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Apr 25Liked by eugyppius

And to top it off, Germany has driven the EU to decree that solar panels will become mandatory on all buildings.

Not just public buildings, but /all/ buildings, including old ones.

Together with the incremental banning of woodburning stoves of all kinds and woodburning in general, expect a collapsing market for anything but apartments and large-scale building projects, especially here in northern Europe where we depend on our stoves in winter (and have very little sunlight for half the year) and our idiots-in-office act like apple polishers vis-a-vis the EU and all its grandiose lunacy.

Here, not to be outdone by Germany, our communists and greens want to make nuclear power (including the import of power produced by nuclear power) illegal.

Can't we just ship all the reds and the greens to Antarctica?

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You hate penguins or something?

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Thanks for the laugh, needed that.

Make it the interior of Antarctica then.

Unless. . . yeah no, they'd probably manage to tick off some Lovecraftian horror sleeping under the ice.

Dark side of the Moon maybe?

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Why does everyone think the lovely lovely Moon should become a garbage dump for all our unwanted trash as well as our moron space adventurers?

I do hate wasting our already always wasted tax monies on more prisons but I would very much like to see all these people locked up and with no Netflix access forever and ever. To be stripped of power and liberty and respect is a very good revenge upon them and maybe, if we live a few centuries or so, we might enter into some anomalous state of justice acquisition. I do take my vitamins, for many reasons.

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What about Mercury? Plenty of sun for their solar panel dreams.

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I want them trapped here on Earth, utterly humiliated and bereft of everything they crave.

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German politics is a free for all entertainment machine .

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Yeah ... no. Like lungfish, they would find a way to hibernate before resurrecting themselves, more noxious and terrifying than before.

Firing them into the Sun is the only way to be sure they're truly dead.

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It’s called prison.

Don’t hold your breath.

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In Germany nuclear power plants don't explode ,pipelines explode .It is suspected that the Russians where sending explosives to Germany ,by pipeline to blow up Germany .

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The Fukushima and 3 mile Island reactors are from the same design from the 50s wherein if the pumps fail no water gets to the core.

THEY should be phased out. Three out of four nuclear disasters all the same design.

The new pebble bed reactors are designed so that they cannot meltdown

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Shutting those nuclear plants would be dumb. Replacing their carbon free generation would cost tens of billions of dollars.

And don't think anti-nuke nut jobs would be happy with any "pebble bed" or Gen 4 reactor design. They hate nuclear power regardless of safety improvements.

And even old nuke plants are sage. Nuclear power accidents have killed or maimed fewer than a dozen people worldwide. Pollution from coal is a notable hazard that kills hundred of times more.

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Nuclear power is by far the safest way to generate electricity in large quantity ever devised. Lampenfield fails to mention how many people were killed by the reactor accident at TMI. The short answer is zero.

He fails to mention how many people were killed by the nuclear accident at Fukushima in 2011. Same answer: zero.

His bleating about pebble bed reactors simply shows that he knows nothing whatsoever about the technology.

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I’m pro nukes. There are several makes of nuclear plants. But that one design is problematic.

Insufficient safety in the design.

Yeah nobody died but I was in PA while 3 mile was happening and the people in the industry were absolutely frantically panicking about 3 mile Island.

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I have friends who lived VERY near TMI who, along with most of their neighbors, have been battling (and some dying from) cancer and other horrible disorders since that disaster. The wife in particular has had some extremely painful stuff going on, and is reduced to a state of "the walking dead." But TMI and other nuke plants are still operating in near-emissionless fashion. Far more people are killed by alcohol, tobacco, drugs, automobiles, and lightning than by nuclear-plant accidents.

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So no one died or was injured. And you claim there was insufficient safety in the design.. Odd, the NRC did not find that to be the case. And dozens of similar B&W reactors were licensed to operate across the United States. So I await with interest your nuclear technical expertise to inform everyone as to the details of its safety deficiency in the design.

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We have different definitions of safety.

If you think that three of the same designs, having near, Meltdowns is a safe design then OK.

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Sweden's remaining reactors are from the 1960s, and are still singing sweetly, never ever having had any major hiccups of any kind.

Still, if we could retire them and whip up capital for 12-14 new ones, it'd be good.

Well, it'd be good for everyone except the robber-baron capitalists bleeding people white. The entire idea of a "common european power market" is pure insanity, both from a production perspective and an makro-economical one - every single cent spent on power by a household is a cent not spent on mortgaging, investing, or consumer goods.

