All in Opinion

The Boxes in Which We Dwell

“whilst being discouraged to try and experience right and wrong for ourselves to determine definitively what they are, and you foster and nurture the conditions that carry forth the inability to speak out, and breed the sort of social situation we find ourselves in today, where people likely don't even privately question what they are supposed to think to the degree that they should, because those who do are immediately chastised for not subscribing to the ideologue that is undoubtedly right; That is totalitarianism, by the way.”

The Bombing of Syria

"We can all give a social commentary, declaring our outrage at, or agreement with the events that have just unfolded. But the debate is ridiculous. We are privileged first world dwelling people, whose biggest worries are usually tied up in finances, personal relationships, or personal disdain. How can any of us possibly comprehend what it is like to live in a country like Syria?"

You Are Being Sold

"There was a time, not so long ago, where I absolutely revelled in the act of talking politics. I would see or hear of a political idea or social event that had permeated the mainstream, and up my engine would rev. Popping on my "I'M A LIBERAL" hat and cracking my knuckles as I prepared to dive headlong into a game of keyboard warrior"

What is Love?

"It's all part of the charming process of growing up, of blindly fumbling through the experience of having chemical war waged within us as our hormones loudly and proudly proclaim that we are in fact as wise and knowledgeable in life as any of our adult peers."

The Drug Experience

"I was utterly content. Eyes closed for the duration I could see everything, with absolute clarity. Vivid depictions of my innermost connected being, dancing elaborately on the building blocks of space time, and woven into the all loving, all understanding consciousness that we all share. I was reborn."

The Inadequacy of Words

"A flood of new perception came rushing to the forefront of my conscious mind; words don't matter. Let me be more clear, intentions don't matter, because anything you or anyone else says, or even thinks, can be spun a hundred different ways to emphasise and represent two complete opposite ends of a spectrum..."