Why the Southern Tradition is Winning | Abbeville Institute

The title of this piece may seem odd in light of recent events in New Orleans and the mass hysteria over all things Confederate since June 2015. Monuments have come down, flags have been furled, and streets have been renamed.

While these are certainly loses, they are mere skirmishes in a wider cultural war that the Left is losing. They know it, but they don’t want you to realize it, and their allies in the mainstream media keep peppering the news cycle with stories trumpeting their “successes.” This is done to demoralize the opposition.

Source: Why the Southern Tradition is Winning | Abbeville Institute

An interesting – and, if Abbeville Institute blogger Brion McClanahan is right, encouraging – take on the present crisis. If he is right, some of the absurdities we have been seeing lately are but the death-throes of the left-wing Leviathan. I hope he is! But even if so, a) a thrashing Leviathan can do a lot of damage, even in its death-throes; and b) see the Tolkien quote in my previous post. Even if he is right, we can’t simply rest on our laurels…


Author: The Anglophilic Anglican

I am an ordained Anglican clergyman, published writer, former op-ed columnist, and experienced outdoor and informal educator. I am also a traditionalist: religiously, philosophically, politically, and socially. I seek to do my bit to promote and restore the Good, the True, and the Beautiful, in a world which has too-often lost touch with all three, and to help re-weave the connections between God, Nature, and humankind which our techno-industrial civilization has strained and broken.

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