Monthly Archives: October 2013

AWACC and The Second Founding of the USA

AWACC – America Was A Country with Communists. ‘As we’ll see…‘ It seems pretty clear from the last thread that the presently operative, descriptivist definition of ‘Communist’ is ‘Orwell’s IngSoc Oceania from 1984‘ and, oh what the heck, some Kim … Continue reading

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Go Ask Janet

‘Go ask Janet Yellen (about to get this job) what?’ – you ask? Whether you should go to college, that’s what.  At least, whether you should do so as a financial matter.  Who knows if she’s qualified to provide advice … Continue reading

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Left Morality

As Auster used to say, Synchronicity!  I took this shot on the way home just two hours ago: Let’s list the Progressive features here (this is the DC metro, after all): Human Rights Campaign (equal legal status for homosexuals, etc.)? … Continue reading

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FaceGov Open Thread

Worth bringing to your attention, and in the Bay Area no less.  URban-planning and policy consulting from Moldbug is only 25 miles North. You may ask, “But how will they govern?”  My guess – basically like a college campus, and … Continue reading

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The Lies Aren’t All Right

I’m glad Vocativ’s Matt Sigl clarified his inquiry over at Nick Land’s place.  I can’t seem to link to particular comments, but scroll down and you’ll see what he say..  That’s what I thought he was getting at, but I … Continue reading

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Bitbust

Called it.  Sorry Bitcoin fans, your exit is a mirage. FBI claims largest Bitcoin seizure after arrest of alleged Silk Road founder Silk Road Bust Could Slow Bitcoin Economy And don’t forget, there’s a lot of money to be made … Continue reading

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Charlton’s Charge – Open Thread

UPDATE at bottom: Professor Bruce Charlton is a deeply intelligent, observant, and devout convert to traditional Orthodox Christianity.  I read every post he publishes and enjoy most of them. But he had some kind of beef with those of us … Continue reading

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Gedankenexperiment

This post’s title is a nod to today’s (eventual) subject.  I’m going to talk about and mathematically explore the whole ‘society of Einsteins‘ meme. Whatever you think about them, and for better or worse, the George Mason University Libertarian(ish) Economists … Continue reading

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