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What separates professionals from amateurs
Article originated hereIt doesn’t matter who you are, or what you do. Being able to separate the wheat from the chaff… The pros from the amateurs… It’s paramount to achieving success in life. In fact, it’s one of the most powerful skills you can have. Let me explain. There are two levels to everything. There’s…

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,…

The Myth of Sisyphus by Albert Camus
Article originated here“At the very end of his long effort measured by skyless space and time without depth, the purpose is achieved. Then Sisyphus watches the stone rush down in a few moments toward that lower world whence he will have to push it up again toward the summit. He goes back down to the…

Gendernomics: On Value Part 3
Article originated hereThis is part 3 of a multi-part post. Part 1 – Part 2 Internal and External Value Multipliers I’ve written about value multipliers previously, in “Game as a Value Multiplier“, where I define a multiplier as: “A multiplier is a very simple concept, it’s an added variable that either serves to increase or…

Vanguard Of The Plutocratic Insurgency: Apple Inc. Plies Its Trade
Article originated herePrevious articles here have described in detail a phenomenon called the “plutocratic insurgency.”  The term was coined by Robert J. Bunker and Pamela L. Bunker in a series of articles that have appeared in Small Wars Journal.  I have discussed the Bunkers’ conclusions in my own articles here: The Rise Of The Plutocratic…

Gendernomics: The Contrast Effect
Article originated hereThis has been a strange couple of weeks, we’ve found out that many Hollywood Male Feminists are creeps (which quite frankly wasn’t a massive surprise) as per the Brimstone Preacher Principle. Rollo posted two very good essays [1,2] on what “creepy” means when women say it. The red pill experienced it’s first brush…

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…

The Wrath Of Least Persistence
Article originated hereEveryone has heard the tired phrase, “path of least resistance.”  It represents a principle that I have no objection to.  Of course there is no reason to make more work for oneself without good reason.  No one is arguing with this idea.  All things being equal, the shortest path to a goal is…

The Wrath Of Least Persistence
Article originated hereEveryone has heard the tired phrase, “path of least resistance.”  It represents a principle that I have no objection to.  Of course there is no reason to make more work for oneself without good reason.  No one is arguing with this idea.  All things being equal, the shortest path to a goal is…

Removing The Veils Of False Modesty: The Life-Affirming Philosophy Of Al-Salami
Article originated hereThe name Muhammad al-Salami (A.D. 948–1003) is nearly unknown in the West, but occupies a prominent position in medieval Arabic poetry.  The genius of his metaphors, the richness of his turns of phrase, and the elegance of his diction can be felt even through the fog of translation; and we will do our…
The Guardian Spirit And The Idea Of “Genii”
Article originated hereMost of us are familiar with the idea of the “patron saint” in Christianity.  The doctrine is even found in some branches of Islam.  It is a  comforting thing to believe that there is someone out there watching over us, and protecting us in an hour of need.  I never used to give…

Charles Sturt: A Pioneer Of Australian Exploration
Article originated hereThe student of the history of exploration and discovery cannot fail to notice certain recurring patterns in the lives of great explorers.  Many of them come from modest or poor backgrounds; many have military experience; many are driven by an inner conviction that they are destined for great achievements; many have a high…