Alexander Wolfheze discusses the obvious fact that the West has already fallen and the fervent hope that the East will take up its mantle and continue the glory of European civilization.
‘This is the way the world ends
Not with a bang but a whimper’
— Thomas Stearns Eliot, ‘The Hollow Men’
Nihilist Victory: Climax and Anticlimax
‘It is necessary, secretly and urgently, to prepare the terror.’
— Vladimir Ilyich Lenin, Memorandum to Nikolay Nikolayevich Krestinsky, September 1918
During the ‘Great Reset’ years 2020–22, few Western minds were sufficiently detached from the daily reality of radical societal upheaval — ‘Corona Crisis’ totalitarian transformation, ‘Black Lives Matter’ Cultural Revolution, neo-Weimarian economic collapse — to pay much attention to the centenary of the climax of the Russian Civil War. In November 2020, the lived experience of the rapidly accelerating Fall of the ex-Free West left little leisure to give much thought to the very loud ‘bang’ that concluded the Fall of the Old East in November 1920. Even so, it is useful to note the structural parallels and inversions of the Fall of the Free West and the Fall of the Old East, events that are separated by a century but that also share the same protagonists. In both cases, the victorious forces of antinomian (culture-)nihilism, ideologically justified by ‘historical materialism’ and politically disguised as ‘revolutionary democracy’, stand poised to wipe out the last remnants of an older order that still include vestiges of social hierarchy, anagogic culture and religious reverence (for the author’s take on the cultural-historical and psycho-social roots of Culture Nihilism, cf. Sunset).
A little over a century ago in the East, the final battle took on the form of a spectacular ‘final stand’ by the last White Army against the overwhelmingly superior forces of the victorious Red Army, fought on the Perekop Isthmus and across the Sivash Lagoons that link and separate the Crimean Peninsula from the southern Russian mainland. Out of the wreckage of disastrous White defeats during the winter of 1919–20, ‘Black Baron’ Pyotr Wrangel had managed to reconstitute a last White ‘Russian Army’, holding off and pushing back the Bolshevik tide. For over six months, his improvised army had shielded the Crimea, now the last enclave of free Russian soil in Europe and flooded with masses of destitute refugees, ranging from dispossessed nobility and loyal monarchists to dissident intelligentsia and soldiers of fortune. There, competent White administrators, headed by former Tsarist minister Aleksandr Krivoshein, had finally managed to achieve a miniature-size but stable and viable social-economic alternative to Bolshevik rule: it reinstated the rule of law, implemented an equitable agrarian reform and formulated a balanced foreign policy. But as Poland, the Whites’ main ally, made its peace with the Moscow regime, the Bolshevik Red Army, now joined by the Anarchist Black Army, was free to shift its full fighting force against Wrangel’s army: facing the ten-to-one superior manpower and material resources of the Red Army, Wrangel decided on a heroic last stand on the northern fortifications of the Crimea (7–17 November 1920), covering the evacuation, by ship to Constantinople, of as many civilians and soldiers as possible. As the last ships set sail, carrying the now-stateless evacuees off into permanent exile, many of those left behind committed suicide rather than fall into the hands of the victorious Reds, correctly estimating that they would break their promise of an amnesty. The outrages that followed the Red Army’s conquest of the Crimea, orchestrated by old party-faithful Bela Kun and Rosalia Zemlyachka and approved by Vladimir Lenin himself, were unprecedented even by the generous Red Terror standards of the day: the welter of bestial rape, torture and murder may have caused up to 120,000 deaths. Thus, the Fall of the Old East — the Romanovs’ last Imperial Autocracy, Orthodoxy’s Holy Russia, Muscovy’s Third Rome — was accomplished. But at least the Old East went down fighting — it went out ‘with a bang’.
