Nomadic Thunker Says...

Nomadic Thunker Says...

"we are the stories we tell ourselves" is an age-old adage that rings alarmingly true for The Present. Now more than ever, we are required to revisit and deconstruct our stories; stories we've been born into, stories we've been socialised into, stories we've led ourselves into. Through this fortnightly blog-meets-audio series, I, Elita - better known by my pseudonym @NomadicThunker - will bring you 'stories' at the intersection of mental well-being and common sense!... Show More

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September 19, 2020 13 min

For all the arguments that favour humankind’s innate desire to view The Other as a threat, there are enough arguments to support humankind’s innate desire for connection too. 

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Transcript: https://www.nomadicthunker.com/post/us-versus-them-empathy-gaps

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Othering is what we do to those we consider as Them.
Othering is dehumanising.
Othering is the opposite of Belonging.

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Transcript: https://tinyurl.com/yykm6qlg

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Personal growth can neither be airbrushed for the aesthetics nor is it compatible with vanity for Likes... because personal growth is not Instagrammable!

Transcript: https://is.gd/9vmXj1

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Can attempting to answer the question, "Are you a solo-traveller or a group-traveller" reveal more about the insidiousness of our confirmation biases and cognitive dissonance?

Transcript: https://tinyurl.com/y2d4jcr3

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We exalt the virtues of collectivist societies. Then, is it not imperative for communities to be equal enablers and supporters of its members’ mental health care and well-being?


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Can a seemingly harmless and juvenile 'BuzzFeed quiz' question: “Are you a cat-person or a dog-person?”, point towards something more problematic? Episode 1 is a starter pack on false dichotomies through the lens of a seemingly banal question.

Transcript: https://tinyurl.com/ybzk59gh

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June 26, 2020 1 min
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