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Monday morning pounding Prozac

by | Jul 25, 2022 | Mondays | 2 comments

Here we are, yet another Monday in the unending succession of those dreary days. It’s almost enough to make you start downing pills like Skittles (which, by the way, I don’t like, personally – FAR too much sugar). Fortunately, the Great Mondaydact Browser Popper is here to remind you of just why that is such a terrible idea.

For it turns out that SSRIs are in fact useless. Let’s leave it up to the in-house medical expert, Greg Gutfeld, to explain, as only he can:

It gets rather worse than that. Pills like those aren’t just useless, they are actively DANGEROUS. If you try to go cold-turkey from using SSRIs, you will essentially release a flood of negative emotions that will absolutely overwhelm you and make you truly suicidal.

The ancients had it right. Depression is a condition of one’s entire surroundings and is much more complex than anything we understand today. It is not something that you can just treat with drugs as a form of escape or amelioration.

To get past depression, you must first become resilient and strong. You have to surround yourself with things that uplift the spirit – natural and human beauty in form, art, architecture, and surroundings. This helps explain why I feel very happy in Moscow, and very depressed in almost all of India, for instance – the former is clean, orderly, well-maintained, safe, beautiful, and efficient, while the latter is crowded, noisy, smelly, and full of people who have zero civic sense.

The epidemic of depression that we see sweeping Western nations does not arise from chemical imbalances in the brain. It arises from a sterile and miserable existence that we have foisted on ourselves. We eat processed chemically saturated garbage, so we feel like garbage. Our lives are filled with ease and comfort, without any need to strive and fight, so we suppress our natural competitive drives and instincts and spend our lives desperately trying to avoid giving offence and denying conflict. We are fat, lazy, insipid, and stupid, and so our bodies deteriorate and our brains follow suit.

You know what the absolute best cure is for ADHD, for instance? It is not Ritalin, which is basically just legalised methamphetamines. It is in fact socialisation, which is THE fastest way to cure ADHD among children. They aren’t rowdy and undisciplined because their brains need chemicals – they are rowdy and undisciplined because they have tremendous energy that needs to be burned off through physical activity and real social interactions with real people.

What the hell have we done to ourselves by denying God, turning our backs on Him, and the wonders that He created for us to safeguard and shepherd?!?! We think that we can medicate ourselves into happiness – we absolutely cannot, and every attempt to do so has resulted in DISASTER.

We need to stop pretending that the pharmaceutical industry has our best interests at heart anymore. it does not. The reality is that Big Pharma is a marketing machine aimed at getting us to consume their product, regardless of whether it is good for us. On balance, the evidence tells us that it is not.


The Mighty God-Emperor

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, plans to embark on a purging of the Deep State if elected in 2024 – though, keep in mind, he said he was going to do that in 2016, and look at what happened:

If reelected in 2024, Trump is planning to cut about 50,000 administrative state employees to rein in unelected technocrats in federal government agencies that have great influence over policies impacting American workers, according to the outlet.

“The impact could go well beyond typical conservative targets such as the Environmental Protection Agency and the Internal Revenue Service,” the report explained. “Trump allies are working on plans that would potentially strip layers at the Justice Department — including the FBI, and reaching into national security, intelligence, the State Department and the Pentagon, sources close to the former president say.”

The term administrative state specifically describes the phenomenon of unaccountable and unelected administrative agencies exercising power to create and enforce their own rules.

The administrative state uses its rule-making ability to essentially usurp the separation of powers between the three branches of government by creating a so-called fourth branch of government not created by the Constitution. Nearly 2 million federal government employees in federal agencies make up the administrative state. Trump has referred to the administrative state as the “swamp.”

Before Trump left office in 2021, he signed an executive order (EO) to reclassify federal government employees into Schedule F, which would have allowed the president to enhance accountability and job performance within the bureaucratic agencies.

