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Monday morning with the good doctor

by | Sep 6, 2021 | Mondays | 0 comments

It is Monday again, and where I am, the summer weather has FINALLY woken up and realised that it is, in fact, time for the Sun to shine and temperatures to rise. This, after many weeks of weather that ranged from mild to miserable. We’ve got one last gasp of real summer weather before the misery sets in again – which, around here, is about 5 months of the year. People in this part of the world basically love to bitch about how bad the weather is, all the time, and they are never happy.

Fortunately, that problem does not afflict my readers, who are manly men of manliness and as such are not much given to whining. And it applies even less today, because it is of course time for the Great Mondaydact Browser Buster – on Labour Day, no less, at least over in the US of A.

Being the heathen rebel colonists that they are, the Damn Yankees insist on celebrating everything completely bassackwards, which is why the rest of the world celebrates Labour Day (CORRECTLY SPELLED, dammit!) on May 1st, while the Americans insist on doing so on the first weekend of September. I really don’t have a clue as to why, and I can’t be arsed to find out, but it’s an interesting conundrum nonetheless.

That being said – let’s dedicate today to the memory of a man who did more good works in his short life than any ten of us could likely hope to achieve. His name was Dr. Albert Schweizer, and he was genuinely a good and decent man in a corrupt and broken world.

The Male Brain suggested today’s theme, so I’ll turn it over to him:

Can you be remembered for the last thing you have done, and your whole other life efforts be “forgotten”?

This is the case of this Monday’s role model – Albert Schweitzer.

About the Man

Schweitzer (January 14, 1875-September 4, 1965) was born into an Alsatian family which for generations had been devoted to religion, music, and education. His father and maternal grandfather were ministers; both of his grandfathers were talented organists; many of his relatives were persons of scholarly attainments.

Schweitzer entered into his intensive theological studies in 1893 at the University of Strasbourg where he obtained a doctorate in philosophy in 1899, with a dissertation on the religious philosophy of Kant, and received his licentiate in theology in 1900. He began preaching at St. Nicholas Church in Strasbourg in 1899; he served in various high ranking administrative posts from 1901 to 1912 in the Theological College of St.Thomas, the college he had attended at the University of Strasbourg. In 1906 he published The Quest of the Historical Jesus, a book on which much of his fame as a theological scholar rests.

Meanwhile he continued with a distinguished musical career initiated at an early age with piano and organ lessons. Only nine when he first performed in his father’s church, he was, from his young manhood to his middle eighties, recognized as a concert organist, internationally known. From his professional engagements he earned funds for his education, particularly his later medical schooling, and for his African hospital. Musicologist as well as performer, Schweitzer wrote a biography of Bach in 1905 in French, published a book on organ building and playing in 1906, and rewrote the Bach book in German in 1908.

Having decided to go to Africa as a medical missionary rather than as a pastor, Schweitzer in 1905 began the study of medicine at the University of Strasbourg. In 1913, having obtained his M.D. degree, he founded his hospital at Lambaréné in French Equatorial Africa, but in 1917 he and his wife were sent to a French internment camp as prisoners of war. Released in 1918, Schweitzer spent the next six years in Europe, preaching in his old church, giving lectures and concerts, taking medical courses, writing On the Edge of the Primeval Forest, The Decay and Restoration of Civilization, Civilization and Ethics, and Christianity and the Religions of the World.

Schweitzer returned to Lambaréné in 1924 and except for relatively short periods of time, spent the remainder of his life there. With the funds earned from his own royalties and personal appearance fees and with those donated from all parts of the world, he expanded the hospital to seventy buildings which by the early 1960’s could take care of over 500 patients in residence at any one time.

At Lambaréné, Schweitzer was doctor and surgeon in the hospital, pastor of a congregation, administrator of a village, superintendent of buildings and grounds, writer of scholarly books, commentator on contemporary history, musician, host to countless visitors. The honors he received were numerous, including the Goethe Prize of Frankfurt and honorary doctorates from many universities emphasizing one or another of his achievements. The Nobel Peace Prize for 1952, having been withheld in that year, was given to him on December 10, 1953. With the $33,000 prize money, he started the leprosarium at Lambaréné.

