Monday, 16 May 2022

Comparing The Two Doctor Strange Movies

A week ago I went to see the most recent Doctor Strange movie, Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness and I was disappointed. Now I'm a man in my fifties so why did I go and see it in the first place? 

Lets be honest the movie wasn't made for me. I saw it because the original Doctor Strange was brilliant, it was entertaining, thoughtful and insightful. I rewatched it this week and I enjoyed it even more. I was afraid that some of the stink from the more recent movie would rub off on it, glad to say that that did not happen. From now on I will call them Strange I and Strange II to distinguish between the two movies. 

I had been looking forward to Strange II since Strange I told us that Doctor Strange would return. But I had heard some disquieting things and I decided to put those feelings aside and see Strange II anyway. Right from the start things felt different, the original started off more like a drama, Doctor Strange is a surgeon, a real person, in Strange II he attends the interracial marriage of the women he loves and her husband is a 'fan' of Doctor Strange. He leaves the wedding to fight a monster, this could have been in any superhero movie, with any superhero fighting. Right here is the difference between the two movies, Strange I is about a man who feels real, Strange II is about a superhero who doesn't feel real.

Strange I is about a man who becomes a magic user in a world filled with Superheros and it succeeds because at all times it feels real. Like it is something that could actually happen. Which is achieved by making the movie into a drama, which includes mysticism, comedy, action and Superheros. However it never allows those things to take away from the story, instead each of these elements adds to the story. Each part is built upon what has came before it. To be honest I find it difficult to find fault with this movie, my one complaint was that it moves too fast, but with multiple viewings it no longer has that problem. I would not have made the Sorcerer Supreme a White women, I would have kept them as an Asian man, but Tilda Swinton is excellent, bald head and all. In fact I like the entire cast, the villain has a good reason for acting and for believing what he does, the script is very underrated and the special effects are amazing.

I wish I could say these things about Strange II, alright the special effects are still amazing, but thats about it. I didn't even like the actors who reappear from the first movie as much. I didn't hate them, nor did I hate the actors who appeared for the first time here. However the story and script is no where as good as they should be, which means that the actors, old and new don't have the material to work with. In fact the movie exists as if the first movie doesn't exist. At the end of Strange I a new villain reveals himself, with a great backstory and motivation which is all ignored. Instead we get a new villain who wreaks havoc because she wants to be a mother. She is the best character in the movie, but her motivation is demented because her children don't exist in our version of the multiverse, but do in others. I liked how she was defeated as it made sense and it was unexpected. The rest was really a case of 'whatever', it filled in a few hours but I will never watch it again. It was just another generic Superhero movie, something that Strange I was not. 

What makes this even more ridiculous was that Doctor Strange is not even that important in his own movie. Sure you can say his character did this or that, but really he is along for the ride, that is not what I paid my money to see. 

When I checked around the 9th May both movies were rated on IMBD as 7.5 out of 10, which for a new big budget movie is terrible. A week late Strange II has lost.1 and is now at 7.4, below Strange I. My prediction is that Strange II will settle at 6.3


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Wednesday, 11 May 2022

The One Hundred And Tenth Month

This month has been quite a good one and it all started with reading a bizarre job description on SEEK, which I wrote about in Lets play a game, whats the job title? Which had nearly as many people check it out as viewed the blog last month. I was encouraged to start an Upon Hope telegram group, which I have done, I post each day using older articles from the site, from the Youtube Melbourne Traditionalists and The Melbourne Traditionalists on Podbean. 

On telegram I have had thousands of views, my top article has 4504 views, my worst two both have 11, it's really all over the place. 

On Youtube I have reached 250 subscribers, but it has done nothing to increase my viewer numbers. For a long time I was around 220 and for a time I even lost subscribers, so to see it up is good but I must admit it doesn't make much sense. 

On Podbean I have 16 followers, for awhile I was getting about half listening to a post, recently it is about a quarter. As always these sites give you raw numbers but they don't tell you much.

On Subscribestar I have 4 subscribestars and 1 inactive, so I am right on the cusp of possibly losing that support. When I joined I needed 5 subscribestars before my account was considered active, I'm not sure what happens if I go under 5, I keep waiting for that to happen. But if you would like to get my content early you can sign up for $1, or more if your feeling generous.

My best day this month was the 21st April when I had an amazing 920 views!

My worst was the 5th May when I had only 31 views, this past month I have had 4,510 viewers.

