Finding it Difficult to Give a Shit?

It is said that a blog (and potentially its whole purpose) is to make personal statements of opinion. Contrary to this, in some ways, in order to avoid the first person kind of narrative talking about oneself tends to produce, I have looked to make many of my blog posts non-personal. Perhaps I’ve been missing [...]

A Grown Up Passion

"What if everybody had an ‘I’m all right Jack, pull up the ladder’ attitude to life?" What if every man was for himself? Not difficult questions and the answer is simple too: Society would become increasingly chaotic. We’d certainly have an increasing number of lost young men as their self-centered fathers deserted them. Young men [...]

Life Riding on the Coattails of Others

A new year beckons and with it we see the new year honours list of 2018. The British aristocracy keeping themselves at the top, by creating another elitist list, of human beings. Life riding on the coattails of others. With that in mind I'd like to create a new award: THE AWARD FOR EVERY PERSON [...]

Maturity: Something people want or something they need?

"It's a bit like offering a child the choice between candy or sprouts. The adults know which one carries the iron and vitamins, and yet, if we were to ask the child, which one they want, we can all guess at the negative outcome." In the same light, if my intentions were incorrectly motivated, I could very [...]