Thursday, November 17, 2005

various fragments on ethnicountry and unethnicity..



http://victoria.indymedia.org/.. Palestinians and Native Americans -- by Ytzhak • Saturday November 05, 2005 at 07:07 AM -- montfu65@hotmail.com

...While Native Americans and Palestinians were the ancient indigenous peoples of their lands, this was of little or no relevance to the foreign settlers. What really mattered was "Manifest Destiny", what really mattered was "Zionism".

Palestinians and Native Americans The Inherent Struggle for Freedom and Justice by Ramzy Baroud -- CounterPunch.org ---- January 14, 2003

Few can be as blunt regarding the legacy of the United States toward the native people of this land as the 26th President of the United States, Theodore Roosevelt. In his narrative, "The Winning of the West," Roosevelt spoke about the "spread of the English-speaking peoples over the world's wasted spaces." He wrote: "The European settlers moved into an uninhabited waste...the land is really owned by no one.... The settler ousts no one from the land. The truth is, the Indians never had any real title to the soi industrialism here, no mistake about that.


folkalley.com/music/song....15404 Bela Fleck & Edgar Meyer: Woolly Mammoth ---- Music for Two ----- SONYClassi 92106 -------------
so very much one of my favorite folkalley tunes!!!! .. . . .. .been a while but here it is again; so sorry I stuffed my computer so much it lamed the clip position button on my Real Player copy.


deleted (as were my contributions the next day which then ended up at indexterity)
http://blog.pulpculture.org/2005/11/15/new-trend/
Mmmm, not the sort of 'letters to the editor' posted to lbo just now I hope?

"Bombast compensates for a lack of substance. Kind of like piety among the Pharisees."

That's a load of a tangle no matter what your angle.

I'd personally look at these equations cross-eyed to get them straight, associating pharisees with bombast.

Then again, I 'd sooner agree that lack of substance often comes and goes cloaked in phariseeism than conceding most piety is disguised bombast.

It's a classic double bind loss of head and tail I guess. He must have the flue too.



northvegr.org/lore/swastika/index.php giant book arguing for diffusionism (migration of culture; might as well call it distortion, monstrification, out-of-boundsness, take your multifucking cultural pick axe yourself about. It's illustrated too, check the swiss swastikas: http://www.northvegr.org/lore/swastika/130.php can you see it yet? Just keep going and you'll find that the churchbell, audially hewing life into public and private is the ultimate swastika if you time tec right. The digitariat will be the most helpless yet destructive of all 'aritats', artiats, tarryats, whatever.

11. So long he sat until he slept; and he awoke of joy bereft: on his hands he felt heavy constraints, and round his feet fetters clasped. 12. “Who are the men that on the rings' possessor have laid bonds? and me have bound?” 13. Then cried Nidud, the Niarars' lord: “Whence gottest thou, Völund! Alfars' chief!2 our gold, in Ulfdal?” 14. “No gold was here in Grani's path, far I thought our land from the hills of Rhine. I mind me that we more treasures possessed, when, a whole family, we were at home.
15. Hladgud and Hervör were of Hlödver born; know was Ölrún,
Kiar's daughter, she entered into the house, stood on the floor, her voice moderated: “Now is he not mirthful, who from the forest comes.” King Nidud gave to his daughter Bödvild the ring which had been taken from the bast in Völund's house; but he himself bore the sword that had belonged to Völund. The queen said:

16. His teeth he shows, when the sword he sees, and Bödvild's ring
he recognizes: threatening are his eyes as a glistening serpent's:
let be severed his sinews' strength; and set him then in Sævarstad.
2. The designation of Alfars' chief, or prince, applied to Volund, who, as we learn from the prose introduction, was a son of a king of the Finns, may perhaps be accounted for by the circumstance that the poem itself hardly belongs to the Odinic Mythology, and was probably composed when that system was in its decline and giving place to the heroic or romantic.



LAST CHANGES:

Honor in German Literature Now Complete
9 Nov. 2005
Now up in the Northern European Studies section, we have the full text of Honor in German Literature by George Finwick Jones. When reading about Heithinn culture and tradition a lot of talk about honor will be encountered. Just what does the concept of honor really mean within Heithinn culture? Find out when you read Honor in German Literature.


