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Website Measurements For 2021

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Traffic measurements for the Verboten website listed by page. Includes content and significant pages like store landings.

All Time Total: 437904 Yearly Total: 326307 Monthly Total: 23243 Daily Total:242

Today's Trail
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Miscellaneous
Home/Landing
The home page for Verboten. When logged in you will see the member version.
[Total: 219945 Today:122]
Donate
The main donation page for supporting Verboten.
[Total: 1436 Today:2]
Today's Reader List
Verboten's daily list of trending content.
[Total: 1426 Today:1]
Today's Referral Links
Verboten's daily list of visitor links.
[Total: 1349 Today:1]
Traffic Stats
Traffic stats include page visits and other metrics of interest for administrators, crawlers, and fans.
[Total: 3037 Today:1]
Search Verboten
As more content is published in Verboten they are added to the searchable database to help viewers and crawlers find content quickly.
[Total: 109465 Today:78]


Stores
Cari's Comfy Creations
Cari's Comfy Creations is an artist's dream in the Verboten store front. Consignment opportunities, tools, and materials. Kids' Squeezables. Yes, we sell yarn!
[Total: 2471 Today:1]
Verboten Studio
Verboten focuses on developing the strange and unusual. Technology and software for all kinds of interesting purposes.
[Total: 1423 Today:0]


Articles
Verboten's Plan For Local Producers
Saskatchewan needs a network of small town producers pooling their resources to rent retail space in the larger cities.
[Total: 410 Today:0]
Nonessential In Saskatchewan. Taxes! Taxes! Taxes!
Property tax, income tax, etc. All these years paying the same tax rates believing we're businesses like any other with the same rights to market and return.
[Total: 667 Today:0]
Every Day You Laugh Is Worth Something
Life is funny. A strange and magical game of light and dark. Depending on where you're standing any given trick is terrifying or incredible in equal measure.
[Total: 260 Today:0]
Shakespeare Was NOT A Fraud And Mountjoy Proves It
It's common knowledge Shakespeare lived with my family at Mountjoy House while he wrote most of his plays. For years naysayers have criticized Shakespeare.
[Total: 390 Today:0]
Money Making Colonies In Fallout 76
Some of us believe gaming is a big part of future retail business. If Fallout 76 is a persistent world and I successfully create a colony of reliable survivors.
[Total: 260 Today:1]
Are Cops Really Killing Us Or Are We Killing Them?
I bet you assume more people are killed by police a year than the other way around. Of course police are people, too. They are victims of crime like anyone else.
[Total: 623 Today:0]
Who Is Anthony Jon Mountjoy?
The mysterious founder of Verboten Publishing. Has-been technologist who disappeared years ago into his Preeceville studio just before the world went to shit.
[Total: 1062 Today:1]
To The Powers That Be
As recommended during our earlier discussions here is my request in writing for the Town Council regarding tax relief measures for non-essential businesses.
[Total: 667 Today:1]
News Of The World
Verboten publishes a sensational tabloid with buzz gathered from all around the world then twisted into nonsense. Nobody knows why. We do other stuff, too.
[Total: 866 Today:0]
Learn To Code in C With This Cute Little Sample Program
You'll need some basic programming background for this... but not much. Just the basics.
[Total: 349 Today:0]
Why Artificial Intelligence Will Never, Ever Destroy The World
Production being based on opportunity relies on external reactions to create a cycle. Even the fastest machine often finds itself waiting.
[Total: 296 Today:0]
Game AI Isn’t True AI
From the beginnings of the AI revolution there is one application that plays very well to the strengths of digital computing. Game AI.
[Total: 302 Today:0]
Perpetual Motion Machines Aren’t Real
Artificial Intelligence is a solution without a problem. A fantasy of automatic production in a world where only automatic manufacturing is possible.
[Total: 276 Today:0]
Coding Matters
What do you think software is? Bits and bytes, instructions or lists? If there's counting involved then there must be some math?
[Total: 388 Today:0]
Breaking The Monopoly With Opensource
Early in a young programmer's education, the hidden influence of an obscure power reveals itself; Opensource.
[Total: 259 Today:0]
Life Is A Role Programming Game
Programming is a royal art. It's challenging, exciting; Everyday new programs are changing the way we function, but in today's commercial landscape it seems to be more and more about the latest consumer trend.
[Total: 307 Today:0]
Organic Geometries Are Simple Forms Of Complexity
It's alive! That's what Frankenstein exclaimed as his creation first opened its eyes. A profound (or profane) mix of triumph and surprise.
