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Disabling The Antivirus

According to Jefferson Duarte of Rice University, creditworthiness is something that human beings are equipped to detect in others’ faces, even from photographs. Moreover, he says, shifty physiognomy is independent of facial beauty, obesity, race or any other category. Given that recognition of dishonesty is part of our evolutionary behaviour suite, successful scamming must require […]

Posted on September 19, 2010 at 21:10 by Hugo Grinebiter · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: PARENTAL STATUS TECHNOLOGY, The Well-Groomed Victim

Good Children Don’t Fight Back

The natural state of mankind is for us to see one another as an It to be used. Seeing the other as a Thou requires socialisation, which is not always performed, whence come psychopaths. Now, children learn empathy not by being lectured from on high, but primarily by Tit-for-Tat social games among themselves. Not until […]

Posted on September 20, 2010 at 08:15 by Hugo Grinebiter · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: PARENTAL STATUS TECHNOLOGY, The Well-Groomed Victim

On Suicide And Remorse

The suicidal teenager thinks, “I shall die and they’ll be sorry“. Well, now, there are a couple of things wrong with this programme. First, it is very probable that her suicide is greatly facilitated by the universal human inability truly to imagine non-existence; she erroneously imagines floating around somewhere and enjoying the sight of the […]

Suicide And The Family

Everything said under my Part called “The Enslaving Mammal” about the economic interests of State and Church in condemning suicide applies also to the Family. Children are brought into the world in order to provide their parents with future labour services and social status, and so the suicide of a child destroys whatever exploitation game […]

Posted on February 28, 2014 at 09:55 by Hugo Grinebiter · Permalink · One Comment
In: PARENTAL STATUS TECHNOLOGY, The Well-Groomed Victim

Barred From Eliot’s Heaven

According to Little Gidding, our exasperated spirits may be “restored by that refining fire, Where you must move in measure, like a dancer”. In that case I myself am doomed, because I have never had the slightest understanding of why human beings perform this thing called dancing. From the outside, I might be able to […]

Posted on January 20, 2018 at 16:01 by Hugo Grinebiter · Permalink · One Comment
In: PARENTAL STATUS TECHNOLOGY, The Well-Groomed Victim

Hens Do Not Eat Foxes

I have seen a book of cartoons called Lies To Tell Small Kids. If I remember correctly, this was actually a collection of wry observations for adults rather than what it said on the tin. There would definitely be a case, however, for a systematic and deadly serious charting of the terrible lies parents tell […]