Alain de Benoist is an essayist, philosopher, the author of over a hundred works addressing political philosophy and the history of ideas. He just published Contre le libéralisme. La société n’est pas un marché, with Éditions du Rocher. He spoke to the sixth colloquium of the Institut ILIADE, “Europe, the hour of borders,” on April 6th, 2019.
Today people tend to frown upon the religious discrimination between sin and sinner, yet it is the mother of „perspectives“, points of view as based on separations which are enabling higher cultures.
There’s the liberal political theory, and the second arises as an antithesis - communism and socialism, all the versions of the leftist critique, which we call critical theory. This is left, communist, socialist ideology with all its nuances. The third political theory is overall nationalism or fascism, which attempted to provide a critique of the previous ones, liberalism and communism. All of these three political theories - liberalism, communism, and fascism - were locked in a life and death struggle in the 20th century. First liberalism and communism defeated fascism together, then, as we know, the Cold War began between communism and liberalism. Then in 1991, liberalism defeated communism on a global scale.
Wall Street Journal’s editor neocon hawk and warmonger Bret Stephens just wrote an article that was intended to be like a “sum” of all evils of Putin and Christian Russia.