And Fear No Darkness

This is going viral: And Fear No Darkness Despite its length, it’s not very convincing. It’s more like a belief than an argument. It’s just the author’s hunch based on some 4th turning ‘theory’ that there is a 50% chance there will be some sort…

Alt Right: Consumerism, Crony Capitalism, and Immigration

I’m sure everyone has seen the alt-right ‘mural‘ of the various things that the alt-right supports and supposes. A few observations: I’m kinda surprised by how it ‘strongly opposes’ SJWs but only ‘moderately opposes’ SJW-media. Also surprised that it only has ‘minor opposition’ to crony…

The Daily View: Today in Stupid

A child genius explains how she can memorize a shuffled deck of cards in less than an hour That’s like saying ’7-foot-tall basketball player shows how he dunks basketball’…gee I wonder if being tall/genius has anything to do with it?Geniuses are good at memorizing stuff,…

The Hivemind, Immigration, and IQ

From ricochet.com, A Review of Hive Mind: How Your Nation’s IQ Matters So Much More Than Your Own From the reviews on Amazon: The book’s primary and most important contribution is to document the following empirical regularity: Suppose you could a) improve your own IQ…

The Free Trade & Globalization Debate

From Vox Day: The Price of Free Trade In the context of this debate, ‘free trade’ includes exports, offshoring, and insourcing & outcsourcing (of labor), or just simply globalization. The problem with macro economics is with the exception of the fundamentals (like comparative advantage), there…