I lost a reader due to a post I made yesterday.  I took it down because after I read her comment I could see why she might think I was antisemitic.  And that was not the main thrust of my post at all.  It got quite wandering and long however due to needing to address the “JQ” during the course of it.

So I’m going to have to break it down into two parts:  1.  the history of Jewish involvement in the Weimar Republic, in the Bolshevik Revolution and subsequent Communism and Marxism, psychiatry, and popular culture.  and 2.  why that’s relevant to whether or not someone with a drop of Jewish blood can be a heathen.

If someone had accused me of being an anti-semite less than a year ago I would have laughed at them, because it would have been a first in my life.  People who made statements that I considered anti-semite I mentally classed as whackadoos and hysterical pearl clutching drama queens who just wanted an easy scapegoat for their own failures.

Then I began reading articles from researchers who had done extensive research, watching YouTube videos from JEWISH people who questioned the legitimacy of the Holocaust narrative, and fell down the rabbit hole.  Some of what these people have written and filmed is easily verifiable if you take the time.  Some is not and must be taken with a grain of salt.

I think the average Jew gets a bad rap.  There are a lot of average working class Jews who get discriminated against in small and large ways every day simply because they’re Jewish.  This is, however, because of the history of Jewish involvement in the above historical issues, among other things.

The comment made on the now deleted blog post said that the person was unfollowing my blog because her father is Jewish.  Well, if that’s the most important thing in your life, then you are too.  If being Jewish matters more than – or as much as – being English, or Scottish, or German, or American, then that’s a problem because one can’t be a citizen with two loyalties.  Believe me being Jewish and “what’s good for the Jews” is not always what’s good for the rest of the nation or its citizens.  And it goes right back to the thrust of the original post which was basically about tribalism.

So that’s where I’m going to leave this for now.


8 responses

  1. I wish you hadn’t deleted that first post. I only read it in an email, and never got a chance to comment. But I think you did a great job with it, at least for those who’ve already done their homework on this topic. It was the same with me. A few years ago, I had no idea of just what caused the animosity towards them, and now that I do… Well, your two posts sum up my sentiments exactly.

  2. It’s very true that Jews, as a people, are not blameless. Even if we ignore the past, it’s obvious that Jews play a large role in the persecution of Native Europeans both in Europe and its diaspora.

    Regarding divided loyalties, I do tend to agree. However, personally, I find myself trapped. Having lived in Israel, I learned to dislike it culturally – to the point where I cannot call it home. Yet Jewish is what I am, and that’s how it’s going to be. I’m against multiculturalism, but that is what “America” has become, at least in most of the cities. In that context, of the reality on the ground, I can be a loyal Jew and a loyal American. In my ideal world, this would be difficult. Native Europeans would have their own homelands, and I would have a home elsewhere.

    • I think it must also be hard for you at times because you are a thinker. This makes you somewhat of an individualist, because the crowd never thinks for themselves.

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  5. Oy vey. Now I have fundamentalist Jewish Christians linking to this blog post and commenting because I’m apparently anti-Semitic. Jesus H. Fitzgerald Christ on a cracker. I wasn’t going to approve them but I’ve changed my mind. The arrogance and sense of superiority is so palpable it kind of proves the point of those who would stereotype.

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