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Convenient Misunderstandings Pt2

6 Apr 2021 1 minute read 0 comments StealthySteve

Maybe if Mr. Washington had just waited a few more moments. . Maybe 90% of Los Angeles wouldn't be engulfed in flames.  Father-Dad Cade  Raised his hand to take the sweet meaty treat the man was giving him. Then the unthinkable happened. Cade's tacti...

The Ballad of Vito Jr. - A Soprano's Societal Critique

5 Apr 2021 9 minute read 0 comments Moon Base MGTOW

I've been watching The Sopranos recently. I've sorted hated the show after the fourth season, I think, but it was helpful in solidifying again why I don't want to get married (at least to just one woman, more on that real soon). I might as well take...

Convenient Misunderstandings

4 Apr 2021 1 minute read 0 comments StealthySteve

On a warm yet relatively comfortably breezy evening,  5 elite Safety Squad members pulled their Civil Defense Armoured Ford Moseley 5th Wheeler to the side of a residential cul-de-sac on the outskirts of Los Angeles proper. Father-dad Cade stumble do...

Yesterday’s Attack on the Capitol Complex

4 Apr 2021 1 minute read 0 comments Cje95

It has been barely a week since the outer perimeter fencing has come down yet here we are again having to talk about another attack on the Capitol Complex. While 2020 was a crap show it seems 2021 is not going to be to much better for those of us who...

Porn and Stigma: A Brief(less) Consideration

3 Apr 2021 2 minute read 0 comments Maximilian Brichta

From the viewer to the doer, porn is stigmatized. Given its abundance and presumably large audience, why does this remain so? Larry Gross highlights multiple unique dimensions of porn productions, from the concept stage to the VCR (read: laptop, toda...

Tie-In: How I Did a Double-Left

2 Apr 2021 4 minute read 0 comments Hatty Hacker

I know I say don't talk about politics, religion, sports, or finances in the workplace... but this one had it coming I mentioned in a video "those that left the left" while a title card came up stating 'like me in 2009'. A complete 180 is quite an...

Towards a Cultural Study of Crypto

31 Mar 2021 4 minute read 1 comment Maximilian Brichta

The vast majority of us folks in the crypto space are here to speculate about the economic, technological, and ideological upside of blockchain. On the first front, everyone from retail investors inspired by r/wallstreetbets to firmly established fin...

Ernst Cassirer: The Last Philosopher of Culture (Summary: Ch 1-3)

31 Mar 2021 5 minute read 0 comments Maximilian Brichta

In the first three chapters of Ernst Cassirer: The Last Philosopher of Culture, Skidelski offers a contextualization of Cassirer’s philosophy by outlining the tensions that the Marburg school (which Cassirer was trained) and the prevailing philosophi...

Imagine Dragons - Rising back like a phoenix

31 Mar 2021 3 minute read 1 comment Ykretz

I always had some difficulties to find musics I like. Most of time when I hear a music I like, listening to other musics from the musician doesn't work. I like all kinds of music but few in each one. Imagine Dragons is different. A long time ago, At...

The Spiral of Silence And Intellectual Politics

30 Mar 2021 3 minute read 0 comments Maximilian Brichta

        Noelle-Neumann's spiral theory starts with the assumption that social belonging is more important than the perceived ability to express one’s own judgment. A sense of fear or insecurity about one’s own capacity to make judgements can arise fr...