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The Love of Ages

A look at the reasons behind the mission of National Vanguard. Why should our race survive? Why should we care about anything beyond enjoyment in life?

American Dissident Voices broadcast for the week of October 2 - October 8, 2005
by Kevin Alfred Strom

TODAY I AM going to return again to the subject of meaning in life. I am going to step back from the minutiae of current events and look at the big picture, something that I like to do several times a year. I am going to bring the thoughts I expressed in Toward the Stars to the fore again, refined and expanded, mainly for those listeners who have only just become aware of this program (after all, our audience has more than quadrupled since April of this year) and who may not yet fully understand what we are all about.

The French writer Guy de Maupassant wrote a story about a hunter, who, in the early morning hours of a winter day, shoots a duck, which falls to the ground at his feet. Above him, another bird circles, crying again and again with a heart-rending lament, flying so close as to risk death from another blast of the hunter's gun. The hunter's companion says "You have killed the duck. And the drake will not fly away." It is the dead bird's mate which flies overhead, looking down at the lifeless teal lying on the ground. It is a story of animal love, which is repeated again and again in Nature and of course in humanity, too.

Love for one's mate is a manifestation of love for one's genetic future. They are equally sacred. In some ways they are the same thing. Love for one's children, one's parents, one's relatives of every degree, for one's grandchildren and nephews and nieces, caring about the children of your race and kind, even those who will live 10,000 years hence -- these are all a manifestation of the Love of Ages, the love for those who are genetically related to us, a love that ties us to the stream of life, the sacred double helix that connects us to the beginning of Life and our unknowable destiny, which, as the tree of life has branched, has become uniquely ours and can be possessed by no other people.

Once you see the genetic connection, you will know that when you look in the eyes of those you love, you are looking at infinity. It will change you forever.

The biological world-view

I once was a conservative. Not a lunatic neocon, mind you -- those hadn't been invented by our enemies yet -- but an old-fashioned conservative who loved the Old America, the ideals of the founding fathers, and the magnificent intellectual and cultural inheritance of the West. Dr. William Pierce expanded the horizons of my understanding -- from a narrow political-ideological point of view, to an all-encompassing biological view of the world and all life in the world.

I learned that America, and indeed Western civilization itself in all its aspects was a result of the genetic inheritance of its creators, the White or European race.

So also was Oriental civilization the product of the tendencies and potentials inherent in the Mongolian race, and so on. This was not a doctrine of "hate," as its detractors had painted it. It was a doctrine of respect for Life and Nature's laws.

I felt as though a cloudy film had been peeled from my eyes and I could for the first time see my surroundings with crystal clarity. The racial world-view puts patriotism in its proper place in the natural order of things.

Patriotism is not a mysterious concept to either be accepted without question or jeered at by sophisticates who see its lack of logical foundation -- patriotism is simply loyalty to one's kind, one's tribe, one's race.

And those who created Communism and who, under a thousand guises including that of neocon warmongers for Israel, are subverting America, were exposed for the vicious parasites they always were, whose loyalties have never been with America or with the West -- and never can be, because of what they are.

Even the word patriotism comes from "patria" meaning lineage or descent, which is itself derived from "pater," meaning father -- showing that "patriotism" is a devotion to a biologically related group of people or race, and not devotion to a patch of ground or to any set of ideas.

This biological world-view expanded my horizons in other ways as well. I now thought not just in terms of years or decades or just in terms of solving temporary political or social problems, but instead in terms of millennia, and in terms of the gradual development of my people from their earliest origins to their ultimate destiny.

This is the way in which Americans must begin to think if they are to remain a viable nation, if they are to have descendants who will be Americans in anything else but name.

If we are to survive, we must not only have a burning desire that our descendants will carry on in the land our ancestors conquered and built; but we must also have an unshakable conviction of who we are.

Without a sure sense of our own identity, all else is for naught.

If the enemies of America and the West manage to destroy all of our cities -- if they raze them to the ground and with them destroy all our libraries, all the knowledge that prior generations of our race accumulated over thousands of years, if they destroy every work of art and science that has ever been created -- it could all be built again, even greater than before.

There could be another Athens, another Parthenon. There could be another Caesar, another Shakespeare, another Poe, another Darwin, another Edison, another Shockley.

Our entire civilization could be built again from scratch, and our outreached hands could still grasp the stars, as long as the germ of our civilization -- the gene pool of our race -- remains intact.

But if the evil or the thoughtlessness of a single generation corrupts that gene pool through racial mixing, or attenuates it through childlessness, what is thereby lost can never be regained.

If such evils persist much longer than a generation, the race will cease to be what it once was, and we and our kind will no longer walk the face of this planet.

This is what William Pierce taught me. These are hard truths. Perhaps I was, in some sense, already prepared for them.

I hope that I am preparing the way for a generation who will carry these truths, and our uniquely beautiful and noble race, to victory.

