Tag Archives: Cultural Narrative

The Ethical Lapse of Modern Journalistic Standards

A fundamental problem of modern Western liberal democracies is the lapse in journalistic ethics of reporters and news media. Two recent articles from the New York Times have been reporting about the rise of the Intellectual Dark Web, and how … Continue reading

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Lies of Omission – Asians are the New Elites

The recent April 2018 edition of the National Geographic magazine, entitled “Black and White”, included an interesting infographic on disparities in racial outcomes in the United States (see image at the end of this post).  What makes the infographic interesting … Continue reading

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What Cults Tell Us About Dating Women and Feminism

The leader of the infamous NXIVM cult, Keith Raniere, was recently arrested in Mexico, accused of running a sex ring of female acolytes.  He kept a rotation of 15-20 women he actively engaged in sex with.  Each acolyte had Raniere’s … Continue reading

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Would Modern Progressives Hate Socrates and Galileo If They Were Alive Today?

Interesting thought experiment: If Galileo or Socrates were alive today, would they be despised by Progressives? Galileo and Socrates – two men who were known iconoclasts, who bucked the dominant Cultural Narrative of their time.  Who challenged the virtue of … Continue reading

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Empiricism Deficit – Feminism and the Myth of the “Peaceful” Native

We are all innately assholes.  All innately selfish.  All innately bigots.  Myths otherwise are simply a way of coping with those inconvenient facts. All humans have the propensity to replace one set of myths for another.  An innate need to … Continue reading

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The Overton Window and Modern Human Tribalism

Since the dawn of Man, humans have organized themselves into groups based on genetic similarity.  These groups cohere around shared customs – language, dress, food, and most critically (for our purposes here) beliefs.  We call these groups tribes. In the … Continue reading

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