Here in the North, it's peak insanity.

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Sweden built nuclear power plants for the same reason most other countries built them; they had no coal for power generation.

It closed two reactors completely unnecessarily at Barsebaeck because of Danish hypochondria.

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Electricity generation in Sweden mainly comes from hydro and nuclear.

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I agree with you. And it's because of nuclear that it avoided having to import coal from either Germany or Poland. That was Finland's fate prior to it building its first four reactors at Loviisa and Olkiluoto. Like Sweden, Finland has no coal, oil or gas deposits.

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Do they have to be plugged in or can they just 'be there'?

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"Smart" meters are mandatory by law (thanks EU!) and you are also compelled to be hooked up to the grid and /must/ sell (and pay taxes on) any surplus power produced.

There's already a black market for electricians willing to make a little on the side. The way the rules are written, even if I buy the panels myself and mount them on the roof, only a specially licensed electrician may connect them to the house and the grid. Even my father-in-law, a retired engineer, is disqualified from dojng the job himself. This is to make it more difficult to become independent - total dependency on the corporate EU-superstate being the overarching goal.

It will be Hell on the grid when millions of houses are to be connected and deliver intermittent power levels; wind power alone creates enough such problems, since the entire grid was built to use hydro-electric dams and nuclear reactors for steady and predictable power levels, with oil, coal and gas-powered plants as emergency stand-bys.

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Any term or object that has the hyphenated prefix “smart” is to it is sure to be among the stupidest things ever.

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they are trying to do this in US. We are aggressively being encouraged to get "smart meters" In 2023 November, We were told if we refused (which we did) that we could .... possibly maybe at some point, be charged in some manner for not participating.

In February of this year, we were asked by some guy at the door (power company "ding dong" no warning) if he could enter our property attach a device to our meter that would be a sort of monitor of the non participating power users. This whole thing is hideous. basically, all of us are just getting money sucked out of us. All of us! that is all we are worth, we are the workers of the world.

This request of course went around in circles, the poor guy was given only one job, install the noncompliers to this alternate monitoring and we did not allow him access to our meter.

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They have a twist in Australia.The govt rebates with public funds on air conditioner units in Queensland, Australia.

The twist is, they are connected to a transmitter.

On big demand days of hot weather, the power grid operator can and has done..turns down the aircon for tens of thousands of houses from their controls in the city .

The state then use the taxes from selling natural gas etc to overseas companies (cheaper than we can buy it here) to then throw more public funds into "renewable" energy grifters pockets ...

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Demand control via home metering is an old, old utility trick. They lure you in by promising a rate cut and then turn off the device when you need it most. Ontario municipal utilities tried doing this in the 1990s by demand-controlling water heaters.

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Rosemary, indeed it's your property. It doesn't matter who it is; they have no right to be there to install anything against your agreement.

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Here in Sweden, the meter is the property of the power company, and in the agreement you have to sign to get any electricity, you also agree to give the power company or their representative access to the meter.

(A bit oversimplified, but that's the core of it.)

Also, you are not allowed to quit and opt out; you may freely swap power company, but there's no option for "None", and then be self-reliant on solar, wind or whatever - not for a building that is used as permanent residence. And you're not allowed to use your summer house as a permanent residence without having the zoning/coding changed (if you don't, all insurance are voided too).

None of this came overnight; the changes were made gradual, from 1994 to today (1994 being when we became a province in the EUSSR).

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correct. we did not allow them on our property, if he had really insisted he would have had to jump over the high sharp picket fence and locked gate

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Good for you. The instant he jumped over the fence, in nearly every civilized country you could call the police and have him arrested for trespass.

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fascinating, disturbing but fascinating

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Spot on!

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I always laugh when I see solar panels in Europe and the UK!!

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Apr 27·edited Apr 27

Isn't it interesting, how everything always fits together? Not only does mandating solar panels uglify our buildings, it also ensures that the "gravy train" keeps running from which China benefits greatly. In fact, our dependence of China when it comes to manufacturing seems to mostly benefit a few people in well-paid positions and not the mass, despite all the noise about cheap consumer products.

Another thing that seems very convenient is how both the war in Syria and in the Ukraine, which both have been caused by the US, have also enabled mass immigration that destroys European societies?

