What causes the powerful to become monsters? A 6000-word analysis on Hollywood pedophilia, sexual assault, and the connections to political elites.
Government, culture, and media.
This section of the website is a bit of a "catch-all" outside of the three other categories. In here we talk government, culture, media, and politics. Usually, there is a bit of a cross-over between other sections (such as economics).
Most articles within relate in some way to governmental structure. The form of governments is an interesting topic because it helps define the inner incentives that drive all of these issues, such as culture. Different cultures, media attitudes, and political events tend to depend on how the government incentivizes different scenarios.
My methodology involves picking specific pieces of society (such as Incentives in Socialism) and investigating their consequences. Because of this, this section can be quite a unique bag of micro vs macro topics.
This Monday, April 9th 2018, the Justice Department released an indictment against Backpage executives for their illicit activity on the predominantly prostitution/sexual trafficking website Backpage.com. The CEO has plead guilty. What’s next?
The online dictionary Merriam-Webster recently changed the definition of “assault weapon” and “assault rifle”. This new definition is hilarious.
The story within Anthem by Ayn Rand depicts the journey of a young man known as Equality 7-2521 as he lives and escapes a dystopian collectivist future.
The Affordable Care Act (“Obamacare”) was passed on March 23rd, 2010. Since then, health insurance premiums have steadily rose. And for 2018 premiums are up 34%. That means the health insurance companies must have been struggling all these years… right?
Australia is an interesting case study for the effects of gun control measures. Many people here in the US look to Australia’s gun control policies as a model to potentially reduce mass shootings. But is the reality of the situation that easy?
Another shooting occurred in a school in Florida, this time with the FBI having information on the extremist but failing to take action. The shooter actually posted a comment on a YouTube video saying “I’m going to be a professional school shooter” – and the original maker of that YouTube video directly (in person) reported it to the FBI…
A timeless masterpiece detailing the horrific tragedies and ruthlessness of communism within the Soviet Union: The Gulag Archipelago by Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn is a must-read for anyone that is interested in politics or the legacy of socialist policies.
The Story of Nations – All recorded history proves that the rise and fall of every nation has followed the same pattern.
Overall, I think this was a beautifully delivered and powerful speech. Read the full transcript or watch the CNBC recording of Donald Trump’s 2018 State of The Union Address here!
Chances are if you’re reading this, you have already figured out how terrible some advice can be. But why you shouldn’t take advice from most people is still a topic worth looking at.