https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-57870778 I mean, take away the FB conspiracy posts, and the idiots and terrified will just go somewhere else for them. It's been clearly shown that people who believe conspiracy nonsense have poor thinking skills. We laugh, because we think that means only stupid people believe stupid things... but being stupid isn't the only cause... Continue Reading →
I am now spending large amounts of time with autistic people, and it has thus become clear that I am one of them. I am, I think, only very lightly on the spectrum. I don't have the money to get an official diagnosis, but far too much can be understood in light of this for... Continue Reading →
Sensory deprivation tanks leave the brain with less stimulation. You can't feel your limbs, or hear, see, smell etc. People often experience hallucinations in a sensory deprivation tank. The brain cannot cope with the silence, and so invents its own noise - phantom limb sensations, sounds, visions and more. The brain is complex - and... Continue Reading →
I argue that many of our modern day problems are the result of this individualism literally driving us mad.
I dream of a world where people tell you how things are, do their best to present the truth, the realities and consequences of choices... then leave you to make up your mind. Instead groups spend £bn's researching how to manipulate people, which exact section of society to deliver which exactly tailored message to -... Continue Reading →
For those who can’t think what to do, here are some ideas on reducing your impact on the climate, and things you might campaign for. via Climate change anxiety and the thought ‘what can I do?’ — Unquiet World
I recently began research on the climate and it turns out we've got about 10 years to avoid extinction. If we fail, we've got about 20 years until we die. Before then we're likely to face water shortages, food shortages, cultural meltdown etc. This is 100% true and backed up, yet no-one is acting on... Continue Reading →
When toddler-dults run countries and corporations, and their stumbling idiocy means putting profit before planet – it’s time we ‘children’ recognise that we do not need these ‘adults’ to care for us. via They f* you up, your mum and dad — Unquiet World