Речь Сталина ноября 1941

Товарищи красноармейцы и краснофлотцы, командиры и политработники, рабочие и работницы, колхозники и колхозницы, работники интеллигентского труда, братья и сёстры в тылу нашего врага, временно попавшие под иго немецких разбойников, наши славные партизаны и партизанки, разрушающие тылы немецких захватчиков!

От имени Советского правительства и нашей большевистской партии приветствую вас и поздравляю с 24-й годовщиной Великой Октябрьской социалистической революции.

Товарищи! В тяжёлых условиях приходится праздновать сегодня 24-ю годовщину Октябрьской революции. Вероломное нападение немецких разбойников и навязанная нам война создали угрозу для нашей страны. Мы потеряли временно ряд областей, враг очутился у ворот Ленинграда и Москвы. Враг рассчитывал на то, что после первого же удара наша армия будет рассеяна, наша страна будет поставлена на колени. Но враг жестоко просчитался. Несмотря на временные неуспехи, наша армия и наш флот геройски отбивают атаки врага на протяжении всего фронта, нанося ему тяжёлый урон, а наша страна – вся наша страна – организовалась в единый лагерь, чтобы вместе с нашей армией и нашим флотом осуществить разгром немецких захватчиков.

Бывали дни, когда наша страна находилась в ещё более тяжёлом положении. Вспомните 1918 год, когда мы праздновали первую годовщину Октябрьской революции. Три четверти нашей страны находилось тогда в руках иностранных интервентов. Украина, Кавказ, Средняя Азия, Урал, Сибирь, Дальний Восток были временно потеряны нами. У нас не было союзников, у нас не было Красной Армии, – мы её только начали создавать, – не хватало хлеба, не хватало вооружения, не хватало обмундирования. 14 государств наседали тогда на нашу землю. Но мы не унывали, не падали духом. В огне войны организовали тогда мы Красную [c. 84] Армию и превратили нашу страну в военный лагерь. Дух великого Ленина вдохновлял нас тогда на войну против интервентов. И что же? Мы разбили интервентов, вернули все потерянные территории и добились победы.

Теперь положение нашей страны куда лучше, чем 23 года назад. Наша страна во много раз богаче теперь и промышленностью, и продовольствием, и сырьём, чем 23 года назад. У нас есть теперь союзники, держащие вместе с нами единый фронт против немецких захватчиков. Мы имеем теперь сочувствие и поддержку всех народов Европы, попавших под иго гитлеровской тирании. Мы имеем теперь замечательную армию и замечательный флот, грудью отстаивающие свободу и независимость нашей Родины. У нас нет серьёзной нехватки ни в продовольствии, ни в вооружении, ни в обмундировании. Вся наша страна, все народы нашей страны подпирают нашу армию, наш флот, помогая им разбить захватнические орды немецких фашистов. Наши людские резервы неисчерпаемы. Дух великого Ленина и его победоносное знамя вдохновляют нас теперь на Отечественную войну так же, как 23 года назад.

Разве можно сомневаться в том, что мы можем и должны победить немецких захватчиков?

Враг не так силён, как изображают его некоторые перепуганные интеллигентики. Не так страшен чёрт, как его малюют. Кто может отрицать, что наша Красная Армия не раз обращала в паническое бегство хвалёные немецкие войска? Если судить не по хвастливым заявлениям немецких пропагандистов, а по действительному положению Германии, нетрудно будет понять, что немецко-фашистские захватчики стоят перед катастрофой. В Германии теперь царят голод и обнищание, за 4 месяца войны Германия потеряла 4 с половиной миллиона солдат, Германия истекает кровью, её людские резервы иссякают, дух возмущения овладевает не только народами Европы, подпавшими под иго немецких захватчиков, но и самим германским народом, который не видит конца войны. Немецкие захватчики напрягают последние силы. Нет сомнения, что Германия не может выдержать долго такого напряжения. Ещё несколько месяцев, ещё полгода, может быть, годик – и гитлеровская Германия должна лопнуть под тяжестью своих преступлений.

Товарищи красноармейцы и краснофлотцы, командиры и политработники, партизаны и партизанки! На вас смотрит весь мир как на силу, способную уничтожить разбойничьи орды немецких захватчиков. На вас смотрят порабощённые народы Европы, подпавшие под иго немецких захватчиков, как на своих освободителей. Великая освободительная миссия выпала на вашу долю. Будьте же достойными этой миссии! Война, которую вы ведёте, есть война освободительная, война справедливая. Пусть вдохновляет вас в этой войне мужественный образ наших великих предков – Александра Невского, Димитрия Донского, Кузьмы Минина, Димитрия Пожарского, Александра Суворова, Михаила Кутузова! Пусть осенит вас непобедимое знамя великого Ленина!

За полный разгром немецких захватчиков!

Смерть немецким оккупантам!

Да здравствует наша славная Родина, её свобода, её независимость!

Под знаменем Ленина – вперёд, к победе!

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俄罗斯的少数民族

俄罗斯太有意思了,它的历史,它的东西白种人黄种人交叉的文化,它的民族多元化,刚读了读关于喀山(Kazan),那儿是个鞑靼人的地方,它的喀山国立大学还出了好几位伟大的19世纪的化学家以及列宁。我上周列下的只有西伯利亚的土著少数民族,看来这次应该将俄罗斯所有的都包含。其实,属于俄罗斯族的不少部分人也有突厥或蒙古或乌拉尔族的血统,只不过为了简化,他们算俄罗斯族,蒙古突厥人进入俄罗斯是13世界,从此已经有了不少混合了。

  • 鞑靼族(Tatars)
    • 人口6,800,000
    • 分为伏尔加鞑靼,克里米亚鞑靼,等
    • 突厥
  • 巴什科尔族(Bashkirs)
    • 人口大约2,000,000,主要在巴什科尔托斯坦共和国
    • 突厥
  • 楚瓦什族(Chuvash)
    • 人口1,500,000,主要在楚瓦什共和国
    • 突厥
  • 摩尔多瓦族(Mordvins)
    • 843,350,好多在摩尔多瓦共和国
    • 乌拉尔语系,摩尔多瓦语族
  • 瓦剌族(Oirats)
    • 人口638,372,分布在新疆,外蒙古,和卡尔梅克共和国
    • 蒙古,包含卡尔梅克(Kalmyks)
  • 物的穆尔特族(Udmurts)
    • 637,000,主要在乌德穆尔特共和国
    • 乌拉尔系,比尔姆语族
  • 马里族(Mari)
    • 人口600,000,一半在马里埃共和国
  • 科米族(Komi)
    • 人口553,000,主要在科米共和国,比尔姆边疆区,汉特曼斯自治区,摩尔曼斯克州
    • 乌拉尔系,比尔姆语族
  • 布里亚特族(Buryats)
    • 人口525,000,主要在布里亚特共和国
    • 蒙古
  • 库梅克族(Kumyks)
    • 505,000,主要在达吉斯坦共和国
    • 突厥
  • 雅库特族(Yakuts)
    • 人口500,000–600,000,主要在萨哈共和国
    • 蒙古
  • 图瓦族(Tuvans)
    • 人口300,000,主要在图瓦共和国
    • 突厥,但也受了不少蒙古影响
  • 卡拉恰伊族(Kurachays)
    • 225,000,主要在卡拉恰伊-切尔克斯共和国
    • 突厥
  • 巴尔卡族(Balkars)
    • 人口130,000,主要在卡巴尔达-巴尔卡尔共和国
    • 突厥
  • 哈卡斯族(Khakas)
    • 人口80,000,主要在哈卡斯共和国
    • 突厥
  • 阿尔泰族(Altais)
    • 人口74,238,主要在阿尔泰共和国和阿尔泰边疆区
    • 突厥
  • 卡累利阿族(Karelians)
    • 人口73,000,主要在卡累利阿共和国
    • 乌拉尔语系,芬兰语族
  • 鄂温克族(Evenks)
    • 人口69,856,大多在萨哈共和国,中国内蒙也有
    • 通古斯语系
  • 涅涅茨族(Nenets)
    • 人口44,857,主要在亚马尔-涅涅茨自治区
    • 乌拉尔语系,萨摩耶德语族
  • 汉特族(Khanty)
    • 热口31,000,主要在汉特-曼西自治区
    • 乌拉尔语系芬兰乌戈尔语族,跟匈牙利和芬兰一样
  • 楚科奇族(Chukchi)
    • 人口15,949,主要在楚科奇自治区
    • 楚科奇语系
  • 曼西族(Mansi)
    • 人哦库12,500,主要在汉特-曼西自治区
    • 乌拉尔语系,乌戈尔语系