A hundred years later, in November 2020, the contrast with the Fall of the Free West could hardly have been any greater: the end of the Free West came as an utterly un-heroic — even anti-heroic — anti-climax. Redundantly proving the point of Edmund Burke’s old adage that ‘all that is necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing’, or that good men simply do not exist anymore in the utterly feminized and denatured West; the Free West went out ‘with a whimper’ instead of a bang. Throughout the West, the globalist hostile elite exploited the ‘Corona Crisis’ to hasten and complete the transformation of its ‘festivist’ neo-liberal order (for a definition of Robert Steuckers’ term ‘festivism’ and related neologisms, cf. Wolfheze, Rupes Nigra, 51ff.) into a totalitarian ‘lockdown’ regime — this transformation was achieved virtually without encountering resistance. Less than a year of ‘Corona measures’ effectively resulted in the abolition of civil liberties once fundamental to the very concept of the Free West. The principles of freedom of speech and press, already reduced to mere virtue-signaling facades by years of politically correct deplatforming and algorithmic censorship, were by Soviet-style ‘rally around the leader’ propaganda, ‘statistics-war’ disinformation and ‘fake news’ digital content-removal at the home-and-garden level. At a single stroke, the principles of freedom of assembly and privacy were utterly eradicated under the pretext of the ‘global health emergency’. Western law enforcement now reserves the right to end any and all political meetings and public demonstrations — of course, selectively non-applying this right to politically expedient manifestations such as those of ‘Black Lives Matter’. Western surveillance systems now start to expand into the most private sphere of health monitoring and personal movement through ‘Corona Apps’ and ‘QR code’ travel permits. The totalitarian control mechanisms put in place by the ‘Corona Crisis’, effectively immobilizing and controlling the indigenous masses of the West, have also allowed the globalist hostile elite to put their social engineering and psy-ops programming into a higher gear. The ‘Black Lives Matter’ movement, effectively reverse-engineered anti-Western Cultural Revolution, is not only delegitimizing Western history, heritage and identity in an unprecedented manner — it has also accelerated the decades-long process of uprooting and atomizing the Western masses. At the same time, the neo-Weimarian economics of ‘Corona financing’ plunged Western nations into collective financial obligations that ensure multi-generational debt slavery: large sections of the middle class and many smaller and middling entrepreneurs were duced to poverty and welfare dependence, reinforcing the downwards spiral labor costs and work conditions as well as the general globalist tendency of socio-economic leveling between the First World and the Third World. Add to these factors the accelerated influx of Third World ‘immigration’ into the Western heartland, as per the UN ‘Global Compact for Migration’ — which aims at legalizing and facilitating mass immigration — and the final victory of the globalist hostile elite over the West edged close to near-certainty. Thus, the terrors of totalitarian repression, cultural alienation, multi-generational debt slavery and all-out ethnic replacement — with the inevitable risk of large-scale ethnic conflict and mass genocide — are now enveloping the ex-Free West. These are the ‘necessary’ measures that the hostile globalist elite has long been preparing — because the erasure of the Old West, with its old freedom and old independence, is a necessary precondition for building the globalist New World Order. These measures are also necessarily ‘secret’ till they become inevitable — until it is too late.
Western Defeat: Omens and Projections
‘Things fall apart; the centre cannot hold
Mere anarchy is loosed upon the world
The blood-dimmed tide is loosed, and everywhere
The ceremony of innocence is drowned
The best lack all conviction, while the worst
Are full of passionate intensity’
— William Butler Yeats, ‘The Second Coming’
Throughout the 2010s, largely unseen and unreported, a steady trickle of dissident and disaffected Westerners began escaping — many looking to the East. Only occasionally, the flight of some famous individual made headlines, as in 2013, when American whistleblower Edward Snowden asked for asylum in Russia and French actor Gérard Depardieu gained Russian citizenship. Since some years, however, a significant number of dissident leaders and publicists, including some belonging to the Dissident Right, have drifted into voluntary exile in the so-called ‘illiberal’ countries of Central and Eastern Europe, where the continued rule of law and better-preserved civil liberties allow them to continue their work without the constant threat of legal persecution, professional bans and ‘antifa’ harassment.
Besides these dissident and Dissident Right political exiles, a steady stream of enterprising professionals and young families has been escaping the West, settling in Central and Eastern Europe in search of more security and freedom — away from the soaring crime rates, the constant terror attacks, the increasingly Third World conditions and the nihilist educational indoctrination now typical of most Western European countries. Thus, in a largely unreported but stunning reversal of the Cold War refugee and exile movement from East to West, now White Westerners are escaping to the East. Abandoning crime-infested and immigrant-swamped London, Paris and Rome, now virtually reduced to tourist-overrun and over-priced open-air museum districts surrounded by miles of immigrant-dominated quasi-slums, many avant-garde writers and artists as well as many leading-edge entrepreneurs and scientists have found their way to Prague, Warsaw and Budapest. The Baltic seaboard cities of Poland are now home to sizeable populations of young professional Swedes who have escaped the multicultural hellhole that decades of leftist immigration policies have changed their native country into. The rich farmlands of central Hungary are now home to a large number of German agriculturalist settlers who have escaped the rising tide of immigrant terror, rape and harassment that is streaming in through Angela Merkel’s ‘open door’ policies.
