Entries by Andrew Joyce, Ph.D.

The Cofnas Problem, Part 3 of 3

Go to Part 1 of 3. Go to Part 2 of 3. Jewish Ethnocentrism Cofnas rests his argument against MacDonald on three grounds: (a) the evidence suggests Jews are not particularly ethnocentric, (b) liberal Jews typically advocate similar policies for Jews/Israel and gentiles/gentile countries, and (c) the West was on a liberal trajectory with or […]

The Cofnas Problem, Part 2 of 3

Go to Part 1. Argument by Anecdote As one might suppose given the extensive range of data provided above, testing the Cofnas default hypothesis on contemporary involvement in immigration took a number of months to carry out, and involved a thorough survey of very many organizations and individuals. It was labor-intensive, but stands as an […]

The Cofnas Problem, Part 1 of 3

Shortly after Nathan Cofnas published his first article on Kevin MacDonald’s Culture of Critique in 2018,[1] I spent a few weeks sketching out a quite extensive ‘skeleton’ for a rebuttal I intended to flesh out and publish at The Occidental Observer. The speed and extent of replies from MacDonald,[2] and, later, Ed Dutton, eventually made […]

Review of Josh Neal’s American Extremist

American Extremist: The Psychology of Political Extremism Josh Neal Imperium Press, 2020. About a year after Charlottesville, I noticed the emergence of a new breed of young alternative thinkers in our circles. I’m more of a reader than a listener and, because these individuals were overwhelmingly engaged in podcasts and YouTube videos, my familiarity with […]

Guillaume Faye Remembered

“Guillaume Faye was indeed an awakener.” Pierre-Émile Blairon Guillaume Faye: Truths and Tributes Robert Steuckers, Pierre-Émile Blairon, and Pierre Krebs Arktos, 2020. Guillaume Faye’s posthumously published Ethnic Apocalypse, or, to give it the original French title Guerre civile raciale (Racial Civil War), was one of my top three reads of 2019, so it was with […]

Julien Langella’s Catholic and Identitarian

Catholic & Identitarian: From Protest to Reconquest Julien Langella Arktos, 2020. “The absence of anger is a sign of the absence of reason.” Saint Thomas Aquinas For better or worse, I’m fairly certain there hasn’t been a Catholic in my family tree since the Reformation, and I remain unsure about a strict definition of “Identitarianism.” […]