Skip to comments.There Is No Such Thing As White Cultural Heritage. The West’s Legacy Is Open To All
Posted on 08/18/2017 9:58:01 PM PDT by Mafe
The Nazi LARPers and Confederate cosplayers at Charlottesville, along with their alt-right supporters, frequently justify themselves by claiming to be defenders of white culture and heritage. However, it is unclear how a Nazi Tiki-torch parade accomplishes this.
Nonetheless, let us consider the merits of the claim, which is, in part at least, a response to leftwing identity politics that relentlessly racialize everything. Unsurprisingly, endlessly essentializing and demonizing whiteness helped produce some whites who accept the premise of racial identity but ditch the conclusion of white guilt in favor of white supremacy. Are they correct that there is a distinct white cultural heritage that needs to be defended?
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Now what am I going to do with the Tiki Torches we set up in the back yard?
Fire up tiki torches and BBQ. Get beef and pork - cook em up and offend any nearby vegan snowflake
White privilege? I m freaking Irish!!
An interesting thesis; oversimplified in ways, and obfuscatory in others. There is one reason that Western Civ flourished in Europe, the British Commonwealth and America, and that is Christianity. And as soon as the West began to reject Christianity, the decline began.
It's also important to remember that the left feels 100% justified in depriving so called NAZIs of basic civil rights. Where does this logic lead I wonder?
Hitler ( and therefor the Nazis ) were VERY big on WHITE GERMANIC "CULTURE"! From ancient Germanic myths to loving the works of Goethe, to the operas of Wagner, to other great German composers, to art and lit from the Middle Ages and beyond.
And the Nazis were pals with the Muslims, especially Arafat's uncle, with who, Hitler met and praised the ALL MUSLIM NAZI army that he had raised to fight the Allies.
Good grief...don't you or the author know ANYTHING about the Nazis?
They say “Nazis!” like it’s a bad thing ... maybe we might try herding them into work camps to see how it works out for them. You know, like Outward Bound.
It might do the little thugs some good. Really makes you think, huh?
We could teach them cadences, marching and a work ethic.
Just sayin’ ....
Whites have no culture?
Take the Skinheads bowling.
“It’s interesting when you realize the Nazis were just as hostile to Western Civilization as the Soviets and Muslims.”
Western now is a synonym with modern and advanced.
Japan is a western nation.
The complete DUMBING down of vast swaths of people has obviously worked; sadly.
Tell me about it. My grandfather, a first-generation American, couldn't even read and write! Except for the racing forms...
They also happen to homogeneous.
Nine weeks later they’re singing
‘I love working for Uncle Sam
Let’s me know just who I am’’
Give them some direction in their pointless lives.
They’ll be grateful.
The culture of the West is open to all, but you better not ‘appropriate’ the culture of Africa or Asia or Latin America or...!
What he’s saying is that what defines “white culture” was never race, but religion and philosophy.
Right, whites have no culture but everyone else does. I don’t believe in white supremacism but that doesn’t mean whites have to sterilize their cultural and social contributions.
Granted, but remember, the Nazis wanted to utterly destroy every vestige of Western civilization NOT derived from Germanic culture.