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Daniel Bel’s sculpture Beowulf by Revilo P. Oliver IN ONE OF THESE Postscripts, published in May 1986, I described briefly one ominous symptom of the growing epidemic of unreason among scholars, an attempt to Christianize the oldest monument of English literature by atrocious mutilation…
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“Nessie,” as the slob press have named her: The New York Post used this artist’s conception to illustrate their 2018 story “Scotland’s plan for when the Loch Ness Monster is caught.” by Revilo P. Oliver ANGELS ARE creations of the imagination; such beings never…
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Best-selling novelist Taylor Caldwell (1900-1985; born Janet Miriam Holland Taylor Caldwell) was a prominent member of the John Birch Society in the 1960s, as was Dr. Oliver, and the two were acquainted. In 1931 she married her then-boss, Marcus Reback (an “immigrant from Russia”),…
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Part of the remains of Herculaneum overlooking the Gulf of Naples by Revilo P. Oliver AS IS WELL known, the earliest Christian sects were followers of a Jewish christ named Jesus, who, although he had bungled his attempted revolution and had been executed, was said to have promised that he would return…
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by Revilo P. Oliver (1987) THERE IS A neatly ironic symmetry behind the current scandal, which was precipitated by the disclosure that the Jews were using their American subjects to supply and subsidize the Iranians in their war against Iraq, a nation whose territory the Jews intend eventually to occupy…
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by Revilo P. Oliver IT IS A truism that we are mortal and that the ineluctable necessity of death is inherent in the biotic structure of our being: nascentes morimur. But oddly, perhaps, we Aryans also have an instinctive longing for a changeless eternity: Doch alle Lust will Ewigkeit. And since reason…
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by Revilo P. Oliver APROPOS of my comments in the May issue of Liberty Bell, p. 23, a reader sent me an account of the experiences of a close relative who was an officer in our Air Force and stationed in West Germany from 1973 to 1978. This man and his fellow officers had frequently to fly to West Berlin and thus…
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Edward VIII by Revilo P. Oliver EDWARD VIII succeeded his father, George V, on 20 January 1936, and abdicated the throne on 11 December of the same year. The ostensible reason for his abdication was his determination to marry “the woman he loved,” his mistress, an American divorcee named…
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Amelia Earhart by Revilo P. Oliver ON THE first of July, 1937, Amelia Earhart (Mrs. George P. Putnam), a celebrated aviatrix, the first woman to fly across the Atlantic and also the first woman to traverse that ocean in a solo flight like Lindbergh’s, seemed likely to become the first woman to circumnavigate…
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Colonel Ingersoll and two of his grandchildren by Revilo P. Oliver THE American Atheist Press in Austin, Texas, has published a booklet by Colonel Robert G. Ingersoll under the title, A Christmas Sermon and the Controversy it Aroused, with an introduction by Jon G. Murray, a son of the famous Madalyn…
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