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The Critique of ‘One-World Civilization’ and the Nation
The critique of ‘one-world civilization’ and the nation

Radical conservatives are nationalists since they are conservatives believing in the importance of belonging to one's own organic community. This belief has a theological base, which I discussed in the previous chapter, for what is the presupposition of Volk as a ‘concrete’ entity if not as a part of a theology? Since World War II radical conservatives have become critical of the alleged ‘occupation’ of their own geographical or symbolic territory by global ‘American’ capitalism.1 Since they are radical, they want to defend their conservative conviction radically.

This critique goes back to their readings of Dostoyevsky, pan-Slavism, pan-Germanism and Völkischness. Originally it started as a reaction against Britain and everything associated ...

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