This is also an unusual month as my Australian visitors have outnumber my American visitors, I think this is the fifth time that has happened in nine years.

Australia
2.48K
United States
1.43K
New Zealand
64
Germany
61
United Kingdom
58
Russia
55
Canada
35
France
35
Singapore
20
Netherlands
19
Poland
14
India
11
Taiwan
11
Belgium
9
Indonesia
9
Italy
8
Turkey
7
Brazil
6
Hungary
5
Other
176

Tuesday, 3 May 2022

The Northman - A Movie Review

I haven't been to the movies in over a year, but I kept hearing good things about The Northman and when I found out it was leaving Australian cinemas this week I decided to get off my bum and see it. This movie cost $60m to make, which means for it to be considered a success it needed to make 160m. So far it's made about $40m. Which is a shame as it's well worth seeing.

I love historical movies, I love seeing how people lived in different times and in different places. But I also want it to really feel like it is a different time and place. I don't want to see current attitudes, clothes or hairstyles. I want to be transported to another time and place. I often have to compromise, to accept the things that are given and to ignore the things that are too much like today. With this movie you don't have too. It is the movie the Vikings themselves would have made. 

The modern world does not intrude into this story and that is the great strength of this movie. It looks and feels like that period of history, it's attitudes are of that time. Here we have a movie were everyone is White and were the main character takes part in a slave raid. It does not pander to modern attitudes. Instead it takes the past seriously and shows us something that we would never see or be a part of. 

The other thing that I really liked was how Norse mythology and mysticism was a big part of the film. It is an extremely Pagan film, even if it starts with the legend AD 895. It shows a pagan world view uncompromisingly, it's glory and it's brutality. There are parts were it is unclear if something is really happening or not, but that fits perfectly. Because this is a saga, an epic tale that is historical and mythical at the same time. 

So do I have any complaints?

Actually most relate to the female cast, Anya Taylor-Joy  is both beautiful and extremely odd looking. In The Critical Drinkers review of the movie he asked if she was an alien. Although her acting is great. 

Nicole Kidman can also act, but her face is an abomination to man and God!

You really can have too much plastic surgery and she is well beyond that point. It was the one thing that took me out of the movie.

Thirdly, why does the Valkyrie have braces on her teeth?

Last is that it can be hard to understand what is being said at times, sometimes they speak English, at others very accented English and at others in Old Norse. 

Okay none of these are a deal breaker and none of it relates to the plot or action. This movie looks amazing and it is well worth two hours of your life, check it out!


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Thursday, 28 April 2022

Can Traditionalism Exist In The Future?

When you think about Traditionalism you think about the past. The word tradition implies the past, in fact we are encouraged to think of something that is traditional as something that is both from the past and of the past. However a tradition is something that comes from the past, continues in the present and is something that we intend to go on with in the future. What it is not is something dead or extinct.

But don't Traditionalists believe in Monarchy and in the Church having a role in society?

Certainly we do. But something that confuses both Traditionalists and non-Traditionalists alike is the idea that we support these things because they existed in the past and therefore we wish to recreate the past. But no such thing can occur, we can never recreate the past, it will never be 1661 or 1991 ever again. The past is for better and for worse gone. But that does not mean that the events of the past never occurred, nor does it mean that we cannot learn from the past. We can, we should and if we are serious about fixing the world we must.

The reason that we look to the past for answers is because the past provides us with numerous opportunities to see how things went wrong and how things were protected or recovered. The past is a place where we can learn without suffering any immediate cost. Something that is often not possible in the present and of course we cannot study the future, we can only speculate or surmise what the future will hold. 

In all philosophies there is a conflict between the world as we believe it should be (theory) and the way the world actually works (reality). Traditionalism is at it's strongest when it aligns itself with reality, with the traditional ways of doing things. So what do I mean by the traditional ways of doing things?

I mean the things that conform to human nature, because at the heart of Traditionalism is human nature, not the way the world should be but the way the world really works. In short, human nature is reality and the more that we take that in to account the better.

But there is a trap within human nature and that is that it is part of our nature to deny our nature. We can become more than we were in the past, we can be smarter, more moral, simply better. That appeal to our vanity is inherent in everyone of the ideologies, including the one we all live under Liberalism. Traditionalism says no that is not true, in reality there are limits to our power and there should be. That we should not set people up to fail, but that we should instead set people up to succeed.

