Killing the Buddha

Killing the Buddha

There's a lot to go over and consider in recent Owen Benjamin videos on a multitude of topics, including his recent one on how creepy Joe Biden, and "Aquaman" Momoa are. One thing I want to address soon is Magick, but right now I'm going to discuss a term I've used before, one I picked up from Eric Raymond, namely, "killing the Buddha": Find the premise, or belief, or piece of received knowledge that is most important to you right at this moment, and kill it. That is, imagine the world as it would be if…

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Modern "Entertainment" Grab Bag

Modern "Entertainment" Grab Bag

While I haven't spent as much time as a good chunk of the pulp rev crowd discussing the crap that often composes modern storytelling and entertainment, I've certainly psted a couple, such as my recent run-in with the Bandersnatch. I certainly haven't done the heavy lifting that, for example, Jeffro has with his Appendix N series.Many of the modern issues go deeper than just an SJW desire to inject politics - or as Xavier more properly notes, the virtue signals of having particular political positions - into everything a la the politics is personal. One issue is an addiction…

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Beware the Bandersnatch

Beware the Bandersnatch

For those who haven't unplugged from TV entirely or are considering it, whether it's because of ready access to older titles (though Netflix has fewer and fewer such options...) or other reasons, it's clear that nihilism has taken ground everywhere and tries to extend its reach along with the tendency of netflix shows to increasingly get woke. Yeah, I know, the 70's is calling. You'd be right. That said, there was a resurgence of heroism/etc. in the 80's that has only slowly been killed off since, or replaced by "heroism" of he Mary Sue. Incidentally, one reason…

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