I just wanted to clarify what I was getting at with ‘the US should be multicultural; Europe should not’. This is an oversimplification of my thought. Under our current ideology, it is considered a bad thing if there are any homogenous pockets of white people on Earth. This is a deeply problematic sentiment, especially when… Read More More Thoughts on Globalization, Open Borders
Good people are wrong all the time. Being good does not equal being right. Further, good people lie a lot. I assume that most of those social scientists up there lying about homosexuality are doing it for a good reason. Many good people believe that it is not only morally acceptable but morally mandatory to […]… Read More A Great Post by Robert Lindsay
your illusion of me is your betrayal of me is your liberation of me is your salvation. you are me. what can it be, when your flesh melts like wax, mutable. when everyone is gone, mumble about the paper dragon– inverted.
I love how the logic of disparate impact is fervently applied to stuff like crime statistics, but when it comes to stuff like “top ten percent of each graduating class” affirmative action in education, which was explicitly implemented as a work-around for Supreme Court rulings–that is considered permissible if not worthy of applause. Stuff like… Read More Disparate Impact
Firstly, I would like to take a moment to repudiate the few days in which I flirted with the idea that Trump’s election is a good thing. I hereby revert to my stance that people who obsessed over seeing Trump win the presidency were, and are, pathetic and out of touch with reality. Culture >… Read More Why Make a Universalist Moral Argument?
I woke up from one of those deep, deep catnaps. I had never before really thought so penetratingly about Trump, who I think the man to be. At first, I realized how potentially fucked we are. This is a man who seems to have little idea of the complexities of the world, and that he… Read More Thoughts on Trump
I am steadfast in my belief that all people should be granted full sovereignty over their own epistemologies. When a woman walks through the ghetto at night, she should not be shamed for having arrived at the notion–be it through subjective inductive logic based on past experiences, or through inherited wisdom–that she should walk to… Read More The Right to Exercise Inductive Logic