Right Authoritarianism and High Time Preferance

I’m starting to notice a tendency towards high time preference thinking in right-wing authoritarians. When they argue for authoritarianism, they will use an example of a bad (real or hypothetical) and then bring up an authoritarian state as the solution. They give no thought to the long term concenquences of such a policy. All they care is that they will get immediate gratification because they will be the victors in the current thing. ...Read more

Why Covid Related Talk?

I have started to see some covid related talk on social media. I assumed it was just the crazy cultists until I stumbled upon this article by CNN titled It may be time to break out the masks against Covid, some experts say One possible explanation is from Alex Jones who claims that he has obtained whistleblower statements alleging that Biden is planning a full lockdown Mid-September I am a sceptic when it comes to this. ...Read more

I Dreamed About a Hedonist Dystopia

I had two dreams last night conserning a hedonistic future that we are headed. The first one was more generically cyberpunk wpoliticshere technology is everywhere and in everything, where only very small places are car free (hence safe to walk around in) and everyone lived hedonistically. If anyone reading this is unaware of what hedonism is, essentually it is the philosophy that we as individuals should maximize pleasure and minimize pain. ...Read more

The Totalising Nature of Leftist Politics

published on january 24 2023. tag(s) politics I had the (mis?)fourtine of seeing this following story play out live on twitter. (1) To any sane person, this art is just an example of a “cutepost”, that is something cute to be looked at and then you do something else with your time. To the politically obsesed leftist however, this MUST be political. This whole “all (fill in the blank with whatever you want) is political” is a testimate to how the leftist sees things. ...Read more