一下只包括突厥和乌拉尔人,还有个什么西北高加索语族也有好几个,那些我就先不包括了,毕竟时间和精力有限

还包含上周加的

  • 楚瓦什族(Chuvash)
    • 人口1,500,000,主要在楚瓦什共和国
    • 属于突厥
  • 瓦剌族(Oirats)
    • 人口638,372,分布在新疆,外蒙古,和卡尔梅克共和国
    • 属于蒙古,包含卡尔梅克(Kalmyks)
  • 布里亚特族(Buryats)
    • 人口525,000,主要在布里亚特共和国
    • 属于蒙古
  • 雅库特族(Yakuts)
    • 人口500,000–600,000,主要在萨哈共和国
    • 属于蒙古
  • 图瓦族(Tuvans)
    • 人口300,000,主要在图瓦共和国
    • 属于突厥,但也受了不少蒙古影响
  • 锡伯族(Xibe)
    • 人口172,900,主要在新疆,吉林,辽宁
    • 属于通古斯
  • 鄂温克族(Evenks)
    • 人口69,856,大多在萨哈共和国,中国内蒙也有
    • 属于通古斯
  • 汉特族(Khanti)
    • 热口31,000,主要在汉特-曼西自治区
    • 属于乌拉尔语系芬兰乌戈尔语族,跟匈牙利和芬兰一样
  • 楚科奇族(Chukchi)
    • 人口15,949,主要在楚科奇自治区
    • 属于楚科奇语系
  • 尤卡吉尔族
    • 人口1600

西伯利亚的少数民族

以下的英文写给了一位在俄罗斯的俄罗斯人。


I’ve noticed that many Russians don’t look that white or at the very least they are only superficially so. Their facial structure and also texture of skin has some Mongoloid features such as flat face and nose. This can be traced to Genghis Khan and Attila the Hun. Maybe that Russians have some paternal line Mongoloid blood is major reason why Westerners don’t accept them and even want genocide against them. And Lenin’s paternal grandmother is a full Mongol and the Mongol features dominated his appearance.

Mongoloids and Caucasoids diverged about 40000 years ago. The winters during ice age were colder in Northeast Asia but there was more sun, in comparison to Western Europe so evolved the separate Mongoloid race and the Native Americans are actually their descendants. But the Spaniards and especially the Anglos eventually killed them off. More reason for Chinese to be wary of America and more convinced am I that Chinese who immigrate to America are idiots or mentally sick or ethically challenged people facing genocide. From my observations there are the malicious intentional collaborators to towards the genocide agenda and then there are the weak minded ones who are asleep or complicit and a minority of people like me who often didn’t end up there by choice or are there to get something out of America temporarily with intention of returning. I read about how the Pilgrims used some native American slave trafficked to Europe who learned English there who later returned to assist them with their genocide agenda and this is a parallel to many of those Ivy League educated comprador Chinese during the modern era. Good thing that the ones who came of age after Mao era CPC didn’t let into positions of power.

It’s interesting how the territory of the socialist camp during the Cold War much parallels the territory of Mongol empire. I feel like Mongoloids are simply very different in our world view and faith and there is a certainly a strong genetic component. When you have to cooperate to hunt big game during the cold winters in the ice age to survive you simply have to be more red pilled and direct, which connects to not having some imagined “God,” in line with the whole materialist view of socialism and Leninist government.

Being in China and having been to the Altai mountains in Xinjiang I feel closer with central Asia and the Muslim world. I learned about Timur founder of Timurid Empire which conquered Persia eventually and also his descendant Babur founder of Mughal Empire that spanned from around Uzbekistan to parts of South India, they were Turkicized Mongols. Apparently Stalin had Timur’s tomb excavated a few days before Great Patriotic War started. I feel like China’s relation with Muslims is not bad and in particular China and Pakistan have an alliance that parallels the US Israeli one. There was much interaction with them historically and it helps that Muslims in central Asia and middle East often have many East Asian physical features that is much an artifact of Huns and Mongols. It’s the Jews Hindus and Anglo Christians that are most hostile to Chinese.

I also wonder how Russians feel about losing Alaska to the Anglos. That’s really quite sad. Maybe eventually Russians (or Chinese) can retake the place. In any case I feel like Russians Chinese and Native Americans (all groups which the Anglo-Zions seek to ethnically cleanse) are natural allies. The Russian-Chinese connection is not just socialism and Lenin it goes as far back as Mongols which is reflected in Lenin’s ancestry. And Native Americans are really former Siberians who were first to settle in America but were later dispossessed.

And I recognize that English is the only way I can communicate with you and other Russians. My Russian I can only read it and understand parts of it and sometimes most or almost all of it. As for learning and using English there is a major difference between doing so to get stuff out of the Anglo world and doing so to be ruled and manipulated by Anglos. The Anglos in America essentially forced some Native Americans into Christian English culture in order to use them. And also the women tended to be more receptive just as how right now there is a deliberate American policy of trying to subvert Chinese females. Like, my mom’s college classmate married an old US southerner who manipulated her into evangelical Christianity to the extent that she is obsessed with prayers and even goes on mission trips to Indian reservations. So I think English education ought to be minimized in China and political/cultural English content ought to be shut out too. China has walled off English Wikipedia and Reddit and Quora too. Chinese is too different to ever become big in the outside world but Russian is not being Latin based and I think maybe China when the time is ripe could even switch from English to Russian for internationalization purposes. Let the foreigners/tourists in China adapt to us instead.


与其相连,我对西伯利亚发生了点兴趣,周末有空上网了解了一下。想在这里把它的土著民族和少数民族列一下。

  • 楚瓦什族(Chuvash)
    • 人口1,500,000,主要在楚瓦什共和国
    • 属于突厥
  • 瓦剌族(Oirats)
    • 人口638,372,分布在新疆,外蒙古,和卡尔梅克共和国
    • 属于蒙古,包含卡尔梅克(Kalmyks)
  • 布里亚特族(Buryats)
    • 人口525,000,主要在布里亚特共和国
    • 属于蒙古
  • 雅库特族(Yakuts)
    • 人口500,000–600,000,主要在萨哈共和国
    • 属于蒙古
  • 图瓦族(Tuvans)
    • 人口300,000,主要在图瓦共和国
    • 属于突厥,但也受了不少蒙古影响
  • 锡伯族(Xibe)
    • 人口172,900,主要在新疆,吉林,辽宁
    • 属于通古斯
  • 鄂温克族(Evenks)
    • 人口69,856,大多在萨哈共和国,中国内蒙也有
    • 属于通古斯
  • 汉特族(Khanti)
    • 热口31,000,主要在汉特-曼西自治区
    • 属于乌拉尔语系芬兰乌戈尔语族,跟匈牙利和芬兰一样
  • 楚科奇族(Chukchi)
    • 人口15,949,主要在楚科奇自治区
    • 属于楚科奇语系
  • 尤卡吉尔族
    • 人口1600

印度人为白种人,印第安人为黄种人

1492年,登陆并之后殖民美洲的哥伦布将其土著人称为Indios,因为他当初以为他抵达了印度。我在美国也有过说Indian然后对方却以为我指印第安人,而毫无疑问我在指我接触过相当多的印度人。印第安人在美国现在已经几乎不存在了,基本被彻底清洗掉了。

我也想起如何美国舆论有种表面认同印度甘地为印度从英国争取独立的伟大的政治斗争者,这很多因为印度对美国毫无威胁,算跟美国一家人,被美国殖民过,说英语。还有一点是他们高种姓的人大多是四千年多前雅利安征服者的后代,则印度波罗门虽肤色黑一点,但脸型长相跟白人相似,从而他们更可得到上层白人的信赖。

相反,印第安人是一万五千年前从西伯利亚穿过当时冻僵的白令海峡进入并扎根于美洲。一万年多的继续进化未使得他们失去他们拥有黄种人的特征,就看看目前的玻利维亚总统埃沃·莫拉莱斯为例吧。

