Dr. Jordan B. Peterson’s Twelve Tenets of a Viable 21st Century Conservatism

See Jordan B. Peterson’s speech here. Läs denna text på svenska här. 1. The fundamental assumptions of Western civilization are valid. 2. Peaceful social being is preferable to isolation and to war. In consequence, it justly and rightly demands some sacrifice of individual impulse and idiosyncrasy. 3. Hierarchies of competence are desirable and should be … Continue reading Dr. Jordan B. Peterson’s Twelve Tenets of a Viable 21st Century Conservatism

“There’s nothing more excellent in human life than that good faith by which commercial relations are established and society among men is constituted.” Juan de Mariana (1536-1624)

S.O.D. #7: In the European Union Commission, a Catfight among Closet Trumpists

“Those who in the 21st century think that we can become great again by rebuilding borders, reimposing trade barriers and restricting people’s freedom to move, they are doomed to fail,” trade commissioner Cecilia Malmström said on January 24, ostensibly criticizing the policy of United States president Donald J. Trump. “There can be no doubt that … Continue reading S.O.D. #7: In the European Union Commission, a Catfight among Closet Trumpists

S.O.D. #6: Martin Schulz, King of America

In an affected statement to Reuters, a news agency, the socialist candidate to the office of Chancellor of Germany, Martin Schulz, calls a policy of the democratically elected president of the United States of America, Donald J. Trump, “un-American”. Implementing a policy explicitly willed by the people is, according to Schulz, not in line with … Continue reading S.O.D. #6: Martin Schulz, King of America

Libsplaining

A new word, libsplaining, could perhaps be used to more efficiently counter the horrible, horrible tendency in our time to falsely portray absolutely rational, traditional, correct, practical and to-the-point stances as racist, phobic, aggressive, fascist, supremacist etc.? It would, then, denote a special class of expressions of the Dunning–Kruger effect. See also: The Ostrich Parasitic … Continue reading Libsplaining