the threefold path to ‘happiness’

inspiration: “In this world, it is very difficult to find a happy person, because nobody is fulfilling the conditions for being happy. The first condition is that one has to drop all comparison.… Continue reading

Old Men Laugh Over Caviar: MANIFESTO DRAFT 1

I can’t decide what I prefer, being called the n-word to my face or my being denied a job because because the name on my resumé is “ethnic.” —– THE GREATEST PLACATER: “It… Continue reading

YOU LITERALLY ARE WHAT YOU EAT/ARE YOUR BONES FORGED FROM NESQUIK?

Jan Ornstaedt: http://jankornstaedt.com/site/index.php?id=125 —– Are your bones forged from calcium from broccoli or Nesquik? Are the fibers of your heart made of quinoa or chicken-fried steak? Is your brain powered by pure water… Continue reading

I JIVE WITH THIS LIFE AFTER DEATH THEORY

“But it has always been done this way.” –Said every closed-minded person and oppressive regime ever —– This is perhaps the best theory on life after death that I have ever heard. It… Continue reading

“Martin Luther King Jr., 86, Champions Immigration Reform”: Newspaper Headline in a World Without Hate

“Martin Luther King, Jr. 86, Champions Immigration Reform” “Anne Frank Wins Nobel Peace Prize for Her 12th Novel” “Harvey Milk Expands LGBT Equality Globally” “Matthew Shepard, 36, Leads Anti-Bullying Coalition” What could they… Continue reading

DOES EVERY HUMAN DESERVE FOOD AND WATER?/KILLED BY A PEN STROKE

Creative Commons image by Andrew Magill on Flickr Does every human deserve food and water, just for living? Newborns, murderers, embezzlers, elderly, sick, those in a persistent vegetative state, those who don’t have… Continue reading

NO ONE OWNS ANYTHING: NATIVE AMERICANS/AMERICAN INDIANS/FIRST NATIONS HAD IT RIGHT

“We do not own the freshness of the air or the sparkle of the water. How can you buy them from us?” – Chief Seattle “Treat the earth well: it was not given… Continue reading

JESUS AND BUDDHA ARE HOMIES/MANGA&ANIME BIBLES/[Saint Young Men (聖☆おにいさん)/Saint Oniisan Review]

Growing up, I wasn’t allowed to watch Pokemon or read Fruits Basket. My mother told me that manga and anime seemed demonic and overrun with deceitful witchcraft. She said, “don’t let the pretty… Continue reading

THE MOST DANGEROUS STATEMENT OF ALL TIME

“But it has always been done this way.”

I’m in love with knowledge

I’m in love with knowledge I hold his hand Like air he lifts me Our affair must not be secret He convulses blood spurts from his chestI tried to share himwhat have they done

JENIFER LEWIS’S HILARIOUS AND RIVETING SPEECH ON PASSION, HARD WORK, AND GOALS

[warning: profanity] This is golden.

eerie gong gong

Eerie gong gong goes the six pm bellI speed down the cobblestone streetBack in time I gofilm reel low budget movieAir whizzes in my eyesHard to see, bike wheels whirr Can you ride… Continue reading

My guitar and voice cover of “Pursuit of Happiness” by Kid Cudi [featuring Ratatat + MGMT].

My guitar and voice cover of “Pursuit of Happiness” by Kid Cudi [featuring Ratatat + MGMT].

BREATHTAKING TEMPEST FREERUNNING ACADEMY VIDEO

SO. MUCH. YES. T.T

DREAMS: DON’T EVER FORGET AGAIN

I want to code the app, not use it. I want to snap the photo, not admire it. I want to offer giveaways to my 500,000 YouTube subscribers, –not cross my fingers and… Continue reading

WHAT IS SUCCESS

Good little wifey is repaid Strong backbone of the house is redeemed Her adult kids dabble her dripping drool Her grandkids desperately grab at her sheets as if it would keep her on… Continue reading

WE THE MIDDLE CLASS BLACKS: A COLLECTION

1 we the middle class blacks we shop at trader joes i tried that whole foods shampoo i ate that gouda cheese sample i know what kale is PIERCING STARES 2 we the… Continue reading

new age nostalgia 2117 2080 2522 THEY WILL NOT WONDER

When we’re 80, we can show our grandkids our youth through pictures, videos, and statuses instead of mere words. They will read our mistakes, instead of imagining them. They will see our triumphs… Continue reading

KIWIS OR RICE TIGERS?: CUSTOMIZABLE PRINTED SWEATSHIRTS AND CLOTHING

Trending now: brightly printed sweatshirts for every whim. Kiwis? Got ‘em. Rice Tigers? You bet’cha. Cookies? Nom-nom. Bold. Creative. Individualism. —– Check out Shelfies.com to view the plethora of designs. —– [There are Romwe.com knockoffs for… Continue reading

ELEVATE

The paths cross but do they elevate

if they died 79 dreams ago, would you know?

we are both slaves and masters of our habits —– A young Ghanaian woman visits an old friend for a favor.   In a dingy golf cart, on an ungodly street littered with poverty and… Continue reading

EPIDEMIC

“i know neither greek gods nor philosophers yet my life exalts Epicureanism on high mommy told me I CAN DO ANYTHING FOR I, I AM a special snowflake look at me look at… Continue reading

social justice rant

In adolescence, I used to be more influenced by what authority figures said, with less question, primarily because of religion. When you truly are convinced that a god, ruler over life, death, the… Continue reading

there are multiple deaths for the Differents*

1. the physical death — when the child’s throat gurgles with blood, when the flesh’s surrounding the bullet hole becomes blue, when the rigor mortis clenches the picket sign, when the spirit ascends… Continue reading

HOW TO MAINTAIN MOTIVATION

But lo, the motivation should not be to spite those who did not believe in you, nor some overcorrection (lie) of fervent self-fulfillment, a propped-up cardboard figurine twice your size. It should not… Continue reading

tomgirls and tomboys

they make sure to teach us that tomboys don’t get dates they forget to mention that tomgirls are beaten to death —– amelia earhart appears on the tomboy wikipedia page i assume sally… Continue reading

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