I haven't really been away of course, but my WordPress renewal reminds me that I pay for this thing and need to use it. Tweets are short, easy blurbs and putting together well-sourced, thoughtful blog posts reminds me too much of work, so my plan is to become even more glib and superficial and make … Continue reading So what did I miss?
Prognostication is an uncertain exercise, so I might as well go big. https://twitter.com/TOOEdit/status/1213842466354466820?s=20 The tabula rasa theory of human development is on its last legs. As with any gnostic dogma that no longer explains reality, its practitioners double down on their praxis, in a final ghost dance to revive the old pantheon and exorcise the … Continue reading Predictions!
And we are starting it off with a bang. I'm not particularly exercised about the assassination of this extra-territorial Persian adventurer. As I was reminded this morning, these people are not our friends. https://twitter.com/HarmlessYardDog/status/1213455061264871424?s=20 By the way, interesting phenotypical differences in the above photograph. Iran is ruled by an Aryan theocratic elite. It's also a … Continue reading Happy New Decade!
I'm Anglo-America, and I didn't see the latest Star Wars film. But Neo-America did: “The Rise of Skywalker,” released last week, is a muddled and aimless homage to previous films in the series. Its countless callbacks to the older films feel like an effort to “make ‘Star Wars’ great again,” though it does manage to … Continue reading Neo-America goes to the movies
At some point I need to read Curtis Yarvin's latest missive The Clear Pill but it's hard for me to muster enough intellectual energy to digest his dense, turgid prose. My last effort was all the way back in July 2013. But I came across something this morning that inspired a simpler exposition of Moldbug's … Continue reading Moldbuggery