Saturday, August 12, 2017

Positive Masculinity

Our friend Rollo Tommasi, aka Rational Male, has a new book out.
Positive Masculinity is the newest supplemental reading in the Rational Male series designed to give men, not a prescription, but actionable information to build better lives for themselves based on realistic and objective intersexual dynamics between men and women.

The book outlines four key themes: Red Pill Parenting, The Feminine Nature, Social Imperatives and Positive Masculinity.

Free of the pop-psychology pablum about parenting today, Red Pill Parenting is primarily aimed at the fathers (and fathers-to-be) who wanted more in depth information about raising their sons and daughters in a Red Pill aware context. While not an instruction manual, it will give men some insight into how to develop a parenting style based on Red Pill principles as well as what they can expect their kids to encounter from a feminine-primary social order determined to ‘educate’ them.

The Feminine Nature is a collection of essays, revised and curated, that specifically address the most predictable aspects of the female psyche. It outlines and explores both the evolutionary and socialized reasons for women’s most common behaviors and their motives, and how men can build this awareness into a more efficient way of interacting with them.

Social Imperatives details how the female psyche extrapolates into western (and westernizing) cultural narratives, social dictates and legal and political legislation. This is the Feminine Imperative writ large and this section explores how feminism, women’s sexual strategy and primary life goals have molded our society into what we take for granted today. Also detailed is the ‘women’s empowerment’ narrative, and the rise of a blank-slate egalitarian equalism masking as a form of female supremacism that has fundamentally altered western cultures.

The last section, Positive Masculinity, is comprised of essays, reformed and expanded upon, that will give men a better idea of how to define masculinity for themselves from a conventional and rational perspective. In an era when popular culture seeks to dismiss, ridicule, shame and obscure masculinity, this section and this book is intended to raise men’s awareness of how fluid redefinitions of masculinity have been deliberately used to disempower and feminize men by a feminine-primary social order.
It's doing well too, a #1 bestseller in Fatherhood. I haven't read the book yet, but I have read the blog, and so I have no doubt it is full of valuable insight for raising masculine young men.

Friday, August 11, 2017

Women in technology

The fact is that women are less able to code than men. This is from a survey of 36,000 individuals in India.

That means there are 4.45 men for every woman capable of writing correct code. Factor in sex preferences and there are probably 50 men capable of and interested in writing correct code for every woman.

Wednesday, August 9, 2017

May I suggest Google?

Seems fitting. Why not a return to the old stomping grounds?
Marissa Mayer is on the job market after the former Yahoo CEO left the company following its buyout from Verizon. But while some have speculated she'll take a role as a full-time venture capitalist, Mayer says she wants another turn in the driver's seat as a CEO, according to a report Wednesday by Business Insider.
I so hope that happens. I really do.

Monday, August 7, 2017

When less is more

The token is seldom a net benefit:
One of the guys I mentor recently took a job at a large tech company and has seen this problem firsthand. On the SWE team he works with, there are four engineers and one token woman. He complained to me that "it is like having one less engineer," my response was "no, it's like you traded an engineer for a commissar." His boss and many other people in management truly seem to want to fire her, but "their hands are tied." In the worst case scenario, which this seems like: an SJW enters the company, does almost no work, reduces morale across the department, and subtly threatens complaint or even litigation should they be removed.
Who, precisely, ties those hands? This is a failure of management. Document, discipline, and fire. It's not that hard.

Sunday, August 6, 2017

The decline and fall of Yahoo!

An insider's tale:
As a former employee of Yahoo!, I can say with absolute conviction that the majority of the problems with the company stemmed from too many women being involved in the first place. When I started in 1999, it was mostly guys. By the time I left last year, it seemed like it was easily 75 percent women. No matter what job or position they were doing, they either were out on maternity leave half the time or just getting back therefrom. It was the most frustrating thing in the world to try to work with.

Have you ever gone to a meeting with six women and yourself as the only guy? You might as well not even turn up; nothing is going to get done, anyway. It’s just going to be an hour spent on irrelevant, tangential nonsense with no decision reached at the end. I wasn’t a misogynist before working there, but after seeing the company go from pretty good to total shit, and with it being directly related to the number of female employees fucking everything up, I kind of am now.

Everything was awesome in the beginning; then they basically outsourced everything they could, brought in cheap labor, and took away 90 percent of the perks that the employees used to enjoy. Everyone of any value was replaced by H1Bs and women started to swell the ranks of middle management. It was just shitty decision after shitty decision, Who the fuck greenlit the goddamn Yahoo! Music engine? Terrible product. Then they fucked up Yahoo! Chat by taking away profiles and trying to force this worthless social networking Yahoo! 360 garbage that no one liked. Then they ruined the message boards and classifieds. Yahoo!’s problem was that they got filled with a bunch of middle management useless twats who kept ‘fixing’ things that weren’t broken because they felt they had to justify the existence of their jobs. Rather than actually making improvements, they ‘improved’ their userbase away with a bunch of shitty changes that took away everything that anyone actually liked about the products.

Alter that, it was basically just hanging around collecting a paycheck and doing shitty work because I didn’t care. Everyone else was doing pretty much the same thing.
You can either learn from the failure of others or learn it the hard way.

Wednesday, August 2, 2017

A portrait in Gamma rage

In the event you did not understand what I mean by the concept of "Gamma rage", this should suffice to explain it. Gammas, and men with strong strains of Gamma, know they are low-status, so they tend to react with disproportionate anger whenever they feel they are disrespected. They mimic Alphas in this way, but their reaction is so over-the-top and embarrassing that they inevitably feel humiliated once they calm down. And unlike Alphas, they never get over it. A Gamma will wait years to try to take a verbal shot at someone he feels has humiliated him, whether the person knows it or not.

