Tag: Totalitarianism

The Moral Conservative Wayback Machine and the Deeper Sense of the Closure of “Memorial”
Orthodoxy and Modernity

The Moral Conservative Wayback Machine and the Deeper Sense of the Closure of “Memorial”

by Kristina Stoeckl | български | ქართული | ελληνικά | Română | Русский | Српски The identification of moral conservatives in the twenty-first century with historical periods that predate the experience of twentieth century totalitarianism reveals a fundamental blind-spot in contemporary conservatism. Conjuring up political constellations of the 1920s to 40s as analogies for contemporary struggles between conservatives and progressives willfully ignores the ‘lesson’ of…

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Whose Lies? Which Subjugation?<span class='secondary-title'>A Review of Rod Dreher's "Live Not by Lies"</span>
Book Reviews, Religion and Politics

">Whose Lies? Which Subjugation?A Review of Rod Dreher's "Live Not by Lies"

From the opening pages of Rod Dreher’s Live Not by Lies: A Manual for Christian Dissidents (Sentinel, 2020), the assumption is that the lies which most threaten to engulf Christians today are those coming from the cultural and political Left. Political correctness, cancel culture, anti-racist kinds of training, gender theory, the “cult of social justice”—all treated…

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