Why Twitch Plays Pokémon is literally the Best Thing Ever

[This is an old post, originally published on Blastocyst on March 9, 2014.But it's pretty relevant today, when we're all on the internet together feeling pretty down about collective action and existence itself.] [9600 words] Mount Moon is our Mount Sinai, and the Helix Fossil, our One True Lord and Saviour. Oh, and one more …

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An HONEST Guide out of Depression

[3000 words] If you don't get what you want, you get sad. If you consistently don't get what you want, you get depressed. Depression is a sort of hibernation of the soul. When physical winter makes the food scarce, certain animals hibernate their bodies. When psycho-social-spiritual winter makes enjoyment scarce, we humans hibernate our minds. …

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The solution to over-population

[200 words] Some people still seem to be worrying about overpopulation. Here are the solutions. Understanding them will help you stop worrying. Women's access to education When you improve women's access to education, the birth rate plummets. Birth rates have plummeted in all industrialized countries. It's why they've had to import people to keep the …

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How to talk to Racists, Sexists, and little Libtard Snowflakes

[150 words] It's very simple. You understand what's going on, right? It's the other guy that's an idiot. Well then. How do you talk to someone who doesn't understand something as well as you do? Well, what's the classic example of someone who doesn't understand things very well? I'll just tell you -- it's a …

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