Choosing technologies

Nassim Nicholas Taleb wrote: The opposite of manliness isn’t cowardice; it’s technology. ― The Bed of Procrustes: Philosophical and Practical Aphorisms I think he oversimplified, but there is truth behind the statement. While technology in and of itself is not unmanly, dependence on it certainly can be. So how does a man evaluate the various technologies … Read more…

I am not a reactionary

A number of people whose blogs I read, or whom I follow on Twitter, identify as “reactionary” or “neo-reactionary.” The most prominent example is Free Northerner, who is featured in The School of the Prophets on the right sidebar, and who runs a site called “Reaction Times” in addition the site I link to. Often, … Read more…