Category Archives: Texts of Interest

Must We Have Myths To Be Happy? by Mack Tanner

Originally posted on the now-defunct Build Freedom site, this noteworthy piece by one Mack Tanner fell beyond the reach of even the Wayback Machine. Fortunately, I had a printout lying around from way back when, and with a scan here, … Continue reading

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Max Stirner Contra Humanism and Nationalism

A favourite excerpt of mine from my favourite philosophical tome, The Ego and Its Own. Kinda supports my observation of nationalism and the ilk being humanism writ small (and, conversely, humanism being an expanded nationalism, both assuming an intrinsic worth … Continue reading

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The Cult of Hope by H.L. Mencken

As today’s the birthday of the Sage of Baltimore, optimism becomes an increasingly alien concept for me, and I saw a passing mention to this piece in Michael Rose’s Infernalia (which I plan to review in the next week or … Continue reading

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Modernity and Its Discontents: Nietzsche’s Critique, by Douglas Kellner

Ported over to the Inferno for improved legibility, this serves as a rather comprehensive overview of Fritz’s thoughts on the trends and currents that compose what many call “modernity”. Rewarding reading for those with time to invest, despite the often … Continue reading

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S.E. Parker: Ragging Redbeard

Fresh from being flushed down The Memory Hole, here is Sidney E. parker’s incisive intro to, and critique of, Ragnar Redbeard’s notorious social Darwinist screed, Might is Right. ~MRDA~

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“Homo Sapiens? Really?”

One of my latest literary acquisitions has been both a source of extreme interest and extreme aggravation. Written sometime in the mid-Eighties, Gerald B. Lorentz’s Homo, 99 and 44/100% Nonsapiens combines history, (mis)anthroplogy, Social (and biological) Darwinism, determinism, eugenics, and … Continue reading

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The Amoralic Acid of L.A. Rollins

This gem of a quote from L.A Rollins’ The Myth of Natural Rights serves as something of a companion piece to yesterday’s post… If there are no unconditional "musts" or "oughts," then there are no "duties" or "moral obligations." Which … Continue reading

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