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An Inconvenient List
An assassination isn’t a de-escalation strategy.
No, you aren’t living like a peasant if you’ve lived without the internet for 3 days.
No, fame is not like prison.
No one is owed sexual pleasure.
Prostitution is a form of slavery. Slavery is not empowering unless you are the slave master.
Trauma is a contagion.
Toxic femininity exists.
Marriage is not your rehab.
Parenthood is not your rehab.
Zionism is Jewish self determination, not racism.
Motherhood is female.
Pity is arrogance.
No one is in the wrong body; bodies are never wrong.
Psychiatry is a form of colonization.
Profanity is a dialect, those who vilify it are elitist.
You have no idea whether or not someone else had a choice.
Forgiveness means relinquishing the need to punish the one who hurt you, it absolutely is a requirement for healing. Tunnelling wounds don’t heal on their own, they compromise the integrity of the surrounding tissue.
No one said you had to like it and no one said it would be easy.
Women don’t owe you their obedience and niceness. We aren’t your mothers. We aren’t your sycophants. We aren’t your prize heifers.
The future is indeed female.
The future is also mixed race.
You don’t get to control how others perceive you.
What others think of you is none of your business and what you think of others is none of theirs.
Your judgements of others are your projections of your own insecurities.
We see things as we are, first and foremost.
Pain is a call to action. Rage is an invitation to yourself.
Compassion begins with yourself.
Your character belongs to you.
Eurocentric or white privilege is being able to enable or support racial bigotry because it doesn’t affect you.
Class privilege is posting a social media message from your iPhone telling your followers to boycott Chinese products.
When we shop at Amazon we are fuelling the oligarchs.
God is not a triptych.
God never sleeps.
Family is not sacred. Family is flawed and dispensable if abusive.
Ask questions often. What is the intention? What purpose is being served?
Love is a verb.
Resist joyfully. Live each moment—you could have a tumour the size of a tennis ball inside your brain and not know it. Make this sh1t count, there are no guarantees for a tomorrow.