In the case of humanity, the whole is less than the sum of its parts.
The Ire In Irony
We have just participated in furthering the stupidity of our culture.
The Rebellion Conformity
The whole is less than the sum of its parts. We’ve got the guns, but our days are numbered.
The worst of humanity require the anonymity of belonging to a large group of like-minded others. In most any type of group, once our individuality can be masked, the true nature of man shouts its ignorances into the sea of muted but understood collective voice. Riots, rallies, religions, the raucous and witless “repartee”; if you want to know what people are in the sunken hells of their being, how we yearn deep in our sickened rage to be, watch how we behave in these collections, what atrocities of which we are capable, and how confidently validated we feel in our opinions. The huddled and herded masses, less human than the pack animals before us, trudge along, million footed and led by the empty mouthed.
The Great American Drive-Thru
“Welcome to America. Can I take your order?” “Um, yeah, I’ll take the truth and a side of compassion.” “Sorry, we’re all out of those, but we do have a ton of bullshit opinions and conjecture. Don’t worry though, it’s like the same thing at this point, anyway.” "Can I add bacon to that?" "Sorry, [...]
Bullet in the Echo Chamber
In case you were wondering why you’re feeling angry or attacked, or why you feel the need to attack someone else’s character or body, or why you think people unlike you are dangerous and you feel your way of life is being threatened, it is because we are in the process of being radicalized as [...]