Category Archives: Lightning Round

Lightning Round – 2014/08/27

Some basic red pill.

Gavin McInnes was fired and provides some advice.

Expose your inner entrepreneur.
Related: How to make money with affiliate marketing.

A practical guide for choosing your education.

Handling beta bait.

True love doesn’t wait.

Related: Donal disagrees with me as well.

50% of divorced people regret their divorce.

Some passages from the Nicomachean Ethics.

A guest at SSC has created an anti-Heartiste FAQ.

A response to the recent Umlaut neoreaction article. Another.

A reflection on the last 10 years.

On virtue cultures.

Diversity is cultural death.
Related: Insularity.

Who will swing the blade?

The beauty bubble.

Modernity’s debasement of language.

More on leftism as a Christian heresy.

Misandry and male suicide.

Moravec’s paradox.

John C Wright on distributism.

A gigadeath war.

It’s not the end of history.

Dealing with intellectual inferiority.

Why we are anti-intellectual.

Blacks’ trapped status.
Related: Blacks are a separate people.

How to left: feigning compassion.

The left-wing locusts are migrating.

The decline in intelligence.
Related: The terrible cost of equality.

Responding to the Islamic state.
Related: ISIS: rallying the Sunnis.
Related: The common thread between Elliot Roger and ISIS.

On ancient Egypt.

Conservative Republican evangelicals least likely to be superstitious.

Arguments for the existence of God.

Some Southern Baptists are making the case for earlier marriage.

Young women and household management.

A little tale of a wedding.

The fruits of the sexual revolution.

Feminism reaches its logical conclusion.

Men now talking to college women like slow-witted children.

Sluttiness leads to lower quality marriage.

Britain may make ”controlling behaviour” puinishable by 5 years in prison.
Related: Criminalizing dominance.

A summary of the Zoe Quinn controversy.
Related: Some comments on the gaming press.

Women commit rape just as much as men.
Related: An anecdote on false rape claims.

Remember, there is no homosexual agenda.

Trolls are not a problem.
Related: The Cathedral war on trolling is heating up.

A possible purge at 4chan and Reddit.

No Gencon isn’t racist.
Related: SJW’s demand injustice.

NYT holds farming panel, doesn’t invite any farmers.

35% of all Americans get ‘means-tested’ government benefits.

Swedish military unit’s lion is emasculated because women complain.

Vacuum cleaners: The childish lies of the EU.

On being a cop.

Most Americans want to criminalize pre-teens playing unsupervised.

Rote learning is key to mathematical development.

Not the onion: College newspaper can’t be called ‘The Bullet’ because it’s insensitive.

John Scalzi lies to get conservatives to buy his books.

H/T: SDA, RPR, GCBH, Isegoria

Lightning Round – 2014/08/20

If you ain’t willing to kill, don’t intervene.
Related: How to win a fight with a dog.

Avoid anti-depressants. Drink instead.

The corruption of purity.
Related: True love doesn’t wait.
Related: A number of studies showing that virgins who marry have better marriages.

The natures of man and woman.
Related: Men and women want differently.

Chad has started a parable based on his disagreement with me here. Part 2.

Marriage 1.0 was not dysgenic.
Related: Career women are dysgenic.

Why neoreaction is screwed.

Species do not exist.
Related: Does race exist? Does culture?

The war on noticing.

The Jaffe memo: planned eugenics.

On blaming the prophets.

Vox creates some poetry.
Related: Mexican immigration hurts diversity.

The American nation doesn’t exist.

Media draws map to home of officer who shot Michael Brown.
Related: What happened to Officer Friendly?
Related: Obama suppressed Michael Brown robbery video.
Related: Why don’t the cops shoot?
Related: The thedish logic of political coalitions.
Related: Bonfire: A new show about our racial realities.
Related: In defence of the militarization of police.
Related: The confluence of police and rioters.
Related: Radical chic: if you’re worried about riots, you’re not upper-class enough to not worry.
Related: Radical chic in Ferguson.
Related: Ferguson explained.

Neoreaction, Nixon, and Watergate.
Related: Nixon and the discrimination against the South on the bench.
Related: Nixon and welfare.

The Social Pathologist was not impressed by Wade’s book.

An open letter on reparations.


Study: The American government ignores the interest of the common man.

The empty moral vocabulary of political correctness.

Airports: a sign of our decline.

The effect of the media.
Related: Clickbait yellow journalism.

The mandate of heaven.

