The Strength of Innocence

Rembrandt_Adoration of the ShepherdsAway in a manger, no crib for his bed,
The little Lord Jesus laid down his sweet head.
The stars in the sky looked down where he lay,
The little Lord Jesus, asleep on the hay.

The cattle are lowing, the poor baby wakes,
But little Lord Jesus, no crying he makes.
I love thee, Lord Jesus; look down from the sky,
And stay by my cradle till morning is nigh.

Be near me, Lord Jesus, I ask thee to stay
Close by me forever and love me, I pray!
Bless all the dear children in thy tender care,
And take us to heaven, to live with thee there.

I was fortunate to grow up in a white neighborhood where boys could fight with their fists, abiding by certain prearranged rules, without recourse to knives or guns. Once when I was fighting a champion from the other end of town, my self-appointed, 14-year-old, fight manager poured some advice into my ear: “Hit him with the right uppercut.” I followed my manager’s advice and hit him with many right uppercuts, all to no avail. My opponent was not bothered in the least by my right uppercuts. Yet at the end of every round, my manager told me to, “hit him with the right uppercut.” It was only after I discarded my manager’s advice and started working on my opponent’s gut instead of his jaw that I made some headway. Which brings me, by a very roundabout route, to the subject of this article.

More depressing to me than the coloreds’ atrocities, which are reported by the white nationalists — and the atrocity stories are quite depressing – is the white nationalists’ recommended response to the colored atrocities. The late Samuel Francis always said “vote.” The late William Tyndale always said “vote.” The white nationalists still alive such as David Duke tell us to “vote.” And sometimes as a slight variation on the same theme we are told to “take the necessary action now to stop this Islamic stupidity from destroying the free world we know.” What is the necessary action? “Vote.”

Voting is not intrinsically evil, but neither is it a magic talisman that can be used to remedy every evil under the sun. And I would submit to you that the present war on white people is not something that can be halted by voting, for the obvious reason that the people conducting the war, liberals, coloreds, and Muslims, all believe in a god greater than democracy. The liberal believes in the negro, the colored believes in his race, and the Muslim believes in Allah. What is needed is white people who believe in Christ more than egalitarian democracy. If Europeans believed in Christ, they would revere Christian Europe and would do whatever was necessary to defend it against liberals, coloreds, Muslims, and the colored tribesmen, even if what was necessary was violent, illegal, undemocratic, or a combination of all three.

The majority of white people have not become card-carrying liberals. Nor are they moral or physical cowards who refuse to fight for the right. They are suffering from a loss of moral vision. They are not able to see the right clearly enough to fight for it. Are they to blame? Yes, to some extent. But aren’t they, no matter what their age, little children who have been led astray by clergymen who deserve to have a millstone tied around their collective neck? The clergy turned systems about God into God, which left the Europeans without a personal God who dwelt by their hearth fires and defended them against the wickedness and snares of the devil. The war against the white race was instigated by theologians who decided that God did not need a local habitation and a name; He could dwell in their abstract systems and they, like the oracles of the pagan deities, could impart their interpretation of the will of God to the God’s devotees. And our modern oracles have declared that a universal God demands a universal diversity of races and a diversity of faiths. Gone is the crystal clear charity of the provincial Europeans who believed that Christ and Christ alone was the “Alpha and the Omega, the beginning and the end, the first and the last.”

The “you must vote” leaders of the nationalist movements have got it wrong. A true leader does not call his people every insulting name under the sun and tell them to do something. That is not leadership; it’s nagging, which any Dame Van Winkle can do. The true leader acts alone like Tell: “Thou know’st the marksman – I, and I alone. Now are our homesteads free, and innocence – From thee is safe: thou’lt be our curse no more.” Obviously it will take more than one bolt from a crossbow to free our European homesteads, but the essential thing is that our European leaders must act like true leaders; they must see Christ in our European homesteads, call on Him by name, and lead their people out of darkness by heroic example, instead of Dame Van Winkle nagging. Yeats, with blinding sight, depicted the tragedy of men who believe in collective action from below rather than individual heroism motivated by Him, who is above us all. “The best lack all conviction, while the worst are full of passionate intensity.” The liberals, the Muslims, and the colored hordes, have the non-democratic, passionate intensity to make war on the white race. When a few white European men fight back with a passionate, non-democratic intensity that is uniquely and distinctly European, the blood red tide of liberalism, Islam, and colored barbarism will be turned back. A fairy tale scenario? Yes, it is. But Christian Europe was an impossible fairy tale until the European people made it come true. It’s not Pollyanna-ism to believe that all things are possible to them that call on Him by name, because Europeans who did just that, called on Him by name, created the fairy tale land called Christian Europe, which was not run by a liberal oligarchy that permitted Muslims and negroes to commit murder and mayhem throughout the white nations.

I don’t think C. S. Lewis really hit his full stride until he wrote The Chronicles of Narnia. Before that his writings showed an overconfidence in the powers of reason. In The Screwtape Letters, for instance, the senior devil advises the junior devil to try to keep the ‘patient’ out of church. I would revise that section of The Screwtape Letters, and I think the Narnian Lewis, considering the state of our churches, would approve of the revision

borderSenior devil: By all means encourage your patient to attend church.

