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Old January 22nd, 2014 #1
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good site, worth reading through. two guys from ohio, young, former corporate bigshots, reject it for the simple life.

whites realize what matters. it would be very easy to get to where we are racially from where these guys are - part of their thing is not just clearing up your physical environment, but clearing up your relationships. turn that idea to politics, guess what you have? white nationalism

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Old January 23rd, 2014 #2
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“Do not spoil what you have by desiring what you have not; remember that what you now have was once among the things you only hoped for.”

“If thou wilt make a man happy, add not unto his riches but take away from his desires.”

- Epicurus

Greek philosopher, BC 341-270
 
Old January 23rd, 2014 #3
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“Do not spoil what you have by desiring what you have not; remember that what you now have was once among the things you only hoped for.”

“If thou wilt make a man happy, add not unto his riches but take away from his desires.”

- Epicurus

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I agree, but I honestly think a good portion of the desire to acquire or buy things is innate. Some have it, some don't. But if one has it, then one can manage it. I find the older you get, the less stuff you have, the merrier. It feels good to get rid of stuff. Particularly if you have any limitations on health or energy, the more you get rid of, the more you simplify, the easier life becomes. The rule most of these minimalists go by is if you don't use something at least once a year, some say six months, you don't need it.
 
Old January 26th, 2014 #4
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good site, worth reading through. two guys from ohio, young, former corporate bigshots, reject it for the simple life.

whites realize what matters. it would be very easy to get to where we are racially from where these guys are - part of their thing is not just clearing up your physical environment, but clearing up your relationships. turn that idea to politics, guess what you have? white nationalism

http://www.theminimalists.com/21days/
I read the blog. What a bunch of faggots they are. No sense of common sense what so ever.
 
Old January 27th, 2014 #5
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Interesting. Minimalism is very similar to White Nationalism. I will use the word minimalism when discussing with people who agree with most WN ideas but are too brainwashed to admit it. The kind of people who stop listening when one uses the words white and nationalism. They are even afraid of thinking thoughts related to WN. Many thanks.
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Old February 14th, 2014 #6
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I read the blog. What a bunch of faggots they are. No sense of common sense what so ever.
They're not fags. They both had high-end jobs requiring considerable organizational competence. Not saying I like them, I find them rather off-putting in their appearance, their use of three names in the case of one of them, and their a-tad-ethereal approach. But what they say is correct. They are working the self-help market hard and successfully, and more power to them, altho it involves elements of fruity spirituality and glibness which are off-putting.

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Old February 14th, 2014 #7
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Interesting. Minimalism is very similar to White Nationalism. I will use the word minimalism when discussing with people who agree with most WN ideas but are too brainwashed to admit it. The kind of people who stop listening when one uses the words white and nationalism. They are even afraid of thinking thoughts related to WN. Many thanks.
If you read through their stuff, you can see the parallels to our politics.

Blacks mixed with whites = defective, burdensome relationship we the whites were better rid of.

But again, as I said in Knoxville, which I borrowed from Founders' America, the races need a divorce from their jew-arranged shotgun marriage. Jews are all for easy divorce in personal life, but all for shotgun marriages when it comes to races.

What do whites gain from having blacks around? Nothing.

The only whites who gain are the anti-socials who make money off them or get off on lording it over them - their friends, not us WN. These feelings of superiority are ascribed to WN, of course, but the superiority is a fact, not a feeling. And if niggers are as dumb, violent and overall bad as we say, then surely it's not much of an accomplishment to be better than them. And nothing to take pride in, surely? And that is the case.

Our race needs to declutter its environment, and that means removing niggers and the jews who used them to pollute our society.
 
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My suggestion to a outline of the minimalist philosophy: As little as possible of everything. (In accordance with Dr. Goebbels advise that one should be able to condense all philosophies down to one sentence.)
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Old February 16th, 2014 #11
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My suggestion to a outline of the minimalist philosophy: As little as possible of everything. (In accordance with Dr. Goebbels advise that one should be able to condense all philosophies down to one sentence.)
How about less is more?
 
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When the draft is introduced, many will have to adapt to the active military lifestyle.
Look at the barracks in this series from 16:00, a bed, a cupboard, a bag and military webbing. That's all you need for years.
If you can't carry it, you can't have it.

