The Choices in Our Modern Day Tragedy

The interesting thing about the societally-created need to "make money" in exchange for shelter, food, warmth etc. is that most of us never really get a chance to stop and rest and question what any of it is for. In some ways this is the tragedy of modern civilisation. But other times I can't help … Continue reading The Choices in Our Modern Day Tragedy

When did our world become so ugly ?

When did our world become so ugly ? Where did people learn to be so cruel ? That they end up trading insults in some reality TV duel ? When did it become normal to crave the brand names of a rich elite ? Yet failing to notice people sleeping rough, dying on our streets. … Continue reading When did our world become so ugly ?

How much of your free will is really yours?

Loud, offensive, stumpy sounds attack your eardrums; as yet another day is about to begin. It's time to get up. You scramble to find your personalised technological best friend to end this nonsense noise; so eventually you can start your day in peace. Realising you don't have enough battery to listen to your favourite podcast … Continue reading How much of your free will is really yours?

The control group

As a child, I ate all parts of the animal, nothing was wasted. Breast, legs and wings are usually what you'd find genetically frozen, artificially preserved in the meat section of REWE, but from where I grew up my father chops up the entire living animal, part by part; piece by piece, right in front … Continue reading The control group