Waltharius
4 Nov. 2005
Now up in the Northern European Studies section, we have an original translation by Abram Ring of the Latin epic Waltharius, which is founded on German popular tradition, which relates the exploits of the west Gothic hero Walter of Aquitaine, and was written by the monk of St. Gall, Ekkehard.


Honor in German Literature
17 June 2005
Now up in the Northern European Studies section, we have the first seven chapters of Honor in German Literature by George Finwick Jones. When reading about Heithinn culture and tradition a lot of talk about honor will be encountered. Just what does the concept of honor really mean within Heithinn culture? Find out when you read Honor in German Literature.

If you think northvegr is a must for and must be a favored haunt of tolkien enthusiasts you are wrong, their forum is quiet




http://list.haifa.ac.il/pipermail/alef/2005-March/002333.html
supporter of Shamir on an otherwise hostile list

down the thread a ways someone confirms my suspicions:

Several years ago I did meet Shamir on two separate occasions. In both cases he was the speaker and I sat in the audience. His talk started well and it was obvious that he is a bright and knowledgeable person. For whatever its worth, he seems to speak Hebrew, Russian and English rather fluently. Things progressed smoothly until a person in the audience asked him a question he seemingly did not like, and, all hell broke loose. He started to scream (an understatement) at that person in a rather insulting and hysterical mode. His second talk was a bit better but not by much. After these two experiences I concluded that he is a bright but a very disturbed individual. He
obviously has very poor emotional control..

http://list.haifa.ac.il/pipermail/alef/2005-November/008411.html

interesting stuff gets posted there:

VDARE.COM - vdare.com/misc/051105_macdonald_stalin.htm
November 05, 2005 ----- “Stalin’s Willing Executioners”?
* By Kevin MacDonald csulb.edu/%7Ekmacd/ *

Also by Kevin MacDonald:
Thinking about neoconservatism
Was the 1924_immigration Cut-off “Racist”? --
And The Unmentionable Question Of ethnic Interests

Yuri Slezkine’s book / The Jewish Century which appeared last year to rapturous reviews
http://isteve.blogspot.com/2005/02/efron-on-slezkines-jewish-century.html , is an intellectual /tour de force/, alternately muddled and brilliant, courageous and apologetic. Slezkine’s greatest accomplishment is to set the historical record straight on the importance of Jews in the Bolshevik Revolution and its aftermath. He summarizes previously available data and extends our understanding of the Jewish role in revolutionary movements before 1917 and of Soviet society thereafter. His book provides a fascinating chronicle of the Jewish rise to elite status in all areas of Soviet society—culture, the universities, professional occupations, the media, and government. Indeed, the book is also probably the best, most up-to-date account of Jewish economic and cultural pre-eminence in Europe (and America) that we have.

-------- Well into the 20^th century, as Slezkine himself notes, most Eastern European Jews could not speak the languages of the non-Jews living around them. Slezkine also ignores their medieval outlook on life, their obsession with the Kabbala http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/08590a.htm —the writings of Jewish mystics—their superstition and anti-rationalism, and their belief in magical remedies and exorcisms.

-------- Typical MacDonald: Forming alliances with exploitative elites is arguably the most reliably recurrent theme observable in Jewish economic behavior over the ages.

http://list.haifa.ac.il/pipermail/alef/2005-November/008508.html personal account of interaction with Israel Shamir by an italian lady, not mary from peacepalestine though she posts here too.

1 Comments:

At Thu Nov 17, 05:40:00 AM 2005, Blogger piet said...

a ps to the third topic in this post: > Chuck0 wrote:
>
>> Guys who have names for their private parts need to grow up and find
>> a hobby.
>
>
> In googling one of the Nation correspondents who took issue with my
> characterization of U2 as "bombastic," I learned that in college he'd
> nicknamed his beer belly.
>
> Doug
> _________

And then there's the observation that it's only in the English-speaking
world that men name them: Peter, Dick, John Thomas, etc.

I once ran an informal survey to find out if other languages/cultures
did the same and the answer was no. But perhaps the lurkers could let us
know if that is true.

Joanna
next in thread (long)

 

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