IDEALISM. The Chief of the Danish branch of the Nordic Resistance Movement, Jacob Vullum, writes about the concepts of honour and conscience, and relates them to White morality and social acceptance in the modern world.
What is honour, this old-fashioned concept, which, in the modern world, appears to have been replaced with the concept of conscience? Honour is an abstract concept that involves personal, individual character and a code of behaviour relating to popular, primordial values. Honour is a measure of the quality of a person, which in a natural Nordic man includes heroism, bravery and trust. Honour should be at the core of who we are, and who we strive to become, and influence all our choices in life.
Conscience, on the other hand – the substitute for honour in the modern world – functions somewhat like honour, as it involves personal, individual character and a code of behaviour, but in relation to social norms; i.e., the norms of the modern world, and not the original values of a people. The conscientious person is seen as a good person by the modern world, a useful member of society, when he acts completely without honour vis-à-vis a natural set of values.
The fact that people in the modern world can be swayed so far from their natural path by the (new) norms of society to such a degree that it can be considered brainwashing is evident every day. We see it when young people choose degeneration and destructive pleasure, and shun strength of character and self-improvement. We see it when bravery is exchanged for tolerance, when selfishness triumphs over the common good, and when “conscientious” individuals engage in race-mixing rather than keeping their blood pure.
If we look at the famous social experiment at Stanford University, where students’ behaviour was observed after they were divided into groups of “prisoners” and “prison guards”, it becomes clear that people’s behaviour is influenced by the social norms around them, if one is only led by his conscience. The conscientious “prison guards” treated their fellow student “prisoners” particularly badly because it had been made socially acceptable to do so. Conversely, honourable behaviour rooted in a deeper, stronger morality – for our people, the original White values – is not shaken by changing circumstances or toxic influence.
If we imagine an experiment that is not limited to a university basement, but which is instead widespread throughout the West, we see an image of our modern world, in which, day by day, its norms and social acceptance pave the way for dishonourable lifestyles and totally destructive behaviour. Race-mixing, LGBT ideology, drunkenness, substance abuse, cowardice, selfishness, laziness and nihilism are presented as socially acceptable norms within this modern world for those who seek an easy road to a good conscience.
All people naturally seek honour, but many are content to act according to their polluted conscience, while invoking a lost “honour”, such the homosexual who speaks of honour (or “pride”) by vulgarly posing in a gay magazine, as if it were something for an instinctively healthy-minded person emulate.
Is it honourable – or merely socially accepted – to make one’s living as a completely egotistic and self-glorifying shameless tramp on Instagram while invoking the wider social community? Beware of dishonour that dresses in honourable clothes.
Our concepts have been hijacked and our core value system has been under attack for more than 1,000 years, ever since Christianity occupied our countries and – as Alfred Rosenberg wrote in the 1920s – replaced our natural values of “courage” and “pride” with “fear” and “humility”.
We must all strive towards something higher than just being content with a good conscience. We must look beyond, to the future we want, and back to the morality that guided our ancestors. This morality must guide us in all aspects of life, so that both our conscience and honour emanate from this ancient, natural morality, which – if practised correctly – functions as the ultimate rules and laws in this decadent modern world.
Our people are not only quickly being outnumbered by mass immigration; authentic and instinctive idealism is equally in danger of drowning in the anti-culture and anti-morality of the modern world. Our countries will not be liberated from racial foreigners tomorrow, and the anti-White agenda will not disappear in an instant, but you can start your self-improvement today – it is needed.
Return to your true self as an authentic European. Immerse yourself in the values mentioned above, practise and work on them, spread them and defend them.
You can read more about these values in the works of Anton Holzner – Master Life and Eternal Front; particularly the below chapters:
Chapter 7 – Trust
Chapter 12 – Character Hardness
Chapter 14 – Courage
Chapter 3 – Community
Chapter 10 – Heroism!
Chapter 12 – Of Joy
Chapter 17 – About Enjoying