Archetypes

Archetypes

Today’s world is comprised of two archetypes: 1. Dynamists are people who see 21st century modernity as a basically successful civilization advancing toward a future that ’s better than the past. They do not deny that problems exist, but they believe we can...
Two versions of collectivity

Two versions of collectivity

We were sitting in a friend’s flat, built amid socialist urbanization in the working class neighborhood of the city of Sisak – Zeljezara – named after a steel factory that built everything inhabiting our world – libraries, hospitals, schools, a swimming pool (it...
This is how fascism comes to America

This is how fascism comes to America

Successful fascism was not about policies but about the strongman, the leader (Il Duce, Der Fuhrer), in whom could be entrusted the fate of the nation. Whatever the problem, he could fix it. Whatever the threat, internal or external, he could vanquish it, and it was...
Losing a special moment

Losing a special moment

A successful app creates a “persistent routine” or behavioral loop. The app both triggers a need and provides the momentary solution to it. Feelings of boredom, loneliness, frustration, confusion, and indecisiveness often instigate a slight pain or irritation and...
The pain you feel

The pain you feel

I was drifting through cyberspace recently, not really absorbing the words in front of me, when I came across a sentence that tripped me up, so to speak, and forced me to pay attention. That sentence read: “The pain you feel is capitalism dying.” The writer went on to...