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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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Google and the Rise of Asshole Liberalism

Think I might start referring to Progressives as “asshole liberals” … I’m generally not into name-calling, so this is a more tongue-in-cheek statement than anything.  But if the recent events and lawsuit at Google tell us anything, it is how … Continue reading

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Outrage Culture – The New Religion

Is Progressivism, and the outrage that goes with it, a new religion? Dave Chappelle recently released a new special on Netflix talking about Outrage Culture and #MeToo and Louis CK … and people are upset.  From twitter to the Huff … Continue reading

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Bringing back Adulthood

To quote Yale professor William Deresiewicz: Many modern adolescents are “great at what they’re doing but with no idea why they’re doing it.” One of the challenging things about being an rational academic or scientist in the modern American far-left … Continue reading

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