Ride through life

On my recent trip back home to The Matrix there was an idea that occurred to me that I just couldn’t shake. As I looked upon a nation that scarcely resembles the one I grew up in anymore, I was constantly reminded of female solipsism and females’ total lack of respect and regard for what the men in their tribe have done for them.

It’s never: “What have you done for me?” It’s always: “What have you done for me LATELY?” when it comes to women in this moribund culture.

Anglo women have disposed of the men in their tribe and family even after both gave them the most prosperous society in the history of the world. Men literally created everything you see around you through their genius and creativity and the children they once had powered the economy and protected the tribe.

Everything you see around you in the Western world is the result of sexual selection and the male attempt to appease the female of the species.

Now that she has everything she wants, the male has become completely worthless to her and the house-band’s (husband’s) “primitive” notion of family is no longer of interest to her. Men hold the family together…but their ability to do so has been almost completely destroyed by a gynocentric culture and legal system.

When reminiscing about the situation as I return to the warmth of the Caribbean, I feel the pain of my brothers who have no sense of purpose in life now that the traditional reasons for them to strive, achieve and create – wives and families – have been taken away from them.

It’s a sad commentary as one writes the obituary of Western civilization. I’m flabbergasted as I tour areas what were once European American strongholds that now look like foreign countries. I harbor no ill will towards those moving in to fill the vacuum left by a dying race of people, but at the same time I know deep inside the reason traditional Americans are dying off is because their women have become useless from a biological and reproductive standpoint.

Women now have no incentive to play along with the marriage/family game because all their needs are taken care of.

And that’s all men are good for, right? Utility value.

In short, Anglo women’s frigid nature led Anglo men to greatness and world domination as they strove to appease it – but it is also destroying them as she simply has no further use for them because his creation has become self-sufficient and replaced him as the provider in her life.

Which shows us once again very ugly aspects of the female psyche and behavioral repertoire (especially in K-selected females) that are taboo to speak of in most circles and verboten to criticize in a pussy pedestalizing society.

As we play out the string and watch a once dominant nation succumb to generations of women’s liberation, documenting the decline will serve as a cautionary tale about becoming too prosperous and loosening restraints on female sexuality and behavior a little too much.

And at least one corner of the blogosphere will mention the truth that others dare not speak of – that of the burden of the disposed of male. What do you think? Do you have any personal stories to share as a disposed of male? We would love to hear from you. Post a comment below or send us an email.

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The Media Must Be Dismantled in Order for Freedom to Survive

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The Poltergeist film’s promotional photo can also be used to represent our daughters and women becoming casualties of the media

There is an evil wind blowing through America and the world, and the source of the hot air is the media—in all its forms. The news media is rightfully railed on from many corners for its outrageous portrayal of “reality,” but the way the media disease infects the body politic of America is much more insidious than talking heads in cheap suits.

The cancer of the media also permeates Hollywood film, sitcoms, and almost any other form of “entertainment” out there. Whether it’s degenerate whores pushing an agenda of pedophilia in their music videos, or another predictable “GrrlPower” song denigrating men, the music industry also plays its part in molding the American populace into mindless, overworked, sarcastic, sheep with abrasive personalities.

I recently dropped in for a visit to The Matrix because I still have family there, and I must say it was a jarring experience. From inadvertently stepping into a white girl strip club and noticing how frigid and listless the girls were, to making the rounds getting some food at the grocer watching people lumber around like zombies, to eating some slop at a fast food joint surrounded by fatasses, I must say I could not wait to get the fuck out of ‘Murica as quickly as possible. America is not a country as much as it is a coast to coast eatery and shopping mall. Sarcasm is now the national language.

These are things we’ve all heard before, but sometimes points deserve to be repeated. And most of the problem comes from social engineering via the media. This quote from Austrian philosopher Ivan Illich sums up the problems that troubled me as I observed people on my recent trip home, issues that left me terrified that this programmed environment is the blueprint for the entire world if the globalists have their way.

The machine-like behavior of people chained to electronics constitutes a degradation of their well-being and of their dignity which, for most people in the long run, becomes intolerable. Observations of the sickening effect of programmed environments show that people in them become indolent, impotent, narcissistic and apolitical. The political process breaks down because people cease to be able to govern themselves; they demand to be managed. [Emphasis mine.]

