On Toxic Individualism

An anon on 4chan offers his insights on the root cause of many of today’s social issues: Toxic individualism, basically.  The inability to contextualize yourself as part of a larger whole. The ability to shut out the things you disagree with, no questions asked.  The loss of the expectation that neighbors should know each other. … More On Toxic Individualism

On rats and kittens – a strange psychological experiment, and lives wasted

A while ago I had the chance to participate in a strange psychological experiment conducted by a young man.  The premise of the experiment was simple.  The test subjects are to look at 30 pictures.  Looking at each picture would earn the subjects points that they may later spend on funny jokes they can read … More On rats and kittens – a strange psychological experiment, and lives wasted

Service to Others Vs. Service to Self – A new age dichotomy – Part 2

continued from part 1 Other than being designated as the bogey man creed, “Service to Self” does not get as much talk as “Service to Others”.  Indeed, Service to Self is often just brushed upon quickly as The Thing To Not Do, and left along.  In my view, there are times when a “Service to … More Service to Others Vs. Service to Self – A new age dichotomy – Part 2