Jeremy Glass, We Can’t Get Lost Anymore
i’m so sick of seeing people trash this generation for no other reason than that things aren’t the way they used to be. there’s this constant vitriolic stream of people snarling that selfies, check-ins and blogs are the death of culture, and i am bored of it.
the human desire to record and document experience is hardly new. without that urge we wouldn’t have art, music, dance, theatre. the world of electronics evolving around that to give us an even broader scope of options to preserve our unique view of the world and share it with others is a beautiful thing. despite a legion of cynical naysayers constantly shouting otherwise, i’ve not actually become immune to earth’s beauty or my own experiences in it. stop being terrified of change and development and calling it profound.
why is the female hero so often tomboyish
why cant there just be one like oops i chipped my barbie pink nail polish while brutally killing an entire armada of time traveling ninja pirates
with my hair curler
you dont choose your sexuality your sexuality is handed to you by village elders after you kill your first bear
That is ~4000 words of essay I have written today (plus footnotes and bibliographies). I am quite proud of that. And also quite dead of staring at a computer screen.
:o I have now finished all the essays on Scandinavian History I will probably ever write. (I mean, I haven’t looked at third-year options yet, but being honest, I’m probably going to take all lang/lit ones.)