Category Archives: Philosophy and Religion

Quote Du Jour

Blowhard, Esq. writes: The Post-Modern Left imagines a system of 'systemic oppression' so devious that it allows every adult to vote, own property, work any job, move anywhere, marry anyone, learn anything, and say anything. — Geoffrey Miller (@primalpoly) November … Continue reading

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Juxtaposin’: Tulsi Gabbard

Fenster writes:

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Notes on Stephen Hicks’s “Explaining Postmodernism”

The Mistaken writes: Explaining Postmodernism is the clearest book I’ve read on postmodern theory and how it fits into our current political climate. Stephen Hicks is a professor of philosophy at Rockford University in Illinois, with a PhD in Philosophy … Continue reading

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Progressivism = Will-To-Power

Sir Barken Hyena writes: Here’s the easy key to understanding what the left does and says these days: it’s all, 100% an expression of the will-to-power. Only the rank and file useful idiots actually make an attempt to “believe” the … Continue reading

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Question Du Jour: Orwell on Fascism

Blowhard, Esq. writes: In 1946, Orwell wrote: The word Fascism has now no meaning except in so far as it signifies ‘something not desirable’. In the ensuing seventy years, do you think the meaning of “fascism” has become clearer or muddier?

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The Spirit of Marcuse

Blowhard, Esq. writes: Yesterday, in the comments to this post, I linked to a progressive’s call for censoring “intolerant” speech, something I’ve been hearing increasingly over the past year or so. Although the post quotes Karl Popper, it reminded me of … Continue reading

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As Far as That Will Carry Us

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: SUMMER as it was, the east wind set poor Hepzibah’s few remaining teeth chattering in her head, as she and Clifford faced it, on their way up Pyncheon Street, and towards the centre of the town. … Continue reading

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