We use people that we think can help get us ahead. We become self-obsessed monsters and we don’t care who we hurt in the way as long as we’re satisfied.
We have to pull it together even when we want to break down. We have to smile even when we’re on the verge of tears. We have to act like everything is okay even when it isn’t.
That afternoon I was trying to press my soft body up against something hard and rough, industrial but wearing human skin.
He makes me laugh because he is as neurotic as I am and also can’t handle his alcohol. He’s in love with my roommate.
I’m sort of scared and sort of excited. We went from tribes to villages to cities to kingdoms to empires to “isms” to…data that will unite us.
We’re so busy chasing our dreams, not realizing that we’re overlooking the most important part of those dreams: the human interaction they allow for.
Life is not a race, and it is definitely not a contest. Sometimes, the small things are actually the big ones, and the best things in life aren’t even things.
We just take and take and take. We don’t think of the impact it’s going to leave behind but we don’t care either because we’re going to be “long gone” by that point, so it won’t directly affect us.
There are about 220 countries on the planet. Doug Casey has been to 160.
“Gender inequality is not our culture, it is a tradition. Traditions can change. They should change. If traditions never changed then America would still have slavery.”