Constitutional Twister

We came along with our big ideas and all-encompassing statements and allowed for every person to imagine the best of what those broad, beautiful words could mean. We failed to consider our nature. Now, those beautiful, grand imaginings are perverted to protect even those who would destroy us under the sanctuary of those very same [...]

Ruse Your Illusion

Bank: Why don’t you let me hold onto your money for you?
You: Um… Why would I do that?
Bank: Well, so I can charge you to do it, of course!
You: Wait, what? What are you going to do with my money?
Bank: I’m going to invest it and make lots of money with it, and I will keep that for myself.
You: Well, then why would you charge me?
Bank: Because, fuck you, of course!

Joseph D. Newcomer

Man created money, government, and religion. These come from our minds, our imaginations inspired by what may or may not be divine influence and our self-decided needs. They were meant to invoke and satisfy our desire and need for fairness, kindness, and motivation, to prevent the overwhelming sadness that the knowledge of the brevity and possible finality of this existence and the apathy that understanding would cause, all which benefit the preservation of society.

Now, they are only used to dictate an individual’s value. Our worth is decided by people we put in charge of things we made up, things that have only subjective, perceived value, things that have no intrinsic utility, imaginary things used to determine the worth of real people with invaluable life. How very little we are willing to accept in trade for that life.

Here is our vast depth of thought, a majority of our finite…

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