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The Hypocrisy of Soldiers Supporting the 2nd Amendment

If you're into prepping, firearms, survival, or bushcraft, sooner or later you'll have likely stumbled on one (or many) of the YouTube channels run by vets that talk about these things. Also, inevitably, sooner or later these channels will put out a video claiming to support the 2nd Amendment. One such channel I occasionally Read more [...]

What is the media distracting us from?

The media has had a sordid history of distraction, misdirection, disinformation, and all sorts of malicious propaganda. That's why I've never owned a TV and haven't "consumed" any mainstream media in years, except occasionally to poke fun at the lies. Illegal radiation experiments Have you ever wondered why O.J. Read more [...]

Neuralink, and the end of humanity

Neuralink is a company created by Elon Musk that aims to make brain-machine interfaces. They just released a presentation detailing their progress so far, and it looks like they've come quite far ahead. Human trials are planned for next year, 2020. The idea is to implant thousands of tiny electrodes (thinner than a Read more [...]

Did the eugenics movement make sterilization trendy?

A century ago, the eugenics movement in the United States was strong. So strong, in fact, that it was largely the American eugenics movement that inspired the Nazis in the 1930's. But after the atrocities of concentration camps came to light, the eugenics movement largely died out, or at least, it seemed to. In reality, I think it just went underground and its proponents came up with more subtle ways of engineering humanity's genetics. Read more [...]