Extroverted thinking is the master of ‘If X then necessarily Y’ reasoning.
They need you as much as you need them. Most people don’t realize that in the heat of a negotiation.
“Trump is appealing not in spite of his poor character and trickster qualities, but because of them. Supporters of Trump admire his disregard for social rules, finding him entertaining and honest rather than bigoted and offensive. He serves the cathartic purpose of the trickster by saying and doing things in a public forum that most people are not willing to do themselves.”
Nine times out of ten, your strike-out was probably a matter of bad luck.
The demon-slaying rebel teens of the Mortal Instruments have hit televisions everywhere as Freeform’s Shadowhunters. Like Harry Potter and other beloved fantasies, the epic story’s secrets lie in the real-world myths and legends that fuel its adventures.
At this point, Obama must get a deal, and a reasonably good one, or he will look like a fool for all the effort he invested in it, as well as the hits he took over it.
How will the Palestinians ever be pressured to negotiate in good faith if the world is unwilling to do anything but infantilize them constantly?
And so I often find myself in conversations — with co-workers, family, friends, students, lovers — in which I instinctively reach for the word that is true, not for the word that is right.
In fact, what the alien myth and the faulty notion of progress embedded within it represents is the total opposite of any utopian illusion.
Poetry is something like normal prose accelerated, and Kanye West is a poet.