Category Archives: Poseidon Awoke

Marginalized

Marginalization as Obscurantism
The pseudoscientists use the words ‘marginalization’ and ‘marginalization’. From Social Exclusion (on the SJW Encyclopedia):
Social exclusion, or social marginalization, is the social disadvantage and relegation to the fringe continue

Blackwashed

By Butch Leghorn

Google has made an update to it’s image algorithms, blackwashing image results. I officially hate Google more than Facebook now. This level of gaslighting will draw fire, and will alienate millions of white people who discover the manipulation.

I did these searches myself, and these results are real.

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Tactical Freudianism

By Butch Leghorn

A form of sophistry is to reduce all opposing viewpoints to hate or fear. I call this Tactical Freudianism.

Tactical Freudianism: the psychopathologization of the mental state or motivation of an opponent.

I see Tactical Freudianism as a variety of ad hominem, where rather than attack the argument, you simply label the continue…

Guns, Germs and Steel

By Butch Leghorn

Book Review: Guns, Germs and Steel

Guns, Germs and Steel by (((Jared Diamond)))

(((Diamond)))’s thesis is that European civilizational attainment was due to dumb luck of geography, because Anglo-Saxons were situated geographically at the far end of a temperate region that stretched from Western Europe to Asia. This temperate band facilitated transfer continue…

NAXALT TL;DR

By Butch Leghorn Video Transcript

NAXALT stands for “Not All X Are Like That”.

In any discussion of group patterns, someone will inevitably use the NAXALT fallacy, as though it is a meaningful rebuttal. When discussing group patterns, it is not.

For example, if we are discussing swans, someone will say “Swans are white”, which will continue…

The Cathedral

By Butch Leghorn Video Transcript

My impression is that some people think that The Cathedral is some sort of a conspiracy, that it’s an evil plot to take over our minds and control mankind. I don’t think that’s what it is. I think it’s a social technology.

Cathedral as a Tool

It exists because it continue…

Toxo and Marx

By Butch Leghorn

It’s interesting to watch Sapolsky in this video describing how toxoplasmosis can rewire the brain, shutting down amygdala fear response, keeping in mind the discussion of free will versus biological determinism.

From Discovery, Parasite Infection Linked to Road Rage:

People who display frequent bouts of extreme, impulsive anger, such as continue…

Fixing America

By Butch Leghorn

I don’t know about the rest of you, but I’m not terribly concerned with ‘fixing‘ America.

A comment from a concern troll insinuates that neoreactionaries are really trying to ‘fix‘ America. Maybe some guys are, but I am not. You see, I’m a Southerner, and an Unreconstructed Southerner at that. continue…

Facebook and Twitter Psy-Ops

By Butch Leghorn Britain to run Facebook and Twitter Psy-Ops

From Gizmodo:

A new group of soldiers, referred to as “Facebook Warriors” will ” wage complex and covert information and subversion campaigns […] These Facebook warriors will be using similar atypical tactics, through non-violent means, to fight their adversary. This will mainly be achieved continue…