Sketch of the Italian General Elections
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THE ITALIAN ELECTIONS, scheduled for the fourth of this coming March, are now less than a month distant. They are unlikely to receive the kind of broad international interest which attended the late French elections; nonetheless, in certain ways they … Read More

Beyond the Spectrum
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IT IS EVERYWHERE increasingly felt that there is something about the old left-right political dichotomy which does not quite “fit” our times. To name but the most celebrated example of its shortcomings: it fails to give consistent account for certain … Read More

Cultura animae
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IN THE STRUGGLE which presently engages us, and upon which our very future rides, it is imperative that we keep stern vigil over our tongues. The words we have at our disposal are our weapons in the metapolitical aspect of … Read More

Mores and the Battle for Tomorrow, Part VI
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Part I of this essay can be found here, Part II here, Part III here, Part IV here, and Part V here. IT IS COMMON when thinking of manners to consider their most external aspect alone—the visible mask they put … Read More

Mores and the Battle for Tomorrow, Part V
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Part I of this essay can be found here, Part II here, Part III here, Part IV here, and Part VI here. IT IS COMMON to think of hypocrisy in the pedestrian sense of “saying one thing and doing another”; … Read More

Mores and the Battle for Tomorrow, Part III
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Part I of this essay can be found here, Part II here, Part IV here, Part V here, and Part VI here. WITH THESE OBSERVATIONS, we approach the question of the origin of manners in human societies. The Marxist or … Read More

Mores and the Battle for Tomorrow, Part II
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Part I of this essay can be found here, Part III here, Part IV here, Part V here, and Part VI here. A SIMPLE, BUT SUGGESTIVE, observation shall set us on our way: every age which has ever enjoyed anything … Read More

Mores and the Battle for Tomorrow
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Part II of this essay can be found here, Part III here, Part IV here, Part V here, and Part VI here. IT IS CHARACTERISTIC of moments of crisis that the problems attain greater clarity than any solution proposed for … Read More

Manners and Soul
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THERE WAS A TIME when the concept of human equality did not mar the evaluations of men. There was no absurd belief then in a substratum of “basic human goodness,” no naïve faith in the inherited value possessed by each … Read More