Persuasion, Influencing and Selling are Mind Manipulation

Mind manipulation is deeply ingrained in our societies around the world as a result of thousands of years of deliberate effort and policy. Read more »

Governments and Basic Income: Why they don’t go together

Scott Santens published another excellent article a few days ago on basic income titled “True Freedom Comes With Basic Income.” As the title already gives away, the article is about how a basic income can help to give people more ... Read more »

Economics is Pseudoscience; Economists are Stupid People

I’ve always hated economics and related subjects in school. I couldn’t explain exactly why back then, but it all seemed like worthless crap to me. Read more »

Messages from the Universe – Part 2

Not long ago I had published a post here on my blog where I discussed some examples of “coincidences” happening in my life. In this post I want to share another very interesting case concerning the above picture. Read more »

Convincing C programmers to switch to C++; A look at human thinking behavior

A few days ago I watched a CppCon 2016 presentation by Dan Saks titled “extern c: Talking to C Programmers about C++” and was pleasantly surprised by the information and insights he shared. Read more »

How not to raise your children

Is the prevailing reward and punishment style of raising children beneficial for them and for society in the long term? Read more »

Messages from the Universe

I promised in previous blog posts that I would write more about the “strange coincidences” that happen in my life. Read more »

The Truth Offends; The Truth Hurts

Larken Rose published an excellent article (“You Should Be Offended”) recently where he discusses his experiences with confronting people with the truth. Read more »

How the Lack of Sex degrades your Intelligence

A lack of regular, good and fulfilling sex in your life can have a serious negative impact on your intelligence, especially in the long term. Read more »

The Presidential Portrait; Looking Back

Back in August 2010 I shot the official portrait for the president of Suriname. You can read all about it in a previous blog post titled “Photoshoot: President D. D. Bouterse of Suriname”. Read more »
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