不过白人进入美洲后就将他们几乎全部掉了,英国人比西班牙人残忍得多,西班牙人至少与他们女人通婚的。刚得知玻利维亚至少一半儿人口都是印第安人,莫拉莱斯也是它第一个印第安人总统。他对中国很看好,也可以说他来中国算得上一种寻根。

在西班牙殖民地的等级制度里是白人血统最高,印第安血统略低,被运来当奴隶的黑人血统最低贱。好多若不是大多拉丁美洲的有印第安血统的人的父系是西班牙的,从而有了mestizo这个词。

人是血统论动物,这个能从印第安人的被种族清洗看出来,也能从雅利安后代的印度波罗门有机会成为美国公司高管剥削华裔技术苦力看出来。尽管美国华裔总而言之比美国印裔更聪明并学习竞赛成绩更好,但进入了职场,文化氛围一般会使得印裔成为管理和领导层而华裔成为干活的技术苦力层。

那个ChinaSuperpower写过中国人和美洲印第安人应当是自然的盟友,都是盎格鲁白人清洗过或在试图清洗的对象。他好像没有说印第安也是跟中国人长得相似的但如中国人不同在世界舞台和媒体几乎不存在的黄种人。他也写过若不是短期游客或短期出差或征服者,中国人就不应该在任何西方国家,即使中期留学也是有风险的,因为那儿的一些本地人会试图奴役你。在那儿学习工作也主要是给白人当苦力或送钱,科技上很难接触到什么核心的东西,后者一般需要从某种程度利用中国的背后力量。

前几天看了今年国际数学奥赛的结果,中国和美国都227分,但因为中国队在最难的第三题和第六题总得分高于六个成员里五个都是华裔的美国队,中国队得了第一。第三名队和第四名队分别为韩国和朝鲜。前二十几名的选手大多是东亚裔的,其他好多也是东欧的,近五年基本一直这样。而且,在美国,虽然代表印裔精英的学生近年有不少提升,但他们依然比华裔差很多,而同时,印度的印度人表现还是不行,只能排名十几位。当然,数学奥赛属于华裔的相对强项,印裔的相对弱项,光用这个衡量也不太公平,只不过在其他方面中国也比印度强太多了,有些地方也都开始比美国和欧洲强了。

我的一位白人朋友,他也是国际数学奥赛金牌,他一年前多对我说了一句当时出乎我预料的话,其为

说实话,智力上,是东亚人高于犹太人高于白人。

我已观察到东亚人的思维和性格的确与白种人有差异,即使在美国也这样。好多出于文化语言因素,但好多也是生理的,毕竟有了至少几万年分道扬镳的生理进化,在不同的地理环境和气候,这不光影响长相,也会影响脑子的结构。这些脑子结构差异会导致客观智力测试和表现的差异,也会影响信仰上的差异。西方心理测量学家如Rushton和Lynn在他们论文和演讲里解释了冰川时期环境如何迫使了东北亚人进化出黄种人所有的一些独特的代表性物理特征,如其头骨形和脸型。他们说那种头骨形自然使得黄种人脑容量增大并体型更加矮壮,利于生存那种极其寒冷的环境。

黄种人是在严峻环境下一个新的人种进化,其面相及性格文化特征与白种人本质不相容,此为白人在美洲对印第安人的种族清洗以及之后的反日和反华的根本缘故。面对着黄种人,盎格鲁白人骨子里充满着畏惧及藐视,所以基本只接受为奴隶。其他欧洲裔的白人好多其实有些父系黄种人血统,源于进入过法国的匈人,源于征服过东欧的蒙古人,他们都属于欧亚大陆,与亚洲人有过更多直接的接,最与黄种人融合不可的是盎格鲁犹太种族及文化派系的人,他们是血统为本的以夺取他人土地成立过国家并妄想对黄种人进行种族清洗的异类人种,性能和文化有它的强点但长远角度充满了劣势及不完善和卑鄙的自欺欺人。

Reading on the plane last night

With a need to find something sufficiently interesting that I could still do while exhausted and on an airplane for at least two hours followed by another hour of subway, I found this book on the fall of the Berlin Wall by Egon Krenz who was head of East Germany for less than two months after Honecker resigned. It was translated to Chinese and published by if I remember correctly the press of the CPC party school.

Last year I learned about Honecker and Krenz on English media, and the English media described Krenz and some others as having gone to Beijing in 89 to thank Deng and CPC for violent suppression of the protests. In his book he said such was not the case. He claimed that he merely went there for the October 1st national day and that his official stance on Tiananmen incident was really quite moderate.

Afterwards Honecker resigned amidst pressure and Krenz himself seemed instrumental towards the decision to open the wall, to permit travel to West Germany using merely id card. Ironically the West Germans still needed visa to go to East Germany. Krenz’s actions and stance seemed very liberal compared to those of his predecessor Honecker who he characterized as a Stalinist.

English wiki says Krenz was sentenced to six years in jail in 1997. I think he underestimated the extent to which removing such travel restriction would result in his loss of power and humiliation. It seems that those high up in East Germany pretty much all got screwed after reunification. It’s analogous to Russians wanting to integrate with the West and getting more screwed by their associated actions of overly trusting nature. Krenz’s actions made him come across as more of a somewhat naive capitulator as opposed to a hardliner, unlike how the English media would portray him. I’m sure he was influenced to some extent by that idiot Gorbachev.

Krenz still visits China it seems and the Chinese government press portrays him in a good light, translating and publishing his books too. According to Chinese government, Krenz has high opinion of Chinese economic development.

Now we’re verging on Cold War II but this time liberal market democracy no longer has a real material advantage, which has much to do with China’s having caught up a lot. As much as propaganda and media matters reality of economics and technology and living standards matters more. In Krenz’s book he wrote about how the economic disparity between West Germany and East Germany was very visible in the 80s and made the East Germans suspicious. So they naturally wanted integration with the West. But when you’re weaker, integration doesn’t necessarily do you much good, you just become a subordinate under the new system. I’d bet even adjusting for population, there are several times fewer East Germans in high up positions in Germany today especially politically.

From now on I’m going to avoid even more the English language media as such information keeps proving unreliable and malicious.

Link to translated book: 大墙倾倒之际:克伦茨回忆录.

PDF for download: 克伦茨回忆录PDF

Speech of W.E.B. Du Bois in Beijing University in 1959

By courtesy of the government of the 600 million people of the Chinese Republic, I am permitted on my 91st birthday to speak to the people of China and Africa and through them to the world. Hail, then, and farewell, dwelling places of the yellow and black races. Hail human kind!

I speak with no authority; no assumption of age nor rank; I hold no position, I have no wealth. One thing alone I own and that is my own soul. Ownership of that I have even while in my own country for near a century I have been nothing but a “nigger.” On this basis and this alone I dare speak, I dare advise.

China after long centuries has arisen to her feet and leapt forward. Africa, arise, and stand straight, speak and think! Act! Turn from the West and your slavery and humiliation for the last 500 years and face the rising sun.

Behold a people, the most populous nation on this ancient earth, which has burst its shackles, not by boasting and strutting, not by lying about its history and its conquests, but by patience and long suffering, by blind struggle, moved up and on toward the crimson sky. She aims to “make men holy; to make men free.”

But what men? Not simply the mandarins but including mandarins; not simply the rich, but not excluding the rich. Not simply the learned, but led by knowledge to the end that no man shall be poor, nor sick, nor ignorant; but that the humblest worker as well as the sons of emperors shall be fed and taught and healed and that there emerge on earth a single unified people, free, well and educated.

You have been told, my Africa: My Africa in Africa and all your children’s children overseas; you have been told and the telling so beaten into you by rods and whips, that you believe it yourselves, that this is impossible; that mankind can rise only by walking on men; by cheating them and killing them; that only on a doormat of the despised and dying, the dead and rotten, can a British aristocracy, a French cultural elite or an American millionaire be nurtured and grown.

This is a lie. It is an ancient lie spread by church and state, spread by priest and historian, and believed in by fools and cowards, as well as by the downtrodden and the children of despair.

