The machine is vibrating and dancing and humming a tune it likes. You can go as high as you can — but you can’t change the tune… Go go go, tiger.read more
Result: A society where people have to metaphorically buy the ticket to unlock their own sexuality (take that, gamification marketers!)read more
All you have to do is trust the conductor and feel good about yourself while it lasts.read more
If world leaders were parents, we would have a very strange selection: On one end of the spectrum, a crazy, militarized parent with a whip who beats his child any time he does something forbidden, and on the other end, a neurotic, passive aggressive parent who feeds the child too much chocolate to earn popularity, and secretly slips meds into his soup so that the child remains a little disoriented at all times, and needs daddy.
The funny thing, if either child were to rebel (against the whip, or against the soup meds), things would get very dramatic and ugly, very quickly.
Corporations own everything. Everything in the world, including your value to society, is defined by their bottom line.
And each peasant cries alone, as somebody switches the TV to another channel.read more
Nobody gets to have joy or dignity by default, joy needs to be earned. And therein lies the problem.read more
Beware of cold-hearted, profit-seeking strangers preaching progress. We should have known what was going to happen next.read more
Listen, baby. I’ve built a castle for you. I want you to love my castle, and I want you to love me for building it.read more
The problem with today’s political discourse is that political narratives have become religions. Each individual storyline is no longer a storyline but a mini-dogma. The foundational postulates are tied to the deepest emotional core, to the very identity – but the...read more