“Unfortunately, the Government’s current performance management is inadequate, as recognized by Federal workers themselves,” the EO reads. “For instance, the 2016 Merit Principles Survey reveals that less than a quarter of Federal employees believe their agency addresses poor performers effectively.”

President Joe Biden canceled the order when he assumed office. But if Trump runs and wins in 2024, the former president is reportedly intending to reimplement the EO and purge the unelected technocrats artificially running the federal government.

That’s all well and good, but personally, I’d like to see Trump go full-on Khornate Berserker by now and simply start screaming, “KILL!!! MAIM!!! BURN!!!” and “BLOOD FOR THE BLOOD GOD!!!” at the various Deep State apparatchiks. Keep in mind that Trump was stymied at every step by his own people from enacting an America First agenda. While this does not excuse his very real personal failures – among them, trusting far too much in Javanka, for example – it also puts into perspective the reasons why the MAGA Revolution failed in 2020.


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Dawn of Battle

The Male Brain is back with his usual assortment of excellence. We start with an Aussie chick named Sorelle Amore, who offers financial advice and commentary on a number of topics. I don’t agree with her about quite a few things, but in this video, at least, she nails it:

Veritasium provides yet another outstanding “I Love Maths” moment:

Having trained as a mathematician, I really do enjoy maths, so I find stuff like that genuinely interesting.

FilmComicsExplained takes a look at one of the most amazingly accurate depictions of a dystopian future, the brilliant and classic sci-fi action film, Demolition Man:

I never actually saw that movie in full until literal decades after it was released, and I have to say, it was truly prescient.

Academy of Ideas asks whether Western political systems are capable of persecuting their own people:

Of course they are capable of persecuting their own. In fact, they are already doing it. The supposed “liberal Western democracies” and their much-vaunted “rules-based international order” are clearly nothing more than jokes in extremely bad taste. Try questioning the “HOH-LEE SAHYENCE!!!”, or the amount of control exerted over the body politic, (((media)))))))))))), culture, and discourse by secular Jews, or the LGBTQWTFISTHISSHIT mental illnesses, and watch just how fast you will be deplatformed and persecuted.

ReasonTV offers a mildly humourous take on a new statute in Clownipornia that will undoubtedly make the Neo-Darwinists short out their own brains through cognitive dissonance:

Black Pigeon Speaks asks which movie most accurately predicted our current predicaments:


Fan-Service

LRFotS Randale6 is back with a few videos to keep us tickled and busy today. We start with the results of that previous video from last week from the creators of Flashgitz, in which Tom & Don tried to figure out what a historically accurate Hercules animated film would have been like:

How much acid did Tom & Dave take while animating that one?

ALL OF IT. ALL OF THE ACID.

It is interesting, by the way, to see how they invert the typical “well mine is bigger!” trope, too.

Here’s one from the actual Flashgitz channel about what Black Pokemon would be like:


Poli-ticking Off

Mark Dice is most amused by Alexandria Occasional-Cortex’s hilarious posturings:


China Uncensored breaks down the news about the madness afflicting the Middle Kingdom:


Jason Siler notes that even the most hardcore Leftist Blacks are finally beginning to twig onto the reality that Brandon is a DISASTER for their race:


The dynamic duo over at Redacted


Jacob Dreizin offers up his thoughts on the collapsing economic situation and the likelihood of a Pandemic of the Vaccinated:


Дед Сварилвый Говорит!

Grandpa Grumpuss grumps, grumpily, about the sheer folly of imagining that a single weapons system will be enough to change the balance of the 404 War, or the West’s increasingly evident lack of military capabilities as compared to Russia’s:

He is entirely correct, and of course, he is vastly more qualified to opine about military matters than I am. Wars are not won by individual weapons or soldiers. They are won by effective, coordinated use of entire armies and systems. That is why armies with inferior weapons can still prevail against technologically superior foes – it is all very well and good to have a super-duper complicated amazeballs weapon, but if you have to waste a lot of time fiddling about trying to figure out how to use it, someone will eventually sneak up on you and bash your brains out with a rock.

