The importance of time and coherence in event sourced systems
To make a system more maintainable its temporal characteristics should mimic the way humans perceive the passing of time. Coherence should bind the past and the future through the present, whereas continuity should explain the present by the past.
About self identification with substance (ab)use
Some thoughts around drug use, personal identification with it, and its pathway to addiction
Who is to blame for suicide?
Many ideas surrounding suicide tend to shift the blame towards the person deciding to get rid of their life. In this post I introduce a paradox surrounding those supporting the suicidal person, also potentially being the cause of these suicidal ideations in the first place.
Group dynamics surrounding identity, appropriation and inclusion
Zombification of the mentally ill
With the "zombification of the mentally ill" I refer to a process where those dealing with mental health issues are muted due an underlying and unconscious fear one will eventually have to face their own trauma.
The demise of a family
In this post I describe how my introduction into a certain family ultimately led to the beginning of the end, slowly eroding the fundamentals currently defining the social dynamics within this family.
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The paradox of the rational mind
I'd argue that those fostering a belief to exist as totally rational beings for the sole reason they deny the existence of emotions, might in fact be the most emotional beings around. This is what I'd call "the paradox of the rational mind".