Four squared years short of three centuries ago today*, Franz Joseph Haydn was born.
* There apparently seems to be some uncertainty as to what the exact date was.
Defending the Old European Order, which was unplugged by the 28th President of those United States
and otherwise rejecting anything Wilsonian or related,
wherever it might be
Change is automatic. Progress is not.
Change is one thing, progress is another. Change is scientific, progress is ethical; change is indubitable, whereas progress is a matter of controversy.These quotes address the dogma of progress; the belief that progress is inevitable that we are always progressing. The Whig Theory of History is a theory that history marches onward towards ever higher levels of progress. The theory is misconceived, misguided, and a fallacy!
The forthcoming book of which I am editor is just a few weeks from due release.
The book is titled Grunnlov og frihet: turtelduer eller erkefiender? (translated title: Constitution and Liberty: Lovebirds or Archenemies?).
98 years ago today, the Austro-Hungarian Imperial and Royal Family arrived at the Austro-Swiss border in an Imperial train and departed Austria under the protection of the icon of this weblog, Lt.-Col. Edward Lisle Strutt.
Two years short of a century ago today, the Austro-Hungarian Imperial and Royal Family departed the hunting lodge at Eckartsau, where the Emperor-King and his family had been in internal exile since the end of the war, under various protection, the last three and a half weeks led by this weblog's icon, Lt.-Col. Edward Lisle Strutt.
Today is Redstockings Day.
Are you a misogynist for not wanting to send women to the front? Are you a misogynist for being a gentleman and walking closest to the road? Are you a misogynist for not wanting your kid to spend his days in a daycare center?
Three decades ago today, Bertrand de Jouvenel passed away.
Over at LewRockwell.com, Bionic Mosquito has a series of articles on the late Bertrand de Jouvenel: