#Thedress that made the world talk (and fight) about seeing things differently.

“The dress is black and blue!” “No it’s white and gold, you’re wrong!” “No it IS black and blue!!! Can’t you see it?! It’s right there!" It’s fine to have fun arguing over #TheDress but people do the same thing all the time over things like religion, ideologies & opinions. We have a society where difference - such [...]

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What would it be like to live a more liberated existence?

This is Simon Amstell's live at the BBC 'Numb' show, he talks about all sorts of great things, including the part I'm choosing to focus on for this blog post: He has some astute thoughts on the current human race and society today if he was to leap into the future and look back on [...]

The oppressed, the underdogs, the misfits

A side effect or a price that we pay for having this self awareness, a higher consciousness is we have the ability to judge, bully and oppress others of our kind. I really think it's a shame and small minded to do so. You would never see a tiger oppress a dog because it was [...]

Model Cameron Russell on winning the genetic lottery

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KM4Xe6Dlp0Y “I Felt very uncomfortable to come out here and say, look I’ve received all these benefits from a deck stacked in my favor and felt really uncomfortable to follow that up with, and it doesn’t always make me happy. Mostly it was difficult to unpack a legacy of gender and racial oppression when I’m [...]

Why Can’t We Be Friends? By Smash Mouth

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z5OXON8vIaA This song is like the opposite of what Hitler wanted... "The colour of your skin don't matter to me, as long as we can live in harmony." "Why can't we be friends?" Is a great question to ask, we're all human and struggle through similar things, social constructs and judging people on their differences [...]