And when you face an enemy that has MULTIPLE systems that are far superior to your own, AND the ability to coordinate the usage of those systems in combat at a level that you cannot match, well, you’re basically bringing a pocketknife to an artillery duel. It ain’t gonna end well.


It’s All Greek To Us

The dynamic duo of The Duran has had a very busy week. First up, Alexander Mercouris breaks down in admirable detail the now-inescapable total failure of Western sanctions:

His good friend and colleauge Alex Christoforou, is back from YouTube jail, and offers his signature roving takes on Hungary’s warning to the Western powers:

And in their joint programme, the Greeks examine what MBS’s embrace of Russia means for the Western world:


Righteous Rantery

The inimitable, irrepressible Katie Hopkins has her own YouTube channel now, and boy is she fun to watch:


PJW notes with a certain weary resignation that the Rona is back:


The lovely and charming Dr. Sam Bailey asks what makes a great doctor:


Warriors of Faith

Dr. Jay Smith from PfanderFilms and his friend Lloyd de Jongh further explore what shariah has to say about who can be executed under Islamic law:


Al-Fadi from CIRA International and Dr. Jay Smith continue to demolish the authenticity and “perfect preservation” of the Koran:


Manly Men of Manliness

Terrence Popp has excellent advice for you – if your gut tells you that something isn’t right, LISTEN TO IT:


Joker from Better Bachelor has a truly heartbreaking story for us, of a 5-year-old boy in China abandoned by the man that he thought was his father, at his school. The problem is that it turned out that the boy was not biologically related to the father. The boy’s whore of a mother cheated on her husband with someone and let him impregnate her. In a world with plentiful and easy contraception, this isn’t just wrong, it’s downright STUPID.

And the one who pays for her bad conduct, is her son.

It’s a very sad story, but i think that Joker gets it exactly right in terms of where the blame lies:


Burn Paedowood to the Ground

Midnight’s Edge examines whether the rumours of Amber Turd getting BTFOd from the production of that underwater fish-speaking movie are true:


Overlord Dicktor Van Doomcock goes full Q-Shaman while exploring the dysfunctional relationship between Queen Karen Kennedy and Jon Favreau over at Lucasfarts:


Gary from Nerdrotic notes that nobody cares about Marvel Phase Bore and the M-She-U:


Ryan Kinel points out that Netflix’s loss of one MEEEEELLION customers is actually less bad than they thought it would be:


The Drinker watched the new Netflix adaptation of Resident Evil, so that you don’t have to – and believe me, you REALLY DON’T WANT TO:


Reading Too Much Into Things

Your “Science is F***ING WEIRD” moment of the week is from The Male Brain, and essentially discusses how brainwaves generated in sleep, affect your overall awareness of the world around you:

During sleep, sensory stimuli rarely trigger a behavioral response or conscious perception. However, it remains unclear whether sleep inhibits specific aspects of sensory processing, such as feedforward or feedback signaling. Here, we presented auditory stimuli (for example, click-trains, words, music) during wakefulness and sleep in patients with epilepsy, while recording neuronal spiking, microwire local field potentials, intracranial electroencephalogram and polysomnography. Auditory stimuli induced robust and selective spiking and high-gamma (80–200 Hz) power responses across the lateral temporal lobe during both non-rapid eye movement (NREM) and rapid eye movement (REM) sleep. Sleep only moderately attenuated response magnitudes, mainly affecting late responses beyond early auditory cortex and entrainment to rapid click-trains in NREM sleep. By contrast, auditory-induced alpha–beta (10–30 Hz) desynchronization (that is, decreased power), prevalent in wakefulness, was strongly reduced in sleep. Thus, extensive auditory responses persist during sleep whereas alpha–beta power decrease, likely reflecting neural feedback processes, is deficient. More broadly, our findings suggest that feedback signaling is key to conscious sensory processing.


