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Sunday, March 3, 2024

Brien Pittman

Brien’s articles for FāVS generally revolve around ideas and beliefs that create unhealthy deadlock divisions between groups. He has received (minor) writing awards for his short stories and poetry from the cities of Portland, Oregon and the city of (good beer) Sapporo, Japan. In 2010 he was asked to present several articles for the California Senate Committee “Task Force for Suicide Prevention” and has been published by online magazines and a couple national poetry anthologies in print form.

FāVS: Going Gangnam Style

We’ve been more alike, more often, than we sometimes like to admit. For instance, who among us, no matter where they are in the world, doesn’t want to be happy, and for their families and loved ones to be happy and safe?

If Society is Sick, What Should We Do About It?

Human nature has so many magnificent ways of realizing itself and humans have seemingly endless capacities and options yet, our society is constructed in such away as to restrain nobler aspects, as if human nature is bound by unbreakable laws like physical nature.

Addressing The Elephant in the Room

No one has to ‘change’ their position and no one has to try and ‘change’ the another person’s position. We have ALL been and hopefully always will be different and it is displayed in every aspect of our individual lives, not just our writing.

Why all the talk about psychopaths and us vs. them!?

Individuals are certainly capable of evil. But individuals are capable of all sorts of things. Human nature has lots of ways of realizing itself, humans have lots of capacities and options.

Getting Through the Front Door of Progress

In the early days of civilization “Us vs. Them” mentalities greatly increased the odds of survival and significantly shaped human nature.

How many of you enjoyed attending this years annual Bilderberg Meetings?

The Bilderberg meeting is known as the world's most secretive meeting. Don’t bother searching any forms of media for this year or any years high-lights either.

Astronaut George Taylor said it best, “It’s a Mad House!

If you are still having difficulty admitting to yourself that our society is truly ill, think Orlando.

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