The Psychology behind Globalism, Nationalism & Political Tribalism – Jonathan Haidt | Intelligence²

Jonathan Haidt speaking at Intelligence² event “The Rise of Populism and the Backlash against the Elites.”  Jonathan Haidt is a social psychologist and Professor of Ethical Leadership at New York University’s Stern School of Business. His academic specialization is the psychology of morality and the moral emotions. He is author of The Righteous Mind: Why Continue reading The Psychology behind Globalism, Nationalism & Political Tribalism – Jonathan Haidt | Intelligence²

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

Roger Scruton: Moral Relativism Will Be the Death Knell of Western Civilization

Lecture from the Common Sense Society in Budapest, Hungary. Several theosophists have attributed issues with their contemporaries to moral relativism; but considered by conservatives to be one of postmodern society’s greatest threats, moral relativism may now be a relic of the past. “Virtue, authority, and law and order are all in fashion, as the bank Continue reading Roger Scruton: Moral Relativism Will Be the Death Knell of Western Civilization

Eliphas Levi’s “Warning to the Impudent” on Occultism

Éliphas Lévi (Alphonso Louis Constant), 19th century French priest influenced by occult philosophy and thinkers like Joseph de Maistre, warns impudent students rushing into occult studies. [Translated by Arthur Edward Waite in Transcendental Magic, 1896] If there are two lessons to take from this, they are — Occultism is not an occupation. Contribute to society. Find a career. Continue reading Eliphas Levi’s “Warning to the Impudent” on Occultism

John Adams Letter to the Officers of the First Brigade: Constitution, Morality and Religion

John Adams states, the American Constitution is meant for a religious and moral people. The conception of a race-based U.S. republic — built on labor and servitude of other peoples — was not only incompatible and contradictory with being religious and moral, but incapable of lasting.  John Adams to the First Brigade of the Militia Continue reading John Adams Letter to the Officers of the First Brigade: Constitution, Morality and Religion

General Albert Pike on the Republican Ideal, Deeds and What it means to be a Good Mason

The universality of the Masonic principles are part of the interwoven threads of American philosophical tradition, but also in agreement with the ethical principles of the occult teachings. Albert Pike (1809-1891) was an American confederate and episcopalian-freemason of the Scottish Rite Order. “Whatsoever of morality and intelligence; what of patience, perseverance, faithfulness, of method, insight, ingenuity, Continue reading General Albert Pike on the Republican Ideal, Deeds and What it means to be a Good Mason