Category Archives: Lightning Round

Lightning Round – 2015/07/01

The delta perspective: responsibility.

New Blog: No Quarter Asked/No Quarter Given.
New NRx podcast: Caligula’s Council.

The organic state, not social engineering.

Truth is enough to rescue the West.

The power dynamics of patriarchy.

Free speech is being killed. Signal and keep up.

It’s time we let the South go.
Related: Confederate flag bans: corporate action or censorship?
Related: Apple removes Civil War games.

We support diversity and equality. Current events.
Related: Packing up and going home.
Related: When cads are the defenders of sexual mores. Related.
Related: Thank you googlers.
Related: A pinch on incense.
Related: Don’t be the first to stop clapping.
Related: Opposing gay marriage already worse than illegal.

Why hypergamy is dysgenic.
Related: Sex and disgust.

Adjusting the connotation of white privilege.
Related: How to escape the age of mass delusion.

The media fomentation of a race war.
Related: The guerilla race war the media covers up.
Related: Manipulating stats to make whites look evil.
Related: The behaviour of the slithery reptile.
Related: How the MSM would have responded had Roof been black.
Related: When will moderates learn they’ll smear you anyway.

A variety of musings from Anti-Dem. He should split these up into shorter posts.

Intelligence matters.

How white supremacy developed into the diversity agenda.

Leftism is a product of status and wealth.

Traditionalism vs rationalism.

Reality is a social construct.

The other is but a foil for the self.

NRx lessons from Scout camp.

Sociology as an inverse weather vane.

On American hyperinflation.

Mike has posted up historic economic information on: the ancient world, WW2, Europe vs China, China (1000-1800), and ancient Greece.

A review of Mad Max.

The Church needs more tribalism.

Episcopalian rot.

How to get men to go to church.

Dalrock with some wage gap data and analysis.

Unexpected consequences: bottled water edition.

Sluts and prudes.

Even the NYT notices the insanity of affirmative consent.

You can’t escape SJW’s, Go edition.

How the SJW response to the Tor boycott reveals their hypocrisy.

The gay Jew confederate.

How the feds asked me to rat out commenters.

How the rangerette’s plan to succeed.

Iceland engaged in massive fiscal austerity in the recovery.

The nonsense of the Obamacare ruling. Scalia’s dissent.

Maybe there’s hope for the kids. #ThanksMichelleObama.

Korea and the Talmud.

Is special ed racist?

Science is not a reliable guide.

The moderate is the man who only shoots at his own side.

Unexpected consequences: bottled water edition.

MAOA-2 gene linked to violence.

Image recognition ANNs.

H/T: NBS, SDA, Isegoria, Thinking Housewife, SSC

Lightning Round – 2015/06/24

The delta perspective: responsibility.

Patriarchy and fatherhood.

The virtues of eros.

A note on marriage.

Public speech is a bad idea.

Neoreaction and powertalk.

Good laws are few.

A racial Fort Sumter.
Related: Who radicalized Dylann Roof?
Related: Roof’s manifesto.
Related: Predictions of Dylann Storm Roof.

Manipulating the news for fun.

Yes, you are a racist.
Related: Believing that the best qualified should get the job is a microaggression.

The uselessness of libertarians. Read the comments.

Transracial and the wrong side of now.
Related: Nothing is real.

The value of place.

Hail to the tyrant.

Trump for prez.

Abusing democracy.

The biology of slavery.


Next up: World War Polyamory (WWP2?).

St. Benedict at RoK.

Glenn Beck’s Disneyworld.

Luis Guiterrez is a traitor.

Delusion and deterrence.
Related: Silence or be silenced.

Join the culture war, boycott Tor.
Related: Moshe Feder calls his customers idiots.
Related: A suspicious pattern of Tor book buyers.
Related: Someday, SJW idiocy will stop be amusing.
Related: The broad-spectrum SJW attack.

Americans have lost confidence in everything.

JP Morgan, celebrate homosexuality or else.

A good idea: make debt principles payments tax deductible.

The price of delayed parenthood.

Male birth control on the way.

3D printing.

Crew resource management.

Amtrak employees works 40-hour days.

Fiction and strategy.
Related: Which is worse, GoT or the culture that watches it.


