The Pervasive Myth of Evil

Yesterday, I talked about how comic books often use madness as a shortcut to let the audience know a character is evil. After discussing the issue with a few close, extremely intelligent humans of my acquaintance, I’ve come to recognise the deeper issue. Human beings, as a race, are absurdly optimistic and naive. Why does every […]

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Being Human: A Survival Guide

Being an artist is not easy. Being a human is not easy.  It involves being around other humans, most of whom you will not know, some of whom you will not like, a very few of whom you will befriend.  It involves pain.  It involves betrayal.  It involves loss.  It involves disappointment. Being a disabled human is damned […]

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It’s Own Place

“The mind is its own place, and in itself can make a Heav’n of Hell, a Hell of Heav’n.” – John Milton Imagine trying to describe the color green to a man who’s been blind since birth. This should give you an idea of the level of difficulty a madman has in determining true vs. untrue, rational […]

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