The problem with X today. Your classic click baity, inflammatory, ideologically biased crap. The article that is posted from the New York Times, to Buzzfeed from The Chive to Diply, and everything in between, satire and serious news alike. What a load of bollocks. The thing is, there are problems and they have causes but … More The Problem With Articles about Problems — Oh Irony!
A brief follow up to a conversation with someone who is close to me. Who do you want to be as you travel through life? An important question that may not have crossed your mind recently. … More Who Do You Want To Be — A Nearly Perfect Human
My thoughts on what was quite an interesting election result. With a quiet recommendation about what we should all do next. … More The End of The World As We Know It & I Feel Fine
There are a mixture of currents moving through western culture. youth culture and all around. There is great disillusion with politics and the ‘system’. There are many warring factions the rich & the poor, men & women, the left and right, millennials & baby boomers, and many, many others. We need to plot our way … More Australian Idol — What is in a hero.
The middle ground is often a hard place to remain. You hear arguments from all around and almost get to pick and choose where you stand, what you accept and reject, what you will take with you and what you will discard where it lays. One of the hardest places to stand is between the … More Right or Wrong? — Gotta Get The Question Right First
This is a subject that is endlessly complicated, with much nuance and grey area. Morality and in particular moral authority. It is incredibly important to everyone with their everyday interactions and behaviors and yet hardly ever given conscious thought. There are many where we can see these values and beliefs are challenged and play out. … More The Problems of Moral Authority — Do What You Are Told
So with my last piece I wrote that we should all strive to tell the truth no matter what. It is a simple, almost overtly obvious statement that perhaps needs some further examination. It is both necessary and powerful. In fact Alekandr Solzhenitsyn asserted that if people had refused to lie, if they had just … More The Truth, Honesty and Freespeech — Why Nut Cases are Important Too
The title really says it all, well not it all or there would be no need to type the rest. The thing is regardless of what anyone does the world will keep spinning. There are many things that have nearly and continue nearly threaten to overwhelm human existence on the planet and yet here we … More The World Keeps Spinning — Long Time No See