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2+2 Never Equals 5
"Occasionally in the course of human events it becomes necessary to have to explain something no one would ever have expected to have to defend." -James Lindsay2+2 Never Equals 5“Freedom is the...
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Feminists throw children under the bus
There’s no end to the dreadful chicanery being used to prop up the feminist narrative of virtuous women and villainous men, as we have seen in two recent examples, one from the UK and the other...
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Up Is Down And Fiction Is Truth. Welcome To...
I watch in bewilderment when I see educated people pledge allegiance to the Left and the insanity for which it stands. I see decent, law abiding people putting the Democratic Party ahead of their...
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Vaccine Passports Cause Hate
Vaccine Passports Cause Hate: Segregation & the COVID Regime by Asa BoxerLegally speaking (in Canada at least), hate speech is a public utterance, publication or symbolic representation that...
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Learning How To Think - The education of the...
The classical liberal arts education has been slowly degrading as the curriculum has been filtered through the lens of modernity. In the liberal arts, people are meant to learn how to think. They...
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Why I renewed my Thinkspot subscription
For the last few days I've been receiving emails requesting me to update my credit card information to pay for another year of thinkspot gold subscription tier.Today I decided to do just that. Some...
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Mondays of Meaning- August 30th, 2021
Hello,In this week's edition, we'll be discussing hierarchy, whether property is theft, and the development of aggressive children.On Hierarchy and the Reduction of Complexity in the WorldThe world...
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Innocent male student targeted over rape claim
Kristin Hosking is used to a tough life. She and her husband Phil run a sheep farm near Tamworth in Northeast NSW. They have coped with drought. “We had to hand-feed our stock and watch them die....
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The Emotional Substructure of Self-Consciousness
I think one of the greatest yearnings of a person is to have someone else occupy their headspace, fully and genuinely, with the capacity to understand its complexity and irrepressible weight, and...
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Inclusion: A Translation from the Wokish |...
James Lindsay explains how Critical Social Justice misuses the term "Inclusion."
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The Convergence Of Chaos… Can You Feel It?
Dear Friends,It seems to me, when I go out lately, I have noticed a tension in the air, it didn’t use to be there, but it is almost palpable today. I think this tension is a result of the...
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Who checks the fact checkers? From the point...
How did it happen that the world population became so dumbed down and lazy that they are willing to blindly follow and believe everything which is said by governments and the media while medical...
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We Have To Fight Beyond The Internet.
Blogs, videos, and social media sites have been extremely important in our efforts to educate people and warn them about the fake pandemic, the dangers of face masks and gene therapy jabs, and the...
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Beta. Think. Spot. Orientation.
Edit: I am now officially a ts. moderator. I am learning the ropes, meeting the team, & generally in service to you. Please be patient, constructive & clear when engaging with me, so that I may...
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Rebel Resources: Free Signs To Download And...
It's time for freedom loving people to stand up, go out, and get really active pushing back against the psychopaths who want to enslave us and turn the world into their own giant paradise.The...
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A prime example of manufactured relevance...
What they are doing is called #manufacturedrelevance. It's what individuals who reside within a #falsemeritocracy do as an attempt to retain their position in life's hierarchy of competence, to...
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Harvard University Jumps the Shark
Friends, I have no quarrel with a university chaplaincy reaching out to seekers and nonbelievers. But I do have a problem with the religious leadership at Harvard University electing someone who...
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"If I Were President"
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Diversity: A Translation from the Wokish |...
James Lindsay explains how Critical Social Justice misuses the term "Diversity." Learn more: https://newdiscourses.com/tftw-diversity/
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Wokeness, manufactured relevance, and false...
Wokeness is an offshoot of what I describe as 'manufactured relevance'. It is often perfomed by individuals (in the loosest definition of the term) who reside within the boundaries of false...
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Fifty years of lies about domestic violence
Exactly fifty years ago, the world’s first refuge for women fleeing domestic violence opened in London. After her small Chiswick terrace quickly filled to overflowing, the next twelve years became...
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Gollum and One Internet To Rule Them All
I've been working on a project that eventually brought me to a conflation of the idea behind the LOTR character Gollum and our current day relationship with the internet. I entertained myself with...
