Author Archives: Poster

How Freedom Works

The thing about freedom is that it’s for everyone and it doesn’t compel you to perform any specific action. All it asks is for you to practice tolerance — to live and let live. This does not mean you have … Continue reading

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The Empty Promises of White Supremacy

I frequently run into alt-right white supremacy supporters. When I disagree with them, the usual slurs come out which we all know. However, they have never been able to mount an effective argument for white supremacy. They consistently fail at … Continue reading

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Microagressions and Triggering, Screen Cap Edition

This is one of the best send-ups of these two phenomena I have encountered. As seen on The Daily Wire:

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The Liberal Psychology of Choice

We have seen this progression so many times in so many different areas, but it is always the same, relentlessly. First, some new right or choice is invented. This could be the freedom to be gay, the freedom to be … Continue reading

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No, 4-H Shouldn’t

Buried in this article, is a bit of failed presumption. “While the 4-H program should work to meet each child’s needs in an individualized way, civil rights protection under the law protect all kids,” Bettis wrote in an email obtained … Continue reading

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The Alt-Right Are Collectivists

This article details the collectivist views of Richard Spencer, one of the luminaries of the alt-right. That confirms an underlying tension I’ve always detected but have not been able to suss out completely. Why they think the way they do … Continue reading

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The Idiocy of the CTE (and Other Professional Organizations)

By day, I work as an instructional designer. That is, I design learning, principally e-learning for my employer. I am not a fan of professional organizations for my field (or for any field), as they are almost always corrupted by … Continue reading

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