Here’s another transcript. Started cleaning it up a little bit about half way through. Great conversation between Joe Rogan and Russell Brand. Continue reading “Transcript of “Joe Rogan Experience #1283 – Russell Brand””
I present a transcript of the Zizek vs. Peterson discussion. I haven’t cleaned it up yet, but wanted to publish it anyway. Continue reading “Transcript of Zizek vs. Peterson Discussing “Happiness, Capitalism vs. Marxism””
“We have every reason to believe that genes and environment combine to create the psychological profile that determines our cognition and behavior in each moment. In this narrow sense, we are all products of an unchosen past.”
In the service of an impulse that craves immortality, we have children, develop religious ideas that promise eternal life, and seek the kind of recognition that keeps our names alive long after we die.
This is a synthesis of two Quillette articles: “Writing for Quillette Ended My Theater Project” and “The Transhumanism Revolution”. They were both written by Libby Emmons. Continue reading “Thoughts on “The Transhumanism Revolution””
A reading list should awaken children to the great classics, on whose cultural foundation the modern literary firmament was built.
Another article that I’m taking notes on: Camille Paglia: It’s Time for a New Map of the Gender World. Another reminder that this is not necessarily supposed to make sense to you, but I’m using this as a tool to understand ideas being published elsewhere. Continue reading “Hollowing Out of the Humanities”
I’m trying to feel out where I lie on certain issues. Many issues are complex and require a nuanced position, but I’m going to attempt to simplify some of my thoughts here. Continue reading “In My Opinion…”
“The strong will do what they can and the weak will yield what they must.”
Source (read more to see): Continue reading ““It’s easy to be contrarian. It’s hard to do the work and find truth.””
Rowe continues: “People who would never associate a firearm with goodness are ironically using speech as a real cudgel Continue reading ““Social media is a tool. Guns are a tool. We are on the verge of discovering some very interesting parallels between the first and second amendments.””