On Humiliation – How You’ve Been Groomed to Accept Totalitarian Rule

A 4chan anon analyzes recent social trends from a very different angle – where strange or degrading social trends are not just a side effect of greater social-economic issues, but the main goal of those in charge in an attempt to humiliate the general public for more insidious goals: “You’ve been groomed to soon accept … More On Humiliation – How You’ve Been Groomed to Accept Totalitarian Rule

Rice Ball Animals

From time to time, Japanese parents would arrange their children’s lunchboxes in the appearance of animals or popular cartoon characters to amuse the kids.  One mother, who used to have a background as an art director, takes it a step further with the rice balls she makes: It’s actually rather hard to get a rice … More Rice Ball Animals

Societal Biology

An anon on 4chan offers an interesting take on how biology influences gender roles in society: The sad and ironic part is, you’re not far from the truth. But it’s not the patriarchy. Please read on. Gender roles, while often thought of as societal constructs, are more often biological pre-dispositions. The majority of men (aprox … More Societal Biology

Sashimi Ennui

A strange tale of a restaurant owner lamenting his own booming business: 76 year old Takashima owns a restaurant, Yamato Tonkatsu, which specializes in tonkatsu (Japanese styled fried pork chops) in the city of Kawasaki, located in the Kanagawa prefecture of Japan. He was interviewed by a TV news station recently, and the tale unfolds … More Sashimi Ennui

The Evolution of Democracy to Oligarchy – The End of Western Civilization?

Just as the kingdoms and empires of old evolved over time, so does the newer forms of governments such as Democracy.  Does Democracy always remain Democracy?  Looking at the bigger picture, will Democracy always continue to serve the people? Michael Hudson, a research professor of Economics at University of Missouri, Kansas City, and a research … More The Evolution of Democracy to Oligarchy – The End of Western Civilization?