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The Lumpen Eunuch under Threat
The Lumpenproletariat-Petit Bourgeois Alliance
There is an incestuous connection between the academy and the gutter, a connection which began at the birth of liberalism and has continued ever since. This connection is borne from the fact that both are parasites upon the class which actually produces value, which actually produces the base of society: The proletariat. The criminals (the lumpenproletariat, an underclass within the proletariat which preys on it, seduces it, and funnels its surplus population towards nihilistic self-destruction) and the petit bourgeoisie (specifically the faction of the p.b. which is not small capital; managers, employees of large conglomerates, bureaucrats, etc.; servicemembers of the bourgeoisie’s corps) both conduct themselves in a manner which aspires to be bourgeois, aspires to that class’s endless vitality, its power, its ability to waste everything it has and still lose absolutely nothing at all, to command underlings towards their own ends. Certain criminals aspire to be petit bourgeois, to revel in the creature comforts of not being a broke drug addict selling blowies on the corner, without having to contribute anything meaningful or maintain any lasting ties to anyone. The managerial petit bourgeoisie, on the other hand, aspire to show off their workingman credibility as they craft and refine the tools which discipline the actual working man into adopting the new status quo seeping from the academy. Their pity for the worker is eclipsed only by that class below it.
Academics love crafting ethnographies of this scum, sociologists and anthropologists in particular; embedding themselves within a population (or a “community” as they love to say), breaking bread with them, fluffing them up for their dissertations. Very rarely does their study of these peoples ever become critical. The whole point of the exercise is to “see the world through their eyes,” to adopt their mannerisms and tastes and concerns and perspectives wholly as if such a thing were even possible. To erode their own judgement and encourage the reader to do so as well. Observing from a safe distance is not enough, these adventurists, these exhibitionists, they must embrace. They must become. They must seek to understand and not simply to describe. There can be no judgement. Almost always these studies are romantic portrayals, proferring some sort of “secret wisdom” that these self-prostituting gutter peoples and cannibalistic spear-throwing savages and narco-terroristic communist cults in the middle of the jungle have that passes the rest of us by. These academics fall for the histrionics of addicts, killers and the like, buying into the narrative that there simply was no other way for them to sustain themselves other than by selling weed, hormones, or herpes pussy to local teenagers and fellow addicts.
These ethnographers take the Left’s tact in suggesting that these criminals are really just a part of the proletariat, and as such, carry revolutionary potential, whereas Marx (who first described their position within his political framework) explicitly noted that they lacked this potential precisely because they are excess labor, never to be reincorporated into the machinery of value production. These academics, the Marxists Marx himself distanced himself from, adopt utopian attitudes suggesting that the most downtrodden in the world are the ones who will inherit it because they have adopted the frame of mind of these diseased people, this surplus parasitic population that is terrible even at parasitism. The lower one debases himself, the more that is taken from him, the worse his situation, the worse his conditions, the less he owns, the stronger he actually becomes because his anger boils inside him like a frog. It is an entirely fantastical and emotive reading of Marx which ignores the very real latent power in being a prole, not lumpen.
A lumpenprole lacks the economic power that the proletariat has. In being the fountain of all wealth in the entire world, the proletariat has the very real potential of seizing this wealth for himself, starving out the rest of society until they are forced to bend the knee or be liquidated. This is the Marxist formulation of socialist revolution, and indeed, this is what fascists and communists in the 20th century did when they seized control of the state. A hustler, a drug smuggler, a prostitute, they may accrue great surplusses for themselves, or as we see in Mexico, may even compete with a state, but they will never overthrow the status quo. They can only ever seize it but could never transform it as the proletariat has the potential to.
Even if these academics understand this, even if they truly accept the reality of class warfare and the role of the lumpen, it doesn’t matter. Their bread is buttered by praising the lumpen for their “tenacity,” their “vibrancy,” their ability to form a (bacterial) culture in the absolute vacuum that is their radically hedonistic nihilism. And in turn, the academic becomes such a nihilist himself.
