An amusing little comic I found off of 4chan on the nature of technology in this day and age:
The following is a short essay by Beaver on the subject of free speech. Free speech has turned into a very basic concept that people take for granted. It’s spoken of in the manner of a slogan, but rarely really investigated as to why it’s important or what consists of free speech. This essay provides … More Beaver transcript – On Free Speech
This is a very useful little document when you’re dealing with too much information from the media, like with the current events surrounding Syria. Before you go with the flow from whatever people are squawking about on social media, apply the questions on this list to the recent happenings first.
A silly image found off of 4chan. A child’s home work, possibly test, was marked wrong. Take a closer look and see who actually was in the wrong. Our education system is going to interesting places.
Slightly longer essay from Beaver this week, but a pretty good one: This one is probably going to get the libertarians’ panties in a bunch, but bear with it. Before we broach this subject, we must define a few things. Namely what a nation is, what laws are and what a government is. Or rather, … More Beaver Transcript – On Nations
When the first emperor of China died, he named his first son, the crown prince Fusu as his successor. However the eunuch Zhao Gao (a palatial official and the tutor of the emperor’s second son), conspired along with the chancellor of the nation, Li Si and the emperor’s second son, Huhai. Their conspiracy was successful … More To call a deer a horse
Another essay by Beaver, this time on the subject of multiculturalism: The world should be multicultural, nations should not. Different cultures and different languages will think differently, which in turn cause a wealth of ideas to spring forth from humanity. It is thus critical to preserve cultures across the world in order to preserve thought. … More Beaver transcript – On Multiculturalism
An essay by Beaver on the nature of power, surprisingly relevant to the whole net neutrality issue from recent times: Before we begin, I would like to quote a passage from George R. R. Martin’s “A Song of Ice and Fire” as it is not only relevant to this thread, but also very true: >’in … More Beaver Transcript – On Power
A treatise on the corruption of science itself by an anonymous gentleman on 4chan: One of the most upsetting things that has come from the ongoing and corrosive seep of politics into various walks of life has been the death of question-based science. Science should be about questions, always questions, great or small. Sometimes you … More The transformation of Science into Scientism