August 23, 2016

“Victim culture”: An embarrassment for the Left AND the Right

Lauren SouthernArchive

The right is getting trampled. We’re being censored, kicked off campuses, abused, and beat up. It’s just the world we live in — we can’t change things in an instant.

We can, however, change the way we respond to this reality.

Right-wingers could choose to speak truth and fight against wrongdoing, or they could choose to play the victim just like the left.

The right is on the brink of embracing victim status because of the favourable image it provides. It’s become so tempting that we’ve recently suffered a major censorship hoax.

We need to shake off this martyr complex and fight the progressive left with positive action instead of weeping, mourning, and becoming “victims” ourselves.

Because exaggerated victimhood is a dirty progressive tactic that will fail every time.

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commented 2016-08-25 01:28:12 -0400
The victim mentality walks hand-in-hand with the savior complex. In more secular, legalistic terms we have the offender and the victim, with the state taking on the role of the savior even though it merely uses the “victim” as a tool to exact vengeance on the offender for the violation of it’s authority. The stark reality of our “criminal justice” (oxymoron much?) is that the victim receives no compensation while they and all of society pay a debt to criminal to the sum of $100K per year per criminal the last time I checked.

But the point is not the short-comings of our modern legal system, but rather the associated culture of weakness and victimhood it fosters … an offender-victim paradigm. This is very much against the grain of indigenous Anglo-Germanic culture and character, which operated, both legally and culturally, within an offender-offended paradigm, where the law was largely in the hands of the people, ie. it was up to the offended to file suit, and where if the legal recourse was pursued (as it ultimately always was, soon or later, by common will of the greater community if nothing else) the offended would received at least half of any fine paid out … and no one paid the wrong-doer anything. In time prisons would be built by such cultures, not to protect the community from “criminals”, but to protect criminals from the community; which to be fair was also present to a degree in the elder era in the form of the frith-stool/holy ground … which sheltered the (perceived) offender from the wrath of the community (if he could reach it) but also assured a trial.

Anyway, if someone offends, by any adult standard, don’t be a victim. Be offended. No one can give you or take from you that which is inherently yours and interwoven with your soul. You need simply to demand it’s recognition … or at worst “fly your colours” whether they’re recognized or not as is your Gods-given right.
commented 2016-08-24 20:50:02 -0400
“With our mind we make our world…all that we are arises from what we think…
“Oh see how he abused me……..”
Cherish such thoughts and suffering shall cleave to you like the ruts that follow the wheel that follow the cart that follows the ox…

But abandon such thoughts and happyness shall cling to you as your shadow when you stand between your father heaven and your mother the earth in the glory of the great eastern sun…"

