Sympathy for the Devil in Cologne

We are all supposed to be feeling pity and outrage for the girls of Cologne. But we are only allowed to be sorry and angry in the right way. The wrong way is to mention that the attackers were a mystery meat conglomeration of basketballs and kebabs. That would be horribly racist of you. And the gothic majesty of Cologne’s High Cathedral of Saints Peter and Mary, home to a 13th century reliquary and site of Catholic Pilgrimage, pelted with fireworks by Muslims, but secular modernity does not care about that. The events of Cologne have been co-opted as a women’s rights issue. Continue reading Sympathy for the Devil in Cologne

The Legion and Women

A common theme in ‘the manosphere’ is the idea of the pedestal. That is, the idea that men place women on a pedestal, and in the case of modern women, it is a pedestal that they do not deserve.

The Legionary view of women is that they are the bearers of the next generation. They carry within them the miracle of life. The future of the European nations lies in the wombs of our women. The modern woman has been led away from and tradition and motherhood in one of the greatest but saddest con-tricks in history. But how do we square this traditional view of women with the real world? Continue reading The Legion and Women

The Value of Tradition

Traditions are the beautiful rituals and artefacts of our ancestors, handed down from one generation to the next. As a society grows and consolidates they accrete layers of tradition and ritual. The failures are discarded and the successes are retained. They build up within and around a society like the fibres of a tapestry. Tradition and ritual define who we are as a people, and in doing so protect us. Continue reading The Value of Tradition