That our nature wants us to love and to be loved, that men and women are designed to fit together, to support each sexes weakness with the others strength. That people want to marry and that they want to stay married. That they want their own children and that they want to be in control of those children. That we are hierarchical and instead of looking up to actors and the like, that we should look up to those who support our society and it's future. That we should respect the past and work towards the future, while always remembering that we live in the present. That we are not mere individuals, that we are at one and the same time members of families, communities, ethnicities, nationalities and of races. 

Human nature will continue to exist in the future and therefore so must Traditionalism. 


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Sunday, 24 April 2022

Arthur Calwell Was The Problem Not The Solution

Over at XYZ a well written and well research article has appeared, The Democratic Labour Party: A Poisoned Legacy. In this article the author Australian Nativist makes the argument that if the Democratic Labor Party (DLP) had not split from the Australian Labor Party (ALP) then when Arthur Calwell became leader of the ALP the White Australia policy could have been saved. Which would or at least could mean that the world of mass immigration and multiculturalism that we live in today might not exist.

However I am not convinced when it comes to Arthur Calwell, or to the idea that the ALP could ever have saved us. 

It is certainly true that Arthur Calwell, who lead the ALP in the 1966 election, was the last major politician to support a White Australia. He was very open and forthright on this point. But like his opponent in that election, Sir Robert Menzies, he often spoke in support of both mass immigration and for restrictive immigration. Well how can you speak in support of both?

Yes these both did.

I will quote from Sir Robert Menzies book Afternoon Light: Some Memories Of Men And Events published in 1967.  

The first quote is from a letter to the Prime Minister of South Africa, written on the 2 July 1960, page 201:

In Australia, as you know, we have a very strict immigration policy, primarily because we don't wish to see created in our own country the tremendous racial problems which you have to encounter.

Page 225

Throughout its history, the Commonwealth of Australia has had - and both sides of the Parliament have supported it - a restrictive immigration policy designed in substance to build up a homogenous population, and to avoid the creation of internal racial problems of a kind which are to be found in the United States and in South Africa, and are, indeed, beginning to emerge in Great Britain.

Page 286

In the United States of America, the word 'liberal' is used in contradistinction to 'conservative', but it seems in recent years, to have acquired a special connotation. When I resided in America for some months in 1966-7, I thought that it threated to become a word which had special reference to racial relations; to 'civil rights'; to the vexed questions of 'integration' and 'segregation'

Thanks to a wise immigration policy, we are free of this problem in Australia, and I hope that we shall never permit ourselves to acquire it.

 Yet on page 59 of his book, Sir Robert writes this:

It had for many years been the settled attitude of the Trade Union Movement that there should be no assisted migration into Australia so long as there was any unemployment in Australia.......

It was in the face of these difficulties that Arthur Calwell convinced not only his colleagues but also the Trade Unions that a large immigration programme should be taken in hand. This was a bold and courageous action. It could have been taken successfully only by a Minister who was known as a life-time Labour man of the strictest orthodoxy, and was both well-known and extremely popular at the centre of unionism, the Trades Halls.

The very large immigration which was then begun, and continues to this day, has been a great factor in Australia's national development and the enrichment of her social life. My own party enthusiastically favours it. But I doubt whether it could have got off to such a good start so soon after the war had it been compelled to encounter trade union resistance.

What must never be forgotten is that Arthur Calwell was Australia's first Immigration Minister, he pushed it behind the scenes. He got the Trade Unions to support such a policy and he got the Labor Party to support such an idea. He also got the Liberal party to support the idea. 

Sure it was supposed to be White immigrants, but that is never where these ideas stay. Each idea is build to support the next idea. So that in time the small breach that has been made in the dam becomes a tidal wave that never ends. The idea that the man who created mass immigration into Australia was our savour is not an idea that can stand on it's own. 


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Thursday, 21 April 2022

Lets Play A Game - What's The Job Title?

This is a real job advertised in Melbourne Australia, it was published on Seek a major job site on Good Friday, 15th April 2022. I won't include the link as I'd really like to see some ideas on what job title people think this job went under.