Prevalent almost everywhere I went was the media broadcasting messages of political apathy and consumerism, spraying human beings with so many figurative cans of Raid. Why do people watch this shit nonstop? The Howard Beale monologue from Network perfectly sums up the situation:

So if you want the Truth, go to God. Go to your gurus. Go to yourselves! …We deal in illusions, man. None of it is true!

But you people sit there, day after day, night after night — all ages, colors, creeds. We’re all you know! You’re beginning to believe the illusions we’re spinning here! You’re beginning to think that the tube is reality and that your own lives are unreal.

You do whatever the tube tells you — You dress like the tube. You eat like the tube. You raise your children like the tube. You even think like the tube. This is mass madness, you maniacs! In God’s name, you people are the real thing.

We are the illusion!

Which leads me to my next point as a 15-year veteran and now refugee from the totally corrupt news industry.

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The 40 year old film “Network” foresaw the day we would need to collectively turn off our televisions

News Reporters Are Figurative Prostitutes

An old joke when I worked in the news industry was: the management are the pimps and we (the on-air personalities) are the prostitutes. As humorous as that may sound, it’s actually worse than that. The corporations are the pimps and the news networks are their prostitutes.

News has always been biased, but the American media exists for one reason and one reason only in 2016—to further the agenda of the corporate-government complex a.k.a. the globalists. What is the corporate-government complex? It was defined early this year by The New Modern Man as:

Large corporations (of which there are 16 that control over 90% of the products you consume at the grocery store and information you get to see or hear in the media) fund political campaigns and lobby for the government to have more power; in turn the government enacts laws favorable to large corporations. The left blames corporations while the right blames the government, when in reality the two interests work together to subvert the will of the people.

The thought has crossed my mind more than once that the 2016 presidential election has been decided before it even began. So why have the ruse? Because it’s profitable to stir the sheeple up into a frenzy and it serves the interests of the political power structure to keep us divided against one another. As long as black and white people are fighting each other they are not fighting the real evil in the world, which is why the media creates racial problems to create profit.

You will never get any truth from the media when it comes to politics and many other issues.

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Television and film affect the human brain in many troubling and subtle ways

You Are What You Watch

We’ve all heard the old maxim you are what you eat. This needs to be taken a step further: You are what you’re exposed to and what you see on television, whether you realize it or not.

Cracked actually wrote up an informative article detailing how movies affect the human brain. Here are the troubling findings.

  • The brain can’t separate fact from fiction
  • Stories are invented to control you (they always have been, even before movies)
  • The writer of a story always has an agenda (human nature, and in Hollywood, the influence of money)
  • Generations of Americans have been raised and educated by pop culture
  • Everything in the human brain is a story

See how film might just be one of the best brainwashing instruments ever conceived? When it comes to film being used to push political and social engineering schemes, Cracked wrote:

This isn’t some paranoid conspiracy theory — it’s a fundamental part of how human culture came about. Ask yourself: Why do we go watch superhero movies? After all, variations of these stories about brave, superhuman heroes predate recorded history. We used to tell them around campfires before written language even existed.

They were created as a way to teach you how to behave. The point is, this is why stories were invented — to shape your brain in a certain way. [Emphasis mine.]

In other words, careful what you watch, what you listen to, and especially what women and children are exposed to. It can literally wreck a society, as Hollyweird dreck and Miley Cyrus are wrecking this one.

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Turn off your TV and turn off corporate mind control

The Media Must Die

In short, mass media is the most insidious form of thought and mind control that has ever been conceived. It obviously molds people into the mess of broken humanity we now see coast to coast in America.

How do we fight back against this evil?

Whether through self-inflicted wounds i.e. the fact nobody believes the news channels anymore, or as The Simpsons suggested in Treehouse of Horror VI, when people turn off their television sets the media and its deleterious effects on society will go away. In that Simpsons episode, a cosmic radiation storm caused advertising symbols came to life, and Lisa ran to the ad agency that created them looking for a solution.

Lisa: If your advertising agency created all those giant characters, you must know how to stop them.

Advertising Man: Well sir, advertising is a funny thing. If people stop paying attention to it, pretty soon, it goes away.

Lisa: Like that old woman who couldn’t find the beef?

