Via Takimag we see some inklings that not all the life of monarchy has departed from the world, and the European powers that be are nervous.
Are they afraid that one dark day, when their prestige is in shambles and the people are ready for a change that a once and future King will rise up before the people and say,
If you will be My Children, I will be your Father
There will be no more electing a new people to replace you, for there shall be no more electing with the power to overturn your demographic hegemony at all.
Though you betrayed my father's father, I will redeem this land for your children's children.
Has a very Book of Hosea feel to it doesn't it? It taps directly into quite a few of the mythic narratives of Western civilization, particularly those most cherished by the warrior caste. This is probably the most absolutely optimistic endgame for England, for example, that I could conceive of without been seriously under the influence.
I've heard it said that your enemy will often talk of what he fears most, and to defeat him, most often you need to go and do precisely that. Perhaps the various Euro powers that be are wise to fear.
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