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Stephen Miller and the Abolition of the Human

To the surprise of precisely no one, Stephen Miller has been exposed as a white nationalist– I mean, obviously, but there’s more that’s concrete now. The SPLC released a report, based on emails turned over to them by former Breitbart...

/ November 13, 2019

Heroes of the Fourth Turning: the Possession of American Conservatism

So I saw it, because that is the Rule, and also because there was this period of time a couple of weeks ago when my fellow commune member Sarah Bailey was texting me on an hourly basis to see whether...

/ November 6, 2019

Welcome to the Hotel California: Bronze Age Pervert Amongst the Claremonsters

I’ll just say, I did call it. BAP has appeared— memeless, if not maskless — in the pages of The American Mind. His critiques of the left are fair. But his description of the range of choices in public philosophy...

/ October 28, 2019

IRL Political Fanfic Fall Continues: Moldbug/Calloway Crossover Special

This post is dedicated, with love, to my enemies. Creator Chose Not to Use Archive Warnings, Moldbug/Calloway, Mencius Moldbug|Curtis Yarvin (Neoreaction/California), Caroline Calloway (Instagram/Cambridge), Dasha Nekrasova, Anna Khachiyan, Tara Isabella Burton, Mecha|John Garry (Twitter/NYC), Tom Z., Mary S., Ramona T....

/ September 28, 2019

On Confessing To Plants

So this happened yesterday: Sarah Bailey, Forest Hills Romano/Anglico/Bruderhof-inspired commune member (and WaPo religion reporter/editor) got my Plough colleague, Bruderhof member and friend of the FoHi commune Veery Huleatt, to write on Union’s goofy animist confessing-to-plants thing, and Veery, as...

/ September 19, 2019

Ahmari and his enemies: The question of the postliberal Right

Today, Sohrab Ahmari came out with a piece describing the current conservative internal debate, and more precisely outlining his position. He begins by pointing out how thoroughly the current paradigm– on both the left-liberal and right-liberal side– is a rejection...

/ September 11, 2019

Europe is not the Faith: On over-realized Belloc-ism

Time to name something. Let’s call it over-realized Belloc-ism– i.e. the people who have Deus Vult in their twitter bios and cartoon knights as their avis, and are basically just into Christianity as the folk religion of Europe. They tend...

/ September 10, 2019

Donald in Wonderland

Hands-down best analysis of Trump to Christians in 2016 that I’ve come across; not a bad picture of the post-Christian right to Christians in general. Go here. Well hello, there, it’s me With how it’s gonna be Settle down and...

/ September 7, 2019

Nation-Building in the Himalayas: The Cost of Kashmir

Earlier this week, Andrew Willard Jones, Marc Barnes, and Jacob Imam published a piece in Postliberal Thought in response to the claims of the naturalness and finality of the nation-state presented in the recent National Conservatism Conference. Among other things,...

/ August 16, 2019

Not All Postliberal Theocratic Statism is Good: an anti-Modi Post

When I was nine, we went to Kashmir for ten days or so, to Srinagar, one of the hill stations, to get out of the Delhi heat. Rented a houseboat. When my mom was growing up, her family would go...

/ August 7, 2019