Calling out Underlying Machiavellian Belief Systems

The belief system and character trait underlying political hot topics such as mandatory vaccinations, gun control, and social justice is Machiavellianism, which is one of the three personality traits that comprise the dark triad, along with narcissism and psychopathy. There’s no need to argue with the proponents of such draconian concepts about the specifics of their viewpoints, because it’s not the real problem anyway—their distorted Machiavellian worldview is the real […] Read more »

Is it Fairminded to Entertain the Delusions of the Mentally Ill?

Here are my thoughts on entering into a fairminded conversation with those who participate in identity politics, and desire what is termed “social justice”. Such ideologies are rooted in envy, and seek to tear down successful people and their creations to the lowest common denominator in the name of fairness, and according to the Freudian School of Psychoanalysis, the root of all mental illness is also envy. Therefore, it can […] Read more »

Arguing with Sophists

Sophistry; fabricating evidence and arguments to support a position, usually based on an emotional attachment to an identity built upon falsities, rather than allowing reason and evidence to shape a position, regardless of how it affects one’s identity. Attempting to have a rational and fairminded discussion with a sophist is anything but fairminded, and never will be, as the two forms of thinking are motivated by contradictory end goals. One […] Read more »

Is it the Patriarchy, or the Dark Triad, that’s Exploiting Western Society?

I’ve come to find that there is a large element of misdirection in the concept of patriarchy and male domination. It’s not masculine imbalance at fault, but rather the Dark Triad, which is a deadly combination of Narcissism, Machiavellianism, and Psychopathy, that is the true core issue; and blaming men is just the convenient scapegoat. Women tend to display the dark triad in a different manner than men with the […] Read more »