Daily Archives: February 19, 2018

NYT: When Prophecy Fails – Pt. 24,182

In When Prophecy Fails (1956), Leon Festinger showed how disconfirmation of beliefs can lead to increased conviction in these very beliefs. Festinger stated that five conditions must be present if someone is to become a more fervent believer after a … Continue reading

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‘Mad’ Mike Hoare

In Social Matter, Benjamin Welton has an excellent essay on ““Mad” Mike Hoare: White Giant”, which discusses a famous group of English mercenaries in Africa, and various historical inaccuracies about Belgian and English colonialism. Having recently watched Dark of the … Continue reading

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The Culture Creators

When it comes to ‘culture creation’ and modernity’s decline towards decadence, one ethnic group in particular is greatly overrepresented.

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