This is the exact course that transgenderism took when it sprung from the depths of homosexual debauchery — homosexual culture having been staunchly a lumpenproletariat or bourgeois culture for most of its existence — and came to dominate the academy. Ethnographies of drag queens and kings, butches and fems, they populated the academic press throughout the 1960s up to today, especially as the self-propelled AIDS crisis heated up. The victimhood, the oppression, oh the oppression! How terrible it must be to not only be addicted to sex, living in 1980s Harlem, and battling an easily preventable wasting disease, but to believe oneself a woman at the same time, oh dear me! Perfect for the bespectacled vultures to settle in with their cameras and legal pads, taking heavy notes on life stories which, while astonishing in many cases are entirely unsurprising in how they end: Stabbed to death in a roach motel on Skid Row, dying of a speedball overdose on a pile of trash in the Tenderloin, stuffed into the trunk of a car at the bottom of the East River.
Lumpen culture arrived at the academy from day one and created a self-reinforcing loop that will never break. Trannies became not just the subjects of these ethnographies, but their authors. The narcissistic need to “speak one’s truth,” — rampant among the gender-confused — led to an outpouring of self- or tabloid-published pieces detailing how such an oddity — being born in the wrong body — could even occur. Gawkers, of course, loved to gawk.
And then something happened in the 2010s, something which I’ve detailed repeatedly: Trans started to break out of the fringes. It went mainstream, just as anorexia, cutting, and bisexuality had started booming maybe a half-decade prior. The confluence of social media psychological experimentation, organic social contagion, and savvy political maneuvering by the Left coalition led to an explosion in transgender identification. Today, we are likely around the hysteria’s peak, though the phenomenon itself is likely to stick around for much longer even when it inevitably contracts for reasons I will get into.
Antifascism as Vanguard Liberalism
A defining trait of the trans cult is its association with communism, though it shares little resemblance to the communism that my own grandparents grew up with, the same one your grandparents probably guarded against. Political and sexual grooming are intimately linked, especially in online-only communities — but grow into incredibly powerful forces in real-life communities like in Portland, San Francisco, Chicago, Los Angeles, New York City, and so on. You can even find these pockets in midsize cities like Syracuse, Columbus, Newark, Berkeley, Eugene, etc. Usually, these pockets will have been touched by Left academics in some form. In many cases, the lumpen trannies running the game might have gone to college themselves to run ethnographies, only to find themselves the subjects of the next generation of tranny researchers.
At any rate, they are through-and-through Leftists, Marxists, communists, whatever you want to call them. They are Leftists and not outspoken Democrats because they perceive themselves to be radically outside the Democratic frame. Most of them don’t vote, most of them don’t canvass, and many even verbally attack Democrats for being a bourgeois party in the first place. And yet, almost everything they advocate for and believe is based entirely on the concerns of the Democratic Party and its most radical fringes. Why? Because they are that radical fringe, whether they know it or not. They create the propaganda and outrage that Democrats tap into in order to animate their electoral base. The deranged lumpen might not be voting, but the academics are, voting in line with the interests of their lumpen pals even if, like the lumpen, they also believe themselves to be communist radicals.
Anything that is not what these radicals want is fascism and fascism is de facto bad without needing to look any further into what it was or whether it even exists today as it once did. Indeed, sometimes even the Democrats themselves are described as fascists when they do not support the preferred agenda of the lumpen-academic radicals. This is especially the case with regard to their absurd LARPing as women. (While trans females certainly do belong to some of these groups, you will be unsurprised to hear that for the most part, the more motivated and hardcore communist cults are populated by males) Any attempt at addressing very real concerns run-of-the-mill liberals may have with regard to the rapidly evolving trans question is a genocidal act against them. While most of them don’t really mean this and aren’t really afraid of this, there are those that are so paranoid, so deranged, and yet, functional enough in their economic lives that they are able to afford weapons and ammunition, that they really are willing to kill and die to retain their hormone prescriptions and unfettered access to children.
