“We are Forerunners. Guardians of all that exists. The roots of the Galaxy have grown deep under our careful tending. Where there is life, the wisdom of our countless generations has saturated the soil. Our strength is a luminous sun, towards which all intelligence blossoms… And the impervious shelter, beneath which it has prospered.”

Ten years of the Iron Mind

Ten years of the Iron Mind

In June of 2011, I did two things that would change the course of my life forever. First, I moved out of my rather cosy, but quite expensive, apartment in Big Shitty, and moved across the river to the west, into what turned out to be a mistake. (I moved into a...
Fooling most of the people most of the time

Fooling most of the people most of the time

The picture that you see above is of a certain Vince Sant, the face of one of the most hated and reviled – yet wildly successful – fitness and supplement companies in the world. That’s right, the male model second from right is the public face of...
How to kill your inner Gamma male

How to kill your inner Gamma male

You don’t have to be particularly perceptive or brilliant to realise that young men today are very, very confused. Far too many of them grow up weak, whiny losers with a snarky sense of humour. When they smile, they do so with this weird mouth-open rictus that...

Multi-Part Knowledge Series

On this page you can see all of the various series that I have published on this blog over the years. You will find topics ranging from investing to fitness and health to religion to politics, all down below.   Basics of Investing The “Eff You” Fund The Stock Market...

Domain Query: Death by squats

Our friendly neighbourhood Gentleman Adventurer had some very interesting points to make about the need, or lack thereof, to do squats every single workout in his regular Sunday lifting thread: Now my initial reaction to this was a hearty rebuttal with moderate...

Learn from your betters

At some point in his life, just about every man reaches a critical fork. Driven to that point by his own insecurities, mediocrity, lack of confidence, or perhaps by forces outside of his control, he finds himself staring at a reflection in a mirror that he can no...
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