In the spring I went to New York City for two days to appear on the Dr. Oz show. The trip was fun enough that I wondered if maybe I should consider living in the city, but a more recent trip of four days destroyed that notion. When not on a psychological high from appearing on national television, all the flaws of New York hit me hard enough that I’m sure it won’t be my future home. Here are the reasons why…

1. It smells

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It’s hard to walk more than two blocks without being assaulted by an offensive odor, either from sewage or garbage. One of the reasons is that New York doesn’t put their garbage in containers to lessen the odors. Third world sanitation practices haven’t yet made its way to the city.

2. It’s loud

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Have you not had a headache in a while? Would you like your mind to be constantly drowned out by loud noise from trains, cars, and crowds of people? Then move to New York where even in the middle of the night you will not escape the city that never stops honking. The only way to combat New York noise is through more noise, so people are essentially forced to wear headphones with loud music for much of the day. This greatly degrades their ability to think.

3. Walk, stop, wait

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A huge chunk of your waking life in New York City can be boiled down to three words: walk, stop, wait. You walk a little while, you stop, and then you wait. You repeat this procedure more than 200 times a day. Just walking to the coffee shop nearby will involve at least ten instances of walking, stopping, and waiting. I can’t understand why human beings would want to be so deliberately herded around in such a manner.

4. The city is a mechanism for shearing sheep

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Speaking of herding, the program operating in New York is this: a herd of people assemble into one location, “graze” on a product or service, then move on to the next grazing ground where they consume some more. The only catch is that each field they graze on gives them a haircut by taking their money (or at least tries to).

Many sheep spend time on a crowded subway car where they graze for a bit, exposing themselves to advertisements. Then they move to the hip Mexican joint. They graze there, spending $10 on a sandwich that photographs well on Instagram but is quite small and will require another feeding shortly. Then they go to the bar with their friends to graze but that gets boring quickly so they need to migrate after half an hour to another bar. Then they need to eat at a late-night joint. People in New York are constantly shuffled from one grazing pen to the next in a very literal sense.

Sheep hate being alone, so they actively seek out other sheep as a sign that the grazing ground is good. This is why so many New Yorkers will try to compliment a place by saying “It’s always crowded.” So you have sheep telling other sheep where it’s worth making donations of their wool, and the pattern continues every day. In fact, the crowdedness of the city itself is what entices so many South American and European sheep to move here (sheep must be around other sheep). You will never meet someone in New York who says “I like being alone” or “I don’t care for going out.” The city attracts people who get bored easily and need to follow the herd, while simultaneously convincing them that they are different from millions of others who are doing the exact same thing.

What got me is how efficient this machine is. Without even trying, money is escaping my pocket even though I had no need that required spending it. It just happens in New York that the only way to have “fun” is to spend quite a bit of money, if not on food and alcohol then on drugs and events. Going for a walk in Europe usually costs $0 but doing so in New York will involve a minimum of $40 and the inability to fully recall where it was all spent. The city put me in a capitalist hypnotic state where I wanted to give away my money as quickly as possible.

5. Relationships are sterile

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It seems to be a rule that every girl who lives here is on birth control, meaning that you are also on low doses of birth control—and anti-depressants—if you just consume the city water. If you get into a relationship with a female resident, you definitely won’t be placed above her “lifestyle” or career, and the word I’m getting from guys who live here is that relationships are short indeed. If people love being herded from one grazing ground to the next, it’s no surprise that they also perform the same behavior with their lovers. If you live in New York, it’s impossible not to have a neverending string of casual relationships. You’ll need to sleep with at least ten people to have something resembling a normal relationship with one.

You’ll also have a dozen two minutes conversations per day that result in absolutely nothing, where you’re meeting people just for the sake of meeting people. And then you run into these people at some point in the future and wonder, “Where did I meet this person again?” Because there are so many human options, your brain gets quickly re-wired to be overly picky about who you develop relationships with, meaning that in a city where you are surrounded by millions, you’re intensely lonely.

6. It’s too diverse

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Do people like diversity because of a natural urge within them or because they were told to like it? Some diversity is healthy but New York takes it to an extreme where you’re everywhere and nowhere at the same time. It’s just too mentally taxing to try connecting with people that come from entirely different places and backgrounds. Without strong physical attraction or a mutual shared interest, no friendship or love will result. When you’re young, meeting thousands of people a year from “all over the world” can be exciting, but if you already know the type of person you connect with best, it would be smarter to surround yourself with only those people.

