Daily Archives: April 25, 2021

What Is American Identity?

00:00 Ed Dutton and Richard Spencer on St. George Floyd, The Redeemer, https://odysee.com/@radix:c/George-the-redeemer:3 02:00 My Youtube warning and strike 04:00 What is American identity? https://lukeford.net/blog/?p=138772 24:30 Jordan Peterson on Alcoholics Anonymous, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=91sRTZe3dEs 29:40 Jordan Peterson and Russell Brand Talk 12 … Continue reading

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That Noble Dream: The ‘Objectivity Question’ and the American Historical Profession

Here are some excerpts from this 1988 book: “Historical objectivity” is not a single idea, but rather a sprawling collection of assumptions, attitudes, aspirations, and antipathies. At best it is what the philosopher W. B. Gallie has called an “essentially … Continue reading

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The American Identity

This is a terrific Teaching Company course by Patrick Allitt: From the time of the Revolution to the present, Americans have always been self-conscious, aware that their nation represents something unique in the history of the world. A wide variety … Continue reading

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The Origins Of Tom Wolfe’s Journalistic Voice

Matthew Ricketson writes: What characterizes Wolfe’s journalistic voice, then, are: exaggeration, energy, inventiveness, playfulness, a keen sense of performance, and a wickedly satiric eye. His voice has won glowing praise and sharp detractors. William McKeen, author of the one of … Continue reading

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