Gene Roddenberry’s Star Trek was as much of a statement of its time as it was a look towards the future. By taking a cynical (and comedic) look at the relationship troubles of the main characters of the series, we can learn a thing or two about how the present day dating market developed.
My Collected Writings on politics, science fiction, theology, and women.
‘Etiology’ is one of those five dollar words that bundles together a number of important concepts, and it’s part of the conceptual core of the sort of arguments I’m making lately about chronic dysfunction in the modern world; both individually, and on a societal level.
First off, thank you to all of the new backers! Make sure you’ve signed up for the mailing list so that I can keep in touch with you regarding the voting and podcasts: http://www.staresattheworld.com/patreon-backer-page/ As you may have noticed, I’ve been running a bit behind; between a shakeup in my living situation, and the ongoing trouble from YouTube, my content production has been falling behind. Episode 2 of In Depth Analysis will be “The Broken Love Lives of Star Trek the Next Generation”; I’m cleaning up the facts/names on the script tonight, and then it’s just a matter of recording...
There’s nothing I love more than getting hate from the left. They say you can judge a man by his enemies, and in my case they’re a bunch of sneaky ethno-masochists who desperately cling to whatever ideologies are deemed fashionable at the moment. Five years ago they were upset by my “sexism”, but now that anti-feminism has become fashionable they’re scrabbling to find something – anything! – else to use as an excuse. Haters gonna hate, after all. But what I find interesting is the sheer volume of hatred I inspire; in the grand scheme of things I’m a small...
Operation #CreatorGate: Stand for free speech, sit on the Stasi.
Update on my communiques with YouTube