The Vote of No Confidence

Nothing is more repulsive or demeaning than what a human must do to get another human to hear them out or to afford them an opportunity. How absurd, the belief that we should force others to struggle in every aspect we, ourselves have, pay their proverbial dues, succumb to the lifting of their tails and [...]

The Problematic Diplomatic

Diplomacy can be a fun house mirror refection of dishonesty. Ideally, it appeases hostility, allows for every individual to be okay with our differences in opinion. It can also be the disguise of steering us into oblivion. This is the line between a leader and a conqueror. How and when it’s used can be a [...]

The Elegant Technicalities

We made it all up and it is all just as meaningless as any of it. Knowing we applied the words for reasons which do not need us, understanding there is no magic but only process and inevitability strips life of the romanticism we once believed made it so beautiful. Even with this knowledge, I’m [...]

The Darwinian Dissension

Age is not indicative of intelligence. At previous points in history, the duration of a human’s life would have been a sign of cunning, outwitting the harsh elements, succeeding according to Darwin, but now it only means you’ve been inundated with the absurdity of society's failing intellect for longer than those who come after you. [...]