Persuasion Fixation and Optics Obsession

There is a recent Dilbert comic written by Scott Adams wherein the titular character speaks with his boss who says: Boss: I don't like the optics of your plan. Dilbert: Its the only plan that can work. Should I change it to something that looks good but won't work? Boss: Excellent idea, you might have… Continue reading Persuasion Fixation and Optics Obsession

Sex, Violence, Death, Toil: A Brief Primer on Fiction Writing, Prt.5 [Coda]

Those that wish to shift any power structure will need to pervade not just in the military, the media and the legislation-complex but also in the arts. - A Brief Primer on Fiction Writing, Part. 4 In the previous installment of this series I briskly documented the strange case of the self-styled "Leftist Fight Club," created… Continue reading Sex, Violence, Death, Toil: A Brief Primer on Fiction Writing, Prt.5 [Coda]