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Monday morning snow blindness

by | Feb 22, 2021 | Mondays | 2 comments

Well, it’s Monday, and that alone makes the day pretty miserable. It’s got to be about 10x more miserable if you’re in Texas right now, given everything that’s happened there with the snowstorm. The situation there has gotten so bad, apparently, that groceries have flown off the shelves and both power and water have gone down across large parts of the state. This is a good reminder of the fact that “civilisation”, as we understand it in the modern day, is really not much more than a way to allow large numbers of people to live together in cities without dying like flies:

If you’re down in Texas and suffering from the situation, my prayers are with you and I hope that you and your family will get through all of this without too may issues. Unlike a lot of commenters on the subject, I’m not about to take this opportunity to criticise American infrastructure – I just want Texas back up and running ASAFP.

The situation is, however, a rather good reminder of the fact that “green” energy is merely a byword for “anti-civilisational measures”. I’ve said it many times before, and I repeat this down below: widespread adoption of “green” energy, especially if done along with reductions in conventional energy generation methods like natural gas and coal, has about the same long-term effect as bombing a nation back into the early Stone Age. They used to rely on wind and solar energy back then too – at about one one-hundredth of one percent of our modern levels of productivity.

If that’s what the Greenies want to go back to, best of luck to them – let’s ship them all off to sub-Saharan Africa or rural India and see how they fare.

As for the rest of us – we rather like having modern internet and power and light and heat. Especially since internet connectivity allows us to view things like the Great Mondaydact Browser Buster (yes, it’s a few hours late today, I’ve been busy, get off my back) and cat memes on teh innarwebz.

At any rate, the rest of the Browser Crusher is here for your viewing pleasure today, so enjoy. And if you’re in Texas – stay warm, stay safe, and stay out of trouble. The roasting summer will MORE than make up for these two weeks of extreme cold.


His Most Illustrious, Noble, August, Benevolent, and Legendary Celestial Majesty, the God-Emperor of Mankind, Donaldus Triumphus Magnus Astra, the First of His Name, the Lion of Midnight, may the Lord bless him and preserve him, is doing what he must to reform the Republicuck Party:

Trump has received dozens of requests from prospective candidates who wish to earn his support, and he is fielding them as he sees fit. Trump has rejected meetings with former South Carolina governor and 2024 hopeful Nikki Haley and with House and Senate GOP candidates vying for his ear.

Formal meetings with prospects could begin as early as March, according to Politico.

Trump has refocused on the movement he began now that the Senate impeachment trial fully acquitted him, lording the America First agenda into battle against the “business as usual” crowd in Washington, DC. With $31 million on hand, bankrolled by his leadership PAC, Save America, Trump’s coffers will strategically be invested.

This week, Trump met with his former campaign manager Brad Parscale to discuss online fundraising components and how he can leverage social media despite Twitter’s “Orwellian-like” censorship tactics. According to reports, Trump also met again with House Minority Whip Steve Scalise (R-LA) and his eldest son, Don Jr.

This is, in and of itself, a Good Thing. And the GOP voters – as opposed to the GOPe – clearly want MOAR TRUMP!!!:

Rasmussen’s recent survey, taken February 16-17, 2020, among 1,000 likely U.S. voters, indicated establishment Republicans still have an issue, as a majority of Republican voters believe the party should continue to go down the path the former president laid out.

“As the Republican Party reorganizes itself going forward, should it be more like former President Trump or more like the average GOP member of Congress?” the survey asked.

Across the board, a plurality of likely voters, 45 percent, said the party should be “more like former President Trump,” compared to 42 percent who said it should be “more like the average GOP member of Congress.” Among Republicans specifically, 72 percent say the party should be more like Trump, compared to 20 percent who said it should be more like a GOP member of Congress. A plurality of voters unaffiliated with either major political party also indicated that the GOP should be more like Trump moving forward, 44 percent to the 39 percent who disagreed.

Again, not a bad thing. I’m all for Republicans wanting more of a Trump-style MAGA platform is a Good Thing, especially given that the Republicuck Party prefers to run than fight in every single conflict. Trump was the first Republican in about 30 years to come along and stand his ground.

