Author Archives: Handle

Is, Ought, And The Elephant

A brief illustration: A well-written, entertaining, and impressively comprehensive mini-book article from the web-journal “The New Atlantis” has been making the rounds lately, and I highly recommend it to you, “Do Elephants Have Souls?” Whatever you think about the topic, … Continue reading

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Can You Handle It?

I’m still somewhat amazed – and certainly amused – that our little NR/DE ideegemeinschaft has generated even the small amount of attention and coverage that it has.  Of course, much of it is simply awful, inaccurate, and banal libel (e.g. … Continue reading

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Adam Gurri Is A Mensch

(UPDATE: Adam responds at The Ümlaut, I really wasn’t trying to be bruising.) Adam Gurri has written what I regard as the best and fairest post about neoreaction that has yet come out.  But more important than the content of … Continue reading

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The Atheist Evangelist

Punxsutawney Handle 2014 – the groundhog emerges from his hovel of hibernation only briefly to keep his promised appointment and make an appearance for the cameras, and then, upon being filled with a terrifying foreboding by witnessing the spectacle of … Continue reading

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Anti-Sabbatical

Anti-Sabbatical: When one has to attend to his professional and family affairs, and priority personal projects, for an extended period of non-disruption, at the cost of one’s participation in the community. I regret that I will not be able to … Continue reading

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A Fifth Column In Every Pot

One of the problems with the whole Snowden** story is that it tends to make the NSA into too much of a cynosure of paranoia when it comes to individuals, entities, and institutions ‘spying on us’ or ‘invading our privacy’ … Continue reading

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140 Years Ago

The substance of what I have to say to the disadvantage of the theory and practice of universal suffrage is that it tends to invert what I should have regarded as the true and natural relation between wisdom and folly. … Continue reading

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Drugs Discussion Forum

The great Peter A. Taylor asks an interesting question over at Land’s place. Do you have a position statement somewhere on drug prohibition? I’m wondering which way the wind is blowing in these parts, and why. I left some of … Continue reading

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Bullied and Badgered, Pressured and Purged

This is a placeholder website for the chronicling of … ‘The PC Inquisition’ isn’t too far off. Bleg from all of you to help me expand it via crowd-sourcing. The dates are not consistent, sometimes it is from the ‘offending … Continue reading

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Sound and Fury; But No Reaction

Merry Christmas Everyone!  My prayers go out to all my comrades in dangerous places and far away from their families.  I’ll see you all on the high ground. UPDATE: SEE BELOW* For the Holiday, it seems as though the Media-Political … Continue reading

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