Lexicon

A compilation of used terms and words on the blog that may not be defined elsewhere (or may have a different meaning to my own use).

  • Accelerationism: The doctrine of making situations worse to prompt action from people when they would otherwise lie idle.
  • Anti-Marketism: A doctrine of merely opposing ideological marketism; that is: allowing for the possibility of “market interference.”
  • Authoritarianism: A doctrine seeking a large state and a powerful state, as opposed to minarchism.
  • Civilization: A form of human organization, distinguished from other forms by relative complexity. Most readily observable (from the ancient perspective) by the creation of cities, whence the word comes. See: society.
  • Country: A state and the territory and societies it controls. Not synonymous with nation.
  • Democracy: A loosely applied political label for systems where government is at least somewhat influenced by those not part of the government itself. Not to be confused with the more specific Ancient Greek form of democracy.
  • Economics: The science of resource management; how resources are used and transferred amongst people.
  • Extinctionism: The doctrine of seeking the extinction of some group of people.
  • Extrics: The power-relations of outgroups. “Politics between outgroups.” e.g. foreign relations. See: politics.
  • Fascism: A political doctrine combining patriotism, anti-marketism, and (sometimes) authoritarianism. Often has more overlap with reactionaries and monarchists than National Socialism. Sometimes more specifically refers to the political doctrine of Italian dictator Benito Mussolini. Often employed as a slur.
  • Feminism: The doctrine of distinguishing the sexes as different classes that are in conflict and of fomenting said conflict for various purposes, nominally in the interests of females.
  • Free-Trader: A strain of marketeer concerned mainly with international trade.
  • Ingroup: A collection of people defined by some common trait (or collection of traits) and by their competition with those who are not part of the ingroup.
  • Liberalism: A predominant strain of leftism primarily concerned with the concept of “freedom.”
  • Marketeer: Those concerned primarily with third-party non-interference in resource exchange (also called “free-marketers”). See: free-trader.
  • Marriage: The legal binding between a man and a woman for the purposes of reproducing.
  • Marxism: A doctrine following various ideas by Karl Marx.
  • Matriarchy: Literally: rule by mothers. More loosely used to refer to rule by women.
  • Minarchism: A doctrine seeking both a weak state and a small state.
  • Monarchism: A doctrine seeking government by a monarch; that is: rule by a single person.
  • Mongrel: Of or pertaining to persons of multiple racial descent.
  • Nation: A biological group of humans in size between a race (or sub-species) and an ethnicity (if using the purely biological term).
  • National Socialism: A political doctrine developed in early 20th Century Germany put into place by the NSDAP, led by Adolf Hitler. Originally heavily tied to Pan-Germanism and Germanism, but has been narrowed to merely its core doctrines of nationalism, anti-marketism, and (sometimes) authoritarianism.
  • Nationalism: Love of nation, as opposed to love of polity. A doctrine concerned with the advancement of national interests above all else. See: nation.
  • Nazi: An informal term for a National Socialist. Often used as a slur. See: National Socialism.
  • Outgroup: A collection of people defined by their non-membership of some ingroup. e.g. non-Christians are the outgroup of Christians.
  • Patriarchy: Literally: rule by fathers. More loosely used to refer to rule by men.
  • Patriotism: Love of country or polity; love of a particular political organization (e.g. the United States) or society, as opposed to love of some group of people specifically (e.g. a nation, ethnicity, or race). See: nationalism.
  • Politics: Power-relations of the ingroup.
  • Race-Traitor: Those who elevate the interests of races not their own.
  • Socialism: A doctrine opposed to that of marketeers; that is: where marketeers seek less interference in resource exchange, socialists seek more.
  • Society: A type of human social group or organization, usually large enough that not all members of the organization know all the other members. Quite often the largest form of human social organization.
  • Trade: Resource exchange.