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2nd Amendment Response

I got some good responses to my last post; let me see what sort of mileage I can get from them. Let me try to restate what seems to be the most common objection to my argument in list form: … Continue reading

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An Argument Against the Logical Consistency of the Second Amendment, by Certain Interpretations

There is a certain interpretation of the second amendment, commonly quoted and possibly correct as to the amendment’s original intention, that says its purpose is to make sure the citizens of the nation are protected in case they need to … Continue reading

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Spoiler talk of “To the Moon”

I have now reviewed the game twice, once just after I played it and once after some distance. Both times I tried to avoid spoilers because it’s so important to the experience not to know what’s going to happen next, … Continue reading

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Princess Mononoke, Western

It’s not a very well-kept secret that Japanese Samurai movies tend to translate very well into westerns. Consider “Seven Samurai” and “The Magnificent Seven”, or “Yojimbo” and “A Fistful of Dollars”. Only two examples, but two more than you would … Continue reading

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Let’s Take it Point by Point

All right, in light of my recent posts on Vox’s gun shirts, I think it might be appropriate for me to go through this post by Vox after Dalrock’s take on it. I’m late, I know. Put it in my … Continue reading

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It’s Not the Same Thing

Vox Day has a new shirt: In case you weren’t sure if Vox wasn’t talking about your teenage daughter’s interactions with boys, note how he frames this shirt: Never mind that every man with an attractive wife is well aware … Continue reading

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For the Record

With all due respect for Vox, I have to agree with Rollory here, at least in theory. Not sure he puts it very well though. Vox Day here: Now, where do you suppose feral young women come from, families where … Continue reading

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