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Cathedral Studies: Cornel West is Confused

I like the concept of “Cathedral Studies” as a field of specialization within the NRx; indeed, it was the heart of the beginning of the enterprise. 464 more words

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The Lambs Still Scream...

…for the performance artist formerly known as Ann Coulter [via TPM]:

In the column, titled “Ebola Doc’s Condition Downgraded To ‘Idiotic,’” Coulter called Dr.

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Stupidity

A Whole New Land

“The Ministry of Truth–Minitrue, in Newspeak–was startlingly different from any other object in sight. It was an enormous pyramidal structure of glittering white concrete, soaring up terrace after terrace 300 metres in the air.” George Orwell, …

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On Immigration: I'm Sure These Facts Are Taught in Every American High School

Just a brief note. Just a little Dead White Male history:

In the summer and fall of 376, tens of thousands of displaced Goths and other tribes arrived on the 

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Demography and Dysgenics: The Challenge of An Ebbing Tide

The developed world is getting older. If a nation can attract very high quality immigrants, it will better withstand the ageing and dying away of its high IQ populations. 1,040 more words

Demographics

neovictorian23 reblogged this on Neoreaction in The Diamond Age and commented:

Since I couldn't have said it better myself; in addition to the whole great post, this is very much in line with my thinking: "What is the solution to this ebbing tide of human potential? Nothing more complex or difficult than the assembly of interconnected networks of resilient and dangerous communities (R&D Communities). Such networked communities serve as repositories of existing knowledge and technologies, and provide a place for open inquiry and experimentation/innovation. "When the global demographic crisis has worked itself out — no doubt in a very gruesome manner, thanks to Putin and other latter day Napoleons — a significant number of R&D communities will be in position to re-build technological and scientific civilisation."

Be a Man and Don't Die Like a Mouse

A blog that I recommend:

Collapse of the West, a Search for Survival

I vaguely recall hearing or reading, a long time ago, about an experiment where mice or rats were raised in crowded conditions and went crazy, or something like that. 532 more words

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