Supersonic Man

April 10, 2018

What do Nazis have in common with pickup artists?

Filed under: Rantation and Politicizing,thoughtful handwaving — Supersonic Man @ 11:11 pm

When the Nazis came to Charlottesville, one thing I noticed in the news coverage was that some of them were using the jargon of the “red pill” movement — a jargon which originated in the world of pickup artists. How did that happen? I decided to look into the connections, and learn a bit more about the hidden history of these new reactionary movements. I ended up learning more than I wanted to know about today’s young racists. Here’s what I’ve managed to put together. Surprisingly, a key figure linking the two groups is professional troll Milo Yiannopoulos — not someone I ever thought would do anything consequential.


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