I absolutely agree — even guarantee — that the attempts to assert white minority rule will continue. South Africa is a great example of that. But as I said in the article, the Trump era is the last hurrah of the white supremacists.

And please don’t think I want the white minority rule, because I’m the only white guy in my family — all my close birth family have passed away, and all my living family today are Filipino, except for my youngest son who is half-Filipino (and married to a Filipina). My descendants will all be Brown.

I hope you see that I have very good reason to not want to see white supremacists in charge, because they’d be against my children and grandchildren, too. Here’s my sons, as proof of what I say. My grandkids will have no feeling of “whiteness”. Most whites would have a problem with that. I don’t.

But I understand your point — I’m very much the exception to the rule.

A recent survey showed that whites are feeling anxiety at the prospect of losing their place in society. They have been taught for so long that America is a white nation, and taught white history almost exclusively in school. They see how white nations have driven so much of the history of the world over the past five centuries (never mind that except for Rome and Greece, Europe was a cultural and educational backwater before then), and it is almost impossible for them to grasp that the great wheel turns, that “whiteness” isn’t the be-all/end-all of everything.

But the success of “whiteness” is also its curse. Look at Japan — when they became so incredibly successful in the 1980’s, their birth rate plummeted and continues to plummet even today. There is a nation that’s almost as bad off, where the birth rate is too low to sustain the population: Italy. There are whole towns there that are dying off. One can literally purchase homes in those towns for one Euro. The only white nations that are maintaining their populations are the ones with robust immigration…like America. If Trump and his white supremacist allies had their way, if they were able to Make America White Again, our population would drop like a rock. The last bastion of “whiteness” won’t be in America, but in eastern Europe and in Russia.

So it’s pretty much set in stone: “whiteness” is in decline. That’s not a matter of “white guilt” or of “social justice”, but of a simple and undeniable demographic trend. Asia is rising, led by China…and if China’s “social credit” system and their ongoing persecution of the Uighurs and Tibetans is any indication, that’s not necessarily a good thing, either.

So what do we do? In my opinion, don’t put one’s faith in nations or even in cultures, but in family. Keep our families close, and help each other to succeed. That’s the secret to the success of Asian families in America, and it’s not a bad idea at all.

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Retired Navy. Inveterate contrarian. If I haven’t done it, I’ve usually done something close.

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