The “New Acts of God” – Islamic Terror

What’s in a name?  The Right has had tantrums about President Obama’s reluctance to utter the term “Islamic terrorism.” But whether it is appropriate or not comes down to what his advisors are suggesting. And by his advisors, I mean only those around him who have spent significant time in the Middle East, in the fight. If they…

Emotional Hypocrisy

Emotional hypocrisy today is epidemic and shameful.  We see extravagances of rage over relatively minor societal disturbances; and conversely, frugal indignation concerning actual evil and idiocy. We watch people go berserk over dubious accusations of “racially charged” language, and then observe the calm manner in which they discuss inner-city murder rates. There are enormous, frothing mouth and bulging eyed protest rallies after the rare instances of police…

11 Predictions

Jan 7, 2017 Here are some predictions for what will occur in the next few centuries: 1) Artificial intelligence and materialistic neuroscience will lead to spiritual catastrophe – there will be a great spike in the number of educated people who do not believe in any metaphysics at all. The imitation of human consciousness by robots will make…

Under-reactionary

April 10, 2016 Many soi-distant intellectuals and upstart concerned citizens are condoning inaction in Iraq and Syria after several chemical attacks by soberly saying, “both sides are wicked.” Other realpolitik-Machiavellian souls are averring much the same in a different way: let them fight each other and do whatever they wish so long as it keeps our…

Victims of the World Unite by Dillon Freed

Mar 7, 2016 After World War I, Marxists panicked: the workers of the world had not unified; instead they draped on the uniforms of their homelands and slaughtered each other. How had the infallible Godhead Marx gone wrong? Why hadn’t the workers aimed the guns at the oppressive plutocrats?