The marks of convergence

Compulsion If the narrative decides an option is not acceptable, it will not be offered. There is a reason why house prices are allowed to rise in the West: it ensures the wife must work, to keep the family fed, while the husband pays the mortgage. There used to be bright lines around loan amounts … Continue reading The marks of convergence

The fork of Twitter awaits.

Sam Thielman in the Guardian, of all places, notes that Twitter is starting to reap the consequences of converging into the progressive Borg. Their users are starting to leave, beginning with the early adopters. Twitter has some structural problems. The first is the value in social media is that it allows free and rapid speech … Continue reading The fork of Twitter awaits.

The turning of the worm.

This world is wonderful, and every day there are more cool and creative things done. We should celebrate them, but instead we moan and complain because they do not fit entirely within our world view. This is most apparent in social media, such as Twitter, where the SJW are now censoring streams because their world … Continue reading The turning of the worm.

Where the opposition is greatest is our duty, and the Spirit of God.

Sometimes I do not know why i pull my cellphone out and shoot this image or that. I took this photo in the glare of a storefront restaurant, feeding my boys Japanese food. One had just sat the hardest exam, the one he feared most, this semester, and we had been just told by our … Continue reading Where the opposition is greatest is our duty, and the Spirit of God.

Snark warp seven, or hump day.

Although I don't know how he pushed the button. #postcrastination (Others at http://t.co/TemHilvx4Z) pic.twitter.com/Ajfz56L1y8— Jo Thornely (@jothornely) January 22, 2014 It is Wednesday. Hump day: the day I do on call. So some quotage, some silly tweets.The main theme is the snark. For the snark is upon us, and the main way we will be … Continue reading Snark warp seven, or hump day.

The cult of death, or the tabernacle of life.

As I've been travelling I have been re reading Spengler, On Kindle. On my phone -- which is barely doable, I prefer a real book or a real Kindle. I've ended up buying books -- but he talks about when a society loses hope personal pleasure becomes the only thing that protects one from a … Continue reading The cult of death, or the tabernacle of life.