Wealth, Intellectualism, and Individualism, Part 12

The media is slowly adapting changing reader tastes favoring impartiality over demagoguery. For example, there is evidence the liberal media is at least making some effort giving Trump a ‘fair shake’, with articles that try to impartially explore the ‘Trump phenomenon’ from a cultural anthropological…

Elon Musk vs. the left: Twitter War

This is pretty funny. I saw this exchange between brilliant innovator and capitalist Elon Musk vs. a no-name leftist on Twitter, and I took some screenshots It begins with Elon musk rightfully lambasting the media: And then no-name liberal “Steven Greenhouse” responds by equating Musk’s…

Bitcoin : Why it won’t be revolutionary

Unlike Beanie Babies, Bitcoin isn’t totally useless, but it will not be the revolutionary technology that many hope and expect it to be. So the good news is , if there is any, is that Bitcoin will not go to zero, but for those who…

Bitcoin idiot Tom Lee finally outed for being wrong

As Bitcoin keeps falling (now below $8,000) Tom Lee is finally forced to answer for being so massively wrong about Bitcoin: $25,000 in 2018: Bitcoin Bull Tom Lee Sticks to Strong Forecast Despite Failed Prediction Crypto Bull Tom Lee Owns Up After Bitcoin Prediction Goes…

Are the elites worried about Trump? Not really

It’s evident Vox Day does not like Ben Shapiro This ties in with an announcement by Trump on Twitter about “whether or not the FBI/DOJ infiltrated or surveilled the Trump campaign for Political Purposes”: I hereby demand, and will do so officially tomorrow, that the…

Jordan Peterson vs. Michael Dyson on white privilege

This is pretty funny, but at the same time appalling given that intellectual midgets like Michael Dyson are actually in positions of power and taken seriously, when he should be ridiculed and ostracized: In the comments, regardless of political affiliation, everyone agreed Michael Dyson sounded…

‘Basic Jobs’ vs. Basic Income

Another hugely viral Scott article: BASIC INCOME, NOT BASIC JOBS: AGAINST HIJACKING UTOPIA He’s possibly overestimating the efficacy of a UBI. A UBI, according to Scott, is supposed to eliminate poverty and bring individual life fulfillment. If a UBI is $10,000/year, that is still just…

Liberals, You’re Not as Smart as You Think

An excellent article from the NYTs, Liberals, You’re Not as Smart as You Think This passage stood out, but the entire thing is relevant: But accusers can paint with very wide brushes. Racist is pretty much the most damning label that can be slapped on…

‘worst HBD article ever’

I say this sort jokingly but this qualifies as possibly the ‘worst HBD article ever’: Why Do Many Geniuses Have a Large Forehead? There is a lot wrong with this short article But quite a few super geniuses with IQ’s of 160–200 have extremely large…

High-level generators of disagreement

Scott continues to raise the bar of blogging to heights never before imagined. In his recent post VARIETIES OF ARGUMENTATIVE EXPERIENCE he discusses what he calls the “hierarchy of disagreements”. At the bottom is shaming, followed by ‘gotchas’, nitpicking, etc., and at the top of…