A bad king dies naturally; a bad ideology does not.

‘Isolated’ Russia.

System shocks.

The definition of fascism.

The science of sexual deviancy.

New study: Scholarly aptitude is half genetic.

Rachel Haywire: Breaking up with neoreaction. A response.

The failure of trying to make every man a philosopher-king.

There is no patrimony.

Jesus did not teach judging others is wrong.

Mere Churchianity: That’s a good name for a book.

The sham church of Richard Dawkins.

How to destroy marriage.

A beta’s willing self-destruction. More.

How you know the MRA’s are important.

Mel Gibson’s wife takes $400,000,000 in divorce settlement.  She’s made $1755/hour as a wife.
Related: Robin Williams: victim of marriage 2.0.
Related: Robin Williams forced to suicide by divorce court.
Related: Another divorce story. Get a good attorney.

In defense of #WomenAgainstFeminism.

There’s no such thing as an independent woman.

Women: Don’t cut your hair.

Nagging shortens your life.

No one cares when middle-age white men kill themselves.

A decent argument for a guaranteed income.

Was feminization necessary for civilization?

Rand in the happy lab.

Natives in Ontario protect their community.

Dalrymple visits North Korea.

Stories from children conceived by sperm donation. One story.

Related: On isolated demands for rigor.


Lightning ROund – 2014/08/13

You have plenty of time to accomplish what you want.

How to deal with haters.

An advice to people at Walmart who dislike their jobs.

Vox answers ‘what is game’?

Saving civilization is not ‘manning up’.

Masculine men and feminine women are happier.

Men have good reason to be concerned about the sexual satisfaction of their partners.

A study of prostitution and female beauty.
Related: Beauty is objective.
Related: Women talk on being beautiful.

Some good warnings on avoiding single moms.
Related: A story of being with a single mother.

Men are drawn to displays of vulnerability.
Related: The subtle forms of submission.

Modernity is a lethal disease that selects for resistance to modernity.

Voice, exit, and moldbuggery.

Fission in neoreaction.

Proxy arguments are not enough.

A neoreactionary foreign policy.
Related: War, public opinion, and privatization.

On Nixon and Watergate.

On intelligence and comas.
Related: The actual argument against IQ.

An argument against the Puritan hypothesis.

There is no white nation.
Related: The failures of nationalism.

The problem with democracy.
Related: Hitch discovered in Dem’s “elect a new people” strategy.

The seven bad ideas of leftism.

Progressive responsibility scape-goats.

Death to the urban elves.

On Ebola.

Why emperors cannot be traditionalists.
Related: Without aristocrats, kings are not much good.

The cost of conflict avoidance.

Archduke Ferdinand’s views on war and race.

The worthlessness of modern art.

Christianity and the progressive deathwish.

On idols.

On ‘controversy’.

Jesus is not a husband.

Wintery Knight has a good response to a Christian blaming men for abortion.
Related: Deep Strength comments.

What is modern marriage for? Punishing men.

Vice profiles female MRAs.

“When feminists are mad at men, they use the word “men.” When feminists are mad at other women, they use the word “society.”

Is feminism worth it?
Related: Did feminism bring happiness?

The working women of European history.

Women using men for ‘companionship’ is not friendly.
Related: No your company isn’t enough.
Related: The other side of the story.

Defining a real woman

Open hypergamy.
Related: Women don’t even trying to hide their AF/BB strategy.

There is no such thing as safe sex.

Why there is no push for women in the oil industry.

On ‘anti-harassment’ policies.

Nature vs. nurture in sluts.

Anatomy of a troll job.

Who really degrades and cheapens women?

This is one of the stupidest things I’ve ever read.

Forney attacks Max Tucker.
Related: What really happened to Max Tucker.

The great filter.

Children taught to cultivate initiative and independence do so.
Related: The casual brutality of public school culture.

Remember, there is no homosexual agenda.

Gardening shows: the height of racism.

The genocide of Yezidis in Iraq.

Amusing irony.

The traditional city.

Twit planet.

“Just make advocating assisted suicide a capital crime punishable by hanging.”

Another secretive 1,000+ member left-wing journalist group.

$619 billion missing from federal transparency site.

Are all men pedophiles? Saw this on Netflix; I should give it a watch.

Judo is uniquely dangerous in Japan.

The definitive IQ list.

H/T: Mangan, RPR, Land

Lightning Round – 2014/08/06

Just do it.
Related: Advice to prospective writers.