Albert Schweitzer died on September 4, 1965, and was buried at Lambaréné.

What People Remember

“Albert Schweitzer? Isn’t he that guy who did work in Africa?”. We are talking about an actual multi-talent (modeling and performing is not actual multi talent). This was a man who was at the top of the game in everything he chose to do. He was a religious scholar (and a good one), a musician (a good one and creator of a new genre), a doctor (probably a good one), a philosopher (ok, maybe not the best, but he still left a small mark and that’s why he received the Nobel peace prize) and a man with endless drive who improved the lives of many people.

Religiously speaking, the guy challenged the critical view of Jesus and was a Christian apologist. He single handedly created a new musical genre (ok, not a famous one, but still). No one remembers that. People remember the work he did in Africa (very important, no denying) and no one else remembers that he was an actual polymath (no – gaming and popular culture do not count as one).

What He Did


If you’ve ever wondered what a heretical “Christian” bullshit artist and spin-doctor sounds like, just spend some time listening to the nonsense that Churchians like Joel Osteen spread through their pulpits, via ReformedWiki2.0:


The Deep State’s successful coup against 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, was indeed an utter disaster for the whole world, as Conrad Black – a Canadian, but don’t hold that against him – points out:

Despite the frenzied, wall-to-wall, linked-armed international effort to present Trump as a brutal, crooked, moron, he almost eliminated unemployment and illegal immigration, did eliminate energy imports, and by identifying and incentivizing “enterprise zones,” he created conditions in which the lowest 20 per cent of American income earners were gaining income in percentage terms compared to the top 10 per cent on the income scale. President Trump, without demagogy or hyperbole, attracted American attention to the commercial and geopolitical threat from China. He incited NATO to stop sponging off America and raise the national defence commitments to figures much more closely approximating their long-standing promises to the United States. (Canada was one of the most delinquent countries and has been one of the most sluggish to respond-the Trudeau government dissented from and mocked virtually every position that President Trump took and now is probably the most egregious and ungrateful alliance freeloader. Trump was the first U.S. president since Herbert Hoover not to visit Canada while in office.)

Because Canada is so close to the United States and more than 90 per cent of Canadians live within 200 miles of the U.S. border, and because most English-speaking Canadians are culturally almost indistinguishable from Americans living in northern states, Canada knows the United States better than other foreigners and is most profoundly influenced by the mobile currents of American public opinion. For this reason, Donald Trump naturally appeared to us as the apogee of the Ugly American: a braggart, a bully, a know-nothing, and the personification of vulgar and avaricious American materialism: the ugly face of American capitalism and jingoism. This was a caricature, but like most recognizable caricatures, there was an element of truth in it, and it was a particularly easily embraced caricature because of the almost universal hostility to Trump among the American national political media, and because of the natural Canadian tendency to discredit even slightly conservative America and its leaders, (the better to sustain Canadian notions of national distinctiveness).

Virtually the entire Canadian media, and as far as could be discerned, the entire Canadian population, seized and swallowed whole the notion of President Trump’s venality, repugnance, and incompetence.

The bipartisan American political establishment was traumatized by the elevation in 2016 of a president determined to tear up root and branch the complacent post-Reagan Bushintons who squandered America’s great victory in the Cold War, produced the greatest economic crisis since the Great Depression, tore up the Middle East expanding Iran’s influence and causing an immense humanitarian tragedy, and were steadily suborned and outmaneuvered by China. In defeating, in their fashion, the president who frightened them, the Washington political establishment elevated a hollow and unfrightening candidate who has fronted a socialist agenda far to the left of the majority of the people he serves. The Biden administration is proposing to naturalize millions of illegal immigrants, which would be in the current governing party’s electoral interest. It is squandering trillions of dollars in socialist nostrums that have already torqued up inflation. The federal government has identified with and is largely propped up by the corrupt urban Democratic machines that have defunded the police and presided over an unprecedented rise in violent crime. Large parts of urban America are no-go areas, unpoliced shooting galleries. Biden has squandered America’s status as an energy self-sufficient country.


