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This article is from mid-2021, but addresses a timely issue given the prominence of “replacement theory” among much of the right. …


This article has an excellent roundup of how conservative pundits have doubled-down on the ‘great replacement’ conspiracy theory in the wake of the Buffalo shooting. It also explains the various flaws of reasoning in that narrative. I’m really disappointed by this reaction from the conservative medi…


How does this forum grow?

Hello. I’m wondering what is the vision for this forum, and how can users be attracted to these discussions?..


This episode of “The Fire These Times” has an interview with a Syrian activist to discuss the war in Ukraine. They discuss several interesting issues, starting with how Syrians and Ukrainians are facing a shared enemy in the Russian military; they also talk about how the shared experience of being r…


How do you handle arguments with ignorant people?

I came to this forum in part because I’m getting tired of arguing with ignorant people on Reddit. I wish there was a way to find a community where people have some basic understanding about how the world work (or recognize when they are talking about something they don’t understand) – and we can ag…


This podcast describes what we can infer about the “Indo-Aryans” who moved into South Asia around ~1700 BCE. Lets discuss! …


lemmy.ml World News promotes problematic sources (including conspiracy theories, fake-news or headlines not matching the content) to help promote a certain brand of leftism

I thought I would just throw it out there as part of my discontent with the main instance of lemmy along with my utter disappointment on how readily accepted it is…


Should all recreational drugs (incl. cannabis, cocaine, heroin, methamphetamines) be legalized for personal use?

Is this topic over-debated? Sure. Does that mean we shouldn’t give it a try? …


Circumcision is child abuse

Cutting a dick right as its born is a terrible way to welcome a male life into the world. You should wait until the child is 18 to decide. …


Forums with free speech and no censorship inevitably become right wing

There is a general tendency on the internet that any forum that promotes free speech and only moderates spam and illegal posts, but does not remove posts based on their content, becomes majority right wing after some time. There are left-wing forums with censorship, and there are right-wing forums w…


Legalizing prostitution would cause more divorces

All these middle aged women who have no skills due to raising children would be able to support themselves by giving old men handjobs. …



Pedophilic attraction is more widespread than typically believed

Studies prove that most men find females attractive at ages much younger than the age of consent in most western nations…


An interesting take on communism vs anarcho-capitalism that I don’t think many people nowadays actually endorse, from what I’ve seen, but seems a lot closer to what Karl Marx proposed (and further away from what anarcho-capitalists think communism means)…


Recently I’ve found it to be highly taboo to talk about IQ score differences between races. Wikipedia states that race is a social construct so such differences cannot exist. But we all see physical differences and test scores clearly demonstrate a difference in IQs. …


I think that communist have killed more people than the Nazi

So it stands to reason that communism is the greater evil and communist are extremist. …