My conclusion of New York is that it’s a great place where sheep can get slowly fleeced while thinking they are living in paradise because of the many food, entertainment, and human options on offer. The constant noise and action of the city makes it impossible for them not to think too deeply about their lives, but to work hard for money that they will immediately be donating back to the many wolves that prowl the grazing grounds.

For a man under 30 years old, I can see how this city could benefit his hustle and game, but after that it seems to be a way to limit a man’s self development by keeping him on a nonstop treadmill that lacks much in the way of deeper meaning or fulfillment. While there was a point I wondered if New York was right for me, I’m absolutely certain now that it’s not.

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Cielo
Cielo
5 years ago

Valid points Roosh, have you been to LA?

SaTaN
SaTaN
5 years ago
Reply to  Cielo

Been there, it sucks! bigger shithole than NYC will ever be!
L.A. is filled with nothing but low-life junkie retard liberal fags, dykes, mentally defective idiots, illiterate trailer trash asshole jews, spics and mexicunt morons and complete weirdo fags who all think they are better than the rest of the world and have yet to realize that they ARE just stuck in the countries asshole!

Da Mac
Da Mac
5 years ago
Reply to  SaTaN

No, wait. Tell me like it really is, SaTaN! Don’t hold back on my account!

The sad thing is, if you’re not completely correct, you’re damn close to it. 🙂

paul
paul
4 years ago
Reply to  SaTaN

I’ll take LA over NYC any day.

horn
horn
5 years ago
Reply to  Cielo

I posted this about your last [positive] NYC trip:

Most women are not golddiggers by any stretch. Girls will not only
look you in the eye on the street/bar, they have no hesitation about
eye-fucking you and letting you know they like you and your style.

Walked from 33rd and 7th to 47th and Park because it was nice out. Had about
10 pretty girls check me out, some more in Starbucks [easiest place to
get numbers and idates] passed 3 models on the street and 1 famous model
who I recognized from Vogue/fashion spreads of EE origin.

It is expensive, but you won’t find hotter, sexier women anywhere else in the
world. They dress to the nines and like to party. And the mix of races
and styles…if you like Asian girls you can date 2 very hot ones a year
with little/no effort if you’re a taller white guy.

You may have to grind at the beginning, but once you know how to work corporate/Wall St, you can get a big raise every 1-2 years by leaving or leveraging.’

Veni Vidi Vici
Veni Vidi Vici
5 years ago
Reply to  horn

Disagree The women in Porto Alegre Brazil shattered my belief in NYC chick supremacy. Unless you’re one of sucessful corporate types ( and show it ) dating is actually more difficult for most men compounded by the male / female ratio does not favor men until after the age of 40.

horn
horn
5 years ago
Reply to  Veni Vidi Vici

Pretending artistic types can’t get laid with hot girls in NYC is lol-tastic to the highest degree. Try again. Also, you misread what I wrote, apparently, the M-F ratio is not key, the *straight* M-F ratio is. And there are hundreds of thousands of young, gay men all over the City. A huge number of attractive women in this town have no dates for a Saturday night.

Veni Vidi Vici
Veni Vidi Vici
5 years ago
Reply to  horn

Really how many of these gays are really bisexual? NYC LGBT population is around 4 percent not even in the top ten cities. I been clubbing in NYC since the days of LimeLight so I understand the scene pretty well and seen first hand the type men that pull here.
If an attractive women under 35 is single in NYC it’s by choice. Unless your very attractive or have a talent which brings you status your income is far more important then most other U.S. Cities.

coldstream23
coldstream23
5 years ago

Walk/stop/wait, sure. Although what other city or town allows people to walk extensively from place to place? Walking is a normal and important human activity that has become absent for most modern zoo humans outside of the treadmill or vacation time in some walkable place.

Petar
Petar
5 years ago
Reply to  coldstream23

He is trying to emphasize the dominance of the ongoing machinery with a bit of an exaggerated depiction.

ActionJackson23
ActionJackson23
5 years ago
Reply to  coldstream23

Yeah I love walking and hate having to drive everywhere …

edcdbbb6
edcdbbb6
5 years ago
Reply to  coldstream23

The point is you can’t take a walk like a normal human being in Manhattan. You are constantly hitting timed lights and other obstacles. It’s very stressful. Other major cities are much better in this regard.

coldstream23
coldstream23
5 years ago
Reply to  edcdbbb6

Which U.S. cities allow as much walking as NYC/Manhattan? Of cities I have been to, it is the most walkable.