Speak, China, and tell your truth to Africa and the world. What people have been despised as you have? Who more than you have been rejected of men? Recall when lordly Britishers threw the rickshaw money on the ground to avoid touching a filthy hand. Forget not the time when in Shanghai no Chinese man dare set foot in a park which he paid for. Tell this to Africa, for today Africa stands on new feet, with new eyesight, with new brains and asks: Where am I and why?

The Western sirens answer: Britain wheedles; France cajoles; while America, my America, where my ancestors and descendants for eight generations have lived and toiled; America loudest of all, yells and promises freedom. If only Africa allows American investment!

Beware Africa, America bargains for your soul. America would have you believe that they freed your grandchildren; that Afro-Americans are full American citizens, treated like equals, paid fair wages as workers, promoted for desert and free to learn and travel across the world.

This is not true. Some are near freedom; some approach equality with whites; some have achieved education; but the price for this has too often been slavery of mind, distortion of truth and oppression of our own people.

Of 18 million Afro-Americans, 12 million are still second-class citizens of the United States, serfs in farming, low-paid laborers in industry, and repressed members of union labor. Most American Negroes do not vote. Even the rising six million are liable to insult and discrimination at any time.

But this, Africa, relates to your descendants, not to you. Once I thought of you Africans as children, whom we educated Afro-Americans would lead to liberty. I was wrong. We could not even lead ourselves much less you. Today I see you rising under your own leadership, guided by your own brains.

Africa does not ask alms from China nor from the Soviet Union nor from France, Britain, nor the United States. It asks friendship and sympathy and no nation better than China can offer this to the Dark Continent. Let it be freely given and generously. Let Chinese visit Africa, send their scientists there and their artists and writers. Let Africa send its students to China and its seekers after knowledge. It will not find on earth a richer goal, a more promising mine of information.

On the other hand, watch the West. The new British West Indian Federation is not a form of democratic progress but a cunning attempt to reduce these islands to the control of British and American investors. Haiti is dying under rich Haitian investors who with American money are enslaving the peasantry. Cuba is showing what the West Indies, Central and South America are suffering under American big business.

The American worker himself does not always realize this. He has high wages and many comforts. Rather than lose these, he keeps in office by his vote the servants of industrial exploitation so long as they maintain his wage. His labor leaders represent exploitation and not the fight against the exploitation of labor by private capital. These two sets of exploiters fall out only when one demands too large a share of the loot.

This China knows. This Africa must learn. This the American Negro has failed so far to learn. I am frightened by the so-called friends who are flocking to Africa. Negro Americans trying to make money from your toil, white Americans who seek by investment and high interest to bind you in serfdom to business as the Near East is bound and as South America is struggling with. For this America is tempting your leaders, bribing your young scholars, and arming your soldiers. What shall you do?

First, understand! Realize that the great mass of mankind is freeing itself from wage slavery, while private capital in Britain, France, and now in America, is still trying to maintain civilization and comfort for a few on the toil, disease and ignorance of the mass of men. Understand this, and understanding comes from direct knowledge. You know America and France, and Britain to your sorrow. Now know the Soviet Union, but particularly know China.

China is flesh of your flesh, and blood of your blood. China is colored and knows to what a colored skin in this modern world subjects its owner. But China knows more, much more than this: she knows what to do about it. She can take the insults of the United States and still hold her head high. She can make her own machines, when America refuses to sell her American manufactures, even though it hurts American industry, and throws her workers out of jobs. China does not need American nor British missionaries to teach her religion and scare her with tales of hell. China has been in hell too long, not to believe in a heaven of her own making. This she is doing.

Come to China, Africa, and look around. Invite Africa to come, China, and see what you can teach by just pointing. Yonder old woman is working on the street. But she is happy. She has no fear. Her children are in school and a good school. If she is ill, there is a hospital where she is cared for free of charge. She has a vacation with pay each year. She can die and be buried without taxing her family to make some undertaker rich.

Africa can answer: but some of this we have done; our tribes undertake public service like this. Very well, let your tribes continue and expand this work. What Africa must realize is what China knows; that it is worse than stupid to allow a people’s education to be under the control of those who seek not the progress of the people but their use as means of making themselves rich and powerful. It is wrong for the University of London to control the University of Ghana. It is wrong for the Catholic church to direct the education of the black Congolese. It was wrong for Protestant churches supported by British and American wealth to control higher education in China.

The Soviet Union is surpassing the world in popular and higher education, because from the beginning it started its own complete educational system. The essence of the revolution in the Soviet Union and China and in all the “iron curtain” nations, is not the violence that accompanied the change; no more than starvation at Valley Forge was the essence of the American revolution against Britain. The real revolution is the acceptance on the part of the nation of the fact that hereafter the main object of the nation is the welfare of the mass of the people and not of the lucky few.

Government is for the people’s progress and not for the comfort of an aristocracy. The object of industry is the welfare of the workers and not the wealth of the owners. The object of civilization is the cultural progress of the mass of workers and not merely of an intellectual elite. And in return for all this, communist lands believe that the cultivation of the mass of people will discover more talent and genius to serve the state than any closed aristocracy ever furnished. This belief the current history of the Soviet Union and China is proving true each day. Therefore don’t let the West invest when you can avoid it. Don’t buy capital from Britain, France and the United States if you can get it on reasonable terms from the Soviet Union and China. This is not politics; it is common sense. It is learning from experience. It is trusting your friends and watching your enemies. Refuse to be cajoled or to change your way of life, so as to make a few of your fellows rich at the expense of a mass of workers growing poor and sick and remaining without schools so that a few black men can have automobiles.

Africa, here is a real danger which you must avoid or return to the slavery from which you are emerging. All I ask from you is the courage to know; to look about you and see what is happening in this old and tired world; to realize the extent and depth of its rebirth and the promise which glows on your hills.

Visit the Soviet Union and visit China. Let your youth learn the Russian and Chinese languages. Stand together in this new world and let the old world perish in its greed or be born again in new hope and promise. Listen to the Hebrew prophet of communism:

Ho! every one that thirsteth; come ye to the waters; come, buy and eat, without money and price!

Again, China and Africa, hail and farewell!

Copied over from http://media.pfeiffer.edu/lridener/dss/DuBois/DUBOISP4.HTML. Additionally, there is some actual footage at http://credo.library.umass.edu/media/mums312-b246-i002-001.access.mp4.


I won’t comment too much on this. I mostly find this type of racial/class language in English rather uncomfortable and try to avoid it most of the time. But this is Du Bois and he’s pretty significant and that speech he gave in China in 1959 at Beida was too. And it’s a pretty good speech. He is WOKE. The more idealistic part of it, especially regarding “communism” don’t take too seriously of course.

I can only say that back then, China was still quite poor and backward, but really optimistic. It was right after the highly successful first five year plan through which China rapidly developed some modern industry but even so, it was back in 59 when many people did not have enough to eat. Nowadays, it’s a completely different story. And unlike in 80s, 90s, and 00s, people in China have belief in their system and culture in addition to the hard power to back up, unlike during the Mao era when the determination was strong, but the material support was meh but growing quickly. US tried to defeat through proxy war (KMT), failed, direct war (Korean War), failed, economic sanction (during Mao era), failed, coup (89 protests), failed, liberal temptation (80s thru 00s during reform and opening up), this by 2017 has also proven itself pretty much failed.

To put it shortly, blacks in America are WOKE. Their ancestors didn’t come here voluntarily, they were forcibly shipped here to become slaves. Their lack of success is a competence problem, not a woke-ness problem. Besides they have more status and position in America than East Asians, who and whose ancestors mostly came here out of voluntary betrayal and white worship, do.

Fundraiser for translation to Russian of Grover Furr’s book on Katyn Massacre

Dear friends:

Here, for your own information, is the web page, with which the Tver’
people wish to raise enough money to pay for the translation of my Katyn
book into Russian.

https://planeta.ru/campaigns/furr

Here’s the book. It was published in July, 2018:

The Mystery of the Katyn Massacre. The Evidence, The Solution

http://www.erythrospress.com/store/grover-furr-katyn.html

https://www.amazon.com/dp/0692134255/

In this book I investigate the Katyn massacres in the manner of a
detective who approaches the case with complete objectivity, wishing
only to solve the crime and identify the guilty party.

I would have been content to conclude that the Soviets had shot the
Poles. Instead, I found that ALL the valid evidence points to German guilt!

