The ’90s and now, part 10

But also, boomers tend to default to platitudes such as ‘democracy’, ‘ education’, and ‘voting’ as solutions to societal problems, whereas many of these woke (as in to be awake and aware, not necessarily left-wing as the definition is commonly understood) young people prefer alternative,…

Studies of Exceptionally Gifted Children

This is pretty fascinating: Exceptionally Gifted Children, By Miraca U. M. Gross The book concerns education in Australia for exceptionally gifted children. Terence Tao, who was born in Australia but since 1999 has been math professor at UCLA, is mentioned in the book. And the…

The Debate Over Free Speech Online

How Free Speech Dies Online And, on the same note, is it so dangerous to let Richard Spencer shitpost on Twitter that stopping him is worth giving up on the idea of social media being a forum for the free exchange of opinion? His arguments…

The ’90s and now, part 9

It’s not just math and science topics, but also matters of social and societal consequence that are being revivified thanks to the internet. For example, in 1995, the New York Times and The Washington Post acquiesced to Theodore Kaczynski’s demands to publish his infamous manifesto,…

The Blackpill Files, Part 3

Parts one and two Related to this is a deep naïveté on the part of the blackpillers about how the political game is played and what needs to be said and done in order to get even the third or so of his agenda that…

Twilight of the Alt-Right

From Taki Twilight of the God Emperor, by David Cole. Notice how no one talks about the “alt-right” anymore. Wasn’t it only two years ago that everyone, friend and foe alike, was speaking of this new “force” on the right? Well, that tiger turned out…

Sanctions on Iran

Trump issues “hard-hitting” Iran sanctions The evidence suggests the Trump administration casting the widest net in terms of foreign policy policing and influence ever, even more so than George W. Bush or Teddy Roosevelt. So many countries are caught in the web now: Mexico, Turkey,…

Don’t forgive them their student loan debts

For some reason, many on the right such as Vox Day, Mike Cenoivch, and others are embracing student loan forgiveness. Tax university endowments 50%. Use this money to pay off student loans. Make those who scammed teenagers – the colleges and universities – take personal…

The evolution of the online ideological and political landscape

When did the left begin to fall out of favor online? The OWS movement and the reelection of Obama marked the apex of online liberalism, and then starting around 2013 or so, the culmination of several events saw the online-left splinter and lose influence and…

Fail

Neoclowns are insanely stupid Yeah if only there was someone in charge, such as,say, a president, who could have appointed someone else. Trump affirms that the very person he appointed is what everyone thinks he his. That is really showing them neoclowns who is the…