This world is gonna burn
Burn, burn, burn
As long as we’re going down
Baby, you should stick around
“Neurotic, ha!” I let out a scornful laugh. ”If neurotic is wanting two mutually exclusive things at one and the same time, then I’m neurotic as hell. I’ll be flying back and forth between one mutually exclusive thing and another for the rest of my days.”
— Sylvia Plath, The Bell Jar
Some amazing paper artwork, with very good sense of depth.
An amazing story and a lucky survival. This talk is Drowning On Sullivan Street; he has three more on the other side of the link.
Richard Kalvar - for Lavazza
I love all of the many things that are going in this photo.
Do you remember my name?
This particular song has a bombshell two minutes in… which I happen to like, but don’t let it scare you. Their other stuff is mostly calmer.
Eric Kim has a great article (with some good citations).
Sometimes I think the reason it’s hard for me to come to terms with my friends’ real problems is that my own problems are bullshit problems. This also has a tendency to feed upon itself, creating more bullshit problems.
Still not sure if typical life is better when real problems (e.g. survival) are a common everyday concern, or if I’m seeing things with a grass-is-greener bias. But pretty sure our privileged lives are full of bullshit and most of it is unnecessary. But how to discard it…
I met a man today, World, who makes paper flowers out of napkins. The photo doesn’t due justice; they are quite impressive.
“You’re worried about getting things succesfully done in order to attain some degree of self-worth. Your soul is for sale; You most likely deceive...”
What we all do at the mix and mingles in the YSA wards:
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Babylon Is Everywhere.
‘The emperors ruthlessly tore down tenements to make room for their pompous buildings…The more splendidly Rome grew, the more...