A Convenient Generosity

Often times, it's a good idea to take a step back and examine the culture we live in. A guy who gets me thinking, and slightly cynical about the culture we live in, is Slavoj Zizek. In one particular observation, he dissects the way in which charity is evolving in the west (click to watch his lecture). … Continue reading A Convenient Generosity

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Movements, Protests and the Ever-Expanding Flannel Industry

For the past five years, I have been consumed by the concept of "movements". It's just fascinating to watch the evolution of trends in our generation. Just look at how something like those funny looking Crocs can make its way into every home in North America, or how everyone all of a sudden felt the need to start wearing flannel (I'm … Continue reading Movements, Protests and the Ever-Expanding Flannel Industry