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Submitted by Johnson (United States), Aug 29, 2006 at 22:41

The West is doomed. It lacks character and vigor. Its declining birthrate is sufficient to produce a demographic disaster, particularly when accompanied by a growing Islamic population due to both immigration and fecundity. The West needs to take some radical measures. The West needs to again learn to hate.

During WWII, we hated the Nazis and despite a devastating air bombardment, survived and prevailed. We are "too sophisticated" to formulate such descriptions as "evil." Evil defined is merely a catalyst applied to those whose existence and activities are inimicable to our interests so as to galvanize us into action. We need recorse to basic emotions. We need to be patriotic. We need to value "our ways." but unless the incipient nihilism, which denigrates everything Western is extirpated, the West is doomed. The media and the academy worship at the shrine of nihilism. Will the West survive? It's unlikely. It's only a matter of time.


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