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Thoughts on ‘Incels’ and Alleged Public Reactions Towards Them: 4

May 21, 2018 21 comments

In the previous post of this series, I made a point that the aftermath of WW1 created a lot of socio-economic instability in Europe which resulted in leaders like Lenin, Mussolini and Hitler (in addition to many other similar less famous ones) assuming power. But have you ever wondered how these men came to power in the first place? I mean.. who supported these leaders anyway? And what does any of this have to do with ‘incels’ in 2018?

As it turns out, a lot. To understand what I talking about, we have to first talk a bit about why WW1 (and WW2) were so different from any wars before them- not just in sheer scale but also their timing and impact on society. The ‘timing’ aspect of both WW1 and WW2 is often glossed over by most historians because the subject matter does not sell as many books or lectures as military descriptions of those wars. So why is their timing important anyway?

Well.. for starters, the era from 1880-1910 was marked by a very significant change in kind of jobs and livelihoods available to most men in European countries. While the industrial revolution might have begun decades earlier, it was not until the 1880s-1890s that it started to change the spectrum of jobs available to most men in those countries. We often forget that majority of ‘jobs’ in those countries were related to agriculture, as late as the 1870s- even in western Europe.

But what effect did this have on those affected by this transition? Some of you know part of the answer, which is birth of the modern labor movement. The other part is however less talked about. The short version is that the change of ‘jobs’ and livelihoods from farm to city resulted in a lot of social dislocation and growth of instability. A rapid increase in number of non-agricultural jobs during that era did however keep a lid on that problem, at least for the time being. And then WW1 started in 1914.

As many of you know, WW1 was the really the first large-scale war in which every major participant nation-state mobilized its citizenry and ended up instituting military conscription. By the end of that war, millions of soldiers on all sides had died or were permanently disabled. But even more problematically, many millions more came back to countries, societies and livelihoods which had ceased to exist. To put it another way, soldiers who returned ‘home’ after WW1 came back to communities and livelihoods which had changed beyond their ability to adapt.

It did not help that post-WW1 austerity type economic measures in many countries and the increased mechanization of work created tons of young and poor men without any real prospects for a better future. Now combine this with the visceral contempt many felt for all those old-fashioned regimes and social structures who were responsible for WW1. It does not take a genius to figure out that the massive young male precariat created by WW1 looked around for new leaders who could promise them a better future.

And this brings us why the October Revolution in 1917 allowed the Bolsheviks to displace the provincial government and all moderates. As you might have figured out by now, the Bolsheviks had far more wiling young men and weapons than their opponents. The sheer number of willing young men and weapons was also why the Bolsheviks won the almost 5-year long Russian Civil War in 1922. And yes, the civil war did resulted in the death of a few million people- but in the end the Bolsheviks won, Lenin assumed formal leadership and USSR was formed in 1923.

Let us now talk about how Mussolini came to power in Italy in 1922. For somebody who literally created the concept of Fascism, it is interesting that Mussolini started out as a socialist. While the many twists in his life until the end of WW1 are too numerous to document here, the relevant part is that he became a well-known populist leader towards end of WW1. It certainly helped that the previous government and system in Italy had lost public support because of its many failures during WW1, even though they came out on the “winning” side.

Long story short, Mussolini correctly assessed the extent of public dissatisfaction with the existing system and took steps to gain power culminating in the March on Rome in 1922. And yes, the core supporters who stood behind him and helped him seize power were young men who had come back ‘home’ after fighting in WW1. As you will see, young men who fought in WW1 and came back to a displaced existence without a decent future somehow always ended up supporting a leader (almost always an outsider) who would promise them a better future.

Which brings us to the issue of how Hitler came to power in Germany. As some of you know, post-WW1 Germany was a hot mess. For one, terms of the Treaty of Versailles had caused a series of massive economic problems in Germany. The lack of perceived public authority and impotence of successive governments in the Wiemar republic combined with their inability to do help all those young men who returned ‘home’ after WW1 had created a huge population of young men who wanted to overthrow the current system.

Again, to make a long story short, the absolutely dismal reputation of the Wiemar republic along with the massive economic stresses caused by the great depression made a person like Hitler look like a reasonable option to the German public in 1933. Of course, the core and most loyal supporters of Hitler came from the ranks of soldiers who had fought in WW1. It is therefore no surprise that all the organisations which enabled Hitler’s rise to power in 1933, such as the Sturmabteilung, Nazi Party, Schutzstaffel and their precursors such as the Freikorps, were almost exclusively made up of young veterans of WW1.

Will write more about how all this relates to the current status quo in the next part of this series. Here is a hint.. history may not repeat, but if often rhymes.

What do you think? Comments?

