Monthly Archives: September 2013

Social Constructs are Social Constructs

Just a quick note: Dreher recently put up a post extolling Wieseltier’s response to Pinker’s ‘Science is not the Enemy of the Humanities‘ essay. Dreher quotes Wieseltier favorably because he seems to think that W makes a good argument against … Continue reading

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The Constitution with Analysis and the Accessible Society

Even wanted to really understand the US Constitution?  Well, you’re in luck. The US Government Printing Office has released their “Constitution of the United States of America: Analysis, and Interpretation – Centennial Edition.” which contains cases current to 26-June-2013.  Weighing … Continue reading

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Aphorwisdom-1

The Resilient are Apathetic Motivation: (And partially inspired by Interfluidity’s latest) We used to call it the much cooler, “Battlemind“. Battlemind is the Soldier’s inner strength to face fear and adversity with courage. Key components include: Self confidence: taking calculated … Continue reading

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Aphorwisdom-0

As I adjust to blogging, I find that I’m struggling with time management.  Presently, the many other activities of my life present me with a hefty list of competing demands, and I’ve concluded that while I’d prefer to present a … Continue reading

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Progressivism ist Gemeinschaft und Gesellschaft

I’d like to share with all of you what I regard as a keen and valuable insight of Nydwracu’s which he was generous enough to relate to several of us at a recent meeting in my home.  I think this … Continue reading

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Boutique Multiculturalism

In the Winter, 1997 issue of the University of Chicago Press’ Critical Inquiry, (v23 n2 p378) the prolific literary-theorist Stanley Fish published one of my favorite, logical-contradictions-heightening essays, “Boutique Multiculturalism” which, depressingly, isn’t even mentioned in that Wikipedia page about … Continue reading

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AIACC – Call For Papers

Moldbug: I’d like to believe the Red Pill is UR itself.  (There are a lot of blogs that get 500,000 views; there are a lot of blogs that get updated.  There are not a lot of blogs that get 500,000 … Continue reading

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Hate Bait

Oh, what have we here? Sailer: Greenwald on Israel’s Spying on Americans Le Cynge Gris: Fuck the Jews (classy!  BTW, it’s ‘Joos’, TFTFY) Theden: NSA Routinely Shares Americans’ Data With Israel People, you are getting played.  The pwnage is strong … Continue reading

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Hard Money Is Hard

Some around these parts already know that I judge the market monetarist approach of NGDP level-targeting to be the ‘least-bad’ system of a fiat-money-based monetary regime.  I am persuaded of this for purely ‘technical’ reasons.  That is – by logical arguments … Continue reading

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Defining Patriarchy Down

Foseti: 1) Any system which results in “disparate impact” across certain groups is racist. …I think point 1) is terrible definition of racism, but it’s the operative one in our society. …A few decades ago, racism may have been about … Continue reading

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