Category Archives: Lightning Round

Lightning Round – 2015/04/29

Observations of the over-educated AC man: the HVAC man, the mystic, and the gamer.
Related: Some snippets of wisdom for millennials.
Related: Let God sort it out.

DS asks what is masculinity?

Some thoughts on marriage.

Jack Donovan reviews Professor in the Cage.

Homosexuality destroys male bonds.

SoBL’s weekly NRx reads.

NRx’s stock/flow problem.

The sanity of the king.
Related: On power and divine right: Aemon is the greatest villain in GoT.
Related: What of a Bush-Clinton monarchy?

Related: Charles Murray’s anti-big government idea.

The cultural differences between Europe and America. Part 2.

The left owns the universities; manning up is pointless.
Related: Critical thinking on campus.

The neoreactionary inquisition.

The cleansing instinct.

The middle is disappearing, you’ll have to pick a team.
Related: Black riots as proxies for cowardly leftists.
Related: Tales from the United Way and Head Start.
Related: Baltimore falling apart.
Related: Free speech space to burn.

On difference.

NBS is done with Anissimov. Related.

Some alt-right events.

The media’s lies on Russian economics.

Child support is debt slavery and debtors prisons are an essential public policy tool.

If Adelson bought Maxim.
Related: Sweden’s pop-culture influence due to cultural conservatives.

 Breed to win.

The state’s triumph over religion.

Kicking puppies.
Related: Eric Flint, a socialist author I enjoy, on the Hugos.
Related: Vox responds to Scalzi on Sad Puppies.
Related: The death of SF parts 1 & 2.
Related: An anti-puppy caught falsely reviewing.
Related: SJW’s, like Mary Robinette Kowal, always lie.

Vox Day on the Pakman show.
Related: The cowardice of talking of, not to.
Related: A clarification.

A TRP success story.

Benevolent sexism.

Man falsely accused of rape suing university. Related.

The real gender bias in hiring.

Roosh goes on Dr. Oz. Goes exactly as one would expect.

Idaho town forcing Christians to perform gay marriages.

Public schools getting your child young.
Related: 3-year-olds told to sign contract on sexual orientation.

Company stands up to SJW attacks, makes cash.

The liberal bubble in Silicon valley.

Stephen Jay Gould performing SJW science.

The usefulness of the lottery as a social experiment.

Enlisting in the military is mostly genetic.

Why people are skeptical of redistribution.

Petitions for “nonhuman” right for animals.

On cop cams.

High IQ outsiders.

Jewish humour is only for Jews.

How much is the US worth?

H/T: SDA, CC, File770, Pollack, Wright

Lightning Round – 2015/04/22

I just passed 1 million hits this week. Hurrah for the blog.

A eulogy for the Spearhead.

What a good job looks like.

Join the Puppies campaign and get some ‘free’ books here. Vote for what you enjoy.
Related: The SJW’s want extermination, so return it.
Related: What we’re up against.
Related: Tribalism in SF.

Rabid Puppies: Blacklisted but don’t care.
Related: Someone actually asked Vox what he believed. Vox comments.
Related: On libertarians and puppies. Related.
Related: Unpersoning.
Related: Psychological lies.

Why the leftists rage at Rabid Puppies.
Related: Why we fight.
Related: Correia responds to GRRM. Vox comments.
Related: Wright (futilely) calls for peace.
Related: Did you know Larry Correia is not Vox Day? Seems some people didn’t.
Related: The threat of nuking the Hugo’s only shows SP were right.

Popular science jumps on the lying bandwagon.
Related: A letter to PopSci.
Related: Wright on Chu’s visit to PBS. More.
Related: The message of the SJWs.
Related: The demographic realities of publishing. Related.

A response to what is neoreaction.
Related: Right-wing filtration.
Related: On the right-wing critics of neoreaction.
Related: On neoreactionary culture.
Related: Cane asks what is neoreaction? A short answer I wrote here.

An intro to evopsych.

Reaction cannot be coopted by the politics show.

Explaining pop kink.

The corporate slave class.

Authority, influence, and power.
Related: On power.
Related: Nobody wants to be king.

How progressives purge corporate culture.

On being a racist.

Punching down and liberal cosmology.

Techno-materialism as a drowning pool.

Rumination on death.

Not giving in to despair.

Why you shouldn’t respect the American state.

Hillary embodies America. Related.

A love letter to conservatives.

Demography is destiny.
Related: Minnesota’s population replacement.

US media silence on Russian finances.

Property taxes are inherently unjust.
Related: The left’s obsession with corporate taxes is futile.

