public

Swift Calculated Tyranny

The approach of the tyrannical ruler is barbaric self-revealing brought to the surface for us all to remember. Not all madness is created equally. Absurd at times, yet ironically pragmatic, however perverse.

3 months ago

Latest Post How About a Good Video Game? by Marcel Proust public

Swift Calculated Tyranny

If an injury has to be done to a man it should be so severe that his vengeance need not be feared.

—Niccolò Machiavelli (1469-1527)

Gladiators Gain the Upper Hand and Thumb Uppers - A planksip Möbius

Gladiators Gain the Upper Hand and Thumb Uppers

Swift Calculated Tyranny

Inspired by Niccolò Machiavelli's (1469-1527) quote, "If an injury has to be done to a man it should be so severe that his vengeance need not be feared". The titled responsion is observing the preemptive nature of the strike.

The approach of the tyrannical ruler is barbaric self-revealing brought to the surface for us all to remember. Not all madness is created equally. Absurd at times, yet ironically pragmatic, however perverse.

Niccolò Machiavelli - planksip
Niccolò Machiavelli was a diplomat, politician, historian, philosopher, humanist, writer, playwright and poet of the Renaissance period and often been called the father of modern political science.
What do Niccolo Machiavelli and other intellectual giants of the past have in common? Find out on planksip.

Gaining Weight!

Inspired by John Milton's (1608-1674) quote, "They also serve who only stand and wait.". The titled responsion is referring to the thermal mass of thought that bears no heat, a weight that bears no mass.

Stay and wait, I dare you. See what happens. This is the blind leading the blind, otherwise known as climate change denialism.

When I Consider How My Light is Spent - Wikipedia
John Milton - planksip
John Milton was an English poet, polemicist, man of letters, and civil servant for the Commonwealth of England under Oliver Cromwell.
What do John Milton and Elizabeth I of England have in common? Find out on planksip.

Historical Evolution

Inspired by Mao Zedong's (1893-1976) quote, "The people, and the people alone, are the motive force in the making of world history." The titled responsion is...

Mao Zedong - planksip
Mao Zedong was a Chinese communist revolutionary and founding father of the People’s Republic of China. As the Chairman of the Communist Party of China from 1949 until his death in 1976.
What does Mao Zedong and Eve Garnier have in common? Find out on planksip.

Where do you live?

Inspired by Flannery O'Connor's (1925-1964) quote, "When in Rome, do as you done in Milledgeville". The titled responsion is...

Flannery O’Connor - planksip
Mary Flannery O’Connor was an American writer and essayist. She wrote two novels and thirty-two short stories, as well as a number of reviews and commentaries.
What do Flannery O' Connor and Arthur Schopenhauer have in common? Find out on planksip.
Gladiators Gain the Upper Hand and Thumb Uppers - A planksip Möbius

The planksip writer's cooperative is sponsoring a re-writing of this article (2,000 words) with $2,000 CAD in prize money for the best article as voted by your peers in the planksip writer's cooperative. Judged by your peers, your chance to join a community of creative thinkers and win over $750,000 CAD in prize money is your entry point into becoming a planksip journalist.

We want to change the way people engage. The planksip organic platform is dedicated to supporting your voice as a writer and a thought leader. Join today, membership matters!

Joining the planksip Writer’s Cooperative
The planksip writers cooperative gives members writing assignments, of which they compete for cash prizes. This article highlights the benefits of membership as well as outlines the rules and guidelines for submissions. Becoming a planksip writer is easier than you think.

Published 3 months ago