Amory: Why I am a reactionary

I’m glad to see such a high level of engagement with the show in its first week.

That said, there has been some confusion over what I mean by ‘reactionary’.

Accordingly, I’ve written this short piece to explain.

Liberty & Logos - Amory Devereux - Why I am a reactionary
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5 months ago

Which half of L&L is the reactionary? I”ve only had the chance to listen to a couple of minutes of the first video. Also, if it’s not too much trouble, will you consider making audio-only versions of future episodes availiable for download as YouTube is no longer allowing the download of their content via other sites.

4 months ago
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Good essay on the utility and limits of labels. People tend to become so emotionally attached to labels that they do not feel free to explore and take from opposing viewpoints from the left, right, or fringe elements because that is painful and potentially destabilising to their sense of self. I think the best thing for a thinking person using short-hands to describe themself would be to use ones that represent for them the best general coordinates within which to pose questions, seek answers and make sense of the world rather than a fixed identity that cannot tolerate differing views.… Read more »

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