In an unexpectedly political move, the city of Chicago has placed a piece of artwork in front of the headquarters of The Chicago Tribune and CNBC denoting these as outlets of really fake news.
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
This diagnosis was formulated by Dr. Gad Saad. Läs denna text på svenska här. This disorder causes a person to reject realities that are otherwise as clear as the existence of gravity. Sufferers of OPS do not believe their lying eyes. They construct an alternative reality known as Unicornia. In such a world, science, reason, … Continue reading Ostrich Parasitic Syndrome
“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)
“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
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
The suggestion to save daylight makes daylight saving time an attractive proposition. If you have lived, as I have, at 60°N, you would certainly be partial towards a possibility to take some of the ample daylight going to waste as you sleep in summer and apportion it to the those dreary, dark hours in winter … Continue reading Daylight Saving Time
When Meryl Streep performs, it is almost as if it were the real thing. Impressive!
Stupidity reached a new high as some vegan extremists protested against the plastic new English five-pound banknote, which contains minute amounts of tallow: “The new £5 notes contain animal fat in the form of tallow. This is unacceptable to millions of vegans & vegetarians in the UK. We demand that you cease to use animal … Continue reading S.O.D. #5: Vegan Banknotes
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