Advertising Man: Exactly. If you stop paying attention to the monsters, they’ll lose their powers.

The Simpsons metaphor works nicely. If we collectively stop paying attention to the media except to mercilessly call them out on their bullshit, while looking elsewhere for information and entertainment (how about starting by living exciting lives instead of watching overpaid idiots pretend to have exciting lives!) the monsters of social engineering and consumerism plaguing modern society will also lose their powers.

The Network film character Howard Beale gave us a premonition of what we must collectively do.

So turn off your television sets. Turn them off now! Turn them off right now! Turn them off and leave them off. Turn them off right in the middle of this sentence I’m speaking to you now. Turn them off!

Turning off mass media mind control from all centralized sources, including television, movies, and radio, may be the best thing we can do to cleanse the cancer eating Anglo society alive and turning the Western world towards abject tyranny.

I have personally not watched television in over a year since leaving the news industry, and my mind is more focused than it has ever been in my life. I will likely never own another television in my life. Come join me, life is better without mind control in your life.

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The Coming Cultural Singularity is Claiming Its First Victims

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A perpetual growth, consumption economy is like a black hole that sucks the culture and eventually lives of those participating in it right out of a nation – if profit-seeking behavior is unrestrained

You will become one with the Borg. Your existence as it has been is over. From this time forward, you will service us.

Those words are more than just a great piece of writing in the Star Trek: The Next Generation television series. They’ve become a chilling warning to the rest of the world (those who would dare to wish to see their culture remain intact) as a twisted game is now in play to see if CEOs can take American-style corporatism worldwide, with the end goal being the transformation of human beings into Adam Curtis style happiness machines. A game of world domination is now in play, in which humanity takes a back seat to quarterly profit seeking.

Make no mistake, the ambition of globalists and government bureaucrats alike is not only to micromanage the neo-tyranny known as the United States, but to push a culture of shopping, eating out, and creating problems with people’s lives to create profit on the rest of the world.

Nothing is too sacred to be sold out. This makes perfect business sense, but as Carl Sagan once said, the unrestrained pursuit of profit poses serious risks to the soul of a nation. America lost its soul at the alter of consumerism, which is why in the 21st century it is a nation that is materially rich but spiritually and demographically dead (at least for the founding ethnic group.)

After having spent a long period outside the consumption culture, coming back to visit a nation that revolves around getting and spending money at the cost of everything else that once made life worth living comes as quite a culture shock. What also comes as quite a shock is how isolated and detached from one another people are. The country is a coast to coast shopping mall and eatery in which there’s no sense of community and people have no sense of attachment to one another or need for one another beyond fiduciary concerns.

People live debased lives and further debase themselves as they become nameless, faceless strangers in the city. They become automatons who only think in terms of money and how to get and spend more of it. The idea of having children and propagating a culture in which people feel like life is innately satisfying to live has been lost.

Considering this general feeling of the culture one experiences once when he has been away for a while then comes back to a jarring juxtaposition of the Old World with the Consumer World, once coming to this realization a man does not wonder why the once mighty white race is going out with a whimper instead of a bang as it has been sedated and sold out by its own decadence, and individuals’ detachment from one another.

The demographic and cultural decline of Anglos in America also serves as doleful warning to those who would sell out their culture to live mechanical lives as profit seeking consumers in a consumption machine: selling out your humanity for “stuff” and fleeting material pleasure comes as a high price.

Is there anything that can be done?

One does not simply stop the wheels of an economy that have mercilessly decimated the nuclear family without facing serious repercussions as people have evolved to depend on it, but those who organized the world’s first consumption culture will be perhaps the first to disappear from the face of the earth as a result of it. Whites are now disappearing from the nation they created in astonishing numbers, and with an ever-increasing pace. It’s what demographers call an inverted population pyramid. Indeed, more whites are now dying than being born. Breitbart lays bare the results of a culture in love with material things rather than people. (As The New Modern Man constantly points out, feminism and Cultural Marxism – both products of monetary powers coming to dominate the political forms of the nation – haven’t helped, either.)

Racial and ethic minorities children under the age of five are now the majority as non-Hispanic white children make up an ever-smaller slice of the population, according to the Census Bureau. New population estimates released Thursday reveal a striking shift in the composition of America’s population as racial and ethnic minority births are also outpacing minority deaths. Meanwhile non-Hispanic whites are experiencing negative population growth, seeing 61,841 more deaths than births between 2013 and 2014.

