Soon after the fall of Kabul, I witnessed an online exchange between a conservative and libertarian. The conservative commented that America had been weakened by her liberal stance towards degeneracy, whereas the Taliban were hardy, traditional men whose strength emanated precisely from their traditional approach to social matters. (more…)
Tag: Joseph de Maistre
If You’re So Trad, Why Don’t You Move to Afghanistan?
“Socialism” is intrinsic to the “Right.” When journalists and academics refer in one breath to “liberalism, neoliberalism, and the Right-wing,” that attests to their ignorance, not to the accuracy of any such bastardization. Even at its most basic level of understanding, it seems to have been forgotten that in Britain there were Tories and Whigs in opposition. Now, Toryism has become so detached from its origins (more…)
English original here
Allocution prononcée lors de la Quatrième Rencontre Internationale évolienne, Sao Paulo, Brésil, 10 septembre 2014.
Francis Fukuyuma, l’intellectuel nippo-américain porte-parole du mouvement néoconservateur judéo-américain, proclama en 1992 dans son livre The End of History and the Last Man [La Fin de l’Histoire et le Dernier Homme] (more…)
French translation here
Lecture delivered at the IV Encontro Internacional Evoliano, Sao Paulo, Brazil, September 10, 2014.
Francis Fukuyuma, the Japanese-American intellectual spokesman for the Jewish American Neoconservative movement, proclaimed in his 1992 book The End of History and the Last Man that liberal democracy was the final socio-political form since earlier alternatives such as Fascism and Communism had proven to be ideological failures, and liberty and equality had now been established as universal norms. (more…)
Translated by Greg Johnson
Along with Count Joseph de Maistre and Viscount Louis de Bonald, Juan Donoso Cortés, the Marquis of Valdegamas, is part of the triad of the great counter-revolutionary thinkers of the 19th century whose message is still relevant today. In Italy, those aspects of Donoso Cortés’ teachings that are most important in our eyes are hardly known.
Antoine Compagnon’s Les antimodernes
De Joseph de Maistre à Roland Barthes
Paris: Gallimard, 2005
“Qu’on appelle contre-révolution ne sera
point un révolution contraire, mais le
contraire de la révolution.”
—Joseph de Maistre