Diversify Or Die

https://twitter.com/curtdoolittle/status/1008748687194050561 Is publishing in the tech industry or the media industry? Perhaps neither, since it always likes to see itself as both inside and outside the paradigm at once. Books are ostensibly a technology, one of the greatest and most versatile inventions of all time. What they communicated, though, was art, or at the very … Continue reading Diversify Or Die

Masculinity in the Wasteland

If trouble comes when you least expect it then maybe the thing to do is to always expect it ― Cormac McCarthy, The Road ***WARNING: SPOILERS FOR A QUIET PLACE AND IT COMES AT NIGHT*** There is something about post-apocalypse and manhood. They just seem to go so well together.  When the trappings of modernity are stripped away … Continue reading Masculinity in the Wasteland

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?