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.
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.
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.
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.
What does it mean to be a Man in the modern day? I've been wrestling with this problem as of late. Is the traditional representation of masculinity, of what it is to be a Man necessary in the modern day? Are we becoming more feminine, and if so, is this a bad thing? From Boy … Continue reading Extreme masculinity in a feminising world: problematic or beneficial?
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.
Technology has fundamentally changed how we live; how we communicate, share information and work has fundamentally shifted. Artificial Intelligence and automation are coming for your jobs, and they're running; technology does not improve in a linear manner, it improves exponentially. If technology improves linearly, then it stands to reason that the level at which AI … Continue reading Modern Problems, Modern Solutions (Universal Basic Income).
This is the age of the individual, Instagram, narcissism, butt-implants, materialism and a consumeristic mentally; welcome to the 21st century. We march forward without hesitation, toward a cliff, of which at the bottom, organised Human life does not exist. We've turned up the thermostat, we've deadbolted the doors from the inside and flushed away the … Continue reading The death march.