Cherry Hughes

Is Stupidity the New Pandemic?

By Cherry Hughs I fear it may be so. We use the term ‘stupid’ so glibly and without understanding the true danger inherent within. Dietrich Bonhoeffer, an academic and theologian, wrote about the theory of stupidity in his book ‘After ten years’ written in 1942. This text was an analysis of the state of mind

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A Sad Excursion

By Cherry Hughs Covid-19, oh how I am sick of that phrase. This sheep in wolves clothing has been given license to destroy lives all over the world. For me it has trashed and stolen my career, helped me to finally distrust and disengage from the institutions that I once (stupidly) trusted, but more than

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Menticide – the Pandemic Within

A short essay by Cherry Hughes  According to the Oxford Dictionary, menticide is defined as “The undermining or destruction of a person’s mind or will, especially by systematic means (regarded as a characteristic activity of totalitarian regimes”. This, I would argue, demonstrates exactly the total governmental control being exerted over the populus of many countries,

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