Monthly Archives: August 2011

Solzhenitsyn on Our Evil

Since I have not prepared a proper post, I will commit the highest act of admiration, and I will give an extensive quotation from Solzhenitsyn’s Gulag Archipelago a piece where he discusses human evil.   Do such people really exist? … Continue reading

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We are the Mystery

Man has always been his own most vexing problem.¬†These were the ¬†words of American theologian Reinhold Niebuhr in his seminal work The Nature and Destiny of Man. Penned just prior to the outbreak of World War II, they seem still … Continue reading

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The Dangers of Disobedience: Folly of Men

Revolution as we are considering it is not merely political, moral, cultural or legal, they are at heart spiritual. The end of revolutionary fervor has, in modern times, aimed on the overturning of traditional moral orders and the beliefs of … Continue reading

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The Dangers of Disobedience: Introduction.

Dear Readers, I apologize for my remissness in my duty to this blog. While I have read often in the writings of Irving Babbit of the need for the discipline brought by the study of humane letters, I am, sadly, … Continue reading

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