Thus did the buddha teach… taught the buddha

Get off the victim trip……it is toxic bullshit
commented 2016-08-24 09:53:18 -0400
The comedy show is only starting, BLM fighting with pride in Toronto, two of the biggest I am a victim groups fighting over who is the biggest victim, next up muslims and Indians will want there share of victim cash, Indians have been pulling the victim card for decades now the muslims are catching up fast. funny how they all want money it always makes them better especially the Indians. The professional victim groups will be at each others throats over who is the biggest victim. monty python here we come
commented 2016-08-24 03:17:11 -0400
Being a professional victim has its benefits. Until we take away those benefits, people on both sides will want to continue wanting to be victims.
commented 2016-08-24 03:06:50 -0400
Thank you Lauren.
A very useful commentary.
You’re one of the good ones.
commented 2016-08-24 02:37:14 -0400
So, I guess this means that if you want more LOVE , Peace and TOLERANCE. Then , you will have no problem turning your back on your Culture , Your parents and Your Ancestors. We were all a nasty bunch of sons of bitches anyway .
commented 2016-08-24 02:17:03 -0400
At some point , even someone as dumb as Justin —-will have to realize that Canada is not a Toy.
commented 2016-08-24 01:51:55 -0400
If your a winner you don’t need anyone to blame. So says Andrew. You have not been listening to Trump, he says “We Don’t Win Anymore”, so if he blames somebody he has to in order to identify the problem, deal with it and become a winner where the blaming stops. And the silent majority they speak of, it’s a fact voters have come forward in this election campaign that have never voted before, they account for some of the support Trump is getting. The numbers are there, they have been verified, with the simple fact that Trump became the Republican nominee, when everything and everybody was against him, and he was in competition with some career politicians. Mexico is right next door to the USA so it stands to reason they would be criticized. Mexicans run across the US border every night like Cockroaches. Mexico is a hotbed of Pollution, Poverty, Crime, Killings, Drug Cartels, and Political Corruption , etc. All those illegals have for a long time severely damaged the US economy. Get set for the massive influx of Mexicans to Canada starting in the fall when Trudie signs that agreement with Mexico regarding the Visas. There will probably be plane loads of Mexicans every day coming here. Those that illegally cross into the US, they have violated the immigration laws, if they work there it will be in the underground economy, again violating more laws. And certainly if they are being paid, and how much doesn’t matter, it’s doubtful they are paying taxes, so now they have violated another law, so far that’s three, and it will mount from there. Sending their kids to school a system of education they do not pay into, getting medical treatment, a system they do not pay into, and getting welfare, a system they do not pay into. Do you really want to be paying out in every area to support these and other freeloading parasites that come to our shores. European countries are being bankrupted by this kind of situation, with it comes poverty, crime, violence, social unrest, unemployment, and quite possibly Civil War, you do the math. The illegals destroy it all for everyone, that’s why we have a system to protect our economy, our borders, our social systems, overwhelm the system and it will collapse. Our government, the police and the media, whoever is involved is doing everything to redirect attention away from the threats that are coming our way. Brace for Impact.
commented 2016-08-24 01:46:14 -0400
I will complain but never be part of the victim culture, that means subjugation and loss of freedom. The left does not care about those things , that is their problem.
commented 2016-08-24 01:45:18 -0400
AWWW Andrew is Trump getting you upset? You gonna have a SJW tantrum?
commented 2016-08-24 01:43:45 -0400
Andrew Trump is telling it like it is , and many people who do not vote may just turn up because of him.
Now go agree with Hillary when she lies and blames Powell and pretty much anything or anyone but herself. Your criticism of Trump for a Hillary staple is quite laughable. Also did you not agree with blaming Alberta and oil and the dollar when Ontario was excusing the libs? Try looking in a damn mirror.
commented 2016-08-24 01:05:49 -0400
I am White skinned. I don’t owe any one of you pigmented Ones —any thing ? Just Kidding. Strange—- do you feel for the Natives of this Country. Justin is really going fuck every one of you.
commented 2016-08-24 00:33:18 -0400
“Why are the vast silent majority rising up in support of Mr. Trump? Who’s blaming Mexico?? Trump is blaming the right people "

The “vast silent majority” who are neither silent, nor majority? That’s identity politics in a nutshell Imaginary, unverifiable supporters designed to make your cult sound more mainstream than it is.

