psychology

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 [...]

The difference between discipline and self-discipline

When you think of discipline, what comes to mind? The military? School children in class doing what the teacher says? A child following their parents orders? Those are the traditional concepts of discipline that are well-ingrained in most people's minds. But I'd like to argue that not only is that not true discipline, Read more [...]
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The next frontier in civil rights is not trans people

Liberals are always looking for their next moral crusade. Once black people, women, and homosexuals were recognized as having equal rights, they ran out of causes until they found trans people. And just for good measure, some of them also pretend like racism and sexism are still an issue in the West (actually, it sort of Read more [...]

Want to stop mass shootings? Arm more people with firearms.

Let's say you live in a totalitarian state that has banned firearms from citizen use, such as England, and terrorists show up and start murdering people. What do you do? Run, hide, and then call the cops. Why? Because the cops have guns, and the only way to stop a bad guy on a murdering rampage is to shoot him dead. Sure, Read more [...]