HBD and the thrill of transgression.

On Daniel Moynihan.

Science: Executive functions are almost entirely heritable.
Related: IQ can be estimated using MRI’s.
Related: Being victimized as an adolescent is genetically heritable.
Related: Murray and Thompson on brain size.

Disease can be racial.

The view from Yuggoth.
Related: The protestant question.

Amateur reactionaries in the Orthosphere.
Related: An orthogonal turn at First Things.

Being loving is not the same as being nice.

Cane answers a comment on submission.

Cohabitation produces inferior outcomes to marriage.

Politician being charged with rape for having sex with his wife with Alzheimer’s.

Teacher sues BC school district after false rape accusation based on Law and Order episode.

Oral contraception alters the brain.

The left’s secret raids on conservatives in Wisconsin.

Pinker vs. the singularity. A response.

Nobody reads World Bank PDF reports.

The left is getting more stupid.

FBI admits two decades of “overstated” forensic hair matches.

RotC cadets allegedly forced to wear red high heels for political event.

On the science of sexism in STEM.

9000 Mainers receiving welfare would rather lose it than work.

Pell wrote some satire for Cracked.

The art of turf war.

Corruption is “colour-blind”.

H/T: SDA, SSC, Land, CC

Lightning Round – 2015/04/15

A couple mental exercises you could try.

Culture war rules of engagement.

Related: This year’s Hugo nominees are better. Related.
Related: A round-up of puppy slander.
Related: Wright’s work disqualified.
Related: GRRM on Hugo campaigning.
Related: GRRM questions the validity of Sad Puppies’ claims. Correia responds.
Related: GRRM on what next. Torgerson on what next. Both reasonable.
Related: Vox on what happen if reason doesn’t prevail.
Related: GRRM not being as reasonable: trying divide and conquer.
Related: Vox responds and issues a debate challenge. GRRM replies.
Related: Vox responds to the slander against him. He’s having too much fun.
Related: Correia replies to GRRM and GRRM responds.
Related: Wright wants people to lay off Tor.
Related: A question of ethics.

Reversing the demographic winter.
Related: After destroying marriage, Europe needs babies.
Related: Retiring from the game.

Looks like Bryce took himself out. Heard it was health related.
Related: Antidem is dropping Twitter.

More on anonymity.
Related: Anonymity & NRx in Turkey.


Christians need to grow a pair.
Related: The bakery incidences show how fast the leftward ratchet works.
Related: Anti-conscience laws only target Christians.
Related: DS with a different opinion on the bakery debate.

Germans and war.
Related: The Germanization of Christianity.

Germany does not have the will to be a great power.

Heroic reaction.

Blue-eyed privilege.

How Europeans evolved.

Kipling: The Wrath of the Awakened Saxon.

An amusing Fnord.

An alternative to the Gell-Mann hypothesis.

Every now and again a comments section turns up something amazing.

Why Rolling Stone is keeping Erdely.

How egalitarian education misleads parents.

Why women opposed women’s suffrage.

We aren’t running out of oil any time soon.

The wasted heart.

Estimating IQ with brain scans.

Civil service exams making a comeback.

Vancouver’s demographic destiny.

When you can escape the friendzone.

Lawyer claims 13 girls framed fellow student for rape because he was a player.

The NYT lies? How shocking.

Rise in children referred to NHS for transgender treatments.

Rand Paul demands laws against rape and murder be repealed.

How a malevolent AI could take over.


Lightning Round – 2015/04/08

Check out my appearance on Ascending the Tower.

Weightlifting routine and notes.

Self-composition over ‘authenticity’.

NRx is about truth.

Glanton’s Law.

The world is indifferent to you.

Anissimov attacks anonymity.
Related: Yuray disagrees.
Related: An “anonymous coward” speaks.

Our Sefton and the collapse of faith.

On moral panics and purges.

On the religious freedom bill.

Behold your new god: Dildolech.
Related: Bowing down.

Christians in the closet.
Related: Religious liberty is dead, stop bowing.
Related: Being pushed to war.

Bakeries allowed to refuse to make anti-homosexuality cakes. Related.
Related: Pizza chain attacked for simply talking to a reporter.

Marriage and underlying structures.

Holiness, chimps, and Cromwell.

Nixon saw what we see.
Related: When Nixon calls.

Carlyle excerpts.

Social justice momma’s boys.

Against singularityphiles.


An evisceration of a silly idea regarding poverty and brain size.

Anime and decadence.

California as a harbinger of death.

A review of the Power and the Glory.

Hybridization theory.