CamelJockey
CamelJockey
5 years ago
Reply to  coldstream23

I used to live in Long Beach, CA. I always use to walk my dog all over the city. It is way more walkable than NYC

SaTaN
SaTaN
5 years ago
Reply to  CamelJockey

Not nice to call your wife a dog, even if she IS one! Meanwhile I thought you dune coon shitskin faggits only fucked and got butt fucked by camels and goats!

CamelJockey
CamelJockey
5 years ago
Reply to  SaTaN

You must have caught your girlfriend getting bent over by an ethnic minority, didn’t you?

JohnDSee
JohnDSee
5 years ago
Reply to  CamelJockey

Boston is a good walk.

66Scorpio
66Scorpio
5 years ago
Reply to  coldstream23

The fact that the city is densely packed like a crate of sardines stacked 100 high means that just about everything is – in theory – within walking distance. I think the point is that this alone does not make a place “walkable”.
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I have only spent a weekend in Manhattan but I think I understand what Roosh is getting at. Shanghai is much more walkable than Hong Kong despite the latter being much more compact.

SaTaN
SaTaN
5 years ago
Reply to  edcdbbb6

Which ones? OK, now which ones have 20 million people in them? Yeah, that’s what I thought, asshat! Now go blow your boyfriend some more faggit!

paul
paul
4 years ago
Reply to  SaTaN

Why would you want to go to a city that has 20 million people? Being overcrowded is one of the many horrid things about the big rotten apple. There is also over priced, over rated, toxic, ugly, smells, rude, loud, corrupt, filthy transportation…. the list goes on and on.

66Scorpio
66Scorpio
5 years ago
Reply to  coldstream23

In a more suburban setting you can walk from point A to point B continuously without stopping every couple of minutes to wait for traffic, an elevator, a transit queue or whatever.

SaTaN
SaTaN
5 years ago
Reply to  coldstream23

Agreed!

paul B
paul B
5 years ago

That was a good analysis. New York and Hollywood, (los Angels) are the two places that have influenced and dominated world culture and relationships the most I would say. Everyone in the world wants to be part of it — by the way they dress and talk and think. So wherever one is in the world, NY and LA will be there to some extent. The end result is more shallow people (sheep).

SaTaN
SaTaN
5 years ago
Reply to  paul B

Stupid retards with unfounded blanket statements like YOU are who fuck up the country! It’s also the weak minded, shallow, ignorant, assholes who come here from Iowa, Ohio, Alabama, Texas, South Dakota, etc., who THINK it’s like that here and that is how and what they should be like due to some total garbage they saw on some fake as TV show or movie, and think they have to walk and talk and dress a certain way, because “they do it like that in NYC!” It’s so not at all true! NOT everyone here is a weak minded faggit yuppie/preppie 9-5 blowjob hack! If you REALLY walked down a NYC street, chances are you would NEVER see any two people dressed the same way!

paul
paul
4 years ago
Reply to  SaTaN

^Spoken like a demented toxic new yorker. No wonder people hate this city so much. It’s because of ass holes like you SaTaN.

John
John
5 years ago

New York is not a city to be liked in a day (or four). Need to give it a few weeks at the very least, and get to know the insides and outs of it, the undercurrents.

You’ve given bland remote cities in the soviet block weeks of your time.. yet you allocate 4 days for a city like new york? That’s just too funny.

I mean it’s up to you but it’s way way too short of a time to pass worthy judgement.

Tom Dane
Tom Dane
5 years ago
Reply to  John

He comes from DC and been traveling a lot..so he knows how Western cities are. Of course, NYC is going to be just another hell, like the others. Sure all those hells are not exactly the same, but they are all hells.

Godslave
Godslave
5 years ago
Reply to  Tom Dane

NYC is not like other Western cities. It’s in a class of its own. John’s right. Doosh V is a fucking moron who doesn’t make enough money to enjoy the city properly

paul
paul
4 years ago
Reply to  Godslave

“It’s in a class of its own”. Yup, low class. NYC is a total shit hole, a toxic dump and the most disgusting big city in America.

Brandon
Brandon
3 years ago
Reply to  paul

NYC is the most important city in the world in terms of its financial, political, cultural and fashion influence. Fuck off

TonDaneIsFaggit
TonDaneIsFaggit
5 years ago
Reply to  Tom Dane

You must be some west bubble fuck faggit who loves to eat the cock dozens of times per day! Hope you get AIDS, ya queer fuck!

Da Mac
Da Mac
5 years ago

A life. Got one?

paul
paul
4 years ago

You have a nice day too 🙂

bucky
bucky
5 years ago
Reply to  John

to be fair, bland remote soviet block cities can be pretty awesome. i totally get that.

paul
paul
4 years ago
Reply to  bucky

I’ll take a fair, bland remote society block city over NYC any day. People are much friendly in the USSR than in the rotten big apple.

