change my mind.
(though perhaps i would add quotation marks on “tolerance.”)
I love the Russian sense of humor.
...then what happens? That’s the most important question to be answered. It’s one thing to predict people will behave stupidly. It’s another to predict what happens next. What happens once society reaches a point where the imbeciles are in control and facts, science and reason no longer matter?
Gato was just a Jordan Peterson alt all along? It can't be!
Solzhenitsyn's memoir reads like present day. The vilification of "Russian nationalists" from both sides is especially poignant. Moloch came for an entire identity and succeeded in destroying it. Solzhenitsyn watched it happen, then realized what happened, then wrote about it. His realization is perfectly apt. The "Amerikaner" (h/t Yarvin) is next.