James Knight

100 WORDS

Thrifty Words 100 Challenge #73: Enough

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I am fed up with isms and phobias. Sexism, racism, ageism, ableism, authoritarianism, paternalism, classism, homophobia, transphobia, and xenophobia all piss me off.

I’ve had it with deniers. Deniers of science, evolution, climate change, reality, critical thinking, and logic. I’m done with people who…

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Don’t fear fear. Fear is a biological mechanism to keep us safe. Our brains are wired to consider threats life-threatening, triggering our instinctive fight-flight-freeze response.

Fear switches off our higher brain — our link between our “Hulkself” and “Dr. Bannerself”; our primitive and thinking selves. Thinkers know why they are…

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James Knight

James Knight

Old unreformed unf**kwithable professor with a rock & roll soul, still crazy after all these years and still running against the wind.