#BasedTucker is based:


Mark Dice discusses the very powerful nexus between the never-to-be-sufficiently-cursed presstitutes and whorenalists, and the propagandists of the military, in one of his very good serious videos:


Bill Whittle and his friends talk about how to maintain your sanity in the face of Leftist idiocy:


The Male Brain has loads of great stuff for us this week. We start with a Key & Peele video about what it must be like to be married to the Gamma atheist astrophysicist, Neil deGrasse Tyson – watch all the way through to the last interaction:

The day will come when the Hitler Rants Parodies channel will no longer be funny. That day is yet to come, especially in light of the disastrous evacuation from Afghanistan:

Dawn Pine is a big fan of Isaac Asimov’s Foundation series. I am admittedly less so, though I quite liked the first three or four stories in the very first book, and have read all of the books from Foundation up to Foundation and Earth. But it looks like there will be a new Foundation series this year, and our friend isn’t quite sure what to think:

It doesn’t take long to realise that this is going to be yet another STRAWN INDEPENDENTS WAMMENZES series. Which is entirely out of line with the original source material, of course.

Here’s a classic video from the neo-Palestinians at PragerU, which I actually quite like, because it breaks down the Decalogue in a way that is simple and well-understood:

I discussed this at some length a few years ago, before I converted to the True Faith. The fact is that you don’t need any more than the Ten – but you can’t get away with any less.

Kurzgesagt – In a Nutshell wants to scare you shitless with a terrifying virus that shouldn’t exist:

Just in case you weren’t horrified and/or confused enough by the world of itsy bitsy teensy weensy things that can f***ing KILL YOU….

Nature is, indeed, metal.

And just in case you wanted MORE reminders of this fact, Veritasium points out that the Universe, in general, doesn’t actually like computers very much:

This will no doubt be quite comforting when, not if, SkyNet (co-created by Google and Facebook, for sure) finally goes sentient and kills us all in the name of the Machine God


Paul Ramsey doesn’t see any particular reason to get hysterical – either way – about the new Texas anti-abortion law:


The Dizzle got a really stupid and pointless strike from TEH YOOTOOBZ “Trust & Safety Committee” – Orwellian, much? – about some video where he criticised the Taliban and got dinged for promoting extremism, so he had to go onto his friend Apostate Prophet‘s channel to get his message out about how dumb the platform is becoming:

YouTube is indeed declining rapidly in quality and power. It will fall eventually. The only reason I use it so heavily is simply because it has very good ability to embed videos into WordPress. But the moment that BitChute and Odysee figure it out and do the same, I think I will start using video streams from those platforms instead.


Dr. Jay Smith from PfanderFilms and his good friend Al-Fadi from CIRA International discuss the catastrophe in Afghanistan and what it means both in terms of politics and religion:

Also, if you haven’t seen the video streams that Dr. Jay has done with Odon LaFontaine, they are well worth watching:


Dr. Frank Turek from Cross Examined invited Alisa Childers to explain the nonsense of the “universal Christ”, which is a heretical and blasphemous fiction invented by idiots who don’t like the fact that Jesus was absolutely a hellfire-and-damnation preacher:


The West didn’t invent cancel culture – in fact, like many bad things, it originated in China, as our friends at China Uncensored point out:


America Uncovered reports on the latest harebrained cockamamie scheme to come out of Clownipornia:


Jared Taylor from American Renaissance has a very special guest, by way of Colin Flaherty, author of the superb (and highly disturbing) book, White Girl Bleed a Lot, to discuss how America’s obsession with race and gender diworseity is going to be a disaster for everyone involved:


Terrence Popp, 1st Sgt, US Army (Ret), is not at all happy about the way that the Fake President left behind so much materiel in Goathumpistan:


