Taxes and Beer

This is a silly little parable that has floated around on 4chan for a while: Suppose that once a week, ten men go out for beer and the bill for all ten comes to $100. If they paid their bill the way we pay our taxes, it would go something like this. The first four … More Taxes and Beer

Standing Tall & Proud, or a Slanty Shanty? The Foundation Myth of your society explains why it is so

Interesting little post from 4chan: How do you recognise a foundation myth? It fulfils three functions. 1)It explains the origin and structure of the world (and society). 2)It defines ultimate good and evil (and from those definitions are derived the values that are used to justify the holding of power). 3)It determines what is held … More Standing Tall & Proud, or a Slanty Shanty? The Foundation Myth of your society explains why it is so

Cultural Appropriation – a conversation between a SJW and a Japanese person

This is a screen capture of a conversation that occurred between a SJW and a Japanese person on the topic of cultural appropriation.  A general explanation of “cultural appropriation” is that it’s the adoption or use of the elements of one culture by members of another culture, something often complained about by the modern SJW … More Cultural Appropriation – a conversation between a SJW and a Japanese person

The war on Christmas

The supposed war on Christmas has been mentioned in the news lately in the US, with the typical vows by politicians claiming that they will do something about it. The war on Christmas, in this context, refers to the politically correct tendencies of media and organizations to make Christmas a generic holiday (supposed to be … More The war on Christmas

A comic guide to the history of gun control in the US

I’m not particularly passionate on the issue of gun control; still, I am slightly for it rather than against.  However below is a very amusing comic on the history of gun control in the US.  It offers an interesting view point from someone in a country where the right to own firearms is considered normal … More A comic guide to the history of gun control in the US