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The End of Purpose and the Crisis of Creativity

In his 1981 thesis, ‘Simulacra and Simulation’, Jean Baudrillard lamented the ruination of the university: “non-functional … lacking cultural substance or an end purpose of knowledge.” 535 more words

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Let’s Rock: The Essence of the Independent Artist — P.D. Adkin Singer Songwriter

We have a few physical instruments; a microphone; an audio interface, lots of cables and a computer with software that allows us to do all the rest.

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A Loving Kick in the Pants for When You Don't Have a Choice

I don’t know about you, but I’ve been battling hopelessness and paralysis lately. I am grateful for the internet mechanisms that have the potential to make us the most informed populace in the history of our civilization, but unfortunately, I haven’t personally acquired the level of spiritual evolution to know how to deal with all of the information I receive everyday. 1,189 more words

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THE HOLY GRAIL IN THE MINOTAUR’S LAIR

We have been driving a juggernaut along a road leading directly to a cliff edge. If we continue going straight, we will topple into an abyss. 701 more words

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Patriotism, Fascism, and the Death of Democracy

Our Civilisation of Wealth has used very different kinds of political ideologies to sustain itself but its ugliest version is undoubtedly Fascism. That a vulgar and fascistic, personality-cult leader has now become President of the USA is shocking, but not so surprising if we consider that the fascism has always been there in a latent form. 541 more words

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The Serious Ridicule Campaign

On 11th November, 2016, we woke up to find that the most famously disgusting man in the world had been seriously, ridiculously voted in as the 45th President of the USA. 9 more words

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The Serious Ridicule Campaign — P.D. Adkin Singer Songwriter

On 11th November, 2016, we woke up to find that the most famously disgusting man in the world had been seriously, ridiculously voted in as the 45th President of the USA.

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