Category: Politics & economics

current state of the world, economic theory

What essentially is wrong with modern film [1]

This will spill over into the 16:00 post today.

I hear that the new Han Solo movie sucks. Literally sucks, in that Lando Calrissian is revealed to be “pansexual” or some such nonsense.

This is a surprise?

As I’ve written before, the whole point of the new SJWars is to destroy something normies once loved. But normies loved it, by and large, because it had timeless themes — good versus evil, conflicting loyalties, comradeship. You can’t tell an actual story without those, which is why the sequels, prequels, and other assorted cash-ins are basically just 3-hour-long video game cut scenes.

Which brings us to Han Solo and his pansexual swinger pal, Lando. The new SJWars did a pretty good job of ruining all the meaningful parts of the original trilogy, but all the intersectional genderfluidity in the galaxy can’t make Han Solo uncool. Harrison Ford’s Han is the epitome of “toxic masculinity” – swaggering, entitled, with a classic shitlord smirk that guaranteed he’d pull twelve parsecs of poon no matter how fast he finished the Kessel Run.

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Defending the indefensible [1]

Vox Day on the Chilean bishops:

Let this be a lesson to you. No organization is safe, no matter what is professed intentions are. If you do not actively seek to eradicate evil from creeping in, it will do so. There are worse things than SJWs.

Do not seek to defend the Roman Catholic Church. It has manifestly become an institution utterly riddled by evil. Pray for it, demand its reformation, work to restore it, as you see fit, but do not think to defend it. There is no defense of what it has become since the cancer of Vatican II.

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A fortunate life

Here is the rest of the article, sent by Chuckles.

And the quote:

Later I look at my wife and remark, “You can’t win with these people. She doesn’t even like golf, but is angry that she’s the only woman playing. Then, when her company tries to remedy the “problem,” such as it is, she’s mad about that as well.”

My wife says, “I keep saying this to you–the problem is that they are without God. And they’re so busy whining and bitching about what they don’t have or what they’re not getting or what is or isn’t fair that they can’t even see that they have been given MORE than enough.”

We’re all guilty of this sometimes, but for the left it is their defining character.

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