Moldbug has found out how blue-collar white people who must deal with ghetto black people feel about them and seems to be a bit shocked at the “racism.”
He mentions if the blacks were gone, then only the (white trash) methheads would be left to deal with, implying there is some sort of equivalence. But there is not. A white man bears the full shame and responsibility of his behavior. He sins without a huge chorus of government-paid enablers, justifiers, and excusers.
What’s wrong with “racism”, anyway? What is racism? Blogger Robert Lindsay- an unusual fellow, an openly pro-communist leftist, defines it as animosity toward particular individuals based on their race. He defines his own belief, that one can believe that members of one race behave on the average worse that those of another, while understanding that each is an individual, as “racialism.”
This is wrong. Lindsay’s belief is what almost anyone who is described as racist believes. Most lower-class white people come from cultures that however disparate (northern Scandinavia to southern England) that place a great value on politeness, courtesy, and avoiding social conflict. They would not be rude to a black person even if provoked and are willing to give blacks they deal with the benefit of the doubt.
Lindsay goes on to say not all blacks are like that. Of course, not all anybody is like that. I have been through Atlanta a few times and noted how friendly the black people there are, even when they’re not actually in customer service. Not all blacks are like that, but plenty are. So what’s the deal with black people?
Some of my rank speculations; there is some large portion of the black population, maybe 30%, that is simply highly sociopathic and violent. This is the population that we read about in the paper. The black population as a whole is inclined to be more aggressive and violent than whites, but the shocking and frightening behavior is focused in the 30% (or so) that makes up the ghetto population. Even after adjusting for such commonly cited factors for violence such as income, education, and intelligence blacks are still more violent.
What aggravates this- and causes the real problem- is that blacks have a strong group mentality. Blacks will not criticize other blacks, and protect other blacks to the extent they can. Blacks almost always excuse and justify the criminal behavior of other blacks. Occasionally dissident blacks go public- Bill Cosby did and was shunned, Chris Rock did and found white people liked what he had to say a little too much, and shifted to other subjects.
Blacks represent a unified front, politically, culturally, and socially. The nice, friendly middle class black people you deal with are arms linked and lockstep with the ghetto trash the Chicago cops are complaining about. There are a few conservative blacks, but they are a tiny percentage of the black population and looked at as cranks.
If you can’t afford to get into any kind of a beef with a black person- and a black person at your office is potentially much more trouble for you than a mugger- then blacks as a group are your enemy. The mugger might leave you without a wallet and some injuries, but the black person at your office can get you fired, branded as a racist, and made unemployable. Black people who appear friendly and affable will turn quite viscious if they feel they have been slighted, or in their delightful argot, “disrespected.”
In dealing with black people, one is supposed to tacitly acknowledge the superiority in all ways of the black race. Blacks strongly believe in this- black people love being black, as Steve Sailer has noted- and because blacks have trouble with the idea of alternate viewpoints, are hurt and offended if the white people they meet don’t agree. As we know from Brown v. Board of Education, black person with hurt feelings = victim of racism.
This accounts for the phenomenon of white people adopting black culture when around black people. It’s not, as progressive whites and blacks would insist, proof of the superiority of black culture, it’s simply a prerequisite for associating with blacks, or even living around them. (Anders Behring Breivik gives an excellent description of adopting hip-hop culture as a defense, although the violent, aggressive, submission-demanding minorities were Pakistani Moslems in his case. I’m sure his story applies the world over.) If you don’t want to adopt black culture, or acknowledge its superiority, you have to avoid blacks. This does not as Lindsay insists imply irrational hatred of blacks, although it could lead to quite rational hatred of blacks, as it did to rational hatred of Moslems for Breivik. Maybe you just like your own culture, mode of behavior, and dialect.
Frankly, unless you are a very powerful white person, you can’t win with blacks. Avoidance is recommended, but not always possible. The more distance you keep, the more you can avoid abasing yourself. Good luck with that.