Panama Hat

“God bless you, pen of work, pen of drudgery, pen of letters, pen of posings, pen rabid, pen ridiculous, pen glorified.” – Hilaire Belloc, On the Pleasure of Taking Up One’s Pen. These days, to be a writer is to resign oneself to living behind a keyboard. The computer word-processor is unfortunately the portal through …

Ink, Toil, and Profession Read More »

On the most recent Cigar Stream (#137: Key Concepts for the Right in 2022) Academic Agent pointed out a well known problem in regards to dissident right circles, though it is actually prevalent in most forms of modern discourse, particularly online. He phrased it as the “football team problem”, in which people coat themselves in …

Critique of the Post-Modern Rightist Read More »

I have written before about the enormous philosophical weight of the Catholic Church, and similar institutions. The idea is that over the hundreds or thousands of years that they exist, they develop and tune their ideas and orthodoxies. There is only so much one philosopher can do in his life. Most of them cannot really …

Brief Considerations on Marxism Read More »

I find that very often, one suffers far more with the smaller problems of life than with the bigger ones. Defining terms, I hold a “big” problem to be something like governing a troublesome country, which is to say, any country.1 Or being forced to choose between lives, as in the famous Trolley Problem. “Small” …

Problems Big and Small Read More »

We reactionaries are, at heart, the jurists of God’s law. We interpret a legality simultaneously apparent but uncodified. Our conclusions, therefore, are of vital importance. When we formulate ideas they must stand up to examination-by-light of apparent philosophical truth. They must be concrete, metaphysically weighted diamonds; to compliment the world we are placed in, not …

The Old Talking Shop Read More »

Most reactionary authors are acutely aware of the idea that civilisation is a rare thing. In a grand sense, civilisations are innately difficult to establish and even moreso to maintain. They know it occurs either side of long periods of barbarism like a short summer between long winters. We shall therefore posit that barbarism, rather …

On Barbarism Read More »

Please note: this is the transcript to a video I uploaded to my channel on Monday. Available at: One of the core principles of the authentic reactionary is the idea that all political problems are the result of theological problems, because all politics is on some level, a theology. Thus, it is wrong for us …

Gnosticism and Modernity Read More »