Posts Tagged ‘Empathy’

Stop the Plague of Pseudoscience From Contaminating Anarchism

STOP THE PLAGUE OF PSEUDOSCIENCE FROM CONTAMINATING ANARCHISM

In anarchist communities, there are many more self-help and spiritual gurus gaining popularity. Anarcho-mystics are the primary personality. They have become acceptable enough to become a counterculture meme within anarchism. Everywhere I look, I see charlatans, snake oil dealers, tricksters, and quacks. The only difference between garden variety new age folks and these people is the label. They wear the…

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The Cure for Combat PTSD is Prevention and Empathy

Empathy

Post Traumatic Stress disorder is considered a mental disorder that affects people who have experienced something painful or unnerving. These experiences are usually scenarios that involve witnessing or causing death or destruction. For example, if a man signs up for military service and is spirited away to strange lands to kill strange people—he becomes a likely candidate for PTSD.…

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You and I: Discovering our Natural Opposition to Authority

Authority

Bear it aloft, O roaring flame! Skyward aloft, where all may see. Slaves of the World! Our cause is the same; One is the immemorial shame; One is the struggle, and in One name — Manhood— we battle to set men free. “Uncurse us the Land!” burn the words of the Dead, Written-in-red. ~Voltairine de…

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Demons in the City of Love

Demons

A planned “terrorist” assault hit Paris with force. Over a hundred people were killed during the rampage. The perpetrators, according to news sources (mainstream and alternative), came in with AK-47’s and bombs strapped to their bodies. The worst part of the attack happened at a concert hall. That is where the majority of the causalities took place. The…

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