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Be Offended

Be sexist. Be racist. Be offensive and uncouth. Be brash, politically incorrect and insensitive. Be messy and unrehearsed.

But don’t get stuck there. Be real.

Be in error. Be ignorant and misinformed. Be impolite and inconsiderate.

But don’t get stuck there. Be real.

Consumption

The Earth, nature, provides all we need, whether it’s food, medicine, water, materials for shelter and for our arts, perfect sunlight and the stars. But in the modern world, we’ve learned about, adopted, adapted to and live by the endless, cyclical insanity of “not enough” — a distorted epistemic failing, supplanting the otherwise organic human inclinations toward communal betterment, spiritual discovery and genuine self-improvement. The two ideas do not complement each other, and so, we suffer.

Resolute Power

Power is a subjective idea. Zuckerberg and Dorsey can play only on/with their now massive, contentious, schoolyard, infantilistic pratforms — but not one single person is forced to use them. So, it’s your choice to afford them that power. Socialist media has become the mainstay for armchair activists and couch commentators. Grab your Doritos and pretend to know or care about what the fuck is really happening out in the world. Get real.

Mirror Detox

If you’re still standing, after all that 2020 has thrown at you, well done. If you’ve passed on, why do you still give a shit about social media? It is, collectively, becoming the world’s biggest running joke.