The West’s symbol

“The European of history is best seen as a warrior bearing a sword, symbol of his will.” —O’Meara, paraphrasing Venner

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Europe’s awakening

by Michael O’Meara Excerpted from his book-review “The Shock of History” originally published in 2011 at the old Alternative Right: Dominique Venner’s thesis is that: Europeans, after having been militarily, politically, and morally crushed by events largely of their own making, have been lost in sleep (“in dormition”) for the last half-century and are now—however…

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Tribute to Dominique Venner

by Guillaume Faye Translated by Greg Johnson Dominique Venner’s suicide on May 21 at Notre Dame: Marine Le Pen bowed to this gesture of awakening consciousness, which may seem surprising, but it is to her credit. A topless representative of Femen, a group of feminist buffoons, tried to smear his memory the next day, mimicking…

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Dramatic traffic increase

Because Counter-Currents/North American New Right is the primary source of English translations of Venner’s essays, our traffic increased dramatically due to his death. Indeed, on Tuesday the 21st and Wednesday the 22nd we had the highest traffic in our history so far. So wrote Greg Johnson in today’s article. I could say the same. WDH’s traffic…

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Manu on Venner

Dominique Venner has left us for the symbolic space toward the sky where our ancestors dwell. He has left the witness of his life, and a testament that I interpret from these words: À défaut de posséder une religion identitaire à laquelle nous amarrer, nous avons en partage depuis Homère une mémoire propre, dépôt de…

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Comments on Venner’s suicide

Jaego said… Maybe his act will provide the inspiration that Anders Breivik could not. Spartacus said… Just sent this link to everyone in my e-mail list. Make sure people read it, so the sacrifice of this man is not forgotten. Morgan said… The media reports are just making it out as a protest against gay…

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Venner’s suicide note

(translated by Greg Johnson) I am healthy in body and mind, and I am filled with love for my wife and children. I love life and expect nothing beyond, if not the perpetuation of my race and my mind. However, in the evening of my life, facing immense dangers to my French and European homeland,…

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Europe in dormition

by Dominique Venner, translated by Greg Johnson Translator’s note: The term “dormition” refers to the Eastern Christian tradition of the “falling sleep,” i.e., the death, of the Virgin Mary, who then immediately rose from the dead and ascended into heaven. In Venner’s sense, Europe appears dead but is merely sleeping and will soon awake. The…

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Dominique Venner (1935-2013)

Today French author Dominique Venner, whose writings have been featured prominently at Counter-Currents, entered the Cathedral of Notre Dame in Paris, placed a sealed envelope on the altar, and shot himself in the head. Read his last post, where Venner explains the Islamization of France & the acceptance of fag marriage here.

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Individualism

by Dominique Venner Europe since earliest antiquity has always been ruled by the idea that each individual is inseparable from his community, clan, tribe, people, city, empire, to which he is linked by a bond more sacred than life itself. This unquestioned belief, of which the Iliad offers the oldest and most poetic expression, took…

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