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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
About Me
I have spent over 50 years reflecting on the human condition. I started in the later 60s, just as indulgence capitalism was beginning to be rolled out into the existential heartlands where our deepest yearnings and fantasies reside. Liberty became disinhibition and slavery to desire. Rights became entitlements. Public discourse turned into marketspeak. Character became blind amoral egoism. The commons was being systematically smashed. (Continued)
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The deregulatory and privatization agendas of indulgence took over the psychological deep space and filled it with (cont)
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these products and services, forcing out everything else, including the self management software that (continued)
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underpins disciplined governance, other regarding behaviour and psychological stability. I was overwhelmed by these forces that I had hardly begun to understand and fell into deep despond for (continued)
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around 5 years, then spent the next decades trying to figure it out and give it its name. And now the time has come to spill the beans.
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    Rated: E · Environment · #2258137
    Contemplating pier fishermen on Westernport Bay at sunset
    Rated: E · Opinion · #2257955
    Pithy quips that pretend to larger truth by assuming what they need to prove
    Rated: E · Dark · #2209776
    A poetic life summary from the last chapter of my book, 'The Secular Fundamentalist'
    Rated: E · History · #2205477
    How indulgence has become both a pathological pandemic and geopolitical totalitarianism
    Rated: 13+ · History · #2073158
    An existentially threatened social ascendancy rewrites Hystery for the final word.
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