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The 10 Most Important Things to Simplify in Your Life
by JOSHUA BECKER


“Purity and simplicity are the two wings with which man soars above the earth and all temporary nature.” – Thomas Kempis

Simplicity brings balance, freedom, and joy. When we begin to live simply and experience these benefits, we begin to ask the next question, “Where else in my life can i remove distraction and simply focus on the essential?”

Based on our personal journey, our conversations, and our observations, here is a list of the 10 most important things to simplify in your life today to begin living a more balanced, joyful lifestyle:

Your Possessions - Too many material possessions complicate our lives to a greater degree than we ever give them credit. They drain our bank account, our energy, and our attention. They keep us from the ones we love and from living a life based on our values. If you will invest the time to remove nonessential possessions from your life, you will never regret it. For further reading on this, consider Simplify: 7 Guiding Principles to Help Anyone Declutter Their Home and Life.

Your Time Commitments – Most of us have filled our days full from beginning to end with time commitments: work, home, kid’s activities, community events, religious endeavors, hobbies… the list goes on. When possible, release yourself from the time commitments that are not in line with your greatest values.

Your Goals – Reduce the number of goals you are intentionally striving for in your life to one or two. By reducing the number of goals that you are striving to accomplish, you will improve your focus and your success rate. Make a list of the things that you want to accomplish in your life and choose the two most important. When you finish one, add another from your list.

Your Negative Thoughts – Most negative emotions are completely useless. Resentment, bitterness, hate, and jealousy have never improved the quality of life for a single human being. Take responsibility for your mind. Forgive past hurts and replace negative thoughts with positive ones.

Your Debt – If debt is holding you captive, reduce it. Start today. Do what you’ve got to do to get out from under its weight. Find the help that you need. Sacrifice luxury today to enjoy freedom tomorrow.

Your Words – Use fewer words. Keep your speech plain and honest. Mean what you say. Avoid gossip.
Your Artificial Ingredients – Avoid trans fats, refined grain (white bread), high-fructose corn syrup, and too much sodium. Minimizing these ingredients will improve your energy level in the short-term and your health in the long-term. Also, as much as possible, reduce your consumption of over-the-counter medicine – allow your body to heal itself naturally as opposed to building a dependency on substances.

Your Screen Time – Focusing your attention on television, movies, video games, and technology affects your life more than you think. Media rearranges your values. It begins to dominate your life. And it has a profound impact on your attitude and outlook. Unfortunately, when you live in that world on a consistent basis, you don’t even notice how it is impacting you. The only way to fully appreciate its influence in your life is to turn them off.

Your Connections to the World - Relationships with others are good, but constant streams of distraction are bad. Learn when to power off the blackberry, log off facebook, or not read a text. Focus on the important, not the urgent. A steady flow of distractions from other people may make us feel important, needed, or wanted, but feeling important and accomplishing importance are completely different things.

Your Multi-Tasking - Research indicates that multi-tasking increases stress and lowers productivity. while single-tasking is becoming a lost art, learn it. Handle one task at a time. Do it well. And when it is complete, move to the next.

http://www.becomingminimalist.com/th...-in-your-life/
 
Old February 17th, 2014 #14
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Notice how well personal minimalism fits with a racial society with a monofunctional federal government (defense). Simple orderliness. Gives normal white men the context they need to flourish. No need for power eagles and the rest of the little-man fantasy stuff.
 
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How about less is more?
I agree. Three words are better than six.
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The ancient Greeks also knew about minimalism. At the Oracle’s temple in Delphi was the inscription “nothing in excess”. It’s the same as minimalism.

The first inscription “know thyself” is an obvious truth.

The third inscription “E” for ”make a pledge and mischief is nigh” is open for interpretation. I think it’s a warning not to meddle in other peoples lifes but to mind one’s own business. A good rule.

All three are fine examples of Aryan wisdom.

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“Carved into the entrance of the temple were two phrases, which seem to have played an important part in the later temple ritual: γνῶθι σεαυτὸν (gnōthi seautón = “know thyself”) and μηδὲν ἄγαν (mēdén įgan = “nothing in excess”), and an enigmatic “E”. According to Plutarch’s essay on the meaning of the “E at Delphi”—the only literary source for the inscription, there have been various interpretations of this letter.[33] It has been interpreted as the first letter of ἐγγύα πάρα δ’ἄτα (eggża pįra d’ata) = “make a pledge and mischief is nigh”,[34] In ancient times, the origin of these phrases was attributed to one or more of the Seven Sages of Greece.[35]”

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The ancient Greeks also knew about minimalism. At the Oracle’s temple in Delphi was the inscription “nothing in excess”. It’s the same as minimalism.

