Empathetic Reasoning, Sympathy, and Compassion

Most people hold a different definition of empathy than I do. Their version of empathy is how I define sympathy, and sympathy definitely needs to be held in check, because it’s typically psychologically enmeshed “together with the feeling”, which is the etymological breakdown of sympathy. Empathy: -en (in) + pathos (feeling) Sympathy: syn- (together) + pathos (feeling) Whereas sympathy is enmeshed together with others in a feeling, and only understands […] Read more »

Some Quick Thoughts on Marxism

Marxism is inherently a zero-sum mindset built upon envy and schadenfreude, and all of its children, cousins, and family members (such as Postmodernism, communism, socialism, deconstructionism, Progressivism, multiculturalism, veganism, environmentalism, and feminism) contain within them the zero-sum mindset of proletariat and bourgeois class struggle. They are inherently infused with the Dark Triad traits of Narcissism, Psychopathy, and Machiavellianism, and one of their main tools of domination is shadow projection via […] Read more »

The Left’s Use of Name Calling as a Means of Getting Their Way

I often get reduced to a homophobe, bigot, or transphobe because I oppose agenda driven manipulation of the LGBTQ lifestyle for political gain. There is a quote from Frederic Bastiat, in his pamphlet “The Law” that pertains to this reductionist strawmanning of nuanced thinkers, where he states that: Socialism, like the ancient ideas from which it springs, confuses the distinction between government and society. As a result of this, every […] Read more »