How To Tame Your Inner Beast!
It starts by shunning “Peasant Philosophy” and facing the Monster in the Mirror.
We stopped looking for monsters under our bed when we realized that they were inside us. – Charles Darwin
Yesterday I sent out an email where a good friend of mine, Jared, shared the wisdom of a Moscow born and raised classically trained pianist and singer, Tessa Lena. When she’s not creating lyrics or singing her heart out, she is blissfully emoting her soul on paper.
Via her blog, Tessa Fights Robots, she is writing about what she deems as “peasant philosophy” — the often-odd, absurd ways in which more and more people succumb to nonsensical virtues and top-down orchestrated rules while giving up choice of freedoms and self-interests.
Truly, when you look around at the absurd things occurring (note: Simon Black covers it every Friday. Sample 1, Sample 2, Sample 3), it does require a dissenting mind of reason to cope; to ensure you’re not melding into the borg of “machine-like people,” as Tessa calls it.
Recently I was in back ‘n forth, going nowhere dialogue with a self-described transmedia-disciplinary artist (eh, what?); a white guy who, well… just needed social support to slay a demon. One, he unknowingly revealed later, that was keeping him from feeling safe and secure with his own exalted pursuits.
What is that demon?
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