"...depression and addiction are related phenomena, and ... they are symptoms of a more general malaise of which the world-ending consequences may be of our own doing."
I thought social media loved me for who I was, with its catered advertising and photo- and video-sharing capabilities; but really, it only loved me for the attention I gave to it.
Trumpism, Prophets of Deceit suggests, is the inevitable outcome of a social, economic, and political order that generates human needs that it cannot satisfy.
To come to a place of not knowing,a place of faith and flowing,a wild adventure and not a growing,an education in arriving and not going. I don't know the ethics of utility,Experiencing real futility;I don't know the Kantian category,Experiencing infinite trajectory. I don't know who she will bring home,I don't know which hair to comb;I … Continue reading Ambiguity
"...if mass society is experienced as a force that wears us down as individuals, then our belonging to community should build us up..."
We only have to remember that to be better is not necessarily connected to what we do or don't do, to what we think or don't think.
I would like to honour the contribution of the recently late Sir Ken Robinson. In this video I add commentary to his Royal Science Academy video. So I stop, with commentary to explicate some of the underlying features behind the ideas presented. https://videopress.com/v/wZgHTrV0?preloadContent=metadata
"the seeming destruction of context is the modus operandi of a more inclusive background which could provide both meaning and beauty to our lives."
Introduction It is due to my deep affinity to the historical heritages from which this discussion emerges from that I undertake it. My deep concern for my brothers and sisters who value both Chrisitian community and the experience of freedom is that they have become what they criticize. Not uncommonly, they criticize formations of “us … Continue reading Naggingly Abstract Freedom: A Critical Review of “Three Cheers for Socialism”