Monthly Archive: June 2017

Reexperiencing the Recent Political Past 0

Reexperiencing the Recent Political Past

Ever since the magical night of November 8 2016, I’ve found great enjoyment in seeking out YouTube videos of the election night coverage. I watched everything I could get my hands on immediately following...

Throwing Economics Under The (White) Bus 0

Throwing Economics Under The (White) Bus

Greg Johnson’s “Truth, Justice and a Nice White Country” contains several articles covering the topic of economics. In them he criticises the supposed free market dogma generally found on the right. He is not...

Beyond The Surface 0

Beyond The Surface

If you want to truly understand the politics of the modern world, you have to dig deeper than the surface. Politicians, activists, organizations, media actors and other interested parties often cloak their real intentions...

Boundless Mountaintop Incompetence 0

Boundless Mountaintop Incompetence

In general, I’m a calm and collected person. I have a high threshold for becoming emotionally upset. But today, that limit was surpassed. I came across a piece in the Norwegian newspaper VG about...

Abuse of Media Power 0

Abuse of Media Power

It is not a closely held state secret that the media institutions contained within the label mainstream media aren’t paragons of virtue and ethics in journalism. All too often we see examples of stories...

Bending the Knee and Respecting Violence 0

Bending the Knee and Respecting Violence

I have been thinking a lot about the societal dangers of “bending the knee” to political violence or threats of violence. There has been a lot of talk about a group called “The Nordic...

Is “Boring-Shaming” the new Slut Shaming? 0

Is “Boring-Shaming” the new Slut Shaming?

I have been “boring-shamed” in my life. I’ve been accused of being a boring person. I don’t go out and drink until I vomit, I don’t sleep around with a new Tinder-partner every week,...

Mother Nature Wants You to Die in Agony 0

Mother Nature Wants You to Die in Agony

In the West, our perception of nature is skewed beyond belief. We form our views about the outside in our childhoods with Disney movies and propaganda from environmentalists. We view nature as pure, happy,...

Invest in Yourself 0

Invest in Yourself

Earlier today I had the pleasure of visiting my dentist. Unfortunately, my wallet didn’t find the experience enjoyable. Due to my dumbassery I’ve seriously neglected my dental health over the last three years. Today...

Makeup and Cosmetic Surgery. Cheating or Equalizers? 0

Makeup and Cosmetic Surgery. Cheating or Equalizers?

People that aren’t completely deluded or living in a fantasy world will acknowledge that in general, women are judged based on their looks and men on their resources. From a biological standpoint, this makes...