Eine Feier zum 60.Geburtstag in Rom

  Erste Veröffentlichung: Der Europäer Zeitschrift Jg.21-Nr.8 Juni 2017 Am 25. März 2017 feierte die EU ihren 60. Geburtstag: die Unterzeichnung des (ersten) Römischen Vertrags im Jahr 1957 durch Vertreter aus sechs Ländern. Diese wurden mit der Unterzeichnung zu Gründerstaaten der EWG, der Vorläuferin der heutigen EU. Im Ganzen handelte es sich um Phase II des “Europäischen...
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Brexit as a Spiritual Question (2): The Continental/Catholic Dimension

This article was first published in New View magazine, Issue 91 April-June 2019 My previous article for New View: “Brexit as a Spiritual Question: Why the EU is the Wrong Direction for Europe and the Modern Age”, was intended as the first of a series of three articles looking at the origins of the EU. It considered those origins in terms of one of the two elitist streams mentioned...
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Brexit as a Spiritual Question – Why the EU Is Wrong for Europe

  This article was first published in New View magazine (Issue 90, Jan-Mar 2019) Brexit is not only an economic and political issue; it is also a spiritual issue, a cultural issue of our time, because the EU is a construct that contradicts the essential spiritual impulses of the modern age, which began in the 15th century. Britain, for good and ill, has played a major role in shaping this...
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“Globalism”, “Nationalism”, and “Identity Politics”

            This article was first published in The Present Age magazine Nov. 2018 Vol.4 No.8 This month we commemorate the Armistice of 11 November 1918 and the end of the First World War, although fighting of various kinds went on in numerous countries for the next few years, and although the 1914-1918 conflict would soon be seen by more far-sighted observers as the ‘first...
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Musical Healing (Heilung) for European Culture?

This article was first published in the monthly magazine The Present Age Vol. 4 No. 6 Sept 2018 The events in the eastern German city of Chemnitz (Karl-Marx-Stadt during the Communist era) in late August this year, the brutal murder and assaults, the angry reaction of the citizens, the paranoid, exaggerated response of the mainstream media and the cynical attempts of political parties and...
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