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Was Lockdown Worth the Cost? 18-Month Quest to Find Out What the Data Says

Goal of this Project: to determine, over a 18-24 month period, to see what unambiguous scientific study and scientific research reveals about the efficacy and/or “cost” of global, national, and regional lockdowns. Hypothesis Attempted: I will desire, however, to bring a hypothesis to the forefront of this project and see if the data and scientific […]

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Jordan Peterson’s Forward to the 50th Anniversary of Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn’s Epic ‘The Gulag Archipelago’

The three volumes of The Gulag Archipelago — one continuous, extended scream of outrage — are, paradoxically, brilliant, bitter, disbelieving and infused with awe: awe at the strength characterising the best among us, in the worst of all situations. In that monumental text, published in 1973, Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn conducted “an experiment in literary investigation” — a hybrid […]

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You Might Be A Statist IF…

You might be a statist if… If any political discussion finds you regularly using the expression “it’s clear the government isn’t doing enough to ” … you might be a statist. If you’re left-leaning and see “the evil Right” as the cause of all major problems…you might be a statist. If you think the war […]

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Political Memes are SO Stupid!!

What are memes? Urban Dictionary calls them “Popular quotes, images, and real people, which are copied, imitated, and spread all over the Internet(s)!” Interestingly enough, it neglects to mention that those quotes are generally made up, in order to emphasize a humorous or political point that contrasts with or embellishes the image they’re blazoned across. […]

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The Anti-Vote Movement

Why almost everyone (i.e. the uninformed, politically-ignorant masses) should stay home this November! Wearing an “I Voted” sticker on Election Day announces that you are a proud participant in the grand tradition of representative democracy, the worst system except all the others. It says “I care,” “I’m informed,” and perhaps also “this shirt is machine […]