Tag Archives: alienation

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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More thoughts on the growing female identity problem and alienation – the “female problem” – continuing effects of dehumanization

Recently, I made this statement: “The female, nowadays, has become alienated from the mother instinct.  That is to say, the mother instinct keeps prodding them but they are not in tune with it or are disassociated with it.  This is … Continue reading

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Thoughts on “bourgeois society” – its effects, problems, and reactions toward it

Recently, I mentioned that much of my life has been a reaction to and against the condition and problems of bourgeois society.  In many ways, my life, and the attitudes I have developed, are based in the problems bourgeois society … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the progression of spirituality from primitive to mass society – the ‘conditions of spirituality’

Here is a thought I had: STAGES OF PROGRESSION I said that, in regard to spirituality, there were some interesting stages in the progression from primitive society to mass society.  I see six stages: Participation Devotion Achievement Thought Creations Stagnation … Continue reading

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More thoughts on the “female-as-victim” – revealing aspects of the mother instinct

Here are some thoughts I had (these involve subjects and themes I’ve mentioned before but with some new observations): There is something which I call the “female-as-victim”, which I’ve spoken of in a number of other articles.  This is something … Continue reading

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Thoughts on how a lot of research I do is to avoid being deceived and to maintain personal integrity in the face of “mass mentality”

Here’s a thought I had: Many people think that a persons interest in a subject is a result of that person being “interested” in it as the motive.  Interestingly, I have found that a lot of my interest in specific subjects is … Continue reading

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Thoughts on my statement: “I am not knowledge” – aspects of knowledge in relation to the self and the importance of intuition

Recently, I have been finding that I feel particularly dumb in life.  Its like I don’t know anything.  I look at all that I thought, and think, and it all looks ridiculous and naïve in a way . . . its just a bunch … Continue reading

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