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

The Atheistic State, Part IV
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Part I of this essay can be found here, Part II here, and Part III here. The Hollow State EVERY SOCIETY is producer and product of that people which composes it. In all healthy societies, there is a reciprocal action … Read More

The Atheistic State, Part III
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Part I of this essay can be found here, Part II here, and Part IV here. The God of Materialism THE GOD OF MATERIALISM is a nether god. Truly, it is the “netherest.” All its gravity draws down, and nor … Read More

The Atheistic State, Part II
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Part I of this essay can be found here, Part III here, and Part IV here. The Law of Man THE LAW OF THE GODS takes its legitimacy from its divine origin; it is the law handed down by the … Read More

The Atheistic State, Part I
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Part II of this essay can be found here, Part III here, Part IV here. LET US CEASE our mincing of words: for the present, with its crisis and its dangers, is not a time for muttering. The secular state, … Read More

Burning the Past
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I AM OBLIGED to denounce an article I recently stumbled across in the New Yorker, which to my eyes represents the worst American tradition of stuffy Puritanism and obnoxious, totally officious, interference in the affairs of other countries. This not … Read More

The Democratic Mirage, Part V
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Part I of this essay can be found here, Part II here, Part III here, and Part IV here. THE WORTHIER PROPONENTS of democracy—those, that is, who perceive the real state of affairs in the present manifestation of democracy, but … Read More