15/10 – 21/10 incl. Springsteen, Madness of the Crowds and Poltergeist - Welcome to Monday’s News on the March – The week that was in my digital world. Seeing ‘Western Stars’ Article by Richard Williams at Thebluemoment: “This is my 19th album,” Bruce Springsteen says towards the beginning of the film Western…
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.…
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…
‘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…
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…
Full Index – ‘Politics’ Posts
- 15/10 – 21/10 incl. Springsteen, Madness of the Crowds and Poltergeist
- Ethics don’t scale. Naval Ravikat comments about Socialism
- Is Ben Shapiro’s career over for good after the BBC interview?
- ‘The Future of War video’ and Political Grace (The art of disagreeing well)
- Slavoj Žižek vs Jordan Peterson debate 19-4-2019
- Reflections on the ‘Who Killed JFK’ article
- The Liam Neeson farce. Why is psychological insight of this nature being scorned?
- Why isn’t the Intellectual Dark Web (IDW) finding much traction?
- Thought policing now operational in the UK
- Now the dust has settled – The Maga Catholic School Controversy
- Dystopian scenes at Evergreen State College
- How the corporate world talks to itself and scattered thoughts on the Gillette ad
- Gillette is on point
- Chomsky on Žižek and Peterson’s ‘Logos’ and ‘I act as if God exists’.
- The Political Compass Test. Where do you sit on the Political Spectrum?
- What happened to the political left and why I bailed out?
- Ezra Klein, a rational or irrational lefty?
- Is the Intellectual Dark Web starting to eat its own?
- Did the RIO Olympics Deliver?
- Conservation International (CI) – Nature is Speaking
- A Christian man once said
- Who Killed JFK? The Kennedy Assassination – Beyond Conspiracy