Thus, their antifascist activism acts as a shock force against moderate conservatives attempting to slow the spread of this ideology and its ramifications. There is a reason these people show up armed and masked at drag shows for children, and it is because they are a very powerful decentralized child grooming cult. Often it’s not even the trannies themselves, but their close friends or other perverts who fully buy all the bullshit about transgenderism being a holy civil right that must be defended at all costs. To a Leftist with nothing to lose but this, this is the correct calculation. Once legislation like this makes its way in the state and federal levels and defeats assaults by opposing coalitions both inside and outside the governing party, there is a period of significant debate and public outcry; that is a window wherein these policies can be repealed before they are too cemented in the public consciousness to be removed. However, once that window closes, once the precedent is set and people have become set in their ways with regard to the issue, it becomes almost impossible to remove. A Leftist seeking to secure the vanguard flank would of course engage in armed conflict, or at least threaten to. It would make it that much harder to remove.
The Right, on the other hand, being that it is as well a faction of the bourgeoisie, is largely powerless to stop these advances in their tracks. Indeed, much of what they do to roll back such blatant power grabs ends up being used to advance the Left’s cause anyway, whether indirectly by accidentally creating the tools Leftists later use against the Right when city councils and state senate seats change hands, or directly by using older Leftist legislation their forebears spent their entire careers fighting as tools to stop contemporary advances. Regardless, the only direction remains forward, in favor of Progress with its usual fits and starts.
A detail many in the “detransitioned” anti-cult have pointed out is that the trans cult’s primary tactic of both grooming children and securing concessions for itself is by threatening suicidality. “If I don’t transition, I’ll kill myself.” When said in the first person, it offloads the responsibility of such a decision onto the observer, while when said in the second person (“If you don’t transition, you’ll kill yourself), it strips agency from the child or unwell adult it’s being said to. That suicide is fully within a person’s control to prevent is now absent; if the ritual of gender transition is not consummated, the person being groomed will die. Simple as that. Why? It’s deliberately unclear, but it’s also clearly because it’d be transphobic not to let them be castrated. It is largely on this basis that the petit bourgeois faction of the trans cult has legalized such radical interventions (drug schedules, surgeries, forced fostering, legal fictions, etc.). “If these poor people are not immediately given what they ask for, they will kill themselves, and the blood will be on your hands.” There are many reasons someone might believe this, whether because they are themselves terrorized at the possibility of even indirectly committing some kind of harm, or because they have their own perverse motives, be it related to money or sex.
Given that up to this point, most of the children caught in the trans boom have been female, this follows clear female-patterned forms of emotional terrorism — namely, they are threats, but largely only amount to threats. But girls are not the only ones caught in the boom, and girls are also far more likely to desist (and sooner) from their trans identities than boys are. And some day, those boys become men, whether they’re on hormones or not. Many will let it go and get on with their lives, just as many of the girls have. Some of those boys will fantasize about getting revenge on the perverts that transitioned them or helped them transition, but they are more than likely to let go of these fantasies once enough time has passed (also depending on how far they went). Those that don’t are more likely to sue than to do anything violent in their weakened states, knowing full well that going to prison post-op would be a hellish nightmare far worse than what they’ve already been through. And yet…
Some of those boys will remain steeped in the cognitive dissonance to ignore what’s happened to them. They will remain dependent on the trans identity and narcissistic navel-gazing in order to stay even remotely functional. Perhaps they glean some sort of social power from their trans identity which they are desperate to cling to. Perhaps they’re just all kinds of fucked up and trans is their only meaning in life, in place of a family or a real community. Many of these boys and men who won’t desist will kill themselves. Though it is largely a political specter, the reality is that these boys are far more likely than the girls to actually kill themselves. They are also far more likely than the girls to kill others.
