What if Game of Thrones was a metaphor for today’s world?

In Game of Thrones, the different houses fight each other to get the throne, but instead they could be banding together to fight a much bigger threat: the white walkers. I think we're in a similar situation. We have all the political parties fighting for a seat in power and countries fighting each other for resources. [...]

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“I hate to break it to you, but there is no big lie, there is no system, the universe is indifferent.” Don Draper, Mad Men

A lot of us feel cheated by the universe at times, like it's out to get us, why us? It's conspiring against us, wanting us to fail. But actually the universe doesn't give a shit about us or about anything, it just exists, it's indifferent, it's neural. Which in a way it's quite nice, I [...]

The Overview Effect

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CHMIfOecrlo Brilliant video that gave me a new perspective about human kind, vulnerability and connectedness. When I see these shots of Earth from space, it makes me want to protect it and everything on it, and that we are all together just trying to survive and live and we all have problems that from space, [...]