Da Mac
Da Mac
5 years ago
Reply to  John

Have you ever been to any of them, John? Apparently not. Usually, the ugly part is merely on the outskirts of a beautiful historical center that puts square North American city planning to shame.

Veni Vidi Vici
Veni Vidi Vici
5 years ago
Reply to  John

Disagree, I hated NYC from day 1 and still hated years later. NYC is the type of place you either love it or hate it.

paul
paul
4 years ago
Reply to  John

I’ve lived in NYC for 18 years and have hated every minute of it. The reviewer is correct, NYC stinks! It’s a toxic shit hole with toxic people and a toxic government with a fascist militaristic police department. It’s over rated, over crowded and over priced. It is by far, the most disgusting big city in America. Thank goodness I’m moving out. Give me a bland remote city in the soviet block any day over New York.

Conrad Stonebanks
Conrad Stonebanks
5 years ago

You’d better be swimming in cash if you want to live in anything decent in NY.

adam smith
adam smith
5 years ago

how about the suburbs ?

Veni Vidi Vici
Veni Vidi Vici
5 years ago
Reply to  adam smith

Suburbs are a bit cheaper then Manhattan but rents are still very high here. I used to live in a decent one bedroom apartment in central NJ and my rent was $1400 a month and this is consider on the low end.

66Scorpio
66Scorpio
5 years ago
Reply to  Veni Vidi Vici

Several years back my brother was spending $1500 a month for less than 500 square feet. Then again, I have dropped a grand a month for a similar apartment in mid-town Toronto but it was a great neighbourhood and about 15 minutes by train from downtown.

Ternarydemon
Ternarydemon
5 years ago
Reply to  adam smith

Logistics will greatly hamper your game. 1 hour in a train to reach a bar is not good for the lay, nor spending $100 per night in multiple cab trips. Suburbs are not conductive to good game.

adam smith
adam smith
5 years ago
Reply to  Ternarydemon

thanks for the enlightenment 😉

Veni Vidi Vici
Veni Vidi Vici
5 years ago
Reply to  Ternarydemon

Depends on the Town as many have suburbs good night life with a range of bars and clubs close by Downtown Freehold New Jersey comes to mind. That’s why you have you own place or a Hotel room and a car near a few night venues of your choice.

Libertas
5 years ago

#2 really depends on the location. Like I said when we met on the night of the lecture Roosh, when you get above the 50’s (on the east side) it’s more residential and thus the neighborhoods are quieter.

Trash, yeah. That happens everywhere. It doesn’t smell in the winter though.

And there are free things to do, you just need to be here a bit longer to see them all.

The rest is pretty accurate though. Girls are friendly here but the flake rate is atrocious and like you said, you’re probably not going to find a really good girl to be in your corner for life here. It’s tinder culture day in and day out.

ActionJackson23
ActionJackson23
5 years ago
Reply to  Libertas

Yeah it sounds like Roosh was staying in the East Village/LES …

Ternarydemon
Ternarydemon
5 years ago
Reply to  Libertas

It is similar in chick neighborhoods in large cities all over the world. Girls have a thousand things – mostly frivolous and useless stuff – through their heads. Knowing a man and being fucked by him is usually behind sushi night and re-run of Girls. You got to do extreme number of dates/approaches to get a bang, with tremendous flakes; or be very high value from the beginning, which in NY City means to have tight Game AND a 120k salary for logistics (assuming no student loans).

Johnny Lionseed
5 years ago

The older I get, the more I find country living appealing. A buddy of mine recently bought a 50 acre homestead out in the middle of nowhere, Virginia. He has mountains, a shooting range, a small farm, and a stable with 4 horses. He is surrounded by other people with the same core values and life views he has, and it is always quiet.

There is some land near him – ~60 acres – that I’m thinking about purchasing myself and building on. Every time my wife and I go see him we find ourselves slightly envious of the peace and freedom he has out on his land.

Titan000
Titan000
5 years ago

I already pine for the countryside and I am in my 20s

bucky
bucky
5 years ago
Reply to  Titan000

try to find a way to get over to ukraine, russia, or belarus. learn the language and avoid the capital and larger cities. meet a nice girl. spend the summers out at the dacha with her family, working the land, swimming in the river, barbecuing, furtively making love with her at night while her family sleeps. spend the winters in bed with her, keeping each other warm. never leave. just a suggestion.

