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  What was the original impulse behind the Northern Dawn project? Do you feel like other scholars have been hesitant to synthesize the Germanic tradition into a coherent historical narrative? For a long time there have been efforts to “revive” old Germanic cultural and religious material. This effort has generally lacked both the historical context and theoretical basis for the movement to understand its own deep roots. My idea for The Northern Dawn was to provide these things for the movement. It should be understood that the idea of reviving—or what I prefer to call reawakening—these eternal values is something...

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Excerpt from the "Introduction" to Remnants of a Season: The Collected Poems of Robert N. Taylor (Dominion / Ultra) Robert N. Taylor was born in 1945 and grew up in a working-class area on the south side of Chicago. His father, George Ellis Taylor, encouraged him to read and shared with his son his own enthusiasm for European writers like Oswald Spengler and—most importantly— Friedrich Nietzsche. His appetite for books opened up a world much bigger than the narrow parochial boundaries of his neighborhood, but he was never a “bookish” kid. When he wasn’t reading he was lifting weights or hardening...

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