You may not call them by this name, but you know what they are. It presents the ten criteria they use to characterise WPs, and describes how General Morphological Analysis GMA can be used to model and analyse such problem complexes.
Recently spotted on Tumblr: They come to tumblr to escape n feel happy which think is a load of bull. There r literally ppl dying who live with the fear of going outside their homes to be shot and u cant post a fucking picture because it makes u a little upset?
And yes, it would be nice to get to avoid it and spend time with your family and look at kitten pics or something. You can be good—certainly you get major points for charity and activism and fighting the good fight—but not good enough.
A conservative happy with his little cabin and occasional hunting excursions, and a progressive happy with her little SoHo flat and occasional poetry slams, are psychologically pretty similar. So are a liberal who abandons a cushy life to work as a community organizer in the inner city and fight poverty, and a conservative who abandons a cushy life to serve as an infantryman in Afghanistan to fight terrorism.
As part of a movement recently deemed postpoliticalI have to admit I fall more on the passivist side of the spectrum — at least this particular conception of it. I talk about politics when they interest me or when I enjoy doing so, and I feel an obligation not to actively make things worse.
For some, hearing about all the evils of the world makes them want to curl into a ball and cry for hours. A few are chronically uncertain about which side to take and worried that anything they do will cause more harm than good. A couple have traumatic experiences that make them leery of affiliating with a particular side — did you know the prosecutor in the Ferguson case was the son of a police officer who was killed by a black suspect?
And still others are perfectly innocent and just want to reblog kitten pictures. Pervocracy admits this, and puts it better than I do: That seems about right.
But other, less stable people end up with self-loathing. For these people, abstaining from politics is the only coping tool they have. I am super sympathetic to this one. The marginal cost of my existence on the poor and suffering of the world is zero.
My economic activity consists mostly of treating patients, buying products, and paying taxes. Exactly what am I supposed to be apologizing for here? I may benefit from the genocide of the Indians in that I live on land that was formerly Indian-occupied. But I also benefit from the asteroid that killed the dinosaurs, in that I live on land that was formerly dinosaur-occupied.
I have no objection to people who say this. People feel a deep-seated need to show that they understand how lucky they are and help those less fortunate than themselves.
So what do we do with the argument that we are morally obligated to be political activists, possibly by reblogging everything about Ferguson that crosses our news feed?
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Kept elderly people out of nursing homes?Goldsmiths, University of London is in South East London. We offer undergraduate and postgraduate degrees as well as teacher training (PGCE), Study Abroad and short courses. Spirituality and Science are both valid!
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