By Walter Higgins. It was Sunday evening, about nine o’clock, in the year nineteen hundred and anything you like. The Vicar, his wife and family, together with Sir Jasper Claddon, their intimate and wealthy friend, bad just returned from church, and were about to settle down for supper. “John,” said […]
Haslingden Gazette You deserve the hearty thanks of all Socialists for the courageous way in which you are allowing a discussion of the differences we have with Christians. Without apology, I will give your readers some reasons why we reject Christianity. We reject Christianity because it is the evangel of self-abnegation, instead of self-realisation; self-obliteration […]
The feminist movement has evolved its ‘superwoman’ or, rather, the superwoman is the ultimate expression of that new philosophy of feminism preached by the very latest prophetess, Dora Marsden, in her daring “humanist review,” the London Freewoman. With its mid-October issue, The Freewoman ceased temporarily to […]
This small detail from The Gospel According to Malfew Seklew, published circa 1927, appeared circa 1916 in School Sewing Based on Home Problems by Ida and Myron Burton, published circa 1916. That is all!
“Cruel Tax Man Puts ‘Kibosh’ on Famous Bohemian Meetings” – The Muscatine Journal “Club Killed by Taxes” – The Oakland Tribune “Dill Pickle Club Gone” – The Des Moines Tribune Newspapers across the land marked the closing of the doors of the Dil Pickle Club on July 8, 1921 – one hundred years ago on […]
Maureen Wright has reviewed A Brave and Beautiful Spirit: Dora Marsden 1882-1960 by Les Garner (Portland: Union of Egoists, 2019) for the journal Women’s History Review. The first page of her review may be seen here. A quote: “Dora Marsden is a key figure among such pioneers [Freethinkers, Socialists, and the feminist avante-garde].”
This image of Dora Marsden from Votes for Women has not been reprinted since its first publication on July 22, 1910.
THE GABBERS MUMBLE ON. A 65-Year-Old Entrant, However, Quits Because of Drastic Hales. New York, Dec. 27. – The worlds championship gabfest, at the 71st regiment armory, lost its philosophical mouthpiece today when F. M. Wilkesbarre, Sirfessor of Superology and Lord of Interpretations, Master of Mentoidology and the Demi-god of the Semi-Damned, dropped out of […]
The Union of Egoists website went live early 2016 but officially announced April 1st of that year. The entire chat of February 2nd, 2016 between Trevor Blake and myself that crystalized the idea was printed at the end of Der Geist Issue 1, and titled “A Unique Conversation”, published in the following year. Der Geist […]