This conclusion is taboo, of course. When it comes to attacking the
Soviet Union during the period of Joseph Stalin’s leadership, no calumny
is too outrageous.

Vladimir Bobrov, my wonderful Moscow-based colleague and a dedicated
historian, has informed me that he has obtained an oral  promise from a
major Moscow publisher to publish this book, IF they are presented with
the translation.

Please forward this email of mine to any and all Russian friends or
colleagues you may have. Perhaps they would like to contribute? If not,
they may be interested to learn of this project.

Yours for the truth!

Grover Furr

2019-06-06 上午10.38.262019-06-06 上午10.39.13

The link is https://planeta.ru/campaigns/furr and there is a Union Jack at the bottom to change language to English. I tried with both American and Chinese credit cards (they were all Visa) but they could not get accept on that Russian e-payment/finance platform. They also supported like Yandex Money and a bunch of other Russian “fin-tech” products, none of which I have and none of which I actually care enough to register for. Looks like Russia might be ahead of America now in mobile/e-payments as well.

I really wanted to donate but haven’t been able to. But readers of this are surely welcome to, with instructions below.

Dear friends:

Some of you have asked me how you can make a contribution to the fund
for translating my Katyn book into Russian.

There are two ways you can do this:

*First way: Using a credit card, on the web page:*

1. Go to this web page:

https://planeta.ru/campaigns/furr/donate

2. Click on the link at the very bottom of this page that says: “Switch
to English version.” There is a small Union Jack (flag of the U.K.)
beside these words.

3. Only the first box, labelled “No reward” and “100 ₽” (the sign for
Russian rubles) is translated. The others remain in Russian. But you can
click on any of them too.

1000 ₽ (Rubles) is about US$15. If you want to contribute, say, 2000
Rubles, you will have to use the 1000 Rubles box twice.

4. Complete your credit card information on the next page.

Voilà – you’re done!

I did it, as a test, and got confirmation from both the crowdfunding
software (planeta.ru) and from Mr. Maxim Kormushkin, who is organizing
the fund.

*Second way: If you do NOT want to use a credit card.*

Send a check to me at the address below. Mark your check “Crowdfund” (so
I’ll know you are not buying one of my books).

I will wait until I get a number of checks, and then make a collective
deposit.

If you contribute more than 2000 Rubles (= about US$30), I will mail you
a copy of my book. In English! IF you ask me for it!

Here is the address to mail me a check:

Grover Furr
English Department
Montclair State University
1 Normal Avenue
Montclair NJ 07043
USA

Russian is the most important language that this book should be
available in. So thank you for all your support!

Sincerely,

Grover Furr

By the way, I don’t really actually care about the Katyn Massacre and I know very little about this controversial matter. I just know that it was murder of some Polish officers (in 1939 I believe) in Katyn. Stalin’s NKVD led by Beria I believe was blamed for that. I believe the Soviets denied it under Gorbachev. Furr’s thesis is that it was actually done by the Nazis, which really is quite plausible.

Why do I like Grover Furr? Well, he seems like a serious honest scholar. He knows Russian well. Not sure Robert Conquest does, and Furr said that most of the references in Robert Conquest’s Black Book of Communism were bogus. Apparently, the book had gotten so much acclaim, and nobody actually really pointed out that the references were kind of fake after actually looking them up. Basically, pure Cold War propaganda. I’d totally believe it. There is some Victims of Communism Memorial in DC where they say there were 100 million victims of communism. It’s China 65 million, USSR 20 million, then Cuba, North Korea, Romania, Vietnam, etc for the remaining 15 million. Like that, is basically bullshit.

Grover Furr also visited at least twice the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences in Beijing to give talks on matters pertaining to his work Khrushchev Lied so more reason for me to take him seriously. He even said something like, “Stalin didn’t commit a single crime.” He’s obviously exaggerating there. He blamed the Great Purge on then NKVD head Yezhov, claiming Yezhov was a secret Nazi agent. This stuff it’s really basically impossible to know for sure by now. The people directly involved are all dead, and even they only know for sure a portion of what happened. Something I am well aware of is that Stalin is just one person. He has people under him doing stuff. Like, his cult of personality was manufactured by his underlings managing a bunch of people doing actual the work. It’s difficult to actually be able to fully reign in on those people. Surely, they are afraid, but they have some power too, and many of them might have been secretly opposed to much of Stalin, as Khrushchev almost certainly was.

Russians who read this are welcome to contact me. Maybe one of you can donate on my behalf, I’ll pay you back in US dollars or RMB, or maybe by ordering something for you that you want.

和那位三观很中国的第三代美国华裔的一些聊天内容和其所引发的感想

这周末我做了火车去了另一个城市,见了一个人,也住了一宿。晚上在宾馆里又跟我最近通过我的博客认识的人在微信上沟通了,我们讨论了不少话题,在这里记载一下。

关于种族和政治上的人以类聚,物以群分

那个人非常关注基因,我也跟他说人的世界观和宗教及政治信仰也是有一定遗传因素,关于这个的英文文章我是读过。就是中国人,也有了国共分裂及双方分别根据在大陆和港台美。现在,美国的自由主义伪左派将种族视为一个social construct(社会构建)而非生理的,其荒谬我就不在这里解释了。这让我想起2013年底2014年初的时候,乌克兰在发生政变,一位五岁随父母从乌克兰移民美国的男生对此非常不满,并说了个

Liberalism is a genetic disorder.

翻译成中文就是

自由主义是个遗传精神疾病。

我觉得自由主义本质上就是自欺欺人,然后也觉得总而言之,东亚人自欺欺人的程度小一些吧,所以中国的主流意识形态自然成了反自由主义的。东亚与世界其他地方几乎完全地理隔离,则走了非常不一样的进化道路。印度人与白人相近得多,阿拉伯人也是,他们都是高加索人。相反呢,中亚和东欧有蒙古人种的成分。比方说,维族人和汉人长相区别并没那么大,因为他们,据我所阅读,是蒙古人种和印欧人的混血,而且可能蒙古人种成分大一些。维族的起源是有争议的,我记得读到研究这方面的中国人好像是说在汉朝时期,新疆的人是来自伊朗的印欧人,可是之后,来自蒙古和西伯利亚的一些蒙古人种部落却与他们有了不少混合,所以才说维族人其实是来自于蒙古的人。对这些,我没有资格评论,但是维族人我不是没有接触过,觉得他们长得不像典型的中东人,更像东亚人,但当然还是和纯粹的东亚人有些差距,

我还跟那个说蒙古人其实都难看出来,甚至看不出来,有一位女演员我都没看出是蒙古人,网上查了她才知道。蒙古人的确也把他们的父系基因传遍了一大片土地,覆盖中亚,中东,和东欧。我也跟他说了美州的土著印第安人也是一万多年前的冰时期通过当时冻僵的白令海峡来自西伯利亚的人,所以他们也与东亚人远远更像,与白人相比。

盎格鲁锡安主义亡黄种人之心不死

Reddit上的那个ChinaSuperpower写过当种族差异太大,融入是不可能的,由于人的部落本性。在那种情况下,要不就是征服者,要不就是男人被灭绝,女人以相对低等的地位嫁进异类民族。所以我也认为盎格鲁锡安主义者有对东亚人和东欧人进行种族清洗的政策。他们在90年代在东欧所做的就导致了东欧人失去百分之十的人口。在中国支持亲西方的傀儡也是一种种族清洗的手段,种族清洗不需要直接杀人,长期的奴役或殖民本质上就是一种清洗的形势。就看看好多那些香港华人如何为例,那地方自然吸引了那些更接受甚至愿望服从盎格鲁的华人。

对于香港这个例子,那个人的回答是

他们愿望西化所带来的地位,那些人等到时间到了,会试图换到中国那边。

我对这个的回答是

我觉得你对他们的纯粹为自私自利而这么做的程度或许高估了。我觉得他们好多就是崇洋媚外自我民族自恨得病态者。那些纯粹自私自利的香港商人知道在正式回归被决定后将自己放到中共那边。

对这个,那个人说

那可能就是他们从意识形态上反对中国。我讨厌好多那些人,他们非要把自己表现为英国人,虽然他们不是英国人,由于教育体制将他们引导到了那个方向。我跟他们有所认识,有的还可以,但有的就是人品极差,对人很刻薄。

我之后很他说了孔庆东骂香港人是狗的事件,也说了我去年从Unz Review得知鸦片战争也是(好像根据于印度的)犹太沙宣家族为了他们的经济利益而挑起的,这为犹太人的反华又加了个点。

犹太人对中国的别有用心及心里不安

他问我

你有没有跟犹太人工作过,或者更他们有深入的交流?