This West-East migration movement has now temporarily been interrupted by ‘Corona Crisis’ border closures, but the increasing speed of the disintegration of Western Europe may very well cause a much larger migration movement in the near future — with a shift away from ‘dissident exile’ and ‘economic migration’ to a real refugee crisis. It remains to be seen to what extent Central and Eastern European destination countries will be willing and able to handle the phenomenon of ‘Western refugees’. The EU-enforced ‘freedom of movement’ was basically a globalist ploy to create a cheap labour pool for Western European economies and had nothing to do with ‘humanitarian’ considerations of the kind that may one day come to apply to Westerners moving East to seek refuge from the violence, poverty and degradation of their Third World-overrun home countries.
At this point, the now rapidly accelerating Crisis of the Modern West — ‘1984’-level nihilist totalitarianism, permanent collective debt slavery, and all-out ethnic replacement — points to three possible outcomes. These will be briefly discussed in now rapidly descending order of likelihood: (a) nihilist victory, i.e. the successful implementation of the New World Order by the globalist hostile elite; (b) undecided, i.e. a draw between the forces of nihilist globalism and anti-nihilist nationalism; (c) nationalist victory, i.e. the downfall of the globalist hostile elite. The Fall of the West is a certainty in the first two scenarios but, depending on the amount of damage done, it will also still be a practical reality in the third. In the author’s view, the Fall of the West should, in fact, be considered a fait accompli. At the time of writing, in the spring of 2022, the first outcome, i.e. total nihilist victory, is virtually guaranteed — but the globalist-nihilist cabal is still consolidating its gains. Its domestic control over the now-enslaved masses of the ex-West is not yet entirely complete: total digital control of daily life, universal bio-technical control through ‘vaccine’ mandates and sound-proof ‘firewalling’ of the anti-globalist East are rapidly expanding but not yet fully completed. Thus, three different outcomes are still — very marginally — possible:
- Nihilist victory. In the best case, nihilist victory means the ‘Venezuelanization’ of the West, i.e. the continued physical existence of indigenous white populations as minority groups within their old homelands, but living under Third World conditions, with tiny ‘privileged’ enclaves in high-security ‘gated communities’. Western civilization will then gradually fade from the public sphere as well as private identity and there will be no capacity or wish for either achieving life-enhancing innovations or maintaining old forms of high culture. In the worst case, nihilist victory means the total eradication of the indigenous white peoples of the West, through any possible combination of trans-humanist supersession, anti-natalist self-elimination and simple old-fashioned genocide — the white nations will become extinct (cf. Wolfheze, Alba Rosa, 13ff.). Ironically, this outcome will belatedly disprove the social Darwinist thesis of ‘natural selection’ to the same white nations that put so much stock by the notion of ‘survival of the fittest’: the globalist hostile elite will have proven that, given sufficient stamina, ‘culture’ can supersede ‘nature’ everywhere and always.
- Undecided. It is not inconceivable that the globalist hostile elite is making some calculus mistakes in its ‘risk assessments’ — that it miscalculates the various doses of ‘Africa’ and ‘Islam’ that it is inserting into the poisonous ‘diversity’ brew it is concocting, resulting in a premature explosion or a sub-critical mass ‘fizzle’. Widespread civil disorder, even civil war, may ensue — any prolonged doses of these will bring down the very vulnerable economic and infrastructure grids on which ‘modern society’ is built. Similarly, unforeseen factors, such as run-away climate change, a natural disaster, a prolonged internet black-out or a long food supply disruption may cause already strained control mechanisms to collapse, plunging the West into an unplanned Dark Age. In this scenario, tiny ‘islands’ of a degraded but still recognizably Western civilization, likely governed by newly-decisionist nationalist and conservative elites, may persist in some — likely peripheral — part of the West, but Western civilization as a whole will still fall. Under scenarios (a) and (b), the fate of those Westerners who have not made a dash for the East, or some overseas emigration option, in a timely fashion will depend on a range of unforeseeable circumstances — the dangers they face in their immediate surroundings will be directly related to the degree of urbanization and the precise ethnic make-up of the non-Western immigrant population. In the short run, a complete break-down of law and order, in combination with still-good transport infrastructure, will probably mean that not even the remotest rural community will be immune to marauding gangs — already now, the phenomenon of rural house burglaries and high-way robberies by immigrant bandits is commonplace throughout many prosperous regions of Northwestern Europe. The ‘survivalist’ skills of self-defense and autarkic living that have been promoted at the ‘wilder fringes’ of the Dissident Right will then come in handy.
