Philosophy, Spirituality

Be Wary of “Postmodern” Theology

In class the other week I was having an introduction to my mandatory political theory course, in which the subject matter is centered around various ideas and strains of “post-humanism” as my professor is fond of the subjects (maybe another article will come out of it, who knows). We were reading the foundational essay of […]

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Creative Writing

Setting Foot on Iona

O waters of Iona crisp and pure! O snowy sands from some Ægean shore! Whisper to me now and end the yearning Of a thousand years of pious learning. What sweet melodies await us after We are lain in earth, what joys, what laughter? A waking dream! We know not when we sleep, Tomorrow’s dead […]

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Economics

2016: Descent into the Abyss

. Near the middle of my economics examination I was stuck by terror. I was discussing the process of industrialism and economic history from the perspective of René Guénon and, to a lesser degree, Oswald Spengler, when a bolt of terrible lightning stuck me, and I was so shaken that I almost tore up my examination […]

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Philosophy, Spirituality

On Logos

We have often spoken of Logos and its centrality in life; all men are called to conform themselves to it. In truth, there is so great a depth to this word and what it signifies that it could not all be discovered in a lifetime. Nevertheless, as it is a fundamental concept of metaphysics and […]

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Culture

Rivalry & Fratricide

Genius often comes to us in pairs. Plato and Aristotle, Jung and Freud, Guénon and Evola; a generation’s thought and voice is often captured by a pair of geniuses. Mark the greats of Western music: Handel and Bach, Haydn and Beethoven, Wagner and Verdi, among countless other pairs. Two relationships that I have observed to […]

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Creative Writing

The Husband

The bachelors deride the husband’s life, And say he’s bullied daily by his wife, Then in the club they meet their friends to moan That matriarchal women rule the home. “A single man is only ever half A man,” the husband warns the men. They laugh As their reply, the happy husband spurn, And to […]

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Culture, Psychology

Synchronous Arisings

Jung, Peterson & the Uses & Abuses of Chaos Memes in the Current Year Recently, I have been mulling over the idea of memes and their uses as a subversive art form in the modern world after responding to a very good comment on the nature of art from my recent article on Sam Hyde […]

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