“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

Minerva leads America in “The Apotheosis of Benjamin Franklin and George Washington”

MINERVA, Goddess of Wisdom leads America in “The Apotheosis of Benjamin Franklin and George Washington.” The Apotheosis of Benjamin Franklin and George Washington is a copperplate-printed toile fabric produced in several colorways in Britain between 1785-1800, after the first defeat of the British Empire. A banner reads “Where Liberty Dwells, There is My Country.” These Continue reading Minerva leads America in “The Apotheosis of Benjamin Franklin and George Washington”

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

“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

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

Helena Blavatsky on Government Systems: “They have no sway over the inner man…”

“…Whether the physical man be under the rule of an empire or a republic, concerns only the man of matter. His body may be enslaved; as to his Soul, he has the right to give to his rulers the proud answer of Socrates to his Judges. They have no sway over the inner man.” H.P. Continue reading Helena Blavatsky on Government Systems: “They have no sway over the inner man…”

Note on Benjamin Rush and Early Federalist Republicanism: Fear of Democracy, Moral Degradation, and Corruption

FEDERALIST REPUBLICANISM: BENJAMIN RUSH ON FEARS OF DEMOCRACY, PARTY POLITICS, MORAL DEGRADATION AND CORRUPTION The stories of Marius, Tacitus, Livy and Sallust stress importance of morals, reason and the rule of law in a virtuous republic; also corruption of these through avarice, luxury, parties, factions and venality. According to the Roman statesman, Sallust, a republic Continue reading Note on Benjamin Rush and Early Federalist Republicanism: Fear of Democracy, Moral Degradation, and Corruption

Riding the Tiger of Modernity | Shaykh Abdal Hakim Murad on Julius Evola

SHAYKH ABDAL HAKIM MURAD ON JULIUS EVOLA COUNTER-CULTURE “…so Evola is a point of reference for people who are seeking an alternative, but unfortunately because of his possibly xenophobic blindspot when it came to Europe’s “third heritage”. . . .the Heritage of Islam — Gaudí’s move was definitely in the direction of the underestimated Ishmaelite Continue reading Riding the Tiger of Modernity | Shaykh Abdal Hakim Murad on Julius Evola

I Ask You, What Is Truly A Republican? | Song of Liberté—Veillons au Salut de l’Empire

There is a question I simply put forth. I ask you, Citizen . . . and American — What is truly a REPUBLICAN? Ask yourselves! “Liberté. Liberté!” We must and will gain hold of the REPUBLICAN IDEAL again, and embody it in a new way, truly honoring its origins and purpose. . . . because Continue reading I Ask You, What Is Truly A Republican? | Song of Liberté—Veillons au Salut de l’Empire