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Ahnenerbe
Friday, September 28th, 2007, 11:18 PM
The better one gets to know the Jews, the more peculiar they appear. "Remember us unto life, O King who delights in life," they pray on the solemn occasion of their New Year, which this year fell on September 13. Unfeigned and spontaneous delight in life is uniquely Jewish; the standard Jewish toast states, "To life!" while the most characteristic Jewish gibe admonishes, "Get a life!" We are not dealing here with so-called lust for life that involves a pile of broken dishes and a hangover the next morning. Instead, the Jews evince a liking for life as such. That is not only unusual; it is almost unnatural.

Life as such is not that likable. As Mephistopheles taunted Faust in Johann Wolfgang von Goethe's tragedy, life in its totality was fit only for a god, too hard a cracker for ordinary humans to digest. That seems to be the prevalent opinion across epochs and cultures. Socrates told us to despise life and instead to view death as the highest good. Buddhism teaches us to regard it as an illusion to inure ourselves from its attendant pain. From the Spartans to the Vikings, the martial cultures of the pagan world showed contempt for life, for they often fought to the death. Pagans aspired to a glorious death; I can think of not a single instance in the history of the Jews, whose wars of antiquity were frequent and ferocious, of the mention of a "glorious death". The very notion is repulsive to Jewish sensibilities.

Christians die to this world to attain the Kingdom of Heaven; they aspire, that is, to a life that is abstracted from our travail in this vale of tears. Sigmund Freud warned that psychoanalysis offered no consolation, and at best could proceed from hysterical misery to ordinary unhappiness. The ubiquity of self-destructiveness led him to posit a death-wish as a fundamental human drive.

On the strength of the evidence, we would have to say that life at best seems an acquired taste. Most people dislike life, at least their own lives, judging from the cult of celebrity and the universal passion for spectator sports. The average man or woman rather would live vicariously through the glamour of actors or athletes than dwell upon the failure and humiliation of their own lives.

Even in their most abject moments of celebrity adulation, though, ordinary folk well know that the lives of the rich and famous are just as miserable as their own. That accounts for the universal fascination with the feckless Diana Spencer, who combined in one person the attraction of a fantasy princess with the repulsion of a horrible example. Goethe's Mephisto knew all about this, of course. Unlike the biblical Satan of the Book of Job, who took from ancient man what he required, the up-to-date devil offers modern man what he desires - with just as deadly effect. The fantasy life of ordinary folk does not evince a liking for life as such, for even the life of celebrities is tainted.

What we observe about the mass of individuals applies a fortiori to the vast majority of peoples, who dislike their national existence as much as individuals dislike their own lives. Between half and nine-tenths of the 6,000-7,000 languages now spoken on this planet will disappear during the next century, linguists believe, and with them the sentience of the peoples who formerly spoke them. Given that none of these peoples faces the threat of physical destruction, their imminent extinction must be due to distaste for their ethnic life. They do not like their national life, in short, sufficiently to continue living it. Extreme cases include the Innu of Labrador Bay in Canada, who in 2001 asked the government to take away their children because the adults were too debilitated by alcoholism to care for them; today's Europeans represent a less extreme case, of auto-extinction by attrition.

Are Jews the only ethnicity that delights in life? Professor David Layman of Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania, observes that the Jewish outlook is not quite unique. In correspondence with this writer, he notes, "There is one prima facie exception: China. The stereotypical vision of popular religion (the 'folk' customs and traditions that underlay all Chinese practice) is summarized as 'prosperity, progeny, and longevity': wealth, descendants, and long life. But I am not sure that exception carries the full weight of the Jewish formula. In my reading of Chinese religious development, the primal Chinese formula is no different from the Deuteronomic dictum in 30:19: 'This day I call heaven and earth as witnesses against you that I have set before you life and death, blessings and curses. Now choose life, so that you and your children may live.'"

Professor Layman adds, "However, at that point [the] Chinese and the Jewish traditions diverge. Deuteronomy 30:20 continues, 'and that you may love the Lord your God, listen to his voice, and hold fast to him. For the Lord is your life, and he will give you many years in the land he swore to give to your fathers, Abraham, Isaac and Jacob.' What intervenes, of course, is the supernatural event of the Covenant."

