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A Phone Call With Stalin

Stalin biographer Steven Kotkin relates this ominous anecdote in the second volume of his monumental three-volume study of ...

The Boar And The Wolf Of Sant’ Antonio

I will turn again to Biondo Flavio’s geographical compendium of Italy called Italia Illustrata, which was published in ...

The Guardian Spirit And The Idea Of “Genii”

Most of us are familiar with the idea of the “patron saint” in Christianity.  The doctrine is even ...

The Symbols Of Power Are Not Substitutes For Real Power

Some are tempted to confuse the symbols of power with the reality of power.  They are not the ...

Heinrich Barth: An Incredible Explorer And Ethnographer

The name Heinrich Barth is almost unknown today.  But he is without doubt the greatest explorer that Germany ...

Gendernomics: On Value Part 3

This is part 3 of a multi-part post. Part 1 – Part 2 Internal and External Value Multipliers ...

Gendernomics: The Contrast Effect

This has been a strange couple of weeks, we’ve found out that many Hollywood Male Feminists are creeps ...

Critical Thinking & The Citation Needed Fallacy

“Absence of evidence is not evidence of absence” – Carl Sagan Contents: 1.) Introduction – Philosophical Metaphysics, Science ...

The Presence Of Death (Podcast)

We explore the theme of the presence of death through two movies: “Biutiful” (2010) and “Amour” (2012). We ...

The Wrath Of Least Persistence

Everyone has heard the tired phrase, “path of least resistance.”  It represents a principle that I have no ...

The Symbols Of Power Are Not Substitutes For Real Power

Some are tempted to confuse the symbols of power with the reality of power.  They are not the ...

The Top 10 Articles At Fortress Of The Mind For 2017

Below is a list of the top 10 viewed articles at Fortress of the Mind for the year ...