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The death spiral of the clerk. [Kipple]

The clerk thinks that what he says or writes is of eternal significance. It is not. People can vote with their feet. People do vote with their feet. As there are more forms of entertainment, the old models become… outmoded. Telling those who leave they are stupid, leads to you being ignored. Sure. Of course. […]

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The crisis is upon us.

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A few things have happened over the last couple of days, while I’ve been distracted. Firstly, the Muslims have over reacted. They have killed children, girls. The visceral hatred of the English should not ever be discounted. Yes, they have been asleep. Yes they are untrained and unfit. But they practiced being bloodyminded on the […]

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The repair beyond breaking.

Scott left the evangelical church and went East to Orthodoxy. He is not the first: he had some help in that his family emigrated from a historically orthodox part of the world. He is now finding what I find: the temptation to signal virtue exists in all churches. The Orthodox bloggers can’t handle alcohol, or […]

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A polite Kipple

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Et Dona Ferentes 1896 In extended observation of the ways and works of man, From the Four-mile Radius roughly to the Plains of Hindustan: I have drunk with mixed assemblies, seen the racial ruction rise, And the men of half Creation damning half Creation’s eyes. I have watched them in their tantrums, all that Pentecostal […]

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Feminist poststructuralist copybook headings, Kippled.

VP cited this woman. From her thesis, which is as good an example of how modern feminists have moved to what Popper would have called a total theory. Nothing can contradict their ideology: all will be made to fit, and it cannot be tested, as there is no way to make predictions which are falsifiable. […]

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