Bonhomie Or The World's Tiz-woz?

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Status: Finished  |  Genre: Other  |  House: Booksie Classic

PART 1

I am far removed from my Booksie moniker. Happy, that's me, to be a pacifist in the real world. He, on the other hand, belongs very much on the battlefield. His postings require an intrepid commitment most readers don't have. So many, in their attempts, are left incensed. Satire gets to the root of the problem - with a shovel, unearths the truth. It stirs the soul - upsets the moment. You must face your fears. No more running away. You cannot hide. Satire eventually finds you. Nobody escapes. It hurts because it's really about the 'mea culpa' of the human condition. And what about those 'nonmaterial forces' we are so quick to rail against? Why me? It's so unfair! We are all saddled with innumerable burdens. I know I'm still on the outer spiral of some hefty karmic debts. These ancestral penalties - unpaid by the dead - now fall on me. Gallows humour, I believe, is a soothing antidote to the deep pangs we all feel from time to time. Ironically the same up-welling of angst manifests in the world as an integral part of our overall development. Integral because our most defining moments actually give back to the universal whole - the centre of the world-data system. We are, therefore, all intrinsic to the future of terrestrial intelligence. This doesn't have to be a purely tech-led adventure, connecting us to a post-internet synergy. The ecosystem, I suspect, will contribute its own interactive up-powering of gnosis. Nature and man are interoperable at the molecular level. And minerals, amino acids, and lipids link the human brain with all other forms of life. Only duality stands in the way of this symbiosis. But doctrines are the reserve of anaemic theorists - and their dichotomies, alas, die with them. For each generation, it is a bumpy road. But human enterprise concomitant with 'secular' intelligent design will prevail. For this to happen, the right people have to be on board. It's up to you to make that decision. At the moment, there are too many 'movements' of the avant-garde persuasion. These schisms impede social cohesion. They create 'language barriers'. They are, I have to stress, not concerned with candour. And nearly always lead to openly expressed hostility. It's hardly the sort of online sabre-rattling the FBI should be worried about. But it does attract media attention. Tweets and general messaging can have the 'fever pitch' spilling out into the streets. The crayons come out. Slogans are held high. Even innocent spectators can involve themselves in the ensuing melee. It's a work in progress, open to ideas - unsure of itself. Another banner goes up: I HAVE THE RIGHT . . . NOT TO KNOW WHO OR WHAT THE FUCK I AM! Ambiguity like this can cause collateral damage - because it paves the way for more aberrant forms of separatism. And 'consensus-immersion' is the prime mover here. There is no other way.

 

The prevailing discourse of our times is a rich tapestry of DOUBLE STANDARDS. The rhetoric of these campaigns only adds to the expanding waistline of the modern-day lexicon. It is, with a big sigh, grossly overweight with neologisms, compound words and new 'isms'. And the mood spectrum of female thinking is, I'm sorry to say, responsible for all this 'multiplicity' and 'gassing'. Of course, it's all just slogans and rectum-clenching rebuttals - the kind of unseasoned 'wobble soup' you'd expect from your average soy girl activist. There are, thankfully, earplugs for all this venom-dipped posturing. And I dare say all that CARCINOGENIC bean curd will do us all a big favour. Wait a minute, she wants to say something: M-m-m-mis-ogynist! All stuttering aside, that was quite good. Surely I'm 'sexist' and 'uber toxic' as well? Could I be 'ego-testical' in the extreme? There's so much of this chic-driven speak doing the rounds. What do you want from me - lots of hugs and 'sharing of feelings'? Good luck with that. Now fuck off!


Submitted: November 12, 2020

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hullabaloo22

Wow, well there's certainly a lot of anger in this. But, then, the world is one hell of an angry place.
To be honest, I could see this as an editorial piece in quite a few journals out there.

Fri, November 13th, 2020 12:31pm

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