Gender Equality in North Korea

This is not a communist country; it is a dictatorship. At no point am I defending a dictatorship. As an anarchist I would never defend an unquestioned authority subjugating their people. The Supreme Leader of the DPRK has allowed for nothing but pageantry and poverty to engulf the entirety of its people. Where lies aboutContinue reading “Gender Equality in North Korea”

Shine on (you) Crazy Diamond #3: The Ember Knight Show

Shine on (you) crazy diamond, other than being a not so subtle reference to the magnificent music of Pink Floyd, is also the title for this series of articles hellbent on making you discover underrated artworks that have nothing but passion and a heaping amount of psychedelics in them. With that out of the way,Continue reading “Shine on (you) Crazy Diamond #3: The Ember Knight Show”

Not All Flags Are Created Equal

Eddie Izzard has a short comedy sketch where he presents the history of the UK’s empire through a flag and a pistol. When imitating India and the UK, Izzard counters India’s protest at being colonized by saying: “No flag, no country, you can’t have one!” He begins the sketch by explaining that: “We built upContinue reading “Not All Flags Are Created Equal”

Free Will and Machinery: The US Justice System Has Nothing to Do with It

Choosing a Jury: Time for a Peer Review This article is going to present a thought experiment I’ve imagined and spent time thinking about based on the concept of free will in order to explore how machinery could put this concept into question. Black Mirror is an instance of such contemporary reflections, where previous ideasContinue reading “Free Will and Machinery: The US Justice System Has Nothing to Do with It”

Shine on (you) Crazy Diamond #2: Garth Marenghi’s Darkplace

Shine on (you) Crazy Diamond, other than being a not so subtle reference to the magnificent music of Pink Floyd, is also the title for this series of articles hellbent on making you discover underrated artworks that have nothing but passion and a heaping amount of psychedelics in them. With that out of the way,Continue reading “Shine on (you) Crazy Diamond #2: Garth Marenghi’s Darkplace”

The Gendered Influence of Parents on Their Children

A conversation about being raised by parents in a gendered world. Trying to mimic what we saw as well as what we saw being enforced on us. Alexandra: Let me take control of the narrative.On a peculiarly sunny autumn day, a young-looking man steps into the quirkiest bar in Amsterdam, holding the leftover posters heContinue reading “The Gendered Influence of Parents on Their Children”

It’s Not Your Fault You’re Self-Loathing

Content Warning: This article goes into war crimes, PTSD and abuse; if these subject matters would trigger some thoughts or feelings that you’d rather not deal with, please avoid this article and stay healthy. What do we feel when we feel hatred? Not just the ol’ “I’m throwing a tissue on the floor cause I’mContinue reading “It’s Not Your Fault You’re Self-Loathing”

Shine on (you) Crazy Diamond #1 : Xavier, Renegade Angel

Shine on (you) crazy diamond, other than being a not so subtle reference to the magnificent music of Pink Floyd, is also the title for this series of articles hellbent on making you discover underrated artworks that have nothing but passion and a heaping amount of psychedelics in them. With that out of the way,Continue reading “Shine on (you) Crazy Diamond #1 : Xavier, Renegade Angel”