The war on comedy.

A Greek bank holiday.

Moral reasoning and self-driving cars.

H/T: SDA, Isegoria

Lightning Round – 2015/06/17

NAACP leader outed as white.
Related: Woman denounced for being transracial.
Related: Godfrey Elfwick in USA Today, the BBC (img), and Yahoo News for his #wrongskin trend.
Related: #Wrongskin links.

What are SJW’s?

In defence of evo-psych.

Puppet master Soros.

Social tech and anarcho-tyranny.

Problems with the Puritan thesis. A response.

The pensioner and the aristocrat.

Small government.

Mainstream IQ science.
Related: Smart fractions.
Related: Children of uneducated parents don’t go to college.

The real student crisis.

Your emotions are calculated.

Innovation propaganda.

Concern troll detection.

On Chuck’s banishment.

Social media: judge, jury, and executioner.

Strange Loop: When even Slate thinks you’ve gone too far. Related.

The hatreds of the left.

The empire’s man in Brooklyn.

Related: Not your pool.
Related: The actual story is different from the official version.
Related: Baltimore: Arrests are down, crime is up.

NYPD chief tells the truth.

Non-discriminatory lending.

The story of Tina Nash and modern poverty. Jim comments.

Utilitarianism is clever stories for disguised evil.

A bit on the Indo-Europeans.

Word fetishes.

Property taxes: sovereign usury?

Big government working with homosexual organizations to punish Christians.

Christians mistaking alphahood for virtue.

You teach people how to treat you.

Customs of intersexual interactions.

The delta perspective.

Man is raped by woman, then expelled for sexual assault.

Old-school scientist on lab girls. Related.
Related: Nobel scientist says women take things personally, women take it personally.
Related: Hung out to dry. Never apologize, never resign.

British government warns of delaying child-bearing due to spiralling IVF costs.

The OPM leak.

Tor continues to attacking customers.
Related: The difference between Puppies and anti-Puppies.
Related: We are real people. More. More. Related.
Related: Pushing closer to war with Tor.

Geeks, mops, and sociopaths: the birth of cool.

Reddit is dying. An alternative.

The PhD lottery.

America’s obesity hits record highs. More.

Why Wintery Knight has an alias.

Scott Alexander is too racist and right-wing.

Trannies make up about 0.007% to 0.029% of the population.

Bill Maher: Liberals are killing comedy.

Hulkamania could ruin Gawker.

Waifus in Forbes.


Lightning Round – 2015/06/10

The updated NRx canon.


Moldbug has been banned from a tech conference. More.
Related: Stop oppressing us, the lynch mob cries.
Related: Yarvin is only the beginning.
Related: Some comments.
Related: A list of StrangeLoop sponsors.
Related: Boston, Comstock, and puritanism.

The purpose of absurdity.
Related: More on absurdity.
Related: More Chinese wisdom.

Neoreaction, state, and taxes.

Gazing into the Kali Yuga. Part 2.
Related: Cat lady culture.

City and small-town life.
Related: When did healthy communities become illegal?

Rehabilitating the slippery slope.

Socio-civilizational short circuits.

The expansion of anarcho-tyranny.
Related: The 100 most dangerous cities.
Related: Goodbye Sweden.

The war on cash.
Related: Coming confiscations of your bank deposits.
Related: No exit options.

Replacing the schooling pattern.
Related: Against college degree requirements.
Related: The revolution is eating its own.

Jews are beginning to feel threatened.

Spandrell says to leave Twitter.

A theory of social technology.
Related: Patching the holes of monarchy with social technology.

The circle of equity.

The reality no one wants to admit about Heroin addiction.

Murray on the Albion’s Seeds hypothesis.

The concept of psychopathy makes you weak.
Related: How to spot a psychopath.
Related: Is psychopathy an anti-concept? Laurel says no.

The double-standards of leftist moral outrage and the Duggars.

An odd study on teen pregnancy.

A boomer marriage of convenience. Heh.

A review of Bryce’s book.


Navigating hopelessness and despair.

The devil’s own and pride.

Lies and righteousness.

 Moose writes a short story: Interesting idea but he needs more practice with fiction.

On Dr. Harley’s marriage destroying advice.

