Category Archives: Arts and Clture and Politics

The Year of Remembrance vs. the Year of Death: 1814, 1914, 1944, 2014…

 Below is the English translation of my speech given on June 14, 2014 at a historic manor house, in the village of Guthmannshausen, in the vicinity of Weimar, the state of Thuringia, Germany. The speech was delivered on the occasion of the 100thanniversary of the beginning of WWI, the 100th anniversary issue of the magazine […]

Tragedy and Myth in Ancient Europe and Modern Politics

  The following is an abridged version of my speech given at the London Forum, February 1, 2014, London, UK. The video of the whole speech is available here. When discussing myths we must first agree on the meaning of words and expressions we intend to employ.  We must also certify that we assign to […]

The Catholic League on the Weinstein Brothers

As part of our Christmas program here at TOO we highlighted Bad Santa, a film by the Weinstein brothers. The Catholic League has a number of posts on another Weinstein film, Philomena, which is currently in release. This brief comment notes several other anti-Christian movies by the Weinsteins: [An ad for Philomena in the New […]

Review of “I Like the White World” by Mark Butterworth

Mark Butterworth is a California author with nine books to his credit on Amazon.com, including such intriguing titles as My Inferiors and A Man with Three Great German Shepherds (and 1000 troy ounces of gold). I Like the White World provides further proof he is not cut out for Oprah’s book club or the Times […]

Is Tom Wolfe a Race Realist? Part 1 of 3

Perhaps it is a product of his Southern heritage — born in Richmond in 1931, B.A. Washington and Lee, 1951. Perhaps it is due to his academic training, Ph.D. in American studies from Yale, 1957, completed before the neo-Marxist hegemony over the humanities and social sciences. Perhaps it is a result of his years as […]

Review of “Tales of New America”

Tales of New America by Gunther Roosevelt reviewed by Brian Hess This newly-published collection of stories is based upon a scenario described on the volume’s back cover: 20–50 years from now when America has fallen apart economically, socially and racially. The Federal Government loses control as revenue dwindles and poverty spreads. To survive, States begin […]

Notes from Distant Battlegrounds

  The historical mission of our time is to arrange a new culture of humanity, one that will replace the previous ruling system. This reorganization consists of two essentials: the destruction of the old order and the building of the new. To begin with, all physical border posts, ethical barriers and social definitions of the […]