St. Nikolai: WWI had revealed the poverty of European civilization and brought to shame all those who used to bow before Europe’s silken shining mask that hides an inner ugliness.
The ideas of the Brazilian philosopher Olavo de Carvalho provide important tools not only to analyze, but to criticize and resist the destructive current cultural currents of our time. Many of these currents spring from the ideologies that oppressed the people of Europe.
George Weigel’s unfounded, insulting accusations against the senior leaders of the Russian Orthodox Church.
“Mankind” or “the people” does not exist as a person for whom you could do something right now.
The poet seems to suggest that we can now find the natural city only in the imagination. The bridge for the modernist poet is now an interior, and even a psychological function. It was not always so.