Weekend Reading #4

Patrick Deneen on why freedom for excellence as opposed to freedom of indifference explains Why Liberalism can’t limit government.

Ben Sixsmith discusses the poverty of punishment in our contemporary legal systems, and why some men, can neither be rehabilitated nor deterred, only separated from society by either imprisonment or death.

Daniel Miller outlines how the Regime deals with opponents of liberalism by focusing on the recent assassination of Darya Dugina.

Darel E. Paul discusses the emerging problems within the Republic of Work.

Lastly, Declan Leary on the enduring prescience of Pat Buchanan’s culture war speech three decades hence.

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August 27, 2022 9:40 am

I’ve long said there’s some people who the best means of dealing with them is a bullet in the back of the head. No second chances for the umteenth time, no messing around, just death.

Like it or not there’s “people” out there that are just plain evil. They wear the skin of a human being, but they are anything but. Pretending otherwise is foolish.

Knuckle Dragger
Knuckle Dragger
August 27, 2022 10:22 am

Excellent piece by Mr Sixsmith, and well chosen, if I may say.

There will always – always – be a section of the community that preys on the host, and they simply have to be permanently removed from that community by one means or another.

In previous centuries and millennia, we understood this.

Small children today believe that monsters are real, and they are 100% on the money.

Colonel Crispin Berka
Colonel Crispin Berka
August 27, 2022 12:58 pm

When and how did the key to the Aboriginal Voice to Parliament become Shaquille O’Neal ?

Also, there are some political projects which can neither be rehabilitated nor deterred, and the best thing for them is a swift dispatch to the political graveyard.

August 27, 2022 4:29 pm

KD on kids:
Chesterton said fairy tales do not teach children there are dragons. Children already know there are dragons. Fairy tales teach children that dragons can be killed.

  1. Good rant from the Rev: Glastonbury baby, left wing hypocrite rant https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vqkzRfCK9oM

  2. I gave it up aged 80 after a not very long or difficult trip on an Icelandic pony. They have…

  3. Appalling to see my old Alma Mater brought down to such a low. Mark Scott was a disastrous apoointment.

Oh, you think that, do you? Care to put it on record?x