Matt Parrott’s definition of metaphysics

Jason, What does it really mean to have a metaphysical orientation, other than being spacey? In the most sparse and generic terms, it entails truly and integrally believing in something which transcends self. The ramifications of that are tremendous. It’s that special sauce distinguishing a woman who purses her lips and concludes “I agree that…

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On Kenneth Clark’s „Civilisation“

Kenneth Clark may have been clueless about the fact that race matters. Yet, that our rot goes much deeper than what white nationalists realize is all too obvious once we leave, for a while, the ghetto of nationalism and take a look at the classics, just as Clark showed us through his 1969 TV series…

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Civilisation’s „Man—the Measure of all Things“

For an introduction to these series, see here. Below, some indented excerpts of “Man—the Measure of all Things,” the fourth chapter of Civilisation by Kenneth Clark, after which I offer my comments. Ellipsis omitted between unquoted passages: The Pazzi Chapel, built by the great Florentine Brunellesco in about 1430, is in a style that has…

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Civilisation’s “The Great Thaw”

For an introduction to these series, see here. Below, some indented excerpts of “The Great Thaw,” the second chapter of Civilisation by Kenneth Clark, after which I offer my comments. Ellipsis omitted between unquoted passages: There have been times in the history of man when the earth seems suddenly to have grown warmer or more…

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God and white nationalism

Pay me attention please: since I very rarely talk about God. For my inner daimon, the most sacred entries of the previous incarnation of this blog are those categorized under the title “metaphysics of race.” While I am definitively not a theist, for which I might be confused with an atheist, and while I am…

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The 14 words

This is the first entry of the new incarnation of The West’s Darkest Hour. What moves me to write are David Lane’s fourteen words.

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