Tag: deceit

personal development

Fables

2019 is upon us and I feel like maybe we ought to talk about fables. I’ve read Aesop’s Fables. Beyond being this bizarre tool for both anti-authoritarian propaganda and “know your role” classism (amongst the various racist and misogynist tendencies it has), it makes me think of New Year’s resolutions and the fables we tell …

comics

Conspiracy Theories

Most conspiracy theories read like Mark Waid’s Hunter-Killer, which  although I loved Mark Waid, had so many plot holes and mistakes that it proved to me that even with a veteran at hand, an editor is a crucial part of telling a good fiction. And it’s not that I didn’t love the premise.  Shadow organizations, secret …

politics

Frustration

I don’t know how other people deal with it.  How other people just blindly continue the same stupid, shitty, entitled behaviour they do, over and over again, without cease and apparently, without regret. For me, I can’t fathom intentionally screwing people over or telling lies about them.  Yeah, you have to look out for yourself, …

personal development

Actions And Words

I get shit for it sometimes, but I enjoy self-help, personal development books. Yes, I know most of the practitioners are saying nothing new.  Yes, I know most of them are shysters. Still, there’s a fascination in it.  I don’t believe in the law of attraction or the power of positive thinking or that kind …