Tag Archives: War and Peace

In Memoriam

Richard Strauss wrote these words in 1945 shortly after he completed Metamorphosen, a study for 23 solo strings: “The most terrible period of human history is at an end, the twelve year reign of bestiality, ignorance and anti-culture under the … Continue reading

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La France!

Almost on the eve of the first ballot in the French Presidential election, we consider the many threats facing this country and the rest of Europe. Rod Dreher has just written The Grave Crisis Facing France. It is an analysis … Continue reading

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American?

I broach this subject with prudence, knowing that the country of birth of a person is precious and sacred. Many things have happened in our countries of birth to make us ashamed. In England we had the Reformation and our … Continue reading

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Bliss was it in that dawn to be alive

I am following the news which is now breaking in America, now in the small hours of the morning in East Coast Time. Many are cheering and exulting the almost gained victory of Trump. A few see this thing from … Continue reading

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My Vote

I am not American and I don’t live in that country, so I can’t vote there. Many things have been said about Hillary Clinton: accusations of being involved in paedophilia circles, black magic or satanism, being irresponsible or even treacherous … Continue reading

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Solitary, poor, nasty, brutish, and short

In such condition [human nature without government], there is no place for industry; because the fruit thereof is uncertain: and consequently no culture of the earth; no navigation, nor use of the commodities that may be imported by sea; no … Continue reading

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Der Ubermensch

Perhaps Nietzsche Revisited? I read More From National Review’s David French on Masculinity and thought it would be best to ignore it. I have been brought to think about some of the more provocative stuff I have written in the past. … Continue reading

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The Gathering Clouds

I try to avoid writing too much on the issue of Daesh (ISIS, ISIL, “islamic state”, etc.) and those who might be supporting them financially or in terms of logistics. I do read alternative news sites, knowing that I might … Continue reading

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A favourite film quote

One of my favourite World War II films of my childhood is The Guns of Navarone. I think most of you know the story of the Greek island and the two massive German guns stopping any allied ships from getting … Continue reading

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What makes Jerry tick?

I think we are all preoccupied with what happened in Paris last Friday, and in Syria, and Lybia, and Irak. We are up against people doing what human beings have done throughout history, from the historical Count Dracula or Vlad … Continue reading

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