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Archive of posts published in the tag: Daniel Greenfield

The Slavery of the System

from Daniel Greenfield at Sultan Knish, From Freedom to Slavery The slavery of the present is a more subtle thing. It grips the mind more tightly than the body. It still remembers that men enslave themselves best. It knows also that…

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The Idolatry of the Whip

from Daniel Greenfield at Sultan Knish, From Freedom to Slavery Freedom like slavery, is as much a state of mind as a state of being. It is possible to be legally free, yet to have no freedom of action whatsoever.…

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Dictators in Exile

From Daniel Greenfield at The Sultan Knish, The Elites are Revolting If you make tangible goods or have a mortgage, you are more likely to want borders and a nation. If on the other hand you deal largely in intangibles,…

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In Search of Better Masters

From Daniel Greenfield at Sultan Knish, The Right to Be Better People: Free people fight for independence. But the left’s revolutions are struggles for tyranny. They protest for better masters. They violently agitate for rulers who will run their lives…

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An Irrelevant Media

from the Sultan Knish, Daniel Greenfield, End The Media The White House press corps is an outmoded institution. There’s no need to crowd a small number of media elites into a limited space. Or any space at all. We live…

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Best Rebel Yid 2016 – First Six Months

These are some of the best articles that stood out to me so far this year- and a few of mine . America Doesn’t Have a Gun Problem; It Has a Democrat Problem from Sultan Knish Chicago’s murder rate of 15.09…

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Rejecting Collective Identity

From The Sultan Knish, The Traditionalist Rebel The traditionalist rebel is slow to anger. Unlike the social justice warrior and the crybully, he does not derive his sense of self from manufactured conflicts only meant to reinforce a collective identity, but…

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The Authentic Rebel

From The Sultan Knish, The Traditionalist Rebel The traditionalist rebel does not believe that collectivist institutions can make us moral. He relies instead on individual institutions of character and honor, empathy and morality. He trusts people individually to do the right…

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The Snake in The Garden

From The Sultan Knish, The Traditionalist Rebel The traditionalist rebel is the snake in the liberal Eden because he does not have faith in the noble motives of the bureaucratic activists who claim to be the gods of this Eden. He…

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No Room for Dissent in Paradise

From The Sultan Knish, The Traditionalist Rebel Leftist movements begin with rebellion and end with conformity. No Utopian movement can tolerate rebels for long because there is no room for dissent in paradise. An ideal society, the goal of leftist…

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Can The GOP Be Populist AND Realistic

from Daniel Greenfield at Sultan Knish, Conservatism Isn’t Dead: If conservatives want to win elections, their platform is going to have to be populist and realistic. That means small government, but the cuts have to start with the left’s sacred…

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The True Gun Violence Problem

from Sultan Knish, America Doesn’t Have a Gun Problem… Gun violence is at its worst in the cities that Obama won in 2012. Places like New Orleans, Memphis, Birmingham, St. Louis, Kansas City and Philly. The Democrats are blaming Republicans…

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10 Best Articles of 2015

John Cochrane- economist at his blop. The Grumpy Economist,  Economic Growth. Second, we should separate the tax code from the subsidy and redistribution code.Let us agree, the tax code serves to raise revenue at minimal distortion. All other economic policy…

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Running out of People

  From The Death of The American Welfare State by Daniel Green Field at Sultan Knish Birth rates for women on welfare are three times higher than for those who are not on welfare. Within a single year, the census survey found…

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The Limits of a Welfare State

From The Death of The American Welfare State by Daniel Green Field at Sultan Knish Between 1990 and 2010, the number of immigrants over 65 doubled from 2.7 million to 5 million. 25 percent of these senior immigrants were over…

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Decadent Risk

from Daniel Greenfield at Sultan Knish, A Tour of  Our Decadent Civilization Excerpt: Vigorous civilizations pursue meaningful risks. Decadent civilizations pursue meaningless ones. For a vigorous civilization, adventure ends with an accomplishment. For a decadent civilization, risk is the accomplishment. The…

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So Much Sex, So Few Children

from Daniel Greenfield at Sultan Knish, A Tour of  Our Decadent Civilization Excerpt: The barbaric and vigorous civilizations speak little of sex and yet have high birth rates. Decadent civilizations are obsessed with sex and have few children. Perversions multiply in…

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Objectivity and Long Term Thinking

from Daniel Greenfield at Sultan Knish, A Tour of  Our Decadent Civilization Excerpt: A major difference between vigorous and decadent civilizations is objectivity and long term thinking. Decadents are incapable of either while vigorous civilizations thrive on both. If decadent civilizations…

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Obsessed With Apocalypses

from Daniel Greenfield at Sultan Knish, A Tour of  Our Decadent Civilization Excerpt: Decadents want emotional rewards without commitments. As a result they are constantly unhappy. They pursue happiness as if it were a quality that could be permanently obtained through…

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Style over Substance

from Daniel Greenfield at Sultan Knish, A Tour of  Our Decadent Civilization Excerpt: Decadents confuse criticism and curation with creativity. They develop great sensitivity to everything from literary styles to foods. In a decadent society, everyone is a cultivated critic, but…

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