Tag: History

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 46 – Tunnels Beneath National Parks and Georgian Fears

There’s some pretty weird stuff going on in our national parks and one commentator suggested something chilling. Also, I had a long day reading and listening to the various criticisms of Russia that have been sent my way. This is just a preliminary toe-dip…

Boogey Men

One of my favorite authors decided to troll his readership with a half-truth: men are evil. Here’s the link: https://www.unz.com/freed/its-a-mans-world/ Since, I got my ass handed to me at UPS today and didn’t wake up till four fucking PM here’s some thoughts that I…

Historical Oddities Tuesday: Meiji Era a Case Study in the Dangers of Neo-traditionalism

While researching the Shindo Renmei, which was for all intents and purposes a Shinto terrorist group in Brazil, during WWII  – I stumbled across the following article: https://www.researchgate.net/publication/242494954_The_Failed_Prophecy_of_Shinto_Nationalism_and_the_Rise_of_Japanese_Brazilian_Catholicism Which describes the transition from Shintoism to Catholicism of the migrants. What I extrapolated from this…

Imperial Japan, Bertrand Russell, and Productivity (Vlog Thing)

Finally back in the house. It’s a touch difficult to pick a title for one of these vlogs that’s all over the place. So, I sort of just listed some of the main topics under discussion. I go over those and some odds and…

Why History? Why Learning?

So, I stumbled across the Shindo Renmei. An interesting group that sprang out of an interesting set of circumstances. It is a peculiarity in the truest sense of the word. Absolutely dependent on the specifics of its time and place. That is the case…

2012 Wine, New Laptop, Some Japan Trivia, and a Tune (Vlog)

  Odds and ends ranging from a discussion of a new bit of gear that has that old bit of Malware called Windows installed. Why I’m probably going to use it for at least a year despite the excellence of the Linux desktop environment….

A Profoundly Unamerican Sentiment (Fixed Vlog)

To deprive an individual of the right to govern his own affairs is an unamerican idea. Call Me An Idiot Here http://www.minds.com/Weirmellow Or Here mellow.mission.productions@gmail.com Support This Here http://www.subscribestar.com/TFJ Or With PayPal

A Profoundly UnAmerican Sentiment (Vlog)

Uh OH! Looks like YT formatted out the clip I had in the video…bbl. It’s no big probably has to do with  the fact that it was webm clip. Should be fixed sometime tommorow. Apologies. A dirty Ruski opines on Lockian values. Call Me…

Earthquakes, Aliens, and twinkly eyed Irishmen (Vlog)

Huh…I uploaded this yesterday but I guess I forgot to hit publish. Sleep is important. 1) More McNamara Why so paranoid? 2)More Japan Magnitude 7.9 Earthquake 3) More Rogan Smug Call Me An Idiot Here http://www.minds.com/Weirmellow Or Here mellow.mission.productions@gmail.com Support This Here http://www.subscribestar.com/TFJ Or…