The Lion King

by Fredrik Haerne

June 22, 2002

I was a young teenager in 1994 when "The Lion King" was released, and not yet fully awakened to the state of things in the movie industry. Even so I understood that Disney was moving away from European sagas to themes from the dark races, and "The Lion King" seemed to fit nicely into this picture: African theme, African music in the opening scene - business as usual in Hollywood. However, "The Lion King" also contains something else, namely the lesson of responsibility, and loyalty toward your own kind. A while ago I asked myself, how is it that this message can come through in a movie made by today's Jew-controlled Disney?

I learned that the reason is simple: Disney didn't make this story at all. "The Lion King" is a complete rip-off; its first writer and animator was the Japanese "god of manga" Osamu Tezuka (1928-1989), who pretty much shaped the whole manga/anime genre of cartoons. Tezuka wrote an anime TV series called "Jangaru Taitei," which was later turned into a U.S. series in the sixties called "Kimba The White Lion." After his death Michael Eisner and his tribesmen saw fit to plagiarize his work and make one of the best-selling movies of all times. Tezuka, who respected the old Disney but had only contempt for its modern, more sinister face, received no credits at all for the making of the story.

Then again, I wouldn't expect Disney ever TO want the "White Lion" part to show up in movie reviews tracing the film's origin. And a White lion Simba surely is.

A good thing with the movie being animated: you don't have to see the voice actors. And the fact that convicted drug addict and socialist Whoopie Goldberg does the voice for a hyena only lifts the movie in my eyes. However, the movie does not need lifting. Granted, Eisner & Co. picked the story because it takes place in Africa, instead of in Europe. They are safe in the knowledge that most Whites today couldn't spot nationalism if it is staring them in the face -- like this movie is. To a White nationalist, however, the movie is valuable, because it is one of few you want your children to watch. I will make sure to save it for when I have children of my own.

What is it then that is especially valuable here? Simple: "The Lion King" is pure nationalist education. Its lessons are many. For example, early in the movie King Mufasa of the Lions brings his son Simba to the top of a hill, where they look out over the lands controlled by their kind. There are many species living there, and the proud, strong, wise lions are their undisputed masters. No one makes any excuses for this order of things, and no one questions its wisdom. All animals are much better off this way than they would be without the elite looking after them, and the word "democracy" holds no value here. The reason is that this elite has a very clear and noble mission: to protect Life. Mufasa emphasizes that his son and all lions must always strive to protect the strength of Life, or "the circle of Life." When observing their wise rule, we can only agree.

This is, however, not a problem-free environment. The kingdom is threatened both from the outside and the inside. From the outside by the vile hyenas, the lowest form of life: violent, lazy and stupid. They are banned from the Lion Kingdom, and lead a destructive existence without any hope of improvement in their own, dark territory. Naturally they constantly long for the riches of the Lion Kingdom, but they have no chance of ever realizing their plans, as the superior lions can lick them with one paw tied behind their backs.

Things could very well remain the way they are forever -- orderly, safe, prosperous -- if it hadn't been for the inside threat. This comes in the form of Scar, the king's evil brother, who is an especially despicable creature. While he looks almost like the other lions he is physically inferior to his larger and stronger brother, and he is marked by a black mane instead of a golden one. Despite the fact that he prospers as much as anyone else from the order of things, he covets the power that is denied him. The king is aware of Scar's evil nature, but he underestimates his powers of deception and tolerates his presence. A fatal mistake.

Scar seeks out the lions' natural enemies, the hyenas, and gives them an offer: if they help him grab the throne, he will grant them citizenship in the Lion Kingdom and allow them to plunder at will. Scar doesn't even try to conceal his contempt for the filthy species, but he knows he needs them in order to take and secure power. The hyenas know this, but they also know that they could never pull off an invasion on their own, and so an unholy alliance is forged.

Scar and the hyenas succeed in murdering King Mufasa, mainly because of Scar's lies and treachery, while cleverly disquising their role in the drama. Simba runs off to a faraway land, and Scar quickly consolidates the throne. The darkest and most instructive scene in the whole movie is when he is holding his speech to the other lions, promising them a "new and glorious future" together with the hyenas. Meanwhile, the hyenas approach from all directions, evil grins in their faces. The lions all look terrified, but they do nothing; the throne has betrayed them, and they stand without leadership. They have nothing else to do but to give up their land and pretend to believe in the lies.

Any of this sound familiar yet? I should think so: Osamu Tezuka's references to the White world's plight are extremely clear, and anyone who doesn't understand this last scene should never have watched more advanced TV than Donald Duck in the first place. Eisner & Co. could erase "White Lion" from the title, but they couldn't erase Scar without remaking the entire story.

What happens next is not always as clear, however, but when you think about it Tezuka gives us a message even with Simba's exile. Simba (or Kimba in the original version) ends up living not with lions, but with smaller species. They are nice enough, but they have no understanding of the greatness of the Lion Kingdom and its ideals. When Simba tells his newfound friends of "ancient kings" they just laugh at him. The mythology of his ancestors is discarded, and cut off from the guidance he should have had, Simba caves in. His new philosophy is Individualism: do whatever you want, you don't have any responsibilities at all. The movie calls this "hakuna matata," and it threatens to make Simba blind for the rest of his life, a permanent loss to his people. Furthermore, the alien philosophy is strengthened by Scar's managing to make him believe that he, Simba, was responsible for his father's death. Guilt and self-hatred were the Jew's first tools against us, and Osamu Tezuka clearly understood their importance. Simba's fall to Individualism in an atomized existence mirrors ours.

We are in luck, however -- the catharsis comes when Simba's childhood love finds him and pleads to him to return to the kingdom. Simba understands that he has been misled by a selfish ideology; the true way to live is by serving a greater good. He returns to his people after many years in exile, only to find a society that has taken a drastic turn for the worse. Scar and his dark legions have bled the kingdom dry, and neither lion nor hyena can now survive much longer. The lions have every reason to regret their earlier cowardice at a time when they could have stood up against the intruder. It is clear they now understand their situation better than ever, but still they do nothing; despite their greatness they will do nothing on their own, not without the right leadership.

Enter Simba: strong, powerful, and filled with rage against the intruders. There will be no more talking, no more lies. There will be no more tolerance of either Scar or his lower allies. They have betrayed the trust the lions gave them, and their crimes will be paid in blood. Simba is the leader his people need, and he comes at a time when they have suffered so much that they are prepared to do what they should have done even before Mufasa's death. Too bad for the hyenas. Facing an awakened Aryan race -- sorry, awakened lions -- they understand that they don't stand a chance. In one clear sweep the old injustices are swept away, and the lions reclaim their land. Scar and the hyenas vanish in an ocean of fire and blood.

The movie ends with Simba's son being shown to the people, a symbol of that things have returned to normal, and the lions are once again the masters of their own destiny; the destiny as the guardians of Life.

As I said earlier, this is a very clear message from a man who looked at our world with open eyes. I would like to see Tezuka's original TV series, but this version will do. "The Lion King" should be included in any movie collection, but it should be explained to those who see it, as I realize most never expect this movie's message and so aren't looking for it. That done, pass the popcorn and watch Nature take its inevitable course.


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