Author Archives: A Gentleman's Rapier

The Participator

Many thanks to the people at The Participator for reposting my latest. Looks like an interesting site for many of us who are thinking about the way things are heading. Cheers!

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Reconsiderations: Libertarianism and Civic Nationalism

I have been thinking a lot about culture, politics, and economics lately. For most of my adult life (from my thirties to now), I have held a worldview that was a mix of conservative and libertarian elements, flavoured with a … Continue reading

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2019: A New Hope or Will the Empire Strike Back?

I have been going through a blackpilled phase lately. I have been observing the trends in political debate, political censure, media, and demographics through a rather dark lens. It hasn’t done a whole hell of a lot for my sunny … Continue reading

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…Politics by other means

War is the continuation of politics by other means. – Carl von Clausewitz Will Podmore provides some disturbing reading over at The Blue Anchor about our government’s collusion in bringing the UK into ever closer EU military unification. The key … Continue reading

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Our Children…or Theirs?

Around the time of the Referendum, I was chatting, as I normally do, with a couple of the people from the street market stalls that I frequent for lunch. The subject was, of course, the Referendum. There was, amongst them, … Continue reading

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Statement of Intent (for my 50th year on this planet…)

I turned 49 a couple of weeks ago. In the lead-up to my birthday, I went through my normal, almost unconscious annual navel-gazing process which has varied little over the past few years. I moped a bit. I compared my … Continue reading

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Fuck All Y’All…

I am not a xenophobe. I can speak at least four other languages (Portuguese, Spanish, French, German) enough to get by after a week or two of immersion, and I can stretch to a fifth (Italian) after about two weeks. … Continue reading

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