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Interzone / Re: Socializing is deterministic
« on: February 25, 2014, 04:31:44 AM »
Free will gets a little more debunked.

Averaging reveals trends and obscures deviations.
Of what averaging do you speak? From what I read, the research was largely based on aggregate analysis. Certainly, averaging played some role in the statistical analysis, but that doesn't constitute the whole of it. Also, they openly admitted to the existence of deviations. I'm not sure where you are going with this.

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Interzone / Re: Hierarchy.
« on: February 25, 2014, 04:27:18 AM »
People often use the term 'hierarchy'. But what is it? Is it good, bad, useful, or useless?
It, itself, of course, is nothing. A sound, or series of sounds, used to grunt to somebody else, hopefully to signify whatever it signifies. What does it signify?

Leftists would do away with it altogether, because it seems at odds with their avowed God. That is to say: Equality.
I think it is sufficient to say hierarchy is the inevitable relation of things given the unreality of the Left's God (equality).

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But hierarchy is what you do with it. Which is dependent upon how you see it. Here's how I see it...

{*God > ... > crow*}

{snip}

Hierarchy. An appreciation of how things stack together, according to what works, and what doesn't.
The most important part of which, is an ability to place oneself at the bottom. Not because one has no value, but because value only comes from being able to disappear into one's life, as opposed to life being nothing else than whatever one thinks one wants.
This is probably the fundamental hierarchy in the broadest sense of things. It should be noted, however, how this form recursively propagates throughout everything. I can think of no other pattern which so thoroughly permeates every aspect (and penetrates every orifice) of reality. Hierarchy is the foundation of structure and sanity.

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Given the direction this thread is taking, I feel compelled to write the following as essentially a neutral third party:

I wrote for Amerika for a short period, but ultimately stopped because I didn't feel my material was up to the standards of the site and thus I didn't want to drag it down. During my time there, I was essentially given complete autonomy. I could write about whatever I wanted. Criticism was always constructive, and the people there were always direct, honest, and polite. Furthermore, it was assumed that complete agreement would never be a reality, so content was not reviewed to make sure it fit completely in line with some ideology. In no way is Brett a control freak or egomaniac. If you are competent and not an asshole, you can basically contribute as you see fit, which is far more generous than pretty much any other organization on the net.

My experience has essentially been the same with helping to "keep" the audiofile. Even in times when I was flaky or temporarily retarded, the worst I ever got from anybody was indifference.

With regard to the change in this site specifically, I would present the following. The old website had an incomplete version of the Dark Legions archive, was focused mostly on the history of death metal, and did a lot of "lost gem" reviews, etc. The new version has the complete Dark Legions archive and has a front page dedicated to news and original content, including interviews. It seems quite clear that the new approach is more likely to be effective in drawing in people to the relevant content.

I don't know anything about the internal bickering going on, but I know, based on the character of the individuals involved in running these sites, that it takes quite a lot to get under their skin. Given that there is a looming impression of a drastic need to purge this place, I can only assume that some serious bullshit has been happening.

I don't know if I'm considered a defective or not, given some of my previous behavior, but if I'm deemed so I can only conclude the following:
1) I'm a grade A asshole
2) I need to do some serious introspection

I don't consider the people running this place perfect. But they certainly aren't incompetent, backstabbing, or dishonest. They know what they're doing. I can't imagine how they put up with all the negativity. They are certainly better men than I.

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myself and a small team have done the following:

* Made a leading Death Metal news source out of this site, and updated our old articles and reviews to a new format that's more flexible;

* Made a leading New Right blog and spread our ideas to a wider community.

This is what it means to do things -- to unite groups based on idea, and further those ideas.
You have found a pattern that works. I'm glad to see these sites doing well and hope it continues. Amerika especially has seem to really taken off.

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Internet drama queens and other defectives are being eliminated, as wherever they go, they poison discourse with their negativity. They will be happier at the big forums where they can grandstand for idiots and be acknowledged for their supreme wisdom.
I think there has been some success with infiltration of big forums, but the work is soul crushing and results are slow and small.

