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I don’t know and neither does anybody else. Nor do I particularly care. Now that I understand the idea, as does most of mankind, I am glad it was invented and I can reap the benefits of that marvelous idea. If we were to reverse history and scrap everything that involved wheels, we would be trashing just about everything we have built and now enjoy. We would be setting technology back approximately four thousand years. I am not so stupid as to say that because I didn’t think of the wheel first I categorically refuse to use it or even recognize that it exists.
Nature also has given us that supreme right. We need no written laws, no constitution, no declaration from Washington. Nature says that we have not only the moral right, but the moral duty to do so. This is a basic tenet in our religion – Nature’s Eternal Religion, and no man, no race, no government is going to change that or take it away from us. Expansion. The second basic urge Nature has imbued us with is expansion of our own kind – expansion of our numbers, expansion of our territory. This, too, is a basic natural right and a basic duty.
If we were to reverse history and scrap everything that involved wheels, we would be trashing just about everything we have built and now enjoy. We would be setting technology back approximately four thousand years. I am not so stupid as to say that because I didn’t think of the wheel first I categorically refuse to use it or even recognize that it exists. There is another idea, of much more recent vintage, that is extremely important for survival of the White Race, the race that has not only developed the wheel to its present state of usefulness, but has been instrumental in most of the world’s great inventions and technologies.