Steve Sailer Has Picked Up on the Onion Singularity

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”

 

Freedom of Buggery

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:

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The Last White Nationalists

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.

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Classical Music Break — Messiaen’s Turangalila Symphony

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.

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