essays

The impossibility of self-starting and hatred for the homeless

In the 2000 film American Psycho, there is a scene in which Patrick Bateman, a wealthy Wall Street employee, condescends to a homeless person in an alley. "Do you have any idea what a fucking loser you are?" Bateman rhetorically asks the homeless person. He then kills the homeless person and a nearby dog in… Continue reading The impossibility of self-starting and hatred for the homeless

Curriculum, Psychic mapping

The five languages of wisdom

Ever since I was a young boy I have wondered, what is wisdom? How do I know it when I see it? What do we mean when we call a person ‘wise’? Such information is denied to young boys, but as a young man I have noticed some patterns that I can report. The first… Continue reading The five languages of wisdom