If all of this is mere incompetence, then it is a mysteriously coherent and well-directed "high-precision" incompetence, where the direction would be the impoverishment and destruction of Western societies.

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So not only do they not care about people freezing to death, they want you deprived of beauty too. Just evil.

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"A million Brits who own wood-burning stoves could be fined £300 and even face a criminal record if they misuse them and break air pollution rules.

The heaters, which have become popular in recent years as something of a middle-class status symbol, are causing ministers concerns over the dangerous particles they produce.

Emissions of PM2.5 from domestic wood burning - 'particulate matter' less than 2.5 micrometres in diameter, which constitutes one of the most harmful types of air pollution - increased by 35 per cent between 2010 and 2020.

PM2.5 pollution is invisible to the naked eye and small enough to pass through the lungs, into the bloodstream, and into your organs. By comparison, a human hair has a diameter of about 70 micrometres. "

BUT THE FUN PART is this one:

"Just 17 fines have been issued by councils over six years, despite some 18,000 complaints being made by locals."

It's ALWAYS the modern moron slaves that enjoy to screw each other!

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And ruin Antarctica?

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What have you got against penguins?

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Show me the penguin and I'll show you the crime?

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glad someone said it...friggin penguins...

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The penguin is a character in Batman comics.

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: )

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Apr 25Liked by eugyppius

What can I say...the Left are both stupid and evil. The stupid part we can manage....the evil does have real consequences. Worst of which is the dopes who let them win, now have to suffer the consequences. Where is the Justice in all of this? Pax

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The justice, in their minds at least, is the reduction in your standard of living. Globalists have been telling us for years they will no longer tolerate Western citizens living well. They don't hide it. Muppets like Habeck are just dancing to someone else's tune.

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Roger, worse, they are corrupt and serving the interests of a foreign country. It's no accident that a former German chancelor became the head of Gazprom.

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They are all pedophiles.

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The Left as a whole is stupid and evil, bust most leftists are just stupid, used by evil people.

And the evil people just use the stupid leftist people.

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And here I always liked to think of the Germans as *slightly* less insane than US bureaucrats. Is there any nation governed by sane people? Thank you for exposing their bullshit! It still shocks me that Germany would shutter perfectly good nuclear plants.

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Any nation governed by sane people quickly becomes the target of worldwide media hate campaigns, coups, color revolutions, and election fraud. Right now that would be Hungary, Argentina, and (maybe) Russia.

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And don't forget all the leaders of African states (there were maybe 8 or 10) who mysteriously succumbed after taking a stance against mandatory universal vaccination and other unprecedented "protocol" during covid.

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Of course! That many? I thought there were 'only' 4. At any rate, I didn't think it a coincidence either. I guess that makes us "conspiracy theorists" - as opposed to coincidence theorists.

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Don't forget President Nayib Bukele of El Salvador.

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I completely agreed with you until you got to Russia. Russia has never had a really sane government, and that includes the government of Vladimir Putin.

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Maybe, but at least you can tell that Putin loves his country. Would prefer him over Biden any day.

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Crazy Joe needs to abdicate. He is past his sell by date.

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I don't care for him, but Putin doesn't seem crazy to me. In fact, I'm willing to presume that any government that's hated by globalists must be in some ways sane. Even backwards theocracies like Iran and Afghanistan's Taliban.

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I am not a huge fan of Putin but I have seen him stick up for Russia and Russians many times. His speech about a year ago trashing the WEF and their plans was a classic.

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Of course he's insane. He's trying to recreate the empire of Catherine the Great.

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Don’t see the reasoning here. Putin has always put Russia first, which means maintaining unfettered access to the Black Sea (year-round ports), amongst other decisions, political and otherwise.

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Putin screwed up. Ukraine was supposed to be overrun and conquered within a week by elimination of the Ukraine government on the first day in 2021. Instead, Ukraine was warned what was coming and shot down all the Spetsnaz teams helicoptering in to mass murder or arrest the government.

It's not surprising. Intelligence people never do military campaigns well. They only think in terms of rapid, in-and-out operations.

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No, he didn’t screw up. He literally had no choice. Any particular tactical error does not change a thing

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Nonsense. He's been at war with Ukraine since 2014. Ukraine's mistake was in returning their nuclear weapons to Russia. They should have kept them, so that when Vlad did anything stupid, they'd simply drop a big one on Moscow.

