Pulling Threads

https://twitter.com/robinhanson/status/991394563196637184 Books, blogs and tweets all collide, the news stream is part of our personal narrative. Thoughts swirl in a giant vat as more are pumped in, never able to reach critical mass. Let me attempt to fold all these ideas together. 1 - A tragedy in endless parts Economists are different from the rest of … Continue reading Pulling Threads

Masculine and Feminine Are Not Dirty Words

I realised recently that I have been on a self-help journey for a while, and it all began with Elliot Hulse. Don’t hate on me just yet. Maybe five years ago I watched a lot of Strength Camp videos as I was getting into weightlifting, and I found Elliot’s videos very instructive. Among all the … Continue reading Masculine and Feminine Are Not Dirty Words

What Are You Scared Of?

Part of the transfiguration that takes place when you divest of mainstream points of view (that is, Leftism or Conservatism) is your appreciation of language. Suddenly, you see that your average newspaper 'report' is actually written in such a way that the reader will come to certain conclusions, as if the writer has an agenda. … Continue reading What Are You Scared Of?

Unable to See the Majority For the Minority

As I keep noting on this blog, publishing is gripped by diversity mania. There is an obsession with inclusion and stories from outside the realm of White Man territory. The Man Booker Prize is not safe from this either, and indeed the world's biggest literary prize is a locus point of SJW energy. And as … Continue reading Unable to See the Majority For the Minority