In Clown World, CIA asks why Bane doesn’t wear the mask.

An introduction to my philosophy:

Enlightened Rationalist
Which way, western man?
Obligatory disclaimer: These are obviously not my original ideas, but rather an amalgamation of the various NRx writers that inspired me. Modernity The modern world is built on a set of values, values that I like to call “The will of ZOG”. These values however are not…
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My favorite essay to date, on leftist semantics:

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Intersectionality and words as behavior-guiding categorizers
I have not posted in a while because I’ve been and still am working on a personal project, which has been taking up both the time and inspiration that is needed for me to write these essays, but I’ve just been exposed to the ideal catalyst that let me synthesize a couple of ideas that I’ve been pondering for a while…
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My essay on the leftist tendency to simultaneously believe themselves to be powerless while engaging in behavior that demonstrates their power:

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The leftist's relationship to power
I read a bunch of interesting articles and comments over the course of this week, which is what inspired me to try and synthesize them into a meaningful whole and make this post. 1. What is power? Thuletide posted an excellent essay on the various forms of power elites exert over the masses, using Foucault’s analysis as a starting point. I’m not going to…
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Part 1 of my 3-part critique of modern science:

Enlightened Rationalist
Against sourcism
“Do you have a source for that?” screams the “science” worshipper in his inability to refute the central point. This is the first post of my 3 part critique of modern science. These days a very popular rebuttal to any non-mainstream viewpoint is “Do you have a source for that?”, as if the existence of a scientific source (implying a consensus of sorts) is…
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