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2011
Metal / Re: Second attempt at Death Metal
« on: December 18, 2009, 02:00:59 AM »
For some reason I was anticipating an opening stanza of vocals at 00:36 or 00:37. The leading guitar and percussion cadence reminds me of pre- Filosofem Burzum, perhaps like the song War. The composition is soaked in what could be black metal. Lead guitar structure resembles death metal. It's heavily blackened garage band death, old school, which possibly may have never happened before now.

2012
Metal / Re: Fully understanding metal
« on: December 18, 2009, 01:22:27 AM »
It helped me to think of black metal (Emperor, Darkthrone, etc.) not as "songs," but as sonic landscapes.

Or sculptures, or paintings, a journeying, but dynamic as a process having a conclusion. For me, black metal is a window or lens into the mysteries of the ancient world that aren't recorded much in history books. There is awe as the view over a vast mountain valley and exhilaration as in the opening scene of a battle to be found here. Death metal by contrast is a lens into surreal, fantastic places that do not exist, but we can have a connection to them nonetheless in the mind's eye and in feelings of horror, crawling revulsion and so forth.

2013
Interzone / Re: Overpopulation and birth limits
« on: December 16, 2009, 05:18:42 AM »
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non centralized non hierarchical political paradigms

If this is a euphemism for localization and tradition, the concepts are old hat around here. We must first embark on the journey before reaching such a destination. Our modern foundational core in anthropocentric humanism obstructs the way.

2014
Metal / Re: Burzum tracklist and cover art revealed
« on: December 16, 2009, 05:09:41 AM »
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"Belus" is not a religious album or an anti-religious album, nor is it a political one, but an attempt to explore the myths about Belus and unveil the oldest roots of our cultural heritage. The album deals with the death of Belus, his sombre journey through the realm of death and his magnificent return. In essence the album and the story of Belus is meant to be an entertaining story about something that once upon a time played a major role in the forming and shaping of Europe.

If art of any kind including black metal is going to be nationalist oriented, this is a superior standard because it builds with pride, indicating nobility and intelligence, rather than tears down in resentment as a conquered inferior revolting in cornered animal impotency. I wouldn't worry overmuch about the wrapper, but look instead to the contents inside.

2015
Interzone / Re: Genetic Engineering
« on: December 09, 2009, 11:06:41 PM »
I believe eugenics and godlike patience would be sufficient. Aren't any of the millions of extraordinary humans in the world right now effectively superhuman when compared to an old proto-human ancestor from a few million years ago?

Modernity is already overflowing with excessively hands-on applications of our ongoing understanding. The results are often um, disappointing. I would expect genetic engineering to also result in unforeseen catastrophes.

Take mechanized farming and chemical agriculture for an example. The planet is plugged full of excess people, the natural nitrogen cycle of crops is broken depriving the food of the potassium we are supposed to be getting resulting in hidden nasty side effects, the waters are contaminated with poison - more nasty hidden side effects, but oh, look at what progress is doing for us: "nobody" is starving now.

No transhumanism of any kind please. We need to take the evolutionary path set for us and only gently nudge it along the way (eugenics, competition). If it takes millenia to work the bugs out of an extraordinarily complex system, that's fine. It's better than randomly experimenting and almost assuredly meeting one catastrophe after another to no end.

2016
Interzone / Re: Dogs
« on: December 08, 2009, 10:38:11 PM »
Man and canine have a long history together. But, the history was a working relationship until modern times. The beasts today are often mere accessories and entertainment which is another indication of our modern decadence. They used to go to war, hunt with us and guard the land. For canines, about the only legitimate, non-disgraceful role remaining for them is in law enforcement and fire-rescue.

2017
Interzone / Re: The Return of the "Nativists"
« on: December 08, 2009, 04:47:37 AM »
The question whether immigrants are allowed to impose changes on the indigenous people is another one, and I see that clearly.

The immigrants are not the cause.

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It is possible to answer it to the negative and still call the decision to ban Minarets wrong.

