Five Friday Reads – 1/11/19

Reading old books has many benefits. One can avoid the progressive framework that restricts modern books. There is the opportunity to view problems from a point of view where democracy is not seen as a good or even as a logical endpoint. One of the underappreciated things is finding books referenced within old books. The…

Five Friday Reads – 1/4/19

A peer lost a friend to opioids. At this point, have not we all known someone close who has become addicted to pills or heroin if not lost them to it? As readers know, this was a peculiar concern of mine. I have lost three childhood pals to it. I left continuous writing as Ryan…

Five Friday Reads – 12/28/18

This is the last Friday of the year. I hope you all have something excellent planned for New Year’s Eve, which is the biggest fraud of a holiday. Who has energy after the Christmas hangover. This is why it always sucks even if you have a good thing planned. You probably have a cold or…

Five Friday Reads – 12/21/18

Wild week but remember, Nick Land said years ago the weeks would be continuously wild without let up from here on out. Peter Turchin has said similar. The problem comes down to elite defections. As things swing harder or become more volatile in all spheres, the cost of defection will decrease. The entire political economic…

Five Friday Reads 12/14/18

Julian Von Abele is a Columbia student who was the latest viral lynch mob victim. One of the coalition of victims Iphone recorded him being happy to be white, loving his white people and Western civilization. The usual suspects lashed out. His school harrumphed. Tim Wise called for “Chip” to be kicked out of school…

Five Friday Reads 12/7/18

Has the European Winter arrived? Not Spengler’s winter that we must stoically endure rather than put some zest into our existence, but an actual European pushback on the globalists. In France! After Trump and Brexit, the V4 emergence has been a rising challenge to the globalists. The populist alliance in Italy shocked the system some…

Five Friday Reads – 11/30/2018

One evening this summer, I drove two hours to have a dinner with friends. One was a friend I had recently seen due to a cross country trek of his. The other was Bronze Age Pervert (BAP). We drank hard spirits and ate a feast of meats. Offal, steak, seafood, and other delicacies were had…

Five Friday Reads 11/16/18

Who pushes culture and who has energy? We know institutional power is in the hands of the left. Every institution. No matter if wrong they are entrenched and sit tight with their sinecures and power. They are on their heels a bit with narrative. How fast did the MAGA bomber happen and then fall apart?…

Armistice Day’s Centennial

France hosts leaders from the nations linked to WW1, the Great War, or the War To End All Wars. It is to remember the Great War. It is the token systemic gesture where leaders can use some historical event to make contemporary political points. They can step outside our time yet still be soaked in…

Five Friday Reads 11/9/18

Midterms came and went. Some are still ongoing. Arizona has not finished counting, and looks like it may flip to Sinema (D). Florida is Florida. Finding bags of votes is one thing but Broward would have to find tens of thousands of more votes. Plus, military votes are to be counted. Recounts after whatever is…