Guide - Having an Ambassadorial Mindset (w/ Stream Link) ¶
By: FreeGamer00 on Sept. 22, 2020, 10:04 p.m.
This guide is not directly tied to the ward system mentioned by Jo and Jordan, but I do believe much of what I call ambassadorship would be useful in that endeavor.
Quality vs. Quantity
Politics is a game of numbers. Whichever party can muster the most votes will be the winner. Unlike a political party, a group for social change relies on membership quality. Our success requires that we each bring something more to the table than a vote once every few years. Every member must in some way enrich the group and help it to grow.
Know your role
We each possess skills, talents and/or resources that allow us to excel in some way to grow this organization. Some of us work best from behind the scenes: Raising a family, tending a home, crafting tools, schooling the youth, distributing information, building online infrastructure, financial support, and other essential tasks are best performed outside the spotlight of public scrutiny.
There are also roles which cannot be performed in private. One such role is that of ambassador. An ambassador serves as a public face for those who do work behind the scenes. The ideal ambassador is someone sociable, presentable, and quick witted. It is not a role we can all fill at all times, but there will be opportunities for every one of us to act as ambassadors even if only for a brief moment on a rare occasion. Any time we publicly identify as nationalists we perform the role of ambassadorship.
Being a proper Ambassador
Your duties as an ambassador include recruitment of new members, influencing the undecided and bolstering our public image. There are a variety of active means to accomplish these tasks such as leafleting or hosting an event, but your greatest impact can be achieved passively. It does not matter how knowledgeable you are or how much literature you distribute if you are not doing so in a way which creates positive impressions. By being the person others want to know, you can be an effective ambassador without saying a word about your beliefs. Your chief goal is to make others think how wonderful it would be to live in a world filled with people like yourself.
You must not appear as an outsider. Be well groomed and smartly dressed while blending in with your surroundings. Additionally, you should mark yourself in some conspicuous way as a representative for the cause.
Wear a pin with a flag on it, or some other small symbol of your beliefs. The purpose of this mark is to make comfortable a stranger unsure of your intention but sympathetic to your cause.
Despite being conspicuous this mark must be neither blatant nor controversial so as not to draw the attention of hostiles. The exception to this rule is when you’ll be in an environment, such as a rally or a protest, where others will be openly identifying.
You must be polite and respectful, bold but not abrasive, assertive rather than pushy. Display confidence without arrogance. Remember that your goal is to leave those you meet with a positive impression.
Be magnanimous. Help someone who’s short a few pence. Be a gentleman and hold the door for a lady. Be honest, return the extra pound you’d been accidentally given as change. Be the person who others want as their friend and neighbor. If you do this well the globalists will have a much more challenging fight to demonize us. When someone you know is told that every localist is a monster they’ll think about you and they’ll know they’re being lied to.
You’re an ambassador not a soldier. Your mission is to reach out to the undecided and to make positive impressions. It is not to argue with hostiles or to convert heathens. Defending honor can sometimes be the proper course of action but only when you are in friendly territory and only if the enemy is actively interfering with your duty. If you are in hostile or even neutral territory you will need to be less conspicuous. This is when that small mark will have to be your primary means of identifying because bringing up a controversial issue directly may cause a disagreement or even a fight and we can never afford to appear belligerent.
Talking to Strangers
So, how do you broach the subject of localism with strangers? In my experience it is best to be a listener. Ask what others think of some topical issue:
“Did you see that statue which was torn down?”
“Do you think these masks will stop the spread of disease?”
“Did you see that program on the television?”
Avoid making your opinion too obvious. People will naturally tell you what they think you want to hear, but your goal is to learn their feelings not to validate your own. By asking questions that are open ended you will improve your chances of hearing a genuine reply. If answers to your inquiries indicate that someone stands with us, they may be a good candidate for our organization.
Carry a calling card. When you do encounter someone who seems like a potential recruit, offer them a business card or pamphlet they can use to continue their journey. Crafting the ideal calling card is beyond the scope of this document, but I shall stress that you must never offer material not already publicly available. Even the most observant ambassador cannot say with complete certainty if someone is acting with noble intent. There will be infiltrators, fanatics and others who will not be helpful to the cause. They can still be safely weeded out after this point, and that is why you must be cautious with what you distribute to potential recruits.
Not everyone is suited to being an ambassador, but, with a bit of planning almost anyone can fill the role momentarily should the need arise. If you are someone who works well in the public setting, much of what I’ve written here will already be second nature. The soil has never been more fertile. Sow the seeds of freedom that we may all harvest their fruits.
God Speed Friends
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