Tag: culture

 

When people think they are ‘smart’

This is about a kind of mind game where a superficial or simplistic explanation for stupid actions (words/conduct) is proffered in a way that if challenged leads the challenger to appear to be paranoid, obsessed or hostile in the eyes of observers, who won’t know the depths of a situationRead More

Of paranoia, lethargy and reality

It’s an amazing age of the internet; the greatest time to be alive and to make one’s presence known – but.. but..these are dangerous times!! If you get your image or personal details out there on the internet, bad things will happen to you. People will find you, harass you,Read More

A stupid situation with emails–or rather people.

This is brutal – as you might have come to expect. This is the situation. You send an email to someone. You double check that it’s left your email box and it shows as ‘sent’ in your sent box. You wait on a response. There is no response or acknowledgementRead More

How to be popular–twenty core tips.

This is a summary of my tips on being popular. Of course they are experience-based, as against objectively evidence-based or researched. And the reason I know they work is because I almost never use them – but I see others using them and succeeding a lot of the time. SmileRead More

How to and why ruin your appetite

I can recall when I was a youngster, my parental figures commanded me not to have sweets just before main meals. There were stern warnings that I’d ruin my appetite.  They would also withhold fizzy drinks or water until the plate was clean. Well, well – it so happens thatRead More

I guess it’s what folk do

Well, I’ve been in Budapest from 21st May 2012 for a few days holiday and some dental work. You can get stuck on the dental work, I’ll remain stuck on the holiday. I mean I don’t know what it is with people – the moment they hear ‘dental work’ –Read More

Budapest!! The place to be.

Hey look, those who know the Captain will say that I’m ultra-critical, nit-picky, fussy, hard to please – and things of the like. So when you hear me say a thing or place is good, listen up!! Right – I came over to Budapest for dental work. Calm down atRead More

Riot–redefined

As many will know The Cap has so far escaped arrest and extradition, for his ‘tamasic’ writings in relation to Rock-crawlers causing riots. Diehard rock-crawlers intolerant of all things critical of Rock-modus-operandi, had asserted that people have a right to protest if they are frustrated. Enter ‘Chaos’ – the ‘new’Read More

Opportunistic citizenship–part 1

The two words come together on Google but the concept has not been defined as I do here. And – there is as yet no single set of words that will define completely ‘opportunistic citizenship’ [OC]. I’ll give a thumbnail sketch of what OC may involve – but it isRead More

Psychoanalyse

I’m not sure if people truly understand what ‘psychoanalyse’ means. In fact I doubt most people truly grasp what the concept is about. Why? In about 90% of instances, when people ask me what I do and I say ‘shrink’ – they respond with some comment that includes the wordRead More

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