Tag Archives: Robert Conquest

Hugo Chavez Exhumes Simon Bolivar in Venezuela

Anyone with a great education has read Leo Strauss’ ‘Natural Right & History’.  It is the premier text to excoriate anyone who either firmly believes or applies a rigid ‘historicism’.  Throughout the opening first chapter Strauss was formidable enough to … Continue reading

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Islamic Fundamentalist Terror, Revolutionary Powers: Agents Of Violent Change

Are there historical antecedents to the rise of Islamo-fascism?  What can we quarry from authors struggling to maintain an even gaze on such political violence?  How do they shape both our ability to perceive enemies and our response to such … Continue reading

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