Tag: beauty

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BAP Beach Nietzsche: A Review of Bronze Age Mindset Suppose Nietzsche was a “Chad” — what then? Suppose instead of being the sickly incel who alienated the few friends he had, was thrice rejected by the one woman he proposed marriage to, and sold hardly any copies of his self-published books — suppose that he

Sunday Twitter Aggregate

pic.twitter.com/mOCL4ABf0v — utk tun (@utktun) June 9, 2018 Hiroshi Yoshida (吉田博) [1876–1950] – pic.twitter.com/fxyIJvGe6g / RT @PaintingColleg — Camille Stein (@CamilleStein) April 30, 2018 Maya Beano – @FabioSantilli @Pierrotsim @MocchiiDr pic.twitter.com/J4DFwLlj5k — Xavi Daniel (3Nines) (@xavierdaniel999) June 5, 2018 Red – cityscapes Joanna Grodecka pic.twitter.com/5dAyrl7RHh — Nerli Ballati Marco (@marco_nerli) May 28, 2018 pic.twitter.com/0hXihTqXSP —

LINKS 04.21.18

AMERICA Tyler Cowen: Why are Americans so loud? I can think of a few hypotheses: 1. At least originally, Americans had much more space than did Europeans, and this is still true to some degree. That induce norms of loudness, which have to some extent persisted. 2. America is a nation of immigrants, with English-language

Important Shit: Beauty, Terror and Awe

This was excellent and timely advice I stumbled upon with Instagram today. Maybe it can provide some inspiration to you as well. I’ve said it before, but it bears repeating. If you are struggling with the black dog of depression, or are having a hard time finding meaning in your life, take what follows as


You may have noticed on my website’s home page, I feature this quote in a sidebar widget: True beauty is something that attacks, overpowers, robs, and finally destroys. The line is from Japanese author Yukio Mishima. I’m not sure how I first happened upon Mishima’s work — I may have noticed author Jack Donovan reference

What the Hell is Going On In the World? LINKS 10/01/17

Jordan Greenhall on understanding crisis: “A crisis is a threshold between an old system and a new system. From the point of view of the old system, the crisis is death. This is why the old system always struggles like hell to stave off the crisis. I don’t want to be uncharitable here. Systems are
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