“The strange superstition has arisen in the Western world that we can start all over again, remaking human nature, human society, and the possibilities of happiness; as though the knowledge and experience of our ancestors were now entirely irrelevant” Quotation… Read More ›
Sir Roger Scruton
Published today on First Things I first met Sir Roger Scruton (1944–2020) some years ago, at a conference on the pernicious effects of pornography. I presented a paper addressing the root cause of the plague ravaging societies worldwide: lust. When… Read More ›
Which is to say, if heaven does not look like this, I will be disappointed.
“Look back to the two great crimes of our century – Nazism and Communism – and you will see what happens when a substitute religion bursts upon the world, untempered by belief in God’s judgment” ~ Sir Roger Scruton
“Political correctness seems like a way of standing up for victims, be they women, minorities, gays, transsexuals, or whatever. In reality, however, it is about creating victims. It sets out to repudiate the hierarchies and distinctions embedded in our traditional… Read More ›