Tag Archives: Harm

Poison

Imagine waking up, one day, to the realisation you were being poisoned – slowly, but inexorably. The tell-tale signs had been there for the longest time, but you had convinced yourself that nobody had wanted you dead or debilitated so … Continue reading

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Authentic Integrity

When an artist misrepresents their art, passing off the work of others as their own, or pretending to play live, when there is, in fact, a pre-recorded backing tape running, we have a tendency to feel indignant and duped.  An … Continue reading

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How Fragile We Are

Most people persist in believing two utterly discredited falsehoods.  The first is that punishment is necessary; ultimately good for the people punished and that it works effectively.  Further, we believe that people that “need” punishment, the application of various sorts … Continue reading

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Sensitive Souls in a Brutal World

The song that most accurately portrays what it must be like to be a highly sensitive soul, trying to survive in a brutal, uncaring world, for me, is Don McLean’s brilliant “Vincent”.  I commend the lyrics and music to you, … Continue reading

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The Artist’s Role in Consumerism

Compared to earlier times, most of the Western world’s middle classes are now drowning in stuff and in debt.  Their houses are too small to store it all, even as real wages have stagnated, over a period of decades.  There … Continue reading

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