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This may be confusing sanity with reality or Realpolitik. Russian history has proven repeatedly that such a vast land mass with so many competing tribes can only be ruled by the most decisive leadership. Russia's last Tsar was in the mould of the pampered Western world. The Bolsheviks made mincemeat out of him and his entire family. It doesn't work to apply (decadent) Western standards of decorum to a vast territory that will never tolerate them.

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I credit Putin with putting down the criminal 'mafya' that rose to power just after the fall of the Soviet Union. Of course he used police state tactics, but sometimes a police state is as good as it gets. I think what scares us most is having police state authority in the hands of nitwits like Habeck, Baerbock, and Graichen.

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An objective analysis of Putin's record is that he is a conservative Christian who loves his country and does not fear acting in what are Russia's interests. That is, he is the worst nightmare of the globalists, Marxists and Feminists.

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exactly.

If I had to run away from the US and live, I would seriously consider a country that is not part of the EU.

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no, set your insanity meter on Ukraine.

What the hell? and why the hell are we pouring buckets of dollars on those nazis. Oh yeah, the American nazis are assisting the Ukrainian comedy show leader

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I said that Russia has never had a really sane government, and I stand by my assertion.

I am certainly not defending the Ukrainian government, both countries have screwed up leadership.

But I do find it interesting that so many people who decry the dictatorial behavior of the Biden government (which they should) are so forgiving of the Putin dictatorship and the crimes that his government has committed .

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Your assertion is wrong. Reading just one chapter from the book Prisoners of Geography will set you straight.

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Really? Have you ever read a Russian history book? Taken any Russian history courses?

I have, and Russian political history is one of the most blood-drenched of any country on earth.

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Russia and her people are not westerners, nor are they eastern. They are a unique culture that looks crazy from westerners’ Hollywood vision of sane, but is, at least, quite coherent in its own terms.

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Sure he’s evil, but his restraint in deploying nuclear weapons after the U.S. blew up the Nordstream pipelines kept us all from the apocalypse that Biden seems to be gunning for.

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The pedophiles have taken control using blackmail.

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Germans have a bad case of civilizational death wish—it's the only description that makes sense watching their govt and knowing their culture/people.

After their mmm....unfortunate...20th century, the telos of Germany and its leaders in the 21st century is to atone themselves out of existence.

When they decide something needs doing, Germans never accept half measures!

If they can't find someone to hold the knife that cuts their throats, they'll just do it themselves.

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Germans have been exhibiting insane behavior as nations since the early 1700s. Frederick the Great (not really) was so mad that he thought he could challenge every other power in Europe THREE times to all out war. Germany reverted to form in the 20th century by triggering the world's worst wars, WW1 and 2.

Remember, Germans elected Hitler of their own free will. This was because of knowing exactly what he stood for and intended to do.

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Knowing my Nietzsche I will add: the desire to give yourself heart and soul to a cause precedes the actual content or purpose of said cause.

My family are southern European Catholics (Italian), so these periodic moral crusades/religious eruptions seem odd and foreign to me, I would say we wear our religion more lightly and maintain our sanity through the rituals of the Church and being able to offload our guilt onto a priest—is his job after all!

I have spent time in Germany and the Protestant rigidity and moralism always smelled slightly oppressive to me, even among Berlin bohemians—it seemed to me that almost everyone had their own invisible priest on his shoulder, reminding them that god was watching and judging.

I guess that just like some peoples are more susceptible to certain diseases and illnesses, some peoples are also more susceptible to losing themselves in manias.

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White, childless (an optional requirement), liberal women have the same susceptibilities, I think.

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What you describe is even more noticeable in Norway and Sweden (but not Denmark for some reason).

But, and it's an important but:

That "priest on the shoulder" and rigid collectivist moralism? That's the upper classes, the bourgeoisie and the people who become politicians-for-life only.

Norwegian-danish author Aksel Sandemose wrote a little piece about that attitude you describe, called Janteloven (Law of Jante):

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Law_of_Jante

The ten tenets:

"You're not to think you are anything special.

You're not to think you are as good as we are.

You're not to think you are smarter than we are.

You're not to imagine yourself better than we are.

You're not to think you know more than we do.

You're not to think you are more important than we are.

You're not to think you are good at anything.

You're not to laugh at us.

You're not to think anyone cares about you.

You're not to think you can teach us anything."

People like me tend to revel in flaunting the above instead, mocking people who unknowingly adhere to such idiocy.

