Our woke opponents are laughing at us

Dec 15, 2020 by

by Peter Mullen, The Conservative Woman: […]  Victory in the culture wars was guaranteed once Christianity had died in the soul of Western man. This happened at a speed which the revolutionaries could hardly have imagined in their most optimistic moments. I described the conflict as ‘culture wars’. In fact there was only a phoney war, as Christian civilisation surrendered immediately the first shots were fired. For example, the Church of England is now thoroughly secularised. The new...

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Queen Mother’s lady in waiting is going to war on woke

Dec 13, 2020 by

by Ian Gallagher, Mailonline: Lady Angela Oswald is starting with the slavery-obsessed National Trust which nearly got its hands on her family’s Elizabethan estate. What was to become of Burghley House, England’s greatest Elizabethan palace? Turning the question over in his mind, Lord Burghley, the 6th Marquess of Exeter, reflected that it would soon prove too expensive to run. Looming large was the problem of death duties, the bane of nobility. And yet he needed to preserve his...

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Reflections on Solzhenitsyn’s Harvard Address

Oct 26, 2020 by

by Sergiu Klainerman, Quillette: In his 1978 Harvard commencement address, A World Split Apart, Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, a fierce enemy of the Soviet system, delivered a forceful and insightful critique of the West, a society which he characterized as spiritually weakened by rampant materialism. The man who, when forced to leave his own country four years earlier, encouraged his countrymen to “live not by lies”, gave us a magnificent lesson in how to not be blinded by our own sense of...

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The world needs Jordan Peterson more than ever

Oct 23, 2020 by

by Douglas Murray, UnHerd: The professor is back after a year of illness, and his timing could not be better. The world needs Jordan Peterson. That may sound like the statement of a fan or a friend — and I am both — but it is also a fact illustrated by the sheer numbers who come to him seeking guidance and help. There has been no other public intellectual in recent years who has attracted the kind of following Peterson has. His book, 12 Rules for Life, sold by the millions; his speaking events...

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Webster’s doublethink dictionary

Oct 15, 2020 by

from spiked: Amy Coney Barrett used the phrase ‘sexual preference’. Now Webster’s defines it as ‘offensive’. Dictionary definitions used to record the common usage of words and phrases. But now they are being distorted to reflect a woke outlook. Yesterday, Democratic senator Mazie Hirono criticised Amy Coney Barrett’s use of the term ‘sexual preference’. Barrett – Donald Trump’s latest pick for the Supreme Court – used it in response to a question about same-sex marriage. Hirono said this was...

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Cultural Marxism: How the West was lost

Oct 13, 2020 by

from The Christian Institute: Revd Melvin Tinker speaks to Colin Hart about the cancer of cultural Marxism in the Church and the world. Melvin Tinker was until recently the Senior Minister at St John Newland, Hull. He is now Director of Theology at Christ Church, Newland. He is the author of That Hideous Strength: How the West was Lost and is very passionate for the Bible to be applied to all of life. Colin Hart is Director of The Christian Institute. Watch here Please right-click links to...

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