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Meeting Mark Latham – A Curious Identitarianism for Australia

A contingent of STF stalwarts attended an event organised by dissidents within mainstream party politics that featured guest speakers Mark Latham and Ross Cameron. They shared ideas about many things, … Continue reading

15 March 2017 · 2 Comments

2017 Symposium – Thomas F. Bertonneau

Identity: The Future of a Paradox When Publius Virgilius Maro, more familiarly Virgil, accepted the commission from Augustus, formerly Gaius Octavius, to create an identity for the Roman people by … Continue reading

11 February 2017 · 1 Comment

2017 Symposium – Richard Cocks

Philosophy and The Crisis of the Modern World To find a way out of the current confusions and rifts in modern Western societies, and for its various countries to regain … Continue reading

11 February 2017 · 1 Comment

2017 Symposium – Luke Torrisi

The Unspoken Moral Questions of Identity Myself against my brother. Myself and my brother against my cousin. Myself, my brother and my cousin against the foreigner. — Arab proverb. At … Continue reading

11 February 2017 · Leave a comment

2017 Symposium – Tomislav Sunić

European or Ethnic Identity? In light of the mass migrations of non-Europeans to Europe we must redefine the notion of the political. The notion of the political is eternal, although … Continue reading

11 February 2017 · 3 Comments

Quote of the Week: Samuel Coleridge, “Letters on the Spaniards”

“That there is an individual spirit that breaths through a whole people, is participated in by all, though not by all alike; a spirit which gives a colour and character … Continue reading

4 August 2014 · 1 Comment

Quote of the Week: Tomislav Sunić, “Postmortem Report”

“What makes a people? A people has a common heritage and a will to a common destiny. A people exists despite superficial cleavages such as parties, interest groups, and passing … Continue reading

28 July 2014 · Leave a comment

Quote of the Week: Mark Butterworth, “I Like The White World”

“Is it really possible for a man to go through life, all its tedium, annoyances, conflicts, humiliating compromises, frustrations, and disappointments without the necessary relief and sustenance of beauty, goodness, … Continue reading

4 November 2013 · 3 Comments

Quote of the Week: Roger Scruton, “The Need for Nations”

“It is my contention that people need to identify themselves through a first person plural if they are to accept the sacrifices required by society. As  I have tried to … Continue reading

23 September 2013 · Leave a comment

Quote of the Week: Rudyard Kipling, “The Stranger”

The Stranger within my gate, He may be true or kind, But he does not talk my talk— I cannot feel his mind. I see the face and the eyes … Continue reading

18 February 2013 · 4 Comments

Quote of the Week: Roger Scruton, “The Uses of Pessimism”

“I am aware that I belong to a kind, and that this kind has a place in nature. I am also aware that I depend upon others in countless ways … Continue reading

26 March 2012 · Leave a comment

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