Moral Conflict in America

After reading a review of Aleksandr Dugin’s 1997 ‘Foundations of Geopolitics,’ I downloaded an AI translated copy myself (the book was originally published in Russian). This excerpt stood out: While […]

Georges Sorel: The Power of Myths

excerpts from Reflections on Violence (1908): “As long as there are no myths accepted by the masses, one may go on talking of revolts indefinitely without ever provoking any revolutionary […]

Bob Jones: Strategic Influence

Bob Jones was a guest on ep 56 of the Cognitive Crucible. From the podcast description: “During this thought provoking episode, Mr. Bob Jones asserts that governance is a critical […]

Vices Are Self Harm

From Aristotle’s ‘Nicomachean Ethics’ (1566) preceding line, “Therefor the good man should be a lover of self (for he will both…” People need to hear stories and see acts which […]

John Boyd Conceptual Spiral

John Boyd delivered this Conceptual Spiral presentation to an audience at Maxwell Air Force Base in the mid-1990s. The audience was provided handouts containing: (see for more documents) He […]

Thought Reform and the Psychology of Totalism

Robert Jay Lifton’s ‘Thought Reform and the Psychology of Totalism: A Study of “Brainwashing” in China’ was published in 1961. In it, Lifton identified features common to expressions of ideological […]