66Scorpio
66Scorpio
5 years ago

The problem with rural living is finding a job. Unless you own your own business or have a government gig, employment is hard to come by in smaller centres.

Driver
Driver
5 years ago

Sounds like Bedford, Buena Vista or perhaps more out west near Norton. Yes, I never saw going to New York City as a plus. Too much bullshit.

Come to VA, you’ll be glad that you did (and stay).

rationalize
rationalize
5 years ago

But Roosh, for an american city, does it get much better?

John
John
5 years ago
Reply to  rationalize

Boston, Denver, Seattle, Texas Triangle

bucky
bucky
5 years ago
Reply to  John

never been to boston, but i’d take any of your other suggestions over NYC any day. texas is particularly awesome. best girls in the US, in my opinion.

CamelJockey
CamelJockey
5 years ago
Reply to  bucky

Denver is so much nicer than NYC. Especially if you love nature and the outdoors.

bucky
bucky
5 years ago
Reply to  CamelJockey

that’s where i live. it is beautiful, but it’s SJW central. haven’t spent a lot of time in NYC, san francisco, or montreal, but i have trouble imagining how they could be much more leftwing than denver.

bucky
bucky
5 years ago
Reply to  CamelJockey

i’ve spent a lot of time in denver. it’s beautiful, but it’s SJW central. has to be one of the most left wing cities in the US. tough dating market too, requiring excellent game. definitely preferrable to NYC, still.

paul
paul
4 years ago
Reply to  bucky

Denver is definitely a better city than New York, but that’s not saying much.

Katana2011
Katana2011
5 years ago
Reply to  bucky

I agree, I live along the eastern border with Mexico and the Spanish women from the Monterrey Mexico area that populate this region are exactly why I have lived here for ten year’s! Many of these women prefer gringo’s and are usually somewhat tall, lean, light skinned and very loyal and attractive!

bucky
bucky
5 years ago
Reply to  Katana2011

that’s what i dug about san antonio when i lived there. lots of cute latinas, but also plenty of classic texas blondes. you could go either way. texan women tend to be more traditional and feminine than most american women too. i often say that they are the closest we get in the US to russian women.

Katana2011
Katana2011
5 years ago
Reply to  bucky

The Rio Grande Valley has always been known for their hot Latina women, they for the most part are great to live with, but do expect a little bit of jealousy if you do interact with other women, even at work. The one I have been with for several years grew up in Monterrey Mexico and she cooks, cleans and her sweet personality makes me laugh and look forward to going home at the end of the day. I’m originally from the midwest(Indy-no-place) and would rather die than return to that frozen tundra of feminist debauchery!

bucky
bucky
5 years ago
Reply to  Katana2011

yeah, i look at guys i know here with their tattooed, feminist landwhale wives and shudder too. my wife is central american, sounds very similar to the woman you’re with (although she’s either a little less jealous or i’m better at hiding my wandering eyes than you are). it’s a good life.

Da Mac
Da Mac
5 years ago
Reply to  bucky

Indeed, the South altogether is more feminine, but whaling is an inherent part of the culture nowadays.

66Scorpio
66Scorpio
5 years ago
Reply to  John

San Diego? Never been there but I keep hearing stories.

JohnEatsDicks
JohnEatsDicks
5 years ago
Reply to  John

Boston=All fags/expensive/too liberal…
Denver=Way too many faggs/shitty/too many nigs (like NY and NJ and Chicongo)!..
Seattle=too many selfish, self absorbed wanna be preppie fag flakes and wishy-washy brainless assholes!…
Texas=Too many filthy spics/rednecks and fags!

David Cooke
David Cooke
5 years ago

“… you are also on low doses of birth control—and anti-depressants—if you just consume the city water. ”

Dude, seriously? Are you really this fucking daft?

Morrison
Morrison
5 years ago
Reply to  David Cooke

I sure as fuck would NOT recommend drinking the water there from the tap; even if it was filtered. Bottled water for me all the way.

Morrison loves cock
Morrison loves cock
5 years ago
Reply to  Morrison

Hey uneducated RETARD dude!
FYI, NYC actually does have the CLEANEST and SAFEST tap water in the united states!
That IS a fucking US Gov health department fact!
So you may now go back to sucking the jizz out of your gay boyfriends asshole some more!

Da Mac
Da Mac
5 years ago

You are a reminder of how resoundingly healthy the soul becomes in a fulfilling place like NYC.

spicynujac
spicynujac
5 years ago
Reply to  Morrison

Reverse Osmosis or some type of activated aluminum filter are needed. These are expensive and not part of municipal water filtration plants. Most filters do NOT get rid of pharmaceuticals or fluoride.