Is it a neutral observation, a good thing, or a bad thing, to point to a "...possible autistic hippie-nazi hybrid... with a ...blubbery neckbeard's duff..."?
That was self deprecation on his part. I'm surprised nobody pointed this out for you.

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Interzone / Re: What is 'Wisdom', anyway?
« on: September 23, 2012, 09:25:32 PM »
Go on: go with it.
What other ideas occur to you, on this?
They don't have to 'make sense' in everyday terms.
This is cutting edge spiritual research.
This could go all over the place, so I'll stick to the immediate:
Assuming the hypothesis is true, this means wisdom is associated with a structural aspect of the mind and that knowledge emerges from the conscious mind and other unconscious elements utilizing this structure.

Another immediate extension: Since nature is a cruel bitch that bends everything towards her will, there should be a natural tendency towards properly tuning the filters with age and experience. However, the influence of culture (and related phenomena) could vary. Culture "in tune" with reality will aid this process and help maintain the integrity of the structure; culture "out of tune" will compromise the integrity of the structure.

This could naturally be extended to spread light on certain things. Given that there is a general tendency of this process associated with age, we can see that certain politics (specifically conservative) are correlated with this phenomenon. Similarly, others (like liberalism) are inversely related. The conflict between a naturally forming conservative structure with liberal ideology will create internal cognitive dissonance. This will produce bizarre thought patterns and possibly suffering. It's known that conservatives generally report being happier than liberals. (This thread of thought could obviously be continued.)

This also raises a question about how artificial environments could affect this process. This would directly explain the need for certain institutions (especially universities) to have an insulated and isolated nature. In order to counteract the natural tuning, people must be isolated and forced into narrow environments that only (and constantly) reinforce whatever ideology is being used for indoctrination (e.g. political correctness). (This too could continue.)

There are a number of questions that arise. However, without proper empirical investigation, it's difficult to know where to go with it. I'll have to consider this more before making another contribution of thought. I think alternate perspectives might also help shed some light.

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Interzone / Re: What is 'Wisdom', anyway?
« on: September 23, 2012, 07:58:15 PM »
Often, when I write, I am not conscious of any thought-process taking place.

...

It seems I know very little, consciously, but that I have access to a vast store of knowledge, when necessary, and this store is accessed with no 'thought' whatsoever.

Thus I imagine that wisdom has a lot to do with accepting reality without mentally modifying it.
Using what-is, as-is, without guile or bias.
This raises an interesting empirical question. It's well established that the mind subconsciously filters information prior to any awareness. These filters are malleable and can be altered by culture and experience. Wisdom is therefore possibly related to experience slowly tuning these filters/lenses/whatever to the right settings, such that our brains are adjusted to viewing things more closely to how they are instead of a warped and distorted view.

This is admittedly rather speculator and simplified pop-psychology, but there must be something to it.

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Interzone / Re: War Against the Wise: Divide and Conquer
« on: September 23, 2012, 12:03:16 AM »
I haven't been to church in over a decade and have seen many churches filled with ideological garbage, but the remaining sane ones may be the answer. Churches are one of the last places where traditional culture and heritage don't have a bad name. At the very least, this would imply they are the institutions for which the effort to restore is minimal. Also, they have some of the most interconnectedness to other institutions (e.g. schools) and have an inherently social dynamic.

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Interzone / Re: What is 'Wisdom', anyway?
« on: September 22, 2012, 11:54:56 PM »
Something worth mentioning, which hasn't been mentioned (possibly because it is actually very obvious) is that the mechanism by which wisdom has typically been "stored" and "passed on" is through tradition. Tradition is of course a great tool for this, since tradition works whether we understand it or not, and is usually recognized as such. However, with the cultural insurrection that has laid waste to such a foundational necessity, passing down wisdom has become, if not impossible, a fucking nightmare.

At least, that seems like a rather logical explanation. And the guilty party rears its ugly head again.

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Interzone / Re: What is 'Wisdom', anyway?
« on: September 22, 2012, 08:08:55 PM »
Who is "we"?
What qualifies you to speak for others "getting it"?
This isn't about you.

