Entries by Robert S. Griffin, Ph.D.

William Pierce and a Play by George Bernard Shaw

The only real tragedy in life is being used by personally minded men for purposes you recognize to be base. All civilization is founded on [man’s] cowardice, on his abject tameness, which he calls his respectability. Men will never really overcome fear until they imagine they are fighting to further a universal purpose—fighting for an […]

Learning from Baseball

There are lessons to be learned from the game of baseball. A big one is around race.  In this area, baseball operates on the principles of equal opportunity and merit.  Everybody, no matter their race, gets an equal chance to play, let’s say, shortstop for the Yankees, and the person who can play shortstop the […]

Who Was Revilo Oliver?

It is not often one encounters someone with a palindromic name, spelled the same forward and backward.   Revilo Oliver (1908–1994), a classics professor at the University of Illinois, had one.  But Oliver’s claim to fame went far beyond his intriguing name: if a thorough history of the white racial movement is ever written, he will […]

William Pierce and Cosmotheism

During the early 1970s, the late white activist Dr. William Pierce formulated a religious orientation he called Cosmotheism to provide the spiritual basis for the direction he was taking in his racial work.  Pierce had serious reservations about Christianity’s appropriateness for white people and wanted to offer an alternative to it.  The following material is […]