How to Use Escorts: IV

January 7, 2010 55 comments

In a previous post on this subject, I had talked about using online resources to optimize your experience with escorts. I will answer the other half of the question today: agency or independent contractor?

Before I say anything more, remember this:

If you are a newbie, your best experience will probably with a well-researched escort from an established, but not too expensive agency.

Now there are some caveats about using agencies:

1. Never use an agency that boasts of an elite client base. They are just lazy, snobby ripoffs.
2. Never use agencies that require you to pay in advance.
3. Stop patronizing any agency that sides with a gal you had to send back. Trust me, that happens.
4. Anything above 300$/hr and without MSOG is not worth it, no exceptions!

If you perform enough background research and use common sense, you will have a very pleasurable experience with an agency escort. It also helps that many agencies have lots of new faces, and the owners appreciate good repeat customers.

The quality of independent contractors can vary greatly, however as long as you perform a skeptical review check and take common sense precautions- you will be fine. Indeed the true gems in the escort business are often independent contractors.

As many of you know, escorts can be either incalls or outcalls. While each type has its pros and cons, which I discuss in a future article- outcalls are often the safer option. Also note that established agencies do not send any man/ driver along with your outcall to your door, and that is one of the sure signs of a scam or shakedown. The usual pattern involves somebody or a cab to drop her off, a quick phone call that she has reached, and one after the hour (or more) is over when someone or a cab to pick her up. That is it! Anything more than that is a bad sign, and feel free to bailout of such a scenario.

Any man who accompanies escorts to your door, hangs around in your house, property, floor of hotel is a sign of a scam or amateurs. At most, the guy can sit in the lobby/ bar of the hotel. Also be very suspicious of more than one guy accompanying the escort.

I have more suggestions for things to watch out for when using incalls, in my next post in this series. After that I will talk about massage parlours etc..

And one more thing:

If an escort is significantly different from her online description (official or reviews), send her away. You should not have to pay 200-300$ for an inferior lay, that is what committed men do.. Every wonder why the same word is used for a man in a relationship and one in a mental asylum?

How to Use Escorts- III

January 3, 2010 13 comments

My last post on this topic yielded one very good question:

Do you have any online resources you would recommend? Also, does it make more sense to go through an agency or use an independent contractor?

The simple answer to the first question is- through escort review boards. The complex answer is below:

The internet is one of the two great revolutions in finding a good escort. As early as 1997, escort review boards and newsgroups for most major cities in the western world were already up. They have evolved over time, and become better and larger. While the earlier ones were yahoo and msn based, since 2000 most are hosted independently and have a more stable existence.

How do I find them:

1. Use your favorite search engine with no result filtering. You are looking for explicit content, not approved family-friendly content. I use google, though bing is just as good.

2. Use query strings such as “x escort review board”, “x escort review bulletin board”, “x escort bulletin board” where x= name of city. Such searches will often net you multiple good leads.

3. Make sure that you are using a secure browser (updated firefox, chrome, opera) with the appropriate browser security settings. I cannot stress this enough, because some fake (or legitimate sites) might try to install malware. Please use your personal computer for such research. Good quality non-work connectivity (outside your home) can be obtained from a number of sources- starbucks or tethering your smartphone.

4. Now browse each hit, carefully and methodically. Take notes if necessary. A genuine escort review board will have some advertisements, but is usually a very plain affair with a clear separation of advertisements and reviews. Most boards are powered by vBulletin.

5. Most boards, especially in the USA require you to become a member to read reviews. Outside the USA, membership is usually necessary only for commenting. Membership to genuine escort review boards is always free. The advertisements (often in a separate section) pay for the board. Do not use a throwaway e-mail address or your real name (yahoo and gmail pseudonym addresses are respectable).

6. BBs have an etiquette. Explicit language is discouraged for legal reasons, especially in the USA (land of the free). The FAQ, informal glossaries and common sense are the best guides to understanding reviews. If you read such boards for between 1-3 months, you will understand the ‘scene’ in that city very well. Do not expect long timers to give you explicit tips, and as always use multiple sources before you make a decision.

7. If multiple boards are available for a given city, use them! As always, keep notes- so you can track reviews and cross reference them. There are many fine addons in firefox (browser) to help you capture text and create rudimentary databases, as you are data-mining.

8. Craiglist is an interesting source of leads on local review boards, as many escorts mention their positive reviews on such boards- but beware of shills (both reviews and overtly positive boards). Shill reviews for escorts are similar to shill reviews on amazon/ ebay, and can be largely eliminated by cross-referencing and using your common sense.

9. Do not let your dick make decisions. I cannot stress that enough..

In the next post, I will answer the second part of the question: How to arrive at a decision and the relative merits/ perils of different types of service providers.

Part 4 is now up: How to Use Escorts- IV