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Oswald Spengler

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by Oswald Spengler THE QUESTION WHETHER world peace will ever be possible can only be answered by someone familiar with world history. To be familiar with world history means, however, to know human beings as they have been and always will be. There is a vast difference, which most people will never comprehend,…
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by Revilo P. Oliver IN 1857, less than fifty thousand British troops overawed and held in check the whole of the teeming subcontinent of India while suppressing the mutiny of almost a quarter of a million sepoys, native troops whom they had trained and armed. Less than a hundred years later, the British,…
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by Revilo P. Oliver The Great Pseudo-Morphosis IT IS ODD that Spengler, and even odder that Yockey, has so little to say about the prime example of what they call “pseudo-morphosis,” the acceptance of an alien element by a young culture, which accordingly strives to make its Weltanschauung
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by Keith Stimely OSWALD SPENGLER (pictured) was born in Blankenburg (Harz) in central Germany in 1880, the eldest of four children, and the only boy. His mother’s side of the family was quite artistically bent. His father, who had originally been a mining technician and came from a long line…
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by Oswald Spengler (pictured) IN THE HISTORICAL world there are no ideals, but only facts — no truths, but only facts. There is no reason, no honesty, no equity, no final aim, but only facts, and anyone who does not realize this should write books on politics — let him not try to make politics.…
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by Tanstaafl REVILO PENDLETON OLIVER’S critique of Yockey, and by extension Oswald Spengler and philosophers of history more generally, is far more erudite and articulate than anything I could possibly muster. Both Yockey and Oliver (pictured) dedicated themselves to analyzing and diagnosing…
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by Revilo P. Oliver CONCEIVED BEFORE the First World War is Oswald Spengler’s magisterial work, Der Untergang des Abendlandes (Munich, 1918). Read in this country chiefly in the brilliantly faithful translation by Charles Francis Atkinson, The Decline of the West (New York, two volumes,…
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