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by Jon Irenicus
Mon Nov 12, 2018 9:25 pm
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: Q thread
Replies: 22
Views: 8842

Re: Q thread

I'm actually of the view that far from the slippery slope itself being the fallacy, it is the labeling of it as a fallacy which is itself the fallacy. Yes, it can be put to erroneous uses, but more often than not, if you give an inch a mile will be taken, and governments are fond of and notorious fo...
by Jon Irenicus
Mon Nov 12, 2018 7:04 pm
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: WW1 thread
Replies: 0
Views: 91

WW1 thread

Since it's topical and a favourite of "alternative" histories.



And a couple of articles.
by Jon Irenicus
Mon Nov 12, 2018 7:02 pm
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: Q thread
Replies: 22
Views: 8842

Re: Q thread

It's become pretty common in discourse these days to see any repetition of points deemed "inappropriate" as part of the problem, whether this be in terms of global warming, race realism, gender realism (e.g. the Damore brouhaha) or any number of other topics. It is censorship of views and often fact...
by Jon Irenicus
Mon Nov 12, 2018 12:05 pm
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: Modern Monetary Theory
Replies: 2
Views: 777

Re: Modern Monetary Theory

I’ve not seen much in its arguments that isn’t either part of Austrian theory or a repetition of Keynesian fallacies, plus disagreements with Austrians that usually amount to nothing more than technical quibbling. The blog Spontaneous Finance has some good take downs of their theory.
by Jon Irenicus
Wed Oct 17, 2018 7:46 pm
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: SJWS say the darndest things
Replies: 81
Views: 26543

Re: SJWS say the darndest things

by Jon Irenicus
Wed Oct 17, 2018 7:35 pm
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: Sargon interviews Steve Bannon
Replies: 4
Views: 3502

Re: Sargon interviews Steve Bannon

I wouldn't go so far as to say he's dull, but he's essentially just advocating "common sense" conservatism/patriotism - the fact that he's derided as a "fascist" or a "Nazi" for it is just a sign how far the left has gone in taking power. He's not as fiery as Trump or Farage, but then very few peopl...
by Jon Irenicus
Fri Oct 12, 2018 3:16 pm
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: What are you currently reading?
Replies: 18
Views: 7264

Re: What are you currently reading?

Some of their papers/reports have Austrian vibes to them.
by Jon Irenicus
Fri Oct 12, 2018 11:07 am
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: What are you currently reading?
Replies: 18
Views: 7264

Re: What are you currently reading?

The BIS is quite interesting because it tends to put out papers far less optimistic about the global financial markets Physio. It’s worth following.
by Jon Irenicus
Mon Oct 08, 2018 10:00 pm
Forum: Discussion Forum
Topic: SJWS say the darndest things
Replies: 81
Views: 26543

Re: SJWS say the darndest things

I get a bittersweet satisfaction out of seeing these people in such fits of mental anguish, all due to their self-inflicted, idiotic ideology.