The Superbowl was last weekend. The Patriot’s won, beating the LA Rams. PA made notes. Scholar’s Stage wrote on football generally, and finding purpose, meaning, and fleeting glory. Also from the Scholar, writing identitarian songs.
This week the polar vortex (allegedly, a Global Warming product brought to you by Climate ChangeTM). At one point, I walked to work in a wind chill of -40 (conveniently, °C or °F, you pick.) If I never have to look at long underwear again. Mr. Brigg’s warms my heart with a new term for climate change fanatics: Climate Liars. Vivian Krause on the millions of USD being spent in Canada to help such liars. But Mr Briggs sees a positive effect: it’s causing more male births.
White shoes lead to Twitter outrage, ‘cuz raycis! We are also officially the stupidest civilization in all of human history. Congrats! Although, if we are that stupid, how will we ever know we’ve proven that there were no dumber civilizations? And to my fellow Canucks who might argue this does not apply to them because they’re from Canada…
Further Eye Catching Goodness
The Neo-Ciceronian Times on the rise of “Social Prosecution” under the increasing cultural power of the Left. Clarissa’s blog on why this is like Stalin’s era, but corporate not State driven, and so much worse.
Aidan MacLear on PUA Is Unnatural. I like where he goes with this.
Also from Mr. Briggs, notes on the Pope’s recent speech, who seems to have problems with the first commandment. The always special This Week in Doom – Diversity Statement Edition. Plus, his continuing Summary Against Modern Thought.
The Orthosphere on how to tell those actually traumatized versus those ‘triggered‘. Also, on Christian Pessimism. Throne, Altar, Liberty on the Gospel Truths of Christ’s Early Life.
Alf’s FAQ on Jimianity.
Malcolm on crimes against unborn children. Heartiste notes the update to sign language. Related, The Orthosphere on Freedom of Religion and Speech, and the Rise of the Cult of Moloch.
The American Sun was busy this week, with lessons from Irish dissent. Also, use of social media to feign populism. On the Marie Kondo phenomenon (the Netflix star showing tidiness and and discipline are not a disease), and what to do about the monopoly of tech giants? Plus, the five reads for Friday.
Evolutionist X provides her notes on reading E.O. Wilson’s Sociobiology. A links post on evolution, sleep and more. Plus, thoughts on kinship coefficients and the genetic ties that bind.
Sovereign Exceptions on the cost in lives of self-driving cars.
And just under the wire, “Bad” Billy Pratt at Kill to Party on MTV, REM’s Automatic for the People, the rise of AOC and the not-rise of Elizabeth Warren. Mr. Pratt, I loved that album too. It’s beautiful and clever, but there was something about it…like REM’s compass needle starting pointing somewhere else.
Keep on reactin’!