- Nationalist victory. As stated earlier, it is probable that even a nationalist victory — effectively overcoming the Crisis of the Modern West — will still result in the Fall of the West, at least in the sense of a cultural-historically recognizable West. In all likelihood, given its downright demonic nature, a beaten globalist hostile elite would resort to a policy of ‘scorched earth’ and apocalyptic self-destruction (cf. Wolfheze, Alba Rosa, 162ff.). In this regard, the ‘Corona Crisis’ and ‘Black Lives Matter’ phenomena give us instructive insights into the mindset and priorities of the globalist hostile elite: rather than let President Trump take the re-election prize, due to him for his ‘Make America Great Again’ economic success, his ‘deep state’ enemies chose to sink America’s economy with the Corona lockdown and to burn America’s cities with the George Floyd riots. Here, the ultimate functionality of the large immigrant populations that the globalist hostile elite has been bringing into the Western heartland since around 1965 becomes clear: these populations do not merely serve as a cheap labor pool, extended consumer base and electoral voting block — they also serve as a ‘reserve army’ that may be mobilized by those who brought them in and who assure their continued presence. The globalist hostile elite can easily mobilize these immigrant populations, disproportionately strong in terms of young and male demographics, and turn them on the nationalist enemy. Throughout the West, such a mobilization has already been taking place through multi-year ‘diversity recruitment’ drives for the security forces. Recently, the ‘Black Lives Matter’ riots have proven how easy it is for the hostile globalist elite — in this case, its propagandist MSM and activist ‘antifa’ sections — to mobilize the ‘minorities’ that it has been importing and promoting for many years. Of course, even in case of an all-out elite-provoked race war, Western nationalists may very well still win the day — but the damage that will be done to the Western homelands and the trauma that will be inflicted on a whole generation of Western youngsters will be hard to fathom. This does not mean that such a fight — no less than a fight for survival — should not be fought: there are certain situations in which it must be fought. This can even apply if we are likely or certain to lose the fight: as in the case of Wrangel’s last stand in November 1920, it may be better to go down fighting than to let your women and children fall into the hands of an utterly inhuman enemy (cf. Wolfheze, Alba Rosa, 187ff.). But the enormous cost of an all-out nationalist fight-to-the-death with the globalist hostile elite and the monstrous ‘minority’ slave armies that it can mobilize should be taken into account as long as there still is even the tiniest chance that a nationalist victory can be gained through politics.
Many in the Dissident Right will not agree with any further pursuit of the political path — they have written off the notion of ‘due political process’ as a farcical charade, obviously and thoroughly rigged as it is in favor of the globalist hostile elite and its deeply entrenched ‘deep state’ apparatus. They may very well be right, but that does not absolve us from the obligation to stay within the boundaries of the now increasingly inverted ‘legal system’, the mostly already farcical ‘democratic process’ and the non-violence principle as long as possible — and certainly until the enemy openly transgresses the utmost boundaries, until they break all law, abandon all process and start violence in an open and systematic manner. The Dissident Right now has the moral high ground — the terrain is in our favor and we should exploit it by forcing our enemy to initiate the fight on our terms. Although the recent ‘Corona Crisis’ totalitarian power bid of the globalist hostile elite has reduced the (‘Overton’) space for political maneuver, such space still exists and it should not be vacated without a fight. The recent — transparently coordinated — ‘judicial’ crackdown on nationalist party politics throughout Europe (Golden Dawn process in Greece, Kotleba process in Slovakia, Ryssen process in France, anti-nationalist post-Catalan secession process in Spain — cf. National-justice.com/rule-through-law-nationalist-political-leaders-are-being-imprisoned-their-beliefs-across-europe) shows that this is exactly what the globalist hostile elite is aiming at: to discourage further open political dissent and to drive underground the nationalist movement. It is in that shady ‘underground’ sphere, out of the public and political arenas and under the artificial suspicion of criminal wrongdoing, that the globalist hostile elite wishes to deal with nationalist and Dissident Right dissidents. It is easy to fall into that trap: it is easy to be discouraged, it is easy to be intimidated — it is also easy to retreat into the ‘comfort zone’ of anonymous keyboard warriors and off-grid survivalists. But we should not make it too easy for the enemy — we should contest each centimeter of the public sphere and fight them for each inch of the political arena. The hardest thing to do is usually the right thing to do, even against seemingly impossible odds — a little ‘Dutch courage’ may prove to be indispensable.
