If Your Life Feels Empty, This May Be Why

You sit there with your big ass TV and every electronic toy you can buy. Yet your life feels empty. Why is this? by Jason Dias edited by O Society August 6, 2019 Viktor Frankl tells us Despair is Suffering without Meaning. Reduced to an equation: D=S-M Seeing these three letters together should reminds us of the … Continue reading If Your Life Feels Empty, This May Be Why

Diaphaneity and the Projections

by Scott Preston edited by O Society July 18, 2019 If you understand how psychological projection operates (and why) you’ll certainly realise there’s a hell of a lot of it around these days. This is something that concerned Jean Gebser quite a bit so we should spend some time on this because, essentially, the work … Continue reading Diaphaneity and the Projections

The Narcissism of Capital

by Mawr Gorshin Infinite Ocean edited by O Society Mar 13, 2019 Photo by Carlos Herrero on Pexels.comIntroduction Analysis of the 1944 film adaptation of Gaslight, leads to a recognition of ‘political gaslighting.' In abusive interpersonal relationships, the abuser fabricates, denies, and distorts the truth to disorient the victim. The super-rich, as well as the … Continue reading The Narcissism of Capital

Donald Trump Ends Government Shutdown As His Approval Ratings Go in the Toilet

by O Society Jan 26,2019 The longest government shutdown in US history is over. In an announcement made Friday after work and right before the weekend starts in earnest, to detract visibility from the statement, Trump ended his shutdown, giving up without funding for his "really great" wall. https://youtu.be/HDoX_mRe61Q?t=28s The handful of remaining White House … Continue reading Donald Trump Ends Government Shutdown As His Approval Ratings Go in the Toilet

Donald Trump Calls Newspaper Writers and Poses as ‘John Barron’ or ‘John Miller’: Here are the Tapes

It's been known for years that Donald Trump used to pretend to be a fake Trump Organization representative named "John Barron" on the phone with reporters in the 1980s. In 1990, he testified under oath while giving testimony for a lawsuit that he used the alias "on occasion." During the 2016 campaign, the Washington Post … Continue reading Donald Trump Calls Newspaper Writers and Poses as ‘John Barron’ or ‘John Miller’: Here are the Tapes

It’s Not An Easy Thing To Admit When You’re Wrong; That’s Why I Won’t Do It

by Bob Lansdown All of us do or say the wrong thing from time to time. It’s my belief that what matters most is not the mistakes we make in life, but how we choose to respond after we’ve made them. Refusing to acknowledge our errors is easy: We simply presume that we are correct … Continue reading It’s Not An Easy Thing To Admit When You’re Wrong; That’s Why I Won’t Do It

The infantilization of Western culture

What happens when an entire society succumbs to childlike behavior and discourse? by Simon Gottschalk  Conversation If you regularly watch TV, you’ve probably seen a cartoon bear pitching you toilet paper, a gecko with a British accent selling you auto insurance and a bunny in sunglasses promoting batteries. This has always struck me as a … Continue reading The infantilization of Western culture