The Weaponized Dialectic & How to Neutralize It

Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel was the philosopher who discovered that society progresses through a series of dialectics, which he termed thesis (problem), antithesis (reaction to the problem), and synthesis (the alchemical solution to the problem). Marx later took this concept and made it a weaponized tool of manipulation, whereby a person or group could create engineered (fabricated, synthetic) dialectics in which they could steer a population to a predetermined location. The […] Read more »

The Trivium, the Dunning-Kruger Effect, and Intellectual Self-Defense w/ Dylan Moore

Dylan Moore from the Volitional Science Network and I had a discussion on the Trivium, the Dunning-Kruger Effect, and how to use intellectual self-defense with those displaying the Dunning-Kruger Effect, which is his specialty. If you’d like to hear a thoughtful conversation, feel free to check it out.   Follow Dylan Moore at the Volitional Science Network: https://www.youtube.com/user/CrazyVysty Here’s the video where I first discovered Dylan, and where I learned […] Read more »

Pro-Vaxxers, Herd Immunity, & Nietzsche’s Herd Morality

I have observed that pro-vaxxers (not doctors, pharmacists, scientists, etc, but their religious adherents and believers) behave in a similar manner as collectivists. This is what Nietzsche termed “herd morality”, which is the morality of the weak and the envious; they gather together in groups, and in their envy attack competent/strong individuals with their perceived collective strength. It’s essentially the mob mentality, also known as the crucifixion of reason. I […] Read more »

From Codependency to Sovereignty – Let’s Build the Wall

National borders correspond to healthy psychological boundaries, but instead of them being the psychological boundaries of an individual person, they are the psychological boundaries of a collective nation. Healthy boundaries are not a barrier blocking everyone out, nor are they an open sponge allowing everyone in, but they’re more like a filter that filters out unwanted behaviors and allows in wanted behaviors. Another way of seeing a boundary is as […] Read more »

Duality vs Polarity

Polarity is the fourth of only seven Hermetic Principles, which are the foundational laws of nature. “Everything is dual; everything has poles; everything has its pair of opposites.” ~The Kybalion, Polarity: The Fourth Hermetic Principle We make the distinction that duality and polarity are not the same thing. While polarities may be dual in nature, they’re not a duality. Duality is when things are wanted/unwanted (good/bad), but if you look […] Read more »

Crash Course on the Fundamentals of Defense Against Manipulation

The exact breakdown of the line which separates win-win interactions from win-lose interactions. One of the big questions of philosophy I never see people dive into is when it is NOT time to argue properly, or when to stop worrying about how to argue. This is not an overview of philosophical reasoning and the breakdown of how deductive arguments work. This video contains a crash course Fundamentals of intellectual self-defense […] Read more »

Toxic Masculinity or a Lack of Emotional Intelligence?

What’s being described as “toxic masculinity” is just a lack of emotional intelligence, which is something that women can lack as well. Emotional intelligence is the ability to turn one’s intelligence back in on itself, and to use intelligence as a guide to navigate one’s feelings. Creating the erroneous label of toxic masculinity misdiagnoses the issue by basing it on a superficial character trait, sets women against men, which in […] Read more »

The Two Types of “Persons”

According to Blacks Law Dictionary, 2nd Edition, 1910, there are two types of “persons”, artificial and natural. Those who identify with an ideology, aka an ideologue, are an artificial person, and those who have done the self-reflection and inner work necessary to emancipate themselves from unnatural ideologies and systems are natural persons. We’re either subject to the law of reason (natural law), or to the laws of men; it’s our […] Read more »

Needing mirrors

Right on about his example about apples and oranges, where he said something to the effect that “I prefer apples” suddenly means “what, you don’t like oranges?” The subjective, which is the realm of preferences, has been turned into the realm of objective needs, and made into the same thing. This drops everyone right into Karpman’s Drama Triangle of victim, villain, and hero. In his example, the subjective preference of […] Read more »

Jordan Peterson Responds to Angry Letters from Student Critics

Jordan Peterson on the mindless #NPC‘s who repetitively spew forth their ideology without actually having thought themselves to their own conclusions. “People don’t have ideas. Ideas have people.” ―Carl Jung We’ve created an integrative methodology called “the Unity Process“, which combines the Hermetic Principles (Natural Law), the Trivium Method, Socratic Questioning, Jungian shadow work, and the Emotional Freedom Techniques (meridian tapping)—into an easy to use system that allows people to […] Read more »

Why Is God To Be Found Through Rationality?

Everything that takes us away from God is frivolous and irrational. Everything that brings us towards God is non-frivolous and rational. Not because God is boring but because God is reasonable, logical and even simple. However, because our world has become so infected with frivolity and irrationality, God remains lost within it. As long as ‘why’ does not exist in our experience God will remain misunderstood, unseen and unknown to ourselves. As long […] Read more »

NPC Meme & Simulated Thinking

The NPC concept is something that I have been chewing on for a few years now, as Gnostics and other forms of mysticism have long recognized a brand of human that is not capable of thinking for themselves, and is called an anthropoid by some, and back fill people by others, but it basically equates to the concept of NPC’s (non-player characters) in tabletop and video gaming.  NPC’s are characters […] Read more »

The Second Treatise on Government, by John Locke

Please, please, please (did I mention please?), if you claim to love Liberty and feel that you are responsible enough to govern yourself, read the following book by John Locke, as it is the foundational work on the topic of self-governance and Natural Law. To transcend being governed, we must have a solid foundation in the philosophy that first demonstrated that we have the natural right to govern ourselves, and […] Read more »

Reason, Authority, & Natural Law

In this video I examine what it means to be an authority, both over others, and how it pertains to self-ownership and self-governance. I draw on concepts from John Locke’s “Second Treatise of Government”, and show how reason is what differentiates the governed and those who govern. Second Treatise of Government, by John Locke: http://www.earlymoderntexts.com/assets/pdfs/locke1689a.pdf If you prefer a one time gift, support us on PayPal: http://theUnityProcess.com/donate/ Join the discussion! […] Read more »

Enlightenment: A Logocentric Focus

Enlightenment is not an end goal, but reflects the process of engaging in daily life; it is the middle step, and not the last step, in a three step progression. This is why so many great individuals speak with reverence of the beauty found within life’s journey, and that it is superior to the destination. The enlightenment period in Western history further developed many Logocentric philosophies, all of which dealt […] Read more »