But, what exactly is the point of engaging in electoral politics when the Left can rig elections at will now?


#BasedTucker is based:


Mark Dice looks at the clown car crash that was the Fake President’s recent town hall:

Town hall? More like Town Hell. Seriously, what the Daemoncrats are doing to their Fake President surely amounts to elder abuse at this point.


Dave from Blue Collar Logic looks at a poll that indicates that face-diapers and this silly “social distancing” nonsense are going to be permanent fixtures of life soon:

The Coof clearly isn’t nearly as dangerous as everyone thinks it is. A significant number of Kung Flu cases MIGHT be nothing more than genetically modified influenza – we don’t know for sure, and I’m certainly not going to base my opinion on the subject on something that someone posts anonymously on a forum somewhere. These stupid face diapers don’t do much of anything to protect us. And social distancing is nothing new in America, who are some of THE most socially distant people anywhere on Earth.

So basically, we’re massively inconveniencing ourselves, and destroying our economies, and killing our children’s futures, simply because we don’t want to give Granny a bad case of the sniffles.

What a crock.

And Jason is greatly amused by the trouble that Andrew “Da Goobah-naytuh” Cuomo finds himself in right now:


Bill Whittle and his buddy Alfonzo Rachel take a sober and sensible look at the deadliest of all sins:


The Male Brain is back this week with plenty of interesting stuff to make your monday better. We start with a video from Insider that looks at battle tactics in historical movies, like my beloved 300, and whether they match up to what actually happened:

I take serious issue with this guy’s outright dismissal of othismos as a battle tactic. I suspect one Dr. Victor Davis Hanson, who literally wrote the book on ancient hoplite battle tactics, might have a thing or two to say about it as well. And the idea that pushing did not occur and was not important in ancient battles, with Greek phalanxes and Roman legions, doesn’t make sense given the fact that both the Greeks and Romans heavily emphasised the importance of mass when pushing against enemy lines and formations.

Moving on – Thomas Sowell shows absolutely no sign whatsoever of slowing down in his 90s (!!!!!), and explains in a classic video why the Left hates the very idea of the nuclear family:

How It Should Have Ended makes a rather good case for changing the ending of WW84:

ScreenRant explains the, uh, “reasoning” that went into that godawful movie, Prometheus:

Apparently there is a shirt out there with the tagline, “property of Prometheus school of running away from things”. If you’ve seen the film, you know what I’m on about. If you haven’t… trust us, you didn’t miss anything. It’s terrible.

Felix Rex has a brief video with no words from him at all about how we’re now in the “Kali Yuga” part of the Great Cycle, or whatever it is that Hindus call it:

Dawn notes that we’ve actually been in that part of the cycle for the better part of the last few decades, and he’s right.

Another video from Felix Rex about Burma:

Most of us are very much in the “don’t know, don’t care” category when it comes to Burma. I visited it, once, back in 2019, for about 20 hours. (Read that story here.) All I can say is that during my VERY brief stay in Rangoon, or Yangon, or whatever they call it these days, I saw a country that actually seemed to be quite a lot nicer than you might think.

Now, depending on your point of view, you could argue that the military are complete douchebags for denying the will of the people. OR you could argue that they are doing what the military is supposed to do in order to defend the integrity and stability of the government from corruption and conspiracy.

I honestly couldn’t be arsed to figure out who is telling the truth. Burma is a messed-up country with over 100 ethnic groups in it that mutually loathe each other. (Yet another wonderful legacy left by British imperialists – my general admiration for them aside, the fact is that they seriously phucked up major aspects of the countries that they colonised, though not everything.)


Forbes has the full opening statement from GameSTONK investor Keith Gill’s testimony on the Capitol, in front of the skidmark of American politics, Mad Maxine Waters:

That opening statement, along with other statements made during the hearings, went viral, and that isn’t surprising. I am surely not the only person greatly amused by the fact that Mad Maxine pretends to be a great champion for the poor and oppressed, while simultaneously persecuting ordinary investors who wanted to teach the hedgies a harsh lesson.


