Monthly Archives: June 2013

Against the Eurocrats: Ross Douthat confronts the failure of Europe by Political Observer

Despite the celebratory mood of Mr. Douthat’s premature obituary on Europe, in his essay of June 1, 2013 and it’s weak argument: the ‘welfare state’ as the motor of it’s decline. Decline, the idea fixe of Conservatism across time and … Continue reading

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Some Thoughts on Plato, Derrida and Writing by Jasper Neel, An essay by American Litterateur

Some years ago the intellectual reception of Mr. Jacques Derrida could be divided into two camps: the acolytes,practitioners and apologists of deconstruction and those who, at the mention of his name, exclaimed charlatan, intellectual con man or stronger words of … Continue reading

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