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Ruminations on Double Standards
Article originated here“When hypocrisy is a character trait, it also affects one’s thinking, because it consists in the negation of all the aspects of reality that one finds disagreeable, irrational or repugnant.” – Octavio Paz Contents: 1.) Introduction 2.) Of Protestation & Petitioning 3.) To Act Or Be Acted Upon 4.) Respect vs. Desire 5.)…
A Dialogue With James Maverick
Article originated hereI recently had a great conversation with my good friend James Maverick, an accomplished traveler and entrepreneur, who is also the proprietor of the site MaverickTraveler.com.  It’s always a great feeling to be talking to people with whom you have something in common, and we were able to cover an amazing amount of…

Gendernomics: Differentiation and Features
Article originated hereI had another essay building on last weeks essay on responsibility and accountability planned this week, but I saw a tweet that caught my interest and started me down the rabbit hole of sexual market value again. More specifically, how what constitutes a high quality product in the sexual market place. Christian McQueen…

Dominance & Submission
Article originated here “For man did not come from woman, but woman from man; neither was man created for woman, but woman for man.” – Corinthians 11:8-9 Contents: 1.) Introduction 2.) The Dancing Metaphor 3.) O Equality, Wherefore Art Thou Equality? 4.) Love & Lust Are Intrinsically Unequal 5.) He Is To Mould, She Is To Be Moulded…

Gendernomics: Curves and Complications
Article originated hereThe SMV graph by Rollo Tomassi has become one of the cornerstones of Red Pill theory. The chart demonstrates the development of the sexual market value for men and women across time. The graph is quite information dense, and the major difference between the sexes is that as male sexual market value is…

Ibn Zafar’s Principles Of Power And Success In Leadership
Article originated hereWe have previously mentioned the political philosopher Ibn Zafar Al-Siqilli (“The Sicilian”), who lived from 1104 to about 1171.  Very little is known of his early life; his entry in Ibn Khallikan’s Biographical Dictionary reveals little more than a few sad anecdotes.  We do know that he was born under Norman rule of…

What To Learn And How To Learn It – These Are The Questions
Article originated here “A room without books is like a body without a soul.” ― Marcus Tullius Cicero Contents:1.) Introduction 2.) Experience vs. Reading 3.) Refining Reading – The Art of Summarising 4.) In Closing / Relevant Reading 1.) Introduction: Contrary to what may be impressed upon the reader by the length and intricacy of my essays,…
A Phone Call With Stalin
Article originated hereStalin biographer Steven Kotkin relates this ominous anecdote in the second volume of his monumental three-volume study of the Soviet dictator’s life and times.  It shows–perhaps more clearly than any other anecdote–just how a man’s fate can hinge on a few critical moments in his life. In the early 1930s, many parts of…

Office Supplies and Dominance Hierarchies
Article originated hereWhen I started my first corporate job, two of my mentors who had a tendency to contradict each other, gave me the same piece of advice “Don’t dip your pen in the company ink”. This is a piece of very simple advice that helps protect a man who is about to enter a…
The Need To Escape (Podcast)
Article originated hereThe theme of this podcast is the subject of escape, and how it is connected with travel and discovery. We explore this theme through the prism of two recent movies: “The Last Days” (2013) and “The Way Back” (2010).   This podcast can be heard in various platforms, including iTunes, Google Play, and…

Gendernomics: Bachelor Nation
Article originated hereI came across some interesting statistical observations recently regarding singles [6], that show that for the first time, the number of singles are outnumbering the people in relationships. While the decline in marriage can be explained through concepts such as risk. Meaning that in the current climate a man can be “zeroed out”…
John Lewis Burckhardt’s Pioneering Explorations And Travels In Arabia
Article originated hereBefore Sir Richard Burton, there was John Lewis Burckhardt.  Like many of the great names featured in these pages, he is little known today; but he sacrificed his life in the cause of discovery, and acquired a knowledge of the Arabic language and Islamic customs that has been surpassed by very few–if any–Westerners. …