The first inscription “know thyself” is an obvious truth.

The third inscription “E” for ”make a pledge and mischief is nigh” is open for interpretation. I think it’s a warning not to meddle in other peoples lifes but to mind one’s own business. A good rule.

All three are fine examples of Aryan wisdom.

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“Carved into the entrance of the temple were two phrases, which seem to have played an important part in the later temple ritual: γνῶθι σεαυτὸν (gnōthi seautón = “know thyself”) and μηδὲν ἄγαν (mēdén įgan = “nothing in excess”), and an enigmatic “E”. According to Plutarch’s essay on the meaning of the “E at Delphi”—the only literary source for the inscription, there have been various interpretations of this letter.[33] It has been interpreted as the first letter of ἐγγύα πάρα δ’ἄτα (eggża pįra d’ata) = “make a pledge and mischief is nigh”,[34] In ancient times, the origin of these phrases was attributed to one or more of the Seven Sages of Greece.[35]”

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Greeks are most famous for 'moderation in all things'

Which is nicer than the christian way of yapping stupid-doggily about non-existent heaven and hell if you do this or don't do that.
 
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It doesn't matter what you call it, the important thing is the concepts, the ideas, the practices, the patterns. Example:

- strip away the excess stuff—the possessions and ideas and relationships and activities—that don’t bring value to your life.

- it's paying more attention to what you're eating, thinking, doing, subsidizing with your time, money, attention. Living a higher quality, simpler life.

http://www.theminimalists.com/scientific/
 
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Entrapment From Fear

Fear traps us. It prevents us from growing. It prevents us from contributing to other people. It prevents us from living a happy, satisfied, fulfilled, free life. In fact, fear is the antithesis of freedom. It is, by definition, constricting.

We often hold on to things because we are afraid to get rid of them. We fear losing those things that we think we might need. We don’t just fear the loss of these things though, we fear the loss of what these things might potentially mean to us in some distant hypothetical future.

When you say that out loud, it sounds ridiculous. Try it. Say I’m afraid to get rid of this [insert object name here, e.g., T-shirt] because it could potentially make a serious impact on my life someday in the future. Ridiculous, right?

And so there is an obvious questions we must ask ourselves when we’re holding on to something: why am I afraid to get rid of this ?

What Are You Afraid Of?

Julien Smith—in an amazing and potentially offensive essay—tells you to ask yourself an important basic question: what are you afraid of? And while such a question might seem totally banal and obvious on the surface, it’s actually a great question to ask yourself when you are faced with making difficult decisions (or making any decision at all for that matter).

Go on, give it a try”¦

You don’t want to say “no”¯ to that person? Why, what are you afraid of?

You don’t want to write the novel that you’ve always dreamed of writing? Why, what are you afraid of?

You don’t want to learn to play that instrument that you’ve always wanted to play? Why, what are you afraid of?

You don’t want to exercise and eat healthy foods? Why, what are you afraid of?

You don’t want to quit the job that you hate to pursue your passion? Why, what are you afraid of?

You don’t want to [fill in the blank]? Why, what are you afraid of?

The answer to this question is always a ridiculous answer. Are you afraid that people won’t like you anymore? That they won’t love you? Or that they might make fun of you? Chances are that you have manufactured these false fears, and it’s these false fears that keep you from doing what you want to do (or, in the case of our physical items, fears that are keeping you from getting rid of certain things that have no real value, things that have no real meaning in your life).

And so what if someone actually does make fun of you. So what? What they think doesn’t matter anyway.

Make A Choice

We have good news though. Fear is a choice. You actually choose to be afraid. And you can deliberately choose to live without it. All you have to do is make is a conscious decision, a decision to not be afraid. When something stands in your way, you must ask yourself, what am I afraid of?

So many people have chosen to get rid of their fears and move on with a meaningful life. But don’t take our word for it, try it out yourself”¦

Throw away your favorite T-shirt.

Get rid of your TV.

Write that novel.

Start taking yoga classes.

Do something you wouldn’t normally do.

Live your life.

Live a better life.

What are you afraid of?

It’s time to stop being afraid of whatever is preventing you from being happy, whatever is preventing you from being free. Because in the end, you’re holding on to the fear because you’re afraid to give it up.
 
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