Monthly Archives: May 2015

Some thoughts on ADHD

Riffing on a comment I left thereabouts: The H part of ADHD can be cured in most aspie-leaning cases by cutting gluten and casein. The ADD part can be medicated through heavy doses of caffeine (this is less dangerous and … Continue reading

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Face reading PJTV

Watched this video long ago, saw some interesting phrenology, decided to share. Dr. Helen is an interesting woman to begin with, being essentially the only female MRA of note. Also perhaps for being the only MRA of note, because male … Continue reading

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Psychology of aspieface vs. edenic

This is going to be even more speculative than usual. Vocab is here. The proper aspieface type seems to be a melonhead who has probably suffered a particular sort of brain damage in early development, such that they develop along … Continue reading

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Short-sighted

Fred Reed did a column on Baltimore, concluding with a list of curmudgeonly policy prescriptions that will never, ever come to pass. And then in a final paragraph, he supports the common notion that welfare must be continued, for the … Continue reading

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The genius of the movie “The Two Towers”

The Two Towers has been my favorite movie for a long time, but I didn’t know why until I woke up in the middle of the night, just now. There was a vague impression that it was due to the … Continue reading

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Intro reading list for edenic phrenology

Wrote this in this comment thread. Might as well post it here too. Caveats I didn’t mention in the original comment: we are talking about a fast moving target here, and not a static field of knowledge. There are contradictions, … Continue reading

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Thoughts for the day

High forehead and unremarkable cranial volume in back predicts bounded cognition. I asked Anonymous Conservative to include financial analysis in his study of the surveillance state, because I think money’s the weak point. When the surveillance ramps up suddenly in … Continue reading

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Humor is the low end of sadism

I just explained where I think sadism comes from. What does all this have to do with humor? Well, I recently responded to a Vox Popoli comment like so: >Joking about homosexual sex acts is such a light fun things … Continue reading

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Sadism is aggressive people watching

Here, I mean “sadism” as in the dark tetrad trait, not the sexual fetish. When something like this is a “personality disorder”, that just means it’s a personality trait that persists even when it ruins your life. There is a … Continue reading

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Psychopathy is hardcoded solipsism (and a social force multiplier!)

Imagine you’re skipping rocks across a pond. Somebody walks up and says you’re being cruel. They ask “how would you feel right now if you were one of those rocks you’ve been skipping?” Playing along, you grin and say “I … Continue reading

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