‘The Black Gate Opens’: The Eurasianist View
‘The ground of Western Europe is treated as a steady pole, a unique patch chosen on the surface of the sphere for no better reason, it seems, than because we live on it — and great histories of millennial duration and mighty far-away cultures are made to revolve around this pole in all modesty. It is a quaintly conceived system of sun and planets. We select a single bit of ground as the natural center of the historical system, and make it the central sun. From it all the events of history receive their real light, from it their importance is judged in perspective. But it is in our own West-European conceit alone that this phantom ‘world-history’, which a breath of scepticism would dissipate, is acted out.’ — Oswald Spengler
Even as this essay was being written, in the spring of 2022, the world-wide repercussions of the ongoing Fall of the West, and its virtually unopposed take-over by the globalist-nihilist cabal, were widening and deepening. In February 2022, the increasingly psychotic and megalomaniac globalist-nihilist cabal chose a geopolitical Flucht nach vorn as it deliberately provoked Russia, the last independent European power and the main obstacle to globalist-nihilist world-rule, into open warfare over the Ukraine. As a result, the whole might of the entire globalist-led ex-West plus its overseas vassals was brought to bear on Russia — and a deep chasm of total blockade, blanket censorship and existential Angst opened up between the ex-West and the East. Even as the Gates of Hell were opened by the globalist-nihilist cabal, unleashing its full strength of the demonic money power and black magic mind manipulation, its opponents have firmly resolved to stand their ground. They — the collective ‘East’ — have the advantage of occupying the moral high ground of history, and it is important for all those in the West who have refused allegiance to the globalist-nihilist cabal to understand what view they command from there. For Russia, the nearest to the ex-West in culture and Tradition, the ultimate meta-political reference point of its anti-globalist stand is Eurasianism. Earlier and elsewhere the author has written essays that will allow readers to discover more of the world-view that underpins Eurasianism (Wolfheze, Rupes Nigra, Chapters 12-10), but first it is necessary to dispel any residual attachment they may have to the long obsolete and now globalist-appropriated notion of Western universalist progressivism. Leaving behind the loathsome burden of the Western ‘progressive’ narrative, which is nothing but a simplified rehash of liberal-normativist ‘whig historiography’, will allow them to re-learn much that was lost to the West. Once outside the poisoned mental bubble of the ex-Western ‘Empire of Lies’, they will be able to breathe freely again.
First, there is an important reassurance to give: even if Eurasianism logically finds its historic and organic roots in the soil of Russia, which occupies much of the Eurasian Heartland of the World Island, it is in no way an exclusively Russian world-view. The Eurasian nations that surround Russia necessarily have their own specific geopolitical perspectives and priorities, but to the extent that these perspectives and priorities match their own authentic Traditions and their own objective true self-interest they will always be entirely compatible with Eurasianism, which divides power according to the principle of subsidiarity. Thus, the directions and ambitions of various Rimland perspectives — which include Polish Sarmatism, Hungarian and Turkish Turanism as well as the Greater Iran project — are all entirely compatible with the greater Eurasian vision, which is geared towards a maximally stable geopolitical balance of power, maximally regionalized autarky and maximally particularized autonomy, benefitting all nations. Many Rimland peoples, Western Europeans most particularly, have, however, been politically separated from the Heartland for so long now that they are simply no longer able to perceive global geopolitics from the Heartland perspective. It is now only with the greatest difficulty that Western geopolitical thinkers and political philosophers — to the extent that such still exist after decades of academic implosion and that such can still be discerned through blanket media censorship — are able to understand the thoughts and writings of their Heartland counter-parts.
Ever since the ‘fall of Communism’ and the ‘end of history’ in the early 1990s, the Brave New World Order of nihilist-globalism has been spreading outward from its historical Anglo-Saxon sea-power base; for over three decades now, its tentacles have been reaching into the deepest recesses of the World Island. During this ‘unipolar’ interval of triumphant globalism, mainstream Western thinkers and commentators have come to assume that the indigenous, non-nihilist and non-liberal life-worlds and thought-systems of the World Island were mere moribund left-overs of a by-gone era, bound to be drowned out by the globalist tide. This was especially true of the indigenous life-worlds and thought-systems of the Eurasian Heartland, where supposedly anachronistic and redundant Old-World concepts, such as political sovereignty, economic autarky and socio-cultural particularly, were supposedly holding back ‘progress’ in semi-barbarous places, such as Russia, China and Iran. These ‘backward’ culture-concepts and their resultant ‘antiquated’ life-conditions were expected to wither away as ‘humanitarian’ transnationalism, ‘free market’ consumerism and ‘scientific’ secularism took their ‘natural course’. Of course, wherever this ‘natural course’ was unexpectedly impeded by some recalcitrant ‘dictator’, some unfair ‘protectionism’ or some outmoded ‘superstition’, the United States, the Brave New World Order’s great champion of freedom, democracy and human rights and joined by various ‘coalitions of the willing’, was ever ready to generously apply hard power, selflessly initiating a whole series of ‘humanitarian interventions’ to impose its self-defined ‘universal rights’. This hard power imposition of the nihilist-globalist Brave New World Order resulted in an idealistically (‘Neo-Wilsonian’) packaged but cynically (‘Neocon’) effected ‘inverted crusade’, which always ended in the same kind of Pax Americana: the silence of the — mostly civilian — graveyards that stretch from Bosnia and Serbia, across Libya, Sudan, Somalia, Yemen, Syria and Iraq, all the way to Afghanistan and Pakistan.
