feudalism The Modern Class System & Corporate Feudalism
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The Modern Class System & Corporate Feudalism

The time we currently live in is invisibly defined by corporate feudalism. A lot of people insightfully point out that most first world democracies are not true democracies, but representational democracies serving oligarchs. That’s astute, […]

ideas How Ideas Get Distributed
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How Ideas Get Distributed

The modern world is overrun by competing ideologies. Post-modernism, consumerism, socialism, capitalism, communism, militarism. Cultural trends pervade our society as well. Pop music vs alternative, anime, comic books. All these things seem to run along […]

Bay street 2 The Internet is a Place
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The Internet is a Place

Let me blow your mind here real quick. The reason millennials want to be YouTubers and influences is not narcissism. Okay, it’s a little bit narcissism, but it’s certainly much more than that. First, I […]

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Modern Humans Pray to Google

When faced with a life problem or a dilemma, what do you typically do? Do you consult your own guiding principles and values? Perhaps you seek advice from someone you know is wise and knowledgeable? […]

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The 7 Virtues of Modern Society

Most cultures define virtues that “good” people should adopt in order to become successful, productive members of that society. So have we, and it’s a bit of an odd bunch. Wrath Your capacity for wrath, […]

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We Label Ourselves and Others at Our Peril

When confronted with the realization that people don’t like them, there are generally three reactions people have: 1) self-blame and self-reflection, either deserved or undeserved; 2) disregard and move on; or 3) pathologize the person […]

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History is Mythology

In the modern era, where everyone is beginning to become aware not only of fake news, but the whole idea that people create their own reality, it’s important to point out that history is also […]

storytelling Why Fiction, Literature and Philosophy Matter
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Why Fiction, Literature and Philosophy Matter

The importance of fiction, literature, philosophy and storytelling is difficult to understate. Stories are an enormous part of human existence and the evolution of civilization, and it’s not just because they provide entertainment. Stories provide […]