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Classic EssaysRevilo P. Oliver

by Revilo P. Oliver I HAVE HAD TO comment from time to time on the “creation scientists,” who are one of the most ominous phenomena of our darkling age. They are alarming because they are not professional theologians, marketing their “transcendental” wares, nor yet ignorant…
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by Revilo P. Oliver (c. 1985) I WAS BORN near Corpus Christi, Texas, on 7th July, 1908. (ILLUSTRATION: Revilo Oliver in 1938) My first name, an obvious palindrome, has been the burden of the eldest or only son for six generations. I was sent to a high school in Illinois. After two years of it, including an…
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Classic EssaysRevilo P. Oliver

by Revilo P. Oliver
Part I ALTHOUGH American Conservatives hope to restore the American Republic, they generally oppose change in all other matters, and hold steadfastly to their old faith in “democracy.” They must therefore derive satisfaction from the assurance that all is normal…
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Classic EssaysRevilo P. Oliver

by Revilo P. Oliver
DURING THE PAST several years, every month or six weeks on the average, I have received an impassioned essay from some gentleman who has discovered a way to restore the American Republic by Constitutional means. The essays range from twenty to two hundred or more pages; some are loose…
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Classic EssaysRevilo P. Oliver

by Revilo P. Oliver I CONTINUALLY have to marvel at the rarity of common sense in our people generally and particularly in Christians, including, of course, the Marxist and “Liberal” sects. The latest example is the Christian News for 1 December. (ILLUSTRATION: Herman Otten, publisher…
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by Kevin Alfred Strom (1994) ON AUGUST 10, 1994, for the first time in my life, I suddenly found myself living in a universe which did not contain Revilo Pendleton Oliver. As a child, I often wondered what it would have been like to know Poe or Jefferson. We who have had the rare honor of knowing Dr. Oliver…
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Classic EssaysRevilo P. Oliver

The real nature of America on the world stage by Revilo P. Oliver (pictured) IN THE Eighteenth Century, some French naturalists, notably Corneille de Pauw and the celebrated Comte de Buffon, noting the differences between mammals of cognate species in the Eastern and Western Hemispheres, elaborated…
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Classic EssaysRevilo P. Oliver

by Revilo P. Oliver (pictured) THE REPORT FROM LONDON on Japanese industrial superiority in the January Liberty Bell asked, in effect, whether the nations of Europe and North America which are still largely White could do anything about it. That, of course, was the wrong question. The crucial consideration…
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Classic EssaysRevilo P. Oliver

by Revilo P. Oliver MANY believe that, as is quite possible, a large population of mediocrities requires the spiritual sustenance of a religion that promises survival after death as a compensation for the inevitable disappointments and sorrows of human life. If that is so, a replacement must be found…
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by Kevin Alfred Strom DURING THE 1950s and 1960s, Dr. Revilo Pendleton Oliver (pictured) attended and spoke before numerous patriotic gatherings, including those of the John Birch Society, the Congress of Freedom, the Steuben Society, the Freedom Forum, the Citizens Council, and the Daughters…
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