The Worst Inventions of All Time (II)

To read the first part of this article, click here. Plastics Honestly, plastics seem down-right satanic. I've already spent time addressing the environmental impact, particularly as it relates to human health, i.e., endocrine health, here. If you are not yet acquainted with the growing body of research showing plastic's role in undermining the hormone balance… Continue reading The Worst Inventions of All Time (II)

Noah’s Ark (II)

Objectively, things are pretty awful. The industrial age has indeed been everything that Kaczynski described: "The Industrial Revolution and its consequences have been a disaster for the human race. They have greatly increased the life expectancy of those of us who live in 'advanced' countries, but they have destabilized society, have made life unfulfilling, have… Continue reading Noah’s Ark (II)

Globalization, Consumerism, and my Recent Stay in Poland

Not long ago I returned from spending about a month in Poland and Prague. In some respects, this post might seem to stray a bit from the usual scope of things here, but there is a justification to it. I'll explain later. Part of this trip to Poland was due to attending to some family… Continue reading Globalization, Consumerism, and my Recent Stay in Poland

The Master Becomes the Servant (IV)

It's a long one today, but I believe it's worth it. We ended Part III of this series by looking at the radical uprooting of traditional gender roles in the practical life and saw that this has a significant effect on the inner-spiritual life of humankind. Most of the fundamental spiritual truths and values held… Continue reading The Master Becomes the Servant (IV)

The Master Becomes the Servant (III)

Our next aspect of the contemplation of tech as the engine of degeneracy will be a bit esoteric, and while I suppose that the ideas presented in this, as well as the 4th part of this series, are not strictly necessary for a sufficient understanding the the Technological Question I do think they have a… Continue reading The Master Becomes the Servant (III)

The Master Becomes the Servant (I)

If I had to characterize tech in one word, it would be "degenerative". When people complain about degenerates or about a degenerate society, whether they realize it or not, they are complaining about the mostly unavoidable long-term results of a rapid leap forward in technology. This leap started with the Industrial Revolution, but did not… Continue reading The Master Becomes the Servant (I)