80% of women lie every day.

Feminists: Never happy even when they get what they want, comic book edition.

Questioning what to do when a business partner turns on you.
Related: Thinking of opening up RP/SP against Tor itself.
Related: An apology from Tom Doherty. Not accepted.
Related: The rules of the game.

#GG gets FCC guidelines for reviewing put in place. Not sure what I think of this.

It’s racist to expect teachers to be literate.

Sailer with some observations on McDonald’s 70’s ads to blacks.

Baltimore wanted less policing, got it. Homicide rates spike.

Diet Coke story probably fake. How surprising.

The replacement of Science with marketing research.

Why Krugman is a Keynesian.
Related: Yglesias tells the truth on taxes.

Both Slate Star Codex and Captain Capitalism mentioned at Cracked in a silly article.

Seems there’s been more plane crashes than normal.

Tobacco does not cause 400,000 deaths a year.

H/T: AG, NBS, SSC, Land

Lightning Round – 2015/06/02

Don’t worry, despair. More.
Related: There will be no big event.
Related: Taleb refutes Pinker on war.

The Benedict Option.

A short argument for traditions.

A society of emasculated liars is easy to control.

The victimocracy.

Conquest’s Second Law.

Genetic failure.
Related: Are women without children failures?
Related: On young women who don’t want children.
Related: A divorced woman tells of the reality behind her happy lies.

On functional institutions.

Glanton quits Social Matter.

Expropriation and elite insecurity.

A comic on agency.

Half of science is wrong. An underestimate?
Related: The unreliability of science.
Related: Science magazine is not science.

When public policy meets elementary biology.

The moron elite.
Related: Re-educating the education.

The electoral addiction.
Related: The Athenians wanted democracy and got it good and hard.

The shape of censorship.
Related: Twister, a secure Twitter clone.

There is no solution to diversity.

Cargo cult liberalism.

Those old, effective, competent racists.

New Blog: American Identitaire. Tactical consideration.

Why thrust agency on those who neither want nor have it?

Why little countries become big symbols.

The end of the student loan bubble.

A review of Sarah Perry’s book: Every Cradle is a Grave.

A pill divided.

Calling writers: Irrational wiki.


Moral ambiguity.

On worship.

Vox answers some questions on Christianity and homosexuality.
Related: Gays and HIV.

The Anglican Church suffers the fruits of apostasy.

Sexual libertinism and trust.

Respectful submission.

On troublesome mother-in-laws. More. Related.

The mental health of women.


The non-profit tweeconomy.

Chuck C Johnson suspended from Twitter.

Transabled go mainstream. The ride never slows.

The end of the National Review. Related.

Top down patriotism.

The real reason for the anti-tobacco crusade.

The negative sum game of publishing and demographics.
Related: A lesson in opportunity costs in publishing.

Vox responds to Eric Flint and Mercedes Lackey.

Silk Road creator sentenced to life. More.

How to turn a liberal hipster into a capitalist tyrant in one evening.

More on AI risk.

A right-winger’s adventures in welfareland.

Pell at Cracked again: 6 Things you Learn Getting Paid to Troll.

The death of newspapers.

Autistic boy discovered to be a physics genius after removal from public school.

H/T: Land

Lightning Round – 2015/05/27

Tips for avoiding drama.

A mass exodus from More Right. A new site arises: Future Primaeval.

The Hestia Society has seized control of the neoreaction brand. Will they retain the mandate of heaven?
Related: On the NRx re-org.
Related: The Orthosphere and NRx.

Circumstance follows virtue.
Related: Why we even lift. I need to get back to this.

Towards a sustainable life culture.

Retreating from complexity.

Rationalism, the Allais Paradox, and scam vulnerability.

Some ruminations on Kipling.

Monarchy and existential risk.
Related: AI researchers on AI risk.

The great decoupling.

Why mass surveillance?

Why the right must out-radicalize the left.

After economic leftism.

Understanding the Balkans in 60 seconds. Macedonia.
Related: What’s happening in the Ukraine.

Indonesia, Thailand, and Malaysia capitulate to illegals.

Millennials aren’t going to make it.

A story of divorce to illustrate modern family problems.

Irish LARPing.

