The Worthy House

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

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Thoughts on a long-dead king and his early-twentieth-century booster, Ernst Kantorowicz. I include a call for caesaropapist correction of Pope Francis, as well! (The written version of this review, i...
November 19, 2019
A dense, but very worthwhile, set of ruminations not on our age of digital distraction, but on how the Enlightenment destroyed our connection to the real. (The written version of this review, in web, ...
November 14, 2019
The history and inevitability of economic inequality, with thoughts on whether and in what circumstances it's bad, from me, not the author. (The written version of this review, in web, PDF, and ebook...
November 11, 2019
Thoughts on an often-misunderstood book, José Ortega y Gasset's classic The Revolt of the Masses. (The written version of this review was first published March 24, 2018. Written versions, in web a...
November 8, 2019
Thoughts on Daymond John's excellent "Rise And Grind," and on how you can be rich like me. (The written version of this review was first published April 30, 2019. Written versions, in web and PDF f...
November 4, 2019
Reviewed John Farrell's biography of Richard Nixon, which brings the man back to life, and shows us the parallels between him and Donald Trump, or at least between the Left's treatment of both. (The...
November 2, 2019
Thoughts on Martin Mosebach's The 21, exploring the best known, but far from only, Coptic martyrs, whose deaths, of course, are only part of a larger pattern displayed daily. (The written version o...
November 1, 2019
Thoughts on Quillette, ally in the wars to come.  (The written version of this review was first published April 20, 2019. Written versions, in web and PDF formats, are available here.)
October 28, 2019
Rusty Reno's new book is good enough, but too narrow in its vision, even cramped.  (The written version of this review, in web, PDF, and ebook formats, can be found here.)
October 25, 2019
Francisco Franco's body may have been exhumed by his enemies today, but they cannot destroy his example, of a successful defense against, and total defeat of, the Left. That example deserves to be bet...
October 24, 2019

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