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The Presence Of Death (Podcast)

Article originated hereWe explore the theme of the presence of death through two movies: “Biutiful” (2010) and “Amour” (2012). We also discuss Polydore Vergil’s comments on the burial customs of various peoples, as I outlined in my article of December 6 here at Fortress of the Mind.   This podcast can be heard in multiple…

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Red Pill Logic: Basic Premises – Biology Part 2

Article originated hereIn Part 1 of this series I outlined some of the major aspects of biology and evolutionary theory that impact our present sexual market. The Red Pill Praxeology [1] is the study of human action and conduct, and in order to do this, a requirement is a foundation. An approach frequently utilized by…

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Polydore Vergil’s Comments On Death And Burial Customs

Article originated hereThe charm of old books often lies in their inaccuracies, errors, and absurdities.  It is not a requirement of entertainment that everything must be factual.  It is a pleasant think to be reminded every now and then of our humanity; and nothing is more human than error.  Only by seeing how far knowledge…

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When To Wait, And When To Strike

Article originated hereThere are times in a leader’s experience when it will be prudent to watch and await developments.  Sometimes more is to be gained by figuratively taking off one’s pack, sitting down on the side of the road, and monitoring the flow of events, than by leaping into the fray.  On the other hand,…

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Red Pill Logic: Basic Premises – Biology Part 1

Article originated hereI’m happy to concede that we can include many fields as areas of interest and as foundations for red pill theory, such as sociology, anthropology and psychology, but before we had the brains to form societies, a history and a psychology, we were animals in nature like other animals in nature. A preference…

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Dixon Denham: Pioneering British Explorer Of Central Africa

Article originated hereWe have previously described in these pages the exploits of Heinrich Barth, one of the titans of African exploration.  Before him was Dixon Denham, a British explorer whose name is also hardly known today.  He covered some of the same ground as did Barth, but he had a different style; where Barth was…

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Edward King: Sacrificing Fortune And Life For Scholarship

Article originated hereOf some scholars, or patrons of the arts, it can be said that they sacrificed everything for their work.  Of others, this cannot be said.  Edward King, Viscount of Kingsborough, belongs to the former category.  His name is almost entirely unknown today, but he occupies a significant place in the pantheon of heroes…

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How to stop worrying about what others think of you

Article originated hereDo you care what other people think about you? I think we all do, to different extents. And the more we care, the worse off we are for it. Most of us are severely underachieving in life, because we’re worried about fitting in and looking good. We all want to find our own…

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