16 Images that Show Us What We Don't Want to See
When you read this joke, you will probably laugh, you will probably like it, and you will probably relate to its irony. However, I am quite sure that it will also, in turn, move something inside you, and it may make you feel a little agitated…:
I am trying to make friends off of Facebook. I go out into the street, and start telling people what I’ve eaten, how I’m feeling, what I’m doing, and what I will do later. I hear conversations and I yell, “I like that!” Now, I have three people following me: two policemen and a psychiatrist.
Maybe what we like about this joke is that, in a way, it envelops our worries and our understanding, and, in a certain way, makes us aware of how we relate to the world.
What we find entertaining is the double meaning, the everyday stories, the prejudice. This helps us figure out our emotions and our realities, helping everything make sense to us. But, overall, it allows us to avoid reflecting on what we are truly addicted to and dependent on.
John Holcroft illustrates for us the reality in which we live. This amazing artist spares us the effort of having to think about what we are failing to see. Something that, in a certain way, is not necessary for us to be told. In this article, we will look at some of his artwork:
Do you realize what the smoke from your cigarette is preventing you from seeing?
“Habit is stronger than reason.” -George Sanayana-
Our dependence on technology checkmates our ability to enjoy life.
We don’t want to realize it, but we go through life glued to our computer screens, our smartphone screens, and the screens of our tablets. We would probably give everything we have for a “smart watch” that tells us how we’ve slept, how many stairs we’ve climbed, and what we have to do to lose a few more pounds.
And we don’t realize that we live as slaves to the industry…
Here we have the best happiness kit on the market!!!
How are we feeding our ego?
Where are most of the thieves? In jail or walking free?
Do we search for the key to success, or do we just buy it?
Are we living beyond our means?!?!?!
Not everything that shines is gold. Or maybe for some people it is…