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See any red or pink on that map? All areas shaded those colors are where whites are losing population

Whites have a feeling something is wrong, but they haven’t quite diagnosed the problem yet. They see themselves becoming strangers in their own land, they see themselves being demographically and culturally conquered although semi-peacefully, and they know more whites are dying than being born as small towns wither away while they’re simultaneously seeing white population decline in the big city.

Everywhere you go, whites are fading because of the “advanced” and so-called “modern” lives they lead.

There is a growing sentiment of finality and dread that’s almost palpable. Comedian Bill Hicks even hints at the problem, although his voice is quickly drowned out by constant advertising and product placement.

I do not believe making money in order to consume goods is mankind’s sole purpose on this planet.

If only people realized their materialism is literally killing their posterity and consuming their lives in the pursuit of vanity and narcissism.

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The Culture-Materialism ratio has become seriously unbalanced towards the materialism side in late stage Anglo culture

No Easy Solutions

What is causing all this? It must be those immigrants is the initial thought. It’s not that. It’s the fact the cycle of life, i.e. having kids and raising them as the motivating force behind life rather than having careerism and consumerism as the motivating force has gone the way of the dinosaurs. That “antiquated” way of living life has been disrupted by gold-plated dreams of winning the conspicuous consumption prize when in fact the reality of any economy is their are 10 losers for every winner or else it could not function.

The family, the building block of any society or economy has been forgotten. A new electronic gadget or sedan has taken its place.

There are those who want to see the American model of consumption and the sacrificing of the world’s cultures at the altar of the shopping mall foisted upon everyone on the planet. The beast that is the perpetual growth economy that has been created must constantly be fed with a steady diet of human lives and human energy. It won’t stop with its voracious appetite until it has turned the entire world into the same perfect consumers Americans have become.

The only chance for finding a way out of this downward spiral for those who think human beings are more than “happiness machines” is through one of two options: if the monster consumes those who created it in such a manner the rest of the world learns a lesson from it, or more likely, it dies out before it can spread like the cancer it is to the rest of the planet as it suffocates those who created it.

If it doesn’t, the coming cultural singularity will mean the entire world, not just America, is one big shopping mall and eatery. I can think of no worse hell than a planet in which humanity has taken a back seat to corporate economics, and everyone goes into work 50 to 60 hours a week in a rent-seeking economy that consumes their entire lives, their culture, and their freedom. Standardized human beings,in which every tribe and ethnicity talks, walks, and acts just like Americans do today. An entire world just as bland as standardized hamburgers like the Big Mac.

Are you ready to become one with the Borg?

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The Culture to Materialism Ratio

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Women drive 4/5 of the consumer economy in America, a materialism that is destroying culture

Western civilization has sold out. It has become an über-materialistic culture in which children are taught from birth the way to judge their level of success and their status among friends is by constantly comparing what they own with what their friends and family own. This is seen in numerous areas of modern life as these toy-seeking children turn into conspicuously consuming adults. From cell phone culture which now begins at age 8 to car culture which lasts until death, the modis operandi is competition through consumption.

What are you driving that old thing for? Don’t you have a good job? What are you doing with that brick or dinosaur? You need to upgrade to stay competitive is the message when one reads behind the lines. This insanity is reinforced by peer pressure and the need for people to “conform” in America.

For over a century, this mentality has led Western civilization to become the most materially rich in the world. That’s the good news. However, there is a dark side to having so much stuff. One might argue that Western civilization has lost its culture in the process of pursuing more and more junk. In fact, a going joke is what kind of culture do white people even have? And sadly, as a white person I don’t have much of an answer.

Sure, there’s still football and hamburgers on the Fourth of July with fries and turkey at Thanksgiving, but the overall culture can be described as one of nothing more than shopping and eating out, since that’s what most people spend their free time doing when they’re not adhering to the Puritan American work ethic. Once the careerism pill has been swallowed, life quickly becomes a vicious circle of work-consume-work-consume that most people never break out of.

