Author Archives: malcolmthecynic

James Chastek on Discerning Vocations

Mostly I am posting this because I greatly respect James Chastek and you can’t actually respond on his blog. I find his post on discerning vocations…not bad, exactly, but kind of strange. Give it a read: https://thomism.wordpress.com/2021/05/11/discerning-vocations/ To me it … Continue reading

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So Perfect You’d have to create it

Over the last four or so days I: Planned the next short story in the horror fiction podcast I’m a part of Applied to at least six different jobs Spent hours over the weekend planning for my current job in … Continue reading

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A Millennial Thought Experiment

You are a millennial. You graduated from college a few years ago with a degree in Accounting, but you’re having trouble finding a full time job with it. Instead you take part-time accounting jobs while also working at the local … Continue reading

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Trump’s Legacy in Two Words

Not Enough. Trump did a lot; if you don’t think he did, you weren’t paying attention. Look at John C. Wright’s not tired of winning posts for information. It was not enough. Trump claimed that fraudsters stole the election and … Continue reading

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Malcolm the Cynic’s Two Bold Predictions:

Joe Biden is going be one of the most popular presidents ever in his first term. He is going to start off by literally giving out 2,000 dollars to everybody. As spring rolls in, the Corona-chan virus numbers will obviously … Continue reading

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Sure, I’ll say something

Stop me if you heard this one: 2020 was weird. But really, for me personally it was weird. Professionally, I can only describe it as a major success. I have a full time job in my field with benefits; it … Continue reading

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It can get so much worse

So, being Malcolm the Cynic, I am going to tell you why I am cynical right now. It looks like Biden stole the election. I am frankly – I say this with total honesty – not smart enough to tell … Continue reading

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Becoming the Radical

Well, it’s happened. I am now officially in the coronavirus “radical” camp. Originally – and I stand by everything I’ve said – I denied the virus was a hoax, and still do. The deaths happened. Trump’s initial one month shutdown … Continue reading

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The Global Warming Zone: The Next Part

Dr. Feser, too smart to have the wool pulled over his eyes for too long, wrote this brutal article I can only recommend. Mostly though I just want to report this small section: So why the hell do people other than those … Continue reading

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The Global Warming Zone, the new number: The postmortem Right and Wrong

The coronavirus crisis, such as it was, is over. People are no longer dying at a rate higher than any normal season. This is all cause deaths, meaning, hospitals aren’t being overwhelmed, meaning, kung flu isn’t killing people at a … Continue reading

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