Even more effective, however, was the constant application of Western-based soft power in ‘nurturing’ ‘freedom’ and ‘emancipation’ everywhere throughout the still-‘benighted’ regions of the world, most conspicuously in the Rimland areas of the World Island. There, in the ex-Soviet space, in the Middle East and in the territorial margins of the People’s Republic of China, Western-funded but globalist-oriented ‘international institutions’, ‘non-profit organizations’ and ‘charities’ artfully harnessed and directed the manifold socio-economic tensions caused by varying complexes of income disparities, religious conflicts, ethnic tensions and artificial borders — complexes often artificially manipulated by Anglo-Saxon-based ‘vulture’ capitalists, Gulf State-funded ‘Islamicist’ ideologues and digi-dystopia-based ‘diversity’ promoters. Throughout the Rimland and for over three decades now, these actors have recruited, deployed and sponsored globalist puppets from various susceptible social strata to create, sustain and steer fake ‘resistance movements’ and real client regimes. As has been the case within the West itself for far longer, these puppets may be driven by any combination of greed, blackmail and resentment. They may come from bored ‘gilded youth’ (cf. the CVs of the ISIS cadres), from over-educated ‘rebels without a cause’ (cf. the ‘multi-national’ career of Saakashvili) or from ‘disadvantaged’ wannabes with the right ‘diversity’ background (cf. the degeneracy-promoting ‘Femen’ group). In the end, however, they all serve the same master: the nihilist-globalist cabal. Added to the hard power instruments of military war (‘low-intensity conflicts’ spread around the Rimland from the Donbas and Ossetia to Yemen and the Arakan) and economic war (most importantly the sanction regimes and trade barriers aimed at Russia, Iran, China and North Korea), the thus-led soft power instruments of the ‘civil movement’, the ‘democratic opposition’ and the ‘colour revolution’ have politically destabilized and socially disrupted the entire Rimland, from Hungary to Hong Kong, for over three decades now. This soft power expansion of the nihilist-globalist Brave New World Order has uniformly tended in one direction only: the imposition of supposedly ‘progressive’ and ‘modern’ but always alien values on supposedly ‘regressive’ and ‘backward’ but undoubtedly indigenous life-worlds. The systematic inversion of everything traditional and particular has resulted in the fading of religious teachings, the loss of social cohesion, the undermining of family values, the reversal of gender-roles and — last but not least — the wholesale introduction of sexual perversions. Thus, the soft power dimension of nihilist-globalist power projection into the Rimland has consistently resulted in cultural atrophy, societal dysfunction and moral degeneracy: evil has become the main export product of the Brave New World West. Of course, and as has been the case since certain events in the Garden of Eden, this evil depends on lies. As Russian President Putin correctly noted in his now-famous speech of 24 February 2022: the West has become the world’s first truly global Empire of Lies.
In the early months of 2022, the focus of the nihilist-globalist onslaught against the World Island was on Kazakhstan and the Ukraine, where the globalist elite chose to indulge in a higher stakes’ — because nuclear-armed — repeat of the late-19th-century and early-20th-century Great Game. Following the classic geopolitical theory, the sea power-based nihilist-globalist cabal views the Ukraine as the most important stepping stone towards achieving its ultimate aim: world dominion. Eastern Europe, the Ukraine foremost, must be controlled if the nihilist-globalist cabal is to achieve the defeat of its main Eurasian challenger: Russia. In this confrontation, the Ukraine becomes key to the Heartland of the World Island. Nihilist-globalist academic ideologues and media propagandists may package this confrontation as yet another — albeit larger-scale — necessary and noble crusade to ‘make the world safe for democracy’ but this time the stakes are substantially higher: for the nihilist-globalist cabal, its failure to capture and hold the Ukraine will mean the failure of its bid for world dominion. Facing the prospect of a ‘perfect storm’ of multiple system failures at home (‘finance economics’ melt-down, total loss of institutional credibility, ‘Covid’-accelerated societal implosion, ecological collapse), the cornered nihilist-globalist cabal is now resorting to the classical weapon-of-last-resort: war abroad. It has apparently calculated that its chances of maintaining its political power through a ‘Great Reset’ at home are a function of its successful elimination of any viable alternative dispensation abroad. The motivation for this va banque gamble seems to be made up of equal measures of desperation and hubris.
