Posts Tagged ‘Mind-control’

Quote note (#322)

Dreher (woah!):

You expect lefty crackpot sites like Salon.com to come up with a ridiculous spin like this (that the Chicago crime was really about abuse against the disabled), but the Times? […] (That’s a joke.)

Read on for the Cathedral definition (and barely adequate NRx / Alt-Right differentiation).

(Via.)

January 10, 2017admin 18 Comments »
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Moron bites (#20)

Final level unlocked.

(There’s been some concern about this site soaking up visitor information, so if that’s the sort of thing that worries you, take care.)

ADDED: Here‘s the introduction page.

January 4, 2017admin 18 Comments »
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Quote note (#303)

Trump is unintelligible, in an interesting way:

[President Elect Donald J. Trump is] tapping into a broad resistance to contemporary moral beliefs, beliefs that have become increasingly institutionalised over the past fifty years. […] The problem is that these are precisely the beliefs that are held above inquiry in the social sciences.

Not just a political crisis, then, but an epistmeological crisis (precisely because it will be so difficult for the dominant social organs of knowledge to accept the fact).

November 14, 2016admin 29 Comments »
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Sentences (#79)

Sailer on the NYT ‘news’ process:

These are not news, they are planned campaigns of psychological warfare.

It’s the enemy, but no longer a competent enemy.

(Via.)

November 11, 2016admin 8 Comments »
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Quote note (#299)

Jim Goad on original racial sin:

According to the modern moral framework as it’s dictated to us by academia’s huddled rodents, the worst possible thing anyone can be is a racist. We are also increasingly lectured that all white people are racist — so racist, they don’t even realize it, even when they’re trying their best not to be racist. Therefore, it’s not a giant leap to assume that under the current moral Reich, the worst possible thing anyone can be is a white person. …

Eventually, under this fanatic onslaught, even a population peculiarly predisposed to self-flagellation cracks. Drastic corrections aren’t typically pretty.

November 3, 2016admin 56 Comments »
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Twitter cuts (#98)

October 29, 2016admin 46 Comments »
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Moron bites (#16)

An instant classic from Wired:

Silicon Valley, the 50 square miles of land in the US that has created more wealth than any other place in human history but has still achieved very little in becoming a more inclusive, truly diverse place.

It might be functional, but it’s failed hopelessly at making itself dysfunctional. Thiel just doesn’t get that.

October 25, 2016admin 26 Comments »
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Sentences (#76)

Andrew Sullivan:

You are where your attention is.

(Among much else of interest in an excellent contrarian essay I’ve only just got around to.)

October 17, 2016admin 28 Comments »
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Politics is the Mindkiller

… That’s probably Yudkowsky greatest line. (It’s the adaptation of a Dune quote.)

Somewhat ironically (see previous post), this is one of the most significant ways it’s playing out right now:

Literally none of that happened. [You’ll have to at least scan the damn thing for context.] Or at least there is zero evidence that it did. These are smart, rational people falling for a scam. Why? It’s in part because Twitter fosters this group-think and lack of critical thought — you just click a button and, with little effort, you’ve spread whatever you want people to believe — but it’s also because they’re so convinced of the righteousness of their cause (electing Clinton/defeating Trump) that they have cast all limits and constraints to the side, believing that any narrative or accusation or smear, no matter how false or conspiratorial, is justified in pursuit of it.

Naked consequentialist cynicism doesn’t make a good foundation for a church. That’s part of the reason why it’s coming down.

October 13, 2016admin 43 Comments »
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Algorithmic Diversitocracy

Here‘s the anti-Tay.

One way or another, robotically-enhanced coercive enstupidation is coming. (At least the machines will only be pretending to be sunk in idiocy.)

Via:

This is also relevant.

October 11, 2016admin 24 Comments »
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