traditionalist conservatism

Musings and Aphorisms III

The liberal’s professed faith in reason is little more than a mask for vanity and ego-worship. Without the solid foundation of Truth — without recognition of God, Natural Law, and the objective morality that comes with it — the process of reason becomes a mere exercise in the justification of personal whims, wants, and desires.

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Ideas and Ideology: An Introduction to Traditionalist Conservatism

Editor’s Note: The following is a rough excerpt from the introduction of a forthcoming book on Traditionalist Conservatism on which the author is working currently. 

When encountered by a typical moderne, the traditionalist conservative causes confusion, for he does not square neatly with popular, post-industrial conceptions of Left and Right. The reason our typical moderne cannot fit the traditionalist conservative into a neat, contemporary ideological box is simple: At his core, the traditionalist conservative rejects all ideologies, for ideologies are simply secular religions which replace Christianity with faith in a political ideal or principle, and the traditionalist conservative in the West, being a Christian, or at the very least accepting the Christian soul of Western civilization, has no need to do so.

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A Comparative Guide to the Dissident Right

The following is a comparative diagram of the three major strains of the dissident right: ideological Traditionalism with a capital “T” (a la Guenon, Evola), traditionalist conservatism (as espoused by yours truly on The Traditionalist Mind), and what I will at present refer to broadly as the Revolutionary Right (which for the purposes of this article refers to the New Right, Fascists, and broad swathes of the Alt-Right). (more…)

A Few Belated Thoughts on Charlottesville

The reaction from nearly all sides — by which I mean progressive leftists of every sort, so-called political moderates, the mainstream media, and the feckless liberal cowards who inhabit the halls of Conservative Inc. — in the wake of the events in Charlottesville, Virginia was simply staggering.

Rarely in this author’s life has he seen such a flagrant display of hypocrisy, intellectual dishonesty, doublethink, ideological manipulation, and pure, unadulterated lying from the media powers-that-be. (more…)