Tag: Southern Agrarians
Old Times There are Not Forgotten
Old times there are not forgotten—a trait that cuts both ways. It is good to hang on to good traditions, bad to hang on to bad.
Free America, The Front Porch Republic, and America’s Decentralist Tradition
The contributors to Free America belonged to one another and to the vision of a humane society, one founded on distributed property. Just because this vision has been drowned out by the purveyors of the bigger-is-better and the latest-is-greatest doesn’t mean a decentralist vision is not worth defending and, even more so, practicing.
Why Heidegger Stayed in the Provinces—and Why it is Not Time...
In 1934, the philosopher Martin Heidegger, tired of his ill-inclined maneuvering to become the celebrity intellectual who would steer the Nazi Party into greatness,...
Chesterton and Belloc are not Enough
In preparing a new volume of essays titled Who Owns America? A New Declaration of Independence (1936), Allen Tate and Herbert Agar sought to extend...
A New FPR Book by John Crowe Ransom
Ransom objected to a false dilemma.