Why people are incredibly stupid - a brief review of one facet of human intelligence

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

Why people are incredibly stupid - a brief review of one facet of human intelligence

When you imagine hip hop and hop, or the black panthers, or any autonomous group that functions separately to the institutions of government and society (let’s leave out religion for a second), I presume you behold an image of graven brutality; of unapologetic dissent; a picture of the young being misled by those whom represent 'bad influences'...

I’m sure rappers in you inspire fear. Or at least a weak resistance to unknown ideas. The music “feels” good. Bugger that though – your Mum warned you to be cautious of evangelicals. Those whom would sidewind and swindle you...

Ironically what you’re seeing when you observe the hip hop artist, any musician or artist, a skater, a prostitute, any free soul really, someone doing something they enjoy for the express purpose of doing that thing... passion... where money is SECONDARY... is the spirit of the unrestricted individual. You’re just too blind to see it.

Your walls confine you but you refuse to see the walls themselves, let alone outside of them. All you're seeing is a stale bubble, walls made cloudy and chalky by years of your own panicked breath.

So what in the actual fuck gives you the right to define the restrictions that will affect the lives of our ancestors? Shame on you and may God have mercy on your soul.

“To shut one's eyes to half of life that one may live securely is as though one blinded oneself that one might walk with more safety in a land of pit and precipice.” – Oscar Wilde


Submitted: January 21, 2021

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