Tag Archives: The Dark Enlightenment

Universal Culture

Fenster writes: Over at Slate Star Codex, Scott Alexander identifies what he refers to as “universal culture” as being a key factor in how the West was won.  His opening point is that there is nothing eternally Western about what … Continue reading

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Web Musings

Paleo Retiree writes: One of the things that has fascinated me most during my years of hanging out online is the way the web has given many superbright, very logical people an outlet for their thoughts and observations. Until 2001 or … Continue reading

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Paleo Retiree writes: Lots of sensationial Russian graphics to be enjoyed here. Steve Sailer has a fun theory about what’s behind the Sterling/Clippers story. Toilet demons. Is “literary fiction” just a marketing scam? Centuries ago (in blog-years) I vented a bit … 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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Paleo Retiree writes: Roger Scruton’s list of what conservatives believe wouldn’t go over well with many American Republicans, I suspect. More. Fred Reed recalls a less-regulated America. I grew up under not-very-different circumstances. Scott Chaffin submits to a brain MRI. … Continue reading

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Paleo Retiree writes: More fascinating thinking from HBD*Chick about inbreeding and outbreeding, this time as they pertain to Anglo-Saxon England. Thanks to Twitter, Facebook and Instagram, we’re able to peep at the superdeluxe lifestyles of Mexican drug lords. Will S. … Continue reading

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Blowhard, Esq. writes: So Yahoo! bought Tumblr for $1.1 billion. Like many Tumblr users, my main hope is that Yahoo! won’t ruin the service, i.e. let us keep all of our filthy and disgusting porn. But really, Yahoo! has no … Continue reading

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