Jesus Christ was a political figure with a radical message. Over the past two millennia, however, these teachings have been diluted to maintain systems of oppression. To rediscover the transformative power of Christ, keep these points in mind: Jesus Christ... Continue Reading →
Across time and space, human beings have constructed taboos against sexual activity with close relatives. The most commonly stigmatized and legally prohibited incestuous relationships include parent-child and sibling-sibling unions. In the first part of this series, I argued that homes... Continue Reading →
The mouth of every being on the planet is located an appreciable distance from their anus. Typical floor designs for small apartments (and other houses), however, tend to overlook this fact by placing the bathroom near the kitchen. This spatial... Continue Reading →
Since we all use language, we are automatically involved in a chain of connection. Language implies the existence of other people to communicate with. To learn a language is to become involved in a relationship.
In the first part of this series, I elucidated how both the Holy Bible and key philosophers privilege sight at the expense of touch. This follow-up will examine the shortcomings of this visual bias and no-touch culture. Over the past... Continue Reading →