Tag Archives: conformity

Robed men

Our institutions are distinctively perpendicular, top down, Babelesque and male. They’re modernity’s dinosaurs, owing their existence to fear of the feminine. And it’s an entirely counter-phobic fear—paranoid, aggressive, ritualized and conforming. Challenged on their dysfunction, they say they’ll change the culture. Sure. When fish ride bicycles.

Synchronized thinking

“I was just thinking that!” This is not a coincidence; it’s a commonplace. Our minds are linked as trees are by their root systems. We gather in arenas to savour our sameness. We watch television. We look at our devices. We’re stunned into silence by an original thought.

Wild animals are easy

On the inner journey, we encounter two enemies: comfort and convention. “Foxes have holes and birds have nests, but the Son of Man has no place to rest.” And convention? In 2020, our position remains that men in suits know what they’re talking about.