Dec 26, 2011 0
Well, you would end up with some good stories. Of that I am certain. You’d probably have much better stories than the ones you’re telling now.
I mean, you’re dragging your body through time… through this world. You are faced with Control* constantly. Physics. Gravity. Culture. Rules. You’re constantly faced with things telling you “No.” You have capacities: mental, physical, musical, computational… all that shit. Do we use our capacities to fight Control? Uh uh. Most of us get a reasonable haircut and spend all of our time also telling ourselves “No.” We use our minds and our bodies to build even bigger walls than the ones we already have around us. Even worse, we try to keep each other penned in mediocrity. All in the name of avoiding conflict. Mediocrity needs no help, it’s doing fine. Quit helping it.
The first order of business is to stop avoiding conflict. Read the rest of this entry »