[Total: 349 Today:0]
A Real Programmer Waves Politely From The Wilderness
Ask yourself. As the commercial internet reaches maturity has your bottom line grown with it? Did you find that illusive genie in the digital bottle?
[Total: 284 Today:0]
Anthropic Programmers Do It For The Ones We Love
Earning credit through responsible creativity, building on past success, effective development strategy derived from basic programming principals.
[Total: 293 Today:0]
Cognitive Capture Of The Machina Arcana
Close your eyes, take a deep breath, and explore your mind in true 3D surrounded by family and friends. Devices that capture and reflect all the senses establish a digital mindscape.
[Total: 320 Today:1]
Rules Of Verbotenous Game Play
Verbotenous is a dominantly turn based game where Villains plot to take over the world and Minions do their Evil bidding.
[Total: 510 Today:0]
Minion Mail
Once A Minion has developed some skills and built a Treasure Chest they will be granted access to their Minion Mail.
[Total: 406 Today:0]
Verbotenous Roster Of Ongoing Game Activity
A character gets on the roster once they've made their first Offering and Madam Fate accepts it.
[Total: 252 Today:0]
Slimy Catacombs Of Legal Status
Deep in the bowels of filthy files; past stone, bone, and frayed wire is a box. Within this box is another smaller box. Within this smaller box is a tiny box...and within this tiny box is a...
[Total: 320 Today:0]
Travelers Card
From time to time the game will require a Minion go out in the real world to accomplish a task then take a picture to upload as an Offering.
[Total: 315 Today:2]
Diabolical Research
Goblins claim there are three levels to the Universe that we interact with directly and need to consider when playing Verbotenous.
[Total: 486 Today:0]
Canadiana
Articles and stories related to the uniquely Canadian experience.
[Total: 611 Today:0]
Productive Pioneering
Become a Pioneer. Reading resources for those seeking to develop their own private, independent means of production.
[Total: 346 Today:0]
Programming Our Digital Dreams
After more than 20 years professional experience these are some of Anthony Mountjoy's thoughts on programming.
[Total: 435 Today:0]
Our Tribal Circles
Our Tribal Circles is a character study set to a contemporary landscape both nightmarish and familiar.
[Total: 372 Today:0]
Ithliam Is Many Things In Many Worlds
Henry is a mysterious man with a dark history who hunts unusual things. He's been alive a long time.
[Total: 695 Today:1]
How To Play Verbotenous
Verbotenous is a game built into Verboten Studio's website where Villains plot to take over the world and Minions do their Evil bidding. Anything that happens in Verbotenous has effects on the Verboten Legacy DLC.
[Total: 455 Today:0]
Academy of Minion Parts and Seines
Message The Top Evil! with [Request Class ??] in the title where ?? is the class title. If your choices please the Top Evil! and Madam Fate (Roll of the dice) then you'll get a much needed update in the character roster. You can do them in any order.
[Total: 411 Today:0]
Evil Plans For Begging Villains
Message The Top Evil! with [Request Evil Plan ??] in the title where ?? is the plan number. If your choices please the Top Evil! and Maddam Fate (Roll of the dice) then you'll get a much needed upgrade to your file in the SLIMY CATACOMBS OF LEGAL STATUS.
[Total: 392 Today:0]
Diabolical Blueprint of Top Villainy
There is an EVIL SECRET at the heart of Verbotenous. Something that only a Top Evil! can know. If it were known generally, then it would destroy the realm. - Igor circa. 1734
[Total: 268 Today:1]
Monsters Are People, Too
Friend or foe is a matter of perspective. Maybe you're the kind of deal making Villain that can play with the biggies...or are you a Minion tasked with maneuvering around a mysterious force?
[Total: 500 Today:1]
Madam Fate’s Book Of Deeds
While only Villains can post Jobs for Minions and Top Evil! posts Evil Plans for Villains there is a class of activity available to all but the newest players. One must be at least lvl 3 to attempt...a Deed.
[Total: 251 Today:0]
Liquorice And Lairs
No lair? And you call yourself a Villain! Pathetic peon. Homeless heckler. Daydreaming dilettante drawing the hours away slowly like a knife...while hard working Minions pound sand every day to build lairs for better masters.
[Total: 560 Today:0]
Lifestyles Of The Ripped And Shameless
When exploring the realm a character has access to any resource encoded within their reputation in the game Roster.
[Total: 268 Today:0]
We Carry The Dead
We are the passage of time. Notes played by the wind upon our bones. The parade of death draws us toward the future and yet we are unable to see the way. Will you throw your burden down to join the procession? Or will you carry on. Endure.
