It’s morning and winter’s gray stiffness pins me to the dirt. Somewhere, in a narrow crawl space of my mind, there is the inkling of hazy disappointment. It’s the first day of spring and I’m cold. Not chilly. Not in need of a light jacket to get me through the short frostiness of daybreak. I’mContinue reading “It’s Almost Time”
Open borders plus welfare state is legless water monsters dragging landwalkers back into the slums of the primordial ooze.
Ability before understanding. You’ll notice that individuals of low human capital don’t understand concepts like property rights, private ownership or small government. Providing valuable services in exchange for money is an alien idea for these people. For the feckless and incompetent, the right way to build wealth is to take money from others. The rightContinue reading “Thought #28”
“If you can’t beat them, migrate to their nations and call them racist!” chanted the non-Occidental peoples of the earth as they steered their donkeys for Europe.
Vampire: George, I’m making lunch. Would you like a sandwich?George: Yes, please. Vampire: Do you want turkey or ham on your sandwich?George: Ham, please.Vampire: (feigning uncertainty) What?George: Ham. Vampire: You said ham?George: Yes. Vampire: So, it’s ham then?George: Yes.Vampire: Not turkey?George: No. Vampire: Ham?George: Yes.Vampire: That’s what you want? George: Yes.Vampire: So, you want ham?George: Yes! For the last time! Yes!Continue reading “Portrait Of An Emotional Vampire”
Meeting very successful people can demotivate. They often remind me of valedictorians. Valedictorians are rarely motivated by intellectual curiosity. Instead they’re driven by the desire to win plus neuroticism. Of the best students I’ve known, I can’t remember them saying anything that resembled an interesting thought. Valedictorians are fearful people who cannot imagine breaking rules.Continue reading “The Banality Of Success”
“The boys at my high school were intimidated by my intelligence. That’s why I wasn’t asked to prom. What other explanation is there?” asked Allison C.B. Mossman-Woodward, Ph.D, Graduate Professor of Woman’s Studies. The mass of her neck jowl was large enough to make an actual noise as she shook her head for emphasis.
So, you can’t muster up the empathy to share in the feelings of your friends as they suffer before you; But you’re driven to tears at the thought of thirsty third-worlders you will never meet? I call bullshit.
Two out of three IHOP customers have a limp.
Expressing an interest in pursuing a political career should permanently disqualify you from being allowed influence in politics. The same goes for most public roles (police, judge, teacher, alderman). The reason is that bad people chase power like an addict hunts his next high.