Society · Subversion

Salman Rushdie and the Problem of Defending your Culture

As you may have read in the news, the author Salman Rushdie got knifed down at a public event the other day. The context is that over two decades ago Ayatollah Khomeini issued a fatwa in response to Rushdie’s blasphemous book The Satanic Verses. There is the flippant saying, “fuck around and find out”, which… Continue reading Salman Rushdie and the Problem of Defending your Culture

Society

Degeneracy Destroys Everything, Culture and Society Alike

This morning I read a fairly lengthy article on The Unz Review on how the men behind the curtain brought down decency laws in Australia. They used the then latest book by the Jewish author Philip Roth, Portnoy’s Complaint, to launch a concerted campaign to that effect. Once that was done, Australia got flooded with… Continue reading Degeneracy Destroys Everything, Culture and Society Alike

Relationships · Women

Amber Heard and the Female Drive for Self-Destruction

I paid some attention to the recent court battle between Johnny Depp and Amber Heard. The highlight reels I watched made for some pretty good entertainment. The most infamous revelation was that she took a dump on the maternal bed to send some kind of signal. If I recall correctly, this happened because, after an… Continue reading Amber Heard and the Female Drive for Self-Destruction