Introducing Blaise Pascal: The First Anti-Modern

If we’re going to battle against modernity, we need to recognize our champions. Pascal might have been the first.

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René Descartes was kind of a dick.

His famous saying, “I think, therefore I am,” is nothing less than a wholesale rejection of all authority — even objective truth — in…

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Eric Scheske

Eric Scheske

Former editor of Gilbert Mag and columnist for NC Register. Freelance for many print pubs. Publishes here every Monday, plus occasional pieces during the week.