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20210829: Prayers, Hurricane Ida
Our thoughts and prayers go out to everyone being threatened by Hurricane Ida. The Integrated Man Video Podcast Archives
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Best comment of the month
In response to this talk clip posted online about the rise of postmodernism: Stephen Hicks: Nietzsche Perfectly Forecasts the Postmodernist LeftStephen Hicks is a Canadian-American philosopher who...
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Akira The Don & Scott Adams - LOW SELF ESTEEM...
NFT: https://opensea.io/AkiraTheDonFrom the album, BASKET CASE THEORY. STREAM: https://fanlink.to/LowSelfEsteemIsLikeAVirus | PREORDER THE ALBUM: https://biglink.to/BASKETCASETHEORY🎵 Produced,...
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20210830: Perseverance (NASA Rover?)
Human Perseverance is the persistence in doing something despite difficulty or delay in achieving success. It follows our podcast from last week on Determination.Alexander Mather, a (then)...
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Fauci on both sides of the mask issue, all the...
Masks, no masks, interchangeable to Anthony Fauci. <script async src="https://telegram.org/js/telegram-widget.js?15" data-telegram-post="santasurfing/21617" data-width="100%">SantaSurfingEye...
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A Question on Dr. Jordan Peterson's Writing Guide
This question stemmed from the concern that Dr. Jordan Peterson's writing guide (link here) would be far too time consuming. He suggests that we edit the sentences before rearranging and deleting...
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20210831: Doubt, Giving Up
Last week's episode of The Integrated Man was Determination, this week's episode is Perseverance. It's opposite isn't just doubt, but the decision based on doubt which is giving up; surrendering. ...
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Source Code: A short film depicting artificial...
I am delighted to invite you to the virtual premiere of the new short film Source Code, which will be held at 2 PM EDT on September 15. You can RSVP at this link or by clicking on the image...
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20210901: The Paradigm Of Perseverance
Failure: Getting knocked down 5 times, after getting back up 4. Success: Getting up that 5th time. The Integrated Man Video Podcast Archives
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Racial Humility | Translations From The Wokish
In practice, the concept of racial humility means that white people have an obligation to assume that they do not understand race and racism because they don’t have to understand it, and this is a...
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20210902: Perseverance - The Journey Can Be...
Perseverance means getting through the hardships and getting to your goal, the reward. However, oftentimes, the journey itself (moved along by perseverance) can have its own reward. Looking back,...
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20210903: Perseverance In Biblical Terms
The term "perseverance of the saints" (the "P" in TULIP of Calvinism) is also called "once saved, always saved" and has to do with the idea that if God begins a work in you (making you one of the...
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2020 Narrative, Perception And Reality
2020 Narrative, Perception And RealityFrom the desk of the Freemans Guild US, an opinion article by Nanook North was published on 2021/09/04, updated on 2021/09/05. The Obama/Clinton team ran State...
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20210904: Season Two, 36th Episode!!!
The thirty-sixth episode of Season Two of my video podcast, "The Integrated Man", is now out! The episode is entitled: "S2E36: Perseverance", where we discuss what it is and how it impacts the...
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From Marx to Gramsci to Existentialism to now....
My second conversation with James Lindsay and Michael O''Fallon -- with the Atlantic Ocean as backdrop.https://sovereignnations.com/2021/09/03/encroaching-darkness/ 
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Self Made Soul
“The mind is its own place and in itself can make a heaven of hell and a hell of heaven” ~John Milton, Paradise Lost.All of your experiences have made you into who you are today and who you are...
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Pandemic Level Mom Guilt
My Mom guilt is in overdrive this morning. On the way to take kids to school this morning, my teenager reminded me that I STILL haven't taken her to get her learner's permit. The tears started...
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20210905: Determination, Perseverance, And......
A "follow-through" is the completion of the movement of hitting or throwing a ball (or frisbee or similar). But, there's a little bit more to it: the follow-through implies that your movement...
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Racism Redefined By Maoist Revolutionaries
From the desk of the Freemans Guild US, an opinion article by Nanook North was published on 2021/09/06.I thought Labor day was a good day to contrast the unrealistic Marxist or Maoist...
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20210906: Happy Labor Day!
I hope everyone had a Happy Labor Day weekend! :-) The Integrated Man Video Podcast Archives
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A Manifesto for the Based
"Being based is little more, then, than a laughing refusal to be pushed around by the preposterous. It’s a refusal to go along with the crowd when the crowd has gone mad." -James LindsayA Manifesto...
