October 2018

The fluff on which the “false Europe” rests

On Thursday, 25 October 2018, the Strasbourg-based European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) ruled that an Austrian woman’s conviction for disparaging religious doctrines in 2009 did not breach her freedom of speech.  The ECHR said Austrian courts had “carefully balanced [the woman’s] right to freedom of expression with the right of others to have their religious feelings protected.” In 2011, a Vienna court convicted the woman for having called the prophet of Islam…

Kirk centennial

Today is the centennial of the birth of the conservative thinker and American man of letters, Russell Amos Kirk (October 19, 1918…

Preparations

We are making preparations for a Spring launch of a revamped website.  In the meantime, we will continue to use this scrappy site, and make adjustments here and there, in order to experiment with some of the features that we hope the final site (which shall be professionally developed) will include. When we first set up this no-frills Weebly website a few years ago, we saw it as a temporary…

​The religious philosophy of ​Sir Roger Scruton

During a late summer evening in a convent in Dubrovnik a year or so ago, we had the chance to…