[Total: 409 Today:1]
Why We Do What We Do
When we wake up each day, I am certain many of us forget the priorities of the day before. We all have our little mental tricks; the internal clock; nature's alarm.
[Total: 265 Today:0]
Indians Are Canada’s Only Visible Minority
So I told him he is NOT a visible minority. I'm having dinner with my East Indian immigrant friend, Navel, and the topic of visible minorities comes up.
[Total: 432 Today:0]
How To Identify Real Socialism Without Sounding Paranoid
Socialism is tricky. It often wears the cloths of another animal to fool its prey. The proverbial wolf in sheep's clothing. Even in Star Trek people get replicators confused with capital production. Printing a book isn't the same as writing it.
[Total: 279 Today:0]
The Shadow Ban That Lurks Behind Every Post
Recently we've watched the virtue police come for anyone they don't think complies to their dominant narrative. But who are the virtue police?
[Total: 474 Today:0]
Bully Gangs, Social Justice Warriors and Temper Tantrums
It's all about gaining power through victim-hood. Anxiety needs to go somewhere. Self loathing breeds hate and conspiracy.
[Total: 252 Today:0]
Get Over Consumption Through Production
Consumption can become a disease not only of the body, but also the mind. Bad habits lead to most financial problems and the effect worldwide is devastating.
[Total: 247 Today:1]
Understanding The Supply Chain
Capitalism is a powerful process, but for all its wonders it doesn't do everything and can't solve every problem. Its purpose is to generate wealth by capitalizing on opportunity.
[Total: 285 Today:0]
Return Of The Greatest Generation
If you're like me, you can sense something stirring... just beneath the surface of things. Something that reminds you of the great ones who came before us.
[Total: 262 Today:0]
Teachers Are The Forgotten Heroes
More than doctors, which extend life and quality. More than lawyers that seek justice, more than authors or artists or scientists or clergy who seek conciliation and progress.
[Total: 333 Today:2]
Machiavelli and Merovingians
Get a grip and hold it. Going to scale is so much harder than people realize when they are dreaming up their valuable solutions. Keeping control of ones organization as it grows further is even harder.
[Total: 416 Today:0]
Reactive Chemistry Is Not Alchemy
It's very easy to confuse chemistry for alchemy. The difference is as subtle as a memory compared to a dream.
[Total: 346 Today:0]
Loki’s Harmless Revenge
Do you know someone who makes other people miserable on purpose? Want to do something about it, but you just don't know how?
[Total: 381 Today:0]
Simple Rules For Understanding Politics
Some basic guidelines for interpreting politicians and their activity in public life. Get used to washing your hands routinely.
[Total: 278 Today:0]
Transphobia and Witchcraft
Psychics and fortune tellers are victims of transphobic-esque micro-aggression by Canada's "legalitarian" bourgeois. What's wrong with selling a few crystals? Can't people have a little fun... it's just incense, man.
[Total: 442 Today:0]
Was Dialup Better Than High Speed?
I'm just gonna say it. I miss the Dial Up Internet world. The original public version of the World Wide Web that captured my heart. It was based on freedom of information rather than content distribution...
[Total: 267 Today:1]
How To Kill The Patriarchy
Specific ideas have optimal outcomes and general ideas produce approximations with higher overhead. Less specific is less relevant and thus less valuable.
[Total: 391 Today:0]
Disney Land Privately Solves Gun Control
Federal gun control will always be too expensive and blunt to solve the problem. I don't even have to tell you what the problem is do I? We all know... Do we manage gun access which inevitably means managing individuals directly with tax dollars. Dangerous.
[Total: 248 Today:0]
Is Elon Musk a John Keely or a Steve Jobs?
The Keely Motor Company shouldn't be unfamiliar to the aspiring investor. It's a cautionary tale of genius, promises, fraud, and financing. A young inventor, 1870's Philly, enjoying the benefits of deep pockets willing to fund his research.
[Total: 434 Today:0]
Rummel’s Law of Primitivism
In a primitive society there is no significant personal wealth or power. No individual freedom. A tyrant owns everything and takes everything you make. You have no name.
[Total: 438 Today:0]
R. J. Rummel Talks About the Miracle of Liberty and Peace
Be warned this is a serious and heavy read. It will take the constitution of a saint and it may not sit well with you. Disturbing facts can be unsettling.
[Total: 325 Today:0]
Laurentian Elite
Or is it still just a proxy power for an absent King running on auto-pilot while Ottawa's bureaucratic class pull the strings? The West feeds the East and the East taxes the West. Families farm and the regulations direct the product to Eastern well-to-dos.
