Monthly Archives: August 2017

Globalism 101

The essence of globalism is the desire to reduce the complexity of human populations by removing the barriers between them and the distinctions among them. There are several reasons a person might desire this, but the most common is extreme … Continue reading

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At the crossroads of heaven and earth

Regarding self-sacrifice, here is the reasoning. I am perfectly selfish. A selfish man only cares about satisfying his own needs. I need meaning and purpose. It is meaningless to live only for myself. Therefore I must live for something other … Continue reading

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I disavow

The Alt-West has shown its colors. There’s nothing I hate more than Nazi LARPers except communists…and cultural Christians. I’m not one to purity spiral, so just put me on order for a full set of Hugo Boss, size Large. It’s … Continue reading

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Price entropy

The first thing I learned in the corporate world is that only mom and pop shops pay list price for anything. Large businesses prefer other large customers and suppliers with predictable, long-term contracts. Two laws of corporate spending This is … Continue reading

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Art appreciation and ramble

Again, drawing from Charles Murray. The first, most elementary proposition is that people vary in their knowledge of any given field. That much seems beyond dispute. The next assertion is that the nature of a person’s appreciation of a thing … Continue reading

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New commenting rule (…you might be a midwit)

New rule: to comment at da blergh you must be interesting or endearing. I will not spend my patience on tolerating condescension from midwits. (The spirit of this rule may migrate to the forum soon in another form, but I’m … Continue reading

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Time lapse and impact in cultural accomplishments

Here’s how I’d speculatively rank the arts and sciences in terms of potential cultural impact, and how long it takes for the culture to absorb the consequences of their insights. For example, calculus was released into the wild circa 1675 … Continue reading

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Feminism and dogs

I can’t help but draw parallels from dog ownership to modern humans and the nanny state. Backstory: I’m living with my sister and brother-in-law right now. They have two little dogs that are (probably) a mix of poodle and Scottish … Continue reading

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Corporate is purgatory

Only a cockroach could work in these conditions. Luckily, I AM THAT COCKROACH. This is one of those funny-but-serious things. I don’t know who convinced women you could find life satisfaction in work but I want to hire him to … Continue reading

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Hamlet’s Mill

It appears I’m not the only one who thinks there was a worldwide, antediluvian astrology cult of monolith builders. Discovering precession is not a trivial accomplishment, as Charles Murray explains. Once we grant the existence of the monomyth, we have … Continue reading

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