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Plainly and simply, the only reason why you can’t forward open marriage as a generalized social practice is that it is complicated. So, if you could make everyone have open marriages, that would solve 87,0317% of the world’s sentimental problems (and salvage the concept of “family” in such a way as to produce social harmony to boot). But the level of maturity required for that to work is such that, in case you had it, you could also achieve peace through any number of other schemes. Read More »

Politics derail into politricks all too often and all too easily, and there is a reason for it being so, as there is a reason for the transcendent being hard to grasp.

The more important things are not problems to solve or goals to achieve or values to withold. There are stones in a path, and there is an end in a path, and there is the path itself, but the walking exists only as sensitive feet nimbly step wide.

As much as each and everyone of us must search his own truth, must learn to rely on herself, must become whatever she is, so must the group of all of us outgrow itself and mature and become ever more aware. In time, seeing the process through the lens of time, this is continuity. Survival. It is to be here now and to be here in the long long future. As our body continuously changes and continuously remains the same, in what’s called homeostasis, so does our collective body change continuously and remais the same, and i’ll call it homeosociostasis. Read More »

Placebo
A lie or foolishness you keep believing in out of sloth or fear.

Government
Grouping of gangs loosely connected mostly seeking to capture funding.

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[This comes from a very old notebook and i do not believe most of it any more, i’m posting it here anyway as to exemplify some of the roads whereby my head has come up with ideas i’m posting shortly…]

At the height of the last financial crisis it was “in” to say the moment heralded the “end of capitalism” and that this, in turn, represents the downfall of the last ideology amongst the 2 we used to have. We are supposed to be the age without options. The people without faith in big plans and big ideals, the guys who will say that business-as-usual is as-good-as-it-gets. The ones who will stop daydreaming and “just do a little better”, go fixing the problems with an ant’s strategy, bit by bit, without looking at the big picture and attempting changes where it really hurts.

I don’t buy it. I don’t buy any of it. Beginning with the stupid claim that there where only two ideologies. Read More »