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Irving Babbitt’s ON BEING CREATIVE (Full Book)

This was Babbitt’s last published book, ON BEING CREATIVE.  It came out in 1932, and he passed away in the summer of the following year.  As such, it reveals much about the great man’s last thoughts regarding a… Read More

Jerry Pournelle on Russell Kirk

Some of you might know this already, but, sadly, Jerry Pournelle passed away this weekend.  One of two incredibly imaginative men who did pass away–the other being Len Wein.  Pournelle studied with Russell Kirk and considered him quite… Read More

Real Conservatives Despise Conformity

With the loss of personality comes the steady fading away of that sense of uniqueness with which man had once viewed his own existence, which had once been the source of all social intercourse.  It is taken increasingly… Read More

On Conservatism, Race, and Equality

Dear Stormfields Reader, At the risk of sounding priggish and preachy, I must state this as openly as possible, especially given all that’s happened and been said (and not said) over the past two weeks or so. Conservatism… Read More

THE AMERICAN CONSERVATIVE Print Subscription: $12/year

If you’re an #FOB–no! not “friend of Bill”! FRIEND OF BRAD–you can get a year’s print subscription to The American Conservative for just $12.* Yes, truly, $12! If you’d like the $12 subscription– 1. Email us at fobtheamericanconservative@gmail.com**… Read More

Russell Kirk Against The Ideologues

In his twenty-nine books on politics, history, constitutional law, literature, social criticism, economics, and fiction, the shadow of the French Revolution and the loosening of the ideologues upon the world deeply haunted Russell Kirk. Tellingly, his most important influence… Read More

Coming in Paperback: RUSSELL KIRK, AMERICAN CONSERVATIVE

I found out late yesterday afternoon that the University Press of Kentucky will be publishing RUSSELL KIRK: AMERICAN CONSERVATIVE in paperback for their spring 2018 list. How great is this???  I’m thrilled. I’m not sure how many changes… Read More