Under the Heel of Armed Doctrine

The Orthosphere

We are living in ominous and dispiriting times, and so might as well remind ourselves how we came to this wretched pass.  The situation is far more desperate than it was when Edmund Burke was writing at the end of the eighteenth century, but we can still learn a thing or two from his Letters on a Regicide Peace (1796).  Speaking of the Jacobins who had taken control of the French state, he wrote,

“We are in a war of a peculiar nature.  It is not with an ordinary community . . . not with a state . . . . It is with armed doctrine that we are at war.”

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Author: Alfred E. Neuman

EDITOR ONLY, 74 year old geek, ultra-conservative patriot.

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