Monthly Archives: January 2022

Memes and Mantras

Memes are fun and confirm a perspective, but they don’t convince. There’s a thought going round on the right-side of the internet claiming that the left can’t meme (ignore the fact that this itself is a meme and that the … Continue reading

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More About Cargo Cults

From the quoted text in this post, mention was made of something called Cargo Cults. I created this post to describe them more closely as they are used in that blog posting. The Wikipedia link describing Cargo Cults is less … Continue reading

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Lose Some Weight

In conjunction with this point about early treatment lies, Steve Sailor notices that A curious example of the power of social trends on thought is that two years into the Covid pandemic, nobody of any influence has yet bothered to … Continue reading

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Early Treatment Works, Period

(Related) From the Epoch Times, Doctor’s Organization Has Treated Over 150,000 COVID-19 Patients With 99.99 Percent Survival. A doctor who has been offering free telehealth services to COVID-19 patients during the pandemic says that early treatment for COVID-19 works, claiming … Continue reading

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Anarcho-tyranny

I had not seen this term until recently. For example, Auron MacIntyre tweeted in response to this report with video of the NYPD arresting a 9 year-old child in NYC because she didn’t have a vax card in a museum: … Continue reading

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Why The Justice System Exists

I’ve been meaning to include this for years, but finally found the phrasing I wanted from Instapundit (who I think came up with this). Reminder: The justice system isn’t really there to protect citizens from criminals. It’s there to protect … Continue reading

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We can’t incarcerate our way out of this problem

That’s a quote from Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman in response to requests from Minnesota’s organization of police chiefs as well as the mayors of the well-off suburban cities of HennCo. Bill Glahn brings this up in an article from … Continue reading

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My Conspiracy Theory, Evidence

Previous post I thought I wrote about this, but perhaps, as is my wont as an old why guy who isn’t the most disciplined about blogging what I want to remember, I only saw or wrote it as a comment … Continue reading

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Woke is a Modern Cargo-Cult

Bill Glahn nails it and uses Chesterton’s Fence in the process. Unfortunately, BG doesn’t know how to build threads, so that link doesn’t connect to the rest. Good reason to save it all. Oh, and by the way, Cargo Cult … Continue reading

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I think I’ve seen this movie

A rather perceptive insight that requires some historical knowledge going back beyond 10 years ago. A totalitarian ascendant power hosting the Olympics while threatening to invade neighbouring nations as appeaser world leaders fiddle and foment mass domestic political polarisation. You … Continue reading

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