Book Review: The Kingdom of God Is Within You, by Leo Tolstoy (Authorized Translation by Constance Garnett)

Book Review: The Kingdom of God Is Within You, by Leo Tolstoy (Authorized Translation by Constance Garnett)

Leo Tolstoy’s non-fiction book The Kingdom of God Is Within You is a forceful argument for non-violent resistance — and against organized religion, governments, and the entirety of pagan civilization under which we have lived for thousands of years. Throw Christianity and several dollops of libertarianism, anarchism, pacifism, and Distributism in a blender,…

1984 in 2021

1984 in 2021

Orwell gave us a good look at what’s beneath the surface. Quite relevant: Key dialog: “How does one man assert power over another? By making him suffer Exactly. Obedience is not enough. Power is inflicting pain and humiliation. Otherwise, you cannot be sure. Power is tearing human minds apart… and…