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More on the Future Perils of Postmodernism: Part V of V

 Plan For the Worst, as Someday the Worst Will Occur As the most recent and best documented event in this line of ecological perturbations there is much to learn from the Little Ice Age that lasted from around 1350 to … Continue reading

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More on the Future Perils of Postmodernism: Part IV of V

History Repeats For a Reason Enter postmodernism and the perils it portends. For postmodernism is defined not only by the notion that we live in a new age—an age where human intellect and technology have allowed us to go beyond … Continue reading

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More on the Future Perils of Postmodernism: Part III of V

Back to Basics Yet most important here is that the greater cataclysmic decimation framework displayed in the above examples renders the postmodernist framework an utter fantasy. That is, as we humans still have extremely limited control over natural physical cycles, … Continue reading

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More on the Future Perils of Postmodernism: Part II of V

Earth History Repeating Enter two recent articles surrounding historical events and the impact they have had on human existence: one being the Younger-Dryas ice age of around 12,900 years ago and other being the Dark Age that occurred from around … Continue reading

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More on the Future Perils of Postmodernism: Part I of V

It is a widely held notion that if we humans believe something is or will be true then it will be true. Indeed, this view predominates on both the religious right and the ideological Left. In the first case, nearly … Continue reading

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The History of the Merit (not Robber) Baron?: Part VI of VI

Ultimate Boundaries The general problem here is that, postmodernism not only denies the existence of actual natural laws that are timeless, universal, and impossible to overcome; these laws will invariably and inevitably decide what exists on earth and what does … Continue reading

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The History of the Merit (not Robber) Baron?: Part V of VI

Enlightenment via Denial? While most acknowledge the existence of the dynamics described above, most also deny their importance, as they perceive that we humans have gone beyond the mandate of maximizing societal performance. All as part of a new postmodernist … Continue reading

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The History of the Merit (not Robber) Baron?: Part IV of VI

The Power of Freedom Yet most important of all here is that, not only is a normal/bell-curve distribution with extreme outcome and status variation to be expected within a meritocratic free marketplace, this result is extremely desirable with regard to … Continue reading

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The History of the Merit (not Robber) Baron?: Part III of VI

Fitness and the Marketplace In other words, what the success of the brightest within the free marketplace replicates is the success of the fittest within the realm of natural selection—with both epitomizing the standard of merit. Indeed, being that intelligence … Continue reading

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The History of the Merit (not Robber) Baron?: Part II of VI

Cream Rises Enter a recent study by the research scientist, Jonathan Wai, from Duke University, who has found a strong correlation between brainpower and success—especially with regard to wealth acquisition. Indeed, the data show that “the top one percent in … Continue reading

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