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Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: “In the decades ahead, should we be as white as we are today, we will be relentlessly driven toward mediocrity; or, become a sad shadow of our current self.” Michael Bloomberg, a member of the quasi-atheist … Continue reading

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Blowhard, Esq. writes: Performance artist Maria Abramovic’s next piece will be a non-performance. Or maybe her non-performance is itself a performance? Contemporary art, bro. Vagina art. Like the Elgin Marbles returning to Greece. A long, throbbing list of penis euphemisms. What … Continue reading

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Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: Some droll and nonsense-free musings on our beloved political parties by Jack Donovan. Andrew Sullivan responds to readers who are upset by his stance on the ouster of Brendan Eich. We’re gonna need a bigger boat. … Continue reading

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Paleo Retiree writes: Explore Angkor Wat. Racism or not? Are you a positive person or a negative person? Given how dull many jobs are, I’m surprised this kind of thing doesn’t happen a lot more often. Felix Baumgartner — the … Continue reading

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Eddie Pensier writes: Don’t call homosexuals “homosexual”: it’s offensive. Don’t call in-ear sound amplifiers “hearing aids”: it’s misleading. Don’t call someone a sexist: it’ll soon be illegal in Belgium. Don’t call or email your civic leaders to complain about laws … Continue reading

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Blowhard, Esq. writes: Brian Eno picks 20 essential books for sustaining civilization, including James Scott’s Seeing Like a State and Christopher Alexander’s A Pattern Language. Was Nietzsche right about religion? John Gray reviews books by Peter Watson and Terry Eagleton. (H/T … Continue reading

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epiminondas writes: If you want to be successful, it helps to be a member of the Lucky Sperm Club. If Italy’s Veneto region secedes, I may go ahead and retire there. “Throw them in prison!” Global Warming Denialism makes him … Continue reading

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epiminondas writes: Don’t worry so much about those mispronunciations and malapropisms…theirs or yours. Steve Sailor discusses the historical contrasts between the land and sea powers of ancient and modern times. There aren’t many trees that can boast self-ownership.  Here’s one. Henry … Continue reading

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Paleo Retiree writes: A visit with J.P. Donleavy, now 88 and still legendary for his rowdy comic novel “The Ginger Man.” The Manolo thinks that an impoverished young woman just starting her first job should, despite her lack of means, … Continue reading

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Paleo Retiree writes: Lincoln: Saint who set free the black people, or dastardly creator of the suffocating, over-centralized modern state? Love this Mickey Spillane paperback bookcover. Some wonderful Japanese prints of nudes. Russian women apparently enjoy being objectified. Imagine that. … Continue reading

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