Midnight’s Edge doesn’t have anything kind to say about the new Marvel M-She-U Phase BORE films, starting with Some Chinaman Does Something:


If you liked or even merely respected the old Planet of the Apes franchise, then Overlord Dicktor Van Doomcock has some very bad news for you:


Gary from Nerdrotic didn’t much care for Stank Cheese either:


The Drinker critiques Netherflix’s Highlander rip-off, which wasn’t even a good rip-off either, The Old Guard:

I watched that film last year. It really wasn’t very good – way too much GRRRRRLLL POWAAAHHHH nonsense, and far too much globohomo bullshit, coupled with a paper-thin plot and a transparently ridiculous British baddie.


Your “Science is F***ING WEIRD” moment of the week is from The Male Brain, and concerns something called Qbit Time Decay:

Nuclear spins of noble gases feature extremely long coherence times but are inaccessible to optical photons. Here, we realize a coherent interface between light and noble-gas spins that is mediated by alkali atoms. We demonstrate the optical excitation of the noble-gas spins and observe the coherent back action on the light in the form of high-contrast two-photon spectra. We report on a record two-photon linewidth of 5 ± 0.7 mHz above room temperature, corresponding to a 1-min coherence time. This experiment provides a demonstration of coherent bidirectional coupling between light and noble-gas spins, rendering their long-lived spin coherence accessible for manipulations in the optical domain.


Your long read of the week is also from Dawn Pine, and is all about what to look for in women that you intend to wife up and pump full of babies:

Women who can hold an intellectual conversation are infinitely more pleasurable than their duller counterparts, providing a higher quality of company for their prospective husbands. However, important to note is that highly intelligent women tend to be incredibly stubborn, and no less unreasonable than dumber women. On the contrary, it can even be argued they are more delusional, as their ability to leverage their advanced cognition to deceive themselves and in turn jump through numerous mental hoops to deny a thing is unparalleled.

Being more intelligent does not increase women’s truth preference, nor increase their preference for logic even if it enhances their ability to wield it, for they are still governed by the same chaotic hormonal madness that their less intelligent counterparts are. Disagreements with these women are as such incredibly trying, for they represent competent opponents even when egregiously wrong.

Likewise, a very intelligent woman will be predisposed to believing she knows better than you. Simply put, intelligence is a masculine characteristic, as it is necessary for the advanced planning required to lead. Smart women, by merit of possessing this attribute, will be prone to disobedience, and even should they conform, do so resentfully if they believe they know better – which they often do.

Intelligence sadly does not lend itself to modesty, grace and all the aspects of the feminine we find most beautiful, for it is through the pursuit of credentials, careerism, and being rewarded with status and position for their smarts that such things are typically eroded in women.

Genetically, an intelligent woman will of course provide you with cleverer offspring. Better offspring, and, when you’re not experiencing issues in the leader-follower dynamic due to fundamental disagreements, better company. But the price you pay for this is lower relational satisfaction – having to deal with a higher level of disagreeableness. Simply put, exceptionally intelligent women are more capable of elaborate self-deception, less likely to follow your lead, and more likely to give you headaches. They are higher maintenance. The reward is, better general company, and cleverer offspring better suited to continuing the family name should empire and dynasty be a particular concern of yours.

My general recommendation is to compromise, and look for a woman who is around half a standard deviation in intelligence below you, therefore being smart enough to be enjoyable company, but not so smart she thinks she can lead better than you can. Intelligence is a dominating attribute, therefore it only makes sense for the man to possess more of it than the woman in any sort of ideal matchup. Likewise, the ability to act as a mentor and teacher towards your woman is an asset to relational bonding. Women love men they can look up to, and men who guide and teach them are the very men they look up to. It’s a bit difficult for them to do that if they’re smarter than you, isn’t it?

It is a very long read at over 4,000 words, but it’s worth noting that AT NO POINT does the article mention religion, faith, or Christianity.

Remember this, and remember it well: when you marry a woman these days, you are entering into a three-sided contract between you, your wife, and the State. This is EXTRAORDINARILY dangerous and is a total perversion of the old contract, between you, your wife, and GOD.

