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.
There are people who used to be present when they were young. Maybe they even used to be your friends. But now they are gone, disappeared, missing. They are physically there but they are running The Program. I call them washing machine people – or clockwork humans.
They keep committing the suicide of the soul and keep pushing it onto you. Here is why. Continue reading “Clockwork Humans”
With or without Joyce’s character the story would have ended the same Continue reading “Stranger Things Has An Annoying Plot Flaw”
I was six years old, playing in the garage with the neighbour kids.
“Kill it or spare it?” someone shouted in my ears Continue reading “Questions That Should Not Even Be Asked”
It is fashionable to fret about this picture
But we would celebrate it if it was a man, instead of a chicken. Humans have also grown during the same time, just sayin’. Continue reading “The Human-Chicken Double Standard”
You would get fed, you would never have to work. You would be kept for your looks and petted regularly – like a trophy wife. I’ve heard it’s something of the pinnacle of aspirations when it comes to livelihoods. Continue reading “Would You Like to Be a Pet?”
Yes, it is quite possible that most people never actually love Continue reading 13 Things That Are Not Love
It’s just that you cannot love an entire gender – unless you reduce them to a role they play in your life. And you love the role. The function. And that is demeaning. Continue reading “Misogynists Don’t Hate Women. They Actually Believe They Love Them”
Once again, my 54-year-old mother did the indefensible. When challenged, she gleefully blamed it on her childhood. Continue reading “How Long Should You Blame Your Childhood?”
Everybody falls asleep after an orgasm. Just not after sex Continue reading “5 Ways Antiquated Gender Roles Kill Your Sex Life”