[Total: 391 Today:0]
Integrated Reality Vs Alternate Reality Gaming
As the fabric of society becomes more digitized artists have begun to realize the power of transmedia storytelling. Haven't heard that term before? It's a technique of telling a story across multiple platforms.
[Total: 371 Today:0]
How To Sleep Like A Baby
Another sleepless night. So many thoughts, important thoughts, problems that have to be solved. Responsibilities. Payroll, supplies, the conflict brewing between Lumber and Paint. Sometimes sleep seems like the only thing we can't pay attention to.
[Total: 384 Today:0]
Infinite Monkeys Theorem Is Bullshit
In the real world there's a "Production Horizon" of no return where randomness cannot follow and chaos is forever held back from producing anything of a higher order. Don't assume every possible alternative vector will produce a non-negative result.
[Total: 364 Today:0]
Jon Stewart Saw Fake News Coming
In 2015, after 16 years of television history, Jon Stewart left the Daily Show and for the most part... comedy.
[Total: 433 Today:0]
Can You Hear Your Better Angels?
Country is a family of common interest, progress and legacy. A shared investment to point our children toward prosperity. Our better angels help us remember that, but they won't do the hard work for us.
[Total: 296 Today:1]
Every Fact Thomas Sowell Mentioned On Firing Line
Honest and direct. The great Thomas Sowell has helped transform the conservative movement from fringe novelty to clearly delineated political philosophy.
[Total: 570 Today:1]
Fallout 76 Has Ruined My Life
Oh, I know it's coming. PC or Xbox One or PS4...it doesn't matter. My life is over. Work'll be the first thing to go. Then my home life. I'll soon stop showering everyday.
[Total: 309 Today:0]
Simulation Theory Is A Pyramid Scheme
Ancestor simulators are all the rage in the smoke filled dens of techno-puffers. First proposed by Nick Bostrom, it essentially claims that our Universe and by extension our life experience might be a simulation produced to allow us to experience the past.
[Total: 402 Today:0]
Those Things That Don’t Really Work
Colour me skeptical. I shouldn't have to even write this. This should be common sense after a 21st century education. No-one in the entire world can show that any of the following things really work.
[Total: 897 Today:0]
Cobra Kai Has Us All Thinking About Martial Arts Again
With the recent popularity of the amazing 1st season of Karate Kid's Cobra Kai I felt it was worth covering some martial arts stuff. I know MMA is the flavour of the day, but we mustn't forget the past.
[Total: 366 Today:0]
Mastering Capitalism
Profit is capital gains; not commodity exchange. Cultivation of new wealth. Production not trade. Wall street ISN'T capitalism. It's corporate socialization of market accountability through investor and advertiser subsidization.
[Total: 306 Today:0]
Sam Harris Burns Up Twitter
Yesterday, Sam Harris published his Response To Controversy to help address the constant gas lighting on twitter. Most who follow Sam or Maajid Nawaz know of the long running feud with journalist Mehdi Hasan over the role of Islam in the modern world.
[Total: 388 Today:0]
Thinkspot Is Where Ideas Live
Imagine a world where the print shop tells you what you can and can't write on the paper you bought from their store.
[Total: 344 Today:0]
Literary Crypto Game For Content Creators
The making of a Verboten Legacy is the story of a diabolical production engine hidden within a puzzle to protect the world. Can you find your way into the Verboten Advanced Production Park? Do you dare?
[Total: 219 Today:0]
Illustrated Purpose Of A Time Capsule
You spend an entire afternoon burying a thoughtful time capsule, though little do you know just a few years later someone digs it up while bored on summer vacation. Reads your thoughts. Something happens.
[Total: 264 Today:0]
The Rise And Fall Of Richard Stallman
The free software movement inspired a generation of revolutionary minds toward technological progress instead of violence. While the romantic hacker elite stole hearts they also reminded the powers that be that no one is beyond accountability.
[Total: 303 Today:1]
How To Appreciate A Lifetime By Not Giving Up On Your Parents
Someone told me the other day their friend in his early twenties won't talk to his parents because they aren't relevant enough to his life. Not relevant enough. The hollow boy couldn't think of a single reason to call his mother.
[Total: 429 Today:0]
We Should Have Let Johnny Rotten Kill Jimmy Savile
There's nothing this man won't say if he believes it and should you expect anything less from the enigmatic John Lydon aka Johnny Rotten. Creative genius. Misanthrope. Contrarian. Fearless. Self-righteous. Honest to a brutal fault. Doesn't give a shit.
[Total: 360 Today:0]
So You Want To Make Movies
They call for Abby. You don't recognize the name so she must be a recent hire, but why is the producer talking to the cinematographer again? Next they're setting up something called the martini shot. Will this day never end?