America, and Western civilization in general has become a culture that looks for personal fulfillment through extrinsic goals, rather than intrinsic ones. Extrinsic goals make us look good, and they bring fleeting pleasure. But, they’re not “intrinsically” fulfilling like intrinsic goals such as spending quality time with family, having a close network of friends, and developing a sense of community.

This has led to accelerating spiritual and demographic death as materialism has come to dominate life in such a way people have become nihilistic, overly critical, and in many ways hopeless and helpless. Naturally, there is an equation that could be used to express this trade off a culture makes when it decides to pursue materialism vs. maintaining its culture. We will call this the culture-materialism ratio.

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Shopping and eating out have become national obsessions in America

Culture vs. Materialism

In short, one must sell out a little culture to get a little materialism. Since the time we have is limited on this planet, one cannot spend time enjoying other people and working to make the money to buy more shiny things at the same time. There is always a trade off.

To diagnose what has happened to American culture to make it one in which negativity leaps out from any cursory visit to a social networking site, one must start by looking at the anthropological definition of what culture is.

Culture is defined as a social domain that emphasizes the practices, discourses, and material expressions, which, over time, express the continuities and discontinuities of social meaning of a life held in common… As a defining aspect of what it means to be human, culture is a central concept in anthropology, encompassing the range of phenomena that are transmitted through social learning in human societies.

So, we see right away material expressions are included in the broad definition of culture. A little materialism is okay, and a sign of a healthy society. Unfortunately, material expressions have begun to overwhelm to other “practices and discourses” of American culture. People spend so much of their lives in pursuit of money and stuff that they’ve literally become bitter about life.

Careerism is inculcated into youth from elementary school onwards and females are taught to be ashamed of and forgo their femininity and maternity with the goal of making women more like men (i.e. interchangeable labor devices). In fact, the entire whole of American life can today be described at shaping children into becoming efficient consumers to keep consumption high.

This must end. Dr. James Roberts has studied materialistic people and knows there is never enough stuff to buy to fill that whole marketers put into people’s souls by manipulating their emotions.

As we amass more and more possessions, we don’t get any happier; we simply raise our reference point. That new 2,500-square-foot house becomes the baseline for your desires for an even bigger house. It’s called the Treadmill of Consumption. We continue to purchase more and more stuff but we don’t get any closer to happiness, we simply speed up the treadmill.

The “treadmill” he is speaking of is The Hedonic Treadmill, a figurative treadmill that functions as a sort of “highway to hell” The New Modern Man has written about in the past.

Modern Western civilization (with an emphasis on America) has become a culture that is so materially rich but spiritually dead it is literally disappearing from the face of the planet in pursuit of buying things.

People lumber into the malls, empty their pockets buying junk and junk food – most of which they don’t really need – then go home to giant homes via bulbous SUVs. The next morning they wake up, head down to jobs that most of them can’t stand and work an average of 47 hours a week.

This is time in their lives they will never get back.

As a result of a culture that neglects the cultural in favor of material things, God is dead in America and has been for some time. Religious people will protest this claim but if one looks at the way they live their lives rather than what they say they believe it doesn’t take long to discover people are not living according to tradition or religion. They worship at the church of the discount store and their gods are their career, credit score and things they own.

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Oh, please Verizon, give me that cell phone upgrade. The church of the mall has replaced the actual church in many regards

GDP vs. GNH

Perhaps it’s time to start making another measure of human progress rather than Gross National Product. The tiny nation of Bhutan has started measuring human progress in terms of Gross National Happiness. As hippy as it sounds, it’s actually a good idea when one realizes there are indeed things money cannot buy.

It’s a holistic approach which looks at other measures than just economics to determine the overall well-being of a society.

But, there are other ways of acheiving the same goal: a happy and fulfilled soceity rather than one in which it’s citizens behave like braindead shoppers who are never fulfilled for very long no matter how much money they spend. One of the best moves people can make is to turn off the high preist of consumerism and materialism – the corporate media. Its culture and values sorely need to be replaced with human ones instead of economic ones.

Maybe then, American society can begin to heal itself spiritually and demographically. Importantly, maybe whites can begin to reverse trends that are leading them to extinction at the hands of their own selfish inner desires, emotionally manipulated by the puppet masters to maximize profit at the cost of everything else that makes life worth living.

The pendulum must swing back from rampant consumerism and towards things that intrinsically make life worth living.

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