Political Correctness is an elusive, ill-defined term but that hasn’t stopped it from being used everywhere. PC has gone mad so many times, it’s basically Gary Busey on PCP. And quite like Gary Busey it’s everywhere even though no one seems to like it or know what it really is. It’s true. I don’t ever… Continue reading The Anti-Political Correctness Movement and Hegemonic Preservation
Donald Trump is an idiot savant of language. He has a talent for deception unlike anyone I’ve ever seen. He’s the rain-man of raining bullshit. He has a gift for seeming like he’s making sense without actually doing it. He will deny reality just to win. The problem isn’t Trump so much as the people… Continue reading The Muslim Ban and Double-speak
Recently, 1984 had hit the top of Amazons book list. You either know 1984 as a classic work of political science fiction or that book that keeps getting quoted by stoners who want pot legalised very badly. It vastly improved the vernacular with which we tackle politics and the discussion of ideology. Orwell’s had fantastic… Continue reading New-Newspeak Terminology Part 1
Hi there! Are you tired of these so-called “experts”? Have you had it with all their smug, holier than thou college degrees? Do you prefer easily, digestible soundbites to hard, scrutinised, peer reviewed facts? Are you a figment of my imagination that I’m using as a lazy literary device that’s the equivalent of a punching… Continue reading Trump, Brexit and the Audacity of Anti-intellectualism
NOTE: The contents of this article were originally a Facebook post. That was the inciting incident that led me to start this blog. i.e. The sheer need to get my thoughts down in some form or another. **WARNING! Sexually explicit, angry rant up ahead! Read at your own cost** A while ago, I decided to… Continue reading Dossier: Trump is Really Taking the Piss
Let’s be better at thinking, shall we?