02-20-2010 06:28 AM
My Book : Imperium Europa: The Book that Changed the World
02-20-2010 11:08 AM
Preface to Imperium
When writing a preface to a book of a fellow traveler, the writer often falls into the trap of his own bias. He may often be tempted by heaps of unwarranted eulogies. In order to skip over some serious flaws that the author's book may present the preface writer may resort to a myriad of colorful epithets. Much, of course, will depend on the book's subject matter and the display of the author's main thesis. If the book is designed as a pamphlet, then the preface must be different; if, by contrast, the subject matter is a scholarly treatise backed up by bibliographic notes, then the preface will take a different turn again. All depends on what kind of the readership the book is tailored to, and how the author of the book is trying to spur the reader's interest.
None of it concerns Mr. Norman Lowell's book which carries the strong and clear title, Imperium. The book can be depicted as a combination of a sociological treatise, a pamphlet, and a credo – briefly, a handbook for a white European revolutionary trying to turn back the clock of history. There is no question that the title of the book alone may be reason enough to encourage those unfamiliar with the name of the author to glance at the content of the book. And what will this putative buyer, a reader, let alone or a critic discover? He will discover the island. Yes, the island – both in its real and its figurative sense. The sacred European island of Melita, now known as Malta, is the starting point of Lowell's book.
One might recall that the imagery of the island has quite often been in usage as a metaphor for either a utopian or a dystopian narrative, as is the case of the respective novels of Aldous Huxley, Thomas Moore or R L. Stevenson, or Jack London. The plot surrounding a distant island, located in the far away antipodes, has always offered authors of different temperament a treasure trove of unimaginable discoveries. The island may contain hidden gold, or better yet exhibit naked women of stunning physical beauty. But the island may also turn out to be a barren landscape of harsh climatic conditions ideal for testing the valor and virility of a stranded would-be hero.
The sacred European island of Melita, alias Malta, is a very real island, not far from Africa and not far from Europe. The insular Malta encapsulates best the neurotic mindset of Europeans, which Lowell now wishes to regenerate as a symbol for a new European identity. Lowell's book is not a surreal fantasy, but a deadly-serious synopsis of the survival manual for the European race. The author carefully examines the whole gamut of subjects in his book—each of which, to be sure, would necessitate a separate volume; from the history of Malta, to the present days of modern democracy -- all the way down to how Europeans must exit the cycles of the dark ages. One notices immediately that the author possesses a solid knowledge of 'traditional' thinkers, such as Julius Evola or René Guenon and hundreds of others who were equally concerned about the pending catastrophe of Europe. Lowell deserves praise for providing us with a concise down to earth vademecum that goes beyond metaphysical speculations and that can serve as an excellent introduction for a neophyte in search of his stolen racial, geographic and linguistic roots. It takes a great deal of verbal alacrity and brilliant handling of the English language in order to provide a diversified readership with such a concise description of the current ills facing Europe. In his endeavor Lowell does the job in a masterful fashion, notably by combing elliptic sentences, often spiced up with sarcasm, with lengthy scholarly rhetoric that could easily put to shame postmodern "experts" on nationalism and the European race. Thus, even an uninitiated or lazy reader will grasp at once the main theme of the book, and will not hesitate to consider using some of Lowell's suggestions.
Why Malta, and what is the significance of this tiny speck on the world map? The author points out that the troubled waters of Malta represent a symbol of rough seas surrounding the European continent. Malta is the epitome of Europeans' future identity, a continent historically torn between Asiatic- Semitic influences on the one hand, and the European Nordic influence on the other. Lowell, however, avoids bleating in self-serving refrains about the imminent collapse of the European civilization—a theme so dear to cultural pessimists and other self proclaimed "cultural conservatives." Instead, he promptly utters the truth many Europeans know, but are afraid of saying aloud, namely that the ongoing onslaught of foreign races onto the European shores will necessitate this time around a far more radical response. Short of some rude reawakening, and barring appropriate political tools, the future of Malta and its larger European appendix looks not just bleak but outright horrid. The modern democratic system in Europe and the United States, fraught with the ideology of racial bastardization and spearheaded by plutocratic elites, has entered now its finale. This travesty of liberal democracy is visible not just in the ruling and corrupted class of Malta, but surfaces daily amidst venal white politicians all over the Western hemisphere. Lowell realizes very well that the disastrous consequences of the democratic experiment in Malta and in Europe will present the most daunting task for new European rulers. In the years to come global aftershocks of the so called multicultural democracy will be almost impossible to cure. "From the peak of power and prestige, in just one hundred years democracy dragged the white race into a minority species facing extinction."
The senseless drive for global utopia is brining about a system hostile to the very biological survival of European peoples. From Malta to Massachusetts, in order to enforce intellectual conformism, the modern democratic system uses perverse mind control – all in the name of "human rights" and "tolerance." Numerous racially aware and highly educated Europeans, including Lowell himself, are facing social ostracism and harassment by the thought police. Thought crime is no longer a literary metaphor, but has become a foundation of the judicial dogma of all modern democracy. The new trade mark of this multicultural democracy is the invention of the lurid newspeak, such as "hate crimes," "hate speech," "multiethnic sensitivity training," and whose implacable usage against free spirits results in consequences far more insidious than those in the former communist system.
