5. An adventure begins

When Lina was distracted, she found it hard to maintain an accurate sense of time. It seemed as though they were almost done loading…

Book review: Staying Married in a Degenerate Age

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Bitcoin bubble, or not?

I don’t see where the explanation is. Someone just called it a “new paradigm” but never explained what makes the new paradigm bubble proof.…

Mainstream media is warning you about this threat to your job. Are you listening?

As a skeptic regarding the integrity of mainstream media news, I’m probably not the best man to ask why people believe the mainstream media’s…

Moving Day

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Happy Thanksgiving! Here’s how to keep the haters from spoiling it…

What you are grateful for contributes to your happiness. What you take for granted, doesn’t. I’m grateful for my family, and for still having…

How to win the war on Christmas

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Welcome to left-brained hell!

I remember reading about Brasília when I was a boy. Brasília is Brazil’s capital. It was designed from scratch as a “new, planned city”,…

Facing a life-threatening condition without despair

The problem is never the problem; the problem is your reaction to the problem. If we had a big party just before we expired,…

What self-driving cars mean for your future…

The movie Minority Report isn’t really about mutants who have nightmares about future events; it’s about predictive AI (artificial intelligence). My guess is that…

Current state of financial system explained

This is X22 interviewing Jim Rickards. It’s a year old but still relevant, and in fact covers some important topics. Rickards’ claim to fame…

Make sure it’s good as gold!

Owning precious metals that you have in your own possession is one of the best ways to protect yourself from financial crises involving either…

A big decision

eigr peeked out the door and looked down a hallway whose walls were covered in carved wood paneling. He could hear activity going on…

The knockout game is back.

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Who is raising your kids?

ho spends more time with your kids: you, or daycare workers and teachers? What about you versus the television or computer? American elementary school…

Our global central planners say these are the skills you need to thrive.

The World Economic Forum works for the globalists to squeeze more flesh and blood out of the human livestock. They organize and communicate ideas…

Flynn…Mueller…Russiagate Hoax…Gülen terrorist network: Sibel Edmonds connects the dots!

There is a lot of back-story here. Here is my executive summary for those of you who need it:   There is a gigantic…

Yes, they really want to abolish marriage & family. Here’s why.

I recently spotted a post about Israeli politician Merav Michaeli and her advocacy of forcibly abolishing marriage and family. Equality, by the way, is…

More dangerous than real enemies

Austin’s attention zeroed in on Jason as he spotted him heading into the men’s locker room. He felt his muscles tense. He had an…

Warm wishes

May light and goodness banish the darkness.…

Public schools: broken, or world-class?

I feel for this man: “The System Is Broken”: Angry Baltimore Dad Lashes Out As 12th Grader Tests At 4th Grade Math Level He…

This is a contrary indicator

At the risk of being Captain Obvious: Morgan Stanley: “Client Cash Is At Its Lowest Level” As Institutions Dump Stocks To Retail —Zero Hedge…

Earning income in the post-employment economy

Two hikers ran into a bear, who started chasing them. One of the hikers yelled to the other one “You can’t outrun a bear!”.…

Millenial men, buck this trend…

Millennials Are Delaying Marriage Because Men Aren’t Earning Enough Economists and social scientists have gathered multitudes of data about Millennials’ tendency to delay the…

A new friend

Lina and Azr were rescued from a deadly riot in Seranand City by a young stranger. With the help of another young man, they’ve…

Warning for November 4th, 2017

These handbills, and a similar version, are all over riot-prone neighborhoods of Seattle. I ran into them coming back from lunch to pick up…

No good jobs, no good help

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Breaking…mass shooting in Las Vegas

UPDATE Shooter named as Steven Paddock. Had multiple shooting tripods set up. His companion has been captured or at least located. UPDATE Fire department…

Recollections of the future, part 1

Sally knew this was a bad idea before she even started out. Despite her misgivings, nothing was going wrong at the moment. She had…

Student loan delinquency rate headed back up

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Welcome RoK readers!

स्वागतम्! Roosh hinted that you might eat me alive. If so I’m sure I deserve it. If you made it this far, your curiosity…

1. Someone

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Carve out the job you deserve!

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Harpy attack! Here’s what to do…

NB, foul language in the video! (there’s also one naughty word in my commentary below) This video isn’t new but it’s recently been circulating…

Someone else’s take on the post-employment economy

I’m not the only one who thinks you and your kids need to be prepared for a future that will be harsh and brutally-competitive.…

Will unemployment levels really get THIS high?

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What’s stealing men’s mojo?

There’s been a lot of bad news for men about plunging testosterone levels. That’s the hormone that makes them manly, and gives them a…

Ready or not, here comes Sociofascism

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Paying for other people’s choices

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Secure your kids’ unfair advantages NOW!

When the media want to express a potentially controversial opinion, they turn it into a question: Is having a loving family an unfair advantage?…

A conversation with Naval Ravikant and Ryan Shea

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0. Prolog

Stefan Molyneux tells the story of your enslavement

I was about to post a video of a conversation between Ryan Shea and Naval Ravikant, but decided that to anyone who doesn’t already…

Upgrade your life from Google

Here are some easy ways to protect your privacy and security, by upgrading from Google products and services: Use https://duckduckgo.com for searching. Run it…

This triggers many Americans. Russians find it reassuring.

