“The American Founders drew on an astonishingly wide range of historical sources” | Heather Mac Donald

ON THE HISTORICAL SOURCES OF THE FOUNDERS THAT ARE THE BASIS OF THE AMERICAN REPUBLICAN PHILOSOPHY “The American Founders drew on an astonishingly wide range of historical sources. They invoked the Greek city-states, the Carolingian Dynasty, and the Ottoman Empire in the Constitution’s defense. And they assumed that the new nation’s citizens would themselves be Continue reading “The American Founders drew on an astonishingly wide range of historical sources” | Heather Mac Donald

Abraham Lincoln Letter to Joshua F. Speed lays into Anti-Immigrant Nativist Party ‘Know-Nothing’

“We are the Party of Lincoln.” HOUSE MINORITY LEADER KEVIN MCCARTHY (R-CA) No, you’re not. You are false, as if entirely alien to the very name you claim. You delude the members, and disrespect the origins of the Republican Party. Our progress in degeneracy appears to me to be pretty rapid. As a nation, we Continue reading Abraham Lincoln Letter to Joshua F. Speed lays into Anti-Immigrant Nativist Party ‘Know-Nothing’

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

The Epiphany of the Flame: Fabled Dreams and Thoughts—I must live…

I know exactly how some people feel about MINVRA. But I am fated, in the right sense.They might’ve thought I’d given up time ago. I’ve nothing to lose, but much to gain!No matter what, I know I’m headed in the direction I’m meant to be. I will carry the Flame with me I am witness Continue reading The Epiphany of the Flame: Fabled Dreams and Thoughts—I must live…

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

“What god, what hero and what man will we celebrate?” τίνα θεόν, τίν’ ἥρωα, τίνα δ’ ἄνδρα κελαδήσομεν PINDAR Captain Marvel has earned over $900 million worldwide at the box office. It opened with an estimated $153M domestically, the best-ever debut for a new Marvel Studios title other than Black Panther. Even better, the film Continue reading Brie Larson’s Captain Marvel: “I’m All Fired Up”

John Adams Letter to John Taylor: “Remember, democracy never lasts long”

“Remember democracy never lasts long. It soon wastes, exhausts, and murders itself. There never was a democracy yet, that did not commit suicide.” JOHN ADAMS (FIRST VPOTUS AND SECOND POTUS) LETTER TO JOHN TAYLOR, 17 DECEMBER 1814. “Well, Doctor, what have we got—a Republic or a Monarchy?” Benjamin Franklin was asked supposedly, as he left Continue reading John Adams Letter to John Taylor: “Remember, democracy never lasts long”

Mencius on Ending the Unrighteous – The Works of Mencius

“If you know that a thing is unrighteous, then use all despatch in putting an end to it — why wait until next year?” (Mencius, Bk. III.VIII) The Minervan-principle is about fighting for what’s right, moved by a moral disposition to do good, understand, and relieve humanity and other life each day a little more Continue reading Mencius on Ending the Unrighteous – The Works of Mencius

Smearing Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Kyle Kulinski on the Justice Democrats, and Trump’s Anti-Press Tactics

28 year-old Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez defeated 4th ranking and established House Democrat, Rep. Joe Crowley in the New York House Democratic primary last week, saying that leftist policies can win elections. First-term Illinois’s Democratic senator, Tammy Duckworth disagreed, arguing that, while it may be the future of the Bronx, running on policies too far to the left Continue reading Smearing Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Kyle Kulinski on the Justice Democrats, and Trump’s Anti-Press Tactics

Lesley Stahl: President Trump’s admitted tactic to “discredit” Press » And Cenk Uygur defends True Journalism

CBS “60 Minutes” correspondent Lesley Stahl revealed a remark made to her by then-presidential candidate Donald Trump in 2016 to a group of fellow journalists at the Deadline Club Awards Dinner in New York City earlier this week. It is in regards to Mr. Trump’s attitude and tactic toward the press, which in his understanding are lügenpresse Continue reading Lesley Stahl: President Trump’s admitted tactic to “discredit” Press » And Cenk Uygur defends True Journalism

“Lift high the torch of Liberty of the Soul of Truth”

“The life of altruism is not so much a high ideal as a matter of practice. Naturally, then, Theosophy finds a home in many hearts and minds, and strikes a resounding harmony as soon as it reaches the ears of those who are ready to listen. There, then, is part of your work: to lift Continue reading “Lift high the torch of Liberty of the Soul of Truth”