A lie or foolishness you keep believing in out of sloth or fear.
Grouping of gangs loosely connected mostly seeking to capture funding.
A set of decision-making procedures, largely untested, basically illusory.
Manipulation of masses, usually around dogmatic thinking.
Grouping of mobs.
A kind of addiction.
Army (or the monopoly of violence)
Method for systematic brutalization.
Stabilization of privilege obtained through knavery.
Channelling of sexual energies for political gain.
Slopish editorial job upon clandestine sources.
Social dynamics invalidated in large scales of population or time.
Meshing of emotional blackmail.
Incest and inbreeding.
Imprinting of our fears upon our siblings.
Bad fiction, mostly towards hiding of reproductive habits.
Predictable reactions, therefore exploitable.
Bad interpretation of Odum.
Survival of the fittest
Bad interpretation of Darwin, whom referred only to circumstantial luck.
Biological process that is mostly verified, that explains almost nothing without a much better explanation of random mutation than biology currently posses.
Bad interpretation of Das Kapital, a book left unfinished with the death of the author.
Misleading advertisement from autocratic governments like the British Monarchy of the XVII century.
Energy storing device, disconnected from energy sources themselves, thus always a consequence and not a cause.
Figurehead for big military complexes.
Successful manoeuvre happened at XVIII century England.
Misleading advertisement for the USA war machine.
ROI fastly declining.
Cabling without inherent tendencies.
Technique / Engineering
A machine that was not designed to maximize human being’s happiness.
Behavioural conditioning applied to ADD children so they ignore the context of ideas.
Attempt at showing oneself smarter than others.
Attempt at showing oneself more sophisticated than others.
Supposed unity of unrelated immaterial works.
Folkloric tale from de-contextualized biography.
A place whose prevalence, reality and purpose depend on yourself, a construction of yours, whether you want it or not, whether you believe in all the placebos or whether you can see the illusion. No one creates their own histories by mere whim, but neither can one refrain from inscribing one’s own attitude amidst the world. This is not «government do-it-yourself», but actually realizing that maybe government someday will fail, maybe religion will fail, morals and love and science will maybe fail, and so on, and that, if this comes to pass, what remains is: YOU.
Truth of the Lesser Men is a collection of ideas and short essays by a young male Brazilian called marcio rocha pereira, in a not-so-fluent English.
The subject is the world, society, live and how we live it. Or something like it. It is my attempt at understanding everything that happens all around me, an ontological travel journal of sorts. Which probably translates into, quite simply, my own opinions and thinking.
Nevertheless, i don’t know what i am, or if being something is important to me, or what you mean by “being something” — so that I can hardly answer the questions of what I do, or work with, or any of the other identity-assigning questions. If you are really interested, check the personal info.
The idea of this blog is to avoid rewriting as much as possible, and to write different takes to the same ideas if the need arise, instead of modifying. This is to avoid a constant state of in-progress.
Love or hate, i am always open for criticism (and i'll even accept praise with as much grace as i can manage). Hope you like it.