- National Comparisons
- My Interviews
- Are You A Social Contrarian? - Statement of key beliefs behind AKarlin.
- The Top 5 Books On Everything - Because books are objectively superior to other media.
- Karlinist Principles (see about me)
This includes key posts on trends that impact on the future: HBD, peak oil, AGW, the rise of China, Moore’s Law, Arctic melting…
*Limits To Growth*
Posts on limits to growth, socio-political collapse and its dynamics.
- Ecotechnic Dictatorship is Our Last Hope of Averting Collapse – the world system is on trend to collapse by mid-century and the only hope of averting it is to start a “sustainable retreat” back below the limits.
- Cliodynamics: Mathematizing History – how analyzing the patterns of the past can shine a beam of light into the unknown future.
- The Endgame Begins – the endgame of the Age of Abundance Industrialism, that is.
- Collapse Ethics – dictatorship or collapse? one of the key ethical questions of the future.
Peak Oil & Resource Depletion
Posts on peak oil and other peaks.
Climate Change & Pollution
Posts on AGW and pollution problems in general.
- Top 10 AGW Denial Myths - Start here. Don’t bother me about it.
- How I Learned To Stop Worrying And Love Global Warming
*Intelligence Theory & Human Biodiversity*
Why intelligence matters; how countries and – yes – races differ in g; and implications for future development.
- Education as the Elixir of Growth III - Core article #1. (see also 1, 2, 3)
- Race Denial vs. Racism – A False Dichotomy - Core article #2.
- Through A Glass Ceiling Darkly: Racial IQ Disparities And The Wealth Of Nations - Core article #3.
- In Which I Appear On The Stark Report
- Berlin Gets Bad News From PISA - How minorities are bringing down average European IQ’s (aka Sarrazin is right).
- IQ and Industrialism – One of my early posts on the intersection between (educational) human capital, IQ, and economic growth. (dated)
- The Geography Of Global Human Capital - Reference post on PISA results.
- North Korea, Poster Child For HBD Theory
- Russian Anti-Semitism, Or Just Affirmative Action In Action?
- Analysis Of China’s PISA 2009 Results - Most comprehensive estimate of Chinese IQ pegs it at 102. (see also 1, 2)
- The Puzzle Of Indian IQ: A Country Of Gypsies And Jews - Can India “shine” with an average IQ in the low 80′s? (see also 1)
- Italy, A Showcase For Why Human Capital Matters -
- Analysis Of Russia’s PISA 2009 Results – About 96, may rise to 100.
- Future Posts on: The Height of the Flynn Effect; Consanguineous Marraige in Islam; Does HBD lead to WN or Libertarianism?
Moore’s Law, Transhumanism, Singularity
Developments in IT, life extension, GNR (genetics, nanotechnology, robotics); prospects for technological singularity. Meaning of singularity.
Cultural and ideological 21st century currents.
The Decline of the West
Why America and Europe are in secular decline.
- Shifting Winds: The End Of Pax Americana why Pax America is at risk of sudden collapse due to energy shortages, economic disbalances & geopolitical shocks.
- Europe, the Black Continent – the future geopolitics of Europe in the Age of Scarcity Industrialism.
- USA 2009 = USSR 1989 ?
- Modern Britain In Four Extradition Cases
The Sino Triumphalist
Why China is going to be the global superpower.
- China, the Last Superpower – why China will be the world’s next, and probably last, global power. See also here, here.
- China’s True Nuclear Power
- Actually China Is Probably Already Bigger
Other regions including BRIC’s, Emerging 20,
- The Century without an Indian Summer – why India has far worse prospects than China.
- Victimized Venezuela - Not as bad as they say it is. (see also 1, 2)
Best of Da Russophile
Just go from here.
Why the end of the century will see an Arctic Ecumene.
- Arctic World in 2100
There Will Be War
How war will be fought in the 21st century.
- On Future War – my vision of future war, emphasizing the intersection between doctrine & technology. See naval, ground, air/space, nukes.
The late 21st century and beyond.
Cool Stories (travel, field reports, etc)
Fiction & Fantasy news
For understanding the world…
- “America Alone” (Mark Steyn) – On Eurabia.
- “The Hunger Games” (Suzanne Collins) – Far better than Twilight trash.
- “Kicking Away the Ladder” (Ha-Joon Chang) – Merits of protectionism, industrial policy, etc.
- “The Last Generation” (Fred Pearce). (notes)
- “Limits to Growth” (Meadows et al.) – Possibly the most important book you can read today.
- “Six Degrees” (Mark Lynas) – Best AGW book. (notes).
- To review: Roosh reviews; The Game; The Bell Curve; Rushton, Lynn books; The ones with notes but no reviews; various political economy books…; The Black Swan; The 48 Laws of Power; 40 Islands; The Return… (also Mafia State, etc. for Amazon);
For improving oneself…
On other matters
- The Olduvai Theory (Richard Duncan) – Crazy doomerism.
Film, documentary reviews
Nils van der Vegte
This includes key posts on culture, geopolitics, and current affairs.
- Violence is Reality - Tribal societies are very violent.
- The US Strategic Dilemma and Persian Deadlock – analyzing the US/Russia/Iran “triangle” and Israel. See my interview.
- The Soviet Economy (transfer from DR)
- Ayn Stalin: Soviet Inequalities In 1929-1954
- Was the French Revolution primarily a Class Struggle?
- The Genesis of Total War
Philosophy, Metaphysics, & Religion
- What Might Be Is – my metaphysics explained. See summary.
- What a Picture Wants
- On Gnosticism
Politics, Political Theory
- How a Second Korean War will be Fought – The US/South Korea will win, but it’s unlikely to be an easy ride.
- Iran War 2012
- Wikileaks as a Mirror on the West
- Assange Should Have Picked The Russian Embassy
- In-depth piece on Assange: Thought (anti-Western? essays; CW on his views on RT at PF); The Rape Case (1 – guide to false rape, morning after, politicized prosecutor; 2 – UK on Assange vs. Pinochet, SA murderer, bail; 3 – Sweden refuses questioning in UK/Ecuador Embassy, pretrial detention, rendition); Espionage? (1 – extraterritoriality; 2 – The Guardian episode – THEY revealed codes in the book and Luke Harding covered ass 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, then blamed WL and censored dissent); Implications (1 – rule of law – Greenwald; non-Western perspectives). *Other common complaints: Ignores Manning (nope); Incidental to Wikileaks – no, he built it. Domscheit-Burger (nominated over WL).
Women, Feminism, Game Theory
- You’ve Been Gamed! How To Understand Modern American Society - Very important primer on how it is impossible to understand the US without understanding its sexual market.
- The Evil That Obesity Apologists Wreak
- Planned series: (1) Destroy women = angels myth; (1.5) The situation – hypergamy, etc. – as in you’ve been gamed; (2) MRM =/= PUA, and why MRA’s are like histrionic feminists; (3) Beta Blocks of Civilization; (4) Not a Jezebel vs. Taliban situation, *and* equity vs. gender feminism; (5) Misandry bubble? (6) On Chivalry.