Toward the stars

There is something about our race which makes us indisposed to brag or talk very much about our accomplishments. We feel it is bad form, bad manners and, furthermore, we see it as a sign of weakness. Our instinct tells us that the inferior man will flap his gums and tell the world how great he is to cover up his lack of real achievement and character.

The superior man has no such need and we often apply this principle to our race and our nation as well as to individuals. We see excessive chauvinism or nationalism as ungentlemanly and somehow suspect.

This instinct which may be allied to our race's inborn tendency to seek out objective truth and discount subjective feelings seems a fine and noble instinct and it has served us well and made life more tolerable for the millennia that our people lived almost exclusively among their own kind. But in the distinctly unnatural environment in which White Americans now find themselves when we are mixed with and jostled by a thousand different tribes and peoples in what used to be our country, this reticence to blow our own horn can work against us. For our unspoken, instinctive acknowledgement of our own preeminence and that of our civilization is no longer enough. Our instinctive pride of race and nation is now attacked on all sides by peoples who have no such reticence and among whom the virtue of humility is unknown.

An entire generation of Americans has grown up in an environment in which the news media, the entertainment and music industries, the major publishing houses, and the public school system, have all spoken with one voice and that voice has said, "White people are the cancer of the Earth. They have enslaved and killed and polluted and destroyed everything they have touched. There are no differences between the races except skin color. White people have no right to keep their nations White. White people have no right to live and work among their own kind. There is no reason for the White race to survive. Racial mixing is the inevitable wave of the future. White racial feelings are a manifestation of ultimate evil. It would be better if all the races mixed so there would be an end to the White race and thus, to White racism."

It is vital that our young people be given an antidote to this alien poison. It is vital that they be given back, to the extent that it is possible, a pride in their people, and the will to survive as a people in the dangerous, hostile world into which they were born. That is the mission of this program. I know that Americans are reluctant to speak about race. I know that they look over their shoulders and lower their voices when about to utter an unapproved thought or statement. But we must overcome this reluctance. In our present situation it can only be described as suicidal.

The imperative

We must succeed in the mission of this program because we must survive as a people. In ages past no one needed to explain that. We knew it in our hearts, in our souls. We knew we must survive. It was the unspoken assumption that made our work worthwhile, our cooperation necessary, and our patriotism vital and alive.

In today's urbanized, globalized, money-oriented, multiracial society though, we have lost touch with our souls, with our true inner spirit, with our instincts. We are more� rational. We demand answers and reasons for everything.

Western man stands at a point of crisis partly brought on by his own questing spirit and partly by the aliens and traitors who have purposely shaken our will to live. For today we ask ourselves, "why should we survive?"

And the answers given to that question are usually incomplete and unsatisfactory. Often they depend on an interpretation of ancient religious writings, the relevance and meaning of which are subject to endless debate and disagreement.

There must be an answer to that question which does not contradict our true religious feelings and which also does not contradict the observed facts of Nature.

"Why should we survive?" implies another deeper question � "why are we here?" In a way, that question answers itself. Why are we here? Why are we alive in this incomprehensibly vast universe, on this mote of dust that we call Earth that hangs suspended near the trailing edge of one among billions of galaxies which each contains a billion suns? What is it all about?

I said that, in a way, the question answers itself. Now I am not saying that we have complete and specific answers to every aspect of that question. Many gaps remain in our knowledge of the evolution of matter and of life, for example, but we have achieved through uncounted eons of upward development and struggle the ability to understand ourselves and to understand the processes of life and of the universe to an almost infinitely greater degree than any other creature on this planet and we have developed a moral, or some would say, a religious sense that leads us onward, and upward, toward greater knowledge, toward truth, truth which gives us greater mastery of ourselves and of our surroundings and toward the ability to understand Nature and even to pose questions that would have been inconceivable only a few generations ago.

For all of our hard won knowledge, however, the best men among us know all too well that we can not at this time fully answer the question which I posed a moment ago. Our quest to understand the majesty and the meaning of creation has left us with a profound realization of our own limitations.

If we are to understand the purpose of our lives and the destiny of the universe, if we are to answer my question of "why are we here?" then we most urgently need to surpass ourselves, to increase our understanding and our knowledge a hundred fold, a thousand fold, a million fold. And that is conceivable. I would even go so far as to say that it can be done. Merely because the best men of our race represent the highest development of consciousness on this planet at this time is no reason to suppose that a higher development is not possible.

Aware of our limitations and of our inability to honestly and completely and certainly answer the ultimate question of meaning and purpose, we must see now, with unblinking eyes the certainty that at our present stage of development, our mission, our purpose, must be to do whatever is necessary to continue this process of upward development. Our purpose must be to make possible the answering of those questions of meaning and purpose by laying the groundwork for a higher humanity, a higher consciousness, which will be able to answer those questions.

