everyone else is doing it so why can't we?
They just can’t seem to…They should try harder to…They ought to be more…We all wish they weren’t so…They never…They always…Sometimes they…Once in a while they…However it is obvious that they…Their overall tendency has been…The consequences of which have been…They don’t appear to understand that…If only they would make an effort to…But we know how difficult it is for them to…Many of them remain unaware of…Some who should know better simply refuse to…Of course, their perspective has been limited by…On the other hand, they obviously feel entitled to…Certainly we can’t forget that they…Nor can it be denied that they…We know that this has had an enormous impact on their…Nevertheless their behavior strikes us as…Our interactions unfortunately have been…
— harryette mullen, elliptical. (via black-poetry)
I’m not bad
I’m just programmed that way
isaac newton was rly sad
I hope you will forgive me if I use the word “truth.” The moment I say “truth” I expect people to ask: “What is truth?” “Does truth exist?” Let us imagine that it exists. The word exists, therefore the feeling exists.
Helene Cixous, from Three Steps on the Ladder of Writing, translated by Sarah Cornell & Susan Sellers.
The word exists, therefore the feeling exists.