News and Other Interesting Things

by Jason Stotts

1. Would the Candiru Fish Really Eat Your Genitals?

We’ve all heard the stories of “that fish” in the amazon that can even swim up your stream of urine and lodge itself in your urethra. But, is it true?

2. Are You Guilty of “Virtue-Signaling?”

Some people use moral outrage as a signal of their own virtue. This is a very interesting inquiry into this phenomenon and raises some very good questions.

3. The “Other Side” Is Not Dumb

This is something I’m definitely guilty of: I don’t always work hard enough to try to understand my interlocutors. It’s something I’m working on.

4. The Man Who Studies the Spread of Ignorance

Sometimes people try to purposefully spread misinformation to confuse issues. This is an interesting analysis of the phenomenon as well as a more general discussion of how people get information and form beliefs.

5. Objectivism vs. Anarchism 

Many people often assume that Objectivism is closely related to anarchism or is compatible with it. Harry Binswanger has an excellent article discussing why this isn’t the case.

6. The Rites of Manhood: Man’s Need for Ritual

Ritual is a way that we create meaning in life. When combined with a rational philosophy, it can help you to feel more meaning in your life.

Automatically Generated Related Posts:

  1. No Comments

*