Category Archives: Modern life and society

Thoughts on my statement: “Intellectualism is a dead end road” – aspects of intellectualism and its dilemma

Some time ago I said something interesting: “Intellectualism is a dead end road” This is a growing feeling in me.  Being brought up with the “intellectual ideal” it has caused great conflict in me.   If its a dead end road … Continue reading

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Thoughts on how the 21st century is a reaction to the 20th century – the ongoing effects of the “dramatic century”, with remarks about “historical disruption”

In a recent conversation I said: “A distinguishing trait of the 21st century is that it is primarily a reaction to the 20th century” In many ways, the 21st century is an era which is trying to “come to terms” … 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Thoughts on how “racism” and “hatred” are out of date and too simplistic – taking a look at the complexity of dislike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 OUT OF DATE These words seem out of date.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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Some initial thoughts on “screen sickness” – a new form of “mis-adaption” and “mis-growth” – conflicts with the real world

Here’s a thought I had: There is something which I call “screen sickness”.  This can be described as a condition where people begin to live through some form of a “screen”.  In other words, the “screen” creates a new world … Continue reading

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Thoughts on my saying, “I’m tired of being told how this country is everyone else’s in the world” – a dilemma of the white American male – describing a society of fear and apprehension – the need to overcome 20th century fears

A saying of mine got me on some interesting thoughts.  The saying is: “I’m tired of being told how this country is everyone else’s in the world” Never have I been told its mine nor does it seem to be … Continue reading

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