The Beginning of the End

One Apocalypse and a Culture to Go, Please   Nietzsche’s Zarathustra warned us, “The good have always been the beginning of the end,”* but it seems the message…



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Too Much Victory Can Be a Bad Thing

The right-wing is riding high this week, and deservedly so. Richard Spencer (about whom I am basically ambivalent) won in court yesterday, obtaining an injunction against Auburn University…



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America: Land of the Lotus-Eaters

A statesman is a ship’s captain. He must steer his vessel through rough waters, deftly maneuvering between Scylla & Charybdis. No matter the words he uses, his crew…



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ISIS: Will to Apocalypse

At first glance the title of this article sounds like a pulp fantasy novel or bloodfest of a video game. That isn’t altogether incorrect, in fact it reflects…



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Whether with Pen or Sword

Whether with Pen or Sword   Freedom of the Press. Freedom of Speech. We call these things freedom, but are we truly free? It was once said that…



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The Conservative Atheist

At first glance, in the most vulgar, the title may appear as paradoxical. It is not in the least, and in fact is coherent when nuances are properly…



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