WHY ARE HUMANS SEXUALY ATTRACTED TO AGRESSION?
INTRODUCTION. You may, at some point, have asked yourself why you were so hopelessly attracted to a certain person. Or why the majority of people seem to be attracted to certain types of people. Especially when that person has obvious, maybe dangerous or harmful, flaws. Why is it that certain…
Meditations on the Jungle.
On entering the Amazon rainforest, one is utterly overwhelmed. All of our senses are totally, beautifully, overwhelmed. The myriad of colours- dozens of different coloured butterflies, the contrast between water, land and sky, a thousand shades of green. The sound of a million insects calling at once, interrupted by the…
THEY LIE TOGETHER.
They lay together, naked and exhausted. “You must fetch things for me,” she told him. “Things of no value, yet I will demand them… Buttons, and lace, and tears and the ceaseless silence between the worlds.” That was when he became concerned, but she fell asleep soon after so she…
The Rooms in the Ruins.
Up crooked paths, through towering trees, Where the castle once stood and stands still, Along the ivy covered corridors, ascending crumbling steps, He entered the rooms in the ruins, between fallen turrets, where Three ladies wait, with total indifference, for the end of the world, No need to knock on…
Huntresses and Warrioresses.
In the Stone Age women hunted and in the Dark Ages women fought battles. Balance between the sexes and equality in labour are the most natural state for humanity, the most productive and the most efficient for the survival of a society. After the statement above, I’d like to make…
Those restless shadows tell
Stories through a distant bell,
Rung by the freezing gale,
Striking bough like a flail,
A timeless, tongue-less wail,
Under tombs of quarry stones,
The faceless goblin moans;
“Run away, you foolish men,
Only to be drawn back again!”
Alternative Moralities. Part 1, Mankind Made From a Monster. (Native American)
In this series of essays, I intend to consider a range of ancient or lesser known ethical ideas. It is my opinion that the modern world has very little space for the Dualist morality that has been dominant in the west for the last malienia, but a great deal of…