Yes, Trump is blaming everyone for everything. That’s what I said. Mexico is indeed a common target. Or “NWO globalists”> IF you’re a winner, you don’t need anyone to blame.
commented 2016-08-24 00:32:47 -0400
No, Shebel Raj, a winner is any person of any color who is not allowing themselves to be a victim – come – try to make me your victim – try to kill me – you had better be fast & good – and make that one shot count – because with my last breath- you would become the victim. A winner is a person of any color who refuses to be bullied into submission – by a criminal whether it be a common one or a political one! And damn – there are a lot of criminal politicians in our world -
commented 2016-08-24 00:27:00 -0400
I don’t know what a Winner is and I don’t know what a Victim is Anymore . I guess a Winner is someone that is a minority A Victim is the White man.
commented 2016-08-24 00:09:11 -0400
Andrew Stephenson Get REAL – what problems has Trump imagined? Why are the vast silent majority rising up in support of Mr. Trump? Who’s blaming Mexico?? Trump is blaming the right people – the NWO globalists who have created a very chaotic USA & Canada It is people like you who follow cultist leaders like Clintoon -the satanic witch.
Go live in a country which has open borders – where the hell so you find one? You won’t to go to Saudi Arabia – illegally – or to Mexico illegally – your small mindedness would soon be expanded to the real reality of this world!
you are just a Clintoon, Obumer, TruDope Globalist libtard shrill!
OH – you spout the same shit that Jay, Sean & Ron spout – you guys into a wankin gang?? Or are you all the same pesky uninformed person – trolling and pissing off a lot of good conservative people?
And since when are you paying for these illegals, in $$ and lives and increased crime – like the American people are – the reality is beyond your capability to fathom!!
Just go away looser! You wouldn’t recognize a winner if they bopped you on the nose!
commented 2016-08-23 23:32:36 -0400
“Trump rally in Austin, Texas – live now!! Trump supporters are not victims – they are Winners! "

If they were “winners” they wouldn’t be cultishly attached to a guy who has gotten so far by inventing problems then blaming Mexico. Winners would think America is already pretty great, since they share in the greatness, and winners would certainly not be jealous of illegals.. No, Trumpists are losers… they’re angry at the world because they’re losers, the whole movement is predicated on "it’s someone else’s fault’.
commented 2016-08-23 23:21:12 -0400
Andrew Stephenson commented – “Every time you blame the “media party” for something, it’s the martyr complex. Trump’s entire campaign has been inventing new ways to be the victim.”

Identifying an entity which victimizes truth and objectivity isn’t playing the whiney SJW game of oh poor little me – It’s a statement of fact.
commented 2016-08-23 23:11:32 -0400
I didn’t feel like apologizing anyway. Why the fuck should I apologize to a whiny assed monkee because I told him the truth.
commented 2016-08-23 23:06:09 -0400
Lauren. I think this Nash guy is a Lefty, who made it up to make Con’s look bad. Why? Cause it’s so typical of them. Con’s – true Con’s, don’t make up stories. We’re about truth, as you point out. Dig a little deeper if you can and see if I’m right.

That aside, I couldn’t agree more with the theme you’re promoting. Cheers!
commented 2016-08-23 22:56:10 -0400
This fat bitch wants to have a Movement—-
commented 2016-08-23 22:38:16 -0400
Eh Andy – don’t depend on the Clintoon News Network for your info – maybe you ought to try the real deal … Trump rally in Austin, Texas – live now!! Trump supporters are not victims – they are Winners! – hear with your own ears – but I know the Libtards all have a common desease – plugged ears! – except when it comes to bullshit! … then they are nothing but ears & mouth
commented 2016-08-23 22:15:45 -0400
Hey Andy. That is a very weak and pathetic attempt at a come back. CNN is crying right now because people are not buying their shit show anymore. Try harder next time.
commented 2016-08-23 21:22:56 -0400
Every time you blame the “media party” for something, it’s the martyr complex. Trump’s entire campaign has been inventing new ways to be the victim.
commented 2016-08-23 18:44:38 -0400
Well said – I do just that!

Always have and always will.
commented 2016-08-23 18:09:21 -0400
Sure glad you are using “protection” Lauren!! You are just too gorgeous & smart to see you laying in a box!! A big Thank-You to all those who look after your security! It is good to see you have smart friends.
commented 2016-08-23 17:17:25 -0400
Anyone who refuses to surrender their principles to coercion and injustice will never be a victim. I have never considered myself a victim – believe me being a almost life long Libertarian I get shot at from all sides, but my armor is logic and my weapon is truth – and I never back down to a fallacious argument and threats and force just energize me more.

Good Rant Lauren