Tyranny by numbers – or why being stupid can sometimes be good

 

Imagine if you will, a world of such mathematical exactitude that a formula is devised. This formula is nothing short of magical, for it can predict what truly makes a man happy. This equation knows nothing else but the contents of your heart and how best to achieve them. It can tell you whom to love for the happiest life, what to eat for the most satisfying and nutritious meals that your body needs, what to do to be satisfied, and what choices to make so as to have no regrets.

On first instance, this seems like a miracle from the Heavens. After all, who doesn’t want to be happy? Nobody wakes up wanting to be miserable, it’s just that life has this way of piling up such emotional weight on you at times, that it’s difficult to carry all that, as well as lift your frown. So, naturally, you’ll try to use such a formula.

What perhaps you’ll realise is what I did a couple of days ago. For the first time, in a long while, I am in a large city – Zagreb, to be precise. I decided that it had been some time since I had a Summer romance. I fondly remember what I used to have in the past, and thus I decided to try to recreate it.

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Beauty and the Bitch – The Truth about Shit-tests

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Often, when you talk with men about women they seem to have this underlying feeling of anger. They’ll snarl in annoyance that girls are bitchy, hypocritical and slutty. However, in the next breath they’ll say that women are too uptight. I think this viewpoint stems from a fundamental misunderstanding of gender differences. Women and men are complementary to each other. One’s weaknesses are the other’s strengths, and vice versa. Interactions between men and women are a very complicated dance; we both have fundamentally different viewpoints on reality itself, and we have opposing mating strategies to go along with them.

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