Category Archives: Political science

This is my strongest field and I had an excellent opportunity to hone my ability to reason in this field from some very knowledgeable thinkers at one of the top international schools in the field (U of T). Either I’m a good researcher, can effectively write and argue BS, have some capacity to original intuitions, or some combination of all three. As far as I’m concerned, nothing is truly apolitcal or amoral the moment it enters the public sphere. Still, I’ll limit use of the tag for domestic and international political issues, involving institutions and/or people at the level of villages and the international community and perhaps occasionally for more abstract stuff in political theory.

Among the more absurd man-in-the-middle applications

If someone who has been watching you for years can correctly guess what you take in your coffee, therefore if they suggest insider knowledge regarded the intended meaning of a communication that addresses a politically sensitive issue, their knowledge of … Continue reading

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Lead Economist in the research department of the African Governance and Development Institute debunks for main anti-immigration arguments for EU

To start with, the fact that these four arguments against immigration can be easily debunked does not therefore imply that the debate is open and shut. The full article is here. 1) Loss of Christian values 2) Undermining liberal democratic … Continue reading

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A simple reason that certain right-wing economic arguments fall apart before they begin

In a market system, a price signal transmits information about the costs of various inputs leading to a final output. It is presumed to be the main piece of information which enables market participants to coordinate efficiently. Not fine, but … Continue reading

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The USA could build high speed rail between every city over a million, or buy 10,700 F35s per year, with the savings (!) from changing to universal public health care

Canada health care: 11% of GDP. USA health care: 17% of GDP. Canada average results: higher in almost all categories (data.worldbank.org is an easily accessible source on this for a variety of indicators). USA economy: $17.9 trillion. Potential annual savings … Continue reading

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Double unplus freedom promotion

I will help you prove your freedom by building multiple negative associations with everything you want to do. In so doing, I can help you feel more free by not liking any of the things you want to do while … Continue reading

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Luring the working poor to vote against their interest, episode #21038740321 (2017 Canada budget)

“If you … take the bus … and when you get home you like to have a beer, well both of those things are going to cost you more” – Rona Ambrose, Party Leader, Conservative Party of Canada Putting billions … Continue reading

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1960s sci-fi horror or 2019 reality?

The government should retain a comprehensive library relating to what is captured from previous thought processes (harvested using one of the variety of possible means of doing so). Then, entrust an AI to clear your every passing thought through a … Continue reading

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A variety of anti-unclarified tomfoolery, relating to the present situation of psychological warfare

The democratically elected government has not solved the problem/revolution yet, so we need a revolution to get rid of the democratically elected government so we can solve the revolution problem. ____________________________________ Any back, any stab, any back stab-boy. Any fall, … Continue reading

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Protect your culture by never expressing it

If you say anything about your culture, this will provide “them” with an opportunity to develop propaganda in order to destroy your culture. Therefore, to protect your culture, the best strategy is to never think it, let alone be the … Continue reading

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A generic who dunnit list

The Russians The CIA Witches and wizards, etc. God Maybe university professors? Religious fundamentalists of various stripes and colours Marxists, maybe in cahoots with the devil Nazis Totalitarianists Global dominationists Powerless people who feel empowered by (insert programming here) All … Continue reading

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