Paul Ramsey offers up his thoughts about El Rushbo’s sad passing:


PJW looks at SIlly Billy Gates and his flagrant hypocrisy:

Have you ever noticed how diseased a lot of these globalists look?

I’m serious. Look at Bill and Hillary Clinton, or Bill Gates, or Jeff Bezos, or Mark Zuckerberg, or any of these globalist shills. They look like they’re actually wasting away from some sort of horrible inner disease.

What you see is a physical manifestation of the spiritual cancer that eats away at them. That’s what you will find with just about EVERY ticket-taker. They look and sound great for decades, while the dark gifts of the Lightbringer work for them. But eventually, the price that they pay through their souls will always show up on their bodies.

Meanwhile, take a look at Donald Trump. See how virile, tough, and strong he looks? That’s because, at some point in his life, he refused to take the ticket. And that’s why we can trust him, in spite of his MANY manifest failings as a human being.


Lord Razor of the Fist Clan is vastly amused by the severe buyer’s remorse that a good many Biden voters now have:

I used to feel sorry for Daemoncrats who lost their jobs because of Daemoncrat stupidity. Not any more. If you voted for Biden and against Trump, you deserve EXACTLY what you’re getting. YOU asked for it, after all.


The Dizzle proves, yet again, why you don’t want to match wits with a psychopath:

As I’ve said for years, there will come a day when the Hitler Downfall Meme will cease to be funny. This is STILL not that day.

And Bruno Ganz was a GREAT actor. RIP, sir.


Dr. Frank Turek from Cross Examined offers some deep wisdom about why people have a hard time accepting Jesus:


Dr. Jay Smith from Pfander Films has a short (relatively speaking, for him) video about why our understanding of Mecca, as depicted in Islamic sources, is all wrong:


Al-Fadi from CIRA International sits down with his good friend Dr. Jay Smith to talk about textual criticism of the Koran, and why it reveals so much about the giant hole with lots of narratives in it that is Islam:


Jon from Whaddo You Meme??! offers up some closing thoughts on the fallout from the Ravi Zacharias scandal:


China Uncensored takes a detailed look behind the scenes at the power struggle between China’s billionaire Jack Ma and the Communist Party:


America Uncovered investigates the massive and mounting scandal over what De Goombah Cuomo did with nursing homes in his state:


Jared Taylor from American Renaissance expands on the “New New Math” that is being inflicted upon poor American children these days:

This reminds me of an old maths joke:

Image result for common core math memes

I have two degrees in mathematics. Not ONCE have I ever thought that linear algebra, or multivariable calculus, or statistics, were “racist”. In fact, a big part of the reason why I’m finding the intellectual content of my current studies relatively easy, is precisely because I learned how to think rigourously and analytically from studying mathematics.

Fear for the future of your children, gentlemen. Homeschool or die at this point.


Terrence Popp has even less patience for the stupidity of this whole “white privilege” idea than I do, and that’s saying something:


Midnight’s Edge has a number of hot takes on the developing situation around Gina Carano’s cancelling by the Devil Mouse – or, more accurately, by Queen Karen Kennedy:


Gary from Nerdrotic shows that all, and I mean ALL, of the goodwill that the STAR WARS fanbase gave to the Devil Mouse after Jedi Master Luke Skywalker’s reappearance in the Season 2 finale of The Mandalorian, is now GONE:


The Drinker reviews, through whiskey-coloured lenses, one of the most bonkers movies that Luc Besson ever made – and that is quite a statement, given the man’s filmography:


Your “Science is F***ING WEIRD” moment of the week is from Dawn Pine, and is all about the Solar System’s most far-out planetoid:

Farfarout’s current distance from the Sun is 132 astronomical units (au); 1 au is the distance between the Earth and Sun. For comparison, Pluto is only 34 au from the Sun. The newly discovered object has a very elongated orbit that takes it out to 175 au at its most distant, and inside the orbit of Neptune, to around 27 au, when it is closest to the Sun.

Farfarout’s journey around the Sun takes about a thousand years, crossing the giant planet Neptune’s orbit every time. This means Farfarout has probably experienced strong gravitational interactions with Neptune over the age of the solar system, and is the reason why it has such a large and elongated orbit.

