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“Robinson Crusoe” and Modernity ~ The Imaginative Conservative

By Timothy H.Williams “Robinson Crusoe” contains profound messages for us today. It is an enactment of the modern, secular individual making his way alone in the world and overcoming challenges through the power of his own unaided reason. At the same time, in pointing to… Continue Reading ““Robinson Crusoe” and Modernity ~ The Imaginative Conservative”

Zombie Legends in the Age of Mass Man ~ The Imaginative Conservative

By Matthew Pheneger Zombie legends remain a relevant medium that continues to capture the imaginations of modern people. As with any myth or legend, we gain wisdom about ourselves when we endeavor to unearth the symbolic meanings that lie buried beneath the surface. At… Continue Reading “Zombie Legends in the Age of Mass Man ~ The Imaginative Conservative”

T.E. Hulme: The First Conservative of the Twentieth Century – The Imaginative Conservative

By Bradley Birzer History should never have forgotten T.E. Hulme, and we would do well to remember him and what he wrote… — Read on theimaginativeconservative.org/2010/07/te-hulme-first-conservative-twentieth-century-bradley-birzer.html

Prometheus Unbound: Mary Shelley’s Admonishment About Scientism ~ The Imaginative Conservative

By Drew Maglio Mary Shelley was perhaps the first to illuminate modernity’s insatiable appetite for temporal progress. Today humanity continues its quest to maximize its knowledge, not to attain truth, but in a bid to achieve a new age of heaven on earth, powered… Continue Reading “Prometheus Unbound: Mary Shelley’s Admonishment About Scientism ~ The Imaginative Conservative”

Clarity and Obscurity: The Essences of Classical & Modern Poetry ~ The Imaginative Conservative

By Adam Sedia As a sustained artistic school, modernism cannot endure. But classical art is eternal because the ideas it expresses are eternal. A resurrection of classical form does not represent a return to the past, real or imagined, but instead a return to… Continue Reading “Clarity and Obscurity: The Essences of Classical & Modern Poetry ~ The Imaginative Conservative”

Why Letter-Writing Is Essential to the Good Life ~ The Imaginative Conservative

By Michael De Sapio In an age when we have come to expect things to happen for us instantaneously, letter-writing is a school for patience. Letter-writing also has the mysterious power to convey not just the words but the presence of the person. It has… Continue Reading “Why Letter-Writing Is Essential to the Good Life ~ The Imaginative Conservative”

What Happened to Excellence? ~ The Imaginative Conservative

By George A. Panichas — Read on theimaginativeconservative.org/2021/08/what-happened-to-excellence-george-panichas.html

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