1. The defining and preeminent periodicals addressing these issues are American Renaissance, edited by Jared Taylor, and Instauration [now defunct], edited by Wilmot Robertson. (I must stipulate that the latter publication does not share the former's understanding of the requirements of civility; and neither does it exhibit nearly the same love of freedom.) Taylor's book Paved with Good Intentions (New York: Carroll & Graf, 1992) and Peter Brimelow's Alien Nation (New York: Random House, 1995) are probably the two most important books in English on the political implications of race and multiculturalism. Students of the question may also wish to consult Robertson's The Dispossessed Majority (Cape Canaveral, Fla.: Howard Allen, 1996 [1972]).

2. For a presentation of the case for this view, see especially Jared Taylor, "If We Do Nothing," American Renaissance, June 1996, pp. 1-7.

3. Naturally, the same would apply to a partition on this continent. Surely some number of Negroes — the actual number is irrelevant — will understand that moving to a separate all-black sector would just be nuts.

4. See Neff, "'Twas a glorious victory," TLD 14, p. 18, for a description of such a program.

5. Historian Bruce Porter, in War and the Rise of the State: The Military Foundations of Modern Politics (New York: The Free Press, 1994), points out that "in the final accounting, Western civilization derived an immeasurable benefit from the fact that Italy spent its finest creative energies not on impregnable bastions and standing armies but on seemingly more fragile works of Renaissance art, architecture, and culture; these have continued to enrich Western civilization long after the importance of ... citadels has faded into obscurity." (p. 57)

6. See especially pp. 31, 33, and 39.

7. For a discussion of the distinctive character of white Westerners and possible weaknesses inherent in that character, see Taylor, "The Ways of Our People," American Renaissance, September and October 1996.

8. Even the most virulent anti-Semitic thesis does not hold that cunning Jews — with their spectacular intellectual and communication skills, combined with their age-old tribal cohesion and their hatred of central Western themes — have corrupted the West all by themselves. Where virtues and cultural norms are concerned, "You can't cheat an honest man." I am contending that the West cannot be raped; it can only be seduced. Christendom begins with the Blessed Virgin's "Fiat." I submit that this culture, which has grown in Christendom's embrace, can be corrupted only when enough of its members meet seducers with a corresponding "Fiat."

9. This is not say that there were no cultural corruptions prior to 1957!

10. Two of the best and most extensive critiques have not been so easy to come by in recent years: Murray N. Rothbard, "Freedom, Inequality, Primitivism and the Division of Labor" (Menlo Park, Calif.: Institute for Humane Studies, Inc., 1971) (reprinted from Modern Age, Summer 1971); and Murray N. Rothbard, "Egalitarianism as a Revolt Against Nature," in Egalitarianism as a Revolt Against Nature and Other Essays (Washington, D.C.: Libertarian Review Press, 1974), pp. 1-13 (reprinted from Modern Age, Fall 1973).

Update, January 2002. I am happy to report that both "Freedom, Inequality ...." and Egalitarianism are now available from the Mises Institute.

11. There can be no doubt that the Northern peoples carried within their unique type of courage, curiosity, and humor the seeds of greatness. But as a matter of historical fact, those seeds grew and their flowers thrived not in the roots of Yggdrasil but at the foot of the Cross.

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