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…

The Other Neo-Orientalism: Traditional Christianity as Viewed in The Modern World

In the wake of the recent Sri Lanka terrorist attacks on various churches on Easter Sunday, leaving nearly 300 dead, and 500 wounded, the response from western media outlets have ranged from passive indifference, to outright offensive takes and victim-blaming (one wonders what possesses certain blue-check Journos to concoct such terrible takes, like outright implying…

Old And New Paganism by BAP

Today’s essay is a special submission from a friend. Thought up on an Asian beach while watching sunsets and written near the plains of the urheimat, Bronze Age Pervert sends this message on the issue of paganism. This is his first long form piece since the raving success Bronze Age Mindset. Enjoy. After Trump won…

Penance as Social Technology

In December, we were treated to the annual spectacle of the “War on Christmas.”  In contrast, the “War on Advent” was lost long ago.  In traditional Catholicism, Advent – the “Little Lent” – is a penitential season preparing the faithful for Christmas.  Today, Advent in America is graced by little that reflects its penitential character. …

The Smirk Seen Around the World, Part 2: Identity, Faciality and Mass Political Neurosis.

In the first installment of this mini-series of articles, we explored the various issues surrounding the Covington confrontation, and the manufactured cathedral-media outrage behind it. This article will attempt to bring more of a philosophically abstract analysis to the incident, epically the near gut-level and instantaneous reaction from the woke urbanite blue-tick crowd towards these…

Subsumed into the Zeitgeist Part One: Carmen

Some names and identifying details have been changed to protect the privacy of individuals in the story. Carmen was a Spanish girl from a family of considerable import – most Sevillanos would probably recognize her father’s name. I could argue that her asymmetrical nose was characteristic of her Spanish heritage, but her only hallmark Spanish feature was beady…

BAP, Classical Man, and the Christian Bugman

There is a great anecdote about Karl Marx, relayed to us by Engels, which claims that upon hearing of the abuses to which his work had been employed by his followers, the Old Master responded, “je ne suis pas Marxiste.” Looking about the Catholic world today, I wonder sometimes if St. Thomas of Aquino wouldn’t…

The Sin of Pure Religiosity

“There are millions of quotes about realpolitik, how a lie told often enough becomes the truth, how force determines the conditions of life, but all boil down to the same thing: If you are losing, it is because you are not strong enough, and complaining is not going to help fix that.” – Anonymous Despite…

The Smirk Seen around the World, Part 1: Mobilization of the Narrative.

As everyone knows by now, the events of that fateful day after this year’s March for Life in Washington D.C. between a group of Indigenous activist and the Covington Catholic school boys exposed a deluge of pathologies and pent up aggression that lies beneath the surface of the Cathedral media-culture industry machine. In this multi-part…

The New Right & Family Values

By Jordan Jacob The Efficacy of the Right’s Pursuits The dog days of the public New Right movement in America are dragging on in post-Charlottesville America. Meanwhile, veterans of the great meme war occupy themselves with foreign happenings in Brazil, France, Italy, and the like so as to escape the mundane merry-go-round of Trump Twitter…