The Soaring Twenties

If you have been paying attention, you can see that the 2020s are going to be special. Similar to the Roaring Twenties (from 1920-1929), there is another "Cultural Civil War" going on: "These conflicts–what one historian has called a “cultural Civil War” between city-dwellers and small-town residents, Protestants and Catholics, blacks and whites, “New Women”... Continue Reading →

Hunter Biden and The Crackhead Hustle

"To be a crackhead, you must smoke crack."Ed Latimore We here at DownCulture have cracked the code. (sorry I had to) An exposé was recently released by the NYPost, alleging a current presidential candidate's son - Hunter Biden - was caught in crackhead behaviour. Or in other words, "Hunter Biden introduced his father, then-Vice President... Continue Reading →

Mark Manson Swears A Lot

Author, blogger, and internet entrepreneur - Mark Manson - has a potty mouth. Here is just a small sample of his blasphemous writings: Is No One Safe from the Bullshit?  (Subscribers Only) "Who The Fuck Am I" The Ultimate Guide to Personal Values 5 Books That Explain Why It Seems the World Is So Fucked Fuck... Continue Reading →

Consciousness and Bats

I just downloaded a book by Annaka Harris titled, "Conscious: A Brief Guide to the Fundamental Mystery of the Mind". Unlike her husbands book, "Waking Up: A Guide to Spiritually Without Religion" - her book seems more digestible. Right off the bat (no pun intended), like a seasoned author, she defines what she is discussing.... Continue Reading →

The 3 Factions of Artificial Intelligence

“Hydrogen…, given enough time, turns into people." -Edward Robert Harrison, 1995 There isn't a consensus on the When and What of AI. When will this change happen (if ever)? What will this change mean for the future of humans? According the physicist and cosmologist, Max Tegmark - author of Life 3.0: Being Human in the... Continue Reading →

Coddling North American Minds

“Trigger warnings are verbal or written notifications provided by a professor to alert students that they are about to encounter potentially distressing material.” - from Coddling of the American Mind by Jonathan Haidt and Greg Lukianoff Real life does not give you trigger warnings. Young adults these days are soft. If you were to drop... Continue Reading →

A Message From Outer Space

"Do not answer. DO NOT ANSWER. DO. NOT. ANSWER." _____ Imagine yourself in the not-so-distant-future, you're in a laboratory late at night. You're tired, cold, and hungry from working ungodly hours - testing, upgrading, and testing - same old system maintenance. All of sudden, on one of the monitors - large, green text starts scrolling... Continue Reading →

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