By Revilo P Oliver
Initially a conservative, Professor Revilo Oliver turned an highbrow chief of racialists with a trenchant pen and massive following. This choice of well known essays - basically from 1955-1966, while the postwar fight for America's soul was once at its maximum - exhibits that the conservative reason used to be inherently not just a misplaced reason yet an unworthy one.
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Many of my conservative readers will find this fact disagreeable o r even depressing, but I trust they will not dream of resuscitating a n etiolated religion, and will not count too heavily on the spiritual effects of a possible restoration of racial self-respect and sanity. If the fact is unpleasant per se, it is also the basis for some cautious optimism, since it leaves open the possibility that movement on behalf of our race, if it ever seems likely to succeed, could quickly become an avalanche.
The one good instance, unfortunately subject to qualifications that render it less than conclusive, is provided by Soviet Russia, where, after the orgy of bestiality that accompanied the Jewish Revolution, society was organized on the basis of the Marxist cult, which expressly denies the existence of gods. It is not impossible - though certainly not demonstrable - that an active faith in our race and the obviously urgent need for racial solidarity against our enemies might provide in Western nations the moral force of which Lord Devlin despaired.
In both the Houses of Representatives and the Senate committees were beginning investigations of covert treason and alien subversion, and although they had finically touched only the unimportant outskirts of the Dismal Swamp, what they had found would necessarily lead them farther. Then Senator McCarthy undertook a somewhat more thorough investigation, which seemed to open a visible leak in the vast dike of deceit erected by our enemies, and it was easy to assume that the little jet of water that spurted through that leak would grow hydraulically until the dam broke and released an irresistable flood.