Though by no means as severe, Americans have, from time to time, also attempted to wield their own pseudo-ideology in the post-World War II era. This ideology was best exemplified by then Vice President Richard Nixon in the spontaneous… Read More
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
In some ideological regimes of the twentieth century, the killing was systematic. In others, it was merely random. Even a random thought, however, could lead to one’s death or the death of a loved one. In Cambodia, to… Read More
“Arrest! Need it be said that it is a breaking point in your life, a bolt of lightning which has scored a direct hit on you? That is it an inassimilable spiritual earthquake not every person can cope… Read More
With an emphasis on the Hiss-Chambers trial, the horrors of communism.
My follow-up to last week’s talk on Progressivism. Now, the meaning of ideology and its inherent and inevitable demeaning of the human person. All ideologies–left and right.