STUPIDITY OR TREASON?

Written by Vladimir Moss Russia’s prospects from a military point of view were better in the winter of 1916-17 than a year before. This was the opinion of the British military attaché in Russia, and his estimate was shared by Grand Duke Sergius Mikhailovich, Inspector-General of Artillery at Imperial Headquarters. As he said to his … Συνεχίστε να διαβάζετε STUPIDITY OR TREASON?.

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DNA AND GOD THE CREATOR

Written by Vladimir Moss  In the first half of the twentieth century, the major scientific discoveries had been made in the physical sciences and mathematics. In the second half, it was the turn of the biological sciences. For, as Eric Hobsbawm writes, “within ten years of the Second World War, the life sciences were revolutionized … Συνεχίστε να διαβάζετε DNA AND GOD THE CREATOR.

PORTENTS OF THE ANTICHRIST

Written by Vladimir Moss  The moral disease that afflicted both the fathers and the sons of Russia in the 1860s could not fail to be manifested in other forms in other parts of her mystical body - that is, the Russian Orthodox Church. As the future New-Martyr Anna Zertsalova wrote: "It was a sad time … Συνεχίστε να διαβάζετε PORTENTS OF THE ANTICHRIST.

COSMOS, CHAOS AND THE CREATOR

Written by Vladimir Moss   Ever since the 1920s a gigantic paradox has opened up before the gaze of scientists. On the one hand, progress in discovering the laws of nature has increased apace; it would appear that there is no corner of the cosmos, and no aspect of its working, that cannot be understood in … Συνεχίστε να διαβάζετε COSMOS, CHAOS AND THE CREATOR.

THE THREE WORLD CIVILIZATIONS

Written by Vladimir Moss  In the course of history there have been only three major kinds of civilization: the despotic, the democratic and the Orthodox autocratic. All civilizations can be classified as variations on, or mixtures between, one or another of these three types. In the modern world, the clearest example of the despotic kind … Συνεχίστε να διαβάζετε THE THREE WORLD CIVILIZATIONS.

THE LIE OF LIBERALISM

Written by Vladimir Moss   The middle decades of the nineteenth century (approximately 1830-1870) constitute the highwater mark of liberalism in its most naïve, attractive form (as opposed to the far more alarming and extreme varieties that have appeared in the late twentieth and early twenty-first centuries).      On the one hand, the struggle between the French … Συνεχίστε να διαβάζετε THE LIE OF LIBERALISM.

THE CURSES OF HOLY AND GOOD FRIDAY

Written by Vladimir Moss    In mathematics, two minuses make a plus; and something analogous take place in God’s economy, His calculus of salvation, as it were.      In the troparion for Good Friday we chant: “Thou hast redeemed us from the curse of the law”. And St. Paul develops the thought: “Christ redeemed us from the … Συνεχίστε να διαβάζετε THE CURSES OF HOLY AND GOOD FRIDAY.