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Want to put the eclipse in the shade? Shine with your own light instead.

And do you know what it means when the white ball rolls in front of the yellow ball? That’s right. Nothing.Photo by: Paulo GuedesNot to alienate myself – even further – from the rest of humanity, but I think this eclipse … Continue reading
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Aug. 19, 2017, 2:06 p.m.

The way to beat Ci compliance displays is to rob them of their oxygen: Your compliance.

Thanks to Google, now even girls know how to shop for just what they want, ignoring everything else.I’ve vituperated a lot, lately, about Ci and its inverse, obverse photo-copy Ic. There’s a reason for that: We live in a Ci … Continue reading
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Aug. 17, 2017, 2:43 p.m.

How do you live happily among people at war with all joy? Cultivate indifference and press on regardless.

If you can learn to think of your ego as something you must always love and honor and revere and burnish until it seems to glow of its own light, you can make yourself immune from other people’s ugly behavior.Photo … Continue reading
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Aug. 16, 2017, 4:40 p.m.

No Nork nukes yet: Is James “Kill ’em all” Mattis an amiable spy in the house of malice?

Donald Trump is an Id pretending to be a Di. Because he is pretending, he is beyond easy to manipulate, and he insulates himself from that risk by being capricious: You can have Trump’s ear until you either bore or upstage … Continue reading
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Aug. 15, 2017, 1:03 p.m.

Do you believe in magic? Love is made from its own shared and mutual propitiation!

Love is shaling.You don’t get it, you earn it.You don’t give it, you produce it.You don’t share it, you make it – but only together.The product IS the process, so without that, there is nothing.Photo by: Hamza Butt What are … Continue reading
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Aug. 14, 2017, 5:50 p.m.

The origin of character: You chose to be who you are before you knew you had the power of choice.

“Why, yes, I am working you. How’d you guess?”Photo by: Mysudbury.ca Ouisudbury.caMy taxonomy of kids is Infants, Babies, Toddlers, Children. Infants snooze, Babies observe, Toddlers participate and Children converse. Children are awake – persistently volitionally self-conscious of abstract conceptual self-consciousness … Continue reading
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Aug. 12, 2017, 2:03 p.m.

The persistence of grinding: ‘The Founder’ on Netflix is a fun business movie about family.

I wouldn’t call ‘The Founder’ a benedy. More like a docu-drama – with Dogberry. The business model stuff is excellent, Shark Tank with a plot. The family dynamics is right up my street: Ray Kroc builds an empire while breaking … Continue reading
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Aug. 10, 2017, 10:45 p.m.

Prometheosophy: I own all of philosophy, and I’m giving it away to everyone – for FREE!

Everything I say lately seems to both encapsulate and elucidate everything else I’m saying: Ds failed against Dc then, but Di can beat Ci now, then deliver the goods to Ds.Photo by: Faris AlgosaibiI think I have everything – all-the-way … Continue reading
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Aug. 10, 2017, 2:30 p.m.

Sister Mary Elephants all the way down: Why the victims of Ayn Rand end up so bitchy and repressed.

It’s funny that Ci’s insist that DISC cannot be true with pitch-perfect Ci fit-pitching – but that’s what Ci’s do when their compliance displays run up against defiance.Photo by: IsengardtThe Ayn Rand Institute has been paying special attention to me … Continue reading
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Aug. 9, 2017, 8:33 p.m.

What the upside of integrity? “The strongest man in the world is he who stands most alone.”

James Damore, the now-fired Google engineer, fought Ci with Di. He lost the battle – but he won his own soul, while all the cowards around him lost a little more of theirs.Photo by: Rendy Cipta MuliawanRemember the kid’s story, … Continue reading
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Aug. 8, 2017, 12:04 p.m.

Feeling supervised? Hunted? Haunted? Hounded? I think you’re in a Ci state of mind.

A Ci life is Narcissus in the hall of mirrors: Your preening fakery alienates you not just from self love but from all love.Photo by: Axel RouvinWhen I was young and stupid, I used to think totalitarianism had an insuperable … Continue reading
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Aug. 7, 2017, 1:02 p.m.

Love husbandry: Marriage dies by the snarl – but it thrives in the light of a loving smile.

A good marriage makes everyone better: Thriving seeds ever-more-abundant thriving. You breed by breeding, but you breed your ideas with your good example, too.Photo by: Hamza ButtPicking up from yesterday, let’s put a finer point on what we’ve learned so … Continue reading
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Aug. 6, 2017, 3:17 p.m.

Why is love, sex, marriage and family a battlefield? Ci Blindness. I have the math to fix it.

Human civilization is nothing but the answer to this one monumentally important question: How does a nice guy go about getting a second date around here?Photo by: Kevin DooleyWell, I’ve had a fruitful fortnight: Robert Tracinski went all Irrational Hagiographic … Continue reading
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Aug. 5, 2017, 3:09 p.m.

Am I being unfair to the Cautious and the Incandescent? Let’s do the math.

You get into the same jams again and again – the snags that never seem to snag anyone else – because you respond in the same way to the same situations over and over again.Photo by: tacit requiem (joanneQEscober )Yesterday, Cathleen cautioned me … Continue reading
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Aug. 4, 2017, 2:36 p.m.

Empathy tells all: Why are libertarians so hostile to marriage and family?

Do you see any room for a baby – an endlessly needy whining mammal that will never, ever pay back its monetary and opportunity costs – in there? That’s why you see so few babies among libertarians.Photo by: Lisa Rosario[From … Continue reading
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Aug. 3, 2017, 3:42 p.m.

Even if we manage to comb the Marxist lice out of our hair, a Ci culture still won’t have any kids.

“Look over there! It’s a future full of grandchildren!”Photo by: Vincent AnderlucciI can’t imagine how I could stick my chin out any further. I am making hugely bold claims in hugely bold ways, and I am stunned that I’m getting … Continue reading
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Aug. 3, 2017, 2:22 p.m.

The Cautious and Incandescent temperaments are wonderful. Just don’t bring them home.

If you want more and deeper storgic relationships, they’re made out of your time, your presence and your whole-hearted, open-hearted commitment.Photo by: Alosh BennettAfter yesterday’s news, you might think I’m down on the Cautious and Incandescent DISC temperaments. There’s some … Continue reading
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Aug. 2, 2017, 1:53 p.m.

Two bodies, one love, one ideal, one destiny: Marriage is cooperation, not competition. Who knew?

“I can’t get no… satisfaction…”Yikes! That’s the picture I made the other day of the hypothetical marriage of Inferox to Facinatox, the least Ds, most Ci couple I could imagine. If Gaius and Gaia, the counter-vailingly hypothetically perfect married couple, … Continue reading
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Aug. 1, 2017, 2:15 p.m.

Am I being too mean to Ayn Rand? Here’s how Scientology creates its own predatory ecosystem.

Unless someone pays me a lot of money for the work, including funds for security, I won’t be doing much digging into Scientology. It’s a crackpot cult, but it’s a crackpot cult built by a wannabe super-villain who figured out … Continue reading
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July 31, 2017, 2:25 p.m.

The Better Sons-in-Law Society: A skate-parking date movie for the whole family.

The skate-park is Planet Dutch Uncle: Everyone is working out his own father-hunger, and there is no ‘authoritah’ except ongoing, thoroughgoing excellence.Photo by: Rodrigo AmorimHere’s a story for you, Brian Brady: A skate-parking Accidental Dad pushing 30 – knowing absolutely … Continue reading
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July 30, 2017, 8:27 p.m.