A simple exercise in approach.

Winning an argument with your wife.

Jack Donovan: Why are so many men applauding masculine women?
Related: The 10% law of female pollution.

Moldbug makes his hiatus official.

The progressive perversions of Christian morality.
Related: The death of Christendom.

The traditionalist worldview, Part 2.

How many neoreactionaries does it take to screw in a lightbulb?

The need for neoreactionary boundaries.

On neoreaction and progress.

Men need work.
Related: Post-scarcity is coming.

Radish on the Arab Spring.

Jewish self-immolation.

Surviving an unreliable official society.

War and the ailing health of nation-states.

23 things from rules for radicals.

Why MGTOW should not be an option.

We cannot discuss everyone all the time.

NRx is about dividing the world.

Subsidiarity and freedom are unrelated.

On ideology.


Making it big and material wealth.

Gnon is not God.
Related: Do Gnon and Elua lead to Jesus?
Related: The stupidity of democracy.
Related: Ye shall be as gods.

How Christians could conquer America.

Christians, the world’s most persecuted people.

You killed patriarchy and all you got was his stained t-shirt.

On no-fault divorce.

Answer to Donal’s question: I was romantic (bought my first girlfriend flowers every time I saw her for the month I dated her) and the idea of romance still appeals to me, I like doing things that cause someone I care about to smile, but, until I find the right gal, I avoid it because it doesn’t work and I don’t want to waste time/effort on a gal who won’t appreciate it.

“Lists” missing a key component.

Frigidity and power.
Related: Frigidity is ugly.
Related: A warning for dead bedrooms.

Romancing the personal Jesus.
Related: Fornication and the Personal Jesus.
Related: Advice for the repentant harlot.

The greatest crime against women.
Related: Beta males of the month.

Nothing angers a slave owner more
Related: The article is rather funny.

AF/BB in action.

Equality in action: Women only clubs.

On appearing faithful.

Personality and long-term reproductive success.

Your workout and social class.

Argentina defaults.

On literary envy in SF.
Related: Literary envy and the last redoubt.

Some interesting net worth facts.

The left puts up a convenient list of our enemies.

Government spends $200,000 studying why Wikipedia is sexist.

ESPN disciplining commentators for not being politically correct. Are SJW’s really their target demographic?

Homeland security agents raid home to secure Land Rover for violating EPA regs.

77% of Americans want the illegals gone.

Seems that a company now offers manservants for women and gays.

H/T: RPR, Neanderpundit, SSC, CC

Lightning Round – 2014/07/30

Dalrock makes a great post of Christian marriage advice.

On taking advice from strangers and goals.

How to tell interesting stories.

The definition of game: for the next time a nominalist/essentialist argument breaks out on the subject.

Science: Men like nice girls; women don’t like nice guys.

Marriage should be the smart economic decision.

Women: If you’re not ready to provide sex often and regularly, you’re not ready for marriage.
Related: 7 reasons for the wife to just do it.
Related: Woman has sex with husband every day for a month and, surprise, her relationship is better.
Related: Dealing with a hateful wife.
Related: The sex spreadsheet is the best argument against marriage yet made.
Related: Conservative white-knighting.
Related: A good comment thread going on the issue.
Related: Remember, modern women will treat the guy they date better than the guy the marry.

A post by a woman for women on age gaps in marriage.
Related: Natural beauty tips for women.

The Umlaut: A gentle introduction to NRx for libertarians.

Frame control for conservatives.
Related: Memetic warfare.
Related: A rhetorical method of the ratchet.

Tradition as knowledge.


The media of the paint-drinkers.

A list of personal study.

Sacrificing to Cthulhu.

Summary of the fate of empires.
Related: Kipling’s the Mother Hive.
Related: The illegal alien crisis of ancient Rome.

IQ shredders, theory of mind, and IR.

On barbarism.

Power throughout the ages.

Neoreactionaries and complexity science.

The slave state.

#DetroitWater: Liberal whites treating Detroit blacks like children.

Heartbreak and government.

Political economy has nothing to do with revenues; it’s all a public ritual.

Atlantis vs. Hyperborea.

The myopia of IQ fetishism.

The deliberate obesity pandemic.
Related: The bad science of food.

Neoreactionary as a smear.

What if democracy is a fraud?

Practices contrary to given law are unjust.
Related: The road to hell is paved with the skulls of bishops.

Patriarchy lite.

The logic of illogic.

