The Power of I Am Not

We hold this Truth to be self evident: Donald Trump is a confidence man. by O Society Jan 17, 2020 Cons work on people who want to believe due to their own issues with greed, fear, resentment and so on. Trump's specific con appeals to the people who subscribe to the conservative moral hierarchy. I … Continue reading The Power of I Am Not

Roots of Our Religious Fanatacism

A religious fanatic is someone who can't change their mind and won't change the subject. The past is prologue. The stories we tell about ourselves and our forebears inform the sort of country we think we are and help determine public policy. As our current president promises to “Make America great again,” this moment is … Continue reading Roots of Our Religious Fanatacism

Virtue Signaling: Why Always Sticking to One’s Convictions Sounds Like a Good Idea But Isn’t

virtue signaling (noun): the action or practice of publicly expressing opinions or sentiments intended to demonstrate one's good character or the moral correctness of one's position on a particular issue. ex: "Have you noticed how often virtue signaling consists of saying you hate certain things?" ex: "There goes those patriots virtue signalling again because they're … Continue reading Virtue Signaling: Why Always Sticking to One’s Convictions Sounds Like a Good Idea But Isn’t

What the Hell is Intersectionality?

Intersectionality What does it mean and does hearing this word make you go berserk? https://youtu.be/Qj1RS9vHcsw by O Society August 15, 2019 In all seriousness, I believe intersectionality refers to the additive effects of being in multiple identity politics groups. For example, women are discriminated against, maybe even hated by misogynists. Black people are discriminated against, … Continue reading What the Hell is Intersectionality?

Eternal Fascism

by Umberto Eco edited by O Society July 29, 2019 So we come to my point: There was only one Nazism. We cannot label Franco's hyper-Catholic Falangism as Nazism, since Nazism is fundamentally pagan, polytheistic, and anti-Christian. But the fascist game can be played in many forms, and the name of the game does not change. The notion … Continue reading Eternal Fascism

Selling Identity: That Little Girl Was Me

by O Society July 8, 2019 Despite the Biden hype, I believed from the outset the Democratic party would find a candidate to fuse their last two presidential candidates into one, thus mining both identity groups for votes simultaneously. Here's what they think is their winning identity formula: Obama + Hillary => Kamala Harris Kamala … Continue reading Selling Identity: That Little Girl Was Me

The Identarian Hijacking of Left Wing Politics

identarian: adj (comparative more identarian, superlative most identarian) Of or pertaining to the formation of identity. by LeftInNewZealand edited by O Society June 9, 2019 As the days go by, I’m finding it increasingly difficult to declare myself as someone "from the left." Although deep down I know this is where my politics and morals lie. … Continue reading The Identarian Hijacking of Left Wing Politics