Category: Philosophy

We’re All Ads

Craftsmanship at an all time low…salesmanship booming…. We’re all ads now. SouthPark nailed it. P.S. – Selling things is not a craft. It’s a fart. Necessary, at times rewarding, and essential but so so stinky. Enjoy this post? Consider helping cover web hosting costs,…

Ideologues

I just stumbled across a quote that perfectly captures the disdain I have for ideologues. Morality is always removed from moralizers. Though philosophers engage in rhetoric – Rhetoriticians are not philosophers. “After communists, most of all I hate anti-communists.” – Sergei Dovlatov, Soviet dissident….

Thoughts on Depression

I offer some suggestions on dealing with the blues. An offering called forth by the disheartening rate of suicides we’re seeing during the Coronavirus lockdown. Enjoy this post? Consider helping cover web hosting costs, and legitimizing my carpal tunnel by donating to my Paypal. 

TFS 59 – Scott Adams’s Bil Keane Epiphany And My Problem With Shrinks

I discuss problems with seeing your comments, a recent Scott Adams video, and a few other odds and ends. Scott Adam’s Vid – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IWN4PCgPv08&t=837s My Essay – https://fractaljournal.com/2020/05/18/scott-adamss-bil-keane-epiphany-and-my-problem-with-shrinks-an-essay/ Enjoy this post? Consider helping cover web hosting costs, and legitimizing my carpal tunnel by donating…

Scott Adams’s Bil Keane Epiphany and My Problem With Shrinks (An Essay)

     In one of his recent videos, Scott Adams of Dilbert fame recounted an interesting episode from his career. He had had an epiphany. Delivered courtesy of one Bil Keane of Family Circus fame. The revelation was that Scott was a cartoonist’s cartoonist….

TFS 57 – Notes on Transhumanism and ‘The Myth of Moscvabad’

Muh Essay: https://fractaljournal.com/2020/05/15/notes-on-transhumanism-an-essay-on-being/ FreedomAlternatives Vid:    Anatoly Karlin’s Article: https://www.unz.com/akarlin/myth-of-moskvabad/ Enjoy this post? – Please support the Journal (Paypal Link)

Notes On Transhumanism – An Essay on Being

No one gets a grip on living. The uncanny fact of existence is elusive. This is, no doubt, due to the transitory nature of mankind. How well can existence register in a mere eighty years? Are there any mortals that can pluck the flower…

TFS 54 – American Single Malts, Workin’ for a Livin’, Muh Millenials, and YouTube Bric a Brac

It takes Courage and Conviction to keep this shitty caterpillar squatting above my upper lip till June. While we’re at it let’s explore the shibboleth of ‘workin’ for a livin’. Ah, dear yet more tedious observations regarding Millenials to contend with. All this while…

TFS 50 – Principle vs Allegiance, Tales of Idiocy, and ‘Looming Meat Shortages’

I continue the discussion of civilizational decline. With an examination of the difference between principle and allegiance and what this means for the rule of law. Other Supporting Topics Include How anti-intellectualism and the abdication of the Enlightenment ethos have led to ack of…

TFS 49 – Internet Busybodies prove Peter Hitchens Concerns

Peter Hitchens does a rather excellent job of describing our decline. It is not the moralist’s self-righteous ramblings that Hitchens brings to the table. But, rather a very tangible, quantifiable, decay in standards and practices that affect everything from personal interactions to jurisprudence. Just…