i find myself folding my resume into thirds, a la the US Post Office for some old school legitimacy. maybe i’m focusing on the wrong parts of applying to jobs. I don’t think they’re paying attention to my ridiculous symbolic manipulations of their sense of nostalgia *baaaarfs* Morning email from Allison.
camijoan: Decemberists, Clementine (Elliott...
shamelesshipsterscum asked: Yes or no?
situationtomedy asked: Do you have any shameful music on your iZune Player?
pizzakari asked: What's your favorite holiday?
Ask me something.
Then why have you come? To pick my brain?
Choosing one meant losing all the rest, and, as I sat there, unable to decide,...– Sylvia Plath, The Bell Jar, Chapter 7 (via youmightfindyourself)
What Holds Us Apart
youmightfindyourself: Later that night, I thought about how frequently people (myself included) are too scared to speak. We worry about what someone might think of us, or we talk ourselves out of going after what we want because we don’t believe we deserve it. And then we wonder why we’re dissatisfied with the situations we’ve created for ourselves. Vulnerability is often seen as a sign of...
1990-1999: Some people ask why ‘1990-1999’…It’s because I want to remain impersonal.
I can negate everything of that part of me that lives on vague nostalgias,...– Albert Camus, 1955, The Myth of Sisyphus: And Other Essays, p. 51 (via qasimzk)
pizzakari asked: Is there anything you honestly think you could not live without?
Mirage [Vegas Hotel] rates still at an all time low!!!!!– just another email from Mom (via thatwhitebitch)
For Schopenhauer, human desiring, “willing,” and craving cause suffering or pain. A temporary way to escape this pain is through aesthetic contemplation (a method comparable to Zapffe’s “Sublimation”). This is the next best way, short of not willing at all, which is the best way. Total absorption in the world as representation prevents a person from suffering the world as will.