“Kill Your Parents” was a rallying cry of 1960’s America. We were embroiled in an unpopular war in Vietnam, the world was fighting to change with hope-through-force, and the liberal campus of Columbia University in the City of New York was embroiled in one of it’s worse moments in its history during the Spring of 1968.
Is there anything more masturbatory in the world than primping your self-esteem? Self-esteem is an ugly, condescending, cudgel forged to create a larger persona against a condensing world. Self-esteem paralyzes the player as self-interested, selfish and awkwardly inward — where only they matter and no one else exists — in their nihilistic world of a loathing, but barren, self-love.