The World Wants You To Promise Things Before You Understand Them

I used to be big on keeping my promises and I never failed to tell everyone about my precious integrity.

First, I realized that it was really just a pose.

Then I realized that I was being played.

Now I know what to do about these promises.

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It’s not the “gold” that makes a gold digger. It’s the “digging”

Whether it is poor people hoping for financial stability, or pretty guys and girls marrying a millionaire – the digging and the motivation is the same. Marriage is about status. And there is no such thing as a second or third priority in choosing a partner. Continue reading “It’s not the “gold” that makes a gold digger. It’s the “digging””

The Price of Not Creating Your Own Identity

The vast majority of people would agree that identity and sense of purpose are hard work so you’d rather drift with prefabricated life roles and it’s as good as the real thing because everyone else is doing it, anyway.

But there is a catch. It will kill you.

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Men are not misogynistic. The system is

There is a clichéd trope on parents’ forums about moms of boys being the most patriarchal of them all. They cry foul every time a poor footballer is accused of going and getting it and go to great lengths preaching decency to other people’s daughters. Their love of self has been eclipsed by their love for their offspring, so they identify with their sons – and they become the biggest meninists of them all. No surprise there. Continue reading “Men are not misogynistic. The system is”