Category Archives: Modern life and society

Thoughts on the problem of scholastic testing and illusions caused by the scholastic situation, among other things

Here’s a thought I had: When I was in college/University I began to question scholastic testing.  By “scholastic testing” I mean testing associated with schooling which primarily professes to able to measure things like intelligence, “smarts”, and such.  It includes … Continue reading

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Thoughts on “Post-Christian Puritanism” and its effects

Here’s a thought I had: I often see the effects of Puritanical thinking.  More specifically, what I see are the effects of what I call a Post-Christian Puritanism.  When I use the term “Post-Christian” it means that it appears after … Continue reading

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Thoughts on my statement, “the femalehood is on the verge of extinction” – the “Regency Ailment” and the coming of new types of extinctions

In a conversation, recently, I stated something interesting.  I said: “The femalehood is on the verge of extinction” This means that a sexuality is becoming redundant and worthless and is slowly disappearing. This, it seems to me, is a whole … Continue reading

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Thoughts on freedom, alienation, and rebellion in the past 200 years – the effects of being controlled by the “mass mind”, with remarks about culture and “mass loneliness”

Recently, I had some thoughts that are really a continuations of thoughts from this article:  Thoughts on on my reaction to social hysteria, with remarks about the self and other things. A PROBLEM IS FELT . . . In the early … Continue reading

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More thoughts on the media – on how media is becoming a new form or avenue of gossip with remarks on how we never really know whats going on despite the media

Recently, I said some interesting things about the media: In response to someone talking about something they heard on the news I said ” . . . and you assume that its true?  You never assume anything the media says … Continue reading

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Thoughts on a quality of the twenty first century – a witch scare quality – with remarks about the influence of social media and the natural dislike of people

In a recent conversation I said some interesting things: A NEW WITCH SCARE QUALITY I first began to say that this century hasn’t really created anything new.  Its as if everything is a continuation of the last century.  I went … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the “era of drones” with remarks about its legacy and effects

Recently, some ideas kept coming to me which is quite interesting and which got onto some interesting statements and observations: I kept saying that we are in the “era of drones”.  This refers to a character of person that I … Continue reading

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