Some thoughts on Christ forsaken.

Why Ted Colt abandoned Christianity.

Resolving the manosphere’s and traditionalism’s views of women.

Romance, Mary, and Christianity.
Related: The idolization of romantic love.

On leadership in marriage.

The chain of corruption.

Wives and lovers.

Rolling Stone retracts UVA rape story.
Related: Sabrina Rubin Erdely apologizes for bad reporting.
Related: UVA frat to sue Rolling Stone.

Another false harassment case.

Pretty white women and Jews discriminate the most in dating.

10 hours a day plugged into the matrix.

Sad Puppies sweeps Hugo nominations.
Related: Vox on setting the trap.
Related: The rabbits respond and drag #GG in.
Related: Dat correction.
Related: Bloc voting in the Hugos. Related.

The purging of white males from the Avengers.

Putnam: the liberal Charles Murray.

Spending thousands of dollars of water on hundreds of dollars of almonds.


Lightning Round – 2015/04/02

After a couple weeks of technical difficulties, here’s the new Lightning Round.

What you study matters more than where you study.

CC reviews the Way of Men.
Related: The gift of sanity.

Graduating gamma: mental.
Related: The gamma identifier.

10 signs of passive-aggressiveness.

Fear of missing out.

A note on the manosphere.
Related: Condescension and growing manosphere internet marketing.

A good one: Patriarchal Restoration Theory.
Related: Why no one wants to be a patriarch.

A tentative plan for exiting in place.

The monkey trap.
Related: The increasingly stupid elite.

NRx and political action.
Related: Localized neoreaction.
Related: Applying NYC co-op rules elsewhere.

Larp in the time of comfort.

NRx and nihilism.

Why leftists fear NRx.

A quick guide to entryists.

LW thread on why neoreactionaries are neoreactionary.
Related: SA still doesn’t get no friends to the right.

Why diversity destroys social capital: 1, 2, 3.

On Chesterhate.

Pairing elitism with humility.

Seeds of England.
Related: British genetic history.

Our media cannot cover long stories.
Related: The news is important because it’s news.

A look at Edward Bernay’s propaganda.
Related: Democracy is marketing.

Sovereignty and distributed networks.

The left killed the working class.

Soft people attract crime.

America is hysterical.

The collapse of Pax Americana in the ME.

The EU split over sanctions.

Beta males have had too much success.

The campus brown scare.
Related: Offence-bullying.
Related: More free thought shut down in university.
Related: Anti-racist meeting excludes white people.
Related: Top Gear: SJWs take a scalp.

The changing meaning of “diverse”.

Razib Khan gets Watsoned.
Related: The hypocrisy of Jamelle Bouie.

A safe space.
Related: On safe spaces.

The culture war is a battle of status and power.

Lee Kuan Yew has died. Related.

On art.

The six problems with natsocs.

Ace of Spades is leaving the Republicans.

Viking marriages.

A bit more criticism of A Troublesome Inheritance.

Against Putin.

Ever purer Islam.

Religions apart.

A quick theology discussion, continued.

The basics of reformed theology.

Discrimination against Christians in social work departments.

Bad things happen when men follow women.

A response to Dalrock’s piece.
Related: The ”Writer” writes.

The past has consequences.
Related: Betas in waiting.
Related: Medical ones at that.

Another “conservative” feminist demands chivalry.

Some actual decent marriage advice from HuffPo.

Envy inciters.

On the campus rape “epidemic”.
Related: UC Berkley Study:  2 in 1 women raped at each year.

NUS feminists ban clapping in favour of jazz hands. Entertainment ensues.

8,000 years ago, 17 women reproduced for every one man.
Related: Cochran has a different theory.

Academic motivation is about 40% genetic.

The necessity of extremes in thought experiments.

On the SAT’s.

The benefits of abolishing high school.

Children need chores.

Hawaiian Libertarian on vaccines.

German civil disobedience.

The Japanese demographic crisis.

Myopia caused by being indoors.

The dangers of global warming.

Gawker imploding.

Fox: the most trusted name in news.

On fake #1 bestsellers.



H/T: Isegoria, Land, Patriactionary, SDA, NV, SCC, RPR

Lightning Round – 2015/03/18

Good post: Weightlifting and threading needles.

Men need purpose.

Don’t use smiley faces.

The source of gamma delusion. Related.

The Code of Conduct for neoreactionaries.
Related: A new blog to mock NRx drama.

The semitisation of thought.

NRx and Tradition.

On nationalism.
Related: Jim on universalism and nationalism.
Related: Some Evola: The two faces of nationalism.