[Total: 374 Today:1]
Nobody Should Miss This, But He’s Too Good A Shot
There's a scene hidden deep in historical cinema. So powerful it shaped generations. Lost in a spaghetti of forgettable, derivative pulp; cinematic gems like this one defined words like "hero" and "legend". It was never accurate.
[Total: 313 Today:0]
This Is My Production Formula
The future is fundamentally unpredictable because new ideas are constantly introduced rendering economies unprogrammable. The only thing that always works is being part of the cycle of producing new ideas.
[Total: 386 Today:0]
Xenobot Starts The Age Of Robotic Disease
Having used stem cells from frogs to produce living robots, scientists in America are hailing a new form of life, but I say not so fast.
[Total: 391 Today:0]
Providence Has A Child Prodigy
This is capital production in real time. An unplanned, organic exchange effecting both and all around them. Moments like this are high risk because they can point a potent force in a destructive direction if not handled with care.
[Total: 419 Today:0]
I See You Have A Plan Said Prometheus To The Independent WoMan
Gingers sweat rust. Our bones are made of iron. It's why we're cold to the touch. Our shadow is the soul you think we hate. Hidden by shade. Tempered yet afraid of a Promethean fate.
[Total: 298 Today:0]
Though Caught In The Moment… Be Unafraid
One is looking with wonder across the vast plains he'd just purchased, while the other shakes his head in disbelief already angling back the way they'd come.... a modest village frames the background.
[Total: 233 Today:1]
Proving Reality By Moving People With High Art
To move someone with artful words and stand the test of time. Anything that moves you is art; further anything that influences an economy is capital. I want to produce high art.... words that move an economy.
[Total: 311 Today:0]
A Library Is The Kitchen Of Rhetorical Commentary
When was the last time you chased a mystery... the last time you caught something by the tail and it suddenly pulls you to places so strange you gasp for breath. What's it feel like to hold on with all your strength until you finally get there.
[Total: 278 Today:0]
Kendrick Lamar Gives Fantastic Financial Advice
Publicly traded companies are bound by law to only doing what looks good on paper(to protect stockholders). This drives them into trading known commodities over producing new capital. Defacto Marxism and all the negative consequences of it.
[Total: 608 Today:0]
You Have To Eat Something
It always starts with fire. Prometheus said we must carry its secret within us. A little bit of the old with a lot of the new and suddenly you have the best of both. A year round means of producing the life we dream about.
[Total: 261 Today:0]
It Isn’t Your Data
Feedback is an essential element of any market test which drives innovation and progress. Without it any producer is forever lost in the vast infinite of possibility.
[Total: 297 Today:0]
Should We Cancel The Internet?
Here's the parodical argument... computers should be banned 'cause the hard drives are called slave devices connected to their master controllers.
[Total: 325 Today:0]
Who Will End The War On Drugs?
Think about every serious issue in the news today. Crime, race, poverty. America's full potential forever beyond reach because so many issues remain unresolved.
[Total: 348 Today:0]
Kanye West Plots A Beautiful Death
Kanye standing with Austin Powers forgets about Colin Powell. Chasing bad bitches suicidal. Pressure driving him to the bottle. Struggles with ego. They follow where he goes. Brought low by the first black President.
[Total: 365 Today:0]
Resisting Market Mood Swings
When you own your property and control the private means of production you'll find income less important. The term living hand to mouth no longer applies to you.
[Total: 255 Today:0]
Al Bundy Is Married To A Ferguson
BA-WOOSH! That's the sound a man's toilet makes when it flushes. That's the sound of a Ferguson. It's the music that soothes the beast. Without it many marriages, especially with children, linger in misery.
[Total: 579 Today:0]
Slaying An Ouroboros To Find A Philosopher’s Stone
Myths and legends are the Alchemical elements of a place so weird only the dead can understand it. I present the world serpent, Jormungandr. Child of Loki. Intimidating would be heroes with a coiled mass filling every ocean.
[Total: 636 Today:1]
A Game Of Celebrity Swap
The following game of Celebrity Swap may have averted war for now, but without hockey every day is a time bomb ticking. Quotes have been corrected for spelling and progression. Multi-threaded order has been arranged for optimal flow.
[Total: 300 Today:0]
Vampire — Vampyre — Dhampir — Nosferatu
Vampires have needs. Fewer than you and a little blood is such a small price to pay for eternal friendship don't you think? The breath isn't so bad first thing in the morning. The Dhampir are day walkers and Nosferatu are happy to enjoy a sip at twilight.