“A single orbit of Farfarout around the Sun takes a millennium,” said Tholen. “Because of this long orbital period, it moves very slowly across the sky, requiring several years of observations to precisely determine its trajectory.”

What can we say, other than… far out!


Your long read of the week is by Mike Whitney at The Unz Review, and offers up a quite alarming look at the Commiepox Jab:

I would argue that this infrastructure was not painstakingly assembled to save humanity from the “killer virus”, but to implement a strategy for inserting needles in the arms of 7 billion people. This is not philanthropy. This is something else altogether. Something calculating, underhanded, and sinister. But that is just my opinion.

Of course, it’s all a crazy conspiracy theory and even if it is happening it’s not really happening because our real owners and our new Reality Czar have already decided that it’s not happening. In fact, they are reaching out across the Internet to “disappear” anyone who dares to mention what they think is actually going on. That said, we still must reconcile all the inconsistencies, half-truths and outright lies with the fact that people are dying after taking the jab. That’s the one fact that cannot be denied.

So, how do we resolve these inconsistencies? How do we explain the permanent state of emergency that only serves to strengthen the power of tyrants and their lackeys, how do we reconcile the lockdowns, the masks, the school closures, and the deliberate obliteration of our civilization for a virus that kills just 1 in every 400 infected people?

It’s impossible. It can’t be done. When the government goes crazy and loses the confidence of the people, skeptics will come up with theories that explain what’s going on. It’s only natural. And that’s what’s happening now.

As for the vaccines, well, we know that reputable professionals have warned us that these zombie injections could impact fertility health and mortality, but is that probable? After all, the experts, celebrities and media are promoting these mRNA vaccines with more exuberance than any Madison Avenue product-launch in history.

Read the whole thing, particularly RFK’s notes about how the Chinese themselves abandoned attempts to create a stable SARS vaccine because of the ways that their vaccine candidates blew up in animal trials.

I’m not against vaccines as a general rule. I think that they perform a vital and life-saving role. But I am absolutely against dangerous and unproven technologies being foisted on us by government bureaucrats, when alternative and countervailing arguments are suppressed.


Linkage is good for you:

And some more from Dawn Pine:


The Neo-Tsar is very rightly proud of the achievements of his country and its people against MASSIVE international pressure:


History lessons of the week:


Your Great Man of the Week is the legendary Frederick the Great of Prussia:


Apparently you will be able to use the grapple-hook on Banshees in HALO Infinite. How do you suppose that would look?:

Dude. NOVEMBER CANNOT GET HERE SOON ENOUGH.

Also…


Wazzocks gonna wazzock:

Those are easily the funniest clips…

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IN THE WORLD.

No, honestly, I laughed so hard, and for so long, at that first one, that I’m pretty sure I actually ruptured something.

Oh, all right, one more:


Kitchen Nightmares with the Angry Scot:


Comedy hour:

Christina Applegate, back in the day… just WOW!!! She was a smart blonde playing a dumb blonde, and did it very, very well.

And now, on the other end of the spectrum:


Your weekly dose of the legendary Sharpe series from ITV:


Pics, guns, girls:

My first instinct when looking at Kristi Noem was to think that she was just another GOPe mommy-blogger promoted by the Cucks into a position way out of her league, who shouldn’t be in charge of anything bigger than a lemonade stand.

Turns out, I was quite wrong and badly misjudged Mrs. Noem.

Kristi Noem is the real deal. She got married young, had kids, educated herself after putting her family first, created her own business, and ran her family’s ranch. This isn’t some hack politician. She actually is from and of the people.

Yeah, she’s got her problems – including the serious case of “Crazy Eyes”. But she actually seems to be a competent and capable governor.

As long as it’s not a Budweiser. That stuff is frozen horse piss in a bottle.

I’ve heard either Jezza or Captain Slow use that at some point, I’m sure. It’s rilliant.

Headlines of the week indicate that Floriduh Policeman is sick and tired of dealing with his redneck cousins:

Your “EVERYTHING IS RACIST!!!” moment of the week:

Your “Breast Friends” moment of the week:

Headlines like that make me think that some people are just too stupid to live.

