The Devil’s Journal, Looking for Friends

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 13, 2022. 40 MINUTES PAST 3:00 Weird that the Devil is looking for friends. But on one of my Tweets yesterday, I said that I need more friends who are willing to argue religion respectfully. More importantly, I need religious friends willing to talk about their beliefs openly. The reception to this post, [...]

A Mediation on Collectivism

Do not let anyone limit you to a collective identity; your individuality is essential to growth and development; you must face your own challenges head-on. And yes, you may ask for help when needed, but understand that help isn't owed to you - take any afforded as a kind favour - which you will be [...]

On Generational Conflict and Happiness

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On my daily worries about social issues, I happened upon the idea of generational conflict and happiness and how it affects the acceptance of misinformation, and therefore, social well-being. And while the current generation lacks accountability for their shortcomings, much of their failure is on their parents. What would Hitchens say about all the nonsense [...]

Hope for Intellectualism: Jordan Peterson Edition

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Refreshingly, I'm able to bring you some hope for Intellectualism today and from someone with whom I disagree on several points.  Intellectual honesty As I wrote yesterday on my rant about an intellectual I "respect" (and who proceeded to block me on Twitter after I requested verification of claims made against the Canadian Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau), [...]

The Day After Christmas

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Santa On the day after Christmas I'll run all through your housedrinking whiskey with Santachasing after that mouse When we catch him we'll pet him and give him kisses too Then we'll pour some more whiskey and wait naked for you The children won't see me as I'm not here for themBut the lies that [...]