Da Mac
Da Mac
5 years ago
Reply to  spicynujac

Liquids in the US are a sad story in general. I just heard that fluoride is supposed to be particularly nasty for the body, yet is fed into the American water supply by municipalities on purpose!

This is, again, to say nothing of the “milk”. Blah!

spicynujac
spicynujac
5 years ago
Reply to  Da Mac

Yeah, most European nations (I believe 70 to 80%) ban fluoride but of course it is routinely added here in the good ole freedom country of USA. It’s good for the outside of the teeth, but a horrible thing to put inside your body. The obvious solution is to put it in a tooth cleaning product like toothpaste. But it also works as a mind altering substance, making those who ingest it more docile, so therefore we have it in our water. This was first pioneered in Nazi concentration camps and Siberian gulags in the 1940s.

Da Mac
Da Mac
5 years ago
Reply to  spicynujac

Ouch. So it’s true. No wonder the “men” wear Bermuda shorts…

Da Mac
Da Mac
5 years ago
Reply to  spicynujac

The U.S. is intended to be a big slave pit with resources to be squandered en masse by a blustering military industrial complex.

SDJ
SDJ
5 years ago

I much prefer smaller coastal American cities like San Diego and Santa Barbara to big supercities.

BJ
BJ
5 years ago
Reply to  SDJ

This. I would like to live in SD but it’s very hard as a foreigner to get a job there

Da Mac
Da Mac
5 years ago
Reply to  BJ

Roosh or someone else on the sites said that San Diego is unfortunately littered with soldiers, though.

Da Mac
Da Mac
5 years ago
Reply to  SDJ

Indeed, Santa Barbara looks like it would be a great place to live!

I’m so pissed at having “barely” missed out on a job there (in the 90’s) and ending up in LA instead… :c(

ActionJackson23
ActionJackson23
5 years ago

From what I’ve heard, quality of life has gotten worse under de Blasio …

Shlomo Shekelberg
Shlomo Shekelberg
5 years ago

I don’t understand what you’re talking about, everyone knows that diversity has immeasurably enriched J̶e̶w̶ New York City … and just think, all of Europe will soon also get to experience this wonderful gift!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MFE0qAiofMQ

clockworkelves
clockworkelves
5 years ago

You’re making me think creepy thoughts. That video was made in 2012 where she states: “[Europe is] now going into a multicultural mode.. without that transformation, Europe will not survive.”

How did she know? Was Obama’s role in funding Al-Qaeda and “moderate rebels” in Syria predetermined? The rise of ISIS as a result has created a humanitarian crisis that has spilled over into Europe in 2015. Was this an intentional move on the grand chessboard as Brzezinski would call it? Is Germany’s hand really forced or are there other forces at play?

And Russia, predictably demonized by the Atlanticists and the Western media is like Dutch Boy with his finger on the first leak on the overwhelmed cracked dam of european civilization? Maybe the Zionists were really behind the Bolsheviks and WWI..

CB
CB
5 years ago

Can someone unban CrackBaby from the forums, I’m not a sleepertroll, whatever that is, I just forgot that the account was now activated (month delay).

teeveedub
teeveedub
5 years ago

People who have these views don’t belong in NYC. Perhaps rural Nebraska would suit you better.

clockworkelves
clockworkelves
5 years ago

re: 4. The city is a mechanism for shearing sheep
I’ve recently come off a short fast of three days. While you’re on a fast, you step out of a way thinking that most people don’t even realize they’re in. The thought came to me: “Modern life is maintaining frame until the next gratification”.

T.G.
T.G.
5 years ago

You a tourist dude!! There’s a bit more than six things wrong with NYC, just as there are countless more that are great about it. If you can’t walk here without spending $40 maybe it’s an issue of self-control and not the wonderful offerings on display? But you didn’t spend any time learning how this city beats, where to go, where to procure, it’s not your fault, but really this whole post is quite elemental. Manhattan is 22 sq miles and I’m wondering how much of it you actually saw and experienced with locals. And Brooklyn is a world unto itself.

Some of the best thinking comes out of this city because most of us learn to be grounded wherever we are. Some of my best thinking occurs on the 6 line. We focus laser-like on the essentials and know what’s worth what. Not to knock country living, but we’re not off fantasizing of idyllic shitty places in the prairies to have a cogent thought. It’s called the fuckin HUSTLE for a reason. This place isn’t for everybody. Living here is an art-form, and some folks won’t have the resources (time + money + patience) to see it through.

