Take Off Your Mask in 2019

This year take off your mask every now and then. You know the one. The mask you wear in front of other people. The smile you’ve perfected. The sometimes pseudo-confidence. Take it off every now and then in 2019. Let down the ego a bit. Ease up on the narcissism, and the self-centered defaults we […]

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Unexpected Phonecalls

I’m sick of getting unexpected phone calls. Unexpected phone calls from family and close friends instigate panic every, single time. Alarm bells go off, and with good fucking reason. Unexpected phone calls imply bad news, mostly. This week was no different. Earlier this year I was sat in a lecture in UCD when my phone […]

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The Humblebrag

Sweet merciful mother of Jesus. There is an abundance of things that are infuriating about the society we live in. On top of actual real issues, people still find the time to go out of their way to be hyper-sensitive, entitled, over-achieving, pathetically-ready-to-be offended, infants. I’m not getting into it now, I could be here […]

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The Right Path is Covered in Snakes

I’ve been reading a lot lately about the nature of chaos and order, right and wrong. This started with reading Jordan Peterson’s book ’12 Rules For Life’, but it quickly led me down an ethical, and existential rabbit hole. I’ve convinced myself for a while now that morality is relative. In some aspects it is, […]

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Are You Stressed?

Your jaw is clenched. Your teeth are firmly together, not really hurting but there’s pressure there. Your shoulders are coming up towards your ears, rather than staying at home. After a while you get quite hot, and everything becomes quite irritating, as you become increasingly irritable. There are just a few of the physiological and […]

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The Victim-hood Complex

There’s a victim-hood complex issue. There is. There’s a very large group of the population that have been socially conditioned to be offended. A lot of this group aren’t awake enough to even perceive that this has happened, but that’s a different rant for a different time. Now, the victim-hood complex (Or as it’s known […]

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