Tyranny and the Modern State Cult

Submitted by Imperium Press Not a “gay science”, I should say, like some we have heard of; no, a dreary, desolate and, indeed, quite abject and distressing one; what we might call, by way of eminence, the dismal science. Carlyle’s famous epithet for economics has become its unofficial title, but political science could just as…

Decline of Alignment

While I have previously on numerous occasions taken time to disparage Dungeons and Dragons and its consequent effects on Roleplaying, its fall into subversion and liberalism remains an entertaining case study. The effects of this fall have given rise to discussions on the appropriate use of the term race (of course ignoring classical definitions), the…

The Feasts of Shame

“Humiliation with a big H denies the social world of normalized encounter. In fact, it humiliates by virtue of this denial. It tells the victims that all social norms are suspended in dealings with them because they are not human.” – William Ian Miller, “Humiliation and Other Essays on Honor, Social Discomfort, and Violence” The air was…

The Populist Monkey Wrench for the International Order

Submitted by Jones In recent years, the world has seen a considerable increase in the number of politicians espousing populist rhetoric. Particularly in Europe and North America which ostensibly bear the negative costs of a globalized society through mass migration, demographic replacement, and economic decline, voters are becoming evermore cynical of the capabilities of the…

Cinema & The Narrative Game

The film director Martin Scorsese recently criticized movies based on comic books, saying they are ‘not cinema’. His point is undeniable, in that there is a clear difference between creating mainstream entertainment and creating a classic piece of artistic storytelling. His point especially rings true when you consider how many repetitive superhero films have been…

Progressive Destruction

It is said in our sphere that the right is order and the left is chaos. This is not exactly true as the progressive left sets up an order that begets chaos, requiring more solutions that the central power can provide. It is a system of entropy, but still a system. It is a system…