“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.”

Restoring the Compact

Restoring the Compact

I’m going to start off here by stating a very obvious truth. Every single society, no matter how big or small, has to grapple with one fundamental truth: sperm is cheap and eggs are expensive. The main reason why modren society is collapsing is because this...
Life lessons from the Jade-Faced Tiger

Life lessons from the Jade-Faced Tiger

The name of Samart Payakaroon is not well known outside of martial arts circles, but within them, his is a name that inspires hushed awe and deepest respect. That is because he is considered to be perhaps the greatest nak muay – practitioner of the Art of...
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...
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...
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 few, the brave, the strong

The few, the brave, the strong

In recent weeks I have had a number of conversations of late with readers, friends, and associates, from all walks of life and corners of the Earth, on a number of different subjects. All of them are men, some of them are quite a bit older than me, others younger....

Is game a lie?

Our Mountain Man Roosh has been very busy renouncing pretty much every aspect of his past life as a pickup artist and smooth-talking fornicator, and good for him. However, it is possible that he might have gone a bit too far with his latest piece on the subject...

The almost-solution

In the fourth chapter of his superb book, The Great Heresies, the Catholic apologist and debater Hillaire Belloc – of whom I have written very favourably in the past, and with very good reason – explored the Albigensian or Cathar Heresy against the...
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