A conversation with a hardened criminal about the failures of conventional wisdom and the damage they cause to society.
The long walk presents him with a delicious opportunity for meditation and the novelty of repetitive motion seems to make thinking easier than it has been for days. Confusion seems to dissipate with every step he takes. His mind, which is occupied by the confusion of seeing his old home in flames craves the catharsis [...]
My human form, a man some of you have come to know as Peyton Dracco or other names depending on where you met him, is a bit of a problem. He tends to follow troublesome avenues and to manufacture experiences that appear like fantasies to the ordinary mind. Being featured in books, especially one titled A Fantastic Sex [...]
FROM THE FIrst CHAPTER OF A BOOK STILL UNTITLED DUE TO SECURITY CONCERNS. Prison Cell His door slams closed as he stands still waiting for the lights to go out. Days at M.D.C are hellish and nights are the only time he can focus on what matters, his family and surviving for his family. Days [...]
From the final chapter of a book still untitled due to security reasons. Justice The reverberations of a lie, the death of a simple truth, and the Devil's tears all compound to keep the world blissful. As words of deception echo dramatically in the social winds, the same winds that one day will carry the [...]
Data shows a majority of internet surfers don't read past the headlines. And the numbers aren't negligible. Maksym Gabielkov and his team at Columbia University show that over 60% of readers will share an article without reading it. You can read the study, a joint effort between Columbia University and The National Institute for Research in [...]
I'm a fan of Jerry Coyne because of his ability to remain objective about truths that are difficult to negotiate. I also enjoy reading his work for the pleasure of reading well structured sentences and overall excellent linguistic projections. In this article he touches on how the affiliation of a researcher to an organisation affects [...]
Originally posted at https://vocal.media/fiction/ten-minutes-to-waste with some changes to comply with that platform's limitations. Of all the memories he relishes for the lessons they afford him, the last time he died is the most present. He's here on a critical assignment. What he does is confusing to most people who know him, and he takes pride [...]
5 bad jokes about me, the devil.
I felt compelled today, as it is the last day before I focus the intention of this project on the problems of disinformation, misinformation, and other critical social issues, to share one of Tarveen's articles.