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  • A Manifesto for the Based (EXCELLENT ARTICLE)

    05/04/2021 4:29:40 AM PDT · by MtnClimber · 41 replies
    New Discourses ^ | 2 May, 2021 | JAMES LINDSAY
    When Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, author of The Gulag Archipelago, gave in his Noble Lecture the credo, “Let the lie come into the world. Let it even triumph. But not through me,” that was based. Not participating in transparent lies or mass delusion is based. Doing so against the madness of the following crowd is based. Nearly everything that it means to be based is either contained within or predicated upon this one trait of character. Solzhenitsyn wrote those words as a result of his observations living in what may have been the most brutal tyranny of human history: Stalin’s USSR. That...