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Rod Dreher Wants to Smash the Establishment

Rod Dreher has a piece on young French Catholics arguably coalescing into an indentifiable socio-political force. The post is a rejoinder to a longer piece by Mark Lilla in the NY Review of Books. In that piece, Lilla writes of … Continue reading

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Rod Dreher’s Implicitly White Weekend

Rod Dreher reports on his Weekend At The (implicitly white) Bruderhof, which saw Ross Douthat discussing Patrick Deneen (Why Liberalism Failed) thesis: Douthat said there’s tension between that prescription and the description Deneen gives of a late modern civilization that … Continue reading

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Rod Dreher’s Scatterbrain Approach

Rod Dreher’s scatterbrain approach to the Death of the West is something to behold. From his recent post about spending a week in the Czech Republic (“Finding Hope In Europe’s Most Atheist Country”), he gets together with some Czech Catholics: … Continue reading

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Rod Dreher’s Cognitive Dissonance: Pt. 2,814

Rod Dreher’s cognitive dissonance on matters of race, and the role of implicit whiteness in the BenOp things he so admires, takes a hilarious turn in his recent column “Poverty as Culture”. Dreher is responding to Jesuit priest Paddy Gilger’s … Continue reading

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The Red Pilling of Rod Dreher – Pt. 7,183

A couple of months back, I wrote a long form piece in Counter-Currents on “The Red Pilling of Rod Dreher”, and I continually marvel at his inability to see where evidence should take him. I therefore continue to occasionally monitor … Continue reading

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Rod Dreher on “The Nazi Next Door”

A couple of months ago, I wrote a piece for Counter-Currents on “The Red-Pilling of Rod Dreher”, as I find him a barometer of neo-liberal collapse, the pathological altruism of his Christian universalism slamming up against the hard surfaces of … Continue reading

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The Red Pilling of Rod Dreher – Redux

My first post for Counter-Currents is “The Red Pilling of Rod Dreher”, a reworking of a post I did earlier this week.

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Rod Dreher’s Crack-Up

Rod Dreher’s histrionic response to Buchanan’s latest column is quite stunning in his misinterpretation of Buchanan’s rhetorical intentions. It is refreshing to see the number of comments to Dreher’s piece saying as much. What this episode conveys to me is … Continue reading

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Rod Dreher’s Monastic Vision

In The New Yorker, Joshua Rothman has a profile of “Rod Dreher’s Monastic Vision”. It’s a fairly empathetic take on Dreher, although Rothman does go off an overly-lengthy “Why are Dreher-types still opposed to gay marriage” rant. As I’ve mentioned … Continue reading

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Dreher Getting Closer to the Fire

Like the inexorable push towards mortality, Rod Dreher’s red-pilling inches forward: The point is to say that the myths that held us together — a common religion, a common history — are badly frayed, and it’s doubtful that they can hold … Continue reading

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