Sex, the Protestant Work Ethic, and the insatiable desire for Class Domination


On Easter Day, I remind everyone of Father Charles Coughlin, who said:

“I have dedicated my life to fight against the heinous rottenness of modern capitalism because it robs the laborer of this world’s goods. But blow for blow I shall strike against Communism, because it robs us of the next world’s happiness.”

In keeping with that theme, I had thought that I would exhort Christians regarding the importance of the laboring classes and the importance of the struggle against class domination.

After reviewing some background, I will argue that 9 June 2017 is the key date.

I noted that Angry Bear was angry about the never-shortening workweek. Angry Bear’s Sandwichman wrote:

Thus, in the capitalist form of society in which exchange values predominate, rather than use values, there arises from the nature of production itself  a “boundless thirst for surplus-labour.” To emphasize: this “boundless thirst”  does not arise from the needs or wants for goods and services of consumers but from the compounded compulsion of the capital accumulation process.

From the standpoint of this boundless thirst for surplus-labor, any attempt to limit the length of the working day or to impede the intensification of work, or hold onto part of the proceeds from it, must indeed appear as a irksome fixation on a “fixed amount of work,” especially if “work” is understood to refer precisely to that portion of the working day that is expropriated by capital.

Let us now revisit Nixon’s 1960 repudiation of the four-day workweek with a slight amendment.

The workweek can only be reduced at a time when reduction of the workweek will not impede capital’s boundless thirst for surplus-labor. 

http://angrybearblog.com/2017/04/the-boundless-thirst-for-surplus-labor.html

It struck me that the problem was class domination. The confiscation of surplus labor is just another weapon in the arsenal of the exploitative classes.

Another weapon is the divide-and-conquer tactics that undermine the tribal cohesion of exploitable tribes.

Freud and Bernays have constructed a society in which young women spend their sexually active years in the pursuit of individualistic goals that end up weakening their tribes.

This theme was deconstructed at length and I quote a sizeable portion of the deconstruction post below:


This is a topic worthy of serious academic study.

It’s true conservative men can be some of the worst offenders when it comes to pedestalizing women. Conservative feminism, much like its liberal counterpart also vaunts women while denigrating men. This group includes the vocal White Knight brigade, who regularly defend the Anglo women that enslave, sexually disenfranchise, and mock them.

The White Knights are continuing a tradition that dates back hundreds of years, and is deeply embedded in and interwoven with Anglo culture. Today’s rabid feminism actually has its roots in Puritanism, the Puritans being those reformed Christians who sought to “purify” the Church of England of its Catholic practices by resettling on a new continent.

From there Puritan roots grew into the soil and yielded today’s society, one rife with female manipulation, prudish legal and cultural stances on sexuality, strident declarations that men who crave sex are evil, and the belief that laboring one’s life away for no other reason than to be a good worker drone and producer of wealth for female benefit is the best way to live.

Conservatives relentlessly push these cultural norms down the throats of freethinkers and outsiders who aren’t part of their flock.

Both liberal feminists and conservatives share these views because both came from a culture founded on Puritanism way back in the days of the Massachusetts Bay Colony. As Bob noted, the liberal side of this equation has been beat to death. Let’s take a look at the conservative side of sexual repression.

Conservative women claim to uphold a belief in traditional sex roles and family, although most are very sheepish about it when in the company of shitlibs. This is nothing but a new twist on an old game. Conservative women use traditional sex roles in much the same way Puritan women did.

Back in Puritan days this is how women played it. From Gettysburg College:

Women were considered to be “the weaker vessel in both body and mind” and [the other belief was] “her husband ought not to expect too much from her.” The second feature was the way that women manipulated their born roles in order to fulfill their own aspirations and goals.

Sound familiar? Female empowerment, lauded by conservatives with almost as much fervor as libs, for all its braggadocio, really means very little beyond women claiming they want to be Strong and Independent™ but they also want to retain their privileged role in society. This is how women get what they want to this day. All the privileges of being female while gaining the right to force men out of their job because they want to play common laborer, too.

It’s been said Anglo women are trying to be the Alpha males they love so much. Today’s women want to be powerful but they don’t want society to expect to much of them as they don’t want to be held accountable for their shortcomings and failures in the same way men are.

They want to play career girl but only until they get tired of it and something else catches their fancy. Then men have to come along and clean up the messes they left behind as they bail out of work to have families or just decide to sit around the house and complain as so many do.

Of course, manipulation goes much farther than playing victim to gain advantage. Sex is thoroughly manipulated in America, and has been for at least 500 years.

Sex is Evil

Modern America has a love/hate relationship with sex. Liberals love degeneracy while conservatives are scared to death by sexuality.

Purveyors of media and movies love shoving sex appeal in an audience’s face but then go on to communicate the message of look, don’t touch. Touch, don’t taste. Taste, don’t swallow. These contradictions create an enormous amount of sexual friction which is then diverted by marketing gurus into getting people to purchase products that are supposed to boost their sex appeal.

Lisa Wade, PhD writes about the Puritans’ stolid views on sex, which stand in stark contrast to the sunnier, more libertine cultures south of the British Isles. Of course, they brought this prudishness to a new continent.

When the Puritans landed on the rocky east coast of America in the 1600s, they brought with them the belief that sex should be restricted to intercourse in marriage, hence the sentiment on the left.

To this day, sex outside of marriage, and heterosexual sex in general is viewed as “dirty” and otherwise undesirable because of this cultural more. But it goes farther than that. Anglo America also frowns upon other types of sexual satisfaction due to is Puritan roots.