我回答

在工作中还真的没有,但是我的确被一些明显鄙视我的犹太老板面试过,他们对我就是个这个人好不好当苦力被剥削的态度。有一个是在一家名牌公司,就是因为最后面试我的大老板是个以特别凶狠的态度对待的以色列人,所以我没有接受那份工作。

我跟你说过,那个学数学的美国犹太人,我和他在网上交流了不少。然后,我还与一位犹太数学博士,特别有才华,并且品德也不错,不像一般犹太人。可是呢,即使那些人,他们如果需要选择还是会毫无犹豫的贴到犹太主流那边。Unz和Bobby Fischer那样的是特别少数的,几乎被边缘化了。像Unz,他可能有两千万身价和一些媒体影响加上Fischer为国际象棋冠军,可以这跟那些真正有钱有权支持锡安主义的主流犹太人相比是啥都不算。如Adelson, Sergei Brin, Steven Spielberg。我在我网站上都积累了一个反华犹太人的名单。还有Elie Wiesel,他儿子是高盛的高管。华人在美国面对犹太人的姿态是极其软弱的,我比他们强硬得多。

对这个他评论

你绝对更是一个自由思想者。

我说

是的,我没有那么被伪造的权威及其煤气灯操纵所盲目。比如,我写过如何在百分之百客观公平的精英竞赛,如普特南,中国学生近年在秒杀犹太人。科研和实际成就上犹太人依然有较大的优势由于他们优越的资源和积累,不过这个也在减小,中国已经追赶了不少。还有,就是在数学和理论物理日本人二战后的地位同等或至少接近。所以,相信他们的“天才”大多有他们的优越资源和媒体吹捧而夸大是合理的。他们的人均财富和社会资源实在太高。他们很少做工人阶层的工作,或者更服从或机械性的脑力活不光因为他们的高智商,还因为他们优越的社会和经济背景。

在英文媒体有不少他们语言智商更高的解释,那正在读数学博士的犹太人有一次跟我以语言智商解释纽约时报专栏者一半为犹太人的现象,这很荒谬,当然,当那个你的写作和语言能力和天赋不能差,可是这方面强的人也并没那么少,只是有这种天赋的人只有很少才有能够给他们那种机会的家庭背景。因为犹太人垄断者美国的媒体,所以自然会把这些机会过多给自己人。

我感觉在中国,在90年代,00年代,好多人对犹太人有敬畏感,觉得他们得了那么多诺贝尔奖,那么有钱,可是现在很多由于中国强大得多了,中国人也对犹太人越来越有疑问了。但是,依然在国际化的学术界,有很多中国人依然拍犹太人的马屁,因为犹太人能提供对他们学术生涯非常有利的国际机会,就是在中国,好多教职要求海外经验,所以学术界里的中国人当然很少敢批评犹太人的作为,不过由于中美关系更加紧张的趋势,这也会慢慢改变的。

我还跟他说了一个例子,就如何那反华反共的犹太人曾对我说过

给我说一个非常创新的专制国家。

当时,我就跟他说了

纳粹德国,前苏联,帝国日本。

尽管他们的专制,他们的先进和创新程度太明显。比如,美国的航天是基于纳粹德国的,战后,美国把纳粹德国最牛的导弹专家大多都挖走了。纳粹时期,德国德裔的顶尖的科学家和工程师大多都支持了纳粹政权,虽然那些顶尖的犹太人去了美国,对美国的原子弹等研制有了决定性作用,帮助了美国赢得战争,也这不改变那些德国的德裔顶尖人才很创新又非常支持纳粹的事实。

以此为例,我说

犹太人就是会为了他们的自己的名族利益最无耻的胡说八道或咄咄逼人,一旦为了犹太人的利益,他们会彻底失去任何理性严谨尊重现实的思维,而且他们这么做竟然能震住或蒙住不少人。

我在美国看到的无脊梁野心主义的人

那个人说他自己也希望发财,也看到在纽约发大财的人好多可残忍了。

这让我想起我接触过的一位硅谷风投初创公司的华裔女CEO,六岁去的美国,应该是83年出生的吧,大学毕业后好像在对冲基金发了些财,身价应该有个一千万吧。我去过好几次她在她家里开的聚会,去的都是些白人和完全美国化的华裔,完全以美国的方式交流。她说话给我一种没有人情的感觉,也显得如那种无脊梁的野心主义者,上了什么福布斯30 under 30(就是30个人,不到30岁)。我看到她说了,写了些一般人会觉得很恶心的话,比如她父母得癌症时(我记得她母亲死了,父亲有没有我就不知道了),自己会如何坐飞机看他们,加了个什么“还好我有钱,机票钱对我啥都不算”,还写道旧金山街上无家可归的人,在某采访中还提到她大陆家庭背景相对负面的事情。她也是中文基本不会,尽管她跟我说大学还上了中文课。我当时还是个幼稚的孩子,不知硅谷初创公司真面貌,还稍微考虑了到她那儿工作,跟她通了一次电话对这个人只形成了更加负面的感觉。

我跟那个人说了这个例子,并评论

我其实也挺aggressive(强硬)和ruthless(残忍),可是我不是那种无脊梁野心主义的人。

对这个,那人就说

有的人就是没有灵魂。

我近几天在Disqus上的几个关于中国的评论(Some comments of mine over past few days on Disqus on China related matters)

我是个码农,写过些上过生产被上万或上百万用户直接用的代码,也学了些纯数学。可是在这些,虽然自己有一定实力,绝对不能算最发挥出自己的影响力。我觉得我的在美国长大但成功抵抗了美国文化对那儿长大的华裔的精神和文化阉割,与我的语言,写作和传媒能力相结合远远更有价值。它可能不会给我直接带来什么金钱,但更能让我影响历史和文化的进程,也更能帮着中国赢得中国应当有的国际话语权。

我这个人比较强调可持续性发展,对忽悠和夸张作为自然比较反感,而这方面美国做的实在太过激,早晚会砸自己的脚。美国人宣传中国大多都是假宣传,只有非常少数美国人敢于对此直接表态反驳,心里肯定大多也是为了美国好,因为能感觉到美国这样做是会早晚大自食其果的。

比如,我很欣赏的BobSykes评论了

This is utter nonsense. China’s political institutions are among the strongest in the world, as has been demonstrated repeatedly. That’s what communism is all about. And in a trade war their position is stronger than that of the US. China has the skilled workers and modern factories. Their problem, and it is a big one, is to find markets for their products to replace the US. That is a much better situation to be in than the US. In trade with China, or anyone, what we have is store shelves. In a trade war we have empty shelves and a population that cannot find basic needs.

At present, we are in a similar position v.v. China as the Indian Raj was v.v. England. England imported Indian and Egyptian cotton, and solid it back to the Indians and Egyptians as cloth, at a profit.

Our loss of our industrial base means that in a military sense we are to China today what Japan was to the US in 1940. How did that turn out.

Bolton and Pompeo are pursuing and extremely belligerent foreign and military policies with everyone, including our oldest allies. These policies will eventually cripple American and destroy its influence and power even if we can avoid a major war, which seems increasingly unlikely.

我对这个的回答却是

I’m sad for America. I’m perhaps more sad for the minority of woke white Americans like you and a few of my similarly woke white American friends in my generation who and whose children don’t really have an escape route. Like, I actually have more freedom of speech than my smart woke WASP American friend who is actually more or less stuck in America or at least in the Anglo world, much subject to a certain group for his career, etc.

The minority of white Americans like you and Jared Taylor and Ron Unz (he’s Jewish so slightly different) who dare to speak out are far from enough to counter the main trend. But at the very least, it’s a form of insurance in that if America really crashes and burns, they can make a case for themselves and receive better treatment or at least sympathy from the other side. I suspect there are many, especially young, white Americans who feel similarly but are at least half closeted out of career risk-aversion, can’t blame them really. I myself though am I guess less of a conformist and more of a risk-taker, unlike most Chinese who grew up in America.

