The End Times, Lately
PsyPol as a practice and a community
One of the threads that led me to Psychopolitica starts with a compulsive re-writing of to-do lists, which, at one moment in life, I used to do to avoid doing what these lists described.
Once, after taking a sad look at a stack of very similar lists that didn’t have any elements crossed out or checked off, I decided to treat the next one as an art project—a creative exercise which I’d consider worthwhile even if it wasn’t practical.
The idea was that (a) even if this list, like it’s predecessors, doesn't make me do the things on it, at least I wouldn’t feel bad about the time I spend making it; and (b) maybe it would become a way to “cultivate intention”, actually making the doing of the things more likely.
Both (a) and (b) worked (within limitations), and I started doing this regularly.
Now, instead of stacks of identical useless to-do lists, I had a handful of different-looking, a little more useful leaflets of sorts, which even acquired a title: “Normalno delai” is the first half of a…
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