Monthly Archives: Sep 2022

Sure, sure, it’s NATO’s fault

When Russia restarted their war against Ukraine in February the choir of “USA/NATO is the true aggressors” got louder again. Some members of the choir are obviously trolls but some apparently believe it. In that case, they are even dumber … Continue reading

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Who blew up the Nord Stream pipelines?

Russia. Duh. OK, I can argue it as well. First of all, remember that Russia is an irrational regime: The basic concept is that for certain unstable regimes (or even stable ones with no effective means of resolving internal disputes … Continue reading

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Ideology and stupidity

When intelligent people affiliate themselves to ideology, their intellect ceases to guard against wishful thinking, and instead begins to fortify it, causing them to inadvertently mastermind their own delusion, and to very cleverly become stupid. — Gurwinder Bhogal     … Continue reading

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“Pacifism is objectively pro-Fascist”

George Orwell during the Second World War, in “Pacifism and the War“: Pacifism. Pacifism is objectively pro-Fascist. This is elementary common sense. If you hamper the war effort of one side you automatically help that of the other. […] remarks … Continue reading

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Mitschwimmen

From Eliza Mondegreen’s article about Milton Mayer’s “They Thought They Were Free”: And he explores the pressures of “mitschwimmen,” or swimming along. Nazism appealed to the ambitious and also offered a refuge to the politically suspect. One of the men, … Continue reading

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The simple case for the monarchy

It should not be a surprise that I support the Danish monarchy. In general, countries “ruled” by constitutional monarchy – that is, severely limited in power – have enjoyed substantially more peace and prosperity that republics or dictatorships, be they … Continue reading

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Chilling on the beach

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How a python climbs a tree

In this case a reticulated python, native to South and Southeast Asia: (Youtube)                        

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Supporting Russia

I’ve had friends fanboying for Russia for more than 10 years, something that did become a problem back in 2014 when Russia invaded Ukraine for real. Same friends showed a similar support for Trump and I think there’s a reason … Continue reading

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Inclusion is exclusionary

If you pretend to include everything you are automatically excluding some things. A simple example: If you add meat to a dish it cannot be a vegetarian dish. We have categories for a reason.             … Continue reading

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