A point Douglas Murray commonly makes is that our society suffers from a shortage of real Nazis; because the radical left desperately wants to fight such a force of pure evil that would justify any action taken against it, but they so rarely can find any. Either the last couple years has witnessed an amazing … Continue reading A Modern Moral Panic
The recently ended US Presidential Election spelled the end of two political dynasties, and the political parties respective primaries while normally serving an important purpose ended up positing the two least likable candidates in recent history. The result was largely a side-show, yet it proved positively elemental in how it pit order vs chaos.
Trying to use my time more efficiently I have recently taken up using audiobooks and have already gotten sucked in.
I finally got around to reading the book a few weeks ago and suffice to say it did not disappoint. The whole project fascinates me as Thomas Babington Macaulay sought to recreat an approximation of the Roman tradition of epic poetry. These traditions existed in most cultures but almost invariably died out as the elites … Continue reading Lays of Ancient Rome
In a recent speech by Donald Trump he claimed that he takes flak for too much honesty, while complaining that Hillary Clinton was too deceptive. Unfortunately things have gotten to a point where bluntness and getting into people's faces has become equated with honesty while manners and thoughtfulness get associated with deception. This has mainly … Continue reading Tact vs Honesty
Several weeks ago I graduated from infantry school and at it a Sergeant (actually a Sergeant First Class or SFC) Black mentioned an ancient quote: "Of ever hundred men ten shouldn't even be there, eighty are just targets, nine are doughty fighters and we're lucky to have them for they make the battle, but one is the warrior … Continue reading Removing the Barnacles
There's a bunch of moronic drivel about the Harley-Joker relationship thanks to the release of Suicide Squad and its beyond ridiculous, especially considering she's possibly the most popular comics character to come out of the 90's (the only rival is Deadpool). Her merchandise usually outsells even many of the characters considered iconic to the genre. … Continue reading Insanity over an Insane Character