As I’ve said many times, I believe we reached the Onion Singularity years ago. The Onion singularity is kind of like the Turing Test — it’s when the average reader can no longer reliability differentiate between a serious publication and satire.
My most recent post on the subject is here.
Now, noted blogger Steve Sailer has been gathering a deplorably large basket of examples of this in action in [Present Year.] I’ve linked a few below out of amusement and gratitude.
Actually, It Does Matter …
Ya Gotta Read This One from the Atlantic on Tech’s “Rotten” White Male Core
Secretary Wins Half-Million Bucks for Having a Mental Breakdown After Being Told That “Women Take Things More Emotionally”
The Governess of Alabama, Kay Ivey, signed a bill Wednesday protecting the rights of private, faith-based adoption agencies to turn away gay couples. She did so after the bill passed by overwhelming margins in the houses of the state legislature.
Naturally, the goodthinking left-leaning press is very displeased with this result, blathering on about the evils of state-sanctioned discrimination and all that.
But it’s funny, when you think about it, how the left’s message of “tolerance” has evolved from something like:
Continue reading “Freedom of Buggery”
The answer might surprise you
I hope that you have had a restful and rejuvenating summer holiday; I certainly did. Sadly, the numbers out of Chicago are not entirely favorable for the residents of that violent burgh, so if you hail from there, I express my sympathies.
I have been fortunate to travel widely in my time. Somewhat recently I was at a synagogue in London during an ordinary weekly service, which was held on a Saturday morning in the usual Jewish manner, and was struck by one prayer in particular.
Continue reading “The Last White Nationalists”
I’m an unabashed fan of classical music. While my tastes tend to run towards pieces with a hummable tune — meaning I stick largely to the 18th and 19th century repertoires — there is some 20th century “modern” classical music which I actually enjoy. I suppose that Mozart and Beethoven need no hard-sell among my readership, so I’ll take the time here to dwell on something a little more niche.
Continue reading “Classical Music Break — Messiaen’s Turangalila Symphony”