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The Wiglaf Question

The ancient Anglo-Saxon poem Beowulf concludes with the young thegn (thane) Wiglaf as the last of the titular hero’s surviving relatives. Mourning Beowulf’s death by a dragon, Wiglaf envisions a dark future for their people. He knows that news of … Continue reading

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Wards of The State

As the United States continues its political descent, one thing we will continue to witness (and suffer) are greater intrusions into our personal lives. In a free society “a man’s home is his castle,” but in our modern culture the … Continue reading

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The Beauty of Minimalism

One of the beauties of living a minimalist lifestyle is that most of the hotly debated political issues to me are moot points. Those who are invested in the current setup are passionate about it because they have a lot … Continue reading

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Blessed Are the Faithful (Who Don’t Vote)

On Facebook a friend of mine posted a link to an article written by a Christian writer on the current political ideologies. What I found fascinating is that while the writer critiques democracy, it is not because of how it works but how … Continue reading

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Urban Cities are the New Concentration Camps

I’ve never watched the entire film “My Dinner with Andre,” but my brother once showed me this clip and it’s worth both watching in the film and quoting down below. I think that New York is the new model for … Continue reading

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Unrealistic Expectations = Unhappiness

Brett and Kate McKay at the Art of Manliness write (emphasis added). Millennials’ high and hopeful expectations are thus on a collision course with a more depressing reality. Indeed, it was recently found that while in times past, people typically … Continue reading

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How to Save Western Civilization

This is the second part of my two-part series. The Death of Nihilism A bit of confession time: For much of this year I underwent a very nihilistic phase. Anyone who is either a libertarian or morally sane (sadly the two … Continue reading

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