Monthly Archives: August 2011

Behind Asian Fear of Individualism: 1

In a previous post, I asked your input on why Asians seem so mortally afraid of individualism. This is an important question because many Asian nations demonstrate abilities on par with the west, however this potential almost never gets translated … Continue reading

Posted in Critical Thinking, Musings, Philosophy sans Sophistry, Reason, Secular Religions, Skepticism, Technology, Thoughts on Economics, Zero Sum | 18 Comments

Curious Kitty Watches Cop Fuck Woman

You might have seen a news story about a Cop caught on camera having sex. Bert Lopez was honored in the Capitol Rotunda in May 2010 as the New Mexico State Police District 1 Officer of the Year. In July, … Continue reading

Posted in Current Affairs, LOL | 16 Comments

Michele Bachmann: Then and Now

Apparently the exorcism was not totally successful. Comments?

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Behind The Continued Hate Of Keynesianism

It seems that not one day goes by without some politician, academic hack, ‘capitalist’ or ideologue spouting about how “Keynesianism does not work”. Here is my counter question- Why bother trying to come up with new ways to tell the … Continue reading

Posted in Ape Mind, Critical Thinking, Current Affairs, Dystopia, Economy, Musings, Philosophy sans Sophistry, Reason, Secular Religions, Skepticism, Technology, Thoughts on Economics, Zero Sum | 18 Comments

Martyrs are Far More Influential Than Is Commonly Believed

Most people have a rather narrow understanding of the concept of martyrdom and it’s effect on the course of human history. When asked about it, the majority will mumble something about Romans throwing early Christians to lions. While Wikipedia defines … Continue reading

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LOL: Aug 29, 2011

Vintage ads can be unintentionally funny.. Comments?

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The World Requires Far Fewer School Teachers

The idea behind this post is that the world would be far better off with fewer school teachers. So how did I reach this conclusion- Let me start with the question: Do most schools or school teachers teach anything that … Continue reading

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