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Has China Discovered A Better Political System Than Democracy?

Since the collapse of several authoritarian regimes in the 1980s and 1990s—most notably the Soviet Union—conventional wisdom in political science has held that dictatorships inevitably democratize or stagnate. 81 more words


Simulacrum of Merit

Well did I call it or what?  Climate alarm is the new religion which directly adopts the archetypal psychological patterns of Abrahamism.  That’s why Abrahamism is pushing it: 982 more words


Contempt for welfare

I know what it’s like to live a privileged life and feel morally superior to those less fortunate than me. It’s funny how we want to believe that our luck (being born in a rich country, to educated parents, raising us in a safe and loving environment with strong values, and then pushing us to get a good education and nurturing the confidence in us to succeed) is something we somehow earned, and that those who have it hard in life in a way that many of us will never understand (welfare recipients) in some way deserved their own fate. 75 more words


Envision a world where we could pursue self-actualization without the constraints of living paycheck to paycheck.  A world in which the classic trade-off between family and career did not exist.   580 more words

Personal/About Me

Shin Megami Tensei Devil Survivor 2 Record Breaker (3DS) (Part 1)

Alright the hiatus is over!! I’m still spending time with the family however I felt the need for a review so let’s get started.  Today is all about Shin Megami Tensei Devil Survivor 2 Record Breaker (3DS) a mouthful I know so I’ll just refer to it as Devil Survivor 2 Record Breaker (not much better I know but level with me). 1,397 more words

Game Review

Mutually Assured Destruction #PigGate

Our current prime minister, David Cameron, has intentionally put his private parts into the mouth of a dead pig.The allegation has been made in an unofficial biography written by Lord Ashcroft and published in the Daily Mail making this one of the most serious character assassinations in British politics. 656 more words

David Cameron