Cycles, Cultural Entropy and Faith

The historic course of all civilisations is cyclic in nature. Over a period of three to four hundred years on average all of them return to a similar common starting point, a point always defined by a darkness of the collective soul and a loss of moral fortitude. It is there and then that an inevitable movement for a return to old ways and meanings begins to form.

Imagine if you will a civilisation’s chronological pendulum completing a vertical ellipse rather than just an arc at the bottom. At the superior apogee, twelve Noon in the cycle, the pendulum almost pauses at a point of stability before beginning its inevitable descent, accelerating slowly at first, even imperceptibly, but ever faster as the gravity of cultural entropy increases its velocity until it approaches the inferior apogee, Midnight, where then it begins its at first rapid but ever slowing climb back into the light. Continue reading Cycles, Cultural Entropy and Faith

The Pagan Cross and Codes of Honour

In the heart of England’s Peak District there is an old church on a hill that overlooks the surrounding town of Bakewell. The church was built in the twelfth century to Norman design, but there is something in the churchyard which is even older.

An ancient stone cross stands among the graves, eight foot tall and blackened and worn by the ages. Despite the weathering, the Anglo-Saxon carvings across Continue reading The Pagan Cross and Codes of Honour

Your Rights in the Modern World

A guest post by Victor Vogt

All I have ever really wanted was to be left alone – alone with my beliefs, with my religion, with my own kind. I have since I was young, been searching for meaning and a purpose and my own place in this world. It is what all men will eventually seek – meaning, purpose and a place where we belong. There is nothing strange about my quest. It is natural for all men. Continue reading Your Rights in the Modern World