It's easy for the Jews to talk about delighting in life. They are quite sure that they are eternal, while other peoples tremble at the prospect impending extinction. It is not their individual lives that the Jews find so pleasant, but rather the notion of a covenantal life that proceeds uninterrupted through the generations. Mephistopheles is right: life as such, the run-of-the-mill business of being born, having children, growing old and dying, is not an attractive proposition. The desire of all nations is eternal life, to be exalted above this muddy vesture of decay. A people that clearly foresees its own end will crawl into a hole and die like a sick animal, as we observe so tragically among aboriginal populations forced into communication with the modern world.

What makes the Jews different is their unique belief that the Covenant gives them eternal life, a belief grounded, to be sure, by thousands of years of history, and survival against all odds against the depredations of the Egyptian, Assyrian, Babylonian, Alexandrine and Roman empires, not to mention more recent unpleasantness (:p). It is not changing the baby's diapers or changing grandma's bedpan to which the Jews refer when they speak of delight in life, but rather the idealized, perpetual life of a kinship community.

As for the ordinary sort of life, the Jews tell nastier jokes about it than anyone else. But even in the banal sort of jokes that they tell to one another, the Jews take the perpetuity of their existence to be self-evident. One joke that circulates in many versions involves two elderly Jews deep in conversation. One says, "Life is so painful, joy is so short, pain is so long, that we would be better off dead than alive!" The second Jew says, "You are right." The first adds, "Even better than to be dead would never to be born!" To which the second responds, "But who has such luck? Not one in ten thousand!" Here is an existential version of Parmenides' paradox, which states that everything must be part of a giant unity (because non-being cannot exist: the moment you say the word "non-being", you refer to a something, and something must have being, etc). So self-evident is existence to the Jews that even the wish for oblivion implies existence.

Even Jewish humor expresses a faith in Jewish eternity so vivid that the opposite is unimaginable. That is the sort of faith that moves not only mountains, but continents. The enormous influence of this tiny people, which now comprises barely 15 million individuals, stems entirely from this unshakable belief in its own eternity. Paradoxically, Jewish existence exercises a great gravitational pull on Christian faith. As the great German-Jewish theologian Franz Rosenzweig wrote:

"That Christ is more than idea - no Christian can know this. But that Israel is more than an idea, the Christian knows, because he sees it. For we live. We are eternal, not in the way that an idea might be eternal, but we are eternal in full reality, if eternal we be at all. And thus we are the one thing that Christians cannot doubt. The parson argued conclusively in response to Frederick the Great's question about the proofs for Christianity: "Your Majesty, the Jews." The Christians can have no doubt about us. Our presence stands surety for their truth ... The continuing life of Judaism through all time, the Judaism witnessed in the Old Testament, to which it also bears living witness, is the unique kernel, whose glow invisibly nourishes the rays [of Christianity], which through Christianity breaks visibly and multiply-refracted into the night of the pagan world."

The success of the State of Israel, for that matter, provides one of the most powerful arguments for Christian evangelization in the global South. If God fulfilled his pledge to this tiny and apparently insignificant nation, restoring them to their ancient and promised homeland and its capital Jerusalem, then why should others doubt the same promise of eternal life to all the nations who come to him? Given the competition between Islam and Christianity for converts in Africa, the humiliation the Muslim world feels at the presence of a Jewish enclave in what for some centuries was Muslim territory also constitutes a powerful argument for Christianity, by attenuating the claim of Islam to be a final revelation. The more the Muslims rail at Israel, the more Africans will admire the potency and faithfulness of the Jewish god.

As Philip Jenkins, the world's authority on the subject, reported in his book The New Faces of Christianity: Believing the Bible in the Global South, the newest Christians identify profoundly with the Israelites of the Hebrew Bible.