Sterile relationships? I’ve had long-lasting solid relationships with SANE models because I did spend 5 FULL YEARS here working on my hipster.fashionable business which social-proofed me to high hell. Like in any city, you have to invest some time into it. A man who knows that women are commodities should recognize the GOLD MINE that is New York City.

Nothing wrong in choosing a city that will be a breeze if it’s where you’ll be happy. Alas, there are no perfect cities in the world, not anymore, just those that can approximate your ideal. And each city will have it’s trade-offs. To each his own, but don’t deprive yourself of any future goodness based on a four day trip. And know that calling all us residents sheep is its own form of smug superiority.

edcdbbb6
edcdbbb6
5 years ago
Reply to  T.G.

So in summary, if you bust your ass for five years working poseur angles and can tolerate chronic high levels of stress and noise, then NYC might work out to be a nice place to live.

The thing I notice about NYC, LA, and London is the residents are always giving themselves pep talks. They go on about how incredible and enriching the city is. It’s transparently about convincing themselves to tolerate the pointless grind. People in actually really nice cities just don’t blather on like this.

T.G.
T.G.
5 years ago
Reply to  edcdbbb6

It’s a reductionist way of looking a it. I found it a nice place to live from Day 1; else, I wouldn’t have stayed. I was busting my ass on something I believed in, something that paid off, and thoroughly enjoyed those five years.

I’m sorry you thought it was blather. The people who complain often of NYC, is it because they’re not up to the challenge of living there? I wouldn’t make that assumption, though the pep talk thing is probably true. You get a lot of people like the character from that movie “Election” who speaks lovingly of New York as he lives in squalor.

Pep talk tendency aside, did you notice too that we’re also the first to bitch about the downsides of our city? It’s just that we’ll push against reductionist and simplistic and all-encompassing views of the city based on a stay of four fucking days.

Duchamp
Duchamp
5 years ago
Reply to  edcdbbb6

“So in summary, if you bust your ass for five years working poseur angles and can tolerate chronic high levels of stress and noise, then NYC might work out to be a nice place to live.”

Those were my thoughts exactly as I was reading that post. “C’mon.. if you do X,Y&Z an do then do this and that and the other thing and wait a few years and then….” Much like some infommercial on getting fit: “Only three short hours a day you can do this..”

Too much work, so little reward. And as someone aleady stated here on this thread, the NYC biches are disease infected cum buckets.

NonCanadian
NonCanadian
5 years ago

Every big city is more or less the same and New York ain’t no different.
I’ve lived many many years in Toronto and easily can say that Toronto is a NY wannabe in all aspects of social and even business life.
Every big city is a place where people tend to flock to hoping to find that “winning ticket” which will give them a happy, fulfilling and emotionally rich life. Every day thousands of people come to NY, Toronto, Moscow, Berlin, LA, SanFran, Tokyo looking for a glimmer of hope. Most of them never make it and give up after several months or even several years, hop on a plane or a train heading home with a lot of stories to tell their grandchildren about the “Conquer of NY”;) But some do make it and thrive in the ambience of a place as big, noisy, polluted, active and cosmopolitan as NY, LA or any other megacity in the world.

Morrison
Morrison
5 years ago

Good article. New York always is a mixture of fermenting shit and / or urine. Add in garbage scent too.

Also the weather sucks there. Literally the only best time to be in that berg is a couple of week’s in the autumn and a couple of weeks in early May. The rest of the year it is either way too cold and dismal or too hot and humid.

I also read your previous piece on nyc and you were commenting on the females there and how much easier it is to game them. Ok maybe that is true, but today when any NYC twat spreads her legs for any man, she is serving cock No. 5001. Seriously. The STD contamination factor in the women there I guess is a nice combination with the fermenting shit / piss / garbage in the air there.

And let’s suppose you slept with a skag there and you were lucky enough NOT to contract a horrible disfiguring STD from her, God help your sorry ass if she turns out to be something like that mattress bitch from Columbia that made national headlines a short while ago.

NYC was a classy, elegant city back in the 1940’s and 1950’s. Now the place is a shithole complete with STD riddled whores and fermenting shit and piss.

No fucking thanks.

Duchamp
Duchamp
5 years ago
Reply to  Morrison

STD diseased laced women and molten feces and urine in the air…. did I die and go to hell?

w w
w w
5 years ago
Reply to  Morrison

Dude you sound like you’re from Albany.