It is important that those observing the West from the East, wondering at the West’s head-long dash into head-on confrontation with the East, correctly understand the inner state of the West. The only reason that the nihilist-globalist cabal ruling the West is able to ‘get away’ domestically with this mad dash to destroy the East is that it has already destroyed the West. After decades of economic cannibalism, social engineering, culture erasure and demographic replacement, around 2015 the West reached its ‘point of no return’. The feeble political stirrings over the next few years, including ‘Brexit’ and ‘Trump’, marked the terminal phase of ‘Western democracy’ — its burial may be dated at noon, 20 January 2021, at which time it died in its American birthplace. In a certain sense, what has since then happened across the former lands of the now-defunct West is no longer part of Western history, in the same way that what happened across the former Roman Empire after 476 was no longer part of Roman history. The West has fallen. Those Westerners who have survived the Fall of the West, i.e. those people who retain significant markers of Western identity in body, mind as well as soul, are now no more than cast-away survivors. The large majority of people inhabiting the ruins of the West — ‘Western-looking’ or otherwise — are now reduced to chattel slavery in body, mind and soul. The now post-Western condition of the masses has been proven beyond a reasonable doubt by the unmistakably non-Western direction of events over recent years. The mass-formation psychosis of the ‘Covid’ craze of 2020 can only be explained by a neo-primitivist state of mind that is incompatible with the rudimentary principles of Western civilization. The violent iconoclasm of the ‘Black Lives Matter’ craze of 2020 can only be understood as a (sado-masochistically) sub-rational but (psycho-historically) necessary shift to a new self-perception paradigm that is diametrically opposed to any Western form of self-perception. The sui-genocidally tinged ‘vaccination’ craze of 2021 can only be viewed as a sociologically and psychologically functional phenomenon if its ‘witch purge’ effect is fully understood: its legal mandates, social exclusions and public ostracisms were primarily aimed at identifying, segregating and purging ‘old religion’ dissenters, viz. all those that adhered to now-redundant Western belief-system elements such as individual self-determination, bodily autonomy, freedom of conscience and accountable governance. These few dissenters, silenced, scattered and hunted, are all that now remains of the West. The ex-Western masses, of whatever origin and whatever orientation, whether woke capitalist, antifa activist, lib-tard opportunist or merely pol-cor obedient, have now effectively lost the Western spirit.
‘There is nothing like the sight of an amputated spirit. There is no prosthetic for that.’
— Scent of a Woman
Those observing the West from the East, including the Russian political and intellectual elite now facing the existential threat posed by the nihilist-globalist assault emanating from the West, would do well to remember that the West is no longer the West. The West is now something else, with which it is impossible to reason. Hell is the impossibility of reason — now incarnated in a grotesque zombified ex-West. The East cannot do otherwise than face the ex-West as a man would face a mad dog. But it may yet find pity in its heart for those cast-away survivors of the West, who are seeking their way out of hell — and hoping against hope that a new Harrowing of Hell is coming their way. But no such pity should be extended to the crazed slave masses that now inhabit the ex-West. They who are blindly following their masters into evil and they who are madly baying for the blood of the innocent have lost more than their Western identity — they have lost their human heart. They must be fought. There exists a peace that is only to be found on the other side of war.
‘Considering also your duty as a warrior you should not waver. Because there is nothing more auspicious for a warrior than a righteous war. Only the fortunate warriors… get such an opportunity for an unsought war that is like an open door to heaven. If you will not fight this righteous war, then you will fail in your duty, lose your reputation, and incur sin. People will talk about your disgrace forever. To the honored, dishonor is worse than death. The great warriors will think that you have retreated from the battle out of fear. Those who have greatly esteemed you will lose respect for you. Your enemies will speak many unmentionable words and scorn your ability. What could be more painful than this? You will go to heaven if killed, or you will enjoy the earth if victorious. Therefore, get up with a determination to fight… Treating pleasure and pain, gain and loss, victory and defeat alike, engage yourself in your duty. By doing your duty this way you will not incur sin.’
