Tag Archives: Autodidacticism

Heroism – R W Emerson

Were I still in a place to spend countless hours before a computer screen these wisps would be delivered with sustained regularity like fascist trains, yet I am not so they come as they come. Whenever I find myself nose … Continue reading

Posted in Autodidacticism, Emerson, Essays | Tagged , , , | 3 Comments

Manospherian Advice and Classic Literature

Though, as of the moment, this poet lacks the hours required for a robust reentry into full time Manospheria, a snippet of advice came under my notice while reading this afternoon.  I cannot in good conscience refrain from passing it … Continue reading

Posted in Reading | Tagged , , , | 12 Comments

Hellas And The Complete Man

In light of my recent post on Dalrock and Cane Caldo one commenter proposed that in my ‘basic sophistry’ had given ‘game apologetics that address anything but game.’  Monsieur Empathologicalism might have a point, though I take offense at ‘basic … Continue reading


Posted in Autodidacticism, Essays, Greeks, Reading, Western Heritage | Tagged , , , | 10 Comments

La Boetie: Not Spanish For The Bowtie

The week’s reading comes partially as a response to rereading Civil Disobedience and the thoughts that came with that and in part while those were steeping reading a series of articles at The Left Half: Here, Here, and now Here. … Continue reading

Posted in Autodidacticism, Essays, Reading, Western Heritage | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Mental Calisthenics: Poetics

Art has to leave reality, it has to raise itself boldly above necessity and neediness; for art is the daughter of freedom, and it requires its prescriptions and rules to be furnished by the necessity of spirits and not by … Continue reading

Posted in Autodidacticism, Calisthenics, Poetry, Western Heritage | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Fuck Catiline; That Dude’s A Dick

When, O [Feminism], do you mean to cease abusing our patience? How long is that madness of yours still to mock us? When is there to be an end of that unbridled audacity of yours, swaggering about as it does … Continue reading

Posted in Ancient History, Autodidacticism, Essays, History, Rhetoric, Romans | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

HD Thoreau: The Original MGTOW

The only obligation which I have a right to assume is to do at any time what I think right. -Henry David Thoreau Though Thoreau, as far as I am aware, was not one for swooping fly ladies, he ought … Continue reading

Posted in Autodidacticism, Philosophy, Thoreau, Western Heritage | Tagged , , , , , , | 3 Comments


Master one skill. Any skill. Any real life skill. Programming, carpentry, strength training, approaching, rebuilding motors, a foreign language. A man should first look to his strengths, practice one strength, master that strength.  A wise man will start small: one … Continue reading

Posted in Autodidacticism, Mastery, Western Heritage | Tagged , , | 2 Comments

Mental Calisthenics: Latin*

I am certain,–can you hear the sarcasm yet?–that all Game conscious men at one time or another have found cause to ask himself that all important question: why should I study Latin? The answers are legion, though the questioneers might … Continue reading

Posted in Autodidacticism, Latin, Western Heritage | Tagged , , , | 8 Comments

Young Poet, Old Poet

One deeply steeped in red pill stew finds himself wondering about the cost of knowing.  Who does not have that moment when he wonders whether his unplugging was worth it. Would it not be easier to make the proverbial deal … Continue reading

Posted in Autodidacticism, Philosophy, Youth | Tagged , , , | 11 Comments