Category: Mindless Musings

Hopeless Idealism in Politics

When you claim someone to have created a successful post, one that is often attributed with a strong base of views, replies and all the other stuff that goes along with metrics that can be measured by an algorithm, the source material is seldom politics. Or, at least, not politics in a pure and buzzword-free … Continue reading Hopeless Idealism in Politics

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Robots, Sex and Adolescence (Darling in the FranXX: Light Thoughts on Sex and Sexual Repression)

Robots, Sex and Adolescence (Darling in the FranXX: Light Thoughts on Sex and Sexual Repression)

Mecha anime and I have a tenuous relationship with one another: I love the ideas, concepts and designs behind the mech suits, the technological infusions into more mundane aspects of coming of age stories and sometimes bleak social commentaries about the constraints that the modern world places on the youth to not only magically solve … Continue reading Robots, Sex and Adolescence (Darling in the FranXX: Light Thoughts on Sex and Sexual Repression)

A Curveball, a Rollercoaster, a Paradigm Shift

I think it's safe to say that, at one point or another, we've been there: on a course or path that we've chosen and with full confidence in where we're headed. The mile-markers (or would kilometer markers be more appropriate?) have been tacked and, not to belabor the metaphor, the destination in mind. There's a … Continue reading A Curveball, a Rollercoaster, a Paradigm Shift

Bring Her (a Step) Back

There’s been this game running amok in the world of indie games and social media for maybe a few weeks now, something of a different string of game experience. Under clever facades and brilliant writing, the collective internet has been exposed to the next big online gaming mystery that people are itching to solve, piece … Continue reading Bring Her (a Step) Back