The minarets subpolitics is making "the average voter" appear wrongfully biased and even if they win the issue as they did, they still lose, because the immigrants remain nonetheless. Notice they aren't getting a vote on whether to have immigrants. The average voters and the immigrants are not to blame. They're each pawns while it is only the string pullers who are either unnamed in the news or who cast themselves as champions of the underdog by denouncing the Swiss vote.

I would say that's an example of a flourishing evil in this world.

2018
Interzone / Re: The Return of the "Nativists"
« on: December 06, 2009, 11:23:31 PM »
Switzerland is a successful nexus of German, French and Italian. Now, there is Islam. Why?

2019
Interzone / Re: Science is selfish
« on: December 04, 2009, 04:17:02 AM »
What an interesting topic. Should one's role in society be a method, which is modern, or a goal, which is pre-modern?

If it's a method it's often a tiresome chore to get what you really want like just money. The quality of the output from these professions will need to be maintained using managerial coercion. I guess that's freedom or something.

If it's a goal it'll probably be a labor of love, as with extreme metal musicians and other starving artist types. Quality is tied to one's own pride and esteem, especially if it is further tied to an inherited tradition and peer judgement. So then caste or hereditary trade and craft isn't freedom?

2020
Interzone / Re: [META] Communal Projects/ideas
« on: December 04, 2009, 02:35:29 AM »
However,i am for the cultural exchange of ideas. Often times interesting ideas become assimiliated by one culture and are used appropriately and in line with the cultural makeup/character of the culture assimilating them.

I am too, but if it is made into a mass movement like immigration, we do not get the best of each. Rather we get some of the good, some of the bad, and a requirement to centralize control and regulate everyone uniformly thereby obliterating the diverse and cultural aspects we originally sought to appreciate. This is multiculturalism in the modern West at its most benevolent. At worst, cultures are trivialized as mere consumer products and its people as pawns in politics and as more easily exploitable labor. For example, community colleges now offer Chinese language courses not for understanding and respect but for its mechanical utility in economic exchanges as in telemarketing and so forth.

Cultures would be better served and conserved if they were left to themselves as a rule. Mass tourism, trade, and immigration would probably need to be reduced, but archaeologists, anthropologists, historians, diplomats and any other official business types could carry on as before.

If someone has genuine interests in cultures other than their own, they will make a profession of it and dedicate their lives to it. This was always only relatively few people. The rest of the ostensible diversity lovers will tend to have other, less noble or productive motives.

2021
Interzone / Re: Why people hate this forum
« on: November 28, 2009, 03:05:39 AM »
Prozacs radio KCUF, however, is a landmark in underground metal culture, and my hat off to him.

Props to him indeed, but it was nonetheless one of hundreds of college underground metal radio programs on the air in America during those years. Were you also unaware of this?

2022
Interzone / Re: Why people hate this forum
« on: November 25, 2009, 11:40:05 PM »
I don't see any way around being up front with expected standards and having tyrant enforcers on duty. People are oversocialized, way, way over "educated" retarded monkeys. I'm speaking strictly about all of the other forums/e-landfills that may or may not still be online that I have participated in. The members here stand out as exceptions, but that is because the staff have created and maintained a reputation for the site that is above the rest. The monkeys tend to have more tolerant places to fling doo doo than around here. Martha Stewart would call such standards a good thing.

2023
Interzone / Re: Militarism, Masculinity, Metalheads
« on: November 25, 2009, 11:33:54 PM »
I'm pretty sure the thoughts cease when the head explodes. Random example: .308 Winchester, range: 1100 meters. Agree or disagree?

2024
Interzone / Re: Militarism, Masculinity, Metalheads
« on: November 24, 2009, 03:23:45 AM »
I suggest you find a high ranking traditional chinese martial arts master and train under him. The military is an entirely secular institution whose sole purpose is to defend (whatever that means) a country.

There are actually quite a few people in the world who have done both ;)

2025
Interzone / Re: Apocalit: books about the collapse
« on: November 23, 2009, 06:04:32 PM »
Progressivism is the common opinion orthodoxy of our time. If only the universal egalitarians like Hegel were acquainted with basic physics, they would realize that because the volume and frequency of thesis is variable, synthesis is an exception,  not a rule.

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