To understand our current deteriorating sociopolitical and economic environment it’s instructive to view current events through the lens of a broad social-science perspective. In this article I wish to apply our scientific knowledge to explain why the economic and financial boom–bust cycles tend to end in periods of social and economic depression.   Recently, President… Read More


Article published at Poletical  Professor Jordan Peterson is an intellectual leader of our time. He is taking part in a new scientific revolution, a groundbreaking effort to understand the workings of the human mind, culture, and religious worldviews and how they are shaped by evolved psychological adaptations that determine our social structure and philosophy of… Read More


Professor Jordan Peterson is an intellectual leader of our time. He is taking part in a new scientific revolution, a groundbreaking effort to understand the workings of the human mind, culture, and religious worldviews and how they are shaped by evolved psychological adaptations that determine our social structure and philosophy of life. This new scientific… Read More


      As I marked with arrows on the chart, rising solar activity impelled the period of the Enlightenment, particularly by Puritans in England: from the natural philosophy of Newton and John Locke’s ideal of liberty, to the Founding Fathers of the United States in 1776. But, as solar radiation peaked, then began a long… Read More


Taxes, healthcare, national security. These are the issues that most people would say differentiate one political party from another, one candidate from another. But in fact, these issues are only symptomatic of what actually differentiates candidates: sex. The 2016 presidential elections in the United States—Hillary Clinton vs. Donald Trump—exemplified how gender manifests in political conflict,… Read More