Tao

“St Augustine defines virtue as ordo amoris, the ordinate condition of the affections in which every object is accorded that kind of degree of love which is appropriate to it. Artistotle says that the aim of education is to make the pupil like and dislike what he ought … In early Hinduism that conduct in…

Whitewashing Aztec Sacrifice

Americans have just exited the multi-month season where the media and diligent foot soldiers of the left harass them about celebrating their heritage of discovering the continent and founding the nation. This is a season in the progressive calendar. This leads into the war on Christmas during December, which then flows into the MLK glorification…

Penitents In Search Of Leaders

What is becoming an annual ritual, Halloween’s growing pagan adult festival ends and No Nut November begins to internet crews encouraging one another to refrain from reckless sex with a few scare stories in the media about this odd phenomenon. It has overtaken Movember for male oriented November activity. This year Rolling Stone fired shots…

Dekalog: Requiem for the Law

In the dispensation of the Old Covenant, God placed the Israelites under the Law as a means of disciplining and chastening a hard-hearted people. The Law under Christ and the dispensation of grace is reconfigured—not abolished, but fulfilled—as it was never an end unto itself, but was always pointing to the One to come. In…

Building From Within

It is easy to destroy. You can break a vase in a second that took hours to make. Same with institutions. It is also easy to criticize. Pointing out the absurdities of contemporary America is something a child can do. Building is different. In a society where progressives destroy all that they see, it is…

Roosh’s Religious Turn + Five Friday Reads 8/30/19

This summer accounts online have been chattering about Roosh’s conversion and The Grift. Oh it must be a grift move. It is a pivot to make trad money. I did not believe that. I had a little faith in the guy. Even better, on his cross country trip, I knew we could meet. For ten…

Banking for The Culture

In recent years, those on the right in the political scene have become very much aware of the atmosphere of censorship and de-platforming.  It is getting hard to keep track of who has been tossed off YouTube, Patreon, and various other platforms. Those who are remaining have experienced intentional algorithm changes which have led to…

Reconsidering the Boomer Question, A Modest Proposal

If you have any exposure to millennial politics on the fringes of the internet, then you might have some awareness of how the Boomers royally screwed over our futures for generations to come. The generation that had the most unprecedented first world economic growth, opportunities, relative peace and stability, etc. simultaneously became the most cravenly…

The Nightmare Pantheon (A Response to BAP)

In a recent essay (“Old and New Paganism”), the erudite and inimitable Bronze Age Pervert articulated the conditions for the possibility of the emergence of a genuinely new Paganism. That essay came shortly after Richard Greenhorn’s thoughtful engagement with BAP’s Bronze Age Mindset, which placed the contemporary pagan subject in continuity with the “classical man”…

When Methodists Fought Back

Since the papacy of Francis, it seems there is not a month that passes without the Pope embarrassing himself or the entire church with his behavior or words. The Methodists decided to give him a break this winter and contributed to headlines across America. The United Methodist Church decided to not bend the rules of…