November 2016

Who Interfered in Manning’s Gender?: Certain Assumptions Are So Painful Society Chooses to Hide Them

Submitted by Mathijs Koenraadt on Mon, 11/28/2016 - 13:44

When a journalist for The Intercept, Glenn Greenwald, referred to Charles Manning as a ‘she’ on Twitter, I commented that Manning is technically still a ‘he’. It provoked Greenwald to classify myself as a sort of Untermensch, a being undeserving of participating in public debate,

“It takes a very warped sickness to want to interfere in and dictate other people’s gender identity. You should focus on that.”

Informedness Beats Intellect

Submitted by Mathijs Koenraadt on Sun, 11/20/2016 - 10:49

In Western, East Asian and many other societies, we tell our children they need an education, because that’s the way to get ahead life, however arbitrary “getting head” (of what?) may be. This cultural instruction has led to an over-appreciation of academic intellect, i.e. the kind of intellect arrived at through rote learning. We’ve mistakenly equated knowledge with intelligence, cleverness with competence and intellect with informedness.

Hyper-Diversity: America’s Globalist Class is Leading the Destruction of the West

Submitted by Mathijs Koenraadt on Thu, 11/10/2016 - 10:47

Until recently, I had never really understood the liberal/progressive narrative demanding the West to become more ‘diverse’. But when riots broke out in Los Angeles and New York in protest of Trump’s election, the missing insight presented itself. And it’s a deeply worrisome one.