by Rudd-O published 2008/11/13 17:00:00 GMT+0, last modified 2020-12-22T11:07:28+00:00
A shill for truth. Linux, free software, culture, voluntaryism and cypherpunk. Established 1999.
A detailed analysis of feminist sophistry
by Rudd-O — last modified Jul 20, 2016 09:46 AM

Sargon of Akkad takes apart common feminist gobbledygook responses to concerns that people have about the faddish third-wave feminism ideology.

Social justice vs. Islam
by Rudd-O — last modified Jul 20, 2016 08:17 AM

Let's discover how social justice helps Islam spread, by destroying the immune response of Western societies to absurd and dangerous ideas.

How people fare in a crisis, when they have an armed friend
by Rudd-O — last modified Jul 07, 2016 12:34 AM

Here's a comparison of the actual human lives lost, showing massacres where no one armed and the victims waited for police, contrasted against failed would-be massacres where someone armed was around. The data doesn't lie — self-defense saves lives; it could save yours.

Kinsella: "Locke erred on property"
by Rudd-O — last modified Jun 13, 2016 11:45 PM

Stephan Kinsella walks us through the clearest, most concise and conceptually consistent conception of property from the libertarian tradition, debunks the mythology surrounding John Locke's "mix it with ya labor" theory of property, and once again reduces intellectual poverty to nothing.

Cultural Marxism and our current culture wars
by Rudd-O — last modified Jun 09, 2016 09:19 PM

Despite the intense desire of a few cultural Marxists to deny everyone else the use of the term — up to and including the deletion of the term from Wikipedia — cultural Marxism has had a decades-long history. weighs in.

Captain Europe
by Rudd-O — last modified May 10, 2016 10:15 PM

With deep apologies to my European friends... this is far too funny not to post.

That awkward moment...
by Rudd-O — last modified Apr 23, 2016 06:04 AM

...when the well-off 21st century Maoist yells at a senior Soviet Union exilee about how he should be thrown in a forced labor camp.

Wrestling with (actual) inclusion at LambdaConf
by Rudd-O — last modified Jul 20, 2016 08:20 AM

John A De Goes' response to the scandal manufactured by the SJW faction to suppress Curtis Yarvin (Mencius Moldbug) from LambdaConf — and why his response is a win for actual heterogeneity and richness of thoughts, beliefs and ideas. Bravo!

Marantz AV7702mkii hum issues?
by Rudd-O — last modified Mar 25, 2016 03:45 PM

If you hear a faint, or a loud, hum coming from the speakers connected to your Marantz preprocessor, here is the fix.

How to invert left and right sound channels on the fly
by Rudd-O — last modified Mar 18, 2016 10:39 AM

Sometimes you need to diagnose a particular problem with your stereo's setup, or your headphones, or the speakers of your laptop. Maybe one of the sides sounds louder than the other, maybe you think you have a blown tweeter, maybe it's the audio signal currently playing? Here's a trick to test that without reconnecting any cables or adding any hardware to your setup.

Where microaggressions come from
by Rudd-O — last modified Jul 20, 2016 08:20 AM

A sociological account, shared by Jonathan Haidt, which explains why concerns for microaggressions have gone viral.

Moral dumbfounding, statism and you
by Rudd-O — last modified Mar 14, 2016 08:39 AM

That thing which happens in every debate with a statist, and which every libertarian knows full well, is actually well-studied. It even has a name.

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