Steven A. Richards of Semantic Sorcery and I have mentioned a few times that there is this core group of true believers (or at the very least, cynical actors who are in way too deep to turn back now; tomato, tomahto in my view) who are armed and motivated to commit violence against those who would seek to criminalize transgender medicine. Indeed, despite the Left very often being anti-gun, there are unknown hundreds, maybe thousands of transgender males that are armed, in large part because they are radical communists who retain arms in case revolution calls.
There is an additional concern here, namely that a large percentage of the civil disorder we are faced with today — including berserker mass shootings — are in fact state-sponsored and deliberatey encouraged. It is a controversial claim which has resulted in people such as Alex Jones being fined nearly half a billion dollars for claiming Sandy Hook may have been a hoax (with the families demanding an astonishing $2.7 TRILLION) but there is reason to suggest that more than a few highly publicized mass shootings are in fact domestic terrorism stoked by the federal government to secure some sort of aim.
This is not a baseless claim, even if it’s a difficult one to prove or to accept. It has long been standard operating procedure for the FBI to foster some sort of political extremist ideology online, entrap political extremists into committing some illegal act, and then receiving media attention for thwarting some dastardly plot. The CIA has done the same thing in the Middle East with al-Qaeda and ISIS. We do it at home with white supremacist organizations Atomwaffen and The Base (which, curiously, is also what al-Qaeda means translated to English) among others. This lineage dates as far back as the 1960s, with many terror cells having some.. interesting connections to domestic intelligence. However, the aims of such attacks on civilians may not always be entirely clear: notably, the deadliest mass shooting ever, the Mandalay Bay attack in Las Vegas, has no known motive and is littered with all sorts of bizarre details. The Uvalde, TX shooting is another that sticks in the mind as not just bizarre but starkly obvious. Even if all the rest are just random berserkers (and some might be), that one in particular cannot be explained away quite so easily.
Indeed, we also saw during the summer of 2020 the emergence of so-called “autonomous zones” around the country’s largest cities; lawless areas held by criminal warlords where all sorts of destruction went down. In Seattle in particular a pair of teenage boys hijacked a car and were shot to death by the “peacekeepers” within the zone. Some of the armed gunmen in these autonomous zones and in Leftist organizations around the country are veterans of the Syrian Civil War, having fought as international volunteers on the side of the anarchist-oriented Rojava, itself a separatist puppet government supported by the United States. Lumpenproletariat adventurists who refused to join the actual military, and so joined a foreign one with “purer ideals” (and American backing) instead. As I write this, Georgia is dealing with a similar situation as the result of the death of a “queer nonbinary indigenous Venezuelan refugee political activist” who lived in a forested “autonomous zone,” i.e., a homeless encampment with a conscience.
It would not be without precedent for such an attack to occur as a result of anti-trans legislation. All of the necessary infrastructure is in place. The propaganda outlets, the hysteria (on both sides), the weapons caches, the rigid ideological enforcement — it's all there. And it’s only a matter of time before one or more of these trans males are put in a situation where they will be forced to detransition, don’t handle it well, and end up committing a semi-discriminate slaughter against… Family? Local enemies? Random people? It could be any of these or all three at once, just like any of the others that aren’t trans.
Even without political overtones, the possibility of a violent attack or a mass suicide ritual is quite likely. Severe mental illness and identity disruptions coupled with surging testosterone from an unwanted, possibly unplanned withdrawal from HRT and hormone blockers can easily lead to impulsivity, aggression, and addictive behaviors. Such an act need not be explicit retaliation for the criminalization of these procedures. For many of these men, the state and broader culture requiring them to lose their trans identity and the perks it offers means losing the lives they’ve set up for themselves, recognizing the sunk costs of their adventure in stark relief, or, losing a stand-in for a love they may never actually experience. That last point is one of the more important ones. The specter of an internal female companion forcibly taken away, even if not deliberately conjured as such, even if only an outgrowth out of severe illness or dependence on the cult, can still generate the usual territorial impulse of a man with a normal, real relationship wrenched away from him. Indeed, the territorial impulse of a healthy man facing the loss of his wife (be it through divorce or death) is far less likely to result in an unrestrained slaughter.