Here are some photos released by Interfax from Russian President Vladimir Putin’s vacation on a lake in Tyva Republic in Siberia: The Russian media…

Professor beat his wife to death for THIS

Once I heard a story in the news that still horrifies me many years later. A professor in New England beat his wife to…

Fired for being a man

Late in 2016, I heard about a lawsuit against Marissa Mayer and two other executives of Yahoo Corp. over policies that lead to a…

Everything about cultural collapse in one advertisement

Posting a video link does not constitute an endorsement! Here is a one minute, thirty-four second sample of all sorts of symptoms of cultural…

Buddha is the cure for Marx

Lately, Julian Assange has been re-posting numerous death threats against him by people associated with the political Left. He ridicules the concept of “tolerant…

They walk among us. Here’s what they really want.

During the presidential elections, I started noticing that certain amateur, independent reporters were providing much more accurate scoops on what was really going on…

Happy Fathers’ Day!

Happy Father’s Day! If you are a father, I hope you are enjoying the day with your kids. All but one of my kids…

Are you ready for a major financial event?

Catastrophes are hard to predict. If an undesirable event is predictable and gradual—like the exhaustion of the sun’s fuel reserves, or the eventual erosion…

Want to get hired? Learn from a princess!

You can learn a lot from other people’s bad examples. Here is an editorial someone tweeted that got my attention: I’m a woman in…

Who’s in control: you, or your emotions?

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Is Globalism 2.0 any better than Globalism 1.0?

ALL violence? Soooo…when a tiger chases down a deer and crushes its throat, that’s caused by nationalism, ethnocentrism, religious fundamentalism, and racism, which are…

You’re on your own against terror & immigrant crime

Don’t beg the one who put the contract on your head to save you. First let me express my grief for the deaths and…

Had enough of being called “white trash”?

Something that puzzled me for a long time was how I managed to be a low-status man. I made good money, worked for a…

A happy little solipsism

I’ve mentioned a few times that I will discuss the concept of Enlightenment in some depth. That will require more than one post. Here’s…

What happens as infrastructure decays

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Beware of the Lotos-eaters

In the story of the Odyssey, Ulysses encounters the island of the Lotos-eaters. Depending on the version of the story, they eat Lotos fruits…

Desperate Maine businesses throw in the towel; willing to hire Americans

Amid foreign worker shortage, Bar Harbor businesses turn to local labor Wow, they must really be desperate, to be willing to hire Americans! The…

Stop calling heart-attack food “paleo”

I keep seeing on social media where some guy will post photos of his ribs-and-booze supper, someone else will chime in warning him that…

Is Ammon Bundy in danger?

That’s not a rhetorical question; I don’t know. I don’t even know the precise circumstances that lead up to the Bundys’ arrests and incarceration.…

What Dr. Deepak Chopra needs to learn from Prof. Nassim Taleb

I am writing in the spirit of “iron sharpens iron”. I expect that enlightened people don’t take criticisms personally whether intended to be personal,…

No jobs? Low pay? Here is one reason why…

May 2nd, 2017 Sierra Vista woman finds note from ‘Chinese prisoner’ in Walmart purse For various reasons including their own well-being, prisoners probably should…

Long-range forecast: colder

May 1st, 2017 It’s COLD where I live. About 10F/5.6C degrees below average, which for a relatively stable climate is a lot. Before the…
May Day rally poster

May Day! May Day!

One of my adult sons got caught in a demonstration while trying to get to work the Saturday before May Day. He has to…

Trigglypuff vs ISIS: which side to take in the Clash of Civilizations

Here is a story I heard when I was a boy: One Saturday morning, a young Meyer Lansky’s parents gave him money to take…

Steps to take to protect yourself against increasing social unrest

April 25th, 2017 Up until now, participants in Antifa activities have been armed mostly only with makeshift weapons like bicycle locks and bottles. Their…

Venezuelan economic breakdown accelerating

There is looting happening in Venezuela, and the body count is rising: http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2017-04-21/eight-venezuelans-electrocuted-death-while-looting-bakery-amid-massive-protests Meanwhile, Venezuela’s economic breakdown is accelerating: http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2017-04-23/venezuela-verge-revolution-hyperinflated-currency-crashes-new-record-low There is a narrative…

Lobbying to destroy jobs

Prices are related to supply and demand. When supplies are low relative to demand, prices go up. When supplies are high relative to demand,…

Meditation works just fine for men

Professor Jordan Peterson tweeted a link to this article: Mindfulness meditation helps women but not men, first study suggests Researchers have found that mindfulness…

Wealth versus consumption

Here is an article on Bloomberg about over-consumption by the wealthy. Too many people want to be wealthy so that they can over-consume. They…

No mystery why men missing from workplace

Here’s an article about male unemployment I read a few days ago. Thousands of Maine men are missing from the workforce, and no one…

How to reduce the incidence of white male suicide

At a recent “Values and Vision” meeting of Maine Democrats, attendees were caught on videotape laughing when a speaker, Richard Fochtmann, expressed approval of…

Is Modernity the final paradigm?

The revolution gave a mighty historical impulse to the new Soviet generation. It cut them free at one blow from conservative forms of life,…