Category Archives: what’s going on?

we reduce ourselves to fiddling around…


When we reduce our understanding of human struggle
to a problem of brain chemicals
we reduce ourselves
to fiddling around with chemicals Continue reading

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Fight the Power – Public Enemy


Lemme hear you say Fight the power Lemme hear you say Fight the power Lemme hear you say Fight the power Lemme hear you say Fight the power 1989 the number another summer (get down) Sound of the funky drummer … Continue reading

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insanity: rare in individuals, the norm in societies


in individuals insanity is rare
but in groups, parties, nations and epochs
it is the rule

-Nietzsche Continue reading

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Fear Anger Hate – Yoda


Fear is the path to the dark side; anger leads to hate.
Hate leads to suffering
Yoda Continue reading

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Going Underground – The Jam


We talk and we talk until my head explodes
The Jam Continue reading

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Dicks on the subway


Jessica Valenti on her experiences growing up in New York City, especially experiences of dicks on subways, of the very real and lasting effects it can have and the compromises that women and even young girls have to make in … Continue reading

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The laws sex workers really want – Toni Mac


No doubt many of you work for a living. Well, sex work is work, too. Just like you, some of us like our jobs, some of us hate them. Ultimately, most of us have mixed feelings.”

“We want full decriminalization and labor rights as workers.”
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“Schizophrenia” does not exist


Jim Van Os and his big list of schitzo stereoptypes “Schizophrenia” does not exist. That some people struggle and suffer and become isolated by that is not in doubt, especially here. That they suffer because they have a “thing” and … Continue reading

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Mathematics – MosDef


Hip-Hop past all your tall social hurdles Like the nationwide projects, prison-industry complex Working class poor, better keep your alarm set Streets too loud to ever hear freedom ring Booka-booka-booka-booka-booka-booka Ha hah, you know the deal, it’s just me Dog … Continue reading

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Psychosis is in the eye of the beholder


What is “psychosis” ? we pretend it’s a fixed thing with clear boundaries, yet it is its not. We pretend its a thing that some of us have and some o us don’t never will. We do a lot of … Continue reading

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