Let the World Burn, Embrace Happiness

Let the World Burn, Embrace Happiness

We build societies, hoping to avoid societal degradation, but the harder we work to avoid degradation, the closer we push our societies to it. Like a man with a relationship he thinks will bring him fulfillment, we cling so tightly that we eventually destroy the very thing we so desperately seek. Continue reading Let the World Burn, Embrace Happiness

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The Trouble with Labeling Mad Max: Fury Road as Feminist

The Trouble with Labeling Mad Max: Fury Road as Feminist

“We have a great film with strong protagonists fighting off an evil antagonist in a very difficult environment. That’s all we should really label it, because I don’t want my children to think in terms of patriarchy or matriarchy. I want them to think in terms of “individuals” and “voluntary groups” doing great things for themselves and each other. While feminists might claim they seek the same, they actually hinder their efforts by labeling it by an -ism.” Continue reading The Trouble with Labeling Mad Max: Fury Road as Feminist