Supporting This Work…An Appeal-

To my dear readers: – If you are willing to offer a small amount of financial support for this work, it would be enormously helpful…….

Travel costs, website maintenance, computing and internet equipment are all beyond the reach of my pension.

If you feel that is something you are able and willing to do, then please go to the menu at the top of the page ‘Donate via Patreon.’ If patreon is off putting, and would be willing to use electronic transfer to a bank account,- then please email me at gavin@ashenden.org, & I will happily and gratefully give you the necessary details.

Alternatively, if you use ‘paypal’- then you can send a donation via this link.

paypal.me/GavinAshenden.

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‘Truth, beauty and the creeping hand of totalitarianism. The witch-hunting of Scruton.’

It’s strange how people use the word medieval as an insult.Yet they were deeply concerned for both truth and beauty. 

Two aspects of medieval life overlap with our own today .

One is their skill in creating exquisitely beautiful buildings; the other might be the horror of heresy; the problem of pubic denunciation. Just to be accused of being as a heretic, was to run the risk of being condemned without a fair hearing by public and official opinion. Continue reading “‘Truth, beauty and the creeping hand of totalitarianism. The witch-hunting of Scruton.’”

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