“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.”

Your fear is their drug

Your fear is their drug

Did you ever read Frank Herbert’s epic sci-fi masterpiece, Dune? I consider it to be the greatest science fiction novel ever written, and with very good reason. There are so many brilliant ideas to talk about in that book. But for today, I’m going to focus...
Monday morning mask insanity

Monday morning mask insanity

Mondays suck bad, no matter where or how you have to go through them. They suck far harder when you have to deal with colossal amounts of stupidity. And nothing has made people stupider, faster, than the Kung Flu. It’s simply astonishing to watch how the world...
Didactic Mind, Ep. 51: The Darwinian Devolution

Didactic Mind, Ep. 51: The Darwinian Devolution

This week’s podcast is all about evolution and the (huge) problems with the current Neo-Darwinian Synthesis and provides some basic mathematical analysis to give the hapless evolutions something to shoot for: There is an awful lot to unpack in this episode, and...
Sunday Scripture: The Son of Man Must Be Lifted Up

Sunday Scripture: The Son of Man Must Be Lifted Up

27 “Now is my soul troubled. And what shall I say? ‘Father, save me from this hour’? But for this purpose I have come to this hour. 28 Father, glorify your name.” Then a voice came from heaven: “I have glorified it, and I will glorify it again.” 29 The crowd that...
Battle meditation

Battle meditation

Over the past week, I have written posts that directly address a number of the problems with motivation, focus, and discipline that many readers have reported to me. In yesterday’s podcast I gave some fairly concrete advice about creating focused habits that...
Friday T&A: The Jacksonians Edition

Friday T&A: The Jacksonians Edition

Another week has passed us by, and it has evidently been both an eventful and productive one. 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...
Domain Query: Focus and Discipline

Domain Query: Focus and Discipline

Longtime Reader and FotB Kapios had a couple of interesting and thoughtful questions for me a couple of days ago with respect to GETTIN’ SHIT DONE!: Lately, my mind has been preoccupied by thoughts on boredom. I had my head in a cloud for years about the lie...
Talk meets walk

Talk meets walk

Over the last few weeks, as the US Presidential election draws near, the efforts of the Prometheans to demoralise us have intensified to levels that we really haven’t seen before. No matter where you turn, the conclusion driven home by the polls, the...
The focused mind

The focused mind

Before I get started – apparently there have been some issues with the comments system for the last few days. I was wondering why the comments went so quiet recently. This was likely caused by a settings change that I made in JetPack to allow people to comment...
The “Troublesome Truths” podcast

The “Troublesome Truths” podcast

My friend Kyle Trouble and I have been working on a new podcasting series called “Troublesome Truths” over the last few weeks. The idea is to spread some truths out there that might make people flinch, but nonetheless need to be heard. The first two...
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