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New Book: "A Journey with Jonah"
Friends, I am thrilled to share with you a brand-new book from the Word on Fire Institute: https://books.wordonfire.org/jonah.Jonah is the only ancient prophet with whom Jesus identifies in the...
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Why You Need The Signal Texting Privacy App...
Why You Need The Signal Texting Privacy App Now More Than Ever — XOR DATA RECOVERY AND CYBERSECURITY STRATEGIESSafety is one of the primary reasons why one seeks security. There are different...
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20210907: Follow-Through As Integrity
My father used to say: "If you make a decision and start an action, follow through with it." Other people are making decisions/actions based on yours, this creates in you a level of...
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The human proclivity to resist subtractive...
To me, our system of government (USA) was set up to promote genuine meritocracy, as opposed to the false meritocracy that almost all politicians reside within, and it is entirely bipartisan. This...
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20210908: Abandon, Skimp
The opposite of following-through on your task is to abandon it; or at best skimp on the work at the end. Abandoning or skimping on the task, especially if others are relying on you to keep your...
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Philosophy professor Gary Jason reviewed...
Gary James Jason, Ph.D., is Professor in the Department of Philosophy, California State University, Fullerton.“Stephen Hicks, a professor of philosophy at Rockford College, has produced a clearly...
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20210909: Follow-Through Can Be Cathartic
When you follow-through on your goals and decisions, regardless of the actual success or failure, can be very cathartic. Knowing that you pursued it through to the end can be very satisfying as an...
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Two and Two Make Four
We have to talk about 2+2. Unfortunately. Most unfortunately.Two and Two Make FourWe have to talk about 2+2. Unfortunately. Most unfortunately. This is because what looks like a simple and...
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20210910: Credibility, Reputation,...
If you follow-through on a promise or goal, your credibility goes up in the eyes of others. This is also known as improving your reputation or marking you as trustworthy. Invest in yourself and...
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20210911: In Remembrance Of 9/11
In remembrance of the 20th anniversary of 9/11... we remember and honor the victims and the fire, police, first responders, and later the armed forces who answered America's call... you are all in...
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Religion had a positive effect during lockdown
The benefits of religion to mental health are well documented and its positive impact during the pandemic has been confirmed by a number of recent studies.Covid-19 has had a profound effect on our...
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20210911: Season Two, 37th Episode!!!
The thirty-seventh episode of Season Two of my video podcast, "The Integrated Man", is now out! The episode is entitled: "S2E37: Follow-Through", where we discuss what it is and how it impacts the...
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12 Rules For Life: How Do We Make the Journey...
I am trying to bring together an online community of people who have read 12 rules for life and are dedicated to continuous self-improvement, the pursuit of self-actualization, and lifelong...
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Peer reviewed science proving masks don't work...
"Here are key anchor points to the extensive scientific literature that establishes that wearing surgical masks and respirators (e.g., "N95") does not reduce the risk of contracting a verified...
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20210912: Review, Follow-up, Reflection,...
Our decisions and actions, as we pursue a goal, can have all kinds of outcomes: wildly successful, so-so, disastrous (even loss-of-life). Oftentimes, these call for further inquiry, for example...
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Invitation to 9/23 OneShared.World...
I hope you can join me next Thursday, September 23, from 9:00 am to 12:15 pm EDT for our second annual OneShared.World global interdependence summit. The exciting event will include some of the...
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20210913: The Five Whys
Root-cause analysis is a method of reviewing an event (usually disastrous) to try to figure out why it happened so as to prevent it from happening again. One method is the Five Whys where you ask...
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The Woke Make Biden’s “Moderation” Irrelevant
"We have to do everything in our power to hold Joe Biden and Kamala Harris accountable in protecting the Constitution from Critical Race Theory." -James LindsayThe Woke Make Biden's "Moderation"...
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20210914: Review; Then What?
Any type of review (for example, a Review Board that investigates an accident or other disastrous result), usually ends with a description of why the event happened (root-cause analysis) and then...
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Initiating a Paradigm Shift in Education: What...
This is an except from a journal I wrote earlier today. It delves into a great deal of brainstorming regarding how to go about initiating a paradigm shift in both self-education and institutional...
