Allan C. Carlson
How Bulgarian Greens, Swedish Housewives, and Beer-Swilling Englishmen Created Family-Centered Economies – And Why They Disappeared
Wilmington, Delaware: ISI Books, 2007
Author: F. Roger Devlin
November 28, 2010 F. Roger Devlin 2 comments
The Family Way
Allan C. Carlson
November 24, 2010 F. Roger Devlin 3 comments
Greek & Barbarian
The Landmark Herodotus: The Histories Edited by Robert B. Strassler
New York: Pantheon, 2007
Independent scholar Robert Strassler has produced far and away the best English edition aimed at the general reader of the work which remains the fountainhead of the Western historical tradition. Let us hope there is still a fit audience out there for it—men, that is, capable of learning what Herodotus has to teach.
November 11, 2010 F. Roger Devlin 5 comments
Sexual Liberation & Racial Suicide
French translation here
What is “sexual liberation”? It is usually spoken of by way of contrast with the constraints of marriage and family life. It would seem to be a condition under which people have more choice than under the traditional system of monogamy. Hugh Hefner’s “Playboy philosophy” seemed to offer men more choices than just sleeping with the same woman every night for fifty years. (more…)
November 10, 2010 F. Roger Devlin 7 comments
Why I Write
I came late to the issues characteristically discussed in The Occidental Quarterly.
I had no interest in politics during my early adult years, a circumstance for which I am now grateful. Like most Americans, I assumed that “politics” meant electoral contests between hardly-distinguishable parties.
October 26, 2010 F. Roger Devlin
An Aristocracy of Industry?
Andrew Fraser’s Reinventing Aristocracy
The Constitutional Reformation of Corporate Governance
Brookfield, Vermont: Ashgate Publishing Company, 1998
If you own even a single share of stock, you have probably been pestered with letters requiring your opinion on matters of corporate policy well beyond your competence to decide. (more…)