Applicant needs great organizational skills & be able to multi-task under pressure. Must be self motivated, needs to have strong attention to detail and fabulous people skills. Need to be proactive, savvy, creative, lateral thinking, confident and be able to resource well including having an excellent phone manner. Experience with a PC (all office programs) and MAC system. Our preferred candidate would have technical skills for basic video & photo editing, and an interest and knowledge in Social Media is a plus. This position requires someone who has lots of energy and enthusiasm and a 'can do' attitude and not afraid of hard work or long hours. We are looking for a long term team member. You must be a natural problem solver, we need the solution before the problem!  


I look forward to seeing your thoughts on the job description.

What's the job title?

It didn't take long, here is the correct answer:

admin assistant


That's right, this job description is for an Admin Assistant role!


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Thursday, 14 April 2022

Fear Voting

We have been told our entire life that people vote for what they believe in.

But is that true?

I would say no it is not true, people do not vote according to what they believe, even though that is what people will always tell you. But when you look at elections what you notice is that voters are extremely conservative, they vote for the same party in nearly every election. The amount of people who vote for the same party always outweighs the swing voters. Voters who from time to time do change who they vote for. This is how governments change and seats change hand. Even then they don't tend to be for any third party option, instead it is between the two major parties, or in those countries were it is normal for multiple parties to run it still tends to be a contest between two parties.

In Australia we have the Liberals who we are told represent business and fiscal responsibility. Then we have Labor who we are told look after the working class and the underprivileged. Currently we have a Federal election underway. One of these two parties will form government.

Over the past two years Covid restrictions closed down much of the economy, we are massively in debt and the government has printed a ton of money to pay for everything. The Liberals have right royally screwed over business and the idea that they are fiscally responsible is also an idea that is no longer valid. 

On Saturday I heard the leader of the Labor party talking about how we need more immigration. For the working class and the underprivileged less competition is always good, but his party supports, as it has since WWII, more competition. 

Neither the Liberals or Labor can be said to support the things that people claim they support. But people will still overwhelmingly vote for these two parties at the next election. So the question is, why?

The answer is because people do not vote FOR something, they tend to vote AGAINST things. The Labor voter isn't voting for Labor but against his worst fears of what the Liberals are capable of. In turn the Liberal voter isn't voting for the Liberal party but is instead voting against his worst fears of the Labor party. This fear voting is encouraged all the time. Think about what you hear from each party, it's a bit about what they will do but it is mainly about why you should fear the other party. This thinking keeps everything in a comfortable position for each party. Everyone gets into the right mood, I hope my team beats that other team. 

It's no different to a football match. 


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Monday, 11 April 2022

The One Hundred and Ninth Month

I'm still finding it hard to write, even though I have a bunch of topics in my head. I need to write as I don't want to lose the blog. I also have things that I want to say, so hopefully the next month will be better. Although if you need something of mine to read I have written over 900 articles, so there is a lot of content on here. 

This past month my best day was the 27th of March when I had 104 visitors, my worst day was five days before that on the 22nd March when I had only 19 visitors. This month I have had a total of 1,630 visitors. 



United States
690
Australia
443
Russia
150
Germany
52
Canada
48
Bulgaria
37
United Kingdom
36
Netherlands
14
France
11
Ireland
9
Indonesia
8
New Zealand
6
Poland
6
Sweden
6
Spain
5
Finland
5
Egypt
3
India
3
Argentina
2
Other
92

Thursday, 31 March 2022

What Happened To Poetry?

In the 1800's poetry was regarded as one of the high arts, something that highlighted the best of our Christian Civilization. Poetry was refined, yet still earthy, mostly secular but rarely profane, it was a way of telling stories that was ancient, while still seeming modern. But over the last century poetry has fallen out of fashion. It certainly didn't happen overnight and it didn't happen quietly. Many people saw the decline and struggled to fight back against it. It was a struggle that also engulfed all of the 'high' arts. Painting, classical music and to a lesser degree literature were all casualties.   

I wrote about this in another post:

Why is Western art so bad?

Or if you'd like to listen to a podcast on the subject, I've done that as well"

Art - Melbourne Traditionalists Podcast

So what made poetry fall out of fashion?

Navel Gazing

Traditionally all art was about glory and secondly about beauty. The purpose of art, including poetry was to glorify something, to glorify God, the King, the Empire, the Faith, the Patron. No matter who it was done for it was to show them in the best possible light, to highlight someone other than the Artist. But since the 1800's we have seen that that focus has changed, instead of the subject being glorified, it instead became the glorification of the Artist. Who was then left to justify why that should be, which lead to the Artist becoming more important than the subject. Which lead to more than it's fair share of naval gazing. Poetry was not immune from this process, it took part just like the other high arts. The Poet was expected not to glorify the external, but the internal. That is quite the turnaround. 

