“Republicanism for Republicans”…Does National Affairs Brink Lindsey Read The American Minervan?

VIEWER WARNING THIS IS A PRO-REPUBLICAN BLOG WRITTEN BY A REPUBLICAN, NOT A GOP CONSERVATIVE, FASCIST, OR NEO-REACTIONARY. MINVRA IS A PROTECTOR OF THE REPUBLIC AND DEMOCRACY, ITS PATRON AND PHILOSOPHER.—MOCKING THE MAD MONARCHIST. I just discovered this article, Republicanism for Republicans from National Affairs Winter 2019…so it has been written very recently. National Affairs Continue reading “Republicanism for Republicans”…Does National Affairs Brink Lindsey Read The American Minervan?

The Academic Agent advises us to Reject the Left-Right Spectrum: I Am Highly Skeptical

The Academic Agent advises us to reject the “fake left-right spectrum” you see on television. But for what reason and motive, and for whom? I have become increasingly skeptical of the motives behind thinkers who seek this. They just state the issue and put it out there. He assumes, e.g., that Enoch Powell was right, Continue reading The Academic Agent advises us to Reject the Left-Right Spectrum: I Am Highly Skeptical

The Loose Tradition of Republican Writers

In regards to the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy, it is a great reference for understanding ‘REPUBLICANISM,’ in two different, but closely related senses. The author of the article, Frank Lovett explains that in the first sense is meant, a loose tradition or family of writers in the history of western political thought: “Machiavelli and his Continue reading The Loose Tradition of Republican Writers

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. In American Republicanism: Roman Ideology in the United States Constitution by M.N.S. Sellers, 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