To fulfill this mission we will need better scientists, more profound philosophers, more creative inventors, and more responsible leaders than have ever existed before on planet Earth.

I ask you ladies and gentleman, is that the direction that America is taking today? Are we still advancing, still heading for the stars?

Or are we headed for the gutter?

What is our basis for saying that some acts are right and good and others are wrong? In other words, what is the basis of morality? Our answer to this question must not be at variance with our inborn moral sense nor must it be based on any absolutist dogma which cannot be carried out in the real world. For morality to have any meaning at all it must be a realistic guide to action. If you believe, as we do, that our purpose on this Earth is to continue on the upward path, to advance in so far as it is in our abilities to do so, the struggle for a higher, nobler consciousness, then the answer to that moral question becomes obvious.

First, we must realize that despite all our imperfections and shortcomings that the gene pool of our race represents the highest development that Nature has yet achieved. It is our most precious possession. Our present stage of development was reached by countless generations of struggle and natural selection but it can be destroyed beyond any hope of repair or restoration by a single thoughtless and selfish generation. We must never allow our gene pool to be corrupted. Nature's gift to our people must be jealously guarded.

Secondly, we must recognize that these gifts of mind and spirit and beauty which mark us as a race apart from the rest of mankind were obtained only as a result of a relentless winnowing of our people over hundreds of thousands of years in accord with Nature's inflexible and unalterable law of survival of the fittest.

We must also recognize that our civilization and our technology have over the last few millennia largely shielded us from a continuation of this winnowing process, thus slowing or even reversing our upward development at the genetic level.

Armed with a love for our people, with the will to fulfill our destiny, and with our scientific knowledge, we can return our people to the upward path and become conscious agents of our own evolution.

Moral certainty

In short, the answer to our moral question is this: whatever is good for our people, for our race, in the long term, is good. Whatever will advance our race toward ever higher levels of physical and spiritual development, whatever brings us closer to that destiny which our Creator intends for us, is good. And whatever threatens the survival of our people, or which puts us on the downward path, is evil.

This moral standard must be relentlessly applied to every individual, to every institution, to every organization, to every religion, to every proposed program or course of action, and to every expenditure of money in our entire society.

When seen through the lens of a true morality the scales fall from the observer's eyes and the hypocrisy and treason and criminal waste of our time and our inheritance become painfully, almost unbearably obvious.

What is our essence -- beliefs or biology?

I'm sure that you said to yourself, White Americans don't stick together anymore. We are a divided people and the enemy's strategy of divide and conquer is working very well. Our people think of themselves as Democrats or Republicans, conservatives or liberals, Christians or free thinkers, Baptists or Catholics. The whole fallacy of that line of thinking is that it gives primacy to what a person believes. If a person shares our beliefs, it is thought that he is one of us -- if a Hottentot or Jew professes a love for the Bible or the Constitution then he magically becomes a Christian or an American.

Rather than giving primacy to what a person believes, however, we ought to give primacy to what a person actually is. Our race and our nation are one, and every member of our people, regardless of the brainwashing to which he has been subjected, and the alien belief system which has been stuffed down his throat, is one of us, and within our souls lie the same spiritual urges which motivated the greatest men of our race to give their all so that our world could be born.

Let us not shirk our responsibility to pass on that heritage increased, not diminished, to the next generation of our people.

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Don't forget that tickets are still available for the Phoenix Eurofest -- a European cultural festival sponsored by National Vanguard Phoenix. I'll be speaking there along with scholar and historian Friedrich Paul Berg, there will be musical entertainment including the ever-popular Prussian Blue and a special surprise entertainer, and there'll be fine food and the friendship and camaraderie that only a European festival can bring. So come one and all -- and bring your family and children -- to Phoenix on October 15.

Tickets are $32 for an individual or $60 for a couple, for children 6 to 12 years old they are $20 -- children 5 and under are free. Write to

National Vanguard Phoenix
PO Box 24046
Tempe AZ 85285

Write to for further information.


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We can have a clean, orderly, progressive, safe, and incomparably richer and more beautiful nation if it becomes a proud White nation again.

To do that we must begin by restoring White community and White racial consciousness among our people. We at National Vanguard are doing that by building world-beating new media for Whites and by getting out on the street and meeting our neighbors and showing them what we're all about.

We're going to help our people. We're going to educate our people. We're going to come up with creative ways to awaken our people. We're going to create publications that will be like nothing ever seen before in the cause of White awakening. We're going to do what it takes.

Be a part of what we're doing. Join National Vanguard today. For further information on National Vanguard, write to Post Office Box 5145, Charlottesville VA 22905, or visit and click on the "join" link at the top of the page. We appreciate your support.

Until next week, this is Kevin Alfred Strom reminding you of the words of Richard Berkeley Cotten: Freedom is not free; free men are not equal; and equal men are not free

Source: National Vanguard

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