Tag Archives: Aldous Huxley

A Thought Experiment

A Thought Experiment By Mark Wegierski The thought-experiment is a recognized form of obtaining insight, even in the hard sciences. Aldous Huxley, who died on November 22, 1963, would probably have appreciated a hypothetical situation like the one below. Let … Continue reading

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The Professor versus the Philosopher

 The Professor versus the Philosopher by Mark Wegierski In recent years, the Canadian establishment media have relentlessly criticized George Parkin Grant (1918-1988), one of Canada’s pre-eminent thinkers. Some years ago, an editorial article in Saturday Night, at that time a … Continue reading

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Canada, Matrix of Modernity, part 2

  Canada, Matrix of Modernity, part 2 Mark Wegierski continues his analysis An essay based on an English-language presentation read at the First Sir Thomas More Colloquium: ‘Diplomacy, Literature, Politics’, at the Akademia Polonijna (Polonia University) in Czestochowa, Poland, held … Continue reading

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The Dilemma of Hypermodernity, part one

The Dilemma of Hypermodernity, part one  Mark Wegierski espies an escape route for humanity An earlier, academic version of this essay has appeared in “This World: Religion and Public Life” (Culture and Consumption) no. 31 (2000) (New Brunswick, USA and … Continue reading

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Tradition in Fantasy and Science Fiction

Tradition in Fantasy and Science Fiction Mark Wegierski examines four main foci for traditionalist impulses in these genres [This article is based on a draft of a presentation read at the Fantastic Literature Conference, The Basic Categories of Fantastic Literature … Continue reading

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