Browse by:

Islam and the Future of Tolerance

Coming soon from this OZ-based outfit. This film will get the regressives and others under the spell of Ostrich Parasitic Syndrome riled up of course — nice! The producers are still accepting donations. blasphemyChristopher Hitchensgad saadislamm103Maajid NawazOstrich Parasitic Syndromepolitics and religionregressive leftsam harris

Soldiers of Reason

I’m very much looking forward to a great live bill tomorrow comprising Jordan Peterson and Bret Weinstein. I’m also hoping that my Gad Father T-shirt arrives in time for me to wear for the event. 12 Rules for Lifebret weinsteinclassical liberalismDave Rubinfree speechgad saadJordan PetersonliberalityOstrich Parasitic Syndromeregressive left

Some Ballsy Canucks

On this, the day that Canada celebrates its 150th birthday, this is dedicated to those who I know are fighting the good fight. From yesteryear, we have George Beurling, quite the complex character. I can easily imagine several current prominent Canadians that “The Falcon of Malta’s” fuck off sign might well be addressed to, not least the gormless…

Ostrich Parasitic Syndrome

Ostrich Parasitic Syndrome, (OPS), (os’trich [-trij] par’a-sīt’ik sin’drō-mē) n. a malaise manifest as (1) conceptual- myopia/dissonance/creep and moral impairment; (2) attenuated morality of misplaced solidarité commune; (3) ossified/closed system, fundamentalist and authoritarian in character with nihilistic inclinations; (4) resentment, malevolence, ignorance, cowardice, jointly and severally, tacitly or explicitly, in the service of dissimulation (تقیة‎‎); (5) variation of “useful idiot” (Lenin), proclivity…

The Gad-father chats to Cynthia Farahat

Well-worth listening to Cynthia what with the significance of today and recent events in Egypt. Now you don’t need to be an observant Christian to appreciate what she’s on about. But of course, if you are a regressive, despite your proclaimed universalist humanism, you will be oblivious to the fact that Islam does not have a Golden Rule…

The Opium of the Intellectuals

What with the “communisants” (the priesthood and their bureaucratic Stasi-like enforcers) in charge of the academy, Raymond Aron’s classic The Opium of the Intellectuals (the original English translation freely available here), still has resonance. (Want to know more about Aron? — a good place to start is here and here and I’d highly recommend Aron’s wonderfully lucid two-volume Main Currents of Sociological Thought).…