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Distributism: An Anti-Modern Ideology for the Modern World

Earlier this week, I took part in a conversation about global economics and politics.  I found myself so far outside of the assumptions of the other participants that we had difficulty communicating.  Although the other people were critical of capitalism … Continue reading

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History and Dissatisfaction

A follow-up on my previous post:           The modern linear view of history as progress towards perfection breeds dissatisfaction with the present and disdain for the past. It is inherently revolutionary. Thomas Paine was like the eighteenth-century … Continue reading

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Against Progress; For Sustenance

I abhor progress.  Let’s just get that out of the way at the beginning.  I am contemptuous of the concept.  I do not believe in the perfectibility of man or society.  I do not long for some ideal future any … Continue reading

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