Thought Dump #3

We often cling to the spirit for no other reason than to avoid the rigours of the letter. Fasting on Wednesdays and Fridays? Sounds hard! A lot easier to pretend that the real meaning of fasting is just to think nice thoughts.

Western civilization is already dead. All the problems it now seems to be facing—diversity, the refugee crisis, demographic implosion, etc.—are but the flies and beetles feeding on its corpse. A healthy immune system throws off invaders naturally.

You can tell if a woman is slutty or not from her attitude towards wasting food. [ . . . ] 

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Thought Dump #2

In an age of total spiritual collapse, “clean your room” starts to sound like profound, life-giving wisdom.

The hymen is Nature’s freshness seal.

How to tell if you’re good looking or charming: do you catch flack on the Internet for saying things you routinely get away with in real life?

The poor distinguish themselves by ostentation, the rich by thrift. [ . . . ]

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Thought Dump

You’re more likely to regret doing things you wanted to do than things you didn’t want to do.

Monarchy, in which the franchise is limited to one person, is the most efficient form of democracy.

If “so, what do you do?” weren’t the most common question asked by strangers, people would choose their careers differently. [ . . . ]

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On C.S. Lewis’ The Abolition of Man

The Abolition of Man is, above all, an argument in favour of the existence of objective values. In Lewis’ view, the universe is the kind of thing that demands certain responses from us, whether we happen to respond correctly or not. For example, the universe says you should speak the truth, love your neighbour, honour your parents, etc. One law obliges king and peasant alike. [ . . . ]

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Sundry Thoughts

The sensation of making progress is the fulcrum of sanity.

In academia, “critical thinking” means adopting the conclusions of your leftist professors. Then you are a critical thinker.

“Critical thinking”: the ability to turn Nietzsche into a misunderstood thinker who secretly believed everything that just happens to be currently in vogue. [ . . . ]

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