The Whore Enthroned

The excesses of the French Revolution strangely mirror our present predicament in both their ferocity and perversion. While we often cite the period as marking the beginning of the decline, the start of a truly tangible Kali Yuga, it is not as if this path has been smooth, beginning with minor infractions and accelerating to…

Dispatches From the Witch Hunt

It hasn’t been too long since my first essay at Thermidor, but I’m happy to have them host this piece, which was written in response to the very current controversy surrounding various e-celebs being targeted for destruction by SJWs, especially Jon Jafari, who I consider to be a real talent in his own right. Unfortunately…

The Decline of London

Apologies for the week’s absense. Things have gotten incredibly busy recently, which also explains why I haven’t had a Youtube video up in a long time. Hopefully we will get one up by the end of this month. In any case, this is my latest contribution to Social Matter, some casual reflections of my recent…

Reconsidering Nostalgia

The word ‘nostalgia’ comes from the Greek  nóstos, meaning homecoming, and álgos, meaning pain. Strangely enough for an emotion so commonplace, the word for this feeling was not coined until the 17th Century. Today, academic references to nostalgia usually concern its therepeutic aspects as a method of combatting clinical depression and anxiety. Any analysis of…