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The Year in Review: 2018, Year of Rage, Year of Hope

  As this summary of issues for 2018 is being drafted, possibly the biggest event on the political landscape is the Government shutdown threatened by US President Donald Trump should … Continue reading

31 December 2018 · 2 Comments

Guest Video, “The End Game: Why the West is Lost”

Today’s Guest Video is by the Black Pigeon, titled “The End Game: Why the West is Lost”. The seventeen minute presentation is a summation of a private exchange the Black … Continue reading

13 May 2017 · 2 Comments

2017 Symposium – Urho Lintinen

Restraint: An Heroic Tale in Three Acts Every now and then, a social phenomenon reported by the omnipresent media drives me to engage with a recurring cycle which begins with … Continue reading

11 February 2017 · 2 Comments

René Girard – Imitation and Life Without God

In preparation for teaching a literature course in the 1950s, René Girard reread some of the classic novels. In the process he realized that the novelists had had profound insights … Continue reading

4 January 2017 · 4 Comments

G. K. Chesterton on Progress and Growth

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13 December 2016 · 2 Comments

Progress: the Destruction of What Our Ancestors Nurtured

SydneyTrads is the web page of the Sydney Traditionalist Forum: an association of young professionals who form part of the Australian independent right (also known as “non-aligned right”).

28 September 2016 · 2 Comments

Quote of the Week: Evan Sayet, “The Kindergarten of Eden”

“The Modern Liberal was born into a life as close to paradise as any human being since God first created man. Having come of age in or after the 1960s, … Continue reading

15 August 2016 · 1 Comment

G. K. Chesterton on Progress

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12 August 2016 · Leave a comment

Yvon Chouinard on Progress and the Simpler Life

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4 August 2016 · 2 Comments

Juan Donoso Cortés on Progress

SydneyTrads is the web page of the Sydney Traditionalist Forum: an association of young professionals who form part of the Australian independent right (also known as “non-aligned right”).

7 July 2016 · 1 Comment

Quote of the Week: Peter Viereck, “Unadjusted Man in the Age of Overadjustment”

“Conversely, the trade-union movement in the English Speaking world (see pages 84-87) often represents not the massman or Overadjusted Man but an anti-modern, unconsciously conservative protest against massman rootlessness and … Continue reading

23 May 2016 · 2 Comments

2016 Symposium – Krzysztof Urbanek

Adversus Haereses: Nicolás Gómez Dávila Against the Religion of Democracy¹ I Nicolás Gómez Dávila2 is primarily known for his authorship of the five volume work Scholia to an Implicit Text. … Continue reading

30 April 2016 · 1 Comment

2016 Symposium – Peter King

Of the World Some scientists tell the story that we are all made of matter that has existed since the beginning of the universe, and which will remain after we … Continue reading

30 April 2016 · Leave a comment

Quote of the Week: Arthur Versluis “Antimodernism”

“If the essence of modernism is progress, a belief that technological development means socioeconomic improvement, the heart of antimodernism is a realization that ‘progress’ has an underbelly – that technological industrial development has destructive consequences … Continue reading

8 February 2016 · Leave a comment

Alice Teller on the Hypocrisy of Multiculturalists and Progressive Internationalists

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28 January 2016 · 1 Comment

Quote of the Week: René Guénon, “An Introduction to the Study of the Hindu Doctrines”

“Europeans, since the days when they began to believe in ‘progress’ and in ‘evolution’, that is to say since a little more than a century ago, profess to see a … Continue reading

4 January 2016 · 1 Comment

Progress is the name Moderns give to the Destruction of what our Ancestors Nurtured

SydneyTrads is the internet portal and communication page of the Sydney Traditionalist Forum: an association of young professionals who form part of the Australian independent right (also known as “dissident … Continue reading

31 December 2015 · Leave a comment

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Frank Salter, "The Aboriginal Question" (2018)

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Paul Gottfried, "Multiculturalism and the Politics of Guilt - Toward a Secular Theocracy" (2004)

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