Source: Asia Times Online (http://forums.skadi.net/redirector.php?url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.atim es.com%2Fatimes%2FFront_Page%2FII18Aa01. html)

TeutonicMensch
Saturday, September 29th, 2007, 12:32 AM
This article is very important, first it touches upon the issue of Israel's growing support amongst Christianity, and secondly because it clearly states that Europeans are moving towards their own extinction.

The World can clearly see this, we in the West are the only ones decieved into believing life continues on as normal.

One more piece of the Puzzle
-James

United Faith
Saturday, September 29th, 2007, 01:02 AM
Many Orthodox Jews want Israel to be abondoned because they believe God has to give them Israel, not the Brits. The reason for Israel being prosperous could hardly be because of their behaviour. :rolleyes:

Dr. Solar Wolff
Saturday, September 29th, 2007, 07:59 AM
This article shows, once again, that Jews are legends in their own minds. To me Jewish life revolves around getting money which they use in an attempt to buy secruity. To do this Jews gladly exploit others in a kind of parasitic mercantilism. One question about Jews is if this parasitic mercantilism is learned or hard-wired at birth. Jews take glee in this act of exploitation. Afterwards they rightly feel guilt, another major theme in Jewish life. Jews have lobbied for special privileges and special status since Roman times and are not happy until they get it. Jews feel little or no ties in countries where they live. That country just provides a vessel for purposes of exploitation. The exception is Israel and for a Jew furthering Israel no level is too low to stoop. Negroes can be excused, to some extent, for their bad behavior due to lack of intelligence. There is no excuse for Jews nor should we allow them to make excuses. They simply are what they are, Jews.

mischak
Saturday, September 29th, 2007, 11:20 PM
This forum is starting to reek of Stormfront..

Elgar
Sunday, September 30th, 2007, 03:19 AM
This forum is starting to reek of Stormfront..

It's a bit too high brow for Stormfront!

Personally I don't subscribe to the 'Jews run the world' theory, but with the Protocols and the fact that Jews command an inordinate amount of control in many western countries, I can understand why some people do.

I have lived with two Israelis and an ex-flatmate of mine is half Jewish. The Jews I have met are decent people and if I were to generalise, I say they don't breed like rabbits, they integrate and tend not to indulge in criminal activity.

I'm always interested to read peoples' thoughts and opinions, and I would like to think the forum's fairly unfettered. As long as posts are rational and sensible it shouldn't deteriorate to Stormfront's level.

Ĉmeric
Sunday, September 30th, 2007, 05:19 AM
I think some people are too hypersensitive to any discussions about Jews & their disproportionate power, in certain aspects of American life such as finance, media, academia, law & politics. Why shouldn't we discuss the ethnic policies pursued by this group. It's as though some people have conditioned to have a knee-jerk reaction to any criticisms of Jews. The official view that most Westerners are indoctrinated with, is that any (critical) discussions of Jews is tantamount to anti-Semitism & any person discussing of adhering to anti-Semtic views are ignorant, lowclass White trash. This prevents honest discussions about how the US is dominated by Jews, politically, economically & culturally. I don't know all many times, here & at Skadi, that I've read criticisms of modern US pop culture & the filth it sells to the world. What ethnic groups runs the US media business, with few exsceptions? What group dominates US foreign policy, a foreign policy that forces the US to pursue policies beneficial to Israel, but to the detriment of the US? What group, which raises the most political money & thus has the most political clout, is in favor of open borders - not just for the US, but every country in the world except Israel. But these subjects are not discussed in the public forum, because too many persons are uncomfortable discussing them.:mad:

Elgar
Sunday, September 30th, 2007, 06:10 AM
I think some people are too hypersensitive to any discussions about Jews & their disproportionate power, in certain aspects of American life such as finance, media, academia, law & politics. Why shouldn't we discuss the ethnic policies pursued by this group. It's as though some people have conditioned to have a knee-jerk reaction to any criticisms of Jews. The official view that most Westerners are indoctrinated with, is that any (critical) discussions of Jews is tantamount to anti-Semitism & any person discussing of adhering to anti-Semtic views are ignorant, lowclass White trash. This prevents honest discussions about how the US is dominated by Jews, politically, economically & culturally. I don't know all many times, here & at Skadi, that I've read criticisms of modern US pop culture & the filth it sells to the world. What ethnic groups runs the US media business, with few exsceptions? What group dominates US foreign policy, a foreign policy that forces the US to pursue policies beneficial to Israel, but to the detriment of the US? What group, which raises the most political money & thus has the most political clout, is in favor of open borders - not just for the US, but every country in the world except Israel. But these subjects are not discussed in the public forum, because too many persons are uncomfortable discussing them.:mad:

