Remembering – Everything


The obscurest epoch is today.

Jun 232023

This is not the end of history. It is not even the beginning of the end of history. But it is, perhaps, the end of the end of history.

May 122023

For every empire history offers a hundred reasons why it fell, when what we need to know is why it lasted.

Mar 072023

The East, the West, the classical and Christian, the medieval and modern, the peasantry, the proletariat, the bourgeoisie, the 18th, 19th, 20th century — what intellectual malfeasance shelters under the definite article!

Feb 242023

What drives the proverbial cycle of good times and hard times? In part weakness and strength, mostly idleness and occupation.

Nov 182022

Certain villains achieve martyrdom by the peculiar luck of being murdered by men still more villainous.