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yeah i've read that before...these people sound like a lot of fun! :)

thanks for the info

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I've often thought that Germany post WWII is a special case, unique in its self-loathing, large portions of its population eager to wash away any remaining traces of grimy Germanness.........

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Yes, but I would argue that the "mmm....unfortunate...20th century" was already the manifestation and fulfilment of that death wish.

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All governments appear to be captured by United Nations' 5th generation warfare. All leaders are imposed by WEF and UN.

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Switzerland always seems to me like the best governed nation. Maybe it's because they don't really have a head of government there

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Apr 25Liked by eugyppius

Merkel's decision to phase out nuclear energy was a combination of loathsome pandering to ignorant young voters, coupled with the expectation that Germany's energy needs would be met over the long term via inexpensive fossil fuels supplied by Russia. Merkel never anticipated that Germany's U.S. ally would destroy a Russian gas pipeline to Germany by demolition. Few rational people would have believed that the U.S. government would be stupid enough to commit an act of war against Germany. But Joe Biden and Anthony Blinken are indeed, just that stupid.

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Apr 25·edited Apr 25Author

more specifically, I think Merkel's decision to embrace the ethics council recommendation and phase out nuclear was an effort to deprive the Greens in Baden-Württemberg of an election issue. classic Merkel asymmetric demobilisation. it didn't work (the Greens got into government there anyway), but we still went ahead with the plan.

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Apr 25·edited Apr 25Liked by eugyppius

As rational and well-educated as the German people are, a majority seem to be no match for state sponsored propaganda. The present litmus test for demoralization is to ask a voter what he thinks of Putin. If the answer is along the lines of 'evil,' 'thug,' 'Hitler,' et cetera, you can be sure that the good fellow is entirely under the spell of the government-media ministry of propaganda. Not to hero-worship Putin. (Though Putin will ultimately go down in Russian history as 'Vladimir the Great.) The point is that weak leaders like Joe Biden and Olaf Scholz need a foil to demonize in order to distract voters from their rank incompetence. The ruse only works because ordinary, even educated and intelligent people too easily fall for the obvious con.

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"Well-educated", in the modern context, does not mean "possessed of a wealth of useful knowledge", but rather "demonstrated capacity to jump through the hoops created by the cathedral." If we correctly define "well-educated", there is no contradiction in saying "well-educated" Germans are "no match for state-sponsored propaganda". What is called "education" is merely the Trojan Horse by which state-sponsored propaganda is first infiltrated into the minds of normies.

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The central crisis of education in the U.S. is that it has been taken over by an unholy alliance of Marxists and Feminists. And Germany has not been immune to the conspiracy. Germans are still slightly better educated than the average American. They are at least taught to speak multiple languages and have some knowledge of history. Neither population is any match for government Psy-Ops and propaganda.

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This fellow provides experimental evidence that the well-educated are more prone to delusion.

Why Smart People Believe Stupid Things

https://www.gurwinder.blog/p/why-smart-people-hold-stupid-beliefs

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Sounds like UK too.

Fully propagandised.

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Clearly the Germans, as a bloc, are remarkably industrious and conscientious. As such, they have ever “done the right thing” for “the common good” with a remarkable vigor relatively unmatched in the West.

Thus, they are more easily manipulated than most.

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Apr 25Liked by eugyppius

Fantastic, that's like nationalizing industry to deprive the Socialists of an election issue. 🤡

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it's like when you go to war and shoot yourself to deprive your enemy of victory.

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Is there documentation that the German government was aware of the plan by the United States to blow up the Nordstream pipeline??

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Olaf Scholz stood on stage at a press conference with Joe Biden where Biden 'promised' that Nordstream would be destroyed. And Scholz said not a word in response. The whole world was witness to Biden's declaration and Scholz's tacit acceptance.

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Scholz did respond. He said, in broken English: "Whatever we do, we do it together"

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True. But that was only because he had to respond to a separate question directed at him. He might as well have simply said: 'I'm with stupid.'

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I've always thought a unted Germany and Russia would be one of the (hopefully many) USA nightmares.

Until the pipeline self immolated I never thought they'd actually do something so transparently bleeding obvious.

Not only that, but they've somehow convinced most of the west that Putin done it. Milo Minderbinder would be proud. Incidentally, Catch 22 is banned in Alaskan classrooms.

Pure Genius.

