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The G-Thing.

It’s a thing people invented to put you in a category.

a second-grader, asked “What is gender?”


I have found it most useful to break down the types of bullshit job into five categories. I will call these: flunkies, goons, duct tapers, box tickers, and taskmasters.

David Graeber: Bullshit Jobs


Tell me how you sort emojis and I will tell you what you think about cycling.

Causes animal harm and climate change.

Why is vegan and vegetarian food still a special thing in western supermarkets and needs extra labels and icons? Shouldn't we instead have shock pictures on everything else?

Nobody would want cigarettes next to bubblegum with an extra logo on the latter for "does not cause lung cancer".

Now and Then.

Note the difference between "Only nerds will pass this course." and "Everyone who passed this course is a nerd."

Amis et Amants.

Amants qui seraient des amis,
Nuls serments et toujours fidèles.
Tout donné sans rien de promis.
Tels nous, et nos morales telles.

Paul Verlaine (1844 - 1896): Projet en l'air

Eat all labels.

So what I’m saying is this: creating a vegetarian subculture will not help fight against the carni-normative attitude. It’s better to be a pragmatist and refuse the label. Instead, we will speak out about our food preferences, and our reasons for them. This is the most consistent way to promote social change.

It Ain't Necessarily So. Why I’m Not A Vegetarian

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