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Spiritual Death of the West

The most important dystopian novels of the first half of the twentieth century are Aldous Huxley’s Brave New World and George Orwell’s 1984. Huxley and Orwell captured the two sides of modern despotism, one soft and seductive, the other hard and punitive. The most important . . . . Continue Reading »

Heroic ­Historian

Joseph T. Stuart’s book holds out the promise of shedding light on the inner workings of a peerless mind. Christopher Dawson’s writings have been enormously important to me in understanding the civilization I inherited and grew up in, the part my homeland (Ireland) played in its construction, . . . . Continue Reading »

The West: Post- or Pre-Christian?

It became clear to me that my personal Christian faith is not tolerated or permitted in the public square, at least by some and perhaps by many.” So said the CEO of one of Australia’s largest football clubs after he was forced to resign one day into the job, following revelations that he was . . . . Continue Reading »

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