Volume 11, Number 1 (Autumn 1970)
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Notes on the Cultural Revolution
In this 1970 essay, the future professor makes a classic argument that scientism is a true cultural revolution, an attempt to deny our true humanity.
Real progress consists in the movement of mankind toward the understanding of norms, and toward conformity to norms. Real decadence consists in the movement of mankind away from the understanding of norms, and away from obedience to norms.
Russell Kirk, Enemies of the Permanent Things, 1969
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