In a dream from today, I run a media operation out of a brothel/hostel in an unspecified Southern country. The shower is faulty, and I yell at the manager: “I pay you so that I can SLEEP, FUCK, SHOWER, and WORK in peace!” I say that none of these conditions are met, but I’m exaggerating: the fucking and the working are actually going quite well.
This is what got me up today. Of course, I didn't do what I set out to do. Which is a shame. But it got me up. And that was a good thing. Thank you. I so want to write...
Writing well is one of the most difficult activities, IMO. I agree that language can change the way we think, since language is HOW humans think after about the age of 3, per Russian psychologist Lev Vygotsky (link below). I think Zelensky should hold off on legalizing cannabis and/or psychedelics, or none of his soldiers will be motivated to fight. Maybe he should work on ways to get the drugs to the Russian soldiers!
https://www.simplypsychology.org/vygotsky.html#:~:text=age of seven).-,For Vygotsky, thought and language are initially separate systems from,verbal, and speech becomes representational.
Nikita; Awesome - I am hoping to include this in the next issue of Paper Hats (out on August 16th).
Secret link if you want to peek at it under development: