Stocism is Overrated

I saw this going viral The Joys of Being a Stoic Over the past four or so years there has been considerable interest stoicism, especially online, and articles about the befits of stoicism frequently go viral. Maybe it is in response to coping with Trump;…

Tech censorship, more thoughts

In regard to recent podcast with Joe Rogan, much of Greenwald’s criticism is focused on the overreach of the US government, but another problem is private sector having too much control , such as tech censorship. The private sector, unlike the public sector, has far…

The Eleventh Hour

In less then 12 or so hours, barring a recount scenario, the outcome of the 2020 election will be determined. I cannot believe this is happening already. I remember in 2016 seeing the results come in and it looked like Hillary was going to win…

Covid Economic Update

As the event horizon of the 2020 election nears, I want to get in one last non-Trump post. I saw this headline a few days ago: GDP soars by record 33.1% annual pace in third quarter, but coronavirus resurgence threatens U.S. economic recovery The widely…

2020 election forecast and discussion

According to 538, Trump has just an 11% chance of winning: This is really bad. Even in 2016, in the final week, Trump’s odds were at around 25% after bottoming out at 11% in mid-October. Then Trump began a surge that untimely lead up to…

YouTube steps up censorship

A few days ago, Bill Gates Paul got a strike (three strikes typically results in a channel termination, so this is a pretty serious matter) on his YouTube channel, and as protective measure to prevent further strikes has deleted all but two of his videos,…

WTF Happened in 2008

For the past 2 months, I have been seeing many discussions and references to the website “WTF Happened in 1971?” (wtfhappenedin1971.com), which purports to show how society underwent drastic societal and economic change around 1971. If I was going to make a similar website, I…

The Return of the Peterson

Dr. Jordan Peterson returns to Toronto after an 18-month absence due to serious health issues, or more specifically: depression, benzoate addiction, Covid-19 diagnosis, and bunch of other stuff, such as his wife being diagnosed with stage 4 cancer. He has been through more personal turmoil…

Google Sued by the DOJ: Not Concerned

So I was wrong when I said the DOJ would not sue Google; they did. Here is the full suit, weighing in at 64 pages. Should google shareholders, executives, or employees be concerned? Absolutely not. The alleged violations are very easy to remedy on Google’s…

What happened to the protests?

Notice how over the past two or so weeks all the BLM protest have suddenly died down? In the final week of September there were nationwide protests regarding Breonna Taylor, but by early October coinciding with Trump’s Covid diagnosis, the unrest had seemingly evaporated. If…