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Fallacy is an invalid or misleading reasoning that seems correct and convincing. Fallacies are frequently found in propaganda, snake oil rhetoric and media clickbaiting. Sincere communication avoids fallacies. Inclusion of fallacies tends to be indicative of dishonesty....

O.C.E.A.N. is a useful acronym for the Big Five personality traits used in Psychometrics. Research has shown that these factors are interconnected, and also connect with many other aspects of one’s life. Most importantly, these five traits are the current cutting edge of advertising susceptibility...

The Enneagram is a pseudoscience personality system that bills itself as standards to reveal how emotions drive a person's life and how he or she engages with others in an effort to get what he or she wants and needs but in reality is a...

Psychometrics is used to profile individuals within society to build data sets for demographics and then build campaigns of influence to change what those demographics believe in - and vote on. The branch of psychology that deals with the design, administration, and interpretation of quantitative...

There was a day in 2021 spent entirely convalescing on the couch with a cold. As it happened, the day of inactivity was made a lot less boring thanks to a nifty adhoc playlist of YouTube videos. Looking at the selection there's a bit of...

The Minsky Moment is a synonym symptom of financial crisis. It's the moment excessive leverage inevitably created by the financial system during the boom phase, starts collapsing and the system enters a state of deep crisis: banks becoming insolvent due over-leveraging, setting off a chain...

Rabble rouser rollcall. Mavericks. Psychonauts. Activists. Plus the individuals highlighted in the wiki / #names database....

Definitions. Vocabulary. Words. Nuances of language. Notes. Scratchpad. Cut'n'paste content....

Europe. Germany. France, Holland, Belgium. Luxembourg. Denmark. Sweden. Norway. Iceland. Ireland. Finland. Poland. Portugal. Spain. Italy. Switzerland. Lichtenstein. Austra. Czechia. Slovakia. Hungary. Slovenia. Greece. Bulgaria. Romania. Croatia. Serbia. Bosnia. Montenegro. Macedonia. Latvia. Lithuania. Estonia. Albania. Cyprus. Malta. Plus maybe Monaco. San Marino. Vatican. Gibraltar....

Foreign Policy repository. Plunder paradigms, like Afghanistan i.e. in covering the fall of Kabul, the Western media are mindlessly repeating seven lies of Western propaganda. By misrepresenting the history of Afghanistan, they mask the crimes committed in that country. It's a popular playbook for neocolonial...

The world is full of propaganda and bullshit and self-interest, divided by sections of distinct hierarchies of wealth and power. It is an unending stream. People exploit people for short-term advantage or long-term lineage perpetuation. Orthodoxy is mostly moving society by credential consensus inertia. Counter-culture...

Text selections: articles, blog posts, website links, short reads....

Economics. Capitalism. Money. Sociology. Social Democracy. Monetary Theory. And so on....

Psychonauts, psychedelic explorers, pioneers in mind (neuroscience, neural networkers) and other seekers of meaning, spiritual enlightenment and a way to be OK with the EOF....

Effective Altruism (EA) is a mostly Millennial philosophy and social movement that advocates the use of evidence and reasoning to determine the most effective ways to benefit others. Altruism as opposed to egoism. Effectiveness as in practical utilitarianism by evidence as opposed to by "feeling" and competing interests. Some...

Directory database of books including bibliography of texts apposite to the content of this website and general recommendations, quality works sorted from the inevitable chaff. Subjective, obviously, though mostly canonical too....

Making use of various web-based resources and scihub publications, database of pandemic links and meta analyses. Questions, considerations and concerns about Covid-19, SARS-Cov2, testing, prophylaxis, measures, vaccinations and the proliferation of pandemic in the world....

Links to articles on external websites and database of paradigm articles on archive, PDF or on mainstream platforms....

While the rank-and-file military are among the most patriotic of Americans and show unwavering support for the Constitution, there is a class of elite national security establishment who, whatever they may say on ceremonial occasions, believe they are above the Constitution. The "national security establishment"...

Useful links, useful websites and toolkits for gathering information (intelligence). Database of access points for key resources, browsing and sorting disparate data from OSINT repositories, etc....

Comments, response snapshots, replies, threads. Social media cut pastes. Notepad of thoughts, ideas, observations....

Making use of various web-based resources and scihub publications, database of coronavirus related links and meta analyses. Questions, considerations and concerns about Covid-19, SARS-Cov2, testing, prophylaxis, measures, vaccinations and the proliferation of pandemic in the world....

Conspiracy theory sites, mostly bunk, sometimes factual, important as a litmus of public opinion; even if it's the underbelly of popular cultural thinking....

Polling services and public opinion news feeds. Service that employs rigorous survey methods, polling, social media analytics, and proprietary technology to measure and interpret public sentiment, providing actionable insights into public opinion trends....

Artificial intelligence (AI) is intelligence demonstrated by machines, as opposed to natural intelligence displayed by humans. Textbooks define AI as study of "intelligent agents" - any system that perceives its environment and takes actions to achieve its goals. Machine learning (ML) is the study of...

Identity Politics. Identarian dogwhistlers. Identitarian proponents. Atomization links. Neoliberal plutocracy links....

Cult Index is a collective archive of secret society and fraternal order - political, religious and economic - existence and activity in the world. Secret society: a club or an organisation whose activities, events, inner functioning, or membership are concealed. The society may or may...

People squeeze money from the public in countless ways. In the case of AWTTT artist Robert Shetterly, his delivery system is mocking up a kind of Whistler-Naturalist style that'll be familiar to the shared folklore imagery of Americans and Europeans. Using this style confers a...

Jingoism. Nationalism. Patriotism. Fantasy identity. Weaponized stories. But not entirely devoid of meaning....

This morning he had been in Paris, playing denouement L’Asssomoir with the bums at Gare du Nord: at the end of a long binge up and down France. Knowing the flight was coming. “Eyes wide, like a child in the form of man” – even...

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