"bear with me" you say. we both turn into bears and escape into the woods
I forgot that I have things to worry about and I’ve been somehow not thinking about it. This week will be long.
When I do think about it, everyone keeps shrugging it off, looking away when I start to cry, and I just want one person to say, “It’s ok to worry,” instead of, “You’re worrying about nothing.”
Sometimes when I’m driving, I’m overwhelmed with the urge to keep driving.
Sometimes I forget how difficult it is to fulfill one’s end of the bargain but then again, I’m still here.
There has to eventually be a remedy.
"It’s a Spaghetti Monster pin."
“How would you describe the Spaghetti Monster?”
“It’s a semi-serious, semi-parody religion. If you substitute the word ‘Spaghetti Monster’ for the word God, it exposes religion to critical thinking. Because of the cultural reverence for the word ‘God,’ so much of religion flies under the radar of critical thinking. But if you think about it— the word ‘God’ is just a noise we make, just like ‘Spaghetti Monster’ is a noise. Both are placeholders for a concept, and neither is more valid than the other. The whole point of the Spaghetti Monster is not necessarily to say that God isn’t real, but to point out the flaws in our conceptualization of him.”
"It’s for my Queer and Feminist Comparative Literature Theory class."
“Let me write that down…”
“I took it more for the teacher than the class. My school was all-male until the sixties, and she was one of the first teachers at the women’s college. She’s really respected.”
“So what’s one important thing she’s taught you?”
“… about how it’s important for feminists to evaluate everyday occurrences. How even routine personal interactions are political. Everything is significant, and even little things have meaning.”
“Is it possible to see too much meaning in little things?”
“Well, there does seem to be some people who go around looking for things to be angry about. But if the alternative is to be desensitized to how small things affect us, I think it’s better to be overly sensitive.”
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Wow! This is actually really great, and most of these classes seem to have sets of videotaped lectures for the classes!
now that is something
christmas is so much worse as you get older it’s like “what do you want this year?” “a sense of purpose”
"a career" "financial security" "a sex life" "tuition for grad school" "alcohol" "a nap" "socks would be nice"
Bitches want to act like they’re tough and then get that ass handed to them
SHE GOT DRAAAAAAAAGGED
people are fucking stupid
Where the fuck was the teacher? Classroom fights never last that long.
Seriously where is the teacher wtf. One of my worst fears.
As I lay me down to fall asleep
with my demons dying
and my pilot light weak,
I curse the last six months
I’ve been hiding behind a mustache, yeah.
And to those last 10 years
I’ve been howling a paper moon.
Well fuck you.
until this year of high school i always laughed at these because i thought they were inaccurate, they are not. they are not at all inaccurate.
THE MIDDLE ONE. Omg.
American public school in one post
this is literally the most accurate thing ever. i have said all of these things
I have literally heard someone seriously say the last one in an english class, about a test.
I’m watching Breakfast Club solo dolo and drinking White Russians. I’m about to quote this shit all week.
Procrastination is not typically a function of laziness, apathy or work ethic as it is often regarded to be. It’s a neurotic self-defense behavior that develops to protect a person’s sense of self-worth.
You see, procrastinators tend to be people who have, for whatever reason, developed to perceive an unusually strong association between their performance and their value as a person. This makes failure or criticism disproportionately painful, which leads naturally to hesitancy when it comes to the prospect of doing anything that reflects their ability — which is pretty much everything…
Because it is rewarding on the short term, procrastination eventually takes on the form of an addiction to the temporary relief from these deep-rooted fears. Procrastinators get an extremely gratifying “hit” whenever they decide to let themselves off the hook for the rest of the day, only to wake up to a more tightly squeezed day with even less confidence.
Once a pattern of procrastination is established, it can be perpetuated for reasons other than the fear of failure. For example, if you know you have a track record of taking weeks to finally do something that might only take two hours if you weren’t averse to it, you begin to see every non-simple task as a potentially endless struggle. So a modest list of 10-12 medium-complexity to-do’s might represent to you an insurmountable amount of work, so it feels hopeless just to start one little part of one task. This hones a hair-trigger overwhelm response, and life gets really difficult really easily.