Midnight Aviary

I write social commentary from a "counter-culture" perspective as well as a bit of satire. If you like my writing, please tell your friends about it!
Created 01 Apr 2021
  • One Year Anniversary Special
    31 Mar 2022 2 0
    March 31st, 2022 marks a whole year since I first wrote a Substack article. I call this a “special”, but I do not have anything special in mind for writing this besides marking the occasion. I’m not g...
  • How Real is Nihilism?
    28 Mar 2022 1 0
    Nothing matters. The universe is too vast for it to care about us. We’re automaton fleshbags and everything we engage in is pointless. Everything we engage in is futile. Life has no purpose. Does it s...
  • Morality in Soyciety
    18 Mar 2022 1 0
    How should one respond to immorality in soyciety? For the uninitiated, soyciety is not a typo. It is a portmanteau of soy and society, with the implication that the current one is debased from one tha...
  • Disinformation Warfare
    28 Feb 2022 1 0
    Misinformation, or disinformation in warfare has been around since nearly forever. Perhaps it was extremely limited, if it existed at all, the days of very primitive humans. The Trojan horse being use...
  • The Tragedy of Achilles
    09 Feb 2022
    If you are familiar with the Illiad and the Trojan War, then surely you have heard of Achilles, who plays a prominent role in it. In fact, I would wager that more people know about Achilles than the T...
  • Risk™ Sucks
    26 Jan 2022
    Yesterday, I saw a tweet from an apparent armchair strategist who proposed that the US invade Russia through Alaska into the Russian Far East. He was derided by a significant amount of site users, and...
  • Irresponsibility
    16 Jan 2022
    Responsibility. An abstract, nebulous word that is thrown around, rarely with any semblance of significance to it. What someone ought to do, because it is the right thing to do. Responsibility is a so...
  • Leaving 2021 Behind?
    01 Jan 2022 • 5 min read
    As I write this, 2021 is about to draw to a close. Or if you are reading this, perhaps it is already 2022 for you. New Year’s Eve traditionally has been an event for many people to celebrate. Out with...
  • Internet Stasi & Social Credit
    22 Dec 2021 • 3 min read • 1 0
    If you’ve been on the internet for any amount of time, particularly on social media, you’ll likely have seen comparisons to something someone doesn’t like as 1984, Nazi Germany, the Chinese social cre...
  • Energy Efficiency
    02 Dec 2021 • 3 min read
    It’s no secret to anyone that over the past few decades, technological development has shifted towards more “energy efficient” developments. One may be forgiven if it they thought this largely applies...
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