You can’t see it, but since this is America, the problem here is debt. Not credit card debt, though I suspect that’s substantial too, but self-esteem debt. They’re borrowing against their future accomplishments to feel good about themselves today, hoping they’ll be able to pay it back.
I think if we’re doing our job, you’re not feeling like it’s mediated,” she said
The awareness of failure, however, like the degradation of the body in the marathon, produces a paradoxical transcendence of the self.
We realize we’re not saying anything new here, but that man is seriously screwed up.
As much as oil and water, our lives are governed by Excel.
Seventy-nine percent claimed that the idea of social media companies like Facebook and Twitter blazing the trail to a new technological paradigm is ‘just plain dumb if you really think about it.’
Tell you what, this Bakewell tart is superb. Custard and everything.
As the archetypal glamorous man of Don’s childhood (only much later revealed as a cruel bastard) sings a song about handsome desperation, Don is hunched over between two sides of himself, once again small, homely, and unbelievably lonely.
As soon as you crack your knuckles and open up a comments page, you just canceled your subscription to being a good person.
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