Antipodean Angst – part 10

Subversion as a tool To understand how a thing works you must understand the mechanics of a thing. The principles of subversion are ancient. Refining and adapting those principles to the era and the environment they exist in is more or less fine-tuning. Sun-Tzu, the Chinese military strategist was poking around roughly in 500BC andContinue reading “Antipodean Angst – part 10”

Antipodean Angst – part 9

Collective and Public Memory ‘Public memory was never short rather always selective.’ – Subharalin Thakuria ‘It’s easier to fool people than to convince them that they have been fooled.’ – Mark Twain  Anecdotally, it is said that the public memory is no more than six months. How true that is entirely subjective to the peopleContinue reading “Antipodean Angst – part 9”

Antipodean Angst – part 5

Privacy – Fantasy or Reality What does privacy have to do with the health of our society? Privacy is, at times, a hotly contested concept, as it the right to privacy, how much privacy is warranted, and who is allowed privacy as a civil right. Additionally, the right for government to monitor population in whatContinue reading “Antipodean Angst – part 5”

Antipodean Angst – part 1

Introduction ‘What is joy without sorrow? What is success without failure? What is a win without a loss? What is health without illness? You have to experience each if you are to appreciate the other. There is always going to be suffering. It’s how you look at your suffering, how you deal with it, thatContinue reading “Antipodean Angst – part 1”