Culture is more than food or music.

SoBL on the Trike.

Hurlock thinks NRx is drifting from what it once was.
Related: Ideological pinball.

Yuray reviews Anissimov’s book. My review coming sometime.
Related: Counter-Currents’ review.

Semantic communion.

Why modern authorities are generally dishonest manpulators .
Related: The decline of trust.
Related: The grievance cycle.
Related: Why modern authorities are generally dishonest.

Public school and moral relativism.

The consequences of relativism.
Related: An EU framework for the promotion of tolerance which defines the limits of tolerance.

Totalizing intersectionality.

An example of the ratchet.

Google approaches the leftist singularity.

The pozzification of TV.
Related: Are Jews losing control of the media?

Recruiting for WWT.
Related: Porn normalization.
Related: The destigmatization of polyamory is coming. Related.

An indictment of modern college.

Peppermint responds to my usury post.
Related: Despite my recent post on usury, some people deserve their debt slavery.

The Illiad. I think Dampier overestimates today’s public schools.

The economic exploitation of women through feminism.

China on the global finance markets. Related.

Greece and Germany.

Jews are worried about Europe.

Putin is admirable, but not necessarily our friend.
Related: More on Chechens and Nemtsov.

On the ‘stans.

Taleb corrects Pinker on peace.

On the absurdity of religion.

They still want you to man up and marry those sluts.

A story of dread game.

Study: Make-up doesn’t do much.

Study: Student loans reduce a woman’s odds of marrying.

Woman in UK wins right to seek cash payout 20 years after divorce.

Why women do the majority of the housework.

The corruption of health advice.

Diversity = military occupation.

Two cops shot in Ferguson.
Related: Ferguson property values.

Ex-equality chief says it was wrong to try to ban racism.

Ottawa police may guard unarmed military ceremonial guards.

The turning of Little Green Footballs. Related.

Basic errors found in climate models.

We need affirmative action for the unintelligent.

SSC reviews Willpower.

Evolution and the problem of time.

H/T: RPR, Land

Lightning Round – 2015/03/11

Do’s and don’ts of becoming a man.

Mature Christian relations.
Related: How much to share with your wife.

Why you shouldn’t care what a woman thinks. Related.

Advice for when she just wants to chat electronically.

Rollo released a new book.
Related: Victor Pride has released a book on making blogs.

A gooder: the tyranny of suffrage.
Related: It’s less the ideological feminists than the passive absorbers.

Don’t talk about sin as it creates status games of sin.

NRx is English.

Steves with the #OfficialNeoreactionaryPosition on ethno-nationalism.

Yuray’s divorce from ethnonationalism. Part 2.
Related: Nazis are communists and communists are progressives.
Related: Russia is not our saviour.
Related: A response to Mark.
Related: A post-mortem.
Related: Were Nazis socialists?

Steves reviews Anissimov’s book. I’ll have a review out in the near future.

Some wannabe chekist is attacking Bloom for talking to us.
Related: Bloom replies.

Related:Some person issues forth some craziness on NRx. Also, it seems Moldbug is a Catholic.

On the EU.

Silicon Valley Mordor.
Related: Radical abundance vs. decline and collapse.
Related: Against ‘automation eats all jobs’.

Saving the world and other delusions.

The American culture of politics.

The Ludic fallacy.

Why blacks are homeschooling.

AP test prep booklet butchers the French Revolution.

Crowdfunded insurgencies.
Related: This looks like a good charity: Restore Ninevah Now.

ISIS as an American foreign policy tool.

The lies on Serbia.
Related: Potential destabilization in Armenia in the near future?

Was Nemtsov killed by Chechens?

Ukrainian coal miners.

Can multiculturalism be retracted?

Immigration as a weapon.
Related: Norway deports radical Muslims, crime drops 30%.
Related: Another Muslim rape gang in Oxfordshire.

Chinese millionaires in Vancouver.
Related: On China’s 100-year marathon.

Gay ‘marriage’ is a farce.

Philosophy of creation.

 Bachelor nation: 70% of Men aged 20-34 are not married.
Related: Japan considering handsome tax.

Lesbians have highest rate of DV, followed by transsexual and gays.

Doing chores means less sex for men.

Google may start searches based on “truth”.

Steve Sailer on Darwin.

Die at home and the truth of non-profits.

Eating three meals a day is racist.

Cracked realizes democracy doesn’t work.

A defence of Fahrenheit.

Get anything you need with Magic. A cool concept.

H/T: RPR, SDA, M Laurel, Land, SSC,