Strong Men Create Good Times
The memes have been great recently. I have especially enjoyed the Taliban and empire-collapsing ones.
This one in particular caught my eye:
A single image to quickly describe a complex subject, no? It fits The Cycle of Collapse: How Governments Fall very well.
I don’t know who makes these memes still, but I love them all. The meme warriors from 2016 are still out there, in the shadows, doing what they do best.
Keep it up.
And while we’re on the subject of political compasses, I felt it would be a good time to write about my scathing hatred of the overall “left vs Right” paradigm. It’s a structure we are forced to use given the times, but I still hate it.
I much prefer the 9Axes alternative or at the very least this political compass above. Trying to explain things using only a “left” vs “Right” approach is tiresome, because it doesn’t adequately capture the actual divergences between positions and “fields” of politics, such as culture, economics, and government. A person can be “Right” on economics, but “left” on politics and “left” on culture. Or other variations.
9Axes is a fairly decent breakdown. Still not the best, nor what I would choose for my 9 fields, but about as close as I’ve found:
It’s on github and free. Give it a shot if you haven’t. And let me know your score.