And what is "old as fuck"?
Does saying that immerse you in perceived coolness?
It makes you seem, to me, like a childish halfwit.
So much for "no offense".
If you're gonna be offensive, then at a minimum, do it honestly.
That statement was an attempt at humor. Apparently a poor one. Think of me what you will from that. Like you said, "this isn't about [me]."

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I am approaching 60, and when (if) you arrive there, yourself, you will discover it really isn't anything like you thought it was from your own distant youth.
I don't doubt it.

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Interzone / Re: What is 'Wisdom', anyway?
« on: September 22, 2012, 06:21:29 PM »
First of all, no offense, but we get it, Crow. You're old as fuck. Don't worry, we love you anyway.

This idea of 'knowing nothing' confuses almost everyone.
I think this is most directly a result of lacking perspective. You have to know so much before realizing that you know nothing in the grand scheme of things. Although, I suppose that's already obvious to most here.

I also think there's an important point to be made here. Teenagers are expected to be stupid; their brains haven't fully formed. People in their 20's and 30's have no excuse for acting like complete retards. They're the ones that truly worry me.

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Interzone / Re: Divorce and abortion
« on: April 17, 2012, 08:24:39 PM »
By the way, broken families are broken without divorce. It's true that divorce is stressful for the children, but it's even more stressful to endure domestic conflict.
I have to agree with this viewpoint. Divorce per se is a side issue. The real issue is fucked up people and their fucked up children.

As for abortion, I'm 100% pro-abortion. Choice is essentially irrelevant. Abortion is only bad if you promote a "life at all costs" moral view of the world.
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Abortion, well, I could say many things in favor, but following what you said, I will say something that many here would agree with: birth control and abortion keep slutty women out of the genetic pool.
This, too.

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Interzone / Re: Nihilism and Atheism
« on: April 17, 2012, 08:19:43 PM »
As far as practical reasoning goes, I don't see many happy atheists. In fact, most of them seem to be very depressed without their wine.
As much as it pains me to admit this, I would have to agree. There is a tremendous disproportion of Asperger types and utilitarian liberals in the atheist camp. There also appears to be 1) a pervasive victim mentality, 2) a desire to turn atheism into either a club or political movement, and 3) a tendency to promote literal interpretations of religious concepts, even when there is no real valid reasoning (this is usually to make the inevitable debate impossible to lose). The last of these is, I suspect, part of a need to feel intellectually superior.

I've never seen atheism as anything more than a rather obvious and self evident truth. There is no personal, anthropomorphic or otherwise, super entity watching over you, caring about you or the decisions you make. The universe is indifferent. Anything beyond our scope of understanding is just that. I think many people just take this concept for granted and go from there.

The only significance I see for atheism as a viewpoint is in opposition to the retardation of "fundamentalist" religious idiots.

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Interzone / Re: Drugs
« on: April 17, 2012, 08:02:51 PM »
Unlike most people, on pot I am incredibly motivated and passionate.

{snip}

Everyone will tell you that pot wastes your time, or makes you lazy, but it merely seems these people have no will.
First, you just explained that your experience is the exception and not the rule. Second, how pot affects you depends on how much you use, what strain(s) you typically use, and your individual body chemistry. The general consensus is regarding long term abuse.

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Interzone / Re: Emo realism
« on: April 17, 2012, 07:59:04 PM »
I fail to see how 2 and 4 are any different than whats already going on now.
2) The elites are completely business oriented, at least in the USA. Their interests are self serving. They are not necessarily historically literate people with an eye towards a desirable future.

4) If left alone, this would occur naturally. However, there are a variety of forces opposing this natural division both ideologically and in practice.

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The drug thing will probably balance itself out after a few generations of being legal where people get to experience whatever negative impact they can have.
Or more likely, it will remain exactly as it always has and always will.

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Hallucinogens should probably be regulated like firearms though i think.
Any specific reasons you are targeting hallucinogens? Are there specific hallucinogens you have in mind?

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Interzone / Re: Leftist elitists exposed
« on: April 17, 2012, 07:51:18 PM »
This is typical of the deeply entrenched Kipling-esque ideologies of the paternalistic left. They are the truest and purist racists with any type of political power. They should, in theory, be the absolute enemies of the so called anti-racists of academia. Yet, they aren't. Why?

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