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One source of perennial discussion in right-wing circles is the role of art in our movement. I think there are three approaches. Since I’m a content creator (my formal education is in creative writing) and the friendly neighborhood Rothbardian, I want to discuss three strategies for content creators on the dissident right and how they …

The Purpose of Right-Wing Art Read More »

How did the Republican Party get to where it is? The much-misrepresented “Don’t Say Gay” bill in Florida, or more properly the “Wait ‘Til They’re Eight” bill, is a lesson to the right. I’ve had right-wingers come at me occasionally for being more aligned with libertarians (especially the Mises Caucus, who are on the right-wing …

Eternal Republican Failures Read More »

I’ve mentioned political realism a few times recently, including in my recent appearance on the Daniel 3 Podcast, so I figure that it might be nice to have a one-stop shop for what it is. Political realism is distinct from opportunism. The term realpolitik is not equivalent to political realism. One reason for this is …

Lessons from Political Realism Read More »

I’ve been asked to appear (or rather, I asked to appear and now the time has finally come) to talk about the libertarian argument against open borders for the Daniel 3 Podcast. These are notes I prepared to give myself some references if I forgot what I was going to say, although I have polished …

Libertarian Arguments Against Open Borders Read More »

Several events in the last few days have been amazing from a political realist perspective. First, we have the ongoing Twitter takeover by Elon Musk, which looks like it has finally reached the point where Elon will take control of the company and bring it private under his discretionary guidance. Second, we have Disney getting …

Disney, Twitter, and Political Realism Read More »

Why have we done nothing in Ukraine? This is a question that you’ll still hear from time to time. Barring the fact that Ukraine is now out of the media cycle—though, of course, if COVID showed us anything it’s that the regime can manufacture media cycles for both corporate and social media—this is quite a …

Why have we done nothing in Ukraine? Read More »

Contemporary society cannot repress the urge to assign everything to a spectrum, an assumption smuggled in from scientism. Therefore, there is much ado about metrics, graphs, and dichotomous frameworks. Of course, this effort at scientism really reverts to dualism, self-and-other thinking, and other baloney, with the fundamental result of reducing the capacity for qualitative judgments …

Against the Horseshoe Theory (and Why It Works) Read More »

It is quite common to hear the term “transhumanism” thrown about in right-wing circles with limited attempt at definition. I have a background that involves familiarity with several transhumanists, and it is often one component of a larger philosophical or political agenda, and we should keep that in mind when talking about it. We also …

Technical Advancement and Philosophical Transhumanism Read More »

Moral relativism has led to the erosion of social and personal virtue. By establishing a system where the fundamental guiding star is not a universal code of ethics and morals, relativism preaches that the best course of action for an individual is not only practically individualized but ethically individualized. Now, I will not argue that …

Polylogism and its Moral Implications Read More »