Monthly Archives: January 2017

Gunlord’s Dissertation Saga, Episode 32 (Season 2): Thank God for extensions!

Still busy but some good news: I asked my profs and they said I could have a little extension, so the new date is Feb. 3. I needed it..for reasons I’ll get into next week, for now, I’m mad busy! Back to the grind…

Gunlord’s Dissertation Saga, Episode 31 (Season 2): Grinding My Gears

Ugh. Ugh ugh ugh ugh ugh. Still haven’t finished up chapter 1. Partially, this is motivation: It’s gotten so much warmer that I’ve been spending more time outside eating and enjoying myself. But partially it’s because the act of reorganizing the chapter seems to be like a “one step forward, two steps back” sort of […]

Is MGTOW as Retarded as it Seems?

Originally posted on Zombies Ruin Everything:
For guys who claim to be going their own way, there’s a lot of focus on the opposite sex.

When History Knocks You On Your Behind

Originally posted on Forty Acres and a Starship:
Since coming back to graduate school, from time to time I peruse Wikipedia history pages out of curiosity. The articles are always ones about subjects far from what I am currently studying or writing about. They serve as a reminder of why I decided to take a…

The Terrible Danger of Unreason and Demagoguery

Originally posted on The Inglorius Padre Steve's World:
Friends of Padre Steve’s World As the inauguration of Donald Trump as President draws near it is important to remember the words of the late Adlai Stevenson who once wrote: “Unreason and anti-intellectualism abominate thought. Thinking implies disagreement; and disagreement implies nonconformity; and nonconformity implies heresy;…

Gunlord’s Dissertation Saga, Episode 30 (Season 2): Still stalled

Ugh. Ugh ugh ugh ugh ugh. Still haven’t finished up chapter 1. Partially, this is motivation: It’s gotten so much warmer that I’ve been spending more time outside eating and enjoying myself. But partially it’s because the act of reorganizing the chapter seems to be like a “one step forward, two steps back” sort of […]

The Peril of Private Power: A Warning from Franklin D. Roosevelt

Originally posted on The Inglorius Padre Steve's World:
Friends of Padre Steve’s World, Since I posted about Franklin D. Roosevelt’s 1941 State of the Union address and the Four Freedoms yesterday, I thought that I would follow it up with just a couple of truths from him: “Unhappy events abroad have retaught us two…

The Problem with Having Scruples when Rulers Don’t: A Warning from General Johannes Steinhoff 

Originally posted on The Inglorius Padre Steve's World:
Friends of Padre Steve’s World I have written a lot about the?dehumanization of people and genocide, and some of the things that create a climate where such events take place, and how political and religious leaders stir the primal passions of otherwise good, decent and law…

On Being Well-Read

Originally posted on Forty Acres and a Starship:
Ever since I began pursuing a career in academia—i.e., ever since I first had the crazy thought I might enjoy teaching students—I’ve wondered what it meant to be “well-read.” It’s a term that one should be careful to throw around. Extreme caution is advised when describing oneself…

Gunlord’s Dissertation Saga, Episode 29 (Season 2): Pedal to the metal

Can’t say much this week, my friends, I am *very* busy. Haven’t been doing much but thinking about my dissertation…my prof got back to me and said he recommended subheadings for every chapter, so I’ve been thinking about how to do those. I think my brainstorming may be paying off…I should be finished with Chapter […]