The Worthy House

Reality-focused writings, often on history, politics, and human flourishing in the post-liberal future.

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A classic work of spiritual exploration, with thoughts on comparative theology. (The written version of this review was first published July 24, 2018. Written versions are available here.)
January 26, 2021
Of Pliny the Elder and Pliny the Younger, two leading public servants of the early Roman Empire, a society that had a competent ruling class which provided value, unlike ours. (The written version of ...
January 22, 2021
An analysis of the history and present of Antifa, set within the bigger picture, including comments on the recent Capitol protests.  (The written version of this review can be found here.)
January 18, 2021
Another break from current events, to talk about the political philosophy of weapons, something totally unrelated to the present moment.  (The written version of this review was first published Februa...
January 13, 2021
Of a transcendent book, aimed at both children and adults. (The written version of this review was first published February 11, 2017. Written versions are available here.)
January 8, 2021
A summary of one school of thought about state-against-partisan warfare today.  But not really original, and anyway tactical improvements don't help us if our strategic values are all wrong.  (The wri...
January 5, 2021
An attempt to show a positive future for America—only partially successful, but nonetheless thought-provoking, especially as regards the benefits of technology.  Which way, Western man—traditionalism,...
January 1, 2021
An exploration of what should be the roles of men and women in a well-run society, through an evisceration of a terrible book that was used as the central pillar of an immensely destructive propaganda...
December 28, 2020
A detailed evaluation of whether the Right should adopt the mirror image of that core Left principle, "no enemies to the left," in the context of George Hawley's outstanding 2015 book. (The written ve...
December 15, 2020
Of that Man of Destiny, the Shawnee Indian war chief Tecumseh. (The written version of this review, in web, PDF, and ebook formats, can be found here.)
December 11, 2020

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