You might pattern it after Shaw's "Revolutionist's Handbook and Pocket Companion."
@WmJas - you must be the only other person in the world to have read that! Have you also read The Intelligent Woman's Guide to Socialism (etc)? And if that doesn't beat you - have you read Shaw's early novel An Unsocial Socialist?
Go for it! Please, please, please!
I suppose that most of what we need is "strategies and tactics" for the inner war, and an essential there, I submit, is simply to remember and daily to affirm one's Baptism. One has been buried with Christ and raised with Him, and this is the basic of the new life (Romans 6). One has been transferred from satan's realm to that of the Father (Colossians 1:13). One has been seated with Christ in the heavenlies (Ephesians 1:3, 2:6) and delivered from the destruction that is coming upon the world (1 Peter 3:21 and verses following). These are essential facts amd they are fundamental for the life we are to live. They are facts about us but they are not facts about what we have done. As such they are the basis of our living as witnesses to a radically different way of things than that of any other faith, secular or religious. We are told to be lights to the world, an appalling commandment if we think that is an agenda for our implementation. It isn't. When we live in and from our Baptisms (which were done to us, not by us), then we will be and become lights."Living as a Reactionary Christian" is primarily "living as a Christian," and living as a Christian is based on facts including the above.
A guide to living kind of thing? I'm not sure -- the advice wouldn't essentially be much different than that offered by white nationalists, religious self-segregators, and the like: avoid contact with mainstream media, surround yourself with like-minded people, homeschool, etc., would it?
I haven't read either of those, Bruce. Do you recommend them?
@WmJas - I think An Unsocial Socialist is well worth reading for its youthful vitality, and depiction of Shaw's idealized self. It also gives a picture of Socialism when it was innocent. There is a huge detachable chunk of pure Marxist economics in the middle (the hero giving someone a lecture, I think), which I always skipped.
You could mine CS Lewis - Screwtape and The Great Divorce being the easy way in for duffers like me - for 'how to' and 'why to' live stuff, as well as for what I think are useful digests and potted histories of how our enemies have done their work these past few decades. Some of them seem near enough prophetic though I'm sure he was merely clear-headed and self-critical enough just to see his fellows rushing towards the grotty, corrupt society that they now have made.
If it were done well, it would be a great thing indeed.
A Confederacy of Dunces for a portrayal of an idealized predecessor of the Orthosphere blogger.
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