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Revilo P. Oliver

Classic EssaysRevilo P. Oliver

Below is an excerpt from the essay “History and Biology” by the great Revilo P. Oliver. The piece (parentheses added to make Seidenberg’s origins clear) reminds us of the idea that the opposite of life is not death, but “un-deadness” or a zombie-like existence. IN THIS PERFECTED…
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by Revilo P. Oliver DECADENCE SEEMS always to occur when money supplants birth and culture as the determinant of social status, a change that always occurs when a society is infiltrated by Jews. Whether the vulgarization of society would occur without them is a question that cannot be answered definitely,…
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by Revilo P. Oliver IN THE JULY ISSUE I remarked that while the latest technology had made it much easier to produce photographic lies, especially in cinematographic form, it had long been possible to produce mendacious pictures, that is, pictures that portrayed something that did not happen. This,…
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by Revilo P. Oliver THE CURRENT (Spring 1992) issue of the Journal of Historical Review contains two articles that have in common questions of what is termed ‘international law.’ The term, although historically explicable, is a misnomer. In the first place, there is no international…
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by Revilo P. Oliver ALTHOUGH THE AFFIRMATION of a rose’s identity was made popular by a female mountebank named Gertrude Stein, it states a fundamental fact of biology. Poison ivy is poison ivy. Tigers are tigers. And, as I remarked at some length in the June issue of Liberty Bell, savages are savages.…
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by Revilo P. Oliver LONG AGO, in the era when our race was still sane and specifically in the period between c. 1840 and c. 1860, the new art of photography was practiced by the daguerrotype process, with images recorded on copper plates. (1) That gave rise to the aphorism, true at the time, that “Photographs…
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by Revilo P. Oliver DURING THE PAST two or three years, four or five of God’s Select Darlings have perpetrated billion-dollar swindles so crude and gross that some judicial notice of them had to be taken. The financiers were usually given three or four months’ retirement in a comfortable…
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by Revilo P. Oliver THE CONTENTS OF an issue of National Review are usually predictable, especially since the one for 30 December 1991 was almost entirely devoted to a very long article in which the magazine’s highly intelligent and adroit proprietor, William F. Buckley Jr., pondered the Hauptproblem
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by Revilo P. Oliver THE NUMBER of The New Scientist (London) for 7 December 1991 contains a long article devoted to the traditional means of conserving water and hence farming successfully in arid regions of Asia and South America. A detached section of the article deals with the network of some 250 underground…
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by Revilo P. Oliver I LEARN FROM the Wall Street Journal, 2 March 1992, that the American Bible Society, one of the foremost publishers of the world’s most widely distributed work of fiction, are coping with a falling market. Bibles are still printed and sold in large numbers, but, as several dervishes…
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