Equality

Further, during the 1800's ideas about equality spread, but I think that the greatest effect on poetry was mass education. As more and more people could read and write it meant that more and more people read poetry. The demand for poetry increased, as did the amount of people writing poetry. You would think that would increase the amount of good poets. Poets would be revealed that otherwise would never have been discovered. To a degree that was true, it did showcase Poets who would otherwise have never written. Sadly it also brought out a ton of bad poets and bad poetry. Which began to spoil the high quality that people had come to expect. One of things that had served Poetry and all of the high arts was that it had high entry standards. Not everyone could join and it was exclusionary by design. Over time that went away and anyone could become a Poet. Which diluted the quality and the trust that people had in the form. If anyone can do it then what's special about it? 

Technology

I think that radio and then television were also great factors in the ending of poetry as a high art. There is something special about seeing a performer live and that includes a poetry reading. There is also something special about a book. Both involve a sense of intimacy, a sense that this is something personal, even that this is something that the Poet has shared with only me. While radio and television can certainly reveal poetry to people who would not normally be exposed to it. It rarely has that sense of intimacy. Instead it is a shared experience because you know that others are also partaking. Again this wasn't something that happened overnight but over time it ate away at that intimate experience. Of course there was also something that we are very familiar with today, that there are only so many hours in the day and if your watching television your not reading. Slowly that thing that you once said and felt that you couldn't live without slips away.

Can any of this be fixed?

I think the easiest one to fix is the navel gazing, because I do think that Poets and other Artists can look outside of themselves. I think that in the future it will be encouraged again for them to glorify things other than themselves. How far away that future is I have no idea, but I do think that there will come a time when these things are valued again.

I also think that technology can be used to expose the multitudes to good poetry, both from the past and the present. It is a double-edged sword, but we should not lose sight of the idea that that means that it can serve us just as easily as it can work against us.

The biggest problem is equality, the basic problem that it has unleased is one I don't have an answer for. The sheer volume is something that only good editors can defend us against. Editors who are rare today but you can live in hope.


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Sunday, 27 March 2022

Where To From Here?

First Off I would like to thank all those who wrote comments on my last post, Why am I doing this, I would further like to thank those who have contacted me in other ways to offer your support. I very much appreciate it. To know that others do care and that they read what I have to say is nice.

Mrs Borrink, your quite right that blogging can be frustrating, I'm glad that you are here and that you have found things that get you thinking. I also thank you for leaving the first comment, it was a pleasant surprise to see one from someone who hasn't commented before.

Sanne I'm not quitting and thank you for being so direct. Sadly I think your correct about those on the Right not having any fight in them.

Mr. Henderson we certainly are voices calling in the wilderness, but I think you'd agree that it would be great to be more than that. One thing I will say for those I know who have found religion is that they have all done their research. None of them are in churches that support Derrida or Foucault. I thank you for your support.

Anonymous it's always good to get a comment from the worlds most prolific author. You ask, what would I do to fight back? The point is to fight, to be active, the activity hardly matters. If you look at the left they have a finger in as many pies as they can, that's how we should be. Maybe your right about why people don't support me, maybe. I thank you for your comment, very thoughtful.

Mr. Neal you wrote quite a lot, but the last paragraph is the most important.  

It might be helpful, however, to look at the what rather than the why. You having been speaking truth to a world addicted to lies.

Thank you that is quite a compliment!

 Maybe your right, maybe that is enough.

Mr. Rusade I don't know where you went but I'm glad your back to writing. Thank you I appreciate your comment.

To be honest I don't know where I'm going from here. The reason that I was writing, to make things happen in the real world has not worked. But maybe as Mr. Neal said speaking truth in a world of lies is a good enough reason. 

I guess stay tuned.


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Monday, 14 March 2022

Why Am I Doing This?

I have been finding it increasingly difficult to find the mental energy to write. Over the past decade I have been active at the blog, this will be the 904th article that I have written. I have done a podcast and recorded my articles. I have organised festivals and conferences. I have been a senor member of a number of organisations and about 6 months ago something happened that has greatly affected me. I was removed as the President of a group in what can only be described as a coup. Everyone who supported me lost and everyone on the other side won, it was a massacre. 

