Social Skills and Political Correctness

Are Poor Social Skills Contributing to Political Correctness? I think it’s just the opposite: In a meritocratic society, social skills are a crutch for the incompetent who get by on connections instead of skill or talent, as well as fostering political correctness because people are…

Intellect: The Universal Solvent

In late December 2015, Scott Alexander’s How Bad Are Things article went massivly viral, with accolades from both right-wing and left-wing communities and forums, which got me (and others) thinking about how Scott is consistently able to transcend the left/right bulwark. Normally, people write articles…

Millennials leading the alt-right

The Current Chapter There are some positive things to be said for sure about a young, energetic, tech-savvy identitarian movement: Ability to hijack online culture and force the mainstream to pay some attention to long suppressed racialist ideas. Young people are more willing to embrace…

The Millennial Backlash Against The Baby Boomers

In addition to the post-2013 rise of nerd culture and the post-2013 decline of the SJW narrative, I’m also observing a post-2013 backlash by millennials against boomers, who are perceived as being blissful, naive spendthrifts who had five decades of post-ww2 prosperity dropped on their…

Millennials Losing Faith in Democracy

This is great news for the ‘alt right’ cause: Are Americans losing faith in democracy? Most millennials don’t think it’s essential to live in a democracy: If you wonder why I write to much about Reddit and Millennials – this is why. There is a…

The Millennial Economic Tailwind/Dividend

I write a lot about millennials and Reddit is because this is a demographic, and ignoring or dismissing them could be counterproductive by alienating a potentially very large audience. There is also a trend of journalists spreading doom and gloom about millennials – doom and…

The Rise of STEM: Wealth and Intellectualism Über Alles

Abstract mathematics, theoretical physics, computer science, and quantitative finance, all of which compose the constellation called ‘STEM’- is cachet of ‘nobility’ in the post-2008 economy, the new ‘cool’ among millions of millennials who aspire for prestigious careers that involve wealth or intellectual recognition, preferably both,…

The Millennial Mindset, Part 2: Philosophy and Wealth

Pertaining to the third ‘great debate’ topic, economics, the meme above about baby boomers being materialistic, spendthrift hypocrites went viral today on Imgur, with thousands of smart millennials on Reddit and Imgur up-voting and commenting in agreement that baby boomers are at least partially to…