— Bhagavad Gita
‘In the Valley of Elah’: The Eurasian Stand
As these words were being written, in the Spring of 2022, the final Rubicon of contemporary geopolitics was crossed. On Tuesday 22-02-2022, the Russian Senate unanimously approved the use of military force abroad. At that moment, the slow fuse of accumulating political tensions between the globalist hegemon and a resurgent Russia reached the powder keg of open military conflict. Driven by a fatal combination of monumental geopolitical hubris, rabid ideological dogmatism and catastrophic domestic internal melt-down, the overbearing globalist hegemon, politically comprising the American-ruled West and formally headed by the grotesquely incompetent and deeply illegitimate ‘Biden’ regime, has finally forced its fledgling and cautious Russian challenger into an all-out battle of wills. Depending on one’s exact definition of the word ‘war’ in this time of ‘unconventional’ and ‘multi-dimensional’ warfare, the overture to what Alexander Dugin referred to as the coming ‘Last War of the World Island’ seems to have either just ended or just begun. For over three decades now, ever since the fall of the Soviet Union, the America-centered Western Bloc has triumphantly ruled the world, riding roughshod over any residual resistance by supposedly ‘obsolete’ and ‘underdeveloped’ states, nations, cultures and value systems. All around the world and virtually at will, the globalist hegemon has demolished obstructive state structures, removed recalcitrant leaders, wrecked resistant economies, undermined traditional cultures and perverted healthy societies. It has projected and imposed its entirely perverted system of inverted ‘values’ as the ultimate and compulsory model for human behaviour and human perception: it has enforced ethnic deconstruction through ‘open borders’, economic deconstruction through ‘free trade’, social deconstruction through ‘sexual liberation’ and spiritual deconstruction through the ‘pursuit of happiness’. After decades of anti-traditional miseducation, socio-economic reconditioning and infantilizing mass-media indoctrination, the globalist ‘New World Order’ has reduced much of the native populations of the Western heartland to a depth of bestial degeneracy unmatched since the deepest depravities of biblical Babylon and late-stage Rome. At this present depth, the globalist ruling cabal is easily able to ‘sell’ and ‘legalize’ even its most self-evidently self-destructive projects and perversions on the increasingly de-humanized — and trans-humanized — Western masses. The economic ‘controlled demolition’ of the West through the Covid-scam/plandemic, the social ‘deconstruction’ of ‘whiteness’ through the BLM psy-op, the political dispossession of the American electorate through the ‘Biden’ coup and finally the bio-warfare manipulation of the physical body through the ‘vaccine’-campaign — these have all succeeded without any significant resistance among the native Western masses.
The political inertia of the Western masses, already touched upon earlier in this essay and best understood in terms of a long-term and multi-faceted psycho-historical ‘zombification’ process (cf. Wolfheze, Alba Rosa, 127ff.). may give the ruling globalist cabal virtually unchallenged control over the West, but the here and now effects of its rule also pose significant challenges to its rulers. The effective state of psycho-social dissolution of the Western masses results in significant policy limitations and dangerous weaknesses for the Western rulers: they now rule over atomized, demoralized and stupefied masses that are bereft of elementary socio-economic resilience and basic psychological autonomy. As such, they will be unable to stand the hardships of any ‘kinetic form’ of warfare and they are liable to sudden and unpredictable ‘mass formations’. To the extent that these ‘mass formations’ are now still purposefully triggered and managed by the globalist cabal and to the extent that it simply intents to ‘cull the herd’ through any (subtle, hushed-up) combination of ‘medically’ and/or psychologically induced mass infertility and/or mass euthanasia, following some more or less (‘Agenda 2030’-type) scheduled time-line, these weaknesses may be acceptable risks from a domestic policy perspective, but the matter may be quite different when it comes to foreign policy. One great external push could conceivably bring down the entire, carefully calibrated house of cards that the globalist cabal has constructed in the Western homeland — and it is that homeland, i.e. Western Europe plus the Anglosphere ‘Five Eyes’ countries overseas, that still constitutes its indispensable territorial power-base. All other — undoubtedly relevant — geopolitical considerations aside (considerations ranging from sabotaging the Nord Stream pipeline project to ‘fire-walling’ American-run Western and Central Europe), the ‘larger logic’ touched upon here may explain the seemingly irrational ‘flight forward’ of the globalist cabal as it seeks to ‘neutralize’ the currently most significant external threat to its very vulnerable internal stability: anti-globalist Russia. Thus, it may be argued that the Last War of the World Island, now shaping itself as a globalist Goliath against Russian David battle for Europe, represents a desperate attempt by the globalist cabal to ‘preventively’ squash a seemingly small but deadly menace to its tottering New World Order.
Throughout history, Russia has been underestimated by many arrogant empire-builders and would-be world-rulers: the Poles reached Moscow in 1610, the Swedes reached Poltava in 1709, the French reached Moscow in 1812 and the Germans — advancing farthest of all — reached Stalingrad in 1942. Now, the American-led globalist-nihilist world empire may have decided to try again where all these others failed before. Until 22-02-2022, its proxies and mercenaries stood at the Don. Without diminishing the tremendous hardships and great sacrifices that may befall the peoples of the long-suffering Russian lands — and the people of Little Russia seem to be called upon to be first to suffer and sacrifice — they may yet again bury yet another global wannabe-hegemon. The globalist world empire may very well have made a fatal error in pushing too far east — an error that will bring it down forever. And one should never interrupt one’s enemy when he is making a mistake. God willing, it will be his last one.
‘Thou comest to me with a sword, and with a spear, and with a shield:
but I come to thee in the name of the Lord of Hosts,
the God of the armies of Israel, whom thou hast defied’
— 1 Samuel 17:45