All posts by Brian Patrick Bolger

The Unholy Roman Empire: Atlanticism and the Second Russian Revolution

A new ‘Holy Roman Empire’ has formed across the world. It is a new ‘nomos’ of territorial and resource acquisition. ‘Nomos’ was the phrase Carl Schmitt borrowed from the Greeks to outline the scope of the new Europe. In this...

/ 24/10/2022

The New Nomos of the Earth: The Rise of Federal Populism

The consensus amongst liberals in the 1990s and, arguably, since Adam Smith, was a belief in the ‘de-territorialisation’ of the world. This was the belief that globalisation was a force for good, an economic version of Christendom, that the invisible...

/ 05/10/2022

Civilisation vs Culture and the Mystery of St Maurus

History has shown us that there exists an antithesis between two traditions; that of ‘civilisation’ and ‘culture’. Civilisation, which resides in the hearts of the French, the Americans and the English, embodies the notion of ‘progress’; the betterment of humanity...

/ 27/07/2022

Exiting History: The Myth of the Bipolar World

The ‘End of History’ has been postponed. Fukuyama, its author, assures us that ‘the spirit of 1989 is not dead…and is being reawakened’ by the Ukrainian conflict'. The End of History and the triumph of liberalism is still there. According...

/ 05/07/2022