Surplus to requirements
Words still mean something, even in the age of the computer.
Donald Cammell, Performance
The Wehrmacht never got in here.
Mark E. Smith
Coming as I do from a philosophical academic background, it is a part of my training always to be attentive to language. In the beginning, as the Bible tells us, was the Word. Whether or not language is, as Heidegger suggests, the house of Being, words matter still. And what is not written or said means just as much as what is. Take the Second World War.
The allies were never at war with the Nazis. They were at war with Germany, who happened to be led by Hitler’s Nazi Party. In case anyone is in any doubt – and the young will probably not even be aware of this, as there isn’t an app for it – WWII was Deutschland’s second attempt of the 20th century to subjugate the rest of Europe, and indeed the world, to its will to power. And I don’t invoke the spirit, the geist, of Nietzsche glibly. The Wille zu Machen has a specific meaning for the Lutheran pastor’s son, and he was sorely misrepresented by the Germans under Hitler. Nietzsche despised Germany, something else I have in common with the great man.
The English are always jokingly told before rugby or soccer matches that Scotland is the ‘auld enemy’. If not Scotland, it is France who gets the dubious distinction of being England’s perennial foe. Actually, Denmark has a far greater claim to be the greatest scourge of the so-called United Kingdom, raiding that country perpetually as they did before Scotland and France were in long trousers, demanding Danegeld and nicking all the best-looking chicks.
But, back in the non-revisionist world outside the one the BBC inhabits, it is Germany who has long been the greatest threat to the European world. Judged on its performance in the 20th century, Germany is the toxic heart of Europe. Little or nothing has changed.
What a pleasure it is, then, to see them finally being eaten away from within their own rotten heart. Angela Merkel, currently desperately trying to prolong her political career with a coalition government, has stated that there is good news for the German people. Whatever the new government looks like, it will still guarantee that almost a quarter of a million Muslim refugees a year come to Germany’s formerly green and pleasant land. She is on record as saying that there is no theoretical upper limit to immigrant figures. What does a sentence like that even mean? The only country currently rivalling Germany in the collective suicide stakes is Sweden, a country well on its way to ruination.
I am not often moved by the news, having long since developed that carapace, that exoskeletal armour necessary to make sense of the modern world without going on a killing spree. This week, however, I saw something which made the bile of rage rise in my throat.
The photograph at the head of this piece is the Church of St. Lambertus in the German town of Immerath. Dating from the 19th century as it does, or did, the townspeople are, or were, naturally proud of their church. That church again.This austere but beautiful building has been bulldozed to make way for a lignite mine, lignite being a type of coal that apparently Germany can’t do without. The German economy, which presumably will be strengthened by the excavation of a fossil fuel we are constantly being told is destroying the planet, certainly needs strengthening, what with the arrival of hundreds of thousand of ‘new Germans’, 95% of whom are on benefits. Cultural enrichment doesn’t come cheap. And, as mosques and ‘cultural centres’ – ie. mosques – are built, often funded by Saudi Arabia, so churches like St. Lambertus become collateral damage in the Great Replacement.
As sorry as I feel for the residents of Immerath who, naturally, protested the destruction of their beloved church, I cannot help but come to a rational, considered and balanced conclusion; Fuck Germany. You started two world wars, and lost them. Whether it is your collective guilt for the Holocaust, Merkel’s psychosis, or globalist machination, you are the architects of your own downfall, and I couldn’t be happier. Bring in as many Mohammedans halfwits as you want. At least they won’t be going anywhere else.
You are no longer the country of Nietzsche and Thomas Mann, Heidegger and Beethoven, Goethe and Hesse, Schopenhauer and Wagner, Bach and Dürer. You are becoming the country of Mohammed and Achmed. As the Protestant spires crash to earth, and the minarets rise to replace them, you will destroy yourselves as surely as night follows day follows night. And, if the German people are so cowed that they allow this to happen, then they deserve it. All the AfDs and PEGIDAs in the world may not be enough to save you now.
And, as the north Americans say, it couldn’t happen to a nicer guy.