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The Miracle of Christian Europe

They say miracles are past; and we have our philosophical persons, to make modern and familiar, things supernatural and causeless. Hence is it that we make trifles of terrors, ensconcing ourselves into seeming knowledge, when we should submit ourselves to … Continue reading

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The Sign of Our Salvation

Virtue might be rarer than vice, but it exists, especially in the hearts and souls of our European ancestors. Where the liberals see nothing but evil in our European ancestors, I see a roll of honor, a charity of honor. … Continue reading

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Even Unto the End of the World

For what shall it profit a man, if he shall gain the whole world, and lose his own soul? Or what shall a man give in exchange for his soul? Whosoever therefore shall be ashamed of me and of my … Continue reading

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The Tragedy of Scientized Superficiality

A man lives his whole life to prove he is not a piano key. – Fyodor Dostoyevsky ____________________ Sigmund Freud, founder of the science of psychiatry, started with the assumption that man was an ape whose problems could be solved … Continue reading

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The End of Classical Liberalism

Humanity must perforce prey on itself,Like monsters of the deep. –King Lear __________ Let us begin with Burke: Men are rarely without some sympathy in the sufferings of others; but in the immense and diversified mass of human misery, which … Continue reading

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The Hatred of the World

If the world hate you, ye know that it hated me before it hated you. If ye were of the world, the world would love his own: but because ye are not of the world, but I have chosen you … Continue reading

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What Is’t to Leave Betimes?

And they drew nigh unto the village, whither they went: and he made as though he would have gone further. But they constrained him, saying, Abide with us: for it is toward evening, and the day is far spent. And … Continue reading

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For God, for Hearth, and for Race

The noon-day train will bring Frank MillerIf I’m a man I must be braveAnd I must face a deadly killerOr lie a coward, a craven cowardOr lie a coward in my grave. -from “The Ballad of High Noon” _____ The … Continue reading

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