Daily Archives: March 18, 2014

Because We Are at War

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Sharia and the Virtue of Hate

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Brave New World: Running Out of Other People’s Money

  Africa Popping: 2.7 billion pop. by 2050; More than twice as many under age 14 as currently exist Image via Brian Wang at Nextbigfuture  Looking at a world map of Total Fertility Rate by nation: Wikipedia: Map of total fertility … Continue reading

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History’s most famous instance of appeasement involved Neville Chamberlain making peace with Hitler in order to buy himself some time, but appeasement is an everyday event. Any time you hear, “Oh, just give them what they want and they’ll go … Continue reading

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Internal and external reality

Humans are proud of our big brains. This is what sets us apart from the animals and makes us special. At least, that’s what we think is true. Opportunity cost however comes with all advantages. Thus every strength is also … Continue reading

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In Debt to the World

 Going in debt to the world has consequences. While the US meddling in the Ukraine is silly, it is revealing a problem the USG faces now due to its policies. We owe too much money to our global competitors. The … Continue reading

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Hypothesis on Why Northwest Europe Began Outbreeding

Cousin marriage. The phrase evokes images of backwoods types in Appalachia. That is the media representation for modern Westerners. It also gives people the heebie jeebies. There is a revulsion to it. In reality, cousin marriage is still common in … Continue reading

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A Freak Show Called Generosity

Legless South African Olympic runner Oscar Pistorius is now on trial for having killed—deliberately or otherwise—his girlfriend. Although I have my own theory of the case, based (as our opinions about most things are) more upon general principles and knowledge … Continue reading

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Bitten by Socialism

No doubt marketing is an exact science but I doubt that it can fully account for the choices made by people in second hand bookshops. Purchases there depend much on chance and whim; for example, I was in a bookshop … Continue reading

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Former Soviet satellites sign joint military pact

Four former Soviet satellites in Central Europe signed a military pact Friday to coordinate defence planning and to create a joint combat unit to operate under NATO and EU auspices, in response to the Ukraine crisis. “The current situation in … Continue reading

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