Bitcoin crash resumes…new lows coming

Bitcoin resumes its crash: Bitcoin is at $9100, a 60% decline from December highs. To get an idea of how low this is, Bitcoin was at $11,500 just 3 months ago, yet everyone is acting like this is the start of a new rally to…

A golden age?

Okay I finany found a livestream in which I disagree with Scott Adams Scott Adams tells you how Kanye showed the way to The Golden Age. With coffee. https://t.co/RCFwKuXjCA — Scott Adams (@ScottAdamsSays) April 22, 2018 There is a tendency some to ascribe imaginary or…

Wealth, Intellectualism, and Individualism, Part 9

The 9th installment of the Wealth, Intellectualism, and Individualism serial. I eventually want to get this wrapped up. Part 1, part 2, part 3, part 4, part 5, part 6, part 7, part 8 The rise of intellectualism is also apparent in changing beauty standards…

Kevin Williamson responds to his firing

When the Twitter Mob Came for Me Williamson is surprisingly controversial and incendiary for someone who the far-right deems a ‘cuck’ and is a ‘never-trumper’. I have a lot of respect for Williamson’s realism and unabashed style, and many of his ideas are correct or…

The accent of the alt-middle/center: how it began

We’re still in the Smartest era. It began in 2009, picked up steam in 2013 with the post-2013 SJW backlash, and accelerated further in 2017 with the post-Trump rise of centrism and the ‘rational middle’. Notice how everything is in multiples of four. Between 2005-2009,…

Bitcoin update: it’s going lower

The surge from $6600 to $8300 got the usual losers in a frenzy on twitter and elsewhere. Such celebration will be short-lived because the sellers who drove the price from $11600 to $6600 are still here, and they continue to unload Bitcoin in 300-500 coin…

Does the rise of China pose a threat to the U.S.? Likely not

Mistakes happen for a reason It’s an interesting theory–that by opening trade relations with China, America gravely miscalculated and unleashed monster of its own doing–but unsupported by evidence. At any rate, Scientism on Twitter had a good elaboration of what it means that “we got…