Wendy McElroy aptly summarizes the truth about the manipulative tactic known as Kafkatrapping, a term coined by Eric Raymond to describe that pattern of manipulation.
Hindsight is 20/20 but, in more than one way, the rise of Trump was inevitable.
The differences -- racial, socioeconomic, gender -- get branded in people's brains way before they can even remember them. This is how.
That long, long wait for the feature that everyone demanded — the ability to remove a device from a running pool — is now here.
Yes, a bar joke.
$110 just so you can leave. That's ten to two hours of work for normal folks. A stern reminder of how you're not "free to leave".
The problem is civil obedience.
The years and years of Hitler's propaganda machine, brainwashing every person into complete and unquestioning obedience, started with his very first address to the German people -- telling them in numerous ways that they were powerless if they didn't support the State, and that the State was their salvation. And indeed they became worthless not long after this speech, when they believed Hitler's deceit and then begun obeying the most atrocious orders ever obeyed.
An allegory by my coideary Erik Voorhees. I'm preserving it here for archival purposes, and you should read it for edification purposes.
He openly said so in 1927. Note what he says sounds exactly like the sort of things that modern socialist politicians and agitators say as well. If he was ever honest in his life, it must have been when he decided to label his movement National Socialism.
People influenced by government beliefs can do horribly evil things and keep them secret for a long, long time.
Earlier today, reports of surgical censorship began to appear on Twitter. I have confirmed them personally.
They murder and brutalize people and other living creatures, and they lie compulsively whenever anyone wants to hold them responsible for their brutality. Let's look at examples of these gangsters' perversity here.
How to remove the private master key from your keyring in the latest version of GnuPG.
A hundred years ago, Marxism gave birth to what is now known as critical theory -- the seed that would yield political correctness. This short documentary goes over the central figures of the (Marxist) Frankfurt School who were responsible for creating said Marxist cultural thought formula. Note that the documentary is culturally out of date so some elements will naturally be flawed — the historical aspect, however, is solid.
Stay for the juicy bits that you were not allowed to learn by U.S. court order.
This fact is important because they are leading a war against 3-D printing, and it's a war based on lies. The U.S. government has used legal coercion to prevent you from learning that, contrary to the lies they have told before to scare you, 3-D printed guns cannot in fact be smuggled into random places. They use your fear and your ignorance to keep you afraid from learning this truth. Never fear, though: one X-ray — that by court order others weren't allowed to show you before — is worth ten million lies.
A.k.a. slow mo kidnapping to serve the Disneyocracy.
These fellows did some remarkable things that nobody else has accomplished, from conquering Afghanistan to (successfully) attacking Russia.
A copy of the long-since memory-holed article on Wikipedia detailing the concept of cultural Marxism — a colloquialism used to describe the critical theory work of the Frankfurt school.
A dynamic explanation of the effects of so-called "regulation". Anonymous authorship — found online.
Many people know how Megaupload got attacked, and how their promo video (full of Top 40 stars), despite being released free to be republished and remixed, was targeted by hundreds of fraudulent takedown requests. But it prevails, and it's here for you. Enjoy!
A funny song by Nina Paley.
Beautiful (and truthful) song by Nina Paley.
How the system of copyright we must endure is Kafkasque in nature, how it damages artists, how it censors creators, and how it enriches a few already-rich men, all at the expense of the public. A TEDx presentation by Nina Paley.
I wrote a small computer program that helps you with that.
How neoprogressivist activists exploit you, the viewer, your emotions, and your mind, for their own profit and ideology.
With profound apologies to my readers, this is the first time that I will link to a Tumblr post. Why? Because the poster is actually right.
You were fooled into hating them for an originally-for-profit crusade.
An examination about what "The People" really means, in plain English of people doing things, and the perversities it gets twisted into.