[Total: 317 Today:1]
Flawed By Design
When making something significant always leave a "flaw by design" somewhere in the work where only a very careful observer would find it. Hide it behind something clever, so when it's discovered, it jumps out like a smile exploding from a face.
[Total: 339 Today:0]
How To Build Ben Shapiro's Thug Life Meme Machine
Memes are a discrete unit of knowledge and strictly speaking the best ones are entirely original...but that's expensive...and time consuming.
[Total: 361 Today:0]
This Country Was Built By Emigrants
It was NOT built by immigrants. It's an important distinction that apparently most have trouble with. Let's really spell it out then.
[Total: 276 Today:0]
Emergency Over-Buy
We all know that when something is over valued it becomes debt rather than asset. Depending on the level of over exposure one might lose ones hand or ones head.
[Total: 242 Today:0]
Heart Breaking Truth and Other Bullshit Titles
Every single day there's a title on social media promoting the universal tragedy. It could happen to any of us. Broken hearts and endless variations of cat pics.
[Total: 241 Today:0]
Where Power Of The Purse Meets Islam
Being an RCMP officer is about being part of a practical and effective national police force. It's for local police to optimize for culture, not national police.
[Total: 360 Today:0]
The One vs The Other
There are several perspectives one can bring to bear on a subject. Often the most controversial ideas are so nuanced they can be described in ways completely alien to anyone outside their familiar order.
[Total: 376 Today:0]
Culture Vultures and the Risks of Silence
Thanks to time; everything has a cost, even in-action. The invisible causality is unavoidable. So when faced with a difficult situation there is little point in avoiding responsibility.
[Total: 326 Today:0]
What Would You Do If…
There are so many strange moments in the life of an entrepreneur. Endless seemingly unavoidable obstacles abound where choices spin opportunity and one way or the other the show must go on.
[Total: 312 Today:0]
JFK - Risking Everything For…What?
The assassination of popular American President John F. Kennedy in Dallas summer of 1963 revealed the vulnerability of modern political leaders. The deep state has and will do anything to achieve its purpose. Even kill for it.
[Total: 256 Today:0]
From Model T To Rusty America
The automobile certainly changed the world. In 1913 Henry Ford organizes the first major U.S. assembly line for car production.
[Total: 305 Today:0]
Bad Clients or Managing Expectations
I have failed, it's true. I admit it. I have not always been able to keep a client happy. We have all read about how difficult it is running a business.
[Total: 286 Today:0]
A Deck Full Of Fools
When we start a business, we're told the market is honest. Well established laws and political protections will guarantee fair market access in the long run even if any particular day has its own inequities.
[Total: 268 Today:0]
The Good Son Collaboration and His Evil Twin Socialism
Often the greatest evils are simply a small mutation of something quite wonderful. Thus is the tragic story of Socialism.
[Total: 272 Today:0]
Business As Art
Even Leonardo had to make a living. When an entrepreneur gets an idea off the ground, she quickly discovers the impact that running a business can have in peoples' lives.
[Total: 405 Today:0]
The Playground
In the playground only the new kids have toys. The others sit restlessly waiting for their parents to pick them up. Eventually one walks up to a kid with toys and asks to play, too. They don't know each other.
[Total: 399 Today:0]
In Debt We Trust
The monkey on your back is NOT a pet. Many fear Canada is going the way of Europe. Stuck behind a grow or die model compelling endless pivots away from meaningful purpose.
[Total: 300 Today:0]
Yet More Evidence We Cut Down Our Tallest Poppies
No, really. Or is it because she's rich, and many wonder why she should suck off the state when she can afford her own extra assistance if she needs it.
[Total: 298 Today:0]
Cree Nation Is Technically Typecast
And we all need to do our part. Where are all our Indians at? And I'm not talking about India. I'm talking First Nations, the prairie walkers, the old wanderers, the wise people of the north.
[Total: 300 Today:0]
Beauty College
What's science for, anyway? Trust in business is always selling at a premium. Probably because after a while everything starts to look like b*llshit.
[Total: 336 Today:0]
Is There Such Thing as the Irreplaceable Employee?
Nobody can do everything. So how do you handle the rising star? That gifted employee that turns effortless the chores we once struggled through.
[Total: 321 Today:0]
Should We Skip Christmas This Year?
As more and more Atheists come out in Canada to express their lack of belief openly still most under-reporting demographic yet estimated at 25% and growing.
[Total: 276 Today:0]
Social Merit
I often hear people discuss governing concerns as though they are the extended interests of specific ideas dominant in one school of politics or the other. As though there are only two ways to look at it.
