Anxiety in the Face of the AI Revolution

From Fire to Silicon: Getting Used to Radical Advancement “As man now is, God once was; as God now is, man may be.” lorenzo snow The quote is from 1840. Snow was the 5th president of the LDS Church, the Mormons. It popped into my head as I was chewing on this post today. As……...


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Man Created God In His Own Image

The Next Evolution of “God;” and Installing Escalators and Elevators in the Tower of Babel So man created God in his own image, in the image of man created he Him;only one true God created he Him. Neo-Genesis 1:27 Introduction Brace yourselves. What I’m about to lay out is going to disturb a lot of…

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Everything You Need and Nothing You Don’t

An Essentials Story This post is a continuation of this one. How much of your life is spent seeking to gain and keep inessential things? We all do it, there’s no denying it. And in a good sense, isn’t that what prosperity, happiness, and higher states of well-being are all about or at least partly…

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What Would “Freedom of Business” Look Like?

Significant restructuring is in place as concerns FreeTheAnimal and The Swagger (newsletter). I’ll update with details in a few days time. In the meantime… In an email piece “The Spear in AI’s Back,” at The Daily Reckoning by Charles Hugh Smith (not online yet) puts it succinctly: The spear in AI’s back is the American…

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Current Political Events in the Western Civilization Clown-Car World

The Swagger #24 — Thursday Rage Against, and a Wake-up Call Just Doin’ Yer Job Isn’t Enough Western Civilization is in shambles and continues to crumble. Its people are in chains of their own making…of complacency and distraction. Contrary to obvious appearances, your governments are anything but inept. They’re not fools. They’re cowardly pragmatists looking……...


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Gatekeeping Your Online Life for Peace and Tranquility

The Swagger #22 — Sunday Come to Jesus Greetings from poolside, Pattaya on what’s for me, a Sunday afternoon. I’ve always liked spending time at the pool and, truth be told, more so than the beach. Generally. Lots of reasons. Some exceptions. The heat has been stifling, so there’s been that reason to spend more……...


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Science As Clown-Car Marketing Hype for Political Ends and Social Engineering Schemes

The Swagger #18 – Thursday Let’s Talk Issue Greetings from the same place as always. I’ll jump right in, and it’s just two articles today due to the experimental daily routines at the gym. Today: 1. Science The Clown. Even if the interest is in discovery, it’s to discover new markets to exploit, develop and……...


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The Swagger #14 – a Tuesday Hit & Run Edition

— A Little Something For Everyone. No Words Minced, Not Even by Zon Greetings on this fine day, from Pattaya, Thailand where, in the current day, it’s hot as fuck, as it is every day this time of year. Whether Thai—who’re supposed to be used to it by now—or farang, it’s the chief topic of…

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Zon Has a Deal For You. She’ll Teach You What AI Really Is

As Published in The Swagger #13 – Sunday Wildcard Edition. It is no exaggeration whatsoever to say that Zon is going to blow you away. Then see what she has to offer. Greetings for what is now a belated Monday morning for you folks stateside. Apologies for the delay, but hey, it’s a wildcard edition,……...


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The Same Idea That Made Western Religion Unbeatable Makes AI Unbeatable

As Published in The Swagger #11 – Tuesday Edition; Also, Kebabs, The Trouble With Men, and Insanity Rules There is neither Jew nor Greek, there is neither bond nor free, there is neither male nor female: for ye are all one in Christ Jesus. Galatians 3:28 In The Swagger This Tuesday 1. The Same Idea……...


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Debtdentured Servitude; Get Trump’s Stuff; and Bogged Down Tanks

As Published in The Swagger #8 — Tuesday Edition Well, it looks and feels as though I can finally settle into this newsletter and just maintain my swagger. I’m pretty pleased with its final form. Initially intending to do one publishing per week, 5 articles, I quickly expanded it to 3 distributions for a minimum of 7……...


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When RFK Jr. and George Carlin Warned Us

As Published in The Swagger #7 — Sunday Wildcard (Plus Bonus Section) I’m finally coming to the end of this process of getting The Swagger just right. Tuesday and Thursday are settled. Then I had the idea for a Sunday Wildcard. A single article, free or premium, as the wind blows. The kickoff issue #4, last Sunday,……...


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Grasp The Gravity of What AI Will Do To Your Life

It’s not if, but how soon, and how you can seize a toehold When do you suppose it was that the people who made buggy whips, buggies, horse bridles, and all of the things that went into the supply of a robust horse-and-buggy industry realized it was all gone? When do you think that moment……...


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Delightful New Things At FreeTheAnimal.com

I’ve really had a pretty cool month. Here’s why. In This Issue: — Infamous diet and fitness blogger (archive site), and author of The Great Cholesterol Con and The Fat Loss Bible, Anthony Colpo, joins the ranks of the “Disillusioned Western Male Expat”, making Thailand his new home. I’ve spent the last 1 month and……...


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The Fundamental Natural Flaw of Corporations

The Left used to have a piece of the puzzle; now it’s the Right, while the Left are Big Corp fanboys. Neither come close to the natural flaw that is inherent in all corporations. Before I begin, I want you to pause for a moment and consider what could be the most fundamental, inherent flaw……...


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Win Every Debate

— Teach Your Opponent a Thing or Two The pervasive psychology of “being right” is a plague. It’s not about objective, physical realities. Sure, 1+1 equals 2. Gravity will have its way with you if you jump from a height. Poison in sufficient quantity will end you. These are the inarguable truths of physical existence….…...


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Is It Okay to Still Love Your Favorite Lies?

— Shedding Guilt Over a False Alternatives Our world is awash in a sea of lies. I could spend all day listing them. … Yes, lies honest people either believe in ignorance, or disbelieve in sobriety, but love nonetheless. My purpose is to help readers see things for what they truly are, in a world……...


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The End of 2023 and The Gotcha Era

— Nobody Gets Out Alive, But We Can Make It Better While It Lasts…Here’s What I Think With 24 hours remaining until the ball drops in Times Square to usher in the iconic opening of 2024, I find myself reflecting—a stream of consciousness, if you will—on the year that was. What will history say about…

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Nothing Breeds Wealth Inequality Like Fascism

— Did you think “Antifa” is some sort of solution; Does AI Help or Hurt? We’re two to three days away from New Year’s and the beginning of 2024, so that’s how much time I have to sort of lay out my vision for next year. 2023, many would agree, sucked sweaty balls. My best…

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