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The Painted Books Of The Maya: Surviving By A Hair
Article originated hereSometimes the precious things of this world survive by just a hair.  Just a hair.  The difference between victory and defeat, between survival and ruin, between conquest and destruction, between glory and despair:  these are not differences of tremendous magnitude.  They are fine-line distinctions.  And when I say fine-line, I mean very fine. …

Red Pill Logic: Beyond Red and Blue Pills
Article originated hereLately it seems that there is some discussion regarding when to move on from the red pill. As someone who found the manosphere quite early, was a part of it for a while, left and then came back I found myself thinking about this idea. There is no doubt that everything we encounter…
Heinrich Barth: An Incredible Explorer And Ethnographer
Article originated hereThe name Heinrich Barth is almost unknown today.  But he is without doubt the greatest explorer that Germany produced in the nineteenth century, and probably even in the twentieth.  Not only did he penetrate completely unknown regions of Africa, but he kept a meticulous record of his travels, to such an extent that…

Red Pill Logic: Superficial Glances
Article originated hereA couple of days ago on twitter I dropped the tweet “Imagine the writings of a 150 IQ mind, interpreted by a 125 IQ mind, and written for 100 IQ minds, retold by a 100 IQ mind to another.” This tweet was inspired by an internal debate I’ve been having as a result…

The Imperative Of Discovery: Charles Sturt’s Australian Explorations (Podcast)
Article originated hereAfter saying a few words about the great explorers and travelers of the past, and explaining why a study of their exploits is more important for us than ever before, I give a podcast reading of my most recent article, Charles Sturt: A Pioneer Of Australian Exploration.   This podcast can be heard…

Carsten Niebuhr: Sole Survivor Of The Danish-Arabian Expedition
Article originated hereOf the German explorers of the eighteenth century, the only man whose accomplishments rival those of Alexander von Humboldt is Carsten Niebuhr.  His extensive travels and surveys in the Near East and India resulted in specific geographical data, surveying information, and historical insights.  This was no dreamy wanderer; this was a trained professional,…

Gendernomics: On Value Part 4
Article originated hereThis is part 4 of a 5 part essay. Part 1, Part 2, Part 3. Valuation of Self and Others The valuation of self is closely tied to self-awareness. One could argue that there are two extreme cases that illustrate the spectrum on which humans exist. The neurotic on one hand has an…

Machiavellian Maxims (Part 4)
Article originated here“The promise given was a necessity of the past: the word broken is a necessity of the present.” – Niccolo Machiavelli Contents: 1.) Introduction 2.) The Maxims 3.) Relevant Reading / In Closing 1.) Introduction: Welcome to part 4 in my series of Machiavellian maxims, as with the previous articles, contained within is a…

How The Plutocratic Insurgency Targets You Personally: The Use Of AI For Targeted Shakedowns
Article originated hereIn our discussions on the “plutocratic insurgency” here, we have focused on the malfeasance and corrupt practices of the moneyed elites, their political lackeys, and a few of the major corporations.  Some people, reading these pages, may be tempted to think, “Well, so what?  It doesn’t affect me personally!  What do I care!” …

A Portuguese Translation Of “On The Forgetting Of Offenses And Insults”
Article originated hereMy essay On the Forgetting of Offenses and Insults has graciously and capably been translated into Portuguese by Mr. Daniel Castro, proprietor of the site Nuvem de Giz. The translation can be found here.   If you enjoyed this article, make sure to visit his blog!

The Counsel Of Helios To A Noble Youth
Article originated hereThere is a fable told in the Roman emperor Julian’s oration To the Cynic Heracleios that is worth relating and discussing.  The fable is rather involved, but we will extract its relevant parts here.  The god Hermes once appeared before a youth who, though virtuous and good, was having some difficulties in life. …

Red Pill Logic: Blue Pill Axioms
Article originated hereI recently had a conversation with Rollo of The Rational Male. Rollo is somewhat unique in that he is one of the few manosphere authors who have actually touched on the topic of unstated axioms and their consequences when applied to the interpretation of the sexual market place. Most frequently he will refer…