[Total: 388 Today:1]
Getting Burned by I.T.
Chickens always come home to roost. A few times in my career I've been called to save a project going down in flames.
[Total: 256 Today:0]
CRTC vs Netflix or Thanks For All The Fish
So the CRTC tried to commit a hostile takeover of Netflix. Who's next? Me? You? That's what happens when we become just a little too successful for the comfort of the bureaucrats that rule over us.
[Total: 276 Today:0]
How Sony Became A Four Letter Word
Can you guess what that word might be? We've learned from recent events with Sony that spending top budget on top talent to apply best practices in cyber security are simply not enough. It will never be enough.
[Total: 389 Today:0]
Muslim World Needs Secularism
Believe it or not the violence we see coming out of the Islamic world can be explained without claiming the Koran says any particular thing.
[Total: 251 Today:0]
Amazing People Aren't Always So Amazing
We meet them at the trade shows and shake hands like old friends. The lips smile but the eyes remain still. You are exactly who they need you to be.
[Total: 328 Today:0]
Saskatchewan Experience Means Flavour of the Week
We see them in the occasional news feed. That "other" company that kind of does what we do...succeeding! How dare they! I mean shouldn't they... They couldn't have... and there it is. The moment.
[Total: 367 Today:1]
Good Men Are Scum With Or Without Masculinity
So why fight over pronouns? It's time to get judgmental. We don't teach boys how to be men anymore. Perhaps we don't want to be seen as moralizing.
[Total: 421 Today:0]
One Cuck and Two Lady Balls
When news broke that Facebook has a narrative bias was anyone really surprised? Oh, they don't have a policy to suppress illiberal posts per se... Never trust a company that doesn't pay content creators.
[Total: 296 Today:1]
Horoscopes Are Just A Bit Of Occult Fun
Horoscopes derived from Foulsham's Fortune Teller c. 1942. Just a little bit of harmless occult fun for the Verboten audience.
[Total: 474 Today:0]
My New Dog Was Just Shot In The Head
I've rescued several animals in my time so I went to work on the wounds right away.
[Total: 384 Today:0]
Lexicon Of Verboten Capitalism
A quick primer of the basic economic concepts that often get referenced in Verboten's Capitalism series. Profit comes from choice and that requires critical thinking.
[Total: 603 Today:0]
Zombie Debt Is Eating Away Your Capital Gains
When we little people carry debt we all agree we should pay that back on appropriate terms, but what about for a business that is asked to take extraordinary risks.
[Total: 533 Today:0]
Working On A Drilling Rig
A dear friend who has spent years working the fields brought this back with him. Thinking he should put it out there, but he didn't know how.
[Total: 390 Today:1]
Land Is Source Of All Production And Therefore Wealth
When people say "I want my country back" many look around, see their country and ask, what are you talking about?
[Total: 262 Today:0]
Everyone Is Screaming Nobody Is Listening
We've all been brainwashed into believing we need certain things to be happy. Maybe it's a nice car or a nice house.
[Total: 262 Today:0]
Little Seagull And The Mighty Clam
They say that if you role the dice you take what you get. Four out of five businesses fail so isn't it just really hard to make money.
[Total: 299 Today:0]
Virtue Signalling To Create A New Crusade
The temptation to virtue signal is strong in a society full of judgmental fools with poor education and even worse skills. It's a sex starved teen mentality.
[Total: 288 Today:1]
Existential Gravity Of Disloyalty
Those who have no moral compass, no internal sense of direction go where the wind blows. They crave the sweet smell of baked bread, or the lullaby of the siren as they lead those stupid enough to follow along with themselves to inevitable destruction.
[Total: 302 Today:0]
Our Deadly Sins
Society has no rights; a person has rights. A corporation has no rights; the owners and employees have rights.
[Total: 330 Today:0]
Bitcoin Isn’t Like Baseball
The fallacy that drives so many people to invest in bitcoin once drove millions into pyramid schemes. They believe they are enlightened. That they know something others don't.
[Total: 480 Today:0]
They Smile When We Want Free Stuff
What happens when someone offers you something without apparent cost? We hear a lot about Universal Basic Income these days.
[Total: 311 Today:0]
Producers Becoming A New Slave Minority
What are the first few things that come to mind when we think about describing a slave? Forced to work. Does technology really free us?
[Total: 338 Today:0]
Expert At The Elements Of Force
Everyone imagines that experts would do a better job at something. It's the assumption of experience. It's a lie; returns depends on practice not theory.
[Total: 377 Today:0]
The Spectre of Separatism Places Canada at the Devil’s Crossroads
A country is like a book. Once written you can't just take away chapters. It's like burning a book and in a similar fashion separation is burning a country.