Since that time the feeling that I have wasted my time and all of my efforts have only increased. If this is my reward for turning a failing group into a successful one, if this is my reward from the people who are supposed to be on my side, what is it all for?

My aim has always been to achieve things in the real world. To form groups, have conferences, to be a political activists, to fight back against everything that I hate, to make things change. Instead I became a political philosopher and while I had never intended for that I felt I had come up with some things that pointed the way forward. I thought that there had to be others out there who thought like I did, it turns out that there aren't that many. Not even on the right.

Even within the Melbourne Traditionalists that turns out to be true. At the last meeting two members stood up and gave talks on how they became Traditionalists, they talked about religion. I'm not anti-religious, but I always thought that the Melbourne Traditionalists was a political group. But it has never become what I wanted it to be, I have always wanted it to be politically active, to fight back. Instead it has been a social club for people to come and talk about whats wrong with the world. But no matter where you are on the right that is the main topic.

I'm very strange because while I like to complain as much as the next guy I always wanted to make things happen. But I have not achieved that, I have achieved very little. Partly because most people on the right do not want to make things happen. It has been so amazing to me that for a long time I refused to see what was right in front of me. But I truly was amazed at the passivity that inhabits the right. To give but one example, of the five people who support me on Subscriberstar, three of them know me personally. To get any kind of support is like pulling teeth.

Yesterday, two months in, I received my first comment of the year. It is indicative of this blogs place in the world. Myself, this blog and my ideas are quite obscure, rarely do any of them get any interest. To be honest I don't know why I'm doing this anymore.

 

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Sunday, 13 March 2022

Happy Ninth Birthday Upon Hope!

 Here I am two days late with the blogs birthday post, just like last year, but for a different reason. I have an article written about that which will go up tomorrow.

I'm higher than I was last year, however I know that I cannot trust the numbers that I received for my best month. In July 2021 I was told by Blogger that I had had, 14,847 visitors, which is double any previous month. However nearly 12,000 of that number came from one country, Sweden. These people came onto the site and looked at only the home page and not a single one clicked on anything else. That might be possible but it also sounds more like bots. This is not the first time that I have seen this, but it is by far the most extreme. My worst month was in December 2021, when I had 1,884 visitors. 

I have had 346,572 visitors to the blog in the past nine years. 

2014 15,000 visitors
2015 20,000 visitors
2016 30,000 visitors
2017 38,000 visitors
2018 44,000 visitors
2019 43,000 visitors
2020 52,000 visitors

2021 50,000 visitors

2022 54,000 visitors

Every week one of my articles goes up on Youtube and on Podbean, recently I have had more views on Podbean than on Youtube, in one case nearly double the views. 

My thanks to all of my Subscribestars, it's great to have your support!

Most of my articles appear on Subscribestar early.

My most clicked on article is the ever popular What Do Traditional Conservatives Believe? which was clicked on 7,267 times. My least clicked on article is China And Wolf Warrior Diplomacy which has only been clicked on 37 times.

Over the past year the number of Americans has gone down to 39%, my Australian visitors has also gone down to 14%, which leaves the rest of the world at 47%.

Below are the top 10 articles that have been clicked on with the number of visitors each has received.  

7267 What Do Traditional Conservatives Believe?

4636 Free Trade Versus Protectionism

4448 What Is More Important, The Past, The Present Or The Future?

4325 Why Don't The Poor Marry?

4092 Why Do Conservatives Believe In Different Social Classes

3807 If You Need To Lie

3306 The Balanced Society

2994 Feminism, Why We Are Not Feminists

2824 The Problems Of Monarchy

2608 Housewives, Good For The Economy And Society

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Friday, 11 March 2022

The One Hundred And Eighth Month

Last month was bad and this month is even worse in terms of numbers of visitors. Two articles a month isn't much I admit, but to be honest I'm surprised that I've been able to get even those out. In the past month I've had 1,770, which is not a lot. My lowest since 2015!

My best day was the 11th March when I had 136 visitors and my worst was the 3rd March when I had 16 visitors, the same worst as last month. 


United States
1.01K
Australia
244
Germany
98
United Kingdom
95
Israel
70
Russia
41
Canada
34
Hungary
32
Bulgaria
22
Japan
22
France
9
Netherlands
8
Norway
6
Indonesia
5
Sweden
5
Ukraine
5
New Zealand
4
Turkey
4
Brazil
3
Other
52