The Totally Contrived Youth Sub-Culture as a Weapon

Part-2 (Transforming Clandestine-Military Youth to Hippie Rock Stars)   Deracination of the Masses:  When an oligarchy uproots or deracinates the masses from their natural geographical, historical, literary, social, familial, religious and or cultural environment- leaving them cast adrift from what has gone before- the masses have no way to resist. Leaving these lost souls unable to…

Winners, Losers and Links

Winners Democrats- They flexed all the ballot harvesting and procedural power they have to secure tight, 50/50 races. They will continue to do so until forced to stop. Florida – No statewide offices in D hands. Internal migration likely moved them to the safe red column. DeSantis – He will get a huge boost. Maybe…

Cyberpunk Edgerunners: Life Instrumentalized

Cyberpunk as a genre ebbs and flows as reality itself assumes more of the conventions of the genre. It would be simplistic to merely list off the requisite elements: pseudo-noir stories of crime and betrayal set in a world of body augmentation and transhumanism, artificial intelligences, the Internet as its own domain, deterritorialization (especially with…

Hermeneutics and The Court

On October 28th, Nature ran an article titled “US Supreme Court Poised to Ban Affirmative Action in University Admissions”, giving background to two upcoming Affirmative Action cases with notes of concern. At the end of the article, panic was apparent: “This is one of the biggest cases to come before the heavily conservative court since…

Winners, Losers and Links

Winners Big Tech Shorts – Bad stretch for Big Tech. Even mighty Amazon took a big hit. Gavin Newsom – Depending on how rough the midterms go, calls to have a new D ticket for ‘24 will grow and he is the best hope they have. Oil bulls – Those SPR releases will end once…

An Open Letter to The Coming Republican Majority

Controversy! Before the article proper has already begun! “The Coming Republican Majority”…who am I to predict the unpredictable? Will polling data not change? Will there not be some electoral foul play? “An Open Letter to”…who ought to be writing to the world’s most important legislative body, other than someone of equal or greater importance? Already,…

Winners, Losers And Links

Winners Dr. Oz – Even if he loses the race, he looked so good on TV at his debate that he can slide back to a media role easy. The Blob – The progressive wing asked to sort of scale back in Ukraine and backtracked within 24 hours. Elon Musk – The sale is closing….

Notes on The Network State: Isocrates, Ardrey, Coulanges

By Epaminondas Whereas philosophers define religion as delusion, the Athenians defined religion as the prerequisite to action. The orator Isocrates in the “Panegyricus”, writing in the year 380 BC, argued for Athenian supremacy over the Hellenic city-states by recalling the blessing of Demeter upon the Athenian founders: When Demeter came into the country in her…

Winners, Losers and Links

Winners Arms Dealers – Russia buying Iranian drones. America funding massive purchases for Ukraine & Taiwan. Business is booming. Homeschoolers – Don’t need to be vaxxed to be taught at home. Cash holders – Market hammered. Whispers of a crash. Short term rates keep climbing. Something has to break. Losers Kids in states following CDC…