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When Words Are an Act of Aggression

There are differing opinions about people who express their point of view in a careful and gentle manner, especially when the subject is controversial. Some will say these people are fakes and hypocrites, because they choose their words to please other people; as a result, their honesty is doubted. Others, however, don’t agree with this… Continue lendo »

Cruelty

Cruelty is possibly best defined as an action that will deliberately bring harm others. The perpetrator is aware that what they are doing is wrong and that it will cause pain, yet they do it anyway. Aggressive reactions are not necessarily cruel: we all can, at some point, either have or suffer from one, as… Continue lendo »

Vanity and Aggressiveness

I began writing about vanity several years ago, but only now do I feel like I can understand the amount of aggression imbued in this erotic pleasure we all have of showing off to attract admiration or desire. We expend considerable time and energy to attract other people’s attention—even of those who don’t interest us… Continue lendo »

Vanity, Significance and Usefulness

We need to take a look at how vanity interferes with the way we evaluate people and their importance. In our current cultural environment, people who stand out are considered important. Attracting attention, as we know, brings a much-wanted form of erotic pleasure, and many people find it a source of great bliss, although it… Continue lendo »

The discourse of romantic separation

One of the most common feelings after a breakup is of curiosity about the other’s fate. Even the one who actually initiated the breakup will do all they can to know how their ex-partner is faring. Seldom does this interest come from genuine empathy, though. More often than not, it comes from an ambivalence that… Continue lendo »