Happy heuristic for the holidays [Polarity Shift #1]

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A good heuristic for deciding how much to trust a claim about some group of humans is to exchange the groups (say with a find:replace…

115 lb female “Fire Fighter”

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There was a reddit thread in /r/fitness in which a 115 lb woman somehow qualified to undergo fire fighter training. Here is her original post(archive):…

Why the US military will lose

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I was watching a youtube video yesterday when the following US Army recruitment video came up: This is a joke. Or would be in a…

Trump’s Neoreaction Connection?

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This is what winning looks like. Winning hard. Peter Thiel, a major backer of Neoreaction founder Curtis Yarvin’s (moldbug’s) Urbit project, gets a seat right…

Stripping Charity of Virtue

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In the recent past I have been thinking somewhat on what might be called spiritual virtuousness. Perhaps that isn’t the best description, but it most…

Shitposting in real-life: Heckling the hecklers

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Richard Spencer gave a speech at Texas A&M university yesterday, which I am sure many of you have heard about. I live within several hours…

Choosing sides

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Recently, buzzfeed attempted to generate a fake scandal about a home improvement television show. (Which also happens to be my mom’s favorite show, which we…

Smart and SeXy

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Smart and SeXy: The Evolutionary Origins and Biological Underpinnings of Cognitive Differences between the Sexes Smart and sexy is the definitive book on sex differences…

Is Richard Spencer controlled opposition?

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Some conspiratorial accusations have been going around about Richard Spencer, founder of the national policy institute and Radix journal. The claim is that he is…

Trump Wins the White House

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I have been preoccupied with other matters for a while, and that probably won’t change in the immediate future, but I thought I would take…

Race Hustlers on Reddit are spreading misinformation on /r/”science” again

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/r/science on reddit is having a race hustler thread where cathedral academics are telling everyone the same tired nonsense that differences in outcomes between groups…

Hillary’s health and an update on the University of Missouri

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A quick post for today. Hillary’s health has been a topic of some controversy over the last few weeks and wikileaks recently released an email…

Smart and SeXy Kindle edition is now available for USD 6.95. Kindle Unlimited subscribers can download for free

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Arktos has prepared and made available the kindle version of Smart and Sexy. Obviously this is available at a much cheaper price than the softcover…

A particularly heinous crime, and how you can avoid a similar fate

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Being a good Samaritan only makes sense in high trust societies. And the only societies capable of supporting that high level of trust are those…

The Daily Moldbug post

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I just set up a new system that should result in a post being made to /r/darkenlightenment each day that contains one or more links…