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A Political Rant on human nature in the Australian context... by some anthropologist guy.

Words matter. As an anthropologist, it is my job to derive meaning from the words and actions of human beings. Today I realized that through his countless verbal gaffs our bumbling Prime Minister is offering us a direct pathway into his worldview. 879 more words

The Madness of Phaethon

I created this on May 22-23, 2015 using Rustoleum’s Oasis Blue (satin finish) for the background and yellow latex that I had mixed at a local paint store.  304 more words

Abstract Art

Digital Fingerprint

Leaving a digital fingerprint (a website). It appears to be the 21st Century way to leave a mark on the world. It most certainly outlives your physical time on Earth. 1,665 more words

Perspective

Look Out!

Around 1978 I heard about a book that had just come out called Looking Out for Number One. I was appalled. The title was completely at odds with what had been going on throughout the 60s and early 70s, and it sounded evil to my ears. 378 more words

Politics

Information flow and the grievances lobby

One would think that people who stand up for something right and good are strong in character, brave, and to be commended for that.

But what has crystallized after my observations, experiences and pondering is that in such cases, you can distinguish between those doing it for strong selfish motives and those who actually do it regardless of whether they are personally involved. 701 more words

Society & Culture

Conduct Unbecoming

Cancer of cops, like a murder of crows,
Killing people indiscriminately.
Metastasizing within humanity.
Scavenging your meals
From the carrion of corpses.
Personifying what macabre is. 17 more words

Poetry

Egotism and Slavery

Bound by chains in one way or another,

by a means of purchase or anguish,

as beings we are truly never free.

As a whole, 106 more words

Poetry