The Hypnosis of Language

Language itself is one of the greatest foundations of society. The structure of society often reflects the structure of the language and syntax. Foucault argues that sociologically, language determines how society forms itself based on the chosen words a legal or political system uses to communicate with the general populous. Lukaszewski argues that positive words … More The Hypnosis of Language

Being Human

We tell ourselves a lie and ignore every truth contradicting it. ~Lloyd Lowry~ * side note: This is a continuation of my previous blog – Becoming Human and Society The whole idea and habit (culture) of not asking for help on the premise that everyone around is too busy to make time, handle or even … More Being Human

Becoming Human

The eye is to observe The mind to reason The heart to understand The life to be experienced And the Voice is to express and be heard ~Mikavelli~ The modern world has constructed a reality of so-called “normality”, but being a social construct, the definition of “normal” should be ever-changing. However, in this day of … More Becoming Human

Stability and Solidity

You spend your twenties believing that you’re bulletproof. ~Moby~ The cycle of cognitive development can be a predictable one: as children, we are curious about the greater world, wanting to know a little bit about everything. We have little to no experience in life, and haven’t made enough mistakes to understand consequences. As teenagers, we … More Stability and Solidity

Social Expectation

Rushed relationships often fail when defined not because of the common conception of reverse psychology, but rather because of a sudden sense of social expectation. That “public declaration” labelling the person as a “significant other” immediately gives peers the sense of entitlement to determine and define the “socially acceptable behaviour” for such a situation, and … More Social Expectation