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

The Democratic Mirage, Part IV
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Part I of this essay can be found here, Part II here, Part III here, and Part V here. THERE REMAINS IN ALL OF THIS only a single last safeguard to the honest operation of the democratic system: that is, … Read More

The Democratic Mirage, Part III
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Part I of this essay can be found here, Part II here, Part IV here, and Part V here. MOST ANYONE WHO WINDS UP at the vertices of capitalistic wealth in our day will almost necessarily display certain traits, by … Read More

The Democratic Mirage, Part II
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Part I of this essay can be found here, Part III here, Part IV here, and Part V here. MUCH IS MADE of the “civic sense” which might lead a citizen to become a politician. It is presumed—one really has … Read More

The Democratic Mirage, Part I
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Part II of this essay can be found here, Part III here, Part IV here, and Part V here. IT IS A PRINCIPLE as well known as it is rarely plumbed, that what stands nearest to us is for that … Read More