Reviews

[German] Kolja Alexander Bonke: Wölfisch — eine literarische Bearbeitung des Untergangs Deutschlands

This is one of my rare posts in German, for my readers from Germany. Don’t worry if you don’t understand the language. This is a review of a book that is only available in German. Its content should be of interest to many of my readers. Die Grenzöffnung im Sommer 2015 hat sich als fatal… Continue reading [German] Kolja Alexander Bonke: Wölfisch — eine literarische Bearbeitung des Untergangs Deutschlands

Misc.

Illuminatus reviews Meditation Without Bullshit

Illuminatus over at PersonalPowerMeditation.com recently posted his very thorough review of Meditation Without Bullshit. Check it out! Here’s a teaser: Sleazy is an advanced meditator who has been cultivating the higher jhanas for 20 years. We did not know this about him until he wrote this book. He achieved this by himself with apparently little… Continue reading Illuminatus reviews Meditation Without Bullshit

Men

Thoughts on Jordan Peterson (II): “Back to the Plantation, Bucko!”

One of the most glaring issues with Jordan Peterson is that he is completely oblivious with regards to how men get fucked over by contemporary Western society. Heck, he is complicit, calling MGTOWs “pathetic weasels”, and backpedaling after getting some backlash. Peterson’s solution for men is that they should climb “dominance hierarchies” and thus perpetuate… Continue reading Thoughts on Jordan Peterson (II): “Back to the Plantation, Bucko!”

Men

Thoughts on Jordan Peterson (I): My Unexpected Clash With his Rabid Fans Regarding Missing Affiliate Payments

In June I posted a brief review of Jordan Peterson’s Future Authoring program on my other website, talking about my experience with it and also providing a more general assessment of it. When Jordan Peterson posted that he was looking for affiliates, I applied, got accepted, and happily put a link on my blog. There… Continue reading Thoughts on Jordan Peterson (I): My Unexpected Clash With his Rabid Fans Regarding Missing Affiliate Payments

Men

A skeptic’s view on No Fap and Taoist semen retention

I was recently asked about my stance on ‘no fap’ as well as Taoist semen retention. Here is the question, from reader ‘shaking my head’, in full: You talk about guys with high sex-drive. What’s your take on this whole ‘no fap’ (i.e. not jerking off) or “semen retention” stuff that Taoist practitioners preach? I… Continue reading A skeptic’s view on No Fap and Taoist semen retention

Economics

The Universal Basic Income (UBI) is Bullshit

Among the few bloggers I read somewhat regularly is Michael O. Church, a mathematician turned software engineer. He wrote a few incendiary post on the tech industry, with his arguably most well-known piece being “Don’t waste your time in crappy startup jobs.” To my great surprise, Michael O. Church recently came out as a bleeding-heart… Continue reading The Universal Basic Income (UBI) is Bullshit