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The resistance to change

People complain, people want change, and in the end, does it ever change? Does existence on this planet really change for the better, apart from the technological and medical progress? Have we ever evolved psychologically? Do we have more happy, fulfilling lives than a few millennia ago? Are we actually more depressed than ever before, or is it simply the fate of mankind to live in misery? Do we learn from our history, or do we use it to justify the same mistakes over and over again? Is it impossible to change our way of thinking, or do we prevent it from happening? Most importantly, do we really want things to ever change? Continue reading

War is the victory of illusion

There are no war heroes, that’s just plain old bullshit. The perpetuation of this popular lie only assures the creation of future wars. If you really don’t want new wars, then stop decorating veterans, get rid of those preposterous statues, and stop making glamorizing documentaries about people killing people, all that hollywood nonsense. Continue reading