Are you talking about 'the Jews' or some rich Jews? I agree that there are a disproportionate amount of wealthy, powerful Jews, however, the majority of trendy, left-wing politicians here in the UK are white, Anglo-Saxons. The policy of immigration here has arguably a rise in anti-semitism and attacks on Jews, as many of our immigrants are muslims - I believe muslims now out number Jews with a ratio of 6:1. It strikes me as illogical that Jews would even support mass-immigration - the BNP actually have (or had) a Jewish councillor!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7XrRyqses5U

TeutonicMensch
Sunday, September 30th, 2007, 07:53 AM
Why does it seem improbible to you that they would overrun our countries with people who dislike them? Every country except Israel is but a host to be manipulated and sucked dry of all potential.

Those Jews who do control things have stated innumerous times throughout the ages that they intend to end the diaspora, and that the connection their people have to the Nations must be severed, and thus to do that, Anti-Semitism is their strongest weapon.

In all likelyhood, their reasons for pursuing the policies they do are manifold, no one policy for a single purpose. By having them all so interwoven and tangled with beaurocratic nonsense, they discourage people from even looking at the daunting task of discerning and doing away with it all.

The Jews have a death-grip upon all of the vital arteries of the West and so much of the World, all the while pushing their agenda from behind the scenes, browbeating, bribing and coersing others into doing their bidding, blaming any one particular host country for their deeds, and destroying any upstarts.

I don't think any honest person in todays world could consider this overwhelmingly Jewish conspiracy as consisting of the whole Jewish people. Those Jews who are active in the service of this conspiracy use their own people, and utilize their own people in all the ways that they can without making it abundandtly clear that even their own people are beneath them too, though not so far as the Goyim.

In the ends they plan to have an Entire World servile to the Jewish people, and the Jewish people led by them. They have never been willing to stand on their own, infact I think it almost to the point that they could not stand on their own, yet they will throw those Nations into Wars with eachother, they will throw them into wars "until they get sick of war", and then will present themselves as the only people able to lead Humanity away from War.

The Question of Today cannot be considered unless one truely accepts that that very same Question is that of the Jew and the World. It has been for far too long, far too many men have warned of it, and yet still it remains unchanged.

Does a Dog wonder what makes a Rock a Rock?
It's easy to know things once you stop thinking you don't
-James

Elgar
Sunday, September 30th, 2007, 04:27 PM
Why does it seem improbible to you that they would overrun our countries with people who dislike them? Every country except Israel is but a host to be manipulated and sucked dry of all potential.

Those Jews who do control things have stated innumerous times throughout the ages that they intend to end the diaspora, and that the connection their people have to the Nations must be severed, and thus to do that, Anti-Semitism is their strongest weapon.

Really? Can you provide some evidence to substantiate such a claim?


In all likelyhood, their reasons for pursuing the policies they do are manifold, no one policy for a single purpose. By having them all so interwoven and tangled with beaurocratic nonsense, they discourage people from even looking at the daunting task of discerning and doing away with it all.

The Jews have a death-grip upon all of the vital arteries of the West and so much of the World, all the while pushing their agenda from behind the scenes, browbeating, bribing and coersing others into doing their bidding, blaming any one particular host country for their deeds, and destroying any upstarts.

How do you know this? Are you referring to the Protocols? There is a 'ruling elite', of that there's no doubt however I don't see any evidence that Jews are behind all this. I believe it's an unlikely alliance between social marxists and multi-nationals - they're both exponents of globalization.