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Hitler and Stalin had the same idea. Unfortunately for Hitler, he imagined the British as culturally superior to the Russians. Hitler's preference was for Germany to be united with England and the West, despite the unbeatable alliance of Germany and Russia.

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That alliance was doomed from the start. It was only a matter of who would attack first.

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Aren't the Greens and other eco loons just the Useful Idiots of China?

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Not quite but close. They were the useful idiots of Yuri Andropov.

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Apr 25·edited Apr 25Liked by eugyppius

I bet the ironic result of the crazy Green policies will be the resurgence of coal.

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It already is.

"Germany begins dismantling wind farm for coal"

https://euobserver.com/green-economy/157364#:~:text=43%3A04%20AM-,German%20energy%20giant%20RWE%20has%20begun%20dismantling%20a%20wind%20farm,region%20of%20North%20Rhine%20Westphalia.

And the coal is lignite, the dirtiest of all fossil fuels.

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LOL! Fuck the fuckin' climate.

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Never underestimate the stupidity of a fanatic religious cult.

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I think I remember reading that Germany was cutting down old growth forests to burn the wood last winter…🤪

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When people are freezing the environmental issues take a back seat.

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Apr 25Liked by eugyppius

This phenomenon of a senior leader receiving a "fraudulent derivation of a falsified memo of a genuine assessment" is well-known. One book on software project management refers to it as "news improvement," i.e. the tendency for bad news to be "improved" as it moves up the hierarchy. It's why an actually competent executive will take the trouble to talk directly to line-level employees, engineers and so on, in order to get unfiltered information. Habeck's failure to do this shows a willingness to be deceived, as Eugyppius points out.

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Apr 25Liked by eugyppius

The people who push this type of nonsense are largely the anti-religious type. Ironically, though, given its rather fuzzy basis in belief and speculation, rather than rationality or common sense, it's hard to call this anything other than a state-sponsored religion. At least traditional religions are voluntary and have met the test of time, while this new faith fails on both counts.

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The Christian heresy called Social Justice, in this case manifesting as a desperate need to atone for civilization and its crimes with the vague utopian goal of somehow returning to a Rousseauean state of nature where our innocence might be restored, is possibly the great religious movement of our time, certainly in the West.

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Rousseau has a lot to answer for.

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Rousseau is the modern world's first teenager...refusing to come sit at dinner unless he gets the good chair, denouncing everything that wounds his ego as an evil that needs to be destroyed, incredibly ungrateful to his benefactors, and imagining that the reason he feels sad is because Society is to blame, thus it needs to be torn down to soothe his ego.

All our modern "My feelings are what makes the world" infants of any age are all Rousseau's children, whether they know it or not.

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When men stop believing in God they don't believe in nothing; they believe in anything.

widely attributed, although not traced in his works; first recorded as ‘The first effect of not believing in God is to believe in anything’ in Emile Cammaerts Chesterton: The Laughing Prophet (1937)

https://www.oxfordreference.com/display/10.1093/acref/9780191826719.001.0001/q-oro-ed4-00002890#:~:text=When%20men%20stop%20believing%20in,nothing%3B%20they%20believe%20in%20anything.

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I wouldn't call it "anti-religious". It's basically anti-Christian (and likely anti-Jew) since all the other religions seem to be fine or at least not attacked.

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I remember watching Germany's nuclear shutdown process as a fund manager during the 2000s (we owned some German electric power companies). I couldn't understand it then, but your article makes sense of the nonsensical.

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All this is entirely consistent with people who believe Germany, and the West generally, must be destroyed and reduced to rubble.

We succeed time and again, while other parts of the world cannot get on their feet even with billions in aid. This inequality cannot be reconciled with visions of equality and the wealth and competency of the West, so it all has to go. Equality means we are to be reduced to ever lower levels because the rest of the world cannot easily raise itself up.

That's all this is. People who pride themselves on not attending church have a religious belief that they alone understand the cosmic balance that must be established. All it will cost you is your home, your livelihood and your security. All that happens faster without reliable energy. It is a death cult.

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Apr 25Liked by eugyppius

Mein lieber Herr Eugyppius,

I feel so guilty about subscribing to your articles as I sense a responsibility in your following all this rubbish, and the impact it may have on your health.

There is so much here but what is absent: any rational analysis of nuclear energy.

But why can't they mandate face masks to protect us from the perceived evils of nuclear power? After all, these contraptions are said to protect us from so much else.

