We’ve long asserted that if Western Civilization’s maladaptive liberal arc is maintained, that only Chinese museums will be left to archive the story of its decay. If pieces like this are actually true, and not hilarious Internet satire, I am increasingly confident the records of our folly will find a secure repository in the Far East.
As we have discussed previously, China is the state manifestation of unapologetic Han nationalism. That country boasting a total of 1,448 naturalized citizens out of 1.3 billion souls. It is a nearly pristine nation-state, and one blithely unmoved by the self-abnegating impulses that have recently turned Europeans into road-slurry. It’s difficult to not grudgingly admire the Chinese approach. They don’t debate the matter of pretentious abstractions with preening roundeyes. They simply go about the business of maintaining a secure, homogenous habitat at home while advancing their interests abroad.
Whether this is pursued from a…
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