You will know of Godwin's law, I'm sure, whereby the longer an internet discussion countinues, "the probability of a comparison involving Nazis or Hitler approaches 1." So, I'm afraid, the time has come. One of the most gripping if chilling works of history that I've read is one that I find myself returning to a lot these days, despite the fact that it is well over 10 years since I first encountered it (in early research for Wilderness of Mirrors). Sir Ian Kershaw has spent a lifetime researching 20th Century German history and has brought all kinds of profound insights to the anglophone world (including through his mammoth two-volume biography of Hitler).
Continue Reading “O Tempora! O Mores Evangelicii!” 9. Believing the propaganda
HAPPY NEW YEAR! Hoping 2021 is better than 2020!! Sacred Treasure Sad to begin 2021 like this, but I felt it was unavoidable. The repercussions are going to be felt for many years to come - and I fear the…
Continue Reading Q Marks the Spot 147 (January 2021 Treasure Map)