The Gift of Autism

Some recent blog posts about autism: Autism, genius, and the power of obliviousness “The A-Word”–when “autism” is used as an insult A distinction must be made between high-functioning and low-functioning autism; this article discusses the former. It seems like in today’s economy and society, autism…

The Daily View: Trump and Meta-narratives

With the exception of Hillary and Trump’s sweep of Super Tuesday, not much going on. Hillary is the most ‘establishment’ candidate, which should bode well for stocks, but I still prefer Trump. Some in ‘NRx-sphere’ probably own stocks and other investments, but advocate some form…

Virtue Signaling and Status

The Three Types of Status Competition (Yuppies and SJW’s Included) Many high-IQ people, both from the ‘left’ and the ‘right’, are status seekers, but so are most people. More status mean more money, respect, and, from an evolutionary perspective, a greater likelihood of passing on…

The Esoteric Celebrity

Intellectualism, wealth, and the entanglement of the two has become the new nobility or religion in America today, with thousand – maybe millions – of disciples and acolytes following in the footsteps of our ennobled intellectual sainthood and priesthood. We aspire to be like them,…

Nerd Culture: Here to Stay

From cracked: 6 Ways To Be A Better Nerd In 2016 Nerd movies aren’t just No. 1 at the box office, they’re every movie at the box office. The biggest TV shows in the world are either fantasies or shows about being a nerd. We…

Our STEM Nobility

From Fortune: Here’s why female engineers are posting pictures of themselves on social media Everyone is obsessed with STEM, particularity with females in STEM. Would Fortune do a cover article about ‘this is what a female hair stylist looks like?’ no. A STEM degree, particularly…