“.. is to earn a new soul.” I do not remember who first said this, maybe it was Oscar Wilde, that to Learn a new Tongue is to Learn a New Soul. But there is, increasingly, scientific evidence behind the sentiment itself – with an allowance for poetic license. To learn a second or third […]
Memoricido: Memoricide, to kill the memory. History, that which is written – as the cliche goes – by the winners. In 2005 an important term was coined, memoricidio – memoricide, by Linda G. Levine. Memoricido describes a process imposed, in her words, by ideological colonialism, ‘colonialismo ideologico’ to describe a process by which players, like […]
Sex is communication? Yes, Sex is a form of Communication.
This isn’t a novel insight, it’s been made before. For that matter, so is handshaking, or kissing, or hugging, or patting one’s back. Indeed, throwing a punch to the face or a bottle over someone’s head is also a form of communication, but lets stick to Sex for now. Part of my writing this is clarifying the idea itself, in my mind. Because it’s part of a larger puzzle I have been considering. But for now, let’s look at the idea of Sex as Communication…
One does not simply scoff at the Eldritch, though one may take a stroll in Mordor now and then. Paranoia is possibly one of the most potent factors in political and social history. It lurks in the strangest places, even places of high privilege. Never underestimate the power of paranoia in motivating human behavior. “Qala […]