The sense of being out of time is familiar to a lot of young men in these circles. Indeed, it has almost entered our mimetic bloodstream. ‘Born too late to see x, born too early to see y’ is a relatively common format for laments about modernity, to say nothing of the frequent refrains of ‘remember what they took from us’ and ‘we are living in the ruins of a superior civilisation.’
Approx Reading Time: Minutes It begins in a scene of squalor. Over the mournful strains of Whiter Shade […]
Two of the leading lights of distributism as a concept, GK Chesterton and Hilaire Belloc, never liked the term and seemed to have been embarrassed by it by the end of their careers. It may not be a useful label at all. Nevertheless, we’re going to try and make sense of it.