I’ve spoken with one of my WASP friends, who’s very understanding and rational on China (like he openly told me that China’s banning Google and Facebook was a smart move), on how I feel sad for him that he won’t have a white homeland. This was of course only after I got to know him well enough that we could openly exchange such opinions. Most people are too afraid, especially in the suffocating American political climate. In China, in spite of censorship, people are generally much more direct about how the world works and less politically correct. Like, I’ve had some writings censored on a Chinese internet media platform for using certain blacklisted words several times, but nowhere close am I to actually getting banned, account-wise, and I’ve made some real friends on there. On the other hand, Quora has banned, or at least severely downranked, accounts of certain people who have opposed the politically correct liberal group-think idiocy that characterizes most of the site’s content.

这些我就先不翻译了。

然后看到一个美国傻逼写了个

On of the fundemental reasons China has prospered is that it treats its people less worse then Mao did. For instance, and God forbid, if today 10 million Chinese were murdered like Mao did, the economy would collapse . So, greed is good. You can not harvest wealth from dead field hands. Engineers and nimble businessman must be better treated.

So, China might well lose the field hand jobs of low manufacturing, and the cash flow. They will have to move up, with ever more skilled labor, requiring more liberty.
I hope for the best. China’s problems are political. They’ve shown understanding of political reform leading to better living.

我对这个的回应是

The foundation of China’s modernization happened under Mao in the 50s with aid and technology transfer from the Soviet Union. US which China fought a war with in early 50s had nothing to do with it. That is the reality that Americans are going to have to eventually accept…

翻译成中文就是

中国现代化的基础是在五十年代在毛的领导下由苏联的支援和技术转移所实现了。在五十年代初和中国打过仗的美国与其基本没啥关系。这是个美国人得早晚接受的现实。。。

对此,他回应了

Khrushchev cancelled it, brought back the technicians and stopped aid. Mao then i( 1960)nstituted The Great Leap Forward/ Cultural Revolution a disaster killing 40++ million. Chinese GDP/Person never reached a few hundred dollars until the early 70’s.

而我却反驳

A reasonable estimate for the sum of excess deaths plus fewer births between 1959-1962 was 15+15=30 million. The total population was about 600 million at that time. I don’t really think it’s reasonable to count the people who weren’t born due to the economic crisis as part of the death toll. I know that people exaggerate these death tolls just like how people often exaggerate salary and net worth. The Cultural Revolution targeted almost exclusively people in the political or intellectual elite, a small base population to begin with, not to mention they were merely politically attacked and demoted, rarely actually killed directly or indirectly.

GDP per capita is a very flawed metric. The planned economy at that time in China very likely underestimated it. There was basically no inflation. Withdrawal of Soviet aid did some damage but China still did fine, developed nuclear missiles, industrialized more places in the country, etc. This only gave the world more “proof of ability,” sufficient to integrate into US world order without subordination later on. Enough for China to be where China is today 40+ years after Mao’s death.

I don’t see much point arguing further on this matter. Because China was quite objectively mostly the winner in relations with the US since end of WWII, there is not all that much for Chinese to be regretful or resentful or insecure about. The Great Leap Forward and Cultural Revolution were pretty big mistakes (whether the latter was might even be arguable) but they were certainly not fatal, far from it. The Anglo world’s using those to gaslight the Chinese on their past had some effect over the past generation but that stuff is becoming ever more irrelevant, and their exaggerations ever less convincing. If America denies this reality, then it is mostly America’s problem. There is relatively little to fear from America now.

I wrote in https://gmachine1729.com/20… that it is in war that relative status/position changes most precipitously. America made a historical blunder by becoming overconfident and reckless enough to give China the very-hard-to-come-by chance of making such a leap in international status/position in the early 50s. The long term historical verdict may well regard that as the critical point or determinant of America’s failure vis-a-vis China, we’ll see. After all, that was what largely set the stage for the developments in China later on, politically and economically, which to America’s dismay were actually quite successful in spite of much intentional and malicious obstruction on America’s part, a double slap on the face. It’s a giant dark mark on US history that the US narrative/media has desperately tried to cover up and forget. Though it might fool many people especially Americans and make America seem better, it’s not really conducive to guiding America towards a more effectual policy vis-a-vis the PRC.

其翻译成中文为

一个对1959年到1962年多余的死亡加上缺少的出生的合理估计是1500万+1500万=3000万。当时的总人口是6亿。我觉得由于经济危机而未出生那些人算到死亡数里是不太合理的。我知道人经常夸张这些死亡数,如人经常夸张薪水和身价。文化大革命也基本只是针对政治和知识精英,这个总体人数本身就少,不用说他们大多是被政治冲击而下台,很少直接或非直接的被导致死亡。

人均GDP是个很有问题的衡量经济的标准。当时在中国的计划经济很可能低估了它。当时基本没有经济膨胀。苏联援助退出的确对中国有所害,可是中国之后依然可以,搞出了核导弹,扩张了工业化,等等。这只更加向世界“证明了能力”,足以进入美国国际体系而非受制于它。足以中国毛逝世四十年后达到现在的程度。

我认为继续争论这个问题没太大意义。因为中国客观而言在和美国的关系上自二战结束以来大多是赢者,中国人没有多少所后悔或所怨气或所心理不安。大跃进和文化大革命都是大错误(后者是否真的是其实都可以争论)但它们绝对不是致命性的,与此差得远。英文界用这些打击中国人对于他们过去的心理对上一代的确有所影响,可是这些在变得越来越无关,并且其夸张越来越不可信。如果美国否认现实,那主要是美国的问题。相对而言,现在已经没有多少需要怕美国了。

我在https://gmachine1729.com/20…里写道地位最突然的变化是通过战争。美国的过度自信及无所顾忌的表现却在五十年代初给了中国非常难得的一下大提升自己国际地位的机会,造成了历史性的错误。长远的历史结论或许会将此为决定美国对华失败的要点。毕竟,它为中国之后的发展,在政治上,在经济上,开出了序幕,并且这些之后的发展尽管美国有意并恶意的阻碍却挺成功的,让美国大所惊愕。这是在美国历史上的一个黑痕迹,一直被美国媒体和描述所掩盖和忘记。虽然它能欺骗很多人,尤其是美国人,并让美国显得更好,这对将美国引导到更有效的对华政策却是不太有利的。

Why Google and Facebook might be overrated

Back in undergrad, this professor I worked with once in casual conversation said something along the likes of “how to predict what kind of company will become the next Google.” As for Facebook, as a software engineer with much exposure to those places, some people have described it as a better version of Google, more equity for engineers with better perks and benefits.

Google and Facebook were considered by many as the top places to work for, especially for a new grad. Certainly better than Amazon, where you have to work harder for lower pay.

But from another perspective, it’s because Google and Facebook, as monopolistic advertising companies, can afford to pay their engineers more. Even when they do, they still make much more income than Amazon, and perhaps also Microsoft.

I recall on Zhihu, a user by the handle Zeldovich Yakov spoke of Google and Facebook as relatively shit companies. His bar was pretty high though. He would say,

Ford started a company with few tens of thousands of dollars. In a decade, it became a billion dollar company and created a whole new industry and supply chain. In contrast, all Google and Facebook did was steal the revenue of the former advertising companies. They did not create any real new economic demand or market. So, what else are they if not trash companies.

This is something that most people with the American mindset would never think, let alone an undergrad with minimal exposure to the world who would naturally overrate the superficial cool that a company like Google projects.

Heck, Nvidia I would regard as more in many ways more valuable than GoogFaces despite the market value being much lower. Its technology is, in contrast, actually extremely hard to replicate. For instance, China could easily replicate GoogFaces, but Nvidia, Intel, not so easy.

Zeldovich Yakov, who did graduate school in pure math in Russia and France, also wrote something along the likes of,

Google and Facebook are that valuable only because of the English language market. In Russia, there’s Yandex and vKontakte. Yandex was founded earlier than Google, and vKontakte has more convenient file transfer features.

