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423. The gentle (VII)

The term “postmodernism” has been in use for my entire life; many people quibble over it, yet we do exist—so far as I can see—in a...

422. The creative (V)

What do people really mean by “racism” today? Firstly, they mean any derogatory language, actions, and images associated with race—a...

421. Retreat (XI)

I missed all the excitement last year, when the Americans burned down their cities. I was on a media fast for four months and the first I...

German magicians

I. If you survey the right for a time you will encounter the term “Gnosticism” used in a dismissive way; to dismiss an idea or individual...

420. Influence (XI)

On Twitter, Steve Sailer poses the question as to which movies and TV series since The Lord of the Rings have been on the left; while...

419. Abundance (VIII)

Zorba the Greek (1946), by Nikos Kazantzakis, constitutes an alchemical work—hence it is a novel and film that often changes lives. This...

418. Limitation (IX)

It is often assumed that to oppose commercialism and consumerism represents a left-wing position; yet this is not really so—actually,...

Trans

Reality punishes lies. Here is an anecdote: take a man at an elite British university who is slightly autistic, a philosophy student with...

417. Keeping still (IX)

In an interview, Norman Mailer described how the artist needs both discipline and spontaneity—a paradoxical position. He then observed...

416. Development (XI)

Periodically, people notice that the concepts “racism”, “sexism”, and so on more or less describe reality; and then they say, “As it...

415. The power of the great (XII)

To carry forward from yesterday’s observations about Hallam, the man who founded Extinction Rebellion: the left is not only a cult that...

414. The army (IV)

I glanced through a document written by Roger Hallam, founder of Extinction Rebellion; the document, written in HMP Wormwood Scrubs (“the...

The Exorcist (1973)

“There is a power of evil…in the very fabric of the film itself,” observed the evangelist Billy Graham, as regards The Exorcist; and I...

413. Work on what has been spoiled (VIII)

Lies are an attempt to avoid punishment, and this attempt to avoid punishment is also laziness; the hope that a negative outcome can be...

412. Breakthrough (VIII)

Periodically, someone will note online that in the Middle Ages an English bishop owned a brothel; everyone has a brief titter about this...

411. The gentle (VI)

The other day I realised that I no longer think man-made climate change is real. I have little to no interest in this subject, but if it...

Elite overproduction

With help from that most versatile degree—African Studies—bountiful in its transferable skills in today’s dynamic job market, I came to...

410. Pushing upward (IX)

Periodically, a report will appear in the news that will describe how a kindergarten has banned children from being best friends. People...

409. Grace (X)

Should we consider women the worst sex, or should we put all the blame on men? For about twenty centuries or so the answer was easy:...

Against free speech

For the most part, when people discuss free speech the situation involves mutual ignorance; and this is because what is meant by free...