Boundaries, cultural appropriation, expectation and suffering.

In modern society, we say that people cannot make us feel a particular way, that it is just our perspective that creates that emotional experience. And this is said all in good faith, as a refusal to take ownership of our feelings is a denial of our own power. By giving others words power over … Continue reading Boundaries, cultural appropriation, expectation and suffering.

Forgive like you wish to be forgiven.

What does it mean to forgive? Not in a flippant, half-hearted lip-service way, but to really forgive. Those who trespass against us, even the bible said we must forgive them, and yet it is difficult. We perceive situations of transgression, error, fault and betrayal as being consciously orchestrated against little old us, as if it … Continue reading Forgive like you wish to be forgiven.

An Intersectional Criticism.

What is Intersectionality? I'm not going to try and explain it, so I'll opt to use the definitions of others, such as the dictionary. Fig 1; Oxford Languages. https://imagesofintersectionalityhome.files.wordpress.com/2019/08/screen-shot-2019-06-20-at-11.02.40-am.png Fig 2. Okay, so, let's try and steel-person this argument; I will try to strengthen this argument, so much so, that to defeat it, one would … Continue reading An Intersectional Criticism.

Autism, Abstraction, Context, Racism, Marginalisation, George Floyd and Riots.

Growing up, I was a troubled child; delivered diagnosis' of High-Functioning Autism, and ADHD, at age 7. I saw the world in black-and-white binary. Things either were, or they were-not. This is a peculiar way to interact with the world, as the world, as people, as reality struggles to conform to these binaries. I came … Continue reading Autism, Abstraction, Context, Racism, Marginalisation, George Floyd and Riots.

To what end.

We are all moving towards something; an end state, a 'final' destination, consciously or unconsciously. Within each of our thoughts, each of our decisions, and each of our actions lies a fragment of the lie in which we are headed towards. We are in constant motion, but how often do we remain still and consider: … Continue reading To what end.

The musings of a foolish genius.

We live in deep water; they see only the surface. Those who dare to dive deep into these infinite waters are blessed with wealth beyond imagination. Those who dive deep change the world; those who dive deep get closer to seeing things for how they truly are. The surface people, those people, those who conform … Continue reading The musings of a foolish genius.

The Social Brain.

One. To grow, the Human animal requires a change of perception, a change of behaviour; our growth is predicated on the ingestion of new ideas, ideas that change our perception, which, in turn, changes our behaviour. We ingest ideas in the form of the media to which we are exposed; Advertisements, television, Netflix, YouTube, Instagram, … Continue reading The Social Brain.

Unworthy.

Have you ever felt unworthy, like your value is zero? Have you ever been left feeling inadequate upon observing someone who is absolutely killing it? It's as if a light has been shone directly on your insufficiencies. Me too. And it seems that no matter how hard I run from laziness, the omnipresent dark shadow … Continue reading Unworthy.