Kriminalgeschichte, 11

Saul of Tarsus, later known as Paul, who in his epistles claims to be Jewish was the true creator of Christianity. In his book Deschner discusses how Paul strongly criticised his co-religionists and then writes: Unsurprisingly, the Jews counterattacked. This fact was very prominent by German Catholics in Hitler’s time, for example in Heilige deutsche…

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JP in a single article!

Divided for publication at The Occidental Observer in three parts this Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, Andrew Joyce has published a magnificent article explaining the Jewish Problem under the title: “The Jewish Question: Suggested Readings with Commentary.” I would like to quote a few passages from Joyce’s piece; the first one about Richard Wagner: When Europeans…

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Imagination

“One supreme fact which I have discovered is that it is not willpower, but fantasy and imagination that creates. Imagination is the creative force. Imagination creates reality.” —Richard Wagner

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Uncle Adolf’s table talk, 65

  Night of 13th-14th January 1942 The composer Bruckner—Brahms at his height—Wagner and Goring—Great architects—Talent must be encouraged.   After a hearing of Bruckner’s Seventh Symphony: This work is based on popular airs of upper Austria. They’re not textually reproduced, but repeatedly I recognise in passing Tyrolean dances of my youth. It’s wonderful what he…

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Uncle Adolf’s table talk, 72

  Night of 24th-25th January 1942 Origin of Tristan and Isolda—Cosima Wagner—Wahnfried—The Makart style—Bayreuth—On the Nuremberg Congress.     Whatever one says, Tristan is Wagner’s masterpiece, and we owe Tristan to the love Mathilde Wesendonck inspired in him. She was a gentle, loving woman, but far from having the qualities of Cosima. Nobody like Wagner…

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Uncle Adolf’s table talk, 86

  17th February 1942, evening The birthplaces of great men.     It’s my view that, simply for the sake of their beauty, the great noblemen’s estates should be preserved. But they must retain their size, otherwise only the State would be capable of maintaining them as private country-houses. And the ideal thing is that…

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Uncle Adolf’s table talk, 98

  Night of 28th February-1st March 1942 The Bayreuth Festival 1925—Bayreuth and National Socialism—Rôle of Frau Wagner—Siegfried Wagner. In 1925, the Bechsteins had invited me to stay with them in Bayreuth. They lived in a villa in the Liszt Strasse (I think this was the name of the street), within a few yards of Wahnfried.…

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Uncle Adolf’s table talk, 127

  3rd May 1942, at dinner Berlin must not monopolise the resources of the Reich—Berlin is not an artistic city—The choice of Nuremberg.   When I think of Bayreuth, I am invariably worried by the thought that one day we may have to appeal to the State for financial aid for the maintenance of its…

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Uncle Adolf’s table talk, 189

  1st March 1944, midday A nursery for film actors—Futility of the art critics—Weber’s Freischütz and Bizet’s Carmen.   It is often said that among our film actors we have none capable of playing certain parts—that, for instance, of the hero. This type of artiste, they say, is non-existent. I have never heard such nonsense.…

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Arthur de Gobineau’s

Essai Sur L’Inégalité des Races Humaines “We (Wagner and Cosima) have done nothing but talk about you and your Essay since noon, when my husband came to tell me of the pleasure and interest he has found in reading chapter thirteen, which has absorbed him since he began it. Parsifal has been cornered into reading…

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