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The Threat of Totalitarianism
Friends, I fear that as our culture lurches away from the authority of the good and falls toward the supremacy of the individual will, we put ourselves in a rather parlous condition. The door...
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The Truth about Junípero Serra
Friends, though California Assembly Bill 338 rightly calls for the contributions and sufferings of native peoples to be recognized, it also encodes into California law calumny against St. Junípero...
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20210915: Reflecting On Reflection
Reflection (also called self-reflection) is a human process of witnessing and evaluating our own cognitive, behavioral, and emotional processes; it is meta-cognition (thinking about our own...
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Yesterday's "Current Events" discussion on...
Media bias, Biden vaccine mandates, atheist chaplains, homeschooling’s rise (Current Events) – Stephen Hicks, Ph.D.Yesterday, Dr. Richard Salsman and I discussed those four topics at the monthly...
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20210916: Follow-Up
A "follow-up" is a check back on a recently completed action to verify that the results had staying power or otherwise continues to be a satisfactory outcome. It can even be in the form of a survey...
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20210917: Radio Show, Tomorrow: "Moral Malaise"
I'm guest-hosting a talk radio show tomorrow at 10AM Eastern. You can listen live at wguf989.com and even call in at: 239-430-2428!:-)
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20210918: Season Two, 38th Episode!!!
The thirty-eighth episode of Season Two of my video podcast, "The Integrated Man", is now out! The episode is entitled: "S2E38: Review, Reflection, And Analysis", where we discuss follow-up...
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More Evidence COVID is Smart
Incredibly, the COVID virus can count. It knows the difference between 99 and 100. It switches off and becomes incommunicable in companies of 99 employees or less. It switches on and threatens the...
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The Advance Of Totalitarianism.
Totalitarianism slowly advances like a python squeezes its prey. At first it feels comforting. But soon you discover you're trapped with no way out.It began with mandatory seat belt and helmet...
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20210919: Aging
Aging (or ageing), in humans is a biological process of us getting older over time. Although it can be applied to any stage growing into the next stage, I'm specifically talking about the changes...
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Depopulation Motives?: U.S. farmers forced and...
Here we go, starve the general population while also trying to make US dependent on other countries for food thus will drive the price of what little food that is left available through the roof...
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20210920: Death By Addition
There are two common theories about why we age and die: the first is the Programmed Ageing Concept; and the second is the Damage Concept. In the damage concept, the accumulation of damage causes...
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20210921: Is Death A Stage Of Life?
Humans follow a well-determined series of steps as we age: Zygote, Embryo, Fetus, Infant, Child, Teenager, Young Adult, Adult, Middle Age, Senior Citizen, and then? Apart from a few Biblical...
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Facts Of Life
Dear Friends,It seems to me, one undeniable, horrible and inescapable fact of life is… the easy way is always the hard way, in the end. It is the little problem we overlook that grows out of...
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Marshmallow test, updated
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How to Keep Our Kids Catholic
Friends, Dr. Christian Smith has written a new book titled “Handing Down the Faith: How Parents Pass Their Religion on to the Next Generation.” It's based on new research about how parents...
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20210922: What We Rely On For Life
Our gut is filled with countless bacteria (more cells than our bodies are made up of!) that we rely on, otherwise we'd be dead. Think about that, you could not sustain yourself without "other...
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Reveal to me your perfect storm.....
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20210923: Run Out The Script
There is a program or "script" that our body follows from conception on - telling our bodies how to mature to reach the function of sexual reproduction. But the script does not end there at the...
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20210924: Facing The Aging Process
What do we face as we age? Physical and mental decline, caring for our parents, a changing role for our kids, social/cultural change. And, of course, facing our own mortality.
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20210925: Season Two, 39th Episode!!!
The thirty-ninth episode of Season Two of my video podcast, "The Integrated Man", is now out! The episode is entitled: "S2E39: Aging", where we discuss what it is and how we face our own...
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Mass Shootings: Taking Cover in a Grocery...
Mass Shootings: Taking Cover in a Grocery StorePaul tests common things found on grocery store shelves to see if they provide cover. Shirts and patches: https://www.shallnotcomply.com/ Other...
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Troubleshooting tools for life: humility+...
Humility is my favorite virtue, because it is so fundamental to developing any other virtue, but it's really difficult to practice. It's also easy to misinterpret what it should look like in...
