think we have two thoughts that have snuck into our culture, holding hands that should be pruned before they make us worse people than we already are:1) “I should be loved and respected by others for no other reason than that I am me, the way I should love myself”
2) “I give everyone only one chance, and that’s all because I deserve love and don’t deserve to be inconvenienced”
I’m not sure if people actually think this but it seems to look like there is at least a number of dull 20-somethings who follow these standards.
If you can’t see the cognitive dissonance with the two ideas side-by-side I can’t help you.
I’m not sure when we determined that the sickly, cancerous weakness of absolute preservation of one’s pride was admirable. You’re dirt. We’re all dirt. I’m sure the maggots and bacteria that eat through our flesh after we’re dead will take the time to remember how resilient we were and how terrified we were of taking the risks that come with just being human.
S0 edGy 5eVer.
But I’m ready for that to not be something on the social radar anymore.
Not to sound elitist but if you make art to appeal to dumb people it doesn’t make art more “accessible” it makes people less intelligent. Art is the least efficient and most effective form of communication. That shouldn’t be taken lightly
“About 99% of the universe is undiscovered.”
And how would we come about knowing that? If we can quantify it as a gallon jar of universe then we can make a solid estimate of how much we don’t know, but we don’t know how big the universe is so its not possible to have that number. Now that we have that out of the way:
“At least 40% of sexual assaults go unreported”
capsules of sanity tablets of bravery consciousness addled by painkilling chemistry left in the half-light of utter dependence a life inauthentic one cadre of shadows exchanged for another will time tell the tale whether treatments prove better or worse than afflictions the trinity essence of human identity heart mind and soul find connection by delicate […]