Category Archives: Long Reads

How the Red Pill opened my eyes — and why you should take it too

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The Matrix — take the red pill or the blue pill?

Until quite recently, I had no idea what it meant to be ‘Red-pilled’. It turns out that thisĀ  comes from the Matrix series of films, in which the hero is given a choice: “You take the blue pill, the story ends. You wake up in your bed and believe whatever you want to believe. You take the red pill, you stay in Wonderland, and I show you how deep the rabbit hole goes.”

Over the last 15 years I had increasingly become sympathetic towards feminist voices. They seemed reasonable. Women should have equal rights to men, shouldn’t they? The basic premise — of ‘equality between the sexes’ — seemed unassailable, and this was how the feminist case was being presented. Men, they said, oppressed women and this had to be changed.

Fair enough, that. Who wants to be an oppressor? Continue reading How the Red Pill opened my eyes — and why you should take it too

Feminism: a cancer that destroys the matriarchy — and our culture.

Feminism: a cancer that destroys the matriarchy -- and our culture. 20170127_sto-nino_0022-mod-small-300x225
Four generations of the real matriarchy — a social structure focussed on family and motherhood. Pic: Rod Fleming

We in the West are lucky. We live in the most varied, rich and progressive culture the world has ever known. Its foundation is in science. Science gives us a true way to understand the world and indeed, the universe we live in. While it may have no absolute certainties, as a body it represents the most reliable, accurate and sustainable system of knowledge humanity has even known. It is also the biggest, by far, repository of learning. That is why the unholy alliance of feminism and the cult of anti-science is as dangerous as it is: because it seeks to destroy science as the basis of our culture and replace it with mumbo-jumbo. Continue reading Feminism: a cancer that destroys the matriarchy — and our culture.