A picture is worth a thousand words: And heck, just to add an addendum to the little allegory above, translated in terms of modern, western governments, the lion on the left is not even guaranteed security, food, decent shelter or medical care. But the cage is the one thing that’s guaranteed to be there.
The following happens to be observations and musings posted by an anon on 8chan over 5 years ago. What’s scary about his observations is that back then, you can still consider them as fringe views, whereas nowadays the same culture degradation he spoke of are very much main stream. Our culture now takes the form … More Culture as a Spectacle – Observed, But Not Lived
Sad story on how one anon started lifting. For him, it was a life or death crisis that he will always regret.
An anon on 4chan who works as a statistician studies the US election vote data for signs of fraud: GATHER ROUND ANONS AND GET READY TO SCREENCAP. I’m still working on my analysis, but I want to share my initial findings with the rest of you. I think I’m starting to get an idea of … More Anon Spots Election Fraud
When a routine political event is now treated by the common people as an incoming disaster, you know there’s something seriously wrong with the country: The DC area is not the only location reported to be preparing like this, either. This is actually pretty sad – it’s the first time in my life when I … More Disaster Preparedness
A pretty poignant parable on what’s happening on a societal level in the United States nowadays: A black man with a knife was shot by the police last night in Philadelphia. Almost predictably, a riot broke out in the city, with much ensuing looting, destruction of property as well as further violence between the police … More The Ant Jar
A cute little comic that’s suddenly very relevant in light of the recent beheading that took place on the streets of Paris in broad daylight: For those who are interested in more details on the beheading, an archived version of a news report on it is here. Lastly, an example or two of the sort … More Tolerating the Intolerant
With another major election coming up, it’s good to have a small reminder on why the system is set up as it is, imperfect as it can be sometimes:
An anon poses an interesting theory, and a simple method to determine whether a person might be good or evil: The shopping cart is the ultimate litmus test for whether a person is capable of self-governing. To return the shopping cart is an easy, convenient task and one which we all recognize as the correct, … More The Shopping Cart Theory
An anon comments on an interesting phenomenon whereupon people yearn for heroes of a bygone age, and how it might explain a lot of modern political behavior and even the recent riots in the US: I was reading a history of the USSR recently and there was a passage from a woman who had been … More The yearning for heroes