Google and Facebook also are dependent on America’s geopolitical supremacy. China has proven that they can be shut out wherever America does not have geopolitical control, and we may see in the next few decades China pressuring some smaller countries to follow her example, which would deprive those two of more advertising revenue. One could also regard the success of those as having more to do with connections. Worth noting is how the founders of Google and Facebook were both Jewish, with the benefit of support from dominant Jewish media and finance interests in America that the founders of Yahoo and MySpace did not have. Of course, this is not really politically correct to say, but that doesn’t mean it isn’t something of a consequential nature.

Steve Hsu has also written on his blog something of the likes of

The connection between value creation and money and power has become quite weak of late.

This is very true. The ability to create (real) value often is very different from the ability to monetize it. Software without advertising has as much value functionality wise for the user if not more than the same software but with advertising incorporated. As an example, I had read that the creator of WeChat back in the late 90s in China spent a few years singlehandedly writing some Foxmail email client, which had several million downloads not long after it was released. But economically, according to what I read, he was almost broke. Fortunately for him, he later got the opportunity to become rich in a big company with the monetization platform. More generally, we often have some smart, competent people creating the technology, creating the products, and then the politically connected people (who often know very little about technology) coming in later on take more of the equity for themselves.

I’ve also written before that in China, the people who developed the core industrial foundation and military technology created much more value than the likes of Jack Ma. The former gave the country tremendous leverage on the international stage. Without that, people like Jack Ma would not be possible. But the people in the former did not get rich. They mostly merely got high salaries from the government. So if the government decides to take out Jack Ma (who is rumored to have had some ties with US media and NGOs that displeased some party people in China), there would not be much good reason to be sympathetic.

Like ex-Soviet Red Army officer Andrei Martyanov, many Chinese, with a similar socialist tradition, view the whole market economy with a critical lens, and the same spirit seems to be utterly absent in an America blinded by liberal market fundamentalism. Keep in mind that this is a country founded on the displacement of Native Americans that was made possible by not much more than military superiority.

So whenever I hear some idiot Anglo or Anglo lackey say “rule of law,” I find it kind of a joke. Rule of law requires ability to enforce the law, which is based on political power, which must be backed by military power. Plus, the law is often phrased very ambiguously, but that is implicitly deliberate.

US-China relations are becoming ever more tense. And in this fight, Google and Facebook in spite of their high market cap provide relatively little value, aside from their media power in spreading the American liberal dogma. But how can you win in the long term with a dogma built on a house of cards. Eventually, reality will come to bite you. In actual material competition or war, propaganda helps but more critical is actual material power, in the quality and quantity of what you can produce. In actual material competition or war, you have to actually demonstrate your real power; financial games, monetary indices, economic bubbles, marketing/hype, and the ability to fool idiots mean very little. It is in wartime that relative status changes most precipitously, when there is the most social mobility. Too many examples, but I’ll give some representative modern ones: the Anglo conquest of North America (set the stage for Anglo supremacy, elsewhere, Anglo world also mostly triumphed over French, Spanish, Dutch, Germans, and other smaller European powers), the Opium Wars (finally shattered China’s position, more gain for British Empire), the First Sino-Japanese War (a calamitous drop for China, a big boost for Japan), the Russo-Japanese War (another big boost for Japan, at Russia’s expense), WWI (Germany’s loss), WWII (America the biggest winner by far, USSR next, Germany and Japan lose forever their chance at actual empire, minor gain for China), Chinese Civil War and Korean War (a precipitous leap in status for China mostly at America’s big expense, USSR benefited too from indirect association), Sino-Indian War (virtually irrecoverable loss for India, more bonus points for China), Cold War (big gain for America after USSR’s disintegration and consequent economic collapse in Russia in the 90s at expense of Russia and other Soviet derivatives, gain of smaller, more temporary nature for Japan and Four Asian Tigers per association, China did okay by being large and more independent, though the strong Soviet association surely hurt her confidence in culture and political system).

Following WWII, in an era of mutually assured destruction, it is very difficult for confrontation and competition between the big powers to be militarily 100% direct, and even during the Cold War, the actual fire, dirty work was largely done in a proxy fashion. The competition is more economic and cultural, and Google and Facebook, along with Hollywood, surely are representatives there for America on the cultural end.

Some say we have now Cold War 2.0. Again, it’s US + UK + their allies of varying degree versus Russia + China + their allies of varying degree. This time, unlike in Cold War 1.0 when trade and contact between the two superpowers was very limited, there is more interaction between the two sides in our more interconnected, globalized society. During the 90s, China, though much disliked, was still considered too poor and backwards to be a threat, and the US was mostly busy trying to ethnically cleanse Russia. They did a ton of damage, but under Putin’s leadership following American puppet Yeltsin, the Russian culture and nation has proven to be extremely resilient under the foundation of a combination of the more traditional Russian culture and the technology and expertise, not to mention international cultural ties, established during the Soviet era, which America could not fully undermine and destroy, far from it. China, in contrary to the expectation of the US elite of eventual liberalization and integration into the US world order, after growing rapidly for a few decades is acting increasingly in defiance of America. Despite an invasion of American liberal culture and ideology of the past four decades, PRC’s communist conservative core remained intact and following Xi’s ascension to power even revitalized.

I’ve observed that there are crudely speaking two types of people, two types of organizations, or at least a spectrum of them. There is the one with the grow fast get rich quick at all costs strategy and there is the other that values higher quality sustainable growth. The former tends to die or fade quickly and forever with a sour taste when its good times end, while the latter tends to persist and show remarkable resilience under crisis. One can put Google and Facebook in the former category and Intel and Boeing in the latter category.

Similarly, as for nations and ethnicities, one can put the WASPs (and their Jewish colonizers) in the former category, and the Russians and Chinese in the latter category. As for the Chinese, in English, there is not really a concept of “Chinese Empire,” and in modern times, China was very much a large but weak victim of Western imperialism and colonialism, until the PRC, but the PRC side of modern China is, needless to say, grossly distorted in the Anglo narrative. But traditionally, China was its own civilization; from the Central Plain millennia ago, it gradually expanded to all of the area of China today, with gradual conquests and assimilation, of the area of Guangdong and Fujian in the far south of China, of the more inner part in present day Sichuan, and of present day Xinjiang where the currently, much noise is made about the Uighurs in the Anglo media. The truth is that most of those places were integrated into the Han Chinese culture before the birth of Christ, with settlers in Xinjiang before then as well. Later, the Mongols and Manchus (who are basically physically indistinguishable from the Han Chinese) conquered but they were also culturally assimilated. Over millennia, the Chinese established and consolidated deep roots over a vast area of land while maintaining cultural coherence, one that even Western imperialism with its modern guns and warships could not uproot.

Not being Russian myself, I know not enough about more traditional Russian history to judge, though I know of Alexander Nevsky. There was of course, in addition to with Western Europe, much interaction with the Central Asians, in which we can crudely include the Mongol and Tatar conquerors who eventually integrated into the Russian language and culture. I can much appreciate how Russia managed to go from in 30 or 40 years time the losing European imperial power to the world’s second superpower via the pioneering of the revolutionary political and economic system of the Soviet Union. Moreover, the catastrophic fall in the 90s could not bring down Russia permanently either, and at least over the past decade, Russia has been mostly ascending, ever more prominent in international affair, though still nowhere near where it was during the Soviet era. Much of the culture of the Soviet Union is still there, and over seventy years time, it has permeated the Chinese soul in a sinicized form. Whatever of American and Anglo culture in China is in comparison more superficial, nowhere near as durable, as it is in direct odds with the political value system in China.

And I would expect over the next few decades that mostly toxic influence to wane further and ever more precipitously. We may well see a catastrophic and actually permanent fall of America and the Anglo world at large. Nowadays, taking trends into account too, America and the Anglo world does not have the benefit of the ethnic and cultural homogeneity vital for bouncing back after crisis, unlike Russia or China. Anglo imperialism was of a revolutionary nature but its base off a small island in Europe with a comparatively small population was too little for it to genuinely permeate itself over a vast land. It takes centuries to fully displace or assimilate a population, and maybe more than that if the population is extremely ethnically different, since there are physical limits on the movement of people and breeding of new ones. It is even harder to maintain the cultural coherence especially when geographically separated over a long period of time. Take the Chinese in America as an example; they are ethnically cleansed in the second generation, with examples like myself very very rare.