Ethiopia's religious dynamics from 1994 to 2019 (via zemfort1983): Oriental Orthodoxy: 50.6% to 38.9% Islam: 32.4% to 34.6% Protestantism: 10.1% to 23.4% Pagans: 4.6% to 1.5% Catholics: 0.9% to 0.4% Other: 1.0% to 0.9% So you basically have the Orthodox converting to Protestantism - mostly Pentecostalism at that - while Muslims edge up as a... Read More
Rediscovering the Russian Imperial traditions. Bliny on sour dough of buckwheat flour and sour dairy, served with sour cream, salmon, and red caviar at the apartment of a Finn whose family maintained the Imperial traditions. I will be departing for Romania very early tomorrow. Any last tips/recs? I'll be two days in Ploiesti for two... Read More
Africa has more than 50 political entities and more than a billion people with some of the highest concentrations of genetic and cultural diversity on the planet. For every destitute failure like Niger, you have some country that bucks the stereotype and dispels some of the doom and gloom that predominates in HBD-realistic commentary about... Read More
I am a blogger, thinker, and businessman in the SF Bay Area. I’m originally from Russia, spent many years in Britain, and studied at U.C. Berkeley.
One of my tenets is that ideologies tend to suck. As such, I hesitate about attaching labels to myself. That said, if it’s really necessary, I suppose “liberal-conservative neoreactionary” would be close enough.
Though I consider myself part of the Orthodox Church, my philosophy and spiritual views are more influenced by digital physics, Gnosticism, and Russian cosmism than anything specifically Judeo-Christian.