Tag: perspective

  • Expanding The Real

    What if every time we refer to “reality,” it creates a perspective shift? (We must determine our frame for perception…

  • The Modern Medieval

    The Enlightenment championed the democratization of knowledge, emancipating society from the information monopoly of the clergy. This heralded a new…

  • Egalitarian leveling

    The central tenant of egalitarianism is leveling. Specific traits are compensated for, artificially creating a more flattened state, whether positive,…

  • Desire is a memory of happiness

    “desire is a memory of happiness, fear is a memory of pain” Buddhist proverb Yet, according to Lacan, we often…

  • abandoned by your narcissism

    Narcissism is an internal protection, a selfishness that paradoxically closes others out while demanding from them. To encounter one who…

  • Extremism as Purity

    We get caught up in extremes arguing hyperbolic hypotheticals and slandering the middle road. There is a fear of being…

  • The popular reversal

    We love an inversion of common concepts: it feels like wisdom to flip understanding. However this tendency is not always…

  • Love over war in relationships

    Relationship fights tend to get caught up in an “instance.” There are moments of disagreement; both sides pitch themself as…

  • Moderate Justification

    We tend to moderate justification, never going all out in either direction. The calculus was done for us long ago:…

  • Speed up the folly

    One thing Buddhist masters figured out was that you cannot control the mind, thoughts, or emotions. However, people cannot give…