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Ethics don’t scale. Naval Ravikat comments about Socialism

This recently popped up in my you tube feeder which gave me some food for thought: Naval Ravikat quoting Nassim Nicholas Taleb (or words to the effect): (starting from 4:40 in the above video) ‘With my family I’m a communist.

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Is Ben Shapiro’s career over for good after the BBC interview?

Something that has been trending of late on social media is Ben Shapiro’s controversial interview with BBC journalist Andrew Neil where Shapiro cut short the TV debate. The interview has sparked the question in many leftist circles: Is this the

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‘The Future of War video’ and Political Grace (The art of disagreeing well)

I think anyone who uses social media needs to see this video especially right up until the end because in a sense the future of war most definitely will involve each one of us. If you haven’t got time to

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Slavoj Žižek vs Jordan Peterson debate 19-4-2019

Two great public intellectual heavyweights met last night for their much anticipated debate:  Happiness: Capitalism v Marxism. In January this year just prior to the announcement of their debate, I wrote a post about Zizek and Peterson titled: Chomsky on

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Reflections on the ‘Who Killed JFK’ article

I wrote an article here in 2014 about the documentary – The Kennedy Assassination – Beyond Conspiracy. I wrote excerpts from the documentary in an attempt to expose the hypocrisy and misleading farse that which is the famous JFK movie directed

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The Liam Neeson farce. Why is psychological insight of this nature being scorned?

I thought it was good for men ‘to talk about their feelings’? What surprised me was how the interviewer stated his remarks have offended people of colour. How on earth could his remarks be interpreted as a racial slur or

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Why isn’t the Intellectual Dark Web (IDW) finding much traction?

For information about what and whom consist of the IDW, visit this web site. I was reflecting on Eric Weinstein’s discussion above about the IDW on Rebel Wisdom.  His suicide bomber analogy at the ‘diversity’ dinner  was a real stand

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Thought policing now operational in the UK

Man investigated by police for retweeting transgender limerick – The Telegraph Police are being deployed by Humberside Police in the UK to call up social media users to ask them to explain their thinking behind their controversial posts/likes. He added:

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Now the dust has settled – The Maga Catholic School Controversy

When this broke I ignored it wondering how it was even considered news. But the event caused such a grand commotion online I felt compelled to dig a little deeper. I am still perplexed how it was perceived in the

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Dystopian scenes at Evergreen State College

This two-part short about The Evergreen Scandal is associated with a feature-length documentary I’m working on about The Grievance Studies Affair, following Peter Boghossian, Helen Pluckrose and James Lindsay. – Mike Nayna This is an extraordinary video. One quote from

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