[Total: 486 Today:0]
Cult Of Numbers
Even as far back as Pythagoras, there's been a tendency to manipulate the perceived value of numbers and measurements.
[Total: 434 Today:0]
Capitalism Is A Glorious Force Of Nature
What's it take to remain competitive in today's globalized economy? Is it really the trade deals with enemies?
[Total: 442 Today:0]
Dark Money Mysteries
We all know it's out there because we feel its influence all the time, yet it remains hidden. It drives inflation perpetually raising the cost of doing business.
[Total: 432 Today:1]
When You’re Colourless
Politics is personal when you're colorless. [Colourless in Canada.] In a colourless world you deserve it because you earn it; it's your name on the pay cheque.
[Total: 430 Today:0]
Tonight My Friend Had A Heart Attack
And he wouldn't pay the $3400.00 for the ambulance. True story.
[Total: 405 Today:0]
Criminalizing Jesus For Healing The Sick
In today's pseudo-socialist Canada, Jesus would quickly find himself in jail for medical malpractice.
[Total: 303 Today:0]
A Quick Talk With Grandpa
A little boy has a conversation with his grandfather about time.
[Total: 499 Today:1]
The 6th Wall of Reductive Distortion
Notes based on Verboten concept of the 6th Wall of Reductive Distortion and its application to making an avant-garde short film.
[Total: 388 Today:1]
How Canada Poisoned Its Own Well With Propaganda
Through political overreach the distribution of film in Canada was heavily regulated in favour of American interests.
[Total: 554 Today:0]
Four Pillars Of Prosperity
To prosper one requires certain knowledge of the fundamentals of making stuff. There are many approaches.
[Total: 412 Today:0]
Save The Bees And We Save The World
What if bees sang like song birds? Would we treat them like we treat them now? Maybe we shouldn't take labour for granted.
[Total: 407 Today:1]
Polishing A Golden Turd
Did you know that hard work is not the same as Production. One can work very hard, almost endlessly wasting resources and time while accomplishing nothing.
[Total: 444 Today:1]
Bend Natural Cycles With Patience
Nature's seasons are an obvious example of a reliable cycle. The supreme repetition of it all; production can occur in a steady, effective rhythm.
[Total: 311 Today:0]
Capitalization or Exploitation
Maybe I should look more closely at colonialism. If my leftist friends are so supportive of it, (and my right wing friends so triggered by it).
[Total: 443 Today:0]
Nature Is A Studio
All production comes from capitalizing on, not exploiting, that which is natural and free.
[Total: 372 Today:0]
Career Girls. No one just gives it to you. Take it.
Careers are the key to a better life. Yet, not all share my appreciation of the professional experience.
[Total: 465 Today:0]
Time Does The Dirty Work
We quickly find the incompetent excelling and the conditions for excellence diminished. Canada hasn't been in a positive debt situation since before WW2.
[Total: 347 Today:0]
Censoriousness Promotes A Comfortable Silence
Given all progress requires both opportunity and capacity there are two places to expect attack from those focused on ruining your quality of life.
[Total: 788 Today:0]
The 23rd Minute
The average Canadian is held beyond the levers of power usually afforded free citizens in a democracy. But we aren't average citizens are we?
[Total: 386 Today:1]
Globalism In A Nutshell
For years the elites have made an extraordinary claim. That they can run the world on the behalf of regular people in such a way that benefits everyone.
[Total: 361 Today:0]
The Narcissism of Small Differences
The Liberals and Liberalism is once again in danger of being consumed to feed a socialist machine. Corporate greed and identity politics. A deadly combination.
[Total: 248 Today:0]
What’s A Failing School Look Like?
A business can often adapt, a builder can move their project, but a teacher has only one option when administrators won't or can't fix a failing school.
[Total: 351 Today:0]
A Study In Extraordinary People
There are many extraordinary people worth studying. Here are some of the more interesting related to our Verboten content.
[Total: 351 Today:0]
What Do You Want A Website To Do For You?
Do you know what the world wide web is good at? After all these years what kinds of services and features have really taken off.
[Total: 393 Today:1]
Personalized Money Is A Sticky Word
Don't be so anxious for a "cashless" society. They sacrificed the economy to save friendly markets and all we got was another hand me down t-shirt with a defunct UBI logo.
[Total: 246 Today:0]
Archewell Takes A Page From Verboten Playbook
Archewell, like Verboten, is a website about sharing education and training materials via films, podcasts, and books. Self-publishing articles, magazines, music, podcasts, media shows, and computer software.
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