Category: Philosophy

Sallust by Quintus Curtius: A Review

Sallust: The Conspiracy Of Catiline And The War Of Jugurtha is a work of Roman History, written by one of Julius Caesar’s lieutenants during his retirement (the eponymous Caius Sallustius Cripus) and translated by my colleague Quintus Curtius.  He had several reasons for assembling a new translation. The first is the sheer beauty of the prose: For in every state those who have no resources envy the productive and, due to dissatisfaction with their own lot, are eager for everything to be changed.  They are nourished by upheaval and sedition without care, as poverty is easily maintained without great expense....

The Right Wins Every Battle, But Loses the War

Whenever the left wins a battle, they win a victory. Whenever the right wins a battle, the left walks away with a victory. The Catch-22 of fighting the left is that the left always wins, drifting in Cthulu’s wake. Why is it that we keep winning every battle but losing the war?

How to Start a Local Labor Union

While Unions have earned themselves a poor reputation in recent decades, the core concept of collective bargaining is not itself invalid; organized properly, Labor Unions could help revitalize the American Middle Class.

Why Never Again is Redundant: There Will Never be a Second Holocaust

“Never Again” boldly accuses, but silences speech. It becomes an inversion of the Blood Libel. In the face of such a crime, contrition is insufficient. No forgiveness – only demands of continued prostration. And by prostrating himself, by offering apology, the European confirms his guilt. Thus he justifies – thus he demands that genocide be committed upon him in return.