Bryce ponders his own mortality.

Man using broken marriage to prove themselves better.

A few results from OKCupid experiments.

Why so many women read 50 Shades.

Women aren’t blameless products of marketing.
Related: Porn: Missing the forest for the terrariums.

Why are “smart” women always so stupid?

We need to shame the sexism in nature.

Radical feminists and transsexuals’ status wars.

Science: Women participating in the labour force is linked to large government.

Seems there’s some more trouble with D&P, Roosh, and Tucker Max.

An amusing exchange between Vox and Dave Futrelle.

Why is IQ related to health?

Numeracy and mathematical literacy.

The war on poverty in 4 charts.

You feel poorer because you are poorer.
Related: 1/3 adults have debt in collections.

Is the down Malaysian plane a set-up for war?

Atheists get IRS to monitor sermon content.

The Stasi more civilized than SWAT.

The courts rule a law means what it says; Obama ignores the court.

Goodbye America in photos.

The psychology of political polarization.

France: proposition nation.

Why Jews succeed.

Ivy League fakers.

Online public discussion and the gatekeepers.

Why comic books are almost dead.

The official alphabetical list of author success.

H/T: Land, Isegoria, RPR

Lightning Round – 2013/07/23

The 60-second guide to a BS free life.

Study: Self-control more likely to lead to happiness than self-indulgence.

How to improve reading comprehension and retention.

Remember to keep your internet use in check.

How to create your own online book store.
Related: How to publish a book for real.
Related: Making money on Fiverr.

Victor recommends Kratom.

The secret to the most mind-blowing sex ever.

Moose Norseman doesn’t go on dates.
Related: Isolating dating from character.

Peace and silence.
Related: The need for noise.

Christian feminism and real beauty.

On chemical castration and teaching young men about sex and marriage.

Madonna’s, whores, and free-riders.
Related: Science: “if there were no returns to career choices in the marriage market, men would tend to work less, study less, and choose blue‐collar jobs over white‐collar jobs.”
Related: A paper on marriage and male incentives.
Related: Young men giving up on marriage.
Related: Belief in marriage is dying.
Related: Study: Pre-marital sex increases odds of divorce.
Related: Half of married women’s ‘best sex’ was not with their husband and 2/3 married women would rather read or nap than have sex.

Far-right activist judo.
Related: Agree, amplify, and accelerate.
Related: Accelerate the ratchet.
Related: Agree and amplify science.
Related: Poe’s law and Salon.
Related: Using electronic trivia.

IQ shredders.
Related: Domestic IQ shredders.
Related: The cure for IQ shredders.
Related: Cities as verbal IQ shredders.

“The whole of human history does not contain a single instance of a group becoming civilized unless it has been absolutely monogamous, nor is there any example of a group retaining its culture after it has adopted less rigorous customs.”

Barbarism and decadence.
Related: Cycles and history.
Related: Empires collapse after 10 generations, but differently.
Related: The world is going to become hard; we are not hard.
Related: Social security to be bankrupt by 2030.

Related: The faces of Gnon.

Decadence is the disintegration of a system, not individuals.
Related: 7 reasons American culture is the most degenerate in the world.

On capitalism.

My parents were criminals.
Related: The nationalization of childhood.

Clickbait country.
Related: Why Bryce doesn’t read the news.
Related: The stupidity of Rolling Stone and Kristen Gwynne.

Rome and immigration.

Reaction and the poor.

Anti-NRx FAQ: Suicide and crime.

Another idiot hit piece on NRx (and TRP) written by someone ignorant of them.
Related: The Grey Enlightenment.

Holiness, Gaza, and suicide.
Related: On the Israel conflict.
Related: Did Jews start the riots in France?

Conspiracies don’t need a man behind the curtain.

The tech industry and immigration.

On VR and the Oculus Rift.

Zizek and the politics of plagiarism.

The BRIC bank and the dollar decline.

Scott comments on the technological decline.

Racism as a perpetual motion machine.

Thede blindness.

On vote-buying.

The 11 tenets of progressivism.

His grandmother had no tattoos.

Husband keeps a spreadsheet of his hateful wife denying him sex.
Related: Hateful women defend woman.
Related: Mortification game.
Related: Radio silence.

Science: A woman’s looks matter more than a man’s.

The false life plan.
Related: The feminist goal is an unhappy woman.
Related: Women’s mating optimism in youth.
Related: The unhappiest workers of all.
Related: New birth control ads show moderns’ screwed-up priorities.

