Author Archives: karnok

About karnok

A legendary ninja.

Immigration

Okay, here we go, another juicy topic to bite into. Like many other areas, the ideas and rhetoric surrounding immigration involve much confusion, inconsistent assumptions and reasoning, and loud opinions from people who know little about economics or history. So, … Continue reading

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Toxic Feminism

This topic’s been brewing in my mind for quite a while. Seems like a good time to finally tackle it. Most criminals are males. Whether it’s murderers, rapists, thieves or most other types of bad guys, the overwhelming majority are … Continue reading

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The Myth of “White Privilege”

Underlying much of the modern left’s vision of the world is a notion of “white privilege” (WP) – the idea that whites as a group have an advantage over other groups, strongly implied to be unearned and undeserved. Hence, the … Continue reading

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Religion

I’m not really religious and I don’t really know much about specific religions or their history. But it’s an interesting topic and I think it’s worth analysing a bit. One of the main insights I think I have is to … Continue reading

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Tariffs

Tariffs are taxes on the imports or exports of various goods/services between countries or other regions. The most recent prominent example is Donald Trump’s tariffs on steel as well as aluminium, washing machines and solar panels (Wikipedia link). So, what … Continue reading

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Are We in a Simulation?

The Matrix explores the idea of a post-apocalyptic world where human beings are connected to a simulated version of reality, enslaved by robot overlords. It’s an interesting concept. Is it possible that something like that really is happening? Could we … Continue reading

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Determinism Vs. Free Will

The showdown we’ve all been waiting for. This is a fascinating duality but one which I think is commonly misunderstood. The truth is, determinism and free will are not really at odds with each-other, even if it might seem like … Continue reading

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