American Romanità: What we lost when we Abandoned Classical Education | M.N.S. Sellers, Wes Callihan and Rebekah Hagstrom

“The study of ancient Greek and Latin long ago vanished from most American classrooms, and with it has gone a special understanding of the values and virtues prized by Western civilization.” DANIEL WALKER HOWE, CLASSICAL EDUCATION IN AMERICA, THE WILSON QUARTERLY, 2011. It is not just that Greek and Latin are lost in the American Continue reading American Romanità: What we lost when we Abandoned Classical Education | M.N.S. Sellers, Wes Callihan and Rebekah Hagstrom

The Scholar studies the Men of Antiquity to become an Exemplar in Future Ages | Book of Rites (Li Ji)

A PASSAGE FROM THE LI JI THAT DEFINES THE AMERICAN MINERVAN, REFLECTING ITS IDEA OF PERFECTIBILISM AND REPUBLICANISM. This single passage defines all that we aim toward in this life; and is therefore, the most important to the ideal of The American Minervan. It also tells you, as the reader something you find curious, rather Continue reading The Scholar studies the Men of Antiquity to become an Exemplar in Future Ages | Book of Rites (Li Ji)

Jean Varenne on the Reactions to Julius Evola on Buddhism || From ‘Introduction’ to The Doctrine of Awakening

“Let us leave modern men to their ‘truths’ and let us only be concerned about one thing: to keep standing amid a world of ruins.” JULIUS EVOLA JEAN VARENNE’S INTRODUCTION ON JULIUS EVOLA AND BUDDHISM The Doctrine of Awakening: The Attainment of Self-Mastery According to the Earliest Buddhist Texts. —♦— “This reaction to the work Continue reading Jean Varenne on the Reactions to Julius Evola on Buddhism || From ‘Introduction’ to The Doctrine of Awakening

Marcello Veneziani on the Spirit of Giovanni Gentile’s Actualism and Rebuilding Italy

“It would take Gentile to rebuild Italy” outlines Gentile’s thought, and place in Italian intellectual history. Like Mazzini, Gentile understood nationalism in the sense, that it was a faith and a spiritual philosophy for unifying the people of a nation, which has its destiny. The philosopher states in The Residues of the Old Italy (p. Continue reading Marcello Veneziani on the Spirit of Giovanni Gentile’s Actualism and Rebuilding Italy

Lao Tzu advises Confucius not to be overwhelmed by human affairs

Lao Tzu advises Confucius not to be overwhelmed by human affairs in this film. “Chaos is everywhere.” Lao Tzu: “Men habitually long for fame and authority.” Kong Qui: “Then what should I, your pupil, do? I cannot hang useless on the door-beam like a dried-out gourd.” “The Master’s words are profound, but I must be Continue reading Lao Tzu advises Confucius not to be overwhelmed by human affairs

Friedrich Nietzsche on the Overman (Narrated by Peter Sjöstedt-H) and Fate

Peter Sjöstedt-H reads Nietzsche’s own words on the concept of the Overman/Superman (Übermensch) Create a Man beyond this one. This development of man should not disguise insecurity, or it will create a Man that will grow like a poisonous plant. There is a true need for a new aim, a higher type of Man, to Continue reading Friedrich Nietzsche on the Overman (Narrated by Peter Sjöstedt-H) and Fate

The Architects of Western Decline: A Study on the Frankfurt School and Cultural Marxism

The architects of the death of tradition, morality, and Western society? VertigoPolitix studies notes on the Frankfurt School and Cultural Marxist philosophy which he claims now controls Western intellectualism, politics, and culture, remarking, “it was by design; it was created by an internationalist intelligentsia to eradicate Western values, social systems, and European racial groups in a Continue reading The Architects of Western Decline: A Study on the Frankfurt School and Cultural Marxism

Ricardo Duchesne: Radical Liberal Norms That Lead to the Decline of the West

A look into the Alt-Right, Professor Ricardo Duchesne of The University of New Brunswick, Canada recently joined Red Ice Radio for an interview to discuss multiculturalism, history, and liberalism. Duchesne, the author of The Uniqueness of Western Civilization (2011), and Faustian Man in a Multicultural Age, released in March 2017 by Arktos Books, has studied Continue reading Ricardo Duchesne: Radical Liberal Norms That Lead to the Decline of the West