Warden vs Guardian: Heroism in Hell Warden Higuma

Disclaimer: Minor spoilers for Hell Warden Higuma up to chapter 12. READ IT on Viz Media’s website if it’s available in your country and if not check out Shueisha’s new Manga Plus website which is available internationally. “He who sows the wind shall reap the whirlwind.”- Hosea 8:7 It is imperative that one is ambitious, … More Warden vs Guardian: Heroism in Hell Warden Higuma

Reform or Revolution?: Society of the Spectacle in My Hero Academia

Disclaimer: Spoilers for the series up to chapter 213. This post doubles as a second defense of Stain (read my first here if you’re interested), and an examination of how the series relates to Guy Debord’s famous piece “The Society of the Spectacle”. This work by Debord is Marxist in nature so I’m telling you … More Reform or Revolution?: Society of the Spectacle in My Hero Academia

Sumo, Respect, Endurance & Domination: How Hinomaru Zumou Examines & Expands the Plus Minus Dynamic

Disclaimer: Full disclosure my reasons for dropping Zumou are extremely personal, mostly stemming from how the MC gave up his ideals for love. But as I say in the post there is still stuff to learn from his writing. Spoilers for Kuroko and Hinomaru Zumou. “A thing of beauty is a joy forever”- John Keats … More Sumo, Respect, Endurance & Domination: How Hinomaru Zumou Examines & Expands the Plus Minus Dynamic

Shooting God on Christmas: Why America Needs Persona 5 More Than Japan

Disclaimer: I’m not an expert in mental health or abuse. If you need help, do check out this Uber Hikari video. Spoilers for the entirety of Persona 5 as always~ “Cry ‘Havoc!’ said he who fought chaos with chaos and let slip the dogs of war.”-Frank Underwood referencing Shakespeare, House of Cards What does it … More Shooting God on Christmas: Why America Needs Persona 5 More Than Japan

Redefining Common Sense: Hinomaru Zumou & Kuroko no Basket Thematic Comparison

Disclaimer: This is a comparison between Hinomaru Zumou and Kuroko no Basket in terms of their core philosophies. It’s intended for those who have read both, however, there are no explicit spoilers here. “Decisions based on emotions aren’t decisions at all. They’re instincts, which can be of value. The rational and the irrational compliment each … More Redefining Common Sense: Hinomaru Zumou & Kuroko no Basket Thematic Comparison

How Mob Pyscho 100 Will Get You Killed: The Faulty Morals of One

Disclaimer: This is mostly just a rant on why I don’t like One or his work. If you’re a fan of him hopefully you’ll still get something out of it. If you think he’s overrated join the club as I explain my reasons why. Also, I’ve only seen the first season of MP100 and haven’t … More How Mob Pyscho 100 Will Get You Killed: The Faulty Morals of One

The Philosophy of ToGODshi Part 2: Level E and The Correct Way to Live

Dedicated to my best friend Wesley Washington aka Cherryboywriter on this, his 24 birthday. Thank you for always helping me and others be their unabashed true selves. Disclaimer: Spoilers for all of Level E and a very minor spoiler quote for Persona 5. The source for all the Epicurus quotes is the book “The Essential … More The Philosophy of ToGODshi Part 2: Level E and The Correct Way to Live

The Philosophy of ToGODshi Part 1: Yu Yu Hakusho’s Spectre of The Political

Disclaimer: Despite my attitude later, I am a fallible agent who makes mistakes, if you wish to discuss my reading of any particular philosopher I’d love to have a chat with you on twitter or the comments about it! Feature art by Midorynn, find them on Tumbler and Twitter! Of course spoilers for the entirety … More The Philosophy of ToGODshi Part 1: Yu Yu Hakusho’s Spectre of The Political

Left-Tube Is All Swagger & No Dagger (or why I left the Left):

Disclaimer: This one’s more on the opinion side so if you check out my blog for solidly sourced political or media analysis I’d skip this one. “When you play the game of thrones you win or you die, there is no middle ground.”- Cersei Lannister, AGOT Some may debate the validity in this statement but … More Left-Tube Is All Swagger & No Dagger (or why I left the Left):

The Praxis of Borgism: Dialectics of the End of Mankind

Disclaimer: This is part 2 to Borgism: Ideology for the Non-Human. This is a work of pure Rhetoric and intended for those who Identify as “Borgist” or “Part of the Borg”. Contact information at the bottom of the post. “If we could change ourselves, the tendencies in the world would also change. As a man … More The Praxis of Borgism: Dialectics of the End of Mankind