What Nietzsche Would Probably Say About Nuclear Weapons (If He Were Alive Today)

246 One who worries about state-versus-state nuclear warfare ought to turn their worry inside out. A state which fortifies its defenses with nuclear weapons believes it is defending itself against a foreign enemy. But what this state is doing in actuality is defending itself against itself -. Our nuclear state would rather believe that it … Continue reading What Nietzsche Would Probably Say About Nuclear Weapons (If He Were Alive Today)

So Cries the Martyr

Few things are more life-affirming than being a martyr. What better way to feel alive than by pain, rejection, slander, a trip to the stake? Well, it's Current Year. We're not burning at the stake those religious dissidents who wax unorthodox. No, we're modern people. We don't burn in a literal way. We take things … Continue reading So Cries the Martyr

How to Write and Think like Nietzsche

You'll never be as smart as Nietzsche. But you sure as hell can learn to write like him. Friedrich Nietzsche knew that his readers wouldn't understand him. But that didn't stop him from writing. He's a weird example for the point I'm about to make, because he tried to write as succinctly and directly as … Continue reading How to Write and Think like Nietzsche

Super Smash Bros. Nietzsche | The Penguin Latte Podcast #72

Spotify | Apple | Watch on YouTube Signia is a powerful e-sports player from California. He's whooped many asses in Super Smash Bros. Melee and especially in Soul Caliber. In this conversation Paul and Signia discuss competitive fighting games, Super Smash Bros. Melee, game theory, Friedrich Nietzsche, and existential philosophy. Yeah, it's a lot. Buckle … Continue reading Super Smash Bros. Nietzsche | The Penguin Latte Podcast #72

How I went from Daily Masturbation to Daily Discipline – My Jordan Peterson Journey (Notes)

I have a new video on Jordan Peterson and how his lectures changed my life. https://youtu.be/J3SHCsAzb0s Here's the talking points that I tried not to look at while recording. Jordan Peterson not my introduction to self-improvement The only path to self-improvement that I could jibe with. He approaches self improvement with hard work not woo … Continue reading How I went from Daily Masturbation to Daily Discipline – My Jordan Peterson Journey (Notes)

Beau Haan — Notes on Networked Thought, Darkness, Redemption, and Triumph (#57)

Spotify | Apple | Watch on YouTube I want to write the stories that aren't being writtenBEAU HAAN Today I'm joined by Beau Haan (@beauhaan). Beau Haan is an actor, model, and hosts a book club using Roam Research. I'd also add storyteller to that list, as Beau's acting serves as a proxy for dramatizing … Continue reading Beau Haan — Notes on Networked Thought, Darkness, Redemption, and Triumph (#57)

PSA: Calling All Swole Nihilists

https://youtu.be/OBXMy4QPwtc You know what would be really funny? If there were just, like, a really swole nihilist. Just some dude with six pack abs, works the fuck out everyday, but also happens to believe that the world is utterly pointless. And he has, like, three daughters, and his daughters go to some expensive private school, … Continue reading PSA: Calling All Swole Nihilists

Four books I’m enjoying: Jung, Holiday, Nietzsche, Kurtz

https://youtu.be/n3ytcuyx1HI Smart people tell me I should read more books. So here's four books I've been reading. Modern Man In Search Of A Soul by Carl Jung - 66 pages into this. Not as 'esoteric' as what you find in his books like Symbols of Transformation. But it is difficult in that it references points … Continue reading Four books I’m enjoying: Jung, Holiday, Nietzsche, Kurtz

The Penguin Latte Podcast #19 – The Mad Scientist of Reading: Poor Bjorn on Self-Experimenting with Non-Fiction

Listen on Spotify | Listen on Apple | Watch on YouTube Warning: what follows is a conversation for book nerds Books transform us. When we really dig into a book, nestle beneath the words, peek under the author's skin, we transcend our current self. We become someone greater. The best books maintain that transformation long … Continue reading The Penguin Latte Podcast #19 – The Mad Scientist of Reading: Poor Bjorn on Self-Experimenting with Non-Fiction