Monthly Archives: March 2018

Maximum Impact: Change the World Part III

Global Change via Dangerous Childraising Emerging from under today’s youth cohorts of “angry little pixies” and building to future cohorts of Dangerous Children, will take time and effort. Contemporary youth and young adults are determined to “never grow up,” to … Continue reading

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Maximum Impact: Change the World Part II

Global Change via Disruptive Innovation Since the year 1500, Europe has spawned scientific/technological/industrial revolutions that have generated endless streams of disruptive innovations. Those revolutions were made possible by European tools of global exploration and global conquest. And all of that … Continue reading

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Maximum Impact: How One Man Could Change the World

Global Change via Religion/Philosophy Looking at Moses, Jesus, the Buddha, Mohamed, and the Hindu legacies, one sees many long-term impacts of a global and quasi-global nature. Religion represents a deep and archetypal philosophy, which acts on multiple layers of the … Continue reading

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China Loses Market Share… And Workers

China is no longer the manufacturer of first resort for a growing number of western importers. China is losing market share to upstarts, newcomers, and old grizzled rivals such as Japan, Taiwan, and South Korea. China is losing market share … Continue reading

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Violent Crime: Inequality vs. the “Hip Hop Effect”

Inequality and Violent Crime Leaving aside the question of “violent genes” for now, we will look at some environmental contributors to violent crime which may be more subject to influence. One of the most prominent social factors that has been … Continue reading

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Why is Latin America So Violent?

Top 10 National Homicide Rates per Million Persons It is important to look at national homicides both as a rate — see above — and in total — see below. By either measure, Latin American nations have significant representation in … Continue reading

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Brazil Has Strong Gun Control — And Sky High Murder Rates

For Criminals, Guns Come Easy Thanks to strict gun control laws, the ability of the average Brazilian to defend himself from more bloody-minded countrymen is limited. By absolute numbers of homicides, Brazil leads all other nations. 60,000 Brazilians were sent … Continue reading

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Russian Exports We Could Do Without

Rockets and Poisons Ten days ago, the Kremlin leader sought to frighten the West with his new “super weapons” and his preparedness for nuclear war, Eidman says. Now, he “is frightening it with a mass poisoning in the center of … Continue reading

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China-Style Bridge Collapse in Florida Raises Questions

Something was clearly wrong with the bridge. An engineer for bridge contractor FIGG noticed cracks in the structure two days before the collapse. But his message was overlooked until the day after the collapse. This Kind of Thing is Expected … Continue reading

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Machine Paradox: Master/Slave vs Symbiosis

Over the past 200 years, machines have released large numbers of humans from lifetimes of physical drudgery — and literally from slavery — in the advanced world. But as machines learn to replace more and more human jobs, vocations, and … Continue reading

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Nihilists and Doomers Come Cheap and Stupid; Competent Optimists Have to Know Something

… pessimism is self-defeating. It feeds on itself, promoting paralysis and more pessimism. It’s a dead end. __ Source The Human Future Could Be Grand if We Would Let it Be “As time passes, in the main the human condition … Continue reading

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World’s Most Violent Places

50 Most Violent Cities When one shines a light under rocks and in dark corners, monstrous acts are apt to be uncovered and illuminated. The 50 violent cities above just happen to be places where records are kept, more or … Continue reading

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Pyramids Within Pyramids … Schemes and Scams

The Fractal Scams of Modern Chinese Society Today’s China is one fractal pyramid from top to bottom — from the lowest scale to the highest. “Scale Invariance” is a fractal property of an object, where its morphology is virtually identical … Continue reading

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Once and Coming Age of Slavery

Slavery is Ancient and Ubiquitous in Human History Slavery enters human history with civilization… Once people gather in towns and cities, a surplus of food created in the countryside (often now on large estates) makes possible a wide range of … Continue reading

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Sex Hormones Determine Male and Female Brain Differences

From Monkeys to Humans, Hormones Shape Brains Scientifically Correct, but Not Politically Correct Prenatal exposure to sex hormones shapes the neonatal brain from the very beginning. Testosterone pouring out of the tiny testicles of male fetuses begins to cause the … Continue reading

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Forest Schools and The Dangerous Child

The following article is cross-posted in adapted form. It was originally published on The Dangerous Child blog. Liberating children from the tyranny of classroom indoctrination and institutional groupthink should begin early. The “forest school movement” and the “forest kindergarten movement” … Continue reading

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Take Time to Meet Your Overlords

Masters of Media, the University, and Society at Large Given how much control these people exert over every area of society — from government to corporations to religion to education — it is worth a few hours of your time … Continue reading

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