I don't think any honest person in todays world could consider this overwhelmingly Jewish conspiracy as consisting of the whole Jewish people. Those Jews who are active in the service of this conspiracy use their own people, and utilize their own people in all the ways that they can without making it abundandtly clear that even their own people are beneath them too, though not so far as the Goyim.

In the ends they plan to have an Entire World servile to the Jewish people, and the Jewish people led by them. They have never been willing to stand on their own, infact I think it almost to the point that they could not stand on their own, yet they will throw those Nations into Wars with eachother, they will throw them into wars "until they get sick of war", and then will present themselves as the only people able to lead Humanity away from War.


Again, this appears to be conjecture and wild speculation.


The Question of Today cannot be considered unless one truely accepts that that very same Question is that of the Jew and the World. It has been for far too long, far too many men have warned of it, and yet still it remains unchanged.

Does a Dog wonder what makes a Rock a Rock?
It's easy to know things once you stop thinking you don't
-James

What's been going on is that Jews have been blamed for the world's problems. Éngland's problem is that we have spineless politicians and a moronic population who care more about reality TV than the state of the country.

OneEnglishNorman
Sunday, September 30th, 2007, 07:10 PM
I think we should frame the discussion of Jewish influence better. Rather than hyperbolic sentences which generalise into "the Jews" "Jews this" "Jews that". They do not have a collective hive mind.

The starting point for discussing them is the fact of their migratory history; internal group attitude to money (usury) which has been advantageous (but really, Christian Europe had the hang up over lending); high IQs through selection; physical appearance which is nearly European but not obviously foreign (I believe this is a factor for Jews existing at fringe of society, but not fully excluded).

If Jews are over-represented amongst politicians & academics who advocate cross-border migrations, then Jews are also over-represented among authors who support self-determination and tough entry requirements for immigrants. Israel is funnily enough closer to the kind of state we would like to see Europeans adopt, i.e. a state which looks out for its own people and is orientated towards survival.

My attitude to Jewish influence in the USA is the same as Irish influence in the USA. Both are self-interested groups with split loyalty between two nations. Irish, Albanian, Islamic (and so on) activists do the same within their widespread communities to help their cause. And Christian hang-ups over Israel are exactly that, an issue for Christians to resolve. Modern day Israelis cannot control what religion is passed from father to son amongst Europeans. It's somewhat understandable that pro-Israel partisans will seek to exploit that sentiment.

So... it is worth noticing this influence and it is relevant. We can say in a general sense that immigrant groups will tend to be pro-immigration themselves, and possess a kind of split loyalty. Jews, as a peak-intelligence ethnic group (especially the Ashkenazim), will be good at this whereas primitive aborigines will not.

But the whole Jewish thing is totally dwarfed by the need for Europeans/Germanics to make the change from within and not to dwell on passing blame.

TeutonicMensch
Monday, October 1st, 2007, 06:08 AM
When one looks to the events of the World since the last World War, and in full pursuits of another World War, one can clearly see the imbalance of all subjective reasoning and perception of the days of today.

I cannot quote you words or numbers, and indeed I should not need to, as these things are but the opinions or copied "facts" of some other Man. The reality we measure is in the World around us, and yet not without regard to the Words and deeds of those Men who happen to have influence in the World of the day.

Israel is yet the largest problem in the World, and indeed many of the other remaining problems stem from the host of Israel, and so one cannot consider the Question of Today, before first considering the Question of the Jew and the World, as throughout history, even unto this very day, these Jews have managed to inculcate the World with a destructive manner and likeness, which has likened the World unto themselves, a Uneven and Unleven mass.

Question my Scholarly if you will, for I shirk the Scholar and the Acceptedness of Men.
-James

Talan
Sunday, November 18th, 2007, 01:15 PM
This forum is starting to reek of Stormfront..


The Question of Today cannot be considered unless one truely accepts that that very same Question is that of the Jew and the World. It has been for far too long, far too many men have warned of it, and yet still it remains unchanged.

Does a Dog wonder what makes a Rock a Rock?
It's easy to know things once you stop thinking you don't
-James

Indeed.