The Lost History of Liberalism From Ancient Rome to the Twenty-First Century | Helena Rosenblatt – Introduction

I have been reading and thinking about liberalism for so long it would be impossible to list and thank all the scholars whose work has informed and shaped mine. HELENA ROSENBLATT, ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS The derision of this term, Liberalism, is unacceptable and ignorant to us, and ought to be fought against. AMERICAN, know your philosophical roots Continue reading The Lost History of Liberalism From Ancient Rome to the Twenty-First Century | Helena Rosenblatt – Introduction

Gordon S. Wood on Republicanism and Monarchy in the Eighteenth-Century

The value of our idea is presented much better by Gordon S. Wood. Republicanism, we learn, was not an underground ideology, merely confined to European culture. It was an important current, that blended and mingled with the monarchical mainstream. To be a liberal in the eighteenth-century, or to be enlightened, was to be a lover Continue reading Gordon S. Wood on Republicanism and Monarchy in the Eighteenth-Century

Rachel Weisz’s Hypatia in Agora: “I Believe in Philosophy”

“There have been times when “a considerable portion of enlightened minds” were taught in our schools. Such times there were in India, Persia, Egypt, Greece, and Rome. But, as I remarked (…) the adept is the efflorescence of his age, and comparatively few ever appear in a single century. Earth is the battle-ground of moral no Continue reading Rachel Weisz’s Hypatia in Agora: “I Believe in Philosophy”

Brie Larson’s Captain Marvel: “I’m All Fired Up” Theme

“What god, what hero and what man will we celebrate?” τίνα θεόν, τίν’ ἥρωα, τίνα δ’ ἄνδρα κελαδήσομεν PINDAR Captain Marvel opened with an estimated $153M domestically, the best-ever debut for a new Marvel Studios title other than Black Panther. Even better, the film earned an enormous $302M internationally, for a $455M worldwide total. Its Continue reading Brie Larson’s Captain Marvel: “I’m All Fired Up” Theme

The Eternal Iconostasis: Hymn of the Legionary Youth (Iron Guard Anthem)

“Legionary life is beautiful, not because of riches, partying or the acquisition of luxury, but because of the noble comradeship which binds all Legionaries in a sacred brotherhood of struggle.” CORNELIU ZELEA CODREANU, FOR MY LEGIONARIES Sfânta tinerețe legionară Sfânta tinerete legionara, Holy young Legionary, Cu piept calit de fier si sufletul de crin With Continue reading The Eternal Iconostasis: Hymn of the Legionary Youth (Iron Guard Anthem)

Oswald Mosley, Manchester Rally: “We Remember The Mighty Past”

“When scholars study a thing, they strive to kill it first, if it’s alive; then they have the parts and they’ve lost the whole, for the link that’s missing was the living soul.” JOHANN WOLFGANG VON GOETHE, FAUST, PART I. Sir Mosley orates in this fiery speech, the “living soul” of Fascist Thought. “And my Continue reading Oswald Mosley, Manchester Rally: “We Remember The Mighty Past”

Some Words on the Nature and Role of Women in the Occult-Theosophical View

The station of every woman is not, nor ever could be solely confined to the kitchen, childbearing, and notions about her inferiority. Being mortal first and foremost, they dream and aspire, just as we men do. It is not my view or intention here, to say that childbearing and cooking, etc., are bad, as some Continue reading Some Words on the Nature and Role of Women in the Occult-Theosophical View

“We will never be a socialist country…” | State of the Union

The Fasces, before Fascism was a symbol representing a classical view of justice, and of physical power and the ability to impose that power. In line with this, Despite his long history of unappealing tendencies and actions, this current U.S. President presented himself, as the law and order President, i.e., as a republican. In maintaining Continue reading “We will never be a socialist country…” | State of the Union

Mario Palmieri on the Rebirth of Classical Studies and Lore: Critiques the Renaissance, Individualism, and Speaks of the Ancient Sages

“Such being the facts, it is almost criminal to keep alive in mankind the hope of a true realization of the Democratic ideal.” MARIO PALMIERI, THE PHILOSOPHY OF FASCISM I. THE RATIONALE OF THE FASCIST CRITIQUE OF DEMOCRACY AND INDIVIDUALISM This article is complementary to The Romaness of Fascism: Palmieri and Mussolini on Mazzini, Dante, Continue reading Mario Palmieri on the Rebirth of Classical Studies and Lore: Critiques the Renaissance, Individualism, and Speaks of the Ancient Sages

Alighieri’s vision: Giovinezza – 1922 (First Version)

“Salve o popolo d’eroi (Hail, people of heroes), Salve o patria immortale (Hail, immortal Fatherland), Son rinati i figli tuoi (Your sons were born again), Con la fede e l’ideale (With the faith and the Ideal), Il valor dei tuoi guerrieri (Your warriors’ valour), La virtù dei pioniero (Your pioneers virtue), La vision dell’Alighieri (Alighieri’s Continue reading Alighieri’s vision: Giovinezza – 1922 (First Version)

The Romaness of Fascism: Palmieri and Mussolini on Mazzini, Dante, and the Mission and Influences of Fascism

“Fascism the conception of the historical mission of Rome, the vision of a world empire…” MARIO PALMIERI “Rome is more than a city; Rome is a Universal Idea.” THEODOR MOMMSEN Rome is more than a city, and is a Universal Idea, indeed. The founders were inspired by Rome, yet the only time we speak of Continue reading The Romaness of Fascism: Palmieri and Mussolini on Mazzini, Dante, and the Mission and Influences of Fascism

Oswald Mosley on the Misrepresentation of Fascism

“In all countries, Fascism has been led by men who came from the Left and the rank and file has combined the Conservative and patriotic elements of the nation with ex-Socialists, ex-Communists and revolutionaries who have forsaken their various illusions of progress for the new and orderly reality of progress.” OSWALD MOSLEY Oswald Mosley, British Continue reading Oswald Mosley on the Misrepresentation of Fascism