Anger. Wrath. Rage. These are the emotions we see more often from women in the spotlight. And yet these public displays of fury challenge our notion of what it means to be feminine and are uncomfortable for many. The amount of coverage received by Grace Tame’s side-eye of the Prime Minister shows the attention is... Continue Reading →
The Dark Side of Being a Material Girl
Living in a material world will leave you poor and lonely In 1984 Madonna sang out that we are living in a material world. Almost forty years later, Saucy Santana has TikTokers now declaring they are a "material girl". While the songs may sound innocent enough, the truth behind them is much more sinister. Yes,... Continue Reading →
What Happened To Feminism?
It has sold out to the new world religion. Religion has never been a fan of gender equality. In fact, these traditionally patriarchal institutions have a long history of torture and suppression of women and girls. Women were burnt, stoned or drowned in the name of God, and teachings were created and bastardised to profess... Continue Reading →
Living in a material world is pussifying our powerful sexuality. In 1973 Chögyam Trungpa wrote the confronting text Cutting Through Spiritual Materialism. He saw eastern religions such as Buddhism becoming increasingly popular in western countries but being adopted with superficial and inferior intentions. He saw converts grasping spirituality as a solid construct, seeking to own... Continue Reading →
What Is Sexuality?
Here is a picture that may help. What is sexuality? This, it appears, is the multi-million dollar question. It is said the subject is too complex for one consistent definition. And despite all the books I have read, I could not find one clear model that I could use to understand my sexuality, let alone... Continue Reading →
Literacy, numeracy and porn — what we should be teaching our kids.
Our educators are doing a courageous job arming our children with what they need to be safe and sane in this modern world. On top of the fundamentals of English, maths, science and history, curriculums are now providing digital literacy and emotional literacy skills. These latter initiatives aim to strengthen positive, equal, and respectful relationships... Continue Reading →