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"You must understand the whole of life, not just one little part of it. That is why you must read, that is why you must look at the skies, that is why you must sing, and dance, and write poems, and suffer, and understand, for all that is life." Jiddu Krishnamurti

RealityMaps: Mapping Reality Consciously

latest essays:

The computer simulation model of reality is being peddled by many of those in Silicon Valley, not so much as a scientific curiosity, but as a justification for AI technologies. more →
Accepting racial differences is the only way to stop society fragmenting under the continuous burden of hatred and accusation. As long as we promote the fantasy of equalism, we are living on borrowed time. more →
Learning open-minded scepticism is vital for stopping the fragmentation of society caused by the confusiong of ideologies (maps of reality) with reality itself. Otherwise we will be forever at war with those we disagree with. more →
Anger, hatred and vilification have become the hallmarks of activism today, despite these qualities scuppering the very change the activists are seeking. Real change requires an emphasis on compassion and empathy. more →
A politically incorrect examination of Islamic terrorist attacks, the importance of political oscillations between the Left and the Right, the naivety of much of our political activism, our addiction to desire-fulfilment, and the erosion of values and morals. more →

video of the month:

The Vegetarian Myth Debunked Forever (Mic / 2017)
Lierre Keith is a an ex-pretend-vegan who in her own words spent 20 years on a "vegan" diet whilst "bing[ing] on eggs and dairy every chance [she] got". As a consequence of her poor health, Keith wrote a book of lies (no, not too strong a word) called The Vegetarian Myth which is debunked in this video.