December 2017 Quote of the Month

In a room where people unanimously maintain a conspiracy of silence, one word of truth sounds like a pistol shot. – Czesław Miłosz

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[Update] On Hiatus and Some Updates

Once again, we’re going to go on a hiatus at least until midterms are over with and we can once again stabilise our time. We are all high-achieving students at different stages of our education and school, family and work remain our highest priorities so we must focus on satisfying those demands before freeing our focus to work on this website. I hope we can get this website back on its feet once this rough patch is over and thank you for your continued support.

A Backwards Relationship: Parasitic Parents

par·a·site     

/ˈperəˌsīt/
 
noun
1. an organism that lives in or on another organism (its host) and benefits by deriving nutrients at the host’s expense
2. a person who habitually relies on or exploits others and gives nothing in return

There are many family dynamics and each family is unique. There are no perfect families and no way to make any family perfect. However, though all families will have some problems, there are some that harbor toxic, nigh-unshakable parasites — the ones with the most power in the family: the parents.

Blurb #5

Everyone is simultaneously blind, deaf, unable to touch or taste or smell. All that everything everyone is is just a brain. A fragile organ in a bone cage, trying to make sense of the world around it through a body that operates through the rules set not by logic or design but by the chance of nature.