Rape, diversity, and communication.

Sex disparities in criminal prosecutions and convictions.

I’m sure she’ll make a fine Christian wife.

Homosexuals and public health.

Man gets arrested for sex crime due to scheduling error.

A review of How to Deal with Narcissists.
Related: Seems such a thing as a selfie stick exists.

The facets of false rhetoric.

End aboriginal welfare: stop the genocide.

The Flynn effect and aging.

The use of child robots to treat pedophiles.

Slate notices Roko’s Basilisk.

Vox’s ideas go mainstream.

The fall of SF.
Related: Winning the war in SF.

Thor to be made a woman.

The evils of Thomas the Train.

SoBL supports Frozen.

Balance – Wolfgang Christoph Lauenstein – 1989 by SezerAymaz

H/T: Atavisionary, Nydwracu, Dalrock, Isegoria, RPR, SDA

Lightning Round – 2014/07/16

Practice is 1/3, talent is 2/3.

How to make money online.
Related: How to get rich.
Related: How not to handle your finances.

3 charisma tips.

Don’t die like a mouse.

Telling a man his fiancé is cheating on him is the decent thing to do.

Women’s mating strategies and polygamy.
Related: The new sexual morality.
Related: Why women are no longer attracted to providers.
Related: Female education is dysgenic.

A little advice for protecting yourself from the knock-out game.

Related: Motte-busting.
Related: Why you need to respond to the left.

Capturing Gnon.

A Cathedral link compilation.

You are the counter-culture: Turn on, tune in, drop out.

We can’t save the system, but we can preserve pieces of civilization.

Civilization’s precipice.

The welfare state: a sign of civilizational decline.
Related: Rising civilizations are different; declining the same.
Related: Salon headlines.
Related: Women, pop music, and the Arab decline.
Related: American Pie: How much the culture has declined in only 15 years.
Related: Our narcissistic society in action.
Related: Frivolity accompanies pessimism.
Related: An influx of foreigners into the capital is a sign of decline.
Related: Peter and Jane at the art museum.

The decline in global IQ.

Explaining the decline in fertility.
Related: Fertility rates are dropping worldwide.

How leftism and homosexuality are destroying male friendship.

Jim and Anissimov on the economics of children.
Related: A response to criticism of the original article.

Judge argues in favour of incest using homosexuality as an example. The slippery slope is real.

Colonialism benefited the colonized.

On the ENR.
Related: Dialogues on evo-psych and Kevin MacDonald.

Libertarianism and consumerism.
Related: The capture of conservatism by libertarianism.

How communism was funded.

On social spaces.

The inverted samurai ethic of racial politics.

The only way to have diversity is through fascism.

‘Controversy’ generally means something progs hate.

Demography and dysgenics.

The paradox of ecclesiology.

On immigration and charity.
Related: Mexico makes deal to send more illegal to the US.

The importance of silence.

The end of the Anglican Church.

Younger evangelicals still hold to social conservatism.

More churchian male-shaming.

On Joan of Arc.

Feminism is a sin against children.

If you are irreligious man in the West, there is no reason to get married.

A message from a man in a dead bedroom.
Related: An evil slut defends hating her husband.

The ravages of time.
Related: Humour: A few more items off the list of desirable traits.
Related: The sad fate of Stacey Hacker-Hessler, professional crusader.

Even in film, you can never satisfy a feminist.

Man spends 9 years in jail after daughter falsely accuses him of rape. Daughter let off without punishment.
Related: Two teens exchange nudes. Male charged, female not; state wants to sexually assault male.
Related: NZ will presume those accused of rape guilty.

Sex difference in spacial reasoning greater in more egalitarian societies.

Is Jezebel racist or lookist?

Hiring and political correctness.

Some “men” are beyond hope.

The religious beliefs of the 10 smartest people.
Related: Godel’s proof for God proved true.

An estimate of the death toll of the Cold War.

Traditional sleep patterns.

Inflation being disguised by putting wood pulp in your burger.

Science: Chimp IQ is genetic.

On left-wing “refutations”.

Leftists still devour their own.

On Tiananmen Square.

Iraq has informed the UN that ISIS has taken control of thousands of chemical weapons.

Rolling Stone’s top 5 most dangerous guns. Are these people really this stupid?

Vox comments on literary propaganda in SF/F.

H/T: VD, RPR, SCC, Land, SDA, TH