All non-marital and non-reproductive sexual activities were forbidden, including pre- and extra-marital sex, homosexual sex, masturbation, and oral or anal sex – even if married.

Only since the inception of hardcore (pardon the pun) social engineering have we seen homosexuality shoehorned into acceptance. The bottom line is sex for fun was a no-no back then as much as it is today.

In other cultures, men having affairs is frowned on, but infidelity isn’t met with the same vitriol it is in America. Perhaps other cultures understand it is the evolutionary and biological imperative of men to “spread their seed” and that male infidelity means very little to men emotionally. It almost never means he doesn’t love his wife. However, when women cheat it almost always means she doesn’t love her husband.

Of course, selling sex is the horror to end all horrors in deeply sexually repressed Anglo America. Much in the same way Johns are shamed for renting some tension-relieving sexual activity by the hour from another willing adult, penalties back then echo those of today.

Violations of the rules were punished by fines, whipping, public shaming (yes, with “scarlet letters”), ostracism, or even death.

Public shaming is a big part of controlling sexuality to this day. In many ways, very little has changed about Puritanism and the conservative interpretation of it other than window dressing.

But what about the uniquely American obsession with hard work?

Men exist to be laborers and produce wealth for women to exploit is another more of this culture
Hard Work for Hard Work’s Sake

The average work week has crept up to 47 hours a week, and is on the rise in America. No matter how much people work, the obsession with work has destroyed the culture of America (there’s nothing going on beyond shopping, eating out, competitive consumption, and football) and has completely taken over people’s lives as there’s no time for the nuclear family anymore.

What time is it? It’s ALWAYS time to go to work.

The work obsession in Anglo American stems from Puritanism, and on a deeper level from Calvinism. Of course, conservatives uphold their work ethic with religious fervor even though it has dismantled other important areas of life. Here’s the official definition of this work ethic.

The Protestant work ethic, the Calvinist work ethic or the Puritan work ethic is a concept in theology, sociology, economics and history which emphasizes that hard work, discipline and frugality are a result of a person’s subscription to the values espoused by the Protestant faith, particularly Calvinism.

Calvinism emphasizes the doctrine of predestination. In other words, don’t step out of line, obey your masters and soldier on through a life of labor that benefits others far more than it does you. It is your destiny to work hard and serve your masters well.

The vaunted status being a wage slave has in Anglo America has its roots in religion, something that has been thoroughly exploited by the corporate-government complex as it lifts up work and shames leisure.

The Protestant work ethic was the belief that hard work was an honor to God which would lead to a prosperous reward. Any deviations from the normal way of Puritan life met with strict disapproval and discipline. Since the church elders were also political leaders, any church infraction was also a social one. There was no margin for error.

People won’t even take their vacations anymore. Last year Americans left 658 million unused paid vacation days sitting on the table. This is insanity, something one might realize if they spent any time outside America in different, more human and humane cultures.

The Puritan Roots of American Feminism


I would have liked to hold up Asia as an example of how to fix the West. Surely Confucianism can fix the loveless alienation of a tribe that has been divided and conquered? Maybe so, but it’s not easy and even Asia may succumb to the Freudian degeneracy of the West.

Confucius did stress love and loyalty both inside and outside the family. The problem with modern Confucianism is that people don’t have lots of babies any more, and in particular, the rich and educated people who would be able to fix society don’t have many children.

I doubt that anything will change unless the public recognizes that the old system leads only to destruction.

It’s not enough to have the ruling order fail. The masses of common people must stop believing that the ruling order is workable. The people have to say that the “Emperor” has lost the “Mandate of Heaven.”

Thus the populists are always trying to point to the current disasters and say, “This might be the crack in the dam that finally bursts!”

At the moment, it does not appear that any of the populist movements have any grounds for short-term hope.

I will not advance any strategies until 9 June 2017. That is, I will strategize AFTER the 120 days following Trump’s order on transnational human trafficking have elapsed.

On 9 Feb 2017, Trump wrote:

(j) within 120 days of the date of this order, submit to the President a report on transnational criminal organizations and subsidiary organizations, including the extent of penetration of such organizations into the United States, and issue additional reports annually thereafter to describe the progress made in combating these criminal organizations, along with any recommended actions for dismantling them.

That means Jefferson B. Sessions has until 8 June 2017 to report on pizzagate and pedogate.

If Sessions reports that the government of the USA is corrupt and filled with pizza-dungeon child traffickers, then the masses of people in the USA might finally be willing to wake up and shout.

If Sessions calls for hanging the pizza-kidnappers, then the strategy will be see justice done. Agitate until the state investigates pizzagate.

If Sessions claims that the USA has no pizza problem, then you can write off Trump and Sessions and all the rest of them, and seek other avenues. Two obvious power blocs would be the Russian Orthodox Church (which ought to be willing to bless a crusade – or rather a Крестовый поход – against pizza-kidnappers) and the Chinese Communist Party. The Russians are likely to be much more aware of the threat, but the Chinese are not entirely unaware.

At least 30 high school students in Central China’s Henan Province have been reportedly forced to provide sex services since 2015, with a deputy of local people’s congress also involved in the case, … at least 30 high school students in Weishi, including several under 14 years old, were forced to provide sex services…
Under the current law in China, people who have sex with girls less than 14 years old face a maximum of 15 years in prison while those convicted of raping a child may face death sentence.

http://www.globaltimes.cn/content/1040581.shtml

We will have to wait for 9 June 2017 to find out if we are planning for a crusade or a Крестовый поход.

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