This all started with a typical Gamma being a Gamma. I'm not even entirely sure what he was whining about, probably being blocked on Periscope or something, but I know I told him to stop being a little bitch about it. I don't have time for Gammas on Twitter, so I blocked him as soon as he started being a little bitch about having been called a little bitch.

That's when the emails started:

  1. You fucking pussy. You call me a bitch on Twitter, I respond in kind, and you fucking block me? Who’s the “little bitch” now? Don’t you ever fucking dare talk to me the way you talk to some SJW prick again. I never treated you with anything but respect, fucking told you you were one of the reasons I joined Twitter, did nothing but have your fucking back even if it could have gotten me kicked off Twitter, and you turn around and call me a bitch? Motherfucker you owe me an apology and I better fucking get it too. Be a fucking man and apologize for calling me a bitch, otherwise we can handle it another way, but that insult is not standing. You will either apologize to me and unblock me, or believe me, one day I will ask you to call me a bitch to my face. Its one or the other, YOU PICK, but we’re fucking dealing with this one way or the other. There’s no fucking way you are calling me a bitch and thats the end of it.
I responded: You are a little bitch. Read this email again tomorrow and ask yourself what you would think if someone sent it to you? You didn't treat me with respect. But what is worse, you didn't treat yourself with respect. You're either a Gamma or a former Gamma because this is a classic example of low-status rage over perceived disrespect. Now, calm the fuck down before you further embarrass yourself. This probably isn't the first time you've done this, so I expect you know the drill. You will never, ever, get an apology from me, but you might be able to avoid public humiliation if you simply settle down.

That was only communication to him. Those who are familiar with Gammas can probably guess what happened next: the stream of ranting emails.
  1. Its so brave of you to call me a bitch from Italy, you fucking mutt. I’ll tell you what, you have my email address, you tell me the next time you are making an appearance in NYC and I promise I will be there to give you an opportunity to say that to my face, and then we’ll see which one of us is humiliated you little silver spoon brat. Unlike you, I didn’t have a rich daddy, everything I have I earned, and there’s is NO DOUBT in my mind that I would fucking annihilate you if you called me a bitch to my face, and frankly I know there is no doubt in your mind either. But if there is, just let me know the next time you are visiting NYC and I’ll give you a chance to prove it.
  2. Incidentally I don’t even know what a Gamma is. Speak English too me, you fucking jerk off, or don’t speak at all. And if its an insult, which I’m sure it is, my response is, FUCK YOU and I repeat, I fucking dare you to say that to my face. Just let me know when you are visiting NYC, you have my email address. No arguments are necessary. I’ll introduce myself, tell you to say it to my face, and we’ll find out what kind of fucking man you are? Case closed. 
  3. BTW what are you going to do to publicly humiliate me, attack me while I’m blocked and I don’t have a chance to fight back? Wow, that is so fucking brave! If you want to attack me, if you are itching for an internet fight, GREAT, but at least have the balls to make it a FAIR FIGHT and give me a chance to hit back. Unblock me and lets roll  I will fuck you up intellectually the same as I would physically, and you know it. 
  4. Here’s what I just posted on twitter, and I’m just getting started, I’m gonna pull your covers and destroy you, you fucking mutt. You fucked with the wrong guy ;-) you want a war with me, YOU GOT IT, now I will do everything in my power to expose you as the pussy that you are. I gave you one fucking chance to apologize, now FUCK YOU. "Vox Day is a fucking punk, a silver spoon brat who inherited daddies wealth, challenge this fake tough guy and watch how fast he blocks you. I could show you my full correspondence with this mutt via email, and I will if I have too, but the bottom line is, he would rather block me than debate me. Know why? Because he's a fucking coward. Go ahead, challenge that silver spoon brat who inherited daddies wealth and you'll see what I mean." you’re move, motherfucker, do you have the balls to unblock me and debate me? Oh wait, I know, you are above debating me because you’re so fucking special and the rest of us are beneath your station. But of course thats just a convenient cover for a coward, to feign superiority. Fact is, you’re a coward who hides behind the veil of superiority.
  5. Still afraid to unblock me and debate me? LOL You fucking mutt, I can’t even shame you into unblocking me. I thought you were supposed to be tough, what are you so afraid of? What can I do to you on Twitter, I can’t knock your fucking teeth out. LOL
If you imagine how this kind of guy reacts to being rejected by a girl, or worse, being dumped by one, you can probably understand why women instinctively react to Gammas as if they were carriers of plutonium-enhanced Black Plague.

Friday, July 28, 2017

A Hultgreen-Curie near-miss

Air India edition:
Two pilots have been suspended from duty after their aircraft, carrying 99 passengers, nearly ran out of fuel because they forgot to retract the landing gear after take-off.

Air India Flight AI676 was en route to Mumbai from Kolkata on July 22 but was forced to divert to Nagpur when the crew became alarmed by the speed at which the aircraft was losing fuel thanks to the additional drag created by the extended wheels.

An unidentified source told the Times of India that the “brand new Airbus A320”, one of the most fuel efficient aircraft in existence, had struggled to climb after take-off, prompting the pilots to settle on an altitude of 24,000 feet as opposed to a usual cruising height of 35,000 feet. The source, who made a point of saying that both pilots were women, said it flew like this at 230 knots - as opposed to around 500 knots - for about an hour-and-a-half, while the extended landing gear dragged heavily on the aircraft.

At this point, 90 minutes into a two-and-a-half-hour flight, the crew requested permission to divert to Nagpur as their fuel would have run out before reaching Mumbai.
You know, maybe that's why women are paid less....