Dealing With Other People’s Mental Issues

There’s either an elephant in the room or there isn’t. You’re going to do something about it or you aren’t.

Everyone has their proverbial crosses to bear.

One of mine is that I wish society would improve while *ALL* of the data indicates it will only get worse.

That’s why I write articles like this, so that hopefully somebody will find a better way to deal with people and improve their lives.

I don’t write it for myself because by the time I write it I already know it. Continue reading “Dealing With Other People’s Mental Issues”

Smacking Vultures [Loser Society]

If there’s no cooler, there’s no community. The only thing that can constrain evil is a greater evil.

I’ve been binge-watching this series that’s basically a remake of “Lord of the Flies“, where one of their themes is how order is created out of chaos.

Someone evil rises up and a lot of the kids start following him because they want to be a a part of the power structure.

The evil kid is kept in check by a collaboration between a smart kid and a cool kid who uses his power for good.. Not meaning superpower, meaning that he assesses what he feels is the right thing to do and then makes strides to make that happen.

When they make these stories, they practically invariably make the good guy a 100% good guy.

This isn’t actually possible because the only thing that can check and constrain evil is a higher level of evil. Continue reading “Smacking Vultures [Loser Society]”

Loser Society: Why The Truth Sounds Like Misogyny To You

Suppression of honest communication leaves you with a life of deceit.
Don’t chastise people for telling you the truth now and then cry about them lying to you later.

As a chick I’ve known for around a decade introduced me IRL to another chick I was meeting for the first time in life, in the process of attempting to explain who I am, the term “misogynistic” arrived in a sentence. Something to the effect of “I felt like sometimes what he says is misogynistic…”

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Misogyny

Misogyny (/mɪˈsɒdʒɪni/) is the hatred of, contempt for, or prejudice against women or girls. Misogyny can be manifested in numerous ways, including social exclusion, sex discrimination, hostility, androcentrism, patriarchy, male privilege, belittling of women, violence against women, and sexual objectification.[1][2] Misogyny can occasionally be found within sacred texts of religions and mythologies, and various influential Western philosophers and thinkers have been described as misogynistic.[1][3]

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sexual_objectification

Sexual objectification is the act of treating a person as an instrument of sexual pleasure. Objectification more broadly means treating a person as a commodity or an object without regard to their personality or dignity. Objectification is most commonly examined at the level of a society, but can also refer to the behavior of individuals.

Now, First of all, I’m glad she said that. 🙂 Continue reading “Loser Society: Why The Truth Sounds Like Misogyny To You”

Money & Time

How much does making money cost you? o_O

Recently, the relationship between money & time has been coming up in conversation a lot. It seems like a pretty basic topic, but it isn’t.

Basically, what people try to do is get their hourly rate / day rate / salary as high as possible, and they consider that to be winning.

One problem is that you have to consider the time you’re spending making that money. You can command a high salary and then the hours demanded from you make it so your hourly rate isn’t really that high, but you still have to give up all your time to get it. Continue reading “Money & Time”