Junior devil: Isn’t that counter-productive? Won’t he learn about the enemy at church?

Senior devil: A very long time ago that might have been possible. But our master, who the Christians call the enemy of mankind, convinced the Christians that their minds were untainted with sin and that by dint of pure, unadulterated reason they could reach out and touch God.

Junior devil: But aren’t they ignoring the advice of that pest St. Paul when they do that? He said that, “Having the understanding darkened, being alienated from the life of God through the ignorance that is in them, because of the blindness of their heart.”

Senior devil: You quote scripture well.

Junior devil: I’m supposed to because as you know…

Senior devil: Yes, yes, I know, because ‘The devil can cite scripture for his purpose.’ That’s really not so funny. That man frightens me.

Junior devil: Why?

Senior devil: Because he sees through the surface of things. Our master likes to keep mortals dazzled by superficialities.

Junior devil: I’m sorry, I didn’t mean to be irreverent. I didn’t think one quote from Shakespeare would…

Senior devil: Let’s drop Shakespeare and stick to the point.

Junior devil: Which is?

Senior devil: The humans are connected to Him through their sloppy little hearts, keep them in their minds, and you, at the very least, make them confused, and best case scenario you will make them into liberals.

Junior devil: Which is the best thing a mortal can be, from the satanic point of view, isn’t it?

Senior devil: Yes, it is. If we could make every European a liberal, which is our goal, we would own the world and every creature in it.

Junior devil: Let me get this straight then. It’s good to send my patients to church, because the men running the churches have an overweening confidence in their own intellects. Consequently they will try to impose their intellectual faith on my patients. My patients will then be cut off from God and leave themselves open to the gods we suggest, such as the negroes.

Senior devil: Yes, that’s it, more or less. It’s not as easy as you make it sound. Our Master had to work at it. The sheer boldness of his plan – to walk right into the churches dressed only in a scientist’s lab coat, in order to spread Satanism – was without parallel. He is one hell (no pun intended) of a devil.

Junior devil: For how long can we make the white Europeans worship the negroes and let the Muslims invade their nations?

Senior devil: As long as we continue to keep their minds separate form their hearts. The miserable wretches are very proud of themselves at present and think they are progressing toward something magnificent.

Junior devil: Well, in a way they are. They’re progressing toward hell, and hell is magnificent.

Senior devil: Ha, ha, that is a good one. You’re a funny little devil. But in all seriousness, keep them full of intellectual pride. So long as they retain their belief in science as something more than the study of nature, you will have them where you want them. There is nothing that makes a mortal man more puffed up with pride than the notion that he is more scientific and forward-thinking than the other guy. If you keep the fear of appearing unscientific and stupid ever before your patients’ eyes, you’ll soon become a senior devil like me.

Junior devil: I’d like that. You get to prowl about the earth with the big fellow, seeking the ruin of souls.

Senior devil: Yes, I do. You mind your Ps and Qs and you’ll get to do the same.

borderIf you doubt the testimony of those two fictional devils, we have corroborative testimony from an actual senior devil, George Bernard Shaw. Shaw was the exemplar of pure Satanism. He sneered at everything decent – Christianity, Shakespeare, and all sentiments emanating from the human heart. The exalted human intellect was his god. And since he thought that George Bernard Shaw’s intellect was the greatest of all intellects, George Bernard Shaw was his god.

Shaw, because he was a senior devil, knew how the devil worked. The supreme ego maniac pointed out that the hated Christian religion of the European people had survived, over the centuries, the various attacks of the pagans and the heretics. What finally killed it as a serious religious faith was the scientific attack. From that attack, Shaw maintained, Christianity would never recover, which was fine with Shaw, because he was a senior devil.(1)

Shaw was wrong. The Christian faith will survive the scientific onslaught because of a force Shaw and his liberal descendents never reckoned with. That force is the moral force of a European hero, determined to protect his own who are being attacked and persecuted for loving and championing the living God. It all comes down to that one central event that took place in a stable in Bethlehem. Accusations of racism from the liberals and the coloreds, of blasphemy from the Muslims, and of intellectual stupidity from the liberals, all stem from one underlying passion: “We hate Christ and His people.” The European hero knows this, which is why he will fight without ceasing for the Little Town of Bethlehem civilization against all the world.

O Holy Child of Bethlehem,
Descend to us, we pray;
Cast out our sin and enter in;
Be born in us today!
We hear the Christmas angels
The great glad tidings tell;
O come to us, abide with us,
Our Lord Emmanuel!

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(1) Two men, because of their sneering contempt for every single manifestation of Christ’s humanity in the hearts of His people, have always made me feel that I was in the presence of Satan himself. One of those men was George Bernard Shaw, the other is a traditionalist Roman Catholic priest.

The antidote for such men is a love for the Christ child depicted in the Christmas Carol, “Away in a Manger.”

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