Surely many of my readers are watching the world’s longest Facebook thread, where my work has been cited. My comments:
I have heard that the second largest contingent of Presbyterians worldwide are in Korea. Now while I readily admit that I know little of Korean Christian culture, I can make several negative generalizations that all readers will acknowledge are probably true.
1. Korean Christians don’t advocate for mass third world immigration to Korea because their churches are insufficiently diverse.
2. Korean Christians don’t encourage their children- a la John Piper- to marry people of other nations or races.
3. Korean Christians aren’t particularly keen on adopting non-Korean infants.
4. Korean Christians don’t have debates where they call each other heretics because one side believes that the Korean people, culture and nation are worth preserving.
These are just guesses of course, but it seems that racial autism is a particular genetic deformity of white men. Just as Marx described capitalists as being willing to “sell you the rope with which to hang him,” similarly many whites seem oblivious to the realities of racial competition and identity in the world.
This post is written to those who still feel the call of the blood, concerning a meta-strategy for saving as many of our kinsmen as possible from the cultural Marxist mindset on race.
Our task is to provide a reasonable, defensible theological ground for the healthy white men, most of whom are subject to being browbeaten into accepting racial mixing by the crazy, deracinated adherents of cultural Marxism. You will never convince these, as they, like autistics who don’t understand normal human emotion, don’t feel any loyalty to blood, a loyalty that is instinctual and universal among all humans outside of the white race. Our deracinated society also unfortunately tends to promote these individuals to positions of prominence.
Many whites have had this genetic defect for a long time. It is a harmful mutation of our healthy individualism. This is why, though it pains me to see, I should, to some extent, be glad that interracial marriage is permitted and interracial adoptions are rampant. Since you can’t tell who’s a racial nut visually, these tendencies express themselves in the actions of the person. Most critically, it communicates vital information about the individuals involved vis-a-vis marriage for my children. To sustain my family’s genetic capital, I want my children to marry intelligent white Christians who are also racially conscious, not racially autistic. Children who come from families with high levels of racial nuttiness (interracial marriages and adoptions) probably are carriers of the white racial nuttiness genotype. The nice thing is that racial nuttiness, from what I’ve seen, seems to correlate with other forms of nuttiness. I won’t cite any specifics, as what I call nuttiness may be your pet belief, but suffice to say most will know what I mean by this statement: that particular breed of white Christian who does all sorts of peculiar things to sustain his pet abstractions, theological and otherwise.
One other interesting thing I’ve noticed is that Christian HBD adherents tend to be technical guys: engineers, computers, etc. This is true among secular HBD types as well. Racial reality is just another set of data points about the world, and the independence of mind of technical types lets them follow the facts wherever they lead.
To the contrary, the days when the best and brightest pursued theology are long past us; a pastor simply no longer enjoys the social status of a doctor or other high-level professional. Thus, the kids who do poorly on the math SAT but can “pass” as intelligent verbally are more likely to go into the ministry. This is where it gets tricky, because some of them rather enthusiastically start pounding their Bibles when confronted with uncomfortable facts, you know, like how Denmark is much less Christian than Uganda but it’s a better place to live. Or how Iceland is a functional, mostly non-Christian country with no resources and Haiti is a nominally Christian basketcase blessed with some of the best land and resources in the world.
The contemporary Christian theologian rails about the depravity of man, and our utter inability to make sense of the world absent the Bible. Yet engineers know this is a lie. Some of the most brilliant engineers in the world are non-Christians, and their success is predominantly through their superior ability to make sense of natural revelation. As Hugh Ross points out in the recent book The Genesis Debate, it never occurs to the theologians that the depravity of man would at least as equally compromise theologians’ ability to interpret the Bible as it does scientists’ interpretation of natural revelation. Scientists and engineers, at least, are subject to rigorous feedback loops that enforce respect for the truth. If I type the wrong command into my computer, it screws up. I learn the correct command, and it functions. Mathematicians don’t debate how to take an average. Chemical engineers don’t debate the most efficient way to refine gasoline. The best practices in each of these areas are self-evident due to the objective nature of technical work.
In theology, brilliant men can disagree over all kinds of major issues, and these conflicts can never be resolved this side of heaven. My experience as an engineer and a businessman is very different. If I misinterpret data, my capital will be subject to a ruthless culling in the marketplace that would make Darwin blush. Data isn’t, as in most theologies, simply some sideshow to my Big Abstract Theory of Unified Business: data is my business, it sustains my business and any abstractions sustained against the data must be culled. A theologian can go on making errors for years, and no one knows any difference, until Christ’s return.
Yet, instead of showing humility, any data that is presented to a theologian in contrast to his interpretation is immediately rejected. The formula is simple:
Bible = Truth
Bible = How I Interpret the Bible
Me = Truth
You = Depraved Man Who Is Deceived by your so-called data
When you propose an alternative Biblical interpretation that preserves the harmony of both specific and natural revelation, especially the kind of natural revelation held in disfavor by our state religion Equality, they call you a heretic.
The problem for these guys is that logic and reason are essentially mathematical operations. These guys have been butchering logic ever since they got their gentleman’s C in college algebra.
So my advice to the defenders of Christian racial consciousness is to keep fighting the good fight, but do so publicly where there’s an audience. Some who can be reached will be convinced. All we need to rebuild our civilization is a critical mass of Bible-believing, racially-conscious Christians. Bury them in data, explanations and exegesis. Treat them with the Christian respect they do not accord you in return, and those watching can decide for themselves who is reasonable and who is unreasoning.