Monday, January 28th, 2008 :: 12:06 PM

So I’ll see you when you’re 40, lost and all alone
being comforted by strangers you’ll never have to know.
Not sad because you lost me but sad because you thought
it was cool to be sad.”
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Wednesday, January 23rd, 2008 :: 9:32 PM

“It is obvious what kind of life develops out of trying to get your own way all the time: repetitive, loveless, cheap sex; a stinking accumulation of mental and emotional garbage; frenzied and joyless grabs for happiness; trinket gods; magic-show religion; paranoid loneliness; cutthroat competition; all-consuming-yet-never-satisfied wants; a brutal temper; an impotence to love or be loved; divided homes and divided lives; small-minded and lopsided pursuits; the vicious habit of depersonalizing everyone into a rival; uncontrolled and uncontrollable addictions; ugly parodies of community.” (>>)

Thursday, January 17th, 2008 :: 10:58 AM

“The war that has plagued Congo for much of the last 10 years has been largely ignored by the rest of the world. It’s actually the deadliest conflict since World War Two. More than 4 million people have died, and hundreds of thousands of women have been raped.

“Most of the rapes are gang rapes, and they are extraordinarily brutal. Many women have had objects inserted into their vaginas — broken bottles, bayonets, some women have even been shot between the legs.” (>>)

Friday, January 4th, 2008 :: 11:35 AM

“Obama’s win might not have legs. Hope could give way to fear once again. But, for tonight at least, it holds a mirror up to the face of America, and we can look at ourselves with pride. This is the kind of country America was meant to be, even if you are for Clinton or Edwards — or even Huckabee or Giuliani.

“It’s the kind of country we’ve always imagined ourselves being — even if in the last seven years we fell horribly short: a young country, an optimistic country, a forward-looking country, a country not afraid to take risks or to dream big.” (>>)

Thursday, January 3rd, 2008 :: 11:44 PM
happy happy joy joy

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Tuesday, January 1st, 2008 :: 11:20 AM

“You see the world as it is and you see the world as it could be. What you don’t see is what everybody else sees: the giant, gaping chasm in-between… You’re not happy unless things are just right. Which means […] you’ll never be happy.” (>>)




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