Do weaker men favor socialism?

by Brennen Ryan (leading-light.co) It is being reported: “An academic study from researchers at Brunel University London assessed 171 men, looking at their height, weight, overall physical strength and bicep circumference, along with their views on redistribution of wealth and income inequality. The study, published in the Evolution and Human Behavior journal, ​found that weaker... Continue Reading →

On walking into a propeller: Quotes on dialectics and science from Leading Light (Brennen Ryan)

qoutes from Brennen Ryan (leadinglightarmy.com) The following is from a mostly one-sided debate on the nature of dialectics versus science. We are not going to bother giving quotes from the others who participated in this one-sided debate. Those who want to see the complete debate can go here: https://www.facebook.com/classvelija/posts/316478568500207?comment_id=316523631829034&notif_t=like The comments are slightly edited. “If... Continue Reading →

Religion, Addiction, Epistemology, Revolution

by Brennen Ryan (leadinglightarmy.com) “Religious suffering is, at one and the same time, the expression of real suffering and a protest against real suffering. Religion is the sigh of the oppressed creature, the heart of a heartless world, and the soul of soulless conditions. It is the opium of the people. The abolition of religion as... Continue Reading →

Questions about Maoism and Leading Light Communism

featuring Brennen Ryan (leadinglightarmy.com) We recently received some questions about the relationship of Leading Light Communism to Maoism. 1. Is Leading Light's concept of the Third World is the same of chairman Mao? No. The Leading Light’s “Global Class Analysis” is totally different from Mao’s “Theory of Three Worlds.” Let’s look at the differences. Mao... Continue Reading →

Dissent, science, and a healthy world: comments on Judith Shapiro’s Mao’s War Against Nature (2001) Part 2 of 2

by Brennen Ryan Some final thoughts (leading-light.co) Capitalism has proven itself unable of dealing with the growing environmental crisis. In order to reproduce itself, capitalism must maintain unsustainable production and consumption. It is the nature of capitalism to expand, to dominate more and more markets, to extend over greater and greater populations. This is the... Continue Reading →

Who has happy sex?

by Brennen Ryan (leading-light.co) Awhile back, we exposed the Maoist Internationalist Movement’s (MIM) line of “all sex is rape” as metaphysical sophistry. (1) Recently, MIM responded. (2) We’re not going to go very deep into MIM’s phony setup in their response. What prompted the discussion was a social-media discussion between a well-known MIM supporter, another... Continue Reading →

Water and imperialism*

by Brennen Ryan (leading-light.co) Water is essential, in various ways, to all human activity. Water is something that humans, literally, cannot do without. Every human needs water in order live and to have a good life. Societies need water in order to be provide for the survival of their populations. Usable water, as a resource,... Continue Reading →

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