Convincing People

When you discover the truth about something for yourself, when you’ve tested it through and it holds water, your first reaction in the early going is to turn to someone else and tell them everything. Maybe it’s sheer enthusiasm, though you learn quickly that most social environments don’t tolerate exuberance. Maybe you’re driven to tell…

Worldwide Tall Poppy Syndrome

One way to view world events is through the collapse of general intelligence, which has been ongoing since the 1800’s. The plentitude of the Industrial Revolution meant the wealthy far increased their birth control usage. The rise of the welfare state and feminism selected for lower intelligence and aggressive people. Now the world is exploding…

Conformists

As children we are dependent on the emotional and material resources of our family to survive. If we challenge, rightly or wrongly, the norms of our family too much, resources can be withdrawn from us and we suffer. We do no develop the way we need to. We enter into adulthood crippled to some extent.…