The ‘Metamodern Condition’

A podcast by Ezra Klein featuring guest Angela Nagle, author of Kill All the Normies: Online Culture Wars From 4Chan And Tumblr to Trump and the Alt-Right: From 4Chan to Charlottesville: where the alt-right came from, and where it’s going And Embracing metamodernism: Perhaps why…

Debunking more white v. black discrimination

Floyd Mayweather made $350 million for a fight that lasted 27 minutes, which works out to about $700 million/hour. Obviously, that 27 minutes was the culmination of a lifetime of practice and dedication to the sport, but it deals a blow to the notion that…

Jared Taylor truth bombs everyone

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War with North Korea is certain. The question is when.

We had one chance to stop this. That was in 1994. As I wrote 2 weeks ago, I agree. The way you prevent a problem from becoming big is to stop it when it’s small. However, invading a nation comes with the cost of having…

Anti-activism going mainstream

It seems like the anti-activist approach is gaining as more traction, as people realize that activism does not work: I told people to stop those marches for now, Cville changed everything and all marches will been seen as "Nazi," and complaining won't stop. https://t.co/1HEpSqxaqX —…

Black-White wage gap

White Economic Privilege Is Alive and Well – The New York Times Most studies and articles purporting a ‘wage gap’ between blacks and whites do not control for IQ, skills, hours worked, prior job experience, educational attainment, and employment status. From the paper: Basic Skills…

On a ‘general theory’ of social behavior and government

A large portion of NRx writings, but also the rational-left and the rational-right, concerns social theory: How humans behave, what motivates their behavior and actions, the interaction between individuals and institutions, etc. By answering such questions, one can get a better understanding of human behavior,…

The left comes full circle

From Alternet (republished on Salon) The dangerous delusions of Richard Dawkins: Richard Dawkins has been responsible for popularizing an updated version of this Cartesian myth, writing famously that “life is just bytes and bytes and bytes of digital information,” adding: “That is not a metaphor,…

Zuck for president?

Could Mark Zuckerberg become president in 2020? It’s easy to dismiss Zuck for his inexpedience and youth, but against all odds Trump won, so it’s definitely possible. But there is surprisingly a lot of interest in a Zuck 2020 presidential run, as shown by how…

James Damore, STEM celebrity

James Damore’s Twitter account has over 75,000 followers and he had a successful Reddit AMA (which I highly recommend reading). From a personal branding perspective things are working great for him..he got 100k twitter followers in a week. He’s a veritable celebrity now. This agrees…