“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.”

Didactic Mind, Ep. 52: Surrender is Not a Strategy

Didactic Mind, Ep. 52: Surrender is Not a Strategy

In this week’s podcast episode, I discuss the PUA and MGTOW movements within the Manosphere, and offer my thoughts as to why what they are selling is not good for young men today: As always, for those who prefer to listen on SoundCloud itself, here is the link....
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...
Didactic Mind, Ep. 52: Surrender is Not a Strategy

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...
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...
Radical = Fundamental

Radical = Fundamental

When we talk about the “Radical” Left, this is something of a misnomer. What is a “radical”, after all? I’m a mathematician by training. I think in terms of mathematics. In maths, a “radical” has to do with the root of a...
Didactic Mind, Ep. 45: Immigration = War

Didactic Mind, Ep. 45: Immigration = War

The latest podcast is up, in which I talk about how immigration inevitably leads to war, and why and how this applies to the current state of affairs in the USA. As always, here is the embedded podcast: For those who prefer to listen directly on SoundCloud, here is...

Didactic Mind, Ep. 44: One Man, One Book, Pt. 2

In the second part of my synthesis of the investigations into the origins of Islam, I delve into the historical “prophet” Muhammad of Islam, and look at the evidence that shows pretty conclusively that the man as described in Islamic traditions simply...
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