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20210926: Secession And/Or Cold Civil War
A lot of talk recently has come out on both sides of the aisle about the possibility of creating a "USA #1" and a "USA #2", or some states seceding from the Union, or even of some "cold" civil war...
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Why Jordan Peterson Is Worth Defending
Cultural upheavals have been known to swell and crash like waves. Although their popularity may rise and fall with the times, the underlying conditions that allowed them to flourish (and their...
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My conversation with theologian Douglas Hedley
is available on the Ralston College podcast on YouTube: or Apple and other podcasts apps: ...
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How do you break up a social network?
I heard a fairly prominent libertarian say that the case for anti-trust being used against the big social networks is better than any anti-trust case ever seen before.I’m not an expert anti-trust...
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Iberian Peninsula.
Pencil on paper.Almost finished, just need to fill in that space between France and Spain...any suggestions?
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I Am More Than A Conqueror
My goal is greater than to simply get through my day. My desire is to conquer each and every moment! I do more than just enough to keep my head above water; I swim the waters of life with all my...
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In response to Carl's video on leftists...
It's simple. Jordan Peterson wrote a book and he called it, "Twelve Rules FOR LIFE".Leftists don't teach a doctrine of life, they teach a doctrine of death.Simple.Thank you Carl. Thank you Jordan.roo
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The Systemic Racism as Evidenced by...
Much as in the rest of the western world, discussion about racism abound in Sweden.So far, it is mostly along the lines of the discussion in the US around 2000s. That is, an older liberal idea that...
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Jordan Peterson as The Hermit of Mount Skyladder
A character design for a fictionalized version of Jordan Peterson. He's playing a hermit that lives up in a mountain for this story.
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Who is engaging on ts.?
Are people aware that WE ARE THE ONES WE ARE WAITING FOR ?If we want to engage in interesting conversation, it's up to us, not ts.It ought to be apparent that most questions & posts directed...
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WEEKLY UPDATES ON GLOBALISM: QUIGGIN REPORT ...
OVERVIEW “Variants”Discussions over the ‘variants’ are mixed. While many alarmist reports suggest new waves of infections and lockdowns, other reports suggest the current Delta Variant may not be...
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The Cult Dynamics of Wokeness
"Wokeness is a cult. It might even be, in its broadest functions, a proper religion at this point with a describable and fanatic cult element within it and protected by the relative reasonability...
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Whitney Webb Interview - Is There Graphene...
https://www.thelastamericanvagabond.com/whitney-webb-interview-is-there-graphene-oxide-in-the-covid-19-injections/ @_whitneywebb #GrapheneOxide #Vaccines #COVID19
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Understanding how humans jump to conclusions:...
Reading that the halo effect is a real phenomenon that affects most people makes a lot of sense. A first impression is powerful and it can be difficult to see the good parts of those I don’t like....
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Whoo hoo Candace Owens Is Learning How To...
Well Done Candace, Bravo ;)My only grievance (to do with this video) is you calling these sickos any kind of woman because it feeds into their sick and filthy lies and deceptions being propagated,...
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Vaccine Mandate On Airplanes Unsupported, Absurd
On August 13, 2021, amid a flurry of chatter surrounding the announcement of a snap federal election in Canada, an important announcement by the Minister of Transport Omar Alghabra regarding a...
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What Are They Trying To Hide?
What Are They Trying To Hide?An opinion article by MxCis Nanook North of the Freemans Guild USPublished on 2021/08/30. When common sense tells you something is amiss. When events are statistically...
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Are you noticing Jordan Peterson’s influence...
With nearly all of the influencers I listen to, there seems to be an increasing integration of Jordan Peterson's (certainly not exclusively his ideas), but certainly the most recently listened to...
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How Activism Shapes Ideology
Just as sharks, dolphins and ichtyosaurs look similar due to adaptations to similar environments and ecological niches, the ideology of different radical activists will tend to become similar since...
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WHY?
WHY? 5x7, multimedia on canvas. Find it in my shop: www.brokentoyland.com
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CTRD Could Be The Real Driver Of The Pandemic.
How many COVID deaths were actually other illnesses misdiagnosed as COVID? I've heard reports that people with pneumonia, other respiratory conditions, and even illnesses totally unrelated to the...