If your wife does not have God in her life, you will be in for a world of hurt. And if you think you can get through your marriage without God’s help, then only He can help you, at HIS pleasure, not yours.

The best you can hope for, in that latter case, is a marriage in which you and your wife become like distant friends – no romance, no sex, no affection, just proximity and constant kibbitzing. It’s not much fun to watch and even less fun to be around – trust me, I know.


Linkage is good for you:

And some more from Dawn Pine:


I have repeatedly pointed out for years now that The Neo-Tsar is NOT IN THE LEAST interested in resurrecting the old Soviet Empire. He isn’t interested in the Great Power games that the USA and China have been playing for the past decade. He simply wants to keep Russia strong and free – and he takes aim squarely at the literally Satanic hell-force of Communism that wrecked his country:


History lessons of the week:


Your Great Man of the Week is the legendary artist, Claude Monet:


What do you suppose would happen if the Master (Badass-in-)Chief in the HALO games was like the one shown in the books? Mint Blitz answers that question for us, handily:


Wazzocks gonna wazzock:

And here’s one of the best compilations that you will ever see:


Related – when you’ve got nothing to lose, why not just say exactly what you want to say?


Kitchen Nightmares with the Angry Scot:


Comedy hour:


Pics, guns, girls:

Can confirm about #7. And #6, for that matter.
$24 says that happens before ’24
The other major difference is that drinking sake bombs won’t turn Jen Psaki into a bombshell, no matter how many you quaff
My only question is, who was that Cindy Elmhurst chick? She was HOT.
I’d LOVE to see the author try to explain that one…

Headlines of the week indicate that whorenalist brains switch off a lot faster than everyone else’s just before Labour Day (yes, you heathen rebel colonists, that IS the correct spelling):

Must… not… point… out… contradictions… so… difficult!…

Your “Dazed & Confused” moment of the week:

Your “Clam Bake” moment of the week:

Your “Coffee Will Be a Silent Killer Next Week” moment of the week:

Your “Adolt Edumacayshun” moment of the week:

I once applied to Cambridge University for their undergraduate degree in mathematics. I’m really rather glad that I didn’t get in.

Your “Scientists are Utter Morons” moment of the week:

Your “Media InConsistency” moment of the week:

Pretty good description of yours truly, actually
Good to know that the boys at Power Line love the Three Wazzateers too
I wonder what a Japanese redneck is like…
If every man went out and bought that, we could CURE VEGETARIANISM in under a week!!!

Your Dog of the Week is the


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 the one of the beastiest around, John Haack:


Wise Uncle Chael the American Gangster offers up some interesting thoughts about his former division:


Jesus loves knockouts:


Shufflin’ keeps things groovin’


#SteelCommanders

I’ve been listening to the new IRON MAIDEN album for several days now, and it is very, VERY good – but it is not what you might expect if you grew up listening to the band’s early output. This new album is radically different from the early stuff. It is even radically different from its predecessor, the awesome and supremely brilliant Book of Souls. Once my initial impressions have settled in a bit, I will provide a full review of it in due course.


Right, lads, here we are at last – your starting Instathot for the week. Her name is Eliza Rose Watson, age 23, originally born in the USA and now living in PommieBastardLande. Apparently she had a bit of a wild streak growing up and became hooked on drugs at an early age when she started her modelling career. If you look at her Instathot page, you can see that she clearly hasn’t outgrown those tendencies. These days, she calls herself a “fitness model” and “motivator” and “influencer” – for whatever that is worth, which isn’t much.

The usual advice applies for any Monday Instathot to this one – look, but DO NOT touch. It is unwise to play with fire, much less to stick Mr. Happy into it.

All right, gentlemen, back to work with you – there are tens of thousands of “pore and halpless Afghan refusegees” to house and clothe on your dime, after all. As for me, I am going to go right back to listening to the new IRON MAIDEN masterpiece – seriously, it is truly amazing.

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