Category Archives: The Enlightenment

The Year of Covid 19: Political Religion and the Culture Wars. Part 2.4. The EU’s legacy: 1789-1914: Science, Nature, Necessity.

This is the fifth essay in the series on my blog dealing with cultural wars. The first four  cover an introduction, which will be rewritten, and will include an account of the crucial and decisive battle during the constitutional convention of … Continue reading

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The year of Covid 19: Political Religion and the Culture Wars. Part 2.3: The EU’s legacy, 1492-1789: Europe enters into the Devil’s Anus.

This is the fourth chapter in the series on cultural wars. The first essay sets the scene in the post-1990 decades; the second takes us back to the Jewish, Greek, Roman and Christian roots of European culture; the third essay … Continue reading

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