Cognitame

'It is not from the benevolence of the butcher, the brewer, or the baker, that we expect our dinner, but from their regard to the own interest. We address ourselves, not to their humanity but to their self-love, and never talk to them of our own necessities but of their advantages.' -Adam Smith, The Wealth of Nations

Blogs

Are Incels Just Misunderstood?
Wed, May 09, 2018 - (Edited) Thu, May 17, 2018

The incel movement has been tied to many mass shootings. Is their community, their frame of mind, similar to that of a drug addict, depression, or obesity?

Back to Gaming and Personal Blogging
Wed, May 02, 2018 - (Edited) Wed, May 02, 2018

Moving away from the constant burnouts, additional stresses, and fighting over meaningless subjects. Back into gaming and maintaining a healthy lifestyle.

Is there a solution to violence?
Wed, Apr 25, 2018 - (Edited) Wed, Apr 25, 2018

With the concentration on mass shootings in the United States, I think we forget that it is our cultural issue with violence itself.

Paradoxicalism as a Political Belief
Wed, Feb 21, 2018 - (Edited) Sun, Feb 25, 2018

Human nature is full of paradox. Which is what makes it so hard to find order and stability. Is there any answer at all to how we should govern ourselves?

Modern Game Reviews Suck
Wed, Feb 14, 2018 - (Edited) Wed, Feb 14, 2018

Video game reviews today are long essays and diatribes that are written like something guided by an Olympic judge handbook.

Is Darryl Perry Making Ideological Progress?
Wed, Feb 07, 2018 - (Edited) Wed, Feb 07, 2018

Darryl W. Perry of Free Keene showed hints of ideological progress. However, he still using heuristics as weapons against his opponents. Will he ditch the cult?

Discovering Bigfoot - Debunked
Sun, Feb 04, 2018 - (Edited) Sun, Feb 04, 2018

Discovering Bigfoot, written, directed and produced by Todd Standing is one of 2017's top cringe worthy films. Although not as bad as Tommy Wiesau's

Your Genes Aren't Making You Fat, You Are
Sun, Jan 14, 2018 - (Edited) Sun, Jan 14, 2018

Science shows that a genetic predisposition towards obesity has no significant effect on weight management. In fact, it has everything to do with diet.

Speech Is More Persuasive Than Text
Sat, Jan 13, 2018 - (Edited) Sat, Jan 13, 2018

Studies have found that audio is more persuasive for arguments than text. Even being in person is more persuasive than that.

Jordan Peterson and Postmodernism
Wed, Jan 03, 2018 - (Edited) Wed, Jan 10, 2018

Understanding Jordan Peterson's problem with postmodernism doesn't make sense at first glance. But he has a legitimate bone to pick.