Category Archives: Culture

The West’s Ongoing Collapse at the Hands of Identity Politics and Neoliberal Ideology: 2019 Update

The free fall of contemporary academia into speech & thought totalitarianism continued … & likely to progress further given the unwillingness of those with resources to use them to oppose this ongoing juggernaut. Continue reading

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Moon Madness and the Fate of the Liberty Movement

“You look pale.”  —Blair to Clay, Less Than Zero (1987) My last article garnered responses I predicted but hoped would not occur: emails from folks who not only believe the moon landings were faked, but think the Earth is flat. … Continue reading

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Of Moon Landings, False Rabbit Trails, and Approaching Epistemic Oblivion

It’s the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing. “We came in peace for all mankind” reads the plaque left behind by Neil Armstrong & “Buzz” Aldrin. Except that on Earth there is no peace, & some believe the whole thing was faked. Did we really go to the moon? The Lost Generation Philosopher ponders the mystery…. Continue reading

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Materialism (Vers. 2.0, Part 6)

“Materialism Part 6” continues the discussion by asking, and answering, What is the Christian worldview? What sets Christianity apart from other world religions? Are the New Atheism and other manifestations of skepticism at all credible? Continue reading

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Materialism (Vers. 2.0, Part 5)

Continuing the discussion of how the materialist worldview has left Western civilization & culture morally adrift, & vulnerable to the forces presently destroying it from within. Continue reading

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Materialism (Vers. 2.0, Part 4)

Materialism (Vers. 2.0, Part 4) continues the discussion begun in Parts 1 – 3, asking whether any secular moral theories are sufficient to thwart modern tendencies toward relativism, nihilism, and abuses of money and power. Continue reading

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Materialism (vers 2.0., Part 3)

Our discussion continues: what, precisely, is materialism? It is not simply the pursuit of wealth & material goods. It is a comprehensive worldview. It is important to understand this distinction to understand one of the most basic issues our civilization must eventually face. Continue reading

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