Author Archives: Antisthenes

About Antisthenes

A Greek philosopher, a pupil of Socrates. Led a revolt, with Diogenes, against the demands of the city-state and the sophistication of life. Accepted the interrelation of knowledge, virtue, and happiness; and sought the ideal condition for happiness in return to primitivism and self-sufficiency. Rejected all social distinctions as based on convention, scorned orthodox religion as a fabrication of lies, and studied early legends and animal life in order to arrive at a true understanding of natural law. The individual was free and self-sufficient when he was master of his passions, secure in his intelligence, impervious to social or religious demands, and satisfied with the poverty of a mendicant. Needless to say, a person who on the Fog of Chaos adopted the Athenian philosopher's name has nothing whatsoever in common with him.

Christmas 2014

“Outrage over Nativity scenes, menorahs, images of Santa Claus, wreaths, and even candy canes have become just about as traditional in America this time of year as eggnog and tree lighting. Across the nation, controversies and Christmas caution are already underway. In Indiana, … Continue reading

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Bail or not?

…from the quill of Antisthenes the Younger There are no simple answers to this question, and I hope to return to it when the time and my blood pressure permit. In the meantime, many people quickly, and I guess correctly, … Continue reading

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Comrade Un wants no more Uns – Barack to follow?

…from the quill of Antisthenes the Younger Somewhat belated news from the land of applied Marxism to which no Leftist wants to go, but would dearly love to bring here: The dictator Kim Jong-un apparently decreed that nobody in North … Continue reading

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India’s civil service

…from the quill of Antisthenes the Younger In Jharkhand state in eastern India a system was installed to track the daily attendance of 14,000 civil servants. They have to log in and out by scanning a fingerprint or iris. The … Continue reading

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Justice

…from the quill of Antisthenes the Younger I guess you are tired of reading about the Ferguson riots, and now of the New York riots, and all the other future riots planned by the socialist Left, aided and abetted by … Continue reading

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Deaths in custody

…from the quill of Antisthenes the Younger The death in custody is alive and well. The myth of it, of course, as evidenced by the slogans and handy posters at the recent Brisbane G20 humbug: By the way, the Aborigines … Continue reading

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Obama’s sons

…from the quill of Antisthenes the Younger If, if… They wouldn’t be like Thomas Sowell, that’s for sure. Most likely, they would grow up like their parents, hypocritical, America-hating, venal crooks. It is difficult for me to write about Ferguson … Continue reading

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America today

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Slippery slope – and no brakes

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Green-scum protests

…from the quill of Antisthenes the Younger Or is just about to. The latest environmental horror in their eyes is the geothermal energy – I am not joking. I am certain that when finally it would appear that the solar … Continue reading

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Another witch hunt

…from the quill of Antisthenes the Younger I have written on many occasions about academia and the sorry state it finds itself in. [Eg. February 2012 / Fog of Chaos – Universal madness]. Not all academics are spineless, venal charlatans, … Continue reading

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Brisbane – the 21 century Sarajevo?

…from the quill of Antisthenes the Younger Surely not. Who in his right mind would want to hurt Obama? Yes, there are people not in their right mind, but they vote for him or write paeans. Though I would not … Continue reading

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Circus coming to town

…from the quill of Antisthenes the Younger We have to endure global warming, global cooling, meaningless elections, global financial crisis, global economic recovery, rampant corruption and now on top of all that Obama and his Armoured Security Divisions are coming … Continue reading

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Dog-less dogma

…from the quill of Antisthenes the Younger We, that is the western civilisation, pride ourselves on our tolerance, or at least we used to. Now one can get confused when the PC brigades intolerantly demand tolerance of any possible aberration … Continue reading

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No human shields?

…from the quill of Antisthenes the Younger I am searching in vain for any news of some feminist brigades; well, at least one single feminist, going to Africa to protect their sisters from Boko Haram. I recall that quite a … Continue reading

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Another elections another predictions

…from the quill of Antisthenes the Younger Fog of Chaos has not mentioned the mid-term American elections for reasons succinctly expressed bellow : One party won and Mr Rick Wiles of Trunews, predicts: Mr. Obama, as a communist revolutionary, will … Continue reading

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Joe not-the-builder

…from the quill of Antisthenes the Younger It is astonishing that a minister of the government, i.e. a person who gets elected by the people and is, at least in theory, supposed to represent them, gets astonished by pizza parlour … Continue reading

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De Nova

…from the quill of Antisthenes the Younger I had written about then the captain’s pick (the captain being that infamous Julia and the pickee now also infamous Nova) in Peris the thought on 1st February 2013. At that time I … Continue reading

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Academia or the chicken don’t yet laugh

…from the quill of Antisthenes the Younger Academia is becoming a subject of scorn, which is sad, but, sadly, entirely justified. Since some of our younger readers may not know, and all our old and cynical ones may have forgotten, … Continue reading

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Labor politicians in court

…from the quill of Antisthenes the Younger “Supreme Court to rule on senior politicians in labor fund scandal inquiry”, a nice headline, but in Australia it would be a bit premature. That headline is from Spain. Here at least slightly … Continue reading

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