Tag: Individualism

The Strange Poetry of Bitstrips

I’m hardly familiar with the entire history of interactive trends, but Bitstrips seems entirely original in a way I’ve not yet seen in the five years of critical voyeurism Facebook has afforded me. Though I rarely contribute pieces of my life to my Friends or the Public or Like anything, I approach the the news […] 

Other People: Growing Closer and Heinlein’s Stranger in a Strange Land

Valentine Michael Smith arrives to Earth a blank slate. He is the picture of innocence, untainted by individualism or the antincipation of suffering. In order to survive in a new world, he must “grok” every concept and detail of his surroundings. The people around him initially identify this word as a Martian translation of the […]