Your long read of the week is from Andrei Rayevskiy, aka The Saker, who is finally back from his self-imposed exile for health reasons, with a LONG analysis about the 404 War that is well worth reading in full because it touches on so many different and important points:

During WWII the Russian people quickly understood that Hitler was no “liberator”, no more than Napoleon before him, and that he only used that kind of language to try to achieve victory. Then, during the Cold War, it was easy to believe that the enemy of the West was Communism and its idea of universal liberation from the capitalist yoke. Surely, if Russia got rid of the CPSU the West would embrace such a free Russia?

Nope, the exact opposite happened: in spite the “all you can eat” “freedoms” of bluejeans, fast foods, crime and pornography, Russia was plundered and came very very close to totally breaking up (only the 2nd Chechen war with Putin as the Commander in Chief prevented that from happening).  Instead of the promised “democratic heaven” Russia got deeply immersed in the worst kind of capitalist hell imaginable.

Furthermore, the combination of a rather inept Soviet propaganda machine and a much more effective western propaganda gave many Russians the illusion that the West was a group of free and prosperous nations only wanting the best for Russia. The Western-run nightmare of the 90s opened the eyes of some, but not all. As did the apocalypse in the so-called “independent Ukraine”. But the kind of open, direct and absolute hatred for Russia, Putin and everything Russian we all see know has convinced the vast majority of Russians that what the West erally wants is a “final solution” to the “Russian problem” not unlike what the Papist regime of Pavelic during WWII wanted for the Serbs: kill ⅓, expel another ⅓ and “convert” the remaining ⅓.

Some things never change, especially not in the West.  The Muslim are all spot on when they speak of the “modern Crusaders”!

So far, Russia has only been observing with some amazement, and even amusement, how the EU was committing economic, political and social suicide without even trying to improve its fate. For the people of Europe, there is only one thing more important than their imperialistic and racist mindset: their wallets. And that wallet has been hurting pretty badly since the self-defeating “sanctions” against Russia were implemented. In Russia that attitude is referred to as a “kid freezing his own ears to piss off his granny”: infantile, self-defeating and simply stupid. That being said: how many regimes (by that I mean political systems, as opposed to governments which are specific people; for example, if Truss replaces Johnson in the UK, this will be a government change, but not a regime change) are threatened by popular discontent in the EU?

The sad reality is that none. Oh sure, they are immensely unpopular, just like “Biden” is in the USA, but changing the puppet figureheads will do nothing to change the regimes in power (basically US-controlled colonial occupation regimes).

It is therefore likely that Russia will have to turn up the pain dial quite a few notches up before the sheep in the EU or the US come to their senses. Primarily, I think of economic measures, but if the crazies from the 3B+PU do something really stupid Russia will not hesitate to use military power if/when needed. The bottom line is this: Russia needs to denazify all of the European continent, and the more countries are told to join NATO, the more candidates for denazification Russia will have.


Linkage is good for you:

And some more from Dawn Pine:


MUH RUSHIAN KAHLOOOOOZHUN!!!

The Neo-Tsar spoke at the latest meeting of the Astana Process group in Tehran, during talks with Turkey’s Erdogan and Iran’s Raisi, about the importance of resolving the Syrian conflict through the efforts of Syrians themselves, without constant meddling by other powers (especially in the West):


Those Who Fail To Learn From History…

History lessons of the week:


Your Great Man of the Week is Kublai Khan, one of the greatest diplomats and imperial managers in history:


HALO Nation

Atriox could have been an absolutely amazing villain in the “main” HALO series, if only 343i had bothered to develop him:

Maybe there will be more of Atriox in future HALO Infinite platform releases. I certainly hope so. He is assuredly the scariest and best individual villain since… Well, actually, EVER, in the entirety of the series. I can’t think of a single analogue to him in the entire original trilogy, and he is a far, far better villain than the Didact (hey, that’s ME!!!) in HALO 4.