Marcel Dion
Marcel Dion
5 years ago

Real good article. Young men are attracted to the big cities because of the “vibrancy”, but when u get older u prefer it less. I’m from Seattle and as I got older I grew to despise it for reasons that are really quite particular to Seattle. Here, the women seem to be so alike one another so much one would think they are mass produced on an assembly line: they all have little dogs they walk on a leash everywhere. Pets are so central to the identity of Seattle-ites an entire industry of dog doctors and dog dentists has sprouted up. It’s not impossible that one day there will be dog playschool, dog therapy, dog spas, dog pedicure, and dog match-making services including dog marriage and dog weddings. Throw in the left/socialist politics and you’ve essentially reached a kind of swpl nirvana, the city that every lesbian with blue hair and a nose ring feels she must make a pilgrimage to.

My response was to move to Tacoma because I’m a city boy and I need the amenities of city life. Tacoma is a gritty blue collar town but a mere 30 minutes to Seattle.

For everyone disgusted with the big pretentious coastal cities of America, I recommend moving to one of the exurbs.

Barwin
Barwin
5 years ago
Reply to  Marcel Dion

I also noticed those things in Seattle. It has the most gender neutral, androgynous women I’ve ever seen in any city.

TyKo Steamboat
TyKo Steamboat
5 years ago
Reply to  Barwin

Many guys used to call into the Tom Leykis show & say many negative things about Seattle women in general.

John
John
5 years ago

Humans aren’t meant to live in places like NYC. Attaining a minimal amount comfort costs a lot more than the average person can afford. If you’ve ever been to an Indian casino, the price inflation is similar in New York. $30 for a USB cable.

John
John
5 years ago

John Rocker on having to play for the New York Mets or Yankees:

“I’d retire first. It’s the most hectic, nerve-racking city. Imagine having to take the 7 Train to the ballpark looking like you’re riding through Beirut next to some kid with purple hair, next to some queer with AIDS, right next to some dude who just got out of jail for the fourth time, right next to some 20-year-old mom with four kids. It’s depressing… The biggest thing I don’t like about New York are the foreigners. You can walk an entire block in Times Square and not hear anybody speaking English. Asians and Koreans and Vietnamese and Indians and Russians and Spanish people and everything up there. How the hell did they get in this country?”

elultimohombre
elultimohombre
5 years ago
Reply to  John

I presume NAScar drivers do not like it either

Chris Brony
Chris Brony
5 years ago
Reply to  John

so glad roosh v is back…so glad..

BJ
BJ
5 years ago

As an Aussie, I loved visiting New York – it’s a lot of fun, a true assault on the senses, and it has a real sense of energy and buzz about it – but there’s no way I could ever live there. Just too loud, too crowded, too dirty. For people who live there, it’s all about the moolah… and I like the outdoors, nature and space too much! Plus, all the women there seem to have ridden the carousel, so good luck getting a decent girlfriend there!

Awesome Possum
Awesome Possum
5 years ago

Sounds like Toronto screwed up your perception. Now, “All western culture” sucks.

Diversity in NYC is amazing. You can meet authentic FOB Brazilian, Ukrainian, Russian, Turkish, etc etc girls in NYC. You don’t have to leave home to do it, and you can sample them all in one place.

Your argument against diversity is no stronger than some random mans argument against leaving the states for greener pastures “The culture is too much.”. Really?

As for smell, as long as you stay in Manhattan, it isn’t a problem.

Walking? Much better for your health than driving.

Shearing sheep? Are you a sheep Roosh? Were you unable to ask girls on the subway where a pet-shop was? Subways in NYC are a day game dream come true.

Sterile relationships? Actually, in many parts of NYC, women are HUNTING for a boyfriend, because a lot of men in NYC are gay, and those who aren’t are less than ideal for other reasons. It’s easy to clean up in NYC. And as said above, FOB girls from any locale are available for relationships.

The only point I will concede is the loudness, but who didn’t know NYC was loud?

Good to have you back.

AP

GRock
GRock
5 years ago

1-3 all true. Garbage, I remember on my last visit eating at numerous cafes and while eating the aforementioned $10 sandwich, inhaling and smelling rotten garbage from bags on the sidewalk. It made it difficult to maintain my appetite. If I recall, it so happened to be during one of the last unionized garbage man strikes. so the heaping piles where 2-4 times larger than usual, and smelly as shit.

4-6 true as well, but it’s easy to divert your mind off the negative aspects of 4-6 by either partaking less in them, or making them work to your advantage.

Top Service
Top Service
5 years ago

6 things wrong with NYC by a dude who has never lived there and was flown in specifically to get his ass HANDED to him

all. my. keks