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458. Difficulty at the beginning (VI)

I said that Christianity, while not fully responsible for Rome’s fall, contributed to her fall—and I also suggested that Christianity is...

457. Duration (X)

A frequent discussion on the right is whether or not Christianity caused the fall of the Roman Empire. The debate reflects the fact that...

456. The joyous (VIII)

Italy smells like a very rich cake, a panettone—the country has a heavy atmosphere to her, the air is weighted with the centuries. The...

455. Opposition (IV)

Recently there has been a vogue for academics and news outlets to announce that Classical statues and buildings were all garishly...

454. Abundance (IX)

People swear more than they used to—indeed, it is a point of pride in progressive publications to write “fuck”. A recent bestselling book...

453. The gentle (IX)

There is a general expectation that when James Bond returns he will be rejigged in some way to conform with progressive demands, some say...

452. Opposition (IV)

It is nearly Christmas, so, of course, Santa has made a list—which he will check twice—so as to determine who has been naughty or nice....

451. The clinging (IX)

Imagine a man who crafts wooden furniture in his garage; he is not merely good, he is a master—a craftsman. More than this, he is...

Hollywood

“You can’t trust anyone in this town. They’re sharks; they’ll smile at you and eat you alive. That’s Hollywood, baby.” Aside from the...

450. Revolution (X)

You have probably encountered the concept “asabiyyah”; it is spelled in various ways, there is no one agreed way to transliterate from...

449. Conflict (IX)

Contemporary conservatives will often say: “We need to protect the Enlightenment legacy, rational scientific investigation and objective...

448. The joyous (VII)

Periodically, you will see a news story about a pair of women who finished university and hiked into the Atlas Mountains, only to be...

Closing the American mind, again

For so long as I can remember, conservatives have complained that the great contemporary problem is “relativism”; if only we could stop...

447. Darkening of the light (VIII)

Can there be such a thing as a left-Nietzschean? It sounds like an oxymoron, like a Catholic Orangeman or a devout atheist, for surely...

446. The joyous (VI)

If you survey the radical right, you will find a generalised hostility to “the Anglos”; the hostility comes from Nietzsche, who...

445. Return (VI)

Why do right-wing people care so much about vaccine mandates? Personally, I never got into the drama about vaccines and I am actually...

444. The power of the great (XV)

To carry on with my current theme, leftists as irresponsible narcissistic liars, let us take a look at Lyndon Baines Johnson—aka LBJ....

Female Genital Mutilation (FGM)

You have probably heard about Female Genital Mutilation (FGM), essentially female circumcision. Indeed, as I wandered about my local...

443. Deliverance (VII)

To follow on from yesterday’s post on the nature of the left, some rightists say that the left is stupid or incompetent. This is not so....

442. Holding together (IV)

The left is not entropy, nor is it opposition to hierarchy. Look at North Korea: the country is hierarchical, with advancement for...