Hakim Hakim identifies as an Iraqi Marxist who makes social commentary videos from time to time. He has a Patreon which you can contribute to you if you appreciate his sentiments. Before I start this, I want to note that I will be quoting heavily from a Current Affairs article that I found about Jordan … Continue reading Why Jordan Peterson is Not Profound – “Comrade” Hakim
Jordan B. Peterson If you forthrightly pursue that which ‘God’ directs you to pursue – let’s say – that all things are possible. That’s the idea in the narrative. You might say that’s naïve: you know that it’s not. You think it when you’re naïve, and then you dispense with that idea. And then when … Continue reading An Abrahamic view on naivety, growth and adulthood – Jordan Peterson
It seems we still live in an age of fear, disinformation, cynicism (which as we all know is intellectual laziness!) scaremongering disguised as public relations activity, and fake news. While efforts from the varying modern (as of 2020) distribution channels for information and news are being made to discourage falsehood — all while maintaining freedom … Continue reading Why did people believe the Bill Gates conspiracies about Coronavirus?
What is a self-made hero? Self made heroes are the strong individuals who work against adversity and all of the odds stacked against them – outright defying them – to succeed without gift or inheritance from others. Today we look up to entrepreneurs as self-made heroes. The coolest heroes are self-made. Although maybe that … Continue reading The coolest heroes are self-made. Here are a few of them.
Morality and institutionalised religion has long suggested that we should “forgive because we have been forgiven”. That indeed makes for some excellent comedy because, if we’re all of flawed and unforgiveable origin, it is surely an aligned idea that we don’t actually have to forgive each other on the same basis. It further makes sense … Continue reading Sometimes, you don’t have to forgive people.
Jack Kerouac words; quotes and photos on March 12th. Happy birthday J.K. May you chase and revel in the ecstasy of the mind forever…. Quotes from On The Road Figure out what empathy is, like Jack. But radical empathy: for others, the world around you, every being as conscious. And practice it every day – how … Continue reading Jack Kerouac’s ‘On The Road’ is even more vital in the 21st century
Sometimes called ‘colour capital’, colours, pairings and palettes are used deliberately by the creative community for a huge array of purposes: some that are entirely aesthetic, some that are subjective, some as signifiers and some as directives in an increasingly complex and rich associative visual world. Some colours, used as psychological tools, are even used … Continue reading We Are Hypnotised By Colour Everyday. Seriously.
Hello, editor Jane again. So, as Bear Grylls starts banging wildly on the speculation drum about how videogames are harmful to children – even though Bear does make money from video games… …(and watch him backtrack as soon as he has another media product to sell you, I swear…)- I thought it might be right … Continue reading Editor – Featured in The Guardian