Reading the classics without trigger warnings.

Waco was exactly like Ferguson until it wasn’t.

A review of the rise of the Benedict Option.

Contemporary liberalism is a suicide cult not a religion.
Related: Social justice as a sacrament.

I think some Anglican priests are in need of a hanging.

Seems Roosh and r/TRP are fighting. Some comments.
Related: Rollo comments.

The friendzone.
Related: The  consolation prize.
Related: Useless friendships.

Men don’t matter to SJW’s.

The Atlantic on jerkboy charisma.

An analysis of the thirst.

Anti-feminist culture-jamming.

Bitter feminist professor decries that her colleagues chase co-eds rather than her. Some amusement to be had.

Sweden: 15-year-old man falsely accused of rape gets fined for slander for proving his innocence.

Science: Most traits are 49% genetic and 51% environmental.

SJW delenda est.
Related: There can be no peace with the anti-Puppies.
Related: The Streissand effect and the Puppies.
Related: The inability to comprehend of the SJW’s.
Related: The three options for the rival slates.
Related: Anti-puppies start gaming Amazon reviews.
Related: More silliness from the anti-Puppies.
Related: Just another SJW lie about the Puppies for the pile. More.
Related: SJW’s are losing the war on nerds.

Who Jewish billionaires are backing for 2016.

Racial segregation in liberal NYC private school.

On Hillary Clinton.

Asians suing Harvard for discrimination. Diversity camp crumbles.

Giving up on civilized standards in Californian schools.

Pro-gay “marriage” study retracted for using fake data.

Ferguson protestors protesting for not getting their cash for protesting.

Derbyshire on Bill Nye.

Reddit CEO wants to start cracking down on “harassment”.

More on California’s water crisis.


Lightning Round – 2015/05/20

Intermittent fasting.

The temptation of MGTOW.
Related: What MGTOW is.

Evaluating a potential wife.
Related: Understanding population models.

Courtly love as proto-homosexuality.
Related: Abnormal sexuality in ****.
Related: Homosexuality in 300.

Mike tries to dox SoBL and does other weird things. Post coming on Friday on issue.
Related: Building a network of trust.
Related: A storify of Mike’s meltdown.

Mike’s not a leader, but this shows why Mike should still be read: Neoreactionary accomplishments.

The modern world in a nutshell.

Ethnic cleansing in the US.
Related: Ethnic cleansing in American cities.
Related: Gentrification methods in New York.
Related: On self-hating gentrifiers.

The need for secession.
Related: States are larger than people realize.

Sailer rips apart Chetty’s analysis. Related chart.
Related: Sailer examines more and more info.

Progressive situational dominance.

Baselines for vice and virtue.

Sacrifice manufactures society.

Proposal: Social Matter for the sciences.

When did the US give up on itself?

An article on eugenics making the rounds.

Musings on sex and selection.

 Stopping people smuggling.

Austria-Hungary and identity politics.

SWPL imperialism.

A response to Rationalwiki on race.
Related: Wikipedia in action, SJW control.
Related: White-washing history at Wikipedia.
Related: Twitter’s racial hypocrisy.

HBD: know thyself.

The making of a communist.

Pope Francis’ coziness with commies.

Falling dominoes.

Atheism and nihilism.

A tale of modern courtship.
Related: The bitter harvest of feminism.

Congressmen protecting themselves from harassment charges is discrimination.

University student accused of harassment for waiting for an appointment.

University of Virginia sues Rolling Stone for false rape story. Related.

Emma Sulkowiscz, alleged false rape accuser, carried her mattress to graduation.

Vice on Aaron Clarey’s “boycott”, which is going big. Some unintentional amusement.

The difference between SJW’s and Puppies.
Related: A history of the Sad Puppies.
Related: The conflict underlying the SF ideological wars.
Related: SJW’s turn on GRRM.
Related: Conservatives more excluded than women in Hugos.
Related: Where it started.

Officer punished for anime reaction pic.
Related: Anime is racist.

High IQ exclusion.

Pre-modern life expectancy.

When lefty businesses meet taxes.

The Greek canary.

Why streetcars died.

White privilege in the National Post.

Just in case you forgot: the media lies.

H/T: CC, Wright, TRP, SDA