And now let’s watch slayergod Remy aka Mint Blitz do his thing:


That’s Not Gone Well…

Wazzocks gonna wazzock:


Kitchen Nightmares with the Angry Scot:


Comedy hour:


Pictionary, Pulchritude, Pew-Pews

MEME DUMP!

And lots more of that:

I actually did ask my mother earlier this week how and when the Limeys turned into such complete pussies with respect to hot weather (though I phrased it a bit differently, obviously), given that they conquered half the world, including some of the most miserably hot and horrid places on Earth.

No headlines this week, because the news has gotten so absurd that it requires no additional mockery from me. And also I’m just too damn lazy to go hunting for them.

LOGICOUS

Animal Planet

Your aminules are adorkable moment of the week:

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

And finally, your “Meanwhile, in Russia” moment of the week:


The Lords of Steel

Gym beast props this week go to Steve Bake:


Livin’ in the Land of the Metal Gods

Also Einstein: “I fear that someday people will post my pic on the Internet with bogus made-up quotations in Comic Sans font”
One of my favourite songs EVER, now remastered

Hot Totty

Finally, we get to our Instathot of the start of the week. This here is Daisy Keech, age 22, from Clownipornia, USSA. She is an Instaham influenza, whatever that involves, and has a dog and a boyfriend. Despite this (or perhaps, because of it), she appears to have a SERIOUS case of chronic RBF.

OK, that’s it, show’s over, quit slacking off and get back to work.

RBF, much?

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2 Comments

  1. Robert W

    The Gutfeld round table on antidepressants is astonishing. For being on a network run entirely by Pharma marketing dollars, its pretty harsh. At min 6:14, everyone has a good laugh about getting too close to the Pharma wire. The universal nervous chuckle means they were each already uncomfortable with violating the prime directive of DO NOT PISS OFF THE ADVERTISERS.
    In their haste to have funny jokes they blast right past 60 million Americans addicted by the way of the white coats. This whole scam makes the Oxy epidemic a small fish, and oxy ain’t no small fish. Johan Hari was right in Lost Connections, no amount of medication lets you outrun the sadness.

    Then this Didact fellow says: “ so we suppress our natural competitive drives and instincts and spend our lives desperately trying to avoid giving offence and denying conflict. We are fat, lazy, insipid, and stupid, and so our bodies deteriorate and our brains follow suit.”

    —-> PREACH, BROTHER!

    [Why Country Bumpkins will win the day: Dr. Richard Moss]
    “These metropolitans, gentry liberals, and globalists dwell in leftist coastal ecosystems, having their opinions confirmed daily by everyone around them. Predictable and conformist, they hilariously imagine themselves wild and free, and look down at those who know so much of nature and can live and flourish in the wild.”

    This whole piece is worth reading, great linkage! It’s a dressing down similar to Taleb’s Intellectual Yet Idiot piece.
    Of course, it inevitably brings to mind a legendary piece of country by Hank Williams: A Country Boy Can Survive
    https://youtu.be/3cQNkIrg-Tk

    [Six Pack Abs: (I blame you for this Dawn Pine!)]
    The truth is you need muscle mass to have definition in the abs. You don’t get mass in those muscles from crunches. You don’t get them from being skinny fat. You get them from genuine hard work. Swinging hammers, driving fences, hanging sheetrock. If that’s not an option then it’s the squats/deadlifts/overheads. Get big, put on mass, then loose the fluff. Now you’re taking your shirt off at the pool with purpose.

    Also, who the hell runs a site called Fatherly while using the word cisgender? The moderns can go die in a fire, and take the silly workout advice with you.

    Another week, another monday machine, thank you! Do we get Bukaw or fight clips again in the future?

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  2. rpt

    Read the Saker’s piece and it’s 95% good analysis except for the rest when he goes on rants about perfidious Europeans trying to conquer Russia for centuries and exploit the rest of the world in the meantime because, you know, Europe does not have resources! Oh no, in those moments he sounded like some leftist academic.

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