I'm Alex. I post about guns, books, and the old-school things I love about American culture.
It is supposed to be true that those who do not know history are condemned to repeat it. I dont believe knowing can save us. What is constant in history is greed and foolishness and a love of blood and this is a thing that even God – who knows all that can be known – seems powerless to change.
The way of the world is to flower and bloom and die but in the affairs of men there is no waning and the noon of his expression signals the onset of night. His spirit is exhausted at the very peak of its achievement. His meridian is at once his darkening and the evening of his day.