Inevitablism

In an earlier post, I discuss the criteria that constitute a religion: Not sure if Gnon works as a religion, because religion is both prescriptive (such as the 10 Commandments) and descriptive (Book of Genesis), not just descriptive. Religion is deontological, meaning it prescribes a…

Consider Protestantism

Although NRx is ostensibly Catholic and seeks another ‘Restoration’, as a minimalist I tend to identify more with the simple, plain ascetic of Protestantism than the ostentatiousness of Catholicism. …But first a synopsis to understated the origins of the acrimony between Catholicism and Protestantism, in…

Nihilism and the Black Pill

Brett and Malcolm discuss nihilism and the metaphor of the ‘black pill’ as an alternative to the usual ‘blue/red’ pill dichotomy. The ‘blue pill’ advances liberalism, embraces it. The ‘red pill’ actively resists liberalism. The fist two colors involve some sort of activism, to bring…

In Search of Fulfillment

From raging Twitter debates between oversized personalities, to physics discoveries making headlines, to web 2.0 and tech visionaries being lauded for their genius, to wealth inequality widening to widths never before imagined, to Instagram selfie ‘culture’, more than ever we’re in an era of the…

NRx and Christianity

I know there are some people in the NRx-sphere who are practicing Christians, notably Nick B. Steves, as evidenced by the picture of Sancta Maria on his blog, and Vox Day, by his numerous writings – in particular his book The Irrational Atheist, but Vox…

The Daily View: Good Tweets, Socialism, The White Male Die-Off

IQ facts: Race and intelligence: get the facts. pic.twitter.com/bhOMrECZg6 — Librarian of Hate (@LibrarianofHate) November 4, 2015 High-IQ wins again as Facebook’s valuation crosses $300 billion. But I thought Facebook was supposed to be a bubble and a fad, said the left in 2012. Facebook…

Atheist Liberals’ Pastor Jon Stewart Final Taping

I am not the most religious person, but when the left attacks religion for being conformist, they should at least look in the mirror first. The similarities are uncanny: And finally, if the left is as smart as they pretend to be, why does Jon…

Free Will – Welfare Liberals vs. Neo Liberals and HBD Conservatives

From Sam Harris’ “Free Will” says liberals understand role of luck It’s pleasing to my progressive self when modern science confirms one of the foundations of Democratic/liberal political philosophy. Such as, that we humans don’t have free will. It’s an illusion. Such is the message…

Peter Singer Conservatives

Peter Singer, Austrailian moral philosopher, recently did a Reddit AmA. The most pertinent quote about Peter Singer’s views, from Wikipedia: Ethical conduct is justifiable by reasons that go beyond prudence to “something bigger than the individual,” addressing a larger audience. Singer thinks this going-beyond identifies…