Monthly Archives: May 2019

Thoughts on a remnant of feudal society: “legalism”

Here’s a thought I had: I have often said that we are still in a reaction to feudalism.  But, to be more precise, its not really feudalism we’re reacting to but an aspect of it:  legalism.  This is something that … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the association between belief and pressure

Here’s a thought I had: I seem to feel that belief is pressure-based.  In fact, pressure creates belief.  This would mean that belief is not based on things like: What makes intellectual sense What ones heart says What society, tradition, … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the worship of the youth after the cold war ended, its effects on them, and on how its become an abuse – revealing a problem with the post hippie generations

Here’s a thought I had: Since the cold war ended, in about 1990, I’ve noticed a weird worship of the youth in the U.S.  I first noticed this in the early 1990’s.  I noticed that the kids all now had to … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the ‘rights pit’ – using the principle of rights, politics, and the law, for personal problems

I found this article, most of which I wrote a long time ago, and which is rather interesting.  At first I wondered about it but I can see that there is a truth in it.  What its basically saying is … Continue reading

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Thoughts on my statement: “I’d rather have a government that listens than a vote”

I started this article a long time ago which has an interesting thought- Recently, I made this statement: “I’d rather have a government that listens than a vote.” Personally, I’ve never felt voting was that big of a deal.  A … Continue reading

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Thoughts on how “racism” and “hatred” are out of date and too simplistic – taking a look at the complexity of dislike

Here’s a thought I had: To me, words like “racism” and “hatred” are old worn out words. OUT OF DATE These words seem out of date.  It seems that they are used to the point of nausea, at least in … Continue reading

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Going beyond “screen sickness” – the “imagery dilemma” – conflicts between the self and “image”

In a previous article I spoke of what I called “screen sickness” (see Some initial thoughts on “screen sickness” – a new form of “mis-adaption” and “mis-growth” – conflicts with the real world).  I would even go further and speak of “imagery … Continue reading

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