Former Polish Foreign Minister Radosław Sikorski shared his views on sanctions, the outcome of the war and Viktor Orbán with conservative weekly Mandiner.
The economic sanctions against Russia seem to have hurt Europe more than the country stricken by them. Russian economy is not weakening as rapidly as those of some EU countries.
Why are we not praying for Christians? Why are we not doing something? Why are we not moved by their plight? They must not be forgotten.
‘Tradition is a set of solutions for which we have forgotten the problems,’, said Ernst Roets, in his speech at CPAC Hungary. An interview about legacy, responsibility, and the survival of the white South African community.
‘President Macron will surely do whatever he can to hold as much influence and power within the European Union as he can, that more often than not will mean efforts to look for compromise with partners, and to defend French interests.’
‘National identity is not something that’s threatening, it’s something that should be celebrated.’
I think Prime Minister Orbán has actually done a very reasonable job of keeping those lines open and saying, “look, you know, we’re not interested in conflating the issue of energy with some of these broader strategic issues.”
Kruger deems that conservative governments cannot ignore active support for the traditional family model, and young conservatives need to gain experience in areas other than politics.
‘There is robust political debate in Hungary, but it is not dominated by hatred of one’s own nation and a sort of romantic, progressive Marxism and wokeism to the degree it is in the cultural and political establishments of America.’
Despite our every effort, classical liberalism turned out to be a dead end – at least according to several of the greatest political thinkers of our time. Are there alternatives to it, who are the people leading the change and what can be done to counter the woke’s growing influence in the West?
‘Today, European law, which had previously been on an equal footing, seems to be seeking hegemony over the legal systems of the member states, no longer merely to harmonize them, but to incorporate them in a furtive federalism.’
‘Every subject about marriage and family always focused on what the adults wanted rather than what the children needed, desired and even had a right to.’
‘The pandemic reminded me of the isolation that persecuted Christians feel all the time. Therefore, I decided to write this book as a document of these people who in 100 years might be entirely eradicated from their homes.’
‘The moment you are not criticizing Israel but demonizing it, using double standards against it, or delegitimizing it, it is not simply being critical of Israel and Zionism at large, but being an anti-Semite.’
All throughout the West we see unelected bureaucracies chipping away at the decision-making power of majoritarian politics, turning democracy into a system of generating morally good outcomes, even though morality itself is hardly objective.
Nations are no longer defined by their geography, or past, or history. They can imagine a new destiny for themselves with technology.
We discussed the future chances of conservatism, the possible political role of Christianity, and how the ‘rainbow culture’ in Germany uses Hungary as an antipole, a perceived enemy, to forge an identity for itself.
“Wokeism” represent the readiness of people to sacrifice their individuality and their critical judgment on behalf of a false construct that’s being perpetuated with the help of a herd mentality.
‘We, young people, have a responsibility for our future, and we need to feel obliged to pass on this planet to our children and grandchildren at least in the same condition as it is now’