On gender roles, nonbinary-ism, chaos and order, and sexual attraction.

Human society is governed by diametrically opposing forces, that is, chaos and order, yinyang, masculine and feminine - the right and left hemispheres of the brain. Chaos being that from which new things emerge, and order, that which keeps the chaos at bay: the lions and barbarians beyond the castle walls, and the debt collectors … Continue reading On gender roles, nonbinary-ism, chaos and order, and sexual attraction.

How free do we really want to be?

Is total freedom really the best way for a society to be constituted? If we had true freedom we would not require things as laws to govern thebehaviour of others, and so, it is clear that we are willing to trade somefreedom for some protection. This makes sense because safety is our highestneed, and if … Continue reading How free do we really want to be?

On changing.

The environment within which we were raised, as a child, teenager, and until now, is the same environment that has resulted, in part, in our current configuration. This environmental constitution elicits particular behaviours from us, resulting in particular perspectives and ways of viewing and interacting with reality. Within this environment we are only able to … Continue reading On changing.

Thy Harmony within.

Harmony within society begins within harmony within one's own heart. We treat others as we treat ourselves. Love thy neighbour, like you love thyself. Thyself is thy neighbour, treat them well. The greatest disrespect is to lie to oneself, The great harm is to deceive another. Treat thy home with respect, inside and out; Feed … Continue reading Thy Harmony within.

Should people be held accountable for their actions? An alternate perspective on first-world poverty.

It seems obvious that people should be held accountable for their actions: a murderer, rapist, and thief, for example. However, we encounter nebulous territory when we begin to speak about disadvantage and poverty; we do not easily lay judgement on those who have been given disadvantaged and difficult beginnings, most of the time. However, this … Continue reading Should people be held accountable for their actions? An alternate perspective on first-world poverty.