Part 1: How Darwin Thought. Charles Darwin was a great scientist but what was it that made him a great scientist? That is, we are looking, not at Darwin’s theory, but his theorising - his purpose and procedure. Darwin, as a scientist, thinker and theorist exhibits traits of the “hedgehog” as opposed to the … Continue reading How Darwin Thought and Some Tough Questions for Neoreactionaries.
As promised. The following is from a major piece of work we put together a year ago, but we suspended the project to write the STEEL-cameralist manifesto. Moldbug is the greatest philosopher of our era. He combines both the vision and imagination of a Plato with the mastery of fact and clarity of purpose of … Continue reading Christmas Gift: The Ten Pillars of Mencius Moldbug.
In the name of the most High, the most Middle and the most Low; The Mighty and the Majestic; the followers of Formalism; the believers in realrestoration; in the name of the community of believers, we do deliver this FATWA. Al-Antinomia Bin Imediata declare the words of the Profit Moldbug (may profit fall upon him) … Continue reading Khalifa’s Circular 17/12/2017: Formalist FATWA.
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The greatest (tactical) general that is. At least according to the numbers. Calculated by this man. Steve Sailer, someone competent when it comes to statistics, comments. (Additional commentary here.) What do we think? Mostly nonsense. To judge a great general, like rendering judgement on a great statesman, is largely a qualitative not a quantitative exercise. … Continue reading Napoleon Really Was the Greatest.
An interesting piece from American Greatness Civil Military Relations in the Age of Trump. Some selections: Of course as president, Trump has not replaced the military’s leadership. Indeed, he has elevated three Obama-era generals to important administration positions: retired Marine Gen. James Mattis as secretary of defense; retired Marine Gen. John Kelly, first as secretary … Continue reading Red V Blue.
Contents 1: Steelmanning. 2: Steelmanning the Modern Structure. 3: The Tough Question. 4: Formalism and Failure Modes. 5: Formalist Fire and Fury. 6: How Formalism Fails. 7: Formalism is Engineered Amoralism. 8: Formalist Perversity. 9: The Ultimate and Proximate Purpose of Formalism. 10: Conclusion. 1: Steelmanning. Neovictorian has started a promising series with the goal … Continue reading Some Tough Questions for Neoreactionaries and Some Thoughts on Formalism and Violence.
Contents 1: The Space of (Reactionary) Possibilities. 2: Outline. 3: From Russia with Love. 4: The Crisis, the Catastrophe, the Great Fear and the Terror. 5: STEEL Reaction Considered A Priori. 6: STEEL Reaction Considered A Posteriori. 7: Next Time. 1: The Space of (Reactionary) Possibilities. Here at Imperial Energy we are concerned with … Continue reading The STEEL-cameralist Manifesto Part 6B: STEEL Reaction II (Strike Fast, Strike Hard and Strike with STEEL).