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life Philosophy Psychology

A Self-Extinguishing Flame

It is staggering (and blissfully unacknowledged) the extent to which this world of ours and all of its many anthropomorphic catastrophes are all quite simply occurring within and emanating from these brains between our ears.

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Organisation politics systems

Disassembling Global Order

We can’t have peace because we are unable to precisely and concisely define and sustain the conditions of assurance, continuity and coherence which could provide that peace within a contemporary, shared conceptual framework…

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culture

Rage 2.0: Leveling Up

We may, culturally and symbolically, be collectively imprisoned by an adherence to a narrative of conflict, difference and aggressive conquest…

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culture

Humanity: Havoc or Hope ?

Humanity requires a singular, unifying goal…

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culture

Brute-Forcing Truth…

Where successfully arguing a point becomes more important than being correct, it doesn’t really matter when you really are correct…

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culture

S.O.S: Global Political Failures

No one is coming to save us from ourselves, it looks like we’ll need to work through this together…

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culture

Global Conflict: The End of History ?

If we can’t find ways to agree, perhaps we can find less unhealthy ways to maintain the disagreements by which we seem to so vicariously define ourselves…

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culture

Concede

Axiomatic emptiness…

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culture

Warbots

Death and the autonomous war robot. This cat may, it seems, be at least partially out of the bag already…

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politics

Isolationism

Manufactured populist caricatures and jingoistic isolationist slogans translate into simplistic policy declarations which represent classically “head-in-the-sand”, short-term, not particularly intelligent and effectively selfish political thinking…

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politics

Fear Factor: Damocles

The central problem in this professional mismatch of politicians with their roles is that playing the game of being elected or rising to positions of power is fundamentally not the same thing as actually playing the game of governing well…