Updating old posts

Things have been kinda slow in the alt-right-o-sphere. The alt-light is here to stay because so as long as they make money, they have no reason to go away. I don’t begrudge their success though. It’s a different business model than the alt-right. The alt-right…

Neoliberalism and Capitalism

A 2013 article on accelerationism: The Accelerate Manifesto: The Core Assumptions of Accelerationism 3. Capitalism has begun to constrain the productive forces of technology, or at least, direct them towards needlessly narrow ends. Patent wars and idea monopolisation are contemporary phenomena that point to both…

IQ, Education, and Upward Mobility

From David Brooks How We Are Ruining America: The educated class has built an ever more intricate net to cradle us in and ease everyone else out. It’s not really the prices that ensure 80 percent of your co-shoppers at Whole Foods are, comfortingly, also…

The Culture War Is Inescapable

The high-IQ right and high-IQ left are locked in an epic ‘culture war’ waged on Pol, Instagram, The_Donald, Twitter, and Tumblr. The weapons are memes, screenshots, blockquotes, emoji, hashtags, signaling, and in certain cases, doxing. This ties in with the post-2013 rise of intellectualism culture…

Trump Jr. Email Recap: Not Much to be Worried About

New Trump emails Read the Emails on Donald Trump Jr.’s Russia Meeting: Good morning Emin just called and asked me to contact you with something very interesting. The Crown prosecutor of Russia met with his father Aras this morning and in their meeting offered to…

Postmodernism: It’s about Facts, not Values

Jordan Peterson in which he “destroys Post-Modernism & Marxism once and for all” In the video Peterson discusses how postmodernism implies infinite interpretations, and that the failure of postmodernism is failure to realize that there only a finite number of interpretations. To recap, postmodernism is:…

Murderism and Racism

From Slate Star Codex: Against Murderism This was a fairly labyrinthine article, necessitating a belated response owing to the complexity of the matter. Second, by this definition, many racist things would be good. Suppose some tyrant wants to kill the ten million richest white people,…

More Commanding and Less Managing

The Great Disappointment was the reaction that followed Baptist preacher William Miller’s proclamations that Jesus Christ would return to the Earth in 1844, what he called the Advent. There is a similar disappointment among the far-right regarding Trump not delivering on his campaign promises. It’s…

High Drug Prices…Putting Things in Perspective

Stories about high drug prices are commonplace, and there is no shortage of outrage directed at drug companies. But there are some things to keep in mind: -How much should a life-saving drug cost. $100, $1000, $10000? No one seems to be able answer this…

Comparative Advantage and IQ

Fiscal Impact of Whites, Blacks and Hispanics On net, whites generate a $249.52 billion surplus, or $1,260 per person if you assign 100% of military spending to whites. If you just give whites a proportional share of military spending, their surplus goes up to $553.52…