Introduction to Irminism: The Forgotten Faith

At a mysterious rock formation known as the Externsteine in Western Germany, there is a relief depicting the overthrow of Wotanism by Christianity, which features a strange pillar that has been bent over to one side. This depicts the 'Irminsul', the Saxon cognate to 'Yggdrasil' of Norse mythology and it represents the World Tree, the …

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Examining ‘Democracy’ and ‘Equality’: Are they Worth It?

'Democracy' and 'equality' are two words which are commonly cited as examples of how we should be grateful to live in 'developed First World nations'. Since 'The Enlightenment', when secularism and rationalism came to define the West more than Judeo-Christianity, these concepts have been championed as values inherent to any liberal society, and are what …

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‘Article 13’ and the Proposed Filtering of Online Content

I wish to depart from my usual subject matter to bring your attention to an urgent issue. The European Commission is considering the implementation of laws that will impact independent blogs such as this one, as well as WordPress in general. Basically, 'Article 13' is part of a proposal to amend copyright law within the …

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World of Illusion: Living within a Fabricated Reality

As we drift through our lives, day to day, it can be easy to forget that much of what we experience as reality to ourselves is artificial. Our species has managed to construct ever more elaborate means to simulate experience though media devices and much of what is considered “entertainment” these days. While it is …

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The Creed of Caledon: A Revival of Ancient Ways

Welcome to the Creed of Caledon, a blog dedicated to exploring the traditions and history of Aryan culture from the perspective of the Scottish/British tribe. I have returned to writing after the original Wotansvolk kindred known as the 'Creed of Caledon' became defunct and I needed some time to reorient my purpose in writing articles …

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Conservative Revolution: Reflections on “Men Among the Ruins”

I have recently been reading Men Among the Ruins: Post-War Reflections of a Radical Traditionalist by the Italian philosopher, Julius Evola, and have myself been reflecting on some of the concepts expressed in the book, particularly with regards to authority and the nature of the 'nation' and the 'state'. I wish to explore what it …

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A Dedication to the Franks

Although my focus on history is usually centred on my native country of Scotland and the British Isles, I wish to explore the history of one of the Teutonic tribes from Continental Europe. The reason for this is that I have more recently felt drawn towards Continental Germanic spirituality as opposed to the Norse or …

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