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Human Development Random Thoughts

Why New Eugenics Is Humanity’s Only Way Forward

The word “eugenics” conjures up horrible acts of extermination, poor excuses of “scientific racism”, and ethnic pogroms. No wonder the simple mention of the word makes people recoil in horror.And it’s good people who recoil in horror.We stand with them. However, we contend here, that “gut reaction” may be misplaced when applied to any genetic […]

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Human Development

War Is Generational Stain (& Fixing Wars For Good)

On The Power Moves forum, I initially shared some critical views of the West’s responsibility for the Ukrainian war. Unluckily, when the emotional flames burn high, it’s difficult for people to analyze things dispassionately. So, I decided to write a few lines about the mindsets and values behind my “flying above the war” stance. Incidentally […]

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Why Winners Don’t Do “Habits” (& Why You May Want to Ditch Them)

Over-achievers don’t focus on “habits”… … Because the biggest winners, the over-achievers are internally driven. They do not come up with habits, they do habits. Sounds nonsense? OK, let’s dig deeper. INTRO I’ve sometimes been surprised by the outsized success of Atomic Habits. Atomic Habits is an uber-popular book on how to start habits, and […]

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Why Good Scientists Are Boring & Poor Ones Are Famous

To spoof a popular personal finance book, we may call this law: The poor scientist, rich charlatan law. Or, we also call it: They’re similar anyway.The law states that people who do and share good science are bound to be unknown, poor, and boring. And those who become famous and rich instead do or popularize […]

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Why Illegal Immigrants Are More Likely to Rape, Steal, & Kill

Look at that title. Does that sound like a racist title set up for provocative effect? Yeah… If you belong to the billion-members clubs of the virtue signalers, politically correct, and lobotomized disenlightned. In truth, to any clear and free mind, it should be plain logical that illegal migrants are more likely to rape, steal […]

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The Narcissism Of “What Would You Like Written On Your Tombstone”

I had a boss once who asked this question at job interviews: What would you like written on your tombstone? He liked to ask it, he said, because the answer to that question tells you a lot about people.“It’s important to want a great legacy”, he opined, so every “good” candidate should want a great […]

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Social Issues

Why Abortion Is A Fundamental Right (& Great for Society)

The whole discourse around abortion is set with the wrong frame. The question is not whether a fetus is already a human being and when it should be protected by the “sanctity of life” because the answer to those questions will never be definitive. Luckily, in this case, we don’t need to lose ourselves in […]

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