The pleasure of reading Lowell consists in the fact that, before making a suggestion as to how to arrest the drowning of Malta, alias Europe, he deciphers the root causes of the problem. Before recommending the choice of his heavy artillery for the future regeneration of Europeans, such as shipping criminals and aliens into outer space, or sending them back into exotic countries of their origin, Lowell urges Europeans to clearly define their main enemy. Alas the answer is unexpected yet predictable! The main enemy of Europe are Europeans themselves! Therefore, and contrary to many European nationalists, the author rejects petty European nationalism as he considers it the main motor behind Europe's decline. Lowell is objective to the point that before rejecting the Other, he exhorts intelligent Europeans to reexamine their troubled Same. The retrieval of the European Sameness, be it of Maltese, Croatian, English or German provenance, means first and foremost shedding and shredding vestiges of their non-European mindset alongside discarding their self-inflicted modern ideological transplants – such as have been formulated throughout centuries by early Bedouin prophets and their Semitic secular successors. In one of his paragraphs, which probably best captures Lowell's criticism of Europe's divisiveness, one must single out an important sentence: "Nation versus nation, state against state, sub-nation opposed to sub-nation and other configurations of all these; a tragedy for the White race." Only by transcending parochial tribalism and by projecting themselves on their own planetary and later on the cosmic level, will Europeans be able to find their lost Aryan-Greco-Roman-Indo-European-Promethean identity – and yes, start trekking to new solar galaxies.
Malta, given its formidable history, should serve as a new custodian of Europe's cultural memory; it should become a new genius loci destined for educating a new cadre for a new European spiritual aristocracy. After all, who has benefited most, asks Lowell rhetorically, from eternal divisions among Europeans and their fratricidal wars? Lowell sagely puts this rhetorical question, a question which should become a prerequisite for modern scholars and future European leaders. Qui bono? Who benefits from intra-European squabbling? Clearly, not Europeans, but a host of non-European enemies whose main goal, ever since the birth of the Levantine Jesus Christ, has been to turn Europe into a multiracial dumping hole of the odium generis humani. We have seen over and over again and over two thousand years where Oriental dogmas of egalitarianism and multiracialism have taken Europe to: Catholic inquisition, communist gulags and liberal "warm death."
Many other themes should be singled out which Lowell diligently discusses in detail in his book. It is an ideal reader for younger Europeans, who have been victims of the incessant "dumbing down" process—courtesy of the modern democratic system and its hagiographers. Lowell also shows good knowledge of sociobiology and its important scientific breakthrough in the research of the human genome—a field of study which has yielded empirical data on racial differences and differences in IQ – yet also a field prudently avoided by the modern democratic thought police. "Mens sana in corpore sano!" – (Healthy mind in a healthy body!) was an old adagio of the old Latins, which more and more whites are becoming aware of and which will be desperately needed for breeding future European leaders. And why deny the age-old fact that every biped instinctively looks at the face of his mate or his interlocutor before making the first pass or the first move? Yes, we must concur with Lowell that a person's character is best seen in his facial and racial traits…. or as the old Latins used to say "In facie legitur homo"! Without becoming conscious of their genealogy and without safeguarding their gene pool, Europeans will degenerate into grotesque colorful zombies and perishable commodities whose production was well pre-planned by the alien ideologues of panmixia, be they of the Judeo-Christian, Liberal or Communistic brand.
There is nothing esoteric or secretive in Lowell's prose. For that matter we may add there is nothing new in the subject matter he discusses either. Similar dilemmas facing the European man were discussed by great thinkers of Antiquity, such as the Stoic Seneca or Tacitus, who were well aware of the morbidity of imported Oriental tales. So why then do not we study history and look for inspiration among the Ancients? The answer to that lies in the postmodern religion of economics. i.e. the dictatorship of well-being, which is crippling the mind and soul of young Europeans faster and more insidiously than the landscape of the former communist Kolyma. "Warm death," as a great anthropologist Konrad Lorenz once wrote, is a logical offshoot of the modern fun society in which we all live; it is an ultimate stage of the system that has enslaved the masses without leaving traces of blood. Alas, rivers of blood will soon flow!
Accordingly, Europe needs now a big shock to wake up from its torpor. Most likely this shock will soon originate within the very foundations of the democratic system itself, which has kept Europe enslaved for such a long period of time. At least one could say that the myths of eternal progress and the mendacity of democracy can no longer sustain themselves. There are cracks appearing everywhere. However, it is a sad fact that Europeans will lose again tens of millions of their best men before achieving victory. Why wait for vicious prodding from the Other, before realizing that Europe's destiny lies above economics and material success? Why wait for the repulsive Other in order to discover his beautiful European Self? Modern capitalism and its embodiment in American and European democracy are scheduled very soon to face unseen tremors before Europeans realize that a new chapter of the white man's history has begun. "Communism and Capitalism, two sides of the same coin, joining hands against patriots, nationalist, racialist forces all over the world, "as Lowell aptly puts it. After the breakdown of communism it is now the turn of its twin brother America to face the same fate albeit in a far more gory fashion, which will finally make the clean slate for new Renaissance.
The most important remark by the author of the book concerns the role of politics in Imperium. Politics must always lie ahead of economics; it must be the true vector of Europe's destiny. The reign of petty speculators, the terror of fun society guided by homo oeconomicus, must be replaced by highly trained spirited and spiritual politicians whose sole interests must focus on the betterment of the common good, i.e. the Imperium. But above all cultural achievements must thrive as a true spiritual realm of the European mankind. The Imperium must excel in architectural endeavors and encourage the proliferation of plastic arts. Malta again must serve as a model, as her walled off nature is best suited for the future architectural plans in Europe. The invisible high tech wall will be erected in order to separate Europeans from aliens for eons, and assure the future of European progeny. The Imperium must lay its first foundation stone by 2012, as by then, multifaceted tectonic shocks and the speed of history will become unstoppable—and unforgivable.
Dr Tom Sunic
In Zagreb, Croatia,
November 26, 2007