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Bad Karma

Of all the silly stupid faddish nonsense modern Western liberals believe in, it’s quite possible that the silliest, stupidest, faddish nonsense of all is Karma, the dogma for people who say they hate dogmatic religion but still want the benefit of calling themselves spiritual without the burden of actually getting out of bed and going … Continue reading

3 Bible Books Summarized in 7 Words or Less

Ecclesiastes – “Shit happens, and then you die.” Job – “God, how does the sausage get made?” Song of Songs – “Your breasts are like two fawns. Hehe.” In all seriousness, though, I think these three books contain the entirety of human wisdom. Ecclesiastes tells us that life is meaningless…it’s all a chasing after the … Continue reading

Postmodernism, or “That’s just your opinion!”

Back in the glory days of American Idol, when Simon Cowell would make fun of bad singers after their auditions, the occasional bad singer would reply with a tart and emotional “That’s just your opinion!” It was in these moments that America’s top reality show became a seminar on philosophy. For when that bad singer … Continue reading

Jean-Paul Sartre’s Thoughts on Women

Jean-Paul Sartre, one of the 20th century’s great thinkers, might be as famous for his love life as he is for being an existentialist philosopher and prolific author. The man who famously said “Hell is other people” had a lifelong polyamorous relationship with Simone de Beauvoir. And at age 60, in a 1965 interview with … Continue reading