|How our decaying Civilization will end as its enfeebled countries become too weak to resist invasion and must become overrun by other cultures.|
The Roman Wall
The Roman Wall
Barrier Only To Unarmed Invaders Declining Culture Vulnerable To Parasites
The Roman wall would never have stopped an attacking army, unless it was manned along its whole length. But to garrison the wall in such a fashion would be to undermine the ability of the Roman army to confront a barbarian host, who would invariably outnumber them. Dispersing its soldiers along an 80-mile front could not, and was not meant to, repel a mass attack, but to overcome a problem that Western Civilization is now facing. It was erected to stop the steady stream of migrants from the barbarian ruled areas entering the Roman Empire. And this was done because even though the barbarians entered the Empire peacefully, they did not come to help the Roman Empire, but to exploit it. They did not want to become citizens of Rome but to retain their own culture within the Roman community, which made them a liability to the Roman Empire.
The impact of the intrusion of an alien culture upon a failing culture is similar to a parasitic attack suffered by any failing creature. Though the citizens of a declining community are slowly losing their attachments to their own community, they still feel some sense of obligation towards it. It is their community, full of their own kind, which is their tribe, so regardless of their growing indifference to their society's tradition, manners and laws, they still feel a concern for its welfare. Whereas migrants from alien cultures have no such concerns; they are among strangers with a different culture. These invaders have not come to improve their host's society, but their own, at the expense of their host. Hence such invading minority communities are parasites upon their host community.
Declining Culture Vulnerable To Parasites
Parasitic Nature Of Invaders Initially Masked
Initially, while the invaders are present only in small numbers, they will treat their host with care and respect. The contempt they must feel about their host's culture will be dissembled, along with their intention to exploit the wealth of their host while avoiding any demands the host may place upon them. They will naturally subscribe to those laws of the host that carry the real threat of penalty or offer profit, but only because of convenience, and not for respect for the notions underpinning those laws. While all other laws of the host community will be silently treated with contempt except in those rare instances where they match their own culture.
Incompatible Nature Of Invaders Will Eventually Be Revealed
As the invaders numbers grow so will their confidence, and their own culture will start to publicly assert itself. The invader's general contempt for the culture of their host will become evident and will generate resentment between the different cultures, but while this may fester and flare from time to time, the host will confirm the decaying nature of its own culture by being unable to take effective action against the invaders.
A Modern Wave Of Unarmed Invaders Invasion Flows From Vigorous To Feeble
In the last few decades those countries considered part of Western Civilization have become subject to an unarmed invasion by other races and cultures. The wealth and safety currently (circa 2001) enjoyed by England, France, Germany, USA etc. have made them desirable places to live for the poor and frightened of other countries, such as India, Pakistan, Mexico etc. While this has been true for a long time, the barriers that previously prevented the citizens of poor countries from migrating to the wealthier countries have been removed. The previous firm resistance by the citizens of the wealthier countries has been undermined by deterioration in the character of their citizens.
Invasion Flows From Vigorous To Feeble
Invasion Is Colonisation Hadrian's Wall in America Mexico now colonising the USA
The result of this migration is inevitable; the invaders take over their new homeland by sheer weight of numbers. The original manners, customs and traditions of the destination country are slowly replaced by those of their invaders. This can be easily seen in the USA where the actual border with Mexico is slowly moving further north every year. The culture of the white Americans is being displaced by their mainly Hispanic invaders; peace and wealth created by the white American culture are being replaced by poverty and crime brought by the invaders; a take-over made obvious by the replacement of the use of the English language with Spanish. Miami is now a Spanish-speaking city even though it is technically in America— an English-speaking country.
Hadrian's Wall in America
Mexico now colonising the USA
Example Of American Failure Repeated
The example of the failure of the Americans to defend themselves is being repeated by every Western country. Sharing the same lack of ruthlessness required to repel their invaders these countries now find themselves no longer a single community but a group of different communities of varying races and cultures. Even Australia, which is isolated by vast areas of ocean, is being subject to invasion, and while no single Australian city has yet (circa 2001) been taken over, there are now parts of these cities that mimic the original homes of their invaders.
The failure of the Western countries to defend themselves, reveals the powerful understanding once created by Western Civilization has already dissolved. The two awful signs of impending communal death, the extinction of genius and the loss of the military spirit, are there for all to see. The mainly selfish citizens that now comprise Western Civilization may still possess the technology discovered by genius, but they no longer have the wit nor the resolution to employ it.
Colonise Or Be Colonised
The simple truth that different cultures are irreconcilable, and one must dominate the others, means the now impotent cultures of Western Civilization will be overrun. How a particular culture dominates, or attempts to dominate, other cultures, naturally reflects the character of that culture. The fact that the Americans refrain from killing their enemies does not mean that their enemies will refrain from killing them, as America was recently reminded. On September 11, 2001, around 3,000 people were murdered in a barbarian raid upon the USA, when the fanatical followers of an Islamic sect deliberately crashed hi-jacked passenger planes into the World Trade Centre and the Pentagon.
The Barbarians Are Coming —Again
The World Trade Centre attack is confirmation of Arnold Toynbee's claim that the decline of a civilization means the appearance of Barbarian war-bands. And it is clear that, in one way or another, it is only a matter of time before the increasing senility of the countries that make up the Western world, will see them succumb to invaders. The result will be the final extinction of Western Civilization, along with its wealth and power, and a return to the dark ages.
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