I didn’t write this to scare people into thinking of these pathetic wretches are more dangerous than they really are. Very few of them are actually this dangerous. To date, nothing of the sort has actualy happened. They may be more dangerous than the average person for many reasons, yes, but that comes with the territory of severe cult brainwashing, a panacea of personality disorders, and the identity disruption that comes with both. They’re not “safe” people, but they’re not all going to turn into killers and rapists either. Degeneracy aside, most of them are just really sad people who refuse to accept reality.
I’m writing this so that it’s recognized that any serious, full-frontal crackdown on trans is going to lead to one of these people exploding and destroying everyone around them like they already have a propensity of doing. It will be publicized and the victims will most likely be smeared as bigots who got what was coming to them. Indeed, this has already happened among some segments of the trans population: The Colorado Club Q shooter claimed to be nonbinary, video of his father bashing gays and being a porn star came to light, and immediately the victim narrative was spun. However, it must be said that most fell on the precise opposite end of the spectrum: Claiming that his nonbinary status is “just a ploy” or that he’s “mocking the victims,” that he’s “not really nonbinary,” whatever that means. There was a great desire to distance themselves from his assertions, to claim he couldn’t possibly be part of the “community.” Of course, that there were multiple sides to this event proves nothing on its own, but even without intentional priming by the media, there were still those who came to his defense.
Even if the victims are not smeared as bigots, the story could easily be spun into why it’s so important for trannies to “get access to the care they need,” as the slogans go. The mental health angle to mass shootings will be exploited thrice as much as it normally is, by the Right and Left alike. One side will say this proves the treatments are dangerous, the other will say it proves we’re not doing them enough. All the while, the lives ruined by this entire machinery — yes, including the hypothetical gunman — remain ruined in perpetuity.
But of course, a spree murder isn’t even the most likely thing to occur if transgender medicine is banned; what’s far more likely to occur is a massive surge in suicide attempts. Hundreds to thousands would attempt to take their lives because this is what they’ve been programmed by their groomers to do. They can’t fathom going back, leaving it all behind. Most won’t of course, but many will, especially if their weaning off of hormones is involuntary. These people, mostly men, many of them groomed as children, will die. They may take loved ones with them. Families will be destroyed. This visible, palpable destruction would be leveraged as a plea by the teary-eyed to stop the bans.
I believe this is in part why many Right-leaning lawmakers won’t go further in banning these practices outright in the jurisdictions in which they’ve become medical gospel. It’s a hunch, but it’s a pretty good hunch. No one wants bad press for real blood on their hands. Even many parents who would want this to stop, who may have children affected by this, might convince themselves that it should burn itself out rather than be snuffed, if only because their loved ones might snuff themselves out in response.
Trans is ultimately a death cult, like so many bourgeois ideological vehicles. It is a mainstream, diffuse, decentralized death cult, but it is a death cult nonetheless. It can be found in every state in the country, in almost every township above a population of 10,000. Thousands upon thousands of people sterilizing themselves in the name of gender identity, threatening themselves and their loved ones that they will die if they don’t. It would immediately create a situation difficult for the Right to take advantage of, but all too ripe for the Left to exploit for further advances.
As always, I close with a reminder that all of this is very mundane. This is the cost of doing business in the most powerful empire that has ever existed. You may say it has feet of clay, I say keep dreaming. As terrible as X, Y, or Z may be, it’s usually not substantially worse than what’s come before. The past only gets glorified because it’s already come to pass, the future only fretted over because it’s yet to be written, and yet the present barely ever remarked upon because it’s already gone once it’s been mentioned. One or a few persons cannot possibly resist all of these forces at once. Best not to stress over them but to mull them over as you make the next move for you and your family. The world is always ending, it has been for the last 2000 years, but has it ever actually ended? Clearly not for you or for me, or anyone still around you. It will come for everyone listed, but usually the apocalypse is far more personal than it is collective. Take both solace and advantage.