Your representations are more precise than any Himars system: "blended a shark with an accountant".

Somehow, your distillation of all this rot is more digestible than the original.

Ich danke Ihnen sehr

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Apr 25Liked by eugyppius

I feel you may have understated the Merkel and Schroeder goals. I have often considered that they are the true "Putin puppets", not Trump. after all, if Putin were designing a way to destroy a potential enemy without firing a shot, he could not have done better than Energiewend

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I'm never quite sure how far this goes. There are after all pragmatic reasons for Germany to pursue normalised relations with Russia – but especially in the case of Schröder there's definitely much more to it. And then there's the weird fact that the the Greens switched violently to rabid Atlanticism after the fall of the Berlin wall, while retaining their rabid antinuclearism, which they had from the early days of their infiltration by DDR agents.

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Apr 25Liked by eugyppius

I'm sure we will never know the whole story. thanks for your reporting, very interesting and, unfortunately, it continues to confirm my thesis that ideology is far more important than results

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Something to consider, since the US-Russia war in Ukraine can't go on forever:

What will Germany and by extension the EU have to offer Russia to have Russia be willing to do business-as-usual again?

That can become a very steep bill in the coming decades, since Russia's economy keeps growing by +3% BNP/CAP (net growth, at that) year after year, and also since Russia has re-focused its business-interests towards the East and South, rather than the West.

There's a very real feeling of betrayal in Russia, obviously stoked and fed by the state media there, towards the EU and America.

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Apr 25Liked by eugyppius

This story alone was worth the subscription to your substack.

I wonder if the domestic spy chief Haldenwang could find his first subjects among Habeck's staff to test out some actual prosecutions for delegitimization of the state.

It is hard to imagine a way to disgrace the government more at the moment than this green ideological coup with such far-reaching consequences for Germany.

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Apr 25Liked by eugyppius

Took me a minute to recover from reading this. It left me breathless, speechless, and slackjawed.

And I'm not even German (except for half of my ancestry)! It was also hilarious, by the way (didn't want to leave that out!)

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Apr 25Liked by eugyppius

Stefan Tidow, who looks like what would happen if you blended a shark with an accountant. He also has a background at Agora... I feel sorry for the shark, they are not that ugly. And I thought you had written Angora... I felt sorry for the rabbits, because they are actually quite lovely... then I saw my mistake. I hope you have enough trees in your yard, because in the foreseeable future, you might need to cut some wood to heat your house!

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There's a lot more to this story than just "the Greens are stupid". They were also infiltrated systematically by a hostile power. Starting in the 1960s, the Soviet Union's KGB launched a program to instill antinuclearism in western environmental organizations generally. The problem for the USSR is that it didn't produce anything that anyone else wanted.

Except oil and gas.

So that meant encouraging antinuclearism to ensure that Germany's excellent fleet of nuclear reactors would be shut down prematurely and create a huge trapped market for Russian gas.

The plan succeeded. The targeting of German green groups and political party ensured that Germany would be tied up in knots over things like Gorleben and Konrad. That Muhlheim-Karlich was never allowed to operate for silly reasons.

This program had two consequences: 1. that the best nuclear power program in the world was killed off for purely political reasons thus ensuring the USSR had a captive market; and 2. that Yuri Andropov was selected to succeed Leonid Brezhnev for his success in this program despite his being head of the KGB.

Germany is not crazy. Its established political parties, all socialist in orientation, are compromised by a foreign power.

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the conspiracy is real but in this case even more direct, the Green Party itself was thoroughly infiltrated by East German DDR agents from its founding.

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As a chemist and engineer I have the greatest respect for German science and engineering and products- and a wry sense of humor.

Given my positive Germanic travels and experiences, it is difficult to get my head around the dangerous moronic German political scene and corruption. Where did these people come from?

They are also destroying the mighty German auto industry, a crown 👑 jewel a massive employer.

See expose please:

https://tucoschild.substack.com/p/redux-volkwagens-ev-emissions-cover

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«They were also infiltrated systematically by a hostile power. Starting in the 1960s, the Soviet Union's KGB»

I guess then that NordStream2 was indeed destroyed by Putin, while USA SEALs were there to defend it, for the sake of their love for the german allies :-).

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Apr 25Liked by eugyppius

This is an amazing piece, both for your writing and the depths of official idiocy being described.

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