Total 18 Posts
Discussing the future of Canada

Canadian Nationhood

“The bud disappears in the bursting-forth of the blossom, and one might say that the former is refuted by the latter; similarly, when the fruit appears, the blossom is shown up in its turn as a false manifestation of the plant, and the fruit now emerges as the truth of

The Temple and the Marketplace

Western democracies fancy themselves as having moved beyond the need for primitive religion. But man is a spiritual creature and has found replacements for the Old Faith in the form of progressivism and capitalism.

Nihilism, Vitalism, and Christ

In order to escape the nihilism inherent in the modern world many have turned to vitalism. While vitalism has commendable aspects, without being grounded in Christianity it cannot ultimately transcend nihilism.

Identity Politics and Nominalism

A genuinely conservative response to identity politics must trace them back to their roots in nominalism, a concept that originated before the Enlightment.

Tolerance: Liberalism and its Limitations

Karl Popper's paradox of tolerance suggests that for a society to remain tolerant, it must be intolerant of the forces that threaten it. The concept may resonate on its face, yet reveals a significant philosophical error in modern liberalism — it is missing a central principle.

Asabiyyah: Nationalism and Social Cohesion

People groups are shaped by the land they inhabit just as they shape it with their habitations. The climate, fertility and topography of an area all shape the character of its people.

What is Freedom?

Many consider individualism to be the basis of freedom. However, the idea of freedom cannot be considered without taking one's community into account.
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