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Re: What are you currently reading?

Post by Millennial TM » Thu May 31, 2018 4:43 pm

Just finished reading:

The Poverty of Multiculturalism (Patrick West)

How the Catholic Church Built Western Civilisation (Thomas Woods Jnr)
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Re: What are you currently reading?

Post by Millennial TM » Mon Jul 16, 2018 12:48 pm

Reading:
The Jacobite Cause (Bruce Lenman)
Dark Right: Batman Viewed from the Right (Johnson and Hood)
The Diet Myth: The Real Science Behind What We Eat (Tim Spector)
Tribes #1: National-Anarchist Movement Magazine

Re-reading:
The Abolition of Man (CS Lewis)
An Introduction to Unqualified Reservations (Mencius Moldbug)
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Re: What are you currently reading?

Post by Nyarlathotep » Fri Oct 12, 2018 7:02 am

Just finished My Disillusionment in Russia by Emma Goldmann.
Quite a fascinating read, esp. seeing how many of the Left-Anarchists got swept up in the Bolshevik revolution and midwifed one of the most repressive regimes regimes into being in their obsession with "revolution". Certainly lead credence to the theories that Leftism is really is an outlet for Messianistic/Milleniaraian energies.

Also recently finished Conjuring Hitler by Guido Giacomo Preparata.
One may class this work as conspiratorial or revisionist but if it is, certainly not among usual lines.
The theory put forth, namely that the Anglo-American elites laid the foundation for Hitler or similar revanchist regime to finally crush Germany as a geopolitical actor is not without merit. If you follow Preperata, Hitler was being bamboozled by the British right up until the latter half of the war.
Of course this would certainly explain why Hitler was such a rabid Anglophile (Like most other German politicians he never understood Anglo-American geopolitics towards Europe) who even in 1941/42 lameted the military successes of his Japanese Allies in SE Asia as a"loss for the white race".

Another fascinating tidbit in the book is that the archives of the activities of the BIS during WW2 are closed to researchers. One wonders what must be lurking there.

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Re: What are you currently reading?

Post by Physiocrat » Fri Oct 12, 2018 9:11 am

Nyarlathotep wrote:
Fri Oct 12, 2018 7:02 am
Just finished My Disillusionment in Russia by Emma Goldmann.
Quite a fascinating read, esp. seeing how many of the Left-Anarchists got swept up in the Bolshevik revolution and midwifed one of the most repressive regimes regimes into being in their obsession with "revolution". Certainly lead credence to the theories that Leftism is really is an outlet for Messianistic/Milleniaraian energies.

Also recently finished Conjuring Hitler by Guido Giacomo Preparata.
One may class this work as conspiratorial or revisionist but if it is, certainly not among usual lines.
The theory put forth, namely that the Anglo-American elites laid the foundation for Hitler or similar revanchist regime to finally crush Germany as a geopolitical actor is not without merit. If you follow Preperata, Hitler was being bamboozled by the British right up until the latter half of the war.
Of course this would certainly explain why Hitler was such a rabid Anglophile (Like most other German politicians he never understood Anglo-American geopolitics towards Europe) who even in 1941/42 lameted the military successes of his Japanese Allies in SE Asia as a"loss for the white race".

Another fascinating tidbit in the book is that the archives of the activities of the BIS during WW2 are closed to researchers. One wonders what must be lurking there.
Interesting stuff. Who are the BIS?
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Re: What are you currently reading?

Post by Nyarlathotep » Fri Oct 12, 2018 9:47 am

The Bank for International Settlements. From Wikipedia:
Between 1933 and 1945 the BIS board of directors included Walther Funk, a prominent Nazi official, and Emil Puhl, as well as Hermann Schmitz, the director of IG Farben, and Baron von Schroeder, the owner of the J.H. Stein Bank.[citation needed]

The 1944 Bretton Woods Conference recommended the "liquidation of the Bank for International Settlements at the earliest possible moment". This resulted in the BIS being the subject of a disagreement between the U.S. and British delegations. The liquidation of the bank was supported by other European delegates, as well as Americans (including Harry Dexter White and Secretary of the Treasury Henry Morgenthau).[10] But it wsas opposed by John Maynard Keynes, head of the British delegation.

Keynes went to Morgenthau hoping to prevent or postpone the dissolution, but the next day it was approved. However, the liquidation of the bank was never actually undertaken.[11] In April 1945, the new U.S. president Harry S. Truman and the British government suspended the dissolution, and the decision to liquidate the BIS was officially reversed in 1948.[12]
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bank_for_ ... ettlements

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Re: What are you currently reading?

Post by Jon Irenicus » Fri Oct 12, 2018 11:07 am

The BIS is quite interesting because it tends to put out papers far less optimistic about the global financial markets Physio. It’s worth following.
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Re: What are you currently reading?

Post by Physiocrat » Fri Oct 12, 2018 12:25 pm

Jon Irenicus wrote:
Fri Oct 12, 2018 11:07 am
The BIS is quite interesting because it tends to put out papers far less optimistic about the global financial markets Physio. It’s worth following.
and Nya thanks for heads up. Will keep an eye out for them. My vague impression of them was that they were the top of the tree of the international financial system
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Re: What are you currently reading?

Post by Jon Irenicus » Fri Oct 12, 2018 3:16 pm

Some of their papers/reports have Austrian vibes to them.
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Re: What are you currently reading?

Post by Millennial TM » Wed Oct 17, 2018 6:00 pm

Eichmann in Jerusalem (Hannah Arendt)
Defending the Undefendable (Walter Block)
Anarcho-Fascism: Nature Reborn (Jonas Nilsson)
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