Neutrality and Triangulation: Foundations for discernment

  As  culture  collapses  and  rebirths,  it  has  come  to  be  that  forbearance,  and  even objectivity,  strikes  far  too  many  as  mainly  a  moral  matter--or  worse  just  an  aesthetic.  After  all:  Good  strategy  requires  it.  An  average  person  can  readily  develop  an  impressive  depth  of  knowledge  on  a  given  topic--extensive  familiarity  with  the  facts,  figures, … Continue reading Neutrality and Triangulation: Foundations for discernment

Creeping AIDS pandemic as justice for the credulously malevolent

"The true measure of any society can be found in how it treats its most vulnerable members." -Ghandi, who was racist. Once upon a time, men who were raped in prison, contracted AIDS by the rape, and were released--did not spread AIDS to the generally population. Once upon a time, the general population did not … Continue reading Creeping AIDS pandemic as justice for the credulously malevolent

The tendency of hypocrisy’s inevitable implosion to destroy complicit intended-beneficiaries

"The tendency is for hypocrisy's inevitable implosion to destroy its intended beneficiaries." -Reality The continuous manifestation of this fact should, by pure logic, compel would-be hypocrites to depart from such a path, choosing instead a way that, albeit conniving or even malevolent, yet avoids the failure which hypocrisy always brings. Nevertheless, examples mount of hypocrites … Continue reading The tendency of hypocrisy’s inevitable implosion to destroy complicit intended-beneficiaries

Every real war is over Time and Attention, id est Faith

Every real war is, fundamentally and functionally, a series of discrete battles for Time and Attention -- id est a war about Faith. In war, tactics only affect -- id est disaffect -- if, on some important level, they confuse -- especially by misleading: Causing the opponent to misprioritize. When setting the stage to manage … Continue reading Every real war is over Time and Attention, id est Faith