Theodore Dalrymple's recorded talk - 'Disdain of the Past' - at the 'Another Country - is there a future for Tradition?' Conference - organised by the Traditional Britain Group and the Quarterly Review.
We know that England is under attack, and from its own ruling class. Before we can speak of defense, we need to understand the reasons for the attack. This is not an attack on tradition in itself, but the unfolding of an alternative tradition.
Peter Myers - The role of the established church in making and renewing the greatness of traditional Britain. 'I’d like to begin by thanking Louis and the committee for inviting Church Society to contribute to your conference today. For those of you who haven’t heard of us, Church Society is the direct descendent of over a dozen Protestant organisations set up to protect the Biblical faith of the Church of England.'
"America has more in common with Britain, in general, and England, in particular,
than with any other nation. And yet, when I travel here, I'm reminded of the power of
national and differences, particularly when it come to something I'll be talking about
On Saturday 20th October 2012 the Traditional Britain Group, in conjunction with The Quarterly Review, held a very successful all-day conference at London’s prestigious East India Club. A broad range of age groups with at least one third under 30 years of age made up the 80 attendees.
On 20th October, the Traditional Britain Group - a traditional conservative organisation - in conjunction with The Quarterly Review - an historic Tory journal - will be hosting an all day conference in central London titled, 'Another Country - is there a future for Tradition?'
The problem with unlimited kindness - PATRICK KEENEY enjoys a witty tossing and goring of a contemporary sacred cow. 'For the past 150 years or so there has been in the West a steady-state sort of political and intellectual conformism which coalesces around these twin ideas of a universal benevolence and universal equality. Enlightened benevolence has triumphed.'
Classicist KENNETH ROYCE MOORE delves into one of the oldest and most important ingredients of Western civilisation. Spartan tradition, both real and idealised, had a profound influence on such notable philosophers as Pythagoras, Plato, Aristotle, Diogenes the Cynic, Zeno of Cyttium and others [EDITOR’S NOTE: Zeno of Cyttium (c 340-265 BC) was the founder of Stoicism]. This is especially the case in terms of those who speculatively explored political theory and that which we would today refer to as utopianism and, by extension, the subsequent Western traditions that derive from their philosophies.