Your “Life with the Flintstones” moment of the week:

Your “Arglebargle Bloviating Bullshit” moment of the week:

$10 if you could even figure out WTF that meant. My eyes glazed over after the second word.

Your “Deer Donald Letter” moment of the week:

No snark here, this one speaks for itself:

Your “Ancient Aliens” moment of the week:

Your “Fun With Portals” moment of the week:

Your “Premature Detonation” moment of the week:

Your “Main Monkey Business” moment of the week:

I can really relate to this next one:

Your “When Pigs Fly” moment of the week:

This next headline actually makes a lot of sense, given that women constantly tell us men that if we can’t figure out what’s wrong, they sure as shit won’t tell us:

Your “Crime and No Punishment” moment of the week:

It’s such a bonkers idea that only the Russians could possibly have thought it up.

Evidently I have a very serious decision to make, then.

WORLD CHAMPION WINNER OF THIS CHALLENGE, EVERY SINGLE YEAR!!!

This one is just… I mean… le sigh:

Remember what I said about some people being too dumb to exist?

Ah, yes, the patron saint of business schools.


Your Dog of the Week is the rather cute Russian Harlequin Hound:

Russian Harlequin Hound

Your aminules are adorkable moment of the week

And also your animals are absolute DICKS moment of the week, to balance things out:


Gym beast props this week go to two of the strongest men in human history:


Buakaw Beatdown of the Week:

Good Lord. That man is carved out of solid steel.

Also, the Buakawminator appears to be well on track to creating a new generation of Thai fighters who share his approach to fighting:

Buakaw himself is an absolute terror in the ring because of the extreme physicality and power of his fighting style. Now imagine several different versions of the same style, adapted to different weight classes, all exemplifying classical muay thai in all of its devastating power.

Banchamek Gym might just become a dominant stable of champions in the near future – it is already well on the way to doing so.


Jesus loves knockouts:


Synthwave keeps things heavy:


#HeavyMetalDeathCrusader

I am SERIOUSLY addicted to that album. I’ve listened to almost nothing else for the past 10 days. It’s AMAZEBALLS.


And finally here is your Instathot to get the week off to a happy start. Her name is Jade Grobler, age 23, and she’s Sefrikin – born and raised in South Africa, then moved to Australia in her late teens, apparently. As Instathots go, she’s far from the worst; she doesn’t have an OnlyFans page and doesn’t do nudie shoots. She has been pretty open about getting fake boobs in the past, and didn’t much care for the experience, apparently.

These days she makes a living as a bikini and Bang Energy model, flogging various products on Instaham for likes and kickbacks. But she likes surfing, puppies, koalas, and beaches, so she’s got that going for her.

That’s all for this Monday, chaps. Off to work with ye now. The future health and happiness of billions of people depends on your ability to fight Man-Made Temperature Change, whatever the F**K that is.

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  1. MrUNIVAC

    Cleared H5:G on solo Legendary. I stand by my previous comments. However, it’s nowhere near the second hardest Legendary campaign as TVTropes contends. The squad actually makes things a lot easier, both by reviving you and by abusing the fact that their weapons have infinite ammo. I cleared the triple Warden fight in two tries by giving all three of them incineration cannons, pointing to a Warden, and watching the fun. Even if I got taken out by friendly fire, he was usually stunned long enough to get revived.

    I also plowed through Halo Wars on Legendary (it came for free with my Halo Wars 2 UE). Good game, and pretty inventive for a late 2000’s RTS, but man, Legendary is just miserable. The computer gets infinite resources, so every map turns into one of those “last stand” missions that every RTS since the original StarCraft has had.

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  2. MrUNIVAC

    Can we get some love for Marathon in the next browser buster? I couldn’t play Doom on a Mac, but once this came out I didn’t even care. I prefer Marathon 2, but all three are great and Durandal is one of my all-time favorite characters in anything.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GCn7IyzrNrU&list=WL&index=36

    It’s also completely free to play! I’ve gone through all three games in AlephOne, and they’re close enough to the original experience that I can’t tell the difference, which is my yardstick for emulation or remasters.

    https://alephone.lhowon.org/

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